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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Arkansas media about protecting Native American graves

In 1990, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act extended those requirements to any museum receiving federal funding. But the law doesn’t affect non-Indian remains, according to Tanya Marsh, a professor at Wake Forest University School of Law and the author of “The Law of Human Remains.” She sees “fundamental inconsistencies in the law” as it exists today. In all 50 states, the newly deceased must be treated with dignity, but older remains can be displayed in museums and are bought or sold on eBay, she said.

That’s what she is quoted as saying, “In Senate, Arkansans request new life for a child’s burial,” written by Frank Lockwood and published originally in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette on June 7, 2016. The original story follows.

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Professor Mark Hall discusses Blue Cross lawsuit against federal government for Affordable Care Act payments

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the following article, “Blue Cross sues feds for ACA payments,” written by John Murawski and published originally in the News & Observer on June 2, 2016.

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Professor John Knox calls on all governments to protect environmental defenders for World Environment Day

For World Environment Day, Sunday, June 5, 2016, Professor John Knox and two other United Nations human rights experts called on every government to protect environmental and land rights defenders in the following article released by the Office of the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights, “‘A deadly undertaking’ — UN experts urge all Governments to protect environmental rights defenders,” published on June 2, 2016.

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Professor Ronald Wright named among 20 most-cited criminal law and procedure faculty

Professor Ronald Wright has been named the 13th most-cited criminal law and procedure faculty member in the United States, from 2010 to 2014, in Brian Leiter’s law school report, published originally on Law Professor Blogs Network on May 18, 2016.  The study’s data was draw from the 2015 Sisk study.

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Jason Benetti (JD ’11) profiled on job as White Sox’s new broadcaster

Jason Benetti (JD ’11) is profiled about his job as the Chicago White Sox’s new broadcaster in the article, “MLB: White Sox’s new broadcaster manages cerebral palsy,” published originally by The Associated Press on Savannah Morning News Online on May 29, 2016.

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Judge Marvin Pope (JD ’73) brings North Carolina’s second Veterans Treatment Court to Buncombe County

Judge Marvin Pope (JD ’73), the resident Superior Court judge in Buncombe County, North Carolina, introduced the state’s second Veterans Treatment Court earlier this spring, one of only 227 in the country.  His work is profiled in the article, “Living Portrait: Judge Marvin Pope,” written by Kora Manheimer and published originally in the Asheville Citizen-Times on May 27, 2016.

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Professor Tanya Marsh discusses Indiana’s new abortion law in Greensburg Daily News

Professor Tanya Marsh was quoted in the following article, “Abortion law raises new questions about fetal burial,” written by Maureen Hayden and published originally in the Greensburg Daily News on May 31, 2016.

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Professor Kami Chavis authors op/ed in The Nation on Timothy Foster case and discriminatory jury selection

Professor Kami Chavis authored the following op/ed, “The Supreme Court Didn’t Fix Racist Jury Selection,” originally published in The Nation on May 31, 2016.

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of our faculty members that are invited to write in national media outlets are their own, and not reflective of Wake Forest Law as an institution. Our policy is to re-publish all faculty member articles that are published in national media.

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Professor Sidney Shapiro named among 20 most-cited administrative law faculty

Professor Sidney Shapiro has been named the 19th most-cited administrative law faculty member from 2010 to 2014 in Brian Leiter’s law school report, published originally on Law Professor Blogs Network on May 24, 2016.  See below for details about the study.

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Professor Harold Lloyd writes about ‘Religious Hypocrites and Their Timeless Tactics: McCrory, Tartuffe, and House Bill 2′ on The Huffington Post

Professor Harold Lloyd wrote the following blog, “Religious Hypocrites and Their Timeless Tactics: McCrory, Tartuffe, and House Bill,” on The Huffington Post on May 21, 2016.

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of our faculty members that are invited to write in national media outlets are their own, and not reflective of Wake Forest Law as an institution. Our policy is to re-publish all faculty member articles that are published in national media.

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