North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

The University of North Dakota School of Law invites applications for four Assistant Professors of Law to commence in Fall 2024

Categories: Alumni, Faculty, Public, Staff

The positions are full-time, tenure-track faculty appointments with the primary responsibility of scholarship, service, and effective teaching Two of the positions will be in the curricular areas of, but not limited to, Business Associations, Health, and Clinical Skills (Family Law). Two of the positions will be in the curricular areas of Lawyering Skills/Legal Writing. The […]

Men accused of killing teen in Fargo robbery face rare felony murder charge – Professor Steven Morrison is quoted

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The charge filed against Fabian Scott and Marcus McCuin has been used by North Dakota prosecutors four other times in the last 20 years. What does it mean for the case? FARGO — When prosecutors accused Fabian Edwin Scott and Marcus Pierre McCuin of planning a robbery that led to a 16-year-old’s death in Fargo, the attorneys […]

Sara Monson ’11 named O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys partner

Categories: Alumni

Sara Monson has been named Partner at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys in Fargo. Monson has been an associate attorney at the firm since 2013. Her primary practice areas include Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice. Monson grew up in West Fargo. She earned her undergraduate degree, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Criminal Justice at […]

“What Attorney’s Should Know about Deepfakes” by Professor Blake A. Klinkner

Categories: Faculty

In his most recent article, “What Attorneys Should Know About Deepfakes,” Professor Blake A. Klinkner discusses how deepfakes are impacting the use of evidence at trial and threatening fair legal adjudications. Professor Klinkner also shares telltale signs that a video, picture, or audio may be a deepfake. As deepfake technology progresses, it will become difficult, […]

Professor Oyewunmi recently presented at the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) North Dakota Chapter annual convention

Categories: Faculty

Ownership and Utilization of Subsurface Pore Spaces in North Dakota: A Comment on Recent Legal Developments Tade Oyewunmi, LLD | University of North Dakota School of Law In 2019, the North Dakota Legislative Assembly enacted SB 2344 to clarify ownership and use of pore space. The law essentially authorizes mineral estate holders to utilize pore […]

Professor Tade Oyewunmi recently published in the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Newsletter

Categories: Faculty

Underground Property Rights for Carbon Capture Tade Oyewunmi | June 7, 2023 As carbon capture projects take off, policymakers must proactively establish legal frameworks and regulations to address potential disputes surrounding access and utilization of subsurface pore spaces for CO2 storage. Introduction As of 2022, there were about thirty operational and seventy carbon capture, utilization, and […]

Professor Tade Oyewunmi recently presented at the International Energy Scholars Workshop held in Miami, Florida

Categories: Faculty

Examining the Implications of Conflicts and Crises on International Energy Security Professor Oyewunmi presented a paper examining the role of institutions and contractual arrangements in mitigating the impact of conflicts and crises on energy security, especially regarding the security of supply in international oil and gas markets. The International Energy Scholar Workshop was organized by […]

Now hiring: Director of Academic Success & Bar Passage

Categories: Alumni, Public, Staff

UND School of Law is hiring for the position of Director of Academic Success & Bar Passage 493097 Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States School of Law Director/Executive Program Coordination Student Services Full-time Staff Closing on: Jul 5 2023 Salary/Position Classification $82,000 Annual, Exempt 40 hours per week 100% Remote Work Availability: No Hybrid Work […]

‘It’s a good day in Indian Country and it’s a good day for the rule of law’: Professor Dan Lewerenz responds to SCOTUS upholding the Indian Child Welfare Act

Categories: Faculty

The economic impact of SCOTUS upholding the Indian Child Welfare Act Marketplace Savannah Maher Listen Indian Country breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday morning when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act, or ICWA. That 1978 federal law gives tribal nations a voice in custody proceedings involving Native children and aims to […]