The Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, now in its tenth year, continues to focus on its mission of helping the next generation of leaders form their professional identities with a moral core of responsibility and service to others. In support of that mission, the Center promotes groundbreaking research by University of St. Thomas School of Law professors, fellows, and students. It also encourages new and innovative courses and materials that address and integrate ethical issues related to the professions and business. Finally, the Center offers lectures, panels, conferences, and continuing education programs that connect ethical theory into practice and policies that touch the professions, businesses, governments, and communities. The 2014-2015 annual report outlines all of the Center’s contributions this past academic year. Check out the 2014-2015 Annual Report here.
William Sullivan, co-director of all five of the Carnegie Foundation's studies of higher education for the professions and co-author of EDUCATING LAWYERS: PREPARATION FOR THE PROFESSION OF LAW (2007), recently emphasized in an article that:
"The Holloran Center, long a thought leader on the critical role of professional formation in the development of effective, service oriented lawyers, has responded to this disruption [of the markets for legal services] through several ground-breaking empirical studies that lay out the goals for positive innovation. They detail the competencies beginning lawyers need (including a foundation of an ethical professional identity) in order to succeed in this changing, much less stable professional environment."
William Sullivan, Professional Formation as Social Movement, 23 The Professional Lawyer, no. 1, 27 (2015).
News from the Holloran Center
MPR posts the Kirk Hanson rebroadcast online!
Missed the Kirk Hanson rebroadcast by MPR? Check it out here!
MPR airing the Kirk Hanson lecture at noon and 9 P.M. Friday!!
MPR is airing the Kirk Hanson talk on ethics at noon and 9 p.m Friday, October 23.
Order the ROADMAP now!
The ROADMAP is now available to order online from ABA Books and Amazon!
NALP Publishes Review of Prof. Neil Hamilton's ROADMAP Book.
The National Association for Law Placement publishes a review of Prof. Neil Hamilton's book, ROADMAP: The Law Student's Guide to Preparing and Implementing a successful Plan for Meaningful Employment.
Louis Bilionis, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law at University of Cincinnati College of Law, Appointed New Holloran Center Fellow
The University of St. Thomas School of Law's Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Bilionis, Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati College of Law as a Fellow of the Holloran Center.
New Course at UST Law taught by Holloran Center Director and CEO of CEBC
Holloran Center Director, Professor Neil Hamilton, and the CEO of the Center for Ethical Business Cultures, Ron James, are co-teaching a new class in the M.S.L. in Organizational Ethics & Compliance program.
The National Law Journal Highlights Professor Jerry Organ's Research on Enrollment, Cost, and Admission Trends of Law Schools
The National Law Journal features a story about Professor Jerry Organ's recent presentation to the Association of American Law Schools' annual meeting on the variable affordability of law schools, focusing specifically on how geography ad LSAT scores affect tuition costs for students.
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University of St. Thomas - School of Law
Schultz Grand AtriumHow Much Ethical Behavior Can We Expect From Our Government and Business Leaders? Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:30:00 CDT
Pepperdine University School of Law
Malibu, California2015 Deans' Forum on Advancing Professional Formation Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:00:00 CST
University of St. Thomas -- Minneapolis Campus
Schulze HallBig Data and Privacy: Navigating Benefits, Risks and Ethical Boundaries Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:30:00 CDT
University of St. Thomas School of Law
Schulze Grand AtriumTerrorism in America: What are the current threats, and is the U.S. government doing enough to defend us? Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:00:00 CDT
University of St. Thomas School of LawThe Future for In-House Counsel Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:00:00 CDT