Mitchell faculty in the news

Following is a list of some of the recent media stories in which Mitchell faculty are featured or quoted:

Dean and President Eric Janus is quoted in an article in the National Law Journal about the decline of part-time law school programs.
Read the complete article in the National Law Journal.

Dean Janus is also quoted in a Minnesota Public Radio story about the pending release of a convicted sex offender and a Politics in Minnesota story about constitutional complaints about the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. Listen to or read the complete story from Minnesota Public Radio and read the Politics in Minnesota story.

Professor Kenneth Port, director of the Intellectual Property Institute, is quoted in a Star Tribune article about Target’s dispute with a Canadian company over the use of its trademark. Read the complete article in the Star Tribune.

Professor Port is also quoted in a Star Tribune article about a settlement in a dispute over the name of a whiskey drink and is mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article about trademark battles. Read the complete articles in the Star Tribune and the Wall Street Journal.

Professor Sarah Deer is quoted in an article in the Cypress Times about a public hearing held by the National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence in Albuquerque, N.M. Deer is a member of the task force. Read the complete article in the Cypress Times.

Professor Deer is also quoted in a Montevideo American-News article about an Action Day rally at the State Capitol Hundreds of women, children, and men gathered at the Capitol today to protest violence against women and to call on legislators to support the important services that work in communities acrossHundreds of women, children, and men gathered at the Capitol today to protest violence against women and to call on legislators to support the important services that work in communities acrossin support of victims of domestic violence.

Read the complete article in the Montevideo American-News.

Professor Ted Sampsell-Jones is quoted in a Star Tribune article about a lawsuit against a Minneapolis law firm alleging that it aided Tom Petters’ criminal activities by providing him with legal assistance. Read the complete article in the Star Tribune.

Professor Sampsell-Jones is also quoted in a Star Tribune article about Tom Petters’ request that the U.S. Supreme Court to review his 2009 conviction. Read the complete article in the Star Tribune.

Professor Deb Schmedemann is quoted in a Politics in Minnesota article about possible legal action by fired Minnesota Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb to collect lost wages. Read the complete article in Politics in Minnesota.

Professor Brad Colbert’s opinion is cited in a St. Paul Pioneer Press article about the second-degree murder conviction of a St. Paul man in the death of a Columbia Heights woman. Read the complete article in the Pioneer Press.

Professor Colbert is also quoted in a Minnesota Daily article about prison college programs. Read the complete article in the Daily.

Professor Afsheen John Radsan is mentioned in a Huffington Post article about presidential power in fighting terrorism. Read the complete article in the Huffington Post.

Professor Mehmet Konar-Steenberg is quoted in a MinnPost article looking into how the U.S. Supreme Court may rule on the Obama administration’s health care law. Read the complete article on MinnPost.

Professor Daniel Kleinberger is quoted in a Minnesota Public Radio story about William Mitchell faculty’s resolution against the state’s proposed marriage amendment. Listen to or read the complete story from Minnesota Public Radio.