Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
Southwestern Reporter

Fall 2010, Number 1

FACULTY ACTIVITIES

PROFESSOR ALAN CALNAN
  • The Instrumental Justice of Private Law, 78 UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY LAW REVIEW 559 (2010)
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • Inducted, Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
PROFESSOR MARK CAMMACK
  • The Rise and Fall of the Constitutional Exclusionary Rule in the United States, 58 THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LAW 631
  • Speaker, Cultural Influences on Gender-based Violence in West Lombok, Meeting of Government and Community Leaders, District of Gerung and Kediri, Lombok
  • Presenter, U.S. National Report on Rules Regarding the Exclusion of Illegally Obtained Evidence, Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Washington DC
PROFESSOR LAURA COHEN
  • Appointed, Member, California State Bar Council on Access and Fairness
ASSOCIATE DEAN MICHAEL DORFF
  • Panelist, "Empowering Research Deans," 2010 Associate Deans' Conference, Nudge: Leading, Motivating, and Team Building, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Minneapolis, MN
PROFESSOR DAVID FAGUNDES
  • Costly Intellectual Property, Workshop for Junior Scholars on the Law and Economics of Intellectual Property and Competition, International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation, Munich and ETH-Zurich, Wildbad-Kreuth, Germany
  • Talk Derby to Me: Emergent Property Norms Governing Roller Derby Pseudonyms, ETH-Zurich Works-in-Progress Seminar, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Presenter, "Copyright Year in Review 2009," Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association Spring Seminar, Las Vegas, NV
  • Junior Fellow, IPIL Conference: Celebrating Copyright's TriCentennial, University of Houston Law Center, Santa Fe, NM
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Recipient (with R. Dinovitzer, R. Nelson, G.  Plickert and J. Sterling), National Science Foundation Grant for "After the JD III: The Trajectories of Legal Careers"
  • Panelist, "Nudging Choices to Shape Legal Education," 2010 Associate Deans' Conference, Nudge: Leading, Motivating, and Team Building, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Minneapolis, MN
  • Presenter, "Resurgimiento del derecho asiático: El Derecho en Asia después de la Guerra Fría - y algunos contrastes con América Latina," Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Participant, Roundtable - "Revisiting Garth and Sterling's 'From Legal Realism to Law and Society,'" Law and Society Association Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Presenter, "Lawyers in Relation to Different Forms of Capital: Social, Familial, Learned and Political," Law and Society Association Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Chair/Discussant, "Transnational Legal Orders - Rethinking the Role of Lawyers in European Integration," Law and Society Association Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Participant, "Strategic Planning and Accreditation," New Deans' Workshop, Jackson Hole, WY
PROFESSOR ANAHID GHARAKHANIAN
  • Presenter, "Professionalism: Critical Lessons to Complement Legal Analysis, Writing, and Skills," 14th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Marco Island, FL
PROFESSOR JOERG KNIPPRATH
  • Op-ed articles, "Justice John Paul Stevens' Automythology" and "Shoot-out at the Supreme Court Corral, Round Two," Los Angeles Daily Journal
PROFESSOR CRISTINA KNOLTON
  • HARD-NOSED ADVICE FROM A CRANKY LAW PROFESSOR: HOW TO SUCCEED IN LAW SCHOOL (with A. Parrish; Carolina Academic Press, 2010)
PROFESSOR CHRISTINE LORILLARD
  • Informed Choices and Uniform Decisions: Adopting the ABA's Self-Enforcing Administrative Model to Ensure Successful Surrogacy Arrangements, 16 CARDOZO JOURNAL OF LAW AND GENDER 237 (2010)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Panel Coordinator and Speaker, "Educating the Future Transnational Lawyer: European Approaches and Innovations," Fall Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law, Paris, France
  • Panel Moderator and Speaker, "Justice or Just Protection: India's Restrictions on Foreign Lawyer Practice," Annual Meeting of the North America-South Asia Bar Association, Boston
  • Speaker, "The Courts, ADR and Transnational Disputes," Conference for Judges, and Chair, Legal Issues Committee, Preparing a "15 Year Retrospective of the NAFTA Advisory Committee 2022," NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Dispute Resolution Annual Meeting, Houston, TX
  • Speaker, "The Next Generation of Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Law" and "Ethical Issues of Outsourcing Legal Support Services Overseas," California State Bar's Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA
  • Meeting Participant, Member, U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law, Washington, DC
  • Meeting Participant/Former Chair, ABA Task Force on International Trade in Legal Services, San Francisco, CA
  • Participant/Member, Meeting of ABA Center of Human Rights to propose endorsement of ABA House of Delegates resolution to ratify the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty, San Francisco, CA
  • Participant/Member, Hearings and meetings of ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20, ABA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
  • Participant, "Outsourcing" Subcommittee of ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 to Prepare a Resolution and Recommendation for Adoption of the ABA House of Delegates, ABA Section of International Law, San Francisco, CA
  • Appointed, by ABA President to: ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20; ABA Task Force on International Trade in Legal Services; ABA Center of Human Rights; Vice-Chair, ABA Section of International Law Committees on Legal Education, vice chair; Seasoned Lawyers' Network, vice chair; Liaison to ABA Section of Legal Education
  • Selected for Inclusion, International Trade and Finance Category, The Best Lawyers in America (2011 Edition)

PROFESSOR JONATHAN MILLER
  • Speaker, regarding Saldaño case (an Argentine on Death Row in Texas), and book presentation, La pena de muerte - Solucion o desprecio por la vida? (The Death Penalty - Solution or Devaluing of Life?), Catholic University, Argentina
VICE DEAN AUSTEN PARRISH
  • HARD-NOSED ADVICE FROM A CRANKY LAW PROFESSOR: HOW TO SUCCEED IN LAW SCHOOL (with C. Knolton; Carolina Academic Press, 2010)
  • Panelist, "Scheduling to Enhance Law School Mission and Values," 2010 Associate Deans' Conference, Nudge: Leading, Motivating, and Team Building, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Minneapolis, MN
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Quoted in "Immigration law in Arizona targeted in Department of Justice lawsuit," Christian Science Monitor
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • Appointed, Member, ABA Commission on Domestic Violence
  • Reappointed, Member, ABA Youth at Risk Advisory Board
  • Member, Planning Committee and Panelist, ABA Criminal Justice Section CLE on Forensic Science, New York, NY
  • Meeting Participant, Drafting Standards Regarding Crossover or Dual Jurisdiction Youths, Standards Committee, ABA Criminal Justice Section, Washington DC
  • Presenter, Developing Policy, ABA Criminal Justice Section Committee Chairs, Annual ABA Meeting, San Francisco, CA
  • Speaker, Ninth Circuit Case Concerning Hiring Issues in Women's Prisons, Webinex, National Institute of Corrections
PROFESSOR GOWRI RAMACHANDRAN
  • Panelist, "Pay Transparency" (work in progress), Employment Discrimination Law in a Post-Racial Era? Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
PROFESSOR HARRIET ROLNICK
  • Appointed, Board Chair, Valley Community Clinic, providing preventative and chronic health care services to 15,000 uninsured patients in the San Fernando Valley
PROFESSOR BUTLER SHAFFER
  • Interviewed regarding books, articles and general philosophy, "Declare Your Independence with Ernest Hancock," Republic Broadcasting Network and Liberty News Radio
  • Quoted in "Is FCC 'running wild' with its big fines for 'fleeting expletives'?" Christian Science Monitor
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • Quoted in "Feinberg To Disclose Salary, Acknowledges 'Perception Of Conflict,'" Forbes
  • Quoted in "Plaintiffs Lawyers Say Oil Spill Fund Unlikely to Deter Litigation," National Law Journal
PROFESSOR KELLY STRADER
  • "Resurrecting Lawrence v. Texas as a Basis for Challenging Criminal Prosecutions," Criminal Justice (Summer 2010)
PROFESSOR DOV WAISMAN
  • Presenter, "Beyond And v Or: Four Logical Distinctions Every Law Student Should Understand," 14th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Marco Island, FL
PROFESSOR JULIE WATERSTONE
  • Presenter, "A Right to Counsel for Children in School Exclusion Cases" (works in progress), AALS Clinical Conference, Baltimore, MD
PROFESSOR KEN WILLIAMS
  • Book Review, The Last Lawyer: The Fight To Save Death Row Inmates (J. Temple; University Press of Mississippi, 2009), 59 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 668 (2010)

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR LISA CALLIF
  • AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION'S OFFICIAL LEGAL GUIDE FOR INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS (with M. Donaldson; ABA, September 2010)
  • Special Segment Instructor, UCLA Summer Producer's Workshop
PROFESSOR SCOTT GORDON
  • Appointed, Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court (see story)
  • Featured in "A no-nonsense, plain-spoken style: Judge Scott Gordon, who will preside over McCourts' divorce trial, is praised by attorneys, colleagues," Los Angeles Times
PROFESSOR TAMARA HALL
  • Appointed, Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court (see story)
PROFESSOR AMY PELLMAN
  • Co-Presenter, "Family Law," The 10th Annual Practical Aspects of Practicing Law, Beverly Hills Bar Association
PROFESSOR PAUL SUPNIK
  • Co-Presenter, "Law Office Management/Ethics," The 10th Annual Practical Aspects of Practicing Law, Beverly Hills Bar Association
PROFESSOR PATRICK SWEENEY
  • Guest Speaker, "Current State of the Video Game Industry" and "Legal Practice Tips for Careers in the Video Game Industry," Washington University Law School
  • Guest Lecturer, "Business Primer for Game-related Careers, University of California, Irvine
  • Interviewed, "An insider's view of a fast-changing practice: video game law: A Conversation with Reed Smith's Patrick Sweeney," The National Law Journal

SENIOR STAFF

SENIOR REFERENCE LIBRARIAN DAVID MCFADDEN
  • Recipient, Southern California Association of Law Libraries' William Rohan Chapter Service Award
  • Contributor, LOCATING THE LAW: A HANDBOOK FOR NON-LAW LIBRARIANS, 5th ed.
ASSOCIATE DEAN DOREEN HEYER
  • Panelist, "Scheduling to Enhance Law School Mission and Values," 2010 Associate Deans' Conference, Nudge: Leading, Motivating, and Team Building, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Minneapolis, MN

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

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