Peter Erlinder

  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 06.29.10

    * Yesterday was a big day at the Supreme Court. Who were the Biglaw winners and losers at One First Street? [Am Law Daily] * Of the four opinions from yesterday, McDonald v. Chicago, aka “the guns case,” seems to have generated the most headlines. [How Appealing (linkwrap)] * And Solicitor General Elena Kagan wants […]

    9 Comments / / Jun 29, 2010 at 7:49 AM
  • Free Speech, Law Professors

    Law Professor Peter Erlinder Is Denied Bail in Rwanda

    Law professor Peter Erlinder’s summer break continues to suck. Last week, we told you about the William Mitchell College of Law professor, who traveled to Rwanda to help with the defense of a political leader running against the incumbent president. He was arrested soon after his arrival because of his “genocidal ideology.” He allegedly violated […]

    33 Comments / / Jun 7, 2010 at 3:02 PM
  • Free Speech, Law Professors

    ‘Genocide-Denying’ Law Professor Peter Erlinder Imprisoned in Rwanda

    A law professor from Minnesota is not having a very good start to his summer break. As we previously mentioned in the Memorial Day Docket, a William Mitchell College of Law professor, Peter Erlinder, 62, traveled to Rwanda last month to help with the legal defense of Victoire Ingabire, an opposition leader running against current-President […]

    71 Comments / / Jun 2, 2010 at 12:21 PM