[One] reading of the Religious Freedom Restoration Acts, in favor of religious group rights even to the point of covering for-profit organizations, has generated criticism that the Court has gone too far protecting religion.
The attorney for Brendan Dassey—one of the subjects of the popular Netflix documentary, “Making a Murderer”—will speak Monday, Feb. 22, at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis.
Seeking to be a resource for the civic community and the Church at an international level, the Murphy Institute, in collaboration with the School of Law and the Center for Catholic Studies, established a new Un...
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 15 that a pair of advocacy groups challenging an Arizona law that bans race- and sex-selective abortions did not demonstrate sufficient harm from the law— which the groups say illegally discriminates against minorities—and as a result upheld an earlier court’s ruling to dismiss their case against the state.
At the conclusion of a year that has seen equal pay and parental leave emerge as major topics of national conversation in the United States, University of St. Thomas School of Law Professor Elizabeth Schiltz was invited to Rome to present her work on mothers in the workplace for the Pontifical Council for the Laity’s International Study Seminar, “Women and Work.”
Clinical students from the University of St. Thomas School of Law Immigration Appellate Clinic secured a sweeping victory for their detained immigrant client this week, preserving the unity of his family.
The University of St. Thomas strengthened its place as a leader in compliance and ethics education with the recent hiring of Colleen Dorsey as director of its master’s and LL.M. programs in organizational ethics and compliance. The programs were launched by St. Thomas School of Law in 2014 among the first graduate programs in this field nationwide.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia emphasized the importance of the Catholic law school environment during a visit to the University of St. Thomas School of Law on Oct. 20, 2015. During a private speech ...
School of Law Professor Mark Osler joined Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration, which launched Oct. 21 and was invited to meet with President Barack Obama at the White House on Oct. 22.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law’s Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Bilionis, Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at the Univers...
Michael Paulsen, professor and Distinguished University Chair, discusses the journey to the publication of his straightforward and accessible book on the Constitution-- completed with the help of his son, Luke.