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“The Very First Step”: Three UNH Franklin Pierce Students Are Accepted into the Navy JAG Corps’ Student Program

Friday, December 17, 2021
As a member of the U.S. Navy since May 2012, James Rego (2L hybrid) was thrilled to find a way to attend law school while fulfilling his active-duty obligations. He was able to combine the best of both worlds when he discovered the Hybrid JD program at UNH Franklin Pierce. Read More
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Professor Michael Wood and His Two-Decade Career at UNH Franklin Pierce

Friday, December 10, 2021
“I have enjoyed the teaching experience immensely,” says Wood, who recently announced his retirement from UNH Franklin Pierce. “I loved the student enthusiasm and curiosity. No one likes grading papers or exams, but when I see that a class I taught understands what I am trying to teach them, it’s rewarding.” Read More
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3L Kavyasri “Kavya” Nagumotu Wins Second Prize in the Boston Patent Law Association’s Annual Writing Competition

Friday, December 3, 2021
The concept of fake news has worked its way into the American lexicon over the last several years. Knowing which sources to trust is one thing, while understanding the legal ramifications of spreading false information is another. Read More
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UNH Franklin Pierce Professor Albert “Buzz” Scherr Finds Life as an Educator “Invaluable” in Winning Election to Portsmouth Police Commission

Friday, November 19, 2021
While pounding the pavement in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, during his recent campaign, UNH Franklin Pierce Professor Albert “Buzz” Scherr quickly discovered that his teaching experience was a useful communication tool. Read More
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Active-Duty and Law School: How James Rego, JD ’23 Balances It All

Friday, November 12, 2021
James Rego, JD ’23 knew he wanted to attend law school but couldn’t see how he could do it in addition to fulfilling his active-duty obligations as a Navy diver. That is, until he learned about UNH Franklin Pierce’s Hybrid JD program. Read More
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State and Federal Attorneys General: Differing Degrees of Independence

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Thomas A. Barnico, Esq., adjunct professor at Boston College Law School and longtime Massachusetts assistant attorney general, visited on November 4 to address students and an online audience on the differences between state and federal attorneys general. Sponsored by the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Service, the lecture was part of the Alison Curelop Series in Ethics, Professionalism & Civility. Read More
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Making the Most of Your LL.M. Experience

Friday, November 5, 2021
UNH Franklin Pierce hosted an information packed webinar on making the most of your LL.M. degree, featuring an alum and current students. Wach the webinar and read about the unique, hands-on experience you receive at our school. Read More
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Mudassir Husain: “Why I Chose UNH Franklin Pierce”

Friday, October 22, 2021
When he was deciding whether or not to pursue an LLM, Mudassir Husain wondered if the foreign degree would positively impact his career progression enough to justify the time and the cost. He considered schools located in the U.S. and in the U.K. Read More
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Franklin Pierce Student Presents on Right-To-Know Laws at NH Committee on Judiciary and the Media

Friday, October 15, 2021
Student Rowan Ferrier answers questions from top judges and justices Read More
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UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law Hosts Top Faculty at 10th Annual Intellectual Property Roundtable

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Two-day event featured faculty from around the world sharing works-in-progress Read More