March 19th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law Professor Sidney Shapiro was quoted in the March 19 issue of Bloomberg BNA in the article, “Enforceable Right to Challenge Agency Data Asserted in Lawsuit Heard by Ninth Circuit,” discussing a case being considered by the 9th circuit court of appeals addressing the integrity of the information issued by environmental agencies concerning health and environmental regulations.
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February 13th, 2015 | Student Life | Comments Off
The members of the Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court team won the North American Regional Competition during the weekend of Feb. 6-8, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The moot court team, led by Professor John Knox, is composed of law students Elissa Hachmeister (’16), Ashley Sims (’16) and Emily Singer (’16). They will now advance to the International Finals held at Stetson College of Law on April 16-18, 2015.
January 27th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
President Obama, with no more elections left to run, has let his inner progressive out, as was seen in the State of the Union message last night. Continue reading »
January 20th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Sidney Shapiro, chair of Administrative Law at Wake Forest Law, was interviewed on Jan. 14 by Ian Masters on Background Briefing, talk radio show syndicated to 120 stations. Continue reading »
January 14th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
WASHINGTON — The House passed a measure Tuesday to dramatically restrict the government’s ability to enact any significant new regulations or safety standards, potentially hamstringing the efforts of every federal agency, from financial regulators to safety watchdogs. Continue reading »
November 24th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Another day, another Senate hearing on the financial industry. Continue reading »
September 21st, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
The welding company whose workers allegedly sparked a fire that killed two Boston firefighters in the Back Bay last spring did not follow safety precautions, a failure that led to the fatal blaze, an investigation by the federal Occupational and Safety Health Administration has concluded. Continue reading »
September 9th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
Beginning this fall, Wake Forest Law is offering an innovative Public Interest Externship that allows students to work with nonprofit public policy organizations in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »
June 3rd, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Damage claims filed by a variety of local and state agencies against BP stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill could be negated by a bill approved by the legislature that is designed to kill a suit filed by the east bank levee authority against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies, according to a revised letter from 22 law professors and a retired New Orleans judge asking Gov. Bobby Jindal to veto the bill. Wake Forest Law Professor Sidney Shapiro is one of the law professors to sign this letter.
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May 12th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Dry grinding floors, pouring sand and mixing terrazzo made silica dust a constant fixture in Sean Barrett’s workplaces. Jobsites would be filled with clouds of dust when a grinder’s filter or vacuum system wasn’t functioning properly. Continue reading »