USD Knudson School of Law Ranked No. 47 in Trial Advocacy by U.S. News & World Report
Knudson School of Law Celebrates Class of 2023
The University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law celebrated the class of 2023 at the Hooding Ceremony in Aalfs Auditorium on May 5.
Haksgaard and Freese Honored with USD Belbas-Larson Awards
Professor Hannah Haksgaard and Assistant Professor Lauren Freese are the recipients of the 2023 University of South Dakota Belbas-Larson Awards for Excellence in Teaching. They will be recognized at the USD commencement ceremony and receive a framed certificate, a commemorative medal and a $5,000 tribute.
ABA President-Elect Mary Smith Sat Down with Dean Neil Fulton for 2023 Gunderson Lecture
Earlier last month, the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law hosted the 2023 Gunderson Lecture featuring Mary Smith, J.D., president-elect of the American Bar Association, as the honored guest lecturer. Knudson School of Law Dean Neil Fulton, J.D., sat in the lecture to present questions to Smith.
Alumnus Donates Hood to NALSA in Memory of Classmate Creighton Robertson
University of South Dakota School of Law alumnus R. James Krueger ’75, J.D., donated an academic doctoral hood with scarlet trim to the Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) in honor of esteemed alumnus Creighton Robertson.
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Jessa Howes Wins 2023 Sam Masten Moot Court Competition
The University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law announced Jessa Howes as the winner of the 2023 Sam Masten Moot Court Competition’s final round, held on March 9 in the law school courtroom.
Law Students Participate in Immigration Clinic
The University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law, in partnership with Catholic Charities of Sioux City and Immigration Attorney Revathi Vongsiprasom, held the Immigration Clinic in downtown Sioux City, Iowa, in late March.
South Dakota Law Review Symposium Welcomed Cybersecurity, Technology and Agricultural Law Experts
The University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law hosted the South Dakota Law Review on Cybersecurity, Technology and Agricultural Law in late March. The symposium brought together law scholars and professionals from across the nation.
Judicial Externships Provide Law Students with Practical ExperienceSummary: At the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law, judicial externships provide law students with invaluable experience that prepares them to transition from the classroom to their career.
Pro Bono Tribal Wills Clinic Provides Mutually Beneficial Experience for Students and ClientsSummary: Over the university’s spring break, seven University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law students consulted with clients and assisted with estate planning at the Tribal Wills Clinic on the Rosebud Sioux reservation.
South Dakota Federalist Society Receives Most Improved Chapter Award at National Student SymposiumSummary: Early this month, the South Dakota Federalist Society – a University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law student organization – was awarded the Alexander Hamilton Award for Most Improved Chapter by the Federalist Society at the 2023 National Student Symposium in Austin, Texas.
Knudson School of Law Dual Degree Program Opens Doors for Students Interested in Environmental LawSummary: The University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law’s dual degree program with Vermont Law & Graduate School offers a unique opportunity for students interested in environmental law. For law student Lillian Moravek, the program gave her the ability to complete a high-quality law education at the Knudson School of Law while also pursuing her interest in environmental law.
I received a great education while at the University of South Dakota and had some really beneficial mentorship, so I felt very prepared for the field. As the state's only law school, we get a lot of networking opportunities that other schools don't.
Weaving Justice Into Rural South Dakota
Rachelle Norberg '18 makes connections that strengthen the community she serves.