Judge Vaughn Walker Delivers Bill Smith Memorial Lecture

Judge Vaughn Walker, former Chief Judge of the North District of
California and author of the initial opinion striking down California's
Proposition 8 as unconstitutional, delivered the 11
th Annual Bill F.
Smith Memorial Lecture on April 11 in the Kalmanovitz Appellate

UC Davis School of Law Places 29th in U.S. News Rankings

Reaffirming UC Davis School of Law's place among the nation's top
law schools, the latest
U.S. News & World Report rankings placed it
29th among the almost 200 American Bar Association-approved law

Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye '84 Speaks to Class of 2014

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye '84 returned to UC Davis in March
to speak to first-year King Hall students in the UC Davis Conference
Center.  A frequent visitor to King Hall, the Chief Justice talked to the
Class of 2014 about her career, her belief in the power of law to
influence public policy and effect social change, and her pride in
being a King Hall alumna, praising her professors and classmates at
King Hall for preparing her for the challenges she now faces.

California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu to Serve as
Commencement Speaker for Class of 2012

Associate Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court will
serve as commencement speaker for the Class of 2012.  The 2012
Commencement Ceremony will be held at the UC Davis Mondavi
Center for the Performing Arts on May 17. 

King Hall Launches Intellectual Property Certificate Program

UC Davis School of Law, a leader in intellectual property law, has
launched an intellectual property certificate program that will provide
students with broad and deep exposure to intellectual property law
and prepare them for practice in the area, help make students more
marketable to employers, and increase awareness of the King Hall IP
program's strength in the legal community.

Alumni Volunteers Sought for King Hall Moot Court Program

Looking for a way to volunteer at King Hall but worried you don’t have
the time?  The Law School’s Moot Court program offers a wide range
of volunteer opportunities throughout the year for alumni, and allows
the volunteers themselves to determine their level of involvement and
time commitment.  Find out more about how you can reconnect with
King Hall, support today’s students, and contribute to the success of
this vital program!

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