U of M crowdsourcing project transcribes Supreme Court justices’ handwritten notes

handwritten note

Transcriptions provide unprecedented access to the justices' conversations.

UMN Experts: Immigration policy, history, impact

UMN Immigration Experts

U of M experts Marissa Hill-Dongre, Erika Lee and Deepinder Mayell bring context to the immigration debates.

Protecting rights, fighting terrorism

Fionnuala Ni Aolain

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin is working to protect people and their rights. 

U study provides new insight toward reducing racial bias in courtroom

Bias in courtroom

Research offers positive news for a criminal justice system keenly aware of need for improved response to race biases.

U study: Link between community’s rate of military sacrifice, Trump support

Military sacrifice

Findings suggest large urban-rural casualty gap contributed to Donald Trump’s Presidential victory in November 2016.

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin named Regents professor

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Ní Aoláin is considered one of the world’s leading scholars in international and human rights law.

U study finds recognition technology a step closer to use in courtroom

A man wearing a device on his head with wires leading to it

Jurors could soon appropriately integrate brain-based memory reading evidence in evaluation of criminal defendants.

A teddy in the trunk

Police officer standing at the driver's window of a car.

Tiffany Hamidjaja conducts research into the trauma of parental arrest on children.

Two U professors awarded nationally-renowned Guggenheim Fellowships

Professors win fellowship

Susan D. Jones and Heidi Kitrosser plan to use Fellowships to publish new books in science, law

Charter schools increasing segregation, underperforming public schools

Students raising their hands

Findings by Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity is the first installment of six-part initiative on charter education.

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