Speakers are Dr. David Andow from the University of Minnesota and Dr. Christopher Thompson from the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
The Nov. 15 program is part of the Hot Topics: Cool Talk debate series hosted by the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy.
The construction of Herrick Hall, completed in 1989, was made possible by a gift from John Herrick ’54. Herrick helped President Julie Sullivan unveil the new signage.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law announced Wednesday that it is implementing a tuition freeze for its next incoming class. The school also is switching from a per-credit tuition model to a flat-fee structure.
Alicia Long ’10 J.D. is the co-author of Capitol Hell, a novel loosely based on some of her experiences as a young Senate staffer in Washington, D.C.
The debate question: “Is Legal Abortion Necessary for Sexual Equality in the U.S.A.?”
Promoting statecraft as soulcraft delivers us into the great temptation of idolatry. Whenever anyone proposes empowering government through the force of law to enjoin the right way to think or to shape the right way to feel, we should be nervous.
In celebration of Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17, the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society will be host a discussion of the current state of U.S. election law.
Our nation’s shrinking law schools are causing wide-spread angst in deans’ offices around the country, and indeed there are economic implications to this trend that must be managed carefully. But at least for St. Thomas, the new market reality opens up promising opportunities for our law school and our mission by making it easier to educate the whole person.
Sponsored by the School of Law’s Holloran Center, the debate will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, on the Minneapolis campus.
Sometimes all those classroom activities in high school make a difference in somebody’s life. Case in point? Brad Walz ’04, a share-holder at Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
A case recently decided by the U.S. Supreme Court focused on intellectual property rights. In Bowman v. Monsanto Co., the Court addressed the question of whether a farmer who buys patented seeds may reproduce them through planting and harvesting without the patent holder’s permission. The Court decided in favor of Monsanto. But was this, and other cases of intellectual property protection, best for the common good? Here, a law professor and a lawyer alumnus debate the question.
Charles Reid researches the disturbing case of two German computer scientists whose actions raise critical legal issues about morality, consent and human dignity.
Her talk concludes a five-part series dealing with the challenges of Catholic higher education.
Elizabeth Schiltz has always gravitated to kids who seem to have special needs, having helped organize a volunteer tutor program at an inner-city elementary school as an undergraduate at Yale University. The kids reminded her of her older brother.
The April 5 event will feature a diverse lineup of experts from around the globe.
KaaI’s unique background enables him to seek socially optimal solutions to real-world problems independent of political or economic pressure.
Four faculty members … Don Briel, Charles Reid, Father Andrew Cozzens and Massimo Faggioli … have been busy these days.
For Kristi Schlosser Carlson ’06, a degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law combined her family background and her passions with a satisfying career as general counsel and director of government relations for the North Dakota Farmers Union, a grassroots organization driven by its members to advocate for family farmers.
I firmly believe that St. Thomas fosters the professional formation of each student to internalize a deep sense of responsibility for others better than any other law school in the country, and our success on this front is one reason why I am excited to serve as your new dean.
Robert Vischer, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, was appointed the new dean of the school in October. He began his duties on Jan. 1.
“Government is not the solution to the problem, government is the problem.” Ronald Reagan spoke these toxic words at his presidential inauguration in January 1981. It is probable that no more destructive sentence than this has been spoken by an American president in modern times. For it injected poisons into the American body politic that [...]