January 2022

Books & Book Chapters

Richard M. Alderman & Dee Pridgen, Consumer Credit and the Law (Clark Boardman Callaghan 2022 Ed.).
Elizabeth Trujillo, Climate Change Adjudication in Trade-Driven Tribunals in Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, Trade and Environmental Law (Elgar 2021).
Joseph Isenbergh & Bret Wells, International Taxation: U.S. Taxation of Foreign Persons and Foreign Income (Wolters Kluwer 6th Ed. 2021).


David A. Keiser, Sheila M. Olmstead, Kevin J. Boyle, Victor B. Flatt, Bonnie L. Keeler, Daniel J. Phaneuf, Joseph S. Shapiro, & Jay P. Shimshack, The Evolution of the "Waters of the United States" and the Role of Economics, 16 Rev. Envtl. Econ. & Pol'y (2022).
Leah Fowler, Jim Hawkins & Jessica L. Roberts, Uncertain Terms, 97 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1 (2021).
Alissa Rubin Gomez, The Mismeasure of Success, 94 St. John’s L. Rev. 927 (2021).
James Nelson & Elizabeth Sepper, Disestablishing Hospitals, 49 J. L. Med. & Ethics 542 (2021).
James Nelson & Elizabeth Sepper, The Religious Conversion of Corporate Social Responsibility, 71 Emory L.J. 217 (2021).
Jessica L. Roberts, The Health Justice Potential of Macromedical Regulation, 81 Ohio State L.J. 845 (2021)

Short Form & Online

Emily Berman, 2022 Update: Good Government Paper No. 2: Congress’ Subpoena Power, Just Security (Jan. 28, 2022). 

Emily Berman, Tess Bridgeman, Megan Corrarino, Ryan Goodman & Dakota Rudesill, The Good Governance Papers: A January 2022 “Report Card” Update, Just Security (Jan. 20, 2022). 

Tracy Hester, Ghost Wolves and Genetic Reliquaries, Am. C. Envtl. Law. Blog (Jan. 22, 2022). 

Jessica Lind Mantel, Charting a New Path for Health Care Reform, JOTWELL (Jan. 14, 2022).

Andrew C. Michaels, OSHA Case Shows Fluidity of Major Questions Doctrine, Law360 (Jan. 26, 2022).


Our colleagues shared the following offers for publication:

Emily Berman, Leah Fowler & Jessica L. Roberts, Trustworthy Digital Contact Tracing, 56 Univ. Rich. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2022).

Dave Fagundes & Nestor Davidson, Toponomy in Legal Perspective, in Names, Identity, & the Law (forthcoming 2022, Routledge).

Leah Fowler & Jessica L. Roberts, Mind the App, 31 Annals of Health L. Life Sci. (forthcoming 2022).

Jessica Lind Mantel, Developing a Health Care Workforce that Supports Team-Based Care Models that Integrate Health and Social Services, J. Health L. & Pol'y (forthcoming 2022).

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia & Michael A. Olivas, Plyler v. Doe, Rewritten, in Feminist Judgments: Immigration Law Opinions Rewritten (Kathleen Kim, Kevin Lapp, & Jennifer Lee eds., Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2022).

Jessica L. Roberts & Valarie K. Blake, Anti-Selection is Only the Beginning: Commentary on Anti-Selection & Genetic Testing in Insurance, 49 J.L. Med. & Ethics (forthcoming 2022).

Peter N. Salib, Big Data Affirmative Action, Nw. U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2022).

Albertus Accolades

Dean Leonard M. Baynes attended the AALS Section on Minority Groups ceremony where he was co-awarded the Clyde Ferguson Award.  Professor Emeritus Michael A. Olivas introduced Dean Baynes. The Dean was a panel speaker during a discussion titled “Press, Trustworthiness, Democracy, and the Law” at the AALS’ Section on Communication, Media, and Information Law.  On Jan. 13, he moderated a CLE webinar on legal jurisprudence. Dean Baynes was honored to serve as a judge for the sixth straight year at the 26th Annual MLK Oratory Competition and Celebration on Jan. 14. He was a speaker during a dean’s panel discussion at the Southwest Black Law Students Association Regional Convention held virtually on Jan. 21. He also gave a presentation to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers titled, “The Diverse Law School Pipeline: What That Means for Family Law Attorneys.”. The webinar was hosted by alumna Ronique Bastine Robinson LLM ’91. On Jan. 28, Dean Baynes participated in a virtual meeting hosted by the White House and Department of Justice that recognized and discussed the Law Center’s efforts to the housing and eviction crisis. Others in attendance included Attorney General Merrick Garland, Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Adewale Adeyemo, and UHLC's Ryan Marquez, Interim Director of the Consumer Law Clinic and Professor of Practice. On Jan. 29, Dean Baynes attended a retirement reception for Judge Vanessa Gilmore ’81 who retired after serving 28 years on the federal bench.

Katherine Brem accepted an offer from West Academic to publish a modular digital course book that introduces principles of U.S. law to J.D. and foreign-trained LL.M. candidates.

On January 7, Tracy Hester moderated and spoke at two joint panels for the American Association of Law Schools' annual meeting sponsored by the Environmental Law Section, the Natural Resources Law Section, and the Tort Law Section. The dual panels explored the bases of climate liability tort actions and their implications for environmental and distributional justice.  At the meeting, he also concluded his term as Chair of the AALS Environmental Law Section for 2021-2022. On January 4, Hester gave a debriefing presentation with Chris Kerr of the World Bank to the American Bar Association's human rights committee on the outcomes from the Glasgow climate conference and the ABA's plans for future climate action. He also moderated and spoke at a webinar for the American College of Environmental Lawyers on January 13 about the legal outcomes of the Glasgow conference and strategic planning for the next UN climate conference in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt in 2022.

Geoffrey Hoffman spoke at the Joseph A Vail asylum workshop on Biden immigration policies.  In addition, he authored an expert affidavit in a state habeas case challenging Operation Lonestar. 

Renee Knake Jefferson appeared in numerous media outlets about the paperback release of her book Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court (with a new foreword by Melissa Murray) including: Politico, the Texas Standard, Houston FOX 26 Morning Show, and Business Insider. Jefferson was a commentator for the New Voices in Professional Responsibility Panel at the AALS Annual Meeting. She received a University of Houston Small Grant Award to support work on her forthcoming book Law Democratized: A Blueprint for Justice. She also was named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program Ambassador.

Zachary D. Kaufman was awarded a grant from the University of Houston's Division of Research Small Grants Program to support his research on bystanders and upstanders.

Jessica Lind Mantel's paper Developing a Health Care Workforce that Supports Team-Based Care Models that Integrate Health and Social Services was selected from a call for papers for a special issue focused on opportunities to advance health access and health equity. The paper is co-authored with faculty at the UH Medical School and College of Social Work, and UHLC 3L Jasmine Singh.

Douglas Moll accepted an offer to join as a co-author of the treatise:  F. Hodge O'Neal and Robert B. Thompson, O'Neal & Thompson's Oppression of Minority Shareholders and LLC Members (Thomson Reuters). Over the past year, Professor Moll's scholarship has been cited in various courts, including the Supreme Court of Nebraska, the Court of Appeal of Louisiana, the Court of Appeals of Arizona, and federal district court in Rhode Island. Professor Moll also spoke at the 4th Annual State Bar of Michigan Business Law Symposium on the topic of contract law and shareholder oppression.

Thomas Oldham has been invited to contribute to a book about the economic consequences of divorce in various countries. His work will focus on US law and the book will be published in 2023.

Amanda Watson participated in the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting Programming Committee as the team leader for Information Management in Chicago, IL.

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