Gift from Brooklyn Law professor emeritus Arthur Pinto to establish diversity initiative at school

25 February 2020

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — Brooklyn Law School announced the launch of the Professor Arthur Pinto and Stephen Bohlen Diversity Initiative, supported by a gift commitment of more than $1 million by Brooklyn Law School Professor Emeritus Arthur Pinto.The Diversity Initiative, named for Pinto and his husband, Stephen Bohlen, a retired health care executive, will provide critical support for….

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A look at the women leading law reviews as editor-in-chief

19 February 2020

THE WASHINGTON POST — The event in part celebrated the statistical improbability of an all-female sweep of elections at the leading publications of legal scholarship at schools including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Georgetown, Columbia and Duke universities. The editors in chief collaborated for the first time to publish a Women & Law journal with a series of….

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Columbia Law celebrates Black History Month

18 February 2020

COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL — In honor of Black History Month, Columbia Law School has compiled just some of the stories that feature black members of our community and their outstanding accomplishments as well as those who have played a part in the fight for civil rights.

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Penn Law hosts ABA traveling exhibit on passage of 19th amendment

18 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — In honor of this momentous occasion, the American Bar Association (ABA) has planned a travelling exhibit detailing the decades of work that generations of dedicated women put into securing the right to vote for women. From 10 to 28 of February 2020, the ABA exhibit will be hosted by Penn Law’s Biddle….

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Former ACLU president and NYLS Law professor Nadine Strossen to deliver lecture at Quinnipiac Law on combating hate speech

18 February 2020

QUINNIPIAC — New York Law School Professor Nadine Strossen, a former president of the American Civil Liberties Union, will discuss her new book, “Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship,” at noon on Tuesday, February 18, on our North Haven campus in SLE-318. This event, sponsored by the Federalist Society in….

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William & Mary Law Black Law Students Association hosts annual symposium on social activism in law

18 February 2020

WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL — The William & Mary Jefferson Chapter of BLSA (Black Law Students Association) kicked off Black History Month with its annual symposium on Saturday, February 1. The topic of this year’s event was “Social Activism and the Law,” and was moderated by Professor Timothy Zick, the John Marshall Professor of Government….

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Study: Male students ask for grade changes more frequently

10 February 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Male students are 18.6 percent more likely than female students to receive favorable grade changes when they ask for a grade change or challenge a grade, the researchers report. The researchers based their analysis on “a unique administrative dataset” from an unnamed large four-year public university that included final grade records and any grade….

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Albany Law events honor Black History Month

10 February 2020

ALBANY LAW SCHOOL — Albany Law School and the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) are celebrating Black History Month with a series of events throughout February.

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Duke Law hosts conference on women in law

10 February 2020

DUKE LAW — Opening a remarkable conference she described as a “love letter” to future women lawyers, Duke Law School Dean Kerry Abrams praised the editors-in-chief of 16 top law journals who had initiated the event and charged them with carrying on work to advance women’s rights that was begun 100 years ago. The daylong event marked a singular….

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Louisiana State University Law sees growth in enrollment of women

10 February 2020

GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT — The number of women attending the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center is the highest it has  ever been, although for the past decade, the school has lagged behind Louisiana’s other law schools and the national average for percentage enrollment.  Of the 571 law students enrolled in LSU law school last….

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