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Law school’s Patsy Mink Fellow to work in congressional office

Stacey Gray, who spent seven years as an environmental scientist and another two and a half as a marine fisheries biologist before entering law school, has been named the 2017 Patsy Mink Fellow by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s William S. Richardson School of Law. Gray will spend the summer working in the office of Hawaiʻi Representative Colleen Hanabusa …

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Law library to create the Jon Van Dyke collection

The William S. Richardson School of Law Library has received a grant from the Hawai’i Council for Humanities to process the papers of late Professor of Law Jon Van Dyke, who passed away November 29, 2011. The grant will focus on processing, indexing and making accessible the papers and research behind Van Dyke’s 13 books and textbooks and hundreds of …

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Community activist Randy Roth will retire from UH law school

University of Hawaiʻi William S. Richardson School of Law Professor Randall W. Roth, a long-time community activist, is retiring after 35 years of teaching on June 1. Roth’s publication The Price of Paradise, which detailed inequities in both laws and practices in Hawaiʻi, and Broken Trust, his scrutiny of the abuse of the trust obligations of former Bishop Estate trustees, …

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UH law professor honored with property rights prize

Professor David L. Callies of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law will receive the 2017 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize in October from the William and Mary Property Rights Project. Callies will receive this prestigious prize during the project’s 14th annual conference to be held at William and Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia, October 12–13. Callies, a prolific scholar whose work explores …

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Architecture Fulbright scholar will assist with Vietnam public housing design

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Architecture Professor David Rockwood has been selected for a Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar award to Vietnam by the presidentially appointed J. William Fulbright Scholarship Board. He will undertake teaching and research at Danang University of Science and Technology (DUT) in Danang, Vietnam, during the 2017–2018 academic year. Rockwood will collaborate with DUT architecture and civil …

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UH graduate education ranked among best by U.S. News

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, John A. Burns School of Medicine, William S. Richardson School of Law and College of Education have been ranked by U.S. News and World Report in its just-released 2018 Best Graduate Schools list. The 2018 edition of the rankings evaluates graduate schools on a variety of factors, including acceptance rates, standardized test scores and grade-point averages of …

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Korematsu v U.S. and its modern-day relevance

The William S. Richardson School of Law will host two free public events on February 23 and 24 looking at national security and democratic liberties today juxtaposed with World War II racial discrimination and the incarceration of Americans of Japanese ancestry after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. These events highlight the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the …

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Award-winning social innovator selected as Inouye Chair

Ai-jen Poo, who helped lead the way to the passage of the nation’s first Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, has been named the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa spring 2017 Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals. Poo, an award-winning social innovator, thought leader and author, is the co-director of Caring Across Generations and director of the National …

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UH Mānoa becomes third Preservation Steward for federal documents

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will become the third Preservation Steward library in the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Federal Information Preservation Network. The university signed a memorandum of understanding with GPO. Under this agreement, the library pledges to permanently preserve print collections of United States Reports, the official record of the U.S. Supreme Court. The volumes contain the …

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Ulu Lehua Scholars Program awarded $120,000 grant

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law was awarded a two-year $120,000 grant to increase support for students from underserved and underrepresented communities in the school’s Ulu Lehua Scholars Program. The grant, awarded by Access Group’s Center for Research and Policy Analysis, provides funding to support student success and to enable the law school to collect …

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