ASU Unveils Innovative One Year Sports Law Programs

The highly ranked Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are collaborating on two new sports law graduate degrees you can earn in just one year. Classes begin this fall.

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“Building the Future” Campaign Kick-Off

On March 20th, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU revealed the plans for its new building during the kick-off of the Building the Future Campaign.  What a fantastic event! Dean Doug Sylvester remarked, “The energy and excitement tonight truly underscore the ... Read more...

Three ASU Law Students Awarded Prestigious Udall Foundation—Native American Congressional Internships

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State College of Law again highlights the prominence of its Indian Legal Program (ILP) with the selection of three of its students to the prestigious 2014 Native American Congressional Internship program run by the Udall Foundation.  

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ASU College of Law Advocacy Team wins the National Championship

Alden Anderson and Chelsea Hesla, both third-year law students at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, won the National Championship for the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section’s Representation in Mediation Competition. “It took a tremendous amount ... Read more...

Renowned Scholar Arthur R. Miller and Distinguished Panel to give 18th Annual Pedrick Lecture, “Revisiting the Rules: Celebrating 75 years of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure”

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. 

 

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How to grow a business by 8500% in ten years: the lessons learned from regional and bilateral FTAs

Tuesday March 18, 2014 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 118, Armstrong Hall Space is limited so please RSVP to lga@asu.edu Lunch Provided Alexander W. Koff, partner and co-chair of the International Practice at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP, is the principal investigator of a study ... Read more...

Steve Young to speak at law school convocation

 Steve Young 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 ... Read more...

Ferguson-Bohnee receives national appointments from Lawyers’ Committee, ABA

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.

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Regents' Professor Rebecca Tsosie Receives National Honor

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. 

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ASU Jessup team places 2nd at Rocky Mountain Regionals, advances to Internationals

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.

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Morris Lecture on Feb. 19 will feature attorney Charles James

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. 

 

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Indian Legal Program hosts American Indian economic development conference Feb. 27-28

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.

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Hodge named President of ASLME’s Board of Directors

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.


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Sylvester discusses support for students, alumni

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. Read more...

Changes in Indian law, reservations to be examined at College of Law’s annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

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.”

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