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February 8, 2011

  • The Burlington Free Press on Feb. 5 reported on a court hearing involving a student's lawsuit against VLS.
  • In his latest VPR commentary on Feb. 4, Associate Professor Brian Porto remembered the late basketball legend "Pistol" Pete Maravich.
  • Assistant Professor Don Kreis talked to the Federal Way Mirror (Wash.) on Feb. 4 about a system of management called Policy Governance.
  • Vermont Business magazine reported Feb. 4 on Susan Donegan's '86 joining the Vermont Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration as deputy commissioner of insurance.
  • Erica Gies, a VLS summer media fellow, reported Feb. 3 in the Seattle Post Globe on the impact of shark finning, which is decimating shark populations.
  • Professor Michael McCann was interviewed Feb. 3 on Sirius XM MLB Network Radio about how the Bernie Madoff-related lawsuits may affect the Mets and how divorce proceedings between Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and his wife Jamie may impact the Dodgers.
  • The Craig Daily Press (Colo.) spoke with Matthew Tjosvold '09 on Feb. 2 about his new post as a deputy district attorney.
  • Dow Jones Newswires reported Feb. 1 on Adjunct Professor Peter Bradford's appointment by Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission. The story was carried by FOX Business, NASDAQ, ADVFN India, Morningstar and others. vtdigger.org, the Bennington Banner, Vermont Today and other media also reported the story.
  • The National Law Journal cited VLS in a Feb. 1 story about the growing number of U.S. law schools establishing ties with law schools in China.
  • Professor Michael McCann talked to Inside Counsel on Feb. 1 about a federal court ruling against former NFL players in a major fraud case.
  • In his latest SI.com columns Feb. 1 and Feb. 4, Professor Michael McCann wrote about the complaint filed by victims of Bernie Madoff against New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon and what it means for the future of the Mets. The Atlantic Wire cited McCann's columns.
  • Professor Mark Latham and Associate Professor Martha Judy discussed the challenges in cleaning up legacy chemical sites with Chemical & Engineering News on Jan. 31.
  • WCAX spoke with Professor Cheryl Hanna on Jan. 31, Feb. 1 and Feb. 2 about a sex slave court case in Vermont.
  • Assistant Professor Don Kreis wrote an op-ed Jan. 28 for vtdigger.org on paleontology and excellence in Vermont architecture.
  • The New York Times, in a Jan. 27 story on President Obama's State of the Union address, discussed VLS's status as one of only two law schools in the nation to bar military recruiters from campus because of the "don't ask, don't tell" law. The story also ran in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  • Africa News carried an op-ed Jan. 27 by Joseph Kaifala '13 about climate change in Africa.
  • The Associated Press reported Jan. 27 on the Vermont Legislature's confirmation of Sarah Buxton's '10 victory in a state House race. The story ran in VPR, Bennington Banner, Brattleboro Reformer and other media. The Valley News, Randolph Herald and other media also reported the decision.
  • The Burlington Free Press reported Jan. 26 on David Mears, Vermont's new commissioner of environmental conservation, taking steps to resolve potential conflicts of interest stemming from his time as a VLS environmental professor. The Free Press also ran an editorial Jan. 28
  • Seven Days reviewed a short-story collection Jan. 26 by Vincent Panella, a former VLS legal writing instructor.
  • Marketplace talked to Adjunct Professor Peter Bradford on Jan. 25 about roadblocks for new nuclear plant proposals.
  • Professor Cheryl Hanna discussed Vermont's vanity license plate law and other legal issues on WCAX's new "Above the Law" show on Jan. 24.
  • An Associated Press story Jan. 24 about Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman being selected as VLS's 2011 commencement speaker was carried by WPTZ, WCAX, ABC40, FOX6, North Country Public Radio (N.Y.) and other media.
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