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for December, 2012

Minn. Supreme Court Remands Civil Practice Clinic Appeal to Tax Court

December 21, 2012

The Minnesota Supreme Court issued an opinion on December 19, 2012, in the property tax assessment lawsuit Odunlade et al. v. City of Minneapolis (Supreme Court File No. A111832), remanding a portion of the lawsuit to the Minnesota Tax Court.

James Chosy (’89) Named U.S. Bancorp Executive V.P. and General Counsel

December 14, 2012

Effective March 1, 2013, James L. Chosy (’89), chair of the Law School's Board of Advisors, will return to U.S. Bancorp after a 12-year absence, this time as executive vice president and general counsel. He will serve on the 15-member managing committee and report to U.S. Bancorp president and CEO, Richard Davis.

Michael Wentzell (’98) Appointed to First District Court Bench

December 13, 2012

Chief Deputy Carver County Attorney Michael D. Wentzell (’98) has been appointed to Minnesota's First Judicial District Court, replacing retired Judge Phillip T. Kanning, Gov. Mark Dayton's office announced recently.

Human Rights Center Announces New Member Network for Educators

December 5, 2012

Human Rights Educators USA (HRE USA), a newly established network that joins the global movement to build a culture of respect for human rights through education and research, officially opens for membership on International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2012.