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The bin Laden aftermath: Abbottabad and international law (by: Mary Ellen O'Connell)

Mary Ellen Oconnell news The bin Laden aftermath: Abbottabad and international law (by: Mary Ellen O’Connell
Foreign Policy
I was in Germany when Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. military operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 2. Mary Ellen O’Connell is the Robert and Marion Short Chair in Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution at the Kroc Institute at the University of Notre Dame, as well as the Vice President of the American Society of International Law.…

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Paolo Carozza quoted in Biopolitical Times

carozza Hijacking Human Rights in Latin America
Biopolitical Times
Morgan points to the way in which Paolo Carozza, a professor and Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs at the University of Notre Dame Law School, has put forward a rights-based argument regarding Latin America in concert with self-described “pro-life feminist” Mary Ann Glendon, the Learned Hand Professor at Harvard Law School.…

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Alpha Fall, LL.M., ‘02, Founder of the Institute For Human Rights and Development in Africa

Alpha Fall Alpha Fall, LL.M., ‘02, died April 21, 2011 in Brussels. Mr. Fall was a gentle soul, a generous friend, and a true giant in the protection of human rights in Africa. He founded the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) – a first of its kind regional human rights organization focusing on advocacy before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

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Director of Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic

The Notre Dame Law School invites applications for the position of Director of its new Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic. The position will begin for the 2011-2012 academic year.

When it is fully implemented, the Clinic will provide students opportunities to work as lawyers to meet the intellectual property and entrepreneurship-related needs of the Clinic’s clients. The Clinic will have a transactional focus and particularly will assist clients with, among other matters, entity formation, licensing and/or freedom to operate agreements, trademark counseling and prosecution, and patent preparation and prosecution. Specific client matters will be determined by the Clinic Director, although decisions about the overall direction of the Clinic’s work will be made in consultation with the Dean and other law school faculty members.…

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