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As D.C.’s first law school, the George Washington University Law School has set the standard for legal education for more than 150 years. GW Law has an impressive, longstanding record of educating forward-thinking leaders. For example, by 1895, our graduates had already written the patents for Bell’s telephone, Mergenthaler’s linotype machine, and Eastman’s roll film camera. We continue to set the curve today, with a robust curriculum offering more than 275 elective courses designed to give students both a broad and in-depth legal education.
Our world-renowned faculty is regularly featured in print and in the media for outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, and CNN. Our faculty also has been cited as having the second-most downloaded scholarship on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) law school list. Our faculty
The European Union’s highest court has ruled that changes by Hungary to its law on higher education, which effectively forced a university founded by George Soros to leave the country, were not in line with EU law.
The European court of justice (ECJ) ruled against prime minister Viktor Orbán’s government, saying in the ruling that “the conditions introduced by Hungary to enable foreign higher education institutions to carry out their activities in its territory are incompatible with EU law”.
At the heart of the conflict is the fate of the Central European University (CEU) established by Soros, a Hungarian-American financier. Under pressure from Orbán, it had to relocate most of its main activities to Vienna from Budapest, where it had been operating since the early 1990s.
Orbán has been a vocal critic of Soros for years, arguing that the billionaire philanthropist is intent on undermining European values with his liberal
BUDAPEST — The European Court of Justice ruled on Tuesday that Hungary had violated E.U. rules by changing legislation in 2017 that effectively expelled an American university founded by the billionaire financier George Soros from the country.
“The conditions introduced by Hungary to enable foreign higher education institutions to carry out their activities in its territory are incompatible with E.U. law,” the court’s ruling said.
The decision was the latest effort by the European Union to curb growing authoritarianism by the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, but is unlikely to have much impact on the ground in Hungary.
The ruling leaves no room for appeal, and requires Mr. Orban’s government to change the legislation to come in line with E.U. laws. If Hungary does not amend the law, the European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, could request that the high court impose fines on the Hungarian government until it
The company won the ‘Enabling Technologies’ category, beating four other finalists to the prestigious award.
As a winner Chromosol receives £20,000 prize money, as well as 12 months’ one-on-one support from a specially assigned Royal Society of Chemistry mentor.
Commenting on the award, Professor William Gillin, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Chromosol, said: “Our work is at the interface of physics, engineering and chemistry, and this award shows how important the latter is to developing our technology. The recognition of the Royal Society of Chemistry will help us promote to the chemistry industry just how vital this work is in support of other areas.”
Professor Wen Wang, Vice-Principal and Executive Dean for Science and Engineering at Queen Mary, added: “This award recognises the incredible potential of Chromosol’s innovative technology to revolutionize data transfer. The company is a great example of collaboration between
In the days since President Donald Trump was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus and subsequently transferred to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), one Tehran-based sociology professor has taken to social media to depict the “two groups” of Iranians “praying” for the infected commander in chief.
“It is not surprising that Donald Trump has been hospitalized for coronavirus; anyone, including the president of any country, can get sick. But it is very strange that those in Iran, among the people whose lives have suffered the most since Trump’s presidency, wish him well,” wrote Mohammad Fazeli, an Iranian sociologist and assistant professor at Tehran’s Shahid Beheshti University, who is also reported to serve as an advisor to the Iranian Minister of Energy and is the deputy director of the Research Center of the Presidential Office, in an Instagram post over the weekend. “I have seen people wishing Trump was
Blended learning course for refugees, Jordan 2019.
The Open Society University Network (OSUN)—led by Bard College and Central European University with support from the Open Society Foundations—has been elected as cochair of the Taskforce on Third Country Education Pathways, launched by the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR).
OSUN will cochair the taskforce with The World University Service of Canada, leading representatives from the Japan ICU Foundation, the Government of Portugal, Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie, the Government of Canada, Unione delle Università del Mediterraneo, and the Institute of International Education, among others.
Dr. Rebecca Granato, associate vice president for global initiatives at Bard College.
The task force is charged with developing best practices for higher education pathways that respond to the needs of refugees, internally displaced individuals, and others displaced by crises, as well as leading the development of advocacy strategies to ensure access and the establishment of
1 October 2020
Asia Society Australia and Macquarie University have today announced the appointment of Dr Bates Gill, political analyst, scholar of China, and author and Professor of Asia-Pacific Security Studies at Macquarie University as the inaugural Scholar-in-Residence.
The Scholar-in-Residence Program is a new initiative that will appoint leading thinkers to Asia Society Australia to provide analysis on the critical issues facing Australia in Asia, engage with Australian business and government and contribute to Asia Society programs and publications.
In partnership with Macquarie University, Professor Gill will take up his new appointment on 1 October. Bates is an expert on Chinese foreign policy with a long record of research and publications on international and regional security issues. He is the former CEO of the US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney and a former Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Bates was also the co-editor of Asia
Ms McVey suggested pigeonholing younger Britons into a university education could threaten the “foundations” of UK society. The Conservative Party MP lamented the disappearance of the appreciation of every citizen regardless of their profession. Speaking on the first day of the Blue Collar Conservatism Conference in Mansfield, Ms McVey said: “Particularly when I was growing up, this ability to appreciate everybody for whatever job they did seemed to disappear.
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“Because all of a sudden there was this set target that 50 percent of people had to go to university because that was the only way to go.
“But if you look at a house, it’s just as important that the foundations are right, that the roof is right and the plumbing and the electricity work as is somebody who conveys it properly for you.
“I think we’ve forgotten
Kick off events will take place on Tuesday, September 29 at 5:30 pm ET and Wednesday, September 30 at 12 noon ET.
The University Musical Society has announced its full cohort of Digital Artist Residency artists, each of whom will explore timely themes through an array of new creative projects being developed specifically for the digital frame. The six artist-led projects will connect artists to audiences in brand new ways, from rarely visible behind-the-scenes creative development all the way to presentations of finished works, some of which will be experienced digitally and some, eventually, to in-person audiences. The projects will be presented in various stages of creative development over the course of the next year. Participating artists will also connect to audiences, including students, faculty, and the broader community, through informal conversations, participatory experiences, discussions about the creative process, and other activities. Information about all of the projects will continue
Though it’s possible you’ll assume law is a dry topic, it deeply influences culture. If your report reveals that you’re an otherwise upstanding individual of ethical character, you can nonetheless be admitted to law faculty. In the case of dominance, Federal law all the time prevails over state law because the U.S. Structure provides the federal authorities superiority over the state authorities.
The title of the this discussion board is “If gun laws are handed, how will the federal government take guns away?” It presupposes that weapons are going to be taken away, it a gun laws are passed. A court docket, if wanted, can decide the value of the contract by figuring out the worth of fifty widgets on the time of delivery.
The function of such lawyers is to make sure the legality of enterprise practices and transactions. I can certainly defend my property and family with lethal … Read More