Faculty News

Prof. James Anaya is quoted in the July 11 Indian County Today article Mayan Leaders Arrested for Protecting Sacred Site . In June, Mayan leaders of Santa Cruz in Belize arrested a man who was illegally building on a sacred...
Prof. Chiorazzi 's contribution to An Oral History of Law Librarianship in Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf in HeinOnline, recorded in 2013, is now available for viewing. The Associate Dean for Information Services and Professor of Law and Information Services...
Prof. Lynn Marcus discusses the Texas v.USA July 10 hearing before the Fifth Circuit of Appeals with Arizona Public Media's Fernanda Echavarri. Twenty-six states including Arizona brought the case against the Obama Administration's executive actions on immigration. Arguments will be...
Prof. Robert Williams and Arizona Law alum Alfred Urbina ('08), Attorney General of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, were included in a piece in The Washington Post " The Feds Suggest They Won't Interfere, but Indian Tribes are Still Wary of...
Prof. Melissa Tatum will teach Manifest Destiny: Four U.S. Army Generals and the Modern Face of Native America . An offering of the Summer 2015 Humanities Seminar Program at The University of Arizona College of Humanities, Prof. Tatum's course will...
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...