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Sara Benson

In The Media
Sexuality and the Law
Professor Sara Benson responds in the media to the Obergefell decision.  First, on WILL at http://will.illinois.edu/news/story/what-does-the-supreme-courts-same-sex-marriage-decision-mean

Next, on Monday, June 29 on the WCIA 3 Morning Show.

Sean Anderson

In The Media
Health Law and Policy, Legislation, Taxation - Federal Income
Professor Sean Anderson was interviewed by WILL radio's Amanda Honigfort about the Supreme Court's decision in King v. Burwell, in which the Court held that tax credits under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) are available to people who buy insurance on the federal health care exchange. Professor Anderson commented on the majority and dissenting opinions in the case, and on the implications for people in Illinois.

Robin Fretwell Wilson

Publication
Family Law

Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson published "Bargaining for Civil Rights: Lessons from Mrs. Murphy for Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Rights" in the Boston University Law Review. 95 B.U. L. Rev. 951 (2015).

Jacqueline Ross

Publication
Criminal Law and Procedure

Professor Jacqueline Ross published "Anti-Terror Stings and Human Subjects Research: The Implications of the Analogy for Notions of Entrapment and for the Pursuit of Strategic Deterrence" in the New York University Journal of International Law & Politics. 47 N.Y.U. J. Int'l L. & Pol. 379 (2015).

Robin Fretwell Wilson

Conference
Religion, Sexuality and the Law, Civil Rights and Discrimination, Family Law

Professor Robin Fretwell-Wilson participated in the "Religion and Equality: Contemporary Challenges in Accommodating Diversity" conference held at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary on June 5-6, 2015  The conference was organized by Central European University, Department of Legal Studies, Hungary and the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, J Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University

Professor Wilson presented a paper titled "Resolving Conflicts Between Religious and LGBT Claims in the United States" at the conference

Stephen Rushin

Publication
Law Enforcement and Correction

Professor Stephen Rushin published "Structural Reform Litigation in American Police Departments" in the Minnesota Law Review. 99 Minn. L. Rev. 1343 (2015).

Stephen Rushin

Publication
Law Enforcement and Correction

Professor Stephen Rushin published "Structural Reform Litigation in American Police Departments" in the Minnesota Law Review. 99 Minn. L. Rev. 1343 (2015).

Sara Benson

Public Engagement
Sexuality and the Law
On Wednesday, April 29th, Professor Sara Benson will join the Director of Communications for the Illinois Chapter of the ACLU to discuss the oral arguments in the same sex marriage cases before the United States Supreme Court.  The public lecture will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room in the Normal Public Library.

Robin Fretwell Wilson

Publication
Sexuality and the Law, Religion, Civil Rights and Discrimination
Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson had published an article on LibertyLawsite.org entitled "After Indiana: Harmonizing Gay Rights and Religious Freedom" dated 4/21/15.  Article can be read here http://www.libertylawsite.org/2015/04/21/after-indiana-harmonizing-gay-rights-and-religious-freedom/

Rummana Alam, Sara Benson

In The Media
Legal Analysis and Writing
Professors Alam and Benson were highlighted in the local media for the innovative use of singing in the legal writing classroom.
http://www.illinoishomepage.net/ciliving-stories/d/story/the-singing-law-professors/29969/KwmKokOIZUOjtSuv0gOb0w