In honor of Constitution Day, September 17, attorneys from both sides of Idaho’s same-sex marriage case gathered at University of Idaho Boise. Students, lawyers and other interested parties participated from Boise, Moscow and Coeur d’Alene. Shaakirrah Sanders, U-Idaho law professor, said, “Our goal is to help provide a broader understanding both for the public and for […]
On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, a Guest Opinion written by Professor Sanders appeared in Idaho Statesman. The piece was entitled: Idaho’s ‘crystal ball’ hazy in case against gay marriage and is available at http://www.idahostatesman.com/2014/09/17/3379038/idahos-crystal-ball-hazy-in-case.html?sp=/99/106/.
In honor of Constitution Day, Wednesday, September 17, 2014, the University of Idaho College of Law will sponsor a statewide panel discussion on constitutional questions involving same-sex marriage. Speakers will include Deborah Ferguson and Craig Durham, attorneys for four Idaho gay couples who successfully sued to overturn Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage, and Tom Perry, […]
On Monday September 8, 2014, Professor Sanders contributed to a story on Boise State Public Radio entitled: Federal Appeals Court Hears Idaho’s Same-Sex Marriage Case Monday. The story is available at http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/federal-appeals-court-hears-idahos-same-sex-marriage-case-monday.
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 […]
On June 27, 2014, Professor Sanders attended The Eighth Annual Lutie Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Writing Workshop which was hosted by the University of Wisconsin Law School. Professor Sanders presented her most recent manuscript entitled: Lochnerian Values, Mandatory Caps Against Compensatory Damage Awards, and Lessons from the Sixth Amendment Criminal Jury Trial Clause. Professor […]
On June 23, 2014, Professor Sanders contributed to a story on Boise State Public Radio entitled: The story is entitled: Why Idaho May Have Trouble Defending Its ‘Ag-Gag’ Law. The story is available at http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/why-idaho-may-have-trouble-defending-its-ag-gag-law.
On May 14, 2014, Professor Sanders contributed to a story on Northwest Public Radio entitled: Idaho’s First Same Sex Marriages Set For Friday, Courts Could Issue A Stay. The story is available at http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-s-first-same-sex-marriages-set-friday-courts-could-issue-stay.
On May 2, 2014, Professor Sanders contributed to a story on Boise State Public Radio entitled: National Group Fighting Idaho’s Gay Marriage Ban Is High Influence, Low Profile. Additionally, on May 5, 2014, Professor Sanders contributed to a story on Boise State Public Radio entitled: Idaho’s Gay Marriage Lawsuit Could Make History. These stories are available at http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/national-group-fighting-idaho-s-gay-marriage-ban-high-influence-low-profile […]
On June 13, 2014, Professor Sanders presented a CLE to the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) entitled: Busting the Caps II: Why Noneconomic Damage Caps Fatally Flaw Federal Due Process Jurisprudence. In this presentation, Professor Sanders discussed the whether mandatory caps against noneconomic damage awards cause a defect in the Court’s recent due process-based punitive damage award jurisprudence.
On April 10, 2014, Professor Sanders participated in a faculty colloquia Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. Professor Sanders presented her most recent manuscript entitled: When It’s Broken, Don’t ‘Fix’ It: Why Noneconomic Damage Caps Fatally Flaw Federal Due Process Jurisprudence.
Professor Sanders has been invited to participate in the Fifth Annual Loyola Constitutional Law Colloquium which will be held on November 7-8, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois. Professor Sanders will present her most recent scholarship entitled: Lochnerian Values, Mandatory Caps Against Compensatory Damage Awards, and Lessons from the Sixth Amendment Jury Trial Clause.
With a daylong agenda, Native Americans interested in the law participated in the University of Idaho College of Law Native Law Recruitment Event in the law school courtroom on Tuesday, Oct. 15th. Professor EagleWoman delivered a mock law class on Tribal land ownership basic legal principles. Admissions Director Carole Wells presented on the law school […]
University of Idaho College of Law faculty members participated in the Idaho State Bar’s Love the Law program, by welcoming local high school students to various events related to the Bellwood speaker, Morris Dees of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Dean Jeff Dodge hosted a lunch for the students and for University of Idaho CAMP […]
On September 13, 2013, Professor Shaakirrah R. Sanders presented a CLE to the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) entitled: Busting the Caps! How Idaho stacks up. In this presentation, Professor Sanders discussed the modern tort reform movement and whether caps on noneconomic damages violate state or federal constitution civil jury trial clauses. At the invitation […]
On October 4, Professor Shaakirrah R. Sanders presented Unbranding Confrontation as Only a Trial Right as part of the 2013 LatCrit Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The forthcoming paper has been placed for publication in the Hastings Law Journal at the University of California, Hastings College of Law. In this work, Professor Sanders challenges the oft-cited […]
On September 17, the College of Law celebrated Constitution Day with the panel “Sex, Drugs, Guns and Spies.” Professors Richard Seamon, Shaakirrah Sanders, and Michael Park were speakers and organizers. Political Science faculty member Don Crowley also participated. The panel discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on gay marriage, the federal government’s decision to […]
Professor Angelique EagleWoman and Shaakirrah Sanders are representing the University of Idaho College of Law at the Council on Legal Education Opportunity’s 45th Anniversary Celebration. Our College is being recognized for being one of the 45 law schools who have played a critical role in the financial viability of CLEO since 2000.