ASU Law News

Three ASU Law Students Awarded Prestigious Udall Foundation

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State College of Law again highlights the prominence of its Indian Legal Program (ILP) with the selection of three of its students to the prestigious 2014 Native American Congressional Internship program run by the Udall Foundation. On April 2nd, the Foundation announced that 12 students from 5 tribes and 9 universities have been selected as 2014 Native American Congressional Interns.

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Building the Future Campaign Kick-Off

On March 20th, the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at ASU revealed the plans for its new building during the kick-off of the Building the Future Campaign. What a fantastic event! Dean Doug Sylvester remarked, "The energy and excitement tonight truly underscore the excitement that has surrounded this law school in recent years. Moving downtown forwards our mission in so many ways, and to finally be able to share the vision for the new building publicly was thrilling."

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ASU Unveils Innovative One Year Sports Law Programs

If you want to work with professional sports teams, big sporting events, or promising student athletes, then you may be interested in the innovative new sports law and business program officially being launched this week by Arizona State University. The highly ranked Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are collaborating on two new sports law graduate degrees you can earn in just one year. Classes begin this fall.

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ASU Law continues to focus on what matters to students: JOBS

While the overall job climate for recent law school graduates has not changed significantly over the past several years, job placement rates of individual law schools have become increasingly important to students and schools alike. Recognizing the need to make significant changes in a soft legal market, the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University continually reexamines its career services operation in an effort to better serve its students and graduates. Through a series of transformative efforts, the College of Law has made substantial strides in better serving both students and graduates with their career development. Data collected this spring by the ABA on all ABA accredited law schools reveals that ASU Law is #19 in the nation (#5 for public schools) for successful postgraduate job placement in great lawyer jobs. How is ASU Law getting its graduates placed when the market nationally remains sluggish?

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ASU Law: Four Programs in the Top 20

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and its programs continue to distinguish themselves as among the best in the country. U.S. News and World Report's most recent ranking of the more than 200 law schools in the country put ASU Law at No.31, marking it as the highest ranked law school in Arizona and one of the top 10 law schools in the Western United States.

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About ASU College of Law

Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is one of the leading public law schools in the country. Currently ranked No. 31 nationally by U.S. News & World Report, the College has moved up further and faster in national rankings than nearly any other law school. The College is the preeminent law school in metropolitan Phoenix, the nation's seventh-largest city. In addition to its renowned faculty, the College is home to several leading centers and programs recognized for excellence, including the Center for Law, Science & Innovation, the Center for Law and Global Affairs and the Indian Legal Program.

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