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Professor Richard Painter was quoted in Bloomberg Law about Jeffrey Clark’s attempt to fight sanctions due to his role in attempting to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The…

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 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…

Professor Richard Painter was quoted in Newsweek about misconduct allegations against Fulton County, Georgia, District Attorney Fani Willis and how a dangerous precedent could be set against…

Professor Richard Painter was mentioned in Newsweek about an column he co-wrote with other legal analysts regarding Fulton County, Georgia, District Attorney Fani Willis who has charged Donald Trump of…

Professor Richard Painter and Former Regent Michael Hsu have asked the U.S. Department of Education to investigate concerns about antisemitism at the University of Minnesota. Painter, a former White House…

Professor Richard Painter was quoted in The Guardian on Justice Clarence Thomas participating in donor events sponsored by the Koch network. The revelation, detailed in a ProPublica report,…

Professor Richard Painter was quoted in the Star Tribune about a study that details insider trading increases that occurred at the time of corporate audits. Painter said that insiders who are trading…

Professor Richard Painter was quoted in UK Yahoo Finance about how Donald Trump reports his assets makes it difficult to determine their value. "We have no idea what's going on," said Painter, on the…

Professor Richard Painter was quoted by Minnesota Lawyer on when it is appropriate to criticize a judge. Professor Painter commented, “I think it is very unprofessional to attack the integrity of a…

Professor Richard Painter recently authored an op-ed in Fox News discussing the Penn Biden Center, and possible ethical complications regarding its creation. Discussing the importance of the topic, Prof. Painter…

Professor Richard Painter was quoted by Bloomberg Law on the judicial misconduct complaint filed against a federal judge who ordered Southwest Airlines to take religious liberty training as a sanction…