Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg-led mock appeal panel rules for Shylock at Law Library of Congress

Shylock, the Jewish moneylender in Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice,” has prevailed – but not for his pound of flesh. In a mock appeal organized by Professor Dick Schneider and hosted by the Library of Congress, the panel of appellate judges decreed that Shylock receive his original loan of 3,000 ducats without his having to convert to Christianity.

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Professor Dick Schneider presents at Law Library of Congress event commemorating 500th anniversary of Venetian Ghetto

Professor Dick Schneider, associate dean for international affairs and professor of law, participated in the Law Library of Congress event, “Understanding the Venetian Ghetto from a Historical and Literary Perspective,” on Feb. 21, 2017.  The event was part of a series of events commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Venetian Ghetto.

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Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) tells WUNC he agrees with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissenting opinion in his SCOTUS case

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld North Carolina’s limits on how long people have to file pollution-related lawsuits. Continue reading »

Supreme Experience: Studying abroad with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Editor’s Note: This story originally ran as the cover of the Spring 2009 Jurist. In light of the fact Justice Ginsburg will be guest lecturing again this summer as part of the law school’s Venice and Vienna study abroad programs, we wanted to once again feature this piece.

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