Akron Law professor Patrick Gaughan to teach at Hanoi Law University as Fulbright scholar

13 May 2019

AKRON LAW — Patrick H. Gaughan, associate professor of law and associate dean of global engagement at The University of Akron School of Law, has been accepted as a Fulbright Scholar to Hanoi Law University in Vietnam for next year’s spring term.

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Board of Trustees promotes two Elon Law scholars

13 May 2019

ELON UNIVERSITY — Two Elon Law faculty members noted for both their teaching and legal scholarship were promoted this month by the Elon University Board of Trustees.

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Texas A&M Law Professor Bill Henning appointed to Uniform Law Commission committee on emerging technology

8 May 2019

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Texas A&M Law Professor Bill Henning has been appointed by the President of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) to serve as a member of a newly formed ULC and ALI Joint Study Committee on the Uniform Commercial Code and Emerging Technologies.

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Notre Dame Law Professor Paolo Carozza to help lead research aimed at preventing sexual abuse

8 May 2019

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL — Notre Dame Law Professor Paolo Carozza will help lead a University of Notre Dame initiative to study issues emerging from the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. Carozza will serve on a six-member steering committee that will solicit proposals for research addressing the crisis.

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University of Missouri Law community supports Dean Lyrissa Lidsky through cancer treatment

8 May 2019

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN — Missouri Law Dean Lyrissa Lidsky strode into her First Amendment class in Hulston Hall, wearing a black-and-gold scarf around her head. She exuded energy and passion for her topic that Tuesday: commercial speech. Lidsky has continued to teach while undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. She became the dean in 2017.  

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Elon Law Professor Henry Gabriel awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Law

8 May 2019

ELON UNIVERSITY — Elon Law Professor Henry Gabriel has been awarded the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Trento in Italy for spring 2020, a recognition of his significant publication and teaching records. Gabriel will teach undergraduates and doctoral students in the university’s renowned program in comparative law.

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Columbia Law Professor Zohar Goshen honored for excellence in teaching

7 May 2019

COLUMBIA LAW — With his congenial classroom style and a gift for simplification, Professor Zohar Goshen has won the annual Willis L.M. Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

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Albany Law Professor Sarah Rogerson to receive Shanara Gilbert Award from AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education

6 May 2019

ALBANY LAW — On May 5, the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Clinical Legal Education presented the 2019 M. Shanara Gilbert Award—one of the most prestigious national honors in clinical legal education—to Professor Sarah Rogerson, director of Albany Law School’s Immigration Law Clinic.

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A look at the new class of law school deans

6 May 2019

LAW.COM — So many new law deans have been announced in the past two weeks that I haven’t been able to keep up, so it’s time for a quick accounting of who is soon to take the reins on law campuses.

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University of Virginia Law Professor George Geis honored by university for teaching

1 May 2019

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINA SCHOOL OF LAW — University of Virginia School Law Professor George Geis is a recipient of UVA’s All-University Teaching Award this year. Geis, who is the William S. Potter Professor of Law and Thomas F. Bergin Teaching Professor of Law, received the award for his engaging approach to making challenging subject matter accessible.

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