Constitutional Law

Constitutional Law. A study of basic American constitutional law, including structural aspects of the Constitution and certain of its rights provisions. First Amendment Law. This course will survey interpretations of the First Amendment, including both court doctrines and theoretical understandings. Treatment of the Speech Clause, the Free

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Corporate Law and Financial Regulation

(8 days ago) Corporate Law and Financial Regulation. In the global economy, the complex relationships among boards, banks, investors, management, and other stakeholders create a shifting legal landscape for businesses—which demands lawyers who are agile advisers, strategists, dealmakers, and problem-solvers. Cornell Law School is considered a powerhouse

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Lay Participation in Law

(6 days ago) The Lay Participation in Law collaborative research group is comprised of members from Argentina, Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Spain, Wales, and the USA, and shares information vital to the creation of jury systems, mixed tribunals, and other ways of citizen involvement in legal systems worldwide.

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Academic Support

(5 days ago) Law school is so different in language and structure that the skills you used to succeed in college need to be adjusted. Language: The language is different, which will slow down your reading speed. Res judicata. Preliminary injunction. Motion to recuse. Res ipsa loquitor. In the beginning, don’t be surprised if it takes you an hour to read a

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1L Immigration Law and Advocacy Clinic Cornell Law …

(2 days ago) The 1L Immigration Law and Advocacy clinic is designed to provide first-year law students with the experience of counseling clients on immigration cases, performing research and writing for real cases, and engaging in community advocacy on emerging immigration issues. “Working in the clinic was an invaluable opportunity to have so early in my

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LaunchPad – Cornell Law School Community

(Just Now) Law School Registrar’s Office. Cornell University Registrar. Canvas. Academic Calendar & Schedules. Course Registration. Exams and Grading. Course Evaluations. Bar Exam. Forms and Requests.

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Emily L. Sherwin

(3 days ago) Professor Sherwin specializes in jurisprudence, property, and remedies. She is the author of three books: Ames, Chafee, and Re on Remedies (with Theodore Eisenberg), Demystifying Legal Reasoning, and The Rule of Rules: Morality, Rules, and the Dilemmas of Law (both with Larry Alexander). In addition, she has published numerous book chapters, articles, and reviews in her subjects of specialty.

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J.D./LL.M. – Cornell Law School Community

(3 days ago) J.D./LL.M. This program consists of two years law study at Cornell Law School, followed by one year of study in Paris at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University. Participation in the program prepares students for advanced legal studies in a variety of legal fields, including French, European or International Law.

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James Grimmelmann

(6 days ago) Before law school, he worked a programmer for Microsoft; after graduation, he clerked for a federal appellate judge. He is an affiliated fellow of the Yale Information Society Project. He previously taught at New York Law School, Georgetown, and the University of Maryland.

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Academic Calendar & Schedules – Cornell Law School Community

(8 days ago) Academic Calendar & Schedules. The academic calendar, course/class meeting schedules, and exam schedules for the current academic year are accessible from the links below. Refer to the links often for accurate scheduling.

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International Visitors Cornell Law School

(Just Now) The Law School will match prospective scholars with interested faculty members during the application review process. All visitors fall within one of two categories: Visiting scholars: Generally those with a faculty appointment at their home institution for five years or more, or equivalent professional status (e.g., experienced jurists

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International and Comparative Law

(3 days ago) Contemporary understanding of the complexities facing the world’s legal and business communities, policymakers, and public-service organizations has resulted in a legal-education program at Cornell Law School devoted to a global vision of law that includes multinational economic cooperation and development, human rights, comparative law, environmental preservation, and increased

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Elizabeth Brundige

(8 days ago) Professor Brundige founded and directs the Law School’s Global Gender Justice Clinic, in which students engage in local, global, and transnational efforts to address gender-based violence and discrimination. Prior to joining Cornell Law School, Professor Brundige was the Robert. M.

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J.S.D. Student Profiles

(1 days ago) Rohan Grey. Rohan Grey is a third-year J.S.D. Candidate at Cornell Law School, and the founder and president of the Modern Money Network (MMN), a global non-profit organization that promotes public understanding of economics and finance. He is also the research director of the Digital Fiat Currency Institute, a network manager of the FreedomBox Foundation, a research fellow of the Global

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Faculty Directory

(9 days ago) Associate Member of the Law Faculty & Jean Mckelvey-Alice Grant Professor, School of Industrial & Labor Relations. Email: [email protected] Phone: (607) 255-6840. Type: Adjunct and Associated. James Grimmelmann. Tessler Family Professor of Digital and Information Law.

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Courses & Curriculum

(3 days ago) Life at Cornell Law. Campus; Dean of Students Office; Diversity and Inclusion; Health, Wellness, and Safety; Housing and Community Resources; Ithaca; Law Library; Registrar’s Office; Student Activities & Organizations; Search

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Student Organizations – Cornell Law School Community

(4 days ago) PUBLIC INTEREST LAW UNION. President: Kate Sullivan and Arshi Baig. SOCCER CLUB, LAW SCHOOL . President: Jamie Yatcha . SOCIETY OF WINE & JURISPRUDENCE. President: Victoria Quilty. SOUTH ASIAN LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION. President: Joshua Gopaul. SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW. President: Shayla Hinson. STUDENT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL. President: …

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Digital Programs – Cornell Law School Community

(Just Now) Digital Programs. Diversity in the Legal Profession: The Case in Not-for-Profit Attorneys. (Recorded: October 7, 2021) Arshi Baig, Candidate JD `23 (Moderator) Nav Dayanand, LLM `04, Senior Policy Advisor, The Nature Conservancy. Ruth McFarlane, JD `03, Chief Advancement Officer, Ms. Foundation for Women. Cristina Velez, JD `02, Senior Staff

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Internships and Fellowships – Cornell Law School Community

(2 days ago) Cornell Law students have the ability to participating in internships and fellowships abroad. These opportunities allow students to engage with international law practitioners and researchers, and to build collaborative partnerships with public, nonprofit, and nongovernmental agencies addressing critical issues in relevant areas of international law such as international public interest

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Policies and Requirements – Cornell Law School Community

(6 days ago) Policies and Requirements. Cornell’s policies connect the university’s mission to the everyday actions of its community, clarify the institutions’s expectations of its individual members, mitigate institutional risk, enhance efficiency, and support the university’s compliance with laws and regulations. It is the responsibility of each

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Withdrawal and Leave of Absence Policy – Cornell Law

(5 days ago) CORNELL LAW SCHOOL. A. Withdrawals and leaves of absence. A student may withdraw from the law school at any time by submitting a written notice of withdrawal to the Law School Registrar. Subject to the provisions of paragraph D (2) below, the withdrawal is effective …

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Career Services for Students

(1 days ago) The Cornell Law School is committed to a policy against discrimination in employment. The facilities of our career-development offices (the Career Services Office, the Office of Public Service, and the Office of Judicial Engagement and Professional Development) may be denied to employers whose behavior contravenes our faculty policy prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed

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General LL.M. Admissions

(1 days ago) General LL.M. Admissions. The master of laws (LL.M.) degree at Cornell Law School is a one-year program designed for practicing attorneys and recent law school graduates who have earned a first degree in law outside the United States. Through the General LL.M. program, students increase their understanding of American legal principles and can

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Torts and Product Liability

(7 days ago) The course offers a sustained analysis of tort law and remedies. The course will conduct in-depth examinations of certain key torts and torts ’ doctrines and will then consider whether the doctrine meets the demands of justice and efficiency. The course will both reconsider some of the basic materials from the 1L Torts course—such as the grounds and scope of trespass torts —and extend

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Study Abroad Partner Schools Cornell Law School

(9 days ago) Study Abroad at this location is suspended for the 2022-23 Academic Year. Up to one or two students may obtain permission to enroll at a non-partner institution abroad, subject to approval by the International Committee. the cost of tuition for a semester of study at the non-partner institution. Students should not apply to the proposed law

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Cornell Law Death Penalty Program

(7 days ago) Cornell Law Death Penalty Program The Cornell Death Penalty Program takes no official position on the wisdom or desirability of the death penalty. In particular, the empirical arm of the program is dedicated to a neutral examination of how the death penalty operates, and there is no litmus test for students who work on the program's cases or

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Clarke Program on Law, Finance, and Transactions

(8 days ago) The Clarke Program on Law, Finance, and Transactions focuses on the intersection of law and finance, including analyses of business relationships from a finance perspective, as well as the structure of the financial markets, the behavior and governance of the institutions that comprise them, and the transactions that occur within them.

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(7 days ago) The law “sprawls” unpredictably as adaptive agents within soci-ety—in their local contexts—find new meanings, even loopholes, in laws that enable new patterns of action and consequent risk or reward, that in turn spur new legal adaptations. This evolution confounds the rigidity of

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A Message from the Dean

(6 days ago) The newest class of 1Ls is without a doubt the best-credentialed group in the history of the Law School, with outstanding grades and a median LSAT of 171, a full three points higher than the classes that preceded them. At the other end of the educational journey, our 3L class has strong early employment numbers, with students set to join the

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Visiting Assistant Professorships

(5 days ago) Visiting Assistant Professorships. With a vibrant faculty and a talented, engaged student body, Cornell Law School provides an unparalleled environment in which to prepare for a career in law teaching. By participating in the faculty workshop series, conferences, colloquia, and other facets of the intellectual life of the law school; by having

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International Programs Cornell Law School

(7 days ago) The Clarke Center for International and Comparative Legal Studies was established in 2002 by a gift from Jack G. ’52 and Dorothea Clarke. The Clarke Center built on the international and comparative law foundation established by the Leo and Arvilla Berger International Legal Studies Program, which brings international students and scholars to Cornell Law School, supports faculty research and

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General Theory of Law and Development

(7 days ago) law and development by clarifying the constituent concepts of “law” and “development”; the second part explains the causal relationship between law and development through “the regulatory impact mechanisms,” i.e., the mechanisms by which law impacts development, with references made to institutional frameworks and socioeconomic

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ABA Required Disclosures

(4 days ago) Cornell Law School is committed to Cornell University’s policy affirming equality of opportunity: No person shall be denied admission to any educational program or activity or be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, creed, religion, national or

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Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – Cornell

(2 days ago) Cornell Law School is committed to Cornell University’s policy affirming equality of opportunity: No person shall be denied admission to any educational program or activity or be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, creed, religion, national or

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Calendar of Events – Cornell Law School Community

(9 days ago) Cornell Law Library; International. Educational Objectives; International Degrees and Specializations; Semester Abroad; Cornell-Paris 1 Summer Institute; Internships and Fellowships; International Speakers; Careers. Private Sector; Judicial Clerkships. Clerkship Advice; Clerkship Resources and Instructions; Sample Clerkship Application

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Putting Aside the Rule of Law Myth

(3 days ago) law” in turn depends on a well-functioning and independent judiciary that businesses and other economic actors can trust to render fair, just and con-sistent decisions. 3 . But after over a decade of rule of law reform, Central Asia is now characterized by growing authoritarianism, 4.

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The Primacy of Society and the Failures of Law and Development

(2 days ago) Law and Development in the Light of Dependency Theory, 14 L AW & S OC. R EV. 723 (1980) (describing the dependency theory, which blames economic failure on the global economic system which favors the West at the Third World’s expense). 5. Lucian W. Pye, Political Culturein 12 I NTERNATIONAL, E

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Consumer Protection in Choice of Law

(8 days ago) 570 Cornell International Law Journal Vol. 44 Introduction Consumer protection in choice of law is a fairly young concept. In fact, the idea that consumers might be as much in need of protection in choice of law as in other areas of law did not loom large before the second half of the 20th century.

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