Sachs Calls for Action in Earth Day Talk on Sustainable Development

  Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, led the Center for Law and Global Affairs’ Earth Day celebration.  During the April 22 event, Sachs presented “The Age of Sustainable ... Read more...

ASU Law Student Offered Position with Judge Hurwitz

  ASU law student Phillip Londen has been offered a position as a judicial law clerk to Circuit Judge Andrew D. Hurwitz, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, for the 2016-2017 term. Prior to this appointment, Londen ... Read more...

Environmental Law Society Hosts Spring Mixer

The Environmental Law Society hosted its spring mixer in downtown Phoenix on April 2. The event brought together law students and practicing environmental law attorneys for an evening of food, networking, and conversation.  Additional sponsors of the event included the Program on Law and ... Read more...

Sports Law and Business Conference Looks to Future

The future of amateur, intercollegiate, and professional sports was the focus of the inaugural Sports Law and Business Conference on March 12-13.  Co-sponsored by Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, the W. P. Carey School of Business, and the Athletic ... Read more...

Indian Legal Program Announces Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients

The Indian Legal Program is pleased to announce the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients.  Diane Enos (Class of 1992) will receive the Professional Achievement Award, Elizabeth Laa.guen.gei, Kaa Tsáas Medicine Crow (Class of 2005) will receive the Emerging Leader Award, and Mary ... Read more...

Raustiala Examines Rise of the International Criminal Court

An overview of the International Criminal Court’s role in prosecuting individuals for crimes was the topic of a colloquium hosted by the Center for Law and Global Affairs on March 27.  Kal Raustiala, associate vice provost, professor of law, and director of the Ronald W Burkle Center ... Read more...

Law Students Tackle Tough Issues in Sustainability Clusters Course

Over the past three years, several ASU law students with particular interests in sustainability have worked directly with former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Kris Mayes on complex energy law issues through the Program on Law and Sustainability’s Sustainability Clusters program. ... Read more...

LGA presents Second Annual International Law Week

A series of events and speakers highlight the Center for Law and Global Affairs Second Annual International Law Week from March 30 to April 3.  “LGA’s Second Annual International Law Week features some of ASU Law’s amazing international law faculty and further ... Read more...

UN Lawyer Discusses the Definition of Terrorism in International Law

A representative of the United Nations spoke about terrorism and international law at an event hosted by the Center for Law and Global Affairs on March 20.  Trevor Chimimba, senior legal officer, Codification Division Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations, explained that while ... Read more...

ASU Indian Legal Program Features School-To-Prison Pipeline Symposium and Town Hall Meeting

Presented by the Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and the Center for Indian Education at Arizona State University, the “School-To-Prison Pipeline in Indian Country Symposium and Town Hall Meeting” will be held on March 27, 2015, at the Great Hall ... Read more...

ASU Law Students Win Second Place in International Moot Competition

ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law students won second place this month at the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition in Hong Kong. ASU law students competed in a field of 100 teams from around the world.  Josh Offenhartz, Christopher Steckbauer, Sebastien ... Read more...

ASU Mediation Team Takes 2nd and 3rd at Regionals

  The regional round of the ABA’s Representation in Mediation Competition was held at LaVerne Law School in Ontario, California on Feb. 28 and March 1.  ASU’s competitors fared well in the competition with both teams ... Read more...

Arizona State University Lauded as One of Nation’s Top Law Schools

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (ASU) ranks No. 26 among the nation’s leading law schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of graduate schools. The college moved up five spots in one year and is now in the top 13 ... Read more...

Nepalese Supreme Court Justice Gives Talk on Transitional Justice

  The Honorable Kalyan Shrestha, senior justice on the Supreme Court of Nepal, was invited by the Center for Law and Global Affairs to discuss the Nepalese judicial system on March 4. In his presentation, ... Read more...

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...

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