Prof. Daniel Schwarcz standing between giant shelves of blue books in the law school library
Outstanding Contributions to Education

Professor Daniel Schwarcz, Fredrikson & Byron Professor of Law, has received the University of Minnesota’s 2023-24 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education. This honor is awarded to exceptional candidates who have been nominated by colleges for excellence in graduate and professional education.

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Law in Practice Continues to Lead in Innovative Education

Bloomberg Law honors Law in Practice for overall excellence in practical skills training for the second year in a row.

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Emmanuel Williams
Advocacy Through The Clemency Clinic

Emanual Williams ’23 and the Clemency Project Clinic successfully advocated to have a client's sentence commuted.

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The FILC and CRA clinics outside of the U.S. Supreme Court
Clinics Present Oral Arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court

The James H. Binger Center for New Americans Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic (FILC) and the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic (CRA Clinic)— joined together with the Houston-based law firms Gonzalez Olivieri LLC and Waterhouse, Dominguez & Strom PLLC to represent a noncitizen before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Hours
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