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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

Main Office: 208-885-2255
Admissions: 208-885-2300
Legal Clinic: 208-885-6541
Office of the Dean: 208-364-4620

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

Accomplishments

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

Professor Macfarlane Quoted in New York Times Article About High-Profile Civil Rights Settlements

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

2L Randy Reed presented a 1-hour CLE to the Agriculture Law Section of the Idaho State Bar

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

Business Law & Entrepreneurship Students Publish Articles on Hot Topics

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

Meet the U of I College of Law Career Development team:

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.
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Professor Macfarlane Presented Her Paper “Disability Without Documentation” at AALS

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

Three U of I Lawyers Team Up to Protect Immigrant’s Rights

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.
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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.
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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.
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Class of 2023 Raises and Donates $4,115 to the Moscow Food Bank for Holiday Food Drive

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.
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Election Law & Litigation: Strict Construction or Serious Confusion?

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

Entrepreneurship Law Clinic at University of Idaho Assists Nonprofit SoleKIDs with Legal Issues

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

Veterans and Service Animals in Idaho: Know Your Rights

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

Professor Beau Baez Publishes Third Edition of Tort Law in the United States

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

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

Main Office: 208-885-2255
Admissions: 208-885-2300
Legal Clinic: 208-885-6541
Office of the Dean: 208-364-4620

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