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for April, 2014

Prof. Orfield's Work on Police Perjury Cited in Chicago Tribune

April 15, 2014

Professor Myron Orfield's work on police perjury was cited in a Chicago Tribune article entitled "5 Cops Caught in Lies on Witness Stand, Judge Says." In discussing a trial in which five Chicago policemen were found to have committed perjury, the article noted Orfield's studies of the Chicago police and court systems, which found that police perjury was a common occurrence.

Read Myron Orfield's Faculty Profile

Prof. Carbone Quoted in Wall Street Journal on Student Debt

April 14, 2014

Professor June Carbone was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on responsibility for student debt. Carbone addressed the circumstances in which such debt might be allocated at divorce.

Read June Carbone's Faculty Profile

Prof. Hasday Answers WCCO's 'Good Question': "How Much Parental Leave Do We Take?"

April 3, 2014

Professor Jill Hasday appeared in the "Good Question" segment on WCCO News, answering the question, "How Much Parental Leave Do We Take?" Hasday explained the federal and state laws governing parental leave and the obstacles that parents encounter in trying to take leave.

Read Jill Hasday's Faculty Profile

Prof. Cribari to Speak on Cultural Property in Conflict

April 3, 2014

Professor Stephen Cribari will present "Of Monuments and Men: Cultural Property in Conflict" as part of the Headliners series, sponsored by the University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education, at the Continuing Education Conference Center on Thursday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. The program will provide an overview of humankind's tradition of cultural property depredation, consider how cultural property is (or is not) protected, and highlight some of the major conflicts involving cultural property today.

Read Stephen J. Cribari's Faculty Profile