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  • Amna Araba

    Former Law Clinic Client Now Taking Classes at Law School

    October 18, 2018

    When Professor Stephen Meili looked out on his immigration law class at the start of the fall semester, there was a familiar face mixed in among the group of eager students seated before him.

  • John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States and Professor Robert A. Stein ’61

    Chief Justice Roberts Shares His Insights at 2018 Stein Lecture

    October 17, 2018

    John G. Roberts Jr., chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, took the unusual step of addressing his audience directly at the beginning of a sold-out appearance Tuesday at the 2018 Stein Lecture, sponsored by the Law School.

    “I will not criticize the political branches,” Roberts said. “We do that often enough in our opinions.”

  • David Hahn

    3L R. David Hahn Wins ABA Administrative Law Writing Competition

    October 14, 2018

    The American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice recently named R. David Hahn ’18 winner of the 2018 Gellhorn-Sargentich Law Student Essay Award Competition.

  • Judge Jed Rakoff

    Judge Rakoff at Law Review Symposium: Fines Not Enough to Deter Corporate Crime

    October 12, 2018

    In a lively keynote address delivered at the Minnesota Law Review’s 2018 Symposium, U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff said that levying fines against large financial institutions is an insufficient deterrent to stop them from breaking the law.

  • Judge Nancy Gertner (Ret.), Dean Garry W. Jenkins, Lecia Brooks, outreach director at the Southern Poverty Law Center

    Law School Panel Tackles Race and Justice in America

    October 11, 2018

    Dean Garry W. Jenkins moderated a panel discussion on issues of race and justice in America with former U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Gertner and Lecia Brooks, outreach director at the Southern Poverty Law Center.

  • Professor Alexandra Klass

    Q&A with Professor Alexandra Klass, Environmental and Energy Law Concentration Chair

    September 28, 2018

    Professor Alexandra Klass, faculty chair for the environmental and energy law concentration at Minnesota Law, discusses the strengths, benefits, and experiential impact of participating in the program.

    Can you please describe your teaching and scholarship in the environmental and energy law field?

  • Professor William McGeveran

    ULC Taps Prof. McGeveran as Reporter for Privacy Study Committee

    September 27, 2018

    The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) has tapped Professor William McGeveran to serve as reporter for its recently formed Study Committee on Online Privacy Protection.

  • Dean Garry W. Jenkins

    Dean Jenkins Appointed to Uniform Law Commission

    September 26, 2018

    Dean Garry W. Jenkins, who is also William S. Pattee Professor of Law at the Law School, has been appointed to the Uniform Law Commission (ULC), representing the state of Minnesota. Jenkins received his appointment from Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, which was made in consultation with Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson and Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea.

  • Tracy Perzel ’99 and Melissa Listug Klick ’03

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Appoints Two Alums to Bench

    September 25, 2018

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton last week appointed Tracy Perzel ’99 and Melissa Listug Klick ’03 as District Court judges in the state’s First and Eighth Judicial Districts, respectively.

  • Law School News

    Three Class of 2018 Graduates Receive Star of the North Fellowships

    September 13, 2018

    Fangzhou Chen, Luke Gagnon, and Eamonn Gallagher, all members of Minnesota Law’s class of 2018, have been named Star of the North Fellows by the state of Minnesota. Each will spend the next year in a salaried position at a state agency that aligns with their educational background and professional interests.

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