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Amann contributes to UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Woodruff Chair in International Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center Diane Marie Amann’s lecture “Child Rights, Conflict, and International Criminal Justice” has been published in the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law as part of its commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. In her lecture, Amann discusses the particular harms that children endure in armed conflict and similar violence, and traces the developments in child rights that led to adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. She also discusses parallel developments in international humanitarian law and international criminal law before closing by evaluating efforts to ensure the rights of the child by preventing and punishing international crimes against and affecting children.


Barnett featured in The New York Times Magazine

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Hosch Associate Professor Kent Barnett was featured in The New York Times Magazine regarding the U.S. Supreme Court case Aurelius Capital v. Puerto Rico. The article titled "The Curious Case of Aurelius Capital v. Puerto Rico" was written by Jesse Barron and published 11/26/19.


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Hellerstein quoted extensively in Minnesota Tax Court decision

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein's treatise State Taxation (Thomson Reuters, 3d. ed., 2019 rev.) and his article "State Taxation of Corporate Income from Intangibles" (48 Tax Law Review 739 (1993)) were quoted extensively in the Minnesota Tax Court case YAM Special Holdings, Inc. v. Commissioner of Revenue, No. 9122-R (Nov. 12, 2019).


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Hellerstein publishes Taxing Global Digital Commerce

Monday, November 25, 2019

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Emeritus Law Walter Hellerstein published Taxing Global Digital Commerce, 2d. ed. (Wolters Kluwer, 2019) (with A. Cockfield et al.). 


School of Law sweeps regional round of National Moot Court Competition

Monday, November 25, 2019

Congratulations to third-year students John Lex Kenerly IV, Jonathan Kaufman and Joseph H. "Joe" Stuhrenberg who swept a regional round of the National Moot Court Competition to secure the right to compete in the national tier of the tournament in New York City during February 2020. The trio was selected as regional champions and won the best brief award, while Stuhrenberg was named best oralist. Second-year student Jason N. Sigalos served as the team's bailiff. 

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