Events

The University of Minnesota Law School proudly hosts a variety of events open to the local legal community and to the public. Please note that many events are online at the moment due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event format is listed on each corresponding event page below.

U.S. Supreme Court Preview – 2022-23 Term

October 3, 2022, 12:15 to 1:15 pm

Join four of the Law School’s distinguished faculty experts for a lively panel discussion previewing the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022-23 term. The event will be held on Monday, October 3, 2022 in Mondale Hall room 25 (Lockhart Hall). 

The panelists are: 

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Global Perspectives on IP Law

October 6, 2022, 7:00 to 8:00 am, online

Today more than ever, innovation is at the forefront of solving global challenges such as climate change, disease prevention and treatment, and economic growth. These novel ideas are often the result of collaborations between entrepreneurs in different industries and countries, and their IP rights must be addressed on a global scale. Panelists from across Asia, Europe and North America will discuss the changing landscape and challenges of international IP law and what can be done moving forward to both foster and protect new ideas and technologies.

1 Standard CLE credit has been requested. Pending event code: #472610

Gopher Gratitude Day: The Law School's Celebration of Philanthropy

October 6, 2022, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Gopher Gratitude Day is a schoolwide celebration of the impact of philanthropy on the University of Minnesota Law School.
Minnesota Law students, faculty, and staff are invited to celebrate the donors whose generosity makes the Law School an amazing place to study and work.
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Minnesota Law Review Volume 107 Symposium

October 7, 2022, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Christopher Columbus Langdell implemented the case method while he was the Dean of Harvard Law School from 1870 to 1895. Although many additions to the law school curriculum have been made since then—e.g., legal writing courses, legal practice courses, and clinics—the core of legal instruction remains has remained stagnant for more than a century and a quarter.

Up to 6.75 Credits
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D.C. Alumni let's get together!

October 18, 2022, 6:00 pm

Let's Get Together

You and a guest are invited to a special Minnesota Law reception.

Network, socialize, and reconnect with fellow alumni
and hear from Dean Garry W. Jenkins.
We hope you can join us!

Minnesota Law Washington D.C. Alumni Reception
Hosted by Danyll Foix '98 and Sally Qin '11

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

A Celebration of Professor Robert Stein '61 and his 50th Teaching Anniversary   

October 25, 2022, 4:00 to 6:00 pm

On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, Professor Robert Stein ’61 will present "Some Thoughts About Current Criticisms of the Supreme Court of the United States" at a celebratory event marking his 50 years of teaching at Minnesota Law. Following the lecture, please join us for a reception in Auerbach Commons to congratulate Professor Stein on this milestone and to recognize him for his innumerable contributions to the Law School.

1 Standard CLE credit will be requested.

NYC Alumni let's get together! 

November 2, 2022, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Let's Get Together

You and a guest are invited to a special Minnesota Law reception.

Network, socialize, and reconnect with fellow alumni
and hear from Dean Garry W. Jenkins.
We hope you can join us!

Minnesota Law New York City Alumni Reception
Hosted by Andrew Bednark '02

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Alumni & Student Fall Social 

November 10, 2022, 5:30 to 8:00 pm

The Alumni and Student Engagement Committee
invites you to a special Minnesota Law Social.

Reconnect, network, and socialize with fellow alumni
and current students.

We hope you can join us! 

Thursday, November 10, 2022
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Fountain Room at the Lumber Exchange
10 S 5th St #300 | Minneapolis, MN

$15 Alumni tickets |$10 Student tickets

Please RSVP by November 3

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