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When East Meets West

School of Law professor Susan Stabile discusses the significance of discovering the value and richness of interfaith dialogue based on her experiences in both the Tibetan Buddhist and Catholic faiths.
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Students File First Briefs for New Religious Liberty Clinic

Students in the University of St. Thomas School of Law’s new Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic wrapped up the clinic’s first semester this spring by submitting its first briefs to the federal courts of appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits.
Michael Lawyer, J.D. '09

How to Think Like a Lawyer

I never wanted to be a lawyer, I just wanted to help people. Before I went to law school I had spent a career working in faith-based nonprofits, initially working with children suffering from mental illness...
Pat Zomer, J.D. '11

Living the Mission as a Business Attorney

The University of St. Thomas School of Law, as a Catholic law school, is dedicated to integrating faith and reason in the search for truth through a focus on morality and social justice. These are probably...
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Professional Notes for April 11, 2014

This week's notes feature faculty and staff Lisa Montpetit Brabbit, Bernard Brady, Massimo Faggioli, Tanya Gladney, Marites Guino-o, J. Thomas Ippoliti, William Kinney, Mike Klein, Anne Klejment, John Martens, Terence Nichols, William Ojala, Lisa Prevette, James Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Lisa Waldner and Robert Werner; alumna Jynette Larshus; and students from the Chemistry Department.
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UST in the News for April 8, 2014

A new dean has been chosen for the Opus College of Business, and a UST theologian appeared on Almanac in this week’s headlines.
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UST in the News for April 1, 2014

A student commentary on climate change, why fish isn't considered meat, and an appeal to lower prison phone rates are featured in this week's headlines.
UST School of Law

Unexpected landings

I never saw myself working for the federal government, particularly in the field of immigration. I started my career as an immigration lawyer, zealously advocating for the downtrodden and weary, while...
UST School of Law

10 years as a public defender

Keshini Ratnayake '04 2014 marks significant milestones for me. May brings the 10-year anniversary of my graduation from law school. By September, I will have been a public defender for 10 years. This...
UST School of Law

Putting the “coach” in lawyer

Student: Okay, so I want to impeach the witness. Me: Right, that sounds like a good idea here. What he just said doesn’t match what’s in his affidavit. Student: Yeah, okay. So what do I do? Me: You know...
Spring 2014 Moot Court Team

Moot court team advances to national competition

University of St. Thomas School of Law moot court team members Rachelle Velgersdyk, Parker Olson, and James Todd emerged from a 33-team regional tournament in Las Vegas on March 1 to advance to the National...
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Moot Court Team Advances to National Competition

The UST Law team bested teams from the University of Minnesota, Memphis, Vanderbilt, and No. 1-seeded Miami at a regional tournament in Las Vegas to advance to the National Appellate Advocacy Competition Finals held April 10-12 in Chicago.
United Nations Office in Geneva

Inside the UN: Start of a new HRC session in Geneva

Monday began the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. The function of the session over the next four weeks is for both the Council and Member States to present their perspectives on particular...