University of Maryland Law shares faculty experience at 2020 AALS Annual Meeting

21 January 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND FRANCIS KING CAREY SCHOOL OF LAW — The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) drew nearly 3,000 professors, deans, and administrators for its annual meeting January 2-5 in Washington, D.C.—a convenient location for the 10 presenters from Maryland Carey Law. The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law was elected into membership….

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Mercer Law launches Legal Legends lecture series

21 January 2020

MERCER NEWS —  Mercer University School of Law will launch the inaugural Mercer Legal Legends lecture series featuring L. Lin Wood, a 1977 Mercer Law graduate, on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 12 p.m., in the L. Lin Wood Courtroom. Mercer Legal Legends invites distinguished lawyers to share their legal expertise and perspectives to Mercer Law….

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Michigan State University Law student Danielle Rogers presents at Muslim studies program research showcase

21 January 2020

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — Danielle Rogers, ’20, was selected among applicants from across the university to present in Michigan State University’s 2019 Muslim Studies Program Student Research Showcase. Rogers submitted for the showcase with her student note, “Dreams of Liberation Bound by Bondage,” which addresses the enslavement of Sub-Saharan Africans in Libya and….

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Mitchell Hamline Law celebrates their 2020 winter commencement

21 January 2020

MITCHELL HAMLINE SCHOOL OF LAW — Mitchell Hamline School of Law held its 2020 winter commencement ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 2 pm at the RiverCentre in downtown St. Paul. The keynote speaker for the ceremony was Lorie Skjerven Gildea, chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, and Professor Jim Hilbert gave the Charge to the….

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor to teach students in international law program at New England Law

21 January 2020

NEW ENGLAND LAW BOSTON — Law students from across the country will have the opportunity to study with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor during the summer of 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Consortium for Innovative Legal Education (CILE)—which includes California Western School of Law, New England Law | Boston, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and….

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New England Law student Sujin Han shares advice for part-time law

21 January 2020

NEW ENGLAND LAW BOSTON — Sujin Han ’20 will be the first one to tell you: she was not one of those people who always knew they wanted to become lawyer. Today, Han, a member of New England Law | Boston’s evening JD program, draws upon her past to provide a better future for others. This is….

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New England Law honors black women legal professionals

21 January 2020

NEW ENGLAND LAW BOSTON — From the first African American female lawyer to the most admired woman in the world, black women have an incredible legacy in the legal profession.

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New York Law School establishes pro se legal services fellowship fund

21 January 2020

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL NEWS — The fellows work with New York Legal Assistance Group’s Legal Clinic for Pro Se Litigants. NYLAG’s clinic operates at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, offering guidance and answering questions onsite.

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New York Law School celebrates success in national moot court competitions

21 January 2020

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL NEWS — This fall, NYLS was a quarterfinalist in two major moot court competitions, with support through a new MCA Senior Fellow Program. The program, developed by new Moot Court Faculty Advisor Ann Schofield Baker ’97, pairs individual teams with a highly experienced attorney coach to help them prepare for competition.

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Judge Gerald Lynch of U.S. Court of Appeals speaks at NYU Law

21 January 2020

NYU LAW — Judge Gerard Lynch of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit aimed straight at a much-debated set of questions when he delivered the 51st James Madison Lecture on November 4. In the lecture, titled “Complexity, Judgment, and Restraint,” Lynch considered issues related to how ambiguous legal questions might be answered, whether….

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