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for May, 2008

Student Receives 2008 Equal Justice Award

May 21, 2008

Bryan Seiler ('08) wins the Minnesota Women Lawyers' Equal Justice Award for his article, "Moving from 'Broken Windows' to Healthy Neighborhood Policy: Reforming Urban Nuisance Law in the Public and Private Sectors."

Spring 2008 issue of Perspectives Introduces New Dean

May 20, 2008

In this issue of Perspectives, cover story writer Frank Jossi sits down with Dean-Designate David Wippman, who takes the helm of the Law School on July 1.

Empowered with a New Degree, Class of '08 Sets Forth

May 17, 2008

The weather graciously remained bright for the Law School's 120th Commencement ceremonies as Co-Deans Guy-Uriel E. Charles and Fred L. Morrison welcomed the Class of 2008, guests, faculty and distinguished speakers May 17 at Northrop Auditorium.

Pawlenty to Deliver Commencement Address

May 17, 2008

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, a St. Paul native and Law School graduate, class of 1986, will deliver the Commencement Address.

Student Awards Ceremony: Change of Venue

May 16, 2008

The Class of '08 Student Awards Ceremony on Fri. May 16 from 3-4 p.m. has been moved to Room 25. U.S. District Court Judge James Rosenbaum will be the guest speaker. After the awards ceremony, the Deans will host a reception in the Auerbach Commons from 4-6 p.m.

Law School Student Receives Burton Award

May 1, 2008

Emily C. Melvin ('08) joins a growing list of University of Minnesota Law School students who have won the esteemed Burton Award for legal writing.

Cooper Honored for Public Service

May 1, 2008

Professor Laura Cooper will be honored for her years of service to the Legal Aid Society at the Law Day Testimonial Dinner on May 1.