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A painting of American actor Raymond Burr as iconic fictional lawyer Perry Mason hangs outside the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law’s courtroom in a trophy case filled with advocacy awards and Burr-Mason memorabilia.
Perry Mason actor Raymond Burr had deep connections to McGeorge
Stephanie Chavez ’19 (second from the left) and Spencer Saks ’19 (third from the right) worked for nearly a year to help guide the passage of the Senior and Disability Justice Act, which requires police departments to update policies and training related to elder abuse cases.
Legislation guided by McGeorge alumni to help police fight elder abuse
Professor Melissa Brown speaking at Cultural Humility Panel
McGeorge Celebrates the Rich Cultural Diversity of the Sacramento Campus During Annual Diversity Week
A painting of actor Raymond Burr as iconic fictional lawyer Perry Mason of TV and literature hangs outside University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law’s courtroom in a trophy case filled with advocacy awards and Burr-Mason memorabilia. It is a constant reminder to future attorneys of their obligation to advocate on behalf of their clients.
Perry Mason actor Raymond Burr had deep connections to McGeorge

A painting of actor Raymond Burr as iconic fictional lawyer Perry Mason of TV and literature hangs outside University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law’s courtroom in a trophy case filled with advocacy awards and Burr-Mason memorabilia. It is a constant reminder to future attorneys of their obligation to advocate on behalf of their clients.


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University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law alumni Stephanie Chavez ’19 and Spencer Saks ’19 know firsthand what it takes to fix state law by working in the halls of the state Capitol in Sacramento.
Legislation guided by McGeorge alumni to help police fight elder abuse

University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law alumni Stephanie Chavez ’19 and Spencer Saks ’19 know firsthand what it takes to fix state law by working in the halls of the state Capitol in Sacramento.


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McGeorge School of Law recently held its annual Diversity Week – 2020 Foresight: The Vision is Clear, Diversity Matters – Feb. 3 through Feb. 7 on the Sacramento campus.
McGeorge Celebrates the Rich Cultural Diversity of the Sacramento Campus During Annual Diversity Week

McGeorge School of Law recently held its annual Diversity Week – 2020 Foresight: The Vision is Clear, Diversity Matters – Feb. 3 through Feb. 7 on the Sacramento campus.


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In March, eight students from Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law will travel to Tijuana, Mexico, not to take part in an annual spring break ritual, but to perform the much more serious work of helping immigrants apply for asylum in the United States.
McGeorge students to spend spring break helping asylum-seekers

In March, eight students from Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law will travel to Tijuana, Mexico, not to take part in an annual spring break ritual, but to perform the much more serious work of helping immigrants apply for asylum in the United States.


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Corina Johnson is determined to improve communities through legislation, and she is earning a JD with a capital lawyering concentration.
McGeorge student driven to be best legal advocate to protect others’ rights

Corina Johnson is determined to improve communities through legislation, and she is earning a JD with a capital lawyering concentration.


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Personal experience crystalized Shaun Brooks’ decision to practice family law when he was involved in a custody case related to his daughter during his first year at McGeorge.
Own experience prompts McGeorge student change the family law system

Personal experience crystalized Shaun Brooks’ decision to practice family law when he was involved in a custody case related to his daughter during his first year at McGeorge.


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The Spring Forward to Success: First-Generation Welcome Back Mixer was held in the McGeorge's Grand Salon in the evening of Jan. 15.
Spring Forward to Success: First-Generation Welcome Back Mixer

The Spring Forward to Success: First-Generation Welcome Back Mixer was held in the McGeorge's Grand Salon in the evening of Jan. 15.


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Two University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law teams are headed to the most important mock trial competition in the country in early April, following wins at the regional competition hosted by the UC Berkeley School of Law.
McGeorge wins regionals, will send two teams to national mock trial finals

Two University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law teams are headed to the most important mock trial competition in the country in early April, following wins at the regional competition hosted by the UC Berkeley School of Law.


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University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law students will gain valuable experience by providing legal services to formerly incarcerated people who are experiencing homelessness in the Sacramento area, thanks to a multi-year, $420,000 grant from the nonprofit CARESTAR Foundation.
Grant allows McGeorge School of Law students to help formerly incarcerated homeless

University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law students will gain valuable experience by providing legal services to formerly incarcerated people who are experiencing homelessness in the Sacramento area.


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McGeorge School of Law Professor Courtney Lee found an outlet for her passion and love for animals at McGeorge, and now her dedication to their welfare has earned her recognition from the International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR),
McGeorge professor receives SEEDS Award for work in animal law

McGeorge School of Law Professor Courtney Lee found an outlet for her passion and love for animals at McGeorge, and now her dedication to their welfare has earned her recognition from the International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR).


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Driven by a desire to honor the father he lost to a debilitating disease at just 59, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law alumnus Anthony McClaren ’03 recently became part of the very exclusive Seven Summits Club.
McGeorge alumnus summits highest peaks on all seven continents

Driven by a desire to honor the father he lost to a debilitating disease at just 59, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law alumnus Anthony McClaren ’03 recently became part of the very exclusive Seven Summits Club.


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Jed “Skip” Scully, former professor for University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law, passed away Dec. 21, 2019, at the age of 88.
Longtime McGeorge professor Jed “Skip” Scully passed away Dec. 21

Jed “Skip” Scully, former professor for University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law, passed away Dec. 21, 2019, at the age of 88.


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Carly Moran was 6 when she first heard her grandparents talk about their time in the “camp.”
Grandparents’ time in ‘camp’ drives McGeorge student to become ‘shepherd of justice’

Carly Moran was 6 when she first heard her grandparents talk about their time in the "camp."


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McGeorge is among the top three schools with the greatest increase in pass rate and is tied for 11th in the state among ABA-accredited California law schools for the July 2019 bar pass rate.
McGeorge tied for third in bar passage rate gains

McGeorge is among the top three schools with the greatest increase in pass rate and is tied for 11th in the state among ABA-accredited California law schools for the July 2019 bar pass rate.


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University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law’s award-winning moot court team will again represent the university during the New York City Bar’s 70th annual National Moot Court Competition early next year.
McGeorge's Moot Court Honors Board to represent Pacific at finals in NYC

University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law’s award-winning moot court team will again represent the university during the New York City Bar’s 70th annual National Moot Court Competition early next year.


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