October 21, 2019
Tom Cotter, Briggs and Morgan Professor of Law, has been elected to membership in the American Law Institute (ALI).
ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law.
October 16, 2019
The federal courthouse in Minneapolis has been renamed in honor of pathbreaking Judge Diana Murphy ‘74, the first woman appointed to the federal bench in Minnesota and the first to sit on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Murphy died last year at the age of 84.
October 14, 2019
Belit Flores, who has a a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, spent five years doing research and development work at Cargill, Inc. before enrolling in Minnesota Law’s Master of Science in Patent Law (MSPL) program. She has more than 15 years of lab experience, which she is looking forward to putting to work in the exciting field of patent law.
October 10, 2019
Professor Brad Clary ’75 has been named the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Thomas F. Blackwell Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in the field of legal writing.
October 7, 2019
Kelly Zech, 1L, served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy specializing in operations for six years. Most recently, she served as a stay-at-home mom managing three children for seven years. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, where she obtained dual degrees in Management Information Systems and Entrepreneurial Management.
October 3, 2019
The Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice and Ramsey County Community Corrections have been awarded a $197,000 grant to conduct a joint in-depth research and data-analysis project on the drive
October 1, 2019
Carlton Hemphill, 1L, was formerly an aerospace engineer in Florida and before that an intern at NASA. He has his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from Wichita State University.
September 30, 2019
“Students who want to work in environmental and energy fields need exposure and training in all three disciplines of law, policy and business,” says Gabe Chan, an assistant professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs who focuses on the science, technology, and the environment.
September 27, 2019
As a 3L, N. Georgette Marling ’19 had the opportunity to combine her interests in environmental law and international law during a semester at Uppsala University in Sweden.
September 26, 2019
With a bachelor’s in Biology, Health and Medical Sciences from Minnesota State University Moorhead, Loida Guajardo, 1L, wants to put her STEM background to work in the dynamic field of intellectual property law. While she considers herself generally reserved, she volunteered to speak at her commencement because she felt she had an important message to deliver.