SOL Lawyer Magazine_Fall 2021

admissible hearsay Overheard in and around the University of St. Thomas School of Law

“Inclusive leaders recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion are the foundation of business success. They embark on a lifelong learning journey to challenge their own biases, stereotypes and prejudices in the furtherance of our shared humanity and common destiny.” DR. ARTIKA TYNER ‘06 J.D., ‘10 MA, ‘12 EDD IN AN OP-ED FOR BLOOMBERG LAW

“... this project is a great example of our mission in action, demonstrating the importance of integrating legal acumen with empathy, concern for the whole person and the transformative power of human connection.” DEAN ROBERT VISCHER IN A POST FOR THE BLOG MIRROR OF JUSTICE ABOUT THE LAUNCH OF THE LAW SCHOOL’S NEW INITIATIVE ON RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND HEALING “This is a signal moment in America’s constitutional history. One of the most notorious decisions in the Court’s history is likely either to be repudiated and overruled — discarded, finally and definitively — or else reaffirmed and entrenched, perhaps permanently.” PROFESSOR MICHAEL STOKES PAULSEN IN A TWO-PART ESSAY FOR PUBLIC DISCOURSE ABOUT DOBBS V. JACKSON WOMEN’S HEALTH ORGANIZATION “To really make change, many fixes must be pursued at once, through a variety of methods. Just as it took many converging issues to create deep injustice in the Burrell case, there must be many converging paths to reform.” LESLIE REDMOND ‘19 JD/MBA AND PROFESSOR MARK OSLER IN A JOURNAL ARTICLE FOR THE MINNESOTA LAW REVIEW ABOUT THE CASE OF MYON BURRELL, WHO WAS GRANTED A COMMUTATION OF SENTENCE FROM THE MINNESOTA BOARD OF PARDONS IN DEC. 2020

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