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for October, 2008

Joel Singer speaks on "The Role of the Military Lawyer in Times of Emergency"

October 29, 2008

Joel Singer, Partner, Sidley Austin, LL.P. in Washington D.C., Retired Colonel with the Israeli Defense Forces JAG Corps and the Former Legal Advisor to the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs will present his lecture, "The Role of the Military Lawyer in Times of Emergency: The Case of Israel During the Intifada" on Friday, October 31st in Room 40.

Professors Gallanis and Gross Receive ALI Honors

October 22, 2008

The prestigious American Law Institute (ALI) has announced the appointment of Thomas P. Gallanis as Associate Reporter for the Restatement (Third) of Trusts and the admission of Oren Gross to its elected membership. Both are professors at the University of Minnesota Law School.

Film About Walter Mondale Premieres at History Center

October 13, 2008

The first feature-length documentary on the life of former Vice President Walter "Fritz" Mondale ('56) premieres Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. There will be a short question-and-answer session following the viewing.

Feld Joins Post-RNC Public Safety Commission

October 6, 2008

Professor Barry C. Feld ('69) has been asked to serve on the Republican National Convention Public Safety Planning and Implementation Commission, a review panel that will investigate security outside the Xcel Energy Center during the Sept. 1-4, 2008 Republican National Convention.

Dobiáš Human Rights Fellowship Established at Law School

October 6, 2008

The Law School has received a $100,000 endowment from William E. Drake ('66) to establish the Dobiáš Human Rights Fellowship in honor of Přemysl Josef Dobiáš and his wife Hana Budlovsky Dobiáš.