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Prof. Robertson Next Speaker in The Mind & The Law Series

Benjamin Franklin performed the first blindfolded experiment to challenge a mysterious healer, who turned out to be a fraud. Since then, blinding has become essential to biomedical science, and elsewhere. Symphonies conduct blind auditions, … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/31/2014

IPLP Sponsors Showing of Film about Impact of Oil on an Indigenous Tribe in Ecuador

The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program (IPLP) is a co-sponsor, along with the Arizona State Museum and The Loft Cinema of a showing of Oil & Water , on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at The Loft Cinema. The film is a true story about … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/29/2014
Updated: 10/29/2014

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

International Student Speaker Series Starts October 27

The College of Law Diversity Committee is sponsoring a Student Speaker Series during lunchtime on the following four Mondays – October 27, November 3, November 10, & November 17. At each lunchtime event, several of our international … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/23/2014

Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments at College of Law

As part of its statewide public education effort, the Arizona Supreme Court will hold oral arguments during an upcoming visit to Tucson on Thursday, November 6, 2014, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Ares Auditorium (Room 164). This judicial visit is hosted by … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/22/2014

Mining Leader Charles Jeannes to Deliver 2014 Lacy Lecture

Charles Jeannes , President and CEO of Goldcorp , an international gold producer headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, and a 1983 UA Law graduate, will address current controversies and issues in the global mining industry when he … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/20/2014

Memory Expert Elizabeth Loftus Featured as “The Mind & The Law” Series Speaker, October 22

Cognitive psychologist Elizabeth Loftus , known as one of the world’s leading experts on human memory, will speak about how memory research is used in legal settings at an upcoming public lecture. Her lecture, The Memory Factor , will be … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/14/2014
Updated: 10/14/2014

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

Arizona Law Faculty & Staff Participate in CONAHEC Panel on Global Law

Professor Sergio Puig and Cristina Castañeda will be presenting a panel at the 16th North American Higher Education Conference of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC), on October 9, 2014. They will … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/06/2014

2014 North America Regional Forum: Doing Business Within the Region and Collaborating Abroad Conference

The ABA Section of International Law is putting on the 2014 North America Regional Forum:  Doing Business within the Region and Collaborating Abroad Conference on November 17 - 18, 2014 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel in Vancouver, BC, … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/29/2014
Updated: 09/29/2014

Center for Law & Philosophy Lectures Slated at UA

Two upcoming lectures about topics at the intersection of legal and philosophical thought will highlight the inaugural season for the Center for Law and Philosophy at the University of Arizona: The Nature and the Neuroscience of … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/22/2014
Updated: 09/26/2014

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
Updated: 09/26/2014

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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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 Interviewed by Financial Times Concerning Water Policy in California

Prof. Glennon was recently interviewed on the topic of water policy in California for an October 21, 2014, article for the Financial Times . He comments on the recent passage of legislation requiring agencies to monitor and manage wells, … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/22/2014
Updated: 10/22/2014

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. Salmon Profiled in Two Publications

Prof. Salmon was recently profiled in two publications. LWI Lives , a publication of the Legal Writing Institute, wrote an article about her for their October 2014 issue; you can read it here . Tim Eigo, editor-in-chief of Arizona … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/01/2014

Prof. Derek Bambauer Interviewed Concerning Litigation Against Arizona's "Revenge Porn" Law

Prof. Derek Bambauer was recently interviewed on KVOA TV, Channel 4, concerning the recent lawsuit brought by the ACLU on behalf of four Arizona bookstores, alleging that Arizona’s &kdquo;revenge porn” law is unconstitutional. … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/29/2014

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: 10/04/2014

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 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

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

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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

Raul H. Castro ('49) Honored by Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

On October 18, 2014, former Arizona governor Raul H. Castro ('49) received the Legacy Award from the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at their 25th Anniversary Noche de Exitos and Bi-National Awards event. This award goes to iconic … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/21/2014

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