2016 2016: UMass Law News Roundup

2016 2016: UMass Law News Roundup
UMass Law News Roundup

Keep up with UMass Law in the news.

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Keep up with UMass Law in the news:

UMass Law Clinic Students Succeed

Read up on the accomplishments of Community Development student Seneca Boyer and Field Placement student Bethany Berube.

Ralph Clifford Weighs in on PETA Lawsuit

UMass Law professor Ralph D. Clifford speaks to the Boston Globe about a recent PETA lawsuit seeking copyright protection for a selfie-taking monkey. 


UMass Law Students Attend Special State Supreme Judicial Court Session

UMass Law professor Kevin Connelly and students attended a special Massachusetts State Supreme Judicial Court sitting in New Bedford's historic New Bedford Superior Court. Hear thoughts on the sitting from one of Professor Connelly's students in Southcoast Today.


Jeremiah Ho Talks Same Sex Marriage on Constitution Day

The Herald news on UMass Law Professor Jeremiah Ho's contritubtions to last Thursday's Constitution Day commemoration.


Dwight Duncan on WRKO

UMass Law Professor Dwight Duncan was featured on WRKO's Boston.com Morning Show. Listen as he discusses a recent ruling involving Rowan, Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis.


Providence Business Journal Profiles UMass Law

The Providence Business Journal profiles UMass Law, its faculty, and students, emphasizing our commitment to experiential learning and civic engagement. Get thoughts from UMass Law student Christine Letsche, UMass Trustee Mardee Xifaras, and Dean Bilek on the current state and future of UMass Law.


Professors Drew & Potter receive President's Grant

Margaret Drew and Jason Potter Burda of UMass Law, along with Caitlin Stover, College of Nursing, will receive a $32,000 grant from UMass President Robert Caret to continue research on building community capacity for HIV-positive individuals in the Southcoast.


Umass Law Alum to Oversee Veterans Treatment Court Program

UMass Law Alum Edward Callahan '13 will oversee the Veterans Treatment Court Program in Wilmington, MA. The Veterans Treatment Court Program offers alternative treatment for veterans with disorders related to their military service. As leader of the program, Edward, who served with the U.S. Army in Iraq and currently serves as first lieutenant in the Massachusetts Army National Guard, will help veterans who are in trouble with the law find the appropriate treatment and services.


Professor Farber on Drone Regulations

The FAA has proposed new regulations for the use of drones by private citizens and companies like Amazon, and the ABA held a panel discussion at their Annual Meeting to discuss the new regulations. UMass Law professor Hillary Farber was invited to comment.

Read a run-down of the panel discussion, including Professor Farber's comments in the final paragraph.

Dean Bilek on Executive Suite

UMass Law Dean Mary Lu Bilek appeared on WPRI.com's Executive Suite with Ted Nesi. The two discussed UMass Law's history, current accreditation status, and other issues related to running the state's only public law school.


Professor Farber Featured on Fox 25 News

Watch Professor Farber's recent appearances on Fox 25 Boston: Clip 1 | Clip 2