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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 →

Faculty in the news, February 2013

Faculty in the news, February 2013 President and Dean Eric Janus was quoted in a Minnesota Daily article about smaller law school classes, saying the decline is likely due to the economy and people’s perceptions about it. Read the Minnesota Daily article   Dean Janus is also quoted in an ABC Newspapers article about his testimony before the Minnesota …

Dedication of a new clinic in Chiro K'asa

Students get experience, a non-profit gets legal help, and Bolivians get badly needed supplies

This semester 11 Mitchell students are doing work that will have an impact five thousand miles away. They’re part of Professor Chris Ver Ploeg’s seminar, “Advising the International and Humanitarian NGO,” in which they gain experience serving as legal advisers to a major international non-profit organization. Continue reading →

Professor Kenneth L. Port

Professors from two hemispheres work to create international experience for students

The day is coming when a student who studies law at William Mitchell will also have the opportunity to study at a major university in China. Making progress on an exchange program was on Professor Ken Port’s agenda on his recent trip to Beijing, where he met with the dean and associate dean of the …

Eric S. Janus

Dean Eric Janus named to sex offender civil commitment panel

William Mitchell President and Dean Eric Janus is part of a new task force that will look into the processes related to the civil commitment of sex offenders. Janus is one of 15 members named to the Sex Offender Civil Commitment Advisory Task Force by Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson. Continue reading →

Center for Law and Business gives students crucial skills and added marketplace value

A one-of-a-kind program is giving Mitchell students even more essential tools as they prepare for a career in law, business, or both. The Center for Law and Business recently began its second academic year of offering students courses with a non-law business curriculum, along with traditional business law courses. Continue reading →