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...
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 School of Law’s Appellate Clinic specializes in prisoner civil rights cases, and has won four appeals in four years.
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.
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Meet Paris Yarbrough, St. Thomas School of Law student, Page Scholar, proud east St. Paul native, world traveler and smoothie lover.
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.
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.
Meet Jules Porter, the joint J.D./MBA graduate student who developed the idea for video game company Seraph 7 Studios and won $16,000 in the Fowler Business Concept Challenge and $10,000 in the St. Thomas Business Plan Competition.
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.
Jerry Organ, who was named No. 19 in a list of Most Influential People in Legal Education, discusses helping law students succeed.
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.
'The most challenging issues facing compliance professionals today are not black and white, but shades of gray,' according to School of Law Dean Robert Vischer. Several alumni working in the field give voice to this issue.
J.D. and MBA candidate Leslie Redmond's community work is one of several stories the Newsroom will publish in the semester's opening weeks featuring how students spent their summer months.
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.
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.
University of St. Thomas law school Professor Tom Berg joined amicus briefs in the Fourth and Ninth circuits to oppose the Trump Administration’s travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries, citing the Establishment, Free Exercise and Equal Protection clauses of the U.S. Constitution, which prohibit governmental action based on animus toward religions.