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Professor Rose to Participate in International Property Rights Conference

Prof. Rose , the Lohse Chair in Water and Natural Resources Law, will participate in the Eighth Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference , sponsored by William & Mary Law School, in Beijing, China, October 14-15, 2011. The … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/15/2011

Prof. Braucher Joins Other Academics on the Credit Slips Blog

Prof. Braucher has joined with other academics to write occasional posts on the Credit Slips blog , covering credit, bankruptcy, consumers, and financial institutions. See the announcement here and her most recent post on responsible … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/01/2011

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Law Library Provides Pet Therapy During Finals

Law Library Fellow Cindy Hirsch coordinated with Delta Society  to offer pet therapy to students stressing over their final exams. Students and dogs met in an office in the lower level of the library. Read more here and here … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/14/2011
Updated: 12/19/2011

First Year Student Matthew Randle Recognized as a 2011 "40 Under 40" Recipient

First Year student Matthew Randle was one of 6 individuals affiliated with the University of Arizona who were recognized as a 2011 "40 Under 40" recipient on October 6, 2011. Randle was recognized for his work as the co-founder, UA … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/17/2011
Updated: 12/01/2011

2011 - 2012 Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy Members Announced

Please join in congratulating the following students, who have been selected as new members of the Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy : Caylin Barter … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/07/2011
Updated: 07/07/2011

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Deans Travel to Russia for Legal Education Seminar

Deans Kay Kavanagh and Sally Rider recently traveled to Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, to present a seminar on skills-based legal education to 20 members of the law faculty at Siberian Federal University (SFU). The three-day seminar followed two … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/15/2011

Law Library Adds Arizona Digital Collections

Librarians and staff from the Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library recently added a digital collection seriesto the Law Library website. This material, from the library's Special Collections, currently contains 3 sets of pre-statehood materials and … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/15/2011

Jenckes Team Keeps the Cup

On November 11, 2011, two students from Arizona Law competed in the 41st Annual Jenckes Competition and were successful in their attempt to hold on to the Jenckes Bowl. Named after UA Law alumnus Joseph S. Jenckes, the Jenckes competition is … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/30/2011
Updated: 12/01/2011

New Course for Undergraduates, Sex, Race, and Power in the Supreme Court, Offered in Spring 2012

Undergraduate students taking a Law course? Absolutely! The James E. Rogers College of Law is reaching out to UA undergraduates. We are very excited to announce our new course to be offered in the Spring of 2012, Sex, Race, and Power in the … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/08/2011
Updated: 10/17/2012

IPLP Program in Landmark International Hearing on Canadian First Nations’ Land Rights Case

On Friday, October 28, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) of the Organization of American States (OAS) will hold its first ever hearings into the violation of Indigenous land rights in Canada. The case is being brought by the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/27/2011

IPLP Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary

In October, the Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy (IPLP) Program at the College of Law will celebrate its 10th Anniversary. Arizona Law has long been renowned for its expertise in Indigenous peoples law. Read an excellent review of the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/06/2011
Updated: 10/06/2011

In Memoriam: Hon. Joseph M. Livermore

The Honorable Joseph M. Livermore , retired judge of the Arizona Court of Appeals and former dean and law professor at the College of Law, died at his home in Tucson on Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 10/03/2011
Updated: 10/03/2011

New Environmental Law Certificate Program Available

On Monday, September 26, 2011, the Law College approved a Certificate in Environmental Law, Science and Policy. Students who fulfill particular requirements will be awarded a Certificate upon graduation. Students graduating in 2012 are eligible … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/30/2011
Updated: 10/05/2011

“Left Back” Report Documents Impact of SB 1070 on Arizona Youth

On September 19, 2011, the University of Arizona’s Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program and the Southwest Institute for Research on Women released a report on the long-term impact of SB 1070 on Arizona’s youth. The report, … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/19/2011
Updated: 09/26/2011

Indigenous Peoples' Program Celebrates Decade of Preparing Students for Public Service

In October, the Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy (IPLP) Program at the College of Law will celebrate its 10th Anniversary. Arizona Law has long been renowned for its expertise in Indigenous peoples law. Over the last decade, the IPLP … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/13/2011
Updated: 10/06/2011

13th Annual Constitution Day Supreme Court Review, September 16, 2011

The William H. Rehnquist Center will present a review of important cases decided during the most recent term of the United States Supreme Court at the 13th Annual Constitution Day Supreme Court Review , Friday, September 16, 2011, 1:00 - 4:15 … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/09/2011
Updated: 09/09/2011

Norman Ornstein to Deliver 2011 McCormick Society Lecture

Political scientist, author, and scholar Norman J. Ornstein will speak at a free public lecture, hosted by the J. Byron McCormick Society at the College of Law, on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at 5:00 p.m., in the Ares Auditorium. The lecture … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/23/2011
Updated: 08/23/2011

Rogers College of Law Welcomes Class of 2014

The James E. Rogers College of Law formally welcomed its Class of 2014 on August 22, 2011, when classes begin for the 144 new J.D. candidates. Members of the class, represent 3 countries, 20 states, and 56 undergraduate institutions.  Eleven … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/22/2011

Environmental Breakfast Club Announces 2011 - 2012 Schedule

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, have just … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/22/2011
Updated: 01/12/2012

Richard Grand Named 2011 Law Alumnus of the Year

Recognizing his outstanding support for students and his alma mater, Richard D. Grand has been selected as the 2011 Alumnus of the Year for the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Grand, a 1958 graduate of the College, will … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/08/2011
Updated: 08/08/2011

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Trinidad Contreras ('10) Receives Firm's First Native American Law Internship

Trinidad Contreras ('10) recently received Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP's first Native American Law internship. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 10/03/2011
Updated: 10/03/2011

2 Arizona Law Alumni Named Pima County Superior Court Judges

Catherine Woods (‘87) and Jeffrey Bergin (’91) were recently named to replace Pima County Superior Court Judges Hector Campoy and Michael Cruikshank (‘85) by Governor Jan Brewer. Read more about their appointments here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/12/2011
Updated: 09/12/2011

Anna Maria Chávez ('94) Appointed CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA

Girl Scouts of the USA has appointed  Anna Maria Chávez ('94) to the top post of the organization. She had been chief executive of the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas since 2009 after serving as deputy chief of staff for urban … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/25/2011

Larry Liang (LLM '03) Named President of Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp.

Larry Liang, a 2003 graduate of the International Trade & Business Law LLM Program, was recently named president of Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corporation. He had been the Executive Vice-President. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/16/2011

Nathan Benedict ('05) Competes in National Scrabble Championship

Nathan Benedict ('05) is currently competing in the National Scrabble Championship in Dallas, Texas. Read more here . You can track his progress here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/08/2011

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OAS Inter-American Human Rights Commission Grants Hearings on Two IPLP Cases

The OAS Inter-American Human Rights Commission has granted hearings on the merits for two cases brought by the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) program :   Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group v. Canada , and Border Action Network regarding … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/06/2011

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Prof. Anaya to Conduct Official UN Visit to the United States

Prof. Anaya , in his role as Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, will conduct his first official visit to the United States in the spring of 2012. He will review the U.S. government’s implementation of the U.N. … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/14/2011

Prof. Swain's New Article on Amazon's Special Tax Deals with States Discussed on Forbes

Prof. Swain 's recent article, The Questionable Constitutionality of Amazon's Distribution Center Deals , 62 State Tax Notes 667 (2011), co-authored with Prof. Walter Hellerstein, was the main topic of a December 14, 2011, article on … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/05/2011
Updated: 12/05/2011

Prof. Glennon Participates in Bloomberg Debate Room Discussion on Solar Energy Plants

Prof. Glennon participated in a Bloomberg Businessweek Debate Room discussion on whether solar energy plants deserve more U.S. land. Read this debate online here . [Read more...]
Posted: 12/05/2011

Prof. Glennon Discusses Impact of Climate Change on Water Issues

Prof. Glennon made the comments on climate change at the State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference in Erie, Pennsylvania. The story was reported by Reuters on October 26, 2011, and can be read here . [Read more...]
Posted: 10/27/2011
Updated: 10/27/2011

Prof. Schneyer Discusses ABA Proposals on Nonlawyer Owners

Prof. Schneyer , a commissioner on the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20, stated that he found the proposal, which would amend Model Rule 5.4, “extremely modest.” Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 10/27/2011

Prof. Glennon Quoted in New York Times & Washington Post

Prof. Glennon was quoted in separate articles in the New York Times and the Washington Post on October 24, 2011. The New York Times article,  Empty Fields Fill Urban Basins and Farmers’ Pockets , is available here ; the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/26/2011

Prof. Glennon Comments on Proposal to Raise Water Rates in Chicago

Prof. Glennon commented on Mayor Emanuel's proposal to raise the water rates in Chicago to cover costs of updating the Chicago water system in an October 18, 2011, article on Bloomberg News. Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 10/19/2011

Prof. Anaya Highlights Impact of Extractive Industries on Indigenous Peoples in Statement to the UN General Assembly

Prof. Anaya , UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, highlighted the “negative, even catastrophic” impact of extractive industries on the rights of Indigenous Peoples in his statement to the UN General Assembly on … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/19/2011
Updated: 10/21/2011

Prof. Engel Co-Authors Post on Eliminating Subsidies to Pay for Jobs Bill

Prof. Engel co-authored a post with William Funk, Joseph Tomain, and Wayland Radin . on the CPRBlog entitled Repealing Oil & Gas Subsidies to Fund the Jobs Bill: Good Policy Any Way You Look at It , October 3, 2011. Read the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/03/2011

Prof. Rabin Discusses Impact of Parental Deportation on Children

Prof. Rabin was interviewed concerning the impact of the deportation of parents on the children left behind as part of a radio program entitled Transnationalism: How Moving Across Borders Affects Families , on KNPR Nevada Public Radio. The … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/26/2011
Updated: 09/26/2011

Prof. Glennon Discusses Water Shortages in Huffington Post Article

Prof. Glennon is quoted several times concerning water shortages and how we try to avoid them in a September 9, 2011, article on The Huffington Post , entitled Moving Water from Flood to Drought . Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/12/2011

Prof. Glennon Discusses Solar Power Costs in Bloomberg Op-Ed

Bloomberg News published an online op-ed by Prof. Glennon on September 6, 2011, entitled Save Habitats by Giving More Land to Solar Power . Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/07/2011

Prof. Massaro Discusses Cost of Amici Brief Supporting Arizona's Petition on S.B. 1070 Case

An article in the August 21, 2011, Arizona Daily Star , reported on Sheriff Dever's efforts to raise money to pay for a brief in support of Arizona's petition to the U.S. Supreme Court asking that the Court hear the S.B. 1070 case. In this … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/22/2011

Prof. Swain Comments on California Online Tax Law in the Wall Street Journal

Prof. Swain indicated that he thinks the new California online tax law has a good chance of succeeding in any lawsuit brought by Amazon, in a July 1, 2011, article in the Wall Street Journal (Online). Read the article here Update : … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/07/2011
Updated: 08/08/2011

Prof Orbach Discusses Anti-Trust Suit Against Utah Law

In a July 6, 2011, article in the Salt Lake City Weekly , Prof. Orbach discusses the liklihood that a suit arguing a new Utah law limiting the ability of bars to offer drink specials and establishing a quota system for liquor licenses violated … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/07/2011

Prof. Glennon's Work on Potential Problems with Solar Energy Discussed in the Arizona Daily Star

Prof. Glennon 's new paper, Solar Energy's Cloudy Future, 1 Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy 91   (2010), is the focus of an article in the July 3, 2011 issue of the Arizona Daily Star . Read his paper here … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/03/2011