Law School News
for December, 2007
December 19, 2007
Two new resources are now available from the Law School's HRC, International Human Rights Law: An Introduction and Human Rights. Yes! - Action and Advocacy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
December 17, 2007
David Wippman, Professor of Law and Vice Provost for Int'l Relations at Cornell, has been named dean of the Law School. Provost Sullivan calls Wippman "an eminent scholar" and "a trusted and
December 13, 2007
Dennis Mathisen ('66) and Gail Mathisen have created a $1 million endowment fund at the Law School. It will aid promising new law students in need of financial assistance.
December 10, 2007
This fall, the U's Community Fund Drive raised more than $1.15M for MN charities, with $29,438 from Law School faculty and staff. A 56.63% participation rate ranked the Law School 2nd in its size category.
December 7, 2007
Ajmel Quereshi (’07) is the first U of M Law School student to receive the prestigious Skadden Fellowship, which will support his work at the ACLU of Maryland challenging anti-immigration proposals across the state.
December 6, 2007
This issue spotlights alumni who parlayed their law degrees into thriving business careers. Also: the Legal History Program, 3 faculty members celebrating 25 years of teaching, and recent gifts to the Law School.