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Barnett appointed to Administrative Conference of the United States

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hosch Associate Professor Kent Barnett has been appointed to the Administrative Conference of the United States as a public member, serving a two-year term. ACUS is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research and providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for federal agency procedures. Its membership is composed of senior federal officials, academics and other experts from the private sector. Barnett is one of 40 public members and one of approximately 25 academics in the conference. 


E. Burch featured in The New York Times

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in The New York Times regarding the possible criminal liability of the Sackler family relating to the Purdue Pharma opioid litigation. The article titled "New York Uncovers $1 Billion in Sackler Family Wire Transfers" was written by Danny Hakim and published 9/13/19.


Simon featured in The New York Times

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Assistant Professor Lindsey Simon was featured in The New York Times regarding bankruptcy and the proposed Purdue Pharma opioid settlement. The article titled "Would a Purdue Bankruptcy Protect the Sacklers? Good Question." was written by Jan Hoffman and published 9/16/19.


Simon featured in Associated Press article

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Assistant Professor Lindsey Simon was featured in an Associated Press article regarding Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy and its proposed opioid settlement. The article titled "Can Purdue Pharma's Opioid Settlement Win Judge's Approval?' was written by Geoff Mulvihill and Steve LeBlanc and was published 9/16/19. The article appeared in several media outlets including the Los Angeles Times and Canada's The Globe and Mail.


Simon featured in STAT

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Assistant Professor Lindsey Simon was featured in STAT regarding how assets are spilt among creditors when a company files for bankruptcy. The article titled "Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy. What does it mean for lawsuits against the opioid manufacturer?" was written by Andrew Joseph and published 9/16/19. 

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