Monthly Archives: October 2013

Chief Justice John Roberts

Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., to teach with William Mitchell in London

Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., will teach for William Mitchell College of Law’s international program in London this coming summer. He will serve as a 2014 faculty member for Mitchell in London, teaching a course called The Supreme Court of the United States in Historical Perspective. Continue reading →

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Author and futurist Richard Susskind to discuss the future of the legal profession

If Professor Richard Susskind is correct, the legal profession will soon be dominated by legal knowledge engineers, online dispute resolution specialists, legal technologists, dispute containment, dispute avoidance, and legal health promotions. The profession, he says, will change more in the next two decades than it has in the last 200 years. And that’s just the beginning. …

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor brings Mitchell’s practical wisdom to Hong Kong

Mitchell’s hands-on approach to law education has gotten the attention of educators halfway across the world. Professor John Sonsteng has been invited to Hong Kong to speak at a legal education conference on Oct. 26, 2013. Sonsteng will present at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Law Faculty’s summit on “Legal Education in …

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Indian Law program expanding much-needed services

Mitchell’s highly-regarded Indian Law program has received a major grant from the federal government. A U.S. Department of Justice grant of more than $280,000 will allow the program to provide even more help for Minnesota and Wisconsin Indian tribes and more experience for law students. Continue reading →