College of Law

Administration Office: 208-885-2255
Dean’s Office: 208-885-4977
fax: 208-885-5709
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

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


phone: 208-364-4074
fax: 208-334-2176
322 E. Front St., Suite 590
Boise, ID 83702

First Monday Archive

Click on the year to expand that year's First Monday articles.
  • 2014

    December 1, 2014
    A message from Dean Adams
    Upcoming Events

    November 3, 2014
    A message from Dean Adams
    Upcoming Events

    October 6, 2014
    A message from Dean Adams
    Upcoming Events

    September 2, 2014
    On hiatus

    August 4, 2014
    On hiatus

    July 7, 2014
    On hiatus

    June 10, 2014
    Special Edition: College of Law to Offer Second-Year Program in Boise August 2014

    June 2, 2014
    Thank You
    New Dean at the College of Law
    2014 Spring Commencement
    Law Advisory Council and Faculty Members Tour Idaho Law Justice and Learning Center
    Save the Date! Snake River Basin Adjudication Completion Celebration

    May 5, 2014
    Interim Dean Helps College of Law Through Time of Transition
    College of Law Exceeds National Average for Grads Finding Full-Time Long-Term Work
    Treasure Valley Alumni and Friends Reception May 8
    College of Law to Co-Sponsor "The Gem State Tax Symposium" June 12‒13, 2014
    The 18th Annual Northwest Institute Offers Mediation Training in Moscow and Boise

    April 7, 2014
    Funding for Boise Second Year Law Program and Final Phase of Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center Approved
    Justice Linda Copple Trout Inducted Into UI Alumni Association Hall of Fame
    College of Law Legal Aid Clinic Offers Help to Moscow Residents
    College of Law Receives Recognition for Top Programs and Practical Training
    UI Names Adams as New College of Law Dean

    March 12, 2014
    Special Edition: UI College of Law Leaps Ahead in U.S. News & World Report Ranking

    March 3, 2014
    Finalists for College of Law Dean to Visit Campus
    College of Law Hosts ABA Regional Competition This Year in Boise
    Idaho Members of the American Board of Trial Advocates Visit Moscow Campus
    Save the Date: March 28—Native American Law Conference
    Idaho Law Review Symposium "Resilient Cities: Environment/Economy/Equity" Set for April 4

    February 3, 2014
    Governor Otter Includes College of Law Second Year Curriculum Funding in Annual Budget
    Inaugural Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government Set for February 3 in Boise
    125th Celebrations Abound
    Dean Michael Satz Interacts With Local Students in Honor of MLK Jr.’s Birthday
    Tracing Her Roots: One Woman's Journey Back Home

    January 6, 2014
    College of Law Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic Makes Front Page of Idaho Statesman
    College of Law Receives Alumni Major Gifts from Law Advisory Council Members in 2013
    University of Idaho Prepares to Celebrate the 125th
    Students Honored With 2013 Alumni Award for Excellence

  • 2013

    December 2, 2013
    College of Law Recognized for ADR and International Law Curricula
    College of Law Alumni Receive Professionalism and Pro Bono Awards
    Every Gift Makes a Difference

    November 4, 2013
    Faculty Book Publications
    Several College of Law Faculty and Alums Selected as Idaho Leaders in the Law
    College of Law Holds Native American Pipeline Recruitment Event
    Love the Law!

    October 7, 2013
    Economic Development Clinic Award
    College of Law Dean Search
    "With Justice for All in a Changing America" Bellwood Lecture
    Distinguished Members of the Idaho Supreme Court and 9th Circuit Visit the College of Law
    Sex, Drugs, Guns, and Spies
    Class of 1963 Reunion

    September 3, 2013
    UI College of Law First-Year Enrollment Increases Despite Nationwide Downturn
    National Jurist preLaw Magazine Ranks the College of Law Tops in Externships and Innovation
    Professionalism Orientation and Trial Advocacy Programs Bring Distinguished Lawyers and Judges to Campus
    Bellwood Speaker Morris Dees Works to Promote Tolerance and Dismantle Hate Groups

    August 5, 2013
    Bellwood Lecture Centers on Justice for All in a Changing America
    Professor Pat Costello retires from the College of Law
    2013 College of Law Class Reunion Schedule

    July 1, 2013
    Message from Interim Law Dean Michael Satz
    Sunil Ramalingam joins College of Law Faculty as Externship and Pro Bono Program Coordinator
    College of Law Alumni honored by the Idaho State Bar

    June 3, 2013
    Michael Satz Named to Interim Law Dean Position
    Alumnus Frank Shrontz Receives “Legacy of Leading “ Award

    May 6, 2013
    College of Law Applications Increase, Bucking a National Trend
    Finalists Announced for Interim Dean Position
    Faculty Adopts Professionalism Requirement

    April 1, 2013
    World Court Jurist to Speak on Role of International Law Today
    Law Dean to Serve as Interim President
    Navajo Nation Supreme Court and Idaho Court of Appeals Hold Arguments in Moscow
    Moot Court Teams Earn Recognition
    Law Professor and Alumnae Earn Awards for Women’s Leadership

    March 4, 2013
    Clinic Students in Moscow Help Needy Clients Resolve Disputes and Obtain Justice
    Outreach Programs to Feature Legal History (Senator Borah) and Modern Controversy (Hydraulic Fracturing)
    Law Professor Honored as One of Idaho's "Women of the Year" for 2013

    February 4, 2013
    Clinic Students Make a Difference for Idaho Businesses, Communities, and Individuals
    Idaho Faculty Answer the Call to Regional and National Service

    January 7, 2013
    College Sadly Notes Loss of Faculty Colleague
    Permanent Building Fund Approves Request for Continued Investment in Historic Ada County Courthouse
    College Moves Forward with Concurrent Juris Doctor/Professional Science Masters Degree

  • 2012

    December 2, 2012
    Law Professor Joins U.S. Delegation Studying Long-term Policy Relationships with Taiwan
    Website "Kudos" Feature Puts Spotlight on Faculty, Staff, and Student Achievements
    Second-year Law Curriculum in Boise Receives Boost From Generous Donor

    November 5, 2012
    Students Demonstrate “Remarkable” Skills in 24th Annual McNichols Moot Court Competition
    Board of Regents Approves Second-Year Law Curriculum for Boise
    Natural Resources & Environmental Law Symposium Focuses on Sustainable Communities

    October 1, 2012
    Graduating Class of 2012 Earns High Pass Rate on Idaho Bar Examination
    Bellwood Events will Explore Innovative Solutions to Extraordinary Cases
    Legal Aid Clinic Earns Victory for Family Fleeing Religious Persecution

    September 4, 2012
    College Adds Curricular Emphasis in Business Law and Entrepreneurism
    Entering Class Reflects Downturn in Applications, but College Adheres to Admissions Standards
    New Instructors Bring Real-World Experience to the Classroom

    August 6, 2012
    College of Law Welcomes New Associate Dean and Faculty
    External Studies Show Cost-Effectiveness of an Idaho Legal Education

    July 2, 2012
    Business Law Scholar-Practitioner Joins Faculty in Moscow
    Acting Director Named for Clinical Programs in 2012-13
    Foundation Pledges $100,000 Scholarship Endowment for Law Students
    “Under 40” Faculty Recognized for Contributions to Idaho Business Community

    June 4, 2012
    Commencement 2012: Law Graduates Urged to “Dream, But Stay Grounded in Reason”
    Northwest Institute Attracts Distinguished Faculty, Reinforces Areas of Curricular Emphasis
    Hail and (Not Quite) Farewell to the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

    May 7, 2012
    Law Faculty Combines Meeting in Boise with Outreach to Business Law Community
    Law Advisory Council and University of Idaho Foundation Look to the Future as University Announces Public Phase of Capital Campaign
    College of Law Faculty and Students Earn Recognition for Work on Economic Development
    Curricular Emphasis in Natural Resources & Environmental Law Enables Students to Acquire Law-and-Science Expertise

    April 2, 2012
    College of Law Receives “A” Grade for Transparency of Employment Information
    Moot Court Competitors Earn (Another) National “Best Brief” Award
    Guest Lecture Provides Guidance on Becoming a Business Lawyer
    International Law Program Addresses Gender-Based Violence in Africa
    Tax Clinic Compiles More Success Stories
    Genetic Engineering Will Be Focus of Upcoming Law Review Symposium

    March 5, 2012
    National Leader in Dispute Resolution and Mass Injury Compensation Will Deliver 2012 Bellwood Lecture
    Faculty, Staff, Students Engage in “Dialogues on Professionalism and Diversity”
    Alumna Emphasizes Professionalism in Overcoming Obstacles on “Path to the Judiciary”
    Law Review Starts On-Line Publishing, Announces Spring Symposium on “Genetically Modified Organisms”

    February 6, 2012
    College Celebrates Role of Distinguished Alumnus in Landmark Case for Equal Rights
    State Bar Leaders Note College’s Achievements, Look to the Future, in Report of Annual Visit
    Tribal Courts to be Focus of 2012 Native American Law Conference in Moscow

    January 3, 2012
    Economic Development Clinic Moves Forward
    College Expands Job Placement Service for Students
    Classrooms in Moscow Feature New Technology
    Scholar Joins Law Library Faculty

  • 2011

    December 5, 2011
    Business Law Scholar-Practitioner to Join Law Faculty in Moscow
    Permanent Building Fund Recommends Continued Investment in Idaho Law Learning Center
    Students Demonstrate Advocacy Skills in National Moot Court Regional Competition
    U.S. Department of Justice Re-Designates College of Law to Provide Education Loan Repayment Assistance
    "Where American Legal Education Is Headed … Idaho Is Already There"


    November 7, 2011
    Nobel Laureate Brings “Dividends of Peace” Message to University of Idaho Campus
    Students Shine in 23rd Annual McNichols Moot Court Competition
    Law Advisory Council Reviews Moscow and Boise Operations, Reaffirms Unanimous Support for Branch Three-Year Program


    October 3, 2011
    Economic Development Clinic Gets Underway: Helping Local Government and Business Collaborate for Success
    Class of 2011 Combines High Marks with High Values
    Work Moves Forward on Future Home of Idaho Law Learning Center
    Professionalism Characterizes “Day One” of Law School for the Class of 2014
    Trial Advocacy “Boot Camp” Takes Center Stage


    September 6, 2011
    ABA President, Constitutional Scholars to be Featured in Bellwood Lecture and Celebration of the Bill of Rights
    College of Law Receives High National Ranking for Clinical Education Opportunities


    August 1, 2011
    Bellwood Lecture Program to Feature ABA President, Celebration of Bill of Rights
    College of Law Launches “Business Law Gems”
    New Director of Admissions Combines Professional and Academic Perspectives


    July 5, 2011
    College Expands Opportunities for Specialized and Interdisciplinary Studies
    College Undertakes Administration of State Law Library
    Legal Aid Clinic Secures Justice for Low-Income Taxpayers




    June 6, 2011
    Commencement 2011: Law Graduates Urged to Combine Lives of Principle with Careers of Service
    Scholars Gather for International Law Roundtable on Environmental Governance
    Idaho State Bar Extends Special Offer to Law Students and Graduates


    May 2, 2011
    Bellwood Events Illuminate Struggle for Rule of Law in Middle East and North Africa
    College Adds Two Faculty, Replaces One, at Moscow and Boise
    Plaudits Flow for Symposium on “Conjunctive” Management of Ground and Surface Water


    April 4, 2011
    Moot Court Team Earns National “Best Brief” Honor
    Bellwood Lecture to Feature Author of “My Prison, My Home”
    “Statewide Class of 2011” Celebrates Achievements and Public Service
    Student Organizations Bring Special Programs and Speakers to Campus
    Practitioners Collaborate with College of Law in Hosting ABA “Representation in Mediation” Competition


    March 7, 2011
    A Life of Service and Civility: University of Idaho Bids Farewell to Senator McClure
    The Rankings Game: Measuring True Educational Value by Quality, Outcomes, and Cost
    The Legal Aid Clinic: Understanding the Law – and the Rule of Law
    Hold the Date: Law Review Symposium Will Focus on “Conjunctive Management” of Water Resources


    February 7, 2011
    Third Year Program in Boise Receives Confirmation from American Bar Association
    Plans Move Ahead for Integrated Management of State Law Library
    Native American Law Conference in Moscow Will Focus on Economic Development


    January 3, 2011
    Value Added: New Faculty Appointment Will Enhance Economic Development in Idaho
    Service as a Calling: Law Faculty and Staff Serve the University, the State, and the Nation




  • 2010

    December 6, 2010
    Law Advisory Council Provides Timely Guidance on Strategic Planning and Curriculum Design
    State Bar Leaders Conduct On-the-Ground Review of Idaho Legal Education
    Early Admissions Statistics Show Idaho Improving on the National Average


    November 1, 2010
    State Designates Historic Ada County Courthouse as Future Home of the Idaho Law Learning Center
    Faculty Redesigns First-Year Curriculum
    Student Advocates Excel in 22nd Annual McNichols Competition


    October 4, 2010
    Jeker Family Trust Makes Grant Commitment of $100,000 for Idaho Law Learning Center
    Tax Clinic Gives Students Real-World Exposure While Serving Low-Income Taxpayers
    U.S. Department of Justice Designates College of Law to Provide Education Loan Repayment Assistance for Prosecutors and Public Defenders


    September 6, 2010
    Idaho Law Learning Center Receives $1 Million Gift Commitment
    2010 Entering Class Shows Heightened Interest in College of Law
    Leaders of Idaho Bench and Bar Bring Professionalism Message to New Law Students
    Trial Advocacy Program Attracts Distinguished Visitors to Moscow


    August 9, 2010 Special Edition
    Third-Year Law Program Prepares for August Opening in Boise


    August 2, 2010
    Admissions – applications still up as we “head into the home stretch”
    Professor Ben Beard on Committee on the Implementation of the U.N. E-Commerce Convention
    Cooperation with BSU – JD/MAcct (Taxation) approved by State Board of Ed


    July 6, 2010
    ABA Accreditation Committee Gives Green Light to Third-Year Law Program in Boise
    Boise Facility Gets Ready to House Third-Year Program
    Business Law Specialist Joins Full-Time Faculty
    Future Faculty Hiring Aims to Enhance Strength in Moscow and Boise




    June 7, 2010
    Commencement 2010: Law Graduates Exhorted to "Bring Wisdom into Human Affairs"
    Northwest Institute Provides Statewide Mediation Training
    College Announces Faculty and Professional Staff in Boise


    May 3, 2010
    Bellwood Lecture Program Features Diverse Perspectives
    College of Law Hosts U.S. Court of Appeals for Feterans Claims
    Students Shine at National Evidence Moot Court Competition
    Rosholt Roundtable Blends Securities Law, International Business, and Philanthropic Entrepreneurism


    April 5, 2010
    College of Law Community Mourns the Passing of Dean Vincenti
    Class of 2010 Celebration Emphasizes Pro Bono Service and Professional Values
    Annual Native Law Conference Focuses on Tribal Economic Development
    Rosholt Roundtable Blends Securities Law, International Business, and Philanthropic Entrepreneurism


    March 1, 2010
    Generous Gifts Advance Statewide Legal Education Opportunities for Students.
    Legislative Committee Votes Initial Funding for Renovation of Capitol Annex.
    “Waters of the West” Program Brings Law-and-Science Students to Moscow.
    Applications for Admission Continue to Surge.
    Bellwood Schedule Set for Programs in Boise and Moscow.


    February 1, 2010
    Applications for Admission to College of Law Show an Early Increase
    Native American Law and Policy Issues to be Illuminated in Annual Conference and in 2010 Bellwood Lecture Program
    Law Review Symposium to Explore Alternative and Renewable Energy Issues


    January 4, 2010
    Third-Year Program in Boise Moves Forward
    Faculty Members Receive Awards for Excellence




  • 2009

    December 7, 2009
    Students Shine in Professional Skills Competitions
    State Bar Leaders Gather to Review Legal Education Program in Moscow.
    Special Edition of “The Advocate” Illuminates the History of Idaho Legal Education.


    November 2, 2009
    College of Law Commemorates 100th Birthday with Special Ceremony in Moscow.
    Idaho’s Chief Justice and Attorney General Join the State’s Senate Majority Leader and Other Distinguished Lawyers and Judges on Law Advisory Council
    Washington State Bar Leadership Makes Ground-Breaking Visit to College of Law


    October 5, 2009
    Special Edition: Faculty and Staff Service to the Academy, the Community, the State, and the Nation


    September 8, 2009
    2009 Entering Class Combines Strong Credentials with Varied Backgrounds
    Distinguished Judges and Lawyers Make Professionalism the Focus of “Day One” in Law School
    Trial Advocacy “Boot Camp” Features Remarkable Instructors from the Bench and Bar
    Idaho Women Lawyers Provide Mentoring for UI Law Students


    August 3, 2009
    Centennial Celebrations to Encompass All Regions of Idaho
    New Faculty Appointment Enhances College's Distinctive Emphasis in Natural Resources and Environmental Law
    Hail … But Not Farewell: New Associate Dean and Admissions Director Join the Administrative Team


    July 6, 2009
    New University President Embarks on Statewide "Listening Tour"
    College of Law Receives Notice of Top Ten Ranking among "Best Values" in Legal Education
    Legal Aid Clinic and Faculty Earn Plaudits from Ninth Circuit for Pro Bono Work
    Career Development Update: Where Do Idaho Law Students Go When They Graduate?




    June 1, 2009
    Centennial Year Graduation Ceremony Emphasizes Integrity and Service
    Students Devote Summer of '09 to Public Interest Work
    Legal Aid Clinic Secures Asylum for Victim of Abuse
    "Waters of the West" Co-Founder Earns Tenure at College of Law


    May 4, 2009
    Centennial Year Graduates Receive Accolades for Academic Achievements and Pro Bono Service
    Law Students Devote "Alternative Spring Break" to Unselfish Service
    Dispute Resolution Training Takes Center Stage at Moscow and Boise
    Symposia Bring Native American and Multidisciplinary Perspectives to Regional Water Issues


    April 6, 2009
    Chief Justice of the United States Speaks at Centennial Celebration in Boise, Delivers Bellwood Lecture in Moscow
    Governor Ottor Proclaims 2009 as "University of Idaho College of Law Centennial Recognition Year"


    March 2, 2009
    Chief Justice of the United States to Present Bellwood Lecture
    Native American Law Moot Court Team Makes Impressive Debut
    Idaho Law Review Symposium Will Focus on Internet Law


    February 2, 2009
    Don't Miss Your Chance to be in the Centennial Law Alumni Directory
    College Adds International Law Expert to Faculty
    College Demonstrates Technology in 21st Century Classroom
    Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution Announces 2009 Courses


    January 5, 2009
    Professor Takes American Legal Education Methods to Jordan
    Law Students Make Strong Showing in National Moot Court
    Faculty Scholarship Reflects Broad Interests, High Productivity




  • 2008

    December 1, 2008
    Notable Speakers Bring Diverse Perspectives to College of Law
    “Second Century” Update: Idaho Supreme Court Submits Budget Request for Continued Planning of Idaho Law Learning Center


    November 3, 2008
    Rosholt Roundtable Spotlights Corporate Leader with a Civic Vision
    Students Excel in Oral and Written Advocacy as McNichols Moot Court Competition Marks Its 20th Year
    Law Advisory Council Elects Chair, Welcomes New Members, and Continues Support for “Second Century” Initiative


    October 6, 2008
    “Second Century” Update: State Board Submits Third-Year Program Appropriation Request to the Governor
    New Directions in Experiential Learning: Expanded Externships Provide Benefits to Students and to Idaho
    Students Excel in Tax and Small Business Clinical Program


    September 2, 2008
    College of Law Earns Recognition in Clinical Education and Public Interest Law
    "Waters of the West" Program Attracts Law Students
    2008 Entering Students Combine Idaho Connections with Diverse Perspectives
    Idaho Judges and Lawyers Emphasize Professionalism, Civility in 1L Student Orientation Program


    August 25, 2008
    Board of Regents' Action on Legal Education Proposal 21 Aug 08


    August 20, 2008
    Special Issue of "First Monday" (Resolution of the University of Idaho Foundation)


    August 4, 2008
    University Submits "Second Century" Plan to Board of Regents
    Where Do UI Law Students Go When They Graduate?


    July 7, 2008
    State Board Receives Update on Development of "Second Century" Plan
    College Announces New and Visiting Faculty for 2008-09




    June 2, 2008
    "Second Century" Update: Current Status and Statement by the Chair of the Law Advisory Council
    Combining Theory and Practice: Students Take Advantage of Real World Opportunities, Earn Plaudits from Lawyers and Judges


    May 5, 2008
    "Second Century" Update: Implementation Planning Begins
    Bellwood Programs Illuminate the Legacies of Hamilton, Jefferson, and Holmes


    April 7, 2008
    "Second Century" Update: Two-Location Concept Submitted to Board of Regents
    Bellwood Program to Highlight Issues of Constitutional Law
    Student Organizations Shine in Public Service and Co-Curricular Activities


    March 3, 2008
    Legislation Relating to "Second Century" Initiative Is Enacted
    Bellwood Lecturer and Schedule Are Announced


    February 4, 2008
    "Second Century" Initiative Moves Forward
    Classroom Technology Project Takes Shape
    Law Review Symposium to Focus on Healthcare and the Law


    January 7, 2008
    Commission/Law Foundation Committee Supports College's Strategic Planning
    College Adds Native American Law Expert to Faculty
    Renovation of Menard Building Moves Forward




  • 2007

    December 3, 2007
    Distinguished Visiting Committees Conduct On-Site Meetings at College of Law
    Clinic Receives Increased Funding for Small Business Assistance and Justice Projects
    Allan G. Shepard Distinguished Professor Named


    November 5, 2007
    Planning Process Examines Two-Location (Moscow and Boise) Approach
    Law Students Excel in McNichols Moot Court Competition


    October 1, 2007
    College of Law moves forward with strategic planning
    Legal Aid Clinic extends services to crime victims
    College of Law reaches out to small businesses in Eastern Idaho
    Law Library Goes Digital, Bringing Legal History to Life


    September 4, 2007
    New Law Students Combine Academic Quality with Diverse Backgrounds
    Lawyers and Judges Emphasize Professionalism as Pathway to Success


    August 6, 2007
    College of Law Looks to the Future, Undertakes Planning for a "Second Century"


    July 2, 2007
    College of Law Welcomes New Full-Time Faculty
    Indian Estate Planning Internships Enter Their Most Ambitious Summer




    June 4, 2007
    2007 Graduation Illuminates Extraordinary Achievements
    Northwest Institute Attracts Large Gathering for Mediation Training
    Faculty Member Earns Tenure


    May 7, 2007
    College of Law Welcomes Extraordinary Array of Visitors


    April 2, 2007
    Public Interest Law Group spends "alternative spring break" in New Orleans


    March 5, 2007
    "Free Trade or Fair?" International Law Symposium Illuminates Global Trade Issues
    Students Earn Recognition in National Environmental Moot Court Competition
    Law Review Symposium to Focus on Land Use Planning and Urban Growth


    February 5, 2007
    College of Law Fulfills "Rogers Scholarship Challenge" – Again!
    Law Faculty Take Expertise Beyond the Campus


    January 2, 2007
    "Water of the West" Initiative Moves Forward, Illuminates Issues Close to Home
    College Hosts Expert Panels on International Intellectual Property Law
    Law Students and Faculty Receive Alumni Recognition
    Idaho Law Students, Judges and Lawyers Earn Accolades in Moot Court Competition




  • 2006

    December 4, 2006
    Visiting Committees Strengthen Connections to the Legal Profession
    Guest Speakers Bring Diverse Perspectives


    November 6, 2006
    Bellwood Programs Illuminate National Security Issues
    "Constitution Day" Program Highlights Judicial Selection Controversy
    Law Students Shine in McNichols and ABA Negotiation Competitions


    October 2, 2006
    Bellwood Programs Will Feature Distinguished...
    Homecoming Festivities to Include Receptions for Law Alumni
    Northwest Institute Offers Special Courses in Coeur d'Alene
    Third Annual Indian Law Conference to be Held on October 24-25, 2006


    September 5, 2006
    Entering Class Combines Quality and Diversity
    Lawyers and Judges Bring Professionalism Message to New Law Students
    Allan G. Shepard Professor Named for 2006-07


    August 7, 2006
    Bellwood Programs to Focus on National Security Issues
    Menard Law Building Gets a Functional Facelift
    College Welcomes New Faculty


    July 3, 2006
    New Associate Deans Announced
    New Members Named to Law Advisory Council




    June 5, 2006
    Commencement Remarks Emphasize Service to Community and Nation
    Faculty and Students Bestow Awards within College of Law
    Law Advisory Council Convenes to Examine Progress of the College of Law
    Faculty Member Earns Tenure and Promotion


    May 1, 2006
    College of Law to Launch "Water of the West" Initiative
    Victims' Rights Clinic to Provide Statewide Service
    Law Student Recieves Fulbright Award


    April 3, 2006
    International Law Symposium Puts Global Spotlight on Indigenous Peoples
    Borah Symposium Examines "Resource Wars"
    Admissions Remain Competitive Despite National Downturn in Applications
    Northwest Institute Announces Mediation Courses for 2006


    March 6, 2006
    Bar Commissioners Report on Their 2005 Visit to the College of Law
    Law Faculty Approves New Pro Bono Program
    Where Do Law Students Go When They Graduate?


    February 6, 2006
    Excellence in Teaching Celebrated through Boyd Fellowship
    New Faculty Will Bring Expertise in Commercial Law and Litigation


    January 2, 2006
    Symposia Bring Scholars, Policy-Makers and Practitioners to Idaho
    Clinic Adds Training for Students, Assistance for Victims, in Domestic Violence Cases




  • 2005

    December 5, 2005
    Faculty Scholars Receive International Attention
    National Moot Court Team Earns Regional Recognition


    November 7, 2005
    "Bellwood Day" Highlights Judicial Independence and Professional Values
    McNichols Competition Examines Beliefs and Biases of Prospective Jurors
    New Colleagues Join Legal Research/Writing Program and Law Library Faculty


    October 3, 2005
    Bellwood Speaker Will Bring Unique Background to Topics of Judicial Independence and Aiding the Disadvantaged
    Law Faculty Take Teaching Beyond the Classroom


    September 6, 2005
    Quality of Entering Class Rises Again
    Professionalism Marks First Day of Law School for New Students
    College of Law Renews Help to Small Businesses


    August 1, 2005
    Shepard Professorship Awarded for 2005-06
    Alumni and Friends Underwrite New Law Student Scholarships


    July 5, 2005
    Justice Alan C. Page to Deliver 2005 Bellwood Lecture
    Northwest Institute Features Basic, Advanced, and "Heavy Metal" Mediation




    June 6, 2005
    2005 Graduation Puts Spotlight on Academic and Professional Achievement
    Commencement Address Emphasizes Creativity within the Legal System
    Law School and University Recognize Lawyers Who Make a Difference
    Faculty and Students Bestow Awards within College of Law
    Faculty Members Earn Tenure and Promotion


    May 2, 2005
    Rosholt Roundtable Features Distinguished Alumna, Focuses on Modern Role of Corporate Counsel
    Law Professor Receives University-Wide Award for Outstanding Scholarship
    Idaho Court of Appeals Holds Oral Arguments, Participates in Special Programs for Students
    Ninth Circuit Judge Speaks on Appellate Advocacy and Professional Responsibility
    Nobel Laureate Makes Courtroom Presentation


    April 4, 2005
    Law professors engage the "real world"
    Accreditation Team Visits the College
    College receives grant to protect victims' rights


    March 7, 2005
    Symposium Explores Controversies in International Cooperation
    Conference Illuminates Probate, Estate Planning Issues in Indian Country
    Rosholt Roundtable Will Feature One of Idaho's "First Fifty"


    February 7, 2005
    Faculty Scholarship Helps Shape the Law
    Law Faculty and Students Offer Symposia


    January 3, 2005
    Bar Commissioners Submit Findings of 2004 Visit
    Annual Fund Shows Strength
    Law School Applications Continue at High Level




  • 2004

    December 6, 2004
    Outreach through Scholarship: Law Professors Reach Broad Audiences
    Students Excel in 16th Annual McNichols Competition


    November 1, 2004
    National Legal Services President Delivers Bellwood Lecture
    "All Star Panel" Gives Personal Perspectives on Public Service
    Law Advisory Council Examines University and College Issues
    Environmental Law Forum Considers Future of Wolves in Idaho


    October 4, 2004
    Calling of Public Service Will Highlight 2004 Bellwood Events
    Private Giving Exceeds $900,000 in 2003-04
    University Vision and Resources Task Force Submits Report
    Pro and Con: "Gay Marriage" Debate Highlights Examination of Sexual Orientation Issues


    September 6, 2004
    New Entering Class Sets Records for Quality and Diversity
    Professionalism and Ethics Underscore First Day in School
    College Welcomes New Director of Admissions/Student Services
    Visiting Faculty Enrich the Law School Community


    August 2, 2004
    Named Professorships Recognize Outstanding Faculty Performance.
    John A. ("Jack") Miller
    Elizabeth Barker Brandt
    Maureen E. Laflin
    New Faculty Enrich the College of Law.
    Barbara A. Cosens
    Richard H. Seamon


    July 5, 2004
    National President of Legal Services Corporation to Deliver 2004 Bellwood Lecture
    Northwest Institute Receives Enthusiastic Reviews
    College of Law Sponsors Professionalism Program




    June 7, 2004
    Commencement Address Challenges Students to Improve Access to Justice
    Law School and University Recognize Lawyers Who Make a Difference
    Faculty and Students Bestow Awards within College of Law


    May 3, 2004
    Idaho Court of Appeals Hears Arguments at College of Law
    Law Advisory Council Charts Ambitious Agenda
    College Marks 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
    Law Students Assist Low-Income Taxpayers


    April 5, 2004
    International Law Symposium Brings Spotlight to Idaho
    Law Review Symposium Attracts First Amendment Experts


    March 1, 2004
    College of Law Rated Top Value in the Northwest
    Third Annual Rosholt Roundtable Features Securities Lawyer/CEO
    College Hosts Regional Conferences on Indian Law
    College Welcomes New Director of Development
    College to Offer Symposia in Coeur d'Alene and Boise


    February 2, 2004
    Bar Commissioners Evaluate the Law School's Progress
    Applications from Prospective Students Continue to Rise


    January 5, 2004
    This issue of "First Monday" is dedicated entirely to the memory of Professor Emeritus and former Dean Philip E. Peterson, who passed away in Lewiston, Idaho, on December 29, 2003.
    Phil Peterson: A Life of Selfless, Committed Service
    Peterson Scholarship Established




  • 2003

    December 1, 2003
    Professor Retires, Takes on New Challenge
    Associate Dean Helps Write International Law on Electronic Commerce
    Professor Puts Idaho on Map of European Union Law
    Law Library Reaches New Threshold
    Students Hear from Nationally Renowned Civil Rights Lawyer


    November 3, 2003
    Applications for Admission Climb Sharply
    College of Law Opens a "Window on the World"
    Law Graduate Brings Full-Time Focus to Career Services Office


    October 6, 2003
    Justice Ginsburg Visits the College of Law and North Idaho
    United States Attorney Speaks on the "USA Patriot Act"
    Nez Perce Tribal Lawyer Addresses Treaty Rights and Environmental Protection
    Bellwood Dinner Features Justice Ginsburg, the Silver & Gold Award Winner, Law Advisory Council Presentations, and Reunions of Classes of '73 and '78
    Ada County Prosecutor's Office Help Students Master Courtroom Technology


    September 2, 2003
    Justice Ginsburg's Visit Focuses Attention on Women in the Law
    New Entering Class Achieves High Profile
    Professionalism Enriches Students' First Day of Law School
    Trial Advocacy Program Sets Records, Celebrates 25th Anniversary


    August 4, 2003
    Justice Ginsburg to Focus on Constitutional Adjudication during Idaho Visit
    Renowned Philanthropist Creates Challenge Fund for Student Scholarships
    Private Giving Surpasses Half-Million Dollar Mark
    Northwest Institute Charts a New Direction in Mediation


    July 7, 2003
    College of Law to Open Small Business Legal Clinic in Boise
    Shepard Professorship Awarded to Commercial Law Expert
    Student Scholarship Funds Grow
    Career Services and Development Positions Increased to Full-Time




    June 2, 2003
    Legal Aid Clinic Wins Major Asylum Case
    College of Law Emphasizes Service and Excellence in 2003 Graduation
    Commencement Address Extols the "Humility of Service"
    Awards Recognize Professional and Academic Excellence
    Visiting Jurist Program Announced


    May 5, 2003
    New Appointment Adds Excellence and Diversity to the Faculty
    Renowned Philanthropist Supports Idaho Legal Education
    Law Library Posts Gains in Quantity, Quality of Collection
    Hail and Farewell (But Not Goodbye)


    April 7, 2003
    Clinic Students and Faculty Earn Praise
    Law School Programs Reach beyond Moscow
    Loyal (and Generous) Alumni Push Annual Fund to New High
    Students Excel in Annual McNichols Moot Court Competition
    "Law by Day, Jazz by Night" Attracts Potential Law Students


    March 3, 2003
    Welcome to "First Monday"
    Mediation Advocacy Team Triumphs in ABA Competition
    College of Law Hosts International Environmental Symposium
    College of Law Participates in Corporate Governance Project
    Faculty Outlines Vision of the Future
    Professor Brings Idaho Constitutional Convention to Life