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Arizona Law mourns the passing of Jean Braucher, the Roger C. Henderson Professor of Law

Jean's insightful and cutting-edge scholarship earned the deep respect of colleagues around these halls, and across the country. Her knowledge and passion for teaching earned the esteem of the thousands of students whose lives she influenced. … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/04/2014

Prof. Glennon Shapes Western Water Policy

Prof. Glennon ’s work on water policy has recently received major media attention: He was featured in an October 13, 2014, piece on NPR’s Marketplace He was quoted and helped background a New York Times story … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/29/2014
Updated: 10/29/2014

New Issue of the Arizona Law Review Has Been Published

The Editor-in-Chief of the Arizona Law Review , Cara Wallace, has announced the publication of Issue 56:3. The Issue contains articles on Family-Driven Justice , the Massachusetts state crime lab scandal , and a note on the Uniform Act on … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/07/2014

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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Wall Street Journal Publishes Op-Ed on Water Markets by Prof. Glennon

On October 24, 2014, the Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by Prof. Glennon and Prof. Gary Libecap , The West Needs a Water Market to Fight Drought . The op-ed was published on page A-13 of the paper and is available here . [Read more...]
Posted: 10/24/2014
Updated: 10/24/2014

Prof. Glennon Speaks at Hamilton Project's Forum on Water Policy

On October 20, 2014, Prof. Glennon was a panelist at a forum, New Directions for U.S. Water Policy , sponsored by The Hamilton Project at Brookings and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment . Prof. Glennon presented a new paper … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/22/2014
Updated: 10/23/2014

Prof. Glennon Interviewed on Marketplace Concerning Pentagon's Concerns about Global Change

Prof. Glennon was interviewed for an October 13, 2014, piece on Marketplace, Why the Pentagon is Preparing for Climate Change . He discussed the possible impact of decreasing rain in certain areas of the world and how the availability of water … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/22/2014

Professors Hegland and Silverman Receive Morris Institute for Justice Lifetime Achievement for Justice Award

Professors Kenney Hegland and Andy Silverman were honored by the William E. Morris Institute for Justice (MIJ) on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 with the MIJ Lifetime Achievement for Justice Award. As the announcement of the award stated, both … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/16/2014

Prof. Glennon Comments on Water Pricing in National News Articles

In recent days, Prof. Glennon has been quoted on the impact of the low cost of water in three national news sources: The Risks of Cheap Water , New York Times , Oct. 14, 2014; The West is Bone Dry. Here’s How to Help , … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/16/2014

Congratulations Prof. Rabin - Recently Named a Faculty Fellow in Agnese Nelms Haury Program

Prof. Rabin was recently named a faculty fellow in the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice. The two-year appointment recognizes up to six outstanding mid-career faculty at the University of Arizona in the areas of … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/04/2014

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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Student Efforts in Superior Court Receive Arizona Supreme Court Award

On October 21, 2014, the Pima County Superior Court Family Law Bench received the Arizona Supreme Court’s Promoting Access to Justice Award at the Court Leadership Conference luncheon. The court received this award for the Simpla Phi … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/22/2014

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

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Judge Song Ong ('78) Honored with National Award for Contributions to Judicial Education

The Honorable Roxanne Song Ong ('78),  Presiding Judge of the Phoenix Municipal Court, received the 2014 Judge Bob Jones Memorial Award on October 7, 2014, at the annual conference of the American Judges Association (AJA). This … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/29/2014

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