NEWS & EVENTS
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On Saturday, May 18, 2013, PROLAW I students Christopher Michael (USA) Theara Moeng (Cambodia) Aisienia Taumoepeau (Kingdom of Tonga) and PROLAW II students Chukwunonso Igboeli (Nigeria) and Nigel Gayle (Jamaica) attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s commencement ceremony, held at the University’s Lake Shore Campus in Chicago.
On Friday, April 19, 2013, the PROLAW II students participated in a pre graduation ceremony to celebrate the end of the course part of the 2012-2013 academic year. Program Director William Loris and Loyola’s Director of Graduate Legal Studies, Karen Shaw, spoke at the ceremony, as did Fr. G. Ted Bohr, Prof. Emilio Iodice, Prof. Thomas McInerney, and the Liberian ambassador to Italy, Dr. Mohammed Sheriff.
April 1, 2013 – Bill Loris was profiled this month by Chicago Lawyer magazine in its new section “Inspiring Innovator.”
PROLAW students Nigel Gayle, Jamaica, Tamara Kusikashvili, Georgia and Aaron Barchue, Liberia, were invited to attend IDLO’s International Roundtable on Sustainable Economic Development, Fair Trade and the Law at IDLO’s headquarters in Rome on 21-22 February, 2013.
December 8, 2012 – Director Bill Loris blogs about the importance of establishing, maintaining, and improving rule of law.
CHICAGO, August 30, 2012—Loyola University Chicago is pleased to announce that the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has provided the School of Law with a supplemental grant of $700,000 to further support its one-year practice-oriented LLM program in Rule of Law for Development.
On Friday, June 14, PROLAW graduates Araya Kebede Araya and David Hofisi delivered a paper at the 8th Viterbo Global Administrative Law Seminar, “Indicators in Global Governance: Legal Dimensions.” Their paper was titled “The Ease of Doing Business and Land Grabbing: a Critique of the Investing Across Borders Indicators.”
Brenda Anugwom and Ndubuisi Nwabudike are among the 25 extraordinary rule of law leaders from around the world who graduated this spring from Loyola’s inaugural PROLAW program.
This article introduces PROLAW to the international development community and describes how it can enhance the sustainability of rule of law initiatives around the world in a unique way.