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Corri Zoli to Attend UNSC Counterterrorism Special Meeting on the "Madrid Principles"

Wednesday 12/12/2018

INSCT Director of Research Corri Zoli has been invited to attend a special meeting of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee on Dec. 13, 2018, in the Economic and Social Council Chamber, UN Headquarters, New York City. The meeting will discuss “Security Council Resolution 2396 (2017): A Review of the Madrid Principles,” a document that provides guidance to member states on stemming the flow of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs) across national borders, while staying compliant with human rights laws and norms ...

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Corri Zoli

Peter Blanck Comments on College Website Accessibility Lawsuits

Monday 12/10/2018

... “It’s beside the point whether there are 50 or 1,000 lawsuits,” said Blanck. “These cases are reflective of a larger systemic problem—that there is a lack of a strong commitment by many institutions to try to be as inclusive as possible” ...

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Peter Blanck

DCEx Students Meet with Principal AUSA Alessio Evangelista L’95

Friday 12/7/2018

On Nov. 30, 2018, Distinguished Guest Lecturer Alessio Evangelista L’95 hosted the Fall 2018 DCEx Program at the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Evangelista is the Principal Assistant US Attorney (AUSA) in this office, which also happens to be the largest US Attorney’s Office in the country.

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Alessio Evangelista L’95

Senate Committee Recommends Adopting Uniform Act on Guardianship, Drafted by Professor Nina Kohn

Tuesday 12/4/2018

The US Senate Special Committee on Aging has recommended nationwide adoption of the Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act (UGCOPAA), for which Professor Nina Kohn served as Reporter, or principal drafter. The recommendation was made in a new report by the Committee—“Ensuring Trust: Strengthening State Efforts to Overhaul the Guardianship Process and Protect Older Americans”—released following a Nov. 30, 2018, Capitol Hill hearing on “Ways Ways to Strengthen Guardianship Programs” ...

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Nina A. Kohn

The College of Law Celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Monday 12/3/2018

Each year, since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities has been observed on December 3. This year’s theme is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.” Here at the College of Law, we are committed to the recruitment, inclusion, and empowerment of students with disabilities. The College’s Disability Law and Policy Program (DLPP) was founded in 2005 not only to foster the inclusion and acceptance of students with disabilities but also to train future lawyers in the emerging field of domestic and international disability law ...

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Arlene Kanter

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