We caught up with law alumnus Jake Grassel '09 to find out what he’s been up to since he left St. Thomas Law nine years ago. Grassel grew up in Williston, N.D., and studied finance and marketing at Bethel Unive...
Gloria Sonnen Myre ’07 will join the University of St. Thomas School of Law community in November as director of alumni engagement and student life.
The faculty at the University of St. Thomas law school is among the most politically balanced law faculties in the country, according to a new study from faculty at Harvard and the University of Chicago.
Elizabeth Schiltz was named the inaugural Herrick Professor of Law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Schiltz is a founding member of the St. Thomas Law faculty. “Lisa produces thoughtful, sophisti...
Professor Mark Osler was named the Ruthie E. Mattox Chair of Preaching at First Covenant Church in Minneapolis on July 8.
Law professors Gregory Sisk and Neil Hamilton have published a new hornbook on legal ethics. The title of their book is, Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and the Legal Profession.
The St. Thomas law school Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic filed an amicus brief this month in a case that threatens to affect as many as 300,000 religious congregations and their ministers, as well as retire...
For the fifth year in a row, the Appellate Clinic at the University of St. Thomas law school has won a civil rights appeal on behalf of a prisoner in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law conferred degrees to 131 students on May 12, 2018. Among them were 102 students earning their J.D. – five of whom earned a joint degree – 22 earning an LL.M. in U.S. law, and seven earning a master’s or LL.M. degree in organizational ethics and compliance.
Law students from the University of St. Thomas law school’s federal appeals clinic defended a Muslim man’s religious freedom on April 12 before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, in what was the school’s sixth year in a row arguing a prisoner’s rights case before the court.
University of St. Thomas law school Professor Tom Berg has again joined an amicus brief opposing the Trump Administration’s travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries, this time in a suit that will be argued this week by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mimi Levin’s service to the Volunteer Lawyers Network is just the latest entry on a lengthy record of service work that has spanned both decades and continents.
Faculty from the University of St. Thomas law school have been invited to speak at the 12th International Arbitration Congress in Lima, Peru.
Law students Jay Singh and Lee Bannin are taking the University of St. Thomas Intellectual Property Moot Court Team to nationals later this month. They earned a spot in the Washington, D.C., competition after beating out 14 Midwest law school teams in a regional competition in March.
The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy has expanded eligibility for its Murphy Scholars fellowship program to include all J.D. students.
A University of St. Thomas law school moot court team was recognized with the third best brief among 18 teams at the regional Jessup International Moot Court Competition in Denver in February.
A completely online master’s degree program in organizational ethics and compliance will be offered this fall at the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
Jules Porter’s idea for an African-American-owned and -directed video game company earned her first place in the social venture category of the Ninth Annual Fowler Business Concept Challenge. Porter, a joint J.D./M.B.A. student graduating in December, was awarded $16,000 to further develop her idea.
Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara gave the 2017 Fredrikson Law Firm Lecture at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in October.
St. Thomas Law School Launches Trademark Clinic for Students Interested in Intellectual Property Law
The Trademark Clinic will become St. Thomas law school’s 12th legal clinic when it’s offered for the first time in January.
University of St. Thomas law school Dean Robert Vischer is an inaugural recipient of the Minnesota Lawyer Diversity and Inclusion Award, which recognizes his contributions to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the practice of law.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law is taking its groundbreaking organizational ethics and compliance LL.M. degree program online. The law school’s first cohort of online LL.M. students will begin classes in January 2018 and complete their degrees 17 months later, in May 2019.
St. Thomas Law School Appellate Clinic Wins Major Victory in Prison Litigation for Arizona Death Row Inmate
For the fourth year in a row, the Appellate Clinic at the University of St. Thomas law school has won a civil rights appeal on behalf of a prisoner in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.