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for October, 2010

Law School Alumni and Student to Receive Outstanding Service Awards at MJF Event

October 18, 2010

This year's Minnesota Justice Foundation (MJF) Annual Awards Celebration will take place Nov. 10, 2010, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at International Market Square, 275 Market St., Minneapolis.

Prof. Cook Blogs for Best Practices for Legal Education

October 13, 2010

Professor Nancy Cook was a guest blogger on the Best Practices for Legal Education blog. Her two blog comments, "AntiDisEstablishmentScholarshipism" and "Monsters in the Closet - My Fears about Curricular Reforms," can be found at http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org.

Minn. Court of Appeals Special Session

October 13, 2010

On Tuesday, October 26, 2010, the Minnesota Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in a special session at the University of Minnesota Law School. The session will take place in Room 25 (overflow in Room 40). The first and second arguments are open to any students, faculty, staff and the public. 1Ls will be required to attend the third argument as part of the 1L Lecture Series. Judges Terri I. Stoneburner, Louise Dovre Bjorkman ('85), and James C. Harten will hear the following cases:

Ní Aoláin Named One of Irish Legal 100

October 11, 2010

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin has been selected for the Irish Legal 100, an annual listing by the Irish Voice newspaper and Irish America magazine to honor the Irish in the legal profession. Hundreds are nominated for the listing, now in its third year, for their achievements and leadership in the law and pride in their heritage.