Date range: October 1st – October 31st, 2021
PANEL: 10/19/2021 “Constitution in Crisis? Part 2: What Is a Right, Anyway?”
Professor Laura Hermer served as a panelist for the discussion, “Constitution in Crisis? Part 2: What Is a Right, Anyway?” held at Mitchell Hamline on October 19.
MEDIA: 10/30/2021 St. Paul Pioneer Press
Professor Laura Hermer was quoted in the October 30, 2021 St. Paul Pioneer Press article, “Supreme Court will tackle abortion rights. What does it mean for Minnesota?”
PRESENTATION: 10/13/2021 State of Minnesota Predatory Offender Registry Working Group
Professor Eric Janus virtually presented on Sexual Violence Recidivism to the State of Minnesota Predatory Offender Registry Working Group on October 13.
INVITATION: 10/15/2021 “Preventing, Investigating, and Prosecuting Sex Crimes in the of International Human Rights Norms”
Professor Eric Janus has been invited to help organize and present at a conference entitled “Preventing, Investigating, and Prosecuting Sex Crimes in the of International Human Rights Norms,” sponsored by the Union of Turkish Bar Associations and the Council of Europe, to be held in Ankara, Turkey, on December 10-11.
PRESENTATION: 10/7/2021 “Technology and Mediation: Tools for Inclusion”
Professor David Allen Larson virtually presented “Technology and Mediation: Tools for Inclusion” to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London, England on October 7, 2021. In the presentation, Professor Larson discussed how to improve digital accessibility for persons with disabilities and his experience as the System Designer for the New York State Unified Court System’s Small Claims Online Dispute Resolution pilot project.
PRESENTATION: 10/18/2021 “ODR in the Courts – Ethical Challenges and Initiatives”
Professor David Allen Larson along with ABA ODR Task Force Co-chair Alan Weiner presented “ODR in the Courts – Ethical Challenges and Initiatives” to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Appellate Mediation Program and the District of Columbia Superior Court Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division.
MEDIA: 10/18/2021 Breaking the News (KARE 11)
Professor David Allen Larson was interviewed by the KARE 11 News Breaking the News program for the October 18 story, “From local nurses to national factory workers, here’s what’s driving ‘Striketober’.” Professor Larson explained that now is a particularly opportune time for workers to go on strike because the threat of losing your job when your employer hires a new permanent replacement worker is much lower because we are in the midst of a worker shortage.
MEDIA: 10/20/2021 MPR
Professor David Allen Larson was a guest on the October 10, 2021 MPR (Minnesota Public Radio) News program, “The influence of social media on our lives.” Professor Larson was joined in the one hour discussion by host Chris Farrell and Macalester College Professor Ana Marie Cox.
MEDIA: 10/29/2021 Minnesota Lawyer
Professor David Allen Larson was interviewed by Minnesota Lawyer for a story about a Minnesota appellate court case that adopted a “plain meaning” approach to conclude that a temporary employee was not eligible to participate in the Minnesota State Retirement System General Plan (In the Matter of the Eligibility of Ted Johnson for MSRS General Employees Retirement Plan Coverage).
PRESENTATION: 10/13/2021 “Top 10 Legal Developments in Bioethics”
Professor Thaddeus Pope presented “Top 10 Legal Developments in Bioethics” at the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) 23rd Annual Meeting held October 13-16, 2021.
PRESENTATION: 10/14/2021 “Legal Foundations”
Professor Thaddeus Pope presented “Legal Foundations” to the International Donation & Transplantation Legislative and Policy Forum held October 14-15 in Montreal, Canada.
OTHER: 10/15/2021 Expert Witness: Shavelson v. Department of Health Care Services
Professor Thaddeus Pope was retained as an expert witness in Shavelson v. Department of Health Care Services pending in U.S. District Court Northern District of California. The case challenges the self-administration requirement in the California End of Life Option Act.
MEDIA: 10/21/2021 Neurology Today
Professor Thaddeus Pope was quoted in the October 21, 2021 Neurology Today article, “Commission Will Revise the Uniform Determination of Death Act: What That Means for Defining Brain Death.”
PRESENTATION: 10/21/2021 “Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking”
Professor Thaddeus Pope presented “Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking” to the Completed Life Initiative on October 21, 2021.
PRESENTATION: 10/29/2021 “Potential and Problems in the Evolving Legal Framework for Brain Death”
Professor Thaddeus Pope presented “Potential and Problems in the Evolving Legal Framework for Brain Death” at the Neurocritical Care Society’s 19th Annual Meeting held October 29, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.