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The Online Version
of the Magazine
of Cornell Law School


Spring 2012


Volume 38, 1 

Special Feature: International Legal Studies Part 2


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In This Issue:


A Message from the Deanby Stewart J. Schwab

"We are educating students for a lifetime of learning and service in the law, and we take great care in that responsibility. We wish our class of 2012 well on their journey as they join a distinguished group of alumni," says Dean Stewart J. Schwab.

Boyond Borders: International Programs and Scholarship
by Kenneth Berkowitz

Half a century after diplomat and industrialist Myron Taylor helped Cornell found an international legal studies program that would link the Law School to the rest of the world, that program has re-envisioned its global role, experiencing what John J. Barcelo, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of International and Comparative Law, calls "a second founding."

How to Fund Global Law Education and Why It Matters
by Linda Brandt Myers

"...the world's becoming more global and so is the practice of law, from international corporate clients to international organizations. Top-flight lawyers need to be aware of other legal systems and clients' needs around the globe," says Dean Schwab.

Breaking Ground: Myron Taylor Grows with Law School's Bustling Populationby Owen Lubozynski

When Myron Taylor Hall was dedicated in 1932, the Law School's fourteen faculty members and 157 students came nowhere close to filling the grand building. Eighty years later, the 108 full- and part-time faculty members and 695 J.D., J.S.D., and LL.M. students now boasted by the school are working and studying in close quarters.

Myron Taylor Hall,
Ithaca New York 14853