Highlights of News and Media Coverage

August 8, 2011


Professor Clement Price appointed vice chairman of President Obama's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Rutgers professor to be appointed vice chairman of Obama's historic preservation advisory council Star-Ledger, July 30

Professor April Benasich's research featured
Early Interventions: Baby Brains May Signal Later Language Scientific American, August 2011

In study co-authored by Professor Simi Kedia, SEC enforcement and class action litigation help deter corporate misconduct
New study: SEC enforcement-and class actions-actually work Thomson Reuters News & Insight, July 27

The uncompromising debate on how to resolve the debt limit issue leaves a cloud of uncertainty according to Professor Farrokh Langdana
Debt limit: Here's a crash course Asbury Park Press, July 26

Dean John Farmer Jr. chosen chair of New Jersey's redistricting panel
Who Will Be Odd Man Out in New Jersey Redraw? Roll Call, July 22
Rutgers law school dean named tiebreaker of commission to redraw congressional districts Star-Ledger, July 16

Vice Dean Ronald Chen comments on teenager's lifelong requirement to register as sex offender after 'horesplay' incident
2 N.J. teens labeled sex offenders for life after 'horseplay' incident Star-Ledger, July 20

According to Professor Wayne Eastman, purchase of FLOORgraphics by News America Marketing shows seriousness of FLOORgraphics' allegations of illegal corporate espionage by News Marketing, a News Corp. subsidiary
Alleged computer hacking of N.J. company by News Corp. subsidiary gets new attention Star-Ledger, July 19

Pro se legal representation in a murder trial is an exercise in poor judgement, states Professor George Thomas
Judge rules Lee Anthony Evans can serve as his own attorney in trial of '78 Newark killings Star-Ledger, July 18

Professor Stuart Green comments on whether alleged bribery by a News Corp. subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
N.J. senators call for investigation of Murdoch-owned companies The Record, July 13

Professor Susan Feinberg on Congressman Paul Ryan's pricey wine selection
Rutgers Prof: Rep. Paul Ryan's wine choice speaks volumes Star-Ledger, July 13

U.S. Supreme Court has struggled with Fourth Amendment safeguards because of changing technology over the last century, according to Professor George Thomas
Police can use cell phone signal to find a suspect, state appeals court rules Star-Ledger, July 12

Associate Dean Frances Bouchoux comments on employment prospects for recent law school graduates
'Not a pretty picture' for law school grads seeking work NJ Biz, July 11 
Schools pursue new avenues to help law students land jobs
NJ Biz, July 11

Many want public school closures for private profit, according to Professor Paul Tractenburg
Braun: Advocates of privatized education want to end public schools Star-Ledger, July 11

Wayne Fisher of the Police Institute opines on the collection of DNA samples upon arrest
Opinion: Fingerprints for the 21 st century The Record, July 10

Professor Paul Tractenburg commends Senate President Stephen Sweeney's refusal to post two of Governor Christie's education proposals
N.J. Senate President Sweeney will not move forward on two of Christie's education proposals Star Ledger, July 9

Professor Paul Boxer urges parents to institute their own ban on violent video games purchases and played by their children
It's up to parents to enforce a ban on violent video games Star-Ledger, July 1

Professor Frank Askin comments on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that Arizona's public financing law violates the free speech provisions of the U.S. Constitution
Speech is free only to those who can afford it Star-Ledger, July 1



President Obama Appoints Professor Clement A. Price to Serve as Vice Chair of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation    Aug. 1

Rutgers University and VICS to Host Logistics Summit September 27-28, 2011 July 28

Dean John Farmer Appointed As Independent Member of State Congressional Redistricting Commission July 26

Rutgers Law Review Article Declares All U.S. Wars Since World War II Unconstitutional July 26

Law School Announces Gift From Goldman Sachs Gives to Provide Scholarships July 14

New Rutgers-Newark Criminal Justice and Law Schools' Evidence-Based Institute Aims for More Effective Justice System July 11

Two Rutgers-Newark Graduate Students Awarded Fulbright Awards For International Study July 8