by Jurry Bajwah, Staff Writer In West Virginia v. EPA, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) did not have clear authority to devise carbon emissions caps based on a generation shifting approach. Generation shifting is defined as the shift in electricity production from a high […]
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New York Tenants Face Eviction After Safe Tenant Harbor Act Expires
By Rebeca Chieffallo, Staff Writer In June 2020, the Tenant Safe Harbor Act was signed into law for the state of New York.  The Tenant Safe Harbor Act was sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz.  Senator Hoylman recognized a moral obligation to keep New Yorkers in […]
Protecting Victims of Human Trafficking: The Need for Safe Harbor Laws
By Amy Kerlin, Staff Writer The Department of Homeland Security classifies human trafficking as a form of modern-day slavery that involves the use of manipulation, coercion, fraud, or force to compel a victim into some type of labor or commercial sexual act. Although the Federal Bureau of Investigation believes […]
Duquesne Law Students Visit Washington, D.C.
By Susan Pickup, Staff Writer Last weekend, Duquesne University School of Law students in Professor Rhonda Gay Hartman’s health law class joined those from the School of Pharmacy on their trip to Washington, D.C. The buildings on Capitol Hill were flooded with students in white coats, who were visiting […]