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.”
University of St. Thomas School of Law Professor Nekima Levy-Pounds was announced recently as a 2014 Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer and a 40 Under 40 honoree for 2015 by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
Two professors and two local attorneys will analyze the oral arguments made in the Young v. United Parcel Service Supreme Court case during a roundtable discussion Jan. 29 at the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic has filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in two cases in the Supreme Court of North Carolina involving a “school choice” program.
I am enamored with rural practice. There is abundant opportunity. There are frequent job openings. Attorneys in rural areas get extremely diverse case loads. They often walk right onto a job and have everything from misdemeanor traffic violations to serious felonies.
In partnership with 3M, the University of St. Thomas School of Law is launching a new fellowship program that will allow a new law graduate to work full time for the school’s award-winning Community Justice Project.
Oral arguments will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Young v. UPS pregnancy discrimination case in the U.S. Supreme Court, with a brief drafted by University of St. Thomas School of Law professors Thomas Berg, Teresa Collett and Elizabeth Schiltz, among others, gaining attention from national media leading up to the proceedings.