Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Archived News and Announcements

The Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice publishes a newsletter that includes information on events, news about faculty and staff, new publications, and more.

Past Issues

Robina News: February 2021

  • New Robina Institute Project Aims to Examine Prison Release Practices During the Pandemic
  • Michelle Phelps and Ebony Ruhland Publish "Governing Marginality: Coercion and Care in Probation" in Social Problems
  • Professor Richard Frase Publishes Guide to the Major Legal Issues Posed by the Pending Prosecutions of the Four Officers Charged With the Death of George Floyd

Robina News: July 2020

  • New Robina Institute Project Will Assist States in Efforts Aimed at Reducing and Controlling Prison Populations
  • Robina Institute Launches “Research in Brief” Series to Evaluate Popular or Emerging Policy and Practice Options in the Criminal Justice System
  • Kelly Mitchell Participated in a Webinar for the National Conference of State Legislatures on the COVID-19 Response in Community Supervision

Robina News: April 2020

  • Richard Frase Discusses New Book in UMN Law School "Faculty Book Bite" Video Interview
  • Executive Director Kelly Mitchell Appears on MPR’s Counter Stories to Discuss Minnesota’s Parole and Probation Policies
  • Perry Moriearty Featured on Wrongful Conviction: False Confessions Podcast


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