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Professor Geier Discusses Tax Implications of Covid-19

On Aprill 29, Professor Deborah A. Geier appeared as a guest on the local NPR affiliate (WCPN) “Sound of Ideas” program to discuss certain tax implications of the pandemic at the Federal, state, and local levels. You can click on … Continue reading

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Professor Ray Co-Authors Commentary on Personal Data Transfer

Professor Brian Ray co-authored with a group of international experts The Sedona Conference Commentary and Principles on Jurisdictional Conflicts over Transfers of Personal Data Across Borders (“Commentary”). The Commentary: (1) provides a practical guide to corporations and others who must make day-to-day … Continue reading

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Federal Court Issues Covid-19 Injunction

Today, a federal court ordered the Bureau of Prisons to remove people incarcerated at the Elkton federal prison due to the high risk of COVID19 infection. The opinion and order grants relief requested by a class action habeas petition filed … Continue reading

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Professor Robertson Advocates Alternatives to the July 2020 Bar Exam

Cleveland.com has published a letter to the editor from Professor Heidi Gorovitz Robertson advocating for alternatives to the July 2020 Bar Exam.  She argues that temporary licensing of graduates is a nonstarter. Law graduates cannot take on demanding jobs, then abandon … Continue reading

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Professor Robertson Participates in Programs at January 2020 AALS Program

Professor Heidi Gorovitz Robertson attended the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. in January 2020. At this meeting Robertson completed her term as Chair of the AALS Section on Natural Resources and Energy Law.  As Chair, … Continue reading

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Professor Mead Assists in Habeas Petition for Prisoners at Risk from COVID-19

Professor Joseph Mead, in his capacity as Cooperating Attorney with the ACLU of Ohio, is assisting in a federal class action petition for a writ of habeas corpus challenging the continued detention of people in the Elkton federal prison in … Continue reading

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Israeli Newspaper Publishes Letter to the Editor by Professor Kalir

On April 9, 2020, the Israeli paper Ha’Aretz (“Israel’s NYT”), published a Letter to the Editor penned by Clinical Professor of Law Doron Kalir. The letter tried to explain the reason behind the recent move by Benny Gantz – until … Continue reading

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Sagers Speaks at Cornell, U. Penn., and Cincinnati

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, gave several presentations at eminent academic institutions this spring. In March, he presented his book, United States v. Apple: Competition in America, to the Cornell Digital Life Initiative at Cornell Tech, a program … Continue reading

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Sagers Quoted in NY Times on Trump Oil Diplomacy

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, was quoted by Reuters in a story carried in the New York Times, commenting on recent moves by the Trump administration and by some state regulators to shore up U.S. domestic oil … Continue reading

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Professor Robertson Presents at WVU on Home Rule and the Environment

On February 27, 2020, Professor Heidi Gorovitz Robertson participated on a panel at West Virginia University School of Law.  The symposium, Home Rule, a State and Local Law Symposium was hosted and organized by the West Virgina Law Review.  Robertson’s … Continue reading

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