August 10, 2018
Yu (Iris) Zhang ’19 recently completed a three-week legal internship program with Apple, an experience that provided her unique insights into her career path as well as diverse networking experiences.
Please describe the program.
July 16, 2018
When Derrin Perkins declined a plea offer of five years in a federal drug distribution case in 1992, little did he know that this decision set him on path to a life sentence without the possibility of parole.
July 2, 2018
J.J. Pristanski ’19 learned of the NFL Management Council Law Clerk Program from a guest speaker in Professor Francis Shen’s seminar. He immediately applied and ultimately snagged the prestigious clerkship. Pristanski, who spent his 1L summer in a clerkship with the NHL’s San Jose Sharks, hopes to one day work in the sports law field.
June 29, 2018
Chloe Margulis ’20 recently had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of participating in the Google Legal Summer Institute, spending a week in California and experiencing life and law on several Google campuses.
What is the Google Legal Summer Institute?
June 14, 2018
Ron Meshbesher ’57, whose storied career as a defense lawyer included some of the most sensational trials in Minnesota legal history, has died.
Into the Breach: Law School’s Innovative Data Practicum Offers a Pathway Into the Privacy ProfessionJune 8, 2018
With massive data breaches routinely in the news and the advent of sweeping regulatory changes such as the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), the once obscure niche of data privacy law has suddenly gone from nerdy to sexy.
May 21, 2018
The ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development has recently named Derek Waller ’19 as the winner of its 2018 Law Student Writing Competition for his article “Leveraging State and Local Antidiscrimination Laws to Prohibit Discrimination Against Recipients of Federal Rental Assistance.”
May 17, 2018
Judge Diana E. Murphy ’74, the first woman ever appointed to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, has died.
May 16, 2018
Dwayne N. Knutsen ’85 has been elected chief judge of Minnesota’s 8th Judicial District by his fellow district court judges. Knutsen’s term of service will begin July 1, 2018.
May 12, 2018
At the May 12 commencement ceremony, five students were honored for distinguished academic, service, and leadership achievements at the Law School.
Alexis Dutt ’18 presented the two outstanding student awards selected by members of the Class of 2018—the Excellence in Public Service Award and the Most Outstanding Contribution Award.