Law School News
for March, 2010
March 22, 2010
The University of Minnesota Law School’s Environmental Sustainability Clinic and the Environmental Law Society are offering a review of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for Minneapolis homeowners on April 5.
March 22, 2010
Theresa Stadheim (’10) recently learned that she won first-place honors in the ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s Annual Student Writing Competition for 2009-10.
March 18, 2010
On April 2, 2010, experts in human trafficking, international criminal law, international children’s issues, victimized populations, and other human rights fields will assemble at the University of Minnesota Law School for the 2010 International Congress on Human Trafficking.
March 12, 2010
Scott H. DeLisi ('80) was confirmed by a voice vote in the Senate on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, for the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. He was nominated for the post by President Obama on Nov. 17, 2009.
March 4, 2010
Law & Inequality: a Journal of Theory & Practice at The University of Minnesota Law School, will host a symposium on Friday, April 9, 2010 entitled "Family Values: Law & the Modern American Family." The symposium brings together nationally recognized scholars, practicing attorneys as well as advocacy organizations to discuss the present state of the law affecting non-traditional families in the United States. The program will feature four panels dealing with topics including family law issues, same sex marriage and beyond, immigration, and legislative and litigation developments. The symposium will convene at the University of Minnesota Law School, Mondale Hall in Lockhart Auditorium (Room 25) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a reception to follow.
March 2, 2010
Law School Professor Richard Painter was the principal author of an amicus brief, also signed by Professors John Matheson and Edward Adams, filed Feb. 27, 2010, with the U.S. Supreme Court in Morrison v. National Australia Bank (No. 08-1191).