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for March, 2012

Prof. Thomas Takes Civil Practice Clinic Appeal to Minn. Supreme Court

March 28, 2012

On April 2, 2012, Clinical Professor Laura Thomas and co-counsel David Wilson and Michael Gavigan (’11), both of Wilson Law Group, will appear before the Minnesota Supreme Court on a direct appeal of the property tax assessment lawsuit Odunlade et al. v. City of Minneapolis (Supreme Court File No. A111832). The core of the lawsuit alleges violations of federal and state equal protection rights and rights to uniform taxation under Article X, Section 1, of the Minnesota Constitution, and seeks declaratory judgment and mandamus relief.

Prof. Susan Wolf Receives Investigator Award from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

March 23, 2012

Professor Susan M. Wolf has received the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Investigator Award in Health Policy Research, given to support innovative projects of national policy importance. The two-year funding will support Wolf's project to write a book on "Translating Research into Health Benefits: Returning Research Results & Incidental Findings."

Jonathan Reiner (’13) Awarded Peggy Browning Fellowship

March 21, 2012

This summer, second-year Law School student Jonathan Reiner will begin a ten-week Peggy Browning Fellowship in Washington, D.C. He is one of nearly 70, from more than 500 law student applicants nationwide, to be awarded the prestigious public interest labor law fellowship.

LSAT Prep Program Renamed MPLS Program

March 19, 2012

From May 24 to Aug. 23, 2012, the Law School will again offer the program it has offered since 2008 to help students prepare for the law school admissions process. Only the name has changed.

Flagrant Conduct by Professor Dale Carpenter Acclaimed in New York Times, New York Review of Books, New Yorker

March 19, 2012

Critics are calling University of Minnesota Law School Professor Dale Carpenter's new release, Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas, a landmark book on a landmark case.