PHOTO GALLERY: Law school graduation

Sunday, May 17, 2009 | 6:17 p.m. CDT
Robert Thompson bends down to be hooded by Professor John Lande, prompting laughter from the audience, at the MU School of Law's Hooding Ceremony on Sunday.

Graduates gathered in Jesse Auditorium on Sunday afternoon for the traditional Hooding Ceremony.

Jenelle Maland and her daughter, Claire, 11 months, listen to the MU Law School graduation ceremony in the upstairs lobby at Jesse Hall on Sunday. Maland's husband, Brett Maland, received his juris doctorate during the ceremony.
Robert Thompson and his 16-month-old son, Kesler, listen to the closing remarks by Dean R. Lawrence Dessem at the MU School of Law's Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17.
Jeremy Gogel turns to pose for a photo outside the law school on Sunday, May 17.
A graduate of the Law School decorated her mortarboard for the hooding ceremony Sunday.
Governor Jay Nixon addresses the graduates at the MU School of Law's Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Nixon graduated from the same program in 1981.
The MU School of Law's hooding ceremony was shown on monitors outside of Jesse Auditorium on Sunday.

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