Hannah Haksgaard

Hannah Haksgaard

Assistant Professor

LAW SCHOOL

SCHOOL OF LAW, ROOM 210

Phone: (605) 677-6360

Email: Hannah.Haksgaard@usd.edu

Website: https://ssrn.com/author=1871952

Curriculum Vitae

Bio:

Hannah Haksgaard (nee Alsgaard) is a native of Yankton, South Dakota, and has happily returned to her home state after leaving for her education and early legal career. During law school, Professor Haksgaard was an editor on the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice and was a graduate student instructor in the Berkeley Legal Studies department for two undergraduate classes: Government & the Family and Reproduction, Sex & the Law. Following law school, Professor Haksgaard clerked for the Honorable Roberto Lange of the District of South Dakota and the Honorable Kermit Bye of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Professor Haksgaard joined the USD Law faculty in 2016 and is an assistant professor of law.


Teaching Interests:

Current Courses: Family Law; Employment Discrimination; Reproduction & the Law; Modern Real Estate


Research Interests:

Professor Haksgaard's research focuses on the intersection of rurality, property, and gender. Working projects include an analysis of contested divorces cases where family farms have been at issue, and an analysis of the gendered implications of federal agency decisions regarding the legal ability of women to file and prove up homesteads.


Education:

  • JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2012
  • BA, Political Science and Gender & Women's Studies, University of Kentucky, 2009

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Licensed to Practice in Minnesota
  • Licensed to Practice in North Dakota
  • Licensed to Practice in South Dakota

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Haksgaard, Hannah. Rural Women and Developments in the Undue Burden Analysis: The Effect of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, 65 DRAKE L. REV. 663 (2017)..
  • Alsgaard, Hannah. Rural Incentive Programs for Legal and Medical Professionals: A Comparative Analysis, 59 S.D. L. REV. 585 (2014) (symposium essay)..
  • Alsgaard, Hannah. Book Review: THE BEAUTY BIAS by Deborah L. Rhode, 27 BERKELEY J. OF GENDER L. & JUST. 142 (2012)..
  • Alsgaard, Hannah. Decoupling Marriage & Procreation: A Feminist Argument for Same-Sex Marriage, 27 BERKELEY J. OF GENDER L. & JUST. 307 (2012)..
  • Alsgaard, Hannah. Rural Inheritance: Gender Disparities in Farm Transmission, 88 N.D. L. REV. 347 (2012)..
  • Alsgaard, Hannah. Uncovered: The Policing of Sex Work, 26 BERKELEY J. OF GENDER L. & JUST. 98 (2011) (symposium introduction)..

Presentations:

  • Haksgaard, Hannah. Homesteading Rights of Deserted Wives: A History. Presented at the Red River Women's Studies Conference, Fargo, ND. (October 2017)
  • Haksgaard, Hannah. Rural Women and Developments in the Undue Burden Analysis: The Effect of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. Presented at the Red River Women's Studies Conference, Fargo, ND. (October 2017)
  • Haksgaard, Hannah. Rural Women and Developments in the Undue Burden Analysis: The Effect of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. Presented at the Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting , Columbus, OH. (July 2017)
  • Haksgaard, Hannah. Rural Women and Developments in the Undue Burden Analysis: The Effect of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. Presented at the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Research Conference, Vermillion, SD. (March 2017)
  • Haksgaard, Hannah. Rural Women and Developments in the Undue Burden Analysis: The Effect of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. Presented at the Constitution Day, Vermillion, SD. (September 2016)
  • Haksgaard, Hannah. Rural Incentive Programs for Legal and Medical Professionals: A Comparative Analysis. Presented at the Project Rural Practice Symposium , Vermillion, SD. (March 2014)
  • Haksgaard, Hannah. Rural Inheritance: Gender Disparities in Farm Transmission. Presented at the Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting , New York, NY. (August 2013)