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Article ID: 700783

Issues Over Ideology: FSU Researcher Finds Polarized Candidates Can Still Represent Constituents Best

Florida State University

America’s seemingly polarized elected officials might be the best representation of their constituents, according to a new study out of Florida State University.

Released:
19-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700778

Washington University partners in five-year $11.6 million NIH grant to study retail tobacco policies across U.S.

Washington University in St. Louis

Tobacco use causes nearly a half a million premature deaths each year from cancer, cardiovascular disease and pulmonary illnesses. Most tobacco is purchased from brick-and-mortar retailers, where the tobacco industry spends $1 million every hour on advertising and marketing.The 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act gave states and localities more authority to regulate the sales and distribution of tobacco products in their communities.

Released:
19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 700767

Iowa State Panel Will Center on Recent Supreme Court Rulings, Kavanaugh Nomination

Iowa State University

Iowa State University and Drake University Law School faculty are coming together to discuss recent issues surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court.

Released:
19-Sep-2018 9:30 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 700732

Ivory Innovations Announces $200,000 Prize Seeking to Improve Housing Affordability

Sorenson Impact Center, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

Ivory Innovations has announced the new $200,000 Ivory Prize in Housing Affordability, an award that will honor innovations in design, financing and policy that seek to increase access in housing affordability.

Released:
18-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 700691

Baldwin Wallace Poll Shows Voter Enthusiasm Gap in Advance of Ohio Midterm Election

Baldwin Wallace University

A Baldwin Wallace University survey reveals that a strong majority of likely Ohio voters have magnified the significance of the 2018 midterm elections, with nearly 58% saying that voting this November is more important than in previous midterms.

Released:
18-Sep-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 700625

New credit legislation to improve consumer financial protection, Virginia Tech expert says

Virginia Tech

New legislation which takes effect September 21, 2018 will allow consumers to freeze their credit at no cost. From a financial perspective, there’s no reason not to do this, according to Virginia Tech's Travis Mountain.

Released:
17-Sep-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 700605

Age, Race and Gender Split in Political Parties Could Lead to Voter Discrimination

Vanderbilt University

A vastly expanding gap in age, gender and diversity is creating an even deeper divide between the Republican and Democratic parties. And a Vanderbilt University law expert on the 26th Amendment says this chasm between the nation’s largest generation—millennials— and baby boomers is exacerbating voter discrimination.

Released:
14-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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    13-Sep-2018 7:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700463

Researchers find that Brexit will threaten the peace process and weaken human rights and equality protections in Northern Ireland

Queen's University Belfast

A major new research study launched today (Friday 14 September) at Queen’s University Belfast by researchers from BrexitLawNI has found that Brexit will have detrimental consequences for the peace process in Northern Ireland and will weaken human rights and equality protections.

Released:
13-Sep-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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