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Professor English Elected Chair-Elect of the ABA Section of Real Property Trust and Estate Law

Professor David English was elected chair-elect of the 23,000-member American Bar Association Section of Real Property Trust and Estate Law, with his appointment to take effect on September 1. Professor English, who will serve as chair-elect for a year, will automatically become chair of the section on September 1, 2018. He will be the first law professor to chair the…

Professor Lietzan Named Affiliate Scholar of Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property

Professor Erika Lietzan has been named an Affiliate Scholar at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property, part of George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School. She is also currently the recipient of an Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship and a Leonardo da Vinci Fellowship Grant, both from the center, for a large historical and empirical project relating to restoration…

U.S. State Department Names Professor as National Correspondent

The U.S. Department of State recently named Professor S.I. Strong as one of the United States’ National Correspondents to a key project run by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). The project, known as CLOUT (Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts), compiles judicial decisions from around the world on a variety of international instruments promulgated by UNCITRAL. Professor…

Professor Middleton Named Interim President of Lincoln University

Professor Emeritus Michael Middleton, ’71, was recently named interim president of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo. He will hold the position until a replacement for outgoing president Dr. Kevin Rome is named. Most recently, he served as interim president of the University of Missouri System. “Interim President Mike Middleton will bring the stability Lincoln University needs as we face…

Professor Schmitz Appointed as ABA Section Liaison to UN Commission

Professor Amy Schmitz was recently appointed as a co-liaison for the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), for a one-year term ending August 10, 2018. As a liaison, she will serve as the section’s ambassador to the UNCITRAL. As a liaison officer, Professor Schmitz will submit reports that…