May 5, 2021
Shantal Pai, 3L, and Heather Chang, 2L. are among the 2021 recipients of the President’s Student Leadership and Service Award announced by President Joan T.A. Gabel today.
The awards honor outstanding students for their invaluable leadership and service to the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities and the community.
May 4, 2021
On Monday, April 26th, the Law in Practice (LiP) program gathered virtually to celebrate outstanding student performance at the 2nd Annual LiPPYs (aka Law in Practice Awards).
Thirty four students awards were bestoewed in a virtual evening that featured fun, celebrity cameos, and a chance to highlight our innovatiive Law in Practice program.
May 3, 2021
Near Cloquet, less than a mile away from where construction on the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline is taking place, dozens of people sleep in tents and protest the project in shifts.
April 28, 2021
Katherine Chen, 2L, and Victor Jimenez, 1L, will serve as Law Council the 2021-22 Law Council president and vice president, respectively. The students ran on a platform of improving the student experience and deepening support and communication for students who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC).
April 19, 2021
Walter F. Mondale ‘56, former vice president of the United States and 1984 Democratic nominee for president, has died at 93.
April 13, 2021
A team of four Minnesota Law students took second place in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) National Patent Application Drafting Competition.
April 12, 2021
Dear Law School Community:
I am writing to follow up on President Gabel’s message about the recent killing of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota resident Daunte Wright, yet another unarmed Black man killed by the police. I’m saddened and angry that our community must yet again endure this incredible personal pain.
Law School Mourns Passing of Manuel Cervantes ‘80, Judge on Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of AppealsApril 11, 2021
Manuel Cervantes ‘80, who served twice as a Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals judge, died on March 31, 2021 at the age of 70 after a long battle with cancer.
April 8, 2021
Professor Michael Tonry has been awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.
April 7, 2021
President Biden today nominated Robert (Bob) Anderson ‘83 to serve as solicitor of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Anderson has served as Interior’s principal deputy solicitor since January 20.