Continuing Legal Education

Licensed attorneys in Minnesota are required to continue their education throughout their careers. The mandatory continuing legal education requirement was established by the Minnesota Supreme Court, which has the power to regulate the practice of law in Minnesota. General information, current rules and a list of all University of Minnesota Law School seminars approved for CLE credit are available from the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education.

Horizontal Federalism and Contemporary Constitutional Controversies

April 6, 2023, 4:00 to 6:00 pm

The Constitution authorizes each of the fifty states to wield identical powers. This coequality can generate interstate friction when a state’s conduct has consequences that transcend its borders. One state’s decision to pursue its interests can frustrate the interests of other states, burden nonresidents, and undermine national harmony. In theory, state borders might seem capable of restricting each state’s actions to its own territory. But in reality, borders are porous in ways that constitutional law has been ill-equipped to handle.

1 standard CLE credit has been requested. Pending event code: #483038
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Generative AI and the Law: Ethical and other Implications

April 10, 2023, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, online

Generative AI technologies like ChatGPT have been the topic of quite a lot of recent commentary, including a white paper published by Minnesota Law professors on the implications for education and the use of these technologies in academic work. The Academic Engagement Committee of the Board of Advisors invites you to join us as Prof. Oren Gross moderates a lively discussion with panelists Prof. Jon Choi, Steven Hellend '96, and Hon. John R. Tunheim '80 as they explore AI in academics and the practice of Law.

1 Ethics CLE credit requested (#483922)

Virtual CLE: Working as an In-House Corporate Counsel: Global Perspectives and Insight

April 12, 2023, 7:00 to 8:00 am, online

Working as an in-house corporate lawyer requires a specific skill set to succeed that goes beyond legal knowledge or expertise. In fact, it can be said that excelling in-house requires more than being an excellent lawyer – a broad business knowledge and the ability to hone non-traditional legal skills are now indispensable to success in these roles. Drawing from their own personal experience, panelists from across the globe will share the challenges, benefits, and the unique skills essential to thrive in corporate law.

1 Standard CLE Credit has been requested

Minnesota Law Human Rights Center Day

April 13, 2023, 12:15 to 6:30 pm

Minnesota Law’s Human Rights Center invites you to a series of special events at Mondale Hall  to reflect on the impact and legacy of Minnesota Law’s long commitment to human rights, explore some of the most pressing and rapidly evolving areas of human rights law and practice today, and remembering the legacy of Prof. David Weissbrodt, founding Director of the Human Rights Center. In particular, we will reflect on Prof.

3.5 CLE Credits have been requested

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Law School Faculty and Staff may request CLE credit for an event on the Law School intranet

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