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Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was interviewed and quoted in RTE, Ireland's TV and radio news media, about the United Nations appeal to the Taliban over its recent ban of women and girls in secondary schools and its ban on…

Professor Richard Painter was interviewed by NPR on the classified documents discovered at President Biden's residence. As a former White House chief ethics lawyer, Professor Painter offered his expertise on the matter. When…

The Star Tribune published a lengthy article describing the case of Carlos D., a teenager convicted of murder at the age of 14 during a botched drug deal.  Housed in a segregated unit of an adult facility since his sentencing,…

Professor Jill Hasday appeared on WCCO Radio’s Adam and Jordana Show.

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was interviewed by Voice of America on the topic of the repatriation of women and children from the camps in North-East Syria and other challenging human rights issues.

Professor Myron Orfield was quoted in the Minnesota Lawyer on a Hennepin County tax case that was recently announced to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Hennepin County seized the condominium of a 93-year-old in 2015 due to…

Professor Jane Kirtley was interviewed by MPR on a recently announced lawsuit against Hamline University. Professor Erika López Prater is currently suing Hamline for defamation and religious discrimination. López Prater's…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin met with Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH PA) Denis Zvizdić and Deputy Speaker Marinko Čavara to discuss the current political…

Professor Matt Bodie was quoted in a New York Times article covering federal guidelines that require employers to keep employee health information confidential. These requirements have posed significant challenges to…

In a letter to the Star Tribune, retired Supreme Court Justice Sam Hanson discussed Prof. Chomsky's 1990 Stanford Law Review article, "The United States-Dakota Wars Trials: a Study of Military Injustice."  Justice Hanson shared…

Garry W. Jenkins, dean and William S. Pattee Professor of Law, was interviewed on Fox9 News this week about the Law School's recent announcement of the Jones Day Diversity Fellowship. Discussing the need for the new program,…