Note & Comment Editor Team

Alida Weidensee ’23, Lead Note & Comment Editor

Pronouns: she/her
Other Degrees:
Interested In: Immigration Law; Housing Law
Law School Involvement:
Community Involvement:

JLI Publications: No Humans Involved: The Dehumanization of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Karissa Grapes ’23, Note & Comment Editor

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Hometown: Onalaksa, WI
Other Degrees: University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, B.A.
Interested In: Criminal Law

Law School Involvement: National Moot Court, Professional Student Government (Secretary of State 2021-22), Criminal Justice League
Hobbies: Working out, sports, hiking, traveling, trying new food

Mallory Harrington, ’24, Note & Comment Editor

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Other Degrees: Northwestern University B.A. in Theatre 2016; Kellogg School of Management M.S. in Management Studies 2017; pursuing a PhD in Sociology
Interested In: Sociology of Law; Media and Communication; Regulation
Law School Involvement: TORT
Hobbies: Dance & theatre; singing with the MN Chorale
JLI Publications:

Crypto and the Climate Crisis


Sydnie Peterson ’23, Note & Comment Editor

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Hometown: Mound, MN
Other Degrees: B.A. in Philosophy and Women and Gender Studies
Interested In: Family Law, Employment Law, Education law
Law School Involvement: WLSA
Community Involvement: Family Law Clinic
Hobbies: Spending time on the lake and listening to true crime podcasts
JLI Publications:


Layni Miramontes ’24, Note & Comment Editor

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Hometown: LaPorte, IN
Other Degrees: Purdue University – BA Political Science 2019; University of Minnesota – Masters of Public Policy 2024
Interested In: Public Interest, Family Law
Law School Involvement: WLSA Treasurer, Family Law Clinic

JLI Publications:

Will the Indian Child Welfare Act Survive? The Supreme Court Will Decide in Haaland v. Brackeen