Four St. Thomas deans gathered recently to discuss racial justice and the approaches they are taking to best integrate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the classroom, the pedagogy and the hiring practices of their divisions.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a Minnesotan whose public career spanned seven decades, including serving as an influential senator and Democratic nominee for president, died on April 19 at the age of 93. Revisit photos from his presence on the St. Thomas campus.
St. Thomas law professors explained in a panel discussion ahead of the week what the public can expect to see as the Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, including an explanation of the multiple charges he faces.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic has filed an amicus curiae brief in federal court InterVarsity Christian Fellowship v. Board of Governors of Wayne State University....
In the wake of the violent and deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U. S. Capitol, a recent interdisciplinary panel of St. Thomas experts, including historians as well as legal, media and political science experts, agre...
Many among the Twin Cities legal community reacted with swift and certain condemnation of Minneapolis police following George Floyd’s death, and then began reckoning with anti-Black racism and systemic injustices, particularly within the legal system.
COVID-19 has resulted in a range of economic and social impacts, from rising unemployment rates to health disparity among racial and ethnic populations. Amid the fallout, the pandemic has also highlighted the divisiveness over face covering guidelines and mandates.
University of St. Thomas School of Law Dean Robert Vischer is one of 157 law school deans from across the country to sign a published statement addressing the 2020 election and the events that took place in the U. S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
The St. Thomas School of Law honored Mariana Vielma ’05 J.D. with an Alumna Achievement Award on Nov. 7 during an online ceremony for the 10th annual Law Alumnae Brunch. Vielma is a judge in Adams County, Color...
The U.S. Supreme Court has granted review in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, in which the successful petition for writ of certiorari repeatedly quoted from an article written by St. Thomas Law Professor Gregory Sisk.
Twin Cities Business magazine recognized President Julie Sullivan and Distinguished University Chair, Professor and Founding Director of the Racial Justice Initiative Yohuru Williams on its “TCB100: The People to Know in 2021” list at a virtual ceremony last night.
An independent panel of national legal experts chaired by Professor Mark Osler released its report on the conviction and sentencing of Myon Burrell, who is currently serving a life sentence in Minnesota for the 2002 death of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards.
School of Law alumna Tori Kee ’20 J.D. has been hired as the clinical law fellow for the St. Thomas Community Justice Project (CJP), the newest donor-funded St. Thomas Archbishop Ireland Justice Fellowship.