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The fall 2021 incoming class is among the strongest academically in college history.
“Being able to join the Arizona Law community and immediately make a positive impact is important and meaningful to me, especially during this troubling and uncertain time,” says Miguel-Stearns.
As a law school, we can, must, and will do and say more about systemic racism, racially motivated violence, inequality, police brutality, and elevating historically oppressed voices.
"As prospective lawyers, who have been granted the privilege of a legal education, we have a sacred burden and a special responsibility in the fight for equal justice. We are the future advocates, future judges, future lawmakers, future innovators, and future leaders of our society."
“Walk tall as the trees, Live strong as the Mountains, be gentle as the spring winds, keep the warmth of the summer in your heart, and a great spirit will always be with you.”
"Seeing the commitment of the faculty, not just my professors and advisors, but from all the other professors, was overwhelming."
"There are three things I’ve learned throughout this entire time: your family, your health, and your discipline remain of the utmost importance if you want to succeed."
"You have what it takes to be successful, and you owe it to yourself to go after any opportunity that comes your way."
"I have never felt more empowered and more determined to make a difference in this world."
Ares' seven-year deanship at Arizona Law was transformative, and the blueprint from those years remains fully visible to this day.
“University of Arizona Law is the only law school that has created this opportunity for undergraduate students. In the clinic, our BA in Law students gain real-world legal skills, help members of the community who need assistance, and build relationships with local courts and legal service providers.”
Arizona Law faculty provide their expert insight during the COVID-19 pandemic.