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April 3, 2013

Professor Lyndon Co-Authored Letter From Law Professors on Fracking Regulations

Professor Lyndon co-authored a letter on April 1 on behalf of ten law professors to the the Alaska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission in support of the Commission’s proposed fracking regulations.  The regulations would require corporations to disclose trade secret information, like chemical ingredients, used in fracking activity in Alaska.  The letter presents arguments that trade secrecy claims should not impede access to information considered critical to discussion of important public concerns. You can read the letter here.

April 3, 2013

Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development Symposium on Criminal Justice and Civil Rights

The St. John’s Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development, in partnership with the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development, the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT), the Asian American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), and Latino Justice/PRLDEF is hosting a symposium this Friday, April 5, from 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Law School.  The full title of the symposium is Criminal Justice in the 21st Century: The Challenge to Protect Individual Freedoms, Civil Rights and Our Safety. Speakers include federal judges, state senators, and leading civil rights advocates.  More information is available here.
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