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2005 Archive

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Labor's Movement
12/16/05--Tom Kohler co-authors an editorial in the L.A. Times on the revitalization of organized labor. More...

Solomon Case at the Supreme Court
12/06/05--The Court is hearing oral arguments on the case, and Professor Kent Greenfield has spoken to a number of media outlets, including ABC News, CBS News, and Public Radio, and the New York Times (subscription required).

Red Sox Seek Ownership of Historic Ball
12/2/05--Zyg Plater talks to Reuters about the lawsuit recently filed by the team against former player Doug Mientkiewicz. More...

The On-Campus Recruitment Battle
11/30/05--Kent Greenfield talks to the Boston Phoenix about the Solomon Amendment. More...

The Solomon Choice
11/27/05--Kent Greenfield talks to the Boston Globe about the Supreme Court case to decide the fate of the Solomon Amendment. More...

Rooting Out Corruption
11/15/05--George Brown talks to the National Journal about prosecuting corruption. More...

Taking the US to Task on Human Rights
11/12/05--Daniel Kanstroom talks to the Boston Globe about the new Center for Human Rights and International Justice. More...

Conservative Nominee May Rankle Many
11/1/05--Professor Kent Greenfield was quoted in the Boston Herald about the Supreme Court nomination of conservative judge Samuel Alito. More...

Executive Privilege at Heart of Dispute over Miers Memos
10/28/05--Mary Rose Papandrea talks to the Boston Globe about Harriet Miers withdrawing her name from consideration for a Supreme Court seat. More...

Military Recruiting on Campus
10/13/05--Kent Greenfield talks to the Chronicle of Higher Education about the American Council of Trustees and Alumni aimed at opening campuses to military recruiters. More...

Life and Debt
10/09/05--Ingrid Hillinger talks to the Boston Globe about the increasing number of people filing for bankruptcy in the United States. More...

Steppingstone Court Scores Another One
9/27/05--Mary-Rose Papandrea talks to the Associated Press about the Washington-based U.S. appeals court on which John Roberts polished his reputation (story fromWashington Post). More...

Harvard will Cooperate with U.S. Military
9/21/05/05--Kent Greenfield talks to the Associated Press about the latest in the Solomon Amendment court case. More...

Unconstitutional Constitution Day
9/16/05--Kent Greenfield appears as a guest blogger on the American Constitution Society website. More...

Ruling will Reveal Abortion Views
9/07/05--Kent Greenfield talks to the AP about the opening of a second position on the Supreme Court, and new questions about the fate of a New Hampshire abortion law. More...

No On Church Disclosure Bill
8/11/05--Dean John Garvey's op-ed in the Boston Globe deals with the recent bill that would require religious organizations to file detailed financial statements with the Division of Public Charities. More...

Rule for Roberts: Separate Church and State
7/31/05--Gregory Kalscheur, S.J. talks to the Boston Herald about Supreme Court nominee John Roberts. More...

Glimpse Inside U.S. Tax Court
7/23/05--Elizabeth Foote Talks to the New York Times about the Tax Court's unusual decision to explain how it handled a long-running, contentious tax case (registration required). More...

Dems Wary of High Court Pick
7/22/05--Mary-Rose Papandrea talks to the Lowell Sun about President Bush nominee to the Supreme Court John G. Roberts. More...

Justice's Role Seen as Significant
7/01/05--Mary-Rose Papandrea talks to the Standard Times about Justice O'Connor stepping down. More...

Do a Crime, Serve Less Time in Norfolk
6/25/05--Michael Cassidy talks to the Patriot Ledger about the reasons for differing lengths of sentence time in Norfolk County. More...

Legal Borrowing is a Two-Way Street
6/05/05--In an op-ed in the Boston Globe, Frank Garcia discusses foreign courts' tendencies to cite US law. More...

Female Faces Death Penalty
6/03/05--Phyllis Goldfarb is quoted in the Bristol Herald Courier (VA) about the death penalty for parents who kill their children. More...

Financial Statement Insurance
5/25/05--Lawrence Cunningham is cited in this article in the Deal about his idea for an alternative to traditional auditing and to reforms made in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. More...

Supreme Court Will Review Military Recruiting Law
5/24/05--Kent Greenfield talks to Voice of America about the Supreme Court case involving campus bans on military recruiters. More...

Disbarment Urged for 3 in Scheme
5/13/05--Judy McMorrow talks to the Globe about three well-known lawyers accused of orchestrating an elaborate scheme to discredit a former Superior Court judge. More...

The Battle Over Military Recruiters
5/04/05--Kent Greenfield talks to MSNBC about the Supreme Court and the military recruiting case (video plugin required). More...

Insurers Could Scrub Gray Areas out of Audits
5/04/05--Larry Cunningham talks to the St. Louis Post Dispatch about is financial statement insurance. More...

Supreme Court Will Hear Appeal
5/03/05--Kent Greenfield talks to the Chronicle of Higher Education about the Supreme Court case involving campus bans on military recruiters. More...

Court Enters College Funding Fray
5/03/05--Kent Greenfield talks to the Associated Press about the military recruiting case (from Boston Globe). More...

Gillette Seeks to Quash Subpoenas
4/22/05--Kent Greenfield talks to The Boston Globe about the company's battle with Secretary of State Galvin over the proposed sale to Procter & Gamble Co. More...

Rebuilding State's Tech Economy
4/19/05--Lawrence Gennari's op-ed lays out a plan for bringing tech jobs back to Massachusetts. More...

Struggle to help teen girls in trouble
4/16/05--Francine Sherman talks to the Lowell Sun about the lack of community supports for girls trying to avoid the juvenile justice system. More...

Judicial Aftershocks from the Schiavo Case
4/04/05--Charles Baron talks to the Christian Science Monitor about the courts' handling of the case. More...

Girls in Trouble Pose a Growing Problem
3/27/05--Francine Sherman talks to the Berkshire Eagle about girls in the juvenile justice system. More...

AIG's Auditor May be Next
3/30/05--Larry Cunningham talks to Business Week about increased scutiny of AIG's longtime auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers. More...

No Quick Ruling on Feeding Tube
3/22/05--Charles Baron talks to the Boston Globe about the Schiavo Right to Die case. More...

AG Probes Big Dig Contractors
3/16/05--Bob Bloom talks to WBUR public radio about Governor Mitt Romney's effort to oust the chairman of the turnpike authority (audio: Real Player or Mp3). More...

"Essays" is Number One
3/09/05--Larry Cunningham's "Essays of Warren Buffet: Lessons for Corporate America" tops Fortune Magazine's smartest investing books list. More...

Million Dollar Disappointment
3/09/05--Kent Greenfield's op-ed brings a new perspective to the Oscar-winning movie Million Dollar Baby. More...

Probe of 200 Billion Market
3/08/05--Larry Cunningham talks to Bloomberg about auction-rate bonds hurt by accounting shifts. More...

After the Guns Stopped Blazing
2/09/05--Joseph Steinfeld discusses Steven Lubet's new book on the trial of Wyatt Earp on Law.com. More...

Solomon Ruling
2/03/05--Alan Minuskin discusses the FAIR v. Rumsfeld ruling with Trial Magazine. More...

Thinking Like Warren Buffet
2/03/05--Larry Cunningham talks to Business Week about the Oracle of Omaha's astute approach to taxes. More...

Recovered Memories
2/02/05--Michael Cassidy talks to the Associated Press about the Shanley case. More...

Free Speech vs. Fat
1/27/05--Robert Bloom talks to the Boston Herald about the First Amendment debate surrounding fast-food advertising. More...

Shanley Case Seen Undercut by Events
1/17/05--Michael Cassidy speaks to the Globe about the impact of the civil trial on Shanley's criminal case. More...