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National Constitution Day emphasizes value of the document

The U.S. Constitution was signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. We now celebrate that banner day every year. This year marked the 236th birthday of our national Constitution, and its legacy continues as the world's oldest written constitution.
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ASU Law to permit use of generative AI in applications

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University announces that applicants to its degree programs are permitted to use generative artificial intelligence (AI).
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Erin Scharff joins ASU Law’s leadership team

A longtime Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University faculty member is joining the school’s leadership team. Erin Scharff will serve as ASU Law’s Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development.
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ASU Law welcomes distinguished visiting professor this fall

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law will welcome the esteemed David Lopez to Phoenix this fall as a visiting distinguished professor of law. He will be teaching a course called “Law and the Legal System through the Lens of Latinx/a/o Communities”, which explores how legal structures shape the experiences of various Latinx communities in the U.S.
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Eric Menkhus returns to the Innovation Advancement Clinic

After over a decade away, Eric Menkhus is returning to lead the Innovation Advancement Legal Clinic at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. 
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ASU Law professor wins 2 prestigious book awards

A 2022 book by a professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has earned two distinguished honors.
Trevi Grant

Trevi Grant appointed as Assistant Dean of Student Career Success and Employer Relations

Trevi Grant knows that life is often full of twists and turns. Born and raised in Phoenix, she was working as a social worker when she realized she wanted to make a bigger impact.
Myles Lynk

Myles Lynk returns to academia after three years

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Professor Emeritus Myles Lynk is making a return to academia this spring.
Robert Miller

College of Law professor’s projects discuss Indigenous impact on American democracy

Robert Miller, professor of law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, has been making the rounds regarding his research – including a new book.
Trevor Reed

Spotlight on Sections: Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples

As part of the ongoing “Spotlight on Sections” series, AALS sat down with the leadership of the Section on Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples for a Q&A.
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