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Weeks of Jan. 9-Jan. 16

February 8, 2012

  • Bloomberg News, whose story was picked up by the Financial Post, Yahoo! Finance and other media, spoke with Professor Pat Parenteau on Jan. 20 about Congressional Republicans' effort to take control over approval of the Keystone XL pipeline proposal.
  • The New York Times, NPR, Associated Press (whose story was picked up by The Washington Post, ABC News and other media around the world), Vermont Public Radio (here and here), WCAX, FOX44, Platts and other media spoke with professors Pat Parenteau and Cheryl Hanna on Jan. 19-20 about a federal judge's decision that allows the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to stay open.
  • Vermont Public Radio aired a commentary about "corporate personhood" by Assistant Professor Don Kreis on Jan. 20.
  • Vermont Public Radio talked to Professor Oliver Goodenough on Jan. 19 about the U.S. government's effort to crack down on Internet piracy and counterfeit goods.
  • Seven Days spoke with James Maroney '12 on Jan. 19 about the "Working Lands Enterprise Investment Bill" under review by the Vermont Legislature.
  • The National Law Journal and Associated Press, whose story was carried by WCAX, Vermont Public Radio, Burlington Free Press and other media, reported Jan. 19-20 on VLS's new Center for Agriculture and Food Systems receiving a $1.25 million grant.
  • The Huffington Post carried a commentary by Professor Oliver Goodenough on Jan. 18 titled "Teaching Real Law for the 99 Percent."
  • Vermont Public Radio talked to Adjunct Professor Peter Bradford on Jan. 18 about AARP-Vermont's launching of a media campaign that demands a refund for ratepayers if the state's largest utility is sold.
  • Vermont Public Radio talked to Kevin Jones, smart grid project leader, on Jan. 16 about the Shumlin administration's and legislative leaders' proposal for a major overhaul in how Vermont encourages renewable energy.
  • WCAX spoke with Professor Cheryl Hanna on Jan. 11 about the two-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Citizens United case, when the court struck down a federal law banning political campaign contributions by corporations and labor unions.
  • Reuters, whose story was picked by CNN, the China Post, Huffington Post, Yahoo! News and other media around the world, talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on Jan. 12 about Congressional Republicans' efforts to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.
  • The Burlington Free Press spoke with Associate Professor Michele Martinez Campbell on Jan. 9 about the line between self-defense and reasonable force in connection with a fatal convenience store robbery.
  • Marketplace talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on Jan. 9 about a U.S. Supreme Court case in which an Idaho couple challenged the EPA's regulatory power.
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