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Supreme Courts Cite Rutgers Law Professor

Supreme Courts Cite Rutgers Law Professor

The United States Supreme Court has cited Rutgers–Camden law professor Steven Friedell, and sided with his amicus brief, in its decision on a case involving a Florida man’s floating home. Referencing Friedell’s treatise on admiralty jurisdiction, the court issued a key maritime decision dealing with the definition of a vessel. It clarified the difference between […]

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Legal remedies for the flu

Legal remedies for the flu

A serious outbreak of the flu has been widespread in the United States this season and federal health officials announced that related deaths have crossed the epidemic threshold. Janet Golden, a professor of history at Rutgers–Camden and a specialist in medical history, has blogged about the outbreak for Philly.com. In the blog, Golden writes, “Unfortunately, […]

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Professor Participates in U.N. Meeting

Professor Participates in U.N. Meeting

Marie Chevrier, a professor of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers-Camden, recently participated in a meeting at the United Nations in Vienna, Austria. The meeting, titled “United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 Civil Society Forum – Opportunities for Engagement,” was hosted by the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of Austria in cooperation with the […]

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Scholar’s Book Tells of Hoodoo History

In her new book, Mojo Workin’: The Old African-American Hoodoo System (University of Illinois Press, 2012), Katrina Hazzard-Donald tells the true story of the African-American tradition of herbal healing. “Scholars who write about African traditions in the United States have become concerned over the work that has been done by those who are outsiders to […]

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Law Scholar Publishes Birthright Citizenship Paper

Linda Bosniak, a distinguished professor of law at Rutgers–Camden, recently posted the paper “Birthright Citizenship, Undocumented Immigrants, and the Slavery Analogy” to the Social Science Research Network. The abstract can be viewed on the Legal History Blog. The paper is a version of one that Bosniak presented at the March 2012 conference “Born In the […]

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