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American University Launches Initiative to Demystify Blockchain Technology
American University Washington College of Law has established a new initiative, the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Legal Issues Group, which seeks to demystify blockchain technology and its applications, especially its use in Bitcoin and other forms of virtual currency.

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Leadership Development in Legal Education
Louis D. Bilionis, Dean Emeritus and Droege Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, argues the conditions for successful leadership are present in law schools, including faculty and staff who are adopting innovations to help advance students’ development as professionals.

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