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Law professors to speak on Tuesday, Jan. 17, on environmental policies under Trump Administration

In January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change and energy.

The Wake Forest University Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) has gathered environmental, political and academic experts from Wake Forest Law to explain how the United States’ environmental policy will take shape under the Trump Administration. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the Byrum Welcome Center. To attend, RSVP here.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro calls for Donald Trump’s jobs panel to meet publicly

Professor Sidney Shapiro and other transparency advocates call for President-Elect Donald Trump’s jobs board to meet publicly to avoid violation of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) in the following story that originally ran here in Politico Online on Dec. 8, 2016.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro tells Scientific American that Trump, GOP Congress will have to pick their environmental targets

Professor Sidney Shapiro was quoted in the following article, “2 Major Environment Policies Will Be Hard for Trump to Undo,” published in Scientific Magazine on NOv. 18, 2016 and written by Chuck McCutcheon.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro co-authors op-ed in Austin American-Statesman demanding Texas lawmakers stop eroding workers’ compensation Laws

Professor Sidney Shapiro co-wrote the following op-ed,  “Texas Lawmakers Must Stop Eroding Workers’ Compensation Laws,” with Thomas McGarity that was  published in the Austin American-Statesman newspaper on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. It can be found here. It was also published in the San Antonio Express-News here and the Rio Grande Guardian here.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro in New York Times addresses President Obama’s use of executive orders to bypass gridlock

Professor Sidney Shapiro and University of Maryland Law Professor Rena Steinzor had the following letter to the editor, “Obama’s Use of Executive Orders, to Bypass Gridlock,”  published in the New York Times on Aug. 23, 2016.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro writes op/ed in Raleigh News & Observer: ‘The politicization of science a damaging trend in North Carolina’

Professor Sidney Shapiro wrote the following op/ed entitled, “The politicization of science a damaging trend in North Carolina,” and published in The Raleigh News and Observer on Aug. 17, 2016. The piece also ran on WRAL here.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro elected as public member of Administrative Conference of the United States

Professor Sidney A. Shapiro, Wake Forest University’s Fletcher Chair in Administrative Law, has been elected by the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States to become a public member.

 The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research, providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for improvement of federal agency procedures, according to ACUS website. Its membership is composed of innovative federal officials and experts with diverse views and backgrounds from both the private sector and academia.
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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 Sidney Shapiro discusses hidden banking regulations in the Charlotte Observer

Professor Sidney Shapiro co-authored the following article, “How a hidden clause helps banks and others rip you off,” originally published in the Charlotte Observer on May 12, 2016.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro publishes op-ed on CFPB’s forced arbitration study and clauses in Charlotte Observer

Professor Sidney Shapiro co-authored the following op-ed with University at Buffalo School of Law Professor Martha McCluskey, “How a hidden clause helps banks and others rip you off.” The piece was published originally in the Charlotte Observer on May 12, 2016.

Professor Shapiro is one of the country’s leading experts in administrative procedure and regulatory policy.  He has written ten books, contributed chapters to seven additional books, authored or coauthored over fifty-five articles and is currently working on a book on administrative expertise.  He is the Vice-President of the Center for Progressive Reform.

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