MSU Law in the News

2019

A GitHub Subsidiary In China Threatens National Security And Internet Freedom
Forbes, December 18, 2019
Written by Professor Adam Candeub

Huawei’s Battle Against FCC’s Subsidy Ban Faces Long Odds
Bloomberg Law, December 18, 2019
Quoted: Professor Adam Candeub

Google’s IP Theft Entrenches Its Monopoly Power
Forbes, December 17, 2019
Written by Professor Adam Candeub

Facebook’s Anti-Revenge Porn Tools Failed to Protect Katie Hill
WIRED, November 18, 2019
Quoted: Professor Adam Candeub

Freedom of Speech and Private Power
2019 National Lawyers Convention, November 14-16, 2019
Interviewed: Professor Adam Candeub

They’re accused of abusing their pets in viral videos. But laws don’t always consider it cruelty
The Washington Post, September 17, 2019
Quoted: Professor David Favre

They Were Freed From Death Row. Republicans Put Them Back.
The New York Times, August 23, 2019
Quoted: Professor Catherine Grosso and Barbara O'Brien

She blew the whistle on Koch Foods. This little-known visa kept her from being deported by ICE
The New Food Economy, August 21, 2019
Quoted: Professor Veronica Thronson

The Curious Transformation of Mike Lee
Google Transparency Project, August 19, 2019
Written by Professor Adam Candeub

Racism Tainted Their Trials. Should They Still Be Executed?
The Marshall Project, August 7, 2019
Quoted: Professor Catherine Grosso and Barbara O'Brien

Six Flags bought endangered animals for years without a permit, records appear to show
The Morning Call, July 23, 2019
Quoted: Professor David Favre

Interpreting CDA Section 230 and its Future
Mercatus, July 2, 2019
Quoted: Professor Adam Candeub

Law prof: Prosecuting former MSU president in Larry Nassar scandal is unfair
Detroit Free Press, June 29, 2019
Written by Professor Mae Kuykendall

38% of Lansing rentals may be unsafe. Is the city doing enough to fix the problem?
Lansing State Journal, June 6, 2019
Quoted: Professor Brian Gilmore

The President and Congress Are Thinking of Changing This Important Internet Law
Slate, February 25, 2019
Quoted: Professor Adam Candeub

A Court Battle Over a Dallas Toddler Could Decide the Future of Native American Law
The Atlantic, February 21, 2019
Quoted: Professor Kate Fort

What Would It Take to Impeach Trump?
The Inquiry, January 17, 2019
Quoted: Professor Brian Kalt

Market Fundamentalism, Reasonable Regulation, and Today's Internet
Forbes, January 10, 2019
Written by Professor Adam Candeub

2018

FTC Must No Longer Ignore Silicon Valley Censorship
Forbes, Dec 6, 2018
Written by Adam Candeub

Renegotiated NAFTA Will Entrench Big Tech Censorship
RealClearPolitics, November 23, 2018
Written by Adam Candeub

Web of Interests Surrounding Medicines Makes Patient Access Increasingly Difficult
Bioethics in the News series, October 18, 2018
Written by Professor Jennifer Carter-Johnson

Give Tenants Lawyers
New York Times, October 9, 2018
Written by Professor Brian Gilmore

The only reason that Trump hasn’t been indicted is that he’s the president
Vox News, August 21, 2018
Quoted: Professor Brian Kalt

Rethinking Our Relationship With Animals
KERA, July 16, 2018
Interviewed: Professor David Favre

Letter: Presidential Pardon is Complicated
Detroit News, July 2, 2018
Written by Professor Brian Kalt

For immigrant families already separated, policy change doesn’t guarantee reunification
Rawstory, June 21, 2018
Quoted: Professor David Thronson

These are the distant states where migrant children are being sent
CNN, June 21, 2018
Quoted: Professor David Thronson

Five myths about presidential pardons
Washington Post, June 7, 2018
Written by Professor Brian Kalt

New bill proposes jail time for Michigan pet owners who leave animals alone in hot vehicles
CBS News, May 31, 2018
Cited: Animal Legal and Historical Center

Are Tariffs the Best Way to Win a Trade War with China?
BYU Radio, May 29, 2018
Interviewed: Professor Sean Pager 

Brazilian soccer legend wants to marry his 2 girlfriends at the same time — but is that even legal?
Yahoo News, May 24, 2018
Quoted: Professor Mae Kuykendall

Letter to the Editor: The Twenty-Fifth Amendment Reader’s Guide
Just Security, May 18, 2018
Written by Professor Brian Kalt

‘Trauma Informed’ Approaches to Sex Assault Are Catching On. They’re Also Facing a Backlash.
Chronicle of Higher Education, April 5, 2018
Quoted: Professor Adam Candeub

If Mueller finds evidence of wrongdoing, can he indict Trump?
The Christian Science Monitor, April 5, 2018
Quoted: Professor Brian Kalt

It’s not my fault, my brain implant made me do it
The Conversation, April 3, 2018
Written by Professor Jennifer Carter-Johnson

False Confessions, Mistaken Witnesses, Corrupt Investigators: Why 139 Innocent People Went to Jail
New York Times, March 14, 2018
Quoted: Professor Barbara O'Brien

Gubernatorial candidate Daniel Biss, can the 25th Amendment bump Trump?, “Fire & Fury”, “Time’s Up” and much more 
WGN Radio, January 9, 2018
Quoted: Professor Brian Kalt

2017

‘Will They Take Me, Too?’
New York Times, Deceber 14, 2017
Quoted: Professor David Thronson

The Satanic Temple an unlikely fighter for free speech, religious freedom
The Spartan News Room, December 12, 2017
Quoted: Professor Frank Ravitch

If Roy Moore Wins, the Senate Is Stuck With Him
The Wall Street Journal, November 14, 2017
Written by Professor Brian Kalt

Keep Twitter Accountable Without Censorship
The Wall Street Journal, November 7, 2018
Written by Professor Adam Candeub

Here's how Corker spat puts focus on attempts to dump Trump
The Inquirer, October 11, 2017
Quoted: Professor Brian Kalt

THE ULTIMATE TRUMP MOVE TO END THE RUSSIA SCANDAL: PARDON HIMSELF?!
OZY.com, July 14, 2017
Quoted: Professor Brian Kalt

George Sinas Named A “Top 10” Michigan Personal Injury Lawyer
Sinas Dramis Law Firm Blog, July 2017
Featured: Adjunct Professor George Sinas

Michigan schools that sue the state would be punished under 2018 budget
MLive, July 3, 2017
Quoted: Vice Dean Kristi Bowman

What A Recent Supreme Court Ruling Could Mean For Church And State Separation
Wisconsin Public Radio, June 29, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Frank Ravitch

Symposium: Trinity Lutheran and Zelman – Saved by footnote 3 or a dream come true for voucher advocates?
SCOTUSblog, June 26, 2017
Blog post by Professor Frank Ravitch

Legal expert: State reimbursement to private schools violates constitution
Michigan Radio, June 20, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Frank Ravitch

State has “a lot to prove” to win convictions for involuntary manslaughter in Flint crisis
Michigan Radio, June 19, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Adam Candeub

If You Want to Prosecute a President, Impeach Him First
New York Magazine, May 21, 2017
Op-Ed by Professor Brian Kalt

Can Trump Pardon Himself?
Foreign Policy, May 19, 2017
Op-Ed by Professor Brian Kalt

The 25th Amendment? Forget It
The Wall Street Journal, May 18, 2017
Op-Ed by Professor Brian Kalt

Democrats accuse Trump of obstruction of justice. Did he do it?
USA Today, May 17, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Brian Kalt

What is a special counsel and how much power do they have?
CNN Politics, May 18, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Brian Kalt

The suddenly relevant debate about whether a president can be prosecuted, explained
Vox.com, May 17, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Brian Kalt

What is the 25th Amendment, and could it be used to remove Trump?
Yahoo News, May 17, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Brian Kalt

The Key to Protecting Consumers
U.S. News and World Report, May 12, 2017
Op-ed by Professor Mark Totten

Religious defense planned in landmark Detroit genital mutilation case
Detroit Free Press, May 20, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Frank Ravitch

A 147-year-old dispute between church and state spills onto a school playground
The Conversation, May 2, 2017
Op-Ed by Professor Frank Ravitch

A new bill would outlaw female genital mutilation in Michigan. But would that stop the practice?
Michigan Radio, May 1, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Frank Ravitch

Bible classes in schools can lead to strife among neighbors
The Conversation, April 13, 2017
Op-Ed by Professor Frank Ravitch

Community reacts to Lansing becoming sanctuary city
WLNS.com, April 4, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Michael Sant’Ambrogio

Who gets to keep the pet in a divorce?
News.com (Australia), March 27, 2017
Quoted: Professor David Favre

Human status to river Ganga and Yamuna part of a global trend
The Economic Times (India), March 25, 2017
Quoted: Professor David Favre

When Couples Divorce, Who Gets to Keep the Dog? (Or Cat.)
The New York Times, March 23, 2017
Quoted: Professor David Favre

Religious, sexual freedoms subject of MSU law prof book
WKAR, February 20, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Frank Ravitch

The Emoluments Clause for Dummies
The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 25, 2017
Op-ed by Professor Brian Kalt

In a first, Alaska divorce courts will now treat pets more like children
The Washington Post, Jan. 24, 2017 
Quoted: Professor David Favre

Eying the body to find truth
Excited Utterance (podcast), Jan. 16, 2017
Interviewed: Professor Daphne O'Regan