Faculty Focus is a monthly publication documenting the
activities, accomplishments, and honors of the
Aaron Bruhl presented a paper entitled,”Strategic
Judging and the Federal Arbitration Act” at the Texas Junior Legal
Scholars Conference in
Johnny Rex Buckles’ article, “The Constitutionality of the Monkey
Wrench: Exploring the Case for Intelligent Design,” has been published in
the Oklahoma Law Review. His article entitled, “Not Even a Peep? The
Regulation of Political Campaign Activity by Charities through Federal Tax Law”,
has been published in the
Anne Chandler has been named for a three-year term to the Board of
Trustees of the American Immigration Law Foundation, a leading public policy
organization in immigration law and reform. During July, she was an invited
participant at the Vera Institute of Justice Juvenile Law Conference in
Seth Chandler has created six new demonstrations available at
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com. They are:
His article, “The Network Structure of Supreme Court Jurisprudence” has been published in 10:3 of the Mathematica Journal.
Duncan’s Statement of Teaching
Philosophy, which appears on her UHLC website, was selected by the LSAC to be used as an example in the LSAC’s
Academic Assistance Training Conference.
Victor Flatt spoke about the Bush Administration and the Clean Air Act at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools annual conference in August. In June, he was invited to participate with a group of American Law Institute members to examine the possibility of an ALI environmental project. Professor Flatt has also been invited to present a paper at the Boston College Environmental Affairs annual symposium in October.
Peter Hoffman was invited to membership as an Academic Fellow in
the International Society of Barristers, an honor society of outstanding trial
lawyers chosen by their peers based on excellence and integrity in advocacy. He
also received this year’s Ethel M. Baker Faculty Award “in recognition
of faculty activities that promote interchange between the Law Center and the
greater community to encourage a relationship of mutual benefit.”
In June, Professor Hoffman completed the final three weeks of his Fulbright
Senior Specialist Grant at
Paul M. Janicke’s article, ” Patent Jury Verdicts: Myths and Realities”, was published in the July 2007 issue of Intellectual Property Today.
Ellen Marrus received a grant from Humanities Texas for the upcoming celebration of Gault@ 40, which is being sponsored by the Center for Children, Law, & Policy. The project culminates on November 2 at a symposium being held at the law center. The papers from the Symposium will be published in the Criminal Law Bulletin, a peer review journal published by West Thompson.
Tom Oldham’s West Family Law text (with Krause, Elrod & Garrison) is now available in its sixth edition.
Michael Olivas’ article, “Immigration-Related State Statutes
and Local Ordinances: Preemption, Prejudice, and the Proper Role for
Enforcement” was published in Bender’s Immigration Bulletin, July
15, 2007. This article will also appear in a slightly different version in the
Ira B. Shepard spoke last month on “Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation” to the Denver Tax Institute on July 26 for the 28th consecutive year. He was also informed that his paper entitled, “Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation: the Year 2006,” was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for Public Economics journals and Tax Law and Policy journals; he is currently undergoing medical treatment for a severely sprained right index finger resulting from too much mouse clicking.
Jacqueline Weaver taught International Petroleum Transactions for five
weeks in Seton Hall’s summer program in
Harriet Richman, Editor