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Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments at College of LawPosted: 10/22/2014
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...]


Mining Leader Charles Jeannes to Deliver 2014 Lacy LecturePosted: 10/20/2014
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...]


Memory Expert Elizabeth Loftus Featured as “The Mind & The Law” Series Speaker, October 22Posted: 10/14/2014  Updated: 10/14/2014
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...]


New Issue of the Arizona Law Review Has Been PublishedPosted: 10/07/2014
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...]


Arizona Law Faculty & Staff Participate in CONAHEC Panel on Global LawPosted: 10/06/2014
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...]


2014 North America Regional Forum: Doing Business Within the Region and Collaborating Abroad ConferencePosted: 09/29/2014  Updated: 09/29/2014
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...]


Center for Law & Philosophy Lectures Slated at UAPosted: 09/22/2014  Updated: 09/26/2014
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...]


Celebration of Admission to the Practice of Law in ArizonaPosted: 09/15/2014
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...]


The Mind and the Law Lecture Series Starts Wednesday, September 10Posted: 09/03/2014  Updated: 09/26/2014
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...]


Alumnus Michael Trauscht Commits $500,000 to "Arizona Law Now" Scholarship FundPosted: 08/21/2014  Updated: 08/21/2014
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...]


Environmental Breakfast Club 2014 - 2015 SchedulePosted: 08/13/2014
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...]


Arizona Now Campaign Aims to Raise $1.5 BillionPosted: 05/30/2014
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...]



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Prof. Glennon Interviewed by Financial Times Concerning Water Policy in CaliforniaPosted: 10/22/2014  Updated: 10/22/2014
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...]


Prof. Glennon Speaks at Hamilton Project's Forum on Water PolicyPosted: 10/22/2014
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...]


Prof. Glennon Interviewed on Marketplace Concerning Pentagon's Concerns about Global ChangePosted: 10/22/2014
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...]


Professors Hegland and Silverman Receive Morris Institute for Justice Lifetime Achievement for Justice AwardPosted: 10/16/2014
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...]


Prof. Glennon Comments on Water Pricing in National News ArticlesPosted: 10/16/2014
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...]


Congratulations Prof. Rabin - Recently Named a Faculty Fellow in Agnese Nelms Haury ProgramPosted: 10/04/2014
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...]


Prof. Salmon Profiled in Two PublicationsPosted: 10/01/2014
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...]


Prof. Derek Bambauer Interviewed Concerning Litigation Against Arizona's "Revenge Porn" LawPosted: 09/29/2014
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...]


Prof. Rabin Quoted in Slate Article on Asylum ClaimsPosted: 09/17/2014
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...]


Prof. Mundheim Honored with Lifetime Achiever Award by The American LawyerPosted: 09/04/2014
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...]


Prof. Rabin Co-authors Report on Conditions of Immigrant Working Women in TucsonPosted: 09/03/2014  Updated: 10/04/2014
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...]


Dean White Publishes Commentary on Undergraduate Law Degrees in Chronicle of Higher EducationPosted: 08/18/2014
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...]


Prof Christopher Robertson quoted in Physician Risk ManagementPosted: 07/30/2014  Updated: 07/30/2014
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...]


Prof. Roy Spece a Distinguished Guest of the International Council of Jurists Posted: 07/24/2014
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...]


Prof Robert Glennon comments California Drought on "Marketplace"Posted: 07/22/2014
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...]


Prof Lynn Marcus on the Migrant Children CrisisPosted: 07/22/2014  Updated: 07/22/2014
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...]


Prof Melissa Tatum and Jill Kappus Shaw (SJD ’12) take readers on a legal journey in new book, "Law, Culture, & Environment"Posted: 07/03/2014  Updated: 07/07/2014
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...]


Prof Robert Glennon featured in The New York Times Opinion PagesPosted: 06/30/2014  Updated: 06/30/2014
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...]


Prof. James Anaya Makes Final Presentation, in Capacity as Special Rapporteur, to the Permanent ForumPosted: 05/30/2014
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...]



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Student Efforts in Superior Court Receive Arizona Supreme Court AwardPosted: 10/22/2014
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...]


Andy Hall (2L) a featured speaker at TEDxTucson May SalonPosted: 05/08/2014  Updated: 05/08/2014
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...]


Arizona Law Students Take First and Second Place in Tang Writing CompetitionPosted: 03/26/2014
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...]


Matt Randle (3L) and Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic Featured in UANews Article on UA Student VeteransPosted: 11/08/2013
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...]



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Raul H. Castro ('49) Honored by Tucson Hispanic Chamber of CommercePosted: 10/21/2014
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...]


In Memoriam - Senior District Judge Alfredo C. Marquez ('50)Posted: 09/05/2014
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...]


Scott H. Gan ('80) Appointed New Federal Bankruptcy Judge for the District of ArizonaPosted: 09/04/2014
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...]


Jill Kappus Shaw (SJD ’12) co-authors new book with Prof. TatumPosted: 07/03/2014  Updated: 07/07/2014
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...]


Sheila Gholkar ('13) named 2014-2015 Borchard FellowPosted: 06/23/2014
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...]


Stefan M. Palys ('06) elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF)Posted: 06/23/2014
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...]


James Patrick Shea ('82) Named American Bankruptcy Institute President-ElectPosted: 06/06/2014
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...]


Shijie Feng ('12) Elected to PCBA BoardPosted: 06/06/2014  Updated: 06/06/2014
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...]


Scott Simonson ('09) named Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in ArizonaPosted: 05/30/2014
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...]


Nicole France Stanton ('00) named one of Phoenix Business Journal's 2014 Most Admired Leaders Posted: 05/30/2014
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...]


Congratulations to Rosemary Marquez ('93) on her Confirmation to the US District Court for ArizonaPosted: 05/30/2014
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...]


Congratulations to Joan Wagener ('87) on Her Appointment to the Pima County Superior CourtPosted: 05/13/2014
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...]


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