World-Class Faculty

Minnesota Law faculty are engaged scholars and teachers whose work intersects with the law and many disciplines and makes an impact in our communities, across the nation, and around the world.

An Illustrated Drawing of Dan Schwarcz

The Future of Insurance is Here

Professor Daniel Schwarcz forges new frontiers with his innovative research into the impact of Artificial Intelligence and the law. He and three other professors recently published results from a wide-ranging study that showed that during data breach investigations, lawyers doing their jobs—protecting client confidentiality, limiting litigation risk—can actually undermine cybersecurity.

The Law Library

Minnesota Law Library

Often ranked as one the top law libraries in the country, Minnesota Law’s library holds over 1 million volumes of one of the most preeminent legal research collections in the United States, providing access to materials in print or digital format. The significant depth and breadth of the collection supports research on almost all traditional and emerging legal topics and is a foundation for the research and curricular needs of Minnesota Law’s faculty and students. 

The Stefan A. Riesenfeld Rare Books Research Center holds one of the most outstanding collections of rare legal books in the United States. The books from the Arthur C. Pulling Rare Books Collection include more than 25,000 volumes of rare and special texts printed from the fifteenth through twentieth centuries.

Law Library

Recent Publications

Just Don’t Do It: Why Cannabis Regulations are the Reason Cannabis Businesses are Failing, 24 Nevada Law Journal 349 (2024)

Owen D. Jones
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Jeffrey D. Schall
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Morris B. Hoffman
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Anthony D. Wagner

Brain Science for Lawyers, Judges, and Policymakers (Oxford University Press, 2024)

Centralizing Pharmaceutical Innovation, 83 Maryland Law Review 653 (2024)

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Naomi Cahn

The Court’s Morality Play: The Punishment Lens, Sex, and Abortion, 96 Southern California Law Review 1101 (2023)

Making Law Practice Technology More Simulation-Based, 20 University of Saint Thomas Law Journal 246 (2024)