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Like 'American Idol,' online project kicks off unpopular legal arguments

Cornell Law School's Stephen Garvey is one of three leaders in a new online project that resembles 'American Idol' in that legal arguments that receive too few votes get kicked off the stage. (June 3, 2008)

Former Cornell President Jeffrey Lehman named chancellor and founding dean of China law school

Jeffrey S. Lehman '77, Cornell's president from 2003-05, has been named chancellor and founding dean of the School of Transnational Law at Peking University. (May 29, 2008)

MBAs with global experience, not forgetting the alligator, graduate at Johnson School

Dean L. Joseph Thomas and MBA program class officers in the Class of 2008 celebrated global achievements at the Johnson Schools 61st commencement ceremony, May 24 in Newman Arena. (May 24, 2008)

FreeGreen, founded by alumni, wins Johnson School's Business Idea Competition

FreeGreen was founded by a group of Cornell alumni who met as student-team leaders for the 2005 Solar Decathlon Team. (May 22, 2008)

Why new U.S. biofuel legislation is on track to waste billions of tax dollars, while subsidizing oil consumption

Harry de Gorter and David Just, both Cornell professors of applied economics and management, argue that U.S. energy legislation meant to encourage ethanol production actually subsidizes oil consumption. (May 9, 2008)

Cornell law alumnus appointed to first American clerkship with French supreme court

Law School graduate Juscelino F. Colares '03 will be the first American to hold a prestigious clerkship with the Conseil constitutionnel in Paris, where he will research American constitutional law for French justices. (May 7, 2008)

Projecting success: Nanotech startup wins entrepreneurship prize

Ithaca-based Mezmeriz Inc., founded by Shahyaan Desai '00 and led by Bradley Treat, MBA 2002, won for most innovative and growth-oriented emerging business in central New York state. (May 7, 2008)

Women firefighters can take the heat, but too few firehouses give them the chance, study finds

Fewer than 4 percent of the nation's firefighters are women, and more than half of paid fire departments have never hired a female firefighter, finds a new report issued by the ILR School's Institute for Women and Work. (May 5, 2008)

When bodies are battlefields: The international struggle for justice in prosecuting gender crimes

Akua Kuenyehia, the first vice president of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, discussed the challenge of indictment and prosecution of gender crimes during a Law School workshop, April 28. (May 1, 2008)