Faculty News

Faculty News
April 2003

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

In This Issue

Joseph Biancalana
Joseph presented Penalty Clauses from Roman Law to English Common Law, at the Thirtieth Annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium at the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. His article, Defining the Proper Corporate Constituency: Asking the Wrong Question, 59 U. Cincinnati. L. Rev. 425 (1990), was cited in Michael Abramowicz, Speeding up the Crawl to the Top, 20 Yale J. Regulation 139 (2003).

Marianna Brown Bettman
Marianna presented Ohio Joins the New Federalism Movement: A Little To-ing and a Little Fro-ing at a conference at Cleveland State law school on the bicentennial of the Ohio Constitution to be published in that school's Law Review. She served on a panel of the Truman Scholarship Foundation (with Federal Judge Nathanial Jones and Cincinnati City Councillor and Adjunct Professor John Cranley) in awarding scholarships to juniors in college from Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana with "exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the non-profit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service" in order to provide them with "financial support for graduate study, leadership training, and fellowship with other students who are committed to making a difference through public service."

Kristin Kalsem
Kristin was awarded the 2003 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching (www.law.uc.edu/intranet/news/goldman03.html)

Paul Caron
Paul was awarded the 2003 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching (www.law.uc.edu/intranet/news/goldman03.html). He presented Cultivating an Active Learning Environment in the Classroom at Boston College Law School as part of UC's Scholar Exchange Program. Paul's Tax Stories book was featured in Tom Herman, Tax Report, Wall Street Journal, Apr. 24, 2003, at D2. Foundation Press published the second book in his Law Stories series, Torts Stories, edited by Robert L. Rabin (Stanford) & Stephen D. Sugarman (Cal-Berkeley), with contributors Kenneth S. Abraham (Virginia), Anita Bernstein (Emory), Mark L. Geistfeld (NYU), Stephen G. Gilles (Quinnipiac), Daniel J. Givelber (Northeastern), James A. Henderson, Jr. (Cornell), Saul Levmore (Chicago), Peter H. Schuck (Yale), and Kenneth W. Simons (Boston University).

Paul published several issues of his Tax Law Abstracts e-journals www.ssrn.com: four issues each of Tax Law & Policy (vol. 4, nos. 13-16) and Practitioner Series (vol. 3, nos. 13-16) (both co-edited with Joseph Bankman (Stanford)), and one issue of International & Comparative Tax (vol. 3, no. 4) (co-edited with Robert A. Green (Cornell). His book, Federal Income Tax Anthology (Anderson, 1997) (with Karen C. Burke (San Diego) & Grayson M.P. McCouch (San Diego), was cited in Jennifer L. Venghaus, Tax Incentives: A Means of Encouraging Research and Development for Homeland Security?, 37 Univ. of Richmond L. Rev. 1213 (2003).

Jack Chin
Several of Jack's articles were cited in prestigious law reviews: 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) (with Scott C. Wells), in Jonathan Turley, Tribunals And Tribulations: The Antithetical Elements of Military Governance in a Madisonian Democracy, 70 George Washington L. Rev. 649 (2002); Emerging from the Margin of Historical Consciousness: Chinese Immigrants and the History of American Law, 17 Law & History Rev. 325 (1999), in Peter Margulies, Uncertain Arrivals: Immigration, Terror, And Democracy After September 11, 2002 Utah L. Rev. 481 (2002); and Segregation's Last Stronghold: Race Discrimination and the Constitutional Law of Immigration, 46 UCLA L. Rev. 1 (1998), in David Fontana, A Case For The Twenty-first Century Constitutional Canon: Schneiderman v. United States, 35 Connecticut L. Rev. 35 (2002).

Rafael Gely
Rafael presented Information Rights in the Knowledge Economy: Shifting Power Paradigms in the American Workplace at The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, as part of UC's Scholar Exchange Program.

Steve Ingram
Steve's article, Taking Liberties with Lochner: The Supreme Court, Workmen's Compensation, and the Struggle to Define Liberty in the Progressive Era, was accepted for publication in the Oregon Law Review.

Brad Mank
Brad's article, The Draft Title VI Recipient and Revised Investigation Guidances: Too Much Discretion for EPA and a More Difficult Standard for Complainants?, 30 Environmental L. Reporter 11,144 (2000), was cited in Alice Kaswan, Distributive Justice and the Environment, 81 North Carolina L. Rev. 1031 (2003).

Donna Nagy
Donna published Securities Litigation and Enforcement: Cases and Materials (West Group, 2003) (with Richard Painter (Illinois) & Margaret Sachs (Georgia). She presented Playing Peekaboo with Constitutional Law: The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and Its Public/Private Status at the University of Georgia School of Law as part of UC's Scholar Exchange Program. She was quoted in Gary Young, Senate OKs Attorney Fines, Levin Amendment Catches ABA Unaware, National Law Journal, April 21, 2003, A9.

Wendy Parker
Wendy accepted a position as Professor of Law at Wake Forest University School of Law, beginning in the 2003-04 academic year.

Ronna Schneider
Ronna was quoted in Sex Offender Wants Court Record Off Web, Cincinnati Post, April 15, 2003, A1.

Michael Solimine
Michael presented Recalibrating Justiciability in Ohio Courts at a conference at Cleveland State law school on the bicentennial of the Ohio Constitution to be published in that school's Law Review. His article, Reforming Jury Pool Selection in Ohio (with Rebecca Klein '04), was accepted for publication in The Ohio Lawyer. Several of his books and articles were cited in prestigious books and law reviews, including Forum-Selection Clauses and the Privatization of Procedure, 25 Cornell Int'l L.J. 51 (1992), in David H. Vernon, et al., Conflict of Laws (LexisNexis 2d ed. 2003), Catherine A. Rogers, Contested Institutional Structure in Attorney Regulation: Constructing an Enforcement Regime for International Arbitration, 39 Stanford J. Int'l L. 1 (2003), and Info. Leasing Corp. v. Jaskot, 784 N.E.2d 1191 (Ohio 2003)(Gorman, J.); Judicial Reputation: A Citation Analysis of Federal Courts of Appeals Judges, 27 J. of Legal Studies 271 (1998) (with William Landes & Lawrence Lessig), in David E. Klein, Making Law in the United States Courts of Appeals (Cambridge Univ. Press 2002); Enforcement and Interpretation of Settlements of Federal Civil Rights Actions, 19 Rutgers L. J. 295 (1988), in Jeffrey A. Parness & Matthew R. Walker, Enforcing Settlements in Federal Civil Actions, 36 Indiana L. Rev. 33 (2003); Federalism, Liberty and State Constitutional Law, 23 Ohio Northern U. L. Rev. 1457 (1997) (with James L. Walker), in Kirk Stark & Jonathan Zasloff, Tiebout and Tax Revolts: Did Serrano Really Cause Proposition 13?, 50 UCLA L. Rev. 801 (2003); and Respecting State Courts: The Inevitability of Judicial Federalism (Greenwood 1999) (with James L. Walker), in Laura S. Fitzgerald, Suspecting the States: Supreme Court Review of State-court State-law Judgments, 101 Michigan L. Rev. 80 (2002).

Suja Thomas
Suja was awarded the 2003 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching (www.law.uc.edu/intranet/news/goldman03.html) She presented Re-examining the Constitutionality of Summary Judgment Under the Seventh Amendment at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, as part UC's Scholar Exchange Program.

Joseph Tomain
Joe attended the Ohio House of Representatives Budget Committee meeting regarding cuts in higher education. He planned and hosted the Fourth Annual John H. Burlingame Lecture by Mary Ann Glendon, Learned Hand Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, on When the New Deal Met the New World Order: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Framing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Joe arranged and attended law firm visits with Taft, Stettinius & Hollister and Graydon, Head & Ritchey. He attended board meetings of Cincinnati Bar Association, KnowledgeWorks Foundation, BLAC/CBA Round Table, and RISE Learning Solutions. Joe's article, Institutionalized Conflict Between Law and Policy, 22 Houston L. Rev. 661 (1985), was cited in the Charles H. Koch, Jr., Administrative Law and Practice (West Group, 2002-03 Supp.).

Verna Williams
Verna presented The Push for Single Sex Education: Where Patriarchy Meets Racism at the Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference in New York.

Ingrid Wuerth
Ingrid presented The President's Power to Detain U.S. Citizens as Enemy Combatants at St. Louis University School of Law (as part of UC's Scholar Exchange Program) and University of Houston Law School.

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