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Mothers’ Lack of Legal Knowledge Linked to Juvenile Re-Offending

Thursday, January 5, 2017
Caitlin Cavanagh

Youth who commit crimes for the first time are more likely to re-offend if their mothers don’t participate in their legal process. Unfortunately, mothers are widely unfamiliar with…

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MSU Law Student Named Skadden Fellow

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Monica Macias

Monica Macias has become Michigan State University College of Law’s latest Skadden Fellow, the third to hail from MSU Law in the last five years. She will work…

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New Architecture Book from MSU’s Bandes Explores Mid-Michigan

Monday, December 19, 2016
book cover for Mid-Michigan Architecture

Susan J. Bandes, professor of art history at Michigan State University and director of museum studies, has just published “Mid-Michigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie” through MSU…

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Are Death Row Cases Plagued with Racial Bias?

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Catherine Grosso, Associate Professor of Law, and Barbara O'Brien, Associate Professor of Law, pose on Tuesday October 18, 2016.

Defendants charged with murder in North Carolina from 1990 to 2009 were more than twice as likely to receive the death penalty if the victims were white, Michigan…

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$12.7M Gift for Genetic Programming, Evolutionary Computation

Thursday, December 8, 2016
John Koza

The Michigan State University College of Engineering has received its largest individual gift in the history of the college. A $10.7 million bequest from a California entrepreneur joins…

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MSU Study Uncovers Real Culprit in Flint Water Crisis

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Rick Sadler

Many believe the events leading to the lead poisoning of Flint’s drinking water began in April 2014, when it started drawing from the Flint River. Others believe it…

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MI Infrastructure Needs Additional $4B/Yr., Says Commission

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Janice Beecher, Professor and Director, MSU Institute for Public Utilities

Michigan needs an additional $4 billion a year to fix and update its infrastructure, including crumbling roads and bridges and aging water and sewer systems, according to a…

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MSU Helps Revive State’s Chestnut Industry

Friday, December 2, 2016
MSU researcher Dennis Fulbright specializes with the reintroduction of the American Chestnut tree.

Michigan is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for its number of chestnut growers and land, and Michigan State University has played a key role in leading this…

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Despite Upbeat Headlines, Detroit Still Declining

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Laura Reese, Detroit Skyline

Despite the news media’s portrayal of Motown as a comeback kid, most revitalization is occurring in a small swath of the city’s core – including the just-announced Detroit…

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Flashy Language Doesn’t Fly with Supreme Court

Monday, November 21, 2016
Gavel and Law Books

Memo to all attorneys submitting legal briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court: Be subtle and your chances of winning go up significantly. A new study co-authored by a…

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