This post originally appeared on Courtroom Divas.The other evening, I met with a few friends after work. Before the food came to the table, the stories started pouring out of people: complex projects, quick...
The New York Times Editorial Board this month endorsed a proposal to restructure clemency that was brought forth by Professor Mark Osler and New York University’s Rachel Barkow.
A Time magazine quote, millienials in the housing recovery, and a win for inmate privacy in this week’s headlines.
University of St. Thomas Appellate Clinic Wins Major Victory in Prison Litigation for Arizona Death Row Inmate
The case, Scott Nordstrom v. Charles Ryan, et al., was argued in April by then third-year law students Joy Nissen and Michelle King, who worked on behalf of the school’s Appellate Clinic led by Professor Gregory Sisk.
My grandfather was born in a small village in the west of Ireland in 1839. He was the third of four children. In 1845 and succeeding years, the Irish potato crop failed and a great famine ensued. A million peop...
Adjuncts vote “no” in this week’s headlines.
This summer, I joined a group of master's and doctorate students for a 3-credit graduate course (Leadership in International Contexts of Tanzania (EDLD 869)) offered through the University of St. Thomas Interna...
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.
The accolades are given as part of an effort by the Super Lawyers organization to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.
Law professor Virgil Wiebe was part of a group of professors and researchers who sent a letter to President Obama regarding the growing refugee emergency involving unaccompanied children from Central America and Mexico.
Our experts weigh in on Hobby Lobby, Ventura and Father Larry Snyder in this week’s headlines.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law’s mission means something different to each person who encounters it. To me, the mission is a reminder to consider the people involved with whatever I am w...
Thirty-six alumni of the University of St. Thomas School of Law were recognized as North Star Lawyers by the Minnesota State Bar Association for their commitment to service in their professional lives.
Berg has long been a leading advocate of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the statute involved in the Hobby Lobby case.
Atkinson receives the award today for his work on criminal justice reform issues, particularly removing the legal barriers triggered by contact with the criminal justice system.
When I started law school at the University of St. Thomas in 2001, I was drawn to the law school because I had a background in sociology and wanted to work in either the non-profit field, or in government as a ...
Our experts weigh in on sleep deprivation, stadiums and drug clemency in this week’s headlines.
Already a noted author of legal casebooks and scholarly articles, University of St. Thomas School of Law Professor Greg Sisk made his literary debut in the world of fiction this month with the release of his first novel, "Marital Privilege."
Kellen T. Fish '10The University of St. Thomas School of Law mission indicates “social justice” as a fundamental goal in educating lawyers. Throughout law school we’re told that being a lawyer is a g...