Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig authors book on voter suppression and gerrymandering

18 November 2019

THE HARVARD GAZETTE — In new book, Lawrence Lessig says voter suppression, gerrymandering, big-money politics, and the Electoral College undermine democracy

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New England Law selects Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown as President and Dean

18 November 2019

NEW ENGLAND LAW BOSTON — The Board of Trustees of New England Law | Boston today announced that it has selected United States Ambassador to New Zealand and the Independent State of Samoa and former U.S. Senator from Massachusetts Scott Brown to lead the school as its next president and dean.

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Northeastern Law team of faculty and students helped advocate for Conrad’s Law covering coerced suicide

18 November 2019

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL LAW —  A Northeastern Law team of faculty, students and graduates will be watching closely as lawmakers in Massachusetts debate “Conrad’s Law,” a bill that would make coerced suicide a crime. The bill calls for codifying coerced suicide as a separate crime, punishable by up to five years in prison. It would make it….

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WMU-Cooley Law honors veterans on Tampa Bay campus

18 November 2019

WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY COOLEY LAW SCHOOL — WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus hosted area veterans during a Veterans Day recognition program on Monday, Nov. 11. Manning told the law school students that they can play a pivotal role in a veteran’s life, and become agents of change to help address issues veterans face in today’s society.….

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William & Mary Law professor Timothy Zick publishes book on the First Amendment in today’s political era

18 November 2019

WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL — The First Amendment in the Trump Era (Oxford University Press, pp. 192), Zick, the John Marshall Professor of Government and Citizenship at William & Mary Law School, not only examines the growing number of First Amendment controversies in the past three years, but also connects present concerns to episodes….

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William & Mary Law honors former dean Lizbeth A.S. Jackson

18 November 2019

WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL — The William & Mary Law School community came together on Veterans Day for a special event, the dedication of a flagpole and patio in honor of our nation’s veterans and in memory of the late Lizbeth A.S. Jackson. Jackson was a member of the Law School’s staff for 28 years….

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Article by William & Mary Law professors Allison Orr Larsen and Neal Devins earns Eisenberg Prize

18 November 2019

WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL — The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers (AAAL) presented the Eisenberg Prize for scholarship in the field of appellate practice and procedure to Professor Allison Orr Larsen and Professor Neal Devins for their article, “The Amicus Machine,” during the academy’s fall meeting in Chicago on October 25. The article appeared in….

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Willimette Law begins search process for new dean

18 November 2019

THE COLLEGIAN — A seven-person search committee has been working to find the best candidate to replace Curtis Bridgeman as the College of Law dean after his decision to return to being a faculty member. Together, the committee members have been reviewing the law dean applicants. These candidates were selected over the summer by two outside senior….

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University of Wisconsin Law VOCA Restraining Order Clinic wins state bar award for legal innovation

18 November 2019

STATE BAR OF WISCONSIN — Lavinia Goodell’s legacy lives on in the work of the Innovation Award-winning VOCA Restraining Order Clinic, launched this year at the U.W. Law School. The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) clinic supports survivors of intimate partner violence and provides direct training for law students as they assist clients in securing….

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University of Wisconsin Law professor Erin Barbato and Immigrant Justice Clinic students report on conditions in Texas detention facility

18 November 2019

THE ADVOCATE’S SOCIETY — Listen to the experiences of Professor Erin Barbato and students Juan José Fonseca Angel and Nancy Cruz of the University of Wisconsin Law School, who visited the immigrant detention center earlier this year.

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