University of Baltimore Law professor Nienke Grossman testifies at UN on the nomination and selection of International Criminal Court judges

25 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW — UB School of Law Prof. Nienke Grossman recently returned to the United Nations to provide expert testimony on proposed changes to the nomination and selection process for judges in the International Criminal Court (ICC). With the Assembly of States Parties planning to elect six new judges in December, the meeting was….

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Fordham Law celebrates 20th anniversary of Belfast/Dublin Summer Program

25 February 2020

FORDHAM LAWYER — Two decades after the birth of Fordham Law School’s Belfast/Dublin Summer Program, the lessons students are learning about international law, conflict, and what it takes to make peace feel more crucial than ever. Here, a look at the milestones, and at what the future holds.

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University of Houston Law students win international moot court competition

25 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — For the second consecutive year, University of Houston Law Center students have won the Guadalajara Vis Pre-Moot. The contest was held on Feb. 7 at the Universidad Panamericana. The team will travel to Austria in April to participate in the Vis Moot Court Competition in Vienna.

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University of Houston Law professor Geoffrey Hoffman appointed as attorney advisor for Mexican Consulate in Houston

25 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — University of Houston Law Center Clinical Professor Geoffrey Hoffman was appointed today as an “attorney advisor” for the Mexican Consulate in Houston where he will serve as a consultant on immigration matters. His five-year appointment to the position was marked by a ceremony at the Mexican Consulate where Hoffman received a….

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Texas A&M Law professor Nancy Welsh advises Scottish Government on mediation in civil justice system

25 February 2020

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Professor Nancy Welsh met with the Expert Group in February to discuss the U.S. experience with court-connected mediation.  The Expert Group’s report, Bringing Mediation into the Mainstream in Civil Justice in Scotland, cites Professor Welsh throughout.

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Coronavirus could impact international student enrollment

19 February 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — U.S. colleges could see a major enrollment pipeline cut off this fall if the coronavirus epidemic persists. Meanwhile, Australian universities are missing more than half their Chinese students weeks before their fall semester begins.

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Albany Law hosts delegates from Indian National Bar Association

19 February 2020

ALBANY LAW SCHOOL — On Tuesday, February 11, the law school hosted a group of 18 delegates from the Indian National Bar Association (INBA). The INBA planned its trip abroad to allow the group, a mix of students and young professionals, to learn about the United States’ legal practices and government, as well as to take….

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American University Washington College of Law hosts discussion on the role of courts in authoritarian governments

19 February 2020

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — Professor Herman Schwartz began the panel with an introduction to the role of courts as a form of weapon in an authoritarian government. Moving to the European context, Professor Francesca Bignami spoke on the European Union and its role in controlling its member states when one state shifts away from….

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Arizona State University Law hosts global dispute resolution conference

19 February 2020

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR COLLEGE OF LAW — The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s Lodestar Dispute Resolution Center recently held the Second Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference on Jan. 17, 2020, underwritten by Les Schiefelbein. Attendees, participating in person and online, were treated to discussions from a global cadre of arbitrators, academics….

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A look at University of Akron Law programs for international students

5 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON — “They also contribute to a richer, more worldly, law school experience for all our students,” Akron Law dean Christopher J. (C.J.) Peters said. “Right now we have a dozen international students among our J.D. (Juris Doctor) enrollment of about 420,” Peters continued. “Although we anticipate that the program will continue to grow, we take….

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