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August 2010

  • In an op-ed article in vtdigger.org on Aug. 31, Assistant Professor Don Kreis wrote about government agencies' requests for personal information.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor Michele Martinez Campbell spoke with the Rutland Herald on Aug. 31 about a mistrial of a man accused of trying to gun down a Vermont State trooper.
  • Professor Michael McCann wrote about former pitcher Roger Clemens' legal woes in his Aug. 30 column in SI.com. He also was interviewed by Sports Illustrated/CNN video news, WBZ News Radio in Boston, KCBS Radio in San Francisco, the Mark Johnson radio show in Vermont, Toronto Radio 590 AM, KIRO Radio in Seattle, WFUV Radio in New York City, WJFK in Washington, D.C., and WNST Radio in Baltimore.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor Michele Martinez Campbell discussed with the Valley News on Aug. 28 a potential death penalty case against a man accused of killing his 12-year-old niece.
  • The Cape Cod Times talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on Aug. 28 about the Clean Water Act and wastewater pollution off the Cape.
  • Ashley Carson '06, executive director of the Older Women's League, was included in stories in The New York Times, CNN Money and Countdown with Keith Olbermann about former Sen. Alan Simpson's controversial remarks about entitlements for retired Americans.
  • The Valley News reported Aug. 26 on the Bread and Puppet Theater show hosted by the VLS chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.
  • Sarah Buxton's '10 victory in the Democratic primary for a Vermont House seat was reported Aug. 25 by the Valley News.
  • WEEI Sports Radio Network discussed former pitcher Roger Clemens' legal woes with Professor Michael McCann on Aug. 24.
  • The Addison County Independent reported Aug. 23 on Charles Merriman '95 being a Democratic primary candidate for Vermont's secretary of state.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor Michele Martinez Campbell spoke with the Burlington Free Press on Aug. 22 about the case of a Vermont man charged with killing his 12-year-old niece.
  • A paper by Professor Pat Parenteau was cited in an Aug. 22 op-ed article on the politicizing of science in The Register-Guard (Ore.).
  • The Rutland Herald interviewed Visiting Assistant Professor Michele Martinez Campbell on Aug. 21 about a Vermont Supreme Court ruling against a woman who claimed to be growing marijuana for medical purposes.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor Michele Martinez Campbell spoke to the Times Argus on Aug. 20 about the case of a Vermont man charged with killing his 12-year-old niece. The story also ran in the Rutland Herald and Vermont Today.
  • The Wall Street Journal on Aug. 20 recommended Professor Michael McCann's SI.com column on the federal indictment of former pitcher Roger Clemens.
  • vermontbiz.com reported Aug. 20 on preLaw magazine's ranking of Vermont Law School as among the nation's top environmental law schools.
  • Peter Van Tuyn '89 discussed oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on FOX News' "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" on Aug. 19
  • Professor Michael McCann wrote about the federal indictment of former pitcher Roger Clemens in his SI.com column on Aug. 19. He also was interviewed by Sports Illustrated/CNN Video, the FAN590 Toronto's Sports Radio and CBS affiliate KIRO Radio in Seattle.
  • Sarah Buxton '10 was among the Vermont House primary candidates interviewed Aug. 19 by the Randolph Herald.
  • preLaw magazine ranked Vermont Law School as among the top environmental law schools in the nation in its "Back to School" 2010 edition released Aug. 17.
  • In his SI.com column Aug. 17, Professor Michael McCann wrote about the potential legal problems of Mets pitcher Francisco Rodriguez. McCann's column was discussed by the Venezuelan newspaper Tal Cual and the Sports Business Daily.
  • Trustee Christopher Dutton was profiled by vermontbiz.com on Aug. 17.
  • The Burlington Free Press spoke to Assistant Professor Alexander Banks on Aug. 17 about Vermont's shortage of judges. The article also ran in The Boston Globe, WCAX and other media.
  • Associate Professor Cappy Nunlist and her husband were profiled in the Valley News on Aug. 17 for their latest mountain-climbing adventures.
  • Maximilian Merrill '12 was profiled in the Valley News on Aug. 16 for his role as the Sharon Academy's girls lacrosse coach.
  • The Wall Street Journal talked to Professor Michael McCann on Aug. 16 about a player's disqualification at the PGA Championship.
  • Tameiko Allen Grant '02 was profiled by the Financial News & Daily Record on Aug. 16.
  • The Valley News reported Aug. 15 and the Burlington Free Press on Aug. 14 about the White River Partnership's landscape auction, which included Vermont Law School and Peg Elmer, associate director of the Land Use Institute.
  • Professor Gus Speth talked to VPR on Aug. 13 about climate change and the views of the Republican candidates in Vermont's U.S. House race.
  • Above the Law reported Aug. 13 on Jack Jacobs '00, founder of of Cleantech Law Partners, which deals with the challenges that face cleantech firms, biofuel startups and electric vehicle makers in today's regulatory and policy environment.
  • Seven Days wrote about Ricky Binet '04, owner of Blackback Pub & Flyshop in Waterbury, on Aug. 11.
  • Professor Michael McCann wrote about possible painkiller abuse in the NFL in his SI.com column on Aug. 11.
  • In an Aug. 8 story picked up by FOX Sports, Professor Michael McCann talked to the Mississippi Business Journal about the impact of sports agents on college football.
  • Professor Michael McCann talked to The News & Observer (N.C.) on Aug. 6 about North Carolina State's new athletic director's warning to sports agents to follow the law.
  • Assistant Professor Don Kreis wrote an op-ed article in vtdigger.org on Aug 5 about Vermont's renewable energy program, SPEED.
  • VPR and the AP talked to Assistant Professor Don Kreis on Aug. 2 and Aug. 3, respectively, about FairPoint Communications' bankruptcy case. The AP story was carried by Forbes.com, Yahoo! Finance, Boston Globe, Washington Examiner, CanadianBusiness.com, Bangor Daily News and other media.
  • The Deccan (India) Herald on Aug. 3 carried a New York Times story in which Mark Cooper discussed the costs of nuclear power. Cooper is senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment.
  • Associate Professor Teresa Clemmer talked to Chemical & Engineering News on Aug. 2 about new regulations of greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act.
  • In its August issue, the Advertising Specialty Institute talked to Professor Michael McCann about the impact on the sports apparel industry of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in American Needle v. NFL