Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Professor Kelley in Ukraine

Associate Professor of Law Christoper Kelley returned to Ukraine in May to teach four sessions in legal writing to students at the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University in Kharkiv, Ukraine, and to colleagues at at the Inyurpolis Law Firm (ILF) in Kharkiv.

Photos from an article posted on the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law website show Professor Kelley meeting with faculty, and being presented with a book by the Rector of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University. Professor Kelley will be assisting in the organization of the first summer school for academic credit in the history of Ukrainian legal education. Yaroslav Mudryi was one of the three top law schools in the Soviet Union and remains a top law school in Ukraine today. Professor Kelley also taught two classes at the V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.

Legal Writing Class, Inyurpolis Law Firm
Legal Writing Class, Yaroslav Mudryi

Monday, May 4, 2015

Law Professor at UN Meeting on World Investment

U of A Law Professor Uche Ewelukwa was in Geneva, Switzerland, on April 29 and 30 for the United Nations’ Peer Review Meeting on the World Investment Report 2015. The meeting brought together a group of experts on international investment agreements at the invitation of the United Nations.

“Professor Ewelukwa’s work with the World Investment Report showcase her impressive standing in the global community,” said Stacy Leeds, dean of the School of Law. “This is a shining example of the law school’s international service and global reach.”

In addition to Ewelukwa’s work with the World Investment Report, the School of Law has several international initiatives, including the Russia Law Summer Program, the Cambridge Study Abroad Program and the Law and Cultural Heritage summer course that will feature a class trip to Rome this May.

Ewelukwa is the Arkansas Bar Foundation Professor and recently accepted a book publication offer from Oxford University Press. She is an active member of the American Bar Association Section on International Law and currently serves as the co-chair of the Committee on Investment and Development, the vice-chair of the International Intellectual Property Rights Committee, as well as the Vice-Chair of the Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility of the association. Ewelukwa is also an active member of the American Society of International Law and currently serves as the co-chair of the Intellectual Property Interest Group and the co-chair of the Africa Interest Group. She is the secretary general of the African Society of International Law.

Visit the law school website for the original article.