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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia -- Keynote at Adjudication Celebratory Dinner
Posted: Friday, August 29
A day-long conference and celebratory dinner were held Monday in Boise to commemorate the conclusion of the Snake River Basin Water Adjudication. The College of Law, Idaho Supreme Court and Kempthorne Institute planned and organized the event. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was the keynote at the dinner. Over 200 people attended the conference during the day at the Boise Centre where ...
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College of Law Establishes Lawrence G. Wasden Scholars Program with American Legacy Foundation Gift
Posted: Thursday, August 14
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 13, 2014—The University of Idaho College of Law received a one-time gift of $350,000 from the American Legacy Foundation to create the Lawrence G. Wasden Scholars Program. Through this endowment, the American Legacy Foundation recognizes the Honorable Lawrence G. Wasden, Idaho’s attorney general, for his national leadership on public health issues and for his...
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College of Law Launches New Summer Public Interest Grant Program
Posted: Tuesday, August 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 12, 2014— The University of Idaho College of Law awarded approximately $20,000 this summer to students who completed public interest work in Idaho and beyond. The new program started with seed money from the Idaho State Bar IOLTA Foundation, alumni and external donations, and fundraising efforts of the College of Law’s student organizations.   Inaugural...
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Justice Scalia to Speak at UI-Sponsored Snake River Basin Adjudication Celebration in Boise
Posted: Monday, June 23
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 23, 2014 – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will provide the keynote address at an upcoming conference and celebration in Boise marking the conclusion of the Snake River Basin Adjudication process. The event, sponsored by the Idaho Supreme Court, the Kempthorne Institute and the University of Idaho College of Law, will be held Aug. 25-26, 2014 at the Boise...
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Business Entrepreneurship Emphasis Provides Focused Training for UI Law Students
Posted: Monday, June 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 2, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Law’s Business Law and Entrepreneurship (BLE) emphasis program, started in 2012, is celebrating its first cohort of graduates this year. While relatively new, the BLE emphasis program has already made a name for itself at the university and beyond. In fact, preLaw Magazine recognized the University of Idaho College...
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Idaho Law Head of the Class
Posted: Wednesday, April 23
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 23, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Law is showing a higher than national average of placement for jobs requiring a Juris Doctor or equivalent.
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UI Names Adams as New College of Law Dean
Posted: Thursday, March 27
MOSCOW, Idaho – March 27, 2014 – The University of Idaho has appointed Mark Adams as dean of the College of Law, following a national search. Adams will begin his role effective June 22, 2014.
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UI College of Law Leaps Ahead in U.S. News & World Report Ranking
Posted: Wednesday, March 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Law jumped 16 spots in the newest U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings. The report analyzed more than 200 law programs, and the UI climbed to 118—the seventh highest gain out of all law schools. “While these rankings should not be the only basis for choosing a law school, this leap represents our exceptional fa...
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UI College of Law to Host ABA Regional Competition in Boise
Posted: Tuesday, February 11
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Law will host the regional competition of the American Bar Association (ABA) Representation in Mediation Competition in Boise Saturday, Feb. 22- 23. “This event is a great chance for law students to improve their mediation skills,” said UI College of Law third-year student Dan Jenkins. “They learn from students from other...
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Dillion Appointed Interim Center Executive Officer of UI Boise Center
Posted: Thursday, January 16
MOSCOW, Idaho – Lee Dillion will serve as the interim Center Executive Officer of the University of Idaho Boise center. He assumes the position from Trudy Anderson, who retired in December 2013 after having served in that role since 2006. Dillion is expected to serve in this new capacity through June 2014, coinciding with a national search for permanent leadership. While serving in the int...
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University of Idaho to Host Dinner for Community Veterans
Posted: Friday, November 8 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – As a way to show gratitude to those who served in the military, the University of Idaho will host a dinner and keynote speaker for university and community veterans on Monday, Nov. 11 from 5:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building Ballroom. “Honoring our veterans is really important to me. When I became GPSA president, I felt I could make a difference and really show ap...
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UI’s Bellwood Lecture Centers on Justice for All in a Changing America
Posted: Tuesday, October 1 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s College of Law will host the 17th Annual Bellwood Memorial Lecture Series on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. in the University of Idaho Student Union Ballroom. This lecture is entitled, “With Justice for All in a Changing America.” In addition, there will be a reception and presentation the previous day, Monday, Oct. 7, at 5:30 ...
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College of Law Debuts Trademark Services in Small Business Legal Clinic
Posted: Thursday, September 5 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Helping Idaho’s entrepreneurs and law students alike, the University of Idaho College of Law is now offering trademark prosecution services through its Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC) in Boise. The introduction of trademark services into the SBLC complements the College of Law’s curriculum in Intellectual Property (IP) and Technology Law, which focuses on th...
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UI College of Law First-Year Enrollment Increases Despite Nationwide Downturn
Posted: Thursday, August 29 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Contrary to national and regional trends, the University of Idaho College of Law (Idaho Law) is showing increases in enrollment, diversity and total applications. “The excellence of our programs comes from the combined efforts of many people,” said Michael Satz, interim dean. “But the end result is that a law degree from the University of Idaho provides cou...
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Idaho Legal Leaders Converge On Moscow To Engage New Law Students
Posted: Thursday, August 22 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho - More than 30 distinguished members of the Idaho judiciary and practicing bar traveled from across the state to Moscow this week to introduce new Vandal law students to the study of law as part of the Annual Professionalism Program that precedes the first week of classes. Members of the Idaho Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, federal and state trial judges, Idaho’s Attorney...
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UI’s Bellwood Lecture Centers on Justice for All in a Changing America
Posted: Monday, July 8 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s College of Law will host national leader in civil rights law, Morris Dees, co-founder and chief trial counsel for the Southern Poverty Law Center, during the Oct. 8 Bellwood Memorial Lecture Series. “Morris Dees’ work at the Southern Poverty Law Center has had a profound influence fighting hate and bigotry in the United States,&rd...
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Idahoans Aren’t Getting the Legal Help They Need
Posted: Friday, June 21 2013
BOISE, Idaho – Tens of thousands of low to moderate income Idahoans are not getting their legal needs met, according to a University of Idaho report being released today. The study, performed by the College of Law and the Social Science Research Unit, is the first step in identifying needs and working to make improvements. The college and other policy makers will use the results to make d...
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University of Idaho Announces Interim Dean at College of Law
Posted: Thursday, May 30 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho has appointed Michael Satz, associate dean in the College of Law, to serve as the college’s interim dean. He takes up the post June 1. Satz succeeds Don Burnett, who was named interim president of the University of Idaho. “Michael brings a great depth of experience and a sense of continuity in his new position,” said Katherine Aiken...
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EagleWoman Named Top 50 Under 50 Minority Law Professors
Posted: Wednesday, May 15 2013
Angelique EagleWoman at the College of Law was named Top 50 Under 50 Minority Law Professor by Lawyers of Color Magazine. See the article at www.obabl.com/LawSchool/index.html#/10/.
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Jump in Fall Admission Applications to U-Idaho’s College of Law Bucks National Trend
Posted: Monday, May 6 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Fall admission applications to the University of Idaho’s College of Law are up nearly 9 percent – defying a steep decline in new student applications at most peer institutions nationwide. “With so many law schools struggling during this year’s national decline in admissions, I could not be more thrilled that prospective students are hearing about and ...
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International Court of Justice Judge Joan Donoghue to Speak at University of Idaho College of Law
Posted: Wednesday, April 3 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Law will host International Court of Justice Judge Joan Donoghue in two public keynote speeches April 9-10 in Boise and Moscow. Donoghue will present the keynote speech entitled, “The Role of International Law Today: Reflections from the World Court,” on Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Crystal Ballroom, 802 W. Bannock St. i...
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University of Idaho to Showcase Legal History Exhibit
Posted: Friday, March 1 2013
BOISE, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Law and the Idaho State Law Library will sponsor the Idaho Legal History Exhibit honoring Sen. William E. Borah. The exhibit opens at the Idaho State Law Library at the Idaho Water Center in Boise on Tuesday, March 5 and will be on permanent display. The exhibit will include photos, documents and other historical artifacts related to Sen. Bo...
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U-Idaho Bellwood Memorial Lecture Features Chief Architect of 9/11 Victims’ Compensation
Posted: Friday, September 21 2012
MOSCOW/BOISE, Idaho---The University of Idaho College of Law’s Sherman J. Bellwood Memorial Lecture will feature keynote speaker Kenneth R. Feinberg, the nation’s leading authority on mediating disputes and administering compensation in mass injury cases. Feinberg has served as the chief architect of legal compensation for the nation’s most daunting, contemporary tragedies, including 9/11, Agent...
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Prepping for Law School, Preparing for the LSAT
Posted: Wednesday, July 25 2012
BOISE, Idaho – Anyone interested in applying to law school can prepare for the demanding Law School Admission Test (LSAT) by enrolling in a preparatory course sponsored by the University of Idaho College of Law. The exam is required for admission to all American Bar Association-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools and many non-ABA-approved law schools, providing a standard m...
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Serving Students and the State: U-Idaho Helps Build the Future Idaho Law Learning Center
Posted: Tuesday, July 24 2012
BOISE, Idaho – The University of Idaho is looking to the future and, with the support of generous donors, the university is collaborating with the Idaho Supreme Court to establish a unique venue for legal education, service to state government, and law-related civic education in the heart of the capital city. Through the financial support of University of Idaho donors, $1.1 million has...
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Prepping for Law School, Preparing for the LSAT
Posted: Friday, July 6 2012
BOISE, Idaho – Anyone interested in applying to law school can prepare for the demanding Law School Admission Test (LSAT) prep course by enrolling in a preparatory course sponsored by the University of Idaho College of Law. The exam is required for admission to all American Bar Association-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools and many non-ABA-approved law schools, providing ...
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Chief Justice of Idaho Supreme Court Offers “Beginner’s Guide to a Remarkable Life”
Posted: Tuesday, May 15 2012
By Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho College of Law alumnus and Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court, Justice Roger S. Burdick, offered the College of Law Class of 2012 some tongue-in-cheek advice from poet/satirist Pamela August Russell’s, “A Beginner’s Guide to Mediocrity,” at the college’s 103rd commencement ceremony Saturday, May 12. Russell’s poem urg...
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College of Law Offers Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution in May
Posted: Thursday, April 12 2012
By Donna Emert MOSCOW/BOISE, Idaho – Effective dispute resolution requires an understanding of the law, effective communication skills, psychological insight and solid people skills. The demand for dispute resolution is growing. Practitioners serve as mediators, consensus builders, negotiators, facilitators, and ultimately, problem solvers—skills valued both inside and outside of a courtroom. ...
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College of Law to Offer Panel Discussion of America’s Stand, Record on Human Rights Issues
Posted: Tuesday, April 3 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Law will feature a panel discussion on issues related to Guantanamo Bay at 6 p.m., Monday, April 9 in the College of Law Courtroom. The program is sponsored by three student organizations: the Board of Student Advocates, Multicultural Law Caucus and the American Constitution Society. The discussion will be led by human rights expe...
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Athena Honors Three University of Idaho Women Leaders
Posted: Friday, March 30 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Athena Women’s Organization honored excellence in teaching and service, improving the work environment across the state and providing mentorship – all above what their jobs required – with the Athena Women of Year Awards. This year’s winners include: faculty – Elizabeth Barker Brandt, associate dean for Faculty Affairs and James R. Wilson Distinguished Pr...
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Dylan Hedden-Nicely, University of Idaho Graduate Student, Awarded the Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship
Posted: Tuesday, February 7 2012
Written by Alecia Hoene MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Environmental Science and Water Resources Programs are proud to announce Dylan Hedden-Nicely as the 2012 recipient of the Avista-Waters of the West Scholarship. Hedden-Nicely, ’12, is in his final year of a concurrent law degree and a master’s degree in water resources. He said the Avista-Waters of the West Scholar...
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Coeur d’Alene Tribe Gives $5,000 to Idaho’s Native Law
Posted: Friday, February 3 2012
By Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – In honor of a shared commitment to education, the Coeur d' Alene Tribe has donated $5,000 to the University of Idaho College of Law in support of its Native American Law program. The donation provides students in the Native Law program with travel funds to participate for the first time in the Federal Bar Association’s Indian Law Conference, t...
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National Moot Court Regional Competition
Posted: Tuesday, November 15 2011
On November 18-19, the University of Idaho College of Law will host the northwest regional competition for the National Moot Court competition. The competition will be held at the Ada County Courthouse. Two teams from the College of Law will compete in Boise, one team from Moscow and one team from Boise. Members of the Moscow team, coached by Laurie O'Neal, are Mike Kirkham, Doug Robertson, and J...
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U-Idaho Law Students and Idaho Law Practitioners Honored for Pro Bono Service
Posted: Friday, October 21 2011
Written by Donna Emert BOISE, Idaho -- The nearly 12,000 hours of pro bono service by University of Idaho College of Law students will be recognized during Idaho Pro Bono Week, Oct. 23-29. The Idaho Pro Bono Commission will recognize the impacts of the state’s only accredited College of Law, and the broader Idaho State Bar Association pro bono efforts, during the week. The National Pro Bono ...
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Natural Resource and Law Faculty Provide Expertise to Idaho Legislature
Posted: Friday, September 23 2011
Jay O’Laughlin, professor and director of the College of Natural Resources Policy Analysis Group, and College of Law Professor Emeritus Dennis Colson, author of “Idaho's Constitution: The Tie That Binds,” provided background information on Idaho’s endowment lands to the Idaho Legislature’s Interim Committee on Natural Resources during its recent two-day hearings. The hearings focused on the 2.5 mi...
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Bellwood Lecture Program Features ABA President, Celebration of Bill of Rights
Posted: Friday, September 9 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – By the time Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III became president of the American Bar Association at the ABA’s annual meeting in Toronto this month, his presidential calendar already included a trip to Idaho. Robinson will deliver the 2011-12 Sherman J. Bellwood Memorial Lecture at the University of Idaho on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 3:30 p.m., in the Administration Building Auditorium...
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Law School Classes Hear From Idaho Supreme Court Justice, Others on Professionalism and Ethics
Posted: Monday, August 15 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho — New student orientation at the University of Idaho College of Law begin today with a serious message: ethical, professional behavior is a first priority for Idaho law students. It’s all part of the college’s First Day Professionalism and Ethics program. First-year University of Idaho College of Law students will hear presentations and participate in small-group discussions of ethi...
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Economic Development and Land-Use Expert to Join Law School in Boise
Posted: Monday, July 18 2011
BOISE, Idaho – The state of the economy – especially at the local level, where most jobs are created – is being closely watched by business and community leaders. To help local leaders develop sustainable and economically prosperous communities, the University of Idaho College of Law is expanding its outreach with a new faculty member with special expertise on the area. Accomplished attorney Ste...
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Prep Course Helps Law School Hopefuls
Posted: Thursday, May 19 2011
BOISE, Idaho – Idaho residents and out-of-state people interested in applying to law school can prepare for the demanding entrance exam through one of the University of Idaho’s Law School Admission Test (LSAT) prep courses. The LSAT measures skills that are considered essential for law school, including reading and comprehension of complex texts, the ability to draw reasonable references, think...
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Law Commencement Ceremony Moved to Idaho Commons Food Court Due to Inclement Weather
Posted: Friday, May 13 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – Due to forecasted inclement weather Saturday afternoon, the University of Idaho has moved its College of Law commencement ceremony. The event now will take place in the Idaho Commons Food Court at 3 p.m. Graduates will gather in the hallway of the Teaching Learning Center (TLC) ground floor level at 2:15 p.m. in full regalia for a class photo, and will process together to the cer...
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College of Law Commencement Celebrates 110 Graduates
Posted: Friday, April 22 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The College of Law, home of the University of Idaho's only First Professional degree program, will hold its graduation and celebration Saturday, May 14. The ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. on the Student Activity Field east of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, 1000 Stadium Dr. in Moscow. Law degree candidates will meet, dressed in regalia, on the front steps of Menard Law Building a...
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Bellwood Lecture Scheduled for April 29
Posted: Tuesday, March 29 2011
“My Prison, My Home: A Scholar’s Personal Perspective on the Middle East and the Search for Rule of Law” Written by Steven Nelson MOSCOW, Idaho – Haleh Esfandiari, former deputy secretary general of the Women’s Organization of Iran and director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (D.C.), will present the University of Idaho College of Law’s 15th ann...
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Avista Utilities Establishes University of Idaho Graduate Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Program
Posted: Monday, March 28 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The importance of water resource issues and the need for environmental stewardship have inspired Avista Corp., a Spokane, Wash.-based energy company, to establish an annual scholarship for graduate students in the pioneering Waters of the West program at the University of Idaho. “Waters of the West is a relatively new program that has already gained some success, promin...
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Reconnecting Economies: Native American Law Conference to Focus on Indigenous Networks and Commerce
Posted: Friday, March 18 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The 2011 Native American Law Conference at the University of Idaho will explore tribal economics, indigenous human rights and the impact of dams on historic water routes, and will shed light on how those issues intertwine. The conference is set for Friday, March 25, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., in the university's College of Law Courtroom, Menard Law Building, 711 Rayburn St. on th...
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Global and Human Security Lectures and Discussions Offered in Advance of Borah Symposium
Posted: Monday, February 7 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The 2011 Borah Symposium, April 3-5 on the University of Idaho Moscow campus, will focus on the topic of human security. In advance of the symposium, the College of Law will present a series of lectures and discussions to encourage greater understanding of the legal, environmental and political issues impacting global and human security. The series is co-sponsored by the College...
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Latino Law Caucus Sheds Light on the Unauthorized Practice of Law by Notarios
Posted: Friday, February 4 2011
By Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – Individuals and organizations billing themselves as “notarios publicos” are misrepresenting themselves and their clients. The notarios, who lack credentials to legally practice law, promise “notary” services to recently arrived immigrants, but instead provide expensive and potentially harmful “representation.” Their would-be “clients” are vulnerable to confusion...
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Law Clinics Offer Advocacy Experience and Real-World Complexity
Posted: Wednesday, November 17 2010
Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – In University of Idaho College of Law classrooms, students learn the law. In its law clinics, they learn how to practice law. “Clinics give students an opportunity not only to learn how to lawyer, but also to realize what kind of law they want to practice,” said Maureen Laflin, director of clinical programs and professor of law. “They apply what they’ve le...
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Building a Meeting Place Between Disciplines: University of Idaho Offers Law for Architects
Posted: Tuesday, October 26 2010
Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – It takes a whole village to build a house, or a housing tract. It’s a big, diverse, multi-stakeholder village that can include architects, contractors, developers, home owners, brokers, planners, engineers and attorneys. Extensive land development and construction can require primary contracts, subcontracts, leases, loans, insurance and other agreements....
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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn to Provide Indigenous Perspective on Colonialism and Post-Colonialism
Posted: Tuesday, September 21 2010
Written by Donna Emert 10th Annual Distinguished American Indian Speaker Series MOSCOW, Idaho – Crow Creek Sioux poet, novelist and scholar Elizabeth Cook-Lynn will provide an indigenous perspective on colonial and post-colonial ideology at the 10th Annual Distinguished American Indian Speaker Series on the University of Idaho campus, Oct. 7 and 8. “Professor Cook-Lynn is an icon in the world o...
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Justice and Jurisdiction: Native Judges to Address Current Issues Facing Tribal Courts
Posted: Wednesday, September 15 2010
Written by Donna Emert   MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho College of Law will host a distinguished panel of tribal judges to discuss issues of justice and jurisdiction on Friday, Sept. 24. Tribal judge panelists for the 2010 event include: The Honorable William “Bill” Douglas, chief judge for the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Court; Hon. Fred Gabourie Sr., chief appellate justice for the Sho-...
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Constitution Day events set at University of Idaho
Posted: Friday, September 3 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho- The University of Idaho will host a series of events on Friday, Sept. 17, recognizing Constitution Day. The university’s main event will be a performance of “A Peculiar Evil: Silencing Expression in America.” The readers theater play was written by faculty member Dinah Zeiger, of the School of Journalism and Mass Media, with an original score composed for the performance by Univer...
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And Justice for All: Idaho Professor Helps Bring the Rule of Law to Kosovo
Posted: Tuesday, May 11 2010
Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho College of Law Professor Patrick Costello is serving in Kosovo as a Legal Specialist for the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative May 10 through June 18. He is in Kosovo’s capital and largest city, Prishtina, working with law faculty at University of Prishtina to improve and institutionalize their trial advocacy and clinical ...
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Idaho's College of Law Marks Commencement, Achievements of 84 Graduates
Posted: Thursday, May 6 2010
Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – Nancy Morris, the nation's first woman secretary of the Securities and Exchange Commission, will give the commencement address for the University of Idaho's College of Law commencement. The College of Law, the university's only Advanced Professional degree program, will hold its graduation and celebration on Saturday, May 15, beginning at 3 p.m., in the...
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Three Leaders Selected for University of Idaho Alumni Association Hall of Fame
Posted: Friday, April 23 2010
Written by Jeff Olson MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Alumni Association will induct three new members into the Alumni Hall Fame at a noon luncheon on Friday, May 14, in the Student Union Building Ballroom. The event is part of the university’s Moscow campus Commencement Weekend. The inductees are Pete T. Cenarrusa of Boise, who was an Idaho elected official from 1950...
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University of Idaho Advising, Teaching, Collaborative, Outreach and Creative Activity Achievements Shine
Posted: Wednesday, April 21 2010
Written by Amanda Cairo MOSCOW, Idaho – Excellence is its own reward, but as many University of Idaho faculty found out, a ceremony and an award can make the reward a little bit sweeter. The university's annual Excellence Awards banquet honored 16 faculty and graduate students at an on-campus ceremony for outstanding achievements in teaching, research, outreach and advising. New this year to the ...
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Olympic Gold Medalist Kristin Armstrong to Speak, 100,000th Graduate and Others Honored at Idaho Commencement
Posted: Tuesday, April 20 2010
Written by Tania Thompson MOSCOW, Idaho – Approximately 1,518 students statewide are eligible for graduation this spring from the University of Idaho – bringing the total number of graduates from the state's land-grant institution to just over 100,000. In Moscow, home to the largest of the five statewide commencement ceremonies, 1,346 students are eligible to graduate. They have applied for 994 ...
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Who is Accountable for U.S. Torture and Detention?
Posted: Thursday, April 1 2010
Written by Donna Emert ACLU Attorney Ben Wizner to Address Ethics and Legality of Torture Policy MOSCOW, Idaho – Shocking photos and reports from Guantanamo, Abu Ghraib and other U.S. war prisons have raised profound legal and moral questions about how the U.S. identifies, incarcerates, retains and treats prisoners of war. Ben Wizner, staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties ...
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College of Law's Bellwood Lecture to Focus on Tribal Nations Law
Posted: Thursday, February 4 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – Three national leaders in Native American law will come together to present diverse perspectives on “The United States and Tribal Nations: An Evolving Relationship Guided by Domestic and International Law" at the University of Idaho College of Law's 14th annual Bellwood Lecture on Friday, April 16. Larry Echo Hawk, assistant secretary for Indian Affairs in the U.S. Department of I...
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College of Law Centennial Reception to be Held Oct. 23 at Caldwell
Posted: Friday, October 9 2009
Written by Donna Emert BOISE, Idaho – Since its founding in 1909, the University of Idaho College of Law has produced more than 4,500 graduates. Their impact has been far-reaching, but is particularly resonant in the State of Idaho. Earlier this year, Governor Butch Otter proclaimed 2009 "University of Idaho College of Law Recognition Year." Accordingly, the college has sch...
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College of Law Centennial Reception Set for Oct. 9 in Twin Falls
Posted: Thursday, September 24 2009
Written by Donna Emert IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Since its founding in 1909, the University of Idaho College of Law has produced more than 4,500 graduates. Their impact has been far-reaching, but is particularly resonant in the State of Idaho. Earlier this year, Governor Butch Otter proclaimed 2009 "University of Idaho College of Law Recognition Year." Accordingly, the college h...
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Law | Donald L. Burnett Jr | News Release
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Constitution Day Events Set for Sept. 17
Posted: Tuesday, September 1 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host a full day of education and activities Thursday, Sept. 17, as part of Constitution Day. Judge N. Randy Smith, of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, will address free press and fair trial issues at 9:30 a.m. during a Law and Mass Media class in the Teaching and Learning Center, 875 S. Line St. in Moscow. Smith also will participate...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Law | Journalism and Mass Media | Dinah Zeiger | Richard Seamon | Don Crowley | Elizabeth Barker Brandt | Journalism | Political Science | Political Science | News Release
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In-the-Trenches Law Education Fosters Insights and Promotes "A Judiciary That Looks Like the General Public"
Posted: Tuesday, September 1 2009
Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – Experience is a great teacher, but sometimes it demands a little translation from seasoned professionals. University of Idaho College of Law students will have the opportunity to learn from experience, and from experienced attorneys, beginning this fall, when the University of Idaho’s Women’s Law Caucus, a student organization, partners with Idaho Women L...
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