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Southwestern Reporter

September 2008

 

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FACULTY ACTIVITIES

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," Diponegoro 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: Re-imagining 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


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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