Elon Law professor Tiffany Atkins awarded legal writing scholarship grant

8 July 2019

ELON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Elon Law Professor Tiffany Atkins ’11 is one of four recipients of a 2019 Legal Writing Scholarship Grant. Her research will explore how young law students’ beliefs on social justice and equality, fiscal conservatism, and a desire to make a difference will change the landscape of legal education.

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American Antitrust Institute honors Wayne Law professor Stephen Calkins

8 July 2019

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY — Wayne State Law School Professor Stephen Calkins is the 2019 recipient the prestigious Alfred E. Kahn Award for Antitrust Achievement from the American Antitrust Institute. Calkins, a long-time Wayne Law faculty member, received the award at AAI’s 20th Annual Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on June 20.

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Willamette Law professor Warren Binford discusses her work interviewing children detained at U.S. border

8 July 2019

WILLAMETTE WEEK — Willamette Law Professor Warren Binford visited children being held at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Clint, Texas, igniting a new round of recriminations about the way the Trump administration is treating immigrant children. A few years ago, she joined the team of lawyers monitoring the living conditions of children….

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William & Mary Law professor Evan Criddle co-edits fiduciary law handbook

8 July 2019

WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL — William & Mary Law Professor Evan J. Criddle co-edited a new book, The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press) with Robert H. Sitkoff of Harvard Law and Paul B. Miller of Notre Dame Law. The near-encyclopedic resource comes to 1,032 pages, contains 48 essays, and took about….

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University of Mississippi Law assistant dean Macey Edmondson honored by university

1 July 2019

OLE MISS LAW — Each year, University of Mississippi students who utilize Student Disability Services recognize faculty and staff members who go above and beyond in their support of students with a disability.

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Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman plays key role in establishing Facebook oversight board

1 July 2019

HARVARD LAW TODAY — In a new report issued today, Facebook summarized next steps in a plan to establish an independent oversight board for content moderation and appeals. For Harvard Law School Professor Noah Feldman, who first proposed the idea of a content oversight board and continues to serve as an adviser

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Duke Law professor Brandon Garrett advocates for criminal justice reform through research

1 July 2019

DUKE LAW — Even before arriving at Duke Law School last July, L. Neil Williams, Jr. Professor Brandon Garrett reached out to a diverse range of stakeholders in North Carolina’s criminal justice system.

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Duke Law professor Carolyn McAllaster receives grant for her work advocating for people with HIV/AIDS

1 July 2019

THE NEWS & OBSERVER — She began using her law degree to help people living with HIV/AIDS in Durham, writing wills and powers of attorney. Later as a law professor at Duke University, she began creating volunteer opportunities for her students.

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Cornell Law professor Sheri Lynn Johnson wins Supreme Court death penalty appeal

1 July 2019

CORNELL NEWS — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned the 2010 murder conviction of Mississippi death row inmate Curtis Flowers, who was represented by Sheri Lynn Johnson, the James and Mark Flanagan Professor of Law.

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UC Irvine Law professor Dalié Jiménez testifies before US House Judiciary Committee on student loans and bankruptcy relief

1 July 2019

UCI LAW — Leading expert on bankruptcy and debtor-creditor law and Professor of Law Dalié Jiménez testified at the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on Oversight of Bankruptcy Law and Legislative Proposals.

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