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University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

"I am pleased that the Standards Review Committee has acted in favor of innovation in legal education," said Dean Marc Miller in response to the committee advancing a proposal that would eliminate the current law school admissions test requirement.

TUCSON, Ariz. — The requirement that American Bar Association-approved law schools require applicants to submit a standardized law school admissions test as part of their application could soon become optional. An April 13 meeting of the Standards Review Committee of...
Robert A. Williams Jr.

University of Arizona Law Regents Professor and co-director of the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program Robert A. Williams Jr. (Photo: Molly Condit/University of Arizona Law)

University of Arizona Law professor and co-director of the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program Robert A. Williams Jr. , has been named a Regents Professor by the Arizona Board of Regents . The distinction is the highest faculty...
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law building
As more law schools follow University of Arizona Law in accepting the GRE as an admissions test , news outlets are producing continuing coverage. See excerpts below from recent national stories. New York Times “Law Schools Debate a Contentious Testing...
Donald Trump speaking

Donald Trump campaigning in Laconia, New Hampshire on July 16, 2015. Photo: By Michael Vadon - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Vox The Summer Zervos sexual assault allegations and lawsuit against Donald Trump, explained March 26, 2018 University of Arizona Law’s David Marcus recently spoke to Vox news regarding the defamation lawsuit filed by Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The...
University of Arizona Law Russ Russo IP Moot Court Team
Steven Russo ('78) and his family have established an endowment supporting intellectual property (IP) education at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in honor of celebrated Tucson attorney Russell Russo , who started the prominent law...
Anna Maria Chávez
Anna Maria Chávez (‘94), the executive vice president and chief growth officer for the National Council on Aging, will deliver the keynote address at the convocation ceremony for the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, May 12,...
Professor Angela J. Davis
American University Washington College of Law professor and author Angela J. Davis will deliver the 10th annual Darrow K. Soll Memorial Criminal Law and Justice Lecture, hosted by the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Davis will...
Adam Liptak and Jason Kreag at the 2018 University of Arizona McCormick Lecture

Professor Jason Kreag (left) interviews New York Times Supreme Court correspondent Adam Liptak during the annual McCormick Lecture at University of Arizona Law.

University of Arizona Law welcomed New York Times Supreme Court correspondent Adam Liptak for the 38th annual McCormick Lecture on Feb. 12, 2018, sponsored by the college and the J. Byron McCormick Society for Law and Public Affairs. Liptak, who...

Tribal Justice Clinic students meeting with Daniel Vega of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Department Of Language & Culture during a court visit.

On Oct. 30, 2017, third-year JD student Pete Sabori (Gila River/Hopi) became the first University of Arizona Law student to appear as a student practitioner in tribal court representing a tribe. As a participant in Arizona Law’s Tribal Justice Clinic...
University of Arizona Law Latino Law Students Association

Members of the Latino Law Students Association at University of Arizona Law.

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law has established the Honorable Judge Valdemar Cordova Scholarship, thanks to a $100,000 contribution from Los Abogados, Arizona’s Hispanic Bar Association. The Los Abogados gift honors alumnus Valdemar A. Cordova (’50),...