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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.