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for October, 2006

Law School Musical Auditions

October 30, 2006

From October 30—November 3, the Theatre of the Relatively Talentless (TORT) is holding auditions for the 5th annual musical. Please sign up for auditions at the subplaza bulletin board or visit the TORT website.

Graduates Admitted to MN Bar

October 27, 2006

Class of 2006 graduates who received a passing score on the Minnesota Bar Exam were admitted to the Minnesota State Bar during an Admission Ceremony, an official session of the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Federalist Society hosts Fund, Charles

October 24, 2006

The Federalist Society was pleased to host John Fund and Dean Charles for a lecture on the importance of combating voter fraud and the serious threat it presents to our democracy.

Lucero Wins MJF Volunteer Award

October 23, 2006

Rebecca Lucero, 3L, has been awarded the Law Student Volunteer Award by the Minnesota Justice Foundation (MJF). Lucero will be honored at MJF's 19th Annual Awards Celebration on November 9.

New Institute for Law and Rationality

October 23, 2006

In Fall 2006, the Law School created the Institute for Law and Rationality, one of four new institutes. The Institute considers how cognition, emotion, and empathy can and do inform law and policymaking.

Leading Scholars Discuss Terrorism

October 13, 2006

The nation’s leading scholars in national security and emergency powers law discussed the global response to terrorism five years after 9/11 at the MN Law Review and Center for Legal Studies symposium.

Celebration of Judge Heaney’s Legacy

October 10, 2006

Co-Deans Morrison and Charles, and the Law School recently held a reception celebrating the outstanding career and public service achievements of the Honorable Gerald W. Heaney, who recently retired.

Laptop Program Service Recognized

October 10, 2006

The Law School's in-house, IBM-certified repair center for the student laptop program has been recognized by Lenovo Corporation for outstanding service in Spring 2006.

McQuaid Receives University Award

October 5, 2006

Dean McQuaid has been recognized with the University Award for Global Engagement for her outstanding contributions to global education and international programs. Congratulations, Dean McQuaid!