In Memoriam: Richard W. Parker

October 21, 2021

UCONN TODAY — Professor Parker was a deeply caring teacher, a respected scholar of administrative and environmental law, and a founder of the Semester in DC program at the School of Law. Richard W. Parker, a member of the UConn School of Law faculty for 26 years and a founder of the pioneering Semester in DC program,….

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UC Berkeley Law adds three legal writing professors

October 21, 2021

BERKELEY LAW — Linda Tam ’00 spent two decades fighting for immigrant rights. Urmila Taylor worked 12 years at the Social Security Administration after starting as a law-firm associate. Margaret Wu ’96 also started in private practice before serving for 14 years in the UC Office of General Counsel. A common thread that extended and enhanced their….

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UCLA Law welcomes health law expert Lindsay F. Wiley to faculty

October 21, 2021

UCLA LAW — Lindsay F. Wiley, an internationally renowned expert and leader in health law and policy, will join the UCLA School of Law faculty as a professor of law starting in January 2022. A widely published author and frequent speaker in the field, Wiley comes to UCLA Law from American University Washington College of Law, where….

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Brooklyn Law names professor Steven Dean as Co-Director of Block Center for International Studies

October 21, 2021

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — Professor Steven Dean, an expert in international tax policy, has been named co-director of the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law, joining co- directors Professors Julian Arato and Robin Effron to lead one of the most active international law institutions in New York. Professor Roberta Karmel, who founded the….

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Syracuse Law names Brian J. Gerling executive director of Innovation Law Center

October 20, 2021

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — Syracuse University College of Law alumnus Brian Gerling L’99 is the new Executive Director of the Innovation Law Center (ILC). Gerling, who brings nearly two decades of intellectual property and commercial litigation experience to the role, takes the helm from M. Jack Rudnick L’73, who will remain engaged with the….

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Law professor Rebecca Tsosie chosen as distinguished chair at University of Hawai’i

October 20, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI’I NEWS — As a scholar of Indigenous Peoples’ rights and environmental law, Professor Rebecca Tsosie has been selected as an endowed chair at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Tsosie will headline a live presentation “Rethinking Reconciliation: Toward a Land-Based Indigenous Citizenship” on October 28, at 12 p.m. Tsosie was selected to serve as….

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Townsend: Preconditions Of Leadership In Law

October 20, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) —Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares a Wake Forest Law Review article by Kenneth Townsend (Wake Forest Law) that explores the history of leadership training in law schools and identifies possible reforms. 

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Fordham Symposium: Mental Health And The Legal Profession

October 20, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron_ — The Fordham Law Review recently released a symposia issue dedicated to “Mental Health and the Legal Profession.” Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) provides links to the articles in the issue.   

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New Legal Ed Podcast: EdUp Legal

October 20, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Patty Roberts (St. Mary’s Law) launched a new interview series this fall called EdUp Legal. Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) links to the first ten episodes in the series exploring the future of legal education with experts. 

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Making Trouble – Good Trouble

October 20, 2021

Law School Academic Support Blog (by Scott Johns) — Professor Johns (Denver Law) shares his notes from the recent Association of Academic Support Educators Diversity Conference hosted by CUNY Law.   

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