North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Professor Datzov presents his forthcoming article, “Toward Automated Justice,” in Houston, Texas

Categories: Faculty

Professor Datzov recently presented his work-in-progress article, “Toward Automated Justice”, at the Junior Intellectual Property Scholars’ Workshop hosted by the University of Houston Law Center. Datzov’s project explores the fundamental concerns regarding the implementation of AI into judicial decision-making and administration.  In his article, Professor Datzov explains that while judicial independence is critical to our […]

Judge Theodore T. Sandberg Investiture

Categories: Alumni, Public

The formal Investiture Ceremony for Judge Theodore T. Sandberg was held on Friday, March 8, 2024 at the Grand Forks County Courthouse Several North Dakota Supreme Court Justices were present as well as federal judges, district judges from across Unit 1 (NEJD and NECJD) and a municipal judge.  Judge Sandberg attended UND Law School, graduating […]

Meghan Compton ’10 listed among the Prairie Business 2024 Top 25 Women in Business

Categories: Alumni

Celebrating the Top 25 Women in Business More than 40 qualified and experienced business leaders were nominated for the recognition By Prairie Business March 07, 2024 at 8:00 AM Prairie Business is pleased to announce its Top 25 Women in Business list for 2024. More than 40 qualified and experienced business leaders were nominated for the […]

Criminal Defense Lawyer, Travis Finck ’07, Elected to Board of Directors of Nation’s Criminal Defense Bar

Categories: Alumni

  Washington, DC (Feb. 20, 2024) North Dakota criminal defense lawyer Travis Finck was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) at the Association’s Midwinter Board Meeting in Las Vegas. He joins those who are currently serving their terms on the NACDL Board of Directors. […]

The Honorable Ralph Erickson Visits UND School of Law as Jurist-in-Residence

Categories: Alumni, Faculty, Public, Uncategorized

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit hold special session as part of the visit The University of North Dakota School of Law welcomed Judge Ralph Erickson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit as its 2024 Rodney S. Webb Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence. The highly anticipated visit marked the return of […]

Third-year law student, Erica Solberg, recently attended conference in Washington D.C.

Categories: Students

Solberg was selected to attend the Judicial Clerkship Opinion Writing Conference The Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America welcomed applications to its fourth annual Judicial Clerkship Opinion Writing Conference, held February 22-24, 2024. The conference was open to individuals who have accepted a 2024-2025 federal clerkship (district court or court of […]

Professor Blake A. Klinkner’s article addresses upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases regarding social media and free speech

Categories: Faculty

On February 26th, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases concerning whether social media companies have 1st Amendment rights to engage in content moderation. Professor Blake A. Klinkner recently published a law review article addressing these two cases, “Social Media and the First Amendment: Are Social Media Platforms ‘Common Carriers’ Without […]

Professor Margaret Moore Jackson presented at the 31st Annual Fair Housing Laws and Litigation Conference in San Diego

Categories: Faculty

Professor Jackson was a featured speaker for the conference “Fair Housing for our Future” In her presentation, she explored new incentives for collaboration between law students, fair housing advocacy nonprofits, and fair housing lawyers. Her presentation connected likely changes to the bar exam and mandates for experiential credits with further reasons to promote these collaborations, […]

UND Law Newsletter | February 2024

Categories: Alumni, Faculty, Public, Staff, Students

UND Law Newsletter February 2024 A Message from Dean Pappas Spring semester at UND Law is in full swing bringing with it enthusiastic students and an array of upcoming events to look forward to. We have been enjoying the sunshine and warmer than normal temperatures and can only hope an early spring is indeed coming. […]