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July

Professor Sunder Appointed as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Dean Johnson, Professor Villazor Co-author Immigration Op-ed for Sacramento Bee

Professor Chin Comments for NBC on Controversial Arrest Video

Professor Reynoso Publishes Op-ed on Reagan Statue

Professor Frank Quoted in Los Angeles Times on Federal Drought Proposal

Professor Reynoso Co-authors Op-ed for San Francisco Chronicle

Professor Lin Comments on Environmental Lawsuits for Daily Journal

King Hall Welcomes 2015 KHOP Students

Professor Saucedo Appointed to ABA Working Group on Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants

Professor Afsharipour Presents at Singapore Conference on Takeover Regulation

Professor Pruitt Appointed to California Commission on Access to Justice Rural Task Force

Nora Pasin '16 Wins Victory for Immigration Clinic Client

James Kim '95 Appointed Chief Financial Officer at Electronic Recyclers International

Dean Johnson Comments for Media on Immigration Sanctuary Laws

Professor Villazor Comments on Same-sex Marriage in U.S. Territories for Daily Telegraph

Professor Frank Speaks on Groundwater at San Francisco Bar Association Event

Marcus Tang '14 Receives Inaugural California Bar Foundation Legal Fellowship

Olivia Filbrandt '17, Roxanne Strohmeier '16 Featured in Dateline UC Davis

Daniel Torres '02 to Lead Immigration Branch in California Social Services Welfare to Work Division

Jonathan Turner '81 Joins Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp

Dean Johnson, Professor Villazor Publish Op-ed in New York Times

Civil Rights Clinic Featured in Sacramento Bee

Dean Johnson Comments for Media on Immigration Sanctuary Laws

Professor Pruitt Publishes Op-ed in National Law Journal

Professor Ventry Quoted on Candidate's Tax Statements in Tax Notes

Professor Bennoune Releases Second TED Talk

Professor Chin Comments on Ninth Circuit Ruling for Arizona Public Radio

Professor Bennoune Quoted in Kenya Sunday Standard

King Hall Hosts Successful Licensing Academy in Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

Professor Lee Featured on ‘This Week in Law'

Bruce Markell '80 Joins Northwestern University School of Law Faculty 

Professor Lin Publishes Op-Ed on Pope Francis and Climate Change

Senior Associate Dean Amar Comments on Supreme Court Rulings for Public Radio Stations

Professor Frank Comments on California Supreme Court Ruling for Al Jazeera America

Professor Bennoune Speaks on 'Countering Violent Extremism' at University of Nairobi

Research by Professor Chander Cited in Mint

Professor Frank Publishes Op-ed on California Supreme Court Low-Income Housing Ruling

Professor Imwinkelried Delivers Keynote on Developments in Scientific Evidence

June

Join the UC Davis School of Law 50th Anniversary Celebration: Share Your King Hall Memories!

Alice M. Kyureghian '14 Wins U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Case

Senior Associate Dean Amar Comments on Anti-Gay Initiative for Capital Public Radio

Professor Pruitt Attends Rwanda Premiere of Film on Historic Genocide Trial

Professor Bennoune Speaks Abroad on Islamic Extremism

Professor Imwinkelried Signs Brief in California Supreme Court Evidence Case

Professor Lee Presents at UC Berkeley School of Law

Shea Brack '11 Joins Greenberg Traurig

Professor Joslin Presents on ‘Marital Status Nondiscrimination'

Dean Johnson Comments on Supreme Court Immigration Case for Bloomberg BNA

UC Undocumented Student Legal Services Center Draws Media Coverage

Professor Chander Cited in Bloomberg Tech Blog

Alice M. Kyureghian '14 Argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Professor Shanske Honored in Bacon Public Lectureship and White Paper Competition

Professor Soucek Speaks on Same-sex Marriage at Humboldt-Universität Berlin

Professor Joh Presents at Annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference

Galena West '01 to Lead California Fair Political Practices Commission Enforcement Division

Professor Frank Teaches Comparative Environmental Law Course in Italy

Professor Chander Presents at Conference on Robotics, Law & Policy

Bianca Dueñas '16 Awarded Dan Bradley Fellowship

Professor Chander Speaks on USA Freedom Act for Korean Radio

June Cravett '82 Profiled in Bay Area Reporter

King Hall Faculty Shine at Law and Society Annual Meeting

King Hall Partners with California Law Revision Commission to Review State's Electronic Surveillance Laws

Dean Johnson Comments on Obama Immigration Program for Monterey Herald

Professor Bennoune Interviewed on Islam and the Media

Professor Chander Speaks at Korean National Assembly Hall

Professor Sunder Presents at UC Berkeley School of Law

Scholarship by Professor Chander Selected for Entertainment, Publishing, and the Arts Handbook

Judge Ramona Garrett '80 Featured in Vacaville Reporter

Elisabeth Semel '75 Wins UC Berkeley Teaching Award

Diana Gordon (Greene) '77 Profiled in Santa Monica Mirror

May

Dean Johnson Comments on Immigration Ruling for Southern California Public Radio

Professor Shanske Comments on Supreme Court Tax Case for Bloomberg

Professor Chander Speaks at Columbia University Internet Governance Conference

Professor Shanske Interviewed by State Tax Notes

Professor Ikemoto Speaks at Feminist Legal Theory Conference in Shanghai

Professor Chander Cited in Bloomberg Ecommerce and Tech Blog

Megha Bhatt '15 Selected for Mabie-Apallas Fellowship

Commencement Ceremony Celebrates King Hall Class of 2015

Professor Chin Quoted in Bloomberg on Hong Yen Chang Ruling

Professor Frank Receives Stephen Mather Visionary Award

King Hall Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Honored with Campus Diversity Awards

Professor Bennoune Interviewed on Bosnian Women's Court

Professor Biagioli Speaks at Yale Humanities Center

Professor Chander Cited in Google Policy Blog

Eve Brown '05 to Lead Boston University Law Clinic

Christopher Moores '16 Wins American Veterinary Medical Association Animal Law Writing Contest

Laura Taylor '16 Receives Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholarship

Lee Ann Eager '05 Appointed to California International Trade and Investment Advisory Council

Professor Reynoso to Lead Probe into San Francisco Police

Professor Frank Comments on Water Law and California's Drought for CNBC

Professor Bennoune Attends Sarajevo Women's Court

Professor Imwinkelried Comments on Police Body Camera Technology for Reveal News

Professor Lin Speaks on Geoengineering at Commonwealth Club Event

Professor Hillman Speaks at ABA Business Law Section Meeting

Michael Reitzell '01 to Lead California Ski Industry Association

Lizzette Gomez '17 Receives Peggy Browning Fellowship

Associate Dean Amar Comments on Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases for National Public Radio

Professor Bennoune Interviewed on HuffPost Live

Professor Larson Comments for The Guardian on Parental Naming Rights

Professor Lin Quoted in Bloomberg News on Environmental Regulation

Professor Reynoso Cited in Washington Post Report on Obama Trade Policy

Professor Joslin Comments for WalletHub on State and Federal Accommodations for Working Mothers

Professor Bennoune Speaks on Feminism and Islam in KPFK Interview

Professor Imwinkelried Participates in National Conference of Bar Examiners Committee Meeting

Professor Lee Presents at Faculty Workshop at Willamette University

Professor Perschbacher Publishes Essay in Law for the Curious: Why Study Law?

Stephen Abreu '07 Named to National Black Lawyers Top 100

J. Angelo DeSantis Speaks at Texas Southern University

Public Service Graduation Honors Class of 2015

Professor Soucek Chosen for Dukeminier Award

Professor Ikemoto Honored with Law Students for Reproductive Justice Outstanding Faculty Award

Professor Brownstein Comments for Washington Post on Legal Definition of Religion

Professor Chander Cited in Ars Technica

Professor Bennoune Interviewed on Muslim Fundamentalism on RT TV's The Big Picture

Professor Frank Comments on California Water Rights Reform for Daily Journal

Holly Cooper Comments on Supreme Court Immigration Case for Law 360

Professor Bennoune Publishes Interview with Slain Activist

Professor Lee Speaks at Korea University and Seoul National University, Meets with Korean Judges

Professors Pruitt, Saucedo Speak at USC Law Conference on 'Reframing the Welfare Queen'

Professor Charles Calleros '78 Earns Teaching, Mentoring Awards

Jonathan "J.J." Mulligan '15 Named as Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow

Ansel Halliburton '11 Joins Kronenberger Rosenfeld

Chris Engels '04 Featured in International Criminal Justice Today

April

Dean Johnson Comments for Christian Science Monitor on Immigration Legal Battle

Professor Bennoune Speaks on ‘Islamic State' at Commonwealth Club Event

Professor Shanske Comments for State Tax Notes on Online Businesses and State Taxes

Professor Afsharipour Comments for San Jose Mercury News on Chevron Shareholders' Proposal

Professor Shanske Speaks at American Law Institute Conference

Laura Flynn '16, Hope Kwiatkowski '17, Chelsea Bond '17, Sonja Prins '16 Awarded Fellowships

Professors Chin and Imwinkelried Rated among Top Authors on HeinOnline

Professor Shanske Comments for Wallet Hub on Taxes and Government Services

Professor Frank and Janelle Krattiger '14 File Brief on Delta Litigation

Johnathan Baldauf '15, Sammy Duvvuri '15, Minal Khan '15, Sean Piers '15 Honored with Hogan Award

Professor Joh Presents at Northwestern Law School

Professor Frank Testifies before California Senate Committee on Environmental Quality

King Hall Alumni Board, Young Alumni Association Launch Mentor Program

King Hall HALO Students Help Detained Immigrant Families in San Antonio

Professor Ventry Comments for New York Times on ‘Return-free' Tax Filing

Daniel Arkof '15 Argues Before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Anita Bamshad '16 and Niall Roberts '16 Take Top Honors in Neumiller Competition

Professor Frank Publishes Op-ed in San Francisco Chronicle on Water Law Reform

Judy Janes Honored with American Association of Law Libraries Award

Professor Brownstein Speaks at Mercer University as 2015 Shurden Lecturer

Professor Dunning Honored at Lewis & Clark Law School Symposium

King Hall Students Selected for Order of the Barristers

J. Angelo DeSantis Speaks on Healthcare Reform at UC Berkeley

Professor Chander Speaks at Latin American Telecommunications, Technology, and Internet Public Policy Forum

Professor Brownstein Testifies Before U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Professor Pruitt Speaks at University of Arkansas School of Law

Marc Levinson '73 Honored as American Lawyer ‘Dealmaker of the Year'

Paul Zimmerman '12 Named as Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for Smashon

King Hall Graduate Employment Rate Continues to Improve

Professor Villazor Honored with Filipino Bar Association of Northern California Trailblazer Award

Daniel Arkof '15 Set to Argue Before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Professor Frank Comments on Drought and State Politics for Los Angeles Times

Professor Lin Presents Geoengineering Research at UC Berkeley School of Law

Holly Cooper Comments on Immigration Policy for Law360

Professor Biagioli Keynotes Conference on 'Articulating Science, Technology, and Law'

Professor Lee Speaks at Yale Law School

Immigration Clinic Students Win Cancellation of Removal

Rob McCray '75 Comments on Medical Technologies for Public Television Report

Professor Feeney Comments on Anti-Gay Ballot Proposal for Associated Press, New York Times

Professor Ventry Comments for Time Magazine on 'Return-Free' Tax Filing

Professor West Quoted on Gender Inequities in State Government by Sacramento Bee

Professor Chander Comments on Bitcoin Theft Case for Wall Street Journal

Senior Associate Dean Amar Interviewed by NPR on Anti-Gay Ballot Proposal

Immigration Law Clinic Wins Nine-Year Legal Battle

Professor Chin Interviewed by Diverse Magazine

Professor Imwinkelried Teaches at China University of Political Science and Law

Professor Elmendorf Presents Research at Harvard

Professor Frank Speaks at Environmental Law Institute Boot Camp in Seattle

Professor Joslin Participates in Uniform Law Commission Drafting Committee

Professor Lee Presents Papers at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and Arizona State University

Professor Lin Presents on Nanotechnology at American Chemical Society Meeting

Ross Moody '89 Appointed to San Francisco County Superior Court

March

Linda Greenhouse Delivers 2015 Bodenheimer Lecture on Family Law

Associate Dean Amar Comments for Media on Anti-Gay Ballot Proposal

Professor Bennoune Speaks on Terrorism in Tour of Canada, Italy, Belgium, and France

Professor Feeney Comments for CBS-13 on ‘Good Samaritans' and Police

Professor Ikemoto Comments for Capitol Journal on 'Right to Try' Laws

Professor Joh Delivers 2015 Mitchell Lecture at SUNY Buffalo Law School

Lee Ann Eager '05 Reappointed to California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley

Professor Jack Balkin Delivers Central Valley Foundation First Amendment Lecture

Ken Starr Speaks to Wine Law Class at UC Davis

Professor Feeney Publishes Op-ed on Grand Jury System in Daily Journal

Professor Frank Comments on California Supreme Court Environmental Docket for Greenwire

Scholarship by Professor Chandrasekher Selected for Presentation at ALEA Annual Meeting

Professor Ventry Comments for Washington Times on Immigration and Earned Income Tax Credit

Roxanne Strohmeier '16  Chosen for Prestigious International Ethics Program

Professor Chander Speaks at University of the Philippines College of Law

King Hall to Co-host Immigration Conference in Mexico City

Professor Shanske Speaks on Tax Law at University of Toronto

Stephan H. Small '84 Appointed Judicial Magistrate for Jefferson County, Iowa

UC Davis School of Law Students Right Historic Wrong in California Supreme Court Decision

King Hall Places First in U.S. News & World Report Generosity of Financial Aid Rankings 

Professor Joslin Co-authors Amicus Brief on Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Professor Frank Speaks at California Land Use & Public Policy Conference

Professor Joh Presents at University of Virginia School of Law

Darrell Steinberg '84 to Serve as Director of Policy and Advocacy for UC Davis Behavioral Health Center

King Hall Team Shines in Jessup International Moot Court Competition

Professor Pruitt Speaks on Rural Access to Justice to California Legal Aid Providers

Judge Judy Hersher '84 Co-authors California Civil Jury Instruction Handbook

Michael N. Mills '97, Shannon Morrissey '15 Co-author Article on Fracking for Daily Journal

David Meeker '10 to Head Friedemann Goldberg's New Sacramento Office

Janet Gaard '83 Named to New State Task Force

'Celebrating King Hall' Honors Professor Horton, Scholarship Donors and Recipients

Professor Bennoune Speaks on Islamic State and Media in NPR Interview

Professor Joh Publishes Op-ed on Genetic Privacy Case Granted Review by California Supreme Court

King Hall Trial Team Crowned Champions of Capitol City Challenge

UC Davis School of Law Improves Five Slots in Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings

King Hall Hosts Eighth Annual Intraschool Negotiations Competition

International Alumni Update: Marcelo Moscogliato

Professor Bennoune Comments on ISIS for CNN and U.S. News & World Report

Associate Dean Amar Publishes Op-ed on Supreme Court Redistricting Case

Professor Chin Comments for Los Angeles Times on Citizenship and the Presidency

Professor Frank Writes on California Supreme Court Environmental Docket for Daily Journal

Professor Ikemoto Interviewed on Reproductive Technology by Vice Media

Dean Johnson Speaks at Social Psychology and Law Preconference

Professor Imwinkelried Lectures on Scientific Evidence at Idaho Criminal Defense Lawyers Meeting

Professor Soucek Speaks at 'Abolition of War' Conference

Professor Biagioli Speaks at UC Irvine 'Creative Properties Conference'

Professor Chin Speaks on New Book at Yale Law School

Victoria Wong '15 Wins California State Bar Real Property Section Student Writing Competition

King Hall Students Win First Place at Regional ABA Client Counseling Competition

Professor Dodge Chosen by American Law Institute for Restatement of the Law Project

Angelo DeSantis Publishes Article in Student Lawyer

Vicky L. Barker '85, Lowell Chow '10 Win California Lawyer of the Year Awards

Emilio Camacho '11 to Serve as Chief of Staff for California Energy Commissioner

February

Ninth Circuit Judges Kozinski and Wardlaw, California Supreme Court Justice Kruger to Judge Neumiller Competition

Professor Harris Speaks on Equal Protection Clause at University of Denver College of Law

HALO Students Conduct Immigration Workshop as Part of 'Justice Bus' Program

AB540 and Undocumented Student Center Featured in Diverse Magazine

Professor Chander Serves as Delegate to Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Group

Professor Lin Speaks at Climate Engineering Research Workshop

New Professors to Join King Hall Faculty

Professor Frank to Receive a California Lawyer of the Year Award

Professor Bennoune Interviewed on Violent Extremism by Radio Open Source

Professor Imwinkelried Comments on Evidence Admissibility for Southern California Public Radio

J. Angelo DeSantis Publishes Essay on Legal Writing in The Recorder

Professor Pruitt Presents at Access to Justice Symposium

King Hall Team Excels in American College of Bankruptcy Lawmeet

Associate Dean Amar Comments on Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Professor Bennoune Comments for NPR's All Things Considered on Filmmaker's Stand against Extremism

Professor Feeney Comments for Sacramento Bee on State Bar's Disciplinary Action

Professor Saucedo Speaks on Obama Immigration Plan at ABA Midyear Meeting

King Hall Students Win First Place at Regional ABA Client Counseling Competition

Professor Bennoune Speaks at Event for Slain Tunisian Human Rights Leader

Dean Johnson, Professor Chin Present at University of Michigan Immigration Symposium

Felix de la Torre '99 Appointed General Counsel for California Public Employment Relations Board

International Alumni Update: Nazim Can Isiktaç

Professor Horton Named as 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient

King Hall Hosts California Energy Commission Symposium

Professor Bennoune Comments on ISIS Hostage Crisis for CNN

Professor Chander Serves as Expert Commentator for International Trade Commission Roundtable

Jay Carlisle '69 Endows King Hall Scholarship

King Hall Teams Excel in Trial Competition

Professor Bennoune Comments for Association for Women's Rights in Development on Hopes for 2015

Charles Bird '73 Named as President of American Academy of Appellate Lawyers

January

Professor Bennoune Comments for NBC.com on ISIS Ransom Demands

UC Davis Law Review Symposium Draws Coverage in SF Chronicle

Professor Dunning Speaks at California Water Law Symposium

Professor Bennoune Contributes Essay on Terrorism to 'Trials of Spring'

Professor Frank Presents to California Environmental Protection Agency

Anne Stausboll '84 Profiled in Financial Times

Jennifer Rodriguez '04 Profiled in Chronicle of Social Change

A Passion for Teaching: Professor Emeritus James Hogan

Associate Dean Amar Comments on California Supreme Court for Los Angeles Times

Professor Chander Comments for Media on Trial of Alleged Silk Road Founder

Professor Bennoune Comments on Islamic Extremism for Edmonton Journal

Professor Joh Comments for Bon Appetit on Restaurants and Abandoned DNA

Professor Pruitt Publishes Op-ed on Texas Abortion Case

Professor Joh Publishes Essay on New York PD Slowdown

Toren Lewis '12 Selected for Capital Fellows Program

Professor Bennoune Comments for MSNBC and Other Media on Paris Terrorist Attacks

Professor Chander, Nicholas Godlove '09 Quoted in Wall Street Journal Law Blog

Professor Lee Comments on Patent Trial and Appeals Board for San Francisco Chronicle

Professor Chin Interviewed on Immigration by Bloomberg Law

Professor Reynoso to Speak at Martin Luther King Commemorative Commission Luncheon

King Hall Ranked Among ‘Most Diverse Law Schools' by PreLaw Magazine

Professor Simmons Comments on California Tax Dispute Resolution for Wallet Hub

John Wallis ‘15, Matthew McGuffin '16 Receive Award of Merit from Bar Association of San Francisco

Holly Cooper Comments on Reed Smith Pro Bono Project for National Law Journal

Jamie Winter '00 Joins Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

King Hall Faculty Play Prominent Role at AALS Annual Meeting

Professor Ventry Quoted on Mortgage-Interest Deduction in The New Yorker

Professor Bennoune Publishes Op-ed in Huffington Post

Professor Joh Selected as Center for Internet and Society Affiliate Scholar

Professor Chin Quoted by Media on Arizona Immigration Laws

Professor Frank Comments on Ninth Circuit Appeal for Daily Journal

Professor Larson Cited in Appeals Court Decision

Dean Johnson, Professors Hing and Chin Cited in Congressional Report

Professor Chin Comments on Grand Jury System for Capital Public Radio

Professor Frank Speaks at California County Counsels' Association Conference

Professor Biagioli Presents at European University in St. Petersburg

Eric Toscano '09 Receives San Francisco Bar Association Barrister of the Year Award

David Kesselman '99 Founds New Firm

Judge Frank Ochoa '75 Honored by Santa Barbara Bar Association

Kai-Ching Cha '01 Elevated to Shareholder at Littler Mendelson

Rubén A. Villalobos '98 Appointed to Stanislaus County Superior Court Bench

International Alumni Update: Luis Pereda, LL.M. '13, Dean, Anáhuac México Sur University