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Public Service

UCI Law Presents Annual Pro Bono Awards

Two leaders with UCI Law’s Clemency Project team — attorney Annee Della Donna and UCI Prof. Keramet Reiter — received this year’s UCI Law Community Pro Bono Awards for their work with UCI Law students in helping the underserved. The awards allow UCI Law to honor those who help advance the school’s deep commitment to public service and experiential learning. Read more >

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Faculty Scholarship

New Books Published by UCI Law Faculty

Our prolific faculty members have recently published a number of books and more will be out soon. The UCI Law faculty includes three reporters for American Law Institute Restatement projects: Prof. R. Anthony Reese, ALI Associate Reporter, Restatement of the Law, Copyright; Prof. Kenneth W. Simons, ALI Reporter, Restatement Third of Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons; and Prof. Christopher A. Whytock, ALI Reporter, Restatement of the Law Third, Conflict of Laws and ALI Adviser, Restatement of the Law Fourth, The Foreign Relations Law of the U.S. See full list of new books >

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Prof. Summer Kim Receives Trailblazer Award from OC Korean American Bar Association

Assistant Professor of Law Sung Eun (Summer) Kim received the Trailblazer Award from the Orange County Korean American Bar Association (OC KABA) at its 11th Annual Installation Dinner on October 20, 2016. Every year, the OC KABA honors those in the legal community who have paved the way for Asian Americans (and especially Korean Americans) and created opportunities that generations before them did not have. In addition to Prof. Kim, California State Treasurer John Chiang was honored. Read more >

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Christina Zabat-Fran ’12 Honored With Rising Star Award

The OC Business Journal awarded alumna Christina Zabat-Fran ’12 the Rising Star Award at the Journal’s 7th Annual General Counsel Awards Nov. 2. A member of UCI Law’s inaugural class, Zabat-Fran was promoted to general counsel of Irvine-based St. John Knits earlier this year. As a fashion executive for a brand known for its signature innovative knits, Zabat-Fran leads legal and business affairs during a crucial era of the brand’s evolution and global expansion. Zabat-Fran has been with the company since 2010. UCI Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky served as Master of Ceremonies for the event. Read more >

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