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Q&A: Professor Dwight Duncan on the Supreme Court of the United States
Professor Dwight Duncan (Law) discusses the recent nominee to the Supreme Court and the Court itself.
UMass Law and Framingham State University create fast track for students interested in earning their law degree
3+3 Agreement allows students to earn bachelor’s degree and Law Degree in six years
Attorney General Maura Healey addresses the UMass Law Class of 2018
Massachusetts Attorney General addressed the graduates at UMass Law's May 14 Commencement ceremony.
UMass Law to have Attorney General Maura Healey as 2018 Commencement Speaker
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will receive the Chancellor’s Medal at the School of Law commencement exercises on Monday, May 14 at 10 a.m. at the Main Auditorium on the main campus of UMass Dartmouth.
UMass Law bar pass rates continue to impress
Commonwealth’s public law school outperformed area private schools less than one year after receiving full ABA accreditation
Kayla Venckauskas awarded Rappaport Fellowship
Kayla Venckauskas, JD candidate '19 is the fourth UMass Law student in four years to be awarded the prestigious fellowship.
Kayleigh Ellison: Why I Chose UMass Law
Originally from Missouri, Kayleigh Ellison was drawn to UMass Law because of the advantages it provides as the only public law school in Massachusetts.
2018 UMass Law Commencement
Video of the 2018 UMass Law Commencement
Interview with Dean Eric Mitnick
The final edition of Dartmouth Community Television’s UMass Dartmouth Magazine featured an interview with Dean Eric Mitnick.
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Spencer Analyzes the Implications of Predictive Analytics and Surveillance Law
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Shaun Spencer published an article examining how the use of predictive surveillance to prevent terrorist and criminal activity could shape the development of Fourth Amendment law.
Faculty highlights: Spring 2018
UMass Law faculty engage in scholarly research, national conferences, and legal discourse.
Q&A: Professor Shaun Spencer on the $560 Million Powerball Winner’s Request for Privacy
A Powerball winner has asked a New Hampshire judge to keep her identity private. The state argues that her name and address should be public under state law. UMass Law professor and privacy law scholar Shaun Spencer offers his perspective on the privacy issues that this case raises.
Librarians examine 'fine-free' environment in recent article
Law librarians Almeida and Wood author article for American Library Association journal
Peltz-Steele cited by former student, now state supreme court judge
Peltz-Steele cited in Arkansas Supreme Court opinion authored by former student, now associate justice
Professor, student present papers at political science conference
Peltz-Steele and JD/MPP student Lauren Sylvia present papers at regional conference for political science researchers
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Alicia Blanchard: 2018 UMass Law Commencement Speaker
Alicia Blanchard, JD candidate '18, plans to work in special education reform.
Phillip Rutahweire: Focus on immigration law
After relocating from Uganda when he was 13, Phillip Rutahweire, JD candidate '18, pursued U.S. citizenship while at UMass Law.
Mary McBride: Editor-in-chief of the UMass Law Review
Near the top of her cohort, Mary McBride, JD candidate '18, has successfully balanced courses, internships, and leadership positions.