ASU Law Moot Court Team Competes in New York

A team of three ASU law students participated in the Jeffrey G. Miller Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition in February.  The competition was hosted at the Pace Law School in White Plains, New York on Feb. 19-21.  More than 200 law students attended the largest ... Read more...

APS Representative Invited to Energy and Law Policy Class

Jeffrey Guldner, senior vice president of public policy at APS, was a special guest at Professor Troy Rule’s energy law and policy class on Feb. 19.  During the class visit, Guldner shared insights with students about his career path, utility policy in the state of Arizona, and the ... Read more...

Arizona State University to Host First Sports Law and Business Conference

Issues affecting the future of professional and amateur sports will be at the center of the inaugural Sports Law and Business Conference, March 12-13, 2015.  The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, the W. P. Carey School of Business, and the Department of Athletics are presenting the ... Read more...

ASU Jessup team advances to international rounds for second year in a row

The Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law team was regional runner-up in the Denver Super Regional for the Jessup International Moot Court Competition Feb. 19-22 and will advance to the International Rounds of the competition for the second year in a row! The ASU team was ... Read more...

Indian Legal Program Presents Conference on Health Care in Indian Country

The Indian Legal Program is presenting the Opportunities and Challenges to Providing Health Care in Indian Country CLE Conference on Feb. 26-27, in the Armstrong Great Hall.  Tribal leaders, attorneys, health care experts, and other professionals will meet to discuss the challenges of ... Read more...

Program on Law and Sustainability Produces Videos on Sustainability Policy

Faculty within the Program on Law and Sustainability at the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law recently announced the inauguration of the Current Comments Project—a new online video project aimed at increasing the Program’s impact on the development of sustainability ... Read more...

Program on Law and Sustainability Presents Discussion on Private Environmental Regulation

A lecture titled “Private Environmental Regulation: Supply Chain Management Goes Green” will be hosted by the Program on Law and Sustainability and the Environmental Law Society. The lecture will be led by LeRoy Paddock, Associate Dean for Environmental Law Studies at the George ... Read more...

ASU Lawyer Behind “Shannon’s Law” Dies

Otis Smith, the ASU Law alumnus who was the driving force behind “Shannon’s Law,” passed away on Jan. 28. In 1999, Smith’s 14-year-old daughter, Shannon, was killed by a bullet that fell into the family's backyard.  After her death, Smith and his wife were ... Read more...

Center for Law and Global Affairs to Host Climate Experts Meeting in Switzerland

The Center for Law and Global Affairs at Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law will host a meeting of legal experts involved in the UN climate change negotiations in Mont-Pelerin Switzerland from Feb. 15-16, 2015.  The gathering, supported by the Swiss government's ... Read more...

Head of State Bar of Arizona Shares Insight on International Law Careers

John Phelps, CEO and Executive Director of the State Bar of Arizona, was invited to speak on careers in international law by the Center for Law and Global Affairs at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law on Feb. 10, 2015.  With 25 years of service in the army, Phelps shared his ... Read more...

ASU Receives ABA Award for Most Membership Growth in Region

The Law Student Division of the American Bar Association awarded ASU Law a Bronze Key award last week for recording the largest growth of ABA membership and activity this year among all law schools in the 15th Circuit. Student Bar Association Vice President of Student Affairs Kellie Manders accepted the award at the ABA 15th Circuit Spring Meeting in Boulder, Colo., on behalf of ASU Law.

The ABA encompasses more than 400 law schools spanning the 15 circuits. The 15th Circuit includes all law schools in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming.

Thanks to all ABA members and those who have attended ABA events, making this possible! Stay tuned for more upcoming ABA events this semester.

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ASU Center for Law, Science & Innovation Presents 2015 ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference

The Fourth Annual ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference is being presented by the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus on March 11-13, 2015.  “This year's eDiscovery ... Read more...

Arizona Center for Law and Society Will Showcase the Law School’s Focus on Sustainability

Construction is now well underway for the Arizona Center for Law and Society, the new home for the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in Downtown Phoenix. From the earliest stages of the project, creating an environmentally sustainable structure has been a primary goal in developing this ... Read more...

Professors Rule and Larson Speak at Spirit of Service Seminar on Sustainability

The ASU Spirit of Service Water & Energy Sustainability Seminar featured Professors Troy Rule and Rhett Larson at the Audubon Center in Downtown Phoenix on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Recent law school graduate Cory Tryszka organized the panels, which featured influential figures in ... Read more...

Morris Lecture on Feb. 16 will feature ABA President-Elect Paulette Brown

Paulette Brown, President-Elect of the American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Partner, and Chief Diversity Officer with the Morristown, N.J., Office of Edwards Wildman Palmer is the featured speaker at the Fifteenth Annual John P. Morris Memorial Lecture. The lecture takes place ... Read more...

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