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Sustainability January 03, 2020
Jan. 31 Gilvary Symposium to explore the Green New Deal in the Rust Belt

University of Dayton students, staff and faculty and surrounding community members are invited to attend a Jan. 31 symposium on the Green New Deal. The 2020 Gilvary Symposium sponsored by the Hanley Sustainability Institute, the University of Dayton School of Law and the UD Human Rights Center is entitled, “Building a Green New Deal in the Rust Belt: Legal, Policy and Democratic Challenges."

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Law December 19, 2019
A Lawyer on a Mission
Michael Rake '04 was honored for his pro bono work helping veterans and those with disabilities.
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Law December 16, 2019
Law School In Memoriam 2019
Remembering the University of Dayton School of Law alumni who passed away in 2019.
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Human Rights December 13, 2019
Criminal Accountability in Myanmar
The International Court of Justice began hearings this week in a case against Myanmar for its perpetration of genocide of the Rohingya Muslims. As the international community continues to pursue accountability for genocidal acts in Myanmar, it will be important to develop a sustainable, post-conflict judiciary in Myanmar by looking to transitional justice mechanisms in past post-genocide contexts.
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Sustainability December 03, 2019
Meeting sustainable development goals by gaining electricity access in poor countries
Until the fossil-fuel age started about 200 years ago, most people lived a bare existence; vulnerable to the whims of nature’s cycles. Beginning with the industrial revolution, but accelerating dramatically after World War II, the extraction and burning of fossil fuels for industry, heating, electricity and other applications helped raise people’s standard of living.
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Human Rights November 22, 2019
So you want to be an autocrat? Here’s the 10-point checklist
Scholars say countries across the globe are experiencing a rise in autocratic rule, with declines in democratic ideals and practice. Compared to traditional autocrats, today's would-be autocratic leaders are smarter, more resilient and can adjust their methods to take account of new developments, like modern technologies and a globalized economy. The following list contains some of the newest tactics used by would-be authoritarians.
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Law November 21, 2019
The Trials You Can't Prepare For
Shannon Villalba '10 went from artist to litigator but found her toughest challenge outside the courtroom.
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President November 18, 2019
Raising the Bar — and Passing It

“You cannot predict the future, but you can create it,” management consultant Peter Drucker once wrote. Dean Andy Strauss and faculty in the School of Law are quietly reinventing legal education, abandoning what has long been a cookie-cutter approach to educating lawyers and teaching the law.

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Human Rights November 08, 2019
Reimagining Social Justice through the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Jameela Henderson and Davis Schwartz, third-year students in the University of Dayton School of Law, share their takeaways from Opal Tometi’s keynote presentation on the Black Lives Matter Movement at the Social Practice of Human Rights Conference (SPHR) 2019. 

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Human Rights October 31, 2019
Seeking to Restore Human Dignity on US-Mexico Border
Alysa Medina, a University of Dayton third-year law student, attended the Human Rights in Central America panel at SPHR 2019. She shares her takeaways from the panelists’ conversation concerning the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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