Marjorie completed the manuscript for her book, Client Science: Advice for Lawyers on Counseling Clients Through Bad News and Other Legal Realities, which will be published by Oxford University Press.
She served as consultant and mediator for a Department of Justice (DOJ) mediation advocacy video, filmed in August. A project of the DOJ’s Office of Dispute Resolution, the video is designed to train Assistant U.S. Attorneys to better represent their clients in mediation.
Marjorie’s article, For the General Practioner: Dispute Resolutions: Do's and Don'ts for Mediation, GP Solo, Mar. 2006, was cited in Nancy A. Welsh, What Is "(Im)Partial Enough" In A World Of Embedded Neutrals, 30 J. Nat'l Ass'n Admin. L. Judiciary 495 (2010).
The Board of Trustees approved Tim’s tenure and promotion to Professor of Law, effective September 1, 2011. Congratulations to Tim on this well-deserved promotion!
Two of Tim’s articles were cited:
In August, Lynn presented a work-in-progress, titled “Sophisticated Investors, Complicated Derivatives, and Duties of Financial Institutions,” to the law faculty as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series.
Several of Lynn’s articles were cited:
Do Differences in Pleading Standards Cause Forum Shopping in Securities Class Actions?: Doctrinal and Empirical Analyses, 2009 Wis. L. Rev. 421 (with James D. Cox & Randall S. Thomas), in Gideon Mark, Confidential Witnesses in Securities Litigation, 36 J. Corp. L. 551 (2011);
Marianna has launched a new blog website, Legally Speaking Ohio. She hopes that this new blog, which focuses on the Ohio Supreme Court, will become the premier discussion and commentary site for Ohio Supreme Court issues. One highlight of the blog will provide a three part overview of Ohio Supreme Court cases, which will include a preview of significant cases set for oral argument at the Court; an analysis of the oral argument and justices’ questions; and an analysis of the decision, once it comes out.
On Legally Speaking Ohio, Marianna also provides commentary on various U.S. Supreme Court cases. Three of her SCOTUS posts were recently published:
Due Process Rights at a Civil Contempt Hearing analyzes Turner v. Rogers, 564 U.S. ___ (2011), a case in which the U.S. Supreme Court discussed the procedural safeguards necessary to meet due process in a civil contempt hearing in which a non-paying parent could be sent to jail.
Several of Lou’s articles were cited:
Criminal Justice After the Conservative Reformation , 94 Geo. L.J. 1347 (2006), in Joseph Margulies, Deviance, Risk, And Law: Reflections On The Demand For The Preventive Detention Of Suspected Terrorists, 101 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 729 (2011);
Constitutions, 45 New Eng. L. Rev. 835 (2011).
Lou was quoted in University of Cincinnati College of Law Launches Inaugural Program of The Institute for the Global Practice of Law, US Federal News, July 12, 2011.
Barbara presented her paper, Arbitration of Investors’ Claims Against Issuers: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?, at the Midwest Corporate Scholars Conference held on June 15 at The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. The paper will appear in a forthcoming issue of Law and Contemporary Problems.
Several of Barbara’s publications were cited:
Are Retail Investors Better Off Today?, 1 Brook. J. Corp. Fin. & Com. L. 303 (2008), in Onnig H. Dombalagian, Investment Recommendations And The Essence Of Duty, 60 Am. U. L. Rev. 1265 (2011);
(2008), in Donald C. Langevoort, Securities Law Review (Clark Boardman 2011 Supp.);
Chris’s article, What McDonald Means for Unenumerated Rights, 45 Ga. L. Rev. 1073 (2011), is now in print.
Chris completed an essay, Nigro v. United States: The Most Disingenuous Supreme Court Opinion, Ever, which will be published in the Nevada Law Journal as part of a symposium entitled, Worst Supreme Court Opinion, Ever.
Chris debated Jack Painter on the constitutionality of the individual insurance mandate provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the We the People Convention in Columbus, OH, on July 2.
Two of Chris’s articles were cited:
Retroactive Application of "New Rules" and the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, 70 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1 (2002), in Brian R. Means, Federal Habeas Manual (Thomson-West, 2010); and
Chris was quoted in:
Andrew Harris, Obama's Health-Care Law Moves Toward Supreme Court With Appeals Ruling, Bloomberg, Aug. 13, 2011; and
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
The College welcomes Felix Chang to the faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law. A 2006 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, Felix previously served as Investments Counsel at Fifth Third Bank, where his practice included securities, derivatives, insurance, and private equity. Between law school and his undergraduate studies, Felix also worked as an editor and journalist in Central Asia. During 2011-2012, Felix will teach Torts, Agency, and Corporations.
Additionally, Felix is the Director of the College’s new Institute for the Global Practice of Law (IGPL). The IGPL is an intensive four-week program for attorneys from other countries interested in U.S. law and international business transactions. For the inaugural program, held July 11-August 1, four attorneys from China visited the tri-state to learn about the U.S. legal system and how to better represent their global companies.
Felix’s book, Chinese Migrants in Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe (Routledge 2011) (with Sunnie T. Rucker-Chang), will be published in September.
Paul published supplements to two of his books:
Paul attended the 2011 CALI Conference, Unbound, at Marquette Law School, where he participated in a meeting of the CALI Board of Directors (on which he serves as Vice-President).
Paul published several issues of his SSRN Tax Law Abstracts e-journals:
Several of Paul’s publications were cited:
Back to the Future: Teaching Law Through Stories, 71 U. Cin. L. Rev. 405 (2002), in Lawrence A. Cunningham, Digital Evolution in Law School Course Books: Trade-Offs, Opportunities, and Vigilance, in The Digital Path of the Law (Edward Rubin, ed.) (Cambridge University Press, 2011);
Paul was quoted in:
The Board of Trustees approved Jacob’s tenure and promotion to Professor of Law, effective September 1, 2011. Congratulations to Jacob on this well-deserved promotion!
Jacob’s articles, The Regulatory Turn in International Law, 52 Harv. Int’l L.J. 321 (2011), and The 2009 Judicial Activity of the International Court of Justice, 104 Am. J. of Int’l L. 605 (2010), are now in print.
Several of Jacob’s publications were cited:
Competition and Control in International Adjudication, 48 Va. J. Int’l L. 411 (2008), in N. Jansen Calamita, Countermeasures And Jurisdiction: Between Effectiveness And Fragmentation, 42 Geo. J. Int'l L. 233 (2011);
Tom’s book, Bitter Knowledge: Learning Socratic Lessons Of Disillusion And Renewal (2009), was cited in Bryant G. Garth, Gowri Ramachandran, & Molly Selvin, From the Editors, 60 J. Legal Educ. 581 (2011).
Bitter Knowledge: Learning Socratic Lessons Of Disillusion And Renewal was reviewed in Douglas Lind, Book Review, 60 J. Legal Educ. 705 (2011).
In July, Mark, who serves as the faculty director of the College’s Ohio Innocence Project (OIP) traveled to a conference in Athens, Greece, where he was invited to speak on the spread of the Innocence Movement internationally.
Mark was solicited by the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law to write a book review of Jim and Nancy Petro's book False Justice: Eight Myths That Convict the Innocent.
In August, Mark, OIP staff attorneys Jennifer Paschen Bergeron and Karla Markley Hall, and OIP exonerees Robert McClendon and Raymond Towler spoke to the UC law faculty as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series. An article about Raymond Towler, as well as Mark and the OIP’s involvement in the Towler case, was published in Reader's Digest.
Mark was interviewed by Dateline NBC for an upcoming one-hour special on OIP exoneree Nancy Smith.
Clarence Elkins, one of the OIP’s first exonerees, has given a $5,000 gift to the OIP. The OIP will establish the Clarence Elkins Fellows with this gift. In 2005, with the help of the OIP, Elkins was exonerated through DNA testing after serving six years of a life sentence for murder.
Mark and OIP students and staff represented petitioner Tony R. Gross in Gross v. Warden, No. 08–4727, 2011 WL 1597659 (6th Cir. Apr. 27, 2011).
Two of Mark’s articles were cited:
Reformulating the Miranda Warnings in Light of Contemporary Law and Understandings, 90 Minn. L. Rev. 781 (2006), in Kit Kinports, Criminal Law: The Supreme Court's Love-Hate Relationship With Miranda, 101 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 375 (2011); and
Mark was quoted in:
Jonathan Stempel, U.S. Narrows Case versus Accused Ponzi Schemer Stanford, Reuters, May 5, 2011;
Lew and the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (ECDC), which Lew directs, were featured in Sherry English, University of Cincinnati College of Law’s Small Business Clinic Ends Successful First Year, UC News, May 10, 2011.
Director, Law Library and Information Technology and Professor of Practice
Ken presented in the “Battledecks” program at the American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting held in Philadelphia in July. At Battledecks (aka, PowerPoint karaoke), intrepid volunteers are challenged to give coherent four-minute presentations without any preparation…because they see their 12 slides for the first time as they present. Battledecks is a great workout for librarians who speak and teach, as it requires fast thinking, strong speaking, and improvisation.
In July, Ken presented “Introducing Students to Practice Technology: A Skills Course Proposal” as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series.
Ken’s article, Law School Education in the 21st Century: Adding Information Technology Instruction to the Curriculum, 12 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 874 (2004) (with Wayne Miller), was cited in Darla W. Jackson, Watson, Answer Me This: Will You Make Librarians Obsolete Or Can I Use Free And Open Source Software And Cloud Computing To Ensure A Bright Future? 103 Law Libr. J. 497 (2011).
In June 2011, Emily traveled to San Francisco to participate in the 2011 Law and Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting, where she served on and chaired several panels. Additionally, Emily served on LSA’s 2011 Annual Meeting Program Committee.
Also in June 2011, Emily attended the Association of American Law Schools mid-year workshop, “Women Rethinking Equality,” in Washington, DC.
Emily was invited over the summer to serve on the United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Poverty Task Force.
In August, Emily and colleague Kristin Kalsem presented to the law faculty, “A ‘Law and Action Research’ Study of Fringe Banking: From the Ground Up,” which they are co-authoring, as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series. .
Emily’s Tribute to Dores McCree, 16 Mich. J. Race & L. 151 (2011), is now in print.
Several of Ann’s articles were cited:
The Major Life Activity of Belonging, 39 Wake Forest L. Rev. 217 (2004), in Kerry T. Cooperman, The Handicapping Effect Of Judicial Opinions In Reproductive Tort Cases: Correcting The Legal Perception Of Persons With Disabilities, 68 Md. L. Rev. Endnotes 1 (2008);
In August, Kristin and colleague Emily Houh presented to the law faculty, “A ‘Law and Action Research’ Study of Fringe Banking: From the Ground Up,” which they are co-authoring, as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series. .
Kristin recently completed a manuscript entitled, A Law and Literature Approach to Stumped by Debora Threedy. The manuscript will be published along with the original play Stumped. The play and Krstin’s response will be submitted to law reviews this fall for publication.
Professor of Law and Criminal Justice
Christo was quoted in:
Sharon Coolidge, Bengals Replay System To Cost County $300,000, Sharon Coolidge, Cincinnati Enquirer, July 28, 2011; and
Betsy presented a paper entitled, “Emails, Narrative and A Midwife’s Tale: Historical Methodology, Attorney Correspondence and the ‘Story of the Case,’” at the International Legal Storytelling Conference, held on July 8-10 in Denver, Colorado.
Betsy presented a paper entitled, “The 17th Century Meets the Internet: Historical Documents as a Guide to 21st Century Online Legal Research,” as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series. Betsy’s completed draft of this paper has been submitted to law reviews for publication.
Betsy recently completed, “The Writing Exposes the Thinking: Collaborating with Doctrinal Faculty to Make Explicit Connections between 1L Doctrinal Classes and Legal Writing,” which she will present in September at the Central States Legal Writing Conference in Chicago.
Betsy was elected to serve on the 2011 Program and Awards Committee of the Association of American Law School’s Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research, which is responsible for putting together the Section’s programming at the annual AALS Annual Meeting, to be held in Washington, DC in January 2012.
Bert’s article, The United Nations Charter and United States Civil Rights Litigation, 1946-1955, 69 Iowa L. Rev. 901 (1984), was cited in Judith Resnik, The Production And Reproduction Of Constitutional Norms, 35 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 226 (2011).
Richard Price, Rainforest Warriors: Human Rights on Trial (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011)
Andrew Katsanis Professor of Law
Several of Betsy’s articles were cited:
Beyond Misguided Paternalism: Resuscitating the Right to Refuse Medical Treatment, 33 Wake Forest L. Rev. 1035 (1998), in Leonard I. Reiser, Strong's North Carolina Index 4th (2011);
Assistant Professor of Practice
The College of Law welcomes Sean Mangan, who joined the law faculty in July as an Assistant Professor of Practice. Sean, a 2002 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, has a wealth of experience in the fields of labor and employment law and in human resources, and has also represented closely held businesses. Sean will be teaching Transactional Drafting during the Fall 2011 semester.
Brad’s article, Standing in Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms: Using Economic Injury as a Basis for Standing When Environmental Harm is Difficult to Prove, 115 Penn. St. L. Rev. 307 (2010), is now in print.
In August, Brad presented a paper titled, “Standing in Connecticut vs. American Electric Power,” to the law faculty as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series.
Several of Brad’s articles were cited:
Are Public Facilities Different from Private Ones?: Adopting a New Standard of Review for the Dormant Commerce Clause, 60 SMU L. Rev. 157 (2007), in Kellen S. Dwyer, Dormant Commerce Clause Review Of Public-Private Partnerships After United Haulers: A Competitive Bidding Solution, 18 Va. J. Soc. Pol'y & L. 203 (2011);
The Provost has approved Stephanie's promotion to Associate Professor of Law, effective September 1, 2011. Congratulations!
In May, Stephanie presented a work-in-progress titled, “Joint and Several Tax Liability: I Do Not Think That Statute Means What You Think It Means,” to the law faculty as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series.
Stephanie’s article, To Have and to Hold and to Shift Between Us: Rethinking Marital Property for Federal Income Tax Return Filings, 11 Nevada L.J. 718 (2011), is now in print.
In June, Darrell presented a work-in-progress titled, “Historical Tests and Unbalanced Rights: What the Seventh Amendment Can Teach Us About the Second” to the law faculty as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series.
Darrell traveled to San Francisco in June to participate in the 2011 Law and Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting, where he served on and chaired several panels.
Several of Darrell’s articles were cited:
Iqbal and Empathy, 78 UMKC L. Rev. 999 (2010), in Jesse Jenike-Godshalk, "Plausible Cause"?: How Criminal Procedure Can Illuminate The U.S. Supreme Court's New General Pleading Standard In Civil Suits, 79 U. Cin. L. Rev. 791 (2010);
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
The College of Law welcomes Janet back to the faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law. In 2011-2012, Janet will teach Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure.
In June, Janet presented her paper, Opening the Black Box: Democracy and Criminal Discovery Reform after Connick v. Thompson and Garcetti v. Ceballos, to the law faculty as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series. Janet recently completed a draft of Opening the Black Box, (University of Cincinnati Working Paper Series (Aug. 18, 2011)), and has submitted it to law journals for publication.
Janet’s article, Minority Overrepresentation in Criminal Justice Systems: Causes, Consequences, and Cures, is forthcoming in the Freedom Center Journal.
In May, Doug presented, "Selling Meds for Competence Restoration: The Details Emerge or, Is this worth turning into a law review article?" as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series.
Doug completed two articles and a book chapter:
Estimating Accuracy of Neurocognitive Effort Measures in the Absence of a “Gold Standard,” (with Dustin B. Wygant, & Roger O. Gervais);
He published two articles:
Brief Rating Of Aggression By Children And Adolescents (BRACHA): Development Of A Tool To Assess Risk Of Inpatients’ Aggressive Behavior, 39 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry Law 170 (2011) (with D. Barzman, L. Brackenbury, L. Sonnier, B. Schnell, A. Cassedy, S. Salisbury, & M. Sorter); and
Doug made several presentations:
The Mental Health Professional as Expert Witness. Forensic Psychology class (PSYC 712), Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 19, 2011;
Several of Doug’s articles were cited:
AAPL Practice Guideline for the Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial, 35 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. S3 (2007), in Christopher J. Ferguson, A Further Plea for Caution Against Medical Professionals Overstating Video Game Violence Effects, 86 Mayo Clin. Proc. 820 ( 2011 );
Professor of Law
Two of Ronna’s books were cited:
Education Law Stories (Foundation Press, 2008) (with Michael A. Olivas), in Camille Walsh, Erasing Race, Dismissing Class: San Antonio Independent School District
v. Rodriguez, 21 Berkeley La Raza L.J. 133 (2011); and
Michael’s book review, The Causes And Consequences Of The Reapportionment Revolution, 1 Election L.J. 579 (2002) (reviewing Gary W. Cox & Jonathan N. Katz. Elbridge Gerry's Salamander: The Electoral Consequences of the Reapportionment Revolution (2002)), is now in print.
Judge Juan R. Torruella of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, in his opinion concerning the denial of en banc consideration in Igartua v. United States, __F.3d__ (1st Cir. Aug. 4, 2011), 2011 WL 3340120, cited and discussed two of Prof. Solimine’s articles, Due Process and En Banc Decision Making, 48 Ariz. L. Rev. 325 (2005), and Ideology and En Banc Review, 67 N.C. L. Rev. 29 (1988).
Several of Michael’s other articles were cited:
Choice of Law in the American Courts in 1991, 40 Am. J. Comp. L. 951 (1992), in Symeon C. Symeonides, Choice Of Law In The American Courts In 2010: Twenty-Fourth Annual Survey, 59 Am. J. Comp. L. 303 (2011);
Associate Professor of Law
The College of Law welcomes Sandra Sperino, who joined the law faculty in July as an Associate Professor of Law. Prior to joining the UC faculty, she served on the faculty at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. Professor Sperino teaches and writes in the areas of civil procedure, torts, and employment law.
In July, Sandra presented a work-in-progress, “Statutory Proximate Cause,” as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series. Sandra 's article, Rethinking Discrimination Law, was accepted for publication in 110 Mich. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2011). It was featured on the website Jotwell in May. Sandra was invited to present a forthcoming paper at the AALS Workshop on Women Rethinking Equality, which was held in Washington D.C. in June 2011.
Joe has been elected a Life Member of The American Law Institute.
Joe’s book, Ending Dirty Energy Policy: Prelude to Climate Change (Cambridge University Press 2011), and his article, "Our Generation's Sputnik Moment": Regulating Energy Innovation, 31 Utah Envtl. L. Rev. 389 (2011), are now in print.
In June, Joe presented a book project, “Achieving Democracy: The Future of Government and Markets,” as part of the College’s Summer 2011 Faculty Workshop series. Joe and co-author Sid Shapiro have received several offers to publish their completed manuscript, and will soon choose a publisher.
The second edition of Energy Law (with Judge Richard D. Cudahy) was published at the end of August as part of West’s Nutshell series.
Joe’s article, The Politics of Clean Energy: Moving Beyond the Beltway, has been accepted for publication and is forthcoming in 3 San Diego J. Climate Change and Energy Law ___ (2011).
Several of Joe’s publications were cited:
Analyzing Government Regulation, 49 Admin. L. Rev. 377 (1997) (with Sidney A. Shapiro), in Michael C. Pollack, Chevron's Regrets: The Persistent Vitality Of The Nondelegation Doctrine, 86 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 316 (2011);
In June, Verna traveled to San Francisco to participate in the 2011 Law and Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting, where she served on and chaired several panels.
Verna’s article, Reform or Retrenchment?: Single-Sex Education and the Construction of Race and Gender, 2004 Wis. L. Rev. 15, was cited in Andrew J. McCreary, Public Single-Sex K-12 Education: The Renewal Of Sex-Based Policy By Post-Race Politics, 1986-2006, 40 J.L. & Educ. 461 (2011).
Law Library Faculty
Lisa was awarded a grant from the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Technical Services Special Interest Section to attend a workshop at AALL. She also received an Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries (ORALL) grant to attend the ORALL annual meeting.