Aug 16, 2019

Integrity, generosity, grit and joy were the guiding themes of Dean Melanie Leslie’s welcome to the Class of 2022 for their first day of orientation.

Dean of Admissions David Martinidez kicked off the day in the newly renovated Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, highlighting the accomplishments and diversity of the 313 students in the incoming Fall and May-entering J.D. class.


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Nov 25, 2019

Professor Deborah Pearlstein, co-director of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy, published a piece in The Atlantic detailing Congress' role in foreign policy according to the Constitution. Pearlstein counters the arguments made in the impeachment inquiry regarding the President's power to control foreign policy.

Nov 18, 2019
 
Professor Kate Shaw analyzed the impeachment hearings as they unfolded on ABC News, saying "The no quid quo pro case has been falling apart for some days. Today you see...everyone involved really on both sides, both on the U.S. side and eventually on the Ukrainian side, understand there is this linkage." 
 
Nov 8, 2019

Professor Ekow Yankah discussed his views on whether NCAA athletes should be paid on WFAE's "Charlotte Talks." He said: "I think the system is broken and what's the best way to fix it? If we want to fix the system we don't do it by collapsing the things that are valuable about college education...we should find ways to make sure that the degrees these students get are worthwhile."

Listen here.

Nov 8, 2019

Professor Jessica Roth spoke on MSNBC about the impeachment process, saying, ""if [Giuliani] is pursuing the President's personal interests then he is not pursuing the country's interests and that's where the President is in trouble. The impeachment inquiry is going to be about whether he abused his power by pursuing his narrow, personal interests rather than the interests of the United States of America."

Oct 10, 2019
Professor Jessica Roth was a guest on WNYC's The Docket to talk about impeachment and Rudy Giulian's role in President Trump's dealings with the Ukraine: "It's possible that Giuliani could be considered a principal in a campaign finance violation because the campaign finance laws make it a crime to solicit or accept anything of value from a foreign entity," Roth said.
 
Listen to the WNYC clip here.
Oct 10, 2019

Professor Kate Shaw appeared on Good Morning America September 30 to talk about the possible impeachment of President Trump, saying, "The whistleblower complaint this week is the beginning of a process. And the Democrats on the Hill are going to want access to information and to testimony...they're going to be pretty focused on what they ask for. And I think we're all going to be watching closely to see what the White House does."

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