UH Richardson School of Law

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President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order requiring colleges and universities that receive federal funding to guarantee protections for free speech on campus. But according to one expert, there is a long history of free speech being constraining and pushed to the limits on campuses in the U.S.

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At a time when international institutions created by the West are increasingly under fire from growing nationalist sentiments, a group of nations in East Africa is pursuing greater unity. The East African Community began as a trade bloc between three countries. It has since expanded to include six member natinos, a common passport, and its own parliament and court system.

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As Christine Blasey-Ford gave an emotional recounting of a teenage sexual assault and Brett Kavanaugh gave a fiery denial, law students from the University of Hawaii’s Richardson School of Law had assembled to watch the entire proceeding live.

The screening had been arranged by the law school's Associate Deans. During breaks in the hearing, Professor Linda Krieger led an ad hoc discussion of what students were watching.

The Conversation: Thursday, April 5th, 2018

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Mice Problem on Midway Atoll; Greening Historic Homes; UH Law School for Jurist in Residence Program

The Conversation: Thursday, March 1st, 2018

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Proliferation of Double Utility Poles; New Jon Van Dyke Public Archive; Sanctuary Churches; Bhutan Exhibit

The Conversation: Friday, October 27th, 2017

Oct 27, 2017
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Proposal to Close South Hilo Sanitary Landfill; Viaduct Homeless Sweep; Economic Impact of Timeshares; Law School Admissions Criteria; Jazz Singer Jonathan Karrant

The Conversation: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Jun 15, 2016
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Hawai‘i–India Law Symposium; Action at Honolulu Hale; “Bring It Home” Dance Theater

2016 India-Hawai’i Law Symposium: Dean C. Raj Kumar

Legislature Did Not Fund Kaho'olawe Clean Up

May 14, 2015

The state legislature failed to provide 2 million dollars for the restoration of Kaho’olawe this session.   But the William S. Richardson School of Law hosted a panel discussion recently on the island’s future.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.