Faculty Focus

Helfer UN Human Rights Committee Spring 2023

Helfer elected as U.S. representative to the United Nations Human Rights Committee By Jeannie Naujeck Harry R. Chadwick, Sr. Professor of Law Laurence Helfer has been elected to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Committee for the 2023-2026 term. The Department...

Coleman Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Spring 2023

Coleman honored as Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian by Bolch Judicial Institute By Frances Presma James E. Coleman, Jr., the John S. Bradway Professor of the Practice of Law, received the Bolch Judicial Institute’s 2022 Raphael Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Medal during a...

Amanda Martin Spring 2023

Amanda Martin Veteran media lawyer joins First Amendment Clinic By Jeannie Naujeck Amanda Martin, a veteran communications attorney with extensive experience in media law, joined the faculty in July as senior lecturing fellow and supervising attorney in the First...

Michael Murphy Spring 2023

Michael Murphy Scholar of technology and lawyer well-being brings broad practice experience to Startup Ventures Clinic By Jeannie Naujeck Michael Murphy, a legal educator with a wide range of practice experience, joined the faculty Jan. 1 as clinical professor of law...

Rice retires Spring 2023

Rice retires after two decades of leadership in Health Justice Clinic, 28 years on faculty By Frances Presma Clinical Professor Allison Rice has long garnered praise from students, colleagues, and clients for superb teaching and leadership in the Health Justice...

Faculty Notes spring 2023

Spring 2023 In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 20, Lanty L. Smith ’67 Professor of Law Joseph Blocher said that a recent Supreme Court ruling expanding Second Amendment rights will have a significant impact on efforts to protect public safety....

Celebrating Jerome Reichman

A highly innovative and influential scholar of intellectual property law, Reichman retires from teaching — but keeps publishing

Remembering Walter Dellinger

Remembering Walter Dellinger

The renowned constitutional scholar and Supreme Court advocate is also remembered for his kindness and compassion to all

Faculty Notes Summer 2022

Faculty Notes Summer 2022

Wettach is honored for work in education advocacy, Siegel serves as special counsel during Supreme Court confirmation hearings, four new faculty books, and more faculty news.



Michael Frakes’ empirical studies offer pathways to reform of patent review practices that drive up pharmaceutical costs.

Autopsy of a Crime Lab

“Autopsy of a Crime Lab” analyzes how systemic failures in forensics compromise evidence and have called into question untold numbers of convictions.

Magazine Cover - Rebooting America

Winter 2021
Volume 40 | Number 1