School of Law Dean Robert Vischer: "Our commitment to 'learning by doing' cannot only inspire a passion for service and instill a deeper understanding of how the law works, it also can, put simply, help our students get jobs."
As assistant general counsel for St. Paul Public Schools, Bryan Huffman '11 J.D. advises district administration on intellectual property law, lease agreements, data requests, and labor and employment.
When President Barack Obama granted clemency to 325 federal inmates in the month of August, University of St. Thomas School of Law professor Mark Osler and several of his former students finally saw the fruits of their labor—some more than five years in the making.
On June 3, 2016, Robert Sleepers received the phone call he had thought about for the past 12 years. Sentenced in June 2004 to a mandatory minimum of 20 years for his role in a non-violent, relatively low-level...
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.
This spring, the University of St. Thomas School of Law celebrated the investiture of four faculty members to endowed chairs and professorships: Robert Delahunty, Neil Hamilton, Mark Osler and Virgil Wiebe.
Students and faculty working in the University of St. Thomas Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic filed an amicus brief last week in the U.S. Supreme Court on its current First Amendment case Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley.
Third-year students in the University of St. Thomas School of Law Appellate Clinic argued and won a prisoner personal injury case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, California, ...
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.
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...
The St. Thomas School of Law has moved up 24 places in the annual rankings conducted by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranked the university’s graduate programs in business, education and social work.
First-year law student Danielle Liebl, the founder of DIFFERbilities Experience, a nonprofit that promotes social inclusion and advocacy for youth with disabilities, intends to use a background in law to continue her advocacy work.
In the days since Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, several members of the faculty at the University of St. Thomas School of Law have reflected on Scalia’s career, his visit to St. Thomas Law in October 2015 and the future of the Supreme Court.