North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Professor Grijalva continues work with National Tribal Water Council

Categories: Faculty

The National Tribal Water Council is a technical and scientific body created to provide input to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and advocate for and assist tribes on water-related issues. Professor Grijalva has been a Technical Advisor to the Council for several years, and this year he assisted on three major projects. This fall, he […]

Thank You Legal Affair Donors

Categories: Public, Students

Thank you for your generous contributions to the 2023 Legal Affair. We could not have succeeded without you. Businesses Galstad Jensen & McCann RH Standard Harry’s Steak House TNT Outfitters Knick Knack PaddyWhacks Blue Moose The Spud Jr. Red River Cinema Texas Roadhouse UND Rydell Sublime Bloom The Olive Barrel Grand Cities Games Hub Pub […]

Liability vs. Full Coverage: Professor Paul Traynor shares expert opinion

Categories: Faculty

Learn more about the differences between liability and full coverage car insurance WalletHub Candace Baker, Car Insurance WriterMar 1, 2023 What’s the Difference Between Liability and Full Coverage? The difference between liability and full coverage is that liability will cover damage to other vehicles or injuries to other people from accidents you cause, while full coverage […]

Professor Kathryn Rand interviewed on Bloomberg Business and iHeart Radio’s “Crash Course” podcast

Categories: Faculty

Kathryn Rand, Floyd B. Sperry Professor of Law and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy was recently interviewed by Bloomberg Opinion senior executive editor, Tim O’Brien on his iHeart Radio podcast, Crash Course. Part 3: Tribal Casinos vs. Digital Sports Gambling Description Native Americans now run about half […]

Professor Lewerenz is quoted: LOCALIZE IT: States seek safeguards for tribal child welfare

Categories: Faculty

Via AP news wire Tuesday 07 February 2023 A handful of U.S. states are considering legislation this year to include provisions of the Indian Child Welfare Act in state law as the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether the federal law is constitutional. At least 10 states already have done so. The act requires states to […]

Lommen Abdo Welcomes Joseph A. Wetch, Jr. ’01

Categories: Alumni

Joseph Wetch ’01 joins Lommen Abdo, Minneapolis Joseph Wetch joined Lommen Abdo on February 1, 2023.  Providing legal leadership to his clients, Joseph has focused on litigation in multiple areas including injury, commercial, construction law, contract disputes, and oil, gas and mineral cases.  Joseph hosts a weekly podcast called Midwest Law Talk With Joseph Wetch […]

The Gavel: UND School of Law Class of 1966:

Categories: Alumni

Keeping a tradition of class reunions for 46 years Reunion: an act of reuniting: The state of being reunited: A reuniting of persons after separation. Merriam-Webster Class Reunions are an opportunity to reunite with a group of people with whom you share a common bond. The UND School of Law Class of 1966 have enjoyed […]

Professor Jenny M. Samarzja recently presented at a Legal Writing Institute workshop in New York City

Categories: Faculty

Her presentation focused on the importance of integrating pre-trial skills into the upper-level curriculum The workshop, hosted by Fordham University School of Law centered on methods of advancing simulation-based pedagogy. Professor Samarzja’s presentation highlighted her experiences in developing and teaching the Criminal Pretrial Practice course (LAW 411) at UND Law.  This upper-level course prepares students […]