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School of Law Celebrates Students, Benefactors at 10th Annual Luncheon

Friday, March 20, 2020

Dean Margaret Sova McCabe welcomed scholarship recipients, donors, faculty and guests at the University of Arkansas School of Law's 10th annual scholarship luncheon Friday, March 6.

School of Law Awards Law and Justice Dean of Law

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 Events Law and Justice Training

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 Events Law and Justice Department of Political Science Department of Sociology and Criminology

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Law and Justice Research and Innovation Educational Leadership Program Special Education Program

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
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