Edited by Paul
Charles Hartsock Professor of Law and
Director of Faculty Projects
Marjorie created and presented two mediation training programs for the Ohio Supreme
Court Dispute Resolution Office (one for Truancy Mediator and the other on
multi-party mediation for Civil Court Mediators). She attended the Winter Conference
of the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution.
Kristin attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Atlanta and organized and attended
a planning committee at the College of Law sponsored by the Ford Foundation
in preparation for the upcoming women and the law conference (tentatively
scheduled for February 2005).
Chris attended the Center for Civic Education’s Annual Scholars Conference
in Manhattan Beach, California. The conference focused on the content and methods
of scholar presentations at the many annual state and regional We The People
Summer Institutes, at which primary and secondary government, history, and
social studies teachers whose classes participate in the We The People program
learn about the U.S. Constitution’s origins and development. His article,
Remanding to Congress, 86 Cornell L. Rev. 328 (2001) (with Timothy J. Simeone),
was cited in two recent articles by Timothy Zick: Constitutional Empiricism:
Quasi-Neutral Principles and Constitutional Truths, 82 North Carolina L. Rev.
115 (2003), and Marbury Ascendant: The Rehnquist Court and the Power to “Say
What the Law Is, 59 Washington & Lee L. Rev. 839 (2002), as well as by
Dale Bish, The Unfounded Fears of Environmental Balkanization: The Ninth
Dangerous Expansion of the Commerce Clause, 37 U. California Davis L. Rev.
Paul attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Atlanta. He completed a review essay, What
Law Schools Can Learn From Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics (with
Rafael Gely) (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=501402),
to be published in 82 Texas L. Rev. (May 2004). Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan),
reviewed Paul’s Tax Stories book in Tax Stories and Tax
Histories: Is There a Role for History in Shaping Tax Law?, 101 Michigan
L. Rev. 2227 (2003), calling it "an excellent book, the chapters were
some of this country’s leading tax academics, and they are a pleasure
Foundation Press approved the twelfth book in his Law Stories series,
Administrative Law Stories (Peter L. Strauss (Columbia)).
Paul published several issues of his Tax Law Abstracts e-journals www.ssrn.com:
four issues each of Tax Law & Policy (vol. 5, nos. 1-4)
Series (vol. 4, nos. 1-4) (both co-edited with Joseph
Bankman (Stanford)), and one issue of International & Comparative
Tax (vol. 4, no. 1)
(co-edited with Robert A. Green (Cornell)).
Rafael completed a review essay, What Law Schools Can Learn From Billy
Beane and the Oakland Athletics (with Paul Caron) (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=501402),
to be published in 82 Texas L. Rev. (May 2004). Two of his articles, Striker
Replacements: A Law, Economics, and Negotiations Approach, 68 Southern California
L. Rev. 363 (1995) (with Leonard Bierman), and Through the Looking Glass:
Can Title VII Help Women and Minorities Shatter the Glass Ceiling?, 31 Houston
L. Rev. 1517 (1995) (with Ramona L. Paetzold), were cited in Seth D. Harris,
Re-thinking the Economics of Discrimination: U.S. Airways V. Barnett, the
ADA, and the Application of Internal Labor Market Theory, 89 Iowa L. Rev.
Mark attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Atlanta. He published The New
Frontier of Constitutional Confession Law--The International Arena: Exploring
Admissibility of Confessions Taken by U.S. Investigators from Non-Americans
Abroad, 91 Georgetown L.J. 851 (2003). Mark was interviewed by radio station
700 WLW on the legality of statutes criminalizing sexual solicitations of
minors on the Internet. He spoke at a CLE event sponsored by the Ohio Criminal
Defense Lawyers Association on the impact of SB11, which offers free DNA
testing to certain inmates in Ohio.
Emily attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Atlanta, where she was elected Treasurer
of the AALS Section on Law and the Humanities; a SALT board meeting in Atlanta,
where she was appointed Secretary of SALT; and a planning committee at the
College of Law sponsored by the Ford Foundation in preparation for the upcoming
women and the law conference (tentatively scheduled for February 2005). She
gave a presentation on Grutter v. Bollinger at a College of Law program sponsored
by the Diversity Committee on affirmative action.
Emily’s article, Critical Interventions: Toward an Expansive
Equality Approach to the Doctrine of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in
Contract Law, 88 Cornell L. Rev. 1025 (2003), was cited in Dorothy
A. Brown, Critical Race Theory: Cases, Materials and Problems (West
Group, 2003), and in Peddie v. Sterling Jewelers, Inc., 282 F.Supp.2d
947 (E.D.Wis. 2003).
Betsy’s article, Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Why Disability
Law Claims are Different, 33 Connecticut L. Rev. 603 (2001), was cited in Seth
D. Harris, Re-thinking the Economics of Discrimination: U.S. Airways V. Barnett,
the ADA, and the Application of Internal Labor Market Theory, 89 Iowa L. Rev.
Three of Brad’s articles were cited in prestigious law reviews: Protecting
Intrastate Threatened Species: Does the Endangered Species Act Encroach on
Traditional State Authority and Exceed the Outer Limits of the Commerce Clause?, 36 Georgia L. Rev. 723 (2002), in Dale Bish, The
Unfounded Fears of Environmental Balkanization: The Ninth Circuit's Dangerous
Expansion of the Commerce Clause, 37 Univ. California Davis L. Rev. 605 (2003); Rewarding
Defendant Cooperation Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Judges vs. Prosecutors, 26 Criminal
L. Bull. 399 (1990), in Rachel E. Barkow, Recharging the Jury: The Criminal
Jury’s Constitutional Role in an Era of Mandatory Sentencing, 152 Univ.
Pennsylvania L. Rev. 33 (2003); and Textualism’s Selective Canons of
Statutory Construction: Reinvigorating Individual Liberties, Legislative Authority,
and Deference to Executive Agencies, 86 Kentucky L.J. 527 (1998), in Rebecca
Hanner White, Arbitration and the Administrative State, 38 Wake Forest L. Rev.
Donna attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Atlanta and now serves as Chair of
the AALS Section on Securities Regulation.
Bill attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Atlanta.
Michael attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Atlanta. He published Formalism,
Pragmatism, and the Conservative Critique of the Eleventh Amendment, 101
Michigan L. Rev. 1463 (2003). Michael’s article, Judicial Influence:
A Citation Analysis of Federal Courts of Appeals Judges, 27 J. of Legal Studies
271 (1998) (with William Landes & Lawrence Lessig), was cited in Stephen
Choi & Mitu Gulati, A Tournament of Judges?, 92 California Law Review
In McKissack v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2004 WL 212930 (W.D.Tex., Jan 26, 2004),
the court quoted Suja’s contention in Re-Examining the Constitutionality
of Remittitur Under the Seventh Amendment, 64 Ohio State L..J. 731 (2003),
that the “already subjective practice of remittitur effectively eliminates
the plaintiff’s right to a jury trial on damages” and observed
that “while it is not necessary for this Court to consider the view
of Professor Thomas in light of the holdings here, her caution merits evaluation
by the federal courts.”
Joe attended the AALS Annual Meeting in Atlanta, where he organized and directed
the meeting of the ABA Professionalism Committee; and board meetings of the
Cincinnati Bar Association, Mercantile Library, KnowledgeWorks Foundation,
and Center for Chemical Addictions Treatment. He continued extensive work
on a revised edition of his book, Energy Law in a Nutshell (West
Verna organized and attended a planning committee at the College of Law sponsored
by the Ford Foundation in preparation for the upcoming women and the law
conference (tentatively scheduled for February 2005).
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