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April

Dean Johnson Comments on Workplace Immigration Raids for Public Radio International

King Hall Immigration Law Clinic, UC Immigrant Legal Services Center Honored by California Senate

Professor Joh Comments for New York Times, Los Angeles Times on Facebook Murder Video

Professor Soucek Publishes Op-ed in Sacramento Bee

Professor Ventry Comments for Vice on Return-Free Tax Filing

Professor Larson Quoted in Sacramento Bee Column

Dean Johnson Re-elected as President of Legal Services of Northern California

Professor Villazor Testifies before California Assembly Higher Education Committee

Professor Dodge Cited by District Court

Professor Joh Presents at NYU School of Law

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye '84 Publishes Washington Post Op-ed on Immigration Raids at Courthouses

Professor Behre Speaks at Harvard Law School Conference

Professor Saucedo Speaks at Cornell University

Dean Johnson Comments for Media on Trump Immigration Policies

Professor Joh Interviewed on NPR Regarding Police Body Cameras

Professor Horton Comments on Wells Fargo Arbitration for Los Angeles Times

Professor Frank Interviewed by Public Policy Institute of California on Federal Water Rule

Professor Lee Presents Paper at Northwestern University School of Law

Professor Afsharipour Speaks at University of Washington School of Law

Professor Ikemoto Speaks at UC Berkeley Center for Genetics and Society

King Hall Students Compete in ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition

Keith Flaum ’89 to Join Hogan Lovells

Gokalp Y. Gurer ’16 Joins Structure Law Group

Wynter Miller ’17 Receives Prestigious NIH Fellowship

Dean Johnson Comments on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ and Federal Funding for KQED

Professor Joh Publishes Op-ed in Slate

Professor Larson Comments for Vox on Trump and Treason

Professor Ventry Comments on IRS and Trump Supporter for Business Insider

Professor Chin Comments for PolitiFact Florida on Constitutional Rights of Undocumented Immigrants

Professor Dodge Cited by District Court

Professor Jasmine Harris Presents at National Disability Rights Law Conference

Professor Bennoune Speaks at University of Pennsylvania Conference

King Hall Students Excel in ABA National Negotiation Competition

David Lynch ’96 Argues California Supreme Court Case

Rosemary Metrailer ’77 to Receive SacLEGAL’s Founders’ Award

Varun Aery ’16 Named as Luce Scholar

Jim Scheinman ’95 Featured in Financial Times

Martha Lofgren ’85 Featured in Comstock’s Magazine

March

Dean Johnson Publishes Op-ed in Sacramento Bee on Legal Services Corporation Funding

Professor Ventry Publishes Op-ed in New York Times on IRS Budget Cuts

Professor Larson Comments for New York Times, Washington Post on Child Naming Lawsuit

Dean Johnson Serves as Panelist for Salon Immigration ‘Debate’

Professor Pruitt Comments on Government and Rural Populations for Fresno Bee

Professor Joo Comments on Border Wall Project for San Francisco Chronicle

Dean Johnson Comments for Media on Local Authorities and Immigration

Professor Horton Presents at St. John’s Law School, Accepts Dispute Resolution Advancement Award

King Hall Shines in Trial Advocacy Regional Competition, Advances to Nationals

Professor Chin Lectures on Immigration at Carroll College Constitutional Studies Center

Professor Bennoune Speaks at Yale Human Rights Symposium

Professor Chander Speaks at World Economic Forum

Professor Lee Delivers Opening Lecture at Northeastern University Law Review Symposium

Professor Shanske Presents at Duke Law

Professor Frank Speaks at Environmental Law Institute Training

Professor Joh Speaks at William & Mary Law School

Daniel Watts ’11 Drafts Successful Petition for California Supreme Court Appeal

Dean Johnson Comments for San Francisco Chronicle on Economic Impacts of Increased Deportations

Professor Bhagwat Publishes Essay in Inside Higher Ed

Professor Larson Interviewed on Capital Public Radio Regarding Supreme Court Nominee

Professor Frank Comments for the Los Angeles Times on Trump and California Emission Standards

Professor Joo Comments for NBCNews.com on Business Travel

Professor Afsharipour Comments for San Francisco Chronicle on Uber Leadership Turnover

Professor Joh Quoted in Forbes on Google Data Warrant Case

Professor Bennoune Speaks at Events during UN Commission on the Status of Women

Professor Larson Comments for Daily Journal on California Attorney General’s New D.C. Staffer

Dean Johnson Cited on Trump Budget for San Francisco Chronicle

Professor Joo Quoted in San Francisco Chronicle

Dean Johnson Delivers Dreyfous Lecture at Tulane Law School

Professor Joslin Attends Drafting Meeting for Uniform Law Commission Parentage Act Committee

Professor Pruitt Speaks at Case Western Reserve University School of Law Faculty Workshop

Professor Joo Presents at Tulane Law School

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye ’84 Expresses Concerns over Immigration Enforcement in California Courts

Elica Vafaie ’11 Interviewed on KPFA Regarding Trump Administration Travel Ban

Kathryn Doi ’85 to Serve as Vice President of California New Motor Vehicle Board Vice President

Sister Simone Campbell ’77 to Deliver Class of 2017 Commencement Address

Dean Johnson Comments for Associated Press on Supreme Court Nominee and Immigration

Professor Jack Balkin Visits King Hall as MLK Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Lectures on 'Free Speech in the 21st Century'

Dean Johnson Comments for KQED on Trump Immigration Policy

Professor White Comments on Yuba County Jail Conditions for Capital & Main

Professor Ventry Interviewed on NPR Regarding Best Way to File Taxes

Professor Joh Comments on Uber Controversy for Time

Professor Larson Comments for CNN on Trump and Russia

Professor Chin Comments for PolitiFact on Undocumented Immigration as Crime

King Hall Hosts International ‘Crisis Migration’ Conference

King Hall Immigration Law Clinic Frees Juvenile Client, Draws Media Coverage

Family Law Scholarship by Professor Joslin Reviewed in Jotwell

Professor Lee Comments on Patent Case for the Northern California Record

Professor Joslin Co-authors Brief in Case about Children Born to Same-Sex Married Couples

Holly Cooper Speaks on Practicing Law Institute Immigration Panel

King Hall Students Excel in Capitol City Challenge Mock Trial Competition

Professor Shanske Co-authors Essay for State Tax Notes

Professor Shanske Presents at UC Irvine School of Law

King Hall Hosts New J.D. Exchange Students and Visiting Scholars for Spring Semester

Professor Frank Interviewed on Climate Change Policy on Capital Public Radio

Professor Frank Speaks on California Water Law at McGeorge School of Law

‘Celebrating King Hall’ Honors Professor Joh, Darrell Steinberg ’84

Dean Johnson Testifies before California Senate Judiciary Committee on Immigrants’ Rights

Professor Bennoune, Accompanied by King Hall Students, Presents Report to United Nations

Professor Ventry Comments for New York Times on Proposed IRS Budget Cuts

Professor Frank Quoted in The Atlantic on California Clean Air Standards

Professor Chander Presents at Santa Clara University Internet Law Conference

Professor Chin Signs onto Amicus Brief in California Court of Appeal Immigration Case

Professor Lin Presents at George Washington University Law School Shapiro Symposium

Dean Johnson Quoted in The New Yorker on U.S. Immigration History

Professor Horton Comments for Wall Street Journal on Probate Case

Professor Larson Discusses Treason Law on Connecticut Public Radio

Professor Frank Quoted in PBS Report on California Water Politics

Professor Shestowsky Comments for Media on Alternative Dispute Resolution Suit

Professor Shestowsky Speaks at Global Pound Conference

Holly Cooper Comments on the Deportation Process for Sacramento Bee

Dean Johnson Comments on Homeland Security Immigration Memos for KQED

Professor Villazor Presents at UC Berkeley, University of Arizona

Professor Chin Speaks at Federal Bar Council’s Winter Bench and Bar Conference

Professor Elmendorf Presents at William and Mary Law School

Professor Afsharipour Presents at UC Berkeley School of Law

Allison Hayward ’94 Appointed to Fair Political Practices Commission

February

Dean Johnson Comments on Mexico’s Support for Immigrants for NPR’s Marketplace

Professor Bennoune Presents New Report to United Nations

Professor Larson Publishes Essay on Treason in Washington Post

Professor Florey Comments on Indian Casino Plan for Sacramento Bee

Associate Dean Sunder, Professor Chander Publish Op-ed in Sacramento Bee

Professor Frank Comments for Los Angeles Times on Trump EPA Pick

Dean Johnson Comments on Sanctuary Cities for Monterey Herald

Holly Cooper Comments for Politico on Legal Fight over Immigration Order

Professor Ventry Comments for ATTN on Tax Preparation Software

Professor Pruitt Comments for Media on Urban-Rural Differences in the Workplace

Holly Cooper Quoted by Law360 on Expedited Removal Orders

Professor Frank Presents at Planning & Conservation League Symposium

Professor Ikemoto Presents at UC Irvine, King Hall

Professor Frank Testifies Before California Senate Committee on Environmental Quality

King Hall Team Wins ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition

Professor Lee Presents Paper at the University of Texas School of Law

Dean Johnson Highlights King Hall Collaboration with Fair Political Practices Commission

Professor Brownstein Publishes Commentary in U.S. News on Johnson Amendment Repeal Effort

Professor Chander Cited in The Economist

Professor Chin Comments on Ninth Circuit Immigration Order for Sacramento Bee

Professor Larson Interviewed by Vice on Trump Administration and Russians

Professor Afsharipour Cited in Los Angeles Times on Corporate Mergers

Dean Johnson Publishes Essay on Immigration Detention in The Conversation

Professor Bhagwat Comments on Supreme Court Nominee for Buzzfeed

Professor Chin Comments on Plenary Power Doctrine for KPFA

Professor Frank Comments for Daily Journal on State Liability and Oroville Dam

Dean Johnson Comments on California Immigrant Rights Bill for KXTV

Professor Pruitt Comments on Economic Problems of Rural Areas for Equal Voice News

Dean Johnson Interviewed on Trump Executive Orders by KALW

Professor Villazor Testifies Before California Senate on Immigration Bill

Professor Imwinkelried Signs onto Amicus Brief in Evidence Case

Shama Mesiwala ’98 Profiled in Sacramento Bee

Dean Johnson Comments for CNN on Immigration Policy

Professor Lin Comments for Bloomberg BNA on Public Nuisance Suits

Professor Chin Comments for NPR’s Marketplace on Immigration Enforcement

Dean Johnson Interviewed on Trump Immigration Order by Minnesota Public Radio

King Hall Students Place Third in the Country in ABA Law Student Negotiation Competition

Dean Johnson Comments on Trump Immigration Order for eFM

Sacramento Redevelopment Documentary featuring Professor Joo to Show at California Museum

Sara Ehsani-Nia ’18 Interviewed on Capital Public Radio

Professor Saucedo Delivers Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture at Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Professor Chin Speaks at University of Georgia Law Review Conference

King Hall Team Helps Pass ABA Citizenship Resolution

Professor Chin Keynotes University of Denver Law Review Symposium

Holly S. Cooper Speaks on ‘Challenging Immigration Detention with Habeas Petitions’

Korematsu Comic by Associate Dean Sunder, Professor Chander Draws Renewed Attention

Chris Engels ’04 Publishes Op-ed in The Hill

Mark Edwards ’82 Awarded Honorary Doctorate for Work with Foster Youth

Scholarship Support: Bob Kennis ’77

Immigration Clinic Aids Detained Travelers at San Francisco Airport, Draws Media Coverage

Dean Johnson Comments on Trump Immigration Order for Orange County Register

Professor Noah Feldman Delivers Central Valley Foundation/McClatchy Lecture on First Amendment

Dean Johnson Comments on Trump Immigration Order for Vice

King Hall Welcomes New KHOP Students

Dr. Margaret S. Lee Joins King Hall as On-site Psychologist

Dean Johnson Comments on Sanctuary Cities for KCRA-3

Professor Frank Comments for Los Angeles Times on Environmental Laws and Border Wall

Professor Larson Comments on Justice Kennedy for KCRA-3

Professors Horton, Chandrasekher Honored with Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award

UC Davis Law Review Celebrates 50th Anniversary with ‘Future-Proofing Law’ Symposium

Professor Chin Comments on Sanctuary Cities for KJZZ

Professor Imwinkelried Guests on Vanderbilt Law Podcast

Professor Frank Speaks on Recent Environmental Law Developments

Mary Louise Frampton Speaks at UC Berkeley School of Law ‘Counter Inauguration’

Professor Bennoune Speaks UC Berkeley School of Law Colloquium

Professor Chander Speaks on Data Localization to California Bar Association Intellectual Property Section

Paula Liu ’05 Joins Kirkland & Ellis in Shanghai

Nathan McGuire ’04 Named Managing Partner at Adams Stirling

January

Camille Gear Rich Delivers 2017 Bodenheimer Lecture

UC Davis Law Review Online Launches

Professor Frank Comments for KCRA-3 on Trump and EPA Contract Freeze

Holly S. Cooper ’98 Quoted on Immigration in Sacramento Bee

Professor Larson Interviewed on Trump and Russia by TBS eFM's ‘This Morning’

Professor Brownstein Speaks at Yale Law School Conference

Professor Dodge Presents Draft of Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law to ALI Council

King Hall Immigration Clinic Wins Motion on Behalf of Detained Immigrant Children

William Lichtig ’82 Featured in Sacramento Bee

Keely O’Brien ’16 Chosen as Capital Fellow

Kimberly A. Lucia ’09 Named Shareholder at Boutin Jones

Liam McKenna ’12 Appointed as General Counsel for House Oversight & Government Reform Committee

Professor Frank Comments on State and Federal Environmental Law Enforcement for Capital & Main

Professor Joh Honored with 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award

Professor Bennoune Interviewed on Capital Public Radio's Insight

Professor Pruitt’s Work on Rwandan War Crimes Trial Featured in Buzzfeed

Professor Larson Comments for Media on Trump and Treason

King Hall Celebrates New Clinic Mural

María Blanco, UC Undocumented Legal Services Center, Featured in Sacramento Bee

Professor Bennoune Speaks on Qandeel Baloch at Celebration of Life 2017 Event

Professor Larson Comments for Daily Journal on California Hiring of Eric Holder

Professor Lee Comments on Apple v. Samsung Supreme Court Decision for Northern California Record

Ben Ebbink ’00 Joins Fisher Phillips in Sacramento

Donna Shestowsky Presents on Negotiations for the Kellogg School of Management

Professor Imwinkelried Completes Expert Testimony Text for China University of Political Science and Law

Professor Frank Speaks to Sacramento County Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section

Kathleen Meehan ’85 Named to Fifth District Court of Appeal

Kira Klatchko ’04 Appointed to Riverside County Superior Court Bench

Nathan Sabri ’07 Elected Partner at Morrison & Foerster

Kimberly Chase ’07 Promoted to Partner at Haynes and Boone

King Hall Faculty Play Prominent Roles in AALS Annual Meeting

Dean Johnson Publishes Essay on Trump Administration and Immigration

María Blanco Comments for Rolling Stone on Universities and Immigration

Professor Larson Comments on State’s Rights for All Things Considered

Dean Johnson Comments on Economics of Immigration for KPCC

Professor Chin Comments on Sanctuary Cities for Vox

Dean Johnson Comments on States and Immigration Law for KJZZ

Professor Lee Presents Paper at University of San Diego School of Law

Professor Lin Comments on Environmental Law and Trump Administration for Daily Journal

Frank Huerta ’04 Appointed Interim Director of Central California Legal Services

Jay Carlisle ’69 Honored with Pace University Distinguished Service Award

Tammy Chang ’08 Becomes Of Counsel at Selman Breitman

Norm Brand ’75: Leading the Way in Mediation