Faculty in the News

Faculty News

Professor Alexandra Klass was interviewed and quoted on NPR's Marketplace for a story discussing the continuing role of nuclear energy in the United States and the development of Small Modular Reactors.

The Star Tribune asked its metro reporters to identify which stories from 2021 "they felt were among the most memorable."  One of the 14 chosen was Stephen Montemayor's Nov.

Kelly Lyn Mitchell, executive director of the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, has been appointed to the Governor's Council on Justice Reinvestment. Composed of bipartisan representatives from all three…

MPR reported that the Board of Pardons formally voted today to grant the commutation petition of Samantha Heiges, a client of the Law School's Clemency Clinic run by Professor JaneAnne Murray.  Heiges was convicted of killing…

The Star Tribune reported on the unanimous vote of the Minnesota Board of Pardons to commute the sentence of Samantha Heiges, a client of the Law School's Clemency Clinic, run by Professor JaneAnne Murray.  Heiges was…

Professor Christopher Turoski’s legal treatise, The America Invents Act: A Guide to Patent Litigation and Patent Procedure, was recently published by Thomson Reuters. The treatise comprehensively guides patent practitioners and…

Professor Kristin Hickman was interviewed by Tax Notes in regarding the likelihood that the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn its Chevron deference standard in American Hospital Ass'n v. Becerra, No.…

Professor Jill Hasday was interviewed by the BBC Newshour on World Service Radio on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court today. 

Professor Jill Hasday appeared on MPR News with Angela Davis to discuss "The Future of Abortion Access in Minnesota"

In a New York Times article entitled "In Minneapolis Schools, White Families Are Asked to Help Do the Integrating," Professor Myron Orfield spoke on the potential benefits of a plan designed to take a broader approach…

MPR reported on the success of the Law School's Clemency Clinic, run by Professor JaneAnne Murray, in securing the likely early release of Samantha Heiges, a woman in her 13th year of a 25-year sentence imposed for killing her…

In a column headed "Law School Excellence," Minnesota Lawyer reported on the efforts of the Law School's Clemency Clinic, run by Professor JaneAnne Murray, to secure clemency for its client Kelli Caron from the Biden…