Penn Law professor Shyamkrishna Balganesh authors Berkeley Technology Law Journal article on software copyright cases

27 November 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Professor of Law Shyamkrishna Balganesh contends that courts should allow technical experts to testify in software copyright cases so that lay judges and juries can better understand the meaning of computer languages and computer codes.

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Santa Clara Law professor Colleen Chien joins presidential transition agency review team for the US Department of Commerce

27 November 2020

SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Santa Clara Law Professor Colleen Chien has been chosen to join President-Elect Joe Biden’s 20-person review committee for the Department of Commerce, which includes oversight of The United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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University of Toledo Law professor Nicole Buonocore Porter authors book on employment discrimination cases

27 November 2020

UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO COLLEGE OF LAW — Professor Nicole Buonocore Porter edited the newly released book, “Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Employment Discrimination Opinions” (Cambridge University Press), with Ann McGinley of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Boyd School of Law.

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Yale Law professor Justin Driver honored for distinguished scholarship in education law

27 November 2020

YALE LAW SCHOOL — Yale Law School Professor Justin Driver has recently been awarded The Steven S. Goldberg Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Education Law for his book. The award is given annually by the Education Law Association to a singular author whose scholarly excellence impacts education law.

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Law deans who created antiracist clearinghouse discuss AALS Impact Award

18 November 2020

BLOOMBERG LAW — The Association of American Law Schools, one of the country’s leading voices in legal education, will award Dean Carla D. Pratt, Dean Danielle Holley-Walker, Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig, and Dean Kimberly Mutcherson, with its inaugural Impact Award in a virtual ceremony on Jan. 5, 2021.

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Georgia State University Law students and faculty participate in pandemic relief and social justice efforts

18 November 2020

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY — With the advent of COVID-19 and the global rise of Black Lives Matter demonstrations, the Georgia State Law community spent the summer leading the way toward justice. Here’s a look at how some of our faculty, students and alumni are making a difference when people need it most.

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University of Houston Law Center dean Leonard M. Baynes details how law schools can foster diversity and inclusion

18 November 2020

ABA JOURNAL — I am the first Black dean of University of Houston Law Center. In my legal career, I have often been the first or one of a few people of color to hold certain prestigious legal positions. The first step to being more inclusive is to recognize that we may all have implicit biases.

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Michigan State University Law professors Catherine Grosso and Barbara O’Brien receive recognition for racial justice research

18 November 2020

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — Professors Catherine Grosso and Barbara O’Brien, along with their partner-institution, the Center for Death Penalty Litigation, are the recipients of 2021’s University Outreach & Engagement Distinguished Partnership Award for Community-Engaged Service for their project.

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University of Pittsburgh Law professor David Harris discusses report from city’s task force on policing reform

18 November 2020

TRIB LIVE — Members of the Pittsburgh Community Task Force on Policing Reform had a singular message met regularly since it was formed in June by Mayor Bill Peduto. They disagreed on many things during the process, University of Pittsburgh law professor David Harris said.

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UC Irvine Law professor Rachel F. Moran named to Board of Trustees of the Law and Society Association

18 November 2020

UC IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW — The UC, Irvine School of Law is delighted to announce that Distinguished Professor of Law Rachel F. Moran has been named a 2023 Board of Trustee member with the Law and Society Association. “It is a tremendous honor to be elected to the Law and Society Association’s Board of Trustees.”

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