University of Cincinnati College of Law
Editors: Paul Caron
Di Dickson & Joe Hodnicki
February 2001

In this issue

Joseph Biancalana
Joseph completed an article on thirteenth century custodia, which were trust-like arrangements that antedated the invention of trusts in the fourteenth century. The article is under consideration by the Journal of Legal History.

Paul Caron
Paul published four issues of Tax Law and Policy Abstracts (vol. 2, nos. 4-7) (co-edited with Joe Bankman) (www.ssrn.com). He accepted an appointment as a Visiting Professor of Law at Boston College Law School for the Spring 2002 semester.

Jack Chin
The work of Jack Chin and the students on the Immigration and Nationality Law Review to convince Florida, New Mexico and Wyoming to repeal laws that discriminate against Asian Americans was featured on the front page of the February 2 UC Currents.

2001 Mid-Atlantic People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference - Jack presented a paper on immigration history at this conference and spoke on a panel on entering legal education. His anthology, Immigration Law and the Constitution, co-authored with Vic Romero of Penn State and Michael Scaperlanda of Oklahoma, was published by Garland.

AALS Annual Meeting - Jack was elected to the executive committee of the Immigration Law Section.

Jack was quoted in an article in the Seattle Post Intelligencer about Takuji Y. Amashita, an early Asian American lawyer he has written about. The link is as follows: http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/local/law05.shtml

Two additional articles to check out mentioning Jack:

· http://asianweek.com/

· http://www.jacksonville.com/

And . . . most importantly, Jack was dampened during a lecture when a piece of chalk thrown by University of Chicago Dean Richard Epstein hit his cup of Diet Pepsi, spilling its contents. Dean Epstein threw the chalk in response to a negative comment by a third party who was sitting nearby.


Brad Mank
Brad published "Using Section 1983 to Enforce Title VI's Section 602 Regulations," 49 Kansas L. Rev. 321-382 (2001).

Jim O'Reilly
Jim has helped create the moot court problem in products liability for Rendigs Competition coordinators. His latest book manuscript, on food regulation, has been accepted by Aspen Publishers. Jim has been named to the CALI editorial board for tort law. Galleys of his article in Cornell J. Law & Public Policy were completed and publication is set for mid-March.

Jim chaired a symposium at the ABA Midyear Meeting in San Diego, and his new Third Edition of Federal Information Disclosure received favorable reviews from the attendees in the Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.

With A.J. Stephani, he co-chaired "Helping Veterans, Helping Lawyers," a CLE program on post-traumatic stress disorder and the veterans' benefits system.

Jim has been active in restructuring the board of the fundraising team for Children's Hospital brain injury rehabilitation unit.

Michael Solimine
Michael Solimine presented a keynote address, "Judicial Federalism After Bush v. Gore" to a conference on Federalism and the Courts, co-sponsored by the Law School and the Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia.

Michael Van Alstine
Michael was the commentator on a panel addressing "Dispute Resolution in International Commercial Law" at the 2001 Conference of the International Economic Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law in Houston, Texas.

Glen Weissenberger
Glen has completed "Judge Wirk Confronts Mr. Hillmon," which was sent to several journals for consideration. Glen submitted manuscripts for Weissenberger's Kentucky Evidence 2002 Courtroom Manual and Weissenberger's North Carolina Evidence 2002 Courtroom Manual.


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