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Sports Law Expert John Wolohan Discusses College Athletics "Quasi-Bubbles" in WaPo

Friday 9/11/2020

By keeping athletes on campus during the pandemic, while sending other students home, it is signaling that athletes fall into a separate category. “We’re making them different,” said Wolohan, the sports law professor, adding that he thinks this scenario could be used in an argument against the NCAA when trying to determine whether athletes should be considered employees ...

John Wolohan

Professor David Driesen Discusses Airline Fees & COVID-19 in LA Times

Friday 9/4/2020

“With demand slack because of COVID, they must offer flexibility to get people to fly at all,” observed David Driesen, law professor at Syracuse University. “In other words, these fees are not raising revenue now, they are lowering it” ...

David Driesen

BBI Receives $4.3M to Lead National Center on Employment Policy for Persons with Disabilities

Thursday 9/3/2020

The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University has received $4.3 million from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) to lead a new national Rehabilitation Research Training Center (RRTC) on “Disability Inclusive Employment Policy.”

Burton Blatt Institute

Helping Victims of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault During COVID-19: “Syracuse Law Students Have Saved This Program”

Tuesday 9/1/2020

“These awesome students began taking one, two, or three, 3-hour shifts every week starting in May, and they have made all the difference for us in terms of being able to provide that support to clients.”

Professor Nina Kohn on ABC News: COVID-19 Could "Systematically Disenfranchise" the Elderly

Tuesday 9/1/2020

“I think we should be clear that there is tremendous reason to be concerned that nursing home residents will be… systematically disenfranchised in this election,” said Nina Kohn ...

Nina Kohn

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