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August

L.A. Times, PolitiFact ask Dean Johnson about 'public charge' rule for immigrants

History channel seeks Professor Chin's insights on Immigration Act of 1965

Professor Pruitt addresses rural lawyer shortage at Rural Sociological Society meeting

Civil suits against Epstein's estate might face hurdles, Professor Horton tells Forbes

Professor Lee presents at Intellectual Property Scholars Conference at DePaul

Bee, Capital Public Radio interview Dean Johnson about clinic receiving $1.15 million

'America's Test Kitchen' podcast highlights article by Professor Chin, John Ormonde '15

Professor Shestowsky speaks at Sacramento County Bar Association ADR event

Professor Frank takes part in webinar sponsored by national attorneys general group

UC Davis Law, China University of Political Science and Law offer eighth summer program

Professors Bennoune and Dodge appointed to endowed chairs at UC Davis Law

Emily Scivoletto returns to King Hall as new senior assistant dean

UC Davis Law welcomes Stacy-Ann Elvy, Karrigan Börk to its faculty

Instructors Lisa Klotz and Clarisa Sudarma join expanded legal writing program

Students assisted with policy briefs published on behalf of rural task force

Associate Vice Chancellor Aldana selected as HACU presidential leadership academy fellow

Dean Johnson on ABA committee seeking accreditation/legal education managing director

Professor Frank speaks to S.F. Bar Association about challenges to Clean Water Act

Professor Joh addresses city of Oakland's Privacy Advisory Committee

Immigration Law Clinic receives $1.15 million

July

Professor Joh speaks at inaugural Summer Institute on AI and Society.

Professors Ikemoto, Joslin take part in convening on international commercial surrogacy

Capitol Weekly, other outlets spotlight Professor Frampton's interview of Judge Abinanti

Orientation in USA Law marks 30-year anniversary

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour, Professor Joh elected to American Law Institute

Dean Johnson talks to History Channel about '30s 'repatriation' of U.S. citizens to Mexico

New York Times quotes Professor Cooper about children creating art in detention centers

VICE asks Professor Ikemoto, other interdisciplinary thinkers about the future

Dean Johnson comments for KQED about Trump administration's new asylum rule

Professor Lin speaks to Minneapolis Star Tribune about legislation regarding PFAS

KHOP students complete a busy summer session at UC Davis Law

Professor Jasmine Harris speaks to TIME about new laws regarding dyslexia

Threat of ICE raids does 'real damage to communities,' Dean Johnson tells Mercury News

Professor Hunt writes op-ed for The Hill on student loans and bankruptcy

Los Angeles Times quotes Professor Ventry about Elsevier cutting UC access to 2019 work

Iowa Supreme Court cites Professor Chin, Dean Johnson

PolitiFact asks Dean Johnson about Sen. Harris' claim on immigration enforcement

Roza Patterson '18 writes for UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Relations

Professor Soucek weighs recent Supreme Court cases at 'Year in Review' event

Esmeralda Soria '11 announces bid for Congress

UC Davis Law immigration experts at forefront of international media coverage

King Hall scholars weigh in on key cases from the 2018 Supreme Court term

Professor Soucek files Supreme Court brief in LGBTQ employment discrimination cases

Professor Joslin presents at International Surrogacy Forum

Associate Vice Chancellor Aldana teaches course in Colombia

Bloomberg Law interviews Professor Soucek about Stonewall's legal impact

Professor Frank addresses Conference of Western Attorneys General

Professor Joo talks to KQED about Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes

Bloomberg Law quotes Professor Ventry about bill to allow tax fraud whistleblowers

Anna Endter '02 becomes interim associate dean for students at U. of Washington Law

June

King Hall Alum of the Month: Marissa Martin O'Connor '13

Dean Afsharipour, Professor Patel take part in National Business Law Scholars Conference

Professor Shestowsky participates in 'Appreciating Our Legacy' conference at Pepperdine

Professor Bennoune completes U.N. mission to the Maldives, offers initial findings

Tax professionals converge on King Hall for annual Summer Tax Institute

Professor Cooper tells Associated Press about 'inhumanity' at Texas detention facility

UC Davis Law Review's 'Bakke at 40' symposium edition is now online

Professor Joh writes in New York Times, talks to Washington Post, about police using website DNA

Dean Johnson writes about DACA, Trump's immigration agenda, in Globe Post

Professor Soucek discusses 'The Case of the Religious Gay Blood Donor' in Sweden

Ryan Holte '08 confirmed as United States Court of Federal Claims judge

Professor Cooper talks to AP, VICE News about migrant children detention issues

Professor Lee comments at intellectual property workshop at Michigan State

Professor Jasmine Harris picked for steering committee of national symposium

Reveal-Alta report cites Immigration Law Clinic in story about Yolo juvenile hall

High court's decisions can cause cumulative harm, Professor Brownstein writes in The Hill

Celebrating 2018-19 UC Davis Law J.D. exchange students -- inbound and outbound

Melissa Jones '99 to be firm managing partner of Stoel Rives LLP

J.J. Mulligan Sepúlveda speaks to AP about video counseling of detained minors

Professor Joslin presents, comments at Family Law Scholars and Teachers Conference

Professor Chin offers mock class for La Raza Pre-Law Association

Professors Chandrasekher, Sarkar present at annual law, economics meeting at NYU Law

In span of a week, Gary Solis '71 wins award, appears in New York Times, elsewhere

UC Davis Law shows a strong presence at Law and Society Association annual meeting

CNN reports on war-crimes investigator Chris Engels '04, Syrian 'document hunters'

May

King Hall scholars visit Seoul for joint conference with Korean scholars

Professor Pruitt quoted in Washington Post story on rural America being 'doomed to decline'

New York Times interviews Professor Pannu about unsafe water supplies in ag areas

Washington Post cites Professor Larson in report on Trump's idea of 'treason'

Professors Jasmine Harris, Irene Joe present at Culp Colloquium at Duke

Civil Rights Clinic Student Anujan Jeevaprakash '19 argues before Ninth Circuit

Professor Joh addresses Washington Supreme Court at AI symposium

Professor Larson cited in Seventh Circuit case tied to Second Amendment

Professor Frank takes part in panel discussion at California Academy of Appellate Lawyers conference

Professor Joh addresses defense lawyers' predictive policing task force in D.C.

Professor Frank leads student field trips to Lake Tahoe, Bodega Bay

Professor Pannu takes part in plenary session on water and affordable housing

Court relies on Professor Imwinkelried's writing in affirming Cosby conviction

Tribal Justice Project holds trial advocacy skills training

King Hall's Class of 2019 celebrates commencement!

Professor Joslin talks to NPR about Idaho inmate seeking sex-reassignment surgery

Critical Race Studies in Education Association to honor Professor Frampton

Tribal Justice Project celebrates first year at UC Davis School of Law

Kentucky.com excerpts Professor Pruitt's essay from Appalachian Reckoning anthology

Professor Ventry talks to GQ about online tax return preparers' upselling

Professor Soucek addresses aesthetics, art and law at Harvard

Professors Lin, Pruitt take part in Sustainability Conference at ASU

Professor Pannu part of panel on 'Building Community Collaborations'

Professor Joslin presents at 'Shifting Normativities' conference in British Columbia

King Hall Alum of the Month: Errol Dauis '11

AALS section honors article by Professor Shestowsky as best of 2018

Associated Press quotes Professor Chin about controversial Arizona immigration incident

Univision follows up on Immigration Law Clinic report on unreturned bond money

Capital Public Radio quotes Professor Frank in story on feds' silence on high speed rail

Professor Pérez nominated for 'Friends of Nursing' award

Professor Joe part of panel on 'Doing Justice' at UNLV

Professor Pannu presents at AALS Conference on Clinical Education in S.F.

Gov. Newsom taps Richard Miadich '02 to chair political practices commission

Dean Johnson, Professors Jasmine Harris, Brian Soucek contributing to national book project

King Hall holding food drive for campus Pantry May 6-10

April

New MLK mural co-created by Reza Harris '19 unveiled at BLSA graduation celebration

Washington Post cites Immigration Law Clinic's findings about unreturned bond money

Professor Ventry speaks of Free File's 'Agency Capture' at Georgetown Law

Professor Pruitt delivers keynote address at Maine Law symposium

Professors Chandrasekher, Horton present at arbitration symposium at UCI

Professor Frank addresses attorneys from state agencies at CalEPA headquarters

Professor Joe takes part in Berkeley brainstorming session on federal judiciary reform

Hollywood Reporter names Karen Johnson-McKewan '85 to 'Power Lawyers' list

CBS News features Judge Larry Brown '89 and Mental Health Court

Professor Joe presents paper at Michigan Law

Public service fellowship program to support UC Davis Law students

Professor Cooper to receive Academic Federation Distinguished Service Award

Civil Rights Clinic students present oral argument at Ninth Circuit

Professor Lee presents at McGeorge pharmaceutical-regulation conference

Professor Horton presents probate-lending paper at Department of Business Oversight

Professor Lin speaks at Northwestern's law school about 'Dodging Public Nuisance'

Negin Yazdani '12 talks on podcast about legal career, doing stand-up comedy

Victoria Lee '93 recognized for superior service at DLA Piper

Professor Shestowsky presents research at ABA conference

'Marketplace' quotes Professor Ventry about House vote to continue Free File

Professors Lisa Ikemoto, Angela Harris take part in roundtable discussion on campus

Fordham professor to explore 'transnational reproduction' in lecture at King Hall

UC Davis Law hosts esteemed Chilean prosecutor Raúl A. Guzmán Uribe

Professor Ikemoto speaks on panel at 'Other and Belonging' conference in Oakland

Fernando Flores '07 interviews Monika Kalra Varma '00 for 'Attorney Heart' podcast

Fifty years ago: Martin Luther King Jr. Hall gets its name

Students  argue before esteemed judges at 50th annual Neumiller Moot Court event

Farm-labor summit at King Hall draws international group of speakers

American Bar Foundation names Professor Angela Harris research chair in diversity, law

King Hall welcomes new Director of Externships Dena Bauman

King Hall hosts outstanding visiting scholars from Chile

Professor Joh presents paper on DNA collection at Stanford Law School conference

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour presents paper at Boston College

Professor Ikemoto discusses biohackers at University of Minnesota

The Arc appoints Professor Jasmine Harris to its legal advocacy subcommittee

Professor Lee presents work-in-progress at University of San Diego School of Law

Professor Joslin writes on behalf of Rhode Island Parentage Act bill

Professor Sarkar addresses California's for-profit education reforms at UCI workshop

Tarek Abdel-Aleem '10 co-authors Georgia Bar Journal cover story

King Hall welcomes China University of Political Science and Law, Jilin University students

Judge Troy L. Nunley to speak at UC Davis Law commencement

Professor Jasmine Harris speaks at Yale, Columbia, other schools

AP interviews Professor Chin about Rhode Island's 'civil death' law

Professor Joh presents paper on police technology at Georgetown Law

White House used 'treason' incorrectly, Professor Larson tells Washington Post

March

King Hall Alum of the Month: Laura Liswood '74

Professor Soucek writes in Washington Post about Trump's free speech order

With talks at U.N. and in England, Spain and Malaysia, Professor Bennoune has busy March

Professor Joslin presents forthcoming UCLA Law Review article at ASU

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour discusses 'Women and M&A' at Tulane

Professor Chandrasekher presents paper on arbitration at Hastings workshop

Professor Pruitt discusses anthology 'Appalachian Reckoning' at North Carolina meeting

Professor Dodge co-authors amicus brief in climate change appeal in Ninth Circuit

Professor Shestowsky conducts ADR workshop for Psychology-Law Society

Professor Lee presents work-in-progress at Loyola Law School

'Celebrating King Hall' event honors Professor Larson, Sister Simone Campbell '77

Sandy Garcia '20 awarded Peggy Browning Fund fellowship for public interest labor law

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour speaks at BYU Winter Deals Conference

Professor Bhagwat speaks at William & Mary, ASU, Hastings

Professor Lee discusses university patenting at Stanford Law School

UC Davis School of Law rises to No. 31 in national U.S. News rankings

Professor Angela Harris delivers keynote address at International Women's Day Conference

Professor Frank addresses Sacramento-area environmental law group

Professor Cooper speaks to CNN International about child detainment conditions

New edition of Professor Imwinkelried's trial practice text to be translated into Chinese

Professor Elmendorf presents housing-policy paper at UCLA and at Portland conference

Professor Lee presents work at Santa Clara 'Antitrust and Silicon Valley' conference

Dean Johnson presents paper on "The New Latinx 'Repatriation'?" at UCLA

Professor Aldana speaks at University of Windsor law school

King Hall students have strong presence in legal diversity summer job programs

February

Professor Soucek speaks at Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Panel

Professor Joh among speakers at N.Y. Times-sponsored summit on artificial intelligence

King Hall Negotiations Team earns a spot in National Finals of Client Counseling Competition

Professor Chandrasekher discusses arbitration paper at Inaugural Consumer Law Scholars Conference

Professor Sarkar presents at Stanford Law Review Immigration Symposium

King Hall hosts Immigration Justice Initiative in collaboration with law faculty, students from Chile

Collaboration proposal from Professor Shestowsky earns seed grant from UC Davis Global Affairs

New York Times praises Professor Pruitt's essay in Appalachian Reckoning anthology

Professor Saucedo, student Meena Visvanathan to speak at "Debunking Deportation Myths" conference

Professor Larson receives 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award

Yolo County supervisors honor the late Professor Feeney

Associate Vice Chancellor Aldana named a Margaret Brent Woman Lawyer of Achievement

Record number of teams compete in 12th Annual Intraschool Negotiation Competition

Professor Cooper to speak on refugee crisis at New York Times event in S.F.

Professor Cooper, student Karen Pedraza among panelists for immigration policy event

Professor Frank teaches CEQA training course for judges

Professor Ikemoto gives Osher Lecture at UC San Diego

Professor Frank speaks at California Water Law Symposium

Professor Harris presents paper at Stanford Law School

Immigration Law Clinic students make successful case before the Ninth Circuit

Dean Johnson participates in UC Davis Job Shadow Program

Dean Johnson discusses funding legal education on Law School Admission Council forum

Professor Pannu a panelist for Berkeley Law's environmental justice leadership summit

Professor Soucek speaks at Conference of Chief District Judges

King Hall alumna's article published in Duke Law Journal

Professor Aldana to receive Ubuntu Award for Inspiring Social Change

Professor Imwinkelried writes chapter for international text on scientific evidence

Sister Simone Campbell '77 to receive Distinguished Alumna of the Year award

King Hall alum Tom Dyer joins Yolo County bench

January

Professor Larson comments for Wall Street Journal on government shutdown

Professor Joe comments on Sen. Harris' criminal justice record

Article by Professor Soucek cited by court in discrimination case

Professor Dodge speaks at conference on extraterritoriality at Willamette

Professor Aldana receives Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community

King Hall law student wins honor from Anti-Defamation League

Professor Joe imparts voir-dire expertise in Criminal Trials: Theory and Practice class

Daily Journal profiles Judge Lawrence Brown '89

Daily Beast interviews Professor Chin for story on celebrity lawyer Avenatti

King Hall alum named general manager of water board

Professor Imwinkelried a signatory to amicus brief successfully challenging bitemark evidence

Professor Dodge speaks at University of Virginia colloquium on Restatement

Professor Frank writes for S.F. Chronicle about Newsom's environmental, water appointments

New York Times quotes Professor Cooper regarding expansion of Florida detention site

King Hall alumnus Che Salinas '06 appointed to Gov. Newsom's staff

King Hall grieves loss of founding faculty member Professor Floyd Feeney

Professor Dodge's amicus brief relied on by D.C. Circuit

S.F. event to launch book by Immigration Law Clinic's J.J. Mulligan Sepúlveda

Dean Johnson comments for Bee on California's bar exam cut score

Suspect in officer shooting not protected by 'sanctuary law,' Dean Johnson tells Bee