University of California, Hastings College of the Law

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University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • One loser in Guatemala’s June 16 presidential vote is clear, writes Professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza in The Conversation: “Guatemala in its decade-long fight to root out massive government corruption.”

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • “Great law schools contribute positively to the environment and communities surrounding them,” says David Faigman, chancellor and dean at UC Hastings Law. “We are excited to be moving forward with Greystar to further develop this vibrant academic village in the heart of San Francisco, a hub of innovation commingling professional and graduate students in law, medicine and business.”

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • “I’m very proud to be from San Francisco,” says Matt Valdez '13, Associate General Counsel for the San Francisco Giants. “And I’m very much about trying to retain the cultural fabric that I grew up with.”

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • “San Francisco has long served as the world’s leading locale for technology startups, so it should come as no surprise that legal tech startups often find their home base in The Golden City. As a result of the gold rush that has produced an abundance of legal tech startups, UC Hastings College of the Law saw their position right in the heart of San Francisco as an opportunity to collaborate with these startups and prepare their students for 21st Century lawyering. Headed by Alice Armitage, Drew Amerson, and Rebecca Siegel, they call it LexLab, ‘an innovation hub for emerging legal technologies,’ and it may just be the best idea yet for legal technology and innovation in law schools.”

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University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • The 138th Commencement Ceremony for UC Hastings Law took place at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr., Former Mayor of San Francisco, Class of 1958, presented the keynote speech. The Class of 2019 selected Melina Hettiaratchi as the student speaker and Professor Radhika Rao as the faculty speaker. The Valedictorian was Jennifer Bentley. Photos by Jim Block.

    Video: https://youtu.be/FZB-SmcHY0M

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • "For every woman, every person of color, no matter what environment they’re in, no matter what level they are, I give them a voice. It’s imperative for leaders to say, when you’re here, you belong here, and we value your input and your perspective.” - Alumna Adelmise Rosemé Warner, Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion for Pandora/Sirius XM.

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University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • “Amid the seemingly inevitable conquest of our everyday lives by new forms of technological surveillance, San Francisco’s ban — and the diverse coalition-based movement that achieved it — proves that local democracy can still be leveraged to shift power- and decision-making into the hands of the people.” Professor Veena Dubal in The Guardian.

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University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Alumna Julia Olson ’97 is litigating the case of her life: "Sometimes you're presented with an opportunity and you either grab hold of it and you run with it or you don't," says Olson. "Social change comes from people stepping up and taking responsibility even when people say it can't be done. We now have a case that I am confident will not only make its way to the Supreme Court, but can win there." The lawsuit, Juliana v. United States, is the most visible case for Ms. Olson and her nonprofit organization, Our Children's Trust.

    Learn more about the GAMECHANGER campaign and share your story at www.uchastings.edu/gamechanger.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Countdown to the 138th UC Hastings Law Commencement Ceremony, taking place on May 11th this year at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in Civic Center. This year’s speaker is Mayor London Breed 倫敦.布里德! Mayor Breed is the 45th Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco and the first African-American woman Mayor in the City’s history.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Gamechanger Burk “Buck” Delventhal ’69 may have Herman Melville to thank for his long, productive career in the City Attorney of San Francisco's Office: “I remember reading ‘Billy Budd’ as a high school student,” says Delventhal. “I was fascinated by the tension between the rule of law, individual rights, and human decency.” ⚖️

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • "In this brave new digital world," writes Professor Veena Dubal, "the most effective friction and oversight have come from an unlikely and surprising source: white-collar tech workers within Google."

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Alumna Vien Truong ’06 loves her community, and it seems the feeling is mutual. In 2017, Assemblyman Rob Bonta of Oakland told San Francisco Magazine, “In Oakland, it’s essentially unanimous. She’s a legend.”

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University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Alumnus Eric Casher '06 (Principal, Meyers Nave) loves practicing law and enjoys his work with public agencies. He’s good at it, finds meaning in it, and has been able to use it to impact his community. But when asked about his proudest career accomplishment so far, the case he mentions is more personal than most of the work he does today.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • It took roughly two decades, but earlier this spring the implementation of the settlement of Holocaust-era class actions against Swiss banks was completed.

    The final step was the issuance of the special master’s final report on the settlement process. The voluminous document highlights the significant role Academic Dean Morris Ratner played both during the historic litigation and in the ensuing settlement process. It also extensively cites Dean Ratner’s compelling scholarship about Nazi-era litigation.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Time-lapse construction video of the new UC Hastings Academic Building at 333 Golden Gate Avenue.

    Interested in naming opportunities? Email Chief Development Officer Eric Dumbleton at dumbletoneric@uchastings.edu.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Khaldoun Baghdadi ’97 has had a keen sense of justice as long as he can remember. At age 16, while working as an usher at a movie theater, he tried to start a union to address the issue of insufficient overtime pay.

    “I thought if we had some sort of organized response to it, it would go well,” he says. “Management didn’t take too kindly to that, shockingly.”

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • It’s a big day for Deputy City Attorney Erin Kuka (Class of 2010), seen here at the US Supreme Court where the City Attorney of San Francisco’s case regarding the 2020 Census is being argued! Kuka has been on the case since day one and is live-tweeting through the SF City Attorney’s Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/SFCityAttorney. ⚖️

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Is it legal to pick a roommate by astrological sign? Professor David Levine provides legal perspective.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • "Real 1Ls take notes." #RuleOfLaw

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • A dedicated student leader and community builder, 2L Alex Sauerwein is ready to shape environmental law and policy.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Alumna Martha Mendizabal ‘10 set out to have an impact with Latino youth. Today, her enterprise, TecnoLatinxVR, is doing just that, and more.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • The Takeaway: The price of insulin has tripled in the last decade, with one vial of insulin now costing as much as $1,500. Professor Robin Feldman, author of “Drugs, Money, and Secret Handshakes: The Unstoppable Growth of Prescription Drug Prices,” talks with host Tanzina Vega about who should take responsibility for insulin’s sky high prices.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • 3Ls Laura Anderson and Miranda Rowley argued their way to a win at the 34th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition late last month, besting 31 other teams along the way and earning UC Hastings the top spot for moot court programs nationally.

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
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  • Research on “maternal wall bias” discrimination by Professor Joan C. Williams (Founding Director, Center for WorkLife Law) featured in Science Magazine.

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