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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…

Visiting Professor David Schultz and Professor Myron Orfield co-wrote an op-ed in the MinnPost about the recent Cruz-Cuzman v. Minnesota Court of Appeals decision, and how it is a direct reverberation of a decision in…

Professor Orfield was quoted in Governing magazine about the harms of growing racial segregation in Minneapolis and St. Paul.  

Professor Myron was Orfield quoted in the American Prospect about regional housing planning.  Orfield: "Want affordable housing? Strengthen regional governments."

In a New York Times article entitled "In Minneapolis Schools, White Families Are Asked to Help Do the Integrating," Professor Myron Orfield spoke on the potential benefits of a plan designed to take a broader approach…

Professor Myron Orfield, the director of the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity at the University of Minnesota Law School, is writing a book about the Fair Housing Act in the nineteen-sixties. “Civil disorder in 1968 helped…

Professor Myron Orfield, director of the Law School’s Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, was quoted in Quartz in an article examining racial disparities in economic advantages in urban areas across the United States…

Professor Myron Orfield, director of the Law School’s Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, was quoted in The Economist in an article examining particular racial inequities in the Midwest region of the United States. In…

Professor Myron Orfield suggests in the Washington Post that the abandonment of policies to racially integrate schools and neighborhoods contributed to large racial gaps, despite increases in social spending in segregated…

Professor Myron Orfield, director of the Law School’s Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, was quoted extensively in a Time magazine article examining…

Professor Myron Orfield—director of the Law School’s Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity—and Will Stancil ’13, a research fellow at the institute, wrote an op-ed in the New…

Quoted in a New York Times article on the protests that have erupted in Minneapolis as a result of the death of George Floyd, Professor Myron Orfield notes that increasing racial segregation may have contributed to civil…