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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.

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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.

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COEHP Professor Co-Authors Book to Help Educators and Parents Navigate Special Ed Law

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Kevin Brady, an associate professor of educational leadership, has a newly released book helping educators, parents and others who work closely with children and youth with disabilities.

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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.

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Law School Transactional Clinic Helps Create, Sustain Hundreds of Nonprofits

Monday, February 10, 2020

Students enrolled in the School of Law Transactional Clinic have assisted roughly 200 community groups across Arkansas to achieve and maintain their status as nonprofit organizations.

School of Law University Libraries Law and Justice Outreach Points of Pride Law Library

Law Student Tony Jones Thriving as School's Inaugural Pro Bono Fellow

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Among other projects with legal nonprofits, Jones initiated planning for the Disaster Relief Clinic in response to significant flooding in parts of Arkansas.

School of Law Law and Justice Outreach

African American Attorneys Exhibit on Display for Black History Month

Friday, January 31, 2020

"A Continuum of Tenacity: Arkansas' African American Attorneys," curated by Catherine Wallack, will display manuscripts, photos and clippings from attorneys with ties to Arkansas on Tuesday.

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