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A father and his son’s distinctive education in the Criminal & Juvenile Justice Clinic.

June 3, 2024

The University of San Francisco School of Law was awarded a one million dollar gift from the Crankstart Foundation to support the Racial Justice Clinic which will expand its efforts to enforce the California Racial Justice Act. The California Racial Justice Act (RJA) aims to eliminate racial bias from the state's criminal justice system.

May 31, 2024
Equipped to Lead and Succeed

The Class of 2024 celebrated their graduation in a memorable ceremony at St. Ignatius Church on Friday, May 17. Lindbergh Porter ‘81, senior shareholder emeritus at Littler, received an honorary degree and delivered the Commencement address.

May 23, 2024
Global Perspective

Four second-year law students spent their spring break at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, where they learned what it’s like to live in confinement.

April 19, 2024
Engaged Learning

This February, a USF Law advocacy competition team took first place at the Western Regional Division of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. The International Trademark Association hosts the competition and this year’s case problem involved a trademark infringement dispute between two fictional candy companies.

April 3, 2024
Equipped to Lead and Succeed

Joe Soberon is a first-year student in the School of Law and a starting pitcher for the Division I Dons baseball team — at the same time.

March 13, 2024
Engaged Learning

Last August, when USF Law Professor Heidi Ho ‘97 received news of the devastating wildfires on Maui, she swung into action. A native of the island, Ho has led response efforts by co-founding Pro Bono Organization for Native Ohana (PONO) Legal, a non-profit providing legal support to residents impacted by the fires.

March 11, 2024
Equipped to Lead and Succeed

Each spring semester, USF School of Law invites high-performing first-year students to join the McAuliffe Honor Society. In addition to receiving a scholarship, students attend special events and enjoy unique opportunities to connect with faculty and alumni. Read about a few of our new McAuliffe Honor Society inductees.

February 27, 2024
Campus Life

On January 26, more than 100 community members came together for the 2024 USF Law Review Symposium, Navigating Gentrification in Our Changing Cities.

February 5, 2024
Equipped to Lead and Succeed

Thao “Annie” Le’s law school experiences have centered on advocating for survivors of domestic violence.

January 4, 2024