Fordham Law hosts President of Slovenia for speech on elections and democracy

October 13, 2021

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — President Borut Pahor of Slovenia made a special visit to Fordham Law School on September 22 during his brief stay in New York City for the 76th session of the UN General Assembly. Dean Matthew Diller and Joseph Landau, associate dean for academic affairs, greeted President Pahor at the Lincoln Center campus. “It was….

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University of Wisconsin Law announces state democracy research initiative

October 12, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON LAW SCHOOL — “If we want to preserve and improve state democracy, we have to first understand it,” said Associate Professor of Law Miriam Seifter in a recent podcast interview. The Law School’s newly launched State Democracy Research Initiative, which Seifter co-directs with Associate Professor of Law Robert Yablon, is an effort….

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Case Western Reserve Law professors partner with US Department of State for discussion with Thai human rights experts

August 16, 2021

CASE WESTERN RESERVE SCHOOL OF LAW —  Using simultaneous translation, the conversation centered on best practices to protect the human rights of marginalized communities and indigenous people in Thailand, including issues of mass detention, mistreatment and expulsion from national parks.

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Penn Law graduates pursue public interest fellowships

August 12, 2021

PENN LAW — Upon graduation, 18 graduates of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Class of 2021 will pursue important and diverse public interest work with the support of prestigious fellowship funding.

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University of Wisconsin Law professor Carrie Sperling selected to oversee Minnesota Conviction Review Unit

August 11, 2021

MPR NEWS — “Every criminal case has room for error,” Ellison said. “Because the justice system is run by human beings and human beings make mistakes, do the wrong thing, and don’t always get it right. It’s important to understand when we do not hit the mark of justice and to correct those occasions when that….

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Ohio Governor reappoints Case Western Reserve Law professor Cassandra Burke Robertson to Uniform Law Commission

July 30, 2021

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — On June 30, 2021, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that he has reappointed Case Western Reserve University School of Law Professor Cassandra Burke Robertson to a three-year term as Commissioner on the Uniform Law Commission.

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University of Baltimore Law professor Gilda Daniels testifies before Congress on voter suppression

June 15, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW — On June 11, University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. Gilda R. Daniels testified before the Elections Subcommittee of the House Committee on House Administration. The theme of the hearing was how to ensure free and fair access to the ballot for all Americans.

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Penn Law professor Cary Coglianese publishes paper on ‘soft law’ governance of environmental standards

June 8, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — In a new peer-reviewed paper, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science Cary Coglianese offers an in-depth analysis of soft law governance of environmental quality, concluding that while it holds much appeal, decision makers should also be aware of its limitations.

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Stacey Abrams delivers keynote address at University of Colorado Law graduation ceremony

May 19, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO LAW SCHOOL — After navigating their final year of law school amid a pandemic and a social justice movement, 200 graduates from Colorado Law celebrated their landmark accomplishments in a virtual ceremony on May 8.

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