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completed entries on “ripeness doctrine” and “abstention doctrine” for the
Encyclopedia of the United States Constitution. Prof. Bruhl also attended a
been invited by the University of South Carolina School of Law and the
Georgetown Environmental Law and Policy Institute of Georgetown University Law
Center to participate in the Conference on Balancing Private and Public Rights
in the Coastal Zone in the Era of Climate Change: The Fifteenth Anniversary of
talk on May 18 in
Seth Chandler has had published five Demonstrations at
They include three on law:
Asylum in the
2. The 2001 CSO Mortality Tables
3. Life Insurance Pricing
and two on computer science:
4. Visualizing Turing Machine Enumeration
5. Cellular Automata with Global Control.
be co-teaching a course with Professor Marcilynn Burke, entitled Alaska Natives
and Environmental Law, at the
presented,” Regulation, Information, and Litigation Revisited: The Case of
Off-Label Drug Promotion,” at the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Health Law Professor Conference in
Moll has a
number of book projects in the works. First, he is busily working on a treatise
on closely held corporations for Aspen Publishers (with Bob Ragazzo). Second, he
has been asked by Professor Jon Macey of
hosted a group of junior scholars in the 10th IHELG Houston Higher
Education Law Roundtable, and hosted a workshop for UHLC Alums on becoming a law
professor, with Aaron Bruhl. In addition, he directed the first UH/CLEO Summer
Prelaw Institute (which will run from June 4 through June 29), with 33 college
sophomores from the
entitled,” Honor Thy Mother?: The Supreme Court’s Jurisprudence of Motherhood,”
was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for Women Gender and the
Law. Her article, “Some Thoughts on the State-Created Danger Doctrine: DeShaney
is Still Wrong and Castle Rock is More of the Same,” has appeared in 16
presented, “Limiting Physician Discretion to Promote Public Health: The
Challenge of Antibiotic Resistance,” at the Health Law Professors’ Conference
Ira B. Shepard spoke or will speak on “Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation,” to the Houston Bar Association Tax Section on March 21st, to the Houston Internal Revenue Service CPA Society on April 4th, to the American Petroleum Institute Federal Tax Forum on April 23rd, to the Great Lakes Federal Tax Forum in Cleveland(OH) on April 26th, to the State Bar of Michigan 2007 Tax Conference in Plymouth (MI) on May 2nd, the University of North Carolina Tax Institute (with Dan Simmons of the UC Davis Law School) on May 3rd, to the Dallas Bar Association Tax Section on May 7th, to the Hampton Roads (VA) Tax Forum on May 16th, to the Tax Alliance Conference in Plano(TX) on June 14th, to the State Bar of New Mexico Tax Symposium (again with Dan Simmons) on June 15th, to the American Institute on Federal Taxation in Birmingham (AL) on June 21st, and to the Kentucky Bar Association Tax Section on June 22nd. He also spoke or will speak to the Wednesday Tax Forum on, “Current Developments in Federal Taxation,” on March 13, April 10, May 8, and June 12.
His article (co-authored by Martin McMahon of the University of Florida Law School), “Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation: The Year 2005” was published at 8 Florida Tax Review 5 (2006), and the article covering developments in 2006 has been sent to press.
Spencer Simons’ article,” Navigating Through the Fog: Teaching Legal Research and Writing Students to Master Indeterminacy Through Structure and Process,” was published in the Journal of Legal Education. In addition, the chapter, “Accounting and Budgeting for Librarians,” appeared in Beyond the Books (Hein).
Greg Vetter presented, “Perspectives on Patent Licensing Language in Open Source Form Licenses,” to the Austin Intellectual Property Law Association as the speaker for its monthly program, held on May 22, 2007.