School of Law

Rob Vischer

Learning By Doing

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."
Bryan Huffman

Life Lessons

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.
Newly appointed Dean of the University of St. Thomas School of Law Robert Vischer poses for a portrait in front of the Law School at dusk on November 20, 2012, in downtown Minneapolis. Vischer was photographed for St. Thomas Lawyer Magazine.

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.
Terrence Murphy Hall is seen October 8, 2014

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.
University of St. Thomas School of Law professor Mark Osler poses for a studio portrait on December 6, 2012. Osler was photographed for graduate education promotional materials.

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...
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Law School Moves Up in U.S. News Rankings

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.