Akron Law professor Mark Shultz testifies before U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Intellectual Property on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

25 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON — Akron Law Professor Mark F. Schultz was one of eight experts on internet copyright law to testify before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Intellectual Property on Feb. 11 in the first of several hearings intended to lay the groundwork to modernize the influential and controversial 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

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Albany Law Government Law Center releases summaries of aging and disability law

25 February 2020

ALBANY LAW SCHOOL — The Government Law Center at Albany Law School has released the first four publications in its explainer series on Aging and Disability Law for state and local policy makers. The Government Law Center Aging and Disability Explainer Series is designed to help policymakers and others understand the complex laws relating to older adults….

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American University Washington College of Law hosts conference on treatment of children under US immigration policy

25 February 2020

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — The conference, sponsored by the AU Center for Latin American & Latino Studies, AUWCL, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), addressed the best interest standard, which has served to safeguard the well-being of children in the U.S. for over a century, regardless of immigration status.

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American University Washington College of Law professor William Snape discusses career in environmental law

25 February 2020

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — While students may recall the Supreme Court’s case Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife from their first-year Constitutional Law class, Professor William J. Snape, III worked on the case fresh out of law school.

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University of Baltimore Law professor Nienke Grossman testifies at UN on the nomination and selection of International Criminal Court judges

25 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW — UB School of Law Prof. Nienke Grossman recently returned to the United Nations to provide expert testimony on proposed changes to the nomination and selection process for judges in the International Criminal Court (ICC). With the Assembly of States Parties planning to elect six new judges in December, the meeting was….

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University of Baltimore Law hosts law forum symposium on Baltimore city charter

25 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW — How relevant is the Baltimore City Charter, originally created in 1898, in a 21st-century Baltimore? That is the question a panel of current and former elected officials will address on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the UB Law Forum Symposium, “The City Charter: Does it Work for a 21st Century Baltimore?”  The symposium….

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Gift from Brooklyn Law professor emeritus Arthur Pinto to establish diversity initiative at school

25 February 2020

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — Brooklyn Law School announced the launch of the Professor Arthur Pinto and Stephen Bohlen Diversity Initiative, supported by a gift commitment of more than $1 million by Brooklyn Law School Professor Emeritus Arthur Pinto.The Diversity Initiative, named for Pinto and his husband, Stephen Bohlen, a retired health care executive, will provide critical support for….

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UC Irvine Law professor Richard Hasen discusses book on US elections

25 February 2020

WABE —  University of California at Irvine Law Professor Richard Hasen joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” live, in-studio to discuss his new book, “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy,” in light of the upcoming presidential primary elections in Georgia and nationwide.

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Catholic University Law professor Mary Graw speaks at Congressional Briefing on human trafficking

25 February 2020

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA COLUMBUS SCHOOL OF LAW — On February 12, Catholic Law Professor Mary Graw Leary spoke at a Congressional Briefing, “Seeing Trafficking in 2020, Bringing Survivors into Focus.” Hosted by the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), the panel discussed the survivor experience in light of the 20th Anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) and what….

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Emory Law professor Polly J. Price discusses the legality of quarantines in America

25 February 2020

THE ATLANTIC — utting aside the question of whether such radical measures are even effective, China’s government generally has much more authoritarian control over its population than the American government has over its. If a fast-spreading, deadly epidemic should threaten the United States, could the U.S. government do the same? The answer is yes…

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