November 8, 2018
Stanley Efron ’53, a founding member of the venerable Minneapolis law firm Henson Efron and a dedicated benefactor of the Law School, passed away Sept. 27 at the age of 86.
November 7, 2018
Francesco Parisi, Oppenheimer Wolff and Donnelly Professor of Law, received the prestigious EALE Award for lifetime achievement from the European Association of Law and Economics.
The association grants the award “for significant contributions to the field of Law and Economics, in particular to the development of this scientific movement in Europe.”
November 1, 2018
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Video: Profs. Claire Hill and Richard Painter Discuss Better Bankers, Better Banks (#FacultyBookBite Series)October 29, 2018
As part of our new #FacultyBookBite video series, Professors Claire Hill and Richard Painter discuss their book, Better Bankers, Better Banks: Promoting Good Business through Contractual Commitments. Originally released in 2015, the book is more timely than ever with numerous recent news stories about scandals at leading financial institutions.
October 23, 2018
Roxanne Rothschild ’93 was recently appointed executive secretary of the National Labor Relations Board.
October 22, 2018
The Law School has posted the video of the 2018 Stein Lecture featuring John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States.
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.
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.”
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.
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.