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Ellis Named Distinguished Law Student by American College of Bankruptcy

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The American College of Bankruptcy has recognized third-year law student Taylor Ellis as its Eighth Circuit Distinguished Law Student for 2020.

School of Law Awards Law and Justice Points of Pride

Law School Trial Team Wins Phi Alpha Delta National Trial Competition

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Third-year law students Hannah Andrews, Duncan Street, Courtney Brooks, David McAnally and Garrett Rice, won the Phi Alpha Delta Annual National Trial Competition in Washington, D.C.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences School of Law Awards Law and Justice Department of Political Science

Symposium Honoring Justice Donald Corbin Provides Student Support

Friday, March 13, 2020

Named in honor of alumnus Donald L. Corbin, a former chief judge of the Arkansas Court of Appeals, the award helps with educational expenses such as tuition, books and fees.

School of Law Alumni Awards Law and Justice

New Book by Law Professor Covers Expanding World of Cryptoassets

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Regulation of Cryptotransactions, University Professor Carol Goforth's new textbook published this week, covers the expanding world of cryptotransactions and how applicable laws are evolving.

School of Law Law and Justice Research and Innovation Safety & Security

Law School to Hold 15th Annual Free Winter CLE

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

The school will hold its 15th annual Free Winter Continuing Legal Education opportunity at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 7, in the E.J. Ball Courtroom. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

School of Law Law and Justice Training Virtual Events

Carroll Wins 2020 Altheimer Moot Court Competition

Friday, February 28, 2020

Law student Alex Carroll successfully represented his client against students Arthur Jefferson and Ashley Wofford Spinazze in the final round of the 2020 Ben J. Altheimer Moot Court Competition.

School of Law Awards Law and Justice

Women Law Students Honor Alumnae With Annual Gayle Pettus Pontz Award

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The University of Arkansas School of Law Women's Law Student Association will honor Karen Roberts, J.D.'95, and Christy Jones, B.A.'74, J.D.'77, with the Gayle Pettus Pontz Award.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences School of Law Alumni Awards Law and Justice Virtual Events Department of Political Science Department of Sociology and Criminology

Professor Helps Free Death Row Inmate Who Spent 35 Years in Prison

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

After seven years representing a falsely convicted Oklahoma man, Tiffany Murphy, associate professor of law, and her client, Karl Fontenot, were able to celebrate his freedom in December 2019.

School of Law Law and Justice Outreach

Can Universities Dismiss Professors for Posts to Personal Blogs?

Friday, February 14, 2020

The final round of the 2020 Ben J. Altheimer Moot Court Competition will take up the question of blogs at noon Thursday, Feb. 20, in the E.J. Ball Courtroom of the School of Law.

School of Law Law and Justice Virtual Events

Law Faculty, Students Attend Arkansas Bar Foundation Scholarship Dinner in Little Rock

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The foundation awards approximately 40 endowed law school scholarships annually to students at the University of Arkansas School of Law and the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law.

School of Law Awards Giving Law and Justice Virtual Events
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