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Professor Obiora Named to Nigerian Cabinet Post

Rogers College of Law Professor Leslye Obiora will lead the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development for her native country, having recently been appointed by Nigerian President Olusegun Oba-sanjo to the post.  As a Minister of the Federal … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/10/2006
Updated: 07/20/2006

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New Joint Degree Program in Law and Economics Announced

A new program at The University of Arizona that combines the advanced study of law with economics in an accelerated program for students interested in environmental policy. Faculty in UA’s James E. Rogers College of Law and the Department of … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/13/2007

Former U.S. Representative Jim Kolbe Joined UA Faculty

After 22 years of representing Arizona's eighth congressional district, former Congressman Jim Kolbe is passing the torch to the next generation of business executives and lawyers.  This fall, Kolbe entered the classroom as an adjunct instruct … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/06/2007

Arizona Law, Eller College of Management, and McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship Launch the Business/Law Exchange

Hybrid versions of existing car models. The iPhone. Drugs like seizure medication topiramate, which may also reduce alcohol dependence. Hot products today don’t stem from brand-new inventions, but from new applications of existing technology, … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/26/2007
Updated: 11/06/2007

Professor Anaya and IPLP Law Students Help Secure Constitutional Rights for Maya Communities

The Supreme Court of Belize today handed down a historic and landmark decision affirming the rights of the indigenous Maya communities of Belize to land and resources that they have traditionally used and occupied. The claimant villages of Conejo … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/18/2007
Updated: 10/19/2007

Best Practices in Child Advocacy Topic of Upcoming Conference at Arizona Law

Some of the nation’s best-known children’s advocates will meet in Tucson on October 19 - 20, 2007, for a free conference hosted by the Child Advocacy Clinic at the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law.  The Clinic, this … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/10/2007
Updated: 10/10/2007

Arizona Law Receives $125,000 Grant for Legal Work in Indigenous Communities in Belize

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and its Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program (IPLP) have received a $125,000 grant to continue the program’s groundbreaking work in the Maya communities of Belize. The grant was … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/10/2007
Updated: 10/12/2007

Law School Fall Info Sessions Announced

Prospective law students are invited to attend one of the Fall 2007 General Information Sessions hosted by the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. These one-hour sessions will be presented by Admissions Office staff and will … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/20/2007
Updated: 09/20/2007

Arizona Law Recognized For Excellence in Three National Surveys

    The University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law continues to achieve national acclaim, with recognition in three national rankings surveys within the past month.  Each of the three ranking tools – preLaw magazine, Hispanic … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/18/2007
Updated: 09/18/2007

Constitution Day Celebration at Arizona Law to Focus on Recent Supreme Court Cases

State and federal court judges will join Arizona Law faculty for a review of important United States Supreme Court cases from the 2006-07 docket.  The free public discussion will be held in conjunction with a nationwide celebration of … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/10/2007

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College of Law Graduate Sworn in as Ambassador to the Dominican Republic

Paul Robert “Bob” Fannin , a 1963 University of Arizona College of Law graduate, was sworn in as a new US Ambassador on November 15, 2007. It is expected that Mr. Fannin will present his credentials to the president of the Dominican Republic … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/03/2007
Updated: 12/03/2007

Jeanne C. Collins Elected Vice President, National Conference of Women's Bar Association

Alumna Jeanne C. "Cezy" Collins ('91) has been selected Vice President of the National Conference of Women's Bar Associations (NCWBA) . The election took place at the association's 2007 annual meeting held in San Francisco earlier this … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/08/2007

Timothy J. Berg, Fennemore Craig Managing Partner, to Head National Organization

Timothy J. Berg, managing partner of Fennemore Craig, has been chosen president-elect of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Mr Berg graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1975. For more information, see the press … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/02/2007

Roxana Bacon Receives ABA Award

Roxana C. Bacon, a longtime supporter and friend of the College, has received the ABA's Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award for her leadership and service to the profession. She is one of only five women lawyers across the … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/20/2007
Updated: 08/21/2007