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August

New York Times quotes Professor Joh in story about tool to prevent AI facial recognition

Professor Pruitt, Kelly Beskin '21 collaborate on piece for Daily Journal

Professor Pruitt speaks on ABA panel, is quoted in Daily Journal, Law360 on 'legal deserts'

NBC News quotes Professor Joslin about changes to states' parenting laws

Professor Tang reviews 2019-20 Supreme Court cases in virtual event

'Con Law' podcast addresses recent Supreme Court term, federal policing in Portland

Professor Florey writes in CalMatters about controlling COVID-19 across jurisdictions

July

Update about fall instruction

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour presents at Feminism and Corporate Law roundtable

Professor Joh cited in Fourth Circuit search-and-seizure case

Dean Johnson helps lead LSAC Deans Dialogue webinar

Changes to state bar exam should be applauded, Dean Johnson writes in Daily Journal

Bee quotes Professor Saucedo about rights of worker who wore Black Lives Matter mask

KQED quotes Dean Johnson on Temporary Protected Status program

Professor Joslin elected to the American Law Institute

Professor Bennoune participates in United Cities and Local Governments event

Civil rights icon John Lewis inspired the King Hall community during 2016 visit

Parentage act backed by Professor Joslin overwhelmingly approved by Rhode Island legislature

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour sits on panel for virtual New Scholars Workshop

District court relies on brief filed by Professors Dodge and Frank in climate-change case

Professor Aldana, UC Davis colleagues offer public comments on proposed asylum rule

Bloomberg Law quotes Professor Saucedo about employment lawsuits filed by DACA recipients

Professor Harris talks to USA TODAY about mask-wearing exemptions and the ADA

News outlets quote Professors Chin and Joh about new ICE rules for international students

Amelia Haney '21 and Andrea Reyes '22 awarded prestigious Stevens Fellowships

Professor Brownstein's Hill op-ed challenges Trump's stance on Confederates

Professor Imwinkelried joins amicus brief in case challenging NSA surveillance program

Bee asks Dean Johnson about efforts to cancel upcoming state bar exam

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion offers web page with resources related to racial trauma

Professor Soucek posts on ImmigrationProf Blog about gender-based asylum claims

New York Times asks Professor Joh about Golden State Killer case

Professor Hunt writes for The Hill about debt relief for for-profit college students

Keegan James '22 awarded Browning Fund fellowship for public interest labor law

Professor Bhagwat appears on L.A. radio show to discuss Facebook 'Boogaloo' ban

June

Law Week Colorado quotes Professor Pruitt about rural lawyer shortage

Renmin University Press releases collection of Professor Imwinkelried's work

Professor Joh's podcast explores police reform in wake of protests

Iowa Supreme Court cites Professor Soucek's article in sexual-harassment decision

Professor Chin to be part of Sen. Dodd's town hall on justice in policing

Professor Frank addresses Bar Association of San Francisco

NPR asks Professor Cooper about judge ordering ICE to free some detained children

Jeffery Daar '82 appointed to Los Angeles Ethics Commission

Dean Johnson writes about immigration cases in 2019, 2020 Supreme Court terms

Dean Johnson, Immigrant Legal Services' Executive Director Blanco talk to media about DACA

Professor Pruitt writes about truck-driver dad in Father's Day piece for CalMatters

Dean Johnson writes policy brief on DACA

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour speaks at National Business Law Scholars Conference

Professor Joslin presents at Family Law Scholars and Teachers Conference

Professor Saucedo elected to College of Labor & Employment Lawyers

Civil Rights Clinic report finds Yuba County not in compliance with agreement

Evan Reid '20 to fight injustice in the South through the Equal Justice Initiative

ABC10 quotes Professor Chin about officers' qualified immunity against civil judgments

Dean Johnson to co-chair new task force on UC Davis community policing

Admission/Financial Aid office receives Diversity and Principles of Community Award

Associate Vice Chancellor Aldana to chair an ABA council, serve on another ABA board

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour participates in University of Richmond workshop

High court backs LGBTQ employment protections; Professor Soucek cited in an opinion

Immigrant Legal Services Center's Damian Caravez '18 receives award for service

In virtual COVID-19 town hall, Professor Joh discusses state, federal responses

Two King Hall students start summer internships with Yolo D.A.

Professor Patel takes part in virtual antitrust workshop hosted by Yale

Professor Bhagwat's new book, Our Democratic First Amendment, is released

Dean Johnson speaks on Conference for Associate Deans panel

Professor Harris writes op-ed on 'disability alibi' for San Francisco Chronicle

UC Davis Law holds virtual public forum on police violence, race, and protests

King Hall to host "Police Violence, Race and Protest" virtual public forum

Professor Joh's podcast addresses 'Socially Distanced SCOTUS'

ProPublica quotes Professor Cooper about accelerated deportations of migrant children

UC Davis Law Review to publish law-school diversity study co-authored by Justice Liu

Professor Bhagwat helps PolitiFact fact-check President Trump's anti-Twitter stance

Professor Frank writes about Bay-Delta for CalMatters

Four students from Class of 2020 receive California ChangeLawyers 3L scholarships

Interdisciplinary project co-led by Associate Vice Chancellor Aldana receives grant

Professors Dodge and Frank file a second brief in climate-change case

Inaugural First Generation Advocates students graduate from UC Davis Law

May

Congratulations to the class of 2020!

Dean Johnson named editor of SSRN e-journal

Professor Lee included in best-of intellectual property anthology for third time

Professor Klotz receives UC Davis Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching award

L.A. Times asks Professor Frank about state environmental rules stalled in pandemic

Class of 2020's Bates, Reid, Tucker recognized for outstanding achievement

Professor Ikemoto lends expertise to College of Biological Sciences virtual town hall

Professor Jasmine Harris writes chapter for new book Diversity, Health, Law, and Bioethics

AALS newsletter spotlights Professor Jasmine Harris as co-chair of Section on Evidence

Alison Corn '20 speaks to Sacramento Bee about her award-winning app

Prize for student-authored environmental law paper goes to Marissa Fuentes '20

Huffington Post asks Professor Larson about unusual name of Elon Musk's baby

S.F. Chronicle quotes Dean Johnson on President Trump's virus-related immigration ban

Austin Quinn-Davidson '07 wins re-election to Anchorage Assembly

Law360 quotes Professors Chin and Soucek on high court free speech immigration case

Webinar teaches best practices for supervisors of telecommuting externs

Film about Sacramento River featuring Professor Börk will screen online

Professor Shanske, other tax law scholars address states' fiscal crises with new project

UC Davis Law Review Prop. 187 symposium available online

Professor Behre speaks in national webinar about domestic violence in COVID-19 crisis

Professor Bennoune takes part in UC Davis Humanities Institute virtual event

April

Public Service Graduation celebrates 2020 graduates who upheld King Hall tradition

Professor Bennoune joins virtual summit on cultural mobilization amid COVID-19 crisis

UC Davis Law Review publishes online tribute to Professor Feeney

Professor Tang writes for New York Times about Sixth Circuit decision on Detroit schools

Professor Joslin guest-lectures virtually at Yale Law School

Professor Joh's podcast addresses civil liberties during COVID-19 crisis, Jacobson v. Massachusetts

Paige Tucker '20 receives King Hall Alumni Association Award

Professor Soucek named Fellow at UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement

Consumer Reports quotes Professor Horton in story about online wills

Alison Corn '20 awarded second place in international Iron Tech Lawyer Invitational

ProPublica, Law360 include Professor Ventry in stories on Free File, stimulus payments

Professor Joe co-authors report about public defenders and the COVID-19 crisis

UC Davis Law holds virtual workshop to discuss recent wave of xenophobia

Professor Imwinkelried participates in Vanderbilt Law teleconference

Wall Street Journal quotes Professor Ventry about IRS assisting stimulus access to low earners

Law Review's Stephanie Dong, Jessica Gillotte, Veronika Morrison receive Hopkins Awards

Professor Jasmine Harris receives Reynoso Award from La Raza Law Students Association

UC Davis Law starts emergency fund for students

Lawyering Process classes draw an impressive group of guest speakers

Ten members of class of 2020 selected for Order of Barristers

Professor Dodge guest lectures (via Zoom) at Yale Law School

Professor Chin participates in webinar on racial bias during COVID-19 crisis

King Hall introduces 'virtual room reservation' process

March

Washington Post cites Professor Joh's Politico piece

Steven Zipperstein '83 writes new book, Law and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

UC Davis news, Bee quote Professor Chin about legality of hoarding during a crisis

In podcast and in Politico magazine, Professor Joh details government powers during a health crisis

NBC quotes Professor Joh in story about arrest based on DNA evidence from trash

Professor Ventry comments for Time's guide to free tax-filing services

A message to King Hall about operational status

Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye honored as one of 55 remarkable women from UC Davis

District court relies on brief filed by Professors Dodge and Frank in climate-change case

Professor Ikemoto testifies at Capitol before Committee on Women's Reproductive Health

Professor Chandrasekher participates in consumer law conference at Berkeley Law

Professor Larson's Trials of Allegiance receives ABA Silver Gavel nomination

China University of Political Science and Law students reflect on time at King Hall

Professor Pruitt, Professor Emerita Johns, Rodrigo Guevara receive honors

Professor Patel speaks at UC Hastings about merger breakups

Washington Post quotes Professor Cooper in story on Barr's intervention in asylum case

Supreme Court of Canada cites Professor Dodge's essay

UC Davis Giving highlights $1.25 million gift to law school from Russ Jura '74

Professor Joslin takes part in 'Law of Nonmarriage' panel at Yale Law School

Professor Tang writes for Atlantic about high court and gun and education-equity rights

Professor Behre speaks at University of Arizona about her Arizona Law Review article

Reza Harris '19 writes about restorative justice, King Hall practicum in S.F. Examiner

Washington Post selects Professor Joh to be part of prestigious Technology 202 Network

Dean Johnson takes part in BU School of Law symposium

February

Associated Press quotes Professor Chin in story about former Phoenix-area Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Dean Johnson, Professors Chin, Imwinkelried place high on ScholarRank list of top authors

Professor Dodge discusses Restatement of International Arbitration at Pepperdine

Margaret Johns '76 to receive Distinguished Alumna Award

Dean Johnson to address 'Immigration and Agriculture' at farm labor-focused event

Professor Chin speaks at event marking 150th anniversary of 15th Amendment

Professor Joh's podcast addresses prosecutorial discretion

NBC Bay Area quotes Professor Frank about projects built amid threat of sea-level rise

Professor Harris presents via webinar; article will be republished in UCLA journal

Dean Johnson joins other former clerks in supporting late Ninth Circuit judge's accuser

Dean Johnson participates in Immigration Theory Workshop in Houston

Forbes follows Professor Harris' New York Times op-ed on Weinstein with its own report

Professor Chin previews United States v. Sineneng-Smith on SCOTUSblog

Reversal by Ninth Circuit supports Nevada appellant backed by Aoki Center

Professor Pruitt to receive 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award

Professor Joslin to present paper at the University of Arizona law school

Professor Soucek speaks at University of Oklahoma law school on gay blood ban

Professor Frank speaks on water law in the west at San Diego conference

Professors Dodge and Frank file brief in climate change case

UC Davis Law Review ranks 27th in the W&L Law Review rankings, breaking into top 30

Dean Johnson quoted in New York Times story on the term 'alien' in laws

KQED talks to Dean Johnson in a report on the long-term effects of Trump's immigration policies

S.F. Exploratorium 'Hacking the Human Genome' event to feature Professor Joh

Dean Johnson to speak at Boston University School of Law conference on 1L curriculum

Professor Frank quoted in S.F. Chronicle story about lawsuits against oil companies for climate change damages

Senior Associate Dean Afsharipour presents paper at two law schools

Professor Joslin contributes to drafting rights law for unmarried cohabitants

Professor Dodge speaks at Vanderbilt University Law School

Professor Harris is keynote speaker at University of Virginia conference

Professors Horton and Chandrasekher present Robert I. Weil Lecture at Western Justice Center

Professor Lee lectures at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Professor Pruitt quoted in Law360 article on New Mexico's efforts to aid residents in 'legal deserts'

Professor Dodge participates in experts gathering on International Criminal Court

Professor Bennoune marks Angelo-Berryhill chair appointment with lecture

Professor Chin lectures at Rutgers' Center for Immigration Law, Policy and Justice

Professor Pruitt focuses on the housing crisis and rural Californians in policy brief

Professor Joo on panel at Orrick discussing definitions of property in mail and wire fraud

Professor Sarkar a panelist for immigration discussion at Stanford Law conference

January

Dean Johnson named to 2020 Lawyer of Color Power List

36 teams vie in 13th Annual Intraschool Negotiations Competition

Professor Patel to present on antitrust policy issues at ABA conference

Professor Harris writes in the New York Times about the aesthetics of disability in Harvey Weinstein's trial

Professor Ventry quoted in National Law Review

Professor Larson speaks at town hall meeting on impeachment

Professor Chin to speak at Harvard Law conference

Professor Ventry comments on UC's two new publisher agreements

Students from Family Protection and Legal Assistance Clinic help client gain restraining order

Professor Elmendorf writes about California urban housing legislation for City Journal

Professor Joe interviewed by Slate about jury selection for Harvey Weinstein's trial

 UC Immigrant Legal Services Center’s work highlighted in High Country News

New York Times quotes Professor Harris on Warren's disability plan

Law360 quotes Dean Johnson about U.S. plan for Mexican asylum seekers

Professor Larson to speak on guns and gun-law history

Professor Pruitt talks to Daily Yonder about work requirements for SNAP recipients

Washington Post cites Professor Joh's article in story about lie by officer

Professor Joslin participates in drafting uniform law for unmarried cohabitants

Professor Joh's podcast looks at absence of bribery in Trump articles of impeachment

American Society for Aesthetics elects Professor Soucek as a trustee

Bloomberg podcast quotes Professor Frank about fight over access to San Mateo County beach

Trump threat to Iran cultural sites is 'something terrorists do,' Professor Bennoune tells ABC10

Professor Frank addresses public trust doctrine, recent decision in Sacramento talk