Legal tech becomes focus of UK law schools

20 May 2019

LEGAL TECH NEWS — As technology and client expectations evolve, so too are the skill sets needed by lawyers. It’s a common adage repeated by legal educators and legal tech advocates in the U.S., but recently it’s also being heard across the Atlantic.

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University of Richmond Law Professor Chiara Giorgetti contributes work to the U.N. digital library

13 May 2019

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND NEWS — The United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law is a virtual training and research center in which leading international law scholars, judges, and practitioners from different countries and legal systems contribute to a growing bank of online resources.

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University of Cincinnati Law students gain international legal experience in Colombia

13 May 2019

UC NEWS — In recent years, the University of Cincinnati’s College of Law successfully has forged friendships with important universities around the world. One of those partnerships is with the Pontificia Universidad de Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia.

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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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Toronto’s Ryerson Law introduces proposal to integrate traditional curriculum with practice experience

8 May 2019

LAW TIMES — Ryerson University has a proposal that would allow graduates to bypass articling by putting practice preparation directly into its law school curriculum. The Integrated Practice Curriculum would be offered at a new school that would begin accepting applications this August and would open in September 2020.

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Number of international students in U.S. decreases

1 May 2019

INSIDE HIGHER ED — The total number of international students studying in the U.S. at all levels declined by 2.7 percent from March 2018 to this March, according to quarterly data on student visa holders recently published by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Notre Dame Law hosts Japanese judges and prosecutors for discussion of U.S. law

22 April 2019

NOTRE DAME LAW — For more than 50 years, judges and prosecutors from Japan have come to law schools throughout the United States as visiting scholars to gain a better understanding of American law and the U.S. judicial system.

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Yale Law student Ellis Liang selected for Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics

15 April 2019

YALE LAW — Ellis Liang ’19 is one of 14 law students and early-career attorneys chosen by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program in Germany and Poland this spring.

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Drexel Law Professor Amy Boss leads seminars at women entrepreneurship summit in Cairo, Egypt

8 April 2019

DREXEL LAW — Trustee Professor of Law Amy Boss led three seminars at the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Summit II, hosted by the School of Business at American University in Cairo.

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University of Virginia students study legal remedies for air pollution in Colombia

8 April 2019

UVA LAW — As part of the International Human Rights Clinic, our student group traveled to Bogota, Colombia, last month to meet with our partner organization, Dejusticia, in order to conduct interviews with researchers and practitioners involved in Colombia’s efforts to improve air quality.

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