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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University of Colorado Law professor Sarah Krakoff named deputy solicitor at US Department of the Interior

May 19, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO LAW SCHOOL — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has named University of Colorado Law School Professor Sarah Krakoff deputy solicitor for parks and wildlife, a key role on the U.S. Department of the Interior leadership team.

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Federal judge Denny Chin discusses law and emerging technology at Fordham Law

May 19, 2021

FORDHAM LAW NEW — On April 29, Fordham Law School launched the inaugural Reidenberg Lecture, a new annual series of talks memorializing the life and legacy of the late Professor Joel Reidenberg, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Chair in Law and founder of the Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP). Judge Denny Chin ’78 of the U.S.….

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University of the Pacific McGeorge Law hosts symposium on the rhetoric of retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

May 19, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC — The Justice Anthony M. Kennedy Endowed Chair hosted its first academic event on March 12 and April 2, 2021. The online event brought together the authors of the forthcoming book, Anthony M. Kennedy: The Rhetoric of Judging, to discuss their draft chapters. The book was organized, and is edited, by Professor Francis….

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UMass Law students Emily Dillan and Jennifer White selected as Rappaport Fellows

May 10, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LAW — First-year UMass Law students, Emily Dillan and Jennifer White, were chosen as Rappaport Fellows, the first time two students from UMass Law have been selected for the prestigious public policy summer fellowship in the same year. Dillan and White represent the seventh and eighth consecutive UMass Law Rappaport Fellows.

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University of Kansas Law’s Judicial Field Placement Program goes virtual

April 30, 2021

KU LAW BLOG — Under the supervision of a judge, law clerk or staff attorney, Judicial Field Placement Program interns perform research, draft documents and observe courtroom proceedings to expand their knowledge of how our court systems operate.

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Judge Judith E. Levy speaks at Michigan State University Law on the ethical challenges judges face during the pandemic

April 30, 2021

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — The annual Kelley Lecture, which honors the legacy of the late Attorney General Frank J.E. Kelley through a discussion of current ethical issues facing attorneys, took place via Zoom on April 6th. The well-attended talk featured remarks from Interim Dean Melanie B. Jacobs and Kelley Institute of Ethics and the Legal Profession Director….

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