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Q&A: Arielle S. Wagner ’16, President of MAIBA

Arielle S. Wagner ’16 was recently elected president of the Minnesota American Indian Bar Association (MAIBA), a non-profit organization of American Indian attorneys, law students, and officers of tribal courts. An associate at Lockridge Grindal Nauen in Minneapolis, Wagner concentrates her practice in the firm’s antitrust, data breach, and tribal government representation groups. She is an enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa in Northern Minnesota.

Arielle S. Wagner ’16, president of the Minnesota American Indian Bar Association

Minnesota Law Review Launches Podcast Series, ‘Experto Crede’

The Minnesota Law Review recently launched "Experto Crede,” a new legal podcast featuring a series of interviews with article authors and other thought leaders. The first three episodes, featuring Minnesota Law Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs William McGeveran, Rutgers Law Professor Rose Cuison-Villazor, and Rutgers Law Professor David Noll, discussing their MLR articles, are now available for streaming or download on your preferred podcast network. 

3L Veena Tripathi, lead online editor of the Minnesota Law Review, interviews Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs William McGeveran for the first episode of "Experto Crede"

Meet the Editor: 2L Will Dooling, Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

We recently asked the incoming editors-in-chief of Minnesota Law’s four law journals to share a little bit about their backgrounds, interests, and plans. Today, we focus on Will Dooling, who was elected editor-in-chief of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science and Technology for the 2019-20 academic year.

2L Will Dooling

Meet the Editor: 2L Cindy Shi, Minnesota Journal of International Law

We recently asked the incoming editors-in-chief of Minnesota Law’s four law journals to share a little bit about their backgrounds, interests, and plans. Today, we focus on Cindy Shi, who was elected editor-in-chief of the Minnesota Journal of International Law for the 2019-20 academic year.

Cindy Shi

Meet the Editor: 2L Gina Tonn, Minnesota Law Review

We recently asked the incoming editors-in-chief of Minnesota Law’s four law journals to share a little bit about their backgrounds, interests, and plans. Today, we focus on Gina Tonn, who was elected editor-in-chief of the Minnesota Law Review for the 2019-20 academic year.

Gina Tonn

Meet the Editor: 2L Makenzie Krause, Journal of Law & Inequality

We recently asked the incoming editors-in-chief of Minnesota Law’s four law journals to share a little bit about their backgrounds, interests, and plans. Today, we start our “Meet the Editor” series with 2L Makenzie Krause, who was elected editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law & Inequality for the 2019-20 academic year.

2L Makenzie Krause

Diana Murphy ’74, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge for the Eighth Circuit, Dies

Judge Diana E. Murphy ’74, the first woman ever appointed to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, has died.

Murphy joined the Eighth Circuit bench in 1994, having been nominated by President Bill Clinton. For 19 years, she was the court’s sole woman member. She had previously served 14 years as a judge in the U.S. District Court, including two years as chief judge. Her prior experience included serving as a judge on the Hennepin County Municipal Court and working as a lawyer in private practice in Minneapolis.

Judge Diana E. Murphy ’74

Profs. Hasday, Thomas, and Soper Honored with Kinyon Teaching Awards

At the Law School’s 130th commencement exercises on May 12, Dean Garry W. Jenkins presented three Law School faculty members with Stanley V. Kinyon Teacher of the Year Awards.

The award was established by family and friends in honor of the late Professor Stanley V. Kinyon ’33, a recognized commercial law scholar and member of the Law School faculty for 40 years.

This year’s recipients are:

Left to right: Professor Christopher Soper, Professor Jill Hasday, Dean Garry W. Jenkins, Professor Laura Thomas