May 22, 2019
Sutharat Suriyaket of Thailand originally came to Minnesota Law to become immersed in American culture and to ultimately achieve her dream of becoming a judge. After obtaining her LL.M. in 2016, she returned to Thailand, where today she serves on the bench of the Kantharalak Provincial Court.
May 21, 2019
Amanda Furst, Director of Public Interest Programs at the Law School, has been selected as one of 12 Engaged Scholars for 2019-20 by the Midwest Region Campus Compacts.
May 20, 2019
Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Natalie Hudson ’82 highlighted some of the privileges and the responsibilities of being a lawyer during her keynote address at the Law School’s 131st Commencement ceremony on Saturday.
May 18, 2019
The Law School welcomed graduates and their families for the 2019 Student Awards and Recognition Ceremony, held at 2 p.m. on May 17 iat the Law School. The event acknowledged outstanding student achievement among those in the Class of 2019, prior to the May 18 commencement.
May 15, 2019
The Board of Regents has approved the promotion of Prentiss Cox ’90 to professor of law, effective with the start of the 2019-20 academic year.
May 14, 2019
3L Paul Dimick and Mary Georgevich ’18 have been awarded prestigious Equal Justice Works Fellowships to provide advocacy and education assistance to immigrants.
May 10, 2019
In a highly publicized ruling last month, a panel of three U.S. District Court judges found that 34 congressional and state legislative districts in Michigan were unconstitutional because they were the products of partisan gerrymandering.
May 8, 2019
Professor Herbert Kritzer has been named one of this year’s recipients of the Law and Society Association’s Legacy Award.
This lifetime achievement award honors people whose contributions significantly helped to develop the association through sustained commitment to its mission and legacy.
Protector of Privacy: Prof. McGeveran’s Policy Work and Innovative Practicum Are Helping to Tame the Wild West of Privacy Law and Data SecurityMay 1, 2019
Data privacy has become an issue of pressing concern to virtually every technology user. Minnesota Law Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs William McGeveran, who was in the vanguard of legal experts entering the field, is working both inside and outside of academia to shed light on the challenges of data privacy in the digital age.
May 1, 2019
In January, when the Minnesota House of Representatives convened for the first session of the new biennium, the spectacle at the front of the chamber looked a bit like a Law School reunion.