On October 9, 2014, The Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership, and Public Policy at UNH Law provided a rare opportunity for program attendees to learn what its like to serve the country as a Presidential Chief of Staff. Christopher Whipple — a former Emmy Award-winning producer at CBS News 60 Minutes and ABC News PrimeTime — posed important questions about the meaning of executive branch leadership and public policy making to three former Presidential Chiefs of Staff: Kenneth …
On Constitution Day, UNH School of Law was honored to host retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor who accepted an honorary degree at a luncheon in her honor. In her remarks, the first woman on the Supreme Court, Justice O'Connor talked about the need to enhance civics education in the United States and her own efforts to ensure it.
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On October 22, 2014, the Sports and Entertainment Law Institute, the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property, the Career Services Office, the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and the Sports Lawyers Association hosted the "Put the Coach on the Line" event at the law school.
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Professor Susan Richey has accepted an appointment as the Deputy Chief Administrative Trademark Judge with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Professor Richey’s departure is a loss to the UNH Law community, but her service with the USPTO will reflect positively on UNH Law’s IP program, alumni, and students for years to come.
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Looking for more information this election season and wondering where a candidate stands on a particular issue?
Join New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) and the UNH School of Law as they present "Rudman Center Conversations with the Candidates." Hosted by Laura Knoy of NHPR’s The Exchange, this series of in-depth discussions will focus on questions and issues relevant to New Hampshire voters.
“It is central to our mission to create a more informed public. We partner with organizations like the Rudman Center …
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Dole was presented with an honorary degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, June 25, by Dean John Broderick and New Hampshire’s two senators, Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen, in recognition of his work as an advocate for veterans and disability rights, which includes the establishment of a fellowship that funds the legal education of veterans.
Dole has partnered with UNH Law to establish the Robert J. Dole Veteran Fellowship at UNH …
Twenty-two members of the University of New Hampshire School of Law's class of 2014 have bypassed the traditional bar exam by completing an alternative bar exam while in school, and were inducted into the New Hampshire Bar on Friday, May 16, in a ceremony presided over by the justices of the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
In their final two years of law school, the students, who are members of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program, completed rigorous practical preparation in addition …
The Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Policy hosted former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for a discussion on leadership with the UNH Law community on April 22.
Addressing a Rich Room crowded with students, faculty, and friends of the Rudman Center, Giuliani emphasized that he believes leadership can be taught. “Everything I know about leadership I learned from others,” he said.
Giuliani admitted that he thought he knew all about leadership before 9/11, and had almost finished …
In the national law school employment statistics recently released by the American Bar Association, UNH Law ranks 3rd in New England and 29th in the country in placing its graduates in full-time, long-term positions requiring bar admission.
Of the 15 ABA-accredited law schools in New England, only Harvard and Yale had higher placement rates:
1. Harvard Law School (#7)
2. Yale Law School (#15)
3. University of New Hampshire School of Law (#29)
4. Boston College Law School (#47)
5. Boston University School of Law (#60)
The University of New Hampshire School of Law's Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property will host the 16th Comprehensive Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Seminar, in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), on April 25-26, 2014 in Concord, NH.
Carol Bidwell and David Reed, U.S. consultants to WIPO on PCT matters, will conduct the program.
The Comprehensive PCT Seminar is geared toward patent attorneys, patent agents, patent administrators, paralegals, and law students who are seeking in-depth knowledge and understanding of the …