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Southwestern Reporter

March 2010

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FACULTY ACTIVITIES

PROFESSOR RONALD ARONOVSKY
  • Moderator, "The Future of Summary Judgment," Litigation Section Program, AALS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • Reappointed, Executive Committee, AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Reappointed, Executive Committee, AALS Litigation Section
PROFESSOR DEBRA BASSETT
  • Just Go Away: Representation, Due Process, and Preclusion in Class Actions, 5 BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 1079 (2009)
  • Poverty and Global Ruralism, 13 THE JOURNAL OF GENDER, RACE AND JUSTICE 1 (2009)
  • Selected as co-author, Treatise for Civil Procedure (with F. James and G. Hazard; Foundation Press)
PROFESSOR ALAN CALNAN
  • Guest Blogger, "On Due Process, Probable Cause, Duty and Torts," TortsProf Blog
  • Quoted in "Grieving Family Sues Toyota To Force Expanded Recall," NeonTommy.com (USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Online Publication)
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • The Borders of Collective Representation: Comparing the Rights of Undocumented Workers to Organize Under United States and International Labor Standards, 44 UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO LAW REVIEW 431 (2009)
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Participant, Accreditation Committee Meeting, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Palm Beach, FL
  • Participant, Curriculum Committee Meeting, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, New Orleans, LA
PROFESSOR LAURA DYM COHEN
  • Panelist and Presenter, "What does the Current Landscape of Pipeline Programs Look Like?" Initiating and Implementing Diversity Pipeline Programs, CaliforniaALL Diversity Symposium, University of California, Irvine 
PROFESSOR MICHAEL EPSTEIN
  • Interviewed in-studio regarding Prop 8 trial broadcast coverage controversy, "News Conference," KNBC-LA
PROFESSOR DAVID FAGUNDES
  • Presenter, "Explaining the Persistent Myth of Property Absolutism," Junior Property Professors Works-in-Progress Panel, AALS General Meeting, New Orleans, LA
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Presenter, American Bar Foundation Fellows CLE Research Seminar: Asian Legal Revivals, ABA Midyear Meeting, Orlando, FL
  • Panelist, "The Role of Pro Bono in Legal Education," AALS Annual Meeting, New Orleans , LA
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • Guest Lecturer, "Global Climate Change," Online Environmental Law Course, Mercer Law School
PROFESSOR CHRISTINE LORILLARD
  • Southwestern's PLEAS Program, A New Place for Flexible Programs, 38 SOUTHWESTERN LAW REVIEW 645 (2009)
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Quoted in "Case against Michael Jackson's doctor centers on gross negligence," Christian Science Monitor
  • Interviewed regarding Feds push for tracking cell phones, "Dateline Washington," Radio America Network


PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • Meeting Participant, Criminal Justice Section's Magazine Board, Milwaukee, WI
  • Meeting Participant, Monthly Meetings of the Dependency Court Workgroup on Children of Incarcerated Parents and Board of the Center of Children of Incarcerated Parents
  • Quoted regarding Supreme Court's decision to vacate judgment and remand decision below for further proceedings not inconsistent with Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, U.S. Law Week and Criminal Law Reporter
PROFESSOR GOWRI RAMACHANDRAN
  • Panelist, "Intersectional Transnationalities," Fourth Annual Critical Race Studies Symposium, UCLA
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SCOTT
  • Co-instructor, "Software Rights and Responsibilities," California Association of Public Purchasing Officers, Riverside, CA
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • Interviewed, "Toyota Seen Facing Lawsuits On Several Fronts," "All Things Considered," NPR
PROFESSOR J. KELLY STRADER
  • WHITE COLLAR CRIME:  STATUTES, RULES, AND SENTENCING GUIDELINES, 2nd ed. (with S. Jordan; Lexis Nexis, 2009)
  • TEACHER'S MANUAL, WHITE COLLAR CRIME:  CASES, MATERIALS, AND PROBLEMS, 2nd ed. (with S. Jordan; Lexis Nexis, 2009)
  • Elected Chair-Elect, AALS Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
PROFESSOR JULIE WATERSTONE
  • Invited participant and facilitator, Right to Counsel Breakout Session, "Raising our Hands: Creating a National Strategy for Children's Right to Education and Counsel," ABA Conference, Chicago, IL
  • "Effective Advocacy in School Discipline Proceedings," Children's Rights Newsletter, Children's Rights Litigation Committee, ABA Section of Litigation (December 2009)
  • Op-ed article, "Giving Kids a Fair Day in Court," Los Angeles Daily Journal

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR J. GARY HASTINGS
  • Presenter, One-hour MCLE Presentation, Litigation Ethics, In-House Counsel Subcommittee, California State Bar Association Litigation Section, San Francisco, CA
PROFESSOR AMY PELLMAN
  • "The Children of Divorce," Gavel to Gavel (Los Angeles Superior Court Judicial Magazine; Summer/Fall 2009)
PROFESSOR PAUL SUPNIK
  • Selected for Inclusion, Intellectual Property Category, Super Lawyers Magazine (Southern California Edition; 2010

SENIOR STAFF

ASSISTANT DEAN MOLLY SELVIN
  • Moderator, "Getting to 50/50: How Working Couples Can Have it All By Sharing It All," UCLA School of Public Affairs


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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