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Larry Bakken

Professor
Email: lbakken@hamline.edu
Phone: 651-523-2189

 

BA, Concordia College
MS, North Dakota State University
JD, University of North Dakota School of Law
LLM, University of Manitoba School of Law  

 


"As students grow into attorneys, we as professors and mentors provide a forum for the students to realize how to make their knowledge of the law blend with their professional aspirations. With the globalization of law, this blending of law and professionalism will increase students' opportunities and allow them to contribute in an international context."


Professor Larry Bakken's diverse background includes business, economics, politics, and scholarly achievement. As one of the founding professors of the School of Law, Bakken has served in various leadership roles. He has been a consultant to the Minnesota House of Representatives, the Administrative Conference of the United States, and the Minnesota Private College Council. Bakken has chaired the Federal Grants Committee of the Urban, State and Local Government section of the ABA and the Administrative Law Section, the Canadian-American Law Section, the Legislation Section of the Association of American Law Schools. He has also edited several journals and newsletters, authored Justice in the Wilderness and co-authored Minnesota Administrative Procedure.


Bakken serves as chair of the International Advisory Committee to the Metropolitan Council and on the Board of Directors of the National League of Cities. He has taught and lectured in Canada, China, Germany, Moldova, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, and Italy.

 

Publications


Alternative Dispute Resolution and Comparative Law: A Changing Landscape, in COMPARATIVE LAW (Gyldendal Adademisk 2007).
 
From Blueprints to Bricks: A Survey of Current Baseball Stadium Financing Projects, 34 URB. LAW. 363 (2002).
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Baltic Experiences in Local Government: The Historical Development of Local Authority and Local Governance in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, 20 HAMLINE L. REV. 641 (1996-1997).
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The North American Free Trade Agreement: The Foundation for a New Trade Alliance, 18 HAMLINE L. REV. 329 (1995).
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Report of the Committee on Government Operations: Joint Delivery of Services, 25 URB. LAW. 935 (1993).
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Local Government Use of Mediation for Resolution of Public Disputes, 22 URB. LAW. 179 (1990), co-author with Barbara McAdoo.
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The Conduct of Legislators in THE CONDUCT OF LEGISLATORS, IN ETHICS, GOVERNMENT, AND PUBLIC POLICY: A REFERENCE GUIDE (James S. Bowman & Frederick A. Elliston, Greenwood Press 1988). (with Vera Vogelsang-Coombs).
 
MINNESOTA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE (Butterworths, 1987). (ed., with George A. Beck & Thomas R. Muck).
 
JUSTICE IN THE WILDERNESS: A STUDY OF FRONTIER COURTS IN CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES, 1670-1870 (F.B. Rothman, 1986).
 
Minnesota Regulatory Reform Study, 7 HAMLINE J. PUB. L. & POL’Y 181 (1986).
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Special Laws Project, 6 HAMLINE J. PUB. L. & POL’Y 87 (1985). (with Mary Alton & Steven Cross).
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Discrimination and Federal Grants: An Overview of Recent Decisions Concerning the Rehabilitation Act, 15 URB. LAW. 805 (1983). (with Jeff A. Van Zandt).
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Survey of Foreign Merger and Acquisition Law: Canada the Foreign Investment Review Act and the Combines Investigation Act, 4 HAMLINE J. PUB. L. & POL’Y 1 (1983).
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