William Mitchell Professor Sarah Deer, a national leader in the effort to protect Native women from sexual abuse, has been named a 2014 MacArthur Fellow by the MacArthur Foundation. Continue reading
Several Mitchell students traveled to Israel over the summer to study comparative international law during a tumultuous time for the country. Continue reading
Students who participated in William Mitchell’s summer study abroad program walked away from the five-week experience with a wealth of knowledge, lifelong memories, and a copy of the U.S. Constitution signed by Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., who taught a class during the program. Continue reading
William Mitchell College of Law is the first ABA-approved law school in the country to launch an innovative on-campus/online hybrid enrollment option, known as the hybrid program. Continue reading
Join friends, classmates, colleagues, and others on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Bearpath Golf & Country Club in Eden Prairie for 18 holes of fun, during the 41st Annual Alumni Golf Tournament. Continue reading
The former home of Arthur and Edith Lee was added to the National Register of Historic Places in July, after research confirmed that the modest clapboard house marked a turning point for the civil rights movement in Minneapolis. William Mitchell’s Professor Ann Juergens published the initial research over a decade ago, revealing that the African-American family endured intimidation and threatening mobs to demonstrate “their right to establish a home.” Continue reading
Consumer advocate, lawyer, and author Ralph Nader will speak at William Mitchell College of Law from 11 am to 12:30 pm Thursday, Oct. 9. Continue reading
We’ll be doing some server maintenance in the near future, and our website may be inaccessible—for part of a day.
Our IT Services Department will be relocating the data center, causing the Mitchell website to go offline on Saturday, Aug. 2. Continue reading
Light rail is top-of-mind for locals in the Twin Cities metro area, where two lines of metro transit are in operation and the Metropolitan Council is working on plans to extend them. But there’s more to light rail transit projects than just waiting at the station.
As students In William Mitchell’s Community Development Clinic learned first-hand, years of planning and development go into every light rail transit project.
The new textbook “International Law Legal Research” co-authored by Professor Anthony Winer garnered the Global Legal Skills Book Award at the international 2014 Global Legal Skills Conference in May. Continue reading
William Mitchell College of Law will host an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 from 5:30 to 8 pm Wednesday, July 23, in the law school’s Auditorium. Continue reading
Recently retired Hennepin County District Court Judge Mark Wernick and his wife Nancy Entwistle have made leadership gifts to establish the Judge Mark S. Wernick and Nancy Entwistle Public Interest Scholars Assistance programs at the University of Minnesota Law School and William Mitchell College of Law. Continue reading
Four new members were elected to the Alumni Association board of directors at William Mitchell College of Law in June. Continue reading