2009

Dec 18

2010 Alumni Advisory Board Announced

The Law Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2010 Law Alumni Advisory Board. Read More

Dec 17

How are the Children Part III - An eye to the future

Each spring over the last three years the Community Justice Project of the Interprofessional Center at the Univeristy of St. Thomas has brought together community leaders to discuss juvenile justice. This year's symposium will be held on March 24 at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis. The focus of this year’s symposium is discovering solutions for dismantling the pipeline to prison through the exploration of preventative measures, early intervention strategies and rehabilitation techniques Read More

Dec 11

The School of Law In the News (Dec 14th)

Weekly Media Coverage of UST Law Read More

Dec 11

Super Lawyers - 2010 Minnesota Rising Stars

Congratulations to the eight UST Law alumni named as 2010 Minnesota Rising Stars Read More

Dec 01

The School of Law In The News (Nov 30th)

Weekly Media coverage of UST Law Read More

Nov 24

The School of Law In the News (Nov 16th)

Weekly Media coverage of UST Law Read More

Nov 19

Alumni Board Applications Due November 30th

Alumni Board applications are due November 30th Read More

Nov 17

Media Coverage of Unique Reunion

Media coverage of unique reunion between white collar criminals and judge who convicted them Read More

Nov 17

Nov. 20-21 conference to examine realism in religious and political thought

The concept of “Christian realism” has influenced world leaders from Pope Benedict XVI to President Obama (who called Christian realist theologian Reinhold Niebuhr one of his favorite philosophers). The impulse for Christians’ public theology to be realistic – based on a clear-headed assessment of facts about God, humanity and the world – is common to Catholics and Protestants alike. But their themes and definitions of realism differ, and that’s the topic of a November conference at the University of St. Thomas. Read More

Nov 11

2009 Bar Passage Announced

The Minnesota Bar Board of Examiners has announced the results for the July 2009 Bar. The University of St. Thomas School of law posted an overall bar passage rate of 88.7 percent and a first-time bar passage rate of 90.74 percent. The overall bar passage rate was 88.93 percent for all takers. Read More

Oct 22

Law School Librarian Contributes to Opus Prize search

Valerie Aggerbeck, University of St. Thomas School of Law Research Librarian has a special interest in the upcoming Opus Prize Awards ceremony on Nov. 4. Aggerbeck was part of the team that visited Morocco. Her thoughts from the trip are below. Read More

Oct 16

White-collar offenders will meet the judges who sent them to prison in Nov. 12 program at St. Thomas School of Law

Four Minnesota white-collar offenders who have served time in federal prisons will meet the prosecuting attorneys and judges who put them there, but this time it won't be in a court room. Read More

Oct 08

UST School of Law again recognized by Princeton Review

For the fifth consecutive year, the Princeton Review's annual survey of law schools has lauded the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Read More

Oct 08

Multicultural Bar Reception

The University of St. Thomas School of Law will hold its annual Multicultural Bar Reception on Wednesday, October 28 from 6-8 p.m. in the Schulze Grand Atrium. The theme for this year’s reception is, “Pursuing Happiness: Work and Life in Today's Legal Economic Climate.” Read More

Oct 05

Professor Collett, Students Win 2009 Champions for Life Award

The Office for Marriage, Family and Life, part of the St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese have awarded Professor Teresa Collett and students in her International Law and Catholic Social Teaching course with the Champions for Life Award. Read More

Oct 02

Journal of Law and Public Policy to host fall symposium on intelligent design

The Journal of Law and Public Policy, published at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, will host a fall symposium, “Intelligent Design and the Constitution,” from 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the Frey Moot Courtroom of at the School of Law, located on St. Thomas’ downtown Minneapolis campus. Read More

Oct 02

Nov. 20-21 conference to examine realism in religious and political thought

The concept of “Christian realism” has influenced world leaders from Pope Benedict XVI to President Obama (who called Christian realist theologian Reinhold Niebuhr one of his favorite philosophers). The impulse for Christians’ public theology to be realistic – based on a clear-headed assessment of facts about God, humanity and the world – is common to Catholics and Protestants alike. But their themes and definitions of realism differ, and that’s the topic of a November conference at the University of St. Thomas. Read More

Sep 29

Three Student Mid-Day Reflections to be Offered

Professor Susan Stabile announced she will offer three Student Mid-Day Reflections during the 2009-2010 school year – two during the fall semester and one in the spring. Each session will be held in MSL 242 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will include lunch. Read More

Sep 29

Rebellious Lawyering author to speak Oct. 22 at UST law school - CANCELLED DUE TO SPEAKER ILLNESS

Longtime UCLA law professor Gerald López, author of Rebellious Lawyering: One Chicano's Vision of Progressive Law Practice (Westview Press, 1992), will speak about his advocacy on behalf of low-income, of-color and immigrant communities at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Frey Moot Courtroom of the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Read More

Sep 29

Professor Susan Stabile Announces 2009 Fall Prayer Series

Professor Susan Stabile will lead the five-part Fall Prayer Series designed to introduce or deepen participants’ experiences with different types of prayer. Each session of the series will include a talk, time for individual reflection or guided meditation and sharing of the prayer experience. Read More

Sep 29

UST Law Journal hosts “Exxon Valdez Revisited: Rights and Remedies”

The University of St. Thomas School of Law Journal will host its annual fall symposium on October 1, 2009. From the perspective of the twenty-year anniversary of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, the Law Journal has assembled experts to discuss the role of rights and remedies in the judicial system. Read More

Sep 29

Exxon Valdez oil spill still teaching legal lessons 20 years later

Twenty years after the March 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound, the environmental disaster is still teaching legal lessons.The University of St. Thomas will host two events on Thursday, Oct. 1, featuring experts on the spill and its many repercussions Read More

Sep 29

UST Law School announces Class of 2012 profile

The University of St. Thomas School of Law has welcomed the class of 2012. The complete profile can be found in the admissions section at the School of Law website. Read More

Sep 29

Advent Retreat in Daily Living Dates Announced

This retreat is designed for those beginning to pray in a personal way as well as those who have been praying for years. Read More

Sep 25

Law Journal Symposium Fall 2009

The University of St. Thomas School of Law Journal will host its annual fall symposium on October 1, 2009. From the perspective of the twenty-year anniversary of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, the Law Journal has assembled experts to discuss the role of rights and remedies in the judicial system. Read More

Sep 17

School of Law Launches New Blogs

This week marks the launch of the Mentor Externship Blog and the Social Justice Blog at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Both blogs will employ a team of individuals from across the campus and outside to discuss what is happening in these areas at the School of Law. The purpose of these blogs is not to focus on events, but rather to provide an outlet to highlight good work that is happening, as well as address current issues. Read More