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Academic Opportunities

Below are selected Law School Research Institutes, Journals, Moot Courts and Courses related to diversity.
For a full list of Research Institutes and Journals, click here.
For a full list of Moot Courts, click here.
For a full list of Courses, click here.

Research Institutes

Human Rights Center

David Weissbrodt, Co-Director and Regents Professor and Fredrikson & Byron Professor of Law
Kristi Rudelius-Palmer, Co-Director

Institute on Crime and Public Policy

Michael Tonry, Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett Chair in Excellence

Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity

Myron Orfield, Director and Professor of Law


Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice

Editor-in-Chief: Richard M. Weinmeyer, wein0142@umn.edu
Faculty Advisor: Michele Goodwin, Everett Fraser Professor of Law
Submission Information

Minnesota Journal of International Law

Editor-in-Chief: Gordon Knoblach, knobl038@umn.edu
Faculty Advisor: David Weissbrodt, Regents Professor and Fredrikson & Byron Professor of Law
Submission Information

Moot Courts

Civil Rights Moot Court

International Moot Court and the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court


Child Advocacy and Juvenile Justice Clinic
Cities, Suburbs: Race, Taxes and Development in American Metropolis
Civil Rights Enforcement Clinic
Criminalization Seminar
Death Penalty Seminar
Disability in the Workplace
Employment Discrimination
Employment Law
Environmental Justice and The BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Environmental Sustainability Clinic: Energy Policy
Environmental Sustainability Clinic: Land Use Policy
Equal Justice
Genetics & Assisted Reproduction: Law & Ethics Seminar
Human Rights Advocacy
Human Rights Litigation & International Advocacy Clinic
Immigration and Human Rights Law Clinic
Immigration Law
Indian Child Welfare Clinic
Indian Law
Innocence Project Clinic
Inter-American Human Rights System Seminar
International Criminal Prosecution Seminar
International Human Rights
International Humanitarian Law
International Law
Islamic Law Seminar
Juvenile Justice
Labor & Employment Law Capstone
Law & Cultural Property Seminar
Law, Race & Social Psychology
Legal Scholarship for Equal Justice (LSEJ)
Native American Law and Literature
Philip C. Carruthers Public Interest Law Clinic
Philosophy of Punishment Seminar
Poverty Law I
Race in Litigation: Anatomy of the Race Card Seminar
Race, Law & Medicine
Reproductive Rights
Sentencing Guidelines Seminar
Sex Discrimination Seminar
Sexual Orientation and the Law Seminar
Special Education Clinic
Street Law Seminar
Theory of Ownership Seminar
Tribal Courts in the United States, an Introduction to Indigenous Peoples Law Seminar
Women's International Human Rights Seminar
Workers' Rights Clinic
Wrongful Convictions