UMass Law increases Commonwealth Fellows Scholarship
The scholarship provides additional financial support to Massachusetts students.
Eric Mitnick named Dean of UMass Law
UMass Dartmouth-based school of law earned national accreditation and multiple recognitions for excellence and service since 2016
UMass Law students exceed 100,000 hours of community service
Since the establishment of the Commonwealth's first public law school in 2010, its students have contributed nearly $3 million of pro bono legal services and other assistance to community organizations
UMass Law receives Massachusetts Bar Association's Public Service Award
UMass Law received the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Public Service Award at the MBA’s House of Delegates meeting on May 18.
Q & A with Dean Eric Mitnick
As part of the Oklahoma Legal Group's series on law school deans, Dean Eric Mitnick described his views on the changing landscape of legal education and practice.
Southern Poverty Law Center founder Morris Dees urges UMass Law graduates to defend the rule of law over the “rule of the mob”
49 Juris Doctor degrees awarded to Class of 2017 that performed more than 7,000 hours of pro bono and other law-related service to the community.
UMass Dartmouth Commencement 2017 student speakers announced
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies doctorate candidate Michael Savaria of Westport; undergraduate psychology major Brandi Bass of Springfield, and law degree candidate Sheyla Lors of Brooklyn, New York will deliver remarks to classmates May 13-15
UMass Law student Shayla Mombeleur to receive 2017 Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship from Massachusetts Bar Association
It has long been her dream to attend law school with an aim to help the most vulnerable in society.
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