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Quoted in Jennifer Brooks, The End of an ERA: A Look Back and a Look Ahead at the Fight for Equal Rights in Minnesota, Star Tribune (Minneapolis), May 27, 2024.

Quoted in Emma Nelson & MaryJo Webster, ‘It Just Never Gets Better’: The Gender Wage Gap Still Plagues Minnesota, U.S., Star Tribune (Minneapolis), May 16, 2024.

Quoted in End the ‘Zombie’ Comstock Act, Star Tribune (Minneapolis), April 6, 2024.

Quoted in Erin Nolan, New York Lawmakers Seem Poised to Repeal State Ban on Adultery, N.Y. Times, April 1, 2024, at A15.

Quoted in Erik Tormeon, Who Makes What, Minnesota Monthly, March/April 2024, at 76.

Quoted in Caroline Cummings, Companies Must Disclose Starting Salary in Job Posting Under Proposal in Minnesota Legislature, CBS News, March 12, 2024.

Quoted in Laura Brown, Minnesota Lawyer, Scholars Weigh in on Embryo Ruling, Minnesota Lawyer, March 1, 2024.

Quoted in Dana Ferguson, Minnesota Employers Can’t Ask Applicants About Prior Pay Starting Jan. 1, Minnesota Public Radio, Dec. 21, 2023.

Quoted in Samantha Stetzer, Speech or Conduct? Effects of Website Designer Ruling Uncertain, Minnesota Lawyer, July 26, 2023.

Quoted in Dee DePass, Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling Could Affect Corporate Diversity Policies in Minnesota, Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 11, 2023.

Quoted in Jonah Kaplan, Minnesotans React to Supreme Court Ruling over LGBTQ rights: “It’s Legal, Codified Discrimination,” WCCO News, June 30, 2023.

Quoted in Corin Hoggard, Burden of Student Debt Heavier for Minorities After Supreme Court Ruling, FOX 9 KMSP, June 30, 2023.

Quoted in Law Professor Says Supreme Court Ruling Opens a “Pretty Big Door” for Further Discrimination, WCCO Radio, June 30, 2023.

Quoted in Olivia Stevens, Minnesota Colleges Consider Future Diversity Following Affirmative Action’s Overturn, MPR News, June 30, 2023.

Quoted in Natalie Miller, More Than A Political Statement: Minnesota’s Protect Reproductive Options Act, March 30, 2023.

Christopher Vondracek, Sanford-Fairview Merger Exposes Minnesota, South Dakota Cultural Divide, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Feb. 18, 2023.

Quoted in Por Factchequeado, No, Minnesota no aprobó una ley que permite el “aborto sin límites,” El Tiempo Latino, Feb. 8, 2023.

Quoted in Lou Raguse, Judge Dismisses Lawsuit over Minneapolis Schools’ Layoff Exemptions, Kare11 News, January 11, 2023.

Quoted in Samantha Stetzer, Making ‘Room for Everyone,’ Minnesota Lawyer, December 23, 2022.

Quoted in Amie Stager, Why Hundreds of Planned Parenthood Workers in the Midwest Unionized, Workday Magazine, November 18, 2022.

Quoted in Eglė Krištopaitytė, Post-Roe v. Wade: Clinics Closing Down, Uncertainty over Exceptions, Health News, October 7, 2022.

Quoted in Jonathan P. Baird, A Term Drenched in Misogyny, Concord Monitor, August 15, 2022.

Quoted in Jasmine Snow, Cutting Back Bias on Hair: Black Twin Cities Women Pin Their Hopes on the CROWN Act, Star Tribune (Minneapolis), August 2, 2022, at 1E. 

Quoted in Greta Kaul, A Court Ruling Struck Down Most of Minnesota’s Abortion Restrictions this Month. What Abortion Laws are on the Books?, MinnPost, August 1, 2022.

Quoted in Jeff D’Alessio, Big 10: Constitutional Law Experts on What’s Next for Supreme Court, News-Gazette (Urbana), July 3, 2022.

Quoted in Casey Blake, Alito’s America: Where ‘Eminent’ Jurists Believe in Witches But Women Are the Hysterics, USA Today, July 2, 2022.

Quoted in Julianne McShane, They Have Opposing Views on Abortion. Can Their Relationship Survive?, Washington Post, July 1, 2022, at C3.

Quoted in Laura Brown, Minnesota Legal Scholars Explore the Post-Roe Landscape, Minnesota Lawyer, June 29, 2022.

Quoted in Steve Benen, Justice Alito’s Unusual Sources Start to Generate Closer Scrutiny, MSNBC Maddowblog, May 10, 2022.

Jill Elaine Hasday, Alito Cites a Judge Who Treated Women as PropertyWash. Post, May 10, 2022, at A19.

Quoted in Deanna Pan, Who Was Matthew Hale, the 17th-Century Jurist Alito Invokes in His Draft Overturning Roe?, Boston Globe, May 6, 2022.

Quoted in Sean Fine, The Legal Reasoning Behind Roe v. Wade’s Potential Reversal, Globe & Mail (Toronto), May 7, 2022, at A16.

Quoted in Callan Gray, Legal Analysts Explain Other Cases that Could Be Affected If SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade, KSTP Eyewitness News, May 4, 2022.

Quoted in More than 100 Hennepin County Employees Could Be Fired Thursday, KARE 11, April 7, 2022.

Quoted in Duluth News Tribune. Dana Ferguson, Supreme Court Ruling Could Make Minnesota an Outlier on Abortion Access, Duluth News Tribune, December 10, 2021.

Quoted in the New York Times. Erin Griffith, Prosecutors Push Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos to Take ResponsibilityN.Y. Times, November 30, 2021.

Quoted by Minnesota Public Radio. Biden’s Vaccine Mandates: What You Need to Know, September 10, 2021. 

Quoted in the New York Times. Christina Morales, Court Overturns Sex Crime Conviction Because Victim Was ‘Voluntarily Intoxicated,’ N.Y. Times, March 31, 2021.

Quoted in the Washington Post. A Minnesota Man Can’t Be Charged with Felony Rape Because the Woman Chose to Drink Beforehand, Court Rules, Washington Post, March 26, 2021.

Interviewed in the Minnesota Lawyer. Breaking the Ice: Professor Uncovers Truth Behind “Intimate Lies,” Minnesota Lawyer, March 18, 2021.

Interviewed in the Minnesota Lawyer. Bar Buzz: Intimacy, Deceit and the Law Explored in Professor’s New Book, Minnesota Lawyer, July 29, 2019.

Quoted in Stars & Stripes. Corey Dickstein, Should Women Register for the Draft? Experts Debate as Trump Administration Challenges Court Ruling, Stars & Stripes, April 25, 2019.

Quoted in the Week. When Did Marital Rape Become a Crime?, Week, December 6, 2018.

Quoted in the Washington Post. Danielle Paquette, Nearly Half of States Treat Married Women Differently When It Comes to Rape, Washington Post, July 29, 2015.

Quoted in the Guardian. Amanda Holpuch, Trump Lawyer’s Comments Put Spotlight on Marital Rape Laws Still on the Books, Guardian, July 29, 2015.

Quoted in the Washington Post. Janell Ross, Trump’s Lawyer Defended Him by Saying You Can’t Rape a Spouse, Washington Post, July 28, 2015.

Interviewed in the Minnesota Lawyer. Hasday Works to Expand Understanding of Family Law, Minnesota Lawyer, June 26, 2014.


About the Author

Jill Elaine Hasday is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor and the Centennial Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. She teaches and writes about anti-discrimination law, constitutional law, family law, and legal history. Hasday graduated from Yale College and Yale Law School.

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