Law professor leads discussions hosted by Council on Foreign Relations

A University of Kansas law professor has led discussions on international trade recently for the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). The discussions, open to CFR members, covered issues including the new U.S. administration’s trade agenda, the future of trade after Brexit, and Islamic law. Raj Bhala, the Brenneisen Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, teaches international …

KJLPP Spotlight: Professor Jennifer Schmidt, L’94

Celebrating its 30th Year in Publication, the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy reflects on the public policy careers of alumni With great pride, the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy (KJLPP) celebrates our 30th year in publication. Since our founding in 1990, our singular aim has been to promote analytical and provocative articles through contemporary discourse on judicial …

Raj Bhala selected for Department of State speaker program

Law professor also honored in ’50 Kansans You Should Know’ A University of Kansas law professor will offer expertise on a variety of trade issues through the U.S. Speaker Program. Raj Bhala, the Brenneisen Distinguished Professor at the KU School of Law, teaches international and comparative law courses, and is among the world’s foremost authorities in international trade law. He …

KU Law professor directs intellectual property department at the Broad Institute

Dr. Andrew W. Torrance is leading the intellectual property department at the Eli and Edythe Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, which is often referred to as the Broad Institute. Torrance is on temporary leave from his position as the Paul E. Wilson Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Kansas School of Law. The Broad Institute is a …

David Simon joins KU Law faculty as visiting assistant professor

David Simon has joined the KU Law faculty as a visiting assistant professor. He is teaching torts this fall, and will teach courses in criminal law and patent law this spring. Simon said he’s looking forward to the potential for interdisciplinary work at a large research university, and the chance to connect with students at KU Law.   “There’s opportunity for …