Wayne State University

Professors in the news

April 18, 2014

Peter Hammer was quoted and focused on in Detroit News columnist Laura Berman's piece titled "Offer of a fresh perspective might help Detroit out of bankruptcy."    

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April 18, 2014

Peter Hammer was part of the focus of a WJBK-TV report titled "Judge to interview experts in Detroit bankruptcy."

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April 17, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Michigan Radio report titled "Now it's up to Lansing to make Detroit's 'grand bargain' work."

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April 16, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Detroit pension leaders, city reach landmark deal on retiree cuts."

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April 16, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Reuters news story printed in the Chicago Tribune titled "Detroit pension deal approved by one retirement system."

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April 16, 2014

Nick Schroeck was interviewed on "The Craig Fahle Show" on WDET radio for a report titled "The Environmental Impact of I-94 Expansion."

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April 15, 2014

Noah Hall was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Wayne Law alumni use environmental law to shape the future in many areas."

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April 15, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in an MLive report titled "Suspected intruder killed by Flint homeowner was outside when shot, police say."

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April 15, 2014

Nick Schroeck was quoted in a World News Network report titled "Wayne Law clinic urges new environmental study for I-94 expansion (Wayne State University)."

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April 14, 2014

Peter Hammer was included in a news report in the Detroit Free Press titled "Five seek post as judge's expert witness in Detroit bankruptcy case." Hammer is one of the applicants.

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April 13, 2014

Michael Steinberg was quoted in an Associated Press story on MLive titled "Michigan ban on same-sex benefits for public workers back in court."

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April 11, 2014

Nick Schroeck was quoted in a Legal News story titled "Wayne Law clinic urges new environmental study for I-94 expansion."  

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April 10, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Michigan Radio report titled "Bond insurer ups the ante in battle over the Detroit Institute of Arts."

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April 10, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a PBS "Frontline" report titled "Can Steven Cohen Move On From SAC's Insider Trading Past?"

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April 10, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in an Associated Press story in SeattlePI.com titled "GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case."  

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April 9, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit News article titled "Investor groups prepare bids for DIA's treasures."

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April 9, 2014

Jocelyn Benson was interviewed on "The Craig Fahle Show" for a news segment titled "The Challenges of Creating a Truly Representative Democracy."

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April 7, 2014

Eric Williams was quoted in a Legal News report titled "Wayne Law entrepreneurship program helps Detroit thrive."

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April 6, 2014

Peter Hammer was interviewed on WJR radio for a news segment on raising the minimum wage.

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April 4, 2014

Paul Dubinsky was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Classes for Wayne Law's new LL.M. degree in U.S. Law begin in fall semester."

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April 4, 2014

Jocelyn Benson wrote an opinion piece, "Supreme Court ruling deals a devastating blow to democracy," published in the Detroit Free Press.

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April 1, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Detroit pension fight heats up after deeper cuts, fund management shake-up plan."

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April 1, 2014

Laura Bartell was interviewed on "The Craig Fahle Show" on WDET radio for a news segment titled "Voluntary Employee Benefits Association for Detroit."

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April 1, 2014

Michael Steinberg was quoted as spokesman for the ACLU in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Federal judge: Strip search lawsuit may proceed against FBI."

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March 31, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Legal expert says DIA subpoena is too broad."

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March 31, 2014

Nick Schroeck was interviewed on "The Craig Fahle Show" on WDET radio for a report titled "BP Spills Up to 1,600 Gallons of Oil in Lake Michigan."

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March 30, 2014

Laura Bartell spotted an error in Detroit bankruptcy documents. Detroit Free Press columnist Susan Tompor wrote about Bartell's discovery in a column titled "Error on Detroit police, fire pension cuts to be corrected in Monday filing."

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March 30, 2014

Laura Bartell is quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "170,000 creditors will soon vote on Detroit's future, and their own."

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March 28, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Charlotte (N.C.) Observer report titled "Did Cannon influence alcohol permits?"

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March 28, 2014

Jocelyn Benson was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Wayne Law professors hail judge's ruling in same-sex marriage case."

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March 28, 2014

Peter Hammer was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Wayne Law professors hail judge's ruling in same-sex marriage case."

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March 28, 2014

Robert Sedler was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Wayne Law professors hail judge's ruling in same-sex marriage case."

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March 27, 2014

Noah Hall was quoted in energy business publication Fuel Fix (Texas) in an article titled "Barge firm faces long legal haul."

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March 26, 2014

Robert Sedler was quoted in a Detroit News report titled "Wayne Circuit Judge McCree removed from bench."

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March 26, 2014

Nick Schroeck was quoted in a report in Inside Climate News titled "Why Did ICF Int'l Withdraw From Tar Sands Pipeline Contract with the State Department?"

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March 26, 2014

Robert Sedler was quoted in a Clarkston News article titled "Despite 'technical difficulty' local gay couples marry."

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March 25, 2014

John Mogk was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Herman Kiefer Health Complex in Detroit offered for new use."

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March 24, 2014

Robert Sedler was interviewed by Paul W. Smith on WJR radio for a discussion on the recent same-sex marriage decision in Michigan made by a federal judge.

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March 24, 2014

Peter Henning and his upcoming article in the Mississippi Law Journal titled "A New Crime for Corporate Misconduct?" are the subjects of a report, "A Recklessness Standard for Corporate Executive Wrongdoing," published in Corporate Crime Reporter.  

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March 23, 2014

Robert Sedler was quoted in a USA Today article originally printed in the Detroit Free Press titled "Legal questions abound over same-sex marriages in Michigan."

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March 23, 2014

Laura Bartell was interviewed for a report in USA Today originally in the Detroit Free Press titled "Emergency manager confident of Detroit rebound."

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March 23, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Lansing State Journal article titled "Sources: FBI reviews a secret recording from Novi judge's chambers."

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March 22, 2014

Robert Sedler was interviewed on WJR radio for a segment about Michigan's same-sex marriage decision in federal court.

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March 21, 2014

Robert Sedler was interviewed live on WDIV-TV Channel 4 for a news report titled "What does Michigan same-sex marriage ban ruling mean?"

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March 20, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Detroit News article titled "$1.2 billion Toyota penalty sends warning to auto industry."

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March 20, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in an Associated Press story published in the St. Paul Pioneer Press (and other news sources) titled "Toyota payment could be glimpse into GM's future."

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March 20, 2014

Peter Hammer was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Conference April 7-8 to consider solutions for financially distressed cities."

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March 19, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in an Associated Press story in the Washington Post (and other news sources) titled "Toyota payment could be glimpse into GM's future."

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March 17, 2014

Kirsten Carlson is the focus of a feature story in the Legal News titled "Law prof receives grant to study Indian policy reforms."

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March 17, 2014

Gregory Fox  was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Wayne Law's Jessup moot court team ends up as quarter-finalist."

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March 17, 2014

Brad Roth was interviewed with two other panelists on The Craig Fahle Show on WDET-radio for a report titled "Crimean Vote Has 'No International Credibility Whatsoever.'"

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March 17, 2014

Jocelyn Benson was interviewed on the WestSouthwest radio program on WMUK radio (Western Michigan University) for a report titled "How Could Michigan Elections be Improved?"

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March 12, 2014

Jocelyn Benson was quoted in a Legal News report titled "Wayne Law jumps 18 spots in U.S. News and World Report rankings."

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March 12, 2014

Jocelyn Benson was quoted in a  CNN interactive print and video report about suicide rates among family members of military veterans titled "The Uncounted."

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March 11, 2014

Jocelyn Benson was quoted in a Crain's Detroit Business report titled "Wayne State law school makes surge in national rankings."

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March 10, 2014

Eric Zacks was featured in a Legal News article titled "Wayne Law teams place first and second at regionals." Zacks is the faculty advisor of Wayne Law's transactional law teams focused on in the article.

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March 10, 2014

Eric Williams was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Wayne Law teams place first and second at regionals."

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March 10, 2014

Robert Sedler is quoted in a news report on Channel 4 News of London, U.K., titled "European nations in dock over Caribbean slave trade."

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March 9, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Detroit Free Press report titled "Cass Tech QB Jayru Campbell case raises questions of how teens are charged."

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March 9, 2014

John Mogk was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "DIA grand bargain could prove to be a work of art, but not a done deal."

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March 8, 2014

Lance Gable was quoted in an article published online by Examiner.com titled "A stranger in distress."

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March 6, 2014

John Mogk was quoted in a Detroit News article titled "Different strategies for Gilbert, Ilitches as they reshape Detroit."    

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March 6, 2014

Amy Neville was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Wayne Law team makes it to regional finals in ABA compeition."

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March 6, 2014

Robert Sedler was quoted in a Reuters news story published in the Chicago Tribune and by CNBC titled "Caribbean nations consider push for slavery reparations."

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March 6, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press report titled" Detroit reaches new $120M loan deal with Barclays to improve services."

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March 6, 2014

Jocelyn Benson was quoted and featured in an Observer & Eccentric report titled "Panelists: Civil rights in decline." 

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March 5, 2014

Kirsten Carlson is the subject of a Legal News article titled "Wayne Law professor awarded $250,000 National Science Foundation grant."

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March 4, 2014

Vincent Wellman was quoted in a column published on DetroitLions.com titled "O'HARA: It's not surprising that Ndamukong Suh could take lead on own affairs."

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March 3, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press report titled "Detroit reaches deal $85M debt swaps settlement with banks, cites millions saved by taxpayers"

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March 2, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Detroit bankruptcy's bedrock dispute: Kevyn Orr talks tough as pensions cry foul."

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March 2, 2014

Laura Bartell was interviewed for a news report on WWJ radio about disputes over pension plan cuts in Detroit's ongoing bankrupcty proceedings.

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February 28, 2014

Christopher Lund was a guest on the Frank Beckmann Show on WWJ radio talking about Arizona Senate Bill 1061, which was voted down last week. The bill would have allowed any business, church or person to cite the law as a defense in any action brought by the government or individual claiming discrimination.

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February 27, 2014

Peter Hammer was quoted by Detroit News columnist Laura Berman in an article titled "Michigan lags rest of nation in move to enact social change."    

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February 27, 2014

Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "ACLU sues Waterford over ban on begging."

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February 27, 2014

Christopher Lund was quoted in a Wall Street Journal report titled "Arizona Veto Resonates in Other State Fights."

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February 26, 2014

Peter Henning was interviewed for a new report on Swiss Public Radio about the recent U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing into tax evasion through Credit Suisse.

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February 26, 2014

Kirsten Carlson was the subject of a report in the Legal News titled "Wayne Law prof awarded $250K research grant."

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February 26, 2014

Christopher Lund is one of 11 law professors who sent a letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) warning that SB1062-the bill "which amends Arizona's Religious Freedom Restoration Act" (RFRA)-has been "egregiously misrepresented by many of its critics." He is named in an article about the letter in a report by the Christian Post titled "Critics of Arizona Bill Are 'Trying to Deceive You,' Liberal and Conservative Law Professors Tell Gov. Brewer."

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February 26, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Reuters article published in Yahoo News titled "Detroit uses stick and carrot to sell bankruptcy plan."

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February 26, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Metro Times report titled "Bankruptcy judge sticks to ‘aggressive timetable' for Detroit case."

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February 26, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in an Associated Press story published in Yahoo News titled "Detroit mayor could talk blight in State of City."

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February 26, 2014

Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Teacher wanted for a school in 'Christian setting'? EAA quickly yanks job ad."

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February 26, 2014

Michael Steinberg was quoted in an article by CBS Local TV and WWJ radio titled "EAA Pulls Job Posting For Teachers To Work ‘In A Christian Setting.'"

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February 25, 2014

Christopher Lund is one of 11 law professors who sent a letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) warning that SB1062-the bill "which amends Arizona's Religious Freedom Restoration Act" (RFRA)-has been "egregiously misrepresented by many of its critics." He is named in an article about the letter in a report by Fox News affiliate Breitbart.com titled "Bipartisan law profs warn Jan Brewer: SB1062 'egregiously misrepresented.'"

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February 25, 2014

Peter Hammer was interviewed for "The Craig Fahle Show" on WDET radio for a report titled "What Will Work for Detroit's Future and Who Benefits?"

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February 24, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Detroit Free Press report titled "U-M says contract didn't violate conflict of interest rules."  

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February 24, 2014

Laura Bartell was interviewed on "The Craig Fahle Show" on WDET radio for a report titled "Law Professor Dissects Plan of Adjustment."

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February 22, 2014

Peter Hammer was interviewed on WXYZ TV's "Spotlight on the News" about his opposition to the Detroit Future City plan.

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February 21, 2014

Laura Bartell was interviewed for a report on WDET radio about Detroit's bankruptcy restructuring plan. The report was titled "What's written in pencil and what's in permanent marker?"

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February 21, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit News article titled "Bankruptcy exit plan riles Detroit retirees."

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February 21, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Yahoo Finance report titled "City Of Detroit Files Bankruptcy Exit Plan."

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February 21, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Fortune magazine report in CNN Money titled "Detroit proposes a lose-lose bankruptcy plan."

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February 20, 2014

Robert Sedler was quoted in a Livingston Daily article titled "Expert: Closed session may have violated Open Meetings Act."

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February 19, 2014

Peter Hammer was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Detroit Future City to unveil its 2014 priorities for remaking city."

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February 19, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Detroit's new debt deal could get ball rolling on restructuring."

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February 19, 2014

Nick Schroeck was interviewed for The Craig Fahle Show on WDET radio for a segment titled "Can We Depoliticize Climate Change?"

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February 18, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Detroit's bankruptcy blueprint due out this week: Here's what to expect."

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February 18, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in an Associated Press news report published in the New York Times and the San Jose Mercury News titled "Detroit readying blueprint for bankruptcy exit."

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February 18, 2014

Robert Sedler was interviewed on The Craig Fahle Show on WDET radio for a segment titled "Snyder wants same-sex benefits ban upheld for public employees."

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February 17, 2014

Peter Hammer was the subject of an MLive news article titled "Wayne State professor calls Detroit Future City plan 'deathblow.'"

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February 17, 2014

Noah Hall was quoted in a Miami Herald report titled "Chicago: Bulk of $15 billion plan not directly tied to stopping Asian carp."    

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February 14, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit News article titled "Detroit retirees, banks fight for assets."

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February 13, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Higher court takes control of embattled Novi judge's docket."

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February 12, 2014

Robert Sedler was the focus of an article in the Legal News titled "Students interview law professor for documentary film."

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February 12, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Detroit News article titled "Taxpayers spent more than $1M on legal defense of Kilpatricks."    

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February 10, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a New American report titled "Detroit's Bankruptcy Plan Reveals Fraud in Funding Pensions."

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February 6, 2014

Robert Sedler was quoted in a Detroit News article titled "High court: Cities can't bypass Michigan's pot law."

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February 6, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a report titled "Ex-SAC Capital manager Mathew Martoma convicted of insider trading" published in The Guardian U.S.

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February 5, 2014

Nick Schroeck was interviewed for a WDET radio segment titled "Great Lakes the Only Region in the U.S. to Gain Wetlands."

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February 4, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Bloomberg News report titled "Mortgage-Deal Spoils Divide State Winners From Losers."

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February 2, 2014

Linda Beale was quoted in a Wall Street Journal report titled "Private-Equity Firms' Fees Get a Closer Look."

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February 1, 2014

Nick Schroeck was interviewed for a news report on WKYC-TV Cleveland titled "Investigator: Drugs in drinking water higher than expected."

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February 1, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a news report in the Pittsburgh TribLive titled "SEC: 2 people know insider Heinz tipster."

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January 30, 2014

Peter Hammer was interviewed on WDET radio as part of book club week on The Craig Fahle Show. Hammer is co-author of Crusader for Justice, a biography of Judge Damon J. Keith.  The book is one of the top five books for The Craig Fahle Show book club.

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January 29, 2014

Robert Sedler was quoted in a Legal News article titled "Chief Judge Gerald E. Rosen to deliver I. Goodman Cohen Lecture in trial advocacy on February 4 at Wayne Law."

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January 28, 2014

Jonathan Weinberg was interviewed on the topic of Gov. Snyder's Detroit immigration plan for WDET radio and WKAR radio.  

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January 22, 2014

Jocelyn Benson was quoted in a Yahoo News article from the Christian Science Monitor titled "Are American elections broken? White House panel proposes fixes."

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January 21, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Voice of America report titled "Deal Emerges to Save Detroit Institute of Arts Collection."

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January 20, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Detroit News article titled "Ferguson's retrial on bid-rigging charges begins Tuesday."

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January 20, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Yahoo News article from Reuters titled "Analysis: Gambling revenue at heart of Detroit's dilemmas, new and old."

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January 20, 2014

Peter Henning was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article titled "Troubled firm Lason Inc. doesn't fit Bruce Rauner's story."

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January 17, 2014

Laura Bartell was interviewed on WDET radio for a news segment on "The Craig Fahle Show" titled "Sorting Through Detroit Bankruptcy Legalese."

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January 16, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Rhodes steers Detroit bankruptcy down his own legal path."

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January 16, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Detroit bankruptcy judge denies proposal to pay off disastrous debt deal."

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January 13, 2014

Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit News article titled "Closing arguments resume in pension debt deal case."    

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January 9, 2014

Michael Steinberg was quoted in a news article in USA Today (and 281 other news outlets) about Insane Clown Posse filing suit against the FBI.

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January 8, 2014

Charles Brower is mentioned in a Legal News article titled "Global reach: Area attorney specializes in international litigation."

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January 8, 2014

Laura Bartell is quoted in a Detroit News article titled "Bankruptcy negotiations gain urgency."

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January 8, 2014

Jocelyn Benson was interviewed for a WDET-Radio report titled "Voting: A Fundamental Right -- Right? Formal Hearing Scheduled for Thursday."

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January 7, 2014

Nick Schroeck was interviewed for a WDET Radio report titled "Plans for keeping invasive Asian carp out of Great Lakes."

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January 6, 2014

Jocelyn Benson wrote an opinion piece titled "Special interests gain influence." The article was published in the Detroit News.

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January 2, 2014

Peter Henning is quoted in a Detroit News article titled "Testimony to resume Friday in Detroit bankruptcy swaps deal."    

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