Case Western Reserve Law moot court and mock trial teams win national competitions

19 February 2019

CASE WESTERN RESERVE — The CWRU Law School Team took first place and captured four of the top 10 speaker awards at the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Chicago February 7-10.

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Pepperdine Law professor James A. Gash named president of university

19 February 2019

PEPPERDINE — James A. Gash, associate dean for strategic planning and external relations and professor of law at the Pepperdine School of Law, has been named the eighth president and CEO of Pepperdine University. Gash is a renowned education administrator, legal scholar, global justice advocate, and attorney.

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University of North Dakota Law looks internally for new dean

19 February 2019

BISMARCK TRIBUNE — Although an external search for a new University of North Dakota School of Law dean was not successful, faculty, staff and students say an internal candidate could end up being a better option in the long run.

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Dmitry Bam to serve as interim dean of University of Maine Law

19 February 2019

PRESS HERALD — The University of Maine system has selected the associate dean of its law school to serve as interim dean. Dmitry Bam, the University of Maine School of Law’s associate dean, will begin his new position on July 1.

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A scholar of environmental politics joins Columbia Law faculty

19 February 2019

COLUMBIA LAW — By his social media feeds, you shall know him. Jedediah “Jed” Purdy, who joined the Columbia Law faculty in January as a professor of law after 15 years at Duke Law School, shares a steady stream of posts on multiple channels about his professional activities, political views, and personal passions.

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Chris Guthrie reappointed as dean of Vanderbilt Law

4 February 2019

VANDERBILT NEWS — Chris Guthrie has been reappointed to a five-year term as dean of the Vanderbilt Law School. He will begin his third term on July 1, 2019, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.

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Santa Clara Law Professor Anna Han named interim dean

4 February 2019

SANTA CLARA LAW — Anna M. Han, an accomplished professor of international, corporate, and technology law, will assume the deanship of Santa Clara University School of Law on an interim basis June 1.

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Mitchell Hamline Dean Mark Gordon to step down in June

29 January 2019

MITCHELL HAMLINE — Mitchell Hamline School of Law President and Dean Mark C. Gordon announced that he will be stepping down from the role he has held since 2015, effective June 30, 2019.

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University of Maine Law dean Danielle Conway to lead Penn State Dickinson Law

29 January 2019

DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION — Retired Lt. Col. Danielle M. Conway, current dean and law professor at the University of Maine School of Law, has been appointed dean of Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson Law, effective July 1.

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University of the District of Columbia Law names Renee McDonald Hutchins as next dean

15 January 2019

DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION — The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) has named public interest lawyer Renée McDonald Hutchins as the next dean of the university’s David A. Clarke School of Law, also known as UDC Law.

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