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All In The News tagged "Kline School of Law"

Prisoners in US Suffering Dementia May Hit 200,000 Within the Next Decade – Many Won’t Even Know Why They Are Behind Bars

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and Director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, authored a June 25 opinion piece for The Conversation about the our aging prison population and the significant social and fiscal challenges it will create. Lopez says thousands of inmates suffering from dementia, won’t even understand why they are in prison – and that this could be a violation of human rights law. The piece was picked up by numerous outlets including Yahoo! News, The Houston Chronicle and CorrectionsOne.com

A Baltimore Restaurant Group Apologizes to a Black Woman and Son for Unequally Enforcing Its Dress Code

Wendy Greene, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law was quoted in a June 23 Washington Post story about appearance and grooming-code discrimination, after a Black woman and her son in Baltimore were refused service at a restaurant because of the way he was dressed – while a white family with a son dressed in a similar manner, was seated and served.

Eyes Blistering, Crawling on Highway: What It Felt Like to Be Tear Gassed on 676

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, co-authored a June 11 WHYY “Plan Philly” essay about what it felt like to be tear gassed on 676 during protests. 

What Does the Constitutional Right of Assembly Protect? What Counts as “Peaceable”? And Who Should Decide?

Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, authored a June 9 Just Security article about what the constitutional right to assemble protects, what counts as "peaceable" - and who gets to decide it is so?

 Birmingham Bans Protests 19 Hours a Day. That’s Likely Unconstitutional, Experts Say

Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a June 8 AL.com article about the unconstitutionality of Birmingham banning protests for 19 hours a day.

Newlyweds Celebrate Their Wedding During Philadelphia Protest Over the Death of George Floyd

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and Director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, was quoted in a June 8 USA Today article about the viral video she captured on Saturday – during the protest in Philadelphia against police brutality after the death of George Floyd – of a couple recently married who joined the crowd.

Law Schools in Florida and Beyond Focus on Racism and Injustice

Daniel Filler, JD, dean of the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a June 3 Law.com article about the responsibility of law schools across the country to focus on racism, justice and systemic inequality.

Teva Execs Believe the Company Will Avoid Criminal Charges

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 2 Legal Reader article about Teva using its coronavirus solution to assume it will not be charged criminally for its role in a conspiracy to inflate drug prices.  

It Took a Pandemic, but You Can Finally View Supreme Court Hearings Live

Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a May 3 New York Post article about how the Supreme Court will become more transparent as arguments will be held via teleconference with a live audio feed available to the public for the first time.

Unions Say Next Virus Relief Package Needs Pension Reform

Norman Stein, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an April 15 Law360 article about union pension funds and coronavirus relief legislation.

Tech’s Shadow Workforce Sidelined, Leaving Social Media to the Machines

Hannah Bloch-Wehba, JD, an assistant professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 30 Bloomberg article about companies like Facebook and YouTube relying on software versus contract workers to address content moderation and customer support while the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts the networks of workers that keep social-media services running smoothly.

Can Police Unlock Your Phone? Disappearance of NJ Woman Shows Why Policy Frustrates Cops

Hannah Bloch-Wehba, JD, an assistant professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 6 USA Today article about how Apple and Google have rebuffed law enforcement’s attempts to force them to unlock phones connected to criminal investigations.