This Week in the News…

Posted: April 19, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week:

Monday, April 15, Seattle Times

Pressure Expected on States’ Standing; Microsoft Case

“But if [Kollar-Kotelly] finds the public interest is served, some antitrust experts expect she also will conclude that antitrust law bars her from taking any additional steps against Microsoft. ‘If she finds that the settlement under the Tunney Act met the public-interest standard, then she has no jurisdiction to alter that remedy in an equity proceeding,’ said Ernest Gellhorn, a law professor at George Mason University. The litigating states argue that they have a right to seek stricter remedies, but Gellhorn and others believe that the Tunney Act should be read ‘as essentially foreclosing any other avenue of relief.'”

Tuesday, April 16, Washington Post

Students Find Alcohol Learning Curve a Deadly One

“‘College students don’t know you can die’ simply from drinking too much, said Nancy Schulte of the Center for the Advancement of Public Health at George Mason University. ‘They know about drunk driving or . . . unprotected sex, but they have never heard of anyone drinking themselves to death.'”

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