Akron Law Current News http://www.uakron.edu/law/news/rss.dot Akron Law Current News In Far East, Dean Wilson lectures, establishes new ties for Akron Law http://www.uakron.edu/law/news/news-details.dot?newsId=c4e259ea-3dc4-4034-890c-7cac041b3656 <p>Dean Matthew Wilson recently traveled&nbsp;to Korea and Japan to speak at an international conference&nbsp;on Korean Law and its Development in a Globalizing&nbsp;World and extend Akron Law's international reach by&nbsp;establishing relationships with various universities.</p> <p>Dean Wilson was one of only six internationally renowned&nbsp;experts on Asian law invited by the Korea Legislation&nbsp;Research Institute to participate in this conference. He&nbsp;was joined by international legal scholars from Australian&nbsp;National University, National University of Singapore,<br />Shantou University (China), Goethe University (Germany),&nbsp;and Far Eastern Federal University (Russia) as well as&nbsp;various Korean university professors and governmental&nbsp;researchers. Dean Wilson spoke on the topic of citizen&nbsp;participation in the South Korean legal process including<br />jury trials and elections.</p> <div style="border-left: 3px solid #6199ba; margin: 0px 0px 12px 0px; padding: 16px 12px 6px 18px; background-color: #f4f8fa; border-radius-right: 5px;"> <p><span style="color: #ddb426;" data-mce-mark="1">►</span> <strong>Explore:</strong> <a href="/law/curriculum/international.dot">International and comparative law at Akron Law</a></p> </div> <p>While he was in Asia, Dean Wilson also spoke at Nagoya&nbsp;University Law School (Japan) and Kyung Hee University&nbsp;Law School (South Korea) on the role of culture in&nbsp;international negotiations.</p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img src="/dotAsset/c00bf64a-9bad-476f-9467-e3c15f7bc05f.bmp" class="img-responsive" /></td> <td><img src="/dotAsset/9b201382-638e-48d0-b7f6-a51dbafb1c38.bmp" class="img-responsive" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="/dotAsset/82d6dbdf-fd42-4eb1-9cde-191917138c0a.bmp" class="img-responsive" /></td> <td><img src="/dotAsset/60476d92-1693-430e-a71f-1fcc396b0f47.bmp" class="img-responsive" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <div class="hr"><hr /></div> <!-- <p><img src="/dotAsset/421dc709-2bba-4c04-a2da-1161fcc14cdc.jpg" class="img-responsive" alt="Dean Matthew Wilson" style="margin: 12px 0px 12px 0px;" width="433" height="600" title="Dean Matthew Wilson" /></p> <p><strong>Dean Matthew Wilson</strong></p> --> <p></p> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:00:00 EST c4e259ea-3dc4-4034-890c-7cac041b3656 Akron Law Mock trial team wins again http://www.uakron.edu/law/news/news-details.dot?newsId=cbef704f-904e-4ea9-b976-76225b3487d4 <p>The Akron Law Mock Trial Team are <b><i><span style="text-decoration: underline;">CHAMPIONS once again</span></i></b>!! This past weekend, the team defeated all comers at the 2014 Ohio Attorney General Public Service Mock Trial Tournament. The field was made up of eight teams from Ohio law schools, with Akron defeating Ohio State in the finals. Team members were: &nbsp;Eunice Asamoah. Rimma Avanesyan, Ian Chaves, and Adam Kumler. The team was coached by Greg Thompson ('12), Tony Wise ('13), and Sharon Tassie (of the Ohio Attorney General's office).</p> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:30:00 EST cbef704f-904e-4ea9-b976-76225b3487d4 Akron Legal News quotes Law Professor Katharine Van Tassel regarding Ohio’s work to handle the Ebola crisis. http://www.uakron.edu/law/news/news-details.dot?newsId=331ea690-04e5-4224-ab34-d090aa89323b <p><span><a href="http://www.akronlegalnews.com/editorial/11442">Akron Legal News</a>&nbsp;</span><span>quotes professor&nbsp;<b>Katherine Van Tassel</b>&nbsp;and associate professor&nbsp;<b>Terry O&rsquo;Sullivan</b>&nbsp;in a story describing how state officials are working to get a handle on the Ebola crisis.</span></p> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:15:00 EST 331ea690-04e5-4224-ab34-d090aa89323b