With NYSSTLC’s Help, Heatsleeve Is Heating Up the Prosthetic Devices Market

The last straw for Bryan Costello came one bitterly cold winter morning. Having lost part of his right leg in a motorcycle accident in 2011, Costello was now employed plowing driveways instead of working as a pipefitter for a nuclear plant in Upstate New York. On that particular 10ºF morning, his carbon fiber prosthetic—fitted snugly below the knee—“was really sucking in the cold, and I said to myself, ‘Are you kidding me?!’” Like many amputees, Costello suffers from circulation issues, numbness, and pain in his stump. Now the cold was biting hard. “After that, I went to my doctor and said, ‘So, where’s the heat?’ They didn’t know what to tell me.”

When he learned there are no warming solutions for amputees suffering from bad circulation, pain, and cold, Costello, a Liverpool, NY resident, began tinkering at home. First, he rigged up a small heating pad and applied that to his stump. It gave him immediate relief. This jury-rigged solution lead… More»

William C. Banks Discusses Potential Charges Against Flynn, Kushner, Others

Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University Law School, and William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discuss special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which is now said to focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio’s Bloomberg Law ...

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Gassing International Law

(Re-published from The Jurist | Nov. 6, 2017) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) should not ignore or walk away from the alleged use of any prohibited weapon, such as chemicals, as it signals it is permissible to violate the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and erodes international norms related to such weapons. Further, it signals that countries with deep ties to P5 (U.K., U.S., France, Russia, China) are outside the scope of UNSC authority, therefore creating a bigger issue of eroding the international authority of the UNSC and jeopardizing the foundation of international law ...

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VERMONT ATTORNEY THOMAS P. AICHER (J.D. ’90) NAMED SPECIAL COUNCIL FOR THE NATIONAL SKI AREAS ASSOCIATION

NSAA is the national trade association of U.S. ski area operators and industry support businesses headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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LaVonda N. Reed

Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs; Professor of Law

Professor Reed teaches and conducts research in the areas of wills and trusts, property, and communications law. She joined the College of Law faculty in 2006. Previously, she was a member of the faculty of the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. She previously was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Donald W. VanArtsdalen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of… More»

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