UC Irvine Law highlights faculty books and resources addressing racism

5 August 2020

UC IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) has identified and summarized books, research, creative activities, and many other resources authored by UCI Law faculty members who are experts on race, racial disparities, racial — implicit and explicit — biases, the criminalization of Black people, the criminalization….

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Harvard Law hosts discussion on online courts and racial justice in the legal system

5 August 2020

THE PRACTICE — Richard Susskind and Jonathan Zittrain recently sat down for a conversation on online courts, lessons from the COVID-19 crisis, and how we might move forward. The conversation was moderated by David B. Wilkins, faculty director of the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession.

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College faculty believe online teaching will improve this fall

5 August 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — As colleges head toward the remote fall they dreaded, they must deliver a more compelling learning experience than last spring’s. Most think it will be better, but it may not give students what they crave.

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Washburn Law professor Marsha Griggs analyzes bar examiners’ response the pandemic

4 August 2020

LAW360 — The National Conference of Bar Examiners, state courts and other stakeholders have badly bungled the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, an article in the fall issue of Howard Law Journal argues, but the crisis could offer an opportunity for the legal community to reconsider the status quo.

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University of Iowa professor Michael Chibnik releases book on the scholarly journal publishing process

4 August 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Scholarship, Money and Prose: Behind the Scenes at an Academic Journal (University of Pennsylvania Press) is the story of American Anthropologist, but it is also in many ways about scholarly journal publishing generally.

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University of Akron Law student Christopher Elko co-authors article on labor law during the pandemic

4 August 2020

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON — University of Akron School of Law third-year student Christopher Elko has co-authored a law review article with former Akron Law Visiting Professor Rick Bales that will be published this fall in Cumberland Law Review.

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Fordham Law professor Zephyr Teachout publishes book on corporations and the federal arbitration system

4 August 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Associate Professor of Law Zephyr Teachout‘s latest book, Break ‘Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money (All Points Books), argues that Google, Facebook, and Bayer are evolving from monopolists into political entities that bend state and federal legislature to their will and create arbitration courts….

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Fordham Law professor Olivier Sylvain testifies before Senate committee on proposed internet reforms

4 August 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — On July 28, Professor Olivier Sylvain was a witness at the Senate Commerce Committee’s hearing titled, “The PACT Act and Section 230: The Impact of the Law that Helped Create the Internet and an Examination of Proposed Reforms for Today’s Online World.”

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Harvard Law faculty and students discuss experiences in online classes

4 August 2020

HARVARD LAW TODAY — In March, as the COVID-19 pandemic was rapidly escalating and an increasing number of businesses, schools, and other institutions were closing their doors to stop the spread of the virus, 1L Marisa Skillings headed to Cape Cod to spend spring break at her mother’s home. Just days before, Harvard President Larry….

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Harvard Law professor Michael Ashley Stein discusses the legacy of the Americans with Disabilities Act

4 August 2020

THE HARVARD GAZETTE — This Sunday marks the 30th anniversary of the day the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law, making it illegal to discriminate against people living with disabilities in regard to employment and access to government services.

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