Public ServiceView all

Pilar Ferguson, Caroline Shurig awarded Equal Justice Works Fellowships

The two 3Ls became the first at UCI Law to receive the prestigious fellowship, which allow law school graduates to create innovative projects benefitting communities in dire need of legal assistance. Ferguson, whose fellowship is sponsored by Microsoft Corp. and The Sidley Austin Foundation, will implement a new program at Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) in Los Angeles. Shurig, sponsored by Pfizer Inc., will launch her project at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago. Read more >

Faculty ScholarshipView all

Chancellor’s Professors of Law

Chancellor’s Professors are endowed positions awarded to a very small number of UC Irvine faculty across the campus who demonstrate exceptional academic merit. This spring, UCI Law celebrated three faculty members — Professors Christopher Leslie, Michele Goodwin and Gregory Shaffer — recently named to this honor. Each professor presented a lecture on a timely topic of expertise. The law school now has a total of nine Chancellor’s Professors. Read more >

CommunityView all

Joseph Roth awarded grant for judicial clerks from Institute for IP & Information Law

3L Joseph Roth won the IPIL Sponsored Scholarship Grant for Judicial Clerks for his forthcoming UC Irvine Law Review article on a limitation on the “First Sale” doctrine. The grant is designed to facilitate newly-authored scholarship on IP and information law by law clerks in the Federal Appellate Courts. Roth will clerk for the Hon. Harry T. Edwards, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, this fall, and for the Hon. Robert E. Bacharach, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, in August 2016. The following September, Roth plans to join the Newport Beach office of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where he served as a summer associate in 2014. Read more >

UC Irvine School of Law is a visionary law school focused on training talented and passionate lawyers and driven by professional excellence, intellectual rigor, and a commitment to enrich our communities through public service. UCI Law is a collegial environment, and our faculty comprises accomplished, nationally ranked thought leaders from around the country with a broad range of expertise.