Law School News
for January, 2013
January 28, 2013
Alden Winship "Tom" Clausen (’49), a former executive with Bank of America and the World Bank, passed away Jan. 22, 2013, in a hospital in Burlingame, Calif., of complications from pneumonia. He was 89. Throughout his life Clausen kept the nickname he earned playing "Tom" in a grade-school play while growing up in Hamilton, Ill.
January 23, 2013
The Law School's Theatre of the Relatively Talentless (TORT) will present its eleventh annual musical, "Back to the Future Interest," on Friday and Saturday, February 22-23, at the Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.
January 22, 2013
Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Karen R. Duncan (’88) to Minnesota's Third Judicial District Court, replacing retiring Judge Casey J. Christian. Her chambers will be in the Steele County Court House, Owatonna.
January 17, 2013
The Law School's Minnesota Journal of International Law will present its symposium, entitled "The Future of Warfare: The Law of Tomorrow's Battlefields," on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Lockhart Hall (Room 25), 229 19th Ave. South, Minneapolis.
January 16, 2013
As the United States Government debates domestic policy changes to address national concerns about gun violence, students at the University of Minnesota are urging the United Nations to address the human rights violations committed with firearms.
January 11, 2013
The Law School's Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity today released "Open Enrollment and Racial Segregation in the Twin Cities: 2000-2010," a new study providing evidence that Minnesota's open enrollment program increases racial segregation in area schools.