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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…
Professor Carol Chomsky was quoted by the National Law Journal about faculty concerns regarding the recent proposal to eliminate from the ABA accreditation standards any requirement that law schools maintain systems of tenure for…
More than 400 law professors, among them Law School Professors Carol Chomsky, Jennifer Green, Heidi Kitrosser, and Gregory Shaffer, signed a letter dated February 1st to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid protesting the delays in…