School of Law professor Teresa Collett gives a lecture during a class April 10, 2008 in the School of Law building.

Prolife Center is Part of Winning Arizona Court Battle on Race- and Sex-Selective Abortions

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 15 that a pair of advocacy groups challenging an Arizona law that bans race- and sex-selective abortions did not demonstrate sufficient harm from the law— which the groups say illegally discriminates against minorities—and as a result upheld an earlier court’s ruling to dismiss their case against the state.
University of St. Thomas Law Professor Elizabeth Schiltz at the Pontifical Council for the Laity’s International Study Seminar, “Women and Work" in Rome.

Schiltz Caps Off Big Year for Women’s Issues With Rome Talk on Mothers in the Workplace

At the conclusion of a year that has seen equal pay and parental leave emerge as major topics of national conversation in the United States, University of St. Thomas School of Law Professor Elizabeth Schiltz was invited to Rome to present her work on mothers in the workplace for the Pontifical Council for the Laity’s International Study Seminar, “Women and Work.”
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St. Thomas Bolsters Compliance Programs With New Hire

The University of St. Thomas strengthened its place as a leader in compliance and ethics education with the recent hiring of Colleen Dorsey as director of its master’s and LL.M. programs in organizational ethics and compliance. The programs were launched by St. Thomas School of Law in 2014 among the first graduate programs in this field nationwide.
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Murphy Institute to Offer Post-Graduate Fellowships with the United Nations in New York and Switzerland

The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy, a collaboration of the University of St. Thomas School of Law and the Center for Catholic Studies, will offer two 12-month fellowships in support of the work of the Holy See at the United Nations beginning this fall.
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School of Law Ranked No. 3 in U.S. for Practical Training, No. 1 in Upper Midwest for Clinical Training

The University of St. Thomas School of Law is the No. 3 law school in the nation for practical training, the top law school in the Upper Midwest for clinical training and the top private law school in Minnesota, according to recently released rankings from The National Jurist and U.S. News and World Report.