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Law school ranks #6 nationally, #1 in New England for getting grads jobs on the open market

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law ranks #6 in the nation and #1 in New England for securing law school graduates jobs on the open market, or in non-law school funded positions. Read More
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Dean Carpenter offers support to international students

Friday, July 10, 2020
Letter from Dean Megan Carpenter supporting international students Read More
Professor Lucy Hodder

How has COVID-19 Shifted the Health Care Landscape in NH?

Thursday, July 9, 2020
Professor Lucy Hodder discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the healthcare landscape for New Hampshire consumers, healthcare providers, and government policy makers. Read More
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John Bolton and Executive Privilege

Thursday, July 2, 2020
Douglas J. Wood JD'76, Partner at Reed Smith LLP, discusses executive privilege and the impact it could have on John Bolton’s new book, “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir.” Read More
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SCOTUS Decision on Gay and Transgender Worker Protection

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Professor Buzz Scherr talks the US Supreme Court Decision that expands protections for gay and transgender workers, which had a surprising 6-3 ruling that split the conservative justices. Read More
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COVID-19, School Closures, and Digital Privacy

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Associate Dean Leah Plunkett and Dr. Monica Bulger, Host of the 30,000 Hours Podcast, discuss their recent guide titled, "What privacy, equity, and digital literacy issues should you pay attention to during COVID school closures?" Read More
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IDEA Volume 60

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
IDEA is published three times a year by the students of the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law. For more than 50 years, IDEA has provided practical articles relating to patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, unfair competition, general intellectual property, and law and technology issues from around the world. Read More
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IDEA Volume 60 Editorial Board

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Announcing the IDEA Volume 60 Editorial Board Read More
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Police Misconduct and George Floyd

Thursday, June 4, 2020
In the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd, Professor Buzz Scherr discusses the complex nature of handling police misconduct, including qualified immunity, police unions, and how rules on officers vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Read More
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Inside Law Admissions: The Hybrid JD

Thursday, May 28, 2020
In fall of 2019 UNH Franklin Pierce launched the Hybrid Juris Doctor program with a focus on intellectual property, technology, and information law. Hear from Dean Megan Carpenter, Associate Dean Leah Plunkett, and Hybrid JD Program Coordinator Dan Cwyner on the creation, launch, and success of this ground breaking program. Read More