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Institute Faculty Activities 06-07

APRIL/MAY 2007

ASSOCIATE DEAN CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • Quoted in "Court backs employees who missed breaks," Los Angeles Times
PROFESSOR MICHAEL EPSTEIN
  • "Broadcast Technology as Diversity Opportunity: Exchanging Market Power for Multiplexed Signal Set-Asides," 59 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS LAW JOURNAL 1 (December 2006)
PROFESSOR SILVIA FAERMAN
  • Co-Chair, "Teaching Latin American Law - Themes, Approaches, Materials," Latin American Law Workshop, Whitney R. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies, Washington University Law School
PROESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • Panel Moderator, "Video in the Digital Age," Hot Topics in Intellectual Property, Duke University (remarks will be published in the DUKE LAW AND TECHNOLOGY REVIEW)
  • Moderator, "The Court System and the Media," Armenian Bar Association Annual Meeting, Santa Monica
  • Panelist, "Surgery on Dinosaurs: The Future of the Media Lawyer," 20th Annual Media and the Law Seminar, Lawrence, KS
PROFESSOR LON SOBEL
  • Presenter, "IP and Entertainment Law," Thomson-West Meeting
  • Presenter, "Law of Ideas," ALI-ABA Annual Entertainment, Sports and Arts Program
  • The Law of Ideas in NIMMER ON COPYRIGHT (LexisNexis, 2007)
  • Speaker, "How Lawyers Use Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law Treatises and Books in the Day-to-day Practice of Law," West Publishing Company Sales Rep Meeting, Los Angeles
  • Speaker, "The Law of Ideas," California CEB Program on Entertainment Industry Litigation, Los Angeles
  • Speaker, "Ethics for Entertainment Lawyers" and "Motion Picture Production Issues," Entertainment Law 202, Chicago Bar Association and ABA Forum on Entertainment & Sports Law, Chicago, IL

FEBRUARY/MARCH 2007

PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • Spring 2007 Update, ENTERTAINMENT LAW: LEGAL CONCEPTS AND BUSINESS PRACTICES, 2nd ed. (with P. Acton, T. Selz and M. Simensky; Thomson/West, 2006)

JANUARY 2007

PROFESSOR MICHAEL EPSTEIN
  • Panelist, "Proposals for Reform," Reclaiming the First Amendment: Constitutional Theories of the Media Reform, Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, New York
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • ENTERTAINMENT LAW: LEGAL CONCEPTS AND BUSINESS PRACTICES, 3rd ed., vol. 1, (with P. Acton, T. Selz and M. Simensky; Thomas/West, 2006)
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SCOTT
  • SCOTT ON OUTSOURCING: LAW AND PRACTICE (Aspen Publishers 2006)
  • SCOTT ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW, 3rd ed. (Aspen Publishers 2006)
PROFESSOR LON SOBEL
  • Quoted in "They're not in concert: Wolfgang's Vault site opens a Pandora's box of copyright issue over rock performances," San Fransisco Chronicle

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2006

ROFESSOR RONALD ARONOVSKY
  • Speaker, "Cost Recovery in the Post-Aviall World," Environmental Law Symposium, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles, California
ASSOCIATE DEAN CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • Commentator, "The First Motif: The Late 1960s and 1970s Desegregation and Community Mobilization - The Courts and the Questioning of Institutions," The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 1966-2006: Text and Context, Southwestern University Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR MICHAEL EPSTEIN
  • Moderator, "The First Motif: The Late 1960s and 1970s Desegregation and Community Mobilization - The Courts and the Questioning of Institutions," The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 1966-2006: Text and Context, Southwestern University Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR JAMES FISCHER
  • Panelist, "Client Trust Accounts," California State Bar Annual Meeting, Monterey, California
  • Panelist, "Ethical Obligations of Retained Defense Counsel," Mealey's LexisNexis, Construction Defect Insurance Coverage, Las Vegas, Nevada
DPROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • Moderator, "The Second Motif: Hollywood and Technology," The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 1966-2006: Text and Context, Southwestern University Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • Commentator, "The Second Motif: Hollywood and Technology," The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 1966-2006: Text and Context, Southwestern University Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SCOTT
  • Speaker, "The Web 2.0 and Other New Licensing Methods," IFCLA Conference on IT LAW - The Global Future, International Federation of Computer Law Association, Amsterdam, Holland
  • Panelist, "The Right of Privacy and the Government's Right To Know," Privacy Rights in the Internet Age, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, California State University at Northridge (CSUN)
  • Co-Chair, roundtable discussion, "Suing the Spooks: NSA Litigation and the Future of Privacy," Southwestern Law School and the State Bar of California IP Section, Computer Law Committee, Southwestern Law School
PROFESSOR LON SOBEL
  • Chair-Elect, Forum Committee on the Entertainment & Sports Industries, ABA
  • Introduction and Moderator, "Rights Deals," Legal and Business Issues in the Videogame Industry, conference co-sponsored by Southwestern and Loyola law schools, Loyola Law School
  • Speaker, Lexis-Mealey's Conference on Copyright - From Traditional Concepts to the Digital Age, San Francisco, California
  • Panelist, "Recent Developments in Copyright Law," California State Bar Intellectual Property Section Conference, Santa Barbara, California

OCTOBER 2006

ASSOCIATE DEAN CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • Panel Moderator, "Immigration, Identity, and the Potential for Social Change," 11th Annual Latino/a Critical Legal Studies Conference (LatCrit XI), UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas
  • Interviewed regarding the National Labor Relations Board's decision clarifying who is a "supervisor" and therefore ineligible for union representation, "Air Talk With Larry Mantle," KPCC
PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • Panelist, "The Next Big Thing: Hot Issues for 2007 and Beyond," Protecting the First Amendment in Challenging Times, Media Law Resource Center/National Association of Broadcasters/Newspaper Association of America Conference, Alexandria, Virginia
  • Featured in "Take 2: How Former CNN CG David Kohler and Others Redirected Their Careers," GC South
  • "Flag Burning Debate a Waste of Time," "Andrew Young's Speech Lesson," "Free Speech Put to the Test," Commentary Series, Fulton County Daily Report (American Lawyer Media, 2006)

SEPTEMBER 2006

PROFESSOR MICHAEL EPSTEIN
  • Eyes Off the Prize: Copyright Clearance and the Disappearance of One of Television's Cultural Treasures, 36:3 TELEVISION QUARTERLY 12 (2006)
  • Presenter, Standards of Review of Administrative Decision Making and the Role of Deference in U.S. Telecommunications Law and Policy, U.K. Administrative Law Bar Association Conference, St. John's College of Cambridge University
PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • "The White House's 'nuclear option'" Commentary Series, Fulton County Daily Report (American Lawyer Media, August 2006)
  • Quoted in "Even Burning Man Must Exist Within the Legal Matrix," Los Angeles Daily Journal

AUGUST 2006

PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • At the Intersection of Comic Books and Third World Working Conditions: Is It Time to Re-Examine the Role of Commercial Interests in the Regulation of Expression? 28 HASTINGS COMMUNICATIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW JOURNAL 145 (2006)
  • "Beware: Attorney-Client Privilege May Be at Risk," "Challenge to Military Recruiters Raises Key First Amendment Issue," "Going Postal with Free Speech," "Its Own Worst Enemy" and "'Zero Tolerance' Restricts Free Speech: Some educators are curbing students' First Amendment rights as if Columbine is lurking around every corner," Commentary Series, Fulton County Daily Report (American Lawyer Media, 2005/2006)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • Quoted in "A coverup? Not so fast," Los Angeles Times (June 2006) (on the moral rights of mural artists)

ABA - American Bar Association
AALS
- Association of American Law Schools
LACBA
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
NALP
- National Association for Law Placement