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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

University of Arizona to Offer Nation’s First Bachelor of Arts in Law

Starting in the fall of 2014, the University of Arizona will be the first major research university to offer a Bachelor of Arts in Law. The new degree is the product of a partnership between the James E. Rogers College of Law and the … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/05/2014

14th Annual Richard Grand Damages Argument Competition Award-Winners Announced

Four law students received recognition and cash prizes for their lawyering skills in the 14th Annual Richard Grand Damages Argument Competition at the University Of Arizona James E. Rogers College Of Law. Student winners of the April 16, 2014, … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/21/2014

Board of Regents Approves Reduction in Arizona Law Nonresident Tuition

As part of a continuing effort to make Arizona Law more accessible, the Arizona Board of Regents approved a reduction in nonresident tuition for the 2014 - 2015 academic year. The approved tuition will now be $29,000, down from $38, 841. This … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/04/2014

Arizona Law Career Development Starts Interview Program in Phoenix

Expanding law firm opportunities to connect with Arizona Law students, the Career Development Office (CDO) will host interview sessions with Phoenix firms of all sizes on August 15, 2014. The Phoenix Interview Program augments an active … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/14/2014

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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

Prof. Tatum Discusses Pilot Program to Prosecute Non-Indians for Domestic Violence

Prof. Tatum discusses the importance of this pilot program to native women and families, and the training programs she and Alfred Urbina ('08) have conducted. The program, passed as part of the 2013 Violence Against Women Act, allows tribes to … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/22/2014

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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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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

Five Arizona Law Alums Leading Efforts to Legally Prosecute Non-Indians

Fred Urbina ('08), Pascua Yaqui chief prosecutor; Mercedes Garcia ('11; LLM '12), assistant prosecutor; Fred Lomayesva ('90), assistant prosecutor; Johanna Shortbull ('09), juvenile justice advocate; and Wenona Benally Baldenegro (LLM '11), … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/22/2014
Updated: 04/22/2014