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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

Administration Office Fax: 208-885-5708
Office of the Dean Fax: 208-885-0979

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83720

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

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

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

Posted Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 -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 about issues and topics likely to be decided by the Supreme Court. The following experts are available to discuss Kavanaugh’s appointment. Video of them discussing the nomination is also available here. Read more

U of I Speaker Series Looks at Police’s Use of Lethal Force

Posted Wed, 01 Aug 2018 12:23:00 -0700

Police-involved shootings across the country in recent years and the questions they’ve raised about when officers can use deadly force is the subject of the next Vandal Voices talk Aug. 16 in Boise. Professor Katherine Macfarlane, with the University of Idaho Boise College of Law, will lead the talk, “When Police Shoot to Kill: The Law and the Use of Deadly Force,” from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Ha’Penny Bridge Pub, 855 W. Broad St. No. 250. Read more

Reception for Helane Davis is Friday, June 15

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 17:00:00 -0700

Please join us in saying farewell to Helane Davis, professor of law a director of the College of Law Library, as she moves on to the circuit librarian position for the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver. Read more

Nancy Luebbert Receives Academic Support Educators Award

Posted Tue, 08 May 2018 12:54:00 -0700

Nancy Luebbert, director of Academic Success for the College of Law in Moscow, received the 2018 Excellence Award from the Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE). AASE is the national association for academic support/success professionals. It provides educators like Luebbert an opportunity to collaborate and work collectively to develop research-based teaching methods and design programs that enhance student learning for law school, the bar exam, and legal practice. Read more

U of I Honors Three Faculty with Rank of University Distinguished Professor

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho is recognizing three of its most distinguished faculty members for contributions to their fields with the designation of University Distinguished Professor. College of Law Professor Barbara Cosens, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Professor Ronald Hardy and College of Science Professor Ruprecht Machleidt will receive the honorary designation during the University Awards for Excellence banquet on Wednesday, April 25. Read more

U of I College of Law students to Argue in Front of Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Monday

Posted Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:05:00 -0700

Three U of I College of Law Immigration Clinic students - Jonathan Shirts, Kaylee Woodard and Kacey Jones - will travel on Monday, April 9, to San Francisco where Shirts and Jones are scheduled to argue on behalf of an asylum seeker in front of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Mumin Abass came to the U.S. in 2015 seeking asylum from his home country of Ghana, where he faced persecution for his sexuality. Arguments start at 9 a.m. and the case is the second of the day. The court calendar can be found here: https://bit.ly/2uTukVY and the live stream can be found here: https://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/media/view_video.php?pk_vid=0000013390. Read more

Idaho Supreme Court Visits College of Law April 5

Posted Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:23:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law will host the Idaho Supreme Court from 8:50 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 5, 2018, in the Menard Law Building Courtroom in Moscow. The court will hear three cases, and the session is open to the public. The docket is available here: https://isc.idaho.gov/appeals-court/isc-calendar. Read more

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Visits College of Law March 29

Posted Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:34:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law will host the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 29, 2018, in the Menard Law Building Courtroom in Moscow. The court will hear three cases, and the session is open to the public. The docket is available online. The panel will be Judge Richard Tallman, presiding (Seattle), Judge Randy Smith (Pocatello), and Judge Morgan Christen (Anchorage).

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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

Administration Office Fax: 208-885-5708
Office of the Dean Fax: 208-885-0979

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83720

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