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Moritz celebrates anniversary of Civil Rights Act

Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law, the topic of race relations remains at the forefront of our cultural conversation. On Sept. 15, Moritz will host “The Civil Rights Act at 50: Celebrating Its Legacy, Recognizing the Challenges Ahead.”

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Events

James Salzman to give talk on history, significance of drinking water

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Duke University Professor James Salzman is set to give a talk at Moritz in November titled “Drinking Water: A History,” where he will discuss how drinking water highlights the most pressing issues of our time—from globalization and social justice to terrorism and climate change.

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Patentable subject matter, non-patent innovation incentives, with Lisa Larrimore Ouellette

The Law, Finance and Governance program is hosting a talk on “Patentable Subject Matter and Non-Patent Innovation Incentives” on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 12:10 – 1:30 p.m. in Room 314. Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, assistant professor at Stanford Law School, will address [...]

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Students

2L Explores Passion for Education with Dual-Degree

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2L Chris Thomas is a dual-degree candidate seeking both his J.D. and a Ph.D. in education simultaneously. While neither pursuit is considered easy by any standard, Thomas says he decided to take the challenge to better position himself for a career in education after graduation.

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2014 Lawrence Competition Winners

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3Ls Josh Fravel and Ed Hebb have been named this year’s Lawrence Negotiation Competition winners. They, along with 2Ls Chris Sponseller and Matt Raby, who took second place, will now represent the Moritz College of Law at the ABA Regional Negotiations Competition in November.

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Faculty

Kaminski writes for New York Daily News

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Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski wrote an op-ed for New York Daily News on why the Supreme Court has consistently protected anonymous speech.

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Colker appointed as disability expert on consent decree between U.S. Dept. of Justice and Law School Admissions Council

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Ruth Colker was appointed to serve as a disability expert on the consent decree between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Law School Admissions Council. She is tasked with helping them develop “best practices” for administering the LSAT.

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Alumni

Where are they now? A Sampling of Recent LL.M. Graduates Working in the U.S.

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Students from all over the world attend the Moritz Master of Laws (LL.M.) program to deepen their knowledge of U.S. Law and legal systems. While many return home upon graduation, some decide to stay in the U.S. to gain work experience.

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Alumnus named winner of U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association’s writing competition

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Matthew Borden ’14 has been named the winner of the 2013-2014 U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association’s Board of Governors’ annual Law Student Writing Competition.

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