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Morgan Tuss ’20, named board member of Billings TrailNet

Categories: Alumni, Public

Billings TrailNet announces three new board members: David Mumford, Dr. John Pender and Morgan Tuss.  Morgan Tuss was born in Billings. She finished her undergraduate degrees at Montana State University Billings, and completed her law degree at the University of North Dakota School of Law. Morgan works for the law firm of Patten, Peterman, Bekkedahl & Green, doing business, […]

Faculty Hiring Announcement

Categories: Faculty, Public

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions beginning fall 2022.  Areas of interest include Federal Indian Law, Lawyering Skills, Civil Procedure,  Business Associations, Energy, and Oil & Gas. We seek colleagues dedicated to fostering well-rounded and public-minded legal professionals with skills to serve as effective, self-reflective, […]

John T. “Jack” Traynor ’51 (1926-2021)

Categories: Alumni, Public

John T. “Jack” Traynor November 19, 1926 – July 11, 2021 John Thomas “Jack” Traynor, 94, died calmly and quietly at home with his family the evening of July 11, 2021. He had visited with all five of his children over the weekend, and with several of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He lost Jane, his […]

Sen. Cramer Wishes WWII Veteran, Lynn Aas ’49 a Happy 100th Birthday in Speech on Senate Floor

Categories: Alumni, Public

***Click here to download video. Click here for audio.*** WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Senate Veterans’ Affairs committees, delivered remarks on the Senate floor last week honoring the life and service of World War II veteran and Minot resident Lynn Aas, who turns 100 years old today. […]

UND School of Law mentioned in ABA Journal

Categories: Alumni, Public, Students

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, some law school’s see increases in jobs for new graduates When the pandemic started, law schools feared 2020 would be a year like 2009—which was during the Great Recession and saw significantly fewer job opportunities for new graduates, along with many attorney layoffs. But those fears don’t seem to have come […]

UND professor of law, Margaret Moore Jackson to participate in High Plains Fair Housing Center panel discussion

Categories: Faculty, Public

UND professor of law, Margaret Moore Jackson will participate in a panel discussion this Thursday, April 22. The High Plains Fair Housing Center will present the film, Jim Crow of the North followed by a panel discussion with Professor Jackson and High Plains Fair Housing Center president, Courtney Souvannasacd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.  About this Event April is […]

Kermit Edward Bye ’62, first UND Law graduate appointed as a United States Circuit Judge, dies at 84

Categories: Alumni, Public

Kermit Edward Bye, 84, passed away Saturday, March 20 surrounded by his loving wife, children, grandchildren and brother. Kermit was born Jan. 13, 1937 to Margaret Brekke Bye and Kermit Bertherand Bye. He was born in the railroad section house in Hatton as a blizzard made it impossible to get to a hospital. Kermit and […]

UND Law alumna, Lu Jiang, ’12, to be keynote speaker at upcoming Women for Philanthropy online event

Categories: Alumni, Public

UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s annual Women for Philanthropy event returns in an online format on April 20, 2021. UND female leaders from around the globe will gather on one screen to embrace philanthropy and share experiences that will leave you feeling motivated and inspired to change the world. Keynote speakers include Katie Itterman, ’03, Executive […]