North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Mark Spain real estate names Brett Huelsman, ’09, sales director for Nashville office

Categories: Alumni

Mark Spain Real Estate has hired Brett Huelsman as director of sales for its Nashville office. Huelsman has a long family background in real estate, as well as professional management experience in forming, growing and leading sales teams. Originally from North Dakota, Huelsman is a graduate of the University of North Dakota with a degree in […]

Professor Christensen publishes article in University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law

Categories: Faculty

UND School of Law Professor Grant Christensen recently published an article titled Indigenous Perspectives on Corporate Governance in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law. Article Abstract  – The foundation of the modern corporation is built upon the separation of labor and capital. These entities were anathema to most Indigenous peoples when the Virginia Company was […]

Professor Dauphinais publishes article in Nevada Law Review

Categories: Faculty

Professor Kirsten Dauphinais presented at the University of Nevada Law Vegas Classical Rhetoric as a Lens for Contemporary Legal Praxis symposium last September.  Recently the Nevada Law Journal published her article titled Quintilian’s Curriculum. The journal includes in all, ten articles representing the work of ten scholars from both inside and outside the legal-writing community. “I dedicated the article to the Legal Writing community, […]

2020-21 North Dakota Law Review Board of Editors Begins Term

Categories: Alumni, Students

“The North Dakota Law Review Board of Editors is eager to start their roles and work to publish Volume 96 of the journal. From our experiences growing up in North Dakota and attending the University of North Dakota School of Law, we know that those in the legal field in our state have many diverse […]

Professor Kathryn R.L. Rand featured as a “go-to voice” on tribal gaming policy and law

Categories: Faculty

The biggest casino in the United States — in fact, the biggest casino in the world — is the WinStar World Casino in Oklahoma, a tribal casino owned and operated by the Chickasaw Nation. America’s second largest casino is the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Massachusetts. It’s also tribally owned, in this case by the Mashantucket […]

GFH story: Fargo attorney appointed to state higher education board

Categories: Alumni

Joseph Wetch Jr. earned undergraduate and law degrees from UND. Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Fargo attorney Joseph Wetch Jr. to a four-year term on the State Board of Higher Education. Wetch’s appointment, effective July 1, is subject to confirmation by the North Dakota Senate during the upcoming legislative session. Wetch succeeds Don Morton, who […]

Assistant Professor Heinrich’s article on cultivating grit in law students featured on TaxProf Blog

Categories: Faculty

Cultivating Grit in Law Students Denitsa Mavrova Heinrich (North Dakota), Cultivating Grit in Law Students: Grit, Deliberate Practice, and the First-Year Law School Curriculum, 47 Cap. U. L. Rev. 341 (2019): What characteristics reliably predict success? Why is it that some individuals accomplish more than others of equal intelligence? Why do some make the most […]

GFH story: Law alumnus and adjunct faculty Daniel Gaustad named Grand Forks city attorney

Categories: Alumni, Faculty

Grand Forks is set to have a new city attorney. Shortly after Brandon Bochenski is sworn in as mayor on Tuesday, City Council members are scheduled to consider affirming Bochenski’s plan to make Dan Gaustad the city’s legal counsel. Bochenski asked Gaustad to be the city’s new attorney last week, Gaustad told the Herald, and […]

Professor Grijalva to publish in Harvard Environmental Law Review

Categories: Faculty

Professor James M. Grijalva has recently had an article accepted by the Harvard Environmental Law Review for publication in the winter of 2020-21. The article, Ending the Interminable Gap in Indian Country Water Quality Protection, examines the 30-year history of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s water quality programs in Indian country and identifies a […]

Unheralded.Fish story: Mayor Judd: ‘We Have To Stop This Us-Against-Them Mentality’

Categories: Alumni

Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd had slept little for days when he addressed the community from the heart Sunday morning. He applauded the thousands of Fargo-Moorhead marchers who came together Saturday to honor the memory of George Floyd, the Minneapolis man killed by a police officer while three colleagues stood by. He praised local and area […]