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Professor James Nickel Presents Paper at University of Chicago

James Nickel

Professor James Nickel recently presented a paper, "Can a Right to Health Care be Justified by Linkage Arguments?" at a conference at the University of Chicago. The conference, "Is Healthcare a Human Right?,” was sponsored by the University of Chicago's Pozen Family Center for Human Rights. Professor Nickel holds a joint appointment in the Philosophy Department and the Law School. He teaches and writes in human rights law and theory, political philosophy, philosophy of law, and constitutional law.


Lecturer in Law Jan Jacobowitz Presents Paper at Social Media Symposium

Jan Jacobowitz

Lecturer in Law Jan L. Jacobowitz presented a paper at the SMU Social Media Symposium. Her paper, “Lawyers Beware: You Are What You Post!--- The Case for Integrating Cultural Competence, Legal Ethics and Social Media,” will be published in the SMU Science & Technology Law Review Symposium Edition. Jacobowitz is the Director of the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP), a 2012 recipient of the ABA’s E. Smythe Gambrell Award---the leading national award for a professionalism program. She has presented more than one hundred PREP CLE ethics seminars and has written and been a featured speaker or panelist on topics such as Legal Ethics in Social Media, Attorney Advertising, Mindful Ethics and Cultural Awareness in the Practice of Law. She teaches Mindful Ethics: Professional Responsibility for Lawyers in the Digital Age, Government Ethics, and Social Medial and the Law.


Senior Lecturer Edgardo Rotman Delivers Lecture at the Max Planck Institute in Germany

Edgardo Rotman

Edgardo Rotman, Senior Lecturer in International & Comparative Law, recently delivered a lecture in German on “Extraterritorial Criminal Enforcement of Securities Fraud Regulations in the USA” (“Die extraterritoriale Anwendung der antifraud – Kapital – marktstrafrechtlichen Vorschriften in den USA”) at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiberg, Germany. Professor Rotman teaches international criminal law, comparative criminal law, and international business crimes at Miami Law. He has published extensively in the field of criminal law.