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Michelle Cook speaking to Pope Francis
In October, University of Arizona Law Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) candidate Michelle Cook (Diné/Navajo) met with Pope Francis as part of the 2017 Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation (Divestment Delegation). The Divestment Delegation brought together indigenous leaders to urge Europe’s...
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is pleased to announce Megan O’Leary as the new director of development. O’Leary and her team are responsible for engaging alumni, donors and friends in giving programs, homecoming and reunion...
Third-year University of Arizona Law student Francisco (Frank) Olea will soon earn his JD, and the next letters he adds to his resume after that could be CEO. Olea is one of five members of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe participating...
The White House
The election of Donald Trump, the use of executive orders, and Congressional inaction have led to an increased interest in presidential power and the law. A new lecture series from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law...
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law’s popular annual series Conversations with Bob Mundheim kicks off Feb. 19 with a special panel discussion with the Gogo, Inc. board of directors. Professor Bob Mundheim moderates informal conversations with...
The University of Arizona Law notes with sadness the passing of our esteemed alumnus, frequent guest lecturer, and good friend, Lowell E. Rothschild (’52). The college sends condolences to his many family members, friends and colleagues. Lowell exemplified professional integrity...
National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars
The University of Arizona College of Law’s William H. Rehnquist Center will host the National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars on March 16-17, 2018 in Tucson, Arizona. Adrian Vermeule , professor of constitutional law at Harvard Law School, will deliver...
to-do list
Starting a new career can be an exhilarating—and intimidating—experience. In addition to learning the job, every workplace runs on a set of unwritten rules that can drastically effect your success. That’s why University of Arizona Law alumnus Matt Schmidt (’10),...
Brenda Burman

Image via U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Brenda Burman (‘96) has been unanimously confirmed as the commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. She is the first woman to lead the agency. Burman previously served as the bureau’s deputy commissioner for external and intergovernmental affairs and as...
Step Up to Justice
This is a portion of a story originally published by the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship . Step Up to Justice, an organization that provides civil legal services to low-income individuals in Pima County, won first place in the UA McGuire...