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  • Regents Professor Emeritus David S. Weissbrodt

    Legendary Human Rights Advocate David S. Weissbrodt Retires After 40 Years

    December 1, 2018

    David S. Weissbrodt has collected documents that fill 100 file cabinets. He has shepherded more than 500 interns into his chosen field. He has founded a Human Rights Center at Minnesota Law that turns 30 this year. But for this internationally renowned human rights lawyer, author, scholar, teacher, and advocate, who officially retired Sept.

  • Cheryl Dalby

    Cheryl Dalby ’95 to Become CEO of MSBA, HCBA, and RCBA

    November 28, 2018

    Cheryl Dalby ’95 has accepted the position of chief executive officer of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, and Ramsey County Bar Associations.

  • 3Ls Ted McGee, Allison Chadwick, Brendan Johnson, Kelly Nizzari, Caroline Schmitz, and Paul Dimick

    Law School National Moot Court Team Wins Regional Title

    November 20, 2018

    The Law School’s National Moot Court Competition teams continued the program’s success in achieving outstanding results at the Region 14 tournament, with one team making it to the semi-finals and the other emerging as regional champions.

  • Alan Page '78

    Former Justice Alan Page ’78 receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom

    November 17, 2018

    Justice Alan C. Page ’78 received the nation’s highest civillian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    This prestigious award may be given by the president to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.

  • Michael Posner, professor of ethics and finance at New York University’s Stern School of Business and director of the Center for Business and Human Rights

    International Human Rights Advocate Michael Posner Headlines HRC 30th Anniversary Event

    November 16, 2018

    At a special program celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Human Rights Center, Professor Michael Posner, a former top U.S. State Department official and well-known human rights advocate and scholar, marked the occasion with a celebration of the progress made on human rights in the last three decades and exhortation to continue to build on that work.

  • Spring 2018 Perspectives

    Spring Edition of Perspectives Magazine Receives Two Design Awards

    November 14, 2018

    The spring 2018 edition of Perspectives, the Law School’s alumni magazine, recently was recognized with two design excellence awards by the Minnesota Media & Publishing Association (MMPA).

  • Stanley Efron ’53

    Tribute: Stanley Efron ’53: Founding Member of Henson Efron 

    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.

  • Professor Francesco Parisi

    Prof. Parisi Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Law and Economics

    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.”

  • Law School News

    5 Tips for Applying to Law School

    November 1, 2018

    Applying to law school can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are five tips on how to apply to law school and make your application as competitive as possible:

  • Profs. Claire Hill and Richard Painter

    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.

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