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 represent...
Chicago’s Greylord remains one of the FBI’s most successful undercover operations.
Keshini Ratnayake '042014 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 decad...
Cold weather affecting the economy, the pope’s first year, and no mirrors for Lent in this week’s headlines.
The Opus College of Business has moved up in the Best Graduate School rankings published this week by U.S. News & World Report.
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 this...
The recognition comes from The National Jurist in its March 2014 issue.
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 App...
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.
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 hu...
The week offers different ways for prospective students to learn more about the university’s graduate programs.
One of the highest awards given by the School of Law, the Iustitia et Lex Award is presented to a member of the Twin Cities community who embodies the School of Law’s mission in his or her professional life.
Students gain valuable courtroom experience in Misdemeanor Clinic.
This week's notes feature faculty John Abraham, Stephen Brookfield, Massimo Faggioli, Paul Gavrilyuk, Amy Levad, Manjeet Rege, Gregory Sisk and AnnMarie Thomas; and staff James Rogers.
A ‘Good Question,’ MPR’s ALS series, opinions and expertise are highlighted in this week’s headlines.
The UST Law mission is a defining characteristic that reverberates throughout all of its classes, programs, and publications, and sets the law school apart from its competitors. Through the mission, the UST Law...
Lisa Montpetit Brabbit, Jeffrey S. Storms and Kay Nord Hunt will be honored at a dinner and awards presentation Feb. 20.
A call for humility, compassion and a second chance.
The speaker is former St. Thomas theology professor William Cavanaugh, now of DePaul University.
Retired Supreme Court Justices to Offer Perspectives on Local Court’s History Feb. 25 at School of Law
Current Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea will give the opening remarks.
The first of its kind, the conference continues a conversation begun by local feminist legal scholars Elizabeth R. Schiltz and Susan Stabile, professors at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, and Marie A. Failinger, professor at Hamline University School of Law, with the July 2013 publication of their book “Feminism, Law, and Religion.”
The graduate degrees come in response to employers who have answered increased government regulations by rapidly adding jobs for compliance professionals.
On Sept. 11, the School of Law community lost a dear friend, Diana Hamilton ’06. Diana was honored on Nov. 2 with the Alumna Achievement Award presented posthumously by Dr. Artika Tyner ’06 to Diana’s parents, LaVonne and Luches Hamilton, and her sister, Kristi, to recognize Diana’s achievements.
In the Commutations Clinic, students learn the real, hard work it takes to temper justice with mercy.
Tommie entrepreneurs are making their mark, and the Seahawks take a Tommie to the Super Bowl.