20th Anniversary Faculty Symposium

Presented by the St. Thomas Law Journal.

Date & Time:

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Schulze Grand Atrium
Frey Moot Courtroom

Please join the University of St. Thomas Law Journal to celebrate the law school's 20th Anniversary with a symposium that will feature our outstanding law professors. A panel of faculty members will present on their recent scholarship published in the Law Journal's 20th Anniversary Edition publication. There will be a reception with refreshments following the panel.


Tom Berg (Welcome)
James L. Oberstar Professor of Law & Public Policy; Symposium Advisor

Julie Oseid (Moderator)
Professor and Morrison Family Director of Lawyering Skills
“Why Corporate Purpose Will Always Matter”

Lyman Johnson
Professor, University of St. Thomas School of Law; Robert O. Bentley Professor of Law, Emeritus, Washington and Lee University School of Law
“Inspiring and Equipping the Next Generation of Lawyer-Leaders:Center on Race, Leadership, and Social Justice”

Tisidra Jones '12
CEO and Founder, Strong and Starlike Consulting, Inc.
“Tackling Structural Discrimination in Healthcare Policy IsNecessary to Achieve Parity for People with Substance UseDisorders and Mental Health Conditions”

  • Co-Author Dr. Artika Tyner, '06 J.D., '10 M.A., '12 Ed.D.;Professor and Director, St. Thomas Center on Race,Leadership, and Social Justice

Emily Piper '05
Executive Director, Government Relations & Contracting, HazeldenBetty Ford Foundation; Former Commissioner, MinnesotaDepartment of Human Services (DHS)
“Abusing Taxation of Court Costs by Government Lawyers to ChillPro Se Civil Rights Claimants”

Gregory Sisk
Professor, Pio Cardinal Laghi Distinguished Chair in Law, and Co-Director of the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law,and Public Policy
“Abusing Taxation of Court Costs by Government Lawyers to ChillPro Se Civil Rights Claimants”

  • Co-Authors Alexandra Liebl '20 & Nicole Zeman '20


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