Alumni

UC Davis Law to Host Unity Bar Summit Featuring Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye '84

UC Davis School of Law is honored to host the 2022 Unity Bar Summit, “Access to Justice,” on Saturday, May 21 at King Hall.

Speakers at the daylong event promoting diversity and excellence in the judiciary include Gov. Gavin Newsom (by video); the Chief Justice of California, Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye ’84; California Supreme Court Associate Justice Martin J. Jenkins, and the governor’s Judicial Appointments Secretary, Luis A. Céspedes.

Wayne Bartholomew '71, Wife Jacque to Receive UC Davis Medals

Congratulations to Wayne Bartholomew ’71 and his wife, Jacque Bartholomew, who are among the recipients of this year's UC Davis Medals! Both longtime supporters of UC Davis Law and other campus units and initiatives, the pair met at UC Davis and both received their undergraduate degrees in 1964.

The campus' highest honor for individuals, the UC Davis Medal recognizes “extraordinary contributions that embody the campus’ Vision of Excellence.”

Another married pair of UC Davis alums, Pam Rohrich and Karl Gerdes, also will receive UC Davis Medals this year.

Joyce L. Noche '99 Appointed as Immigration Judge

United States Attorney General Merrick B. Garland has appointed Joyce L. Noche ’99 as an immigration judge for the Santa Ana Immigration Court, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review announced.

Noche began hearing cases in March. The Justice Department's March 25 announcement of her appointment included this bio:

Margaret Z. Johns, Class of 1976

Margaret Z. Johns ’76 will receive the 2020 King Hall Distinguished Alumna Award at the Celebrating King Hall event on March 12. Margaret taught at King Hall from 1980 to 2018, directing the Legal Writing program from 1984 to 2001. While at King Hall, she co-authored four books and published several law review articles. In 1993, Margaret founded the King Hall Civil Rights Clinic.