Faculty Focus is a monthly
publication documenting the activities, accomplishments, and honors of the
Is the Ban on Participation by Charities Essential to Their Vitality and
Democracy: A Reply to Professor Tobin,” has been accepted for publication in the
Darren Bush’s article with Salvatore Massa, “ Rethinking the Potential Competition Doctrine,” 2004 Wisconsin Law Review 1035, was cited favorably in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals case, Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. N.V. v. Federal Trade Commission. The case is available at 2008 WL 203802. Along with coauthor David Spence, he also completed a book chapter for a forthcoming book on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. He is currently putting the finishing touches on an article coauthored with Shubba Ghosh, “Predatory Conduct, Predatory Legislation, and other Exclusionary Tactics in Airline Markets.” The article was presented by author Bush at a symposium he hosted along with the Houston Law Review, titled 30 Years of Airline Deregulation: A Structure, Conduct, and Performance Review. Along with coauthor John Connor, he completed edits on, “How to Block Cartel Formation and Price Fixing: Using Extraterritorial Application of the Antitrust Laws as a Deterrence Mechanism,” an article forthcoming in the Penn State Law Review. The Supreme Court amicus brief, which was the foundation of the article, has been downloaded over 5300 times and is available at:
Bruce McDonald from Jones Day, he presented at the Energy Bar Association
Houston Chapter concerning Antitrust Issues in Energy Industries: Recent
Developments. He has also been invited to join a roundtable entitled One Year
Later: The Antitrust Modernization Commission’s Report and the Challenges That
Await Antitrust at
Barbara Evans addressed the New York Academy of Sciences on February 4 and spoke on legal issues in toxicogenomics (the use of genetic data to predict toxic reactions to drugs). She continues to participate in deliberations of the Oversight Task Force of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society as it finalizes recommendations on federal oversight of genetic tests.
Robert B. Johnson was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Houston Bar Association, Consumer and Commercial Law Section, beginning with fiscal year 2008.
Craig Joyce attended his initial meeting as a member of the LexisNexis Law School Publishing Board, which advises LexisNexis regarding subject matter trends in American legal education, development of new product lines, and the selection of new authors for existing lines. Prof. Joyce’s own Copyright Law (7th Ed. 2006) remains among the publisher’s top-five-selling casebooks. Prof. Joyce also was reappointed to the Board of Editors of the Journal of Supreme Court History, on which he has served since 1988.
Fraud in Universal Coverage: The Usual Suspects (and Then Some)”, was published
to participate in a symposium sponsored by
two presentations at the recent AALS Annual Meeting, one on local and state
immigration ordinances, and another on Plyler v. Doe’s 25th
anniversary. He participated in a national workshop on legal issues in college
pipeline and pre-professional programs, sponsored by the American Association
for the Advancement of Science. He spoke on his Hernandez v.
Robert Schuwerk was elected to a three-year term on the initial board of the Balance in Legal Education section of the AALS. The sixth edition of his co-authored treatise, Handbook of Texas Lawyer and Judicial Ethics 2007-2008, has just been published.
Guerra Thompson has been
interviewed numerous times in both English and Spanish for television news,
print newspaper, and radio. She has spoken on the Joe Horn shooting of two
article entitled,” Information Security, Cryptography and Patent Thickets,” is
scheduled to publish in the Chicago-Kent Law Review as part of its publication
of the proceedings of the Data Devolution Conference by the Center for
Information Research at the Levin College of Law at the
Weaver spoke to
the UHLC Advanced Oil and Gas CLE course in
Zamora will give
two lectures in