University of Colorado Law professor speaks at U.N. General Assembly event celebrating indigenous languages

19 February 2019

COLORADO LAW — Speaking on behalf of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), of which she serves as the North American member and vice chair, Council Tree Professor of Law Kristen Carpenter delivered a statement about indigenous languages to the U.N. General Assembly

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University of Toronto Law seminar students support criminal appeal lawyers in Canada

19 February 2019

U TORONTO NEWS — A University of Toronto Faculty of Law externship seminar course, thought to be unlike anything offered by other Canadian universities, is helping balance the scales of justice, as students lend their talents to some of the best criminal appeal lawyers in Canada.

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Students in University of Virginia Law’s Human Rights Study Project explore legal reform in Nepal

19 February 2019

UVA LAW — Students in the Human Rights Study Project at the University of Virginia School of Law took part in a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Nepal in January, opening their eyes to the state of reforms since the country’s 10-year civil war ended in 2006

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Penn State Dickinson students participate in International Justice program

19 February 2019

PENN STATE NEWS — Many lawyers dream of one day working on a high-profile international criminal case. For two Penn State Dickinson Law students, that dream became reality last fall.

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International graduate enrollment declines

11 February 2019

INSIDE HIGHER ED — New enrollments of international students at U.S. graduate schools fell for the second year in a row, according to a survey from the Council of Graduate Schools. First-time international enrollments fell by 1 percent from fall 2017 to fall 2018, following on a 1 percent decline the year before that.

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University of Arizona Law seeks additional partnerships in Mexico

11 February 2019

ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA — The University of Arizona has held joint activities with Mexican universities and institutions for decades. And its law school wants to keep it that way and build new programs.

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Rule changes to H-1B visa lottery process

4 February 2019

INSIDE HIGHER ED — A final rule published in the Federal Register today changes the lottery for H-1B skilled worker visas to give an advantage to graduates of advanced degree programs at U.S. universities. H-1Bs are popular route for international students who want to stay in the U.S. to work.

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Case Western Reserve University law launches Yemen accountability project to document war crimes for future prosecution

29 January 2019

CASE WESTERN LAW — This fall, the Henry T. King, Jr. War Crimes Research Office at Case Western Reserve University School of Law launched the Yemen Accountability Project, an open-sourced student initiative to document and map war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Yemeni Civil War.

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Wayne State Law to host former Yale Law dean Harold Koh for international law discussion

29 January 2019

WAYNE STATE LAW — Harold Hongju Koh, former Yale Law School dean and legal advisor to the U.S. Department of State, will speak at Wayne State University Law School Tuesday, Jan. 29 on his new book, “The Trump Administration and International Law.”

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Texas A&M Law Professor William Byrnes presents at international tax conference

23 January 2019

TEXAS A&M — Texas A&M University School of Law professor, William Byrnes, is the only United States academic scholar selected by the scientific committee of International Congress to present at the “International Tax Cooperation” Congress 2019: Digital Economy, Transfer Pricing and Litigation in Tax Matters.

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