43,731 miles to Coastal Law

For Jonathan Burton-Macleod and Ashleigh Barnes, perspective is everything. Collectively, their scholarship has led them through diverse international opportunities including faculty positions in India and Australia, as well as study abroad programs in Russia, Tanzania and, perhaps most endearingly, Cape Town, South Africa, where the couple first met. “In any area of law you benefit […]

Alumna empowers others — one class at a time

For evidence on the versatility of a jurisdoctor degree, look no further than Sarah Spear Sands. A former legislative affairs senior director for the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) on Capitol Hill, Sands now focuses her talents on what many may consider an unlikely venue – fitness. Sands, a Coastal Law Class of 2006 […]

“Vivant le Rêve”

The following is a first-person perspective by Kyle Sill, a 2009 Coastal Law graduate and a charter class member of the school’s study abroad program with the University of Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand France. The program is now in its sixth year. When you are asked to go to France to teach American law you don’t […]

A decorating tradition enlivens a corner of campus

In October 2010, Coastal Law students and faculty were treated to an unusual sight. Athree-sided study carrel outside the Legal Clinics on the school’s second floor had been transformed into a Halloween scene, complete with a giant spider dangling from an equally giant web, tombstones, skeletal hands,and a selection of particularly frightening law textbooks. On […]