Faculty News

Former Arizona Law dean Charles Ares clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas when Brown V. Board of Education was first argued. Just a few years later, he was one of the lawyers defending the right of Henry...
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled on June 15, 2015 that the Bankruptcy Code does not permit bankruptcy courts to award fees to §327(a) professionals for defending fee applications. Prof. Ponoroff is one of the experts participating in...
Prof. Williams discusses the French government's failture to stop the auction of sacred Hopi artifacts by a Paris auction house on June 10, 2015. The Hopi Tribe requests that these sacred objects be referred to as “ Hopi Katsina Friends...
Prof. Mundheim received the American Law Institute's Distinguished Service Award at its 92nd Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C. May 18-20, 2015. Prof. Mundheim was elected to ALI in 1969. Currently an emeritus member, he served on ALI's Council for...
Prof. Lynn Marcus discusses on the June 5 episode of Arizona Week three U.S. Supreme Court cases in recent years dealing with Arizona laws related to immigration, including Maricopa County v. Lopez-Valenzuela . On June 1, 2015, the Supreme Court...
In a June 2, 2015, article in Sports Illustrated, Prof. Jane Bambauer reviews the dual arrests and WBNA suspensions of Glory Johnson and Brittney Griner. The two WBNA players were arrested in April on domestic violence charges. Although documents, including...
Prof. Glennon talks water to western farmers in a May 8, 2015, Western Farm Press op-ed, Should Farm Communities Support Water Markets? Farmers Could Control Their Destiny. He stated, "This is a tough time to be a farmer or engaged...
Following the release of a U.S. Department of Justice memo last December, tribal marijuana "has been the big news story of the year in Indian Country, even spilling over into the mainstream media." Prof. Williams provides his commentary on this...
Prof. Glennon talks about tiered water pricing in a May 6, 2015 New York Times Article, Water Pricing in Two Thirsty Cities: In One, Guzzlers Pay More, and Use Less . He stated, "So much turns on pricing when it...
Prof. Robert Williams was a guest discussing "Tribal Enrollmment and Blood Quantum" on Native America Calling, a daily call-in show funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The host, guests, and listeners discussed the benefits and drawbacks of lineal descent...