Education_Clause_Letter_2_22_202 March 8, 2021. Professor Elise Boddie testified before the House Education Policy committee of Minnesota state legislature in opposition to proposed amendment to state constitution’s Education Clause. See additional information here. She had previously, along with legal scholars and civil rights and education experts, written the attached letter outlining her opposition.
Month: March 2021
Prof. Elise Boddie interviewed by BBC for upcoming documentary series on racism in America
February 25, 2021. Elise Boddie will be featured in a BBC documentary series on racism in America. More information about the series available here.
Prof. Reid Weisbord’s article quoted by the Ohio Supreme Court
December 31, 2020. Professor Weisbord’s research is cited by a state Supreme Court, in the case, In re Estate of Shaffer, 2020 WL 7866253 (Ohio 2020). The case concerns the validity of a handwritten will that was not signed by attesting witnesses. The opinion quotes the following excerpt from an article co-authored with David Horton … Continue reading Prof. Reid Weisbord’s article quoted by the Ohio Supreme Court…
Professor Contesse presents paper at international workshop on the legitimacy of international courts.
November 24, 2020. Professor Contesse presented his paper, “Constrained Defense in International Human Rights Courts,” at the 2020 PluriCourts-iCourts Concepts and Methods Workshop, organized by the Universities of Oslo and Copenhagen.
Professor Contesse examines constitutional change in Chile during the COVID-19 pandemic.
January 22, 2021. Professor Contesse discussed the constituent process in Chile at the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) Global Roundtable “Democracy 2020: Assessing Constitutional Decay, Breakdown, and Renewal Worldwide.” Information available here.