University of South Dakota Law sees growth in incoming class

19 August 2019

Yankton Daily Press&Dakotan — In the late summer of 2017, Vermillion citizens feared that idea of moving the law school from the University of South Dakota campus in Vermillion to Sioux Falls might become reality. This fall, the USD School of Law is welcoming one of the largest incoming classes it’s seen in at least….

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Western State Law officially joins for-profit Westcliff University

19 August 2019

CISION PR Newswire — A federal court in Ohio has approved the acquisition of Western State College of Law by Westcliff University. The court order ends months of uncertainty and distress for the students, faculty, and staff of the 50-year Irvine-based law school.

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Federal court approves sale of Western State Law to for-profit Westcliff University

12 August 2019

INSIDE HIGHER ED — A federal court has approved the acquisition of Western State College of Law by Westcliff University, a for-profit.

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Andrew Selbst joins UCLA Law faculty as assistant professor

5 August 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF LAW — Andrew Selbst, whose cutting-edge research focuses on areas where technology intersects with civil rights and civil liberties, has joined UCLA School of Law as an assistant professor of law. Selbst comes from Data & Society Research Institute, where he was a postdoctoral scholar.

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Xiyin Tang joins UCLA Law faculty as assistant professor

5 August 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF LAW — Xiyin Tang, whose innovative scholarship examines the role that technological evolution plays in the law of intellectual property, has joined UCLA School of Law as an assistant professor of law.

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AUWCL names Alexander Joel Scholar-in-Residence of New Program on Technology, Security, and Law

5 August 2019

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — AUWCL is pleased to announce Alexander W. Joel as Scholar-in-Residence of AUWCL’s soon-to-be launched Program on Technology, Security, and Law. Joel will conduct research, develop programming, and teach courses focused on the intersections between the law, national security, technology, and privacy.

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Arizona Law welcomes six new faculty

26 July 2019

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA COLLEGE OF LAW — The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law has hired six new faculty members who will begin the 2019-20 academic year. The new faculty consist of three doctrinal professors (Justin Pidot, Xiaoqian Hu, and Shalev Roisman) and three clinical professors (Priyanka Sundareshan, Heather Him, and Diana….

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Penn State Dickinson Law welcomes two new professors

26 July 2019

PENN STATE NEWS — Mohamed Rali Badissy and Sarah J. Williams have joined the full-time faculty at Penn State’s Dickinson Law as assistant professors of law. Badissy will teach contracts, corporate finance, energy law and policy, and international law. Williams will teach federal securities regulation, financial statement fundamentals, professional responsibility, and property.

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Property law expert Maureen Brady joins Harvard Law faculty as assistant professor

23 July 2019

HARVARD LAW TODAY — Maureen Brady, an expert in property law, land use law, local government law, legal history and intellectual property law, joined the Harvard Law faculty as Assistant Professor of Law on July 1. Her scholarship uses historical analyses of property institutions, doctrinal rules, land use policies and constitutional property provisions to explore broader….

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Brian Kammer named new director of Mercer Law’s Habeas Project

23 July 2019

MERCER UNIVERSITY — Brian Kammer has been appointed as the new director of the Mercer University Law School’s Habeas Project, beginning summer 2019. Kammer has served as executive director of the Georgia Resource Center since 2009, providing representation to death sentenced prisoners in Georgia in state and federal habeas corpus proceedings.    

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