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Syracuse University College of Law

January 2012

Focus Forward - News for the College of Law Community
In the Media

Faculty in the News

Jeremy Blumenthal

Jeremy Blumenthal, associate professor at the College of Law, is quoted in a Medill news story on churches as polling places potentially influencing voting.

Aviva Abramovsky

A Dolan Media Newswires story details establishment of the new College of Law LL.M. program in American law for students with a foreign law degree. The program is slated to begin this fall. Aviva Abramovsky, director of the new program and associate professor in the College of Law, is quoted.

William Banks

William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, is quoted in New York Times and Guardian (U.K.) articles on who is responsible for the Iran nuclear scientists attacks.

David M. Crane

The Boston Globe quotes David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, in an article on Charles Taylor's ties to a U.S. spy agency. Crane was also a guest on Wednesday morning's Takeaway, discussing the former Liberian president. An audio link is available here. He also spoke with Radio France International and is quoted in Public Radio International News about the Boston Globe investigation that found ties between the CIA, Pentagon and accused war criminal Charles Taylor.

David Cay Johnston

David Cay Johnston spoke with CBC Radio about Greek debt and private hedge funds. And he spoke with WXXI and WHEC-10 in Rochester about Kodak’s bankruptcy. In a Reuters video, Johnston explains austerity budgets during a global downturn, and in a MSNBC segment, he discusses on "Up with Chris Hayes" the regressive tax rates on wealthy Americans, and interest in Mitt Romney's federal tax returns.

LaVonda Reed-Huff

LaVonda Reed-Huff, associate professor in the College of Law, is quoted in a Post-Standard article on continuing contract negotiations between Newport Television, owner of 9WSYR, and Verizon, which resulted in a blackout of Channel 9 reception for area FiOS customers.

Menachem Z. Rosensaft

Menachem Z. Rosensaft, distinguished visiting lecturer at SU College of Law, authored a Huffington Post op-ed on misuses of Holocaust imagery. and a Huffington Post commentary on frayed relations within religious sectors of the Jewish community.

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