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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 Prentiss Cox was quoted in a MarketWatch article reporting on recent settlements made by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with companies and people accused of illegally charging student-loan borrowers…

Professor Stephen Befort ’74 was quoted in a USA Today article examining the claim that the American with Disabilities Act exempts people from face mask requirements imposed by governments and retailers under the “direct…

Professor Francis Shen, director of the Shen Neurolaw Lab and executive director of the Center for Law, Brain and Behavior, is featured in an ABA Journal article highlighting leaders in the emerging field of neurolaw.

Professor Perry Moriearty was quoted in a Washington Post article regarding the inequity in legal punishment of young Black males in Minnesota. “Black juveniles in Minnesota are eight times more likely to be prosecuted as…

Professor Caleb Smith was appointed as co-chair of the ABA Tax Section’s Pro Bono & Tax Clinics Committee for a two-year term beginning July 2020. Professor Smith was selected by his peers to serve as co-chair after having…

Deepinder Mayell, executive director of the James H. Binger Center for New Americans, was appointed to serve on the Legal Services Advisory Committee as a representative for the Minnesota State Bar Association on July 2, 2020 by…

Professor Alexandra Klass was quoted in Bloomberg Law on the recent court decision ordering a halt to the flow of the Dakota Access Pipeline and its broader impact on environmental litigation. The Dakota Access decision shows that…

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 Kitrosser is quoted in an article in Reuters on a Justice Department policy that bars immigration judges from speaking or writing in their personal capacities about immigration issues. In the article, Kitrosser explains…

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 June Carbone’s research on the administration of bail was cited in The New Yorker, in an article broadly examining the history and current state of the money-bail system. Citing a time when bail allowed the…