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Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ronald Wright discusses problems with elections of prosecutors in Intercept article

Professor Ronald Wright was quoted in the article, “Hard-line Prosecutors Face Rejection From Voters In Elections Across the U.S.,” published on The Intercept on Oct. 20, 2016.  The article details district attorney elections, unsuccessful prosecutions of defendants like George Zimmerman and more.

Professor Wright is quoted in the following section, “Unchecked Power and No Transparency.”

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Professor Andrew Verstein’s paper, ‘Enterprise without Entities,’ featured on Professor Brainbridge blog

Professor Andrew Verstein was featured in a blog post on his paper, “Enterprise without Entities.”  Professor Verstein’s summary of the article, which was also published on Oxford Business Law Blog, follows.

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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox, UN special rapporteur on human rights and environment, receives urgent submission about violations in fishing industry

Professor John Knox, a United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment, was referenced in the article, “Call to Address Human Rights and Illegal Fishing Links,” published on The Maritime Executive on Oct. 16, 2016.

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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein discusses extradition of 2010 ‘Flash Crash’ culprit Navinder Singh Sarao on Bloomberg Law Radio

Professor Andrew Verstein was interviewed on Bloomberg Law’s Radio Show on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016.  Professor Verstein discussed Navinder Singh Sarao’s extradition to the United States to stand trial.

Sarao is the British trader allegedly responsible for the trillion-dollar “flash crash” in 2010. He requested for permission to appeal his extradition to the United Kingdom High Court on Friday, Oct. 14, but was denied.  Sarao faces 22 charges of fraud, according to a Bloomberg article, and may be sentenced to 380 years in prison.

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Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Curtis discusses gerrymandering and political corruption in N.C. in article about ‘Democracy for Sale’ documentary

Professor Michael Curtis discussed the systematic corruption in North Carolina politics in the article, “Documentary highlights NC political inequality,” published in the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill’s student newspaper, the Daily Tarheel, on Oct. 13, 2016.

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Brother and sister Marshall and Gracie Eudy (photo courtesy of Marshall Eudy)

Marshall Eudy (JD ’11) profiled in Austin American-Statesman about relationship with sister and involvement with Down syndrome association

Marshall Eudy (JD ’11), corporate counsel of Mood Media, was profiled in the following Austin American-Statesman article, “Marshall Eudy and the making of a perfect family,” published on Oct. 5, 2016.  The article details his relationship with his beloved sister Gracie, who was born with Down syndrome; his involvement with Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas and more.

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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein discusses ’2010 Flash Crash’ culprit and trader spoofing on Bloomberg Radio’s Bloomberg Law segment

Professor Andrew Verstein appeared on the Bloomberg Radio segment, “Bloomberg Law Brief: Trump Taxes and Trader Spoofing (Audio),” on Oct. 3, 2016.  The segment was part of Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Law,” hosted by June Grasso.

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis appears MSNBC Live to discuss the release of Keith Lamont Scott footage

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, was featured on the MSNBC Live segment titled, “Does video of Keith Scott bring new facts to light?” on Sept. 23, 2016.

In the segment, Professor Chavis discusses the the video of Keith Lamont Scott released by his family with MSNBC Live host Steve Kornacki.  She is joined by Jim Cavanaugh, MSNBC law enforcement analyst.  Click here to watch the segment.

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis interview by 88.5 WFDD about N.C.’s new police body camera law

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, discussed North Carolina’s new police body camera law, which went into effect on Oct. 1, 2016, with Keri Brown on 88.5 WFDD’s Politics and Government segment.  The print story, “North Carolina Body Camera Law Goes Into Effect,” follows.

Professor Chavis also gave her “expert” opinion on the topic in the WalletHub article, “Should Police Wear Body Cameras? Experts Pick Sides.”

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Professor Chris Coughlin

Professor Chris Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) tells National Jurist ‘how to excel in legal writing’

Professor Chris Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), director of the Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Program, was featured in the article, “Get ready for ’1L of a Ride,’” in the Fall 2016 Back to School issue of The National Jurist magazine.  Professor Coughlin tells the National Jurist “How to excel in legal writing.”  Her advice follows.

The article also contains advice from Andrew McClurg of the University of Memphis School of Law, Meredith Duncan of the University of Houston Law Center and Nancy Levit of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, as well as excerpts from the book, “Law School: Getting In, Getting Good, Getting the Gold,” by Thane Messinger.

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