News & Events

Impact of Felon Disenfranchisement, Voter ID Laws Subject of Presentation by Prof. Mitchell

March 3rd, 2014

Prof. David Mitchell was invited to deliver a public lecture, “Suppressing Citizen Voices?: The Impact of Felon Disenfranchisement and Voter ID Laws,” at Lafayette College on felon disenfranchisement and voter identification laws. The topic of the talk

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Prof. Mitchell Interviewed about the Rights of Felons

February 25th, 2014

Prof. David Mitchell was recently interviewed by KJEL 103.7 (Lebanon, Mo.). He discussed ex-felons and their right to vote following remarks made recently by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in a New York Times article, “Holder Urges

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Prof. Bowman Comments on Mandatory Minimum Sentence for Convicted Heroin Dealer

February 24th, 2014

The Belleville News-Democrat recently interviewed Prof. Frank Bowman regarding the federal prison sentence for Sean D. McGilvery, the man accused of being former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook’s heroin dealer. McGilvery was sentenced to 10

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The Nation Highlights Prof. Cherry’s Research

February 20th, 2014

Prof. Miriam Cherry was recently quoted and cited in an article by Moshe Z. Marvit of The Nation. Prof. Cherry’s current legal research focuses on employment and labor law in the virtual world. The article focused on

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ESPN Article Quotes Prof. Abrams on Football Concussions Act

February 14th, 2014

A new ESPN “Outside the Lines” article reports on the merits of the Youth Football Safety Act, which a member of the New York City Council will soon introduce. The act would require that a physician be

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