Boyd Briefs - October 12, 2018

From Dean Dan - October 12, 2018

Dean Dan Hamilton
We have two great talks I want to highlight coming to the law school in the next two weeks. First, we welcome Judge Evan Wallach of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Judge Wallach will present a talk on " The Law of War in the 21st Century " on Wednesday, October...

Faculty Spotlight: Thomas Main

Thomas Main, William S. Boyd Professor of Law
Thomas Main teaches Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, and Remedies. This year he has published two law review articles: Arbitration, What Is It Good For? and Mediation: An Unlikely Villain. He also authored a new casebook, Conflict of Laws.

Student Spotlight: David Snyder

David Snyder
Teacher by day, student by evening – how’s that daily role reversal been working for you? Excellent. Effective instructors never stop learning, so it feels natural. My students benefit from it as well as I am able to bring what I am learning in my classes to them. The time commitment...

Alumni Spotlight: Brenda Weksler '02

Brenda Weksler '02
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