Faculty News

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 by...
The University of Massachusetts Press has recently published The Girls and Boys of Belchertown: A Social History of the Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded , by Adjunct Professor of Law Robert N. Hornick . The books is the “first...
The Arizona Republic published an opinion piece by Prof. Ares , J. Byron McCormick Professor Emeritus and Special Advisor to the College, concerning the recent health care decision of the Supreme Court, on July 7, 2012. Read the opinion here .
UPDATE: Additional commentary by Dean Miller The San Francisco Chronicle published an opinion piece by Dean Miller and Prof. Chin, http://www.sfgate.com/opinion/openforum/article/A-long-American-tradition-amnesty-for-immigrants-3677656.php , July 1, 2012. Dean Miller was interviewed on Community Voices, KPCW, Park City, Utah, http://kpcw.org/2012/06/community-voices-june-28th-2012/ , (interview begins...
In a lengthy article from May 9, 2012, the Seattle Weekly discussed both local aspects of strategic defaults and Prof. White ’s work on the topic, including his book, Underwater Home . The article can be found here ; the...
Prof. Anaya , UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples , released a statement on May 4, 2012, at the conclusion of his first official visit to the United States. The statement can be found here and the...
Prof. Glennon is one of the featured experts in the new movie, “Last Call at the Oasis.” UPDATE: Information about screenings throughout the country, including Tucson on June 29, 2012, can be found here . The documentary, opening on May...
Michael Chiorazzi , Associate Dean for Information Services and Professor of Law and Information Resources & Library Science, has been selected as an inductee in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Hall of Fame for 2012. The Hall of...
On April 10, 2012, the National Geographic Water Currents blog has published a post by Prof. Glennon on how Perth, Australia, has adapted to decreasing water supply by building a desalination plant powered by coal. Read the post here .
Prof. Glennon discussed Texas’ “rule of capture” water law in a March 17, 2012, article in the New York Times . Read the article here .