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Ederlina Co, professor of law at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, is a strong advocate and nationally recognized scholar in reproductive rights and justice. She gives lectures to students, faculty, and the legal community about abortion rights and is often called on by the media to share her expertise.  Her research and scholarly work are focused

(From left to right) Third-year law student Maria Martinez, Senior Assistant Dean Valerie D. James, and second-year law student SJ Hammon walk across campus at McGeorge School of Law. Photo by Ashley Golledge.

Valerie D. James is helping the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law increase its commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

Daniel E. Wilcoxen, ’72. Photo by Alex Banks.

Daniel E. Wilcoxen, ’72, generously donated a house worth nearly $600,000 to the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. The gift was matched dollar-for-dollar by the Powell Fund with an additional $495k going towards the newly established Wilcoxen Advocacy Endowment for a total endowment of

The Pacific Alumni Association has chosen five 2024 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients for their exceptional professional achievements and dedication to University of the Pacific.

The honorees are: Ralph Clark ’80, ‘81, Natalie Compton ’12, Alan Cook ’77, Richard Fleming ’69 and the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson ’79.

“These five alumni represent what it means to be a Pacifican,” said Vice

While working at the Association of Independent California Colleges & Universities, Robert Oakes ’86, ’90 sought to learn why so many students were not completing a four-year degree.He discovered the cost of higher education and a lack of cultural or societal support were key drivers. These findings did not surprise him; without the scholarships he received at University of the

Four students enrolled at McGeorge School of Law have participated in the Legal Education Access Pipeline, Inc. (LEAP) program prior to law school. LEAP builds access to law school education for groups of people who have historically been underrepresented in the legal field and provides comprehensive law school admission assistance through a nine-month fellowship.First-year law student Millie Hernandez, second-year law

Presiding Justice Arthur G. Scotland judges the Annual Top Oral Advocate Competition at McGeorge School of Law in 2022.

The Hon. Arthur G. Scotland Judicial Award at McGeorge School of Law was established in 2023 to honor former presiding justice of the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District Arthur G. Scotland, ’74.

The award supports

Two professors — one Palestinian-American, one Jewish, both with scholarly expertise in the history and politics of Israel-Palestine — shared their growing concern and continuing hope for the future in a virtual discussion sponsored by the McGeorge School of Law on Oct. 18.

Omar Dajani of the McGeorge School of Law and Gary Gilbert of Claremont McKenna College discussed the