Emory Law dean Mary Anne Bobinski to return to faculty position in 2024

March 21, 2023

EMORY LAW — Mary Anne Bobinski, dean of Emory University School of Law, has decided to return to a full-time faculty role in the summer of 2024 after completing a progress-filled five-year term as dean. Ravi V. Bellamkonda, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, announced Bobinski’s decision today along with plans to launch

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Harvard Law professor Laura Weinrib hosts lecture on unions and politics

March 21, 2023

HARVARD LAW — Labor unions’ “extension into electoral politics was both necessary to union power,” yet “paradoxically, responsible for its decline,” said Harvard Law School Professor Laura Weinrib at a lecture last week. Weinrib was speaking at an event celebrating her appointment as the inaugural Fred N. Fishman Professor of Constitutional Law. Weinrib, who is

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University of Houston Law Center professor Gina Warren to serve as visiting energy scholar at Vermont Law and Graduate School

March 21, 2023

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — University of Houston Law Center Professor Gina Warren has been selected as the Vermont Law and Graduate School (VLGS) Distinguished Energy Law Scholar. Warren will share her expertise in energy and environmental law, providing insight into her research on high-impact environmental justice matters.

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A look at NYU Law’s Visiting Assistant Professor of Tax Law Program

March 21, 2023

NYU LAW — In 2002, Brant Hellwig LLM ’00 was just halfway through a planned two-year stint in what’s now known as NYU Law’s Visiting Assistant Professor of Tax Law (VAP) program. Then the University of South Carolina School of Law came calling to offer him a tenure-track position—a testament to how being a VAP

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Notre Dame Law professor Diane Desierto serves as co-counsel for international human rights case

March 21, 2023

NOTRE DAME LAW — Diane Desierto, law professor and faculty director for the Law School’s LL.M. Program in International Human Rights Law, began her career in 2004 seeking reparations and justice for Filipina women who suffered from the sexual slavery system imposed by the Japanese during World War II.

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Penn Law professor Shelly Welton recognized for co-authoring article on clean energy

March 21, 2023

PENN CAREY LAW — A pathbreaking paper titled “Grid Reliability Through Clean Energy,” co-authored by Shelley Welton, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Law and Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, has been awarded the prestigious Morrison Prize by the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The prize-winning paper

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Penn Law Kermit Roosevelt publishes book on constitutional law, The Nation That Never Was

March 21, 2023

PENN CAREY LAW — In The Nation that Never Was: Reconstructing America’s Story, Kermit Roosevelt, David Berger Professor for the Administration of Justice, argues that our country’s fundamental values, particularly equality, are not part of the Founders’ vision. Instead, they were stated in President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and were the hope of Reconstruction, a

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USC Gould Law professor Dorothy Lund’s research used in corporate sexual harassment case

March 21, 2023

USC GOULD LAW — When the Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Chancery Court ruled in late January that shareholders of McDonald’s had standing to sue the corporation’s chief people officer for ignoring sexual harassment claims, he cited a paper co-written by USC Gould School of Law Professor Dorothy Lund to bolster his opinion.

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University of Akron Law librarian Kerry Lohmeier discusses approach to services

March 14, 2023

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON LAW — Kerry Lohmeier joined The University of Akron School of Law last August as associate dean of library and information services. She had previously served as a librarian and adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah College of Law and as a librarian and assistant professor at Concordia University School

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Drexel Law professor Adam Benforado publishes book on children’s rights

March 14, 2023

DREXEL LAW — Adam Benforado, professor of law at Drexel University’s Kline School of Law, has been garnering attention from top media outlets for his new book, “A Minor Revolution: How Prioritizing Kids Benefits Us All.” Released earlier this month, the book examines the impact of what Benforado sees as our country’s maltreatment of children.

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