Anderson’s Work in Athletics Highlighted by AZ Central

Ray Anderson, ASU vice president for University Athletics and athletic director, recently gave the convocation address at ASU Law and shared the inspirational story of why and how he became a lawyer. He has also helped expand ASU athletics through a series of initiatives.  The full ... Read more...

Weinstein Quoted on Hate Speech and the First Amendment

Professor James Weinstein was quoted in PolitiFact concerning hate speech and whether or not it is protected under the First Amendment.  Weinstein states that “fighting words” or threats can be considered hate speech. When used during an argument with another person, it would ... Read more...

Arizona Horizon Interviews Clinton on New Indian Casino

Foundation professor of law Robert N. Clinton discussed construction of the Tohono O’odham casino in Glendale during an interview on Arizona Horizon.   The U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee passed a bill that would block the new casino that is currently being built. Clinton ... Read more...

Clinton Discusses Construction of West Valley Indian Casino on KJZZ

Foundation professor of law Robert N. Clinton discussed the issues regarding construction of the Tohono O’odham casino in the West Valley. The audio clip from KJZZ 91.5 can be heard here.  Read more...

Weinstein Quoted on Ad Pulling by Valley Metro

Professor James Weinstein was quoted on Valley Metro's decision to pull ads from the light rail that they considered to be sexually explicit.   Although the ads for My Sister’s Closet were initially approved, they were removed within hours of first being displayed. ... Read more...

Police Body Cameras to be Studied by ASU Researcher

Studying the responses that body cameras have on police officers and citizens will be conducted by lead researcher Michael White of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.  The two-year study will center on the police departments in Tempe and Spokane, Wash.  To learn ... Read more...

Indiana Law Produces Similar Response to SB 1062

A new religious freedom law signed by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has received criticism from those who believe that the law allows businesses to discriminate based on sexual orientation.  While SB 1062 contained similar provisions to the Indiana law, former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed it ... Read more...

Arizona Center for Law and Society Named Top Construction Project in Phoenix

The Phoenix Business Journal has ranked the Arizona Center for Law and Society No. 1 in its annual Valley Construction Projects list.  Ranked according to total project budget, the new home for the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in downtown Phoenix topped ... Read more...

Washington Post Quotes Ferguson-Bohnee on Tribal Recognition

Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, faculty director of the Indian Legal Program, was recently quoted in a Washington Post article. The article looked at efforts by the Pamunkey Indian tribe to get the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs to recognize them as a federal tribe, making them the first in Virginia to ... Read more...

KJZZ Discusses Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s Top Ranking

KJZZ-91.5 FM mentioned the U.S. News and World Report’s annual law school rankings, where ASU came in at No. 26. Dean Douglas Sylvester was interviewed to discuss what the new ranking means for the College of Law.  To listen to the complete interview, please click here.    Read more...

ILP’s Tribal Government e-Commerce Conference Featured on KJZZ

KJZZ-91.5 FM featured the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Indian Legal Program’s Tribal Government e-Commerce Conference. Foundation Professor of Law Robert Clinton and Traci Morris, director of the American Indian Policy Institute (AIPI), were interviewed regarding tribal ... Read more...

AZ Central Features ILP's First Tribal Government e-Commerce Conference

AZ Central previews the Indian Legal Program's first Tribal Government e-Commerce Conference set for Feb. 12-13. Professor Robert Clinton is quoted in the article. He says that because "e-commerce is a relatively new tribal industry, its quick growth has outpaced the understanding of many ... Read more...

ILP Student Featured in CNN Article and Glamour

Danielle Finn, a student of the Indian Legal Program at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, appeared in a CNN article about young Native Americans preserving their culture through traditions that include rituals, celebrations, dance, and language. Finn was ... Read more...

Op-ed by Prof. Rule Looks at SRP and Solar Power

Professor Troy Rule, faculty director of the Program on Law and Sustainability, wrote an op-ed that appeared in today's Arizona Republic. The op-ed takes SRP to task for providing free, wind-generated power to the Super Bowl in Glendale, while its "board of directors is preparing to vote on ... Read more...

Professor Rod Smith Co-Writes Super Bowl Op-Ed in USA Today

Professor Rodney K. Smith, director of the Sports, Law and Business Program, co-authored an op-ed called, "Stop the scandals; play to win,NFL," in USA Today on Super Bowl Sunday. In the op-ed, Smith writes, "The National Football League faces crises dealing with issues as far-ranging as abuse, ... Read more...

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