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Thomas Holloran, a Twin Cities business leader, former School of Law professor, Board of Governors member and namesake of the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, died on Feb. 15. He was 94 years old. “The School of Law that we know today would not exist without Tom Holloran,” said University of St.… The post Thomas Holloran, Former School of Law Professor and Board Member, Dies at 94 appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Law Professor Rachel Moran has been chosen as a U.S. Scholar by the prestigious Fulbright Program. She will travel to South America in the fall of 2024 to study, “Policing in Times of Mass Protest: Lessons from Uprisings in the United States and Chile.” “I’m very excited to be selected as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar… The post Law Professor Rachel Moran to Study Policing in Chile as Fulbright Scholar appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
A new Minnesota law that allows for reducing sentences of incarcerated individuals has led to a new partnership between the University of St. Thomas School of Law and the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office (HCAO). The new Prosecutor-Initiated Sentence Adjustment (PISA) law that went into effect in Minnesota on Aug. 1, 2023, is already in place… The post Hennepin County Attorney’s Office and School of Law Launch Sentence Review Partnership appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Professor Virgil Wiebe has been named a 2023 Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer for the contributions made by the law school’s Immigration Law Practice Group clinic, which he leads, for Minnesota’s new Driver’s License for All legislation. Wiebe is recognized among a group of immigration lawyers and professors who played a critical role… The post Law Professor Earns Award for Role in Driver’s License for All Bill appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.