Faculty News

Faculty News
January 2003

Edited by Paul Caron,
Charles Hartsock Professor of Law and
Director of Faculty Projects

In This Issue
 

Marjorie Aaron
Marjorie presided over the College of Law's internal Representation in Mediation Competition, which resulted in 1Ls Patti Foster and Susie Coan, and 2Ls Tracy Fowkes and Bryan Hawkins being selected to represent UC College of Law at the ABA-sponsored Midwestern Regional Competition at Marquette Law School on February 22-23.

Marianna Brown Bettman
Marianna moderated a panel on Are Civil Liberties A Casualty of 9/11, sponsored by Hadassah, Na'amat, National Council of Jewish Women and Women's American ORT. Her views on Ohio Tort Reform were solicited by a member of the minority staff of the U.S. House Rules Committee. Marianna is acknowledged by David Kairys (Temple) in his chapter, The Cities Take the Initiative: Public Nuisance Lawsuits Against Handgun Manufacturers, in a forthcoming book on Gun Litigation edited by Bernard Harcourt (Arizona).

Paul Caron
Paul attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., where he gave a presentation on Using TWEN in the Classroom. He published several issues of his Tax Law Abstracts e-journals (www.ssrn.com): three issues each of Tax Law & Policy (vol. 4, nos. 1-3) and Practitioner Series (vol. 3, nos. 1-3) (both co-edited with Joseph Bankman (Stanford)), and one issue of International & Comparative Tax (co-edited with Robert A. Green (Cornell).

Jack Chin
Jack attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. He was quoted in two articles in the Cincinnati Post: Finnan Could Get 15 Years, Cincinnati Post, Jan. 11 (www.cincypost.com/2003/01/28/erp012803.html) and Plea Deal Proposal Sent to Builder, Cincinnati Post, Jan. 28 (http://www.cincypost.com/2003/01/11/finnan011103.html)

Rafael Gely
Raphael's article, Distilling the Essence of Contract Terms: An Anti-Antiformalist Approach to Contract and Employment Law, 53 Florida L. Rev. 669 (2001), was cited in Nellie Eunsoo Choi, Contracts with Open or Missing Terms under the Uniform Commercial Code and the Common Law: A Proposal for Unification, 103 Columbia L. Rev. 50 (2003). H was quoted in Krings in Driver's Seat with New Deal, Cincinnati Enquirer, Jan.22, 1C.

Christo Lassiter
Christo attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Bert Lockwood
Bert moderated the symposium on Human Rights and Security at the College of Law (www.law.uc.edu/morgan/newsdir/state030131/index.html).

Betsy Malloy
Betsy's article, Beyond Misguided Paternalism: Resuscitating the Right to Refuse Medical Treatment, 33 Wake Forest L. Rev. 1035 (1998), was cited in Sarah Shaw, Why Courts Cannot Deny ADA Protection to Plaintiffs Who Do Not Use Available Mitigating Measures for Their Impairments, 90 California L. Rev. 1981 (2002).

Brad Mank
Brad attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. He spoke on Environmental Justice and the Poor at the Law Professors Christian Fellowship Annual Conference at Catholic University, Columbus School of Law. Brad is Editor of a special issue of Projections, the MIT Journal of Planning, on Planning for Environmental Justice.

Donna Nagy
Donna attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., where she was a panel participant on Socio-Economics and Law Teaching. She was elected chair-elect for the AALS Section on Securities Regulation.

Jim O'Reilly
Jim attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The ABA Press will recommend at its Midyear Meeting the initiation of a second edition of his 1993 book, Lawyers' Guide to Elder Injury and Accident Compensation. Jim is developing an ABA workshop on the administrative law challenges of the new Department of Homeland Security, tentatively scheduled for April in Washington.

Wendy Parker
Wendy attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Bill Rands
Bill attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Ronna Schneider
Ronna attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Michael Solimine
Michael attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. He was selected to receive the Ohio State Bar Association Law Teacher Award for outstanding contributions to Ohio law and to the Ohio bar, to be presented at the OSBA's Annual Convention in Dayton in May. Michael delivered a response on U.S. Legal and Economic Policies for Global Governance at a symposium on Human Rights and Security at the College of Law.

Joe Tomain
Joe attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., where he chaired a meeting of the Professionalism Committee of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. He planned, organized, and facilitated a one and one-half day CLE seminar for the Cincinnati Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference on Law, Justice and the Legal Profession. Joe planned and presented a session on Law, Justice, and Judicial Leadership at the Conference of Chief Justices Midyear Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia. He submitted for publication an article on the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act for a reference book, Major Acts of Congress. Joe submitted for publication the 3rd edition of Regulatory Law and Policy (with Sidney A. Shapiro (Kansas).

Ingrid Wuerth
Ingrid delivered remarks on Universal Jurisdiction and U.S. Courts at a symposium on Human Rights and Security at the College of Law.

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