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December 2009

  • In her VPR commentary on Dec. 31, Professor Cheryl Hanna discussed one family's effort to toughen Vermont's DUI law.
  • In his Dec. 30 column for SI.com and a Dec. 31 interview on Legal Broadcast Network, Professor Michael McCann discussed the legal dispute between Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach and the university's administration.
  • Associate Professor David Mears, director of Vermont Law School's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, spoke with the Rutland Herald on Dec. 23 about the Omya, Inc., tailings plan.
  • Associate Professor David Mears, director of Vermont Law School's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, spoke with the Brattleboro Reformer on Dec. 18 about the Vermont Supreme Court's decision to allow Entergy Vermont Yankee to release thermal discharge water into the Connecticut River.
  • Vermont Law School faculty members Peter Bradford and Mark Cooper offered their perspective on funding for the nuclear power industry in Forbes, The Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Your Industry News, Greentech Media and other news reports in December.
  • Associate Professor Michael McCann spoke to the Associated Press on Dec. 16 about a contract dispute involving a Cuban defector who wants to play major league baseball.
  • A Dec. 13 op-ed piece in the Times Argus and Rutland Herald about Vermont's failure to meet its carbon reduction goals cited Professor Pat Parenteau's keynote talk on climate change at the Community Energy and Climate Action Conference in Fairlee.
  • Professor Michael McCann discussed the legal implications of the Tiger Woods car crash and marital trouble story with Legal Broadcast Network.
  • The Times Argus talked to a Vermont Law School delegation of six students and professors on Dec. 5 before they departed for the U.N. climate change conference in Copenhagen.
  • Professor John Echeverria spoke to The New York Times on Dec. 2 about a U.S. Supreme Court case involving a regulatory takings dispute on Florida's beaches.
  • Professor Pat Parenteau spoke to The New York Times on Dec. 1 about the challenges that law schools face in educating students in the burgeoning specialty of climate change law and policy.