The 2012 Commencement ceremony took place on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at the UIC Forum in Chicago. Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol and ABA President-elect Laurel Bellows addressed the 2012 graduates. Valedictorian Caroline Teichner delivered the J.D. Commencement address, and Bernard Akwasi Muller, LL.M. in International and Comparative Law, delivered the graduate address.