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Scharf Receives Congratulatory Retirement Award from Connecticut Senator and UMass Law Alumnus

UMass Law alumnus Senator Dennis Bradley awarded Professor Scharf an Official Citation of Congratulations on retirement.

Prof. Shaun Spencer
Spencer Presents at International Symposium on Social Media Regulation and the First Amendment

UMass Law’s Shaun Spencer presented at an international symposium on social media regulation and the First Amendment.

Ralph Clifford, UMass Law faculty
Clifford and UMass Dartmouth Colleagues Publish an Article on Creative Variability in Computer Programming

UMass Law Professor Ralph Clifford co-published an article on computer programs as creative works.

Professor Hillary Farber
Farber Appointed to Governor’s Task Force on Law Enforcement Body-Worn Cameras

Professor Farber was selected as one of Governor Baker’s appointees to the law enforcement body-worn camera task force.

Librarians Wood and Peltz-Steele Publish Paper About Open Access Alternatives to the Traditional Casebook

UMass Law Librarians Wood and Peltz-Steele have co-authored an article explaining how to integrate low-cost, openly-licensed material into legal education.

Dunlap Named Faculty Fellow by UMass Dartmouth’s Office of Faculty Development

Professor Dunlap named Spring '22 Faculty Fellow by UMass Dartmouth’s Office of Faculty Development.

Ralph Clifford, UMass Law faculty
Clifford Quoted in Commonwealth Magazine on the Unconstitutionality of Tax Deeds

Professor Ralph Clifford was quoted in Commonwealth Magazine on municipalities foreclosing on homes with tax liens.

Julie Baker, UMass Law faculty
Baker Presents on “Moot Court: How to Coach Your Team to a Winning Competition Brief”

Professor Julie Baker presented “Moot Court: How to Coach Your Team to a Winning Competition Brief" on a panel identifying best practices for teaching brief-writing to competition students.

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly featuring Professor Dwight Duncan
Duncan Quoted by Mass. Lawyers Weekly on the U.S. Supreme Court Shadow Docket

Professor Dwight Duncan was featured in Mass. Lawyers Weekly to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s use of shadow dockets.

Margaret Drew, UMass Law faculty
Professor Drew Speaks on Human Rights at Home Clinic at Inter-American Clinical Conference

Professor Drew presented on a panel of human rights clinicians on how UMass Law’s Human Rights at Home Clinic focuses on human rights needs and violations within the United States.

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