College of Law Accomplishments

Students and Faculty Participate in Idaho Women Lawyers Retreat

On April 28-30, students Ruth Nistico, Shelby Owens, Anja Rodriguez, and Courtney Softich and Professors Katherine Ball and Wendy Couture participated in a retreat, organized by Idaho Women Lawyers, with the theme “Fostering Success for Women in the Law.” The retreat featured a series of national and local speakers on gender gaps in confidence, using […]

Idaho Women Lawyers Host Leadership Training

Professor Katie Ball participated in the Idaho Women Lawyers’ leadership training lunch this week.  A judge, legislator, and several attorneys met with IWL members to discuss leadership opportunities in various fields.  Professor Ball discussed opportunities to volunteer with the federal court, including by applying for the Criminal Justice Act panel to work on criminal defense cases or joining […]

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Panel Discussion Focused on Idaho’s Federal and State Court Systems

Federal Courts instructor Katie Ball participated in a panel discussion about Idaho’s federal and state courts at the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting in Boise this weekend. Other panel speakers included Judges N. Randy Smith and Stephen S. Trott with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Judge David W. Gratton of the […]

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Idaho Appellate Handbook Sponsored by the UI College of Law Available Now

The Idaho Appellate Handbook, sponsored by the College of Law and the Idaho State Bar Appellate Practice Section, is now available for purchase. The Handbook includes two chapters contributed by Professor Maureen Laflin and one authored by Professor Donald Burnett. Please contact the ISB Appellate Section for information about purchasing the Handbook or joining that […]

College of Law Hosts Appellate Practice Program; Speakers Include Professors Seamon and Burnett

Professor/Associate Dean Richard Seamon was the lead-off speaker at an appellate practice CLE program sponsored by the Idaho State Bar’s Appellate Practice Section and the University of Idaho College of Law.  Professor Seamon spoke on the “Top Ten United States Supreme Court Cases from the Most Recent and Upcoming Terms.”   Professor Don Burnett spoke […]

Best Practices for Training New Attorneys

  Professor Katie Ball organized the presentation “Best Practices for Training New Attorneys,” with featured speakers Judge Candy Dale, Chief U.S. Magistrate, Kay Christensen, Division Chief, Idaho Attorney General’s Office, Professor Ball, and Associate Dean Lee Dillion.  Breakfast and Refreshments were provided and sponsored by the law firm of Manweiler, Breen, Ball & Davis, PLLC […]