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China, Climate Change, Credibility: Why It’s (Finally) Time for the US to Join the Law of the Sea Convention

With the world’s most powerful Navy and largest exclusive economic zone (EEZ), the United States is arguably the leading maritime nation. Yet the United States has failed to join the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the “Constitution of the Oceans” that codifies key principles for freedom of navigation, rule of law, and environmental issues for more than 70 percent of the earth. Since it opened for signature in 1982, a vocal minority of strident senators have thwarted U.S. ratification ...

China, Climate Change, Credibility: Why It’s (Finally) Time for the US to Join the Law of the Sea Convention

With the world’s most powerful Navy and largest exclusive economic zone (EEZ), the United States is arguably the leading maritime nation. Yet the United States has failed to join the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the “Constitution of the Oceans” that codifies key principles for freedom of navigation, rule of law, and environmental issues for more than 70 percent of the earth. Since it opened for signature in 1982, a vocal minority of strident senators have thwarted U.S. ratification ...

China, Climate Change, Credibility: Why It’s (Finally) Time for the US to Join the Law of the Sea Convention

With the world’s most powerful Navy and largest exclusive economic zone (EEZ), the United States is arguably the leading maritime nation. Yet the United States has failed to join the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the “Constitution of the Oceans” that codifies key principles for freedom of navigation, rule of law, and environmental issues for more than 70 percent of the earth. Since it opened for signature in 1982, a vocal minority of strident senators have thwarted U.S. ratification ...

Professor Peter Blanck Helps USA Today with Mask, Vaccine Exemption Explainer

The latest claim uses a misguided interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to encourage others not to comply with businesses that require face coverings or proof of vaccination upon entry ...

BBI Receives $6.2 Million Award for SEADA Center to Advance Understanding of Disability Rights

For the third time in 15 years, the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI)—headquartered in the Syracuse University College of Law—has been awarded a five-year, $6.2 million grant to advance and support understanding of rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through its Southeast ADA Center (SEADA Center).

Professor Peter Blanck Helps USA Today with Mask, Vaccine Exemption Explainer

The latest claim uses a misguided interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to encourage others not to comply with businesses that require face coverings or proof of vaccination upon entry ...

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Alumni Spotlight

Adom Cooper L'12

Learn about the risks and rewards of Adom’s impressive, growing national security career.

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Faculty Spotlight

Todd A. Berger

Professor of Law

Professor Todd A. Berger joined the College of Law faculty in 2012. He is currently a Professor of Law, serving as Director of Advocacy Programs. Berger’s scholarship is concentrated in the areas of criminal law and procedure, as well as the intersection of trial advocacy and attorney ethics.

Under his direction, the College of Law’s Travis H.D. Lewin Advocacy Honor Society competition…

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