North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Black Law Students Association Hosts Talk on Implicit Bias

Categories: Public, Students

On February 13, at UND School of Law, the Black Law Students Association hosted a lecture about Implicit Bias Training, which featured Criminal defense attorney Marquis Bradshaw from Fargo. The program was part of the celebration of Black History Month at the law school.   Bradshaw graduated from Wayne State University School of Law in […]

Michael McGinniss Named Law School Dean

Categories: Alumni, Faculty

Michael McGinniss, associate professor of law at UND, has been named dean of the School of Law by Provost Tom DiLorenzo. Read the full story at UND Today, February 26, 2019 by Jan Orvik

Cross Border Classic Brings UND and Manitoba Professional Schools Together

Categories: Students

On February 1-2, 2019, the UND School of Law Canadian Law Student’s Society (CLSS) hosted the annual Cross-Border Classic, a hockey match up involving teams from UND’s law and medical schools, and the University of Manitoba’s law and medical schools. “It’s a great opportunity to get the professional schools together since we are so close […]

Four Law Alumni Named to Prairie Business Top 40 Under 40

Categories: Uncategorized

Four UND Law alumni were named to Prairie Business Magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40” for 2018 from North Dakota and western Minnesota.  Stacey Dahl, Lynn Slaathaug Moen, David Piper and Aubrey Zuger were selected from more than 125 nominations for the award.  The individual biographies below feature, in italics, a quote from their nomination form. […]

Law Graduates Participate in Winter Commencement

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The University of North Dakota held its Winter Commencement ceremony for graduate and professional degrees on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus. Thirteen law students completed the required coursework to earn the Juris Doctor degree.  Three graduates participated in the winter ceremony. Interim Dean Bradley Myers presented the candidates […]

Mark Chipman, ’85, headlines Olafson Ethics Symposium

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Mark Chipman, Executive Chairman & Governor of True North Sports & Entertainment, was the featured speaker at the UND College of Business & Public Administration’s 14th Annual Olafson Ethics Symposium on Thursday, November 8.  In a Q&A format, Chipman discussed ethical perspectives in sports.  True North Sports & Entertainment owns the Winnipeg Jets of the […]

Haley Wamstad, ’07, first woman elected as Grand Forks County state’s attorney

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Original story from: Grand Forks Herald, by Tess Williams When Haley Wamstad walked into the second-floor offices of the Grand Forks County Courthouse, she was greeted with “Hey, boss,” a term still unfamiliar for the freshly-elected state’s attorney. She’s the first woman to be elected to the position. The state’s attorney is the top prosecutor […]