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Dean Morant's Perspective on the Lawyer as a Hero

Blake D. Morant's speech to the ABA House of Delegates emphasized the true value of lawyers, and why they are more valuable in today's global society than ever before. "Lawyers are the future of a modern democracy," he said.

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Professor Emeritus Thomas Buergenthal Concludes Kim Jong Un Should Be Tried for Crimes Against Humanity

A new report released by the International Bar Association Committee found evidence of crimes committed in North Korea's political prisons.

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LLM Student Johanna Leblanc Named to Washington, D.C., Commission on African Affairs

Johanna Leblanc, LLM Class of '18, has been named to the Washington, D.C., Mayor's Commission on African Affairs. She was appointed to the post by Mayor Muriel Bowser to a term that ends in October 2019.

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Patrick Eagan-Van Meter, JD '17