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North Dakota Law Review Technology & Innovation Symposium

Categories: Alumni, Faculty, Public, Students

The North Dakota Law Review will host their 2024 Technology and Innovation Symposium in Fargo on March 21st. Please join us at the Avalon Event Center in Fargo to hear from legal experts in the field of technology and innovation on Thursday, March 21, 2024. North Dakota and Minnesota Continuing Legal Education credits are pending. […]

Professor Blake A. Klinkner interview on Fox News 26 in Houston, Texas

Categories: Faculty

Professor Blake A. Klinkner was recently interviewed on live TV by Fox News 26 in Houston, Texas to discuss artificial intelligence, deepfakes, and the Taylor Swift deepfakes. (Yes, that really is Professor Klinkner and not a deepfake named “David Blinkner”…Professor Klinkner is used to having his name misspelled). Watch the Interview

Professor Michael McGinniss selected for National Federalist Society Executive Committee

Categories: Faculty, Uncategorized

Michael McGinniss, Professor of Law, J. Philip Johnson Faculty Fellow, and former Dean, has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee for the national Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies Practice Group on Professional Responsibility and Legal Education. The Committee meets each month to address and discuss issues relevant to the practice […]

Professor Alexandra Sickler wins American College of Consumer Financial Services’ Annual Writing Competition

Categories: Faculty

Professor Sickler’s article, Big Banks and Small Consequences in Chapter 13, has been selected as the winner in the American College of Consumer Financial Services’ Annual Writing Competition. Each year, the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers recognizes written contributions to the field of U.S. consumer financial services law.  Professor Sickler’s paper, published in […]

Students enjoy curling with Dean Pappas and Professor Klinkner

Categories: Faculty, Students

This weekend, Dean Brian Pappas and Professor Blake Klinkner treated students to a “Learn 2 Curl” class, followed by dinner. At the Legal Affair event held this fall, students were able to bid on experiences with faculty, including curling lessons and a game hosted by the Grand Forks Curling Club. In a highly competitive matchup, […]

What is Full Coverage Car Insurance? Professor Paul Traynor shares expert opinion

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Full Coverage Car Insurance Guide WalletHub Ask the Experts To gain more insight about full coverage car insurance, WalletHub posed the following questions to a panel of experts. Click on the experts below to view their bios and answers. 1. When should drivers consider getting full coverage car insurance? 2. When should drivers consider dropping […]

Chat GPT, Professor of Law

Categories: Faculty

Professor Tammy Pettinato Oltz’s cutting-edge scholarship recently featured on TaxProfBlog By Paul Caron Tammy Pettinato Oltz (North Dakota; Google Scholar), ChatGPT, Professor of Law, 2023 U. Ill. J.L. Tech. & Pol’y 207 (2023): Although ChatGPT was just released by OpenAI in November 2022, legal scholars have already been delving into the implications of the new tool for […]

Brian Pappas to leaders: ‘Pick up the pepperoni’

Categories: Faculty

Brian Pappas, dean of the UND School of Law, reflects on humility and responsibility in his 18:83 Speaker Series talk UND Today January 16, 2024 by Walter Criswell Brian Pappas delivers his talk on leadership at the bottom of the Social Staircase. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. “I don’t believe that leadership is a position, I […]

Professor James Grijalva presented twice in December

Categories: Faculty

Grijalva presented at the Winter Meeting of the Great Plains Tribal Water Alliance in Rapid City, SD and a national webinar panel. In Rapid City, SD, Professor Grijalva facilitated A Conversation on Seeking Environmental Justice for Indigenous Peoples, from the Grassroots UP. The topic focused on using federal environmental justice grants for community-based organizations to […]

Winter Commencement 2023

Categories: Alumni, Faculty, Public, Students, Uncategorized

The University of North Dakota held its winter commencement ceremony for professional and graduate degrees on Thursday, December 14, 2023 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus. Fourteen law students completed the required coursework to earn the Juris Doctor degree, two of which completed the joint J.D./M.B.A. degree. Five graduates participated in the […]