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Celebration of Admission to the Practice of Law in Arizona

Alumni who passed the July 2014 Arizona Bar and guests are invited to a celebration of admission to the practice of law in Arizona on Friday, October 24, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. , in the Ares Auditorium (Room 164). Thomas A. Zlaket, Justice, Arizona … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/15/2014

The Mind and the Law Lecture Series Starts Wednesday, September 10

The Mind and the Law , a series of public lectures at University of Arizona sponsored by the College of Science and the James E. Rogers College of Law ( Prof. Christopher Robertson ) and the Cognitive Science Program in the School of Mind, Brain … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/03/2014

Prominent Legal Scholar to Speak About Religious Freedom

University of Notre Dame Professor of Law Richard W. Garnett will discuss current and emerging legal issues involving faith, church-state relations, and the exercise of religion at a free, public lecture sponsored jointly by the Notre Dame … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/28/2014
Updated: 08/28/2014

Barney Frank to Deliver McCormick Lecture at UA

Former U.S. Representative Barney Frank will deliver the 36th lecture sponsored by the J. Byron McCormick Society for Law and Public Affairs on Thursday, October 16, 2014, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., in the Ares Auditorium at the College of Law. He will be … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/21/2014
Updated: 08/21/2014

Alumnus Michael Trauscht Commits $500,000 to "Arizona Law Now" Scholarship Fund

Students at the College of Law will find their debt load a little lighter, thanks to the generosity of alumnus Michael E. Trauscht (‘73). A longtime supporter of the law college, Trauscht has made a new gift commitment of $500,000 to be … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/21/2014
Updated: 08/21/2014

Environmental Breakfast Club 2014 - 2015 Schedule

The Environmental Breakfast Club , a diverse group of faculty from various departments, programs and colleges on the campus who meet monthly at Arizona Law to discuss works in progress on the environment and natural resources, has released their … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/13/2014

Arizona Now Campaign Aims to Raise $1.5 Billion

The University of Arizona's largest fundraising campaign in history, Arizona Now, officially launched in April. Arizona Now aims to raise $1.5 Billion over the next several years for the UA. Arizona Law's fundraising effort is $18 million. More … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/30/2014

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Prof. Rabin Quoted in Slate Article on Asylum Claims

Prof. Rabin discusses the difficulty of proving asylum claims for domestic abuse in a September 12, 2014, article on Slate , “Who Gets to Stay? The courts are finally granting asylum to victims of domestic abuse. Victims of gang violence … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/17/2014

Prof. Mundheim Honored with Lifetime Achiever Award by The American Lawyer

Congratulations are in order for Prof. Mundheim , as The American Lawyer has announced he will be one of eight lawyers to be recognized as Lifetime Achievers in 2014. This is the 11th year the magazine has given out these awards. Prof. … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/04/2014

Prof. Rabin Co-authors Report on Conditions of Immigrant Working Women in Tucson

The Bacon Immigration Law & Policy Program recently published a report, co-authored by the programs Director, Prof. Nina Rabin , and Tiana O’Konek, Bacon Fellow 2011 - 2013, entitled Out of the Shadows:  The Working Conditions … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/03/2014
Updated: 09/15/2014

Prof. Glennon Writes Opinion Recommending Tiered Water Rates

On August 24, 2014, The Sacramento Bee published an opinion by Prof. Glennon , Sensible Tiered Water Rates Needed to Curb Use . In the piece, Prof. Glennon recommended California water suppliers institute tiered water rates now to ensure the … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/25/2014

Prof. Atwood Comments on Indian Child Welfare Act Case Decided in California

In an August 20, 2014, article in Indian Country Today , Prof. Atwood commented on the impact of Child and Family Services v. J.E., et al. , decided by the Second Court of Appeals in California on August 15, 2014. The court unanimously upheld … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/21/2014

Dean White Publishes Commentary on Undergraduate Law Degrees in Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education published Dean White ’s commentary, The Case for Undergraduate Law Degrees , on August 18, 2014. Read the commentary here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/18/2014

Prof. Glennon Featured in NPR Story about Alfalfa Exports and Water

Prof. Glennon discussed the impact of growing alfalfa in Arizona and shipping it to China on water supplies in Arizona and elsewhere in the southwest in an August 12, 2014, NPR piece. Listen and read a transcript here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/13/2014

Prof Christopher Robertson quoted in Physician Risk Management

Prof. Christopher Robertson discusses the potential use of  reported data resulting from The Physician Payment Sunshine Act to support malpractice claims in the July issue of Physician Risk Management.   The Physician Payment … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/30/2014
Updated: 07/30/2014

Prof. Roy Spece a Distinguished Guest of the International Council of Jurists

John D. Lyons Professor of Law Roy G. Spece, Jr., was a Distinguished Guest of the International Council of Jurists at its convention in London, U.K., last month.  He presented talks on Separation of Powers and on The Role of Legal Education … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/24/2014

Prof Robert Glennon comments California Drought on "Marketplace"

Prof. Robert Glennon comments on the California drought in American Public Media's Marketplace piece California Farms Pumping Water to Make Up for Drought . The piece aired July 16; the audio is available on the Marketplace website. [Read more...]
Posted: 07/22/2014

Prof Lynn Marcus on the Migrant Children Crisis

Prof Lynn Marcus, co-director of the Immigration Clinic at Arizona Law, has provided context for the migrant children crisis in the Southwest for various media in Arizona:   Arizona Week  on Arizona Public Media Migrant … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/22/2014
Updated: 07/22/2014

Prof Melissa Tatum and Jill Kappus Shaw (SJD ’12) take readers on a legal journey in new book, "Law, Culture, & Environment"

Every day, somewhere in the United States, a battle rages over one of America’s National Parks, Forests, or Monuments. Vacationers seek to camp, climb, and snowmobile. Environmentalists seek to protect critical habitats, and American … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/03/2014
Updated: 07/07/2014

Prof Robert Glennon featured in The New York Times Opinion Pages

Prof. Robert Glennon calls for appropriate water pricing in his op-ed How We Should Pay For Water in The New York Times. Professor Glennon's piece is part of the Room for Debate series The Water Crisis in the West . [Read more...]
Posted: 06/30/2014
Updated: 06/30/2014

Prof. James Anaya Makes Final Presentation, in Capacity as Special Rapporteur, to the Permanent Forum

On May 20, 2014 Professor James Anaya made his final presentation, in his capacity as Special Rapporteur, to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at its annual session in New York. Professor Anaya's full statement is available in English and … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/30/2014

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Andy Hall (2L) a featured speaker at TEDxTucson May Salon

Andy Hall is focusing on anti-trafficking law and policy at Arizona Law. He is a co-founder of Southern Arizona Against Slavery , a small local nonprofit fighting human trafficking. Andy is one of the featured speakers at the TEDxTucson … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/08/2014
Updated: 05/08/2014

Arizona Law Students Take First and Second Place in Tang Writing Competition

Arizona Law congratulates Katherine E. Gulley , 3L, the first place winner, and Timothy D. Butterfield , 1L, the second place winner in the 2014 Thomas Tang Writing Competition, sponsored by the Arizona State Bar Committee on Minorities and … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/26/2014

Matt Randle (3L) and Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic Featured in UANews Article on UA Student Veterans

Matt Randle (3L), an Army veteran and Pat Tillman Foundation scholarship recipient, was featured in a UANews article honoring student veterans, published on November 7, 2013. Matt also wrote a tribute to student veteran advocates on the UANews … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/08/2013

Arizona Daily Star Publishes Opinion Piece Written by First-Year Student Abraham Hamadeh

Abraham Hamadeh , a first-year last student, wrote the opinion piece on Syria. Published in the Arizona Daily Star on September 13, 2013, it can be read here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/25/2013

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In Memoriam - Senior District Judge Alfredo C. Marquez ('50)

Senior District Judge Alfredo C. Marquez ('50) died August 27, 2014, in Tucson. He was 92. The second district judge of Hispanic descent to be appointed in the District of Arizona, he served as an active judge for 11 years, assuming senior … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/05/2014

Scott H. Gan ('80) Appointed New Federal Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Arizona

Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals announced on September 3 that Scott H. Gan ('80) had been appointed to serve as a judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona. He will be sworn in on September 11, … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/04/2014

Jill Kappus Shaw (SJD ’12) co-authors new book with Prof. Tatum

Every day, somewhere in the United States, a battle rages over one of America’s National Parks, Forests, or Monuments. Vacationers seek to camp, climb, and snowmobile. Environmentalists seek to protect critical habitats, and American … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/03/2014
Updated: 07/07/2014

Sheila Gholkar ('13) named 2014-2015 Borchard Fellow

Sheila Gholkar ('13) has been named a 2014-15 Borchard Fellow at Greater Boston Legal Services . As a Borchard Fellow, Sheila will focus on elder abuse issues, one of the missions of  The Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging. More … [Read more...]
Posted: 06/23/2014

Stefan M. Palys ('06) elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF)

Stefan M. Palys ('06), an attorney in the Phoenix office of Stinson Leonard Street LLP, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation . More information is available at the Stinson Leonard Street website .   [Read more...]
Posted: 06/23/2014

James Patrick Shea ('82) Named American Bankruptcy Institute President-Elect

James Patrick Shea ('82), a partner in Armstrong Teasdale's Financial and Real Estate Services practice group, was named American Bankruptcy Institute President-Elect. His one-year term as ABI President will begin at ABI's 2015 Annual Spring … [Read more...]
Posted: 06/06/2014

Shijie Feng ('12) Elected to PCBA Board

Shijie Feng ('12) was elected to the board of the Pima County Bar Association starting June 1, 2014.  Shijie is an Associate in the Tucson office of DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, PC. More information is available at the DMYL … [Read more...]
Posted: 06/06/2014
Updated: 06/06/2014

Scott Simonson ('09) named Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona

Scott Simonson  ('09) is a 2014 recipient of the Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona award from the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education (AZFLSE). T he Southern Arizona Legal Aid Volunteer Lawyers Program nominated … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/30/2014

Nicole France Stanton ('00) named one of Phoenix Business Journal's 2014 Most Admired Leaders

Nicole France Stanton ('00) was named one of the 25 Most Admired Leaders of 2014 by the Phoenix Business Journal. More information available at Phoenix Business Journal . [Read more...]
Posted: 05/30/2014

Congratulations to Rosemary Marquez ('93) on her Confirmation to the US District Court for Arizona

On May 15, 2014, the United States Senate voted to confirm Rosemary Marquez ('93) to the  United States District Court for the District of Arizona. Ms. Marquez worked as a county legal defender and federal public defender before entering … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/30/2014

Congratulations to Joan Wagener ('87) on Her Appointment to the Pima County Superior Court

On May 13, 2014, Governor Brewer appointed Joan Wagener ('87)  to the Pima County Superior Court to to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Ted Borek ('72). “Joan possesses more than 25 years of legal experience … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/13/2014