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Professor Bublick Part of Arizona State Bar Panel Discussion

Professor Ellen Bublick recently participated in a panel discussion on the history and evolution of Arizona’s Economic Loss Rule.  Bublick, the Dan B. Dobbs Professor of Law and a nationally-recognized scholar in the torts field, was … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/07/2009
Updated: 12/07/2009

Professor Sjostrom Participates in National SEC Panel on Small Business Capital Formation

Professor William K. Sjostrom was one of only four scholars in the nation selected for a panel on small business capital formation, at a national forum hosted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C., on November 19, … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/30/2009

Professor Sjostrom Participates in National SEC Panel on Small Business Capital Formation

Professor William K. Sjostrom is one of only four scholars in the nation selected for a panel on small business capital formation, at a national forum hosted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C. The all-day forum … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/19/2009
Updated: 11/19/2009

Prof. Anaya Addresses UN Committee

Prof. Anaya , the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous People, addressed the UN Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural) on October 19, 2009. A detailed press … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/03/2009

Professor Austin Invited to Deliver Cambridge Annual International Intellectual Property Lecture

Professor Graeme Austin has been invited by Cambridge University (U.K.) to deliver its Fifth Annual International Intellectual Property Lecture on April 27, 2010. Hosted by Emmanuel College, Cambridge, this is one of the key intellectual … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/28/2009

Prof. Kozolchyk is U.S. Delegate to OAS Law Conference

Dr. Boris Kozolchyk has been selected by the U.S. Department of State to be the U.S. delegate and expert member to the Organization of American States (OAS) Specialized Conference in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 7-9 for consideration of the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/07/2009

Professor Hymel Addresses International Environmental Tax Conference

As nations around the world grapple with environmental challenges within and across their borders, scholars are working to identify new policy vehicles to help governments meet their environmental objectives. Mona Hymel , the Arthur W. Andrews … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/07/2009

Arizona Law Professor Tapped for National Lawyer Ethics Pane

Professor Ted Schneyer , a national leader in the area of legal ethics and the regulation of law practice, has been appointed to a new, high-level task force that will review the rules of legal ethics and the regulation of lawyers in the U.S. … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/03/2009

Prof. Anaya promotes human rights around the world as UN Special Rapporteur

S. James Anaya, Arizona Law professor, reflects on his first year as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples. Read more... [Read more...]
Posted: 07/28/2009
Updated: 07/28/2009

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Aaron Martin, 3L, Edits Issue of Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy

Aaron Martin, a 3L student, was invited to join a national team of twenty-two editors to edit the Symposium issue (Volume 33, Issue 1) of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy . The Symposium issue was the product of the Federalist … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/07/2009

Leah Lussier Profiled in Student Lawyer

Leah Lussier , a 3L student, was profiled in the December 2009 issue of Student Lawyer . Leah was recently recognized by the National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA) as the 2008 - 2009 2L of the Year. Read the profile here . [Read more...]
Posted: 12/07/2009

Arizona Law Welcomes Muskie Graduate Fellow

The International Trade and Business Law LLM Program at the James E. Rogers College of Law welcomes the arrival of Altynay Tanasheva, an Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellow from Kazakstan. Ms. Tanasehva completed her LL.B. in International Law at … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/09/2009

3L Interviewed for National Law Journal Article on Externships

John Barwell , a third-year student at Arizona Law and student editor of the American Bar Association's Student Lawyer magazine, was recently interviewed for an article in the National Law Journal entitled The recession makes externships a … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/09/2009

Volunteer Lawyers Program Names August Student of the Month

The Volunteer Lawyers Program has named Laura Corcoran , a 2L student, as its August 2009 Outstanding Law Student Volunteer. Read about Laura here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/24/2009

Leah Lussier, 2L, named National Native American Law Students Association 2L of the Year

Leah Lussier was named 2L of the Year at the NNALSA Annual Meeting in conjunction with the Federal Bar Association's Indian Law Conference at the Hilton Santa Fe at Buffalo Thunder. Read more...   [Read more...]
Posted: 07/31/2009
Updated: 07/31/2009

Four Law Students Receive National Education Awards

Esther Brilliant , Katherin Elgin , David Lopez-Negrete , and Julian Ross were awarded Equal Justice Works 2009 Summer Corps education awards, which provide a $1,000 AmeriCorps education award voucher to support summer work in public … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/14/2009

Arizona Law Review 2009 - 2010 2L Writers

The Arizona Law Review is pleased to announce its 2009 - 2010 2L Writers. We are excited to have them on board, and we are looking forward to a wonderful year for the Arizona Law Review . Congratulations to all! … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/06/2009
Updated: 07/06/2009

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The Wings Like Eagles Foundation Gives Grant to Rehnquist Center

The Rehnquist Center on the Constitutional Structures of Government  recently received a $7500 grant from The Wings Like Eagles Foundation. The grant will go to the Center's Public Outreach Program. The Foundation provided over $70,000 of … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/28/2009

Copyright and the University in the Era of Google Books - A Panel Discussion

The proposed Google Book settlement concerns one of the most complex questions faced by the university community:  What is the future of access to books and digital information? Join Arizona Law on Friday, November 16, 2009, 9:00 - 10:30 … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/03/2009

Distinguished Lecture on Innovation and Communication Policy Features Record Industry Exec

International record industry expert Shira Perlmutter will deliver the 4th Annual Distinguished Lecture on Innovation and Communication Policy at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. The lecture, entitled Reconnecting the … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/03/2009

Rehnquist Center Hosts Justices Breyer and Scalia

Last week, the Rehnquist Center hosted an event of national import at the College of Law, when Justices Scalia and Breyer discussed their respective approaches to interpreting the Constitution to a live television audience of 500 at the Leo Rich … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/02/2009
Updated: 11/10/2009

Arizona Law Finalists in the Annual Jenckes Closing Arguments Competition Announced

The runoff round to determine the finalists to represent College of Law in the annual Jenckes Closing Arguments Competition was held on Wednesday, October 28. Ed Hopkins, a third year student, and Jonathan Confer, a second year student, came in … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/29/2009
Updated: 11/19/2009

Rehnquist Center Hosts Justices Breyer and Scalia

The Rehnquist Center will Host U.S. Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia in a discussion on Principles of Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation , Monday, October 26, at the Leo Rich Theatre, Tucson Convention Center. … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/26/2009
Updated: 10/26/2009

Latest Issue of the Arizona Law Review Now Available

The Fall 2009 issue of the Arizona Law Review (Vol. 51, No 3)has been released. It is a themed issue dedicated to one of the most important topics of our time: The New Regulatory Era. Particularly now, with the debate over healthcare at the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/19/2009

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Panel to Hear Cases at Arizona Law

A panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear two cases, Tuesday, October 20, 2009, beginning at 10:00 a.m., in the Ares Auditorium, James E. Rogers College of Law. Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (Retired), Supreme Court of the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/14/2009
Updated: 10/14/2009

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Panel to Hear Cases at Arizona Law

On Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., a panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear two cases in the Ares Auditorium, James E. Rogers College of Law. Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (Retired), Supreme Court of the United … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/14/2009

2009 - 2010 McCormick Lecture Announced

Joe Nocera , business columnist for the New York Times , will deliver the 2009-2010 McCormick Lecture at the James E. Rogers College of Law, on Monday, November 16, 12:20 - 1:20 p.m., Ares Auditorium. Mr. Nocera will speak on Lessons from the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/12/2009
Updated: 11/03/2009

Program in Criminal Law and Policy Announces Fall 2009 Speaker Series

Every semester, the Program in Criminal Law and Policy hosts a speaker series on relevant topics. This year's preliminary schedule is listed below. This semester, the program is pleased to co-sponsor events with the Arizona Law Women’s … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/24/2009
Updated: 09/04/2009

International Trade and Business Law LLM Students Welcomed to Campus

The James E. Rogers College of Law has welcomed ten International Trade and Business Law students into the LLM program this fall. Read more about the LLM program here and this year's students  here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/10/2009
Updated: 08/11/2009

UA Law Clinics Merging

The Child Advocacy Law Clinic and the Domestic Violence Law Clinic will be merging this fall to become the Child and Family Law Clinic. The new clinic will be directed by Professors Zelda Harris and Paul Bennett . Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/05/2009

Professor Glennon to appear on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Professor Robert Glennon will appear on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart next Thursday, July 16. He’ll be talking about his new book, Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It (Island Press, 2009), which in a … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/10/2009
Updated: 07/17/2009

Environmental Breakfast Club Announces 2009 - 2010 Schedule

The Environmental Breakfast Club , a diverse grouping 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, have just … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/07/2009
Updated: 07/07/2009

Environmental Breakfast Club Announces 2009 - 2010 Schedule

The  Environmental Breakfast Club, a diverse grouping 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 … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/07/2009

Arizona Law Leads the Way in Indian and Indigenous Peoples' Law

Indian and Indigenous peoples’ issues are increasingly at the forefront of national and international affairs. Less than three weeks after President Obama took office, the First Lady paid an official visit to the Department of Interior and … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/01/2009

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Former Governor Raul Castro ('48) Honored with Portrait at College of Law

On December 15, 2009, Arizona Law unveiled a floor-to-ceiling portrait of former governor and ambassador Raul Castro ('48), which hangs in the Lewis & Roca Lobby. For more information about the unveiling see the UA News Release … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/28/2009

Virginia Kelly ('90) Appointed to Arizona Court of Appeals

On December 11, 2009, Governor Brewer appointed Judge Virginia Kelly ('90), a Pima County Superior Court Judge since 2002, to Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals. Judge Kelly replaces Judge John Pelander, another alumni, who was recently … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/14/2009

January Contreras ('96) Named Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman

Ms Contreras was named as the new Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman for the Department of Homeland Security on November 23, 2009. For more information, see the announcement here . [Read more...]
Posted: 11/30/2009

Christina Schulz Reiss ('89) Confirmed as U.S. District Judge

Judge Reiss was confirmed by the Senate to be a U.S. District Judge for the District of Vermont on November 19, 2009. See Senator Leahy's press release here . President Obama announced his intent to nominate Judge Reiss to the United … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/23/2009

Larry Wilson ('72) Profiled in Time Magazine Article

The November 9, 2009, article, which can be read here , covers Mr. Wilson's new activities in the radio industry. [Read more...]
Posted: 11/16/2009

Dennis Burke ('88) New Arizona United States Attorney

Mr Burke was sworn in as Arizona’s newewst U.S. Attorney on September 16, 2009. Read more about him and his responsibilities in this article from the Yuma Sun . [Read more...]
Posted: 11/16/2009

Ernest Calderón ('82) Profiled in Arizona Daily Wildcat

Ernest Calderón ('82) became president of the Arizona Board of Regents on July 1, 2009, after serving on the Board since 2004. Read the profile here . [Read more...]
Posted: 11/12/2009

Stewart Udall ('48) Honored by New Legislation

Congress enacted legislation on October 21, 2009, to enhance the Udall Foundation , located in Tucson, Arizona, and simultaneously honor one of the great public servants and foremost environmental visionaries of the era, Stewart L. Udall. The … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/22/2009

Roxana C. Bacon Appointed Chief Counsel, Citizenship and Immigration Service

Roxana Bacon , a longtime supporter and friend of Arizona Law , has accepted an appointment as Chief Counsel to the Citizenship and Immigration Service , the office in the Department of Homeland Security that oversees lawful immigration to the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/19/2009

Francisco Aguilar ('04) Appointed to Nevada Athletic Commission

Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons has announced the appointment of Francisco Aguilar ('04) to the Nevada Athletic Commission on October 12, 2009. The appointment is effective on November 1. Find out more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 10/13/2009

Christina Schulz Reiss ('89) to be Nominated to Federal Bench

President Obama announced his intent to nominate Christina Schulz Reiss ('89) to the United States District Court for the District of Vermont on October 9, 2009. Judge Reiss currently serves as a State Judge in the Lamoille District of the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/09/2009
Updated: 11/23/2009

In Memoriam - Ira Tepper, Class of 1990

Ira Tepper, originally of Brooklyn and Roslyn, New York, lost his battle with Pancreatic Cancer January 13, 2009, in Tucson, Arizona. He was 79. Ira possessed a remarkable intelligence, charm and precision, which he brought to his practice of … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/14/2009
Updated: 09/14/2009

Alumni Named to Position in the U.S. Department of the Interior

Wizipan Garriott ('08) has been named as the Policy Advisor to the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs in the Department of the Interior. Read the press release here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/07/2009

James E. Rogers Lauded as One of Las Vegas’ Philanthropic “Titans.”

Mr Rogers ('62) was featured in a series of brief bios in the Luxury Las Vegas Magazine for his philanthopic contributions to educational institutions. Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/05/2009
Updated: 08/05/2009

Governor appoints Judge John Pelander ('76) to Arizona Supreme Court

Governor Jan Brewer announced the appointment of  Arizona Law alum Judge John Pelander to become the newest justice on the Arizona Supreme Court on July 28, 2009. Read about the appointment: Official Announcement from the … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/29/2009

Alum Gabriel “Gabe” Galanda ('00) named as one of Puget Sound Business Journal's "40 Under 40"

Gabriel "Gabe" Galanda, Arizona Law alum and Member in the Seattle office of Williams Kastner, has been named and honored in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s "40 Under 40," an award program that spotlights the top … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/28/2009

Phoenix City Councilwoman Maria Baier (’92) named Arizona State Land Commissioner.

Governor Brewer recently named Phoenix City Councilwoman Maria Baier, class of 1992, as the new state land commissioner. Read the article . [Read more...]
Posted: 07/27/2009

Alumna Profiled in Arizona Daily Star

Retired Superior Court Judge Lina Rodriguez ('77) was profiled in a July 19, 2009, column in the Arizona Daily Star. Ernesto Portillo, Jr., wrote the column noting that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayo is not the only "wise … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/20/2009

Alumna Nominated for Federal Bench

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt) has nominated Christina Schulz Reiss ('89) to be a judge in Vermont's U.S. District Court. Currently a state judge, if confirmed Ms Reiss would be the first woman to serve on this court. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 07/14/2009
Updated: 07/16/2009

Alumni Nominated for United State Attorney for Arizona

President Obama has nominated Dennis Burke ('88) as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona. Mr. Burke would replace current U.S. Attorney Diane Humetewa, the first female Native American U.S. Attorney. Read the White House Press Release … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/13/2009
Updated: 07/13/2009

Las Vegas Sun Article Discusses James E. Rogers' Legacy

The July 5, 2009,  Las Vegas Sun article covers Mr Rogers ('62) career and legacy as Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, a post he held from 2004 until June 30, 2009. [Read more...]
Posted: 07/13/2009
Updated: 07/13/2009

Alumna Writes Op-Ed in Alaskan Newspaper

Izetta Chambers ('08) has written an op-ed in the Homer (Alaska) Tribune concerning the recent Supreme Court case, Coeur Alaska, Inc. v. Southeast Alaska Conservation Council et al. , permitting the disposal of mining waste into a freshwater … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/10/2009

Alumni Writes Article for ABA Journal

The ABA Journal published an article in its June 2009 issue by C. Bradley Vynalek ('99), a partner at Quarles & Brady in Phoenix and a representative of the State Bar of Arizona in the ABA House of Delegates. The article, How I Spent My … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/06/2009
Updated: 07/06/2009

In Memoriam - Former Congressman and Alum Jim McNulty

Jim McNulty, Class of '51, died Tuesday, June 30, in Tucson, of complications of Parkinson's disease. He represented Arizona's 5th Congressional District from 1982 - 1984. He practiced law for 50 years in Arizona and served on many state boards. … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/01/2009
Updated: 07/07/2009

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IPLP Provides Support for Native Eyes 09 Film Festival

The Arizona State Museum and the Hanson Film Institute , in collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, are presenting award winning films by and about Native Americans in the Native Eyes 09 … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/03/2009

Dr Burton to Speak as Part of Fall 2009 IPLP Colloquium Series

The theme of the Fall 2009 IPLP Colloquium series is “Connecting with Culture.” The next speaker in the series will be  Dr. Lloyd Burton , Program Director of the Environmental Policy, Management, and Law … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/14/2009

IPLP Students and Faculty to Represent Party before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States will hear a case filed by the Border Action Network (BAN), a nonprofit group represented by students and faculty from the Indigenous Peoples Law & … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/13/2009
Updated: 10/13/2009