User uShare Login | Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.

29° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options



 Winter Storm for November 30, 2015

Snow Outlook

Severe Weather

State Radar

Click here for local closings & delays

Send photos to

Storm Center Update | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news


Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


USD School Of Law Reflects On Janklow's Legacy

January 12, 2012, 5:02 PM by Hailey Higgins

USD School Of Law Reflects On Janklow's Legacy
VERMILLION, SD - Bill Janklow began his career as a graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Law, where administrators say the former governor leaves a lasting impact on current and former students.

Fresh out of law school, Janklow helped people who couldn't afford a lawyer and eventually worked his way up to the highest lawyer position in the state.

"There is no question that Bill Janklow was a leader, not only among lawyers and people, but among governors," USD School of Law Associate Dean Thomas Sorensen said.

Janklow graduated with the law class of 1966.  Sorensen says Janklow maintained a presence at the school and says they've always been proud to call him a graduate.

"I am certain he will be missed. We won't be able to go to him for advice or that sort of thing anymore," Sorensen said.

In 2001, Janklow spoke at the school's graduation ceremony. Sorensen says Janklow was a model, mentor and an example of a lawyer in South Dakota, proving to students just how far they can go in their careers.

"I am sure that he inspired the students to do good with their law degree and to help society because that is what law school is about," Sorensen said.

While working as a journalist in 1974, Sorensen first met Janklow as he was running for Attorney General. He says the two men disagreed on many issues, but both men deeply respected each other.

Previous Story

Next Story




View politics

You may also like

Obama Calls Russia 'The Outlier' In IS Fight

11/24/2015 12:16 PM

President Barack Obama is offering a harsh assessment of Russia's role as he addresses the global effort to fight the Islamic State.

Full Story
Verifying Signatures Taking Longer Than Expected

11/30/2015 5:44 AM

The election team is in the process of verifying tens of thousands of signatures to determint whether eight measures will make it on South Dakota'...

Full Story
Obama: No Credible Intelligence About Plot Against U.S.

11/25/2015 11:52 AM

Obama says his administration is taking "every possible step" to keep the country safe. He says that if there were to be a credible threat, ...

Full Story
Women Gather To Talk Health

11/23/2015 10:10 PM

Women are often busy balancing work and home life, and one of the first things to get put on the back burner is fitness.

Full Story | Watch