College of Law Announces the Launch of the Nation's First Live Online J.D. Program

The American Bar Association has granted the Syracuse University College of Law a variance to offer a fully interactive online juris doctor program. The online J.D. program will be the first in the nation to combine real-time and self-paced online classes, on-campus residential classes, and experiential learning opportunities ...

Bybee Discusses the Rules of Civility in PolitiFact Article

Vice Dean Keith Bybee was interviewed for the PolitiFact article, “George Washington’s lessons and the future of political civility.” Bybee writes, “In a static and homogenous society, one would expect homeschooling in civility to yield a consensus on the norms of appropriate public behavior,” says Bybee. “But the United States is not such a society” ...

Gassing International Law

(Re-published from The Jurist | Nov. 6, 2017) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) should not ignore or walk away from the alleged use of any prohibited weapon, such as chemicals, as it signals it is permissible to violate the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and erodes international norms related to such weapons. Further, it signals that countries with deep ties to P5 (U.K., U.S., France, Russia, China) are outside the scope of UNSC authority, therefore creating a bigger issue of eroding the international authority of the UNSC and jeopardizing the foundation of international law ...

Walter L. Meagher, Jr. Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2018.

Walter L. Meagher, partner at Hancock Estabrook LLP’s Litigation Practice, has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2018.

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Emily Brown

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Professor Brown teaches legal writing, research, and analysis. Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Brown worked in private practice and the public sector. She represented individuals, non-profit organizations, and corporations during all stages of civil litigation and served as chief negotiator for collective bargaining agreements. Before attending law school, Professor Brown worked in politics…

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