North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

UND Homecoming 2018 at the School of Law

Categories: Alumni

Join your law school alumni and friends at this year’s celebration of Homecoming.  We have a comprehensive list of events planned to celebrate Homecoming at the law school.  On Thursday, we will celebrate two of our graduates who will be receiving the UND Alumni Association’s highest honor the Sioux Award.  Friday’s events include a free […]

Celebration Luncheon for Professor Patti Alleva on Friday, September 21

Categories: Uncategorized

The UND School of Law invites you to join faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends to celebrate Patti Alleva, UND Professor of Law, and her outstanding career.  Professor Alleva has been invited to share her career reflections prior to the lunch, so all are invited to attend both the presentation and luncheon reception, which will […]

Brad Myers Begins Interim Deanship at University of North Dakota School of Law

Categories: Faculty

Brad Myers assumed the deanship at the University of North Dakota School of Law on August 1, 2018.  He will serve as interim dean until a new permanent dean has been named. “I have had the opportunity to work with Brad on the Senate Budget Committee and have been impressed with his knowledge and expertise […]

Energy Hawks research group brings together students from many different majors

Categories: Students

UND Law third-year student John Gonzalez featured in Energy Hawks story A new program at the EERC is bringing together UND students from across campus and across disciplines to better understand North Dakota’s energy landscape. The group of 10 undergraduate and graduate students, known as the Energy Hawks, are spending their summer as employees of […]

Committee to select new law school dean announced

Categories: Uncategorized

UND alumnus Gerald VandeWalle joins longtime University law professor Jim Grijalva in leading panel University of North Dakota Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Tom DiLorenzo announced today that North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle and UND’s Lloyd & Ruth Friedman Professor of Law James Grijalva will serve as co-chairs of the […]

Dean Kathryn Rand thankful for her time as UND Law Dean

Categories: Uncategorized

Dean Kathryn Rand delivered her tenth and final “state of the law school” address at the State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in Bismarck on June 14. Each year, as part of the Law School Luncheon, the dean of North Dakota’s law school is invited to give remarks to the state’s bench and bar. Dean Rand […]

Professor Christensen Named ABA Business Law Section Fellow

Categories: Faculty

Grant Christensen, Associate Professor of Law, has been selected as a newly appointed 2018-2020 American Bar Association’s Business Law Fellow. The ABA’s Business Law Section Fellows Program consists of more than 30 lawyers with a wide range of backgrounds and practice areas, who have demonstrated leadership involvement and are eager to become more involved within the […]

Professor Rand Radio Interview on Legalized Sports Betting

Categories: Faculty

UND Law professor Kathryn Rand and Steven Light were recently interviewed on Prairie Public’s Main Street to answer the question: what will happen now that the Supreme court has opened the door to widespread legalized sports betting? Listen to the full interview here: http://news.prairiepublic.org/post/legalized-sports-betting-mark-trahant-chuck-lura-sue-balcom-farmers-markets

Christensen Publishes Law Review Article On Reading Indian Law and Presents on Corporate Law at the University of Oslo

Categories: Faculty

Arizona Law Review Article: UND Professor Grant Christensen, and Melissa Tatum from the University of Arizona, have just posted their most recent legal scholarship. “Reading Indian Law” will be published later this year by the University of Tulsa Law Review and reflects the growing trend in legal scholarship to incorporate an empirical component into a […]

Professor McGinniss Re-Appointed to the Joint Committee on Attorney Standards and Newly Appointed as Its Chair

Categories: Faculty

At the invitation of Chief Justice VandeWalle of the North Dakota Supreme Court, Associate Professor of Law Michael S. McGinniss accepted an appointment to serve a third consecutive three-year term on the Joint Committee on Attorney Standards, beginning January 1, 2018. He has also accepted an appointment by SBAND President Darcie Einarson to serve a […]