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Emeritus Professor Steve Simon was featured in WalletHub's recent study about strictest and most lenient states on DUI. Simon presented an overview of the state of the knowledge on impaired driving and what state interventions are…
Professor Steve Simon was quoted in a Star Tribune editorial entitled "Lower Blood Alcohol Limit to Curb Drunken Driving." The article states, "Even if political challenges mean a lower limit is years away, just talking about the road…
Professor Stephen Simon (’71) was featured in an a column by Gail Rosenblum in the Star Tribune. The article, entitled "Departing U Law Professor is Judged Highly by Former Students," showcased Simon's exceptional work in light of his…
Professor Steve Simon was quoted extensively in an article, "Do Minnesota DWI Laws Work?" in the Minneapolis City Pages. The author quotes several attorneys who question the fairness of Minnesota's Dual Track (civil & criminal)…
A commentary in the Minneapolis Star Tribune calling for the reform of the state's forfeiture laws, cited Professor Steve Simon's DWI research. Simon, a DWI expert and founder of the Minnesota Criminal Justice System DWI Task Force…
Professor Stephen Simon, director of the Minnesota Criminal Justice System DWI Task Force, and Chelsea Becker (’11), research assistant for the DWI Task Force, published a commentary entitled “Tax Alcohol, Save Lives” on the front…
Professor Steve Simon was quoted extensively in an article in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on the issues and challenges in the upcoming trial involving a vehicle that crashed into the side of a school bus resulting in the death of four…
Professor Stephen Simon was quoted in the Minneapolis Star Tribune in an article about the increase in females driving while intoxicated (DWI). Simon discussed the high incidence of DWI in relationship to the relatively low…
Professor Steve Simon was quoted in an article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune about a recent University of Minnesota study that looked at some of the risks and behaviors of drivers in rural Minnesota. Professor Simon was one of…
Professor Steve Simon was quoted in City Pages in an article about police tactics used to catch prostitutes. He discussed the efforts that he and his misdemeanor defense clinic students have taken to challenge, based on the…
Professor Steve Simon was recently quoted by a number of news outlets in regards to Senator Larry Craig's guilty plea withdrawal to a charge of Disorderly Conduct.
Professor Simon was interviewed on MSNBC on Thursday August 30 and was quoted in the Los Angeles Times, The Idaho Statesman, USA Today and several other news media in the past week regarding the arrest of Senator Larry Craig at the…