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In an article by Stephanie Ward, Examining the Bar, the ABA Journal asks "Should law grads need to pass the bar to practice? Some say there is a better way." Professor Chomsky is quoted about the limitations of the…

In the most recent issue of Bench and Bar of Minnesota, Professor Chomsky shares her views about the inadequacy of the current bar exam as a measure of minimum competence to practice law. "In its current incarnation," she…

On June 23, Professor Carol Chomsky spoke as part of a panel at the 2022 MSBA Annual Convention, titled "Elimination of Bias: Rethinking the Bar Exam." She addressed the ways in which the current bar exam fails to test adequately…

Professor Carol Chomsky presented a paper on "Military Injustice and the Public Eye: The U.S.-Dakota War Trials of 1862" at the University of Tennessee Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression (…

Professor Carol Chomsky presented on "Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom"  to the Big Ten Academic Alliance Academic Leadership Program (on a panel with Jonathan Friedman, Director, Free Expression and Education, PEN…

Bloomberg Law recently published an Insight article by Professor Carol Chomsky and three co-authors from the Collaboratory on Legal Education, titled “Racial Disparities in Bar Exam Results—Causes and Remedies." The authors write…

In response to the Minnesota Supreme Court ruling in State v. Khalil, the Minnesota Senate and House are considering bills that would amend the definition of "mentally incapacited." The change would permit prosecution of…

Professor Carol Chomsky spoke on WCCO-TV about the nature and validity of non-disclosure agreements and was…

An article in In These Times reported on the 330-mile trek by Dakota horseback riders who arrived in Mankato, Minnesota on December 26, 2017, from the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota to honor the 38…

Professor Carol Chomsky was quoted in an article in NetNewsLedger commenting on the trials of Dakota held after the U.S.-Dakota War in 1862. Thirty-eight Dakota men were hanged in Mankato, Minn. on December 26, 1862, after…

Professor Carol Chomsky's article, "Casebooks and the Future of Contracts Pedagogy," was published in the Hastings Law Journal earlier this year. Now the article has been selected by the Institute for Law Teaching and…

Professors Brian Bix and Carol Chomsky were quoted in a Washington Post story that discusses whether use of the Washington Redskins name at TCF Stadium could be considered to violate the contract between the University…