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Professor Lawrence on Trade and Digital Tech in Weimar

December 10, 2018

Professor Jessica Lawrence    participated in a Workshop on ‘Digital Technologies in World Politics’ organized by the University of Erfurt in Weimar, Germany on 7-8 December 2018. The workshop brought together academics and practitioners from economics, technology, international relations, and political economy. 

Amparo Defends Doctoral Dissertation with Top Grade

December 10, 2018

Thiago de Souza Amparo defended his doctoral (S.J.D.) dissertation entitled Harming Constitutional Change: The Role of Countermovements in Constitutional Equality Litigation in the United States, Brazil and South Africa on December 7, 2018.

Contesse on Resisting the Inter-American Human Rights System

December 10, 2018

On December 3, 2018 the Department of Legal Studies hosted a lecture by Professor Jorge Contesse (Rutgers) on the resistance and backlash the Inter-American Human Rights System has been experiencing during the past years.

Mba Defends Doctoral Dissertation with Top Grade

December 5, 2018

The Department of Legal Studies is proud to share that on 28 November 2018 Dr. Sanford Mba successfully defended his SJD dissertation titled:

New Financing for Distressed Businesses in the Context of Restructuring: Comparing approaches from the US, UK and Germany, with Lessons for Nigeria and other Frontier Markets.

Uitz at World Justice Project Scholars Conference at Duke

November 12, 2018
On October 25-26, 2018 Professor Renata Uitz attended the World Justice Project Scholars Conference on The Rule of Law: National, Supranational and Empirical at Duke Law School.