North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Dean Kathryn Rand thankful for her time as UND Law Dean

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Professor Jackson Appointed to AALS Clinical Conference Planning Committee

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Professor Margaret Moore Jackson has been appointed the Planning Committee for the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) 2017 Conference on Clinical Legal Education, which will be held in Denver, CO. Jackson also previously served in this role for the 2012 Conference. AALS is a nonprofit association of 179 law schools whose mission is to […]

Border Patrol Challenges

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By: Sarah Jensen, UND Law 2L With dark tint glasses and his hands tucked into the bullet resistant vest of his green uniform, the Border Patrol agent declared, “It’s the Russian hackers!”. The computer in the division headquarters’ press room refused to comply. Add it to the list of resources the agents would like to […]

Law School To Host Distinguished “Timeout Week” Panel

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The Northern Plains Indian Law Center will present a Distinguished Indian Law Speaker panel April 18, 2-4 p.m., in the Baker Courtroom, School of Law as part of the Timeout Week Celebration on the UND Campus. The topic is “Resistance, Resilience & Reconciliation: Indigenous Environmental Justice.” Speakers are Dave Archambault, Standing Rock Tribal Chair; Dean […]

Manitoba Law Wins Cross Border Classic Hockey Tournament

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The weekend of March 24-25, 2017 marked the return of the Cross Border Classic Hockey Tournament featuring hockey teams from UND School of Law, UND School of Medicine, University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, and the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine. The annual tournament is organized by the UND Law Canadian Law Students Society, […]

Moot Court Team Earns Third Best Brief in Albany

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University of North Dakota School of Law moot court team recently traveled to the National Family Law Competition in Albany, N.Y., and placed Third Best Brief. Congratulations to team members Samantha Howard (3L) and Ross Montgomery (2L) for the recognition on their outstanding work and for advancing to Octofinals!  A special thank you from all […]