PHILADELPHIA — The American Law Institute’s Council today announced the appointment of Diane P. Wood, Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, as Director Designate. Judge Wood will succeed Richard L. Revesz, who stepped down to take on the role of Administrator ...Continue Reading
The Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke University School of Law has awarded the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) the 2023 Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law. This award is given annually to honor an individual or organization for their extraordinary efforts to advance and protect the ...Continue Reading
Walter A. Effross of American University Washington College of Law has authored Keeping Your Own Counsel, a book for law school students on how to navigate and succeed in law school and beyond.
As a companion to his book, Effross runs Keeping Your Own Counsel, a blog of ...Continue Reading
The Pennsylvania Department of State (DOS) has announced that Mira Baylson is the new executive deputy secretary.
Baylson was initially chosen to serve as legal counsel for Governor Josh Shapiro and Lieutenant Governor Austin Davis’ transition team. She began her role in the DOS in February.
Previously a ...Continue Reading
The University of Alabama School of Law has named Adam N. Steinman the Robert W. Hodgkins Endowed Chairholder in Law. Steinman has been a professor of law at the school since 2014. He teaches courses on civil procedure, complex litigation, federal courts, and international human rights law.
The ...Continue Reading
Risa L. Goluboff of UVA Law has joined the Equal Justice Works (EJW) board of directors. EJW is an organization working to bring together law students, lawyers, legal service organizations, and supporters in a network that promotes a lifelong commitment to public service and equal justice.
“I am ...Continue Reading