USC Gould Law admissions staff describe transition to remote working

19 January 2021

USC GOULD SCHOOL OF LAW — At USC Gould, 2020 will be remembered as a year of change, capability and creative thinking. The law school’s Admissions and Financial Aid, Career Services and Graduate & International Programs offices, embraced the shakeup of business as usual, discovering silver linings in the process.

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Vermont Law professors Hillary Hoffmann and Jonathan Rosenbloom elected to the American Law Institute

19 January 2021

VERMONT LAW SCHOOL — Vermont Law School (VLS) professors Hillary Hoffmann and Jonathan Rosenbloom have been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI), a leading independent organization that produces scholarly work that clarifies, modernizes, and improves the law, and therefore, the administration of justice.

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University of Virginia Law professor Cale Jaffe appointed to the Virginia Coal and Energy Commission

19 January 2021

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Professor Cale Jaffe ’01 of the University of Virginia School of Law has been appointed to the Virginia Coal and Energy Commission. Gov. Ralph Northam announced the midterm appointment Dec. 18. Jaffe has begun serving his term, which ends June 30, 2023.

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University of Virginia Law professor Ashley Deeks to serve as Associate Counsel and Deputy Legal Advisor to the National Security Council

19 January 2021

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Professor Ashley Deeks of the University of Virginia School of Law has been named White House associate counsel and deputy legal advisor to the National Security Council in the new presidential administration. Deeks was among 21 new hires to the Office of the White House Counsel.

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Hofstra University selects UIC Provost Susan Poser as president

25 December 2020

THE ISLAND NOW — Hofstra University’s board of trustees unanimously appointed Susan Poser as the school’s president last week. Poser, who grew up in New York City, currently serves as the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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University of San Diego appoints Emory law professor Robert Schapiro as dean

25 December 2020

THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE — An Emory University law professor known for his insights about the U.S. Supreme Court and federalism has been appointed dean of the University of San Diego School of Law, a program that ranks high nationally in the scholarly impact of its professors. Robert Schapiro will begin his new job in January.

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Santa Clara University Law selects Loyola University Chicago Law dean Michael J. Kaufman as dean

25 December 2020

SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY — Michael J. Kaufman, a nationally renowned educator, scholar, and expert on civil procedure and education law and dean at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, has been appointed dean of Santa Clara University School of Law. Kaufman will begin his tenure on July 1, 2021.

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American University Washington College of Law professor Susan Bennett receives William Pincus Award from the AALS Clinical Section

25 December 2020

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — American University Washington College of Law congratulates Professor Susan Bennett, who has been selected as a co-recipient of the 2020 William Pincus Award from the Association of American Law Schools Section on Clinical Legal Education.

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American University Washington College of Law professor Claudio Grossman receives human rights award

25 December 2020

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — American University Washington College of Law congratulates Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus Claudio Grossman, the recipient of the United Nations Association of the Nations Capital’s 2020 Louis B. Sohn Award for his outstanding work and accomplishments in human rights.

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University of Arizona Law professor Sergio Puig elected as co-editor of the Journal of International Economic Law

25 December 2020

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA COLLEGE OF LAW — University of Arizona Law Professor and Director of the International Trade and Business Law Program Sergio Puig has been elected as co-editor in chief of the Journal of International Economic Law, the leading intellectual publication in the field of international economic law. 

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