Willamette Law professor Symeon Symeonides publishes survey on conflict of laws

14 April 2021

WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY — For the past 30 years, Willamette Law Dean Emeritus and Professor Symeon Symeonides spent Thanksgiving weekend collecting up to 6,000 American conflicts-of-laws cases to write an annual survey on the topic. He always completed the survey by his self-imposed deadline of New Year’s Eve.

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University of Akron Law professor Tracy A. Thomas discusses women’s legal history research

9 April 2021

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW — March is National Women’s History Month, which makes it a good time to recognize University of Akron (UA) School of Law Professor Tracy A. Thomas, one of the nation’s leading researchers of women’s legal history and constitutional issues of gender and civil rights remedies.

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UCLA Law professor Sharon Dolovich publishes article on COVID-19 vaccinations in prisons

9 April 2021

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW — UCLA School of Law Professor Sharon Dolovich has published an article that analyzes key data on the willingness of incarcerated people to receive vaccinations for COVID-19. The article was published in the April 2 issue of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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University of Houston Law professors Jessica L. Roberts and Leah R. Fowler contribute to national COVID-19 policy guidebook

9 April 2021

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — Faculty members from the University of Houston Law Center’s Health Law & Policy Institute recently shared their expertise in the “COVID-19 Policy Playbook II: Legal Recommendations for a Safer, More Equitable Future.”

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University of Miami Law professor Kele Stewart joins Clinical Law Review editorial board

9 April 2021

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — Professor Kele Stewart has been selected to join the editorial board of the Clinical Law Review, a semi-annual peer-edited journal devoted to issues of lawyering theory and clinical legal education. It is jointly sponsored by the Association of American Law Schools.

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Pitt Law professor Joshua Galperin discusses common law and environmental policy at University of Houston Law

8 April 2021

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — Professor Joshua Galperin of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law discussed the potential role of common law when it comes to environmental policy and decision-making, and argued it’s more important to focus on private claims versus public.

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USC Gould Law professor Clare Pastore discusses research on women in the workforce and the pandemic

8 April 2021

USC GOULD SCHOOL OF LAW — One year ago this month, the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools and child care centers to close and many working parents — especially working mothers — were thrust into new roles as teachers and day care providers as schools switched to distance learning.

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Yale Law professor Douglas NeJaime drafts bill to reform Connecticut parentage law

8 April 2021

YALE LAW SCHOOL — On the heels of a hearing earlier this month where Connecticut families called on lawmakers to reform state parentage law, the Joint Committee on Judiciary (Judiciary Committee) passed the Connecticut Parentage Act (CPA) on consent out of committee on March 29, 2021.

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Yale Law professor Paul W. Kahn publishes memoir on mother’s life

8 April 2021

YALE LAW SCHOOL — Testimony is the newest book from Professor Paul W. Kahn. He pursues the themes that have been at the core of his work on law and politics: sacrifice, love, memory, and faith. Testimony is no ordinary work of academic inquiry. It is a memoir of the last five years of his mother’s life.

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Washburn Law professors David Rubenstein and Marsha Griggs discuss best practices for online bar exam administration

1 April 2021

BLOOMBERG LAW — Online bar exams administered during the pandemic were marked by controversy around the use of proctoring using artificial intelligence and allegations of cheating. Washburn University School of Law professors David Rubenstein and Marsha Griggs say regulation and best practices are needed, since online exams are here to stay.

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