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Faculty News
November 2006 Issue

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Marianna Brown Bettman Invited Professor of Law
Marianna published Domestic Violence: Defining the Evidence as her monthly Legally Speaking column in the American Israelite and City Beat.

Profile of Professor Bettman


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Lou Bilionis Dean and Nippert Professor of Law
As Co-Chair (with Marian Spencer) of the President’s Task Force on Diversity, Lou lead a discussion on Diversity At UC: A Work in Progress. He was featured in Leadership: Cincinnati Names its 30th Class, Cincinnati Enquirer, Oct. 6, 2006.

Profile of Dean Bilionis


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Barbara Black Professor of Law and Director, Corporate Law Center
Barbara presented Transforming Rhetoric into Reality: A Federal Remedy for Damages for Negligent Investment Advice, Transactions: Tenn. J. Bus. L. ___ (2006), at Case Western as part of the College’s Scholar Exchange Program.

Several of Barbara’s articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Black || Corporate Law Center


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A. Christopher Bryant Professor of Law
Chris participated in a moot court/CLE program held at the Boyd School of Law (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) on Whorton v. Bockting, a habeas corpus case before the U.S. Supreme Court. He was a “Justice” in the moot court and a commentator in a subsequent panel discussion of the case.

Profile of Professor Bryant


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Paul L. Caron Charles Hartsock Professor of Law and Director, Faculty Projects
Paul was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the tax and accounting fields by Accounting Today magazine.

LexisNexis published Partnership Taxation by Richard Lipton (Baker & McKenzie, Chicago), Paul Carman (Chapman & Cutler, Chicago), Charles Fassler (Greenebaum, Doll & McDonald, Louisville) & Walter Schwidetzky (University of Baltimore School of Law), the fourth book in the Graduate Tax Series for which Paul serves as Series Editor.

Paul published several issues of his Tax Law Abstracts e-journals:

  • 5 issues of Tax Law & Policy (vol. 7, nos. 43-47).
  • 3 issues of Practitioner Series (vol. 6, nos. 35-37).
  • 3 issues of International & Comparative Tax (vol. 6, no. 20-22) (co-edited with Robert A. Green (Cornell)).

Paul launched two new blogs as part of his Law Professor Blog Network:

Paul was quoted in Taxman to Rangel with NCAA , N.Y. Post, Oct. 15, 2006.

Profile of Professor Caron


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Jenny Carroll Staff Attorney, Ohio Innocence Project
Jenny participated in a panel discussion on Women in the Legal Profession at the College of Law, sponsored by Law Women. Other panelists were Susan C. Lipnickey (Robinson & Lipnickey; Associate Professor for Physical Education/Health Sport Studies in the Education and Allied Professions Division at Miami University); Patty Pryor (Taft, Stettinius and Hollister); and Kim Brooks-Tandy (Executive Director, Children's Law Center).

Profile of Jenny Carroll


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Margaret Drew Professor of Clinical Law and Director, Domestic Relations/Violence Clinic
Margaret trained a group of volunteer advocates for the Rape Crisis and Abuse Center on legal relief available to victims of violence through civil protection orders. She hosted a dinner for experts on Human Trafficking in Cincinnati as part of a two-day program presented by the Alliance for International Women.

Margaret attended the 15th anniversary celebration of Northeastern’s Domestic Violence Institute and facilitated a discussion on Joint Custody in Domestic Violence Cases.

Profile of Professor Drew


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Rafael Gely Professor of Law
Rafael and Michael Solimine received the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers’ 2005-2006 Eisenberg Prize for their article The Supreme Court and the DIG: An Empirical and Institutional Analysis, 2005 Wis. L. Rev. 421. The prize honors the best article in the field of appellate practice and procedure published in 2005-06. The article also was cited in Lawrence Baum, The Supreme Court (Congressional Quarterly Press, 9th ed., 2007).

Profile of Professor Gely


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Mark A. Godsey Associate Professor of Law and Faculty
Mark presented his scholarship on confessions at a conference on Cautions and Confessions: Miranda v. Arizona After Forty Years. He attended the conference on Miranda at Forty at Ohio State Moritz College of Law.

Mark spoke about the DNA and wrongful convictions at three universities: Miami, Toledo, and Utah. He gave public addresses on the issue to the legal community in Salt Lake City, to the Rotary Club in Montgomery, Ohio, and to a group of UC alums in Chicago.

Mark was quoted in:

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


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Emily Houh Professor of Law
Emily spoke on the triangulation theory of racial formation and its impact on interracial relationships in the workplace at a conference at Duke on Makeup, Identity Performance and Discrimination, sponsored by the law school and the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy. She participated on a panel at the 4th Annual LatCrit/SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop at UNLV on Scholarship: What to Write, How to Finish.

Profile of Professor Houh


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Ann Hubbard Professor of Law
Ann published A Military-Civilian Coalition for Disability Rights, 75 Miss. L.J. 975 (2006).

Profile of Professor Hubbard


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Christo Lassiter Professor of Law
Christo’s article, TV or Not TV - That is the Question?, 86 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 928 (1996), was cited in Kevin F. O'Malley, Jay E. Grenig & William C. Lee, Federal Jury Practice and Instructions (West Group, 6th ed. 2006 Supp.).

Christo was featured in Law School Professor Inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame, Currents, Oct. 26, 2006.

Profile of Professor Lassiter


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Bert B. Lockwood, Jr. Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Director, Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights
The Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights, University of Pennsylvania Press, for which Bert serves as Series Editor, published two new books:

Profile of Professor Lockwood :: Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights


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S. Elizabeth Malloy Professor of Law
Betsy published Mental Health Courts and Title II of the ADA: Accessibility to State Court Systems for Individuals with Mental Disabilities and the Need for Diversion, 25 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 307 (2006) (with Ronda Cress & J. Neil Grindstaff).

Profile of Professor Malloy


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Bradford C. Mank James B. Helmer Jr. Professor of Law
Several of Brad’s articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Mank


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William J. Rands Professor of Law
Bill’s article, High Pressure Sales Tactics and Dead Trees: What to Do with Promoters’ Pre-Incorporation Contracts, was accepted for publication in the Rutgers Business Law Journal.

Profile of Professor Rands


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Michael E. Solimine Donald P. Klekamp Professor of Law and Director, Extern Program
Michael and Rafael Gely received the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers’ 2005-2006 Eisenberg Prize for their article The Supreme Court and the DIG: An Empirical and Institutional Analysis, 2005 Wis. L. Rev. 421. The prize honors the best article in the field of appellate practice and procedure published in 2005-06.

Michael’s articles, The Supreme Court and the DIG: An Empirical and Institutional Analysis, 2005 Wis. L. Rev. 421 (with Rafael Gely), and The Next Word: Congressional Response to Supreme Court Statutory Decisions, 65 Temple L. Rev. 425 (1992) (with James L. Walker), were cited in Lawrence Baum, The Supreme Court (Congressional Quarterly Press, 9th ed., 2007).

Profile of Professor Solimine


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Adam N. Steinman Assistant Professor of Law
Adam’s article, 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), was cited in Charles Alan Wright, Arthur R. Miller & Edward H. Cooper, Federal Practice & Procedure (West, 2006 Supp.).

Profile of Professor Steinman


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Suja Thomas Professor of Law
Suja presented Recasting Originalism at William Mitchell, and Why Summary Judgment is Unconstitutional at the Labor & Employment Law Symposium in Cincinnati. Her forthcoming article, Why Summary Judgment is Unconstitutional, 93 Va. L. Rev. ___ (2007), was discussed in Edward J. Brunet & Martin H. Redish, Summary Judgment: Federal Law and Practice (West, 2d ed. 2006), the leading treatise on summary judgment. They note that “[b]ecause summary judgment rests on an unsettled and tenuous constitutional foundation, the arguments advanced by Professor Thomas merit careful scrutiny.”

Several of Suja’s articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Thomas


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Joseph P. Tomain Dean Emeritus and Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law
Joe’s article, Land Use Mediation for Planners, 7 Mediation Q. 163 (1989), was cited in Arden H. Rathkopf, Daren A. Rathkop & Edward H. Ziegler, Rathkopf's the Law of Zoning and Planning (Clark Boardman Callaghan, 4th ed., 2006 Supp.).

Profile of Dean Emeritus and Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor Tomain


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Verna L. Williams Professor of Law
Verna’s article, Reform or Retrenchment? Single-Sex Education and the Construction of Race and Gender, 2004 Wis L. Rev. 15, was excerpted in Katharine T. Bartlett & Deborah L. Rhode, Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, and Commentary (Aspen, 4th ed. 2006).

Profile of Professor Williams

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