Marjorie taught a session on Negotiation at the UC Women's Leadership
Conference. She also served as faculty "coach" for four UC law students
at the ABA Regional "Representation in Mediation Competition" hosted by
the Northern Illinois law school.
Marianna Brown Bettman
Marianna was invited by the Northern Kentucky Law Review to submit an
article on any subject of her choosing. The article "Comity and the New
Federalism Through the Lens of School Vouchers" should appear in late
spring. Marianna's WVXU commentary in February was on the decision declaring
Ohio's concealed weapons carry law unconstitutional. The commentary explains
the difference between the state and federal constitutions on the right
to bear arms.
Paul received a grant from the American Tax Policy Institute to support
his forthcoming book from Foundation Press, Tax Stories: An In-Depth
Look at Ten Leading Federal Income Tax Cases (Joseph Bankman (Stanford),
Karen B. Brown (George Washington), Patricia A. Cain (Iowa), Joseph M.
Dodge (Florida State), Marjorie E. Kornhauser (Tulane), Joel S. Newman
(Wake Forest), Russell K. Osgood (Grinnell), Deborah H. Schenk (NYU),
Daniel N. Shaviro (NYU) & George Kuo-Ming Yin (Virginia), contributors).
The web site to accompany the book is under construction at www.law.uc.edu/taxstories
As Series Editor for Foundation Press, Paul obtained a contract for the
first of hopefully several other Law Stories books: Torts Stories:
An In-Depth Look at Ten Leading Torts Cases (Robert L. Rabin (Stanford)
& Stephen D. Sugarman (UC Berkeley), editors) (Kenneth S. Abraham (Virginia),
Anita Bernstein (Emory), Mark Geistfeld (NYU), Stephen G. Gilles (Quinnipiac),
Daniel J. Givelber (Northeastern), James A. Henderson, Jr. (Cornell),
Saul Levmore (Chicago), Peter H. Schuck (Yale), Kenneth W. Simons (Boston
University) & Aaron D. Twerski (Brooklyn), contributors).
Paul spoke to a group of students about his recent article, The Federal
Tax Implications of Bush v. Gore, 79 Washington U. L.Q. 749 (2001).
He attended the ALI-ABA Annual Winter Estate Planning Practice Update.
Paul published several issues of his Tax Law Abstracts e-journals at www.ssrn.com:
four issues of Tax Law & Policy (vol. 3, nos. 4-7) and Practitioner Series
(vol. 2, nos. 3-6) (both co-edited with Joseph Bankman (Stanford)); and
one issue of International & Comparative Tax (vol. 2, no. 3) (co-edited
with Eric M. Zolt (Harvard)).
Jack offered a CLE seminar to the Judges and clerks of the Ohio Court
of Appeals, First District, on the subject of collateral consequences
of criminal conviction. He testified before the ABA Criminal Justice Standards
Committee on the same subject at the ABA Midyear meeting in Philadelphia.
Jack’s article, The Plessy Myth: Justice Harlan and the Chinese Cases,
82 Iowa L. Rev. 151 (1996), was cited in Kathryn Abrams, The Legal
Subject in Exile, 51 Duke L.J. 27, n.12 (2001), and his co-authored
article, The “Blue Wall of Silence” as Evidence of Bias and Motive
to Lie: A New Approach to Police Perjury, 59 U. Pittsburgh L. Rev.
233 (1998), was cited in Brandon Garrett, Remedying Racial Profiling,
33 Columbia Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 41, n.276 (2001). His co-authored article,
Can a Reasonable Doubt have an Unreasonable Price? Limitations on Attorney’s
Fees in Criminal Cases, 41 Boston College L. Rev. 1 (1999), was cited
in 3 Wayne LaFave, Jerold Israel & Nancy King, Criminal Procedure
§ 11.1(a) (West 2d ed. Supp. 2002). He was quoted in Forbes.com on the
Enron crisis, and in the Cincinnati Post on Ohio’s most recent execution.
In conjunction with the Criminal Law Association, Jack brought Earle Maiman
‘81 to campus to talk about the Wehrung trial, and Ethan Nadelman of the
Drug Policy Alliance to talk about the War on Drugs.
Tom’s book chapter, The Activity of Being a Lawyer: The Imaginative
Pursuit of Implications and Possibilities, in Law and Aesthetics
(Gearey, ed., 2001), was cited in Pierre Schlag, The Aesthetics of
American Law, 115 Harvard L. Rev. 1047, 1079, n.126 (2002).
More than 100 people attended Jim’s program at the ABA Midyear Meeting
in Philadelphia on the effects of September 11's tragedy on government
disclosure and secrecy issues. Jim is also organizing an April ABA panel
featuring a federal judge, federal officials and public interest representatives
to debate the quality of federal reporting data, an issue covered in his
forthcoming Administrative Law Review article. He is discussing a Third
Edition of his text on hazardous waste issues with West, and his book
on police discipline is at the printing stage. The Federal Circuit remanded
a case of which Jim had been an amicus, representing the interests of
disabled veterans, and Knight-Ridder and Scripps-Howard wire services,
TV channels 9 and 19 ran stories quoting Jim regarding the reform of veterans'
Wendy’s article, The Future of School Desegregation, 94 Northwestern
L. Rev. 1157 (2000), was quoted in David Schoenbrod, Angus Macbeth, David
I. Levine, David J. Jung, Remedies: Public and Private 269 (West
3d ed. 2002). The article was also cited in Denise Morgan, The New
School Finance Litigation: Acknowledging that Race Discrimination in Public
Education is more than Just a Tort, 96 Northwestern U. L. Rev. 99,
n.10 (2001). Wendy also completed her review of Jack M. Balkin ed., What
Brown v. Board of Education Should Have Said (NYU 2001) for the Journal
of Legal Education.
Michael made a presentation at a Judicial CLE conference for the First
District (Ohio) Court of Appeals on February 15. Several of his articles
were cited and discussed in the new editions of two casebooks: The
Three-Judge District Court in Voting Rights Litigation, 30 U. Michigan
J. L. Reform 79 (1996), in Samuel Issacharoff, Pamela S. Karlan & Richard
H. Pildes, The Law of Democracy: Legal Structure of the Political Process
(Foundation Press, 2d ed. 2001); and An Economic and Empirical Analysis
of Choice of Law, 24 Georgia L. Rev. 49 (1989) and Forum-Selection
Clauses and the Privatization of Procedure, 25 Cornell International
L. J. 51 (1992), in Lea Brilmayer & Jack Goldsmith, Conflict of Laws:
Cases and Materials (Aspen, 5th ed. 2002). Michael’s article, Revitalizing
Interlocutory Appeals in the Federal Courts, 58 George Washington
L. Rev. 1165 (1990), was cited in Joan Steinman, After Steel Co.: "Hypothetical
Jurisdiction” in the Federal Appellate Courts, 58 Washington & Lee
L. Rev. 855, n.154 (2001).
Since he last appeared in the Newsletter, Joe served as a commentator
on WKRC Radio, moderated a panel on the death penalty for OperaRap at
Hebrew Union College, co-chaired a panel at conference of Law Deans and
Chief Justices of the United States in Tucson, Arizona, submitted an article
to Environmental Law on "The Past and Future of Electricity Regulation,"
was elected Treasurer of the Mercantile Library Association Board, and
served as Advisor for the Institute of Environmental Studies at Miami
University. His co-authored article, Analyzing Government Regulation,
49 Administrative L. Rev. 377 (1997), was cited in David B. Spence, A
Public Choice Progressivism, 87 Cornell L. Rev. 397, n.185 (2002),
and his article networkindustries.gov.reg, 48 U. Kansas L. Rev.
829 (2000), was cited in Jeffrey J. Rachlinski & Cynthia R. Farina, Cognitive
Psychology and Optimal Government Design, 87 Cornell L. Rev. 549,
Michael Van Alstine
Michael’s article, Dynamic Treaty Interpretation, 146 U. Pennsylvania
L. Rev. 687 (1998), was cited in Katherine J. Fick, Such Stuff as Laws
are Made On: Interpreting the Exchange Act to Reach Transnational Fraud,
2001 U. Chicago Legal F. 441, n.171.
Glen’s co-authored treatise on Kentucy Evidence was cited in Anderson
v. Commonwealth, 63 S.W.3d 135, 147, n.19 (Ky. 2001).
Verna’s working paper, Blueprint for Gender Equity in Education,
was published in a report issued by the Citizens' Commission on Civil
Rights entitled Rights at Risk: Equality in an Age of Terrorism,
released on February 12.
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