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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

Phone: (208) 885-2255

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

Task Force Appointed to Review Animal Control

Posted Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:00:00 -0700

In response to actions of the University of Idaho to remove seven feral cats from campus this summer, President Chuck Staben has charged a task force with reviewing current practices and making a recommendation for policy or practice ensuring compliance with local and statewide authority. The task force consists of experts in animal science, agriculture, law and university facilities. This recommendation, due October 1, will be promptly reviewed and the approved action will be broadly communicated to faculty and staff. Read more

University of Idaho, Idaho Bar organize Constitution Day events for Moscow, Boise

Posted Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law and the Diversity Section of the Idaho State Bar will observe Constitution Day this week, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights in 1791. Read more

College of Law Holds Constitution Day Activities Sept. 15-16

Posted Thu, 08 Sep 2016 09:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law and Idaho State Bar Diversity Section are proud to present the 2016 Constitution Day program on Sept. 15 and 16. This two-day symposium in Moscow and Boise is titled “A Celebration of the 225th Anniversary of the Ratification of the Bill of Rights 1791-2016.” The Moscow program is on Thursday, Sept.15, and the Boise program is on Friday, Sept. 16. Read more

Professor Shaakirrah Sanders Available to Discuss Supreme Court Decision on Voter Restrictions  

Posted Thu, 01 Sep 2016 11:00:00 -0700

On Wednesday, a divided U.S. Supreme Court refused to reinstate a set of voter restrictions enacted by the Republican-controlled Legislature in the battleground state of North Carolina. Read more

A Global Career, With Family by His Side

Posted Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:00:00 -0700

David Pimentel never expected his decision to enroll in law school would lead him to a life trekking the globe with his wife and six children. Pimentel, 53, arrived in Moscow only last year after he accepted a position with the University of Idaho College of Law as an associate professor.

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24 UI Law Students Spend Summer Serving Public Thanks to Grant Program

Posted Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:30:00 -0700

This summer, two dozen students from the University of Idaho College of Law are serving the public interest pro bono, thanks to awards from the College’s Summer Public Interest Grant Program. Read more

Longtime Law Librarian Announces Retirement

Posted Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:30:00 -0700

Ruth Patterson Funabiki, longtime head of Technical Services for the University of Idaho Law Library, has announced her retirement, effective July 29, 2016. Funabiki has spent more than 30 years working within the Idaho and national library communities. Read more

UI Law Professor Available to Discuss Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Abortion Clinic Restrictions

Posted Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0700

Shaakirrah Sanders, a law professor at the University of Idaho, is available to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overrule a Texas law placing restrictions on abortion clinics and resulting in more than half the state’s clinics closing their doors since the law was passed in 2013. Read more

Idaho Teachers Get Lesson in Civic Education and Judiciary

Posted Tue, 07 Jun 2016 09:30:00 -0700

More than two dozen high school teachers from around Idaho will receive special training on civic education and the judiciary during a two-day institute this week in Boise. Read more

American Bar Association Data Ranks UI in Top 20 for Law School Employment Outcomes

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law was recently ranked No. 18 for employment outcomes for its graduates. The data — based on the Class of 2015 — makes UI’s College of Law one of the top law schools west of the Mississippi River, behind only the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford.
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Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center Project Wins Preservation Idaho Award

Posted Fri, 06 May 2016 08:30:00 -0700

Congratulations are in order to the State of Idaho Department of Administration, Division of Public Works, LKV Architects and the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center on winning Preservation Idaho's "Contribution to Historic Preservation" award for the restoration of the Old Ada County Courthouse in Boise. The Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center is the home of the College of Law in Boise and is located on the Capitol Mall between the Idaho Legislature and Supreme Court. Read more about the work in the Idaho Statesman. Read more

Annual U-Ideas Symposium Highlights Faculty Members’ Intellectual Passions

Posted Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Sustainability Center will host its fourth annual U-Ideas Symposium on Thursday, April 21, featuring inspirational presentations from UI faculty members.
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College of Law Congratulates Faculty on Promotions, Tenure

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:50:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law wishes to congratulate the following faculty on their recent success Read more

Idaho Law Review 2016 Symposium Addresses Equality in Employment

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2016 09:30:00 -0700

On Friday, April 1, the University of Idaho College of Law will present the 2016 Idaho Law Review Annual Symposium, “Equality in Employment,” at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center on 514 West Jefferson Street in Boise. Read more

College of Law Leaps 16 Spots in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Posted Thu, 17 Mar 2016 11:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law climbed 16 spots on the U.S. News & World Report rankings of best law schools in the nation, up to position 111. This significant rise is one of the highest in the country and puts the college ahead of other law schools in Eastern Washington, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota. The University of Idaho College of Law is the only ranked law school in the state. Read more

UI College of Law to Offer Master of Laws Degree Beginning Fall 2016

Posted Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:00:00 -0800

The University of Idaho College of Law is anticipating launching a new Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree program fall semester. Read more

Law Professor Don Burnett to Retire This Spring

Posted Tue, 16 Feb 2016 06:00:00 -0800

Professor of Law Don Burnett will retire from the University of Idaho this spring after 14 years of service. During this time he also has served as dean of the College of Law and interim president of the university. There will be two celebrations to honor Burnett, one in Moscow on March 21 in the Bruce M. Pitman Center and one in Boise on April 21 at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center. More details will be announced as the events draw closer. Read more

U.S. Representative, Law and Policy Experts to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform

Posted Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:30:00 -0800

The University of Idaho College of Law will welcome law and public policy experts to the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center in Boise on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, for a panel discussion on state and federal criminal justice reform.
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Rebecca Love Kourlis to Address Civil Courts at Denton Darrington Lecture

Posted Mon, 01 Feb 2016 11:46:00 -0800

The Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government will be held at 5 p.m. MST, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center (ILJLC) in Boise. A welcome reception and tours of the ILJLC will begin at 4 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read more

CLEO Pilot Program to Bring More Diverse Students to UI College of Law

Posted Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:20:00 -0800

The University of Idaho College of Law is one of four law schools around the nation participating in a new program aimed at increasing diversity among law professionals. 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

Phone: (208) 885-2255

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