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Keith Wattley receives the 2020 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award
Keith Wattley receives the 2020 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award
April 10, 2020

The executive director of UnCommon Law, Keith Wattley JD ‘99 was recognized as an innovative leader whose breakthrough solutions to critical state challenges improve lives, create opportunity, and contribute to…

Christina Fialho receives the New Frontier Award
Christina Fialho receives the New Frontier Award
April 10, 2020

Christina Fialho BA ‘06, JD ‘12 is co-executive director and co-founder of Freedom for Immigrants, which works to abolish immigration detention. She has been the recipient of many honors for…

Santa Clara Law Students Spearhead Criminal Justice Legislative Reform
Santa Clara Law Students Spearhead Criminal Justice Legislative Reform
April 10, 2020

Working with a team of students and faculty advisors, Sharine Xuan JD ‘21, vice president of the Criminal Law Society and organizer of the Expungement Clinic at SCU, created a…

SCU TRUSTEES FUND PRIVACY LAW PROGRAM EXPANSION
SCU TRUSTEES FUND PRIVACY LAW PROGRAM EXPANSION
March 6, 2020

Santa Clara University School of Law has received gifts totaling $750,000 from Margaret & Kapil Nanda, Barbara & Paul Gentzkow, and Larry Sonsini, three current or former University trustees, and…

TWO NEW FACULTY MEMBERS STARTING FALL 2020
TWO NEW FACULTY MEMBERS STARTING FALL 2020
March 6, 2020

This Fall, Santa Clara Law will welcome two new members to its faculty: Sue Guan and Nicholas Serafin, both of whom graduated in 2012 from Yale Law School.   Sue…

ARTICLE ON PRETRIAL RELEASE BY W. DAVID BALL
ARTICLE ON PRETRIAL RELEASE BY W. DAVID BALL
March 6, 2020

Santa Clara Law Professor David Ball has a forthcoming NYU Law Review article on the topic of preventive detention of arrestees and whether pretrial decisions can truly be made in…