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Prof. Obiora to Speak at International Conference in South Africa

Prof. Obiora will be speaking at Law, Culture, Constitutionalism and Governance: Conference to Honour Martin Chanock , December 10 - 11, at the University of Capetown and the University of Stellenbosch, Capetown, South Africa. Prof. Chanock is … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/06/2010

Prof. Rose Receives 2010 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize

Prof. Rose recently received the 2010 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize at the William & Mary Law School. Read more about the presentation here . [Read more...]
Posted: 12/03/2010

Prof. Schneyer to Speak on New Legal Ethics Book at Cornell

Prof. Schneyer will be on a panel at Cornell Law School on December 3, 2010, with Professors Robert Gordon (Yale Law School) and Ben Zipursky (Fordham Law School) to discuss Lawyers and Fidelity to Law , a new book by Professor Brad Wendel … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/22/2010

Prof. Anaya, UN Special Rapporteur, Comments on Congo

Prof. Anaya , Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, released a statement on November 12, 2010, on conditions in the Republic of Congo upon the conclusion of his visit there. He … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/22/2010

Prof. Glennon's Book Recognized by Environmentalists

Prof. Glennon's most recent book, Unquenchable , was recently recognized by two environmental groups. The book received the second place in the Society of Environmental Journalist's Rachel Carson Environment Book Award category . … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/25/2010

Prof. Swain Argues Dormant Commerce Clause Case before the Supreme Court of Ohio

On October 13, 2010, Prof. Swain argued on behalf of the Ohio Cable Telecommunications Association before the Supreme Court of Ohio in the case of DirecTV, Inc., et al. v. Richrd Levin, Tax Commissioner of Ohio . The case involved a challenge … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/14/2010

American Bar Association Recognizes Dean Jordan-Curtis

Dean Jordan-Curtis , Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Clinical Professor of Law, recently received the Law Student Wellness Award from the American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP) for her … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/14/2010

Prof. Rose Receives 2010 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize

Prof Rose received the 2010 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize at the seventh annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference , held at William & Mary Law School on September 30 - 1 October 2010. The Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/06/2010

Prof. Kozolchyk to Speak at FinNet 2010

Prof. Kozolchyk has been selected to speak on secured transactions reform at FinNet 2010 event in October at World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event will bring together more than 400 World Bank Group and invited practitioners … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/01/2010

Prof. Miller Co-Authors Article for Arizona Attorney

Prof. Miller , the Ralph W. Bilby Professor of Law, recently co-authored an article, Climate Change and the Practice of Law ,  in the October 2010 issue of the  Arizona Attorney magazine. Professor Miller writes and teaches on … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/01/2010

Prof. Engel Delivers Distinguished Environmental Lecture at Florida State University

Prof. Engel , a national expert in environmental law and the emerging field of climate change law, delivered the Fall Distinguished Environmental Lecture at Florida State University’s College of Law.  She addressed the group of … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/01/2010

Prof. Gantz Advises the Dominican Republic Government on Investor-State Disputes

Prof. Gantz visited the Dominican Republic September 14 - 17, 2010 on behalf of the U.S. Agency for International Development and Chemonics, Inc. to discuss with DR officials how they might respond more effectively to actual and potential … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/27/2010

Prof. Hymel to Speak at Lewis & Clark Law School Forum

Prof. Hymel will speak on Environmental Tax Policy in the United States: A “Bit” of History at the 15th Annual Business Law Fall Forum: Taxation and the Environment, Lewis & Clark Law School, on October 8, 2010. Read more … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/27/2010

Prof. Braucher Guest Blogs on Credit Slips

Prof. Braucher is guest-blogging on Credit Slips about financial literacy education and mortgage relief. This blog covers “all things about credit, bankruptcy, consumers, and financial institutions.” Read Prof. Braucher’s … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/23/2010

Presentation by Prof. White at the Executive Ethics Forum Now Available Online

On August 20, 2010, Prof. White and leaders from banking, real estate and community advocacy joined in a lively conversation in the inaugural Executive Ethics Forum at the Eller College of Management. The panelists and participants discussed … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/16/2010

Prof. Bublick Edits Concise Restatement of Torts

The American Law Institute (ALI) recently announced the release of the Concise Restatement of Torts , 2d edition, assembled by Prof. Ellen Bublick . Read more about this book and Prof. Bublick's work here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/26/2010

Prof. Anaya Issues Report on Russian Protection of Indigenous Peoples

Prof. Anaya , Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, issued a report on the situation of indigenous peoples in Russia. News coverage from the UN can be found here and here ; … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/24/2010
Updated: 08/30/2010

Professor Hershey Launches Website and On-Line Book for Globalization and Ecoliterate Law

Professor Robert Hershey recently launched ( ), an innovative online textbook and related materials that explore issues involved in globalization and the “transformation of cultures and … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/24/2010

Prof. White to be Panelist at Executive Ethics Forum

Prof. White will be joined by leaders from banking, real estate and community advocacy in a lively conversation in the inaugural Executive Ethics Forum at the Eller College of Management on August 20, 2010. The panelists and participants will … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/17/2010

Prof. Williams Testifies before Congress on Tribal Consultation Bill

On July 28, 2010, Prof. Williams testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources  on H.R. 5023 , the Requirements, Expectations, and Standard Procedures for Executive Consultation with Tribes Act (“RESPECT Act”). … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/29/2010

American Bar Association Honors Professor Dobbs

On July 27, 2010, the American Bar Association (ABA) announced that the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section will honor Professor Dan Dobbs with the Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award . This award was created to honor attorneys … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/27/2010

Prof. Evans Appointed to U.S. Attorney's Office Position

Prof. John Evans , Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, has recently been appointed a senior adviser to the U.S. Attorney for Arizona, Dennis Burke, focusing on border issues. Prof. Evans is the former head of Tucson's criminal trials unit for … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/21/2010
Updated: 07/21/2010

Prof. Bublick Addreses Tort Law Conference in China

Prof. Bublick recently was the only U.S. legal scholar to speak at a tort law symposium in China. Read more about the conference and her exeriences here . [Read more...]
Posted: 07/09/2010

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Student-Run Environmental Law Journal Goes Online

The Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy released its first issue on Friday, November 19, 2010. The issue, available here , contains four substantive articles, a foreward by former Arizona Governor and Secretary of the Interior … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/22/2010

National Environmental Moot Court Team Selected

Kyle Overs, Eddie Slade, and Allison Woolston have been selected to represent the College of Law in the national environmental moot court competition at Pace University Law School in White Plains, New York, Feb 24 - 26, 2011. [Read more...]
Posted: 10/01/2010

Law Student Volunteer Work with Veterans Court to be Featured in UA Veterans Conference

The Veterans in Higher Education Conference at the Student Union Memorial Center, September 15 - 17, 2010, will showcase signature UA initiatives within Veterans Education and Transition Services. One of the UA partnerships highlighted … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/13/2010

Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy Announces 2L Members

The Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy is proud to announce its 2010-2011 2L Members. Please join the Managing Board in congratulating the 2L members of AJELP. Michael T. … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/22/2010

Arizona Journal of Comparative and International Law Announces 2L Writers

Please join in congratulating the new 2L writers on the Arizona Journal of Comparative and International Law ! Amanda Abeln Venus Booth … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/22/2010

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Sally Rider Inducted into Warren E. Burger Society

Sally Rider , Director, The William H. Rehnquist Center on the Constitutional Structures of Government, was inducted in the Warren E. Burger Society by the National Center for State Courts on November 19, 2010. The Warren E. Burger Society … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/22/2010

Jenckes Competition Set

It’s almost time to watch the College of Law go up against ASU in the Annual Jenckes Competition - this year’s competition will be held at the James E Rogers College of Law on November 12, 2010. The closing arguments competition … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/29/2010

Arizona Law Hosts Lecture by Distinguished Legal Writing Professor

Prof. Linda Edwards , William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas, will give a free public lecture on the power of narrative, “Briefs That Changed the World: The Myth of Redemptive Violence,” at 3:00 p.m., … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/18/2010

12th Annual Constitution Day Supreme Court Review

The William H. Rehnquist Center will present the 12th Annual Constitution Day Supreme Court Review, a review of important cases decided during the most recent term of the Supreme Court of the United States, on September 16, 2010, 2:00 - … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/17/2010
Updated: 09/15/2010

Christopher Robertson Joins UA Law Faculty

Legal scholar and philosopher Christopher T. Robertson has recently joined the faculty of the James E. Rogers College of Law, teaching and working in the areas of health law, policy, and ethics. Professor Robertson most recently worked at … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/16/2010

Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program Hires First Fellow

The Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program has hired Tomas Lopez, using funding from a private foundation to support a one year fellowship. As a fellow, Mr Lopez will undertake an immigration policy research project, as well as supervise law … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/21/2010

In Memoriam - Professor Junius Hoffman

It is our sad duty to relate the news that Professor Junius Hoffman died over the weekend. We know that many of you knew him as a colleague, teacher, and friend, and would want to know. There are no public services planned. His obituary … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/21/2010
Updated: 07/21/2010

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Judge Robert Brutinel (’82) appointed to Arizona Supreme Court

Governor Jan Brewer announced her appointment of Judge Robert Brutinel ('82) to the Arizona Supreme Court on November 22, 2010. Judge Brutinel is the Presiding Judge of the Yavapai County Superior Court. Read more about the appointment here . [Read more...]
Posted: 11/22/2010

Maia Campbell ('07) Receives Pomona College 2010 Inspirational Young Alumni Award

In early October, IPLP Program Staff Attorney and Adjunct Professor Maia Campbell received the 2010 Inspirational Young Alumni Award from Pomona College, where she received her undergraduate degree in 2001. Read more about Prof. Campbell here . [Read more...]
Posted: 10/21/2010

Justice Pelander ('76) Honored as Outstanding Wittenberg Alumni

Wittenberg University honored Justice A. John Pelander  ('76), Arizona Supreme Court, with an Alumni Citation Award. These awards are given to those “who have brought honor to Wittenberg by their exceptional accomplishments … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/12/2010

Michael R. King ('79) Selected as to be in Arizona Best Lawyers 2010

Michael R. King ('79), of Gammage & Burnham, was recently selected to be in Arizona Best Lawyers 2010 in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Commercial Litigation, and Construction Law. This is the third consecutive year … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/25/2010

Francisco Pirez (LL.M., '09) Appointed Uruguay's Ambassador to the WTO

Francisco Pirez , a 2009 graduate from the International Trade and Business Law LL.M. program , was recently appointed as Uruguay's Ambassador to the WTO. Read about Ambassador Pirez here (Spanish) [Read more...]
Posted: 08/10/2010

Gordon Waterfall, Peter Economidis, & Hugh Caldwell, Jr. ('65) Profiled in BizTucson

Gordon Waterfall , Peter Economidis , and Hugh Caldwell, Jr. (all '65) and the firm they founded 40 years ago, Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana , were recently profiled in BizTucson . Read the article about how they … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/27/2010

Jessica L. Franken ('87) Elected to Board of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

Jessica L. Franken ('87), a partner in the Phoenix office of Quarles & Brady, has recently been elected to the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 07/21/2010

Maya Abela ('09) Receives Award for Co-authors Report on E-Waste

Maya Abela ('09) and Jacob Campbell prepared a report, entitled E-wasted Time:  The Hazardous Lag in Comprehensive Regulation of the Electronics Recycling Industry in the United States , as part of the Udall Center for Studies in … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/21/2010

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Prof. Glennon's Latest Article Discussed

Prof. Glennon's latest article,  Solar Energy’s Cloudy Future , 1 Ariz. J. Envtl. L. & Pol'y 91 (2010) (co-author, with Andrew Reeves), is thoroughly discussed in a December 6, 2010, article in the Planet-Profit Report . … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/08/2010

Wall Street Journal Blogs on Prof. White’s New Book, Underwater Home

The Wall Street Journal blog, Developments , posted a piece on Prof. White 's new book, Underwater Home: What Should You Do If You Owe More on Your Home than It's Worth? , on December 7, 2010. Read the post and comments here . Additional … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/08/2010
Updated: 01/05/2011

Wall Street Journal Blogs on Prof. White’s New Book, Underwater Home

The Wall Street Journal blog, Developments, discussed Prof. White's new book, Underwater Home: What Should You Do If You Owe More on Your Home than It's Worth? , in a post on December 7, 2010. Read the post and the comments here . [Read more...]
Posted: 12/08/2010

Prof. Tatum Discusses Crime on Reservations in Mother Jones

In an article on crime and vigilantism on reservations in the November/December issue of Mother Jones , Prof. Tatum stated that it's not clear how widespread vigilantism is, but it does exist outside Oklahoma. She also talked about the impact … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/29/2010

Prof. White Discusses Strategic Default Issues in Recent Media Interviews

Prof. White has been interviewed recently on several different aspects of his research on strategic default: He was interviewed about his thoughts concerning a new business start-up which claims it will pay folks to keep up their … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/13/2010
Updated: 10/18/2010

Prof. Anaya Addresses United Nations Human Rights Council

Prof. Anaya , Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council on September 20, 2010. Read a summary of the meeting here and watch the … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/21/2010
Updated: 09/23/2010

Prof. Bennett Discusses Arizona's Child Protective Services

Prof. Bennett commented on problems at Arizona's Child Protective Services in a September 19, 2010, column in the Arizona Daily Star . Read the column here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/20/2010
Updated: 09/20/2010

Prof. Glennon Discusses Water on the Financial Sense Newshour

Prof. Glennon discusses many different aspects of water usage and shortages on the September 18, 2010 broadcast of the  Financial Sense Newshour . Listen to the interview here ; Prof. Glennon's portion starts around 25:30. [Read more...]
Posted: 09/20/2010

Prof. Miller Discusses Operation Streamline in NPR Report

Prof. Miller discussed the effectiveness of Operation Streamline in a September 13, 2010 story, the second of three stories on the topic, on NPR. Listen/read a transcript here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/14/2010

Prof. Chin Comments on Several Immigration-Related Issues in the Media

Prof. Chin has commented on several different immigration-related issues recently: LawWeekColorado quoted Prof. Chin's comments while on a panel entitled “Immigration Reform: Arizona SB-1070 and Beyond,” organized by the … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/13/2010

Prof. Chin's Comments on Recent Immigration Case in USA Today

Prof. Chin commented on the recent 3d Circuit Court of Appeals ruling voiding Hazleton, Pennsylvania's anti-immigrant laws in the Sept. 9, 2010 issue of USA Today . Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/10/2010
Updated: 09/10/2010

Prof. Robertson's Research Used in Wall Street Journal Article on Disability Insurance

Prof. Robertson 's research from his 2008 article, Get Sick, Get Out: The Medical Causes of Home Foreclosures , 18 Health Matrix 65 (2008), was recently used in a Wall Street Journal article on Disability Insurance. Read Prof. Robertson's … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/03/2010

Prof. Williams Quoted in Indian Country Today Article

In a September 1, 2010, article in Indian Country Today , Prof. Williams discussed President Obama's failure to address offensive comments made by New York City Mayor Bloomberg in the context of a conflict with Native Americans. Read the … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/02/2010

Prof. Anaya Releases Report on Conditions of Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

Prof. Anaya , Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, issued a report on the situation of indigenous peoples in Guatemala. Coverage of the report can be found in this August 29, 2010, … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/30/2010

Professors Anaya and Chin Co-author Op-Ed on The Huffington Post

Professor Anaya and Professor Chin , along with Professor Paul Finkelman , President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law at Albany Law School, co-authored an op-ed titled Parents, Children, and Citizenship by Birth , which was … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/20/2010

Prof. White Interviewed by Fox Business News and Other Media Outlets

Prof. White discussed his idea about establishing a rent-based program to help struggling homeowners in an August 16, 2010, interview on Fox Business News. See the video here . In addition, Prof. White has been quoted in a few other media … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/17/2010
Updated: 08/23/2010

Prof. Anaya Issues Statement Commemorating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Prof. Anaya , the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, issued a statement on August 9, 2010, to commemorate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. Read the … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/10/2010

Prof. Glennon Interviewed on Construction Management Radio Network

Prof. Glennon discussed The Water Crisis: The Construction Industry's Role in an interview on the Construction Management Radio Network. Listen here .   [Read more...]
Posted: 08/10/2010

Prof. Marcus Interviewed about Leaked Memo on Immigration

Prof. Lynn Marcus was quoted in an article in the Arizona Republic concerning the leaked memo concerning ideas to allow some migrants to stay in the country. Read the article, dated July 31, 2010, here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/09/2010

Prof. Silverman Interviewed Concerning Mistreatment of Immigrants in Detention

Prof. Silverman was interviewed by CNN concerning mistreatment of immigrants in detention. View the video, added on August 8, 2010, here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/09/2010
Updated: 08/09/2010

Prof. Anaya Visits New Zealand in Role as UN Special Rapporteur

Prof. Anaya , the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, visited New Zealand on July 18 - 23 July, 2010, to gather information on developments there following his predecessor's … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/02/2010
Updated: 08/30/2010

UA Law Professors Address US District Court Ruling on Immigration Law

Several professors from the College of Law have been interviewed concerning the impact of Judge Susan Bolton's ruling on Arizona's immigration law. Her opinion is available here . Prof. Atwood was interviewed on Arizona Public Media's … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/29/2010
Updated: 08/02/2010

Prof. Chin Interviewed on Here and Now

Prof. Chin was interviewed concerning the history of immigration law changes and state power on the July 19, 2010, episode of Here and Now . A link to the listen to the episode can be found here ; it's the fourth item on the website. [Read more...]
Posted: 07/22/2010

Prof. Chin Co-authors Op-Ed in Washington Post

Prof. Chin and Kevin R. Johnson , Dean, Professor of Law and Chicana/o Studies, and the Mabie-Apallas Public Interest Law Chair at the University of California at Davis, wrote an opinion piece on the use of racial profiling in immigration … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/13/2010
Updated: 07/13/2010

NY Times Quotes Prof. White in Front-Page Article

Prof. White is quoted in the July 9, 2010, issue of the New York Times concerning the rich walking away from their mortgages. Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 07/09/2010