In Memoriam: Richard W. Parker

October 21, 2021

UCONN TODAY — Professor Parker was a deeply caring teacher, a respected scholar of administrative and environmental law, and a founder of the Semester in DC program at the School of Law. Richard W. Parker, a member of the UConn School of Law faculty for 26 years and a founder of the pioneering Semester in DC program,….

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Stanford Law conference celebrates the legacy of Deborah Rhode

October 18, 2021

REUTERS — Stanford Law School on Friday will honor professor Deborah Rhode, a leading voice on legal ethics before her January death at age 68. The school is hosting a conference dedicated to Rhode’s work, which explored topics ranging from gender in the legal profession to ethics and access to justice. On Saturday, Stanford will hold a….

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Case Western Reserve Law scholarship honors alumna and supports women law students

October 13, 2021

SPECTRUM NEWS 1 — “When Jodi began her legal career, almost all the partners and all the law firms were men, and she was the first woman partner at the firm,” said Michael Scharf, dean of Case Western Reserve University School of Law. “She was a path breaker, a trailblazer. And we would like to have….

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In Memoriam: Marjorie Fine Knowles

October 7, 2021

GEORGIA STATE NEWS HUB — Dean Emerita Marjorie Fine Knowles passed away September 24 at the age of 82. Knowles was the first woman to lead the College of Law and was a guiding force in developing Georgia State Law to become the esteemed institution it is today. Knowles became dean of the College of Law….

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In Memoriam: Leigh Middleditch

October 7, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Leigh Middleditch Jr., a University of Virginia-educated lawyer who worked behind the scenes to end partisan divides in Virginia, including in gerrymandering, while also improving his alma mater and the Charlottesville community, died Monday at 92. Middleditch graduated from UVA’s College of Arts & Sciences in 1951 and from the….

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In Memoriam: Thomas Newhouse

September 30, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — University of Houston Law Center Professor Emeritus Thomas Newhouse died on Sunday at the age of 86. Newhouse received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, his J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law, and his LL.M. from the New York University School of Law. He was admitted….

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Columbia Law remembers Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the anniversary of her death

September 21, 2021

COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL — “Justice Ginsburg holds a special place within the collective consciousness of the Columbia community, where she studied, taught, and inspired us for more than 60 years,” says Gillian Lester, Dean and Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law.  “Though her death was a monumental loss for our community and our nation, her legacy….

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University of Georgia Law establishes scholarship named for Judge Stephen S. Goss

September 16, 2021

UGA TODAY — The late Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Stephen S. Goss is being memorialized with a scholarship bearing his name at the University of Georgia School of Law. More than 100 former classmates and friends have contributed to the Judge Steve Goss Scholarship Fund. The effort was spearheaded Marlan B. Wilbanks, who is the chair….

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AALS Section on National Security Law co-sponsors call for nominations for the 2021 Mike Lewis Prize

September 16, 2021

LAWFARE — The Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin and Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law (ONU), in consultation with the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on National Security Law, have established the Mike Lewis Prize for National Security Law Scholarship. The prize honors Professor….

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University of Georgia Law fund honors first Black graduate

September 14, 2021

UGA TODAY — The University of Georgia School of Law has named its iconic rotunda after its first Black graduate, Chester C. Davenport. A portrait of Davenport is being commissioned and will eventually hang in the space located at the main entrance to the law school.

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