A Review of the 2018 U.S. Supreme Court Term
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Date and Time: Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Credit: This seminar qualifies for 1 CLE Credit.
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Dean Soifer will discuss highlights among the decisions handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court's during its recently-concluded Term.
Dean Avi Soifer, Dean and Professor, William S. Richardson School of Law
Dean Soifer received his law degree from Yale Law School in 1972. He also holds B.A. cum laude (1969) and Masters of Urban Studies (1972) degrees from Yale.
While in law school, he served as an editor of the Yale Law Journal, a Director of the Law School Film Society, and a director of the Legal Services Organization. He helped to found the C.V.H. Project, representing people in Connecticut’s largest mental hospital. After graduating, he clerked for Federal District Court Judge Jon O. Newman in Connecticut from 1972-73.
Dean Soifer began his law teaching career at the University of Connecticut in 1973, received a Law and Humanities Fellowship at Harvard University in 1976-77. He taught at Boston University from 1979-1993. He served as Dean of Boston College Law School from 1993-1998, and continued to teach at Boston College until 2003, when he became Dean of the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai‘i.
Dean Soifer received Boston College’s Distinguished Senior Research Award and he was appointed as a Distinguished Scholar at the University of Wisconsin's Legal Studies Institute. His book, Law and the Company We Keep (Harvard University Press, 1995) was awarded the Alpha Sigma Nu Triennial National Jesuit Book Prize in professional studies.
He continues to add to his extensive record of scholarly publications, presentations, and public service activities and he to teach primarily in the areas of constitutional law, legal history, legal writing, and law and humanities.
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