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Law and Crypto— An Oxymoron?

In August, 2022, Syracuse University College of Law will offer an intensive, 2-credit course in Crypto & Digital Assets. Professor Jack Graves will formally serve as the course instructor but will make liberal use of cameos by a wide range of experts from both the private and public sectors, including SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce. This broad range of perspectives and expertise should be uniquely valuable in providing students with an appropriate analytical framework for taking on a variety of challenging legal issues arising in real-time in this rapidly evolving area of commercial law.

This essay by Professor Graves delivers an overview of the course content and a brief survey of the dynamic concepts and features of cryptocurrency and digital assets and their implications.

Vice Adm. Robert B. Murrett (Ret.) Speaks to Politico About Biden’s Comments Regarding a Potential Attack on Taiwan

In an interview for CBS’ 60 Minutes in mid-September, President Joe Biden said the U.S. military would defend Taiwan “if in fact there was an unprecedented attack” on the self-governing island. Kurt Campbell, the U.S. National Security Council’s Indo-Pacific coordinator, later explained that Biden’s remarks speak for themselves, and he believes U.S. policy regarding a potential attack on Taiwan has been consistent, is unchanged, and will continue. Vice Adm. Robert B. Murrett (Ret.), Deputy Director of Syracuse University’s Institute for Security Policy and Law,

Law and Crypto— An Oxymoron?

In August, 2022, Syracuse University College of Law will offer an intensive, 2-credit course in Crypto & Digital Assets. Professor Jack Graves will formally serve as the course instructor but will make liberal use of cameos by a wide range of experts from both the private and public sectors, including SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce. This broad range of perspectives and expertise should be uniquely valuable in providing students with an appropriate analytical framework for taking on a variety of challenging legal issues arising in real-time in this rapidly evolving area of commercial law.

This essay by Professor Graves delivers an overview of the course content and a brief survey of the dynamic concepts and features of cryptocurrency and digital assets and their implications.

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Adom Cooper L'12

Learn about the risks and rewards of Adom’s impressive, growing national security career.

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Faculty Spotlight

Mary C. Szto

Teaching Professor

Before entering teaching, Professor Szto practiced law in New York City, representing banks in financing matters. She also co-founded a legal aid organization specializing in immigration law. Among other schools, she has previously taught at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and Valparaiso University School of Law.

Szto has written extensively on issues such as the role of real estate agents…

Mary C. Szto