Faculty Focus is a monthly publication
documenting the activities, accomplishments, and honors of the
Johnny Rex Buckles' most recent article, The Constitutionality of the Monkey Wrench: Exploring the Case for Intelligent Design, has been accepted for publication in the Oklahoma Law Review.
Darren Bush, along with Professors Betsy Gelb
and Jill Sundie at the Bauer College of Business, submitted an article titled,
Psychological Monopoly: The Next Illegality? to a peer-reviewed management
journal. He also was quoted in THE DEAL, a business and financial newspaper,
regarding recent amendments to the Tunney Act (an act that requires Courts
to only enter consent decrees in federal antitrust settlements if such decrees
are in the public interest). Professor Bush’s article, co-authored
with John J. Flynn, is cited in the legislative history of the Tunney Act
amendments. He also participated in the
Chandler gave the commencement
address to Loyola New Orleans University School of Law on May19th at the New
Orleans Arena. President Kevin Wildes of
Tony Chase was selected Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Board of Directors by the Board of Governors in Washington D.C. His term began in January 2006.
Victor Flatt presented a paper on the non-delegation
doctrine and benefit-cost analysis at a conference entitled "Improving the
Use of Benefit-Cost Analysis" held at the University of Washington School
of Law and
Gidi taught Comparative
Civil Procedure at the Loyola Law School Summer Program Abroad in
Craig Joyce spoke to attorneys, staff and summer interns at Baker Botts and Bracewell & Giuliani regarding Justice O'Connor's doctrinal approach and judging style.
Joan Krause spoke on “The Ethics of Influence:
Pharmaceutical Companies and Medical Practice” at the ASLME Health Law
Teachers Conference in
Peter Linzer's A Contracts Anthology third edition will
be published by Lexis. He has selected Frank Snyder of Texas Wesleyan
as co-author. Snyder, who is currently finishing up a visit at Notre
Dame, is the editor of the AALS Contract Section's blog (or is it a web site,
PL is not au courant). Professor Linzer will give a lecture next fall
Laura Oren’s article, Honor Thy Mother?: the Supreme Court’s Jurisprudence
of Motherhood, has been published at 17
Jordan Paust has sent the new edition of Paust, Bassiouni, et al., Human Rights Module: On Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide, Other Crimes Against Human Rights, and War Crimes (2 ed. 2006) to the publisher.
Richard Saver presented “Teaching Hard Concepts in Health Law: A Transactional Exercise Approach” at the American Society of Law, Medicine, & Ethics Health Law Teachers Conference, held at the University of Maryland Law School, on June 1st.
Sandra Guerra Thompson organized the Teen Court Conference
and Competition held at the
Joe Vail spoke before City Council on the issue of Day Labor Sites in Houston and employer sanctions on May 31st. On June 22nd he will speak at the Annual Conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association on a panel with representatives from the Department of Justice on representation before the immigration court.
Weaver presented an article entitled The
Future of the Traditional Petroleum-Based Economy: Of Peak Oil, Big Oil, Chinese
Oil, Flags and Open Doors, to the Association of International Petroleum
Harriet Richman, Editor