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.
The Fowler business plan competition encourages students to develop and submit a business concept that has the potential to become a viable, high-growth business. This year 36 teams competed for $58,500 in Scholarships
Amy Levad writes about a theological response to mass incarceration, the subject of the upcoming New Frontiers lecture and the subject of her new book, Redeeming a Prison Society: A Liturgical and Sacramental Response to Mass Incarceration. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, October 21, at 7:30 p.m. in OEC Auditorium.
This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.