Patricia Lee Refo of Snell & Wilmer was awarded the World Jurist Association’s Medal of Honor for her work promoting the rule of law around the world. The World Jurist Association was founded in 1963 to work with judges, lawyers, and others to strengthen the rule of ...Continue Reading
M. Elizabeth Magill of University of Virginia has been nominated by the University of Pennsylvania’s Board of Trustees to serve as the university’s ninth resident. The full board will vote on Magill’s nomination on March 4. Magill will become the president of the university on ...Continue Reading
Norman M. Powell of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor has accepted an invitation to join the TriBar Opinion Committee. The below is excerpted from the firm’s press release:
The “TriBar”, which at its founding consisted of certain members of the New York City, County, and State Bar ...Continue Reading
The Karsh Institute of Democracy at the University of Virginia has announced its inaugural advisory board. The institute is nonpartisan, focusing on participation and civil debate on national issues, supporting discussion of the underpinnings of democracy, and engagement in public outreach.
The advisory board is led by Risa ...Continue Reading
The University at Buffalo School of Law will award the 2022 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award to Paul L. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The award, given annually to someone who exemplifies the highest ideals of the law school and its alumni ...Continue Reading