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UA, ASU to Face Off in Annual Law Competition

UANews | November 7, 2012
Law students from the UA and ASU will go head to head in a closing arguments competition for the Jenckes Cup, awarded annually to one of the rival schools. The UA currently holds the cup, awarded to the student team that makes the best legal arguments as determined by fellows of the Arizona chapter of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

UA Law Students Help Protect the Polls

UANews | November 5, 2012
A team of UA law students and other legal volunteers will help monitor Pima County polling stations on Election Day as part of the national Election Protection initiative to protect voter rights. The local Election Protection effort is coordinated through the UA James E. Rogers College of Law.

UA Study Examines How News Spreads on Twitter

UANews | October 15, 2012
Sudha Ram, McClelland Professor of Management Information Systems at the UA, has conducted a study to see how news shared by major news agencies spreads on Twitter. The study, which looked at variables like how many times an article is retweeted or how long an article circulates on Twitter, could be useful in helping news organizations maximize their use of the social media platform.

Students, Community Share Business Ideas at 'Pitch McGuire'

UANews | September 25, 2012
The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship has launched a weekly program that invites community members to pitch their business ideas in front of a panel of experts. Pitch McGuire is intended to help UA students, employees and community members advance their ideas by offering them professional feedback in an informal setting.

UA Professor Co-Creates Tool to Measure Economic Development Success

UANews | September 21, 2012
Gary Pivo, UA professor of planning, has helped create a new online tool to help developers, funding agencies and members of the public measure the economic, environmental and social success of economic development projects. The Triple Bottom Line Tool, developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, is available online now for free use.

Experts to Review Recent Supreme Court Cases for Constitution Day

UANews | September 11, 2012
A panel of legal experts will review recent Supreme Court cases during the UA's 14th annual Constitution Day program. The event, which is free and open to the public, is being held in conjunction with nationwide commemorations of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. The event will be hosted by the William H. Rehnquist Center in the James E. Rogers College of Law.