Public Administration and International Affairs Department News, Media Commentary and Research
Banks discusses FISA reforms with Sinclair Broadcast Group
Professor Emeritus William C. Banks says the changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act process in the bill would increase accountability for abuses of the system and require the FBI to disclose more information to the court.
See related: Congress, Law, U.S. National Security, United States
Popp quoted in S&P Global article on electric vehicles, 2020 election
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Shi’s education research funded by Russell Sage and Gates Foundations
Humphrey Fellows workshop, Coronavirus serves as case study
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Radcliffe weighs in on coronavirus price gouging in USA Today
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Complementary projects on food insecurity funded by Russell Sage
Russell Sage funds Michelmore’s study of single mothers' job quality
Burman comments on the cost of Bernie Sanders's agenda in The Atlantic
"I think it is fair to say that the tax increase—assuming it is as big as Senator Sanders projects—is about as large as the [13-point] tax increases enacted to finance World War II," as measured as a share of GDP, says Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics.
See related: Taxation, U.S. Elections, United States
Mandela Washington Fellows introduced to SU Libraries
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CSIS named number one think tank in the United States
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Yinger research cited in NYT article on school funding disparities
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Himmelreich piece on ethics of self-driving cars published in Communications of the ACM
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Heflin codirects project funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Shi paper on selective education published in Economics of Education Review
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Maxwell team wins grant from Department of Justice for opioid study
A group comprised of four researchers — representing the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and the Maxwell X Lab — will receive approximately $500,000 over three years in support of their research on different opioid court treatment interventions across New York State.
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Wilcoxen comments on Trump's (SAFE) Vehicles rule in Washington Post
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Banks discusses Trump impeachment trial on KPCC
"One of the things to bear in mind about the procedure in the Senate is that there’s very little in the way of a legal road map. The Constitution says simply that the Senate should have the sole power to trial an impeachment," says William C. Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs.
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Banks weighs in on Iran retaliation in Newsweek
"This is an escalation for sure but retaliation, revenge or reprisals are unlawful at international law, not that Iran abides by international law," says William C. Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs. "The risks are that the U.S. will play along and some escalatory act will be disproportionate to the circumstances, leading to something far worse," he adds.
See related: Conflict, International Agreements, Middle East & North Africa, United States