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Women Working as Police Detectives

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Not many women went undercover to snare famous criminals in the early 20th century. Isabella Goodwin, New York City's first woman police detective, did exactly that.

Diversity & Inclusion Law & Justice Chancellor’s Commission on Women

Fall 2021 Honors College 'Retro Readings' Courses to Focus on Harry Potter, Supreme Court

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Next fall, honors students can delve into the Harry Potter books or study the inner workings of the Supreme Court, one of the most misunderstood branches of our government. Register soon.

Honors College Academic Affairs Humanities Law & Justice

New Social Impact Series Explores Policing and Race in International Perspective

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Experts Adrienne Milner and Gareth Newham will discuss international policing and race in the U.S., U.K. and South Africa from 8-9:30 a.m. (CT) Friday, Feb. 26, via Zoom.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Education Diversity & Inclusion International Law & Justice Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia International Students & Scholars International Studies Program

Arrington and Hines Win 2021 Altheimer Moot Court Competition

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Third-year law students Nate Arrington and Hannah Hines won the 2021 Altheimer Moot Court Competition on Feb. 11.

School of Law Awards Events Law & Justice

U of A Community Invited to Silas Hunt Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

Friday, February 12, 2021

University of Arkansas faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual screening of Christopher Erwin's Silas Hunt: A Documentary followed by a panel discussion  from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18

Global Campus Office of University Relations School of Law Cultural Events Diversity & Inclusion Entertainment Events Law & Justice

Libraries to Present Fair Use Week Workshops

Friday, February 12, 2021

Join Lora Lennertz, data services librarian, for two virtual workshops in observation of Fair Use Week Feb. 22-26. These events are free and open to the public, and registration is required.

University Libraries Education Law & Justice Research & Innovation Training & Workshops Mullins Library

School of Law Names New Director of Communications

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Yusra Sultana has joined the School of Law as its new director of communications and will oversee comprehensive communications and marketing efforts of the school.

School of Law Appointments Law & Justice

Tort Claim Could Ensure Doctors Inform Women of Risk of Stillbirth

Friday, January 29, 2021

In a new article, law professor Jill Wieber Lens argues that patients have a right to know. Such a change could help prevent stillbirths and reduce medical malpractice suits.

School of Law Health, Fitness & Wellness Law & Justice Research & Innovation

U of A Law Team Advances to National Moot Court Quarterfinals

Friday, January 29, 2021

U of A School of Law students Taylor Spillers, Brian Thomas and Madison Miller qualified for the Quarterfinals in the National Online Moot Court Competition

School of Law Awards Events Law & Justice

Students, Faculty, Staff Invited to Honor the Legacy of Silas Hunt

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The campus community is invited to a virtual lunch and learn with Judge Wiley A. Branton Jr. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. to honor the legacy of Silas Hunt.

School of Law Diversity & Inclusion Events Law & Justice Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia
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