Syracuse Law launches intellectual property law institute; renames commercialization program to reflect innovation focus

2 July 2018

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — Syracuse Law launched a new intellectual property law institute, the Syracuse Intellectual Property Law Institute, and renamed the Technology Commercialization Law Program as the Innovation Law Center to focus on nurturing innovation through legal assistance.

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Pace Law opens walk-in clinic at school’s Women’s Justice Center

2 July 2018

WESTFAIR — The Pace Women’s Justice Center opened its new walk-in clinic at The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 29.

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University of North Carolina Law launches entrepreneurship program with large gift

25 June 2018

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA-CHAPEL HILL — The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust made a $1.53 million gift to support the establishment of a clinical entrepreneurship program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Law.

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American University Washington College of Law to launch online master of legal studies degree

19 June 2018

FINANCIAL BUZZ — American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) and 2U, Inc.,  a global leader in education technology, today announced a partnership to offer Law@American, a new online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree. Law@American will be the first MLS offered by AUWCL and represents a new Domestic Graduate Program (DGP) for 2U.

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Albany Law launches City Semester field placement program in legal industry hubs

11 June 2018

ALBANY LAW SCHOOL — Starting in the spring of 2019, Albany Law School students will have the opportunity to participate in the new City Semester Program. Students study outside the Capital Region of New York State by taking a blend of online and field placement courses in cities like New York City, Washington, D.C., and Boston.

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University of Maryland Carey Law launches transnational environmental accountability project

11 June 2018

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CAREY SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law announces the launching of a Transnational Environmental Accountability Project.  The project will focus on strategies for holding multinational companies accountable for harm caused by their activities in developing countries.

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Maryland Carey Law launches Erin Levitas Initiative for Sexual Assault Prevention

4 June 2018

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE — When Erin Levitas was accepted into the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 2014, she knew she wanted to use her degree to help survivors of sexual assault like herself.

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New York Law School partners with Everytown for Gun Safety to launch gun violence prevention legal clinic

29 May 2018

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL — New York Law School (NYLS) is partnering with Everytown for Gun Safety on a new legal clinic dedicated to preventing gun violence. The NYLS-Everytown for Gun Safety Legislative Advocacy Clinic will launch this fall and will be the only law school clinic in the country exclusively dedicated to gun violence prevention advocacy.

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A look at the University of Nebraska Law’s international space law project

29 May 2018

OMAHA WORLD-HERALD — The University of Nebraska College of Law has developed an international reputation for its specialization in space law, and faculty members at the law school are working with legal experts in Australia and Britain to develop a space-law manual to provide guidance to governments. The project is to be completed in 2020.

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Harvard Law faculty participate in university’s cross-disciplinary Behavioral Insights Health Project

14 May 2018

HARVARD LAW TODAY –A new, interdisciplinary project at Harvard will explore how behavioral science and behavioral economics can help improve health outcomes for patients and decisions made by doctors. It also has the potential to increase cost-effectiveness.

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