A judge is expected to decide today whether to release a Twin Cities law professor being held in jail in Rwanda.

 Peter Erlinder is being held in jail on accusations he has denied that genocide occurred in 1994. At a hearing this week he told the judge he tried to commit suicide because he has lost all hope.Peter Erlinder’s wife spent time this week in New York to meet with officials of the United Nations in an effort to get her husband released on bail.