College of Law Accomplishments

Prof. B. Cover publishes in U.C. Davis Law Review

The U.C. Davis Law Review has just published an article by Visiting Associate Professor Benjamin Plener Cover called The First Amendment Right to a Remedy. The article argues that the First Amendment right to “petition the Government for a redress of grievances” includes the limited right of a legally injured person to obtain a minimally […]

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Professor Benjamin Cover’s forthcoming article cited in Remedies casebook

Visiting Associate Professor Benjamin Plener Cover’s forthcoming article, The First Amendment Right to a Remedy, will be cited in the sixth edition of Thomas, Levine, and Jung’s Remedies, Public and Private. The article argues that the First Amendment right to “petition the Government for a redress of grievances” includes the right of a legally injured […]

Prof. Benjamin Cover participates in panel on election

On Tuesday, November 15, Visiting Associate Professor Benjamin Plener Cover participated in a Malcolm M. Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium called “Making Sense of the 2016 Election.” The event was moderated by Kenton Bird, Associate Professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Media, and also featured Don Crowley, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, and Professors Juliet […]

Professor Benjamin Cover presents at Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum

On November 4, Visiting Associate Professor Benjamin Plener Cover presented a paper at the Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum. The conference was held at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in Salt Lake City, Utah. The paper, entitled “Soft Electoral Districting,” proposes a new legal mechanism to address the problem of political […]

Professor Benjamin Cover presents paper at national conference on State & Local Government Law

On October 7, Visiting Associate Professor Benjamin Cover presented a paper at the Fifth Annual State & Local Government Works-in-Progress Conference. The conference was held at the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas. The paper, entitled “Soft Electoral Districting,” proposes a new legal mechanism to address the problem of political gerrymandering.

Faculty Meet for Inland Northwest Scholars Forum

Faculty from the University of Idaho College of Law and Gonzaga Law School met on July 14, 2014 for the second annual Inland Northwest Scholars Forum. They presented drafts and plans for articles in progress to exchange constructive feedback and discuss their projects. In addition, they were able to network with colleagues at the other universities. The […]