Law School News
for April, 2011
April 26, 2011
Eva B. Stensvad (’11) is the winner of a 2011 Burton Award for Legal Achievement in the law school legal writing category for her article, "Immunity for Vaccine Manufacturers: The Vaccine Act and Preemption of Design Defect Claims." The article was published in Vol. 95, November 2010, of the Minnesota Law Review.
April 22, 2011
C. Paul Jones (’50), Minnesota’s first public defender, an adjunct professor at the Law School for 20 years, and a professor at William Mitchell College of Law for 50 years, passed away April 19, 2011, in Minneapolis. He was 84.
April 22, 2011
The Minnesota Law Review honored Allen I. Saeks (’56) and James D. Steiner (’72) with its 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award at its annual banquet on April 14, 2011. The award is given for exceptional contributions to the profession and to the greater good of society.
April 21, 2011
Today, Clinical Professor Laura Thomas and several student attorneys in the Law School's Civil Practice Clinic participated in an American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division teleconference entitled "Lessons in Public Education: A Community's Challenge to Property Tax Assessments."
April 15, 2011
The University of Minnesota Law School announced a $70 million fund-raising campaign at its Spring Alumni Weekend reception on Friday, April 15. The campaign is projected to run for a five-year period.
April 14, 2011
University of Law School Professor Stephen Simon has created, in a Wiki format, an electronic bench book called Trial Procedures and Practices from the Judge's Perspective. It is available on the University of Minnesota's Web site at http://ebenchbk.law.umn.edu.