The case is a challenge by a small church to an ordinance that severely restricts the church’s ability to display temporary signs announcing and providing information about its Sunday worship services.
The case, Scott Nordstrom v. Charles Ryan, et al., was argued in April by then third-year law students Joy Nissen and Michelle King, who worked on behalf of the school’s Appellate Clinic led by Professor Gregory Sisk.
The accolades are given as part of an effort by the Super Lawyers organization to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.
Law professor Virgil Wiebe was part of a group of professors and researchers who sent a letter to President Obama regarding the growing refugee emergency involving unaccompanied children from Central America and Mexico.
Thirty-six alumni of the University of St. Thomas School of Law were recognized as North Star Lawyers by the Minnesota State Bar Association for their commitment to service in their professional lives.
Already a noted author of legal casebooks and scholarly articles, University of St. Thomas School of Law Professor Greg Sisk made his literary debut in the world of fiction this month with the release of his first novel, "Marital Privilege."
Students in the University of St. Thomas School of Law’s new Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic wrapped up the clinic’s first semester this spring by submitting its first briefs to the federal courts of appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits.
The UST Law team bested teams from the University of Minnesota, Memphis, Vanderbilt, and No. 1-seeded Miami at a regional tournament in Las Vegas to advance to the National Appellate Advocacy Competition Finals held April 10-12 in Chicago.
One of the highest awards given by the School of Law, the Iustitia et Lex Award is presented to a member of the Twin Cities community who embodies the School of Law’s mission in his or her professional life.
The first of its kind, the conference continues a conversation begun by local feminist legal scholars Elizabeth R. Schiltz and Susan Stabile, professors at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, and Marie A. Failinger, professor at Hamline University School of Law, with the July 2013 publication of their book “Feminism, Law, and Religion.”
Urging the United States Supreme Court to hear a case by a Minnesota band of Indians seeking recovery for breach of trust against the federal government, Professor Gregory Sisk filed an amicus curiae brief Jan. 31.