Syracuse University College of Law Visiting Scholar awarded the Brazilian National Medal for Access to Justice
Gregorio Assagra de Almeida was recognized by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice contributions to the promotion, expansion, and democratization of the law. He was recognized along with other prominent recipients of the medal including former president of Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.More»
By Martin Walls, Communications Manager, INSCT
Representatives from the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) traveled to the Arab Gulf recently to co‐host a preparatory workshop toward a future international conference on Islam and the Laws of War, to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2015. See photos from the event here.
“The Role of Shari’a and Islamic Laws of War in Contemporary Conflict” workshop took place at the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies (KFCRIS) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Dec.14 and 15, 2014. The workshop was hosted by Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud, Chairman of KFCRIS. Co-hosts of the event, along with INSCT, were two partners in INSCT’s ongoing Islam, Law, and War research project: the US Institute of Peace (USIP) and Italy’s International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC).More»
First comprehensive veterans legal clinic in New York providing free legal assistance to veterans facing issues related to their veteran and military status.More»
Our Friend and Colleague, Jeremy A. Blumenthal passed away on Thursday December 18, 2014. His contributions to the fields of psychology and law, and to the College of Law, cannot be overstated. He will be dearly missed. If you would like to leave your thoughts a memory book is available hereMore»
Dean Hannah Arterian has announced that William Brodsky (L’68) will address the graduating class at this spring’s Commencement Ceremony. Brodsky, currently Executive Chairman of the Board of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), has been recognized as an innovator and leader in the options and futures industries. He is also a leading industry advocate in options market policy and regulation. Prior to his appointment as Executive Chairman in 2013, he served as Chairman and CEO of the CBOE.More»