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Fordham Media Mentions: February 10, 2017


When a President is unable to serve: 50 years ago, the 25th Amendment codified the process for removing the chief executive
NY Daily News 02-09-17
Feerick teaches a clinical course on presidential succession at Fordham Law School, where he is a full-time professor and former dean.

Dozens of law students welcome Iranian girl at JFK airport
New York Post 02-06-17
Dozens of Fordham law school students gathered at JFK Airport on Monday night to welcome the 11-year-old daughter of an Iranian classmate who was almost barred from coming into the US as a result of President Trump’s travel ban.


Governor’s Budget Proposal Puts 6,000 Seniors at Risk 02-08-17
A recent study by DFTA and Fordham University found that senior center participants reported they had better physical and mental health, were exercising more, and were less lonely over a 12-month period.


ON YOUR RADAR with WFUV’s John Platt to Return to Landmark on Main 02-04-17
John Platt, long time radio host at Fordham University’s WFUV Public Radio, currently hosts WFUV’s Sunday Supper program, which features theme sets, artist salutes and artist interviews.


Republican Rep. Mike Johnson Calls Trump Travel Ban ‘Common Sense’ 02-08-17
But, you know, I would point out Fordham Law School’s Center on National Security. Their new report – they released a report on ISIS prosecutions in the U.S. They determined that nearly 20 percent of alleged facilitators in ISIS prosecutions, in our country, do involve refugees and asylees.


Immigration Order Backlash
Fox 5 NY 01-31-17
Featuring Fordham Law professor Gemma Solimene

How refugee advocates are fighting Trump’s immigration ban
America Magazine 02-06-17
Despite the memorandum’s vagaries, Gemma Solimene, clinical associate professor of law at Fordham University’s School of Law, expects the government to defend it on national security grounds and deny that Muslims are being singled out.

Silent no more: It’s time for the courts to step up to Trump
The Hill 02-06-17
An adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, he regularly lectures and writes on law, ethics and social policy for the New York Law Journal and other publications.

‘You Don’t Represent Us’: Bay Ridge Congressman Targeted By Protesters At Chamber of Commerce Forum
Gothamist 02-06-17
(James Cohen, a law professor at Fordham University who specializes in criminal procedure, told us at the time that “there is no question that a grand jury will do precisely what the prosecutor wants, virtually 100% of the time.”)

Christie ‘Bridgegate’ accuser unlikely to go away quietly
Associated Press via Los Angeles Times 02-05-17
The argument could have merit, according to Fordham University School of Law professor James Cohen, who has followed the so-called “Bridgegate” case.

Data Journalism – America’s Murder Capital 02-06-17
John Pfaff, a professor of law at Fordham Law School, is a human source in this story.

Why we should free violent criminals
Boston Globe 02-05-17
“We put all of our attention — almost all of our attention — on things that aren’t nearly as important as the things we ignore,” says Fordham Law School professor John Pfaff, author of the forthcoming book “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform.”

The Fight for Criminal Justice Reform is Moving to the States 02-08-17
As Fordham University law professor John Pfaff has persuasively argued, tackling mass incarceration will involve rethinking not just the war on drugs, but how we as a country prosecute and punish violent criminals.

GOP leaders worry: Is Charlotte doing enough to comply with Trump immigration order?
The Charlotte Observer 02-04-17
Jennifer Gordon, a professor at Fordham law school, said the order encourages municipalities to enter into agreements with the federal government to enforce immigration law, but it does not mandate they do so.

Pentagon released a 10-year-old Al Qaeda propaganda video to justify the SEAL Team 6 raid where ‘almost everything went wrong’
Business Insider 02-03-17
“The perception will be that it’s not enough to kill al-Awlaki — that the US had to kill the entire family,” Karen Greenberg, director of Fordham University’s Center on National Security, told NBC.

The Intercept 01-31-17
“Agencies are under a lot of pressure to find a needle in a haystack, something that has haunted us since the beginning of the war on terror,” said Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School.

Media Reports Extensively on Terror — When It Happens in The West
WNYC 02-08-17
Karen Greenberg is the Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School.

Does The Constitution Protect Non-Citizens? Judges Say Yes
Forbes 01-30-17
“There’s no dispute at the absolute core,” said Andrew Kent, a constitutional scholar at Fordham Law.

Why’s Beijing So Worried About Western Values Infecting China’s Youth? 02-04-17
Carl Minzner, a specialist in Chinese law and politics at Fordham Law School, says that December’s education conference suggests the campaign is now poised to reach deeper into academia.

The Painful Reality I Was Forced to Face As a Young Black Attorney in Brooklyn
Atlanta Black Star 02-05-17
Kenneth is a Trial Advocacy professor at Fordham Law School and a board member of the Kings County Criminal Bar Association.

Crowdfunding for public-interest lawsuits has come to the US, just in time for Trump’s presidency
Quartz 02-05-17
David Udell, executive director of the National Center for Access to Justice at Fordham Law School said that “at a glance, CrowdJustice looks great.”

127 companies now support brief opposing Trump ban
El Paso Times 02-05-17
There are few limits on who can submit them and especially contentious or important cases can have dozens arguing of briefs submitted on each side, said Martin Flaherty, a professor of constitutional law at Fordham Law School in New York City.

When a President is unable to serve: 50 years ago, the 25th Amendment codified the process for removing the
chief executive
NY Daily News 02-09-17
Feerick teaches a clinical course on presidential succession at Fordham Law School, where he is a full-time professor and former dean.


Divisive policies will harm Trump’s plans to grow economy
San Francisco Chronicle 02-01-17
“His trade plan is not growth enhancing,” said Giacomo Santangelo, a professor of economics at Fordham University in New York.

Trump’s Bizarre Assault On NATO Is Highly Suspicious
Huffington Post 02-02-17
By John Davenport, Professor teaching Political Philosophy, Global Justice, Ethics and Moral Psychology

Catholic college leaders focus on inclusion, diversity
National Catholic Reporter 02-02-17
Creating that environment is even more necessary in the wake of the “so-called Trump effect” on racial justice and equality, said Fr. Bryan Massingale, professor of theology at Fordham University and author of Racial Injustice and the Catholic Church.

51% Back Trump’s Temporary Ban On Refugees — IBD/TIPP Poll
Investor’s Business Daily 02-06-17
And an analysis by Fordham University political scientist Costas Panagopoulos found that IBD/TIPP and McClatchy/Marist came closest to hitting the bull’s-eye on the actual vote margins.

“Life is a Dream” – A Jesuit director’s journal on his revival of “Spain’s Hamlet”
America Magazine 02-06-17
Father Drance is artistic director of Magis and teaches theater at Fordham University. “Calderon’s Two Dreams” runs Feb. 9-26 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre.

This edition: Race, Immigration, and Politics with Christina Greer 02-08-17
Dr. Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, joins Carol Jenkins to discuss this.

We must address incarceration
New York Amsterdam News 02-09-17
Christina Greer, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Fordham University, the author of “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream” and the host of “The Aftermath” on

Dangers of Weight Loss Herbs and Other Drugs Interactions, Side Effects and Ephedra 02-08-17
Joan Roberts, Ph.D., of Fordham University, has been studying the effects of light and drugs on the eye for decades.

Crina Gschwandtner is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University.


College Notebook 02-08-17
Fordham University senior Jake Duckworth (Masuk) paced to a nice fifth-place finish in the 3000 meters (8:39.14) at the Metropolitan Championships at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Friday.


Dozens of law students welcome Iranian girl at JFK airport
New York Post 02-06-17
Dozens of Fordham law school students gathered at JFK Airport on Monday night to welcome the 11-year-old daughter of an Iranian classmate who was almost barred from coming into the US as a result of President Trump’s travel ban.

Americans at Work: Returning Veterans
The Atlantic 02-04-17
Marine veteran Sean Kraemer arrives at Fordham University, where he is a student in New York City, on November 20, 2016. Kraemer was an Infantry Assaultman serving in Afghanistan, Yemen and Iraq.

Rehearse, Ice Feet, Repeat: The Life of a New York City Ballet Corps Dancer
The New York Times 01-26-17
[Claire Kretzschmar] pauses to reflect on the week ahead: On Monday, the company’s day off, she will start a class at Fordham, where she is close to earning a degree in communications, with a minor in English.

Iranian child seeking emergency eye surgery arrives in New York
Reuters 02-07-17
Her mother, Fahimeh Kashkooli, is living in the United States on a student visa while she earns a master’s degree at New York’s Fordham University School of Law.


Will the Falcons finally earn their first Super Bowl title?
New York Amsterdam News 02-03-17
Dating back to the inaugural Super Bowl Jan. 15, 1967, in Los Angeles, when Brooklyn native and Fordham University alumnus Vince Lombardi led the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers to a 35-10 victory over the American Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs, the game has seen unlikely heroes emerge, such as the New York Giants’ wide receiver David Tyree in Super Bowl XLII or the Patriots Malcom Butler in Super Bowl XLIX.

Celebrating 50 years, the Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA) Announces Four New Board Members to its 2017 Board of Directors 02-07-17
Sal [Cucchiara] holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Fordham University with a concentration in Information Systems, a BS in Computer Science from the University of Scranton and attended the Securities Industry Association Executive Education program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Michael J. Osnato, Jr., Former Chief of the Complex Financial Instruments Unit of the SECs Enforcement Division, to Join Simpson Thacher 02-06-17
He received his J.D. in 1997 from Fordham Law School, and his B.A. from Williams College in 1994.

HJ Sims Adds to Fixed Income Sales Team 02-06-17
[Steve Williamson] graduated from Manhattan College with a BBA, earned an MBA at Columbia University, and holds a JD from Fordham University.

ReedGroup Hires New General Counsel, Josh Protass 02-06-17
Josh received his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham Law School in New York City.

Learning Curve: Bushwick native’s determination leads to dominant hoops career 02-08-17
[Jon] Severe graduated from Fordham in three years with a degree in communications, but he still wanted a brand-new challenge and it found it — at Iona.

Barry Knapp Joins Guggenheim Securities 02-08-17
Mr. Knapp earned his M.B.A. from Fordham University and his B.A. in economics from the University of Rhode Island.

Protiviti Promotes Sixteen Leaders to Managing Director Positions 02-09-17
[Andrea] Spinelli holds an MBA degree from J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, and a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Fordham University. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

Dr. Patricia Ann Broderick selected for Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Top Professionals 02-09-17
An extensively educated individual who utilizes both hemispheres of her brain, Dr. Patricia Broderick earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from St. Thomas Aquinas College, graduating Magna Cum Laude and then earned a Master of Science Degree in Biology from Fordham University.

Route1 appoints Marino to board 02-09-17
Mr. [John] Marino received a bachelor of arts from Clemson University in South Carolina, a master of Arts from Fordham University in New York and pursued professional training at Georgetown University’s Government Affairs Institute in Washington.


Joseph A. Scorpion, 88, Of Brighton Heights, PA, Allegheny County Health Department employee
Obituary: Joseph A. Scorpion / A force in Allegheny County public health
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 02-07-17
He did graduate studies in bacteriology in 1953 at Fordham University in New York City.


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