The University’s Program in Law and Public Affairs has announced a total of six fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year. The fellows will each give a public seminar while working on their own research.
Four University students: Jonathan Lu ’18, Omkar Shende ’18, Sally Jiao ’18, and Lamia Ateshian ’18, will be recipients of the 2017 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
The University program in Law And Public Affairs has chosen five undergraduate students, Kabbas Azhar ’18, Joy Dartey ’18, Steven Gomez ’19, Alice Mar-Abe ’18, and Jessica Quinter ’18 as the 2017 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.
The 7th U.S circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled against several former student athletes, claiming that they deserved to be financially compensated for their participation in their college’s athletic program. The court ruled in favor of a February 2016 case where the student athletes’ claims were dismissed.
Members of Princeton Private Prison Divest are asking University faculty members to sign a petition in support of divesting from private prisons, as well as from detention corporations.
News & Notes: Lawrence resident proposes challenge of Lawrenceville school's tax-exempt status in a suit similar to the suit between U., town
Peter Radice Jr., a resident of Lawrence, N.J., challenged the Lawrenceville School's tax exemption status in a lawsuit last week similar to the recent suit between four residents of the town of Princeton and the University. Lawrenceville school is a private boarding school located in Lawrence, N.J.
Nearly three hundred members of the University's faculty released a statement “in support of diversity and against racism and discrimination” on Thursday.The statement was signed by 267 assistant, associate,or full professors and by 32 lecturers.
Author, journalist, and historian Webster Tarpley ’66 is currently engaged in libel suit with Melania Trump, wife of President-elect Donald Trump. Tarpley is being sued for claims made on his blog TARPLEY.net, where he claimed the Melania Trump allegedly had a nervous breakdown after her speech at the Republican convention was considered controversial. He further claimed that Melania Trump was not a model, but instead a “high end escort” in the article that led to the libel suit. The Daily Mail, a British tabloid, also made similar allegations about Melania Trump. On Sept.
Mayor Liz Lempert and the council of Princeton discussed the proposed Streetscape Design Standards for Nassau Street, as well as accepted a Mercer County body camera grant in the Oct.