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September 2010

  • Yahoo! Canada News, the Boston Globe and WCAX were among more than 20 news outlets that ran an AP article Oct. 3 about a Russian delegation's upcoming visit to VLS to learn about decommissioning U.S. nuclear power plants.
  • ESPN reported Oct. 3 on the new Meathead Films ski movie "Work it Out," which features Ben Leoni '11.
  • WCAX advanced its upcoming talks with Professor Cheryl Hanna on U.S. Supreme Court cases that will impact Vermont and Visiting Assistant Professor Michele Martinez Campbell on using PTSD as a defense in criminal proceedings.
  • Professor Pat Parenteau talked with ClimateWire on Sept. 30 about industry groups' involvement in a lawsuit challenging the Pentagon's use of Canadian crude extracted from oil sands.
  • The Randolph Herald on Sept. 30 profiled Sarah Buxton '10, who is seeking a Vermont House seat.
  • Assistant Professor Art Edersheim talked to WCAX on Sept. 28 about human trafficking in Vermont.
  • Jessica Wilkerson's '12 post about antagonism between midwives and ob-gyns on Law Students for Reproductive Justice "RepoRepro" blog was cited Sept. 27 by Medical News Today.
  • Tudou, China's most popular video-sharing website, has a story about VLS that was produced by Xinhua News Agency reporter Miao Xiaojua, who was a VLS summer media fellow in 2010.
  • Jeanne Eicks, director of information technology, talked to vtdigger.org, WCAX, the Valley News, Times Argus and Randolph Herald on Sept. 26 about VTel's efforts to improve broadband Internet access in Vermont.
  • Professor Michael McCann spoke with the Indianapolis Star on Sept. 25 about a legal settlement between a university and its former women's basketball coach.
  • Assistant Professor Don Kreis wrote about his distaste for the Tunbridge World's Fair in a Sept. 24 column in vtdigger.org.
  • VLS was mentioned Sept. 24 in Rutland Herald and 92.1 WVTK stories about Zipcars.
  • The Hill ran a blog post Sept. 23 by Mark Cooper about the costs and risks of new nuclear plant construction and the failure of the French "nuclear miracle." Cooper is is senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment.
  • Professor Michael McCann talked to the ABA Journal on Sept. 22 about coaches increasingly taking legal action against the colleges that fire them.
  • The Rutland Herald, Times Argus and Vermont Today talked to Professor Cheryl Hanna on Sept. 21 about an inquest in a child pornography case.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education included VLS in a Sept. 21 article on the U.S. Senate's vote against taking up a military bill that would allow the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" law.
  • Andrew Weber '07, general manager of the Connecticut Tigers minor league baseball team, was profiled in the Norwich Bulletin (Conn.) on Sept. 20.
  • vtdigger.org reported Sept. 20 on the Institute for Energy and the Environment's smart grid research.
  • CNBC, The Japan Times, the Toronto Globe and Mail and FOX News were among more than 110 news outlets that carried an AP article Sept. 19-Sept. 21 quoting Professor Michael McCann on federal lawsuits seeking to force the NCAA to share its annual revenues with student-athletes.
  • Kevin Jones, smart grid project leader for the Institute for Energy and the Environment, spoke with VPR on Sept. 17 about the Institute's efforts to update the country's power grid.
  • Professor Michael McCann wrote about boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s legal problems in his Sports Illustrated column Sept. 16.
  • The Christian Science Monitor, Fast Company and GreenTechMedia included Mark Cooper in Sept. 16-17 articles about an MIT study on nuclear power. Cooper, who is senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, discussed the MIT study in a commentary in Grist.org.
  • Erika Smart '06 discussed rapid arraignment, drug treatment and the courts Sept. 16 on the Center for Media & Democracy's Channel 17/Town Meeting CCTV.
  • Assistant Professor Don Kreis discussed credit cards and food co-ops in the September-October issue of Cooperative Grocer.
  • The Vermont Standard reported Sept. 16 on preLaw magazine's ranking of VLS as being among the nation's "greenest law schools.
  • Professor Pat Parenteau talked to the Working Waterfront on Sept. 15 about tribal fishing claims in federal waters.
  • Noows.de, a German news website, ran a story Sept. 14 about VLS's top ranking in environmental law.
  • Mark Cooper's study on the costs and risks of new nuclear plant construction, which was released Sept. 9, was covered by Reuters, SolveClimate, Solar Server magazine (Germany), ZeroEmission news (Italy), TruthOut, NewEnergyNews, Energy Weekly News and other news outlets and blogs.
  • American Lawyer included Heather McArn '92 and Patrick Trostle '92 in an article in its September issue about the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
  • The Rutland Herald reported Sept. 12 that Vincent Panella, a former VLS legal writing instructor, has a new short story collection coming out.
  • Forbes.com, E&E's ClimateWire, Electric Utility Week, Vermont Business Magazine and other media reported Sept. 9 on a new study by Mark Cooper on the high costs and risks of new nuclear plant construction. Cooper is senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment.
  • Mark Cooper talked to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sept. 9 about Georgia Power's Vogtle nuclear construction project.
  • Thomas Emero '90, managing director of development and operations for Beaver Wood Energy, LLC, talked to the Bennington Banner on Sept. 9 about a a proposed biomass facility in Pownal.
  • ESPN cited Professor Michael McCann's Sports Law Blog posts on Sept. 7 about a spectator brawl at the U.S. Open and on Sept. 8 about an NBA player's weight clause, which also was cited by the Los Angeles Times.
  • Kevin Jones, smart-grid project chief for the Institute for Energy and the Environment, talked to the National Law Journal on Sept. 7 about the Institute's efforts to help modernize and improve the efficiency of the nation's energy system.
  • Professor Mark Latham talked to the Enterprise Cape News on Sept. 7 about lawsuits dealing with nitrogen pollution on Cape Cod.
  • Vermont Law School was included in a Valley News article Sept. 5 about the last bluegrass jam at the Freight House in South Royalton.
  • The Hartford Courant reported Sept. 3 that Bryn Oakleaf '10 received an academic excellence award.
  • Robert Sand '87 talked to the Valley News on Sept. 2 about his re-election campaign for Windsor County State's Attorney and his support for marijuana decriminalization.
  • Professor Oliver Goodenough spoke with Seven Days on Sept. 1 about plagiarism among digital-generation students.
  • The ABA Journal talked to Professor Michael McCann on Sept. 1 about morals clauses in the contracts of professional athletes.
  • Seven Days spoke to Professor Stephen Dycus on Sept. 1 about Washington Post reporter William Arkin, who lives in South Pomfret, and his recent series "Top Secret America."
  • Professor Pat Parenteau spoke with the Cape Cod Times about a dispute over tribal fishing claims in federal waters on Sept. 1.