Online Companion to Mitchell Hamline Law Review
In 2014, the William Mitchell Law Review began publishing an online-only issue called Sua Sponte. The original purpose of Sua Sponte was to make dialogue and scholarship surrounding exciting legal issues accessible to all; the issue focused on work by William Mitchell faculty and students.
After the 2016 combination of the William Mitchell Law Review and Hamline Law Review, the new-yet-old Mitchell Hamline Law Review revamped Sua Sponte. As of 2017, the online-only issue publishes a larger roster of articles than in previous years and is broadly “Minnesota”-themed, featuring articles on Minnesota topics and/or by Minnesota authors. This theme allows Sua Sponte to continue to publish work by Mitchell Hamline School of Law faculty and students while engaging more deeply with topics of interest to the local community. Whether an article gets its “Minnesota” credentials through its topic or its author, Sua Sponte aims to showcase the vibrancy of the Minnesota legal community in a format that is easily accessible to all.
Continuing with the Minnesota-theme, Volume 45 of Sua Sponte will be comprised of four articles. As with all Mitchell Hamline Law Review articles, Sua Sponte Volume articles are permanently available in the Issue Archive.
Volume 45 previews coming soon!
- Patrick Kennedy: “Sick Over It: Evaluating the Impact of the Twin Cities’ Safe and Sick Time Statutes”Posted August 8
- Joshua Erspamer: “If Life Does Not Do So, the Universal Fellowship of Death Should Teach Humility.”Posted August 6
- Joelle Lester & Mark Meaney: Not For Sale: State Authority to End Cigarette SalesPosted August 2
- Susan L. Allen & Amy B. Weisgram Engstrom: Inclusivity In Contemporary Art: Assessing The Walker’s Scaffold ControversyPosted August 1
- Greg Egan: Collateral and Independent Felonious Design: A Call to Adopt a Tempered Merger Limitation for Predicate Felonies of Assault Under a Minnesota Felony murder Doctrine Currently “Too Productive of Injustice”Posted July 2
- Matthew Porter: Blood on Their Hands: What Minnesota Authorities Can Do with Broad Warrants for Blood Draw Testing—State v. FawcettPosted June 6
- David Hudson & Emily Harvey: First Amendment Tests From The Burger Court: Will They Be Flipped?Posted May 21
- Michael D. Madigan: Control Versus Competition: The Courts’ Enigmatic Journey in the Obscure Borderland Between the Twenty-First Amendment and Commerce ClausePosted April 6
- Dennis M. Patrick and Beth T. Morrison: The Prince Estate: How Intestacy Works, How It Could Work, and How It Fails as an Estate PlanPosted March 31
- Corey R. Hoze, Public Stand-Off: The Wisconsin State Legislative v. Milwaukee Public Schools and Takings of Public Property by Public EntitiesPosted February 22