Basira Qazizada is now a visiting scholar at Berkeley Law’s Human Rights Center, working on a project about women judges and women’s rights in Afghanistan.
Bryant summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, hiked the John Muir Trail, attended 100-plus performances at Berkeley Rep and San Francisco Opera, and rode a Harley-Davidson in San Francisco’s Pride Parade.
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law, casts a cold eye on the post-Warren court in “Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights.”
The news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer left the nation reeling Friday. Last October, she spoke at Berkeley Law. Watch a recording of the event here.
Everyone needs a good lawyer. But Shylock, one of Shakespeare’s most historically fraught villains, is a special case. On Sunday, Berkeley Law takes over the Freight to give the old usurer another shot at justice.
The denaming, prompted by the discovery of the 19th-century attorney’s racist writings, is the first time a Cal facility’s name has been eliminated due to its namesake’s character or actions.
Two hikers spotted the body of 23-year-old Brian Lewinstein a month after he slipped taking a photo of a waterfall in the Umpqua National Forest.
A “Resist Trump” website founded by two UC Berkeley Law staffers has grown enormously in just a few weeks.
Berkeley Law School Dean Sujit Choudhry has resigned in the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit. Photo: Berkeley Law Sujit Choudhry resigned his position as dean of Berkeley Law on Thursday, following Tuesday’s filing of a lawsuit seeking damages from both Choudhry and the Regents of the University of California for sexual harassment. Tyann Sorrell, who […]
Mock trials presided over by an Alameda County Superior Court judge turn teenagers into attorneys and defendants for the day. Photo: Nancy Schiff Jay-Z and Beyoncé are working out their relationship problems. The celebrities — impersonated uncannily by two 17-year-olds — are pretty angry at each other. But eventually they restore their romance, thanks to […]
Supt. Bill Huyett shakes Sonya Sotomayor’s hand/Photo courtesy of Mark Coplan/BUSD It was easy to follow Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s travels around Berkeley on Wednesday and Thursday by following Twitter. She visited some classrooms at Rosa Parks Elementary School on Wednesday, presided over a moot court competition at Zellerbach Hall on Wednesday night, visited […]
Justice Sonya Sotomayor: Credit: U.S. Supreme Court Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor will be coming to Berkeley next month to preside over the final arguments in Berkeley Law School’s moot court. The court’s newest justice will hear law students’ arguments on Feb. 2, according to a press release issued by the law school. She will […]