School of Law

Law Students Argue Prisoner’s Religious Liberty Case Before U.S. Court of Appeals

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.  
Ron Fowler, St. Thomas student Jules Porter and Laura Dunham, chair of the Entrepreneurship Department

Law Student Wins Fowler Social Venture Concept Challenge with Video Game Company Idea

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.
Beyond Black and White

Beyond Black and White: Educating Compliance Leaders Who Flourish in the Gray

'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.