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Arizona Law and Project Partners Receive $935,000 Grant to Work on DNA Exoneration Cases

The Arizona DNA Advocacy Project, a collaboration between the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law’s Wrongful Conviction Clinic, the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s Postconviction Clinic, and the … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/27/2015

Senior Judge Bates to Teach Short Course on National Security Surveillance Law

United States District Court for the District of Columbia Senior Judge John D. Bates , considered one of the nation’s top experts in national security law, will teach a short course on National Security Surveillance at Arizona Law January … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/26/2015

Gabe Galanda ('00) Returns to Alma Mater as IPLP Distinguished Practitioner In Residence

Prominent lawyer and alumnus Gabriel S. Galanda (’00) returns to Arizona Law as the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program Distinguished Practitioner In Residence, January 29 - 30, 2015. An enrolled member of the Round … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/26/2015

The Mind and the Law Lecture Series Available as Podcasts on iTunes

Last fall’s popular The Mind and the Law 7-part lecture series is now available for free on iTunes here . The series of public lectures at The University of Arizona was sponsored by the College of Science and the James E. Rogers College … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/22/2015

AJICL Symposium Conference on the Work of James Anaya

On Friday, January 23, 1:30 - 5:15 p.m. , in the Ares Auditorium, the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law (AJICL) is presenting a symposium on the work of Professor Jim Anaya as United Nations Special Rapporteur on the … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/21/2015
Updated: 01/22/2015

QuantLaw Hosts Law and Economic Scholars to Discuss Recent Work

On Monday, January 26, 2015, the QuantLaw program will present A Conversation with John Donohue (Stanford), Jeff Fagan (Columbia), and Saul Levmore (Chicago) , from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., in the Ares Auditorium. Each speaker will be presenting brand … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/20/2015

Arizona Law Hosts International Ebola Response Panel Presentation

The International Ebola Response:  An Analysis of Law, Policy, and Medicine will be hosted by the Students of Arizona Health Law Organization (SAHLO) at the College of Law on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, Noon - 1:30 p.m., in Room 164. … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/16/2015
Updated: 01/16/2015

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
Updated: 01/28/2015

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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Najwa Nabti to Speak at Armenian Genocide Centennial Conference

Najwa Nabti , Director, Undergraduate Law and Master of Legal Studies Programs, will speak on The Legacy of Impunity for Sexual Violence against Armenian Women and Girls during the Genocide at The Armenian Genocide Legacy, 100 Years On , to … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/29/2015

Prof. Robertson's Work on Jury Bias Featured in Slate

On January 22, 2015, Slate featured Prof. Robertson and his work on jury bias in an article, The Magic Question , discussing jury selection in high-profile cases. Prof. Robertson was also interviewed for the story. The story on Slate can … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/22/2015

Prof. Williams Contributes to New York Magazine's Cover Story on the Obama Presidency

Prof. Williams contributed to this month’s cover story for New York Magazine , “Barack Obama:  The (Trifle Early) Historical Verdict.” Williams is one of 53 distinguished American historians who offer their views on … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/14/2015

Prof. Anaya Quoted in NY Times Opinion Piece

Prof. Anaya was quoted extensively in a January 4, 2015, New York Times opinion piece on suicides among indigenous peoples, especially the Guaraní from Brazil. Prof. Anaya noted that this happens often “where tribe members have … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/05/2015

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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2015 Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition Awards

On January 22, 2015, this year’s Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition awards were presented. Arizona Law is delighted to announce the four finalists in the final award order: Kate Hollist (2L) - 1st Place ($2500); John … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/23/2015
Updated: 01/23/2015

Elifuraha I. Laltaika (Eli), IPLP S.J.D. Candidate, Invited to Speak at UN Forum

Elifuraha I. Laltaika (Eli), S.J.D. Candidate in the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program, has been invited to participate in the International Expert Group Meeting (EGM) convened by the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/20/2015
Updated: 01/20/2015

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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Gabe Galanda ('00) Writes Article on Disenrollment from Tribal Rolls

On January 16, 2015, Indian Country Today published an article by Gabe Galanda ('00), Disenrollment Is a Tool of the Colonizers . Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 01/20/2015

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