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October 2006 Issue

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Marjorie Aaron Professor of Practice and Director, Center for Practice
Marjorie presented Professional Problems in Privilege, Pride, Pricing, Psychology, Offers and Authority to the Lawyer’s Club of Cincinnati. She ran the College’s negotiation competition, which involved 25 students and nearly 20 local lawyers serving as judges to select UC’s team for the regional competition.

Two of Marjorie’s publications, Decision Analysis as a Method of Evaluating the Trial Alternative, in Mediating Legal Disputes 307 (Dwight Golann, ed. 1997) (with David P. Hoffer) and The Value of Decision Analysis in Mediation Practice, 11 Negot. J. 123 (1995), were cited in Robert L. Haig, ed., Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts (Thomson/West 2d ed. 2005).

Profile of Professor Aaron :: Center for Practice


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Marianna Brown Bettman Invited Professor of Law

Marianna published Supremely Scary Story, as her monthly Legally Speaking column in the American Israelite and City Beat. She presented The Most Important Cases of the Past Term of the Ohio Supreme Court at the 2006 Annual Ohio Judicial Conference in Columbus.

Marianna chaired the 2006 Downtown Tour of Living. She arranged, along with Mina Jefferson, for Stan Chesley to be the College’s first Harris Distinguished Visitor.

Marianna arranged and hosted Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Steve Martin’s visit to the College to conduct a sentencing hearing and a suppression hearing.

Profile of Professor Bettman


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Lou Bilionis Dean and Nippert Professor of Law
Lou was quoted in Carrolls’ Lawyers Give Their All: Defense Prepares amid Public Anger, Cincinnati Enquirer, Sept. 17, 2006.

Profile of Dean Bilionis


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Barbara Black Professor of Law and Director, Corporate Law Center
Barbara’s article, Transforming Rhetoric into Reality: A Federal Remedy for Negligent Investment Advice, was accepted for publication in Transactions: The University of Tennessee Journal of Business Law. She was an invited participant in the Gatekeepers Today: The Professions After the Reforms Conference at Columbia Law School’s Center on Corporate Governance.

Barbara’s article, Fraud on the Market: A Criticism of Dispensing with Reliance Requirements in Certain Open Market Transactions, 62 N.C. L. Rev. 435 (1984), was cited in Zohar Goshen & Gideon Parchomovsky, The Essential Role of Securities Regulation, 55 Duke L.J. 711 (2006).

Profile of Professor Black || Corporate Law Center


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Kristin Kalsem Professor of Law
Kristin and Chris Bryant spoke to the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee on Methods of Statutory Interpretation and the 2005 Amendments to the Bankruptcy Code.

Profile of Professor Kalsem


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A. Christopher Bryant Professor of Law
Chris published “Powers Reserved for the People and the States” A History of the Ninth and Tenth Amendments (with Thomas B. McAffee & Jay S. Bybee) (Praeger Publishers, 2006).

Chris and Kristin Kalsem spoke to the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee on Methods of Statutory Interpretation and the 2005 Amendments to the Bankruptcy Code.

Chris participated in a panel on The Constitution After 9/11 at Hanover College.

Profile of Professor Bryant


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Paul L. Caron Charles Hartsock Professor of Law and Director, Faculty Projects
Paul published The Long Tail of Legal Scholarship, 116 Yale L.J. Pocket Part 38 (2006), part of a symposium on The Future of Legal Scholarship.

Paul’s article, Are Scholars Better Bloggers?, was accepted for publication in the Washington University Law Review, along with the other papers and commentary presented at the Bloggership: How Blogs Are Tranforming Legal Scholarship Symposium Paul organized and moderated at Harvard Law School in April 2006.

Paul’s TaxProf Blog received its 2 millionth visitor – that is the most visitors of any law-related blog edited by a single law professor.

Foundation Press published Evidence Stories, edited by Richard Lempert (Michigan), the fifteen book in its Law Stories Series for which Paul serves as Series Editor.

LexisNexis published Employee Benefits Law, by Kathleen Kennedy (John Marshall) & Paul Shultz (IRS), the third book in the Graduate Tax Series for which Paul serves as Series Editor.

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

  • 4 issues of Tax Law & Policy (vol. 7, nos. 39-42).
  • 2 issues of Practitioner Series (vol. 6, nos. 31-34).
  • 3 issues of International & Comparative Tax (vol. 6, no. 17-19) (co-edited with Robert A. Green (Cornell)).
Paul launched two new blogs as part of his Law Professor Blog Network: Paul was quoted in:

Profile of Professor Caron


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Jenny Carroll Staff Attorney, Ohio Innocence Project
Jenny was featured in Court Rules Inmate Can Have DNA Test: Prisoner Maintains He Didn't Rape Elderly Walnut Hills Woman in 1994 at Her Home, Cincinnati Enquirer, September 2, 2006.

Profile of Jenny Carroll


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Tom Eisele Professor Law
Tom’s article, Review Essay / Dworkin’s “Full Political Theory of Law”, 7 Crim. Just. Ethics 49 (1988), was cited in Norman J. Singer, Sutherland Statutes and Statutory Construction (6th ed. 2005 Supp.).

Profile of Professor Eisele


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Rafael Gely Professor of Law
Rafael’s article, Maternity Leave Under the FMLA: An Analysis of the Litigation Experience, 15 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol’y 143 (2004) (with Timothy Chandler), was cited in D. Kelly Weisberg & Susan French Appleton, Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials (Aspen, 3rd ed. 2006).

Profile of Professor Gely


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Emily Houh Professor of Law
Emily attended the SALT Teaching Conference and the SALT Board of Governors meeting in Boston (at Suffolk).

Profile of Professor Houh


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Max Huffman Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Mas had two articles accepted for publication:

  • Standing for Extraterritoriality: Defining the Empagran Exception, in the SMU Law Review.
  • 25 Years of the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act: A Retrospective, in the Houston Law Review.

Profile of Professor Huffman


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Bradford C. Mank James B. Helmer Jr. Professor of Law
Brad had two articles accepted for publication:

  • Are Public Facilities Different From Private Ones? : Adopting a New Standard of Review for the Dormant Commerce Clause, in the SMU Law Review.
  • Implementing Rapanos—Will Justice Kennedy’s Significant Nexus Test Provide a Workable Standard for Lower Courts, Regulators and Developers?, in the Indiana Law Review.
Several of Brad's articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Mank


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Nancy Oliver Legal Research & Writing Professor
Nancy attended the Academic Support Conference hosted by the National Conference of Bar Examiners in Madison, Wisconsin.

Profile of Professor Oliver


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Rachel Jay Smith Legal Research & Writing Professor
Rachel was appointed as amember of the City of Cincinnati’s Environmental Advisory Committee by City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr.

Profile of Professor Smith


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Michael E. Solimine Donald P. Klekamp Professor of Law and Director, Extern Program
Michael presented Institutional Process, Agenda Setting, and the Development of Election Law on the Supreme Court at the Election Law and the Roberts Court Symposium at Ohio State. The proceedings will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Ohio State Law Journal.

Michael article, The Supreme Court and the DIG: An Empirical and Institutional Analysis, 2005 Wis. 1421 (with Rafael Gely) was awarded the Eisenberg Prize by the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers as the best article on appellate practice and procedure published between July 1, 2005 and June 30, 2006. The prize will be presented at the Fall 2006 Meeting of the Academy in Charleston, SC.

Several of Michael's articles were cited in books and articles:

Profile of Professor Solimine


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Adam N. Steinman Assistant Professor of Law
Adam’s article, “Less” is “More”? Textualism, Intentionalism, and a Better Solution to the Class Action Fairness Act's Appellate Deadline Riddle, was accepted for publication in the Iowa Law Review.

Profile of Professor Steinman


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Suja Thomas Professor of Law
Suja presented Unconstitutionality of Summary Judgment and Remittitur to the Cincinnati Employment Lawyers’ Association.

Profile of Professor Thomas


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Joseph P. Tomain Dean Emeritus and Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law
Joe’s article, Institutionalized Conflict between Law and Policy, 22 Hous. L.Rev. 661 (1985), was cited in Charles H. Koch, Jr., Administrative Law and Practice, (West 2d ed. 2006 Supp.).

Joe was quoted in Knowledgeworks Names Sheehan Director Emeritus Cincinnati Business Courier, Sept. 11, 2006.

Profile of Dean Emeritus and Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor Tomain


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Verna L. Williams Professor of Law
Verna presented Politics and Policy: Making a Difference Every Day at the NEW [National Education for Women] Leadership Training Program at NKU. The program is part of the NEW Leadership Network of the Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers. Former Cincinnati Mayor Roxanne Qualls is NKU’s Director of Public Leadership Initiatives, which sponsored the program. Others speakers on the program included UC President Zimpher and Federal District Judge Susan Dlott.

Profile of Professor Williams


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Ingrid Brunk Wuerth Professor of Law
Ingrid’s article, The Dangers of Deference: International Claim Settlement by the President, 44 Harv. Int’l L.J. 1 (2003), was cited in Major Julie Long, What Remedy for Abused Iraqi Detainees?, 187 Mil. L. Rev. 43 (2006).

Profile of Professor Wuerth

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