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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 …

Patent Trolls

Patterson Thuente IP convenes roundtable forum on ‘patent trolls’

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 …

a-critical-look-at-child-protection

Symposium explores ways to improve responses to children and families at risk

William Mitchell College of Law will host an all-day symposium based on an upcoming, special issue of the William Mitchell Law Review (Volume 40, Issue 3), which is focused on issues related to child protection and families at risk: “A Critical Look at Child Protection: Improving Responses to Children and Families at Risk” will take place …

Tea-and-CLE

Annual Tea for Women in Law CLE will focus on marriage equality

The highly anticipated Justice Esther M. Tomljanovich ’55 Tea for Women in Law returns to William Mitchell on Wednesday, April 23. Once again the annual event will include a celebration of women working in the legal profession, an opportunity for people to support scholarships for women studying the law, and a CLE.   Continue reading …