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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 →

NALSA Moot Court 2013

Mitchell teams successfully take on 19th century law at competition

The topic was one of the most complicated in American law– aboriginal title–but Mitchell students were undaunted, placing four teams in the top 16 at the national Native American Law Students Association’s (NALSA) moot court competition, with one of the Mitchell teams finishing third overall. In the individual competition, Mitchell students took second and third …

Watch Professor Sarah Deer at the Amnesty International human rights conference Thursday, Nov. 17

William Mitchell Professor Sarah Deer will participate in a panel discussion entitled Violence Against Women: Reforming Global Attitudes and Stemming the Tide from 9:20 to 10:40 am during The XX Factor: Advance Women’s Rights. Change the World, a human rights conference presented by Amnesty International and the Ford Foundation Thursday, Nov. 17. The discussion will be …

William Mitchell Professor Sarah Deer selected to join the national Defending Childhood Task Force

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention announced today that William Mitchell College of Law Professor Sarah Deer was selected to be a member of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence. The task force will identify promising practices, programming, and community strategies used to prevent …

Professor Sarah Deer testifies before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

On Thursday, July 14, William Mitchell Professor Sarah Deer, testified before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. In advance of her testimony, Deer, a Native women’s advocate and member of Amnesty International USA’s Native American and Alaska Native Advisory Council, released the following statement Continue reading →