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Russia Investigation and Charges Against Michael Flynn: AU Experts Available to Comment

– American University

Dreamers Communities Stand to Lose in DACA Bargain

– Cornell University

Salisbury University Expert Available to Discuss Trump Tax Plan

– Salisbury University

Broader Gun Restrictions Lead to Fewer Intimate Partner Homicides

State laws that restrict gun ownership among domestic abusers and others with violent histories appear to significantly reduce intimate partner homicides, indicates a groundbreaking national study led by a Michigan State University researcher.

– Michigan State University

American Journal of Epidemiology, Nov. 29, 2017

Law School Podcast: Trump and the Presidency

In the 16th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, host Dean Daniel Rodriguez talks to former White House Counsel Neil Eggleston JD ’78 and former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Newt Minow JD ’50...

– Northwestern University

Research to Relieve Stress of Police Officers Expands

A new study could bring a better scientific understanding of the unique stressors facing police officers. Expanding on a pilot study, the new project delves deeper into the effectiveness of an eight-week mindfulness-based program on police well-being...

– University of Wisconsin-Madison


The Often Ignored Downside of Net Neutrality

– Virginia Tech

Research: Proposed GOP Tax Plan Could Cost California Taxpayers $38B

A third of Californians would face a substantial tax hike under the proposed GOP tax plan, which would also hurt the housing market, according to an analysis by Ken Rosen, chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics.

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

ACR Submits Comments to CMS Regarding 2019 Benefit and Payment Parameters Proposed Rule

In its response yesterday to the 2019 Benefit and Payment Parameters proposed rule, which governs the state and federal health exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) urged the Centers for Medicare and...

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Five Steps to Protect Your Privacy Ahead of Supreme Court Cell Phone Tracking Case

– Cornell University

White Male Gun Owners Who Have Felt Economic Stress Are More Likely to Feel Morally and Emotionally Attached to Guns

White male gun owners who have lost, or fear losing, their economic footing tend to feel morally and emotionally attached to their guns, according to a Baylor University study. This segment of the population also is most likely to say that violence a...

– Baylor University

Social Problems

Academic Freedom and Hungary’s Central European University—Nov. 30 Panel at NYU’s Remarque Institute

New York University’s Remarque Institute will host “More than a University is at Stake: The Battle to Keep CEU Alive in the Age of Political Populism,” on Thurs., Nov. 30.

– New York University

Statement from Stony Brook University President on Congressional Tax Reform

In response to recent Congressional tax reform negotiations, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. said today: "As tax reform negotiations continue, I urge leaders in Congress to consider the adverse impacts of proposed provisions...

– Stony Brook University

#umich Experts Available to Discuss Net Neutrality

– University of Michigan

Missouri Litigation Clears the Way for Hepatitis C Cure for Medicaid Recipients

Lawsuit brought by three public interest law offices leads to availability of drug developed by SLU medical professors.

– Saint Louis University School of Law

Proposed New York Climate Change Mitigation Bill Doesn’t Hit the Mark, Says Cornell Expert

– Cornell University

American University Expert Available to Comment on FCC Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules

– American University

FCC’s Net Neutrality Proposal Amounts to ‘Forced Consumption’ for Consumers

– Cornell University

SJU Expert, Former IRS Agent Available to Comment on Tax Reform Legislation

– Saint Joseph's University

California will suffer when Administration rolls back environmental regulations

– University of Redlands

5 Tips for Navigating Political Discussions At The Holiday Table

UNLV Couple and Family Therapy program director offers strategies for when requests to pass the gravy escalate into debates on passing tax and immigration reform.

Expert Available

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Parkinson's Expert: Dr. Benjamin Walter at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Available for Comment

– University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Keystone XL Spill: Defining 'Public Interest' as Nebraska decision looms

– Northwestern University

Guantanamo Was a Huge Mistake, Says ASU Law Professor and Former Homeland Security Counsel

– Arizona State University (ASU)





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