College of Law Accomplishments

Prof. Burnett speaks to ROTC Commissioning and Executive MBA Audiences

On December 12, Professor Burnett provided the keynote address at the Fall 2014 University of Idaho Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony in Moscow.  His address was titled “The Ethical Compass of Effective Leaders.” On December 13, Professor Burnett provided a guest lecture in the University of Idaho Executive MBA program, conducted by the College of Business […]

Law Faculty Members and Alumni Speak about 50th Anniversary of 1964 Civil Rights Act

On October 30, 2014, members of the law school community were featured in an Idaho State Bar Continuing Legal Education program titled “The 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act: Widening the Circle.”  The program, conducted in Boise, was sponsored by the Diversity Section of the Idaho State Bar.  The College of Law is one of […]

Professor Burnett’s recent presentations

Professor Don Burnett has maintained an active speaking schedule since returning to the law faculty upon completion of his service as the University of Idaho’s Interim President in 2013-14.  Some recent presentations: University of Idaho Alumni Association Awards Banquet, Honorary Alumnus Remarks, 17 April 2014 Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Banquet, University of Idaho Chapter, Keynote Remarks, 24 April 2014 […]

Professor Burnett elected to Idaho Legal History Society Board

Professor Don Burnett has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Idaho Legal History Society.  The Society is expected to play a supportive role in civic education outreach efforts at the forthcoming Idaho Law & Justice Learning Center in Boise, a joint endeavor of the College of Law and the Idaho Supreme Court.

Professor Burnett resumes service on law faculty

Professor Don Burnett has resumed his service on the College of Law faculty after serving as Interim President of the University of Idaho in 2013-14.    He served as Dean of the College of Law from 2002 to 2013.

College of Law Begins Second-Year Program in Boise This August

The Idaho State Board of Education had already approved the UI College of Law Second-Year in Boise program, and the Idaho Legislature and Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter allocated funding in the last legislative session to support the program. In addition to admitting rising second-year law students at UI, the college will also accept applications from […]

Esteemed Professor of Law, Don Burnett, to Speak at College of Law Spring Commencement

Former University of Idaho Interim President, former Dean of the College of Law, and Professor of Law, Don Burnett will be the Commencement speaker for the College of Law’s 2014 Spring Commencement on May 17, 2013. Don Burnett is a true son of Idaho, hailing from Pocatello, Idaho, and his career is a stellar example of […]

Idaho Business Review “Leaders in Law” to Honor College of Law Faculty and Graduates

The College of Law is the main sponsor and host of the inaugural “Leaders in Law” event by the Idaho Business Review. The event will be held on Thursday November 14th at the College of Law campus in Boise. Twenty-one people will receive awards at the event including several of our College of Law community. […]