A look at Dean Blake Morant’s tenure leading George Washington Law

19 February 2019

GW HATCHET — When Blake Morant arrived at GW more than four years ago, he set his sights on building up the law school’s national stature. Now, about three months away from his last day, the outgoing dean has improved the school’s national rankings, academic curricula and relationships with faculty.

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George Mason Scalia Law Dean Henry Butler named to Virginia Bar Board of Governors

19 February 2019

VIRGINIA BAR ASSOCIATION — The Board of Governors also appointed two new representatives to advise it on law schools and government attorney interests. Starting a one-year term that can be extended for up to three years are

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George Mason Scalia Law Professor Steven J. Eagle selected for William & Mary Law’s Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize

19 February 2019

WILLIAM & MARY LAW — The William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project has named Professor Steven J. Eagle of the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University as the recipient of the 2019 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.

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Columbia Law faculty help shape law with amicus curiae briefs

19 February 2019

COLUMBIA LAW — Columbia Law faculty influence court decisions and advance legal theory when they submit “friend-of-the-court” briefs to the Supreme Court and other jurisdictions.

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University of Colorado Law professor speaks at U.N. General Assembly event celebrating indigenous languages

19 February 2019

COLORADO LAW — Speaking on behalf of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), of which she serves as the North American member and vice chair, Council Tree Professor of Law Kristen Carpenter delivered a statement about indigenous languages to the U.N. General Assembly

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Columbia Law clinical professor and students advocate for immigrants’ rights

19 February 2019

COLUMBIA LAW — The Jerome L. Greene Clinical Professor of Law and the students in her Immigrants’ Rights Clinic represent individuals and families seeking asylum and advocate for migrants across the country.

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UCLA Law establishes chair in tax law and policy to honor professor

19 February 2019

UCLA LAW — UCLA School of Law has established the Eric M. Zolt Chair in Tax Law and Policy in tribute to Professor Eric Zolt’s enormous contributions to the school and field of tax law.A member of the faculty since 1985, Zolt is the Michael H. Schill Distinguished Professor of Law.

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Ole Miss Law professor releases fiction novel

19 February 2019

OLE MISS LAW — Stacey Lantagne may specialize in the laws surrounding intellectual property, copyright and trademarks, but she also has her own literary creations.

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Dmitry Bam to serve as interim dean of University of Maine Law

19 February 2019

PRESS HERALD — The University of Maine system has selected the associate dean of its law school to serve as interim dean. Dmitry Bam, the University of Maine School of Law’s associate dean, will begin his new position on July 1.

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Team of law and environmental science professors win ASU Morrison Prize for climate change research

19 February 2019

ASU NOW — Land conservation may seem like a simple enough formula: Set aside land, then protect it. But climate change is complicating land conservation practices because of how it alters land over time. Among other things, climate change is raising new questions about perpetual conservation easements

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