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Professor Rabin to Speak at Congressional Briefing

Professor Rabin , Co-Director of the Immigration Legal Clinic and director of border research at the UA’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), will participate in a briefing entitled “The Impact of Immigration … [Read more...]
Posted: 06/18/2009

Professor Kozolchyk Receives International Honors

The National University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru, is sponsoring Peru’s first International Congress on Contract Law in honor of  Professor Kozolchyk  on April 23 - 25, 2009. The honor recognizes his work in international … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/03/2009
Updated: 04/23/2009

Professor Mauet Receives Graduate and Professional Education Teaching and Mentoring Award

Professor Mauet joins a prestigious list of graduate faculty as a recipient of the Tenth Annual Graduate and Professional Education Teaching and Mentoring Award. The purpose of this prestigious award is to recognize teaching and mentoring … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/18/2009
Updated: 02/18/2009

Prof. Swain’s Article on State Tax Case Draws Press Attention

Prof. Swain and his co-author, Prof. Walter Hellerstein , recently published an article entitled Town Fair Tire and the Silliness of the Physical Presence Rule for Use Tax Collection Nexus , 50 State Tax Notes 447 (2008), discussing a … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/12/2009

Professor Dobbs Receives AALS Award

Professor Dobbs will receive the William Prosser award for outstanding contributions to torts scholarship, teaching and service at this year's American Association of Law Schools Torts Section Meeting. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 12/31/2008
Updated: 12/31/2008

Prof. Braucher receives Bell Faculty Service Award

In recognition of her service to Arizona Law, The University of Arizona, the community, and the legal profession, Professor Jean Braucher has received the 2007-08 Leslie and Patti Bell Faculty Service Award. In announcing the award, Deam Toni … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/11/2008

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Third-year Law Student Named as Student Editor of an ABA Magainze

John F. Barwell was selected in a national competitive search as the 2009 -2010 student editor of the ABA's Student Lawyer magazine. Mr Barwell, a former Marine journalist, will serve a one-year term as student editor and also as a … [Read more...]
Posted: 06/23/2009

1L Student Featured on Latina USA and in Arizona Daily Star

Agxibel Barajas, a rising 2L student, is featured in a May 15, 2009, broadcast of Latina USA entitled She's Out There . Agxibel was one of 35 essayists in a new book, edited by Amy Sewell, entitled She’s Out There - 35 Women Under 35 … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/26/2009
Updated: 06/08/2009

Annual Richard Grand Damages Argument Competition Award Winners Announced

Five law students received recognition and cash prizes for their lawyering skills in the Annual Richard Grand Damages Argument Competition at the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law.  Student winners of the April 8, 2009 competition … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/09/2009
Updated: 04/09/2009

Third-Year Moot Court Teams Win Impressive Victories at ABA Competition

The ABA Moot Court Competition -- with 178 teams from 111 law school nationwide -- ended this past weekend, and the two teams from Arizona Law emerged with impressive victories. One of those teams (Erin Ford, Shane Ham, & Danita Ng) won … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/09/2009

Three Arizona Law Students Selected as 2009 Udall Congressional Interns

Three law students, Torivio Fodder, a member of the Pueblo of Taos; Mica Gilmore, a member of the Navajo Nation; and Sherri Mitchell, a member of the Penobscot Tribe of Maine, are among 13 students who have been selected as 2009 Native American … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/16/2009
Updated: 03/16/2009

Two Arizona Law Teams Rank in Final Rounds of NALSA Moot Court Competition

Four teams represented Arizona Law at the National Native American Law Student Association’s (NALSA's) annual moot court competition the weekend of February 27 - 28, 2009. All four teams were well-prepared on a difficult and interesting … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/05/2009

Student Activities Receive Press Attention

Two recent student activities have recently been covered in the press: An article about the efforts of the Election Protection Team appears in the February 2009 issue of The National Jurist , on page 20. This article is available … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/01/2009
Updated: 03/01/2009

Eighth Annual Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition Award Winners Announced

Five law students received recognition and cash awards for their writing skills in the 8th Annual Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Student winners of the 2008 competition, … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/30/2009

Students Successfully Represent Immigrants through the Immigration Law Clinic

A belated congratulations to Calvin Jones, Laura Belous, Rigel Massaro, and Sohar Quinteros for their excellent and successful representation last semester of two women detained by the Department of Homeland Security at a detention center in … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/27/2009
Updated: 01/27/2009

Phi Alpha Delta Officers for 2008 - 2009

The Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity (PAD) is pleased to announce its officers for 2008 - 2009: David R. Knudson, Magister Jenilee Valeros, Vice-Magister Dana Muller, Scribe Michelle Mozdzen, Treasurer … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/29/2008

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Class of 2009 Donates to Support Future Students

Members of the James E. Rogers College of Law Class of 2009 have “paid it forward” by raising $36,249 to support scholarships for future students, and honoring a woman who changed each of their lives. The gift was announced at the … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/22/2009

Arizona Law Dean Returns to Faculty

When Dean Massaro steps down from ten years as Dean of the James E. Rogers College of Law at the end of June, she will return full time to teaching. During her time as dean, she helped grow the school's reputation for academic excellence, the … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/22/2009
Updated: 05/22/2009

Seven Honored for Professionalism and Service in Law

Six prominent lawyers and a Superior Court judge received recognition for their achievements in the legal profession and their significant service to Arizona Law at the college’s spring convocation on May 16, 2009. Dean Toni Massaro … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/21/2009
Updated: 05/22/2009

Professor Judith Royster to be IPLP Distinguished Colloquia Speaker

The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program at the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Judith V. Royster will be the final IPLP Distinguished Colloquia Speaker for the 2008-2009 academic year. … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/09/2009

Lawrence Ponoroff Chosen as Next Dean of UA College of Law

Today, The University of Arizona announced the selection of a new dean . He is Lawrence Ponoroff , most recently the Dean and Mitchell Franklin Professor of Private & Commercial Law at Tulane University Law School . Dean Ponoroff brings … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/02/2009
Updated: 04/02/2009

2d Annual Business/Law Exchange Lecture Features Entrepreneur Larry Wilson

Larry Wilson, a rancher, attorney, and entrepreneur, will discuss today’s dynamic business landscape at the upcoming 2d Annual Business/Law Exchange Lecture. This is a free public event sponsored by the University of Arizona’s … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/17/2009
Updated: 03/27/2009

Professor Washburn Selected as Dean at University of New Mexico

Professor Kevin Washburn was recently selected to be the new dean at the University of New Mexico School of Law. Read the announcement and press coverage here: UNM Today press release , March 3, 2009; The Faculty Lounge post , March … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/16/2009
Updated: 03/16/2009

George Packer to Deliver McCormick Lecture

Author and journalist George Packer will deliver the 2009 Annual J. Byron McCormick Society for Law and Public Affairs Lecture on Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 10:00 a.m., Ares Auditorium (Room 165). Packer is a popular staff writer for The New … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/02/2009
Updated: 03/02/2009

Ninth Circuit to Hear Oral Arguments at Arizona Law

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hold a special sitting March 6 at the James E. Rogers College of Law. Oral arguments will begin at 10 a.m. in the Ares Auditorium (Room 146). A photo ID will be required for access … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/25/2009
Updated: 03/02/2009

Arizona Law Dean Finalists Announced

Five final candidates for the position of Dean of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law will visit and interview at the College over the next six weeks. In order of their visits, finalists are: Gregory Hicks , … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/12/2009
Updated: 04/02/2009

Chief Justice Roberts to Visit University of Arizona

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will be visiting The University of Arizona to deliver an address as part of the annual Rehnquist Center Lecture series on February 4; he has also made time to speak with University students … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/02/2009
Updated: 02/27/2009

Adaptation to Climate Change Conference Brings Experts Together in Tucson

The Adaptation to Climate Change in the Desert Southwest:  Impacts and Opportunities Conference will be held January 22 - 23, 2009 , at the Westward Look Resort. This Conference, sponsored by the Institute for Environment and Society, … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/16/2009
Updated: 01/27/2009

First Nations Canadian Legal Scholar John Borrows to Deliver IPLP Program Deloria Lecture

One of Canada's leading First Nations legal scholars, Professor John Borrows , will deliver the second annual Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program Vine Deloria, Jr. Lecture on Friday, February 6, 2009 , Noon - 1:00 p.m., James … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/16/2009
Updated: 02/04/2009

Nina Rabin, Co-Director of the Immigration Legal Clinic, Co-authors Report on Women in Detention

Nina Rabin, who's also director of border research at the UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women, co-authored the report, "Unseen Prisoners: A Report on Women in Immigration Detention Facilities in Arizona." She and a team of … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/06/2009
Updated: 01/21/2009

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In Memoriam - Jerold Cartin, Class of 1967

Mr Cartin had a distinguished career as a litigator and took on many cases pro bono. He died on June 6, 2009. Read more about his life here . [Read more...]
Posted: 06/23/2009

Dean Christoffel receives William E. Morris Pro Bono Service Award

Dean Christoffel ('74), a partner at the law firm of West, Christoffel and Zickerman, PLLC, will receive the 2009 William E. Morris Pro Bono Service Award from the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education. This award is given in … [Read more...]
Posted: 06/08/2009

Alumni Named CEO of Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas

Anna Maria Chávez ('94) has been named Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas. Ms Chávez was previously Deputy Chief of Staff for Urban Relations and Community Development for the former Governor of Arizona and … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/12/2009

Alumni/NFL Ref Profiled on ESPN Website

Ed Hochuli ('76) , NFL referee and partner at Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, is profiled in an article on ESPN's Outside the Lines website. Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 05/12/2009

Alumni Elected President of the Arizona Board of Regents

Ernest Calderón ('82) has been elected President of the Arizona Board of Regents, effective July 1, 2009. Mr Calderon has been on the Board of Regents since January 2004. For more information, see the Northern Arizona University Press … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/04/2009
Updated: 05/05/2009

LA Times Covers James E. Rogers ('62) Philanthropic Work

In a recent article on philanthropists in Las Vegas, the LA Times discussed Mr Rogers' work as a benefactor to higher education and as Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education.  The article can be read  here . [Read more...]
Posted: 04/07/2009
Updated: 04/07/2009

Alumni Named as head of N.C. Center for Voter Education

Damon Circosta ('03) has been named executive director of the North Carolina Center for Voter Education . As director, he is expected to push for the expansion of North Carolina's public financing system. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 02/27/2009

Alumni Named to Lawdragon's 500 Leading Lawyers in America

Patrick J. McGroder III ('70) has been named to Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America, a list of the nation’s top lawyers who have had the greatest impact on the legal world. Mr. McGroder is included in Lawdragon’s … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/28/2009
Updated: 01/28/2009