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May

Professor Soucek Writes for NBC News About Harassment Allegations Against Gov. Cuomo

Professor Börk to Discuss Instream Rights in Talk Moderated by Austin Cho '15

Christian Science Monitor Quotes Professor Chin on Communities of Color Uniting

Dean Johnson Quoted in PolitiFact Immigration Article for WRAL.com

New York Review of Books Article Quotes Professor Pruitt

Senior Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Emily Scivoletto Appointed to Bar Exam Commission

Professors Bhagwat, Soucek Speak at Yale Law's Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference

Professor Emeritus Brownstein, Illinois Law Dean Amar Begin Justia Series on SCOTUS and the Free Exercise Clause

George Will Column on Student Free-Speech Case Mentions Professor Bhagwat's Amicus Brief

Alex Jurenka '21 Writes Paper Published in Criminal Law Bulletin

Professor Soucek to Give Talk on University Diversity Statements

Professor Chin to Speak at UC Davis History Club Town Hall on Anti-Asian Violence

April

USA Today Publishes Professor Tang's Op-Ed on Supreme Court Student Free-Speech Case

UC Davis Law to Hold Virtual Commencement on May 15

Professor Emeritus Brownstein, Former Senior Associate Dean Amar Analyze Sixth Circuit Decision

Adjunct Professor George Demos Writes Piece on Madoff Case for The Hill

Sacramento News Outlets Interview Professor Joe About Derek Chauvin Verdict

Professor Soucek Speaks in Yale Event About Sexual Harassment, Employment Law

Extreme Wealth Tax Would Be a 'Boon,' Professor Shanske, Co-Authors Write in L.A. Times

Des Moines Register Quotes Professor Soucek in Article on Iowa Blocking COVID Relief for Strip Clubs

Externship Director Dena Bauman Helps Orchestrate 'Beyond Recruitment' Webinar

Professor Soucek, UC Academic Freedom Committee Play Key Roles in New Zoom Policy

A Statement on Guilty Verdict in Derek Chauvin Trial

UC Davis Law Hosts 'CEQA at 50' Conference

Assistant Dean Mercado a Panelist for Rutgers Symposium on Anti-Racist Legal Education

Danya Hofnor '21, Bretton Laudeman '21 Argue and Win in the Ninth Circuit

Professor Horton quoted by Consumer Reports in Story on Probate Lending Practices

The Aggie Interviews Professor Aldana on Obstacles to a Possible 'Vaccine Passport' Program

Professor Lin Talks to Bloomberg Law About Opioid Manufacturers' Trial

Professor Bennoune Part of Event Supporting Democratic Movement in Belarus

UC Davis Law’s Racial Justice Speaker Series Concludes Inaugural Year

Statement on the Killing of Daunte Wright

Professor Dodge Speaks Virtually at Renmin University of China

Dean Johnson Speaks to NBC News about Co-Chair of Biden's Committee on Supreme Court

Associate Dean Greenwood, Professor Morri Teach Legal Writing to Chinese Law Students

The Atlantic publishes Professor Tang's essay on philosophies in judicial system

Professor Patel presents co-written paper at two virtual workshops

Professor Larson talks to Guardian, Background Briefing podcast about U.S. Capitol attack

Los Angeles Times Quotes Professor Shanske on State and Local Tax Cap

Visiting Professor Mira Sundara Rajan appears on Art Law Podcast

Professor Chin presents in Wayne State faculty workshop

Professor Joh speaks at Loyola Chicago Law Journal criminal justice symposium

Professor Florey appears on Capital Public Radio's Insight

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

Dean Johnson's 'Bringing Racial Justice to Immigration Law' lecture now available for viewing

Four King Hall students shine in National Ethics Trial Competition

Professor Joslin presents forthcoming article at Washington University event

Michigan Court of Appeals opinion cites amicus brief co-authored by Professor Joslin

Professor Lin is part of release of 'Reflecting Sunlight' solar geoengineering report

Daily Yonder spotlights Professor Pruitt with Q&A feature

USF School of Law's annual Pemberton Lecture features Professor Saucedo

Professor Bennoune, other U.N. human rights experts call attention to treatment of Muslim Uyghurs in China

Professor Bennoune a virtual participant in symbolic reparations events in Mali

March

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour presents on comparative M&A scholarship

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour presents in University of Colorado event

Ryan Wells '08 appointed a Fresno Superior Court judge

The Conversation includes Dean Johnson on 'essential reads' list

Professor Sarkar presents in Boston College event

Kansas Supreme Court dissent cites article by Professor Pruitt, Janet Wallace '10

Professor Sarkar draws praise for forthcoming California Law Review article

Victoria Hassid '10 is respondent in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid Supreme Court case

Con Law podcast explores the use of cell phone data to track down U.S. Capitol suspects

UC Davis Law rises to No. 35 in U.S. News rankings

PolitiFact quotes Professor Larson about potential charges in the Jan. 6 insurrection

Dean Johnson talks to Sacramento Bee about migrants at the border

Professor Imwinkelried interviewed for Excited Utterance podcast

NPR quotes Professor Chin on recent SCOTUS decision on police misconduct case

Professor Chin discusses Chinese American history in YouTube conversation

King Hall community responds to anti-Asian violence

Professor Joh speaks to Sun Sentinel for story on Florida DNA theft penalties

Judicial Appointments Secretary Luis Céspedes, Judge Jose Castillo '06 speak at event

In Daily Journal op-ed, Professor Frank identifies priorities for the Department of Interior

Attacks on Asian Americans are 'reprehensible,' says Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye '84

Connecticut Supreme Court cites article by Professor Chin

Professor Lee presents paper at works-in-progress intellectual property colloquium

Professor Tang writes in Washington Post about implications of Cedar Point case

Washington Post quotes Professor Ventry in article about former AT&T lawyer

Dean Johnson talks to Fox40 about the influx of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border

Professor Chin speaks on podcast about history of anti-Asian racism

USA Today quotes Professor Chin on growing unity in fight against anti-Asian violence

The New Yorker quotes Professor Joslin in story on protections for multi-parent families

Court in Puerto Rico relies on article by Professor Soucek and Remington Lamons '18

Professor Pruitt talks to Marketplace about Google's $7 billion real estate plan

Mabie Family Foundation gives UC Davis Law $1 million for new scholarship

The Hill quotes Dean Johnson on states' lawsuits to halt immigration-policy rollbacks

Professor Joe writes opinion piece for The Atlantic, 'Defend the Public Defenders'

Professor Imwinkelried delivers opening remarks for national conference

International Centre for Investigative Reporting mentions Professor Joh's 2016 debate

New documentary Racially Charged features Professor Joe

Professor Larson a finalist for ABA Silver Gavel Award for second straight year

Bloomberg Law quotes Professor Ventry on tax fraud whistleblower laws

Annual Intraschool Negotiations Competition fields 32 student teams

Professor Shanske speaks to Wall Street Journal about tax advantages for businesses moving to Texas

Jezebel quotes Professor Joh in story on COVID-19 vaccination program in Syracuse, N.Y.

UC Davis Law condemns anti-Asian racism and xenophobia

Bee quotes Professor Pruitt in story tying school re-openings to political leanings

Schools can reopen safely, Professor Ventry writes in San Francisco Chronicle op-ed

Professor Bennoune delivers U.N. report on COVID-19 and cultural rights

Professor Emeritus Dobris interviews Professor Emeritus Hing in new video

Professor Shanske addresses budgets and shortfalls for Municipal Law Institute Symposium

Professor Harris takes part in campus Advancing Pain Relief Virtual Symposium

UC Davis hosts Asylum & Refugee Law National Moot Court Competition online

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour discusses 'Women and M&A' at two recent workshops

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour speaks in Oxford University seminar

Professor Chandrasekher speaks at Berkeley Law's Consumer Law Scholars Conference

Professor Harris discusses disability discrimination issues at Los Angeles library event

Celebrating King Hall event to mark outstanding achievements

Professor Shanske writes on local tax initiatives for The Recorder

Professor Dodge interviewed about presumption against extraterritoriality

Trump Con Law podcast reaches 50th episode, 'Deplatforming and Section 230'

In CalMatters, Professor Shanske calls for greater taxation of state's most profitable corporations

Professor Harris leads webinar discussion in social justice series Professor Saucedo helped organize

Dean Johnson weighs in for media about plans to rid 'alien' from U.S., state laws

Professor Patel takes part in Cambridge/University of Florida workshop

Monika Kalra Varma '00 to receive Distinguished Alumna Award

Professor Chin's book cited in key Washington state Supreme Court decision

Professor Börk is part of Vermont Law panel on innovative teaching techniques

Dean Johnson writes for Sacramento Bee about Biden's immigration reform plans

Bloomberg Tax quotes Professor Shanske in article on tax implications of the telecommuting boom

Professor Harris speaks in Penn Law seminar about disability justice

February

Professor Bhagwat to co-edit new peer-reviewed law journal

Federal judiciary has 'an empathy gap,' Professor Tang tells Here & Now 

Professor Joh a panelist for Denver Law Review symposium on policing and AI

Professor Pruitt discusses rural needs and policy in talk with Spotlight on Poverty & Opportunity

Sentence Reduction Practicum student Jennifer Puza '21 helps man win freedom

Professor Joo gives presentation based on article co-written with Alex Wheeler '22

Professor Harris co-authors report on bias in crisis standards of care for COVID-19 patients

King Hall Legal Foundation gives out awards, kicks off virtual auction

BuzzFeed News quotes Dean Johnson in story on Biden team rejecting term 'alien'

Professor Pruitt speaks to Washington Examiner about 'State of Jefferson' push

Professor Ikemoto discusses how fertility industry practices enable eugenic racism related to reproductive technology use

Professor Bennoune addresses human-rights topics in several events

In ImmigrationProf Blog post, Dean Johnson discusses prospects for immigration reform

Dean Johnson is part of ABA 'Prison to Deportation Pipeline' panel

Professor Florey wins 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award

Gov. Newsom appoints Jan Schori '78 to Independent System Operator board

Darcie Houck '98 appointed to California Public Utilities Commission

Professor Frank addresses Bay Area League of Women Voters

Professor Elmendorf explores how California cities can pursue pro-housing policies

Professor Lee comments at NYU Law book launch event

Campus safety task force co-chaired by Dean Johnson delivers initial report

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour is part of 'Teaching Race in Business Law' panel

Professor Ikemoto presents at Emma Goldman Clinic event

Professor Chin quoted in Mother Jones article on Black disenfranchisement

Swearing-in ceremony celebrates class of 2020's perseverance

Professor Ikemoto speaks on health care equity and religious beliefs

New Tribal Justice Project speaker series begins Feb. 10

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour writes about India and corporate purpose for Columbia Law blog

Eduardo Díaz '75, new interim director of planned national Latino museum, speaks to NPR

Professor Imwinkelried joins research center at Northumbria University

New Yorker column cites Professor Larson's treason expertise

Professor Ikemoto appears on 60 Minutes

Con Law podcast explores attack on Capitol, Trump's second impeachment

Sacramento Bee quotes Dean Johnson in story on use of term 'Latinx'

Tom Stallard '75 becomes Woodland's mayor for the second time

The Arc appoints Professor Harris to its national board of directors

UC Davis Law hosts California Water Law Symposium

Dean Johnson weighs in for Cap Radio's Insight on Biden's immigration plans

January

Professor Bennoune, other U.N. experts urge renewed vigilance against antisemitism

Professor Joslin speaks at symposium on foster care referral case

Professor Pruitt addresses rural poverty issues at UC Davis panel discussion

Sixth Circuit cites Professor Dodge on state presumptions against extraterritoriality

Sacramento Bee, Fox40 quote Dean Johnson on President Biden's immigration plans

Conversation publishes essay co-written by Professor Pruitt

Free People of Color Lecture Series, co-presented by History Department, continues Tuesday

In S.F. Chronicle op-ed, Professor Harris discusses poet Gorman, disability rhetoric

Public Defender Olson discusses racial disparities in Yolo County

Professors Aldana, Elmendorf elected to the ALI

Professor Chandrasekher named Professor of the Year by BLSA Western Region

Bee quotes Professor Ikemoto in story about possibility of mandatory COVID-19 vaccines

Immigrant Legal Services Center Executive Director Blanco talks to NBC News

Professor Larson speaks to Houston Chronicle, Reuters, other outlets

Professor Shestowsky elected to AALS ADR Executive Committee

Professor Dodge files amicus brief with Ninth Circuit

Florida court quotes Professor William S. Dodge on international comity

Professor Pruitt reviews Sen. Jon Tester's memoir, Grounded, for The Daily Yonder

Professor Börk writes about the threatened wild delta smelt for California WaterBlog

UC Davis Law sees increase in bar pass rate

Professors Bennoune, Bhagwat and Larson examine attack on U.S. Capitol

Dean Johnson joins fellow law deans in condemning Capitol riot as assault on rule of law

Professor Soucek selected as a UC Davis Chancellor's Fellow

Professor Larson weighs in on Capitol insurrection for several media outlets

In Daily Journal op-ed, Professor Frank identifies environmental priorities for Biden

Sacramento Bee quotes Professor Chin about police response to U.S. Capitol insurrection

King Hall team, coached by alums, wins regional finals in National BLSA trial practice contest

Orrick taps associate Roza Patterson '18 for racial, social and economic justice fellowship

Tenant Law Group, managed by Eric Toscano '09, named 12th-fastest-growing firm in U.S.

Professor Lee appears in Danish documentary about Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour writes about India and corporate purpose for Oxford Business Law Blog

Dean Johnson addresses unprecedented events at the U.S. Capitol

Professor Pruitt interviewed on rural legal deserts for Talks on Law

'Con Law' podcast addresses Trump's 'Final Days'

AALS Section on Professional Responsibility honors Professor Joe

Professor Larson discusses constitutional law on PBS' 'The Open Mind,' other media

NBC interviews Professor Chin about Columbia Law's honor of Asian legal trailblazer

Professor Bennoune and other human rights experts call for cartoonist's release

MALDEF awards scholarships to Joana Peraza Lizarraga '21, Andrea Reyes '22