Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
 

2008-2009

FACULTY ACTIVITIES

 

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August 2008

PROFESSOR RONALD ARONOVSKY
  • A Preemption Paradox:  Preserving the Role of State Law in Private Cleanup Cost Disputes, 16 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENTAL LAW JOURNAL 225 (2008)
  • Re-appointed, member, Executive Committee, LACBA Environmental Law Section; named Co-Chair of the Section's Law School Outreach Subcommittee
  • Panelist, "Investigate, Remediate, Compensate: The Keys to Federal and State Cleanups," LACBA Environmental Law Section panel program, Los Angeles
  • Meeting Participant, Annual Meeting of the American Law Institute, Washington, DC
PROFESSOR PAUL BATEMAN
  • Co-Presenter, "It's All In the Wind-up, Swing, and Follow-Through: Preparing Before Class; Learning While In Class; and Holding On to the Right Material After Class," LSAC Law School Academic Assistance Workshop, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD
PROFESSOR ALAN CALNAN
  • Strict Liability and the Liberal-Justice Theory of Torts, 38 NEW MEXICO LAW REVIEW 95 (2008)
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Chair, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Accreditation Committee (see story)
  • Site Evaluator, Louisiana State University, Paul Hebert Law Center, Summer Abroad Program, Lyon, France
  • Participant, Accreditation Committee Meeting, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Boston, MA
  • Participant, Outcome Measures Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Chicago, IL
  • Quoted, "Washington and Lee Put 3rd Year Students to Work," ABA Journal
PROFESSOR MICHAEL DORFF
  • Executive Compensation in Public Corporations in JEWISH VOICES/JEWISH CHOICES: POWER (edited by E. Dorff and L. Newman; Jewish Publication Society, 2008)
  • Visiting Professor of Law, UCLA Law School, Spring 2008
  • Presentation, "The Rational Actor Myth," Santa Clara Law School Workshop, Santa Clara, CA
  • Presentation, "The Selection of Critical Performers," UCLA School of Law Workshop, Los Angeles
  • Presentation, "The Inefficiencies in Major League Baseball's Player Market," Southwestern Law School Faculty Colloquium
PROFESSOR JAMES FISCHER
  • The Professional Obligation of Cumis Counsel Retained for the Policyholder But Not Subject to Insurer Control, TORT TRIAL & INSURANCE PRACTICE LAW JOURNAL (2007-2008)
  • Quoted, "Payout Chances Slim for Crash Victim; Liability: A Riverside Man Badly Injured in the Highway 91 Crash Lost His Pregnant Fiancee," The Press-Enterprise
PROFESSOR NORMAN GARLAND
  • CRIMINAL LAW FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, 2nd ed. (McGraw-Hill, 2008)
  • Quoted, "Dead Boy's Words; Attorneys at Odds on Power of Voice," The Press-Enterprise
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Law, Lawyers & Empire in THE CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF LAW IN AMERICA, VOL. III (with Y. Dezalay; Cambridge University Press, 2008)
  • Appointed (with Professor A. Riley), Co-Editor, JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION for five-year term (see story)
  • Appointed, member, AALS New Deans' Workshop Committee
  • Appointed, member, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Task Force on Accreditation
PROFESSOR ANAHID GHARAKHANIAN
  • Workshop presenter, Legal Research and Writing Program for Summer Law Clerks, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, Washington, DC
PROFESSOR WARREN GRIMES
  • Quoted, "Google-Yahoo antitrust questions may put ad deal in limbo," MarketWatch
PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • MEDIA AND THE LAW (with L. Levine; Lexis Nexis), Beta version for selected faculty at University of Michigan Law School, Emory University journalism program, Catholic Law School, Georgetown Law School and Southwestern Law School (final publication forthcoming, Spring 2009)
  • Interviewed regarding resort owner's defamation claim against guests who criticized resort on TripAdvisor.com, NBC News
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • Guest Lecturer, "Comparative Urban Sprawl," "Brownfield Redevelopment," "Property Rights," Global Climate Change and Planning," "Sustainable Development," for graduating class of Masters Degree Program in Land Use Law (first program of its kind outside the U.S.), Barcelona Bar Association, El Collegio del Abogados, Barcelona, Spain
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Co-chief Editor, THE ABA SECTION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW: LEADING THE WORLD'S INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS SINCE 1878 (2008)
  • 2001-02 and the Section of International Law in INTERNATIONAL LAW NEWS (Summer 2008); republished in THE ABA SECTION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW: LEADING THE WORLD'S INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS SINCE 1878
  • A Personal Remembrance of the Last Fifteen Years (1993-2008) in THE ABA SECTION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW: LEADING THE WORLD'S INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS SINCE 1878
  • Transnational Legal Practice, 42 THE INTERNATIONAL LAWYER 833 (2008)
  • Guidance Notes on Arbitrator Conduct in the NAFTA Region, NAFTA Secretariat (http://www.nafta-sec-alena.org)
  • Re-appointed, Chair, ABA Task Force on International Trade on Legal Services (ITILS)
  • Appointed, Member, Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on International Law
  • Appointed, ABA Section of International Law Liaison, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Guest speaker, "Recent Arbitration Law Developments in the U.S.," Practitioner-Academic Breakfast sponsored by the Center of Arbitration of Mexico (Centro de Arbitraje de Mexico or CAM), Mexico City, Mexico
  • Speaker, "Domestic Arbitration Update: All You Really Need to Know!" ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Dispute Resolution, New York City
  • Organizer, Speaker and Host, "Leading Law Firm Roundtable on Transnational Legal Services," and Meeting Chair, ABA Task Force on International Trade in Legal Services, New York City
  • Organizer, Speaker and Host, "Korea-U.S. Forum on Transnational Legal Services," New York City
  • Co-organizer, Speaker and Co-Host, "Indo-U.S. Bar Leaders Roundtable on Legal Services," New York City
PROFESSOR ARTHUR MCEVOY
  • Quoted, "UW Law Prof Bars Laptops: He Banned Them in One of His Classes to Engage Students in Discussion," Wisconsin State Journal
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Interviewed multiple times regarding imminent closure of Guantanamo Bay detention center and California Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage, ABC Radio News Network
  • Interviewed regarding U.S. Senator Ted Stevens not guilty plea and U.S. District Court's ruling denying White House officials immunity from responding to congressional subpoenas, "Dateline Washington," Radio America Network
  • Interviewed regarding 3 U.S. Supreme Court criminal justice decisions: U.S. v. Williams, U.S. v. Ressam, and U.S. v. Rodriquez, "Airtalk," KPCC Radio
  • Quoted, "Woman Accepts Lesser Charge in Death of Newborn," Los Angeles Times
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • On Cross Examination and Criminal Defense: An Interview with Terrence MacCarthy, CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAGAZINE (Summer 2008)
  • Panel Organizer/Facilitator, "The Role of Women in Criminal Justice," Criminal Justice Section, ABA Commission on Women in the Profession's Day of Equality, Annual ABA Meeting, New York City
  • Panelist, "ABA Policies on the Role of Eyewitness Testimony and False Confessions in Wrongful Convictions," National Bar Association Annual Meeting, Houston, TX
  • Meeting Participant, Board of Directors, Center for Children of Incarcerated Parents
  • Meeting Participant, Juvenile Standards Committee, ABA Criminal Justice Section, Washington, DC
PROFESSOR GOWRI RAMACHANDRAN
  • Antisubordination, Rights and Radicalism, 40 CONNECTICUT LAW REVIEW1045 (2008)
  • Panelist, "Law of Appearance Discrimination," Law and Society Conference, Montreal, Quebec
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • Crimtorts, Class Actions and the Emerging Mass Tort Method, 17 WIDENER LAW JOURNAL 893 (Symposium Issue, 2008)
  • "Now It's Personal: Punishment and Mass Tort Litigation After Philip Morris v. Williams," 2 CHARLESTON LAW REVIEW 433 (Symposium Issue, 2008)
  • Founding Editor, Mass Tort Litigation Blog, surpassed 150,000 page views and 100,000 visits from courts, law firms, and the public; named one of "Top 100 Law and Lawyer Blogs" by Criminal Justice Degrees Guide, and one of 15 top blogs in the "Law Professors" subject category
  • Quoted, "Court tosses Vioxx Award: Houston panel rules plaintiff will get none of the $26 million," The Houston Chronicle

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR JEAN-PAUL JASSY
  • Profiled in Super Lawyers-Southern California Rising Stars
PROFESSOR L. JACKSON LUCKY
  • Appointed, Judge, Riverside County Superior Court

 

September 2008

PROFESSOR PAUL BATEMAN
  • Lecturer (with Professor M. Frost), Judicial Opinion Writing Seminar, National Judicial College, Reno, NV
PROFESSOR ALAN CALNAN
  • Strict Liability and the Liberal-Justice Theory of Torts, 38 NEW MEXICO LAW REVIEW 95 (2008)
PROFESSOR MARK CAMMACK
  • Presenter, "U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Boumediene v. Bush," University of Indonesia Law School, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Speaker, "Developments in Indonesian Islamic Inheritance Law," Diponogoro University, Semarang, Indonesia and Syarif Hidayatullah University, Jakarta, Indonesia
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Presenter, "ABA Standard 301, Interpretation 301-6: The New Kid on the Block," 2008 LSAC Academic Assistance Workshop on Bar Support Programs: Form, Content, and Collaborations, Los Angeles
  • Presenter, "Heeding the Call for Consistency and Transparency," Joint Retreat of the Accreditation Committee and Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Chicago, IL
  • Presenter, "Just the Facts Ma'am: Keeping Your Site Team on Track," New Chairs Workshop, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Chicago, IL
  • Moderator, "Curricular Reform: Reimagining Law School Pedagogy and Programs," ABA Annual Meeting, New York
  • Participant, ABA Accreditation Committee Meeting, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Chicago, IL
ASSOCIATE DEAN MICHAEL DORFF
  • Miscalculating Welfare (with K. Ferzan), paper selected for presentation at 2008 European Association of Law and Economics Conference, Haifa, Israel
PROFESSOR DAVID FAGUNDES
  • Presenter, "Property Rhetoric and the Public Domain," Intellectual Property Scholars' Conference, Stanford Law School
  • Guest blogger, PrawfsBlawg, July-August 2008
PROFESSOR MICHAEL FROST
  • Lecturer (with Professor P. Bateman), Judicial Opinion Writing Seminar, National Judicial College, Reno, NV
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • The Globalization of Law in THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF LAW AND POLITICS (K. Whittington, D. Kelemen and G. Caldeira, eds.; Oxford University Press, 2008)
PROFESSOR WARREN GRIMES
  • Presenter, "Fifteen Years of Supreme Court Antitrust Jurisprudence: The Defendant Always Wins," The Development of Competition Law Since 1990 and Perspectives, Third ASCOLA (Academic Society for Competition Law) Conference, University of Zurich, Switzerland
PROFESSOR SUNG HUI KIM
  • Gatekeepers Inside Out, 411 GEORGETOWN JOURNAL OF LEGAL ETHICS 21 (2008)
  • Moderator, "In (the) House: Exploring the careful balancing act of addressing legal and business needs within a company," Beverly Hills Bar Association's In House Counsel Committee, Beverly Hills
PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • MEDIA AND THE LAW (with L. Levine; Lexis Nexis, 2008)
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • Urban Neighborhood Regeneration and the Phases of Community Evolution After World War II in the United States, 41 INDIANA LAW REVIEW 575 (2008)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • Vol. 3, 4 and 5, ENTERTAINMENT LAW: LEGAL CONCEPTS AND BUSINESS PRACTICES, 3rd ed. (with P. Acton, T. Selz and M. Simensky; Thompson/West, 2006) (Release #2 for Vol. 1 and 2 also published)
  • Presenter "Copyright Year in Review," 2008 Spring Seminar, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego and Ventura County Bar Associations, Santa Barbara
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Presenter, Report of Committee on Legal Education and Specialization (co-chair) to the ABA Section of International Law Council
  • Presenter, "Hot Issues in the Cross-Border Practice of Law and Global Regulation," ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting, Brussels, Belgium
  • Presenter, "What Is International Law, How Do You Learn It, and What Do You Do With It?" Southwestern International Law Society
  • Meeting Chair, ABA Task Force on International Trade in Legal Services, New York
  • Participant, ABA Section of International Law Council Meeting, New York
  • Participant, Uniform Law Commission's Joint Editorial Board on International Law Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Member, Board of Advisors, DOING BUSINESS IN MEXICO (4 vols.; Martinus Nijhoff)
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • Appointed, Editor, The State of Criminal Justice 2008-2009, ABA Criminal Justice Section
PROFESSOR GOWRI RAMACHANDRAN
  • Panelist, "Sexuality and Law," Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, Palm Beach, FL
  • Panelist, "New Directions in Queer Theory," Lavender Law Conference, National Lesbian and Gay Law Foundation and the ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, San Francisco
PROFESSOR IRA SHAFIROFF
  • Release no. 20, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE PRACTICE & PROCEDURE DESKBOOK, 3rd ed. (Practising Law Institute, February 2006)
PROFESSOR BUTLER SHAFFER
  • Great Antiwar Films in WE WHO DARED TO SAY NO TO WAR: AMERICAN ANTIWAR WRITING FROM 1812 TO NOW (M. Polner and T. Woods, Jr., eds.; Basic Books, 2008)
PROFESSOR KAREN SMITH
  • Honoree, "Legend of the Legal Profession," 17th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner, John M. Langston Bar Association of Los Angeles
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • Quoted, "Crash Highlights Risk on the Rails: Los Angeles Agency Faces Big Liability As Collision Kills 25," The Wall Street Journal
  • Quoted, "Claim against Metrolink expected to be first of many," Inland Valley Bulletin
  • Quoted, "Suits Could Seek Billions of Dollars; Legal: First Claim Filed by Family of CSUN Student Who Died in the Collision," The Daily News
PROFESSOR J. KELLY STRADER
  • 2008 Supplement to UNDERSTANDING WHITE COLLAR CRIME, 2d ed. (LexisNexis, 2007)
  • 2008 Supplement to WHITE COLLAR CRIME: CASES, MATERIALS, AND PROBLEMS (with S. Jordon; LexisNexis, 2005)
  • Presenter, "Lessons from the Empirical Data," Making Law Schools a Welcoming Place for LGBT Students, and Commentator, Junior Scholars Forum Workshop, Lavender Law Conference, National Lesbian and Gay Law Foundation and the ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities

October 2008

PROFESSOR MARK CAMMACK
  • Book Review, LASKAR JIHAD: ISLAM, MILITANCY, AND THE QUEST FOR IDENTITY IN POST-NEW ORDER INDONESIA (N. Hasan; Southeast Asia Program Publications, Cornell University, 2006) in 15 ISLAMIC LAW AND SOCIETY 420 (2008)
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Invited Speaker, "The Accreditation Project: What it Means to the Student Leader," Fall Leadership Summit, ABA Law Student Division, Los Angeles
  • Participant, Accreditation Committee, ABA Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Napa
ASSOCIATE DEAN MICHAEL DORFF
  • Presentation, "Miscalculating Welfare," European Association of Law and Economics, University of Haifa, Israel
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • National Usages for a "Global" Science: The Dissemination of New Economic Paradigms as a Strategy for the Reproduction of Governing Elites in GLOBAL SCIENCE AND NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY: STUDIES IN HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE (with Y. Dezalay; G. Mallard, C. Paradeise and A. Perrbaye, eds.; Routledge, 2008)
  • Presenter, "Global Institutions, the Rule of Law and Development," Canadian Institute for Advanced Research "Successful Societies" Meeting, Toronto
PROFESSOR NYREE GRAY
  • Presenter (with. Professor K. Smith), "You have made it past the first year - now what?" National Black Law Students Association, Western Region Academic Retreat, Los Angeles
PROFESSOR WARREN GRIMES
  • Op-ed article, "Pending Yahoo-Google deal will stifle choice, competition," Los Angeles Daily Journal and Seattle Times
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • GOVERNMENT DISCRIMINATION: EQUAL PROTECTION LAW AND LITIGATION, 2 Vols. (West/Thomson-Reuters, 2008-2009)
  • Book Review, THE SOCIAL IMPACTS OF URBAN CONTAINMENT (A. Nelson, T. Sanchez, C. Dawkins; Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007) in 8 EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HOUSING POLICY 329 (2008)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Appointed, International Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Speaker, "Beyond Bali: The Future of Climate Change," ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting, Brussels, Belgium
  • Panel Moderator, "Territory & Security,"Arctic Sovereignty: Hot Issues, Cold Facts, Southwestern Journal of International Law Symposium
  • Participant, American Bar Foundation Fellows' Research Advisory Committee, Meeting to review ABF's current and future research projects, Chicago, IL
  • Participant, State Department's Advisory Committee of International Law, Semi-Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Selected for Inclusion, International Trade and Finance Law Specialty, The Best Lawyers in America (2009 Edition)
VICE DEAN AUSTEN PARRISH
  • The Effects Test: Extraterritoriality's Fifth Business, 61 VANDERBILT LAW REVIEW 1455 (2008)
  • Organizer, Opening Remarks and Panel Moderator, "Environment & Natural Resources,"Arctic Sovereignty: Hot Issues, Cold Facts, Southwestern Journal of International Law Symposium
PROFESOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • Meeting Participant, ABA Criminal Justice Section's Juvenile Justice Standards Committee, Washington, DC
PROFESSOR ANGELA RILEY
  • Panel Moderator, "Indigenous Rights & Human Rights," Arctic Sovereignty: Hot Issues, Cold Facts, Southwestern Journal of International Law Symposium
PROFESSOR KAREN SMITH
  • Inducted, Hall of Fame, John M. Langston Bar Association
  • Presenter (with. Professor N. Gray) "You have made it past the first year - now what?" National Black Law Students Association, Western Region Academic Retreat, Los Angeles
PROFESSOR LON SOBEL
  • Forum Chair and Panel Moderator, Plenary III: The Practice of Entertainment Law: Past, Present and Future, The ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries Annual Meeting, Los Angeles
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • Another Jackpot (In)Justice: Verdict Variability and Issue Preclusion in Mass Torts, PEPPERDINE LAW REVIEW (forthcoming 2009)

 

November/December 2008

PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Participant, Council of Legal Education, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, New Orleans, LA
  • Site Team Chair, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, University of District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, Washington DC
PROFESSOR JAMES FISCHER
  • Panelist, Ethical Issues, The Comprehensive Construction Defect Claims & Coverage Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
PROFESSOR WARREN GRIMES
  • The Path Forward After Leegin: Seeking Consensus Reform of the Antitrust Law of Vertical Restraints, 75 ANTITRUST LAW JOURNAL 467 (2008)
PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • Interviewed regarding Supreme Court's indecency case, Ad Age Magazine
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • SUBDIVISION LAW AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT, 2nd vol., Supplement Release No. 3 (Thomson-West, 2009)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Participant, U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law, Washington, DC
  • Presentation, "Linking Trade, Intellectual Property and Investment in the Globalizing Economy: The Interrelated Roles of FTAs, IP and the U.S.," Workshop on IP Aspects of Free Trade Agreements in the Asia Pacific Region, sponsored by the Centre for Comparative Law and Development Studies in Asia and the Pacific, University of Wollongong, and the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property Law, Wollongong, Australia
  • Presentation, "NAFTA and U.S.-Mexican Relations: Resolving Trade Disputes," Occidental College
PROFESSOR JONATHAN MILLER
  • Grant Evaluator, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for Mexican Rule of Law Projects, Higher Education for Development, American Council on Education, Washington, DC
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Interviewed regarding conviction of Lori Drew for computer hijacking on MySpace leading to suicide of a 13-year-old girl, "AirTalk," KPCC-FM
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • Quoted, "Proposition 6: The Most Implosive; A tiny, unnoticed clause could allow the use of much looser hearsay in trials," LA Weekly
PROFESSOR ANDREA RAMOS
  • Panelist, "Immigration Options for Abused, Neglected and Abandoned Children," 13th Annual Partnership Conference: A New Beginning for Partnerships for Children and Families in Los Angeles County, Los Angeles
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SCOTT
  • Interviewed regarding legal issues concerning spy gadgets and cameras, NBC News
  • Quoted, "Guilty verdict in MySpace suicide case could chill Internet speech," Christian Science Monitor
PROFESSOR BUTLER SHAFFER
  • Distilling the Concrete From the Abstract, 24 JOURNAL OF PRIVATE ENTERPRISE 145 (2008)
PROFESSOR KELLY STRADER
  • Quoted, Guilty verdict in MySpace suicide case could chill Internet speech," Christian Science Monitor
PROFESSOR TRACY TURNER
  • Appointed, ABA Standards Committee, Legal Writing Institute
PROFESSOR DOV WAISMAN
  • Appointed, Expedited Commercial Panel, American Arbitration Association
PROFESSOR JULIE WATERSTONE
  • Panel Coordinator, "School Discipline: The Law, Implementation, and Its Effect on Our Children," 13th Annual Partnership Conference: A New Beginning for Partnerships for Children and Families in Los Angeles County, Los Angeles
PROFESSOR KENNETH WILLIAMS
  • Member, ABA site evaluation team for Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR KEITH FINK
  • Profiled, "Fink v. Charney: Combative lawyer rumbles with flamboyant CEO," Los Angeles Business Journal
PROFESSOR LAURA COHEN
  • Panelist, "Permanency Planning Mediation - Collaboration for Permanence," 13th Annual Partnership Conference: A New Beginning for Partnerships for Children and Families in Los Angeles County, Los Angeles
PROFESSOR GEORGE RUIZ
  • Profiled, "Leading Digital Agents," Television Week

 

January 2009

PROFESSOR RONALD ARONOVSKY
  • Elected Chair, AALS Litigation Section, AALS Annual Meeting, San Diego
PROFESSOR PAUL BATEMAN
  • Appointed Chair, Academic Assistance Workshop Planning Committee, LSAC
  • Panelist, BLSA Exam Skills Workshop, Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles and BLSA/Pepperdine, Loyola Law School
PROFESSOR ALAN CALNAN
  • Reasonableness, Justice, and the No-Duty-to-Rescue Rule of Torts in TORT REFORM DEBATE: EMERGING TRENDS (Amicus Books, 2008)
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Presenter, Standards and Review Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, San Diego
  • Participant, Curriculum Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, San Diego
  • Participant, Accreditation Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Los Angeles
  • Quoted, "Law Schools Customize Degrees to Students' Taste," The Chronicle of Higher Education
PROFESSOR DAVID FAGUNDES
  • Presenter, "Talk Derby to Me: Emergent Property Norms in Pseudonymous Performance Subcultures," PrawfsFest! Conference on Public Law and Legal Theory, University of Miami Law School; and Workshop on the Public Nature of Private Property, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Presenter, "Property Rhetoric and the Public Domain," Southern California Junior Law Faculty Workshop, California Western School of Law
PROFESSOR MICHAEL FROST
  • Invited Participant, Law and Rhetoric Workshop, Mercer University School of Law and the Legal Writing Institute, San Diego
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Merchants of Law as Moral Entrepreneurs: Constructing International Justice from the Competition for Transnational Business Disputes in ANALYZING LAW'S REACH: EMPIRICAL RESEARCH ON LAW AND SOCIETY, American Bar Foundation (with Y. Dezalay; American Bar Association, 2008)
  • Presenter/Moderator, "Progress? The Academy, Profession, Race and Gender: Empirical Findings, Research Issues, Potential Projects and Funding Opportunities," AALS Workshop, AALS Annual Meeting, San Diego
  • Organizer/Presenter/Moderator, "Citations, SSRN Downloads, U.S. News, Carnegie, Bar Passage, Careers: Competing Methods of Assessing Law Schools," AALS Committee on Research Program, AALS Annual Meeting, San Diego
  • Chair, LSSSE Advisory Committee Meeting, San Diego
  • Participant, Journal of Legal Education Editorial Board Meeting, San Diego
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • 2008 Supplement, NEWSGATHERING AND THE LAW, 3rd ed. (LexisNexis, 2008)
  • Fall 2008 Supplement, ENTERTAINMENT LAW: LEGAL CONCEPTS AND BUSINESS PRACTICES (Thomson Reuters, 2008)
PROFESSOR CHRISTINE LORILLARD
  • Retelling Stories of Indian Families: Judicial Narratives that Determine the Placement of Indian Children under the Indian Child Welfare Act, 8 WHITTIER JOURNAL OF CHILD AND FAMILY ADVOCACY (Summer 2009)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Transnational Legal Practice: 2008, 45 THE INTERNATIONAL LAWYER (with L. Terry, C. Silver, E. Rosen, C. Needham and P. Ehrenhaft; 2009)
  • The ABA Section of International Law Celebrating 75 Years as a Section and 130 Years as an ABA Entity, 37 INTERNATIONAL LAW NEWS 1 (Fall 2008)
  • Paper and Presentation, "New Paradigms for the Transnational Practice of Law," Asia Regional Meeting, U.S.-India Business Council, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Practising Law Institute, and ABA Section of International Law, New Delhi, India
  • Paper and Presentation, "Linking Trade, Intellectual Property, and Investment in a Globalizing Economy: The Interrelated Roles of FTAs, IP and the U.S.," Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
  • Presenter, "Testimony to Moot State Bar Hearing on Transnational Legal Practice," Asia Regional Meeting, New Delhi, India
  • Presenter, "The U.S. Regulation of the Inbound and Outbound Transnational Practice of Law," Bar Council of India, New Delhi, India
  • Meeting Leader, Indo-U.S. Trade Policy Forum's Bilateral Working Group on Legal Services (as a member), Bar Council of India
  • Member, American Bar Association "International Legal Exchange" Delegation to India, Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi
  • Participant, ABA Section of Legal Education's International Issues Committee meetings
  • Meeting Chair, ABA Task Force on International Trade in Legal Services
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Interviewed regarding issues related to corruption charges, arrest, possible impeachment and Senate appointment battle of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, ABC Radio Network News, Radio America Network, and Mark Bernier Program, WNDB-AM (Daytona Beach)
  • Interviewed regarding OJ Simpson's conviction on robbery charges, SkyTelevision (UK and Europe)
  • Quoted, "Court Upholds Prison Term for Hawthorne-area Gang Member," Daily Breeze and Contra Costa Times
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • Introductory Remarks and Presentation, Wigmore Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree Professor Margaret Berger, AALS Evidence Section Luncheon, AALS Annual Meeting, San Diego; remarks to be published in International Commentary on Evidence
PROFESSOR KELLY STRADER
  • An Assessment of the Law School Climate for GLBT Students, 58 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 214 (with B. Clark, R. Ingli, E. Kransberger, L. Levine and W. Perez; 2008)
  • Quoted, "Madoff Scandal a Huge Blow to SEC Credibility," Law 360
DEAN EMERITUS LEIGH TAYLOR
  • Elected Vice Chair, Board of Governors, Queen Margaret's School, Duncan, BC, Canada
  • Participant, ABA Site Evaluation Workshop for Site Team Chairs, Chicago, IL
PROFESSOR KENNETH WILLIAMS
  • Quoted, "Impeach Chester Arthur!" Ben Smith/ Politico.com

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR KIMBERLY CLANCY
  • "Applying the Rules of Multidistrict Litigation," Los Angeles Lawyer
PROFESSOR JACKIE SLOAN
  • Recipient, Jefferson Award for her work on The Children's Ranch; featured in ABC News segment
PROFESSOR ANDREA TISCHLER
  • Honored, Attorney of the Year,Ventura County District Attorney's Office (second consecutive year)
  • See this month's article, "Southwestern Unveils Another State-of-the-Art Courtroom"


February 2009

PROFESSOR RONALD ARONOVSKY
  • Appointed, Executive Committee, AALS Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution
PROFESSOR ALAN CALNAN
  • Perspectives on Asbestos Litigation: Overview and Preview, 37 SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 459 (2008; with B. Stier)
PROFESSOR MARK CAMMACK
  • Conference Co-Organizer and Presenter, "An Overview of the Administration of Islamic Law in Indonesia," Creating Islamic Lawyers and Judges: Islamic Law in the Law Schools and Judicial Training Academies of Muslim Southeast Asia Conference, National University of Singapore
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • Interviewed regarding Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act signed by President Obama, "Patt Morrison Show," KPCC-FM.
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Participant, Council of Legal Education, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Boston, MA
ASSOCIATE DEAN MICHAEL DORFF
  • Is There a Method to the Madness? Why Creative and Counterintuitive Proposals Are Counterproductive in THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF LAW AND ECONOMICS (M. White, ed.; with K. Ferzan; Cambridge University Press, 2009)
PROFESSOR DAVID FAGUNDES
  • Crystals in the Public Domain, 50 BOSTON COLLEGE LAW REVIEW 139 (2009)
PROFESSOR JAMES FISCHER
  • Insurer-Policyholder Conflicts of Interest and Retained Defense Counsel's Professional Duties, 14 CONNECTICUT INSURANCE LAW JOURNAL 21 (2008)
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Participant, ABA Accreditation Task Force, Boston, MA
  • Presenter, "New Results From After the JD, Wave II: Seven Years Into a Lawyer's Career," American Bar Foundation's Fellows CLE Research Seminar, Boston, CA
  • Quoted in "Law School Study Links Laptop Computer Use, Student Engagement," States News Service
PROFESSOR WARREN GRIMES
  • Testified (via video feed from LA office of Federal Trade Commission (FTC)), FTC workshop on Resale Price Maintenance, Washington DC
PROFESSOR JOERG KNIPPRATH
  • Op-ed article, "The Senate's Cold Shoulder," Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • Interviewed regarding the scope of executive privilege in regard to Karl Rove's refusal to answer Congressional subpoenas even though President Bush is no longer in office, "Dateline Washington," Radio America Network
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ROAD TO EXTINCTION: THE LEGAL AND PLANNING RESPONSE (Carolina Academic Press, 2009)
PROFESSOR CHRISTINE LORILLARD
  • CHILDREN AND THE LAW: A READER ON THE COMPETING RIGHTS, PRIVILEGES, AND INTERESTS OF CHILDREN, PARENTS, AND THE STATE, (with K. Bohl; Van De Plas Publishing, forthcoming 2009)
PROFESSOR ARTHUR MCEVOY
  • Interviewed regarding fishermen surviving the cycles of the commercial fishing market, "All Things Considered," National Public Radio
VICE DEAN AUSTEN PARRISH
  • Quoted, "In new tactic, L.A. goes after gangs' money," Christian Science Monitor
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • Business and Official Records: Do the Different Approaches Found in the CEC and FRE Tell the Whole Story in HEARSAY EVIDENCE: LIMITS AND LIMITATIONS (A. Sabitha, ed., Amicus Books, The Icfai University Press, 2008)
  • Panelist, "Should child victims have court appointed counsel representing them?" ABA Criminal Justice Section, ABA Mid-Year Meeting, Boston, MA
PROFESSOR LON SOBEL
  • Interviewed regarding California possibly issuing IOUs instead of tax refunds, Sacramento Bee
  • Quoted, "State may give IOUs for tax refunds," The Californian
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • Perspectives on Asbestos Litigation: Overview and Preview, 37 SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 459 (2008; with A. Calnan)
PROFESSOR J. KELLY STRADER
  • Elected, Treasurer and Appointed, Junior Faculty Mentoring Coordinator, AALS Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues (SOGII)
PROFESSOR KENNETH WILLIAMS
  • An Examination of the District Attorney's Alleged Unethical Conduct in RACE TO INJUSTICE: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE DUKE LACROSSE RAE CASE (Carolina Academic Press, 2009)
  • Appointed to represent death row inmate Perry Williams in his federal habeas proceedings by United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR CAROLE NEWCOMBE
  • Appointed Chair, ABA Administrative Law Education Committee
  • Speaker, "Recent Developments in Education Law," ABA Mid-Year Meeting, Boston, MA
PROFESSOR BIANCA PUTTERS
  • Presenter, "The Ongoing Property Rights Debate," International Academic Association on Planning, Law and Property Rights Third Annual Conference, Aalborg, Denmark


March 2009

PROFESSOR ALAN CALNAN
  • Quoted, "Feuer Bill Seeks Protections for Good Samaritans," Park La Brea News/Beverly Press
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • Presenter, Committee on the Developing Labor Law, Midwinter Meeting, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, San Diego; featured in "'Primary Allegiance' of Bankruptcy Judges to Bankruptcy Code, Not NLRA, ABA Told," Daily Labor Report (Bureau of National Affairs (BNA))
PROFESSOR MARK CAMMACK
  • Speaker, "Marital Property in Indonesia and California," Center for International and Comparative Law, Whittier Law School
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Panel Moderator, "A New Place for Flexible Programs," The Evolution of J.D. Programs: Is Non-Traditional Becoming More Traditional? Southwestern Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR DAVID FAGUNDES
  • Panel Moderator, "What's Needed? Re-envisioning the Copyright Act's Architecture for the Digital Age," Reforming Copyright: Process, Policy and Politics, Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute Conference
  • Presenter, "Indian Law, Property, and the Supreme Court" (with Professor A. Riley), Native American Law Students Association, Southwestern Law School
  • Quoted in "Can a 'Day of Sharing' save the music industry?" Christian Science Monitor
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Presenter, "Exploring Inequality in the Corporate Law Firm Apprenticeship: Doing the Time, Finding the Love" (with Professor J. Sterling), Empirical Research on the Legal Profession: Insights from Theory and Practice Symposium, The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession and the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Georgetown University Law Center.
  • Welcome/Opening Remarks, The Evolution of J.D. Programs: Is Non-Traditional Becoming More Traditional? Southwestern Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • Presenter, Principal Address, "Planning for Global Climate Change," Patricia C. Tisdale Symposium,18th Annual Land Use Conference - Sustainability: Beyond the Platitudes, Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO
  • Panelist, Presented Perspectives on Local Land Use Laws, "Mapping the Potential Legislation," Climate Change and the Future of California Environmental Law Symposium, Chapman University School of Law
PROFESSOR CHRISTINE LORILLARD
  • Placing Second Parent Adoption along the 'Rational Continuum' of Constitutionally Protected Family Rights, 30 RUTGERS WOMEN'S RIGHTS LAW REPORTER 1 (Fall 2008)
  • Panelist, Presentation on the PLEAS Program, "A New Place for Flexible Programs," The Evolution of J.D. Programs: Is Non-Traditional Becoming More Traditional? Southwestern Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Paper and Presentation, "New Paradigms for the Transnational Practice of Law," Asia Regional Meeting, U.S.-India Business Council, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Practising Law Institute, and ABA Section of International Law, New Delhi, India
  • Speaker, "15 Years of NAFTA: An Assessment of Current Issues and Future Challenges," International Law Weekend-West, Willamette University School of Law, Salem, OR
  • Chair, Meeting of the ABA Task Force on International Legal Services (ITILS), Boston, MA
  • Participant, Committee on International Issues Meeting, ABA Section of Legal Education, Boston, MA
  • Participant, "Outsourcing" Task Force Meeting, ABA Section of International Law, Boston, MA
  • Participant, Indo-U.S. Trade Policy Forum Working Group on Legal Services Meetings
PROFESSOR CARRIE MENKEL-MEADOW
  • Is there an honest lawyer in the box? Legal Ethics on TV in LAWYERS IN YOUR LIVING ROOM: LAW AND LAWYERS ON TELEVISION (M. Asimow, ed; ABA Press, 2009)
  • "Integrity in ADR," 30th Anniversary of the Center for Public Resources, Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation (International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, January 2009)
  • Presenter, "Lawyers Ethics on TV" and "Asylum in a Different Voice: Judging Immigration Claims and Gender," Annual Law and Society Meeting, Denver, CO; to be published in REFUGEE ROULETTE (J. Nogales-Ramji, A. Schoenholtz and P. Schrag, eds.; NYU Press, 2009)
  • Presenter, "Restorative Justice," to faculties of law at University of California, Irvine, Southwestern and the Barnard Club of Los Angeles
  • Participant, High Level Peace Conference in Israel and conducted a workshop on Conflict Resolution in the West Bank for Parents' Circle-Family Forum, a joint group of Israelis and Palestinians who have lost loved ones in the conflict in the Middle East
  • Panel Moderator, "The Status of Part-Time Evening Programs," The Evolution of J.D. Programs: Is Non-Traditional Becoming More Traditional? Southwestern Law Review Symposium
  • Speaker, "Ethics in Entertainment Practice," Los Angeles Copyright Society
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Quoted in "Keep ex-SLA member here, police ask: L.A: union seeks to keep Sara Jane Olson, who tried to kill two officers, in California for upcoming parole," Los Angeles Times
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • "Enhancing the Legal Profession's Response to Victims of Child Abuse," 24 Criminal Justice Magazine 12 (Spring 2009)
  • Quoted in "National Academy of Sciences report gives lawyers new argument to keep out forensic evidence," Lawyers USA (reprinted in Minnesota Lawyer)
PROFESSOR HARRIET ROLNICK
  • Panelist, Presentation on the SCALE Program, "The Rise of Two-Year Programs," The Evolution of J.D. Programs: Is Non-Traditional Becoming More Traditional? Southwestern Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SCOTT
  • Panel Moderator, "What's Possible? Navigating the Political Landscape of Copyright Reform," Reforming Copyright: Process, Policy and Politics, Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute Conference
PROFESSOR BUTLER SHAFFER
  • Presenter, "Business and the Great Depression: Business Origins of the New Deal," Campaign for Liberty Conference, Minneapolis, MN
PROFESSOR KAREN SMITH
  • Panel Moderator, "The Rise of Two-Year Programs?" The Evolution of J.D. Programs: Is Non-Traditional Becoming More Traditional? Southwestern Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR LON SOBEL
  • Panel Moderator, "What's Wrong? The Need to Reform the 1976 Copyright Act," Reforming Copyright: Process, Policy and Politics, Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute Conference
PROFESSOR JOYCE STERLING
  • Presenter, "Exploring Inequality in the Corporate Law Firm Apprenticeship: Doing the Time, Finding the Love" (with Dean B. Garth), Empirical Research on the Legal Profession: Insights from Theory and Practice Symposium, The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession and the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Closing Remarks, The Evolution of J.D. Programs: Is Non-Traditional Becoming More Traditional? Southwestern Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • Speaker, "Regulating the Cure: Topics Arising Out of the Prescription of Drugs Off-Label," Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology Symposium, Albany, NY
PROFESSOR KELLY STRADER
  • Interviewed regarding Bernard Madoff guilty plea, KNX News Radio
DEAN EMERITUS LEIGH TAYLOR
  • Chair, ABA/AALS Site Evaluation Team, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR
  • Participant, Charlotte Law School Board of Advisors, Charlotte, NC
  • Participant, LSAC Investment Policy Oversight Group, Dallas, TX
  • Participant, LSAC Past President's Meeting, San Francisco
  • Participant, música intima Board of Director's Meeting, Vancouver 
  • Participant, North Shore Community Resources Board of Director's Meeting, North Vancouver, BC
  • Participant, Queen Margaret's School Board of Governor's Meeting, Duncan, BC, Canada

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR JOSEPH ESPOSITO
  • Elected member, Board of Directors and member, Governance Committee, Covenant House California (providing shelters and services to homeless youth)
PROFESSOR DARRELL MAVIS
  • Visiting Instructor, Trial Advocacy, Harvard Law School
  • Instructor, Trial Advocacy, California State Bar's Section Education Institute
  • Instructor, Handling DUI Cases, Criminal Law Overview Course for California Judges I
PROFESSOR CAROLINE NEWCOMBE
  • Morse v. Frederick One Year Later; New Limitations on Student Speech and the "Columbine Factor," 43 SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW
  • "Recent Developments in Education Law" in 2008 DEVELOPMENTS IN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND REGULATORY PRACTICE (J. Lubbers, ed.; Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, ABA)
  • Appointed Chair, Education Committee, ABA Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section
  • Speaker, "School Speech and the Columbine Factor," ABA Meeting, Boston, MA
PROFESSOR DAVID OSTROVE
  • Seminar Instructor, "Preparing Accountings and Reports for Trusts and Estates" California CPA Education Foundation
PROFESSOR BIANCA PUTTERS
  • U.S.: Some Best Practices of Transferable Development Rights and Comparing the Cases and Planning for the Future of Non-Financial Compensation in NEW INSTRUMENTS IN SPATIAL PLANNING:  AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON NON-FINANCIAL COMPENSATION (IOS Press BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2008)
PROFESSOR JEFF SHELDON
  • Speaker, "Patent Prosecution Ethics," Practicing Law Institute's 3rd Annual Patent Law Institute, San Francisco

 

April/May 2009

PROFESSOR RONALD ARONOVSKY
  • Panelist, "U.S. Supreme Court Environmental Law Cases 2008-09," 23rd Annual LACBA Environmental Law Section Spring Symposium, Los Angeles
PROESSOR CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • LABOR LAW IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORKPLACE (with K. Dau-Schmidt, M. Malin, R. Corrada and C. Fisk; West, 2009)
PROFESSOR DAVID FAGUNDES
  • "Property Rhetoric and the Public Domain," 94 MINNESOTA LAW REVIEW (forthcoming 2010)
  • Selected (as one of 12 junior law faculty members to participate), Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum; he will present "Property Rhetoric and the Public Domain" (see story)
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Comment: A Revival of Access-to-Justice Research Symposium on "Access to Justice" in SOCIOLOGY OF CRIME, LAW AND DEVIANCE Vol. 13 (Rebecca L. Sandefur, ed.; Elsevier Press, 2009)
  • Presenter, "Building and Revamping Legal Virtue: Legal and Colonial Strategies in the Construction of Asian States," Indiana University Center on Law, Society and Humanities, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • Presenter, "Asian Legal Revivals: Lawyer-Compradors and Colonial Strategies in the Reshaping of Asian States," Global Governance in Inequality Working Group, Brown University, RI
  • Presenter, "Evolution of Labor Markets, Types of Lawyers, and Practice Settings," After the JD: An International Conference on Research on Legal Careers in Transition, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
PROFESSOR WARREN GRIMES
  • Quoted in "The Price is Right," California Lawyer
PROFESSOR JEORG KNIPPRATH
  • Op-Ed articles, "One Vote Too Many" and "Bonus Questions," Los Angeles Daily Journal
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • Keynote Address, "Affordable Housing in the Time of Climate Change," Day of Housing Conference, Delaware Housing Coalition, Dover, DE
  • Quoted in "Judge Rules Density Bonuses are Illegal," Park La Brea News/Beverly Press
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • "Analysis of U.S. Licensure of Foreign Professionals" (with assistance of Nicholas Rosen '10), Special Committee on International Issues, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • "Report of the International Legal Exchange Program to India" (with assistance of Nicholas Dagher '10), ABA Section of International Law
  • Invited Participant, U.S. Government and International Organization General Counsel Reception and Dinner, Washington, DC
  • Meeting Chair, ABA Task Force on International Trade in Legal Services, Washington, DC
  • Meeting Co-Chair, India-U.S. Trade Policy Forum Working Group on Legal Services, Washington, DC
  • Participant, "Decisions and Challenges after the Arbitral Proceedings: Disciplinary Hearing" Confronting Ethical Issues in International Arbitration - 20th Annual Institute of Transnational Arbitration Workshop, Dallas, TX
  • Presenter, "An Examination of Ethics Issues in International Arbitration," University of Augsburg, Germany
  • Presenter, "Legal Services and International Trade Law," University of Salzburg, Austria
  • Presenter, "The Future is Here: Globalization and the Regulation of the Legal Profession," ABA Center for Professional Responsibility and Standing Committee on Professional Discipline, and the Georgetown Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, Chicago, IL
  • Speaker, "Law Practice in China, India and the Middle East," "Standards of Qualification: Transparency in U.S. Bar Eligibility for foreign-Educated Law Graduates," and "The New Duel between State Law and Treaty Implementation: Medellin Moves the Target," ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting, Washington, DC
VICE DEAN AUSTEN PARRISH
  • "Comity and Parallel Foreign Proceedings: A Reply to Black and Swan," CANADIAN BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL (REVUE CANADIENNE DE DROIT DE COMMERCE), University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Quoted in "In Arizona, cameras that nab speeders record a murder, too," Christian Science Monitor (also included in the premiere issue of the paper's subscription-based daily briefing edition)
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • "Litigating Sex Crimes in the United States: Has the Last Decade Made Any Difference?" 6 INTERNATIONAL COMMENTARY ON EVIDENCE (Special Issue on Evidence During the Ten Years of ICE; The Berkeley Electronic Press, 2008; http://www.bepress.com/ice/vol6/iss2/art6)
  • Panelist, "Children in the Courtroom: Special Accommodations" and "Children in the Courtroom: Competence Panelists," The Child Witness, Widener Law Review Symposium, Wilmington, DE
  • Meeting Participant, ABA Youth at Risk Commission, Washington DC
  • Participant, Gender Responsive Strategies Commission, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Live Oak, CA
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SCOTT
  • Panelist, "Born Free - Making the Case for Unlocking and Monetizing Content and Relaxing Copyright Law" The Copyright Society of the U.S.A. Mid-Winter Meeting, San Francisco
  • Speaker, "Data Breach Legislation and Consumer Privacy," Law Information Security Committee Meeting, ABA Section of Science & Technology, San Francisco
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • "Jackpot Justice: Verdict Variability and the Mass Tort Class Action," 80 TEMPLE LAW REVIEW 1013 (2007)
DEAN EMERITUS LEIGH TAYLOR
  • Participant, Board of Trustees, NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education, Washington, DC
  • Participant, Board of Directors, North Shore Community Resources, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Participant, Board of Governors, Queen Margaret's School, Duncan, BC, Canada
PROFESSOR KENNETH WILLIAMS
  • MOST DESERVING OF DEATH?: AN ANALYSIS OF THE SUPREME COURT'S DEATH PENALTY JURISPRUDENCE (Ashgate Publishing Company, forthcoming 2011)

ADJUNCT FACULTY

HON. CHARLES W. MCCOY
  • Honored, Outstanding Friend, 22nd Annual Awards Recognition Reception, Southwestern
PROFESSOR DAVID OSTROVE
  • Speaker, "Preparing Accountings and Reports for Trusts and Estates," California CPA Education Foundation (multiple daylong seminars)
  • Honored, Alumnus of the Year, 22nd Annual Awards Recognition Reception, Southwestern
PROFESSOR MOLLY SELVIN
  • Participant, National Endowment for the Humanities Review Panel, Washington DC

 

ABA - American Bar Association
AALS
- Association of American Law Schools
LACBA
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
LSSSE - Law School Survey of Student Engagement
NALP - National Association for Law Placement