Law Student Appointed to DOJ Position

Krystalyn Kinsel, a student at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, has been hired as a trial attorney for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. She will commence work in the fall. “I am very ... Read more...

LSI Hosts GMO Workshop

The development barriers impacting genetically modified plant and animal organisms (GMOs) was the focus of a workshop hosted by the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s Center for Law, Science & Innovation on Jan. 14, ... Read more...

Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Federal Indian Law Focus of ASU Law’s Eighth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

G. William Rice, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Native American Law Center at the University of Tulsa College of Law, will present the Eighth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Rice, who has represented ... Read more...

Yale Professor Daniel Esty to give Keynote Address at the First Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators

   Daniel Esty Professor Daniel Esty, the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy and Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy at Yale Law School, will serve as the ... Read more...

Program on Law and Sustainability Features First Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators

  The Program on Law and Sustainability at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law will host its inaugural Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators on May 8, 2015 in Armstrong ... Read more...

Indian Legal Clinic Sponsors Native Vote

Election Day 2014 allowed the Arizona Native Vote-Election Protection Project to pursue its goal of reducing the number of tribal members denied the ability to vote. The project was coordinated by  the Indian Legal Clinic at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State ... Read more...

ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Building the Future Campaign Raises over $37 million

Just over halfway through an ambitious five-year fundraising campaign, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has raised more than $37 million. The Building the Future Campaign is the first comprehensive campaign in the College’s history. “When we ... Read more...

Adjunct Professor Karen Wilkinson Passes Away

Karen Wilkinson, an adjunct professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU, passed away Jan. 2.  Wilkinson graduated from ASU Law in 1991, and also won several of the college’s prestigious awards. She taught Advanced Criminal Procedure and Federal Criminal Procedure for many years. “She was an excellent teacher,” said Dean Doug Sylvester. “ASU Law was a better place for having her and we will miss her greatly.”

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Postconviction Clinic Announces Almost $1M Grant From DOJ

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s Postconviction Clinic is pleased to announce the award of a significant grant from the Department of Justice, under the National Institute of Justice Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent program. The College of Law ... Read more...

ASU Law Student Hired by DOJ Honors Program

ASU law student Adam Bean was hired as a trial attorney for the United States Department of Justice Honors Program in Natural Resources and will begin working in the fall of 2015 in Washington, D.C. “Adam is a talented and hard-working student with a natural aptitude for understanding ... Read more...

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Holds Winter Convocation

The Hon. Diane Humetewa, a U.S. District Judge for the U.S. District Court of Arizona, gave the main address at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University’s recent winter convocation. Humetewa, who received her juris doctor in 1993 from ASU’s College ... Read more...

Three ASU Law Alumni Appointed to Maricopa County Superior Court

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has appointed three alumni from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University to the Maricopa County Superior Court. Jennifer Green, Frank Moskowitz, and Jennifer Ryan-Touhill were selected by Brewer to fill vacancies in three newly created ... Read more...

Bodansky: Legally Binding Climate Pacts Would Sideline U.S.

 Dan Bodansky ASU's Dan Bodansky, Faculty Co-director of the Center of Law and Global Affairs and Foundation Professor of Law, was recently quoted in an article by Climate Central. The article titled ... Read more...

ASU Law Receives $3 Million Gift from W. P. Carey Foundation to Honor the Armstrong Legacy in New Downtown Law School

The W. P. Carey Foundation honors 130-years of familial ties to Arizona State University with a $3 million gift to the Arizona Center for Law and Society, the new Downtown Phoenix home of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. The gift is the second-largest in the history of the College ... Read more...

Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Given First O’Connor Justice Prize

(From L-R) Douglas Sylvester, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Dr. Navanethem Pillay, Justice Ruth McGregor, Barbara Barrett. A former South African judge who fought against apartheid and champions international human rights has ... Read more...

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