UCLA Law Professor Eugene Volokh creates ‘Free Speech Rules’ video series for K-12 students

17 April 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF LAW — UCLA Law Professor Eugene Volokh, one of the nation’s leading experts on free speech and First Amendment law, has launched a series of short, animated videos for explaining modern constitutional law issues in clear, concise and often humorous terms for K-12 students.

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2018 UCLA Law entrepreneur contest winners ready environmental project for market

17 April 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF LAW — A team of UCLA law students won $70,000 in seed funding for their company Mote in UCLA Law’s LMI-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs. UCLA Law alumnus Marc Kennedy ’18 is working with a new partner and using last year’s win as a launch pad to success.

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UC Irvine Law student Michaela Posner elected to ABA Board of Governors

17 April 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW — UCI Law student Michaela Posner ’21 was elected this April to be the Law Student At-Large on the ABA Board of Governors for the 2019-2020 year. Posner will join the Law Student Division Council and also be a voting member of the ABA Board of Governors and ABA House of Delegates.

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UC Irvine Law Black Law Student Association honors students, alumni, and legal community

17 April 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW — UCI Law’s Black Law Student Association held its second annual awards gala Saturday, April 6. Highlights of the evening included a keynote address by the Honorable Andre Birotte Jr. of the U.S. District Court (Central District) and remarks from Dean L. Song Richardson.

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UC Irvine Law clinic students provide thousands of hours of legal assistance to local organizations

17 April 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW — Several UCI Law students participated in a pro bono nonprofit assessment clinic on April 4, 2019, in Costa Mesa. The clinic was a collaboration of Snell & Wilmer LLP, the Association of Corporate Counsel, Public Law Center and UCI Law.

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University at Buffalo Law student shares experience assisting asylum seekers

17 April 2019

LAW.COM — University at Buffalo Law 2L student Rosellen Marohn shares her experiences assisting asylum seekers at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley. Marohn is a former Peace Corps volunteer (El Salvador, 2009 to 2011) and a participant in the law school’s U.S.-Mexico Border Clinic.

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Solicitor General of New York to deliver Brooklyn Law commencement address

17 April 2019

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General of New York and the first woman to serve as New York State Attorney General, will address graduates at Brooklyn Law School’s 118th commencement at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on May 17, 2019.

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Brooklyn Law Professor Julian Arato elected to American Society of International Law executive council

17 April 2019

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — Julian Arato, Associate Professor of  Law and Co-Director of the Dennis J. Block Center for International Business Law at Brooklyn Law School, has been elected to the Executive Council of American Society of International Law for a three-year term.

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Brooklyn Law Professor Aaron Twerski receives lifetime achievement award from Marquette Law

17 April 2019

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — Brooklyn Law Professor Aaron Twerksi, the Irwin and Jill Cohen Professor of Law and preeminent authority in the areas of products liability and tort law, was honored by Marquette Law School with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Twerski is a graduate of the law school. The awards program was held April 3.

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Boston University Law to offer master’s degree in tax law

17 April 2019

THE NATIONAL JURIST — Boston University School of Law is launching a Master in the Study of Tax Law (MSL). Offered through the school’s Graduate Tax Program, the master’s is a 24-credit program designed to provide foundational tax law training to aspiring and current accountants, auditors, and other business professionals. 

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