Professor John Sonsteng was on KSTP-TV’s 5 pm news Tuesday night discussing developments in the Byron Smith case. Watch the video below. Continue reading
William Mitchell student Kelley Fermoyle took to the streets of Boston on Monday, April 21, 2014, to run “Boston Strong” in the race that has become a symbol of national strength and fortitude. Continue reading
William Mitchell students will offer free assistance to people filling out advanced healthcare directives in North Minneapolis on National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) from 2 to 5 pm on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Heritage Park Senior Services Center.
Three events at William Mitchell tell of how the honor code of “besa” led Albanian Muslims to protect Jews during the Holocaust. The Albanian honor code represents age-old values including a promise of safe harbor to refugees.
Eric S. Janus has announced that he will conclude his role as president and dean of William Mitchell College of Law in June 2015 to return to the Mitchell faculty. He will have served as president and dean for eight years, and as a member of the Mitchell faculty for more than 30 years. Continue reading
The 5th Annual Energy and the Environment Conference will explore the most viable options for Minnesota’s renewable energy future, convening expert panels on solar power, wind turbines, and the electrical grid. Continue reading
A Thoughtful Dissection of “The Good. The Bad. And the Ugly.”
On Thursday, April 24, William Mitchell College of Law and Patterson Thuente IP will host a rousing roundtable on the issue of patent trolls, convening top minds on the issue, including Senator Amy Klobuchar, Federal District Court Chief Judge Michael Davis, 3M Chief Patent Counsel Kevin Rhodes, and Senior Associate General Counsel Paul Savereide with the University of Minnesota. Continue reading
Susan Haigh ’77 will speak at William Mitchell College of Law’s spring commencement on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Continue reading
Law students Jacob Steen and Maria Cisneros took their legal skills to the 5th Annual Transactional LawMeet in February, competing at regionals. They represented William Mitchell College of Law in competition against 84 teams from nearly 50 law schools. The team was dubbed one of two semi-finalists, and they garnered the Best Draft award in the Chicago Region. Continue reading
Third-year Mitchell students Kyle Helgemoe and Dan Parrish won first prize in the 2014 Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) Cup IP Moot Court Competition. Continue reading
This spring semester, William Mitchell College of Law launched its inaugural Legal Residency Program in criminal law and family law for students in their final semester of law school. Continue reading
Third-year student Amy Krupinski’s paper, “A Most Urgent Need: The Indian Health Service’s Policies Toward Native Women’s Reproductive Health Care—Availability of Emergency Contraception,” won second place in the 2014 Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights.