Commencement 2017 honorees announced
NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg, Southern Poverty Law Center founder Morris Dees, MacArthur Foundation Managing Director Cecilia Conrad to be awarded honorary degrees. Obama White House Chief Photographer and Dartmouth native Pete Souza, author and LGBT activist Jennifer Finney Boylan to receive Chancellor’s Medals.
UMass Law student’s patient safety ideas win national award for legal writing
Mary Chaffee ’17 is one of ten students from across the country who will be presented with the prestigious Burton Award at the Library of Congress in May
Acclaimed filmmaker Clennon L. King to visit UMassD
Award-winning film Passage at St. Augustine chronicles movement that led to passage of Civil Rights Act of 1964.
UMass Law awarded Massachusetts Bar Association's Public Service Award
The Massachusetts Bar Association has recognized UMass Law for its commitment to providing an excellent, affordable, and accessible legal education.
Q&A: UMass Law professor on immigration executive order
President Trump's Executive Order banning immigration from seven countries has been contested in federal courts here in Massachusetts and several others. The order has left thousands of visa-holders in limbo, and has left universities and companies across the country considering the impacts. UMass Law Professor Irene Scharf directs the UMass Law Immigration Clinic and has been teaching and practicing immigration law since the 1970s. Here are her responses to two questions on the issue:
UMass Law launches clinic dedicated to protecting human rights within the U.S.
Human Rights at Home Clinic will focus on gender-based violence, unmet health needs and other human rights concerns in our local communities and beyond.
Building on the UMass Law commitment
Dean Eric Mitnick discusses impact of American Bar Association accreditation.
UMass School of Law Earns Full ABA Accreditation
Commonwealth’s public law school building momentum to diversify the legal profession and expand access to justice for citizens
UMass Law students top $4.5 million in service to the community
“Mission to pursue justice” has delivered more than 87,000 hours of assistance since establishment of the state’s only public law school. Boston, Brockton, Cape Cod, Fall River, Lowell, New Bedford, Quincy, Springfield, Taunton, Worcester among the communities served.
"What Just Happened? What Now?": A conversation with former Congressman Barney Frank Nov. 18
Forum will be moderated by UMass Dartmouth Journalism Lecturer Caitlin O'Neil