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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


Physical Address:
501 W Front St,
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
501 W Front St,
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176


Archived First Monday

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December 07, 2020

  • Leaders in Law Awards
  • Idaho State Bar Professionalism and Pro Bono Awards
  • Students Give Time and Money
  • Every Gift Makes a Difference

November 02, 2020

  • The Election
  • Law Advisory Council
  • Entrepreneurship Clinic
  • Bellwood

October 05, 2020

  • Election Law Symposium
  • Students Serve as Poll Workers
  • Allan G. Shepard Professors
  • 19th Amendment Centennial
  • Pro Bono Week is Oct. 26-31

September 08, 2020

  • Professionalism Program
  • Trial Advocacy Program
  • Class of 2023
  • Increasing the Size of the Family
  • 19th Amendment Centennial

June 01, 2020

  • Giving Day

May 04, 2020

  • Message from the Dean
  • Retiring Faculty

April 2020

  • Message from the Dean
  • College of Law Emergency Grant Program

March 02, 2020

  • Welcome New Associate Deans
  • Retiring Faculty
  • Faculty Scholarship Fund
  • Jurist in Residence
  • Two Generations of Vandals

February 03, 2020

  • Spring Course/CLEs on Executive Power
  • Maureen Laflin to Retire
  • Family Justice Clinic Makes a Difference

January 06, 2020

  • Alumni Awards for Excellence
  • Professor Benjamin Beard to Retire
  • Welcome New Faculty

December 02, 2019

  • Idaho State Bar Award
  • Moot Court
  • Leaders in Law
  • Tuesday Giving

November 11, 2019

  • Law Advisory Council
  • Bellwood Memorial Lecture
  • Candidate Forum
  • Dale Goble Scholarship

October 07, 2019

  • Water Summit
  • Apel Scholarship Established
  • Bellwood

September 02, 2019

  • Professionalism
  • Shepard Endowment, Henry's Fork Foundation
  • Tribal Water Summit

August 05, 2019

  • New Students
  • ISB Meeting
  • Faculty Updates
  • Bellwood

June 05, 2019

  • Career Outcomes
  • Commencement 2019
  • Honorary Doctorate
  • Faculty News

May 06, 2019

  • Visiting Jurist
  • Admitted Students Day
  • Law Advisory Council
  • Career Development Job Bank

April 01, 2019

  • Law Family and Public Service

March 04, 2019

  • Innovation

February 04, 2019

  • Our Land-Grant Mission

January 07, 2019

  • Alumni Holiday Reception
  • Alumni Awards for Excellence
  • Practical Experience
  • Darrington Lecture Speaker

December 03, 2018

  • Holiday Reception
  • Leaders in Law
  • Moot Court Competition
  • Giving
  • Events

November 05, 2018

  • Law Advisory Council
  • Visiting Jurist
  • Bellwood Lecture Series
  • Leaders in Law Award
  • Idaho State Bar Professionalism Award
  • Events

October 01, 2018

  • College of Law Partnership with Faces of Hope in Boise
  • Bellwood Lecture Series
  • Wildfire Symposium
  • Vandal Voices
  • Upcoming Events

September 04, 2018

  • Professionalism Day
  • Shepard Endowment
  • Immigration Clinic
  • Judge Kavanaugh Nomination Series
  • Upcoming Events

August 13, 2018

  • 1L Welcome
  • Class of 1968 Reunion
  • ISB Meeting
  • Faculty Updates
  • Bellwood Memorial Lecture Series
  • Supporting Law Students Through Scholarship Fund
  • Upcoming Events

June 04, 2018

  • Vincenti Award for Exemplary Service
  • Commencement and Awards
  • Summer Public Interest Funds
  • Alumnus Appointed to Idaho Supreme Court
  • AASE 2018 Excellence Award
  • Upcoming Events

May 07, 2018

  • Commencement
  • Giving Day
  • Immigration Clinic and WSU Partnership
  • New Hires
  • Upcoming Events

April 02, 2018

  • Giving Day
  • Faculty Awards
  • Promotions
  • New Hires
  • Visiting Law Professor
  • Upcoming Events

March  5, 2018

  • Darrington Lecture
  • Idaho State Bar Endowment Supports College of Law Tax Students
  • Professor Wendy Couture wins Mid-Career Faculty Award
  •  Law Student of the Year
  • Policy Pub: The Bench
  • Idaho Law Review Symposium
  • Upcoming Events

February  5, 2018

  • Alumni Awards for Excellence
  • Room 104 Upgrades
  • Rosa Parks Awards
  • Syringa Update
  • AALS Conference
  • Upcoming Events

December 4, 2017

  • Immigration Clinic
  • Foundation
  • National Moot Court Competition
  • Patent Pro Bono
  • Leaders in Law

November 6, 2017

  • Vandal Sweethearts Give Back
  • Law Competitions
  • Student Bonding

October 2, 2017

  • Sherman J. Bellwood Lecture
  • Idaho Patent Pro Bono Program
  • IBR Leaders in Law
  • Faculty Authored Books

September 11, 2017

  • Admissions Update
  • Sherman J. Bellwood Lecture
  • Professorships Named
  • Natural Resources Environmental Law Field Course

August 7, 2017

  • 1L Welcome
  • ISB Meeting
  • FACES Partnership
  • New Hires

June 5, 2017

  • 2017 College of Law Commencement and Awards
  • Summer Public Interest Funds
  • Summer Externships
  • Florence Study Abroad
  • Legal Services Corporation
  • Upcoming Events

May 1, 2017

  • Commencement
  • Peggy Browning Scholars
  • Admissions
  • National Jurist ranks LL.M. program
  • Congratulation to Reed Larsen
  • 2017 Gem State Tax Symposium
  • State Bar Meeting in Moscow this Summer

April 3, 2017

  • First Year in Boise Update
  • US News & World Report
  • 2017 Idaho Critical Legal Studies Journal Annual Symposium
  • 2017 Idaho Law Review Symposium
  • Faculty & Staff Updates

March 6, 2017

  • State Board of Education Approval
  • Women in the Judiciary
  • Immigration Outreach
  • Denton Darrington Lecture
  • Dale Goble Retirement Reception
  • Q & A with American Bar Association President Linda Klein

Feb. 6, 2017

  • ABA Law School Accreditation Committee Meeting
  • 2017 Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government
  • Immigration Clinic Provides Resources on Emerging Issues in Immigration
  • College of Law named to National Jurist Public Service Honor Roll

June 6, 2016

  • Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution Celebrates 20th Anniversary
  • 2016 College of Law Commencement
  • College of Law Adds Boise State University to 3 & 3 Program
  • Upcoming Events

May 3, 2016

  • College of Law Advisory Council Selects New Members
  • Inaugural Diversity and Human Rights Awards Presented
  • Elsaesser and Dale to Receive Alumni Awards at May Commencement
  • Upcoming Events

April 4, 2016

  • Professor Angelique EagleWoman to Become Law Dean in Canada
  • College of Law Leaps 16 Spots in U.S. News & World Report Rankings
  • Bankruptcy Moot Court Team Wins “Best Brief” at National Competition
  • Professor Sarah Haan Publishes in Yale Law Journal
  • Tom High ’79
  • Upcoming Events

March 7, 2016

  • Don Burnett Set to Retire
  • College to Offer Master of Laws Degree in Fall 2016
  • 2016 Idaho Law Review Symposium
  • Upcoming Events

Feb. 1, 2016

  • 2016 Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government
  • “Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms” Lecture set for April 26
  • College of Law to Participate in New Diversity Initiative
  • Upcoming Events

December 7, 2015

  • College of Law Alumna Helps Secure Settlement for Farm Workers
  • Love the Law! Event Hosted by the College of Law
  • 2015 Judge Raymond McNichols Appellate Moot Court Competition Held in Boise
  • John A. Church ’63 ’66
  • Upcoming Events

November 2, 2015

  • Associate Dean Lee Dillion Honored as a Leader in Law
  • Professor Stephen Miller to Lead Grant to Provide Solutions for Wildfire Hazards
  • College of Law Named “Best Value” by National Jurist Magazine
  • Upcoming Events

October 5, 2015

  • Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center Grand Opening Celebration
  • Other September Events
  • Class of 1965 Reunion
  • Professor Anastasia Telesetsky Awarded Ian Axford New Zealand Fellowship
  • 2015 Sherman J. Bellwood Lecture
  • Upcoming Events

September 8, 2015

  • A message from Dean Adams
  • Welcome to the Class of 2018
  • First Year in Boise
  • Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center Grand Opening Celebration
  • Upcoming Events

August 3, 2015

  • A message from Dean Adams
  • Idaho State Bar Meeting
  • Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center
  • Upcoming Events

June 1, 2015

  • A message from Dean Adams
  • Alumni Events
  • Idaho State Law Library to Move

May 4, 2015

  • A message from Dean Adams
  • College of Law and Boise State University Partner on JD/MBA Program
  • College of Law Advisory Council Elects Officers and New Members/Creates the Theodore "Ted" O. Creason Law Student Scholarship
  • College of Law Student and Alumni Recognized as 2015 Idaho Business Review Accomplished Under 40
  • Student Services Staff Recognized by University as Outstanding Team
  • Professor John Rumel Named 2015 Idaho State Bar Distinguished Lawyer
  • Upcoming Events

April 13, 2015

  • A message from Dean Adams
  • Signature Events
  • College of Law Joins the International Association of Law Schools (IALS)
  • Alumni Outreach
  • Upcoming Events

March 2, 2015

  • A message from Dean Adams
  • College of Law Receives National Recognition
  • College of Law Faculty on the International Law Stage
  • Law Student Accomplishments
  • Upcoming Events

February 2, 2015

  • A message from Dean Adams
  • College of Law to Welcome New Faculty Member
  • Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center Enters Last Phase of Renovation
  • Denton Darrington Annual Lecture to be Held February 5
  • Native American Law Conference Focuses on Tribal Stewardship
  • Signature Events Coming in April

January 5, 2015

  • A message from Dean Adams
  • Upcoming Events

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

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 10, 2014

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 12, 2014

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

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

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

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


Physical Address:
501 W Front St,
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
501 W Front St,
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176