The chief justice of the California Supreme Court will deliver the commencement address at UC Irvine School of Law on May 11. Fortunately, the UCI School of Law has informed the Weekly who that is: Tani Cantil-Sakauye. Truth be told, Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye was sworn in on Jan. 3, 2011, becoming t ... More >>
The dean of California political reporters, Dan Walters, didn't like the idea of UC Irvine opening a law school six years ago and, in his syndicated column Monday, expressed vindication for that view thanks to a Los Angeles Times story that reports several law school graduates can't find jobs while ... More >>
the City of Costa Mesa has demonized homeless people, you'd think that would be the place for this seminar: "Opposing the Criminalization of Homelessness: Building a Human Rights Framework
Event."Actually, the talk runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Irvine, in UC Irvine's EDU - 1111 Sem ... More >>
The end of our October blog post on University of California at Irvine School of Law students helping Nigerian activists present a case to the U.S. Supreme Court mentioned that the local school has its critics.The blasts to the law school and its founding dean, Erwin Chemerinsky, began in 2009, but ... More >>
The words "cardiothoracic surgeon" are most likely not found in the vocabulary of any two-year-old, except for Barbara Williams, a second-year medical student at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine.
Williams recently completed clinical cardiovascular research at the nationally r ... More >>
When the U.S. Supreme Court opened what's billed to be a contentious new term Monday, UC Irvine School of Law students were there.But the future legal eagles were not in Washington, D.C., to observe the proceedings as bystanders but to help one of their professors argue a case before the Supremes.
Omar Ali Rizvi graduated from law school in San Francisco and earned a Masters of Laws degree in securities and financial regulations at Georgetown University Law School in the nation's capital, but its obvious that the Irvine man never learned to obey the law.In the last decade, Rizvi has been conv ... More >>
UC Irvine Law Professor Katherine Porter, who Attorney General Kamala Harris in March named to monitor California's landmark foreclosure settlement with five major banks, is starting a Consumer Protection Clinic to help homeowners get promised relief. The school's role is part of a state settlement ... More >>
California's Board of Registered Nursing wants to revoke the licenses of five nurses for running an unaccredited Garden Grove nursing school from 2007 to 2010. Students at Nightingale California International took nursing pre-licensure classes in Garden Grove and completed clinical training in the P ... More >>
For the UC Irvine School of Law's first-ever Supreme Court Review
Wednesday, the assembled panel was saddled with a reportedly "boring" 2010-2011 term.
Fortunately, the legal all-stars who enlightened about 170
lunching students, lawyers and professors on campus (and an equal number watching the ... More >>
Dean ChemerinskyUC Irvine's School of Law was informed today that it has been granted provisional accreditation by the American Bar Association."The ABA's decision puts the official seal of approval on the hard work
of scores of faculty, administrators, students, and supporters--both on
campus ... More >>
Give Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley credit for this: He knows how to get anti-abortion advocates to do his bidding. Bertha Pinedo Bugarin, the former owner
of a Santa Ana abortion clinic where women were once treated like slabs in a
butcher shop, was sentenced in 2009 to 10 years in ... More >>
Orange County's two most-quoted legal scholars turn up in the Florida federal judge's ruling Monday that found parts of "Obamacare" unconstitutional and declared the entire law must be made "null and void."Specifically cited by U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson is Erwin Chemerinsky, the founding d ... More >>
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If you already had it up to here with articles about Kogi, here's another one. But wait! You want to read this one.
In a piece called "Who Owns The Korean Taco" two experts in counterfeiting and intellectual property, Kal Raustiala (a professor at UCLA Law School an ... More >>