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College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Phone: (208) 885-2255

Fax: (208) 885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: (208) 364-4560

Fax: (208) 334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Law News Releases

First-Year UI Law School in Boise Broadens Accessibility for Students

Posted Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 -0800

Excellence in public legal education has been a University of Idaho strength for many years. A survey of Idaho law, industry and public service leaders would find no shortage of talented professionals who chose the school’s College of Law for an affordable, high-quality education that prepared them for success. This month U of I took another step toward making that outstanding career training more accessible for students from Idaho and beyond as the State Board of Education approved a first-year curriculum in Boise. Read more

State Board of Education Approves First-Year Law Program in Boise

Posted Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800

The Idaho State Board of Education approved the opening of a first-year law program in Boise for the University of Idaho College of Law. Pending final American Bar Association approval, a first-year law program will be available in both the Moscow and Boise locations beginning this fall semester.
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Boise Spring 2017 LSAT Prep Course

Posted Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:59:00 -0800

The University of Idaho College of Law offers LSAT Prep Courses in Boise and Moscow that include 20 hours of classroom instruction targeted to studying and practicing the areas most students need to work on using Cambridge Educational Services® materials. The course also builds in assignments and activities for students to do outside of class to support and maximize the work being done in class. Finally, a post-assessment Official LSAT PrepTest at the end of the course provides each student a snapshot of how far they have progressed, and helps them plan the rest of their preparation. The end of the course is timed to give the student plenty of time to take additional practice tests, at a reasonable and productive pace, before the summer and fall administration of the actual LSAT. Click here for details for the Boise Spring 2017 class, which starts April 1, 2017. Read more

UI Law School Student Works to Educate Immigrants About Their Rights

Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:30:00 -0800

Maria Vega still remembers sitting as a young girl in the office of an immigration lawyer and thinking to herself that her mother, who had emigrated from Mexico, was not being treated fairly.

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Legal Experts Discuss Immigration Law Under Trump Administration Feb. 15

Posted Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:01:00 -0800

The University of Idaho College of Law Legal Aid Clinic and the Multicultural Law Caucus will host a panel discussion examining immigration law and issues facing immigrants under the Trump administration.
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Law Alumnus Reginald Reeves Gives Black History Month Keynote Address

Posted Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:35:00 -0800

Reginald Reeves of Ketchum, Idaho — an attorney and retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army well known for his volunteerism — will give the keynote address during the 2017 University of Idaho commemoration of Black History Month this February. Read more

Law Expert Available to Discuss Immigration Laws and Local Law Enforcement

Posted Wed, 01 Feb 2017 13:12:00 -0800

Idaho Rep. Greg Chaney, R-Caldwell, has introduced a bill to require local authorities to comply with federal immigration detainers when they arrest someone. The bill also discourages “sanctuary cities” by cutting off sales tax fundings to them. The proposal comes just days after President Donald Trump signed an executive action to crack down on immigrant-protecting sanctuary cities by cutting federal dollars. Read more

Law Expert Available to Discuss President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Posted Tue, 31 Jan 2017 10:30:00 -0800

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce his nominee for the Supreme Court tonight at 8 p.m. EST. The court has been working with eight justices since Antonin Scalia’s death last year. Former Presid Read more

New Mexico Supreme Court Chief Justice Speaks at Law Lecture Feb. 9

Posted Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:00:00 -0800

New Mexico Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles W. Daniels will address criminal justice reform initiatives in Idaho at the fourth Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government Feb. 9 in Boise. Read more

Expert Advisory: Law Expert Available to Discuss Trump Administration Immigration Policy

Posted Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:15:00 -0800

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign several executive orders in his first 100 days that change immigration policy including restricting immigration from Syria and six other Middle Eastern or African countries, blocking visas from being issued to individuals from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, and calling for larger border patrol forces and increased deportations of undocumented immigrants. Read more

UI Law Student Maria Vega presented with Rosa Parks Human Rights Achievement Award

Posted Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:43:00 -0800

Maria Vega, a third-year student at UI's College of Law, was presented with the Rosa Parks Human Rights Achievement Award this past weekend. Her outreach efforts to the immigrant community and being a leader in finding ways the law school can better serve minority students have positively impacted the Moscow community. Read more in the Lewiston Tribune.

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MLK breakfast speaker urges crowd not to 'walk alone'

Posted Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:00:00 -0800

The Standing Rock Sioux put a halt to construction of a multi-billion dollar oil pipeline late last year - but they didn't do it alone. Read more

UI College of Law named to National Jurist Public Service Honor Roll

Posted Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:13:00 -0800

The University of Idaho has been named National Jurist Magazine's public service honor roll by being named one of the law schools with the greatest community impact. Between clinic hours, pro bono work and externships our 330 students contribute on average 148 hours to public service with the majority of those hours being within our community in the 2015-16 academic year. This is one of the highest number of hours for our community size in the nation. Read more. Read more

College of Law ranks in the top 30 for Job Placement Rates

Posted Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:29:00 -0800

According to a recent ranking of ABA job placement rates down by The Faculty Lounge blog, UI College of Law ranks in the top 30 and as one of the top schools in the Northwest for outcomes. The numbers in the ranking represent the percentage of graduates in the class of 2015 who found full-time long term positions (JD required or where a JD was an advantage) within nine months after graduation. Read more here.

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55 Students Recognized for Outstanding Academic Success, Leadership and Involvement

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0800

The University of Idaho Office of Alumni Relations will honor 55 students during its annual Awards for Excellence dinner at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center.
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Study Human Rights in Costa Rica in Summer 2017

Posted Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:33:00 -0800

College of Law Associate Dean Jeffrey A. Dodge is teaching International and Latin American Human Rights in Heredia, Costa Rica in summer 2017. The three-credit, Political Science 400 level course will look at the Inter-American System of Human Rights, Costa Rican laws, and Latin American struggles with human rights issues. Applications are being accepted now. Contact the International Programs Office to learn more about the opportunity and visit the USAC website for more information.
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Submit Art, Essays to 2017 MLK Contest

Posted Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:10:00 -0800

The University of Idaho is now accepting submissions for the third annual MLK Art and Essay Contest. To commemorate the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., University of Idaho undergraduates, graduates and professional students enrolled for the spring 2017 semester are invited to write a short essay or create an artistic piece in the medium of their choice. Read more

Law Students Raise Funds, Food for Food Bank

Posted Sun, 20 Nov 2016 17:56:00 -0800

The University of Idaho College of Law held its annual food drive for the Moscow Food Bank. Law students raised $4,455.01 in cash donations and donated 1,053 items to the Moscow Food Bank. College of Law wishes to recognize Phi Alpha Delta (PAD), Multicultural Law Caucus , the Black Law Student Association (BLSA), Professor Ben Beard, Professor Seamon, Professor MacFarlane and everyone else who made the food drive such a success.
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2016 Lifetime Achievement Award: Linda Copple Trout, Justice, Idaho Supreme Court in Boise

Posted Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:54:00 -0800

Linda Copple Trout began her journey to the Idaho Supreme Court in Tokyo, Japan. Her father, who, by the way, was the personal doctor to World War II’s General Ridgway at the time, was stationed at Tokyo Army Hospital, when a baby girl arrived. “’Do you know anyone interested in adopting a baby girl?’ He convinced my mother,’” says Trout. Read more

Campus Conversation Discusses Immigration Impacts of the Presidential Election Dec. 1

Posted Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:42:00 -0800

Campus Conversation is hosting a discussions of the immigration impacts of the presidential election from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 in the Panorama Room of the Idaho Commons.
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College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Phone: (208) 885-2255

Fax: (208) 885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: (208) 364-4560

Fax: (208) 334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu