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Arden Rowell

Career News
Economics, Environmental Law
Professor Arden Rowell has completed a month-and-a-half federal detail at the Environmental Protection Agency. Illinois was asked to lend her expertise to the agency's National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE), which works as a centralized source of technical expertise in analyzing the economic and health impacts of environmental regulations and policies.

Arden Rowell

Career News
Environmental Law, Economics
Professor Arden Rowell presented on the "Regulatory Context of the Social Cost of Carbon" to a group of regulators and economists at a workshop for the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis in Washington, D.C.

Arden Rowell

Career News
Economics, Science and Technology, Environmental Law
On March 18, Professor Arden Rowell gave an invited lecture at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. The lecture addressed her work on "Time in Cost-Benefit Analysis," which explores the analytical and policy implications of the fact that the impacts of environmental regulations are often latent rather than immediate.

Sean Anderson

Public Engagement
Taxation - Federal Income, Retirement Security

Professor Sean Anderson recently provided advice to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and other top Department of Labor officials. Anderson was an invited participant in a discussion entitled, "Not Just the Bottom Line, New Strategies for Inclusive Prosperity: A Conversation with Secretary Perez," which was held at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House grounds. At the meeting, Anderson advised Secretary Perez about the dangers of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), which are a form of pension plan designed to invest primarily in stock of the sponsoring employer.

Robin Fretwell Wilson

Publication
Family Law
Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson published an article for LibertyLawsite.org called "From Moynihan to Murphy Brown".  (Daniel Patrick Moynihan - Moynihan Report)  Article can be read here  http://www.libertylawsite.org/liberty-forum/from-moynihan-to-murphy-brown/

Robin Fretwell Wilson

In The Media
Religion, Civil Rights and Discrimination

Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson sat down with Mark Kellner of the  Deseret News National Edition regarding Utah lawmakers unveiling of new legislation that aims to balance religious freedom and protections against discrimination of LGBT people in the workplace and housing plus how religious liberty and anti-discrimination laws can co-exist. Some legal experts believe this bill could be a model for the country. University of Illinois law professor Robin Wilson helped draft that bill.
Video can be viewed here  http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623738/Deseret-News-National-Edition-talks-American-Sniper-Utahs-LGBT-anti-discrimination-law-and-the.html

Robin Fretwell Wilson

Career News
Civil Rights and Discrimination, Family Law, Religion
Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson testified about Utah Benate Bill 296, the Antidiscrimination and Religious Freedom Amendments, before Utah's Senate Business and Labor Committee on March 5, 2015.

Robin Fretwell Wilson

Career News
Sexuality and the Law, Civil Rights and Discrimination, Religion

Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson testified about Utah Senate Bill 297, the Protections For Religious Expression and Beliefs About Marriage, Family, or Sexuality Act, before Utah's Senate Business and Labor Committee - March 5, 2015.

Robin Fretwell Wilson

Presentation
Civil Rights and Discrimination, Religion
Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson gave a talk to the Federalist's Society at Brigham Young University on March 2, 2015.  her talk was entitled "Balancing Religious Freedom Protections with Reasonable Safeguards for LGBT People."

Robin Fretwell Wilson

In The Media
Civil Rights and Discrimination, Religion
Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson has been meeting this week with Utah lawmakers to create real change with an LGBT non-discrimination law during the 2015 legislative session.  She has been in meetings with leaders on every side of the debate and has seen a willingness to work together.  Wilson is known for her work fusing freedom of religion with LGBT rights and is now coaching all parties on how to give a little and get a little.  See the interview here http://www.kutv.com/news/features/local-news/stories/Law-professor-says-Utah-LGBT-law-could-mold-national-standards-91903.shtml#.VPXkwi6PM5w