North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Professor Kathryn Rand, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy at UND is quoted in an article about the Koi Nation’s casino project in California

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PHIL BARBER THE PRESS DEMOCRAT September 18, 2021 In the span of about eight months in late 2002 and early 2003, two Indigenous tribes announced plans to build casinos in Sonoma County. The first was the Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians, who identified a parcel of land they owned on the southeast edge of town […]

Evan Nelson ’16 recognized as a 2021 Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer

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2021 Up & Coming Attorneys: Evan Nelson By: Frank Jossi September 18, 2021 In his legal work at Maslon LLP, Evan Nelson focuses on property rights cases, from homeowners seeking just compensation for the value of their land in eminent domain disputes to fights over family trusts.Nelson expands his expertise into many high-profile pro bono cases, including […]

Lu Jiang ’12 appointed commissioner on the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission for the city of Lynwood

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On August 9th, Lu Jiang was appointed by Mayor Nicola Smith, and by a unanimous vote from the city council, to commissioner on the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission for the city of Lynnwood, Washington. She will serve a three-year term effective immediately. According to the city’s website, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission is […]

UND School of Law ranked sixth in Scholarships Hall’s ’10 Most Affordable Law Schools in the U.S.’

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August 30, 2021 Cheap tuition 10 Most Affordable Law Schools in the United States Posted by admin Finding the most affordable law schools in the United States can be tough, especially when a student understands that the United States has 237 law schools to choose from. Individuals who do not have the financial means to pay a […]

UND law professor, Nick Datzov, said this case is focused on trade name infringement.

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‘Very personal deal with the name’; Grand Forks doctor sues Sanford claiming they stole his name A Grand Forks doctor claims Sanford moved into town and stole his name. InForum| Written By: Matt Henson | 11:32 pm, Sep. 6, 2021 For doctor Khaled Rabadi health care is all about one thing, personal care. “They all have my cell […]

UND Law alum, Melissa Nilsson Named 2022 Minneapolis “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law by Best Lawyers

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UND School of Law alum, Melissa Nilsson ’00, Named 2022 Minneapolis “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law by Best Lawyers® August 19, 2021 With over 15 years of family law experience, Melissa Nilsson has been an integral part of our family law group. She helps spouses, parents, and grandparents navigate a difficult time and provides unwavering […]

UND Law Professor Steve Morrison explains lack of motive, intent, regarding Chad Isaak verdict

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by: Nicholas Quallich Posted: Aug 20, 2021 / 06:43 PM CDT / Updated: Aug 20, 2021 / 06:53 PM CDT (KX NEWS) — In the days and weeks following the RJR murders, considered to be unprecedented for North Dakota, there’s been a lot of discussion and interest regarding what would have motivated Chad Issak to commit these heinous crimes. Even […]

Burgum thanks General Counsel Leslie Bakken Oliver ’91 for her service to state as she announces retirement

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Monday, August 16, 2021 – 03:30 pm BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today thanked General Counsel Leslie Bakken Oliver for her service to the Governor’s Office and the State of North Dakota after she announced her retirement pending the transition to a new general counsel. Oliver has served in the Governor’s Office since Burgum and Lt. […]

Professor Paul Traynor cited in Bloomberg Law article

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Bloomberg Law Antibodies Won’t Exempt Workers From Jab Mandates, Observers Say A law professor faces long odds to convince a court that he doesn’t have to comply with his university’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate on account of his “natural immunity” from a prior infection, legal observers said. Court rulings that have upheld vaccine mandates, as well […]