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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: 208-885-4977

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

Law News Releases

U of I Analyzes Climate Change Impacts on Economics, Law, Humanities

Posted Thu, 30 May 2019 14:36:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 30, 2019 — The University of Idaho’s James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research is leading a two-year Idaho Climate-Economy Impacts Assessment to evaluate the economic impact of climate change on Idaho. Read more

U of I College of Law Honors Boise Mayor David Bieter

Posted Thu, 09 May 2019 16:06:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 9, 2019 — The University of Idaho College of Law will recognize Boise Mayor David H. Bieter ’86 with its 2019 Award of Legal Merit. Bieter will receive the award at a dinner today, May 9, as part of U of I’s Moscow commencement ceremonies. The Award of Legal Merit recognizes the outstanding contribution of an Idaho law graduate whose career exemplifies the best in the legal profession. This annual award is determined by a vote of the law faculty and is based on demonstrated standards of integrity, competence, service and leadership through work as a legal practitioner, service to the legal profession, service to the community or service to business/state/national interests. Read more

U of I Speaker Series Shares Tips on How to Create Online Communities

Posted Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:56:00 -0700

BOISE, Idaho — April 2, 2019 — How to create and manage a social media platform to build communities will be the subject of the next University of Idaho Vandal Voices speaker series event Thursday, April 18, in Boise. Read more

Civility, Humility in Government Topic of U of I Law Lecture Feb. 27 in Boise

Posted Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:12:00 -0800

BOISE, Idaho — Feb. 19, 2019 — The level of civility in law and government has seen a sea change in recent years, an issue Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady will address during the University of Idaho College of Law’s sixth annual Denton Darrington Lecture on Law and Government Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Boise. Read more

U of I College of Law Launches Digital Research Repository

Posted Thu, 31 Jan 2019 13:26:00 -0800

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 31, 2019 — The University of Idaho College of Law Library has launched a research and records repository that serves as the only online source for Idaho Supreme Court records and briefs as well as other legal documents. Read more

Save the Date for the Denton Darrington Annual Lecture

Posted Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:53:00 -0800

Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady will give the lecture "Civility, Humility and Interbranch Relations" at the 6th Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Boise. Sponsored by the University of Idaho College of Law, the Idaho Supreme Court, and the Idaho State Bar and Law Foundation, the lecture begins at 5 p.m. Mountain time, Feb. 27, in the Lincoln Auditorium at the Idaho State Capitol. Read more

LCSC and U of I Collaborate on Accelerated Law Degree Program

Posted Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:21:00 -0800

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 22, 2019 — Lewis-Clark State College students who want to pursue a law degree and are accepted into the University of Idaho College of Law will now have a quicker path to earn that degree thanks to a transfer articulation agreement between the two schools. Read more

U of I Law Faculty Present and Take on Leadership Roles at Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting

Posted Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:12:00 -0800

In early January 2019, College of Law faculty descended on New Orleans to attend the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting. At the meeting, faculty from around the world presented on issues of legal and academic interest. Faculty also engaged in leadership opportunities that further the mission of the organization and its sections. Read more

Immigration Reform, Presidential Policies Addressed at U of I Boise Lecture

Posted Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:15:00 -0800

BOISE, Idaho — Nov. 9, 2018 — The impact Trump administration policies have on immigrants and Latino communities will be examined during a discussion Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the University of Idaho College of Law in Boise. Read more

College of Law Presents Lecture, “Civil Rights, Solidarity and the Need for Immigration Reform”

Posted Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:05:00 -0800

At 12:30 Mountain time Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center, Room 313, Boise (connecting 11:30 Pacific time, Menard Law Building, Room 104, Moscow), the College of Law will present a lecture with Thomas A. Saenz, President and General Counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). Mr. Saenz will discuss the impact of the Trump Administration's immigration policies on Latino communities in the United States as well as how those communities and their advocates have responded to protect immigrant families. Mr. Saenz will also explain the legal challenges MALDEF has led in the federal courts and the reforms needed to establish a more effective and fair immigration system. Read more

150th Anniversary of Fort Bridger Treaty Discussed at U of I Seminar

Posted Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:42:00 -0700

BOISE, Idaho — Oct. 30, 2018 – Past and present Shoshone-Bannock tribal leaders and legal experts will explore the Fort Bridger Treaty and its role in legal battles over time during a seminar at 3 p.m. Mountain time, Friday, Nov. 2, at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center in Boise. Read more

U of I College of Law a Leader in Idaho’s Pro Bono Service

Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:52:00 -0700

Students at the University of Idaho College of Law have provided at least $25 million in free legal services in the 10 years since pro bono service became a graduation requirement. This week, Oct. 21-27, marks the 10th anniversary of the National Celebration of Pro Bono by the American Bar Association and has been designated as Pro Bono Week by the Idaho Supreme Court. The College of Law’s third-year law students are also the 10th class required to complete first 40 hours, now 50 hours, of pro bono legal services in order to graduate. Read more

Bellwood Events Begin Today in Boise

Posted Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:17:00 -0700

Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff will present a lecture, “Solving the Immigration Crisis,” today in Boise at 5 p.m. Mountain time at JUMP, 100 W. Myrtle St., and tomorrow in Moscow at 4 p.m. in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

U of I Bellwood Lecture Features Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff

Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:13:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 16, 2018 – The University of Idaho College of Law will welcome former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff for a discussion on immigration during the annual Sherman J. Bellwood Lecture Oct. 23-24 in Boise and Moscow. Read more

Key Figure in Rajneeshpuram Community to Speak Sept. 26 at U of I

Posted Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:00:00 -0700

A close associate to an Indian mystic who established a controversial community in central Oregon in the 1980s will speak Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the University of Idaho. Philip Niren Toelkes, the attorney for Osho (better known as Bhagwan Shree Rashneesh) from 1981-91, will tell about his efforts to defend Osho and the community of Rajneeshpuram in north central Oregon against international intrigue and U.S. government efforts to prosecute him. His talk, “USA v. Osho: The True Story of Osho in Oregon,” begins at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Administration Building Auditorium, Moscow. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Read more

Speaker Series Looks at How to Advocate Effectively Before Local Government

Posted Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:00:00 -0700

A law professor at the University of Idaho in Boise will provide ideas and templates for residents to have their voices heard by local government officials during a talk Oct. 4 in Boise. Stephen R. Miller will give a presentation titled “Advocate Effectively Before Your Local Government and Planning Commissions,” during the next Vandal Voices talk with the goal to help others effectively promote their interests to local government and planning commissions in the Treasure Valley. Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Term Review and Preview Panel Sept. 17

Posted Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Join faculty at the University of Idaho College of Law on Monday, September 17 as they review important decisions from the last U.S. Supreme Court term. Read more

She Moved to Boise and Didn’t Know a Soul. Now, She’s Racked Up 29K Instagram Followers

Posted Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:19:00 -0700

Boise was different. She could sense that as soon as she got on the plane for a job interview here. All of her seatmates were cordial, nice, welcoming. People asked her questions. They genuinely wanted to know about curly haired, boisterous, tall, 34-year-old Diana DeJesus from West Palm Beach, Florida, and what brought her to Idaho. “Everyone was always willing to ask questions and just … talk,” DeJesus said. “That is not common where I’m from in Florida, not common at all.” Now, two years to the day after her interview for the University of Idaho’s assistant director of admissions for its law school, DeJesus is the one asking questions of Idaho residents. Read more

Creating an Immigration Crisis: Stories from the Frontlines of Family Separation

Posted Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Kate Evans, associate professor and director of the Immigration Clinic at the University of Idaho College of Law, will moderate a discussion on “Creating an Immigration Crisis: Stories from the Frontlines of Family Separation.” Read more

U of I Law Professors Available to Discuss Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Posted Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700

As hearings begin for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, University of Idaho College of Law professors are available to comment on the judge’s prior decisions and writings ... 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: 208-885-4977

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