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March 2014 In the News Archive | Emory University School of Law

Proposed EPA rule would further protect wetlands, Buzbee tells LA Times

Proposed EPA rule would further protect wetlands, Buzbee tells LA Times

The Obama administration proposed a long-awaited rule on Tuesday to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects wetlands near rivers and waterways fed by seasonal thaws and rains ¿ a decision that could particularly shield water sources in the West.

John Witte, Jr.

Renowned Christian scholars to speak at Emory Law

Several world-renowned scholars on law and religion will speak on aspects of "Christianity and Human Rights" at the inaugural event in a five-year spring lecture series Wednesday, March 26 at Emory University School of Law.

Melissa D. Carter

Pending bill would increase transparency in child death investigations, Carter says

There are five bills relating to child welfare, as well as the budget, that have yet to make it to the Governor's desk and only three more days for lawmakers to vote and get them there.

Dorothy A.  Brown

Brown at CNN on Paula Deen and her alternate universe

The celebrity chef and TV host, whose food empire tumbled over, among other things, her use of a racial epithet, has found $75 million in backing from a private-equity company and is trying to make a comeback. She's also opening a restaurant in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Timothy R. Holbrook

Time for clarity in software patents, Holbrook writes in Forbes

Anyone with an iPhone loves how easy it is to use one. Zooming into their pictures by using their fingers, or tapping the screen twice to zoom in on a picture or page. At present, these tools are protected by patents. But things could change dramatically.

Cleaver says Stokely Carmichael was brilliant, captivating, committed

Cleaver says Stokely Carmichael was brilliant, captivating, committed

With "Stokely: A Life," the historian Peniel E. Joseph says he set out to "recover" Stokely Carmichael, the man who popularized the phrase "black power" and led the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee,