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“The mere fact that the feds got involved as a separate prosecution is unusual. Most cases of police shootings, even with multiple co-defendants, do not lead to federal charges,” says Joe Margulies, professor of law. 

“Even though the population seems like it's recovered, some perturbation could come along that could cause eagles to decline again,” says Krysten Schuler, assistant research professor in the Department of Public and Ecosystem Health and senior author on the study. 

Bradford Bell, professor in strategic human resources says, “employees recognize this as maybe a moment in which they can kind of push back on some of what they might see as unfair or perhaps burdensome treatment by their employers.” 

David Silbey, associate director of Cornell in Washington and associate adjunct professor of history, discusses the function of prisoners of war throughout history. 

“It’s certainly in the interest of the employees and the union to start bargaining as soon as possible,” says Risa Lieberwitz, professor in the ILR School and director of the Worker Institute. “Unfortunately, where there’s a company that’s been hostile to unionization, as Starbucks has been, it’s pretty common to see some delays before bargaining gets started.” 

Colin Parrish, professor of veterinary virology, says that a pet becoming infected with monkeypox from its owners “was not unexpected,” given how close people are to their pets. Parrish also says, “Don’t overreact. Don’t panic. The risk is very low.” 

Alexander Colvin, dean of the Industrial and Labor Relations School, appeared on Balance of Power to discuss the changing US labor market.

Nicholas Klein, assistant professor of city and regional planning, says, “For many decades in the US, people foolishly tried to solve this problem adding more lanes… It does not work because of induced demand. Any time you add capacity, it causes people to change their behavior.” 

Mostafa Minawi, associate professor of history, says that the current climate in Turkey “might be economic and political, but the tools are cultural identity.” 

“Juno has provided a complete overhaul of our understanding of Jupiter,” says Jonathan Lunine, department chair and professor of astronomy. “It has remarkable storms and atmospheric circulations and an intricate magnetic field.”

Eswar Prasad, professor of applied economics and policy, discusses cryptocurrency oversight.

Alexandra Lahav, professor of law, comments on the multidistrict litigation alleging ear plugs made by 3M Co caused hearing loss for more than 200,000 veterans.