Vanessa Buchko (JD 01)

Providing legal aid to seniors BY IAN M. FISHER (3L) After working for the federal governmern and a massive corporate law firm in Washington D.C., Vanessa Buchko (née NesSmith) wanted to get back to one of her original interests. A

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Spreading the word

STUART COHN ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES BY TROY HILLIER (2L) Twelve years ago, Stuart Cohn’s phone rang. Cohn, Levin College of Law Associate dean for international studies, John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Professor, and director of the International

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Punishing words

John Stinnedford BY TROY HILLIER (2L) What is the phrase that best sums up Levin College of Law Assistant Professor John Stinneford’s scholarship? “Cruel and unusual.” Stinneford’s scholarship has centered largely on the cruel and unusual punishments clause of the

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Keeping trade secrets

Elizabeth Rowe Associate Professor of Law By LINDY MCCOLLUM-BROUNLEY What do the Coca-Cola formula, Google’s search engine algorithm, and Kentucky Fried Chicken’s Original Recipe have in common? All are highly guarded trade secrets — confidential, mission-critical business information that gives

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Winter 2010 Media Hits

“It bodes poorly for defendants who are facing sentencing in these cases…Because of the economic turmoil and the number of these cases, a lot of judges are sending the same kind of messages, which is how unacceptable and awful and

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Class Notes Fall 2010

Hon. Donald D. Slesnick II (JD 68), mayor of Coral Gables, received the Friend of Foreign Service Medal from Taiwanese representatives “in recognition of his remarkable contribution to the friendship between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the United States

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