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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
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...]

Prominent Legal Scholar to Speak About Religious FreedomPosted: 08/28/2014  Updated: 08/28/2014
University of Notre Dame Professor of Law Richard W. Garnett will discuss current and emerging legal issues involving faith, church-state relations, and the exercise of religion at a free, public lecture sponsored jointly by the Notre Dame … [Read more...]

Barney Frank to Deliver McCormick Lecture at UAPosted: 08/21/2014  Updated: 08/21/2014
Former U.S. Representative Barney Frank will deliver the 36th lecture sponsored by the J. Byron McCormick Society for Law and Public Affairs on Thursday, October 16, 2014, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., in the Ares Auditorium at the College of Law. He will be … [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. 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: 09/15/2014
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...]

Prof. Glennon Writes Opinion Recommending Tiered Water RatesPosted: 08/25/2014
On August 24, 2014, The Sacramento Bee published an opinion by Prof. Glennon , Sensible Tiered Water Rates Needed to Curb Use . In the piece, Prof. Glennon recommended California water suppliers institute tiered water rates now to ensure the … [Read more...]

Prof. Atwood Comments on Indian Child Welfare Act Case Decided in CaliforniaPosted: 08/21/2014
In an August 20, 2014, article in Indian Country Today , Prof. Atwood commented on the impact of Child and Family Services v. J.E., et al. , decided by the Second Court of Appeals in California on August 15, 2014. The court unanimously upheld … [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. Glennon Featured in NPR Story about Alfalfa Exports and WaterPosted: 08/13/2014
Prof. Glennon discussed the impact of growing alfalfa in Arizona and shipping it to China on water supplies in Arizona and elsewhere in the southwest in an August 12, 2014, NPR piece. Listen and read a transcript 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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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...]

Arizona Daily Star Publishes Opinion Piece Written by First-Year Student Abraham HamadehPosted: 09/25/2013
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...]

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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...]