Past events

October 5, 2017

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Scholars generally consider workers’ compensation laws, created in the 1910s, as a Progressive Era success story. In my book I argue instead that these laws created new forms of inequality by lowering the value of wage-earning women’s injuries...

October 4, 2017

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
1 Standard CLE credit has been approved; Event Code #248227

Professor Fatma Marouf will provide a real-time update on legal challenges to the Trump administration’s travel ban targeting nationals of several Muslim-majority countries. Professor Marouf will explain the status of the still pending travel ban...

12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

All are invited to the Riesenfeld Rare Books Center’s first rare books open house of the semester!

Come out to enjoy free snacks and drinks, and see treasures from the library’s rare books and special collections.

September 28, 2017

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Only the Clothes on Her Back:  Textiles, Commerce, and Governance in the Nineteenth-Century United States shifts the perspective from the property that a small minority of Americans owned to the property that the vast majority of...

September 27, 2017

12:30 pm to 5:00 pm
4 Standard CLE credits have been approved; Event Code #247835

Live Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) trial proceedings and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) appeal and opposition proceedings under the America Invents Act (AIA) will take place at the Law School on Wednesday, September 27....

September 26, 2017

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

The Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda, Archbishop of the archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, will discuss Christian vocation in university campus life and in legal practice. He became Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and...

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Gopher Gratitude is a schoolwide celebration that highlights the numerous ways giving enriches the Law School.


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Law School Plaza and...

September 21, 2017

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom tells the story of how the mass adoption of cars transformed policing and, in the process, the idea of freedom itself. The first chapter begins by examining the role of traffic—...

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Stressed out? Come de-stress and forget about your worries with Boynton Health. PAWS sessions feature registered therapy animal teams—including dogs, bunnies, chickens, and other therapy animals like cats, miniature horses, Guinea pigs and fancy...

September 8, 2017

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

To kick-off the semester, the Legal History Workshop is beginning with a workshop featuring one of our own, Brooke Depenbusch, Ph.D. Candidate, History, sharing the first (draft) chapter of her dissertation on general relief in the United States...


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