Faculty in the News


Professor Elizabeth Andrews

January 20 - The American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL) featured a blog post by Professor Elizabeth Andrews, Director of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, titled "The Conundrum of Managed Retreat." Read the post.

Professor Jeffrey Bellin

January 6 - NBC News "Think" published an opinion by Professor Jeffrey Bellin in which he argues for shortening sentences of people convicted of non-violent crimes."  Read the essay.  Cambridge University Press recently published a book by Professor Bellin: "Mass Incarceration Nation: How the United States Became Addicted to Prisons and Jails and How It Can Recover."  Learn more.

January 15 - Politico quoted Professor Jeffrey Bellin in a story titled "The Merrick Garland You Don't Know."  Read the story.

January 17 - The "Everyday Justice" podcast featured an episode in which Professor Jeffrey Bellin discussed his book, "Mass Incarceration Nation: How the United States Became Addicted to Prisons and Jails and How It Can Recover."  Listen to the episode.

Professor Kami Chavis

January 10 - The Washington Post quoted Professor Kami Chavis quoted a story titled "A Texas Taco Shop Diner Killed an Intruder. Now He Faces Legal Scrutiny." Read the story.

January 23 - The Trace quoted Professor Kami Chavis in a story titled "What is Microstamping, and Can It Help Solve Shootings?"  Read the story.

January 27 - The New York Times quoted Professor Kami Chavis in story related to Tyre Nichols's death  titled "Release of Police Video Is Timed with Public Reaction in Mind." Read the story.

Professor Neal Devins

January 3 - ABC News's FiveThirtyEight quoted Professor Neal Devins in a story titled "How Biden Could Appoint More Judges Than Trump." Read the story.

January 8 - Professor Neal Devins was quoted in an opinion essay in the Washington Post by Ruth Marcus titled "South Carolina's Protection for Abortion Rights Might be Short-Lived." Read the opinion.

Professor Margaret Hu

January 26 - The Washington Monthly featured Professor Margaret Hu in an article on social media cases. Read the story.

Professor Darian Ibrahim

January 18 - The Duke Financial  Economics Center's Fin Reg Blog featured a paper selected for the inaugural Digital Assets at Duke Conference held on January 20 and 2.  The paper by Professor Darian Ibrahim is titled "Angels and Devils: The Early Crypto Entrepreuneurs."  Read the post.

Professor Timothy Zick

January 13 - New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie cited Professor Timothy Zick and Diana Palmer in an essay titled "Why Must We Go About Our Lives with an Eye on the Nearest Exit?" Mr. Bouie quoted from their essay in The Atlantic titled "The Second Amendment Has Become a Threat to the First."  Read the New York Times column.