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Professor Strong Joins Task Force on Gender Diversity in International Arbitration

Professor S.I. Strong has been asked to join an international Task Force on Gender Diversity and Discrimination in International Arbitration headed by Carolyn Lamm, former president of the American Bar Association. The task force will generate a number of initiatives to address discrimination and harassment in the area of international investment and commercial arbitration and will present its proposals in May 2020 at…

Dean Lidsky Cited in Federal Appellate Court Decision on Public Official’s Facebook Page

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit unanimously ruled that Loudon County (Va.) Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall’s Facebook page operated as a public forum and that her decision to block Brian C. Davison from her page based on his criticism of her qualified as impermissible and unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination. The decision cited Dean Lyrissa Lidsky’s article,…

Professor Demetria Frank to Present Mizzou Law One Read Keynote Address

On October 19, Professor Demetria Frank, assistant professor at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, will present the 2018 keynote address for the One Read program. Mizzou Law chose The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander as this year’s book. The keynote will be from 12:30-2:30 pm at Hulston…