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In a New York Times article covering former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kimberly A. Potter’s arrest on a second-degree manslaughter charge for the killing of Daunte Wright, Professor Richard Frase said the second-…

In his conversation with Bloomberg Law’s June Grasso about the first nine days of testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd (begins at 19:45), Prof. Richard Frase states that “the prosecution…

Professor Richard Frase, faculty director of the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, was quoted in the Star Tribune regarding a Minnesota Court of Appeals ruling that a trial judge was wrong to deny…

Professor Richard Frase, co-director of the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, was quoted in The Legal Examiner regarding the recent ruling to hold Derek Chauvin’s trial separately from the other…

Professor Richard Frase is quoted in the Star Tribune regarding the decision to hold Derek Chauvin's trial in connection with George Floyd's death separately from the other three officers involved. Of the separation Frase said…

Professor Richard Frase is quoted in The New York Times in an article regarding a judge’s dismissal of the third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing…

Professor Richard Frase was quoted in a Newsweek article examining charges brought against four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd. Professor Frase noted that Minnesota’s second…

Professors Susanna Blumenthal and Richard Frase were quoted in an NBC News article about the upgraded charges—increased from third-degree murder to second-degree felony murder—brought against former Minneapolis police office Derek…

Professor Richard Frase spoke with BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight regarding new charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in connection with the killing of George Floyd. (Begins at 16:24). Frase…

Professor Richard Frase—co-director of the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice—was quoted in a New York Times article examining the legal basis for the third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter…

Professor Richard Frase was quoted in an article in the Star Tribune concerning the postponement of an upcoming Hennepin County murder trial. Prof.

Professor Richard Frase, Benjamin N. Berger Professor of Criminal Law, and Professor Julian V. Roberts (Oxford University) published a new book, Paying for the Past: The Case Against Prior Record Sentence Enhancements…