Jessica Slattery ’06, foreign affairs officer in the U.S. State Department, gave the UST School of Law commencement speech on May 15. Read an excerpt from her remarks.
Ciresi Conlin LLP represents a new model for law firms.
Dean Vischer calls for boldness in putting the School of Law's mission into action.
Daryl Atkinson '07, a senior attorney at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, received a White House Champions for Change award for his work on criminal justice reform.
People with disabilities, their families and the lawyers who represent them now have a website to help them navigate disability law.
Servant leadership and the "trusted adviser model" are what business clients expect and deserve, and ultimately, those concepts contribute to a fulfilling law practice.
For these alumni, the UST School of Law's focus on social justice blends with their own personal values.
As UST School of Law expands beyond the J.D., new students are driven by their passion to make the world a better place.
Hernandez Crespo’s research focuses on the necessity to promote participatory decision-making processes that include all stakeholders.
With skills learned in practicums, clinics and externships, students are ready to step into the real world.
This is an era of change for legal education. At UST Law, we are not sitting on our heels, but we also are not scrambling after ideas that lack a connection to our core institutional identity.
Readus Fletcher, deputy director of the St. Paul Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity, received the School of Law’s Iustitia et Lex award for embodying the School of Law’s mission in his professional life.
If you’ve spent any time over the past decade or so in and around the halls of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, there is a very solid chance you’ve run into Adam Brown ’06.
New graduate programs are at the forefront of compliance education.
From Twin Cities to Big Sky and beyond, the UST Law experience begins – and ends – with relationships.
Students gain valuable courtroom experience in Misdemeanor Clinic.
A call for humility, compassion and a second chance.
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.
Life sometimes presents opportunities that can be turning points for those with the eyes to see them. Tim Flynn ’11 is one who has recognized those key moments and used them to build a career of upholding human rights.
Bankruptcy clinics help people find a fresh start.
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.
A family finds asylum with the help of the Immigration Clinic.
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.
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.