blog postsWhy the NBA lockout could be a long, bitter disputeNov 20, 2007 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... labor and law professor Michael LeRoyRole of workers in national emergencies should be clarified, scholar saysDec 4, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Updating and clarifying the role of civilian workers in times of national emergencies is a pressing need that would improve homeland security, a University of Illinois legal scholar says.College of Business gets $1 million grant for markets information labDec 18, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was awarded a $1 million grant from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Trust to support a markets information laboratory.U. of I. student teams to get chance to turn ideas into start-up businessesDec 18, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As graduates, they became major players in the technology world, establishing such companies as PayPal and YouTube.Overhauling the National Security Agency's controversial phone data collection programJan 28, 2014 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... law professor Stephen RushinLegal scholar to talk on lawyers as 'upholders of human dignity'Feb 16, 2004 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - David J. Luban of the Georgetown University Law Center will deliver the Paul M. Van Arsdell Jr. Memorial Lecture on Litigation and the Legal Profession on Feb. 24 (Tuesday) at 4 p.m. in the Max L. Rowe Auditorium at the College of Law, 504 E. Pennsylvania Ave, Champaign.Medicare's clouded future to be topic of Elder Law LectureFeb 19, 2004 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Marilyn Moon, the vice president of the American Institutes for Research, will talk about Medicare's clouded future beginning at 12:30 p.m. March 1 (Monday) in the Max L. Rowe Auditorium at the College of Law, 504 E. Pennsylvania Ave, Champaign. Her talk is the annual Elder Law Lecture.Deloitte & Touche USA chairman to lecture on leadership and integrityMar 27, 2006 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Sharon L. Allen, the chairman of the board of Deloitte & Touche USA, one of the nation's leading accounting and consulting firms, will talk about leadership and integrity Thursday (March 30) as the 2006 Leighton Lecturer on Ethics and Leadership at the University of Illinois' College of Business.Director of French industrial economic institute to speak at IllinoisApr 7, 2005 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jean Tirole, scientific director of the Institut d'Economie Industrielle in France, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at 3:30 p.m. April 15 (Friday) in 134 Temple Hoyne Buell Hall Auditorium, 611 E. Lorado Taft Drive, Champaign.Elder law expert: Ryan plan would fundamentally change MedicareApr 7, 2011 2:45 pm2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's proposal to change Medicare for those under age 55 is nothing short of a complete reconceptualization of the health insurance program, says a University of Illinois elder law expert.Expert calls proposed gross receipts tax textbook case of 'inefficient tax'Apr 13, 2007 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The gross receipts tax proposed by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, while a welcome step in tackling the state's budget shortfall, is a flawed approach to taxation, according to a University of Illinois expert.Citizens United case unlikely to end corporate speech debateApr 17, 2011 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The debate over the constitutionality of regulating corporate speech took a significant turn in the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, but it's an issue that almost certainly won't die down in the aftermath of that highly publicized case, says a University of Illinois business law expert.Type of company pension determines security of payout to retireesApr 26, 2004 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - What a difference a word can make to the security of a person's golden years.Striking a balance between Internet freedoms and cybersecurityApr 26, 2012 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... Jay P. Kesan, a professor of lawIf an Illinois tax increase is necessary, why doesn't the legislature pass one?May 6, 2010 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... Rick Winkel, the director of the Office of Public Leadership and Public AffairsThe uphill road facing the Blagojevich defenseMay 17, 2011 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... law professor J. Steven BeckettRecent bankruptcy reform measure a bust, legal expert at Illinois saysJun 16, 2006 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Early signs of the effect of the new bankruptcy act on consumers and the courts are not encouraging, according to an expert on bankruptcy law at the University of Illinois.Job picture in Illinois not as bright as elsewhere, report indicatesJun 20, 2007 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Illinois lags behind the nation and neighboring states in job creation, a report by the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois finds.How safe are U.S. nuclear power plants?Jul 12, 2011 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... John W. Kindt, a business and legal policy professorExecutive pay reform unlikely to reduce systemic risk in economyJul 14, 2011 11:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Reforms aimed at curbing executive compensation will likely have little effect on reducing systemic risk in the financial system, and they may even have unintended consequences for the freedom to contract, according to a University of Illinois expert in business law and corporate finance.Waning economy, increasing numbers of lawyers fuel litigation in JapanJul 21, 2005 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It's a cliché that has outlasted its value - the picture of Japan as a culturally harmonious country whose inhabitants value peace and consensus over the clash of lawsuits and lawyers.Why you should pay attention to the Apple-Samsung court caseAug 23, 2012 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... business professor Deepak SomayaNew book says lawsuits cutting voters out of public policy decisionsOct 3, 2007 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Lawsuits such as the landmark case against the tobacco industry are undermining traditional government regulation by shifting decision-making out of the public eye, according to a book co-written by a University of Illinois professor that will be published next year.Legal expert says laws often follow when public's fears exceed realityNov 6, 2007 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - When hijacking fears soared out of control after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, tougher airport screening quickly followed to ward off panic that could have crippled the nation's airline industry.Boards that oversee human-subject research need overhaulNov 9, 2005 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University Institutional Review Boards, which oversee research involving human subjects, need to be revamped to avoid the "mission creep" that is threatening academic freedom and restricting research on the nation's campuses, according to a report by University of Illinois researchers and scholars.Professor of law Thomas S. Ulen recognized with Swanlund ChairNov 19, 2003 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Thomas S. Ulen, professor of law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was named a Swanlund Chair at an investiture ceremony today.Baseball's record book could be next victim of steroid report, expert saysDec 13, 2007 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Major League Baseball's record book will likely come under fire in the wake of a long-awaited report released today linking Roger Clemens and other superstars to performance-enhancing drugs, a University of Illinois law and labor expert says.Expert: Fiscal cliff deal yields tax certainty at expense of simplificationJan 3, 2013 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Although major battles over spending cuts and raising the federal debt limit have been punted for another two months, the fiscal-cliff bill passed by Congress settles most of the significant tax issues that would have an immediate and direct impact on the average taxpayer's pocketbook, a University of Illinois expert on taxation and retirement issues says.Six Champaign County teams bound for Lego tournament state finalsJan 18, 2008 9:00 am3 views Champaign County teams bound for Lego tournament state finals Law scholar travels to Thailand as nation ponders 18th constitutionJan 24, 2007 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Thailand has drafted 17 constitutions since becoming a constitutional monarchy in 1932. Will an 18th constitution help restore democracy, which ended last September after a military coup ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra?Northwestern University economist to give David Kinley LectureMar 15, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Robert H. Porter, a professor of economics at Northwestern University, will deliver the annual David Kinley Lecture at 5 p.m. March 21 at the Max L. Rowe Auditorium, Law Building, 504 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Champaign.Social Security still imperiled, says scholar who promoted Bush planMar 17, 2006 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - While the Bush administration's efforts to change Social Security have faltered, the ticking time bomb of a revenue shortfall has not gone away, a University of Illinois expert warns.U. of I. recognized as CFA Program Partner institutionMar 24, 2008 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Master of Science in Finance Program has been named a CFA Program Partner, joining 54 other degree programs worldwide that meet the prestigious financial institute's professional and ethical standards.U. of I. to host international marketing symposiumApr 2, 2008 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Five pioneers will be honored for their contributions to the field of marketing during an international symposium April 17-19 at the University of Illinois.International trade expert to deliver Kinley Lecture FridayApr 7, 2003 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Elhanan Helpman, a professor of international trade at Harvard University, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Friday (April 11).White House 2014 budget: Unraveling 'chained' CPIApr 9, 2013 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanEncore of corporate tax holiday unlikely to stimulate economyApr 17, 2011 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A repeat of a corporate tax holiday that found little success in stimulating the economy in 2005 is still a long-shot to jump-start a stagnant U.S. economy, says a University of Illinois expert in corporate and international taxation.Shutting down Internet gambling in the U.S.Apr 28, 2011 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™...State retirees prepare to pay their own health premiumsMay 18, 2012 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanU. of I. expert to testify about Supreme Court's impact on consumer debtJun 10, 2008 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - U.S. Supreme Court rulings are digging into Americans' pocketbooks, contributing to staggering mortgage and consumer debt that now averages more than $53,000 for every man, woman and child in the nation, according to a University of Illinois legal expert.Why the NBA lockout could be in a long, bitter disputeJun 29, 2009 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... labor and law professor Michael LeRoyA look forward to the Blagojevich retrialAug 20, 2010 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... Andrew Leipold, an expert on criminal law and the federal judicial processWill President Obama's jobs plan work?Sep 9, 2011 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanLabor expert discusses the Chicago Public Schools teachers strikeSep 11, 2012 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relationsPro hockey commissioner's position essentially a restraint of trade, expert saysSep 16, 2004 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The lockout of players by the owners of the National Hockey League will harm fans and the sport as owners try to impose cost-saving labor rules.Presidential economic adviser, SEC accountant to speak at U. of I.Oct 1, 2008 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A presidential economic adviser and the chief accountant for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will present lectures this month on the University of Illinois campus.Railroad association president to give keynote speechOct 3, 2002 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Edward Hamberger, the president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Illinois Railroad Environmental Conference at 12:45 p.m. Oct. 9 (Wednesday) at 314 Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana.Guidelines governing human-subject research deterring scholars, expert saysOct 11, 2004 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Social science research on university campuses is being stifled by "hyperzealous" rules that bear little relation to the goal of protecting human subjects from unethical or unprofessional behavior, an expert from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign writes.Labor unions, income inequality, and today's economyOct 16, 2012 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... Wilma Liebman, a visiting professor in the College of Law and the School of Labor and Employment RelationsCompeting GOP tax plans renew debate about value of deductionsOct 27, 2011 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - If a presidential election is looming, it's inevitable that the law many Americans love to hate - the federal income tax - will come under attack from candidates. While this election cycle is no different, two competing plans from GOP rivals renew an important public policy question: Why have tax deductions at all?