North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Mark Chipman, ’85, headlines Olafson Ethics Symposium

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Mark Chipman, Executive Chairman & Governor of True North Sports & Entertainment, was the featured speaker at the UND College of Business & Public Administration’s 14th Annual Olafson Ethics Symposium on Thursday, November 8.  In a Q&A format, Chipman discussed ethical perspectives in sports.  True North Sports & Entertainment owns the Winnipeg Jets of the […]

Haley Wamstad, ’07, first woman elected as Grand Forks County state’s attorney

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Original story from: Grand Forks Herald, by Tess Williams When Haley Wamstad walked into the second-floor offices of the Grand Forks County Courthouse, she was greeted with “Hey, boss,” a term still unfamiliar for the freshly-elected state’s attorney. She’s the first woman to be elected to the position. The state’s attorney is the top prosecutor […]

Laurie McHenry named North Dakota Library Association’s Librarian of the Year

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Laurie McHenry, Head of Technical Services at the Thormodsgard Law Library, received the North Dakota Library Association’s (NDLA) Librarian of the Year Award. The award honors, “an NDLA member who has made notable contributions to the North Dakota library profession, has furthered significant development of libraries in North Dakota, or has performed exemplary statewide service […]

UND announces Law dean candidates and open forum dates

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Four finalists for UND School of Law dean will visit campus this month: Brian Gallini of the University of Arkansas School of Law; Susan Bisom-Rapp of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law; Camille Davidson of the Wake Forest University School of Law; and Elizabeth Ann Warner of the University of Kansas School of Law. Open […]

A Discussion on the Philando Castile Case with Prosecutor Mr. John J. Choi

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The UND School of Law International Human Rights Organization and the Black Law Students Association will host Mr. John J. Choi for a discussion on the Plilando Castile Case on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in the UND Law Baker Courtroom. Choi is the Chief Prosecutor for Ramsey County in Minnesota. Attorney Choi brought charges against the officer […]

North Dakota Supreme Court to hear cases at UND Law

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The North Dakota Supreme Court will be at the UND School of Law to hear oral arguments on Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25, and will also judge the final argument of the internal fall Moot Court competition. The Supreme Court visit to the law school provides a unique opportunity for the members of […]

Professor Grijalva Presents at National Tribal Environmental Law Conference

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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 […]

UND Announces Nationwide Search for New School of Law Dean

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The University of North Dakota announces a nationwide search for a new Dean of its School of Law. The position description has been posted and applications and nominations are now being accepted.  They will be accepted until a new Dean is selected, however review of applications will begin on October 11, 2018.  Interested parties are […]

Lu Jiang, ’12, Establishes Endowment to Empower Women

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Through education, Lu Jiang has reached great heights. Now a trained legal professional and inspiring community advocate, she is promoting education to women at Seattle Central College by establishing the “Lu Jiang Women’s Empowerment Endowed Scholarship.” This new scholarship will support diverse women who have overcome obstacles to pursue education. “The greatest investment one can […]

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

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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, […]