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The South Dakotan Lawyer is the story hub of the USD Knudson School of Law. Here you’ll find stories and news highlighting the meaningful contributions of our students, faculty and staff, and alumni.

Press Releases

  • Law Students Learn About Women in the Law at Academy in California

    Summary: Three law students from the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law attended the Ms. JD Academy Intensive presented by the National Women Law Students’ Organization at the Pepperdine School of Law in Malibu, California, last month.  
    Aliyah Jackson, Mia Hockel and Madelyn Selvaggi stand together for a picture in front of the Caruso School of Law.
  • USD to Recognize 4 Alumni for Achievement, Contributions Oct. 21

    Summary: The University of South Dakota is honoring four alumni for their professional achievements and contributions to the university, their communities and South Dakota Oct. 21 during the 2022 Unleash Your Legacy reception.
    A wide shot of Legacy and Old Main in the spring.
  • USD Knudson School of Law Welcomes New Assistant Professors

    Summary: The University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law is welcoming two new assistant professors of law, Shirley Mays, J.D., and Robert Miller, J.D.
    A close up shot of Legacy with the MUC windows in the background.
  • USD School of Law to Co-Host Law & Rurality Workshop

    Summary: The University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law, along with the Rural Reconciliation Project at the University of Nebraska College of Law, will host a workshop this fall for scholars of all levels and disciplines whose work engages with law and its relation to rural people and places. The workshop will be held in person in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Oct. 21.
    Knudson School of Law building

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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: A Conversation with Sadie Swier

University of South Dakota alumna Sadie Swier '18 has been named director of South Dakota CEO East Women’s Business Center (SD CEO East) in Sioux Falls.

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