Carrie Menkel-Meadow

Just keep talking

UCI law professor’s work in dispute resolution is rewarded with an honorary doctorate from Belgian university

UCI law professor to be awarded honorary doctorate from Belgian university

Carrie Menkel-Meadow is renowned for work in international conflict management

First symposium in UCI series to explore US immigration policy

EVENT:  Fifty years after passage of the landmark Immigration & Nationality Act, an array of expert scholars, journalists, historians and lawyers will gather for a two-day conference at UCI to discuss the past, present and future of U.S. immigration policy – examining the shift from 1965’s inclusionary vision to the enforcement patterns of today. “Transforming Migrations: Beyond […]

Charles Anthony Smith

Political science study co-authored by UCI debunks idea of public opinion backlash

Does putting same-sex marriage in the public spotlight impede future policy gains for gay and lesbian couples? A new study says no, contrary to previous research on the topic. The findings, which appear in the American Journal of Political Science, should bring hope to marginalized groups that may otherwise be dissuaded from pursuing public change, said Charles Anthony Smith, UCI associate professor of political science and study co-author.

UCI School of Law ranks 30th in first year of eligibility

Education, engineering also gain ground on annual U.S. News & World Report list of best graduate schools

Jesse Jackson to speak at UC Irvine panel on constitutional implications of Ebola

EVENT: An expert panel will present “The Constitutional Implications of Ebola: Civil Liberties & Civil Rights in Times of Health Crises.” Featured speakers are the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., UC Irvine dean of law Erwin Chemerinsky, UCI Chancellor’s Professor of law Michele Goodwin, UCI associate professor of public health Andrew Noymer, and Dr. George Woods […]

US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor judges UCI law school competition

Two students argue in moot court the constitutionality of Illinois gun laws

New Lawyers Yimeng Dou and Sam Lam

They’re lawyers! They swear!

UCI’s first law school grads pass the bar and are sworn in as California attorneys

Study ranks UCI law school faculty seventh nationally in scholarly impact

Just two months after graduating its first class the school comes in seventh nationally.

Dean Erwin Chmerinsky hugs graduate Jean Su

A class act

Among other achievements, the 58 members of the School of Law’s class of 2012 helped define UCI’s pro bono program, establishing the school as a true champion of public interest legal education with a strong emphasis on experiential learning.