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“Insurers that opted into the class action and litigation funders that purchased insurer claims are sophisticated businesses. Arguably, they don’t need the same kind of protection from large fees that unsophisticated consumers…

Professor Herbert Kritzer was quoted in a Reuters article that appeared in the New York Times concerning the receipt of substantial loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program by some of the largest and most…

Professor Herbert Kritzer was listed by Brian Leiter as one of the top 15 most cited law and social science faculty (excluding economics) in the U.S. for the period 2013 to 2017. He ranked 12th on Leiter’s list.

Professor Herbert Kritzer was quoted in the Wisconsin State Journal regarding Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock’s work while in legal practice on behalf of a defendant in an environmental case. Kritzer…

Professor Herbert Kritzer was interviewed about the forthcoming Wisconsin Supreme Court election in an article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Professor Kritzer said that he does not think that one of the candidates…

Professor Herbert Kritzer was quoted in an article about coming oral argument at the Minnesota Supreme Court in the Legislature’s lawsuit challenging Governor Dayton’s line item veto of funding for the operation of the…

Law360 has summarized a study by Professor Herbert Kritzer and two collaborators that was recently posted on SSRN. The study shows that decisional patterns by federal district judges have becoming increasingly polarized based on …

Professor Herbert Kritzer was quoted in a MinnPost article concerning the relative infrequency of Minnesotans being called for jury duty compared to citizens of other states. Prof. Kritzer pointed out that much of the…

Professor Herbert Kritzer has been awarded the Law and Society Association's (LSA) Ronald Pipkin Service Award for sustained and extraordinary service to LSA for more than 35 years. While serving on dozens of committees, the Board…
Professor Herbert Kritzer was quoted in a Minnesota Lawyer article concerning Judge Susan Miles denial of a request that she recuse herself from a divorce case after Julie LaFleur, who is challenging Judge Miles in the upcoming…
Professor Herbert Kritzer was quoted in a Star Tribune article concerning compensation received by Minnesota judges for their off-bench activities. According to the article, fewer than half of the state's top judges earned…
Professor Herbert Kritzer was referenced in an Economist article entitled "Closing the Lottery: The Debate over Tort Reform Generates Exaggerated Claims, But also a Few Good Ideas." The author notes that "Herbert Kritzer, of the…