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Rams in the News: Invasion of Ukraine Is Main Topic at UN General Assembly

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ANJALI DAYAL
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to be the main topic at annual UN General Assembly meet
NPR 09-18-2022
A U.N. expert who teaches at Fordham University, Anjali Dayal, describes it this way: Some of them have tried to frame this as, like, a return to the Non-Aligned Movement that they had during the Cold War. And some of them have made it clear that this isn’t to say that they no longer support Ukraine. They just want to make it clear that they intend for the body to do the work – the rest of the work on its plate.

LAWRENCE BRENNAN
Trial to start for sailor accused of igniting Navy warship
The Associated Press 09-19-2022
Retired Navy Capt. Lawrence B. Brennan, an adjunct professor at Admiralty and International Maritime Law Fordham Law School, said the prosecution has its work cut out for it.

DeMorat Throws For 5 TDs, Fordham Beats Albany 48-45
The Associated Press  09-17-2022
Tim DeMorat threw for a career-high 464 yards and five touchdowns to lead unbeaten Fordham to a 48-45 come-from-behind win over winless Albany on Saturday.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

A human rights lawyer pays the price of standing up to Xi’s China
Reuters 09-22-2022
In 2011, Ding went to Fordham University in the United States as a visiting scholar at the law school. The high-flying commercial lawyer had begun to see China in a different light. His new access to the internet outside China’s Great Firewall opened his eyes to a community of rights lawyers and activists working for change, Luo said. While Ding was at Fordham, Chinese police began rounding up activists and lawyers who had taken part in pro-democracy protests in February 2011, inspired by Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution.

Biden’s FTC chair on menu for congressional grilling about supercharged regulatory agenda, overreach
The Washington Times 09-19-2022
In a speech Friday at Fordham University, Ms. [Lina] Khan said the agency is working on a policy statement governing its authority to stop anti-competitive business tactics.

DOJ antitrust cop hammers ‘whack-a-mole’ approach to reining in Big Tech
New York Post 09-16-2022
During his speech at the Fordham University Conference on International Law and Policy in Manhattan, [Jonathan] Kanter called for US antitrust regulators to take a far more aggressive approach to enforcing current laws.

The JR SportBrief Show on CBS Sports Radio
Audio unavailable
WZGC Atlanta 09-21-2022
JR Jackson: Thank you to everyone at Fordham University for allowing me to come through and just drop some knowledge with the students. It’s always a great time to hang out with them and just kind of share a little bit of what I know and what I don’t know. Thank you to Special Olympics and Experian for participating and making a Media for the Movement happen.

It’s Homecoming Weekend at Fordham
News 12 09-16-2022
I’m Pat O’Keefe at Fordham University where it is Homecoming Weekend and the Rams football team, ranked 21st in the country, plays its home opener on Saturday against the University of Albany.

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

LAWRENCE BRENNAN
Sailors struggle to remember year after Navy warship fire
The Associated Press 09-20-2022
“There are questions about identification of the people in the vicinity of the fire and possible causes other than arson,” he [Lawrence Brennan] said. “Moreover, the conflagration and firefighting efforts damaged, if not destroyed, the crime scene and crucial evidence.”

LAWRENCE BRENNAN
Trial to start for sailor accused of igniting Navy warship
The Associated Press 09-19-2022
Retired Navy Capt. Lawrence B. Brennan, an adjunct professor at Admiralty and International Maritime Law Fordham Law School, said the prosecution has its work cut out for it.

KAREN GREENBERG
Judge Overturns Conviction of Adnan Syed, Whose Case Was the Subject of Hit Podcast ‘Serial’
Al Jazeera 09-20-2022
Karen Greenberg is the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law. She has more on why Adnan Syed was released. 

JED SHUGERMAN
Biden seen as flip-flopping on the pandemic, again
The Washington Examiner 09-20-2022
Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman predicted that Biden’s statements in the interview could one day be cited in court.

JULIE SUK
Book Review: These Women Used the Rule of Law to Challenge Trumpism
The New York Times 09-20-2022
Julie C. Suk is a law professor at Fordham University and the author of “We the Women: The Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment.”

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

ANJALI DAYAL
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to be the main topic at annual UN General Assembly meet
NPR 09-18-2022
 A U.N. expert who teaches at Fordham University, Anjali Dayal, describes it this way:: Some of them have tried to frame this as, like, a return to the Non-Aligned Movement that they had during the Cold War. And some of them have made it clear that this isn’t to say that they no longer support Ukraine. They just want to make it clear that they intend for the body to do the work – the rest of the work on its plate.

ANJALI DAYAL
Live from the UN General Assembly: President Biden’s Speech and Other Key Moments | Pandemic Preparedness and Response (UNGA Day 3)
UN Dispatch Podcast 09-21-2022
He began by talking about how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was a charter violation of consequence to every country worldwide, in a legal sense, in an existential sense, as well as through these sort of more concrete senses as well of things like vast food insecurity. In that context, I thought it was really interesting that, as Richard said, he was much more confrontational about China than he was last year.

ANJALI DAYAL
The UN General Assembly will underline Russia’s isolation
The New Statesman 069-19-2022
Anjali Dayal of Fordham University told NPR, “This isn’t to say that [those nations]no longer support Ukraine, [but]they just want to make it clear that they intend for the body to do the rest… of the work on its plate.”

ATHLETICS

The Sunshine State Slinger
MSG 09-17-2022
The Rams are a perfect 3-0 in the season. What a start for the Fordham Rams this year, and what a job as they win the home opener at Jack Coffey Field. They have been unbelievable this year, and we are loving what we are seeing from the Fordham Rams and senior quarterback Timmy DeMorat. He is slinging it, and the guy I like to call, because he is by way of Viera High in Florida: the Sunshine State Slinger.

DeMorat Throws For 5 TDs, Fordham Beats Albany 48-45
The Associated Press  09-17-2022
Tim DeMorat threw for a career-high 464 yards and five touchdowns to lead unbeaten Fordham to a 48-45 come-from-behind win over winless Albany on Saturday.

UAlbany Football Wastes Big Offensive Day Against Fordham
Times Union 09-17-2022
Fordham quarterback Tim Demorat threw for 464 yards and five touchdowns as the 21st-ranked Rams outlasted UAlbany 48-45 before 5,000 fans at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx.

ALUMNI

AHA News: College Softball Player’s Heart Stops After Routine Play
U.S. News & World Report 09-20-2022
In her second game of the day, Fordham University shortstop Sarah Taffet hit a ground ball to first base. The fielder charged forward, stopped the ball and kept going to tag out Sarah. It turned into a small collision, with Sarah getting knocked to the ground.

Hilarie Burton Morgan Raises Awareness on TV Series ‘True Crime Stories: It Couldn’t Happen Here.’
GMA3 09-20-2022
Hilarie Burton Morgan: So it is a family business mentality. You’re going to catch bad guys. You’re going to be of service. When I moved to New York, I was going to Fordham at Lincoln Center, studying criminology and psychology with the intention of that being my career.

Soldier On: Life After Deployment
PBS 09-18-2022
Lyndsey Lyon: I joined the military in college. I went to Fordham University. I did ROTC. They said, “We can offer you a scholarship,” you know, “we’ll pay for the rest of your education.” and I wanted to do it anyway and I said, “That’s perfect.”

Springdale man a White House Fellow
Arkansas Democrat Gazette 09-19-2022
Flores is a graduate of Springdale High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in international political economics from Fordham University in New York and a law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law. In 2020, Flores became the first Hispanic and first immigrant elected to the Springdale City Council.

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