Richard Alderman participated in televised debates regarding Proposition 12 on Channels 2 and 8, as well as Access Houston.
David R. Dow's editorial, Innocent Until (sort of) Proven Guilty, which addressed Governor Mitt Romney's proposal to reestablish the death penalty in Massachusetts, was published in the Christian Science Monitor on October 7.
Victor Flatt has
accepted an appointment to the Law School Admission Council's Test Development
and Research Committee. He also contributed to the new Law School Admissions
Council's publication, Reaching Out to Lesbian, Gay,
Leslie Griffin will be speaking to the Texas Executive Women on October 14 about whistleblowers. On October 18, she will be presenting a paper in a panel discussion about Ninth Circuit Judge John T. Noonan at the inauguration of the St. Thomas Law School in Minneapolis and then she will be back in Houston to talk on the effects of corporate reform on legal ethics at the South Asian American Bar Association dinner meeting.
Craig Joyce published the sixth edition of Copyright Law (Lexis/Nexis) which remains the most widely adopted casebook in its field. Professor Joyce also chaired to conclusion the John M. O'Quinn Law Library Director Search.
Bryan Liang has
been appointed to the manuscript review board of the journal, Law and Literature. Professor Liang
was selected to present his work, Legal Issues for
Surgeons in Patient Safety
Work in American College
of Surgeons Patient Safety Manual (Steve Small, ed. Chicago, IL:
American College of Surgeons, forthcoming 2003) at the 89th Clinical
Congress, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting in Chicago. Professor
Liang is one of only five persons chosen from over
thirty in the volume. He also presented The Law & Audiology: Conflict of Interest and Issues for the Weary,
and The Provisions of HIPAA: Outlining the Fuzzy Borders at
published Mediation and Confidentiality:
Uneasy Riders on the Road to Conflict Resolution
John Mixon and Tony Chase co-authored CERCLA: Convey to a Pauper and Avoid Cost Recovery under Section 107(a)(1)?, 33 Environmental Law 293 (2003).
article, Shareholder Oppression
and Dividend Policy in the Close Corporation
(forthcoming in the Washington & Lee
Law Review) was listed on SSRN's Top Ten
download list for "Corporate Law: Corporate & Takeover Law: Recent Hits."
Professor Moll also accepted an invitation to speak at a law and public policy
faculty colloquium at the University of North Carolina
Law School in November. Finally, he spoke to the
Michael Olivas published
a Review Essay on Steven Poskanzer's book, Higher Education Law: The Faculty (Johns
Hopkins University Press, 2000) in The
Journal of College and University Law, a refereed journal/law review
published at the University of Notre Dame. He also is
on the editorial board of the Journal and is editing its forthcoming issue on
the subject of "Campus Terrorism-Immigration and National Security Law after
9/11." Professor Olivas debated UT law professor Lino Graglia on the Grutter
decision at a UHLC Federalist Society-sponsored debate, and gave an invited
address to the
Paust was a
panelist during the International Conference on the United Nations and
been named the Court's fee expert in In re Mirant, a case involving large, jointly
administered series of energy company bankruptcies being tried in
Irene Rosenberg has published an essay entitled The Ten Commandments: The Prohibition Against Coveting and the Problem of No Actus Reus, 39 Criminal Law Bulletin 313 (2003).
Ira B. Shepard
on "Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation" (with Martin J. McMahon of
the University of Florida Law School) on September 15
at the Southern Federal Tax Institute in
Tobi Tabor and Kate Brem presented "Incorporating Community Service into the Legal Writing Curriculum," and Amy Jaasma and Kate Brem presented "Research Application Exercises" at the Central Region LRW/Lawyering Skills Conference at Washington University School of Law on September 13.