The Three Rs

It’s about sustainability for Veronica Roof (JD 06). From her career as a solid waste management consultant to her decision to attend law school, she believes it always pays to think about how things will look down the road. On

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Gimme shelter

When President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 back in March, most of the attention was focused on the country’s new health care laws. But tax professionals and scholars were also tuned into a

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Big problems

On the night of April 20, 52 miles off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico an explosion pierced the night sky, leaving 11 people dead and unleashing a steady stream of oil gushing into the Gulf throughout the summer, resulting in the largest oil spill in U.S. history. The explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig — and the subsequent oil spill — deeply affected communities on the Gulf Coast on many levels. State governments, businesses — including the fishing and tourism industry — families, communities and wildlife have all struggled to deal with the spill.

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Manisha Singh (JD 94)

From D.C. to Seattle, Shaping foreign policy in both Washingtons As a political appointee in the U.S. State Department, Manisha Singh (JD 94) provided leadership and created policy as deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of Economic, Energy

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