Feature Stories UMass Law

Jehan Worthy, JD UMassD Student Trustee
Worthy is the first UMass Law student to serve on the UMass Board of Trustees

She also holds positions with the UMass Law Alumni Association and the American Bar Association

Law student standing in front of inside door at internship
UMass Law students are among inaugural judicial and public service interns

Judicial scholarship and fellowship named for former Chief Justice Ralph Gants and Chancellor Emerita Jean MacCormack

Professor of Law
Five new faculty members join UMass Law

Group includes a former trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, a former staff member for the current U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice, and a former MA assistant attorney general

UMass Law incoming Class of 2026
UMass Law's Class of 2026 urged to Pursue Justice

Dean Sam Panarella welcomes his first class of law students from around the U.S. and the world

Female student standing in front of law books
Emily Dillan '20, JD '23 receives national recognition for essay on domestic violence

Places third in ABA competition for essay on workplace protections for survivors of domestic violence, their employers, and coworkers

Near Ring of Kerry, Ireland
Study abroad in Ireland offers enriching experience for UMass Law students

Recent UMass Law graduates Riana Yaman and Augustus Duncan spent a semester at the University of Limerick School of Law in Ireland

Emily Dillan, JD ’23: Pursuing justice for survivors of domestic violence

Cause is a personal one for Dillan, who says “every survivor’s justice is my own”

UMass Law’s Janay Davidson, JD candidate '23 is ready for work as a New York City public defender

UMass Law experiences prepared Davidson for litigation position after graduation

Sports. Entertainment, and Art Law Club
Sports, Entertainment, and Art Law Club aims to expose UMass Law students to growing areas of law

Club grows due to popular class taught by pioneering professor in the field