May 6-7, 2021
This non-partisan conference brought together law professors, lawyers, and others with expertise to consider how to rebuild democracy and strengthen the rule of law. Video recordings of the conference are now available.
GW Law Inns of Court and Foundations of Practice Programs
The Inns of Court and Foundations of Practice programs at George Washington University School of Law has been nationally recognized with an E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award.
Empirical Research in Clinical Legal Education
Four authors—Colleen Shanahan (Columbia Law), Jeffrey Selbin (UC Berkeley Law), Alyx Mark (Wesleyan University/American Bar Foundation), and Anna Carpenter (University of Utah Law)—report findings from a large dataset of legal cases that shed light on the teaching-service promise of law school clinics.
PENN STATE — Tatiana Corcoran LLM’22 has been selected to receive the Dr. Andy Binns Impact Award for Outstanding Service to Graduate and Professional Student Life at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.Read More about Recent Penn Law graduate Tatiana Corcoran recognized for outstanding service
PENN STATE — Once designated to the realm of science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) has become an increasing reality in everyday life. Early applications on website messenger platforms and video games have given way to more impactful opportunities, such as AI-assisted surgery, and the potential upsides could save lives.Read More about Penn State Dickinson Law professor Sara Gerke receives EU grant as part of team creating AI-based clinical decision support system
PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY CARUSO SCHOOL OF LAW — As participants in the Ninth Circuit Appellate Advocacy clinic, graduating third-year students Rebecca Voth and Tatum Lowe took on a challenging appeal.Read More about Pepperdine Law Ninth Circuit Appellate Advocacy clinic persuades California Department of Justice to concede error