Managing Editor Team



JLI Volume 41 Managing Editor Team

Jake Polinsky ’23, Lead Managing Editor

Pronouns: he/him/his
Hometown: Duluth, MN
Other Degrees: Brown University B.A. in Political Science
Interested In: Criminal Justice, Civil Rights, Antitrust Law
Law School Involvement: TORT
Community Involvement: 
Hobbies: Running, basketball, singing

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Kenneth Cooper ’23, Managing Editor

Pronouns: he/him/his
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Other Degrees: University of Texas at Austin
Interested In: Civil Litigation

Law School Involvement: OutLaw, Litigation & Trial Advocacy Group, Jesus International Moot Court
Hobbies: Biking, reading sci-fi and fantasy books

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Laura Gustafson, ’23, Managing Editor

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Hometown: Nowthem, MN
Other Degrees: U of MN Biology
Law School Involvement: Law Council, SSG, Clinic, WLSA Mentorship Program
Community Involvement: Pre-pandemic Minneapolis Crisis Nursery Center
Hobbies: Running, reading, playing with her dogs, hosting backyards BBQs
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Lottie James ’23, Managing Editor

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Hometown: Wayzata, MN
Other Degrees: University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy
Interested In: Intellectual Property and Corporate Law
Law School Involvement: WLSA; Community Mediation Clinic
Community Involvement: Volunteer student attorney for Tubman’s Safety Projects
Hobbies: Downhill skiing, playing with her cats, and locating the best brunch spots in the Twin Cities
JLI Publications: Telehealth Providers: A Temporary, Tenuous Solution for Post-Dobbs Access to Medication Abortions


Elizabeth Wellhausen ’23, Managing Editor

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Hometown: Rockton, IL
Other Degrees: UW-Madison, BBA in Marketing and Management & HR
Interested In: Employment Law
Law School Involvement: Employment Law Clinic

Community Involvement: Undergrad Knit for a Cause (provided knit hats to local homeless shelters and the Badger Childhood Cancer Network).

JLI Publications: The Clash Between LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Law and Freedom of Speech in 303 Creative v. Elenis: Which Will Take the Cake?