The Murphy Institute sponsored a faculty roundtable discussion of Thomas Piketty’s recent book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, in order to bring its argument into dialogue with the social teaching of the Catholic Church.
Emily Johnson PiperIn 2005, I was a young, bright-eyed, newly married graduate of the University of St. Thomas School of Law’s second class with a job lined up as an associate attorney at a downtown Minnea...
Colorado State CapitolFor the past 8 years I have been working for the Catholic Dioceses in Colorado as the Executive Director of the Colorado Catholic Conference. The Conference is the state-level public ...
An innovative professional development curriculum for law students developed at the University of St. Thomas School of Law has earned top honors from the American Bar Association as a 2015 recipient of the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award.
The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy, a collaboration of the University of St. Thomas School of Law and the Center for Catholic Studies, will offer two 12-month fellowships in support of the work of the Holy See at the United Nations beginning this fall.
An amicus curiae brief co-authored by Professor Thomas Berg recently was filed in the U.S. Supreme Court case Obergfell v. Hodges, supporting the petitioners’ claim of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage while also arguing for protection of the religious liberty rights of objectors.
Each year, more than 45 percent of University of St. Thomas School of Law alumni participate in annual giving, with many giving to the UST-MJF Public Interest Fellowship (PILF) designation. The 3L Class Gift ra...
For the second year in a row, students and a professor from the University of St. Thomas Appellate Clinic have won an appeal they briefed and argued before judges in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on behalf of a pro bono client.
Law students from several affinity groups at the University of St. Thomas School of Law will together launch an event series exploring issues of legal significance from the diverse perspectives of their groups.
The law students and faculty working for the University of St. Thomas School of Law Community Justice Project filed a complaint March 20 with the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, arguing that a Minneapolis public school routinely violates the rights of special education students.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law is the No. 3 law school in the nation for practical training, the top law school in the Upper Midwest for clinical training and the top private law school in Minnesota, according to recently released rankings from The National Jurist and U.S. News and World Report.
Two professors from the University of St. Thomas School of Law are among the founding members of a new initiative that seeks to “make marriage achievable for all Americans, regardless of social class or sexual orientation.”