Professor Flatt was quoted in an article available on KUHF's website, commenting on a lawsuit by the City of New York targeting energy companies for their role in the world's changing climate.
Professor Kwok was interviewed for a news story that aired on KTRK (ABC 13) and was quoted in an article available on the station's website. He commented on the potential legal ramifications of homeowners using the new 'Blank Box' package theft deterrent.
Former Adjunct Professor Dustin Rynders was quoted in an article available on the New York Times' website. He commented on the U.S. Department of Education's letter to the Texas Education Agency, that stipulated that the state agency's decision to set a "target" for the maximum percentage of students who should receive special education services had violated federal laws requiring schools to serve all students with disabilities.
GenomeWeb quoted a commentary on the right to access genomic data written by Professor Evans for the American Journal of Human Genetics.
Houston Public Media's Houston Matters program interviewed Professor Geoffrey Hoffman regarding the recent federal court DACA ruling.
Texas Medical Center issued a press release that quoted Professor Roberts discussing patient access to lab test results.
Professor Evans was interviewed for a post on the American Society of Human Genetics Blog regarding her new article "HIPAA's Individual Right of Access to Genomic Data: Reconciling Safety and Civil Rights."
Professor Evans was quoted in an article on the Factor magazine website regarding the need to overhaul the right to genomic data access.
Professor Olivas was interviewed today by KJZZ (91.5 FM Phoenix) discussing a federal judge's ruling that the DACA program must be maintained and President Trump's meeting with lawmakers about DACA yesterday. Audio is available at: http://theshow.kjzz.org/ (click KJZZ's The Show Jan. 10, 2018" from the page) (The interview with Professor Olivas begins at 45:18).
UHLC Adjunct Professor Ryan McConnell co-authored a Corporate Counsel article regarding the Corporate Compliance Essentials series that his law firm helped design.
Professor Roberts was quoted in a MarketWatch article regarding when employers may ask employees for sensitive medical information.
A Gizmodo article quoted extensively from Professor Evans' recent article in the American Journal of Human Genetics, "HIPAA's Individual Right of Access to Genomic Data: Reconciling Safety and Civil Rights."
Geoffrey Hoffman was among a group of legal scholars who submitted an amici curiae brief in support of the plaintiff-appellee in the case of City of Chicago v. Sessions.
Dean Baynes interviewed Professor Simpson for a segment on Houston Public Media's Briefcase about Houston ordinances affecting pollinators and wildscaping.
EurekAlert! published a press release quoting Professor Evans discussing the tenth anniversary of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
Climate Liability News quoted Professor Flatt discussing trends in climate liability lawsuits.
Dean Baynes interviewed Professor Morath for a segment on Houston Public Media's Briefcase regarding how animals are treated by the law.
Professor Evans was quoted in an article available on Slate.com commenting on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)'s concerns regarding how direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies—outfits like 23andMe and AncestryDNA—discuss and handle users' genetic information.
Professor Hester was quoted in an article that was available on Eco-Systems.com commenting on the potential impact of lawsuits seeking specific damages from energy and industrial companies for actions that may have contributed to climate change. This article appeared on multiple news websites.
Professor Geoffrey Hoffman was quoted in a Law 360 article regarding Jennings v. Rodriguez, a case pending before the Supreme Court that deals with whether certain immigrants must be given bond hearings if their detention continues for at least six months.
Professor Geoffrey Hoffman was among a group of legal scholars who filed an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of Montana in support of the petitioner's petition for a writ of habeas corpus in the case of Valerio-Gonzalez v. Jarret.
Jeff Newberry, supervising attorney at the Law Center's Texas Innocence Network, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article regarding why there have been fewer death sentences and executions in Harris County.
Professor Wells was quoted in a Law 360 article regarding whether the newly enacted tax reform legislation will encourage companies to bring their intellectual property back to the United States if it's been successfully mitigated offshore.