• Contemporary Issues Facing Courts – 6883



Subject Area

Constitutional Law
Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Advocacy
  • Student Year
    Upper Division, LL.M.
    Course type

This seminar, led by a former Chief Judge of the 4th Judicial District of Minnesota, will address a broad range of challenges facing courts and the innovations in judicial administration and judging that seek to advance the cause of justice. Topics include: courts as organizations; therapeutic justice; understanding case management and its impact on judging and lawyering; court funding and its impact on the delivery of justice; judicial selection and retention; wrongful conviction and other court mistakes; public satisfaction and dissatisfaction with the courts. Students will explore the topics in class discussion and write papers analyzing one or more court challenges or innovations.


Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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