Professor Sheila R. Foster installed as Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Urban Law and Policy

11 October 2019

GEORGETOWN LAW — Foster, who has a joint appointment with Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, writes in the area of Property, Land Use, Environmental Justice and Local Government Law. Her most recent work explores questions of urban law and governance through the lens of the “commons,” exemplified by her article “The City as….

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Ashkan Soltani joins Georgetown Law as distinguished fellow

11 October 2019

GEORGETOWN LAW — Formerly chief technologist of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Soltani specializes in privacy, security, and behavioral economics. His work draws attention to privacy problems online, demystifies technology for the non-technically inclined, and provides data-driven insights to help inform policy. As a Distinguished Fellow of the Tech Institute and the Privacy Center, Soltani will….

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UNLV Law announces Justice Douglas Pre-Law Fellowship Program

8 October 2019

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL — UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law announced Wednesday the Justice Michael L. Douglas PreLaw Fellowship Program, named for the first African-American justice on the Supreme Court of Nevada. It offers undergraduate students at UNLV a sampling of law school classes, as well as networking opportunities with legal professionals and current law school students.

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Roger Williams Law appoints Ralph E. Tavares as new director of diversity and outreach

7 October 2019

ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY — Roger Williams University School of Law announced today that Ralph E. Tavares, Jr. – a seasoned leader in diversity, inclusion, equity and access in higher education – has been appointed its new director of diversity and outreach.

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Harvard Law adds six new faculty this academic year

4 October 2019

HARVARD LAW — With the start of the academic year, four new scholars have joined the ranks of the Harvard Law School faculty. New hires this fall include Maureen E. “Molly” Brady, assistant professor of law; Benjamin Eidelson, assistant professor of law; Alan Jenkins ’89, professor of practice; and Laura Weinrib ’03, professor of law. In addition….

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University of Penn Law adds three new faculty: Professor Shaun Ossei-Owusu, Elizabeth Pollman and Zeid Ra’an Al Hussein

3 October 2019

UPENN LAW — Presidential Assistant Professor of Law Shaun Ossei-Owusu joined the faculty from Columbia Law School, where he was an Academic Fellow and a Kellis E. Parker Teaching Fellow. Professor of Law Elizabeth Pollman will join Penn Law in 2020 from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Perry World House Professor of Practice of Law and….

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Bayrex Martí to Lead UCLA Law Office of Student Affairs

26 September 2019

UCLA LAW — Bayrex Martí, currently Assistant Dean for Student Life at the University of Michigan Law School, will join UCLA School of Law in January as the school’s Assistant Dean of Student Affairs.

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David Simon joins KU Law faculty as visiting assistant professor

26 September 2019

KU LAW BLOG — David Simon has joined the KU Law faculty as a visiting assistant professor. He is teaching torts this fall, and will teach courses in criminal law and patent law this spring.

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Jim Wren named Leon Jaworski Chair of Practice & Procedure at Baylor Law

25 September 2019

BAYLOR LAW — Dean Brad Toben announced to faculty that Professor James (Jim) Wren has been named the Leon Jaworski Chair of Practice & Procedure at Baylor Law.

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Erica Lyman will lead Lewis and Clark Law International Law Project

25 September 2019

LEWIS & CLARK LAW — Professor Erica Lyman will lead Lewis and Clark Law School’s International Law Project as of Sept 1st,2019.

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