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Professor Susan Wolf was quoted in MIT Technology Review on Alabama’s embryo ruling which said, in part, that an embryo is a…

Professor Charlotte Garden was quoted in the New York Times about a National Labor Relations Board ruling that said a worker who displayed a Black Lives Matter image is protected by federal law. The…

Prof. Daniel Schwarcz was interviewed in a USA Today article fact checking whether health insurance companies recently changed their exclusions for war and insurrection because they’…

Professor Jane Kirtley was interviewed by Minnesota Lawyer about a new requirement that law schools must adopt free speech policies in order to maintain their ABA accreditation.…

Professor Richard Painter wrote an opinion piece in The Atlantic urging Fulton County (Ga.) District Attorney Fani Willis to recuse herself in the Georgia presidential election conspiracy case. In his…

Professor Christopher Turoski ’98 submitted his petition as Amicus Curia to support petitioner Vanda Pharmaceuticals, in Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Teva…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was quoted in the Irish Times from her keynote address at a University of Galway law conference. Professor Ní Aoláin, a former U.N. special rapporteur on counterterrorism…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin recently spoke at an event co-hosted by Global Minnesota, in partnership with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. The future of Ukraine was the primary topic in light of the…

Both the Star Tribune and MPR News quoted Professor JaneAnne Murray in articles about the recent win of the Clemency Project Clinic, which successfully petitioned for resentencing on behalf of a…

Professor Richard Painter co-authored an opinion piece on CNN about Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report on President Biden and classified documents. In it, Professor Painter and the co-authors agreed with the…

As reported by KMSP, earlier this week, Megan Cater, a client of the Law School's Clemency Clinic, was the first to be resentenced under legislation passed last year by the Minnesota legislature narrowing the…

Professor Jill Hasday appeared on National Public Radio’s Planet Money to discuss her book, Intimate Lies and the Law, and the rise and fall of heartbalm torts.