Two summers I was sitting in my office. And I opened up the The Florida Bar Journal. The lead letter to the editor was from another legal practitioner complaining about why men were not included in a gender bias study. He complained, in essence, that gender bias does not exist. I was flabbergasted. After having…

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Within the next 90 minutes, my youngest will return to pre-school. She is 3 and turns 4 in a couple months. She has been at home since the pandemic. She and I are both mixed with emotions about her going back to school. For her to start Pre-K in the fall full-fledge, she would need…

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Good evening, Professor Ahmad, The registrar released the course offerings for the fall semester and I noticed that you will be teaching “The Law of the Kardashians.” Could you please advise on what aspects of the law this course will touch on? Do you have a brief course synopsis/plan? I’m looking forward to hearing back from…

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As a part of the the American Society of International Law’s Signature Topic on Climate Change, I participated in a panel on COVID-19, Climate Change, and International Law with Cinnamon Carlarne (Ohio State Law), Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli (King’s College London), and Daniel Farber (Berkeley Law). I shared my ideas on how the pandemic economic recovery should…

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One more class left for the semester. Writing deadlines dangling. Book chapter to complete by the end of the month Law review article to finalize. Book chapter abstract to submit. Introduction chapter to write. Edited volume book proposal to wrap up. Workshop Proposal to submit. More junk I cannot think of. Update : By Mid-May,…

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I did finish the marathon. Officially a marathoner. I will not be doing it again anytime soon. Or anytime ever. My left foot still hurts. I had surgery on it last year. Could do the half marathons, but the full would be hard.

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I thought I could just quietly sign up for a marathon, and if I couldn’t run the whole thing, I would do the half. Then, I got an email: Hi Professor Ahmad, Happy spring break! I hope you’ve been doing well. I just wanted to reach out because I’m running the Tomoka Marathon in a…

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I wish there was one password, and it would work. I am so tired of having to secure the password again and again. I cannot remember how I spell the security question. Log in here. Log in there. Log in hell. I am so tired to having to keep track of passwords.

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