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June 2006 Issue

Marjorie Aaron Professor of Practice and Director, Center for Negotiation & Problem Solving
Photo of Professor AaronMarjorie taught two three-day Advanced Negotiation negotiation workshops and a Master Class in Wellington, New Zealand for professionals in various government ministries. Her workshops were offered under the auspices of the New Zealand government's Leadership Development Centre. This was Marjorie's eighth trip to New Zealand to deliver negotiation workshops.

Profile of Professor Aaron :: Center for Practice in Negotiation & Problem Solving


Marianna Brown Bettman Invited Professor of Law
Photo of Professor BettmanMarianna's monthly Legally Speaking column in the American Israelite and City Beat was on Georgia v. Randolph, 547 U.S. ___ (Mar. 22, 2006): Whose Castle Is This Anyway?, which discusses whether police can enter a house when one co-tenant consents, but the other does not.

Marianna and Rachel Smith conducted a moot court session for Jenny Carroll in preparation for an Ohio Innocence Project oral argument before the First District Court of Appeals.

Profile of Professor Bettman


Joseph Biancalana Professor of Law
Photo of Professor BiancalanaJoseph won a 2006 Harold C. Schott Publication Prize.

Profile of Professor Biancalana


Lou Bilionis Dean and Nippert Professor of Law
Image of Dean BilionisTwo of Lou's articles were cited:
The New Scrutiny, 51 Emory L.J. 481 (2002), in Andrew M. Siegel, The Court against the Courts: Hostility to Litigation as an Organizing Theme in the Rehnquist Court's Jurisprudence, 84 Tex. L. Rev. 1097 (2006).
Due Process, the Constitution, and Substantive Criminal Law, 96 Mich. L. Rev. 1269 (1998), in Margaret H. Lemos, The Commerce Power and Criminal Punishment: Presumption of Constitutionality or Presumption of Innocence?, 84 Tex. L. Rev. 1203 (2006), and Alice Ristroph, Proportionality as a Principle of Limited Government, 55 Duke L.J. 263 (2005).

Lou was quoted in two newspaper articles:
Chesley Endows Law Professorship at UC, Cincinnati Business Courier, May 15, 2006.
Grant Awarded, Cincinnati Post, May 1, 2006, at A2.

Profile of Dean Bilionis


Kristin Kalsem Associate Professor of Law
Photo of Professor BrandserKristin gave the thematic introduction to the University of Cincinnati's Fifth Annual Graduate Student Conference in European Studies entitled Contentious Ideas in Conservative Contexts.

Profile of Professor Kalsem


A. Christopher Bryant Professor of Law
Photo of Professor BryantChris's article, Retroactive Application of "New Rules" and the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, 70 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1 (2002), was cited in Brian R. Means, Federal Habeas Practitioner Guide, (Thomson/West, 2006 Supp.).

Profile of Professor Bryant


Paul L. Caron Charles Hartsock Professor of Law
Director, Faculty Projects

Photo of Professor CaronPaul won a 2006 Harold C. Schott Publication Prize. He was quoted in the lead paragraph of an article in The American Lawyer, The Law Professor as Public Intellectual.

Paul did a peer review for the Journal of the Australasian Tax Teachers Association .

Paul published several issues of his Tax Law Abstracts e-journals (www.ssrn.com):
• 8 issues of Tax Law & Policy (vol. 7, nos. 16-23).
• 8 issues of Practitioner Series (vol. 6, nos. 16-23).
• 4 issues of International & Comparative Tax (vol. 6, no. 6-9) (co-edited with Robert A. Green (Cornell)).

Paul's book, Tax Stories (Foundation Press, 2003), was cited in Jonathan L. Entin, Toward Understanding the Dynamics of Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Laws: Joseph Hilldorfer and Robert Dugoni, the Cyanide Canary, 31 Colum. J. Envtl. L. 171 (2006).

Profile of Professor Caron


Margaret B. Drew, Professor of Clinical Law
Director, Domestic Relations/Violence Clinic

Photo of Professor DrewMargaret participated in two roundtable discussions:
• A two-day roundtable discussion on Custody and Visitation Issues in Domestic Violence Cases sponsored by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
• An initial exploration of Standards of Practice in Civil Protection Order Cases organized by the ABA Commission on Domestic Violence in partnership with the Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women.

Margaret also spoke to the Lawyer's Club of Cincinnati on Domestic Violence and the Lawyer's Ethical Obligations.

Profile of Professor Drew


Rafael Gely Professor of Law
Photo of Professor GelyRafael won a 2006 Harold C. Schott Publication Prize. His article, Maternity Leave under the FMLA: An Analysis of the Litigation Experience, 15 J.L.& Pol'y 143 (2004) (with Timothy Chandler), was cited in Joan C. Williams & Elizabeth S. Westfall, Deconstructing the Maternal Wall: Strategies for Vindicating the Civil Rights of "Carers" in the Workplace, 13 Duke J. Gender L. & Pol'y 31 (2006).

Profile of Professor Gely


Mark A. Godsey Associate Professor of Law
Faculty Director, Lois and Richard Rosenthal Institute for Justice, Ohio Innocence Project

Photo of Professor Godsey Mark published Reformulating the Miranda Warnings in Light of Contemporary Law and Understandings, 90 Minn. L. Rev. 781 (2006).

Mark's work with students in the Ohio Innocence Project in getting Chris Bennett released from prison was featured on this UC press release and on the May 19 Geraldo At Large TV Show www.geraldoatlarge.com/video-archive.php (Path to May 19, 2006 show).

Mark was quoted in two newspaper articles:
Inmate to Be Freed after Plea Deal in Fatal Crash: DNA Evidence Indicates Man Was Passenger, Not Driver, in 2001 Accident, Akron Beacon Journal, May 15, 2006, at B4.
Doubts Linger Years after Lorain Head Start Sex Trial Prosecutor Resolute, but Others Disagree, Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 7, 2006, at B1.

Profile of Professor Godsey :: Lois and Richard Rosenthal Institute for Justice/Ohio Innocence Project


Emily Houh Professor of Law
Photo of Professor HouhEmily won a 2006 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

She published Still, at the Margins, 40 Law & Soc'y Rev. 481 (2006) (reviewing The Social Organization of Law: Introductory Readings (Austin Sarat, ed.)).

Profile of Professor Houh


Ann Hubbard Professor of Law
Image of Professor Hubbard Ann's article, The ADA, the Workplace and the Myth of the "Dangerous Mentally Ill," 34 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 849 (2001), was cited in Ramona L. Paetzold, How Courts, Employers, and the ADA Disable Persons with Bipolar Disorder, 9 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 293 (2005).

Profile of Professor Hubbard


Christo Lassiter Professor of Law
Photo of Professor LassiterChristo won a 2006 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Profile of Professor Lassiter


Bradford C. Mank James B. Helmer Jr. Professor of Law
Photo of Professor MankBrad won a 2006 Harold C. Schott Publication Prize. City Councilman David Crowley appointed Brad to the Planning Group for creating a new Office of Environmental Management (OEM) for the City of Cincinnati.

Two of Brad's articles, Are Anti-Retaliation Regulations in Title VI or Title IX Enforceable in a Private Right of Action: Does Sandoval or Sullivan Control This Question?, 35 Seton Hall L. Rev. 47 (2004), and Suing under § 1983: The Future after Gonzaga v. Doe, 39 Hous. L. Rev. 1417 (2003), were cited in Debora A. Hoehne, Assessing the Compatibility of Title IX and § 1983: A Post-Abrams Framework for Preemption, 74 Fordham L. Rev. 3189 (2006).

Profile of Professor Mank


Donna M. Nagy Charles Hartsock Professor of Law
Photo of Professor NagyDonna's article, The "Possession vs. Use" Debate in the Context of Securities Trading by Traditional Insiders: Why Silence can Never be Golden, 67 U. Cin. L. Rev. 1129 (1999), in Corporate Counsel's Guide to Insider Trading and Reporting, (2005 Supp.).

Profile of Professor Nagy


William J. Rands Professor of Law
Photo of Professor RandsBill won a 2006 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Profile of Professor Rands


Ronna G. Schneider Professor of Law
Photo of Professor SchneiderRonna published Education Law: First Amendment, Due Process, and Discrimination Litigation (Thomson/West, 2006 Supp.). She delivered a lecture Scopes Revisited: Religion in the Public Schools in the Twenty-First Century at West Publishing Group's offices in Rochester, NY.

Ronna was quoted in Student Discipline a Slippery Subject: How Far Does School Authority Extend?, Cincinnati Enquirer, May 18, 2006, at 1A.

Profile of Professor Schneider


Rachael Smith Research and Writing Professor
Photo of Professor SmithRachel and Marianna Bettman conducted a moot court session for Jenny Carroll in preparation for an Ohio Innocence Project oral argument before the First District Court of Appeals.

Profile of Professor Smith


Michael E. Solimine Donald P. Klekamp Professor of Law, Director, Faculty Development, & Director, Extern Program
Photo of Professor SolimineMichael won a 2006 Harold C. Schott Publication Prize. Several of his articles were cited:
Deregulating Voluntary Dismissals, 32 U. Mich. J. L. Reform 367 (2003) (with Amy Lippert), in Joseph A. Grundfest & Peter H. Huang, The Unexpected Value of Litigation: A Real Options Perspective, 58 Stan. L. Rev. 1267 (2006).
Ideology and En Banc Review, 67 N.C. L. Rev. 29 (1988), in Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Representative Government, Representative Court? The Supreme Court as a Representative Body, 90 Minn. L Rev. 1252 (2006).
State Court Regulation of Offers of Judgment and Its Lessons for Federal Practice, 13 Ohio St. J. Disp. Resol. 51 (1997) (with Bryan Pacheco), in Albert Yoon, & Tom Baker, Offer-of-Judgment Rules and Civil Litigation: An Empirical Study of Automobile Insurance Litigation in the East, 59 Vand. L. Rev. 155 (2006).
The Future of Parity, 46 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1457 (2005), in Carolyn Shapiro, The Limits of the Olympian Court: Common Law Judging versus Error Correction in the Supreme Court, 63 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 271 (2006).
Formalism, Pragmatism, and the Conservative Critique of the Eleventh Amendment, 101 Mich. L. Rev.1463 (2003) (reviewing John T. Noonan, Narrowing the Court's Power: The Supreme Court Sides with the States (2002)), in Michael S. Greve & Jonathan Klick, Preemption in the Rehnquist Court: A Preliminary Empirical Assessment, 14 Sup. Ct. Econ. Rev. 43 (2006).
Forum-Selection Clauses and the Privatization of Procedure, 25 Cornell Int'l L.J. 51 (1992), in William J. Woodward, Finding the Contract in Contracts for Law, Forum and Arbitration, 2 Hastings Bus. L.J. 1 (2006).
Deciding to Decide: Class Action Certification and Interlocutory Review by the United States Courts of Appeals under Rule 23(f), 41 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1531 (2000) (with Christine Oliver Hines), in Michael E. & Jane B. Tigar, Federal Appeals Jurisdiction and Practice, (West Group, 2006 Supp.).
Choice of Law in the American Courts in 1991, 40 Am. J. Comp. L. 951 (1992), in Symeon C. Symeonides, Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2005: Nineteenth Annual Survey, 53 Am. J. Comp. L. 559 (2005).

Profile of Professor Solimine


Adam N. Steinman Assistant Professor of Law
Photo of Professor SteinmanAdam won a 2006 Harold C. Schott Publication Prize. He published Sausage-Making, Pigs, Ears, and Congressional Expansions of Federal Jurisdiction: Exxon Mobil v. Allapattah and its Lessons for the Class Action Fairness Act , 81 Wash L. Rev. 279 (2006). It was cited in Recent Case, 29 Harv. J. L. & Public Pol'y 1119 (2006)

Profile of Professor Steinman


Suja Thomas Professor of Law
Photo of Professor ThomasSuja attended the Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop at Northwestern.

Profile of Professor Thomas


Joseph P. Tomain Dean Emeritus and Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law
Photo of Dean Tomain Joe published:
• Editor, The Year in Review 2005 Report of the Special Committee on Restructuring the Electric Industry, in ABA Environment, Energy and Resources Law: The Year in Review 2005 315 (2006).
Katrina's Energy Agenda, 20 Natural Resources & Environment 43 (Spring 2006).
Lost in the Flood, 23 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. (2006) (reviewing The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development (Bradbrook et al. eds.) & The Compendium of Sustainable Energy Laws (Ottinger et al eds.) (2006)).

Meetings:
• Chaired the Program and Grants Committee of the Ohio State Bar Foundation.
• Chaired the Strategic Initiatives Committee of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
• Presided as President at quarterly meeting of the Mercantile Library Association.
• Chaired quarterly meeting of the KnowledgeWorks Foundation.
• Attended meeting as Board member of the Planning Committee of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation.
• Served as ABA Site Inspector for the Summer Program of the Santa Clara University School of Law at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at the Hague, Netherlands.

Joe's book, Regulatory Law and Policy (LexisNexis Group, 3d ed. 2003) (with Sidney Shapiro) was cited in David Schleicher, "Politics as Markets" Reconsidered: Natural Monopolies, Competitive Democratic Philosophy and Primary Ballot Access in American Elections, 14 Sup. Ct. Econ. Rev. 163 (2006).

Profile of Dean Emeritus and Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor Tomain


Verna L. Williams Associate Professor of Law
Photo of Professor WilliamsVerna's article, Reform or Retrenchment?: Single-Sex Education and the Construction of Race and Gender, 2004 Wis. L. Rev. 15 , was cited in Paul Brest, Sanford Levinson, Jack M. Balkin, Akhil Reed Amar & Reva B. Siegel, Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking: Cases and Materials (Aspen, 5th ed. 2006).

Profile of Professor Williams


Ingrid Brunk Wuerth Professor of Law
Photo of Professor WuerthIngrid's article, Authorizations for the Use of Force, International Law, and the Charming Betsy Canon, 46 B.C. L. Rev. 293 (2005), was cited in Brennan Tyler Brooks, Doctrines without Borders: Territorial Jurisdiction and the Force of International Law in the Wake of Rasul v. Bush, 39 Vand. J. Transnat'l L. 161 (2006).

Profile of Professor Wuerth

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