Tracie Porter’s Law Review Article Cited in Online Publication

Professor Tracie R. Porter’s law review article, “The School to Prison Pipeline: The Business of Imprisoning Not Educating Students in Public Schools,” 66 Ark. L. Rev. 55 (2015), is cited by Journalist Kate Schimel in the online publication Education Dive, a publication primarily targeted at school and district administrators and covering social justice issues through schools.  Professor Porter is the Director of the Western State College of Law Business Law Center.

State Bar Selects Jonathan Pink as Intellectual Property Award Recipient

The State Bar of California has selected Adjunct Professor Jonathan Pink as a 2015 IP Vanguard Award Recipient. The IP Vanguard Awards honor outstanding professionals who are spearheading developments in the world of intellectual property. A partner of Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith, LLP, Professor Pink will be honored with his award, in the private practice category, at the 2015 Intellectual Property Law Section Annual Institute on November 12-13 in Rancho Mirage.

Jennifer Koh Speaks on Litigation Challenge to Pres. Obama’s Immigration Action

On August 4, 2015, Professor Jennifer Koh spoke at an Orange County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section meeting on Texas v. United States, the federal litigation pending in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in which 26 states have challenged President Obama’s creation of Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). DAPA would have provided temporary relief from deportation for parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, but has been temporarily enjoined by a federal district court in Texas. Her presentation focused on the legal claims raised in the litigation, as well as the implications of the lawsuit for immigration practitioners and immigrant communities. She was joined by Prof. Annie Lai, Co-Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at UC Irvine School of Law.