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Prof. Braucher Moderates Panel on Supreme Court’s Ruling in Stern v. Marshall

On June 23, 2011, Prof. Braucher was the bankruptcy expert who moderated a panel discussion on the potential impact of Stern v. Marshall . In that case, the Supreme Court ruled against the estate of Anna Nicole Smith, saying that bankruptcy … [Read more...]
Posted: 06/27/2011

Arizona Law Review Pays Tribute to Prof. Schneyer with Special Ethics Symposium Issue

On January 28, 2011, the College of Law held the Ted Schneyer Ethics Symposium:  Lawyer Regulation for the 21st Century on the occasion of Prof. Schneyer 's planned retirement from full-time teaching and in recognition of his … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/27/2011
Updated: 05/27/2011

Prof. Glennon to Speak at Carleton College

Prof. Glennon will speak Monday, May 16, at Carleton College, on America's looming water crisis.  Read more here:   http://apps.carleton.edu/news/news/?story_id=735164 . [Read more...]
Posted: 05/13/2011
Updated: 05/13/2011

Prof. Rabe Receives Second Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Award

Prof. Suzanne Rabe received the Second Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Award on Saturday, March 26, at the Conference’s annual meeting at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. The award recognized Prof. Rabe’s outstanding … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/30/2011

Professor Braucher Moderates Podcasts at the American Bankruptcy Institute

While on leave this semester as an American Bankruptcy Institute resident scholar, Professor Jean Braucher has been keeping busy by, among other things, moderating a few podcasts at the ABI website, http://podcast.abi.org/ . On March 1, 2011, … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/28/2011

Prof. Tatum and IPLP Staff Attorney Mark McMillan to be Panelists at Human Rights Retreat

On Saturday, March 26, 2011, Melissa Tatum (Research Professor of Law and Associate Director, IPLP) and Mark McMillan (IPLP Staff Attorney, SJD 2010), will serve as panelists at the 13th Annual Trina Grillo Public Interest and Social Justice … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/24/2011

Prof. Tatum to Teach in Ireland this Summer

Melissa Tatum , Research Professor of Law and Associate Director, IPLP, has been invited to serve on the faculty for the Minority Rights & Indigenous Peoples Summer School , hosted by the Irish Centre for Human Rights . This year's … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/24/2011
Updated: 03/24/2011

Prof. Anaya Issues Statements and Reports Regarding Work as UN Special Rapporteur

Prof. Anaya , UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, has recently released several statements and reports regarding his work. He has called for dialogue in Panama, conducted a mission to New Caledonia, examined the condition … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/16/2011
Updated: 03/21/2011

Prof. Braucher to Serve as the Robert M. Zinman ABI Resident Scholar for Spring 2011

Prof. Braucher will serve as the Robert M. Zinman American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Resident Scholar for the Spring 2011 semester. In this position, she will assist the ABI with its educational programming and in its role as the … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/02/2011
Updated: 03/21/2011

Prof. Swain Speaks at ABA Taxation Section Midyear Meeting

Prof. Swain recently spoke at the ABA Taxation Section Midyear Meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. He participated on a panel entitled, “ So You Think You Can Dance: Coordinating Federal and State Tax Policy .” His presentation was … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/31/2011

Prof. Barnes' Latest Article on Law Faculty Tenure Highlighted

Prof. Barnes ' latest article, co-authored with Prof. Elizabeth Mertz , University of Wisconsin Law School, was recently higlighted in a UA News article . The article, Is it Fair? Law Professors’ Perceptions of Tenure , forthcoming in … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/24/2011

Prof Anaya Profiled for Regents’ Professorship

UANews recently profiled Prof. Anaya and his work in recognition of his induction as a Regents' Professor. Watch the video here . Read more about Prof. Anaya and the other new Regents' Professors here . [Read more...]
Posted: 12/20/2010

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2011 - 2012 Arizona Law Review Members Announced

Please join in congratulating the following students, who have been selected as new members of the Arizona Law Review :   Ian Abrahim Abaie … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/12/2011
Updated: 06/27/2011

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: 04/12/2011

2011 - 2012 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 and Comparative Law : Ian Edwards … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/12/2011
Updated: 04/12/2011

Jessup International Law Moot Court World-Cup Rounds

Eighty-five countries from every corner of the world participated in last week’s 2011 Jessup world-cup rounds in Washington, D.C., which addressed several timely issues in public international law. After winning two rounds (against U. Cal. … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/28/2011

Congratulations to Moot Court Teams - UPDATE!

In the last few weeks the COL’s four moot court teams have been competing in events around the country. Here are the details: NEW - The Sports Law Moot Court Team competed in New Orleans and did the best it has ever done. The … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/04/2011
Updated: 03/10/2011

Frances Sjoberg, 3L, and Prof. Orbach's New Paper Featured in UANews

Prof. Orbach and Frances Sjoberg 's new article, The Clucking Theorem: Legal Transitions, Civility Norms, and Social Costs , was recently featured in a UANews. The article examines the costs of weak civility norms through an examination of … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/07/2011

Law Students Kris Carlson & Dane Parker Honored as Tillman Military Scholars

Law students Kris Carlson & Dane Parker are two of six veterans and University of Arizona students honored as Tillman Military Scholars. Read more about them and the scholarship here . Read the biographies of the Tillman Military Scholars … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/21/2010

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The July 2011 Issue of the National Law Center's Newsletter is Now Available

The July 2011 issue of the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade's newsletter, Novedades , is now available at www.law.arizona.edu/news/press/novedades/novedades0711.pdf . [Read more...]
Posted: 06/28/2011
Updated: 06/28/2011

Arizona Law Presents Course on the Mortgage Crisis

Arizona Law will present a semester-long course examining all aspects of the mortgage crisis so that law students and bar members can provide help to struggling homeowners. The course, free to members of the bar, will run from August 23 to … [Read more...]
Posted: 06/20/2011
Updated: 07/03/2011

Record Number of UA Law Students Selected for Elite Public Service Program

Eleven law students at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law have been chosen to participate in the prestigious 2011 Equal Justice Works Summer Corps program. Each of the students will dedicate the summer to working on a … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/31/2011

State Bar of Arizona Offers Summer Law Camp

The State Bar of Arizona is presenting a one-day law camp for 8th - 11th graders interested in a law-related career on Saturday, June 11, 2011, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., at the College of Law. The camp is free and meals will be … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/25/2011

The State Bar of Arizona Offers Bar Leadership Institute

The State Bar of Arizona is again offering its one-year bar leadership institute. For more information and an online application, see http://www.azbar.org/newsevents/barleadershipinstitute . The application dealine is June 18, 2011. [Read more...]
Posted: 05/25/2011

Arizona Law Honors Distinguished Alumni at 2011 Convocation

At the College's 96th annual convocation ceremony on May 14, 2011, the Dean and faculty of the College of Law presented the 2011 Convocation awards to two accomplished public servants and alumni:  Dennis Burke ('88) and The Honorable Cindy … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/25/2011
Updated: 05/25/2011

Law College Association Honors Five for Professional Achievements

Five University of Arizona law alumni were recently honored for their professional accomplishments and significant service to the profession and their communities. Presentation of awards from the University of Arizona Alumni Association took … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/25/2011
Updated: 05/25/2011

“Disappearing Parents” Report Details Separation of Parents and Children Resulting from Immigration Enforcement

The Southwest Institute for Research on Women and the Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program released a report on Thursday, May 5, 2011, which describes families entangled in two vast bureaucracies:  the federal immigration … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/03/2011
Updated: 05/05/2011

16th Annual Richard Grand Argument Competition Award Winners Announced

Five law students received recognition and cash prizes for their lawyering skills in the 16th Annual Richard Grand Argument Competition at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law Winners of the April 4th competition were: … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/12/2011

College of Law to Host Naturalization Ceremony, Friday, April 1

Twenty-six new American citizens from 24 countries will take the Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony on Friday, April 1, 2011, 10:00 a.m., in the Lewis and Roca Lobby at the College of Law . This marks the second year a ceremony has … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/30/2011
Updated: 03/30/2011

National Law Center Co-Sponsors Seminar in Chile

The National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade , along with Centro Juridico ILC, the Faculty of Law of the Universidad Mayor of Chile, and the American Chamber of Commerce of Chile, are co-sponsoring a seminar on credit for micro … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/28/2011

March 2011 Issue of National Law Center Newsletter Available Online

The March 2011 issue of the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade's newsletter, Novedades , is now available at www.law.arizona.edu/news/press/novedades/novedades0311.pdf . [Read more...]
Posted: 03/28/2011

Law College Offers CLE Workshop on Vets as Clients, April 22, 2011

Faculty and students at the College of Law, along with representatives of veterans’ groups, will host a continuing legal education program designed to improve service to Arizona’s veterans. The workshop will focus on how to work … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/28/2011

UA Law Students to Help Homeowners with Mortgage Modifications

A new program at the College of Law will help Southern Arizona homeowners in danger of losing their homes, assigning law students to assist clients in securing mortgage modifications from lenders. Starting in August, 2011, the Mortgage Clinic … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/28/2011

Business Law Program Announces 2011 Mundheim Speaker Series

The Business Law Program at the College of Law recently announced the Spring 2011 Mundheim Speaker Series . This year will mark the first formal speaker series named after Robert Mundheim, who has served as an Arizona Law Sabbatical Visitor … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/01/2011
Updated: 03/04/2011

2011 - 2012 Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Editorial Board Announced

The  Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy  Editorial Board for 2011 - 2012 has been announced. The new Editor-in-Chief is Patrick B. Hall. The Masthead with the new Board can be found here . [Read more...]
Posted: 02/28/2011

UA Establishes National Institute for Civil Discourse

On February 21, 2011, the University of Arizona announced the establishment of the National Institute for Civil Discourse (NICD). A nonpartisan think tank, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George H. W. Bush will act be honorary … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/22/2011

AJICL Presents Symposium on Unintended Consequences of SB 1070

The Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law (AJICL) will present a symposium, entitled “ SB 1070’s Unaddressed Consequences: Issues on the Borders of the Immigration Debate ,” on Thursday, February 24, 2011, … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/16/2011

2011 - 2012 AJICL Editorial Board Announced

The Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law (AJICL) Editorial Board for 2011 - 2012 has been announced. The new Editor-in-Chief is Jacquelyne Mingle. The Masthead with the new Board can be found here . [Read more...]
Posted: 02/16/2011
Updated: 02/16/2011

AJICL Presents Noted Legal Historian's Presentation on Historical Context for Recent Immigration Laws

Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law (AJICL) will present Professor Paul Finkelman , President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy, Albany Law School, to deliver a paper that will … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/11/2011
Updated: 02/11/2011

Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition Results Announced

Congratulations to the finalists of this year's Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition : Andrew Floyd (1L) First Place -- $1500 (tie) Ben Harville (2L) First Place -- $1500 (tie) Eric Gans (3L) Third Place -- $500 … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/26/2011

2011 - 2012 Arizona Law Review Editorial Board Announced

The Arizona Law Review Editorial Board for 2011 - 2012 has been announced. The new Editor-in-Chief is Alexis Danneman. The Masthead with the new Board can be found here . [Read more...]
Posted: 01/24/2011

Business Law Program Offers The Inside Story Documentary

The Business Law Program (“BLP”) and the Business/Law Exchange Program (“BLX”) open the semester with The Inside Job , a documentary about the causes of the “Great Recession,” the financial meltdown of … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/18/2011
Updated: 01/18/2011

Program in Criminal Law and Policy Announces Spring Speaker Series

The Program in Criminal Law and Policy has announced their Spring Criminal Law and Immigration Speaker Series . The series begins Wednesday, January 19. All events, except as noted, will be Wednesday at 12:00 in Room 156, at the Rogers College … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/18/2011

Vice Dean Korn Named New Dean at Gonzaga University School of Law

Vice Dean and John D. Lyons Professor of Law Jane Korn was recently selected as the new dean at Gonzaga University School of Law, effective July 1, 2011. She will be the school's first female dean. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 01/18/2011

Latest Issue of National Law Center Newsletter Available Online

The December 2010 issue of the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade 's newsletter, Novedades , is now available at www.law.arizona.edu/news/press/novedades/novedades1210.pdf . [Read more...]
Posted: 01/04/2011

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In Memoriam - Jerrold Fremont "Jerry" Shelley ('75)

Jerrold Fremont "Jerry" Shelley ('75) was killed in his office in Yuma, Arizona, on June 2, 2011. Jerry worked as a public defender in Apache County, Arizona, and in 1977 moved to Yuma where he worked as a prosecutor for the Yuma County … [Read more...]
Posted: 06/15/2011

Greg Sakall ('01) Receives Outstanding Young Alumni Volunteer Award from Law College Association

On April 16, 2011, the Law College Association presented Greg Sakall ('01) with the Outstanding Young Alumni Volunteer Award for his demonstrated interest in, and loyalty to, the University of Arizona. Sakall is an attorney with the Tucson firm … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/25/2011

Kevin Boyle ('97) Receives Young Professional Achievement Award from the Law College Association

On April 16, 2011, the Law College Association presented Kevin Boyle ('97) the Young Professional Achievement Award, honoring alumni age 40 and under who have attained professional prominence. Boyle clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/25/2011

N. Warner Lee & Robert Hirsh Receive Professional Achievement Awards from the Law College Association

On April 16, 2011, the Law College Association presented N. Warner Lee ('65) and Robert Hirsh ('64) Professional Achievement Awards, given to alumni who have attained prominence in their respective fields. Warner Lee is a 1965 graduate of the … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/25/2011
Updated: 05/25/2011

Chief Judge Irma Gonzalez ('73) Receives the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Law College Association

On April 16, 2011, the Law College Association presented Chief Judge Irma Gonzalez ('73), Chief United States District Judge for the Southern District of California, with the Distinguished Citizen Award. This award recognizes distinguished … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/25/2011

Jim Himelic ('73) Memorial Golf Classic to be held April 8

Since it began in 2001, Tucson’s annual Jim Himelic Memorial Golf Classic has raised more than $690,000 to benefit ALS research at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson. Non-golfers can enjoy dinner, auctions and … [Read more...]
Posted: 03/30/2011
Updated: 03/30/2011

Nicole Stanton (2000) 2011 YWCA ‘Tribute to Women’ Honoree

Nicole France Stanton (2000), a partner in the Quarles & Brady law firm’s Phoenix Office, was recently honored by the YWCA Maricopa County at its 18th annual “Tribute to Women” luncheon. Ms. Stanton was the honoree in the … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/24/2011
Updated: 05/09/2011

New Exhibit Commemorates Stewart Udall ('48)

A new exhibit at the University of Arizona honors the memory and legacy of Stewart Udall ('48) . “I’m for Stew: The Life and Times of Stewart Lee Udall” will be on display through June 15 in the gallery at University Libraries … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/07/2011

Steven N. Berger ('84) Named Lawyer Representative to the 9th Circuit

Steven N. Berger ('84) has been recently named Lawyer Representative from the District of Arizona to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. Read more about the role of Lawyer Representatives here . Read the announcement of the … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/31/2011

In Memoriam - Jay Rhodes ('68)

Jay Rhodes ('68) , former congressman from the 1st Congressional District, died Thursday, January 20, 2011, in Washington, D.C. Read more here . [Read more...]
Posted: 01/21/2011

In Memoriam - Judge John M. Roll, Class of 1972

United States District Judge John M. Roll ('72) was killed Saturday, January 8, 2011, while attending Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' Congress on Your Corner event in Tucson.  Donate to the John R. Roll Memorial Fund . The … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/10/2011
Updated: 01/18/2011

Ryan Dreveskracht's ('09) New Law Review Article Highlighted in Journal Article

Ryan Dreveskracht's ('09) forthcoming law review article, Native Nation Economic Development Via Implementation of Solar Projects:  How to Make It Work , 68 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2011), was higlighted in an article in … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/07/2011

Jeffrey D. Buchanan ('80) Named Smith & Wesson CFO

On December 21, 2010, Smith & Wesson announced the naming of Jeffrey D. Buchanan ('80) as their new Chief Financial Officer. Read more about Mr Buchanan and his new position here . [Read more...]
Posted: 12/22/2010

Judge David L. Mackey ('82) Named Presiding Judge in Yavapai County Superior Court

Supreme Court Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch appointed Judge David L. Mackey ('82) on Dec. 7, 2010, as the new presiding judge of Yavapai County Superior Court, effective Jan. 7, 2011, replacing Judge Robert Brutinel ('82), who was recently … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/20/2010

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Prof. Anaya Gives Statement to UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Prof. Anaya , U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, gave a statement to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues concerning his activities over the past year on May 19, … [Read more...]
Posted: 05/25/2011

Prof. Silverman's Work with Rights Restoration Program Featured in Arizona Daily Star

An article in the May 9, 2011, issue of the Arizona Daily Star focused on the work of Prof. Silverman and others in helping felons restore their civil rights. Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 05/09/2011

Law Professors Discuss 9th Circuit Ruling on SB 1070

Professors Andy Silverman and Jack Chin have been in the news since the 9th Circuit ruling upholding the temporary restraining order on SB 1070. Prof. Chin was quoted in an article in the LA Times , April 12, 2011; … [Read more...]
Posted: 04/12/2011

Prof. Williams Quoted in Indian Country Today Article on "Language of Savagery"

Prof. Williams talked about the "Language of Savagery" in a January 31, 2011, article in Indian Country Today. Prof. Williams came up with this phrase to describe the practice of referring to native peoples and customs in derogatory … [Read more...]
Posted: 02/04/2011

Prof. Braucher Moderates Panel on Recent Supreme Court ruling in Ransom v. FIA Card Services

On January 13, 2011, Prof. Braucher was the bankruptcy expert who moderated a panel discussion on the potential impact of Ransom v. FIA Card Services , decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on January 11, 2011. This case affirmed a lower court … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/19/2011
Updated: 01/19/2011

Prof. Sjostrom Quoted in New York Times

Prof. Sjostrom was quoted in the New York Times January 17, 2011, concerning the withdrawal by Goldman Sachs of the opportunity to invest in Facebook by US investors. Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 01/18/2011

Prof. Anaya Praises New Congolese Law on Indigenous Peoples

On January 7, 2011, Prof. Anaya , Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, issued a statement praising a new Congolese law on indigenous peoples, saying the law is a "significant … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/11/2011

Prof. Glennon's Recent Appearances in the Media

Prof. Glennon has been in the media discussing various issues related to water law recently. A January 6, 2011, editorial in the Seattle Times discussed his book, Unquenchable , when commenting on the need to address water … [Read more...]
Posted: 01/07/2011

Prof. Chin Quoted in NY Times Concerning New Immigration Battle

Prof. Chin was quoted in a January 4, 2011, New York Times article about birthright citizenship. Read the article here . [Read more...]
Posted: 01/06/2011

Prof. Anaya "Elated" by Presidential Support of Indigenous Rights

In a statement released on December 18, 2010, Prof. Anaya , United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, expressed his elation that President Obama had announced United States … [Read more...]
Posted: 12/20/2010