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“I know there is a cry for clear, grand gestures from the international community, but we we need something more old-fashioned and reliable,” Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin recently told The Washington Post 

Professor Paul Vaaler discussed the upcoming trial in a case brought by the Minnesota Attorney General seeking to remove the trustees of the Otto Bremer Trust. Vaaler said the case is likely to come down to a “battle of  …

Prof. Kristin Hickman was quoted in a Tax Notes article, CIC Services Order Could Prompt Congressional Action, documenting a panel discussion at the American Bar Association Tax Section's virtual fall…

Professor Jonathan Choi authored a piece in the Washington Post discussing tax reform and the preferential taxation of carried interest. The op-ed argues that Congress should tax carried interest as ordinary income,…

Professor Alexandra Klass was interviewed about the litigation and protests surrounding the construction of the Line 3 oil pipeline from Canada through Minnesota.

Professor Jill Hasday discussed whether employers can require employees to get vaccinated on WCCO-TV News, a CBS Television program.

Human rights advocates worldwide are concerned about the position of Afghan women after the Taliban takeover. Speaking to Al Jazeera, Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin said, "The gender apartheid practiced by…

"We've had a disappointing couple of days, I think, from the Human Rights Council...We know what the Taliban has been doing for six months as it has swept through Afghanistan and before that. And we have a pretty…

Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin spoke out on the Women, Peace and Rights Podcast, discussing the UN responsibility to protect and promote women's rights in Afghanistan.

Prof. Ní Aoláin told Voice of America that victims of terrorism face complext issues. "So, we get a lot of good wishes for victims of terrorism, and we get a lot of expressions of great…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin spoke with KARE 11 regarding the threats to the rights and safety of woman under the Taliban regime which has retaken power in Afghanistan. “We need evacuation, we need humanitarian visas for these…

Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin authored an article titled "In Afghanistan, Lest We Forget" for the online forum, Just Security.

"Counterterrorism is meaningless when we abandon the Afghan people to their fate under the rule…