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Professor Sandra Sperino Presents Draft of Forthcoming Book


Professor Sandra Sperino presented a draft of her forthcoming book at Cardozo School of Law on October 26 as part of its faculty speaker series.  The book (co-authored /w Thomas) will be published by Oxford University Press in 2017.

Professor Janet Moore Presents Work


Professor Janet Moore presented “Make Them Hear You: Participatory Defense and the Struggle for Criminal Justice Reform”at theLatCrit Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. Sdhe also presented “Make Them Hear You: Participatory Defense and the Struggle for Criminal Justice Reform” at theClasscrits VIII: Emerging Coalitions: Challenging the Structures of Inequality, October 23–24, 2015, at University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Law. Professor Moore also presented another work in progress as part of the faculty speaker series at the University of Tennessee.

Professor Yolanda Vázquez Presents Work


Professor Yolanda Vázquez presented "Nothing is Ever Black & White: Mass Incarceration and the Continued Denial of Recognition of Immigration Detention's Role in It" at the LatCrit Annual Conference in Anaheim, California.

Professor Yolanda Vázquez presented her work in progress, “Crimmigration: The Missing Piece of the Criminal Justice System in the 21st Century” at the Central States Law Schools Association Conference in Toledo, Ohio.

Prof. Solimine Co-authors Article with Kathryn Elvey


Professor Michael Solimine and co-author Kathryn Elvey, Ph.D. candidate in Criminal Justice in the College of Educated at UC published an article: Federalism, Federal Courts, and Victims’ Rights, 64 Cath. U. L. Rev. 909 (2015).

Professor Chang Presents Paper at Maurer School of Law


Professor Felix Chang presented his paper, “Vertical Integration in Derivatives Markets” at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University on October 29, 2015.  

Professor Mank Quoted in Bloomberg Article About Case that Could Affect Environmental Plaintiffs


Professor Brad Mank spoke with Bloomberg BNA about how Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins—a case that will be heard in the Supreme Court on Nov. 2—might not affect environmental cases. He discussed how and why the case impacted credit reporting and identity theft cases more than environmental cases.  Read the story here:  Standing Case/Bloomberg BNA

Professor Solimine Quoted in ABA Journal Article About Suing Internet Data Sites


Professor Michael Solimine was quoted in the November, 2015 issue of the ABA Journal by Mark Walsh in “Misinformation Age: Court Weighs the Right to Sue an Internet Data Site,” at pages 19-20. Mark Walsh interviewed Professor Solimine following Solimine’s joining an amicus curiae brief of law professors filed on behalf of the respondents in the Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins case, soon to be argued in the U.S. Supreme Court. The online version is available at available at www.abajournal.com/magazine.

William Howard Taft: A Life of Public Service


William Howard Taft National Historic Site will sponsor a Taft Symposium on Saturday, October 31 from 1-3 p.m.  The public is invited to attend this special free event.  As the only person to serve as President and Chief Justice of the United States, William Howard Taft’s career was unique. Two guest speakers will highlight the many accomplishments Taft’s public service life and his career in American history. 

Beginning at 1 p.m., Dr. A. Christopher Bryant, Rufus King Professor of Constitutional Law at University of Cincinnati College, will lecture on William Howard Taft and His Thoughts on Presidential Power and Jurisprudence.  Mr. Bryant has been a prolific scholar and is an exceptionally skilled and award-winning teacher of constitutional law.

Beginning at 2 p.m., retired Judge Mark Painter, a College of Law graduate,  will lecture on William Howard Taft’s Life as an Administrator.  Mr. Painter served as a judge on the Ohio Court of Appeals, United Nations Appeals Tribunal, and the Hamilton County Municipal Court for a combined 30 years of service.  Mr. Painter served as an adjunct professor of Law at University of Cincinnati for 20 years.

The symposium is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.  The Taft Education Center is located at 2048 Auburn Avenue. 

For more information and a current calendar of events at William Howard Taft National Historic Site, please visit our website.

Professor Marjorie Aaron Publishes


Professor Marjorie Aaron’s article, “Shaking Decision Trees for Risks and Rewards” (co-authored with Wayne Brazil) is now in print in the fall  issue of Dispute Resolution Magazine.  Here is  a link to the issue

Professor Aaron also has made available the first of a number of client counseling videos, which were recorded this summer. They are available for law school professors and instructors at the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution and Suffolk Law School’s webpage.

 

Associate Dean of Faculty Sandra Sperino to Speak at Alabama Bar Association


Associate Dean of Faculty Sandra Sperino will speak at the Alabama Bar Association Labor and Employment Annual Conference.  Her talk will explore the Supreme Court’s recent cases that connect discrimination law with tort law and what this means for the future of federal discrimination law.