Fordham Law team wins regional trial competition

March 21, 2023

FORDHAM LAW — Tom Rukaj and Lauren Hutwelker brought home Fordham Law’s third consecutive regional championship win at the oldest and most elite trial competition in the country, the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial Competition, held in early February. Adding to this history-making win, Tom Rukaj became the first Fordham Law student to win

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Fordham Law Center for Judicial Events & Clerkships hosts former circuit judge Bernice B. Donald for lecture

March 21, 2023

FORDHAM LAW — On Feb. 15, the Center for Judicial Events & Clerkships (CJEC) welcomed the Hon. Bernice B. Donald (Ret.) of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to Fordham Law as its 2023 Jurist in Residence. The Jurist in Residence Program brings prominent judges from across the country to the Law

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Harvard Law professor Laura Weinrib hosts lecture on unions and politics

March 21, 2023

HARVARD LAW — Labor unions’ “extension into electoral politics was both necessary to union power,” yet “paradoxically, responsible for its decline,” said Harvard Law School Professor Laura Weinrib at a lecture last week. Weinrib was speaking at an event celebrating her appointment as the inaugural Fred N. Fishman Professor of Constitutional Law. Weinrib, who is

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Harvard Law celebrates the 70th anniversary of the first women graduates at the school

March 21, 2023

HARVARD LAW — Seventy years ago this spring, the first class of women graduated from Harvard Law School. Since the pioneering 14 women graduated in 1953, the legacy and influence of Harvard Law School alumnae has spread quickly into all avenues of law. They have used their Harvard Law education to take them to extraordinary

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Harvard Law hosts journalist Geraldine Schwarz for discussion of her book Those Who Forget: My Family’s Story in Nazi Europe

March 21, 2023

HARVARD LAW — In Nazi Germany, Géraldine Schwarz’s grandparents lived like many of their neighbors. They were not active participants in the genocidal war machine, but they didn’t oppose it, either. They took their place among the “Mitläufer” — those who follow the current. In doing so, they helped support the slaughter of millions of

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Gift to University of Hawai’i Law to support faculty

March 21, 2023

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI’I LAW — To support and retain faculty at the only law school in Hawaiʻi, a gift of $500,000 was given to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law from the Cades Foundation, a charitable affiliate of Hawaiʻi law firm Cades Schutte. The gift establishes the Cades Foundation

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University of Houston Law Center recognized by Houston Business Journal as outstanding diverse organization

March 21, 2023

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — The Houston Business Journal has named the University of Houston Law Center an Outstanding Diverse Organization as part of the publication’s annual Diversity in Business Awards. HBJ announced the 2023 honorees in February.

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University of Houston Law Center professor Gina Warren to serve as visiting energy scholar at Vermont Law and Graduate School

March 21, 2023

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — University of Houston Law Center Professor Gina Warren has been selected as the Vermont Law and Graduate School (VLGS) Distinguished Energy Law Scholar. Warren will share her expertise in energy and environmental law, providing insight into her research on high-impact environmental justice matters.

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University of Houston Law Center students advocate for legislative priorities at Texas capitol

March 21, 2023

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — A group from the University of Houston Law Center went to Austin Thursday to support key legislative priorities that will help advance the university. Law Center students Tyler Brewster, Lizzy Do, Cesar Rivera Infante, Hunter Mitchell and LaTheena Thomas, and Dean Leonard M. Baynes together with four busloads of

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UIC Law launches strategic agenda program with members of North Carolina judicial branch

March 21, 2023

UIC LAW — The UIC Law Office of Professionalism & Engagement, in conjunction with the Office of the Dean, launched the Strategic Agenda of the Illinois Judicial Branch by hosting their program: “Charting the Course: Innovations and Transformations within the Illinois Judicial Branch.” UIC Law is the first law school in the State of Illinois

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