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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New law firm coalition denounces and challenges voting restrictions in Georgia and Texas

April 22, 2021

ABA JOURNAL — Law firms are getting involved in the controversy over voting restrictions, already passed in Georgia and under consideration in Texas. Leaders of 62 of the nation’s top 100 law firms have signed a statement denouncing voting restrictions, as have 19 general counsels, report Law.com and Bloomberg Law.

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Penn Law hosts election rights advocates Stacey Abrams and Ben Jealous for a discussion on voting access and gerrymandering

March 3, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — During “A Conversation with Stacey Abrams,” the Georgia politician sat down with Ben Jealous, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Distinguished Visiting Fellow and former NAACP leader, to discuss topics from gerrymandering to romance novels virtually.

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Penn Law hosts Stacey Abrams for discussion on voting access

February 18, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — The University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce it will host “A Conversation with Stacey Abrams.” This virtual event will be moderated by Benjamin Todd Jealous with featured remarks from Penn President Amy Guttman.

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New York University Law professor Sean Morales-Doyle discusses Washington state measure to allow felons to vote while on parole

December 24, 2020

21 NBC WFMJ — Sean Morales-Doyle, deputy director of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law, said momentum for a measure to let people vote while they’re on parole is building for the legislative session that begins in January.

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