Press Releases

Carter-Baker Election Report: A ‘Bait and Switch’ for Voters Hoping for Real Reform

Attention: News desks, national and political reporters Contact: Molly Colin 510-642-4143 Berkeley, CA–The Carter-Baker Commission on Election Reform Report is ultimately a “bait and switch” for voters seeking real reform because the commission failed to advance policy changes that will significantly address many of the voting irregularities experienced in the 2004 election, according to a […]

Boalt Hall Hires Five New Professors As Major Expansion Continues

Attention: Law, Legal Affairs and Higher Education Reporters Contact: Dan Brekke 510-643-6157 Berkeley, CA–Boalt Hall took a major stride in its ambitious plans to expand the size and breadth of its core faculty, hiring five professors to join the law school this fall. The appointments of the new tenured and tenure-track faculty signal a significant […]

Berkeley Center for Law & Technology Continues to Ramp-Up

Attention: Law, Tech and Business Reporters Contact: Molly Colin 510-642-4143Dan Brekke 510-643-6157 Berkeley, CA–Robert Barr of Cisco Systems joins the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT), the nation’s leading law and technology program, as its executive director, a move that positions the center toward becoming the country’s premier research and policy center on legal […]

New Program Awards Summer Fellowships to Boalt Students for Public Service

Contact: Abby Cohn, Communications Dept., 510-643-8010, Berkeley,CA–Under an ambitious new program, Boalt Hall is offering $4,000 fellowships to every continuing law student at the school who wants to pursue public interest or public service work this summer. The recently announced Boalt Public Interest/Public Service Summer Fellowship Program fosters the longstanding tradition of public engagement […]