The Access to Justice Scholars program is a $75,000 scholarship program for individuals who have an interest in and commitment to pursuing legal practice in a small-town or rural setting.
This week's notes feature faculty Catherine Craft-Fairchild, Massimo Faggioli, Ray MacKenzie, Deborah Savage, William Stevenson, AnnMarie Thomas and Artika Tyner.
University of St. Thomas School of Law professor and students helped develop content for the site.
The case is a challenge by a small church to an ordinance that severely restricts the church’s ability to display temporary signs announcing and providing information about its Sunday worship services.
A Tommie archbishop, the Vikings franchise and an absent police chief in this week’s headlines.
The award honors Minnesota attorneys who have demonstrated significant professional accomplishments, leadership in their community, and commitment to the law in their first ten years of practice.
The case centers on a UPS worker who was instructed by her doctor not to lift heavy packages during her pregnancy.
President Julie Sullivan urged St. Thomas faculty and staff on Tuesday to join her on an “imaginary exercise” during her second academic convocation address and boldly envision what the university will look like five to 10 years from now.
An Adjunct Faculty Task Force has been appointed to begin work on concerns identified by adjunct faculty members, and a permanent Adjunct Faculty Council will be established during the fall semester.
A New York Times editorial, an Opus College of Business dean profile and a discussion on “why we hate to wait” in this week’s headlines.
This post originally appeared on Courtroom Divas.The other evening, I met with a few friends after work. Before the food came to the table, the stories started pouring out of people: complex projects, quick...
The New York Times Editorial Board this month endorsed a proposal to restructure clemency that was brought forth by Professor Mark Osler and New York University’s Rachel Barkow.
A Time magazine quote, millienials in the housing recovery, and a win for inmate privacy in this week’s headlines.
University of St. Thomas Appellate Clinic Wins Major Victory in Prison Litigation for Arizona Death Row Inmate
The case, Scott Nordstrom v. Charles Ryan, et al., was argued in April by then third-year law students Joy Nissen and Michelle King, who worked on behalf of the school’s Appellate Clinic led by Professor Gregory Sisk.
My grandfather was born in a small village in the west of Ireland in 1839. He was the third of four children. In 1845 and succeeding years, the Irish potato crop failed and a great famine ensued. A million peop...
Adjuncts vote “no” in this week’s headlines.
This summer, I joined a group of master's and doctorate students for a 3-credit graduate course (Leadership in International Contexts of Tanzania (EDLD 869)) offered through the University of St. Thomas Interna...
Hernandez Crespo’s research focuses on the necessity to promote participatory decision-making processes that include all stakeholders.
With skills learned in practicums, clinics and externships, students are ready to step into the real world.
This is an era of change for legal education. At UST Law, we are not sitting on our heels, but we also are not scrambling after ideas that lack a connection to our core institutional identity.
Readus Fletcher, deputy director of the St. Paul Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity, received the School of Law’s Iustitia et Lex award for embodying the School of Law’s mission in his professional life.
If you’ve spent any time over the past decade or so in and around the halls of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, there is a very solid chance you’ve run into Adam Brown ’06.
New graduate programs are at the forefront of compliance education.
From Twin Cities to Big Sky and beyond, the UST Law experience begins – and ends – with relationships.
The accolades are given as part of an effort by the Super Lawyers organization to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.