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University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law 2018 graduates took to the stage for the 103rd convocation on Saturday, May 12, at Centennial Hall. Dean Marc Miller opened the ceremony, reflecting on common characteristics that the graduates shared,...
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The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is pleased to welcome seven new faculty members. Their scholarship, teaching and advocacy span a wide range of areas, from the psychology behind legal decision-making to civil justice reform, from...
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Law 360 States Face Uphill Battle To Dismantle DACA May 2, 2018 Following the filing of a lawsuit from seven states against the federal government, claiming the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unlawful and...
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The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law has launched the Natural Resource Use and Management Clinic , operating at the intersection of the law, policy and science that governs western natural resources. It is the college’s 15...
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Nicolas Hurtado was working as a criminal law attorney in Colombia, but wanted to continue his education. He knew that in order to improve his craft and build a better career profile in his country, he would need to earn...
Robin Al-haddad

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University of Arizona Law Master of Legal Studies (MLS) graduate Robin Al-haddad was inspired to focus her career in international development and human rights advocacy after having worked for refugee resettlement agencies, advocating for and assisting newly arrived refugees, asylees,...
Benjie Parsalaw

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Benjie Parsalaw says pursing his Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) was an ideal step for him. Besides practicing law, he wanted to develop law through legal academia and advocacy work. Parsalaw, a lawyer and lecturer in Tanzania, was teaching Public...
Mia Hammersley

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“So, I decided that I wanted to become an environmental attorney.” That was the conclusion Mia Hammersley came to when she realized that in order to put her master of science in water policy degree to work and create meaningful...
Hunter Davila

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University of Arizona cross country track athlete Hunter Davila didn’t think he could find another close-knit, focused, collegiate community beyond athletics during his undergraduate years. Then he decided to major in law. “With a little effort, I found it really...
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Arizona Republic Your Turn: Does Arizona have enough water? Why that's such a tough question to answer April 8, 2018 Your Turn: 6 innovative water policies that helped Arizona grow during a drought April 10, 2018 Your Turn: 2 not-so-smart...