Law School News
for April, 2009
April 23, 2009
Noreen E. Johnson ('09) has been selected for a 2009 Burton Award for Excellence in legal writing. Her winning entry, "Blight and its Discontents: Awarding Attorney's Fees to Property Owners in Redevelopment Actions," was published in the December 2008 edition of the Minnesota Law Review.
April 21, 2009
The Law School's Asylum Law Project (ALP) received a University of Minnesota Tony Diggs Excellence Award for Outstanding Graduate or Professional Student Group of 2008 at an awards ceremony on April 16, 2009.
April 20, 2009
Documentaries on everything from blues musicians to firefighters watching the World Trade Towers collapse have been canceled in the wake of the FCC's recent censorship activities, said Nadine Strossen in her Horatio Ellsworth Kellar Distinguished Visitors lecture, "Current Challenges to Free Speech," at the Law School April 14, 2009.
April 8, 2009
Robert A. Stein, Everett Fraser Professor of Law, was recently named chair of the International Bar Association's (IBA) Public and Professional Interest Division. His term runs to the end of 2010.
April 8, 2009
Contested Contours in Assisted Reproduction: Interrogating Law, Race, Class & Sex
April 3, 2009
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie will speak at the Law School on April 10 at 12:20 in Room 50. The Secretary will talk about the 2008 election turnout, the U.S. Senate recount, and what's currently going on in the Secretary of State's office.