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Month of June

July 5, 2012

  • Vermont Public Radio, WCAX , Burlington Free Press, Valley News, WPTZ, FOX44/ABC22 and other media spoke with Professor Cheryl Hanna on June 29 about the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on President Obama's health care overhaul law.
  • Greenwire talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on June 27 about a federal appeals court ruling that unanimously upheld the U.S. EPA's landmark greenhouse gas regulations.
  • Seven Days on June 27 profiled Peggy Larson '88, a veterinarian and lawyer, and her fight against animal cruelty. 
  • CNN spoke with Alex Manning '06 on June 26 about the federal government's use of polygraph tests in an effort to stop information leaks.
  • NPR talked to Professor Cheryl Hanna on June 26 about privacy concerns over license plate readers used by police.
  • Vermont Public Radio talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on June 26 about the legal fight over the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
  • CNN spoke with Alex Manning '06 on June 22 about justifiable homicide and a case where a Texas man beat to death a man who was molesting his young daughter.
  • The Burlington Free Press spoke with Professor Cheryl Hanna on June 22 about the death of a man hit by a stun gun fired by a Vermont State trooper.
  • The Huffington Post carried a commentary by Professor Jackie Gardina on June 21 about marriage equality.
  • The New York Times spoke with Professor Michael McCann on June 20 about safety risks in football and potential rule changes at all levels of the game.
  • Vermont Public Radio aired a commentary by Associate Professor Brian Porto on June 18 about the intersection of sports and politics.
  • WCAX talked to Professor Cheryl Hanna on June 15 about the attorney general's race in Vermont.
  • The Hindu (India) had a June 15 op-ed about the costs of nuclear power that included Adjunct Professor Peter Bradford.
  • CNN , CNN International, Fox News,  Agence France-Presse and Al Jazeera spoke with Professor Michael McCann June 13-15 about doping allegations against cyclist Lance Armstrong.
  • E&E Daily talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on June 13 about Republican efforts to use the Farm bill to dismantle EPA regulations.
  • Sports Illustrated included Professor Michael McCann in a June 13 story about the NBA lottery. 
  • In his June 12 and June 18 columns in Sports Illustrated and NPR/WBUR's "Only A Game", Newsday, Yahoo! Sports Radio, NESN, WEEI Sports Radio, Texas Monthly and other media, Professor Michael McCann discussed the criminal perjury case and defamation suit against former baseball pitcher Roger Clemens.
  • Vermont Public Radio aired a commentary by Professor Cheryl Hanna on June 12 about balancing work and family.
  • FOX44/ABC22 talked to Associate Professor Michele Martinez Campbell on June 11 about allegations that "sugar daddy" dating services are prostitution.
  • NPR/WBUR's "Only A Game",The Washington Post and MSNBC spoke with Professor Michael McCann June 6-9 about a consolidated lawsuit by retired NFL players who claim the league withheld information related to head trauma suffered while playing the game. 
  • The New Haven Register (Conn.) talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on June 8 about a federal court ruling on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's rules on spent nuclear fuel storage.
  • Inside Climate News spoke with Professor Pat Parenteau on June 8 about a lawsuit to force New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to rejoin RGGI.
  • FOX44/ABC22 and WPTZ talked with Professor Cheryl Hanna on June 5 about justifiable homicide and whether a Vermont homeowner involved in a deadly home invasion would be charged.
  • FOX44/ABC22 spoke with Associate Professor Michele Martinez Campbell on June 5 about medical marijuana dispensaries in Vermont.
  • In his June 4, June 20 and June 22 columns in Sports Illustrated (which were cited in The New York Times), a June 9 story in Bloomberg NewsJune 7 and June 8 interviews on MSNBC, ESPN Radio, CBS Radio in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, WEEI Sports Radio and other media, Professor Michael McCann discussed the child sex abuse case against former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky.
  • The National Law Journal included VLS in a June 4 story about experiential legal education and curricula reform.
  • The Kiplinger Letter spoke with smart grid project leader Kevin Jones on June 4 about the economics of solar and wind power.
  • The Burlington Free Press talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on  June 4 about the legal dispute over the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
  • The Concord Monitor on June 3 spoke with John Cramer, director of media relations, about a New Hampshire House member who resigned after admitting he fabricated an internship while attending the University of New Hampshire Law School.
  • CNN spoke with Alex Manning '06 on June 2 and June 8 about the "bath salts" street drug, which combines chemicals from legal drugs.
  • The June issue of Business People Vermont profiled President and Dean Jeff Shields, who is retiring.
  • The June issue of the American Bar Association's Energy Commitees Newsletter had an article by Adjunct Professor Peter Bradford that concludes costs, not safety concerns, have been the primary obstacle to new nuclear plant construction in the United States.
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