Hamline University law professor Robin Magee has been convicted of failing to file state tax returns for four years, the Pioneer Press reports.
But Magee had apparently played the it’s-all-so-complicated card, telling investigators she didn’t understand tax law and didn’t have her tax papers organized, the paper writes.
The kicker? She’d actually practiced tax law and criminal law before joining Hamline, a prosecutor said at the trial.
Read the full story here.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.