North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Alumnus Anna Argenti Appointed to Juneau DA

Categories: Alumni

April 4, 2024 (Juneau, AK) – Anna Argenti is the new Juneau District Attorney. She was appointed in March. Argenti brings years of experience as a criminal prosecutor of violent crimes, sexual assaults, domestic violence, and vehicular homicide cases, in which she gained significant trial, appellate and motion practice experience. “The Criminal Division is excited […]

Professors Jennifer Cook and Denitsa Mavrova Heinrich recently published their article, AI-Ready Attorneys: Ethical Obligations and Privacy Considerations in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, in the Kansas Law Review

Categories: Faculty

AI-Ready Attorneys: Ethical Obligations and Privacy Considerations in the Age of Artificial Intelligence published in the Kansas Law Review, 72 U. Kan. L. Rev. 313 (2024) The article examines both the ethical obligations attorneys face and the privacy considerations they should keep in mind when using AI-assisted legal research and writing tools. The ethical obligations’ […]

What Is General Liability Insurance Coverage and Do You Need It? Professor Paul Traynor gives expert advice

Categories: Faculty

General liability insurance protects businesses from various claims and potential financial ruin. By understanding what general liability insurance covers you can ensure financial protection for your business. Experts’ Advice on Finding General Liability Insurance Paul E. Traynor Assistant Professor of Law at School of Law at University of North Dakota How does general liability insurance […]

Insurance 101: Defenition, Components, and Benefits – Paul Traynor, assistant professor of law, shares expert advice

Categories: Faculty

Insurance policies offer a helpful solution to safeguarding your assets. Learning key insurance terms and coverage types can help you navigate its processes. Expert Insights Paul E. Traynor Assistant Professor of Law at School of Law at University of North Dakota What should be key considerations for people buying insurance policies? People should consider the […]

Dan Lewerenz, assistant professor of law is quoted in the article – Native University of Montana student works to create missing persons database

Categories: Faculty

Haley Omeasoo is working to create the first DNA database of Blackfeet Nation members By: Mark Roth – UM News Service Posted at 5:21 PM, Apr 06, 2024 MISSOULA — Haley Omeasoo was already studying forensic science at the University of Montana when she saw the poster that redefined her life. The 2017 poster announced that her […]

Jed Thomas wins 1L Moot Court Competition

Categories: Alumni, Students, Uncategorized

Amy Wowchuk places runner-up The 2024 first-year Lawyering Skills class held its annual internal moot court competition April 3-4. The final round of the competition took place in the VandeWalle Courtroom and featured Jed Thomas, representing the appellant, and Amy Wowchuk, representing the appellee. The argument, Thomas Shelby v. United States of America, presented a […]

UND Law Newsletter | March 2024

Categories: Alumni, Faculty, Public, Staff, Students

UND Law Newsletter MARCH 2024 A Message from Dean Pappas Greetings from Grand Forks, A lot has happened at the School of Law since my last message. We are officially in the second half of the spring semester and our students have been busy not only with their classes, but additionally with preparing for moot […]

Third-year Law Students, AnneMarie Studer and Emerson Solemsaas, Sweep 2024 Carrigan Cup Competition

Categories: Students, Uncategorized

Second-year team, Amuzu and Walter, finish runners-up It was a total sweep for the third-year team of AnneMarie Studer and Emerson Solemsaas in UND School of Law’s annual Carrigan Cup Trial Competition. Studer and Solemsaas emerged as the overall champions, won both the Best Plaintiff and Best Defense Team awards, and Ms. Studer won the […]

2024 North Dakota Law Review Symposium: Technology and Innovation

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The North Dakota Law Review held its annual symposium at the Avalon Events Center in Fargo on March 21, 2024 The all-day event, brought together legal scholars, practitioners, technologists, and policymakers to explore the evolving landscape of innovation and its legal implications. Innovation has become the cornerstone of progress in virtually every industry, driving economic […]

Trailblazing women hold court at School of Law

Categories: Alumni, Faculty, Public, Students

On March 16, legal professionals and students gathered for a symposium inspired by UND’s female pioneers of law UND Today March 19, 2024 by Walter Criswell Published in: Equity, School of Law The lobby outside of the Gerald W. VandeWalle courtroom was adorned with purple decorations for the event. T-shirts and other merchandise were sold by the Law […]