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SU College of Law News and Events Coverage

Sunday, September 25, 2011

David Cay Johnston, Distinguished Visiting Lecturer in the College of Law, was a guest recently on MSNBC's "Ed Show," discussing right-wing talk show hosts and taxes. Johnston's work is also referenced in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial column on the proposed millionaire's tax.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Meachem Z. Rosensaft, Distinguished Visiting Lecturer at Syracuse University College of law, authored a column for the Jerusalem Post on the need for the international community to monitor Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in light of genocide remarks.

He also authored a column for the Washington Post online on seeing Jerusalem anew.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Kevin Noble Maillard, Associate Professor in the College of Law, participated in the New York Times "Room for Debate" feature, "Tribal Rights vs. Racial Justice."

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Aviva Abramovsky, Associate Dean for Special Projects and Associate Professor of Law in the College of Law, is quoted in a Newsday story on New York State assisting with the filing of Hurricane Irene insurance claims, and in Reuters on claim denials.

Monday, September 5, 2011

A letter on the debate over jobs creation versus costs of environmental regulations by David Driesen, University Professor in the College of Law, was published in the New York Times.

September, 2011

College of Law professors Paula Johnson and Janis McDonald, co-directors of the Cold Case Justice Initiative, contributed an article to Nieman Reports, produced by The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. Nieman Reports explores what it means to be a journalist, examines major shifts in the industry, and shares with its worldwide audience articles about the rights and responsibilities of news organizations.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

David M. Crane L'80, Professor of Practice in the College of Law, is quoted in the Jamestown Post-Journal on the conclusion of the fifth annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogues at Chautauqua Institution.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

An essay by Terry Turnipseed, Associate Professor in the College of Law, on the constitutionality of Obama's use of an autopen to sign into law the extension of the Patriot Act in May, was published in Slate.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Jessica Caterina, a third-year Syracuse University College of Law student, was selected to receive the 2011 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing. Her work - "Glorious Bastards: the Legal and Civil Birthright of Adoptees to Access Their Medical Records in Search of Genetic Identity" - was published in Volume 61, Book 1 of the Syracuse Law Review. Read more.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, appeared on a CBS Sunday Morning (view clip) segment on taxes; is cited in the Sunday Washington Post tax commentary by E.J. Dionne Jr.; and appeared Saturday on MSNBC discussing tax myths.

Monday, April 11, 2011

JURIST published an op-ed by Keith Bybee, the Paul E. and the Hon. Joanne F. Alper '72 Judiciary Studies Professor at the College of Law, and director of the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media, on the mix of political preference and impartial principle in the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

SU’s Cold Case Justice Initiative is cited in a Los Angeles Times article on the investigation into the Civil Rights-era death of Ferriday, La. shoe shop owner Frank Morris, pursued by journalist Stanley Nelson and the Concordia Sentinel. The article was also republished in the Huffington Post and appeared on the KSPR (Springfield, Mo.) "On the Media" program.

University Professor Peter Blanck, chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI), is quoted in a Compliance Week article (subscription only) about new regulations approved by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Blanck was noted as an authority in the new rules.

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, was interviewed about taxes for the Sunday KPFK (Los Angeles) broadcast of "Free Forum with Terrence McNally." A podcast is available here. Also, Johnston authored a Tax.com column about Oregon state finances being derived more from lottery revenues than from corporate income taxes. The column was also cited in an AmericaBlog posting.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

An op-ed by third year Syracuse University College of Law student Kristin Sahagian about the dangers of sending sexually explicit text messages appeared in Sunday's Post-Standard. Sahagian is executive editor of the Syracuse Law Review, which is a sponsor of Saturday's "Predators, Porn and the Law" conference.

Monday, February 28, 2011

CBS Evening News (view clip) reported on the work of the SU College of Law Cold Case Justice Initiative (CCJI). Co-director and College of Law Professor Paula Johnson and Shabnam Karimkhani, second-year law student, are quoted.

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, is cited and quoted on Wisconsin’s state pension system in Forbes, New York Times and Salon articles.

David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted on opposition from the international community to indicting Moammar Gadhafi for war crimes in Sierra Leone in a recent London Times article about Britain’s role in the issue.

Arlene Kanter, professor of law in the College of Law, was interviewed for an article in the Fulbright Israel alumni newsletter about working in Israel for inclusive policies for people with disabilities.

Peter Blanck, University Professor and director of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI), is quoted in a Buffalo News article about a man with cerebral palsy who was awarded a show in the finale Friday night of “Your OWN Show,” a reality TV competition on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Concordia Sentinel (Ferriday, La.) reported on the grand jury proceedings concerning the 1964 murder of Ferriday shoe shop owner Frank Morris. SU’s Cold Case Justice Initiative is mentioned.

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, authored a column for the New York Times on the effect of new tax laws enacted in December.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

The New York Times reported on the discovery of new documents by SU’s Cold Case Justice Initiative and the SU Law students, which helped create a new lead for an unsolved, racially motivated murder case of 1964.  Click here to find out more about CCJI and its work.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The Concordia Sentinel (Ferriday, La.) reports on the discovery of new documents by SU’s Cold Case Justice Initiative and the SU Law students that helped create a new lead for an unsolved, racially motivated murder case of 1964. An additional Concordia Sentinel article looks specifically at SU’s role in the process. And CNN International also reported.

Keith Bybee, the Paul E. and the Hon. Joanne F. Alper '72 Judiciary Studies Professor at the College of Law, and director of the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media, authored a Washington Post "Political Bookworm" guest commentary about judges, impartiality and the concept of acceptable hypocrisies.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

WCNY’s Central Issues featured the work of the Cold Case Justice Initiative. Paula Johnson, professor of law in the Syracuse University College of Law and co-director of the Cold Case Justice Initiative, was interviewed.

Menachem Z. Rosensaft, distinguished visiting lecturer at Syracuse University College of Law, authored a Washington Post “On Faith” column about political views on American Jews in public life.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and the Whitman School, authored a Tax.com column about a Wisconsin court case between S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., and Michael DeGuelle, a tax compliance accountant and former employee. The column details issues of corporate tax compliance and whistleblower protections in the case now before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism in the College of Law and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, appeared on a Radio New Zealand program discussing the UK arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. A podcast is available here

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, was interviewed for Tuesday’s Kathleen Dunn Show on Wisconsin Public Radio about the status of Bush-era tax cuts. A podcast of the 9 a.m. segment is available here. Johnston also appeared on a POTUS Politics of the United States segment on Sirius/XM Radio, discussing the Obama-GOP tax cut deal.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

C-SPAN (watch video clip) covered a counterterrorism presentation by William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism in the College of Law and the Maxwell School, at the Standard Club in Chicago about the institute's Mapping Global Insecurity project.

 

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, authored a New York Times article on the effects of the economy and tax uncertainty on charities and the endowments, planned gifts and bequests deferred or affected by changes in tax policy. Johnston also spoke with several radio programs about economic conditions and taxes, including KPFK (Los Angeles), MSNBC's "Radio Free Dylan" and "The Insana Quotient with Ron Insana." Additionally, Johnston is mentioned in an Artvoice (Buffalo, N.Y.) article about the subsidy culture in Buffalo public works projects.

Monday, November 1, 2010

A Bloomberg article about the recent report on gross domestic production in the United States and other tax and economic data cited David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management. Johnston’s Tax.com analysis about the impact of the Bush-era tax cuts on the American economy was commented on by Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.), Los Angeles Times and Daily Finance articles and in Global Research and Huffington Post blog entries. His Tax Notes column was reprinted in Business Ethics Magazine. Broadcast coverage of Johnston on the topic included WXXI public radio in Rochester; KFPA’s "Behind the News with Doug Henwood" show; and GRIT-TV. Additionally, Johnston’s suggestion for journalists dealing with coverage of WikiLeak documents was noted in a Nieman Journalism Lab weekly roundup.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Janis McDonald, professor in the College of Law, was interviewed today for the Dr. Molly Barrow Show on the Progressive Radio Network.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Keith Bybee, the Paul E. and the Hon. Joanne F. Alper '72 Judiciary Studies Professor at the College of Law, and director of the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media, authored an op-ed in Jurist on judicial ethics and judicial legitimacy relative to appearances of impropriety.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Kim Wolf Price, director of professional and career development at the College of Law, is quoted in a Daily Record (Rochester, N.Y.) story about professional attire for attorneys.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Menachem Z. Rosensaft, distinguished visiting lecturer at Syracuse University College of Law, authored an “On Faith” column for the Washington Post on Hasidic master Simhah Bunim Bonhardt.

 

Keith Bybee, the Paul E. and the Hon. Joanne F. Alper '72 Judiciary Studies Professor at the College of Law, and his book, “All Judges Are Political—Except When They Are Not”  were featured on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Paula Johnson, professor of law in the Syracuse University College of Law and co-director of the Cold Case Justice Initiative, published an op-ed in the Post-Standard on the legacy of Thurgood Marshall.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, appeared on MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann (watch clip) to speak about tax benefits for small businesses.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Menachem Z. Rosensaft, distinguished visiting lecturer at Syracuse University College of Law, authored a Washington Post "On Faith" commentary on renowned kabbalist Reb Fiszele.

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, spoke with KCRW’s "Which Way, LA?" program on property taxes as part of California’s revenue.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, appeared on MSNBC’s "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" to discuss extension of middle class tax cuts. A transcript of the program is available here.

Monday, September 13, 2010

A Tax Notes commentary by David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School, discusses answers to a question Johnston posed about where one might invest a billion dollars, testing various hypotheses on moving the U.S. economy out of its current decline. College of Law Professor Robert Ashford is quoted in the piece. Also, the 24/7 Wall St. financial news and opinion blog noted Johnston's tax policy analysis and theory on the topic.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism in the College of Law and the Maxwell School, is quoted in a New York Times article about the legal challenge to the Obama administration mounted by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights regarding the designation of Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki for capture or killing by the CIA.

 

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, authored a Tax.com report on the nanny tax issue. A New York Times article about the economic impacts of informal employment cited this and earlier coverage of Johnston's comments on the issue.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Sunday's Post-Standard opinion page focused on the work of the Syracuse University Cold Case Justice Initiative (CCJI) and its co-directors, law professors Janis McDonald and Paula Johnson. The Sunday "Consider This" section discussed the CCJI's "Never Too Late for Justice" events for surviving family members of the victims of civil rights violence. Johnson and McDonald are quoted.

Friday, August 27, 2010

The Sept. 6 issue of People Magazine highlights the Syracuse University College of Law Cold Case Justice Initiative and several of the families the program is working with. The Article is on pages 86-90 and a sidebar on page 88 features the Cold Case Justice Initiative and Professors McDonald and Johnson.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, appeared on MSNBC’s "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" (watch clip) to discuss Senate leaders considering extension of Bush-era tax cuts scheduled to sunset this year.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Janis McDonald, professor in the College of Law, is quoted in a New York Times article about investigations of racially motivated murder cases from the Civil Rights Era. The article highlights the work of the Cold Case Justice Initiative—headed by College of Law Professors McDonald and Paula Johnson—to uncover new details in unsolved cold cases.

Friday, August 20, 2010

LaVonda Reed-Huff, associate professor in the College of Law, was interviewed on WCNY "Central Issues" about net neutrality.

Monday, August 16, 2010

The role of the SU College of Law Cold Case Justice Initiative (CCJI) and Janis McDonald and Paula Johnson, law professors and CCJI co-directors, with investigating unsolved Civil Rights-era murder cases was highlighted in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution op-ed.

 

David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted in a Canada.com article about the war crimes trial of former Liberian leader Charles Taylor in the Special Court for Sierra Leone and testimony by celebrities Naomi Campbell, Mia Farrow and others.

 

Robert Odawi Porter, professor of law in the College of Law, is quoted in a Post-Standard article on the legal battle over the Oneida Indian land claim.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

A Sunday Washington Post op-ed highlighted the work of the Cold Case Justice Initiative—headed bySyracuse University College of Law Professors Janis McDonald and Paula Johnson—to uncover new details in unsolved Civil Rights-era murder cases.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, was quoted on MSNBC on the Pentagon's trial of child soldier Omar Khadr at Guantanamo Bay. He is also quoted in BBC News Magazine on the war crimes trial of Liberian President Charles Taylor.  

Friday, August 6, 2010

Arlene Kanter, professor of law in the Syracuse University College of Law, is mentioned in the Jerusalem Report for her work in drafting legislation for people with disabilities in Israel.

 

 David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted in the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) and Business Daily in Africa on Liberian President Charles Taylor and his war-crimes trial.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted in BBC News and Voice of America articles about the war crimes trial of former Liberian leader Charles Taylor in the Special Court for Sierra Leone and testimony by British model Naomi Campbell.

 

Menachem Z. Rosensaft, distinguished visiting lecturer at the College of Law, authored a Washington Post "On Faith" column about ghosts of the Holocaust.

 Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Voice of America quoted David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, in a piece on the 50th anniversary of the Ivory Coast’s independence.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Heidi White McCormick, executive director of the College of Law's Family Law & Social Policy Center, commented in the Post-Standard about "no-fault" divorces in New York state.

Monday, July 26, 2010

A survey by Peter Blanck, University Professor and director of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI), was mentioned in a Bloomberg/BusinessWeek article about the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Michael Schwartz, director of the College of Law's Disability Rights Clinic, commented for a WSYR-TV report on the accessibility and the ADA's 20th anniversary.

Carrie Garrow, adjunct professor of indigenous law and executive director of the Center for Indigenous Law, Governance, & Citizenship in the College of Law, commented in a Post-Standard question-and-answer follow-up story about Haudenosaunee passports and the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team missing World Lacrosse Championship games in Britain.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

  The Associated Press and the National Law Journal reported on the $15 million gift from the Dineen family to support the construction of a new College of Law building. Syracuse television stations WTVH and WSTM also reported on the news.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Washington Post published a "Political Bookworm" guest blog by
Keith Bybee, the Paul E. and Hon. Joanne F. Alper L'72 Judiciary Studies
Professor a the College of Law and the director of the Institute for the
Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media, about the U.S. Senate
Judiciary Committee's announcement of a one week delay before its
vote on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.

Carrie Garrow, executive director for the Center for Indigenous Law,
Governance, and Citizenship, was quoted on YNN about the Iroquois
Lacross Team.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is
quoted in a New York Law Journal column on the Same Sky program,
an artisan collective that provides secure income from jewelry-making
jobs for Rwandan rape victims.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted
in Associated Press and Sudan Tribune articles about the International
Criminal Court re-indictment of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with
added counts of genocide in Darfur. Crane also spoke with Voice of America
on enforcement of the Sudan arrest warrants.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, spoke with
Voice of America radio about the level of impunity in the Ivory Coast

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Keith Bybee, the Paul E. and Hon. Joanne F. Alper '72 Judiciary Studies Professor
at the College of Law and director of the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary,
Politics and the Media, authored an op-ed in Jurist on confirmation hearings for
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.