Not Your Typical Summer Job at the Innovation Law Center

Dineen Hall incorporates many natural light-filled spaces throughout its design, places where faculty and students can sit together and collaborate, and that is certainly true for the Innovation Law Center’s (ILC) suite in the southeast corner of the College of Law’s third floor. This is where a team of six students—supervised by adjunct professors—has been working diligently throughout the summer on IP, patent, and market landscape projects for the Law Center’s numerous emerging technology clients ...

Paula Johnson Speaks to the AP as Emmett Till Case Is Re-Opened

Paula Johnson, co-director of an academic group that reviews unsolved civil rights slayings, said she can’t think of anything other than Tyson’s book that could have prompted the Justice Department to reopen the Till investigation.

“We’re happy to have that be the case so that ultimately or finally someone can be held responsible for his murder,” said Johnson, who leads the Cold Case Justice Initiative at Syracuse University ...

Shubha Ghosh on the EU's Delay of "New Media" Copyright Legislation

The European Union (EU) parliament has rejected proposed legislature that would have imposed a tax on tech companies such as Facebook that linked to content (a “link tax”) and would have required companies to implement technology to screen copyrighted content from being uploaded to their platforms ...

Frank Nolan Elected as President of Vedder Price

​Frank Nolan, shareholder at Veddar Price, has been elected as President of the Maritime Law Association of the United States.

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What exactly comes with a Syracuse Law education? And why is it so valuable? Whether you’re an accepted student, prospective student, or currently just considering law school, you probably want those answers as hard cold facts. So we put together an infographic[PDF] (and text file[PDF]) that shows how the value adds up.

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Marnin Michaels has been elected as part of the management team for the Zurich office of Baker &…

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Laurie Hobart

Assistant Teaching Professor

Professor Hobart received a B.A., summa cum laude, as a College Scholar from Cornell University’s College of Arts & Sciences; a J.D. from Harvard Law School; and an M.F.A. in fiction writing from Syracuse University. In law school, she served as an editor of two law journals and practiced criminal defense with the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute. Following law school, Professor Hobart…

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