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for May, 2009

Minn. Law Review Launches Online Companion Journal

May 23, 2009

MLR has launched Minnesota Law Review Headnotes, an online companion to the print journal. The new online journal can be accessed at www.minnesotalawreview.org.

Law School Presents the Class of 2009

May 19, 2009

The Law School celebrates the commencement of the Class of 2009.

Student Awards Ceremony Kicks Off Graduation Weekend

May 19, 2009

The Law School lauds the best of the Class of 2009 in its student awards ceremony held May 15

Chief Judge Michael J. Davis (‘72) To Speak At Commencement

May 6, 2009

Chief Judge Michael J. Davis (‘72), an active member of the local legal community and the first African-American Federal Judge in Minnesota, will serve as the commencement speaker at the Law School's graduation exercises on May 16.

Law Library Brochure Wins Prestigious Award

May 4, 2009

MAY 4, 2009—The University of Minnesota Law Library recently was selected to receive the 2009 American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Excellence in Marketing Award for its new brochure "The University of Minnesota Law Library: Commitment to Excellence."

Russian Human Rights Library Receives Grant

May 4, 2009

MAY 4—The University of Minnesota Human Rights Center at the Law School has received a two-year grant of $150,000 from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support further development of its online Russian Human Rights Library.

Sullivan Part of 'Great Conversation' on Supreme Court

May 4, 2009

MAY 4, 2009—On May 12, 2009, E. Thomas Sullivan, University of Minnesota Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and Kenneth Starr, dean and professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, will present the last in the University's 2009 "Great Conversations" series at 7:30 p.m. at the Ted Mann Concert Hall. The two legal scholars will share their perspectives and insights on how the U.S. Supreme Court works and how its decisions influence life in America. A dessert reception with the speakers will follow the presentation.