State Board of Education approves the University’s request to lease the building at 501 Front Street to serve as the College of Law’s Boise campus.
Posted Tue, 29 Jun 2021 08:36:00 -0700
NALSA Pro Bono Project Teaches High School Students About Trial Practice Through Mock Trial Competition
Posted Tue, 30 Mar 2021 12:50:00 -0700
The Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) recently coached the Lakeside High School Trial Team in the Idaho High School Mock Trial Competition. The event was hosted by the Idaho Law Foundation. Read more
Professor David Pimentel was cited, and quoted at length, in an opinion by Kansas Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall.
Posted Fri, 26 Mar 2021 09:03:00 -0700
Professor David Pimentel was cited, and quoted at length, in an opinion by Kansas Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall last week. The opinion, a dissent from a fractured decision upholding disputed findings of child neglect or abuse, decried the vagueness of the Kansas statute. Read more
Professor Macfarlane’s “Disability Without Documentation” article is forthcoming in the Fordham Law Review
Posted Tue, 16 Mar 2021 10:28:00 -0700
The Fordham Law Review will publish Professor Macfarlane’s “Disability Without Documentation” article. The paper was uploaded to SSRN on February 12, 2021, and has since been downloaded 227 times. Read more
Posted Tue, 16 Mar 2021 10:25:00 -0700
On March 12, 2021, Professor Katherine Macfarlane was quoted in the New York Times’ article “George Floyd’s Family Settles Suit Against Minneapolis for $27 Million.” Professor Macfarlane is a leading expert on civil rights litigation and high-profile civil rights settlements. Read more
Posted Wed, 03 Feb 2021 13:07:00 -0800
On Jan. 28, 2L Randy Reed presented a 1-hour CLE to the Agriculture Law Section of the Idaho State Bar. Randy’s presentation was entitled “The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement: New International Law with Implications for Idaho.” Read more
Posted Mon, 01 Feb 2021 13:11:00 -0800
Four 3Ls—Marissa Brakes, Kristine Browne, Jillian Christiansen, and Tatum Remely—recently published articles on cutting-edge issues in business law—debt collection during the pandemic, securities crowdfunding, RICO’s potential to stifle political protest, and the unintended impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) of 2017. Read more
Posted Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:51:00 -0800
University of Idaho College of Law students have the opportunity to network with attorneys and judges, receive feedback on resumes, and hone their interview skills through the Career Development office.
Posted Mon, 11 Jan 2021 10:14:00 -0800
On January 8, 2021 Professor Katherine Macfarlane presented her paper “Disability Without Documentation” at the Association of American Law Schools’ annual meeting. Read more
2021 Idaho Critical Legal Studies Journal Symposium The Future of Work CALL FOR PROPOSALS DEADLINE: DECEMBER 30, 2020
Posted Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:28:00 -0800
The Idaho Critical Legal Studies Journal at the University of Idaho School of Law invites proposals for its annual symposium, which will be held via Zoom in April of 2021. This year’s topic, The Future of Work, will focus on COVID-19’s disparate impact on women and communities of color in the workforce, as well other contemporary issues in workforce law and policy in the United States. Read more
Posted Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:41:00 -0800
University of Idaho College of Law Immigration Clinic Director Geoffrey Heeren and former director Kate Evans, now with Duke Law Immigration Rights Clinic, are working with alumnus Luis Cortes Romero, ’13, to represent Luis Juarez, an Idaho man who has been detained by ICE since February of this year.
Professor Eric Boos participating in Habeas Corpus appeal in Indiana and one disabled veteran’s rights in Montana
Posted Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:28:00 -0800
Professor Eric Boos is working on a State-level Habeas Corpus appeal for a man in Indiana. Prof. Boos is also working on an administrative law problem for a disabled veteran in Montana whose only source of income is his VA Benefits, which a state court attached for alimony and child support without allowing VA hearing.
Professor Fordyce-Ruff publishes lead article in Dickinson Law Review, the fifth oldest American law review in continuous print
Posted Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:17:00 -0800
Professor Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff has published Research Across the Curriculum: Using Cognitive Science to Answer the Call for Better Legal Skills Training, 125 Dick. L. Rev. 1 (2020)
The article addresses the ABA, law students, and employers who are demanding that law schools do better when teaching legal research. Academic critics are demanding that law professors begin to apply the lessons from the science of learning to improve student outcomes. The practice of law is changing.
Posted Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:12:00 -0800
Professor Ben Beard’s Property Law class of 1Ls, the class of 2023, has surpassed previous years’ fundraising efforts, raising $4,115 for the Moscow Food Bank in anticipation of the Thanksgiving holiday. The donations include a $1,000 match by Prof. Beard.
Posted Tue, 17 Nov 2020 08:39:00 -0800
Even before the polls closed Nov. 3, President Donald Trump’s campaign filed lawsuits challenging the acceptance of absentee and early votes, as well as asking that vote counting be stopped. Now, Attorney General William Barr has allowed U.S. attorneys to “pursue substantial allegations” of voter fraud before the results of the 2020 presidential election are certified. This panel of legal experts will examine election law in pivotal states and assess the merits of ongoing challenges to the voting process and results. Read more
Posted Fri, 30 Oct 2020 09:12:00 -0700
SoleKIDs, an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Boise, is an 8-week running program for children. The program began with 30 children in 2017 and has since grown to 500. Children as young as age four can sign up for fall and spring running programs in which they train for an hour and a half, twice a week, and then run a 5K with the finish line on Boise State’s blue football field. Read more
Professor Emeritus Mark Anderson and Professor Max Huffman of Indiana University Address Collective Bargaining by Ride Share Drivers.
Posted Mon, 21 Sep 2020 12:01:00 -0700
Professors Anderson and Huffman continue to explore the application of the antitrust laws to the sharing economy in an article recently accepted for publication by the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law. “Labor Organization in Ride Sharing – Unionization or Cartelization?” Read more
Posted Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:52:00 -0700
Second-year law students Hayden Cottle and Quindaro Frieder worked for Idaho Military Legal Alliance (IMLA) in Boise this summer, writing and creating three brochures about the rules pertaining to Veterans and Service Animals. The brochures are audience-focused and titled Service Animals: Do I Qualify?, Rights of the Business, and Rights of the Handler. Read more
Professor Dylan Hedden-Nicely, with Professor Monte Mills from the University of Montana, has published The Civil Jurisdictional Landscape in Eastern Oklahoma Post McGirt v. Oklahoma.
Posted Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:21:00 -0700
The Supreme Court’s decision, 140 S. Ct. 2452 (2020), has caused considerable unrest in Eastern Oklahoma as non-Indian individuals, businesses, and organizations try to determine how the decision might affect them. That unrest sets the stage for potential conflict and litigation over tribal and state authority in the region. Read more
Posted Thu, 27 Aug 2020 13:45:00 -0700
This Torts monograph is part of the Wolters Kluwer International Encyclopedia of Laws, a compendium of laws from every country. Read more