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Inn of Court Program on Muslim and Jewish Cooperation and Conflict

Posted By Kevin R. Johnson, Feb 10, 2016

Professor Karima BennouneProfessor Alan BrownsteinUC Davis School of Law played a prominent role in a program at the February meeting of the Milton Schwartz/David Levi Inn of Court tonight.  The program was on Muslim and Jewish cooperation and conflict. Professors Karima Bennoune and Alan Brownstein were among the thoughtful panelists endorsing respectful dialogue on the issues of concern to the Muslim and Jewish communities.  We had a great audience with many UC Davis School of Law alums, students, and faculty, as well as many other local attorneys and judges.


A Day in the Federal Criminal Court System

Posted By Kevin R. Johnson, Feb 10, 2016

Next week brings a rare opportunity for students that is not to be missed: a chance to observe federal court in action, and meet and interact with the attorneys and judges. Students are welcome to come for any or all of the sessions, but RSVPs are required!

The announcement:

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California, in coordination with the King Hall Criminal Law Association, and with the participation of the Court, the Federal Defender’s Office, and the Pretrial and Probation Offices, invites all King Hall law students to:

A Day in the Federal Criminal Court System
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
501 I Street, Sacramento

9:00 a.m.

District Judge John A. Mendez, Criminal Calendar, Courtroom No. 6, 14th Floor.

Attire: minimum business casual. All cell phones must be completely off. Judge Mendez has graciously invited students to his chambers (space permitting) after the calendar for a discussion.

1:00 p.m.             

A Discussion with Federal Prosecutors and Federal Defenders, Kennedy Learning Center, 1st Floor

1:50 p.m.             

Magistrate Judge Allison Claire, Arraignment Calendar, Courtroom 26, 8th Floor.

Attire: minimum business casual.

All cell phones must be completely off. Judge Claire will talk with students following the calendar as time allows.

3:00 p.m.             

A Discussion with Federal Pretrial Services and Probation Officers, Kennedy Learning Center, 1st Floor


King Hall Student Enrique Fernandez to Kick Off City Council Campaign

Posted By Kevin R. Johnson, Feb 9, 2016

Law students are extremely busy people, but our own Enrique Fernandez ’16 is carving out time for a full-fledged political campaign.

Enrique pic

A native of nearby Woodland, Enrique has already served as Vice Chair of the Woodland Parks and Recreation Commission. Now he is running for a seat on the Woodland City Council.

Campaign sign

His official campaign kickoff is scheduled for March 15!