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Verizon First Amendment Challenge of Net Neutrality Tests Century of Regulation

January 24, 2013

Christopher Yoo of the Law School and Andrea Matwyshyn of the Wharton School are quoted.

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Paper or Plastic (or Deadly Food-borne Pathogens)?

January 15, 2013

Jonathan Klick of the Law School is cited for co-authoring a paper about “emergency room admissions for illnesses related to food-borne bacteria.”

Article Source: Business Week

We’re in Contact With Uncontrolled Chemicals

January 14, 2013

Adam Finkel of the Law School comments on Europe leading the U.S. in chemical testing and regulation.

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Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later

January 6, 2013

Edward Rock of the Law School, Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts and Sciences and Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School are quoted about online courses taught through Coursera.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820January 2, 2013

Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Works To Change Child Protection Laws

A lot can change in a year.

One year ago, Pennsylvania’s General Assembly established a Task Force on Child Protection to review child-abuse-reporting procedures and laws.  In November, the Task Force issued a 400-page report outlining its proposal for revisions to the child abuse-reporting laws in Pennsylvania.

Law Profs Suggest Another Explanation for Lower Crime Rate: Ubiquitous Cellphones

December 19, 2012

Jonathan Klick of the Law School and John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their collaborative research to help explain lower crime rates.

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Half of U.S. States Set to Snub Healthcare Law

December 13, 2012

Tom Baker of the Law School is quoted about states setting up health insurance exchanges.

Article Source: Financial Times

A Wife Accused of War Crimes: The Unprecedented Case of Simone Gbagbo

December 3, 2012

William Burke-White of the Law School writes about former first lady of Cote d’Ivoire as the first woman to be indicted by the International Criminal Court.

Article Source: The Atlantic
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Rewriting State Laws on Child Abuse and Protection


Debra Schilling Wolfe      
Executive Director, Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research         
University of Pennsylvania