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UND School of Law welcomes Class of 2025

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Eighty-seven first-year law students, members of the UND School of Law Class of 2025, begin their legal education this week. Their journey began with a Convocation ceremony held Sunday evening at the Chester Fritz Auditorium with their family and friends in attendance. Eric Link, UND provost and vice president for academic […]

Michael McGinniss, UND School of Law dean, receives State Bar Association’s Distinguished Service Award

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Michael S. McGinniss, Dean of the UND School of Law, received the Distinguished Service Award from the State Bar Association of North Dakota. Doug Bahr, president of the State Bar Association of North Dakota and a North Dakota district court judge, presented the award to Dean McGinniss at the Association’s Annual Meeting during the Law […]

Brian Pappas named dean of UND law school

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University of North Dakota Provost Eric Link has appointed Brian Pappas as dean of the UND School of Law after a national search. Pappas is expected to begin his new position in July. He will succeed Michael McGinniss, who previously announced his decision to step down as dean and return to the faculty. “We are thrilled […]

Four finalists for Dean of Law School will visit UND March 23-29

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Four finalists have been invited to visit campus for the School of Law deanship at the University of North Dakota. The new dean will replace current Dean Michael McGinniss, who has served since 2019 and has announced his intention to step down and return to the faculty. Open forums begin March 23 and run through […]

UND Law Trial Team advances to national competition

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The UND Law Trial Team of Kirsten Allen (2L), Haylee Borgen (3L), and Anna Ingersoll (3L) emerged as the champions of the National Trial Competition for Region 12 held virtually February 18-20. They now advance to nationals in Fort Worth, Texas, beginning March 30, to be one of 30 law school teams from around the United States […]

UND Law School will host free energy law symposium April 15

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The University of North Dakota School of Law will hold the 2021 North Dakota Law Review Energy Law Symposium on Thursday, April 15. The online symposium, hosted by the North Dakota Law Review, a publication by the UND School of Law, will feature a comprehensive program of energy related topics. It is free and open […]