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Sean Burke, Stephanie Ward (J.D. ’11) Attend IHL Workshop

On the basis of completed coursework and field experience and written statements of interest, Sean Burke (J.D. ’11) and Stephanie Ward (J.D. ’11) were selected to attend Law and War: An International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Workshop held at DePaul University School of Law on October 15-17, 2010.

Three Recent Clinic Successes

Another Success for Immigration Human Rights Clinic
Immigration-Human Rights Clinic Helps Secure Asylum
Safe Future for Client of Immigration and Human Rights Clinic

Reception for International Students

Reception for International Students

A reception was held Saturday, November 6, 2010, for the LL.M. Class of 2010-11, exchange students, and Law/Humphrey Fellows in the St. Paul home of Professor Brad Delapena and Associate Vice President and Dean for International Programs Meredith McQuaid ('91). Delapena taught this year's Introduction to American Law course to the LL.M. students, Humphrey Fellows and exchange students. McQuaid had a long tenure at the Law School as Associate Dean of Administration and International Programs. The night was filled with music, food and great conversation, and 47 students attended along with several staff members. Pictured above are Delapena and McQuaid with several of the students who attended the reception.

Student Events

International Law Week, November 15-20

The Minnesota Journal of International Law is hosting International Law Week from Monday, November 15, to Saturday, November 20.

Events to take place include:

  • Panel discussion: "Practicing International Law"
  • Symposium: "Foreign-cubed Securities Litigation After Morrison v. National Australia Bank and the Dodd-Frank Act"
  • Lecture: "The International Climate Change Negotiations: The Road from Copenhagen"
  • Fundraiser: World Music Karaoke Night

These events will all lead up to the American Society of International Law Conference on November 18-20.

Mark Your Calendars!

LL.M. Class of 2010-11, exchange students, and Law/Humphrey Fellows, mark your calendars for these upcoming fun events!

Friday, Nov. 19 at 6:00 p.m. - MN Timberwolves vs. LA Lakers Game
Friday, Jan. 21 at 6:00 p.m. - Bowling at Goldy’s Game room
Thursday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m. - Ice skating at the Depot Rink

LL.M. Class of 2011