William Mitchell College of Law

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Expatriate's Adam Nero on switching from hardcore to Americana, and a new EP

    Adam Nero does not immediately come across as the type of guy who would get behind a guitar and play some folky, genuine Americana. He's a clean-shaven, bespectacled fellow, dressed down in a sweater and dark denim -- the look is a little more "off-duty lawyer" than "grungy, tobacco-rolling country ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Garden of Truth report chronicles histories of abuse among Native American prostitutes

    Al Franken wants to update the Violence Against Women Act specifically to fit Native American women's needs.‚ÄčThe Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition released a report today aggregating the stories of Native American women from around the state involved in prostitution. Titled "Gard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Tom Emmer's recount ship is sinking

    Arranging deck chairs on the Titanic?​Tom Emmer's Team Frivolous did the right thing Saturday, withdrawing almost 2,600 frivolous challenges to recounted ballots in Hennepin County. On Sunday, the Great Withdrawal continued as they took similar action on the work of their overzealous troops i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Betty McCollum seeks resolution for Peter Erlinder's release

    McCollum reminds the Rwandan government of U.S. generosity in foreign aid​Will this help? Rep. Betty McCollum has introduced, and Keith Ellison has cosponsored, a U.S. House resolution calling on the Rwandan government to release accused genocide denier William Mitchell law professor Peter Erl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Peter Erlinder arrested in Rwanda for denying genocide

    Via William Mitchell College of LawNo question, the man is lightning rod​William Mitchell constitutional law professor Peter Erlinder is no stranger to controversial causes in the United States, but his latest gambit leaves him on the hook far from home: He's been arrested in Rwanda for denyin ... More >>

  • News

    April 7, 2010

    Pawlenty's Supreme Court picks offer window into his judicial philosophy

    Governor's appointments shift balance of the state's most powerful court

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Passengers from flight trapped on tarmac get insulting "shut-up package"

    After apologies and a promise of compensation, passengers from the six-hour tarmac nightmare called the company's attempt to compensate them an insult and a flat-out "shut-up package."

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Nightmare on a plane: 47 passengers trapped overnight with overflowing toilets

    The plane was rerouted to the Rochester airport due to bad weather and the 47 passengers were forced to stay on the place for nine hours with no food, one free beverage and overflowing toilets.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 4, 2007
  • News

    May 30, 2007

    Super Lawyers Unmasked

    The small Minneapolis start-up has become a certified nationwide blockbuster. Can it survive success?

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006
  • News

    November 29, 2006

    Don't Throw Away the Key

    Do you want to know a secret about sexual psychopaths? They're not the ones committing most of the sex crimes.

  • News

    June 14, 2006

    White Noise

    KSTP targets a U of M instructor in the name of protecting America's borders

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Lifetime Commitment

    Two lawyers challenge the governor's new policy on sex offenders

  • News

    April 16, 2003

    Jeff Anderson crusades against the Catholic Church

    Minnesota lawyer has made millions suing

  • News

    February 19, 2003

    The DNA

    Hennepin county faces a huge case backlog

  • News

    January 29, 2003

    Sex Offender Commitment Challenged

    One man's fight for a jury trial could result in a spate of appeals

  • Books

    July 31, 2002

    Going Down in Flames

    Where do you sue when the place you've been defamed is virtual?

  • Books

    June 5, 2002

    The Company Store

    Retail ethnographers hunt the wily and elusive two-fisted, tight-walleted shopper

  • News

    May 22, 2002

    The .14 Cent Solution

    New royalties proposed by the music industry threaten to kill independent Internet radio

  • News

    March 13, 2002

    Throwing Away the Key

    There is no cure and no way out. So why does the state spend more than $20 million a year to treat 179 former sex offenders?

  • News

    January 30, 2002

    Freedom Fighters

    Coming to a capitol near you: The Patriot Act Junior

  • News

    September 26, 2001

    Erector Set

    The Hollman redevelopment project is finally under way on Minneapolis's near north side. Now it's time to follow the money.

  • Books

    August 29, 2001

    Strip Search

    Big Brother is watching: Can he tell whether you prefer good gin or cheap beer?

  • Books

    August 8, 2001

    A Matter of Principle

    Do Minneapolis police help businesses discriminate?

  • News

    May 23, 2001

    Tedís Excellent Adventure

    Ted Mondale thought he could sweet-talk the 'burbs into building their share of affordable housing-- but Eagan told him to get lost.

  • News

    January 24, 2001

    Meet Judge Cupcake

    Instead of a 12-year prison sentence, Judge James Campbell gave an attempted murderer a few months in the workhouse. And he can't understand why everyone's so upset about it.

  • News

    August 30, 2000
  • Books

    July 26, 2000

    There Goes the Judge

    Could a long-simmering tiff over a lawyer's right to dismiss a judge turn into a bench-clearing brawl?

  • News

    July 12, 2000


    Jean Sandberg asked her post-office bosses to put a stop to the penis jokes and the wet T-shirt invitations. They sent her complaint to the dead-letter office.

  • News

    July 5, 2000
  • Books

    June 21, 2000

    Know Your Enemy

    The Minneapolis Police Department wants to make wearing a gas mask
    a crime

  • Books

    May 31, 2000

    Dropping the Dime

    He fought for his right to make phone calls from prison, but now Ronaldo Ligons is about to be disconnected

  • Books

    May 31, 2000

    Prince Albert, Canned

    William Draheim was fired for talking up his genital piercing on the job. Thing is, he worked for a porn distributor.

  • Books

    April 19, 2000

    Public Enemies

    Getting tough on Minneapolis's least wanted

  • News

    January 26, 2000

    Rank Discord

    The cops are reluctant to talk about it. City officials flatly refuse. Who pushed the "mute" button on the most explosive affirmative-action lawsuit Minneapolis has seen in decades?

  • Books

    January 19, 2000

    Get Out of Town

    When Chaqui Franklin got in trouble one too many times, a judge decided her problem was...Minneapolis

  • News

    December 22, 1999

    Artists of the Year

    Framed, penned, screened, danced, sung, shot, delivered: City Pages lauds the artistic creations of 1999

  • News

    November 3, 1999

    Dirty Little Air War

    Bully! Crybaby! Northwest and Sun Country brawl for control of the sandbox--and billions in local air-travel revenues

  • Books

    October 20, 1999

    Collect Call

    Minnesota could find itself writing checks to hundreds of prisoners--thanks to a jailhouse lawyer with an eye for detail

  • News

    February 10, 1999

    Rage Against the Machine

    All Dennis Williams wanted was a job with the city of Minneapolis. After five years of bureaucratic torture, what he ended up with was three months in jail and a shot at serious prison time.

  • Books

    June 17, 1998

    Judging for Himself

    If Greg Wersal has his way, Minnesota judges will soon campaign for election just like any other politicians

  • Feature

    June 1, 1998

    Out With Clout

    In corporations and churches, in classrooms and capital corridors, these 100 Queers have contributed to the "Good Life" in Minnesota.