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for September, 2008

Minnesota and Uppsala Present 25th Anniversary Symposium

September 29, 2008

The University of Minnesota Law School and Uppsala University Faculty of Law celebrated the 25th Anniversary of their exchange relationship by hosting a symposium on five topics of American and European/Scandinavian legal interest.

2L Theresa Stadheim Wins Prizes For IP Writing

September 24, 2008

Theresa Stadheim won the $5,000 top prize for 2Ls and an Honorable Mention in the Ninth Annual Intellectual Property Writing Competition sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP.

Professors to be Honored at Anniversary of Landmark Ruling

September 17, 2008

The late Professor Irving Younger and Professor Robert Stein are among those being honored Sept. 20, 2008, at a celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's 1938 decision in Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins (304 U.S. 64).

Ní Aoláin and Gross to Provide Testimony on Restoring Rule of Law

September 13, 2008

Professors Ní Aoláin and Gross, part of the Working Group on Detention Without Trial, will offer written testimony to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Property Rights.

New Law School Dean: Upholding Traditions, Building on Strengths

September 10, 2008

On Sept. 5, David Wippman was installed as the University of Minnesota Law School's 10th dean in a ceremony at the McNamara Center.

Law School Hosts 10 Humphrey Fellows

September 9, 2008

The Law School and the Human Rights Center will host 10 Humphrey Fellows during the 2008-09 academic year. The Fellows represent 10 different countries and are involved in a range of law and justice initiatives/interests in their home countries.

Alan Haynes Selected As CPDC Director

September 9, 2008

Alan Haynes, formerly Associate Director of Career Services and Diversity Outreach Advisor at Brooklyn Law School, has been selected as the new CPDC Director.

Installation of Dean David Wippman

September 5, 2008

This special mini-site includes a full video of the Dean's installation ceremony along with a photo gallery and more information on the event.

Jesse Choper Lectures on Politics of Supreme Court Justices

September 5, 2008

Constitutional scholar Jesse Choper returned to the Law School this week to deliver a lecture entitled, "Liberal and Conservative Supreme Court Justices—What Difference Does it Really Make and What Does it Bode for the Future?"

Law School Initiates New Colloquium for Conservatives and Libertarians

September 4, 2008

On Oct. 3, 2008, the Law School will present the first annual Minnesota Conservative & Libertarian Legal Colloquium, entitled "Stare Decisis in Constitutional Law."

Constitution Day Agenda

September 3, 2008

The speaker agenda has been announced for Constitution Day, to be held Sept. 17, 2008.