July 8, 2020
Randall Ryder ’09 was has been named co-director of the Law in Practice course.
Ryder takes over for Laura Thomas, who on Monday was sworn in as a member of the Hennepin County District Court Bench.
July 7, 2020
Professor Prentiss Cox ’90 and Professor Perry Moriearty were recently appointed co-directors of Law Clinics.
The two-year appointment, which took effect on July 6, runs through the summer 2022.
Laura Thomas, who previously directed the Law Clinics, was sworn in as a Hennepin County District Court judge on Monday.
June 30, 2020
Professor Benjamin Casper Sanchez ’97 has been named the 2020 recipient of the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association’s Access to Justice Award.
June 29, 2020
Professor Kristin Hickman has been named a McKnight Presidential Professor.
June 26, 2020
After the tragic killing of George Floyd and resulting civil unrest, Ian Taylor Jr. ’19 felt a need to contribute to the moment in a constructive way.
June 25, 2020
June 24, 2020
The Minnesota State Bar Association’s (MSBA) New Lawyers Section has named Kyle Kroll ’16 as the 2019-20 recipient of its Outstanding New Lawyer of the Year award.
June 24, 2020
The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild is honoring Professor Linus Chan for outstanding contributions to the cause of immigrant justice.
Chan will be recognized as the group’s 2020 Member Honoree during the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Virtual Conference on Wednesday, July 22.
June 20, 2020
Duane E. Joseph ’53, a partner with Minneapolis-based Dorsey & Whitney for more than 40 years and a steadfast Minnesota Law benefactor, passed away peacefully in Bonita Springs, Florida, on June 1. He was 91 and had been living with Parkinson’s disease for a number of years.
Professor Hasday’s Intimate Lies and the Law Wins Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award for Family and RelationshipsJune 19, 2020
Intimate Lies and the Law, Professor Jill Hasday’s acclaimed book on the laws governing our closest personal relationships, won a gold medal in the annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year series. Hasday’s book, published by Oxford University Press in 2019, took top honors in the family and relationships category. It also won a bronze medal in the women’s studies category.