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.
Professors Tom Berg and Teresa Stanton Collett separately filed amicus briefs with the United States Supreme Court this week, urging the court to uphold the religious freedom of for-profit corporations.
This new report co-authored by students and professors from the University of St. Thomas School of Law examines the underlying causes of racial disparity in unemployment and recommendations for change.