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School News

May 31, 2019

Connect with the WLSAA Alumni

September 6, 2017

Whittier College Supports DACA

September 6, 2017

Over The Last 5 Years, 83% of Whittier Law School Graduates Have Passed the Bar Exam

September 5, 2017

The 49 Law Schools With The Most Improved Employment Rates

May 9, 2017

Whittier Law School Students Frequently Asked Questions

May 3, 2017

Read the latest updates for students, faculty, and staff

May 3, 2017

Update for the Whittier Law School Community

April 24, 2017

Whittier Law School is not admitting students for fall 2017

April 19, 2017

A Message from the Whittier College Board of Trustees

April 7, 2017

WLS student secures post-grad position at U.S Department of Justice

March 30, 2017

WLS students organize “border water drop” for migrants in Southern California desert

March 29, 2017

Four WLS students land post-grad offers in government sector

March 24, 2017

Daughter of civil rights activist Fred Korematsu discusses his legacy in WLS forum

March 8, 2017

Whittier Law forum explores marijuana businesses under California’s cannabis law

February 27, 2017

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor to speak at commencement

February 2, 2017

Faculty Spotlight: Andrea Funk

January 19, 2017

WLS-sponsored forum examines Trump administration impact on OC minority communities

January 2, 2017

Dean Daar profiled in OC Lawyer feature article

December 13, 2016

Whittier recognized again as one of the nation’s most diverse law schools

December 12, 2016

Upcoming Whittier summer legal clinic to focus on veterans issues

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In the News

May 31, 2019

Connect with the WLSAA Alumni

September 6, 2017

Over The Last 5 Years, 83% of Whittier Law School Graduates Have Passed the Bar Exam

September 5, 2017

The 49 Law Schools With The Most Improved Employment Rates

Huffington Post
March 30, 2017

Raiders’ move to Las Vegas could change sports betting, says Professor I. Nelson Rose

California Lawyer
March 15, 2017

WLS associate dean honored with 2017 CLAY Award for work on Supreme Court case

The Sacramento Bee
February 21, 2017

Proposed Indian casino in Elk Grove not a done deal, says Professor I. Nelson Rose

February 7, 2017

I. Nelson Rose weighs in on whether Supreme Court will legalize sports betting

Associated Press
November 30, 2016

Professor I. Nelson Rose quoted in Associated Press article about casinos using arcade games to attract millennials

The Atlantic
November 17, 2016

Professor I. Nelson Rose shares his expertise on casino regulation in The Atlantic

November 15, 2016

Dean Judith Daar tells BuzzFeed how potential ACA changes could affect fertility treatment

OC Lawyer
November 3, 2016

Whittier Law School, Dean Daar Featured in OC Lawyer Cover Story

LA Times
September 9, 2016

Professor I. Nelson Rose quoted in LA Times article on death of California internet poker bill

July 14, 2016

Professor Patricia Leary’s response to Black Lives Matter complaint garners media coverage

Atlas Obscura
April 14, 2016

Professor Erez Aloni quoted in Atlas Obscura article on “self-uniting” marriages

February 5, 2016

Professor Judith Daar publishes article on legal complexities of assisted reproductive technologies

Washington Post
January 8, 2016

Professor Judith Daar quoted in Washington Post story on issues of surrogacy and abortion

January 8, 2016

Professor I. Nelson Rose featured in SFGate about what 2016 holds for fantasy betting

Orange County Register
January 4, 2016

Professor I. Nelson Rose quoted in OC Register about California’s next move on daily fantasy sports

NPR (KQED San Francisco)
December 2, 2015

Professor I. Nelson Rose interviewed on NPR on daily fantasy sports lawsuit

Saint Peters Blog
December 2, 2015

I. Nelson Rose mentioned in Saint Peters Blog on Florida Organizes Crime Law

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Press Releases

January 18, 2017

Whittier faculty to offer insight into potential impacts of Trump administration

June 16, 2016

Judith Daar Tapped as Whittier Law School Dean

February 15, 2016

Penelope Bryan to Step Down as Dean of Whittier Law School

May 20, 2015

Whittier Law School Chosen to Host National Diversity Seminars

December 4, 2014

Whittier Law School Partners with Legal Aid Society to Create Unique Incubator Program

July 16, 2014

Whittier Law School Ranked Among Best Practical Training Schools for Part-Time Students

May 20, 2014

Whittier Law School Grads Achieve Second Highest Bar Pass Rate in Almost 20 Years of School’s History

March 26, 2014

Whittier Law School Ranks As Most Diverse Law School in California by U.S. News & World Report

February 20, 2014

Whittier Law School Changes Bearing Fruit

September 24, 2013

Announcing New Coastkeeper Environmental Water Law Clinic at Whittier Law School

August 8, 2013

Whittier Law School Students “Experience the Law”

April 22, 2013

New Courtroom Opens at Whittier Law School

November 27, 2012

Over 70% Of Whittier Law School Graduates Pass California Bar Exam On First Attempt

November 21, 2012

Whittier Law School Students Raise $2,000 For Hurricane Sandy Victims

November 20, 2012

Nearly 70% of Whittier Law School 2011 Graduates Employed 15 Months After Graduation

November 15, 2012

Whittier Law School’s Environmental Law Concentration Prepares Students for Opportunities in Growing Field

Alumni News

February 13, 2017

Five WLS grads to be honored at 2017 Alumni Awards Dinner

October 25, 2016

Curtis Morrison ‘16 accepts job at environmental non-profit Our Children’s Trust

September 20, 2016

Current student and alumnus publish article

August 26, 2016

Whittier Alumni Among ABA’s Top 40 Young Lawyers

Gaming Business Review
July 23, 2015

Gaming Business Review profiles Whittier Law School Alum Patrick Sweeney

Orange County Attorney Journal
January 20, 2015

2009 Alum Matthew Easton Featured on Front Cover Story

January 5, 2015

Whittier Law School Alum Lisa D. Angelo named Partner at Murchison & Cumming

November 17, 2014

Kenneth A. Lee, Esq. Joins Tully Rinckey PLLC as Senior Associate in San Diego

Baltimore Sun
November 14, 2014

Whittier Law alum Maureen Van Stone profiled by Baltimore Sun

October 8, 2014

Recent Alumna Nominated for “Distinguished Women in Nevada”

OC Register
September 10, 2014

Recent Graduates’ New Practice Featured in Local Newspaper

The Daily Journal
August 14, 2014

Whittier Alum Michael Acker publishes free speech article in Daily Journal

The Oakland Press
June 28, 2014

Alumnus Ethan D. Baker (class of 2006) runs for State Senate in Michigan

Digital Journal
June 23, 2014

Whittier Alum Cheri L. Brettmann joins Albertson & Davidson, LLP

June 10, 2014

Whittier Alum David Ferrentino named to Super Lawyers list

California Law Today, Page 14
May 30, 2014

Whittier Alum Melisa Tyner helps homeless veterans

The Hanford Sentinel
May 9, 2014

Whittier Alum Greg Strickland running for re-election as District Attorney

May 7, 2014

Whittier Alum Bethany Powers Flint appointed as municipal court judge in Bend, OR

April 22, 2014

Los Angeles Lakers hire Whittier alum as general counsel

California Lawyer
April 21, 2014

Whittier Alum, Public Defender Elena M. Saris, featured in California Lawyer magazine

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