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2015 News Archives

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STI Alaska Summer Trial Institute

December 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law will be taking its unique trial practice program to Anchorage, Alaska in the summer of 2016. Students from all law schools are invited to participate.

McCoy Clinic Highlight: Victory in Uganda

November 24, 2015 — Last month, the University of Wyoming Center for International Human Rights Law and Advocacy shared in a major legal victory for human rights in Uganda. On October 30th, Uganda’s Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision reinstating a closely watched lawsuit on preventable maternal mortality, which seeks access to justice and the fulfillment of health rights for expectant mothers.

Brad Student Highlight

November 11, 2015 — Two students in the University of Wyoming College of Law Prosecution Assistance Program (PAP) argued before the Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Bradford Coates and Jonathan Lebsack represented the State of Wyoming.

suzie Faculty Highlight

November 9, 2015 — Pritchett will give context to contemporary immigration issues in Wyoming and provide an opportunity to discuss the future of immigration in the Cowboy State. Pritchett will give context to contemporary immigration issues in Wyoming and provide an opportunity to discuss the future of immigration in the Cowboy State.

jacquelyn Faculty Highlight: Jacquelyn Bridgeman

October 28, 2015 — Jacquelyn Bridgeman was awarded the Leadership in Diversity Award at the University of Wyoming.

you be the judge You be the Judge

October 28, 2015 — You Be The Judge is an interactive community outreach program designed to educate Wyoming citizens on the purposes and responsibilities of the Wyoming judicial system.

law week Law Week 2015 and Northern Ireland Speakers

October 6, 2015 — October 12, 2015 marks the beginning of Law Week at the University of Wyoming College of Law. Law Week is a forum that features speakers from a wide range of backgrounds in government, academia, public interest groups, and private practice.

duff Faculty Highlight: Professor Duff Named New Associate Dean for Student Programs and External Relations

October 1, 2015 — Effective October 1st, 2015, Professor Michael Duff will be stepping into his new role at the College of Law as Associate Dean for Student Programs and External Relations.

tara Righetti Presents Paper at the Energy Policy Research Conference

September 30, 2015 — Professor Tara Righetti recently presented a paper at the Energy Policy Research Conference (EPRC) which took place September 10-11 in Denver. The paper entitled "The Impact of Social Cost of Carbon Analyses in the Development of Western Region Energy Projects," was co-authored by Professor Temple Stoellinger of the University of Wyoming Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, and Kipp Coddington of the Carbon Management Institute.

US news logo UW College of Law Makes the Top 10 List of Law Schools that Leave Graduates with the Least Debt by U.S. News & World Report

September 9, 2015 — UW College of Law Makes the Top 10 List of Law Schools that Leave Graduates with the Least Debt by U.S. News & World Report

duff Duff Nominated for Fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers

September 8, 2015 — Professor Michael Duff was nominated to become a fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers. The CWCL was established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers’ compensation.

Alexander Message from the Dean

July 1, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law begins a new chapter in its history as Dean Klint Alexander takes the reins July 1, 2015.

graduation College of Law Graduation 2015

May 13, 2015 — The UW College of Law graduation commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Buchanan Center for Performing Arts.

annes Student Highlight

May 13, 2015 — University of Wyoming College of Law student Brian Annes appeared in an oral argument before the Wyoming Supreme Court today in Cheyenne. Annes is part of the Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resources Law Clinic (EENR) which is wrapping up its inaugural year at the College of Law.

Laurie Student Highlight

May 12, 2015 — 3L Laurie Rogers argued before the Wyoming Supreme Court today in Cheyenne, Wyo.. As a student in the Prosecution Assistance Program at the College of Law, Rogers argued on behalf of the State in conjunction with the Attorney General’s Office.

MoFo Litigating Same-Sex Marriage at the Supreme Court

March 16, 2015 — Professor Noah Novogrodsky and University of Wyoming College of Law International Human Rights Clinic student Sam Forshner recently traveled to San Francisco to work on an amicus brief in the equal marriage case scheduled to be heard at the Supreme Court on April 28th.

honorees 2015 Honors Banquet

March 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law will be hosting the annual Honor’s Banquet on Friday, March 27th, 2015 at the Laramie Country Club.

us news logo UW College of Law and Legal Writing Program ranked in U.S. News and World Report

March 12, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College o f Law has moved up 21 spots in the U.S. News and World Report 2016 rankings of best law schools and is in its highest ranked place of 108th. The College of Law has worked hard for this increase, and the upward trend in the rankings is one that the law school hopes to continue on its path to crack the top 100.

jessup International Moot Court Competition Team Results

March 12, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law team competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in the Rocky Mountain region at Denver University, February 20-21, 2015. The team included Brianne Phillips, Nick Bjorklund, Kayla Spencer, David Demic and Martha Tate.

team Students Compete at the National Environmental Moot Court Competition

February 24, 2015 — The student team representing the University of Wyoming College of Law at the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, hosted by the Pace University Law School, had a successful run competing this past weekend, Feb. 19-21, 2015.

best practical training UW College of Law Recognized as a Best Law School for Practical Training

February 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law has been ranked in the top tier of best law schools for practical training by PreLaw Insider.

logo CSWA Call for Proposals

January 28, 2015 — The Center for the Study of Written Advocacy of the University of Wyoming College of Law and the Department of Psychology of the University of Wyoming invite proposals for presentations at the first Psychology of Persuasion Conference, to be held September 18-19, 2015 at the University of Wyoming College of Law in Laramie, Wyoming.

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