Christine Helwick was interviewed Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by WHDH-TV Boston about university campus closings in Massachusetts in response to the coronavirus. The segment is entitled “Which Mass. colleges are shutting down amid coronavirus outbreak?” and reports, following the Massachusetts governor declaring a state of emergency, Harvard, M.I.T., Tufts, and many other colleges and universities…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law

Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP’s Christine Helwick was quoted in a March 3, 2020 article on Inside Higher Ed entitled “CDC to Colleges: ‘Consider’ Canceling Exchange Programs.” The article notes that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance regarding student foreign exchange programs is somewhat ambiguous. CDC says colleges should “consider” canceling upcoming student foreign…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law

Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick was quoted in an October 30, 2019 article in Corporate Counsel entitled “General Counsel, Student Athletes Await Regulatory Details on College Endorsement Deals” (subscription required). The article discusses the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)’s October 29 announcement that it will “permit students participating in athletics the opportunity to benefit from the…

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Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick was quoted in Corporate Counsel‘s May 31, 2019 article on the college admissions scandal. “Scandal on Campus: University admissions policies face fairness, credibility questions” notes that: “The massive criminal indictments filed in March against parents, testers, coaches and others sparked outrage across the country. They also opened the dark world of…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law

Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick, formerly General Counsel for the California State University system, was quoted this week on CNN and Corporate Counsel. Helwick was asked to weigh in on the biggest college admissions fraud in U.S. history, in which over 50 people have been charged with conspiracy to commit racketeering or fraud. The case involves…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law