Sarah Lora to lead Low Income Taxpayer Clinic at Lewis & Clark Law

15 April 2019

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — Oregon attorney Sarah Lora will lead the Lewis & Clark Law School Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) starting in June 2019. Lora will replace beloved faculty member Jan Pierce, who is retiring this year after 19 years leading the clinic and serving as a clinical professor.

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St. Mary’s Law Dean Stephen Sheppard to step down

15 April 2019

RIVARD REPORT — On Thursday, St. Mary’s University President Thomas Mengler wrote to the university community with news that Stephen Sheppard, dean of San Antonio’s sole law school, was resigning his post.

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Catholic University Law selects law firm partner Stephen Payne as dean

10 April 2019

LAW.COM — Stephen Payne will serve as dean of Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law, beginning July 1. Payne is chair of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s Food and Drug Administration and health care practice group and has taught law and policy related to his practice as an adjunct at George Mason University’s Antonin….

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Kimberly Robinson joins University of Virginia Law faculty

8 April 2019

UVA LAW — Kimberly J. Robinson, who studies civil rights in education and aspires to help end educational disparities in the United States, will join the University of Virginia School of Law faculty this fall as a professor of law.

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Margaret Ryznar and Christoph Henkel Join John Marshall Law as visiting professors

8 April 2019

JOHN MARSHALL LAW — The John Marshall Law School in Chicago welcomes Margaret Ryznar and Christoph Henkel as visiting professors for the Spring 2019 semester.

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Professor and criminal procedure scholar Anthony O’Rourke to lead University at Buffalo Law’s Advocacy Institute

8 April 2019

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW — O’Rourke succeeds Professor Kim Diana Connolly, who led the Advocacy Institute for two years. He says he hopes to build on the strengths that have been developed in the Institute, which is comprised of a panoply of programs designed to build students’ skills in client advocacy.

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South Texas College of Law Houston selects Michael F. Barry as President and Dean

8 April 2019

STCL HOUSTON — The board of directors of South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) today announced that Michael F. Barry, current assistant dean and practitioner in residence at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, has accepted the position of president and dean of the nearly 100-year-old law school in downtown Houston.

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University of Utah S.J. Quinney Law selects Elizabeth Kronk Warner as dean

1 April 2019

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE — For the first time since it was founded more than a century ago, the University of Utah law school has named a woman as its dean. Elizabeth Kronk Warner has accepted an offer to be the next dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, which opened its doors 106 years ago.

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New guidelines for judges and clerks address partisan training programs

18 March 2019

LAW.COM — The ethics committee for the federal judiciary is warning judges to carefully consider their participation in events by groups that are “engaged in public policy debates.” The Judicial Conference of the United States’ Committee on Codes of Conduct has published an advisory opinion on federal judges and their employees

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University of North Dakota Law selects Professor Michael McGinness as next dean

4 March 2019

GRAND FORKS HERALD — After an unsuccessful external search, UND has named a professor as the new dean for the law school, the university announced via its UND Today blog Tuesday. Michael McGinniss, associate professor of law at UND, has been named dean of the School of Law

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