Category Archives: Faculty News

Eric S. Janus

William Mitchell president and dean announces plan to return to teaching; search to begin for new law school leader

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 …

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 →

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 …

Rouetel and Deer

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 →

Trademark Law and Policy Third Edition

Professor’s new book is definitive text on trademark law

Professor Ken Port, in his newly-revised textbook, gives students an updated examination of the ever-changing trademark issues related to the Internet. The Third Edition of “Trademark Law and Policy,” published this month, includes a section on cybersquatting, which is when a non-trademark owner registers someone else’s name or trademark as a domain name. Continue reading →