Marjorie presented a one day Negotiation Skills Workshop at the University
of Dayton, Center for Executive Leadership and Development. She will attend
the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution's Spring Meeting, June 23-24
in Seattle, and will chair a teaching panel on ethics in mediation, focusing
on ethical dilemmas that arise in private caucus.
Marianna moderated a debate on "National Security and Civil Liberties:
Where is the Balance" cosponsored by The American Jewish Committee Cincinnati
Chapter, The Federalist Society Cincinnati Chapter, The Interfaith Alliance
of Greater Cincinnati, and the Isaac M. Wise Temple Political Advocacy
She attended the Judicial Conference of the U.S. Court of Appeals for
the 6th Circuit as the official delegate of Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey
She wrote her Legally Speaking Column on the Oregon District Court's reversal
of the Ashcroft directive attempting to ban physician assisted suicide
in Oregon by authorizing federal drug agents to take action against any
doctor who prescribed the drugs to assist suicide.
She was named to the Cincinnati Truman Scholars Selection Panel. The mission
of the Truman Scholarship Foundation is "to find and recognize college
juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers
in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education, or elsewhere
in the public service, and to provide the with financial support for graduate
study, leadership training, and fellowship with other students who are
committed to making a difference through public service."
Kristin participated in the 2002 Southern District of Ohio Bench-Bar conference
entitled "Communication, Civility, Ethics and Professionalism in the Bankruptcy
Practice" in May 2002. Also, she presented a paper entitled "Outlaw Texts:
Nineteenth-Century Novels That Don't Police" at the Law and Society Annual
Meeting in Vancouver in May 2002.
After finishing his stint as a Visiting Professor in the NYU/IRS Continuing
Professional Education Program in Washington, D.C. in June, Paul began
serving as a Visiting Professor at the University of San Diego School
of Law. He joined with the current and former directors of tax LL.M. programs
at NYU, Florida, Northwestern, Miami, and Loyola (L.A.) to launch a new
Graduate Tax Series of course materials designed for the 25 law school
tax LL.M. programs enrolling over 2,000 students annually. Paul is serving
as Series Editor, and Ellen Aprill, Paul McDaniel, Elliott Manning, Philip
Postlewaite, and David Richardson are members of the Board of Editors.
They hope to have their new line of books available beginning with the
Fall 2003 semester. Paul also published several issues of his Tax Law
Abstracts e-journals (www.ssrn.com): six issues of Tax Law & Policy (vol.
3, nos. 16-21) and nine issues of Practitioner Series (vol. 2, nos. 15-23)
(both co-edited with Joseph Bankman (Stanford)); and two issue of International
& Comparative Tax (vol. 2, nos. 6-7) (co-edited with Eric M. Zolt (Harvard)).
Jack was elected to membership in the American Law Institute. The 4th
edition of his Guide for Aspiring Law Professors was published by the
Michigan Journal of Race and Law. He moderated a panel on refugee law
at the Immigration Law Professorsí Conference in New Orleans. The Immigration
and Nationality Law Review Alien Land Law Project was the subject of articles
in the Miami Herald, the Cincinnati Enquirer, and the Associated Press;
the AP article was picked up around the country, in the New York Times,
among other places.
Brad published Protecting Intrastate Endangered Species: Does the Endangered
Species Act Encroach on Traditional State Authority and Exceed the Outer
Limits of the Commerce Clause?, 36 Georgia Law Review 723-795 (2002).
Donna presented a paper, "Analyzing the Analyzers of the Analysts," at
the Law and Society Annual Meeting in Vancouver in May 2002.
Jim O'Reilly received initial acceptance of his proposal for a new treatise
on federal preemption issues, which was solicited by a Washington think
tank. He lectured at the University of Maine's biotechnology conference
June 20-21 and is continuing work on the 3rd edition of his treatise,
"RCRA & Superfund", for West. The Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission
has expressed appreciation upon the successful completion of his "peer
review" report on the FTC's Freedom of Information Act operations. As
Chair of the ABA Committee on Government Information & Privacy, he drafted,
obtained review and submitted the ABA comments to nine federal agencies
on their Data Quality rules under the new section 515 data quality amendments.
Michael attended the AALS Workshop on Federal Courts in May in Washington,
DC. His article, "Supreme Court Monitoring of State Courts in the Twenty-first
Century," 35 Indiana Law Review 335 (2002), was the lead article in a
symposium, and his article, "Deregulating Voluntary Dismissals," (with
Amy Lippert '01), will be published in the fall in the University of Michigan
Journal of Law Reform. Speaking of the U.Mich.J.L.Ref., his 1996 article
in that journal, "The Three-Judge District Court in Voting Rights Litigation,"
was cited and discussed in Developments in the Law: The Law of Prisons,
115 Harvard Law Review 1846, 1857-58 (2002), and in Pamela S. Karlan,
Easing the Spring: Strict Scrutiny and Affirmative Action After the Redistricting
Cases, 43 William & Mary Law Review 1569, 1572 n.20 (2002). His article,
"Deciding to Decide: Class Action Certification and Interlocutory Review
by the United States Courts of Appeals Under Rule 23(f), 41 William &
Mary Law Review 1531 (2000)(with Christine Hines '99) was cited in Robert
G. Bone & David S. Evans, Class Certification and the Substantive Merits,
51 Duke Law Journal 1252 (2002) and Hillary A. Sale, Judging Heuristics,
35 UC-Davis Law Review 903, 914 n.54 (2002).
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