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Professor Grijalva Presents at National Tribal Environmental Law Conference

Categories: Faculty

In August, Professor James Grijalva conducted a 4-hour workshop at the Tribal Lands & Environment Conference (Spokane, WA), hosted by the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals. This conference is the preeminent national meeting for tribal and federal professionals involved in managing environmental programs for Indian country. His presentation Strengthening Tribal Self-Determination and Self-Governance by Administering Environmental […]

Tammy R. P. Oltz Appointed to the North Dakota Library Coordinating Council

Categories: Faculty

Tammy R. P. Oltz has been appointed by Governor Burgum to the North Dakota Library Coordinating Council (NDLCC). According to the State Library web-site, the NDLCC “assists in planning, coordinating, and evaluating the services and programs of North Dakota libraries.” Members of the Council participate in duties such as selecting Library Vision 2020 grant recipients, […]

Brad Myers Begins Interim Deanship at University of North Dakota School of Law

Categories: Faculty

Brad Myers assumed the deanship at the University of North Dakota School of Law on August 1, 2018.  He will serve as interim dean until a new permanent dean has been named. “I have had the opportunity to work with Brad on the Senate Budget Committee and have been impressed with his knowledge and expertise […]

Professor Christensen Named ABA Business Law Section Fellow

Categories: Faculty

Grant Christensen, Associate Professor of Law, has been selected as a newly appointed 2018-2020 American Bar Association’s Business Law Fellow. The ABA’s Business Law Section Fellows Program consists of more than 30 lawyers with a wide range of backgrounds and practice areas, who have demonstrated leadership involvement and are eager to become more involved within the […]

Professor Rand Radio Interview on Legalized Sports Betting

Categories: Faculty

UND Law professor Kathryn Rand and Steven Light were recently interviewed on Prairie Public’s Main Street to answer the question: what will happen now that the Supreme court has opened the door to widespread legalized sports betting? Listen to the full interview here:

Christensen Publishes Law Review Article On Reading Indian Law and Presents on Corporate Law at the University of Oslo

Categories: Faculty

Arizona Law Review Article: UND Professor Grant Christensen, and Melissa Tatum from the University of Arizona, have just posted their most recent legal scholarship. “Reading Indian Law” will be published later this year by the University of Tulsa Law Review and reflects the growing trend in legal scholarship to incorporate an empirical component into a […]

Professor McGinniss Re-Appointed to the Joint Committee on Attorney Standards and Newly Appointed as Its Chair

Categories: Faculty

At the invitation of Chief Justice VandeWalle of the North Dakota Supreme Court, Associate Professor of Law Michael S. McGinniss accepted an appointment to serve a third consecutive three-year term on the Joint Committee on Attorney Standards, beginning January 1, 2018. He has also accepted an appointment by SBAND President Darcie Einarson to serve a […]

North Dakota Supreme Court Names 2017-2018 Law Clerks

Categories: Faculty, Public, Staff, Students

The North Dakota Supreme Court recently announced its selection of law clerks for the 2017-2018 term. The Supreme Court selected four students from the University of North Dakota School of Law to serve as law clerks for the upcoming term. These students are Sarah Aaberg, Connor Melvie, SheraLynn Ternes, and Morgan Wagner. The soon-to-be law […]

Top 5 Reasons to Attend This Year’s Art Auction

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Lexie Hoemberg – UND Law 3L It is that time of year again: The University of North Dakota School of Law will be hosting its annual Art Auction on October 14, 2016. The Art Auction occurs every fall and is one of the law school’s biggest events of the year. This year, the Boardwalk Bar […]