The University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis, MN.

New Fellow Will Focus on Immigration

A staff attorney for the Catholic Legal Immigration Network’s new Defending Vulnerable Populations Project will join the University of St. Thomas Legal Services Clinic as a faculty fellow focusing on immigration.
Professor Gregory Sisk

Sisk Files Amicus Brief in SCOTUS Case Considering Bivens Claim

In a case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court raising the question of whether a border patrol agent may be held responsible under the U.S. Constitution for shooting a playing child who was hit and killed outside the United States border, Professor Gregory Sisk has filed an amicus brief emphasizing the absence of any other remedy for this wrongful killing.

Vischer Tapped for National Leaders Council to Address Crisis in Legal Aid

The nonprofit organization that funds legal aid programs nationwide is calling on high-profile and influential leaders from various American industries to raise public awareness of the current crisis in legal aid, and University of St. Thomas School of Law Dean Robert Vischer was asked to be a part of the effort.

A Big Win for the Bankruptcy Litigation Clinic

Law students working in the University of St. Thomas Bankruptcy Litigation Clinic helped a client avoid financial turmoil when a recent court decision was awarded in the woman’s favor.

Professor Mark Osler Speaks at White House on Clemency

Professor Mark Osler will speak at the White House on Thursday, March 31, to discuss and share ideas on President Barack Obama’s clemency initiative alongside other advocates, academics and Administration officials.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia smiles while having lunch at the School of Law building in downtown Minneapolis on October 20, 2015.

Remembering Justice Scalia

I had the privilege of clerking for Justice Scalia for two years—his last year on the D.C. Circuit and his first year on the Supreme Court.  In between the two clerkships, I helped to prepare Justice Scalia for...