Apr 12

UST School of Law In the News: February 2010

Published on: Monday, April 12, 2010

Some of the highlights include:

In unallotment suit, Pawlenty gets help from law school profs
--One of the professors filing the brief is Michael Stokes Paulsen from the University of St. Thomas Law School.

Lawyers from England, Ireland, Turkey and US Tackle Armenian Genocide within Framework of Law
--"The University of St. Thomas School of Law, as part of its “unique mission of integrating faith and reason in the search for truth through a focus on morality and social justice,” co-organized an international conference....."

Speakers debate legality of Ten Commandments monument
--"Thomas Berg, another speaker at the symposium, is an associate dean for academic affairs and professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. He has authored nearly 30 briefs in cases involving religious liberty and other constitutional issues."..

Blind hiker will follow 2,174 miles of sounds, smells
--...."After two years of fund raising, planning and getting in shape, Hanson hopes his unusual journey will educate people and — as a side benefit — land him a job.

With a law degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., Hanson has practiced law through a volunteer lawyers network. He left a job in telemarketing, in which he felt underemployed, to prepare for his hike."....

Fetal pain measure being heard
--..."Teresa Collett, from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., expressed confidence at a press conference that the U.S. Supreme Court would agree with her.

"It’s my opinion the court will consider this a sufficient state interest" to allow restrictions on abortions, she said."...

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