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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 by UCI Law Faculty: Spring 2017

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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Alumna Denisha McKenzie is president-elect of Thurgood Marshall Bar Association

Denisha McKenzie ’12 is the president-elect of the Newport Beach-based Thurgood Marshall Bar Association. The association is an affiliate of the Orange County Bar Association, with a mission of connecting, supporting and increasing the African-American legal community in Orange County. McKenzie is a labor and employment attorney with Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP’s Irvine office. Read more >

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First Annual UCI Law Alumni Pro Bono Day Feb. 25

A Fresh Start Expungement Clinic willl take place Saturday, Feb. 25 in Compton, CA, offering alumni an opportunity to assist litigants expunge criminal records, and prepare Prop 47 and Prop 64 applications. 30 to 40 alumni volunteers are needed. Volunteers are required to attend one of two evening training sessions: Feb. 16 at UCI Law, or Feb. 22 at Public Counsel in Los Angeles. Even if you have previously been trained on expungements, you must attend a training to learn about clinic logistics. Deadline to register is Friday, Feb. 3. Details and registration here >

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.