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UA Presents Fred David Gray with Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

Law school Dean Mark Brandon presents Fred Gray with his honorary degree

UA presented civil rights pioneer and attorney Fred David Gray with an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree.

May 8, 2022

Mother’s Day Means More This Year to Resilient Law Graduate

A Black female student looks off camera while dressed in her cap and gown. She will earn her JD this spring.

This Mother's Day, Aaliyah Locke will fulfill a promise she made to her son when he was born.

April 26, 2022

Law Student Determined to Make a Difference in Alabama

Haley Carter

Scholarships have made it possible for Haley Carter to pursue her goal of improving communities in the state.

April 11, 2022

A Chain Reaction: Three UA Law Students Donate Kidneys

Not only did the students save lives, but they also learned a lot about themselves.

December 8, 2021

Up for a Challenge

Kelsi Long wearing her graduation regalia in front of Bidgood Hall

Kelsi Long will graduate from UA for a second time on Saturday as she completes the demanding JD/MBA program ahead of schedule.

December 6, 2021

Black History Month: Leaders in Law

John England at lectern

These law graduates have left a lasting impression on UA and the state.

February 1, 2021

UA Law Professor Publishes Proposal to Reduce Firearm Suicides

Portrait of a man wearing a suit.

A new medical journal article written by Fredrick Vars, the Ira Drayton Pruitt, Sr. Professor of Law, suggests doctors and mental health professionals could use voluntary do-not-sell lists for firearms as a new tool...

October 1, 2020

Methos Wins 2020 Harper Lee Prize

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Victor Methos, author of “The Hallows,” will receive The University of Alabama School of Law’s 2020 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction during a virtual ceremony. “On the 10th anniversary […]

July 14, 2020

UA Law School Announces Finalists for the 2020 Harper Lee Prize

The Satapur Moonstone, The Hallows, An Equal Justice

The University of Alabama School of Law named the finalists for the 2020 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

May 11, 2020

Constitutional Scholar Named to Endowed Chair in UA Law

Tara Grove

Tara Leigh Grove will join the The University of Alabama School of Law in August as the Charles E. Tweedy, Jr. Endowed Chairholder in Law, the UA Law School announced.

March 6, 2020

Have Leftover Scholarship Semesters? Roll Them Over.

graduation cap

Beginning January 2020, undergraduate merit scholarship recipients transitioning to full-time status in The University of Alabama Graduate School or School of Law can apply unused semesters of their merit scholarship toward their advanced degrees.

December 6, 2019

Women Make Up Majority of UA First-Year Law Students for First Time

For the first time, women make up a majority of law students in the entering class at The University of Alabama School of Law.

August 13, 2019

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 3

University students prepare for the start of commencement

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 26, 2019

‘The Boat People’ Author Wins Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Cover of The Boat People

The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal announced that Sharon Bala, author of "The Boat People," will receive the 2019 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction at an Aug. 29 ceremony at...

July 18, 2019

UA School of Law, ABA Journal Name Finalists for Harper Lee Prize

A stack of the three books chosen to compete for the prize.

The Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced the finalists for the 2019 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

May 14, 2019