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College of Law News

Commentary: Professor Shubha Ghosh on Retiring Offensive Brands & "Vestigial Use"

Tuesday 6/30/2020

As companies voluntarily retire their offensive trademarks, two questions tug at whatever passes for a conscience nowadays. First, can these undesirable marks come back, revived by whomever sees a market niche for these symbols?

Shubha Ghosh

Professor Nina Kohn: Come Fall, Universities Must Expand Vision

Monday 6/8/2020

If universities want students to accept online education as a substitute for on-campus learning, they must do better come fall ...

Nina Kohn

Professor Mark Nevitt: The President, the Military, and Minneapolis—What You Need to Know

Saturday 5/30/2020

In the aftermath of the tragic killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, riots and unrest have been spreading throughout the city of Minneapolis and the country. The Minnesota National Guard has been activated by Minnesota Governor Timothy Walz ...

Mark P. Nevitt

Professor Roy Gutterman L'00: Trump, Twitter, & the Distraction of Censorship

Friday 5/29/2020

The day after the country broke the mark of 100,000 dead of Covid-19, unemployment reached 40 million and a major midwestern city burned after riots following another racial police brutality death, President Donald Trump signed an executive order attacking social media ...

Roy Gutterman

Professor Nina Kohn in The Hill: Nursing Homes Need Increased Staffing, Not Legal Immunity

Tuesday 5/26/2020

With nursing homes accounting for the majority of COVID-19 deaths in many states, the long-term care industry has joined with other health care providers to successfully lobby for protection from lawsuits. The result: Nineteen states have granted nursing homes new immunity from civil liability either by executive order or statute ...

Nina Kohn

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