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Article ID: 691808

Clerk for Former Justice John Paul Stevens: Call to Repeal Second Amendment Is Compelling, Hazardous

Washington University in St. Louis

Gregory P. Magarian is a well-known expert in many areas of constitutional law. He was a clerk for former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and practiced law before becoming a professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis. Here, Magarian shares his thoughts on Stevens’ op-ed, published in The New York Times on March 27.

Released:
27-Mar-2018 2:50 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 691794

DHS and EPA Are Prepared to Restore Subways in the Event of a Bioterrorist Attack

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

DHS S&T completed in September 2017, a four-year Underground Transport Restoration project in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that studied and performed exercises to see how disease-causing microbes spread through subway systems; how they can be sampled and cleaned; and how long it takes to be cleaned.

Released:
27-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 691729

Expert Makes Case for “New” Disaster Training

University of Georgia

In the face of more frequent and deadly events, University of Georgia disaster management expert Curt Harris argues that more regular citizens need to be prepared to help others in the event of a disaster.

Released:
26-Mar-2018 2:45 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 691714

University of Utah Researchers Identify Link Between Chicago Homicide Spike and Decline in Stop-and-Frisk Policing

University of Utah

In a research paper to be presented April 4 at the University of Illinois College of Law and posted today on the Social Science Research Network, S.J. Quinney College of Law presidential professor Paul Cassell, and University of Utah economics professor Richard Fowles, used an econometric analysis to conclude that the 2016 spike in homicides in Chicago was caused by a reduction in the practice of stop-and-frisks by law enforcement in the wake of a settlement agreement obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) designed to limit stop-and-frisks.

Released:
26-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 691642

Baldwin Wallace CRI Poll Finds Broad Support for New Gun Laws in Ohio

Baldwin Wallace University

A survey of Ohioans, conducted by Baldwin Wallace University’s Community Research Institute (CRI), found broad support for new measures to regulate the sale of firearms with three quarters of registered voters in favor of raising the minimum age to buy semiautomatic rifles to 21 and establishing mandatory waiting periods to purchase a gun.

Released:
23-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 691285

Northwestern Author Illustrates Complex Politics of the International Rule of Law

Northwestern University

Curious about the idea that international law is good medicine for bad policies, Ian Hurd examines how and why governments use and manipulate international law in foreign policy.

Released:
16-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 691274

URI Police Train Community to Respond to Active Shooter

University of Rhode Island

The "civilian" training sessions had been in the works long before the Parkland, Fla., school shooting in February. University police already provide active shooter training for a number of municipal police departments and other universities.

Released:
16-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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