Faculty Focus is a monthly
publication documenting the activities, accomplishments, and honors of the
United States Law for the Oxford Encyclopedia of Legal History
(forthcoming). Professor Joyce also has been selected to write a chapter on the
“theoretical underpinnings” of
Joan Krause served on the Nominating Committee for the Health Law Scholars’ Workshop in May. The Workshop was sponsored by the Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University School of Law and the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics (ASLME). On June 4th, she served as moderator for a panel on Developments in Drug, Device and Supplement Law at the 28th Annual ASLME Health Law Teachers Conference.
Linzer is a
coordinator of the 150th anniversary conference on the famous
contracts case of Hadley v.
Baxendale, which is being held in
Douglas Moll and Robert Ragazzo have received a contract from Aspen Publishers for a treatise on The Law of Close Corporations. Professor Moll’s article Shareholder Oppression & ‘Fair Value’ : Of Discounts, Dates, and Dastardly Deeds in the Close Corporation was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for the journal Corporate Law: Corporate & Takeover Law. The article has been accepted for publication by the Duke Law Journal.
Michael A. Olivas delivered invited testimony before the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Investment, U.S. House of Representatives, on Sec. 529 plans (such as the Texas Tomorrow Funds and other prepaid and college savings plans). Professor Olivas is for them.
Paust was on
two panels during a Conference on International Cooperation and Counterterrorism
at the University of Trento, Italy on May 27-28th. He will also be a panel
member at a Conference on International Law Challenges: Homeland Security and
Combating Terrorism at the U.S. Naval War College in
moderated one of the LSAC plenary sessions titled “Thinking Outside the Checkbox” at the Annual Meeting in
Shepard in May
spoke to the Wednesday Tax Forum on “Current Developments in Federal Taxation”
and to the Hampton Roads Tax Forum (
Ronald Turner’s solicited article, Grutter, the Diversity Justification, and Workplace Affirmative Action will appear in a forthcoming issue of Volume 43 of the Brandeis Law Journal.
presented on Open Source Software issues at the University of
Texas School of Law’s 17th Annual Computer and Technology Law Institute
Jacqueline Weaver will be the luncheon speaker on June 16th at the monthly meeting of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators. Her topic will be “Mechanisms for Sustainable Development in the Petroleum E & P Sector.”
Michael Olivas on May 26-30th
attended a conference on international legal education in