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White House Intern Returns to Arizona Law

Third-year student Jonay Foster spent the spring and summer of 2012 as a White House intern. Read about her experiences here . [Read more...]
Posted: 12/11/2012
Updated: 02/26/2013

Students Plan Active Year for Environmental Law Society

Arizona Law students support an active chapter of the Environmental Law Society (ELS). On September 16, 2012, they hiked to Tanque Verde Falls. Additional hikes are being planned. The chapter will be hosting speakers, films, and other events to … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/24/2012
Updated: 01/10/2013

Two Third-Year Arizona Law Students Assist in Jury Trial

Third-year Arizona Law students, Jordan Emerson and Athan Papailiou , assisted in a jury trial of a Tucson construction worker who treated women suffering gynecological problems by injecting them with ozone in his home without a license. … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/24/2012
Updated: 01/10/2013

2012 - 2013 Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law Members Announced

Please join in congratulating the following students, who have been selected as new members of the Arizona Journal of International & Comparative Law: : Calley Anderson Madison Holland … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/16/2012
Updated: 07/02/2013

2012 - 2013 Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Members Announced

Please join in congratulating the following students, who have been selected as new members of the Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy : Ian Ferrell … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/16/2012
Updated: 07/08/2013

2012 - 2013 Arizona Law Review Members Announced

Please join in congratulating the following students, who have been selected as new members of the Arizona Law Review : Chad Ambroday Andrew … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/16/2012
Updated: 07/02/2013

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National Dean Search Begins

A national search has started for the next dean of Arizona Law . Members of the Dean Search Committee, chaired by Provost Emeritus George Davis, are soliciting nominations and applications. A website with more information about the dean search … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/18/2012

Arizona Supreme Court Approves Provisional Project Allowing Qualified 3L Students to Take February Bar

The Arizona Supreme Court has approved, on a provisional basis, the proposal to allow qualified 3L students to take the February bar exam starting in February 2014. The Court’s action amends Rule 34 temporarily – until December … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/11/2012
Updated: 12/11/2012

New Dual Degree Program Expands Arizona Law’s International Base

The College of Law and the National University of Mongolia School of Law in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, have created a dual-degree partnership, recently formalized in a memorandum of understanding signed by the two schools. The agreement allows … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/11/2012

Arizona Law Hosts Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop

The College of Law was honored to host a Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop on December 7, 2012. These workshops, held around the country in several locations every December, gather together legal-writing professors to share ideas, … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/11/2012

In Tucson for the holidays? Visit Arizona Law.

Join us at a special Arizona Law Info Session on Friday, December 21, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. This will be an informal gathering designed to help you decide if we're the right choice for you. An informal tour of the law campus begins at 3:30. … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/10/2012

Prof. Glennon Inducted as Regents' Professor

On Thursday, December 6, 2012, Prof. Glennon was inducted as a Regents' Professor of the University of Arizona. The designation of Regents' Professor is an honored position reserved for faculty scholars of exceptional ability who have achieved … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/10/2012
Updated: 12/10/2012

Marc L. Miller Named Dean of Arizona Law On An Interim Basis

Arizona Law professor Marc L. Miller has been chosen as dean of the James E. Rogers College of Law on an interim basis, effective November 1, 2012. “He is a nationally-recognized legal scholar, bringing that insight to the position, as … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/19/2012
Updated: 12/03/2012

Arizona Law Program for International Law Students Featured in UA Article

The University of Arizona is featuring an article about Arizona Law’s program for international law students, known as JDAS (Juris Doctorate with Advanced Standing) . The article features several current foreign students and describes … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/15/2012

Arizona Law Team Wins Jenckes Competition

Arizona Law came out the winner in the annual show down between the two Arizona law schools over which team - UA or ASU - could make the best closing argument. On Friday, Nov. 9, Arizona Law hosted the Jenckes Competition, for the third year in a … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/14/2012
Updated: 11/21/2012

Arizona Law Review Publishes Fall 2012 Issue

The Arizona Law Review recently published its Fall 2012 issue, Vol. 54, No. 3. Articles are available to read at . The issue includes the following articles: Texting While Driving Meets the Fourth … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/05/2012
Updated: 11/05/2012

Vice Dean Miller Named Interim Dean of Arizona Law

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Andrew C. Comrie announced the appointment of Vice Dean Mark Miller as Interim Dean of the James E. Rogers College of Law on an interim basis, effective November 1, 2012. Read the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/31/2012
Updated: 11/01/2012

Homecoming Environmental Law CLE to Feature Peter Culp ('01)

UPDATE: The time for this CLE has been changed to 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. The 2012 Homecoming Environmental CLE, “ Can Arizona Become Solar Powered? ,” will feature Peter Culp ('01), a partner at Squire Sanders and one of Arizona Law's … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/29/2012
Updated: 11/02/2012

Alum to Speak on British and American Commercial Litigation

John M. DeStefano III ('07) will speak on Divided by a Common Law: A Comparative Perspective on British and American Commercial Litigation , Friday, Nov. 9, 10:30 a.m. - Noon, Ares Auditorium. The program, sponsored by the College of … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/25/2012

Sex, Race, Drugs, and Power in the Supreme Court Offered to Undergraduates, Spring 2013

Undergraduate students taking a Law course? Absolutely! For the second year, the James E. Rogers College of Law will offer a class for undergraduates:  Sex, Race, Drugs, and Power in the Supreme Court , Law 389. This course features 13 … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/22/2012

Arizona Law Grads Lead in Bar Exam Passage

Graduates of the James E. Rogers College of Law have again passed the Arizona Bar examination at a higher rate than the state’s other law schools. “Legal education is aimed at preparing the whole lawyer,” said Dean Lawrence … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/21/2012

American Pluralism and Public Policy - "Redistricting in Arizona"

On Friday, October 19, 2012, at Noon, in Room 156, at the College of Law, Linda McNulty , Esq., a member of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, will speak on “Redistricting in Arizona.” The workshop is open to all … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/16/2012
Updated: 10/16/2012

Three Distinguished Alumni Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Three distinguished graduates of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law were honored for their contributions to the profession at the Lifetime Achievement Awards Luncheon , Friday, October 5, 2012. The recipients are: … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/08/2012
Updated: 10/15/2012

Swearing In Ceremony for New Admittees

Justice John Pelander of the Arizona Supreme Court will administer the oath to new admittees to the Arizona Bar in a ceremony to be held Friday, October 26, 2012, 4:00 - 4:30 p.m. , in the Ares Auditorium (Room 164). A reception will beheld … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/02/2012
Updated: 10/11/2012

Arizona Law Students Contribute to Creation of Community through Study Sessions with 1Ls

One of the distinctive characteristics of Arizona Law, cited by students and graduates alike, is the elusive concept of “community.” Faculty regularly work on projects and publications with students. Alumni and area attorneys who … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/24/2012
Updated: 09/24/2012

Condolences to the Family of Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever

The Arizona Law community sends condolences to the family and friends of Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever, a frequent College of Law guest speaker. Sheriff Dever was killed in a motor vehicle accident Tuesday night, September 18, 2012. Read … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/19/2012

Arizona Law and ASU Vie for Jenckes Cup in 42nd Annual Jenckes Competition

Students from The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law will compete in the 42nd Annual Jenckes Competition, on Friday, November 9, 2012, 5:00 - 6:00 … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/18/2012
Updated: 09/18/2012

College of Law Receives A- Rating in National Jurist List of Best Value Law Schools

The College of Law received an A- rating in a September 2012 article in the National Jurist rating the "Best Value" law schools. Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/17/2012
Updated: 09/17/2012

Dean Ponoroff Stepping Down as Dean This Year

On September 10, 2012, Dean Lawrence Ponoroff announced to the faculty that he would step down as dean this year and return to the faculty. Andrew Comrie, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, released the following … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/14/2012
Updated: 09/24/2012

Arizona Law Graduates Honored for Lifetime Achievements

Three distinguished graduates of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law will be honored for their contributions to the profession at the Lifetime Achievement Awards Luncheon , Friday, October 5, 2012, Noon – … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/24/2012
Updated: 10/08/2012

Free Program Explores Civility in a Politically Charged Environment

The James E. Rogers College of Law, with The National Institute for Civil Discourse (NICD,) presented a free program, Can We Talk? Civil Political Discourse in a Partisan Era , outlining the need for reasoned debate and successful models for … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/22/2012
Updated: 09/13/2012

Class of 2015 Takes Professionalism Oath

Members of the Class of 2015 launched their law school careers on Friday, August 17, by participating in the school’s inaugural professionalism ceremony. Dean Lawrence Ponoroff said he created the event as a way for incoming students to … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/22/2012

Library Throws a Fun Fest! for Orientation

                      As part of 1L Orientation the Cracchiolo Law Library again welcomed students with a Law Library Fun Fest! The goal of the Fun … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/20/2012
Updated: 08/20/2012

In Memoriam - Mr. Edward (Ned) White, Former Law Library Head of Public Services

We were recently notified that Mr Edward (Ned) White, who retired in 1996 as the Head of Public Services in the law library, had died from complications of a fall. The family did not publish an obituary, but his daughter did write one, which is … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/20/2012

Environmental Breakfast Club Announces 2012 - 2013 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: 06/19/2012
Updated: 06/19/2012

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Two Alums Appointed to Upcoming Vacancies on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona

Daniel Collins ('83) and Brenda Moody Whinery ('85) have been appointed to upcoming vacancies on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona. Whinery will replace another alumni, Judge James Marlar ('70) in the Tucson Division, … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/06/2012

Kathleen Ann Quigley ('86) Appointed to Pima County Superior Court

Kathleen Ann Quigley ('86) was appointed to the Pima County Superior Court on October 25, 2012, to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Clark W. Munger. She is currently a Pima County Juvenile Court Commissioner, a position she … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/25/2012

Leticia Marquez ('95) May Be First Tucson Latina Attorney to Argue Before the Supreme Court

An article in the October 7, 2012, edition of the Arizona Daily Star profiled Leticia Marquez ('95) as she prepares to argue in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. While statistics are unclear, she may be the first Tucson Latina attorney to … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/08/2012
Updated: 10/11/2012

Anoma Phanthourath ('98) Receives Outstanding Staff Award

The University of Arizona Asian American Faculty Staff and Alumni Association has announced that Anoma Phanthourath ('98) has received its 2012 Outstanding Staff Member Award. She and other award recipients will be honored Friday, October 19, … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/02/2012

In Memoriam - John R. McDonald ('60)

John R. McDonald ('60) died Thursday, September 20, 2012, after a long illness. Read more about Mr McDonald and his distinguished legal career here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/24/2012

Ed Hochuli ('76) - "NFL's Most Famous Referee"

Ed Hochuli ('76) , a partner in the firm of Jones, Skelton and Hochuli, was featured in August 28, 2012, Yahoo Sports article. Read the article here . UPDATE: See this picture of Mr Hochuli on the cover of the October 8, 2012, issue of … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/12/2012
Updated: 10/25/2012

Gabe Galanda ('00) Profiled in King County Bar Bulletin

Gabe Galanda ('00) was recently profiled in the King County, Washington, Bar Bulletin . Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/21/2012

Isaac Rothschild ('07) Elected President of Local Federal Bar Association Chapter

Isaac Rothschild ('07) was recently elected President of the William D. Browning Chapter of the Federal Bar Association in Tucson. Mr Rothschild is an associate in Mesch, Clark & Rothschild’s bankruptcy and estate planning section. … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/20/2012

Gabe Galanda ('00) Addresses the UN in Geneva

Gabe Galanda ('00) visited Geneva, Switzerland on July 16 and 17, 2012, to address the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, during a forum titled, “Strengthening Partnership Between Indigenous Peoples and … [Read more...]
Posted: 07/17/2012

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Prof. Orbach Interviewed Concerning Importance of Robert Bork

Prof. Orbach was interviewed for the Washington Post 's Wonkblog concerning the importance of the late judge Robert Bork in the field of antitrust. A lightly edited transcript of the interview is available here . UPDATE: Kevin Drum,at … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/20/2012
Updated: 12/21/2012

Prof. Bambauer Interviewed for Lifehacker Podcast on Closure of 2 Usenet Indexers

Prof. Bambauer was recently interviewed for a Lifehacker podcast on the closure of the two primary indexers of Usenet. Find out more and listen to the podcast here . [Read more...]
Posted: 12/14/2012

Prof. Glennon Discussed New US-Mexico Water Agreement

Prof. Glennon discussed the problems with the overallocation of water in the original Colorado River Compact and the importance of the new U.S. - Mexico Water Agreement on Fronteras: The Changing America Desk . Read a transcript or listen to … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/10/2012

Prof. Williams Receives Museum of Contemporary Art Local Genius Award

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) has announced that legal scholar Robert A. Williams, Jr. , along with architect Rick Joy, evolutionary biologist Dr. Anna Dornhaus, ecologist Dr. Gary Nabhan, and bioanthropologist Dr. Peter Warshall, are … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/10/2012

Prof. Bambauer Interviewed by E-Commerce Times Concerning the International Telecommunication Union Treaty

Prof. Bambauer was recently interviewed concerning the potential impact of proposed changes to the International Telecommunication Union Treaty. E-Commerce Times published the article quoting Prof. Bambauer on Nov. 26, 2012; it is available … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/27/2012

Prof. Tatum's Opinion on the Impact of Native Americans on U.S. Culture & Justice System Published

Prof. Tatum recently wrote an opinion piece on the Impact of Native Americans on U.S. culture & justice system which the Arizona Daily Star published on November 23, 2012. You can read the opinion here . [Read more...]
Posted: 11/26/2012

Prof. Weiss Writes Commentary on Arizona Re-Districting for Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona Daily Star published a Guest Opinion by Prof. Weiss concerning Arizona's non-partisan re-districting process in the November 21, 2012, issue of the paper. You can read the opinion here . [Read more...]
Posted: 11/26/2012

Prof. Marcus Interviewed on Arizona Week

Prof. Marcus was one of four individuals interviewed on Arizona Week last week concerning the outlines of potential immigration law reform in the wake of the elections. The program aired Friday, November 23, and is available to watch or to … [Read more...]
Posted: 11/26/2012

Prof. Orbach Organizes Conference on Antitrust at George Washington University

Prof. Orbach and other antitrust experts organized a conference on  The Goals of Antitrust , at George Washington University School of Law, on October 26, 2012. The website for the conference with the list of speakers and topics can be … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/26/2012

Prof. Williams Interviewed on New York City Radio Station, WNYC

Prof. Williams was interviewed on the Brian Lehrer show , on WNYC, concerning his new book, Savage Anxieties: The Invention of Western Civilization . Listen to the interview here . [Read more...]
Posted: 10/26/2012

Prof. Orbach's New Casebook on Regulation to be Released in November

Prof. Orbach ’s new book, Regulation: Why and How the State Regulates , will be released by Foundation Press on November 16.2012. Read more about the book from the publisher here and from the website for the book, which has many more … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/24/2012

Prof. Tatum Produces CD to Support Parkinson's Research

Prof. Tatum recently produced a CD of Celtic music with the proceeds going to support the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research. The CD, Cath , features 12 songs with lyrics written or co-written by Prof. Tatum. Read more … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/23/2012

Prof. Glennon Co-authors Opinion Piece for the Wall Street Journal

Prof. Glennon and his co-author, Peter Culp ('01), recently wrote an opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal. The print version of the article, entitled Parched in the West but Shipping Water to CHina, Bale by Bale , is available on Page … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/08/2012
Updated: 10/16/2012

Prof. Glennon Interviewed about His Book, Unquenchable

Prof. Glennon discussed his book, Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It , in connection with the book's selection as California State University, Chico's 2012 Book in Common. Prof. Glennon will speak about the book … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/02/2012
Updated: 10/04/2012

Dean Miller to Participate in Book Discussion Panel at UA Bookstore

Dean Miller will join other UA faculty members in a panel discussion of two new publications from UA professors, Arizona Firestorm and Navigating Borders , on October 4, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m., UA Bookstores, Lower Level. Dean Miller is the … [Read more...]
Posted: 10/02/2012

Prof. Massaro Interviewed about the New Supreme Court Term

Regents' Professor Massaro was recently interviewed about the new Supreme Court term beginning October 1, 2012, and the number of Arizona cases the Court might hear in addition to the one already scheduled. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/30/2012

Prof. Williams Giving Lectures About His New Book

Prof. Williams will be giving a series of lectures to promote his new book, Savage Anxieties:  The Invention of Western Civilization , throughout the rest of this year. For a list of these events, see this page . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/28/2012

Prof. Robertson's Research Published in New England Journal of Medicine

Prof. Robertson is a principal investigator in a new study on the credibility of clinical trials. The research team’s study, A Randomized Study of How Physicians Interpret Research Funding Disclosures , was published yesterday in the … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/20/2012

Prof. Glennon Discusses New Arizona Supreme Court Case on Water Rights

Prof. Glennon discussed a September 12, 2012, Arizona Supreme Court opinion which affirmed that “there are no implied federal reserved water rights for State Trust Lands.” Prof. Glennon was interviewed by Arizona Public Media; … [Read more...]
Posted: 09/13/2012

Prof. Bambauer Answers Questions Concerning Internet Law on Lifehacker Website

Prof. Bambauer spent an hour on September 10, 2012, answering questions on internet law on the Lifehacker website. Read his answers to an assortment of internet legal questions here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/10/2012
Updated: 09/10/2012

Prof. Glennon Quoted in Washington Post Article

Prof. Glennon was quoted in a September 9, 2012, article in the Washington Post concerning the impact of climate change on power plant operations. Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 09/10/2012
Updated: 09/10/2012

Prof. Williams Interviewed about His New Book on Arizona Illustrated

Prof. Williams discussed his new book, Savage Anxieties:  The Invention of Western Culture , on the August 21, 2012, edition of Arizona Illustrated . Watch the interview and read more here . UPDATE:  Read a lengthy, positive … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/22/2012
Updated: 09/21/2012

Prof. Atwood Discusses New Uniform Laws on Marital Agreements

Prof. Atwood discussed new laws on marital agreements proposed by the Uniform Law Commission in an August 15, 2012, Dow Jones Financial Advisor blog post. Read the post here . [Read more...]
Posted: 08/21/2012

Prof. Silverman Represents Woman Released After 49 Years in Prison

Prof. Silverman began his representation of Betty Smithey in 1971, 8 years after her conviction for the murder of a child. Ms Smithey, the longest-serving female inmate in the country, was set free yesterday following a grant of clemency … [Read more...]
Posted: 08/14/2012
Updated: 09/21/2012

Prof. Glennon Interviewed on Marketplace

Prof. Glennon was interviewed in a radio piece on American Public Media's Marketplace concerning the sustainability of current water practices in Texas. The piece, which aired on Aug. 10, 2012, is available here to read or play. [Read more...]
Posted: 08/10/2012