Panel discussion on Human Rights and Intellectual Property: Mapping the Global Interface. This new book, from Professors Laurence Helfer and Graeme Austin (Melbourne Univ. and Univ. of Victoria of Wellington), analyzes the complex issues involved when human rights claims are often used to counter expansion of intellectual property rights or intellectual property rights are asserted as a fundamental human right. The panelists are Professors Sean Flynn (American Univ. Washington Coll. Of Law), Molly Land (N.Y. Law School), Chidi Oguamanam (Univ. of Ottawa Faculty of Law), Ruth Okediji (Minn. Law School), and Lea Shaver (Hofstra Law School).
Kerry Abrams selected as next dean of Duke Law School
Abrams, vice provost for faculty affairs and professor of law at the University of Virginia, is a leading scholar of immigration and family law.
The history of firearms regulation
Professors Blocher and Miller compile comprehensive historical gun law database.
$10 million gift establishes Carl and Susan Bolch Judicial Institute
The Bolch Judicial Institute will be dedicated to bettering the human condition through studying and promoting the rule of law.