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Week of March 12

March 19, 2012

  • The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on March 17 about the clean up of toxic chemicals in the Fox River in Wisconsin.
  • NPR and Reuters spoke with Professor Michael McCann on March 16 about the upcoming trial of the owners of the New York Mets who are accused of ignoring warnings that Bernard Madoff was running a fraud.
  • PolicyMic had a commentary March 16 byJoseph Kaifala '13 about International Criminal Court conviction of the Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga on charges of enlisting children in the civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • WCAX talked to Associate Professor Jennifer Taub on March 15 about the legal battle between the city of Burlington and Citibank over Burlington Telecom.
  • Vermont Public Radio spoke with Associate Professor Brian Porto on March 15 about his new book "The Supreme Court and the NCAA: The Case for Less Commercialism and More Due Process in College Sports."
  • The New York Times mentioned Professor Gus Speth in a March 14 story about the new head of the World Resources Institute, which Speth founded.
  • The Florida Current talked to Professor John Echeverria on March 14 about sea-level rise prompting legal disputes about property rights and land-use regulations along the coast.
  • Politico spoke with Professor Janet Milne on March 14 about oil industry subsidies or incentives that are in the limelight as gasoline prices rise.
  • WCAX talked to Professor Cheryl Hanna on March 13 about a new federal law that allows the Secret Service to decide whether people can protest near federal government events.
  • WCAX and other media reported March 13 on VLS being named the top environmental law school in the nation for the fourth consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report.
  • The National Law Journal, E&ENews, Associated Press, Burlington Free Press, Valley News and other media reported March 12-13 on the appointment of Professor Marc Mihaly as the new president and dean of VLS.
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