FACULTY NEWS
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Editors: Paul Caron
& Joe Hodnicki
October 2001

In this issue

Marjorie Aaron
Marjorie participated on a panel on judicial settlement and ADR at the Ohio Federal Court Bench Bar Conference in Columbus.

Marianna Brown Bettman
Marianna served as a panel member for the Hamilton County Democratic Forum on Justice for All: Jury Selections and Judge Elections. Her op-ed piece, Revamping the Judicial Selection System, was included as part of the materials for discussion at this year's Ohio State Bar Association Law and the Media Conference. Marianna was one of a number of local women featured in a special issue of the Cincinnati Business Courier on Surviving Success.

Paul Caron
Paul published several issues of his Tax Law Abstracts e-journals (www.ssrn.com): four issues of Tax Law & Policy (vol. 2, nos. 37-40) and one issue of Practitioner Series (vol. 1, no. 9) (both co-edited with Joe Bankman (Stanford)); and one issue of International & Comparative Tax (vol. 1, no. 9) (co-edited with Eric Zolt (Harvard)). His article, Tax Myopia, or Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Tax Lawyers, 13 Va. Tax Rev. 517 (1994), was the primary source for a story in the Ex Ante column in 5 Green Bag 2d 2 (Autumn 2001) on the Supreme Court's reluctance to hear tax cases. Paul's response, More Taxing Cases, was accepted for publication in the Winter 2002 Green Bag. He spoke to the Board of Visitors on faculty scholarship at the College of Law.

Jack Chin
Jack spoke to the Board of Visitors on faculty scholarship at the College of Law.

Rafael Gely
Two of Rafael's articles co-authored with Pablo T. Spiller, The Rational Choice Theory of Supreme Court Statutory Decisions With Applications to the State Farm and Grove City Cases, 6 J. L. Econ. & Org. 263 (1990), and Congressional Control or Judicial Independence: The Determinants of U.S. Supreme Court Labor- Relations Decisions, 1949-1988, 23 RAND J. Econ. 463 (1990), were extensively cited and discussed in Richard L. Revesz, Congressional Influence on Judicial Behavior? An Empirical Examination of Challenges to Agency Action in the D.C. Circuit, 76 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1100 (2001). He presented The Casefile Approach to Teaching as part of the College of Law's faculty workshop series.

Peter Letsou
Peter's article, Shareholder Voice and the Market for Corporate Control, 70 Wash. U. L.Q. 755 (1992), was cited in Douglas R. Cole, E-Proxies for Sale? Corporate Vote-Buying in the Internet Age, 76 Wash. L. Rev. 793 (2001).

Brad Mank
Brad published the EPA portion of A Survey of Federal Agency Response to President Clinton's Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice, 31 Envtl. L. Rep. 11133 (Oct. 2001) (with Denis Binder et al.).

Donna Nagy
Donna's article, Judicial Reliance on Regulatory Interpretations in SEC No-Action Letters: Current Problems and a Proposed Framework, 83 Cornell L. Rev. 921 (1998), was cited in Anupam Chander, Diaspora Bonds, 76 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1005 (2001). She spoke to the Board of Visitors on faculty scholarship at the College of Law.


 

Jim O'Reilly
Jim's book on police discipline and arbitration was accepted for publication by Charles C. Thomas publishers. His article, Antitrust Impacts of Generic Drug Post-Patent Exclusivity, was accepted for publication in the Northern Kentucky Law Review. Jim served as a peer reviewer for four new CALI torts lessons.

Wendy Parker
Wendy moderated a panel discussion, Status Report on Affirmative Action Around the Country, as part of the conference, Beyond Bakke: Integration as a Compelling State Interest, held at the College of Law (and sponsored by the Society of American Law Teachers and the Clinical Legal Education Association). Her article, The Future of School Desegregation, 94 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1157 (2000), was discussed in Douglas S. Reed, On Equal Terms: The Constitutional Politics of Educational Opportunity (Princeton University Press, 2001).

Ronna Schneider
Ronna published Getting Help with Their Homework: Schools, Lower Courts, and the Supreme Court Justices Look for Answers under the Establishment Clause, 53 Admin. L. Rev. 943 (2001) (symposium).

Michael Solimine
Michael published Supreme Court Monitoring of the United States Courts of Appeals En Banc, 9 Sup. Ct. Econ. Rev. 171 (2001) (with Tracey George (Northwestern)). His article, The Three-Judge District Court in Voting Rights Litigation, 30 U. Mich. J.L. Ref. 79 (1996), was cited and discussed in Daniel Hays Lowenstein & Richard L. Hasen, Election Law: Cases and Materials (Carolina Academic Press, 2d ed. 2001), and his article, Constitutional Litigation in Federal and State Courts: An Empirical Analysis of Judicial Parity, 10 Hastings Const. L.Q. 213 (1983) (with James L. Walker), was cited in Shirley S. Abrahamson, The Ballot and the Bench, 76 N.Y.U. L.Rev. 973 (2001).

Michael Van Alstine
Michael's article, The Judicial Power and Treaty Delegation, has been accepted for publication by the California Law Review. He presented The Costs of Legal Transitions at a symposium on Constructing International Intellectual Property Law: The Role of National Courts held at Chicago-Kent School of Law.

Glen Weissenberger
Glen's receipt of the inaugural Outstanding Research Award from the Ohio State Bar Foundation was featured in the October 26 issue of UC Currents. He published new editions of Indiana Evidence Courtroom Manual and Michigan Evidence Courtroom Manual.

Verna Williams
Verna participated as a judge in a moot court empaneled to prepare the attorney representing the student intervenors in Grutter v. Bollinger, the case challenging the affirmative action admissions program at the University of Michigan School of Law, as part of the conference, Beyond Bakke: Integration as a Compelling State Interest, held at the College of Law (and sponsored by the Society of American Law Teachers and the Clinical Legal Education Association). The Sixth Circuit will hear oral arguments in the case in November.

 

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