BYU Law announces seminars in Geneva and London

October 19, 2021

DAILY HERALD — A handful of lucky Brigham Young University law students are going to be the first to embark on overseas studies that will parallel  internships in legal and financial institutions in Europe. On Wednesday, BYU announced two new programs focused on preparing the next generation of leaders in the legal practice. BYU will offer Law….

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University of Cincinnati Law student Zamira Saidi discusses efforts to improve the lives of Afghan women

October 13, 2021

CINCINNATI PUBLIC RADIO — For most of her life, the U.S. was at war in her home country of Afghanistan. Now, 27-year-old University of Cincinnati law student Zamira Saidi says the Taliban resurgence threatens avenues for Afghan women. “There is a huge difference in what they do in the name of Islam and what Islam actually stands….

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Fordham Law hosts President of Slovenia for speech on elections and democracy

October 13, 2021

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — President Borut Pahor of Slovenia made a special visit to Fordham Law School on September 22 during his brief stay in New York City for the 76th session of the UN General Assembly. Dean Matthew Diller and Joseph Landau, associate dean for academic affairs, greeted President Pahor at the Lincoln Center campus. “It was….

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Visiting Rutgers Law professor Sahar Aziz discusses book on discrimination against Muslims in the US

October 4, 2021

THE DAILY FREE PRESS — The Boston University School of Law hosted an in-person and live Zoom book symposium on Thursday to celebrate the upcoming publication of Aziz’s first book, “The Racial Muslim: When Racism Quashes Religious Freedom.” Along with the author, panelists included Harvard professors Kenneth Mack and Tarek Masoud and BU law professor Robert….

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William & Mary Law School Immigration Clinic assists Afghan refugees

October 4, 2021

WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL — As the world watched Kabul fall, the William & Mary Law School Immigration Clinic sprang into action. Founded in Fall 2019, the Immigration Clinic represents immigrants across Hampton Roads in a variety of immigration cases, especially those immigrants who are survivors of trauma, crime, and persecution. Since then, the Immigration….

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Case Western Reserve Law students advocate to the UN for release of detained Uyghur doctor

September 28, 2021

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Case Western Reserve University School of Law students Natalie Aguilar and Lucas Allison prepared and submitted a complaint to the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and other UN Special Rapporteurs concerning the unlawful detention of a Chinese Uyghur doctor. They filed the complaint on behalf….

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Case Western Reserve Law event looks at international law through the lens of Star Trek

September 28, 2021

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — On Wednesday, Sept. 8, the 55th anniversary of the broadcast of the first Star Trek episode, CWRU Law School Co-Dean Michael Scharf discussed current controversial issues in international law by comparing them to the interstellar law encountered by Captain Picard and the intrepid crew of the Enterprise.

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Harvard Law professor Intisar Rabb appointed adviser to the International Criminal Court

September 28, 2021

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL NEWS — PIL Faculty Director, Professor Intisar Rabb, was recently appointedSpecial Adviser on Islamic Law to the International Criminal Court. Professor Rabb was appointed as one of 17 experts selected to serve as Special Advisers to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim A.A. Khan QC.

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Quinnipiac Law student Brian Conaster continues studies while serving in the US Navy in Qatar

September 27, 2021

QUINNIPAC UNIVERSITY — For one Quinnipiac law student, learning doesn’t stop when duty calls. Navy Lieutenant Commander Brian Conatser, JD ‘21 balances his studies with military service as he performs active duty in Qatar, where he’s been stationed since mid-June.

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University of Cincinnati Law student Zamira Saidi draws upon experiences in Afghanistan to focus on gender equality

September 22, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI COLLEGE OF LAW — Nestled away in the mountains, the village Khost in the Baghlan Province of Afghanistan is where Zamira Saidi (LLM ‘19, JD ‘22) began her education journey. Her family fled to Khost during the Taliban uprising in the 1990s, along with other families trying to escape Taliban rule. At….

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