Law News Releases
Posted Tue, 16 Feb 2016 06:00:00 -0800Professor of Law Don Burnett will retire from the University of Idaho this spring after 14 years of service. During this time he also has served as dean of the College of Law and interim president of the university. There will be two celebrations to honor Burnett, one in Moscow on March 21 in the Bruce M. Pitman Center and one in Boise on April 21 at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center. More details will be announced as the events draw closer. Read more
Posted Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:30:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Law will welcome law and public policy experts to the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center in Boise on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, for a panel discussion on state and federal criminal justice reform.
Posted Mon, 01 Feb 2016 11:46:00 -0800The Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government will be held at 5 p.m. MST, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center (ILJLC) in Boise. A welcome reception and tours of the ILJLC will begin at 4 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read more
Posted Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:20:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Law is one of four law schools around the nation participating in a new program aimed at increasing diversity among law professionals. Read more
Posted Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:41:00 -0800On Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in the United States District Court for the District of Idaho, Meridian Cinemas filed a lawsuit accusing members of the Idaho State Police of violating their constitutionally protected right to freedom of speech. The police had threatened to revoke the theater’s liquor license because they showed the R-rated movie “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which, according to the police, violated section 23-614(2) of the Idaho Code. Read more
Posted Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:48:00 -0800Today, the United States Supreme Court said it would decide whether or not President Barack Obama has the authority to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States without fear of deportation. The case will be heard in April with a final ruling in June. Read more
Posted Wed, 13 Jan 2016 14:09:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Law wishes to congratulate Professor Angelique EagleWoman who has just accepted a position as dean of Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law in Thunder Bay, Ontario. We know from the dedication and hard work she exemplified at the College of Law that she will be an enormous asset to Lakehead law school. And although we are saddened to see Professor EagleWoman leave, we wish her the best on this new venture. Read more
Posted Thu, 07 Jan 2016 09:13:00 -0800Social justice activist and co-creator of the Black Lives Matter hashtag and movement Alicia Garza will be the keynote speaker at the University of Idaho, and she will speak at Moscow Middle School, to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. and Idaho Human Rights Day. Read more
Posted Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:36:00 -0800Thirteen out of 19 eligible law students walked in the hooding ceremony for their Juris Doctor from the University of Idaho College of Law in Boise on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015. Read more
Posted Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:14:00 -0800Four University of Idaho employees are among the Top 50 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year for 2016. Cori Mantle-Bromley, dean of the UI College of Education; Terri Muse, assistant dean for external relations at the UI College of Law in Boise; SeAnne Safaii-Waite, associate professor of family and consumer sciences for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at UI Boise and UI Coeur d’Alene; and Barbara Zanzig Lock, director of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and lecturer of tax law at the UI College of Law in Boise, are among the top 50 Women of the Year. Read more
Posted Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:20:00 -0800The 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Art and Essay contest is now accepting submissions. For the second year, this annual contest offers cash awards for essays and artwork in response to a prompt exploring equality and social, racial and ethnic justice.
Posted Wed, 02 Dec 2015 16:07:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Law held its annual food drive for the Moscow Food Bank. The contributions from 2015 surpassed all the groups' efforts from last year. The donations totaled 600 food items and $3,648 in cash. The College of Law wishes to recognize Phi Alpha Delta (PAD), the Black Law Student Association (BLSA), Professor Ben Beard, and everyone else who made the food drive such a success. It’s this type of community spirit that makes us proud to be part of the University of Idaho College of Law. Read more
Posted Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:02:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Law wishes to congratulate Michael Satz, professor of law, associate vice president and executive officer of UI Boise. Satz was named a Leader in Diversity in the fall 2015 issue of National Jurist magazine. Read more.
Posted Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho will be celebrating Native American Heritage Month with events throughout the month of November that celebrate and honor the political and cultural contributions of Native peoples both past and present. Read more
Posted Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:27:00 -0700Wildfire threats to homes, property and livelihoods are growing rapidly as urbanized areas in Idaho develop into the wildland-urban interface (WUI). University of Idaho faculty members will contribute to wildfire hazard planning in the WUI with a $240,000 grant from the U.S. Forest Service’s Landscape Scale Restoration Project and the Idaho Department of Lands.
Posted Thu, 08 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Law will host its annual Sherman J. Bellwood Lecture next week at its Boise and Moscow locations. Read more
Posted Tue, 06 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Law has made the ranking of Best Value Law School another year in a row, and the college is in the Top 40 for best value institutions nationwide. Every year National Jurist magazine ranks the Best Value Law Schools based on percentage of graduates who pass the bar exam, employment rate, tuition, cost of living and average indebtedness at graduation. Read the full article here. Read more
Posted Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Law congratulates Professor Anastasia Telesetsky who has been awarded a 2016 Ian Axford New Zealand Fellowship in Public Policy.
Posted Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700In Moscow there will be a lecture by Peter Alexander, former dean of the Southern Illinois University School of Law and founding dean of the Indiana Tech Law School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He will speak at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time in the courtroom of the Menard Building on his recently published book, “It Takes a Village: The Integration of the Hillburn School System,” which he co-authored with his father, Leonard M. Alexander. Read more
Posted Fri, 11 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700The College of Law announced Friday the Idaho Business Review (IBR) 2015 Leaders in Law honorees. Read more