Lyman Johnson sees the business sphere as one more moral endeavor, capable of much good and much bad. Read more about his thoughts on corporate law in society in this commentary.
Professor Sisk Asks Supreme Court to Hear Case by Mdewakanton Band Seeking Recovery for Land, Revenues Diverted by Federal Government
Urging the United States Supreme Court to hear a case by a Minnesota band of Indians seeking recovery for breach of trust against the federal government, Professor Gregory Sisk filed an amicus curiae brief Jan. 31.
A family finds asylum with the help of the Immigration Clinic.
Professors Tom Berg and Teresa Stanton Collett separately filed amicus briefs with the United States Supreme Court this week, urging the court to uphold the religious freedom of for-profit corporations.
The hundreds of people who have worked to build our community over the past 12 years – faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors and mentors – have been motivated by a mission that calls us to be part of a cause that is bigger than ourselves.
The program is the next in the 'Hot Topics: Cool Talk' series.
Phil Johnson '11Initially, I questioned whether my volunteer activity as a member of the 4th District Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee fulfills the mission of the law school. “Mission,”...
State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report Co-authored by Students, Professors on Unemployment Disparity in Minnesota
This new report co-authored by students and professors from the University of St. Thomas School of Law examines the underlying causes of racial disparity in unemployment and recommendations for change.
Professor Jerry Organ was recognized as one of the "Most Influential People in Legal Education" by National Jurist for his work requiring law schools to post scholarship retention policies.
The World Trade Institute recently appointed Associate Professor Mariana Hernández Crespo as a faculty member. She joins a selective international network of experts, furthering WTI’s efforts in leading the global path in negotiation, implementation, and prevention of disputes under International Investment Agreements.
Speakers are Dr. David Andow from the University of Minnesota and Dr. Christopher Thompson from the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
White Collar Crime Prosecutors to Debate Wall Street, the Financial Crisis and Prosecutorial Underreach
The Nov. 15 program is part of the Hot Topics: Cool Talk debate series hosted by the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy.
The construction of Herrick Hall, completed in 1989, was made possible by a gift from John Herrick '54. Herrick helped President Julie Sullivan unveil the new signage.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law announced Wednesday that it is implementing a tuition freeze for its next incoming class. The school also is switching from a per-credit tuition model to a flat-fee structure.
Alicia Long '10 J.D. is the co-author of Capitol Hell, a novel loosely based on some of her experiences as a young Senate staffer in Washington, D.C.
The debate question: “Is Legal Abortion Necessary for Sexual Equality in the U.S.A.?”
Promoting statecraft as soulcraft delivers us into the great temptation of idolatry. Whenever anyone proposes empowering government through the force of law to enjoin the right way to think or to shape the right way to feel, we should be nervous.
In celebration of Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17, the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society will be host a discussion of the current state of U.S. election law.
People are more familiar with IQ (which measures intellect) but EQ can make or break the success of a lawyer.
Pete Willner is an iconic figure at the School of Law. He is the first face many see when they enter the building, and he is a good friend to several faculty, staff and students.
Our nation’s shrinking law schools are causing wide-spread angst in deans’ offices around the country, and indeed there are economic implications to this trend that must be managed carefully. But at least for St. Thomas, the new market reality opens up promising opportunities for our law school and our mission by making it easier to educate the whole person.
Sponsored by the School of Law’s Holloran Center, the debate will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, on the Minneapolis campus.
Sometimes all those classroom activities in high school make a difference in somebody’s life. Case in point? Brad Walz ’04, a share-holder at Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
A case recently decided by the U.S. Supreme Court focused on intellectual property rights. In Bowman v. Monsanto Co., the Court addressed the question of whether a farmer who buys patented seeds may reproduce them through planting and harvesting without the patent holder’s permission. The Court decided in favor of Monsanto. But was this, and other cases of intellectual property protection, best for the common good? Here, a law professor and a lawyer alumnus debate the question.
The World Bank invited Associate Professor Mariana Hernández Crespo to serve as its expert guest at a meeting in Bolivia with attorney generals from Bolivia, Paraguay, and Ecuador. Hernández Crespo was given an opportunity to address attorney generals that have been feeling the brunt of investor-State disputes in Latin America and introduce them to her research proposals.