AUWCL in the Media, Week of May 18

New York Times – Professor Williams Yeomans addresses the difficulty the Justice Department experiences in prosecuting prison guards accused of using excessive force. MORE

Honolulu Star – Professor Jeffrey Lubbers comments on the EPA’s recent lobbying for public support in favor a new regulation that would protect the nation’s drinking water. MORE

San Francisco Daily Journal – Professor Jayesh Rathod writes about labor unions and the relationship they have with immigration reform movements.

Yahoo! News – Professor William Yeomans discusses the recommendations made by the Obama administration to restore trust between law enforcement agencies and their local communities. MORE

Quartz – Professor Cynthia Jones was mentioned in reference to her study of race in pretrial determinations. MORE

Deutsche Welle – Professor Jennifer Daskal comments on the effect of the USA Freedom Act being passed to the NSA’s mass collection of phone records. MORE

The Advocate – “Employment quotas suggest hiring a less qualified over a more qualified individual because of their race, sex or national origin,” says Professor Richard Ugelow. MORE

CNN International – Professor Brenda Smith articulates that female inmates are victimized by male guards and these crimes could be reduced if limits were placed upon male staff having contact with women in custody. MORE