• Left to right: Tracie Keesee, Professor Mark Kappelhoff, Justice Alan Page ('78) and Dean David Wippman

    “Echoes of Birmingham” Is Theme for Law School Convocation

    January 21, 2016

    Race, police-community trust, and the criminal justice system were on the minds of speakers at “Echoes of Birmingham: Dr. King’s Legacy in Today’s Minnesota,” a Jan. 19 event sponsored by the Law School Diversity Committee.

  • Associate Professor Neha Jain

    Neha Jain Named McKnight Land-Grant Professor

    January 21, 2016

    The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost has announced that Associate Professor Neha Jain has been named a 2016-2018 McKnight Land-Grant Professor. Jain is one of just eight University of Minnesota faculty members selected this year for the honor.

  • Michael Rothman ('88)

    Obama Names Mike Rothman (’88) to Insurance Regulatory Post

    January 15, 2016

    The White House has announced President Obama’s nomination of Mike Rothman (’88) to a seat on the board of directors of the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers (NARAB). Rothman is the current commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Commerce, having been appointed to that post by Gov. Mark Dayton in 2011.

  • Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity

    IMO Study Addresses Gentrification in the Twin Cities

    January 14, 2016

    Study shows little to no evidence of gentrification in any of the neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul that are logical candidates for such change. Many, in fact, show signs of decline, implying that public policies should be designed to prevent continuing cycles of decline rather than gentrification.

  • Cayla Ebert ('18)

    1L Cayla Ebert to Attend State of the Union Address

    January 12, 2016

    Visitors to Washington, D.C., often get in touch with the offices of their U.S. representatives to request a tour of the Capitol building. For Cayla Ebert (’18), such a request resulted in an invitation to attend President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address, which he will deliver to a joint session of Congress this evening.

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    Center for New Americans Defends Asylum Seekers Targeted by Federal Immigration Raids

    January 12, 2016

    A legal team from the University of Minnesota Law School’s Center for New Americans (CNA) worked as part of the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project to win stays of removal for women and children who were swept up in deportation raids conducted last week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents.

  • Nick Hittler ('16)

    Nick Hittler (’16) Selected as DOJ Honors Program Attorney

    December 21, 2015

    Nick Hittler, who is on track to graduate from the Law School in May, has been selected through the U.S. Attorney General’s Honors Program to work as a judicial law clerk at the Department of Justice’s Immigration Court in Bloomington, Minn. Hittler will clerk for the Immigration Court judges during his two-year term.

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    Judge Gary M. Hall (’82) Reappointed to Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals

    December 21, 2015

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has reappointed Gary M. Hall (’82) to the five-judge Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals (WCCA), where he has served since 2012. The reappointment is for a six-year term, which will expire on January 3, 2022.

  • Deepinder Singh Mayell

    Deepinder Singh Mayell to Lead Center for New Americans’ Education and Outreach Program

    December 18, 2015

    The Law School’s pioneering Center for New Americans (CNA) has announced that Deepinder Singh Mayell will become the director of its Education and Outreach Program in January.

  • Griffin Ferry ('16)

    Griffin Ferry (’16) Wins International Humanitarian Law Writing Competition

    December 14, 2015

    Griffin Ferry, who is on track to receive his J.D. from the Law School next May, has been named the winner of the 2015 International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition. The competition is sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law, the American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society, and the IHL program of the American Red Cross.


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