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Steve Virgil

Professor Steve Virgil quoted in Winston-Salem Journal about Johnson Amendment

September 30th, 2014

With an important midterm election drawing close, Americans are using a variety of platforms to back their favorite candidates. Continue reading »

Professor Margaret Taylor

Professor Margaret Taylor among law professors filing amici brief in Mellouli v. Holder

September 29th, 2014

Professor Margaret Taylor is one of 89 law professors across the country filing an amici brief to support the petitioner of the Mellouli v. Holder case, which is currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading »

John Knox

Professor John Knox quoted in Foreign Policy magazine about climate change

September 26th, 2014

Grand words and pledges flowed out of the United Nations climate change summit in New York this week, as they always do when the world pauses to remember the dangers of melting glaciers and rising seas. This time, businesses — including a few oil companies — joined U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders in vowing to rein in climate-warming emissions. Yet, as the Washington Post‘s Wonkblog put it, “What good is a climate summit without emissions cuts?” Continue reading »

Associate Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh presents community banking paper at Federal Reserve conference on Sept. 23

September 22nd, 2014

Professor Tanya Marsh will present her research paper, “Federal Policy, Market Failures and the Challenge for Community Banks,” at the second annual Federal Reserve community banking and policy conference on Sept. 23-24, 2014. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in Boston Globe regarding OSHA fines welding company in Back Bay fire

September 21st, 2014

The welding company whose workers allegedly sparked a fire that killed two Boston firefighters in the Back Bay last spring did not follow safety precautions, a failure that led to the fatal blaze, an investigation by the federal Occupational and Safety Health Administration has concluded. Continue reading »

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