May 1, 2019
The Law School congratulates Kelly Mitchell, executive director of the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, on being appointed chair of the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission. Ms. Mitchell was appointed by Governor Tim Walz and began her appointment in April. She replaces the Hon. Christopher Dietzen as Commission Chair.
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.
April 30, 2019
Were there any formative experiences at Minnesota Law that helped send you on your path (a class, a clinic, a professor, etc.)?
April 29, 2019
Professor and Mooty Chair in Law & Business Paul Vaaler has won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to study and teach in South Africa during the 2019-2020 academic year. Vaaler will join faculties at the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Sciences and the University of Limpopo’s School of Economics and Management.
April 25, 2019
A study of neighborhood change across America recently released by the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity shows that poverty concentration and neighborhood decline are occurring more frequently in American cities than gentrification and displacement of low-income families. It also finds that decline is strongly associated with white flight and concentration of families of color.
April 24, 2019
The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has recognized the scholarship of two members of the Law Library faculty with prestigious awards.
April 19, 2019
Please tell us about your Human Rights Lab project. What was the work and what was this experience like for you personally?
April 12, 2019
3L Alicia Granse won the 2019 Minnesota Women Lawyers Equal Justice Award for her note, “Gun Control and the Color of the Law.”
April 8, 2019
Wall Street Journal media reporter Keach Hagey, author of The King of Content: Sumner Redstone’s Battle for Viacom, CBS, and Everlasting Control of His Media Empire, was the keynote speaker for a day-long conference highlighting the contributions of business book author
April 7, 2019
Retired Brigadier General (USAF) Chester David Taylor Jr. ’52 passed away last month.