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 11th Annual Bill F.
Smith Memorial Lecture on April 11 in the Kalmanovitz Appellate
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 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.
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.
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.
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!
Moot Court Board newsletter: Advocates in Brief (pdf)