The diversity of the legal profession’s next generation was on full display at the 2018 graduation ceremony for New York Law School, held at Carnegie Hall on June 1. U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer gave the keynote address, headlining a ceremony that was at times emotional.
Bobby Chesney has been at the University of Texas School of Law since 2008, after a stint at Wake Forest Law. He is one of the nation’s leading experts on national security law, including cybersecurity. He may be best known for the Lawfare blog and the National Security Law Podcast.
This past year, the ultra-elite Lawdragon 500 guide featured 2008 Harvard Law graduate Alec Karakatsanis, the founder and executive director of Washington, D.C.-based Civil Rights Corps – and one of the youngest lawyers ever to make the 500 guide.
Innovation has always been the hallmark of Southwestern Law School’s SCALE program. The Associate Dean for SCALE, Harriet Rolnick, explains how reforms have increased “fluidity” between SCALE and the traditional program. The most recent change is a new two-year program for students interested in media and entertainment law.
While the city of Pittsburgh was celebrating its mighty Penguins’ Stanley Cup win with a wonderful parade last Thursday, the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors (NAPLA) was holding its 2017 conference just a few blocks away. Lawdragon Campus was proud to serve as a sponsor.