Congratulations to the Mitchell Hamline School of Law Health Law faculty and staff on their accomplishments! From virtual presentations, publishing in the New York Times, the news, and more, they have been very engaged in the Health Law field!
Date Range: April 1st-30th, 2022
MEDIA: 4/28/2022 Minnesota Women’s Press
Professor Laura Hermer provided background for and was extensively quoted in the April 28, 2022 Minnesota Women’s Press article, If Roe Falls, What Could Change for Minnesotans?
MEDIA: 4/7/2022 Star Tribune
Professor Eric Janus was quoted in the April 7, 2022 Star Tribune article, “Roseville man who shot police officer had long history of severe mental illness.”
EVENT: 4/8/2022 The Sex Offender: Why Should We Care?
Professor Eric Janus and Madeline Ranum served on the planning committee for the day long conference, “The Sex Offender: Why Should We Care?” held on April 8, 2022. The conference was co-sponsored by the MHSL Sex Offense Litigation and Policy Resource Center (SOLPRC) and Metro State University.
PRESENTATION: 4/8/2022 “The Problem with MSOP”
Professor Eric Janus delivered the plenary address, “The Problem with MSOP” at the April 8, 2022 conference, The Sex Offender: Why Should We Care?” The MHSL Sex Offense Litigation and Policy Resource Center (SOLPRC) co-sponsored the day-long conference in conjunction with Metro State University.
PANEL: 4/12/2022 Untouchable – Discussion about the Documentary
Professor Eric Janus served as a panelist for a discussion of the documentary film Untouchable, sponsored by The San Diego Public Defender’s Office on April 12.
PRESENTATION: 4/23/2022 “The Problem with Minnesota’s Sex Offense Civil Commitment Scheme”
Professor Eric Janus presented “The Problem with Minnesota’s Sex Offense Civil Commitment Scheme” at a conference organized by EndMSOP on April 23, 2022.
EVENT: 4/29/2022 “Building an Effective Registry Challenge”
Professor Eric Janus and Madeline Ranum organized a national webinar, “Building an Effective Registry Challenge” held on April 29.
MEDIA: 4/2/2022 Star Tribune
Professor David Allen Larson was quoted in the April 2, 2022 Star Tribune article, “As police claims of PTSD soar in Minneapolis, public officials scramble to find solutions.”
MEDIA: 4/5/2022 ThinkTech Hawaii
Professor David Allen Larson was a guest on the April 5, 2022 ThinkTech Hawaii videocast, “Online Dispute Resolution (Life in the Law).”
PRESENTATION: 4/12/2022 “Online Dispute Resolution: What We’ve Learned and What We Need to Learn”
Professor David Allen Larson, along with Renee L. Danser, Associate Director of Research & Strategic Partnerships, The Access to Justice Lab at Harvard Law School presented “Online Dispute Resolution: What We’ve Learned and What We Need to Learn” at the 2022 New York Statewide Civil Legal Aid Technology Conference held on April 12, 2022.
MEDIA: 4/14/2022 ThinkTech Hawaii
Professor David Allen Larson was a guest on the April 14, 2022 ThinkTech Hawaii videocast, “The Role and Influence of Media Bias.” Professor Larson was joined in the discussion by William & Mary Visiting Professor Ben Davis and University of Dayton Professor of Law Emeritus Vernellia Randall.
SSRN TOP TEN LIST: 4/15/2022 SSRN Top Ten List
Professor David Allen Larson’s article, “Artificial Intelligence: Robots, Avatars and the Demise of the Human Mediator” was recently listed on SSRN’s All-Time Top Ten download list for the Negotiation Processes & Communications eJournal.
EVENT: 4/25/2022 ABA Section of Dispute Resolution 24th Annual Spring Conference
Professor David Allen Larson in his role as the Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution did the following at the Section’s 24th Annual Spring Conference:
- presented the Conference Welcome, April 25th,
- introduced and moderated the first plenary session titled “How I found Myself (and Much More) at the Intersection of Mindfulness, Compassionate Leadership and Restorative Justice” by Jose Ergubide, April 25th,
- introduced and moderated the second plenary session titled “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes: Tailoring the Law to Meet the Challenges” by Ken Feinberg, April 26th.
PRESENTATION: 4/26/2022 “Online Dispute Resolution: The ODR (R)evolution”
Professor David Allen Larson, along with Alan Wiener and Professor Amy Schmitz presented “Online Dispute Resolution: The ODR (R)evolution” at the 24th Annual Spring Conference of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution.
MEDIA: 4/28/2022 KARE 11 News
Professor David Allen Larson was interviewed for and appeared on the April 28, 2022 KARE 11 News story, “St. Paul Starbucks baristas first in Minnesota to unionize.”
APPOINTMENT: 4/30/2022 Advisory Council for the National Academy of Arbitrators/Industrial Labor Relations School
Professor David Allen Larson was appointed to the Advisory Council for the National Academy of Arbitrators/Industrial Labor Relations School at Cornell University for the April 2023 national conference that will focus on expanding the number and subsequent selection of more diverse arbitrators and mediators.
PRESENTATION: 4/21/2022 “Brain Death Is Integral to the UDDA”
Professor Thaddeus Pope presented “Brain Death Is Integral to the UDDA” to the Uniform Law Commission Drafting Committee on the Uniform Determination of Death Act on April 21, 2022.
OTHER: 4/21/2022 Invited Official Observer
Professor Thaddeus Pope served as an Invited Official Observer to the Uniform Law Commission Drafting Committee on the Uniform Determination of Death Act on April 21-22, 2022.
OTHER: 4/22/2022 Invited Official Observer
Professor Thaddeus Pope served as an Invited Official Observer to the Uniform Law Commission Drafting Committee on the Uniform Health Care Decisions Act on April 22-23, 2022.
Pottratz Acosta, Ana
PUBLICATION: 4/1/2022 Clinical Law Review
Ana Pottratz Acosta, Natalie Netzel, Joanna Woolman, Katherine Kruse & John Geffen co-wrote the article, “Mitchell Hamline School of Law Summer 2020 COVID-19 Legal Response Clinic” that was published in volume 28, issue 1 of the Clinical Law Review.
PUBLICATION: 4/3/2022 Pioneer Press
Professor Anna Pottratz Acosta’s column, “Citizen at birth? How does that work? ” was published in the Sunday, April 3, 2022 edition of the Pioneer Press. The column is part of a series of commentaries on the U.S. Constitution written by Mitchell Hamline professors.
PANEL: 4/6/2022 “The Debate on Critical Race Theory: What, Where, and Why”
Professor Ana Pottratz Acosta served as a panelist for the Anna Arnold Hedgeman Social Justice Symposium discussion, “The Debate on Critical Race Theory: What, Where, and Why.” The event, co-sponsored by Hamline’s Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Center for Excellence in Urban Teaching (CEUT) was held at Hamline University on April 6, 2022.