McGeorge School of Law Newsroom

Black History Month provides opportunities to celebrate the accomplishments of Black Americans and recognize the breadth and depth of their contributions to society.

Among those who have joined University of the Pacific for Black History Month this year are astronaut Sian Proctor and Major League Baseball player and manager Dusty Baker.

“Sian Proctor and Dusty Baker are examples of Black

As a first-generation college student, the Hon. Allan Hardcastle ’77, ’79 has never forgotten the impact the University of the Pacific had on him. That experience is what now drives him to serve as president of the Pacific Alumni Association Board of Directors, volunteer in the admission office to recruit incoming students, and serve as a judge for McGeorge School of Law’s

  • At the recent Appellate Lawyers Association Moot Court Competition in Chicago on Nov. 3-4, the McGeorge School of Law team of Morgan Graber, ‘24, and Katherine Van Horn, ‘24, advanced to the semi-final round, finished 3rd, and were awarded the second-best brief of the competition. The teams were coached by third-year law student Francia Orduño, Adjunct Professor Bill Shapiro, and
  • Alumnus Cleve Brown ’18 will show his award-winning film “Complexity,” which explores issues of grief, gun violence, faith and adversity. It will be screened Saturday, Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. in the Janet Leigh Theatre. The film stars Stockton native and season 15 champion of “America’s Got Talent” Brandon Leake. A discussion and question-and-answer session with Brown and Leake will

    Alexandra Fischl, ‘13

    McGeorge School of Law’s Class of 2013 is honoring the life of their classmate Alexandra Fischl, ‘13, by funding and creating the Alexandra Fischl Social and Criminal Justice Memorial Scholarship. In July 2022, Fischl lost her battle with cancer and passed away at the age of 33.

    With fundraising efforts spearheaded by Gerry

    Less than a year before starting law school, Khalil Ferguson, ’25, received the Sacramento Bee’s inaugural Top 25 Black Change Makers Award for his work to transform Sacramento and neighboring communities through leadership and innovation.Ferguson is a business owner, community leader, activist and published author. He is the CEO of the United CORE Alliance, a nonprofit organization serving disadvantaged