USC Gould Law professor Henna Pithia discusses her role as supervisor of the International Human Rights Clinic

November 22, 2021

USC GOULD SCHOOL OF LAW — Henna Pithia (JD 2015), visiting clinical assistant professor of law, has joined the USC Gould School of Law this academic year to supervise the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) during IHRC Founding Director Hannah Garry’s Fulbright grant-funded research semester in Norway. Pithia was a student attorney in the IHRC and,….

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SMU Dedman Law professor Marc I. Steinberg receives Best Law Book Award from American Book Fest

November 22, 2021

SMU DEDMAN SCHOOL OF LAW — Professor Marc I. Steinberg’s newest book, Rethinking Securities Law, was selected as the only winner in the Law Category by the 18th Annual American Book Fest Awards for books published 2019-2021. Read more about the 18th Annual American Book Fest Awards. Rethinking Securities Law provides an original and valuable resource….

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Stanford Law professor Jacob Goldin discusses research on the child tax credit

November 22, 2021

STANFORD LAW SCHOOLS — Jacob Goldin recently helped pull off an unlikely feat: As federal lawmakers battled over President Biden’s economic agenda, he worked to recruit more than 460 American economists in urging that a large, but temporary, cash benefit for children as part of an earlier $1.9 trillion stimulus package be made permanent. In September, the….

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Podcast: Villanova Law professor Michele Pistone discusses training paraprofessionals to improve access to justice in immigration cases

November 22, 2021

ABA JOURNAL — Michele Pistone, a professor at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, says there are not enough immigration lawyers and attorneys who take on pro bono cases to meet the demand of immigrants seeking legal assistance. This justice gap is a primary reason that Pistone decided to create a program at her university….

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West Virginia University Law professor Jessie Richardson named co-editor of Water Law newsletter

November 22, 2021

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — Professor Jesse Richardson of the West Virginia University College of Law has been named co-editor of Water Law Newsletter. The newsletter is a national publication of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and provides information and updates on federal and state water law developments. As co-editor the Water Law Newsletter, Richardson will help….

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University of Chicago Law Review’s list of most-cited legal scholars contains few women

November 18, 2021

REUTERS — Retired federal appellate judge and law professor Richard Posner is the most cited U.S. legal scholar on record, followed by Harvard University law professor Cass Sunstein, and the late New York University law professor Ronald Dworkin. That’s according to Yale Law librarian Fred Shapiro, who analyzed the law review article and book citations of thousands….

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Harvard Law professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos and NYU Law professor Deborah N. Archer discuss voting rights advocacy

November 18, 2021

YALE LAW SCHOOL — The 2020 election saw the highest voter turnout in the U.S in over a century, breaking records nationwide despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Yet since then, many states have either proposed or enacted legislation to make it more difficult for voters to vote. According to the Brennan Center for Justice, at least 19….

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Podcast: Attorney Brian Cuban discusses lawyer and law student well-being

November 18, 2021

ANCHOR BY SPOTIFY — Legal education is experiencing explosive applications; a call for innovation & adaptation; demand for increased diversification of the profession; & cries for social justice impact & protection of the Rule of Law. Host Patty Roberts, Dean of St. Mary’s University School of Law, will explore the opinions of legal education leaders….

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Howard Law professor Tiffany Wright and civil rights clinic win racial discrimination case

November 18, 2021

HOWARD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Howard University School of Law Professor Tiffany Wright and the Civil Rights Clinic have won landmark case People v. Silas, which recognizes implicit bias in nixing a juror for supporting Black Lives Matter. Wright drafted and filed the brief in her capacity as an Orrick attorney.  Before arguing the case, she….

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Northeastern Law announces inaugural racial justice faculty fellowships

November 18, 2021

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — In support of its public interest mission and commitment to eliminating racism, Northeastern University School of Law is pleased to announce that four faculty members have been awarded inaugural Racial Justice Faculty Fellowships. The fellowships will be used to promote faculty research and scholarship on issues of racial justice and/or….

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