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News mentions, 2/1/11 to 2/2/11

Outlet:  The Wall Street Journal
Title/Program:   Wall Street Pay Reaches Record $135 Billion – WSJ.com
Publication Date:  02/02/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  mirror. At 25 large financial firms that have reported full-year results, revenue rose to $417 billion, another all-time high, even though last year’s 1% increase was just a fraction of the industry’s revenue jolt from 2008 to 2009 as trading and investment banking sprang back to life. “Things are shifting back to where they were before,” said J. Robert Brown, a law professor at the University of Denver who studies compensation and corporate-governance issues. Buried in the numbers, though
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Outlet:  scpr.org
Title/Program:   Political vacuum seen as Egypt’s regime pressured
Publication Date:  01/31/2011
Media Type:  Online Broadcast Version
Extract:  , was in Cairo last week and calls the street protests a “flash mob uprising.” There was no leader — they simply happened. Cook says that poses a problem. He believes the Mubarak regime is “counting on a strategy to sow uncertainty among the population,” to instill fear of chaos since there is no other obvious leader. Nader Hashemi, of the University of Denver, agrees that this is adding to the current confusion, but he also sees a potential long-term benefit. The protests, he says, are “non
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Outlet:
 Star-Telegram
Title/Program:   U.S. hardens position on Egyptian ‘transition’
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  with the Egyptian people, said Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said “There is going to be a period of contestation and internal debate. But that is what Egyptians are legitimately entitled to.” Mubarak’s political future is up to the Egyptian people, Clinton said
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Outlet:
 Yahoo!
Title/Program:   Health care may be Supreme Court nail-biter (Politico)
Publication Date:  02/02/2011
Media Type:  News Web Sites
Extract:  just say, `Weve let the Commerce Clause stretch way beyond its text, and were not going to go any further, said Dave Kopel, an adjunct professor of advanced constitutional law at the University of Denver. Because the stakes are so high, this is a very difficult case for the Supreme Court as an institution, said Turley. You have a slight majority of the states opposing it. You have a national law thats affecting hundreds of billions of dollars of services. This is the type of case that justices do
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Outlet:
 The McClatchy Company
Title/Program:   Clinton calls for ‘peaceful, orderly transition’ in Egypt
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  News Web Sites
Extract:  with the Egyptian people, said Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said “There is going to be a period of contestation and internal debate. But that is what Egyptians are legitimately entitled to.” Mubarak’s political future is up to the Egyptian people, Clinton said
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Outlet:
 POLITICO
Title/Program:   Health care could be high-court nail-biter
Publication Date:  02/01/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  just say, `We’ve let the Commerce Clause stretch way beyond its text, and we’re not going to go any further,” said Dave Kopel, an adjunct professor of advanced constitutional law at the University of Denver. Because the stakes are so high, “this is a very difficult case for the Supreme Court as an institution,” said Turley. “You have a slight majority of the states opposing it. You have a national law that’s affecting hundreds of billions of dollars of services. This is the type of case
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Outlet:
 UPI.com
Title/Program:   Economic Outlook: Those gilded golf carts
Publication Date:  02/02/2011
Media Type:  News Web Sites
Extract:  . Investment bank Greenhill & Co., for example, said its top executives would not receive a cash bonus this year, taking all their additional compensation in restricted stocks. By and large, however, “Things are shifting back to where they were before,” said University of Denver Law professor J. Robert Brown, an expert in corporate compensation and governance issues. In fact, pay is up at financial firms as percentage of revenue, the Journal said. In 2009, compensation came to 31.1 percent of revenue
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Outlet:
 azcentral.com
Title/Program:   Health-care reform may be a Supreme Court nail-biter
Publication Date:  02/01/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  declares that the Obama administration has taken the Commerce Clause too far. “They don’t have to make a stretch to do that. They can just say, `We’ve let the Commerce Clause stretch way beyond its text, and we’re not going to go any further,” said Dave Kopel, an adjunct professor of advanced constitutional law at the University of Denver. Because the stakes are so high, “this is a very difficult case for the Supreme Court as an institution,” said Turley. “You have a slight majority of the states
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Outlet:
 The Bellingham Herald
Title/Program:   Clinton calls for ‘peaceful, orderly transition’ in Egypt
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  home. The End.” The language about a peaceful transition toward new elections shows the Obama administration understands that Mubarak’s days are numbered and the decision on a successor government lies with the Egyptian people, said Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American
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Outlet:
 St. Petersburg Times
Title/Program:   FLORIDA LAWMAKER SUGGESTS DOCTORS CAN USE GUN INFORMATION AGAINST YOU
Publication Date:  02/01/2011
Media Type:  Daily Newspaper
Extract:  …Obamacare,” added David Kopel, research director of the conservative-leaning Independence Institute and an adjunct professor of law at the University of Denver. Kopel said he believes the real issue is with the proliferation of electronic medical records, which means that if a doctor asks a patient..
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Outlet:
 DenverPost.com
Title/Program:   Colorado’s Capitol may be a mile high, but elected officials’ pay is down near the bottom
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  with this economy, with people flat unemployed, it’s an issue I could support.” Seth Masket, a political science assistant professor at the University of Denver, said he understands that sentiment. “But when elected officials are pressured to find outside jobs jobs that might be a conflict then it’s probably time for a change,” he said. Work on the side Gessler, a Republican who took office earlier this month, said last week he is going to be moonlighting as a lawyer for his old law firm a firm known
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Outlet:
 FOX 31 KDVR.com
Title/Program:   Denver lawyer says hit-and-run cases are difficult to prosecute – KDVR
Publication Date:  01/31/2011
Media Type:  Online Broadcast Version
Extract:  him like that…please turn yourself in,” said a tearful Debra MCClain, the mother of Royce Wallace, who was killed in Aurora early Sunday by a hit-and-run driver. It’s a real life horror for the survivors. “Somebody may be intoxicated, somebody may be here illegally and sometimes people just panic,” said former Denver prosecutor Karen Steinhauser, now a law professor at the University of Denver and a partner at the law firm of Isaacson and Rosenbaum in Denver. Witnesses saw Jose Medina
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Outlet:
 Denver Post
Title/Program:   COLLEGE HOCKEY Michigan State talk not for Gwozdecky
Publication Date:  02/01/2011
Media Type:  Daily Newspaper
Extract:  …at Michigan State. Gwozdecky, who is four victories shy of producing his 10th consecutive 20-win season at the University of Denver, said he doesn’t want to be considered a candidate to replace retiring Spartans coach Rick Comley. For now, anyway….
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Outlet:
 KCNC-TV
Title/Program:   CBS4 News at 6
Media Type:  Television Station
Total TV Households:  1,572,740
Publication Date:  02/02/2011
Extract:  Among those gathered in the streets and squares of cairo, colorado state and University of Denver graduate, riley ross. “There are more people there than we have ever seen thus far during the week and it definitely seems joyous, but people are happy and proud and many signs, many flags. people have decorated themselves.” The massive demonstrations have gone from violent to peaceful, with soldiers now handling the security. “I don’t fear for my safety at all. we have people coming up and saying thank you for supporting us.” She is studying at the american University of cairo. Her roommate, also a DU grad, spoke with us, but for reasons of security ask that we not use her name. “I haven’t felt unsafe.”
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Outlet:
 IdahoStatesman.com
Title/Program:   Egypt’s Mubarak on the brink; ElBaradei demands ‘new era’
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  of civil society to . . . plan a way forward that will meet the legitimate grievances of the Egyptian people.” Clinton’s remarks showed that the Obama administration understands that Mubarak’s time is running out, said Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said
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Outlet:
 The State.com
Title/Program:   U.S. hardens position on Egyptian ‘transition’
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said “There is going to be a period of contestation and internal debate. But that is what Egyptians are legitimately entitled to.” Mubarak’s political future is up to the Egyptian people, Clinton said, but she also acknowledged
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Outlet:
 FresnoBee.com
Title/Program:   U.S. hardens position on Egyptian ‘transition’
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said “There is going to be a period of contestation and internal debate. But that is what Egyptians are legitimately entitled to.” Mubarak’s political future is up to the Egyptian people, Clinton said, but she also acknowledged
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Outlet:
 Centre Daily Times
Title/Program:   U.S. hardens position on Egyptian ‘transition’
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said “There is going to be a period of contestation and internal debate. But that is what Egyptians are legitimately entitled to.” Mubarak’s political future is up to the Egyptian people, Clinton said, but she also acknowledged
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Outlet:
 Macon.com
Title/Program:   U.S. hardens position on Egyptian ‘transition’
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said “There is going to be a period of contestation and internal debate. But that is what Egyptians are legitimately entitled to.” Mubarak’s political future is up to the Egyptian people, Clinton said, but she also acknowledged
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Outlet:
 ArcaMax
Title/Program:   Economic Outlook: Those gilded golf carts
Publication Date:  02/02/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  . Investment bank Greenhill & Co., for example, said its top executives would not receive a cash bonus this year, taking all their additional compensation in restricted stocks. By and large, however, “Things are shifting back to where they were before,” said University of Denver Law professor J. Robert Brown, an expert in corporate compensation and governance issues. In fact, pay is up at financial firms as percentage of revenue, the Journal said. In 2009, compensation came to 31.1 percent of revenue
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Outlet:
 NewsOK.com
Title/Program:   Udall the first Senate Democrat to back balanced-budget amendment@
Publication Date:  02/01/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  on “a Sputnik moment” with education and infrastructure investments. “I do believe there is a significant amount of federal dollars available,” Udall said. “We’ll have to set some tough priorities.” “It is the gamble Dems are making right now to win back independents,” said University of Denver political scientist Peter Hanson. “From Barack Obama on down, Dems are worried they won’t win re-election without it.”
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Outlet:
 newsobserver.com
Title/Program:   U.S. hardens position on Egyptian ‘transition’
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said “There is going to be a period of contestation and internal debate. But that is what Egyptians are legitimately entitled to.” Mubarak’s political future is up to the Egyptian people, Clinton said, but she also acknowledged
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Outlet:  KPBS
Title/Program:   Political Vacuum Seen As Egypt’s Regime Pressured
Publication Date:  01/31/2011
Media Type:  Online Broadcast Version
Extract:  week and calls the street protests a “flash mob uprising.” There was no leader — they simply happened. Cook says that poses a problem. He believes the Mubarak regime is “counting on a strategy to sow uncertainty among the population,” to instill fear of chaos since there is no other obvious leader. Nader Hashemi, of the University of Denver, agrees that this is adding to the current confusion, but he also sees a potential long-term benefit. The protests, he says, are “non
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Outlet:
 islandpacketonline
Title/Program:   U.S. hardens position on Egyptian ‘transition’
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  , said Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said “There is going to be a period of contestation and internal debate. But that is what Egyptians are legitimately entitled to.” Mubarak’s political future is up to the Egyptian people, Clinton said, but she also
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Outlet:
 Kansas.com
Title/Program:   U.S. hardens position on Egyptian ‘transition’
Publication Date:  01/30/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  transition toward new elections shows the Obama administration understands that Mubarak’s days are numbered and the decision on a successor government lies with the Egyptian people, said Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shiftU.S. policy where the Egyptian people are given respect and their right to determine their future is finally being acknowledged by the American government,” he said “There is going to be a period
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Outlet:
 tricityherald.com
Title/Program:   U.S. hardens position on Egyptian ‘transition’ – Politics | Tri-City Herald : Mid-Columbia news
Publication Date:  01/31/2011
Media Type:  Online Print Version
Extract:  , aimed at American eyes. They included “America: Support the people, not the tyrant” and “Mubarak: You go away, I go home. The End.” The language about a peaceful transition toward new elections shows the Obama administration understands that Mubarak’s days are numbered and the decision on a successor government lies with the Egyptian people, said Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver‘s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. “There seems to be a shift in U.S. policy where the Egyptian
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Outlet:
 Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED)
Title/Program:   POMED Notes: “The Breakdown of Autocracy in Tunisia”
Publication Date:  01/31/2011
Media Type:  Blogs
Extract:  at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, and Rust M. Deming , former Ambassador to Tunisia from 2000 to 2003. The event was moderated by Ahmed El-Hamri, Economist at the World Bank and Associate at the Maghreb Center. To read full notes continue below, or click  here  for pdf. (more…)
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Outlet:
 Earthcomm Home Page
Title/Program:   Health care could be high-court nail-biter
Publication Date:  02/01/2011
Media Type:  Blogs
Extract:  taken the Commerce Clause too far. “They don’t have to make a stretch to do that. They can just say, `We’ve let the Commerce Clause stretch way beyond its text, and we’re not going to go any further,” said Dave Kopel, an adjunct professor of advanced constitutional law at the University of Denver. Because the stakes are so high, “this is a very difficult case for the Supreme Court as an institution,” said Turley. “You have a slight majority of the states opposing it. You have a national law
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Outlet:
 News in New York, NY from Outside.in
Title/Program:   Wall Street Pay Reaches Record $135 Billion
Publication Date:  02/02/2011
Media Type:  Blogs
Extract:  as the financial crisis recedes in the rearview mirror. At 25 large financial firms that have reported full-year results, revenue rose to $417 billion, another all-time high, even though last year’s 1% increase was just a fraction of the industry’s revenue jolt from 2008 to 2009 as trading and investment banking sprang back to life. “Things are shifting back to where they were before,” said J. Robert Brown, a law professor at the University of Denver who studies compensation and corporate-governance issues
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