Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Douglas Sylvester recently was featured in the cover story of Attorney at Law magazine. Slyvester was interviewed by reporter Dan Baldwin for the story titled "Overseeing The Second Found ...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Renowned legal scholar and practitioner Professor Arthur R. Miller will give the keynote address and lead a distinguished panel presentation at the eighteenth annual Willard H. Pedrick Lecture at 10 a.m. on March 28, 2014 in the Great Hall at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.
NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and BYU Law School graduate Steve Young will address the 2014 graduating class of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University ...
Professor Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, Faculty Director of the Indian Legal Program, was recentlyappointed National Commissioner for the Commission on Voting Rights by the organization Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights under the Law.
Tom Williams, Assistant Dean and Chief of Staff at the College of Law talked with ASU State Press about the upcoming move for the law school from Tempe to downtown Phoenix.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce Regents' Professor Rebecca Tsosie was recently awarded the 2014 Individual Leadership Award by the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE). The Individual Leadership Award seeks to honor those whose work informs or advances understanding of diversity and inclusive excellence in higher education. The NADOHE recognizes leaders who have made outstanding contributions to research, administration, practice, advocacy, or policy work.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
ASU’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team earned a bid to the White & Case International Rounds in Washington, D.C. next month. The team finished in second place out of 22 teams at the Rocky Mountain Regional Competition in Denver, Co.
Friday, February 14, 2014
This year’s annual Morris Lecture will feature attorney Charles A. James. During a 30-year legal career, James held some of the senior-most positions in American law, including government, private practice, and corporate law. James recently joined the College of Law as an adjunct faculty member teaching Antitrust.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law will host a conference titled “Sustaining the Reservation: Creating Tribal Economies,” on Feb. 27 and 28 at the ASU Tempe campus.
The conference will bring together scholars, tribal leaders, economists, economic development planners, attorneys, and others to explore viable solutions for economic development on reservations. Topics to be covered include: economic diversification, energy development, housing, banking, finance and taxation, as well as off-reservation development.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Javier "Xavier" Sedillo, age 38, formerly of Flagstaff, Arizona, passed away on January 31, 2014.
At the time of his death, Javier was married to Mariam Sedillo, and has three children, Jimmy Sedillo, 7, Sophia Sedillo, 6, and Levi Sedillo, 2. Javier was living in Chandler, Arizona. He was a ...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
James G. Hodge Jr., ASU's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Associate Dean and Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics, has been elected President of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics (ASLME) for 2014.
Professor Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, faculty director of the Indian Legal Program, was quoted in a Jan. 23 article in Indian Country Today regarding the federal recognition process for Indian tribes.
The article titled “Federal Recognition Process: A Culture of Neglect” discusses the ...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
There is little doubt that the practice of law and, therefore, law schools are experiencing significant economic pressures. As the economic waves have rolled through our profession, many articles have been written about law school being a bad economic choice for future students. In fact, we receive many comments and perspectives from our current students and alums whenever these articles appear in a popular newspaper or on a prominent website.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Reid Peyton Chambers, a former Associate Solicitor for Indian Affairs with the U.S Department of Interior and founding partner in a law firm dedicated to representing Indian tribes nationwide, will deliver the Seventh Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture on Friday, Jan. 31, at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Chambers, who has dedicated his career to teaching Indian law and representing Indian tribes, will give a talk titled, “Reflections on the Changes in Indian Law and Indian Reservations from 1969 to the Present.”
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Kenneth Abbott, Jack E. Brown Professor of Law, was recently invited to give a presentation for the EU Commission and the EU Medicines Agency in Amsterdam in December.