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Faculty News: Summer 2009

Faculty News Summer 2009 Issue

Marjorie Corman Aaron
Professor of Practice and Director, Center for Practice

Marjorie taught Decision Analysis at North Carolina Central University School of Law. She also attended American Arbitration Association Arbitrator training and was accepted on their national arbitration panel.

Profile of Professor Aaron

 

Timothy Armstrong

Timothy K. Armstrong
Associate Professor of Law

Tim posted Shrinking the Commons: Termination of Copyright Licenses and Transfers for the Benefit of the Public on SSRN. The article was featured on Larry Solum's Legal Theory Blog. Tim presented Crowdsourcing and Open Access v2.0: Harnessing the Power of Peer Production to Disseminate Historical Records and Legal Scholarship at the 2009 CALI Conference for Law School Computing at the University of Colorado Law School and An Introduction to Publication Agreements for Authors as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series.

Several of Tim’s articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Armstrong

Lin (Lynn) Bai
Assistant Professor of Law

Lynn published:

Lin presented Effectiveness of Current Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series.

Profile of Professor Bai

Marianna Bettman

Marianna Bettman
Professor of Clinical Law

Marianna published two columns in her monthly newspaper series, Legally Speaking, in the Cincinnati Herald and the American Israelite: Judicial Empathy and Residency Requirements. She worked with David Singleton and his staff at the Ohio Justice and Policy Center in the preparation of two jurisdictional memos to the Ohio Supreme Court.

The Ohio Judicial Appointments Recommendation Panel, on which Marianna serves, made recommendations to Gov. Strickland for vacancies at the Ohio First District Court of Appeals and the Warren County Court of Common Pleas. The Governor has filled these vacancies with Judge William Mallory and attorney Robert Peeler, respectively.

Profile of Professor Bettman

Joseph Biancalana

Joseph Biancalana
Judge Joseph P. Kinneary Professor of Law

Joseph announced his retirement from the College, effective August 31, 2009.

Profile of Professor Biancalana

Lou Bilionis

Lou Bilionis
Dean & Nippert Professor of Law

Lou’s article, Legitimating Death, 91 Mich. L. Rev. 1643 (1993), was cited in Justin F. Marceau, Lifting the Haze of Baze: Lethal Injection, the Eighth Amendment, and Plurality Opinions, 41 Ariz. St. L.J. 159 (2009). He was quoted in UC Deans Face Balancing Act, Cincinnati.com, Aug. 4, 2009.

Profile of Professor Bilionis

Barbara Black

Barbara Black
Charles Hartsock Professor of Law and Director, Corporate Law Center

Barbara presented, Post-Dura Issues and Collateral Damage in Securities Litigation, as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series. Several of her articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Black

A. Christopher Bryant

A. Christopher Bryant
Professor of Law

Chris presented Foreign Law as Legislative Fact in Constitutional Cases as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series. Two of his articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Bryant

Paul L. Caron

Paul L. Caron
Associate Dean of Faculty and Charles Hartsock Professor of Law

Paul published Tax Stories (Foundation Press, 2d ed. 2009) (including a chapter authored by Paul). He taught Tax I at the University of San Diego School of Law as the Herzog Summer Visiting Professor in Taxation.

The Law Stories Series of Foundation Press, for which Paul serves as Series Editor, published Constitutional Law Stories (2d ed. 2009), by Michael C. Dorf (Cornell).

Paul was quoted in:

Paul published several issues of his Tax Law Abstracts e-journals:

Several of Paul’s publications were cited:

Profile of Professor Caron

Jenny E. Carroll
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

A brief written by Jenny, along with students Bobbi Madonna and Whitney Sheff, helped convince a judge to acquit Nancy Smith and Joseph Allen of child abuse in June of this year:

Jenny appeared on Midweek Politics Radio to discuss the Scott Roeder case (the man accused of killing abortion Dr. Tiller).

The New Mexico Court of Appeals followed (and cited) Jenny’s recommendation, in Rethinking the Constitutional Criminal Procedure of Juvenile Transfer Hearings: Apprendi, Adult Punishment and Adult Process, 60 Hastings L.J. ___ (2009), that findings justifying the transfer of a juvenile to adult court must be proven to a jury beyond a reasonable doubt. New Mexico v. Rudy B., No. 27,589.

Jenny’s article, Images of Women and Capital Sentencing Among Female Offenders: Exploring the Outer Limits of the Eighth Amendment and Articulated Theories of Justice, 75 Tex. L. Rev. 1413 (1997), was cited in Katie Morgan & Michael J. Zydney Mannheimer, The Impact of Information Overload on the Capital Jury's Ability to Assess Aggravating and Mitigating Factors, 17 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 1089 (2009).

Jenny was quoted in New Evidence Must Be Heard in Court, Mansfield News Journal, July 6, 2009, at 5.

Profile of Professor Carroll

Jacob Katz Cogan
Associate Professor of Law

Jacob published Representation and Power in International Organization: The Operational Constitution and Its Critics, 103 Am. J. Int’l L. 209 (2009). Two of his articles were cited:

  • Noncompliance and the International Rule of Law, 31 Yale J. Int’l L. 189 (2006), in Rachel Brewster, Unpacking the State's Reputation, 50 Harv. Int'l L.J. 231 (2009); and Tara J. Melish, From Paradox to Subsidiarity: The United States and Human Rights Treaty Bodies, 34 Yale J. Int'l L. 389 (2009).
  • Competition and Control in International Adjudication, 48 Va. J. Int’l L. 411 (2008), in Joost Pauwelyn & Luiz Eduardo Salles, Forum Shopping Before International Tribunals: (Real) Concerns, (Im)Possible Solutions, 42 Cornell Int'l L.J. 77 (2009).

Profile of Professor Cogan

Margaret Drew
Professor of Clinical Law and Director, Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic

Margaret presented The Role of Empathy and Courage in the Law School Clinic as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series. The directors of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges adopted her book, A Judicial Guide to Child Safety in Custody Cases (2008) (with Hon. Jerry J. Bowles, Hon. Kaye K. Christian & Katheryn L. Yetter).

Margaret’s article, Lawyer Malpractice and Domestic Violence: Are We Revictimizing Our Clients?, 39 Fam. L.Q. 7 (2005), was cited in Linda Elrod, Child Custody Practice & Procedure (Thomson/West, 2009). She attended a week-long technology institute sponsored by the university; a meeting of the Court Work Group of the Hamilton County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council; and the ABA’s annual meeting, including a meeting of the ABA Commission on Domestic Violence to which she was reappointed special advisor.

Profile of Professor Drew

Mark A. Godsey

Mark A. Godsey
Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Lois and Richard Rosenthal Institute for Justice, Ohio Innocence Project

Mark, with Adjunct Professor Pierre Bergeron and '06 Law grad Michele Berry, represented Warren County defendant Ryan Widmer, charged with murder, and were successful in winning him a new trial based on juror misconduct. The team then successfully defended that victory before the Court of Appeals, resulting in Widmer's release pending a new trial. Mark appeared four times on the Bill Cunningham show and once on the Eddie and Tracey show on 700 WLW to discuss the case.

Mark presented his research involving international issues in wrongful convictions to the faculty as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series. He traveled to New York City and met with Ulf Stridbeck, Professor at the University of Oslo in Norway, who is a founding member of Norway's Criminal Case Review Commission--a government equivalent of an innocence project.

Mark spoke in Indianapolis at the annual conference for the Society of Professional Journalists. He was on a panel with two senior editors of the Chicago Tribune and a journalism professor from Depauw and discussed ethical issues that arise between attorneys and journalists on high-profile legal cases.

Mark’s article, Educational Inequalities, The Myth of Meritocracy, and the Silencing of Minority Voices: The Need for Diversity of America's Law Reviews, 12 Harv. Blackletter L.J. 59 (1995), was cited in Rachel J. Anderson, From Imperial Scholar to Imperial Student: Minimizing Bias in Article Evaluation by Law Reviews, 20 Hastings Women's L.J. 197 (2009).

Mark was quoted in:

Profile of Professor Godsey

Kenneth J. Hirsh
Director of the Law Library and Information Technology and Clinical Professor of Law

Ken presented Law Office Technology: Why It Needs to be in Your School's Curriculum and How to Get It There at the 2009 CALI Conference for Law School Computing at the University of Colorado Law School and Law Library Initiatives as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series.

Profile of Ken Hirsh

Emily Houh

Emily Houh
Gustavus Henry Wald Professor of Law and Contracts

Emily presented Racial Retrenchment and the Thirteenth Amendment as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series. Her article, The Doctrine of Good Faith in Contract Law: A (Nearly) Empty Vessel?, 2005 Utah L. Rev. 1 (2005), was cited in Larry A. DiMatteo, Policing Limited Liability Companies under Contract Law, 46 Am. Bus. L.J. 279 (2009).

Profile of Professor Houh

Ann Hubbard

Ann Hubbard
Professor of Law

Several of Ann’s articles were cited:

  • The Major Life Activity of Belonging, 39 Wake Forest L. Rev. 217 (2004), in Janet E. Lord, Social Rights and the Relational Value of the Rights to Participate in Sport, Recreation, and Play, 27 B.U. Int'l L.J. 249 (2009); and David McArdle, Using the Americans with Disabilities Act to Inform "Access to Sporting Venues" under the Disabilities Convention, 27 B.U. Int'l L.J. 317 (2009).
  • Meaningful Lives and Major Life Activities, 55 Ala. L. Rev. 997 (2004), in Frank H. Wu, Burning Shoes and the Spirit World: The Charade of Neutrality, 44 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 313 (2009).
  • The Myth of Independence and the Major Life Activity of Caring, 8 J. Gender Race & Just. 327 (2004), in Nina A. Kohn, Outliving Civil Rights, 86 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1053 (2009).

Profile of Professor Hubbard

Kristin Kalsem

Kristin Kalsem
Professor of Law

Kristin presented In Contempt: 19th Century Women, Law, and Literature as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series. Her article, Bankruptcy Reform and the Financial Well-being of Women: How Intersectionality Matters in Money Matters, 71 Brook. L. Rev. 1181 (2006), was cited in Andrew P. MacArthur, Pay to Play: The Poor's Problems in the BAPCPA, 25 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 407 (2009).

Profile of Professor Kalsem

Christo Lassiter

Christo Lassiter
Professor of Law and Criminal Justice

Christo’s article, Consent to Search by Ignorant People, 39 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 1171 (2007), was republished as a chapter in Prosecutorial Misconduct – Problems and Perspectives (G. Radha Kalyani, ed.) (Amicus Books, India, 2009). He spoke on a Federalist Society panel at the University Club on U.S. Supreme Court Appointments: Perspectives on the Sotomayor Nomination with Ross Wright (GE Aviation) and Jennifer Morales (Keating, Muething & Klekamp).

Several of Christo’s articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Lassiter

Bert B. Lockwood

Bert B. Lockwood
Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Director, Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights

The Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights of The University of Pennsylvania Press, for which Bert serves as Series Editor, has published three more books in the series:

Two books from the series have been issued in paperback:

Bert’s article, The United Nations Charter and United States Civil Rights Litigation, 1946-1955, 69 Iowa L. Rev. 901 (1984), was cited in Scott L. Cummings & Louise G. Trubek, Globalizing Public Interest Law, 13 UCLA J. Int'l L. & Foreign Aff. 1 (2008).

Profile of Professor Lockwood :: Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights

S. Elizabeth Malloy

S. Elizabeth Malloy
Andrew Katsanis Professor of Law

Two of Betsy’s articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Malloy

Bradford Mank

Bradford Mank
James B. Helmer, Jr. Professor of Law

Brad’s article, The Supreme Court’s New Public-Private Distinction under the Dormant Commerce Clause: Avoiding the Traditional versus Nontraditional Classification Trap, was accepted for publication in the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. The ABA Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice published an abridged version of his article, Standing and Future Generations: Does Massachusetts v. EPA Open Standing for the Unborn?, 34 Colum. J. Envtl. L. 1 (2009).

Brad presented Summers Rejects Probabilistic Standing, But Laidlaw Still Leaves an Opening for Threatened Injuries as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series. The City of Cincinnati’s Council adopted an Environmental Justice Ordinance, a project on which Brad has consulted. Brad was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Mill Creek Restoration Project.

Several of Brad’s publications were cited:

Profile of Professor Mank

Stephanie McMahon

Stephanie McMahon
Assistant Professor of Law

Stephanie presented To Have and to Hold and to Shift Between Us: Rethinking Marital Property for Federal Income Tax Return Filings as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series.

Profile of Professor McMahon

Darrell Miller
Assistant Professor of Law

Darrell presented Racial Retrenchment and the Thirteenth Amendment and The Thirteenth Amendment as Redemption as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series.

 

Douglas Mossman

Douglas Mossman
Director, Glenn M. Weaver Institute of Law and Psychiatry

Douglas published:

His article, Quantifying the Accuracy of Forensic Examiners in the Absence of a “Gold Standard” (with co-authors Michael D. Bowen, David J. Vanness, David Bienenfeld, Terry Correll, Jerald Kay, William M. Klykylo & Douglas S. Lehrer) was accepted for publication in Law and Human Behavior.

Douglas gave the following presentations:

  • Civil Commitment: When Courts Allow Forced Psychiatric Hospitalization, Forensic Psychology class (PSYC 712), Xavier University, June 4, 2009.
  • Implications of Atkins v. Virginia: A Psychiatric Can of Worms? Forensic Psychology class (PSYC 712), Xavier University, June 4, 2009.
  • Risk Assessment, Forensic Psychology class (PSYC 712), Xavier University, June 9, 2009.
  • Violence and Mental Illness: Problems with Predictions, H. I. Davis Memorial Lecture, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, June 10, 2009 (1 hr CME).
  • How Accurate Are Assessments of Competence To Stand Trial? Guest Lecture Series, Summit Behavioral Healthcare, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 11, 2009.
  • Right to Refuse Treatment and Guardianship, Forensic Psychology class (PSYC 712), Xavier University, June 18, 2009.
  • Psychological Damages in Tort Litigation, Forensic Psychology class (PSYC 712), Xavier University, June 25, 2009.
  • Competence to Maintain a Divorce Action: When Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (with 3L Weaver Fellow Amanda N. Shoemaker) as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series.

Several of Douglas’s publications were cited:

  • AAPL Practice Guideline for the Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial, 35 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. S3 (2007), in Alec Buchanan & Howard Zonana, 32 Int’l J. L. & Psychiatry 142 (2009).
  • Another Look at Interpreting Risk Categories, 18 Sexual Abuse - J. Res. & Treatment 41 (2006), in Theodore Donaldson & Richard Wollert, A Mathematical Proof and Example That Bayes's Theorem Is Fundamental to Actuarial Estimates of Sexual Recidivism Risk, 20 Sexual Abuse - J. Res. & Treatment 206 (2008); in James Vess, Fear and Loathing in Public Policy: Ethical Issues in Laws for Sex Offenders, 14 Aggression & Violent Behav. 264 (2009); in R. Karl Hanson & Kelly E. Morton-Bourgon, The Accuracy of Recidivism Risk Assessments for Sexual Offenders: A Meta-Analysis of 118 Prediction Studies, 21 Psychol. Assessment 1 (2009); and, in Eric Beauregard & Tom Mieczkowski, Testing the Predictive Utility of the Static-99: A Bayes Analysis, 14 Legal & Criminological Psychol. 187 (2009).
  • Assessing Predictions of Violence - Being Accurate about Accuracy, 62 J. Consulting & Clin. Psychol. 783 (1994), in Nina Lindberg, et al., Psychopathic Traits and Offender Characteristics - A Nationwide Consecutive Sample of Homicidal Male Adolescents, 9 BMC Psychiatry Art. No. 18, May 6 2009; in Helina Hakkanen-Nyholm, et al. Homicides with Mutilation of the Victim's Body, 54 J. Forensic Sci. 933 (2009); in Roope Tikkanen, et al. Recidivistic Offending and Mortality in Alcoholic Violent Offenders: A Prospective Follow-up Study, 168 Psychiatry Res. 18 (2009); in Jerome Endrass, et al. Accuracy of the Static-99 in Predicting Recidivism in Switzerland, 53 Int’l J. of Offender Therapy & Comp. Criminology 482 (2009); and, in R. Karl Hanson, The Psychological Assessment of Risk for Crime and Violence, 50 Can. Psychol.172 (2009).
  • Atkins v. Virginia: A Psychiatric Can of Worms, 33 N.M. L. Rev. 255 (2003), in Anthony E. Giardino, Combat Veterans, Mental Health Issues, and the Death Penalty: Addressing the Impact of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury, 77 Fordham L. Rev. 2955 (2009).
  • Biological Markers and Psychiatric-diagnosis - Risk-benefit Balancing Using ROC Analysis, 29 Biological Psychiatry 811 (1991)(with E. Somoza), in Lyle D. Broemeling, Vickers, A. J. (2008), "Decision Analysis for the Evaluation of Diagnostic Test Prediction Models, and Molecular Models," The American Statistician, 62,314-320: Comment and Reply, 63 Am. Statistician 198 (2009).
  • Comparing and Optimizing Diagnostic-tests - An Information-theoretical Approach, 12 Med. Decis. Making 179 (1992) (with Eugene Somoza), in Laxmaiah Manchikanti, et al., Evidence-based Medicine, Systematic Reviews, and Guidelines in Interventional Pain Management: Part 5. Diagnostic Accuracy Studies, 12 Pain Physician 517 (2009).
  • Critique of Pure Risk Assessment or, Kant Meets Tarasoff, 75 U. Cin. L. Rev. 523 (2006), in Matthew Large, Dangerousness and Risk Assessment, 17 Australasian Psychiatry 336 (2009).
  • Is Expert Psychiatric Testimony Fundamentally Immoral?, 17 Int’l J. L. & Psychiatry 347 (1994), in Alison Roscoe, et al. Psychiatric Recommendations to the Court as Regards Homicide Perpetrators, 20 J Forensic Psychiatry & Psychol. 366 (2009).
  • Measuring Decisional Capacity: Cautions on the Construction of a ''Capacimeter'', 2 Psychol. Public Pol’y & L. 73 (1996) (with M. B. Kapp) in Aaron Ang, et al. Live or Let Die: Ethical Issues in a Psychiatric Patient with End-stage Renal Failure, 38 Annals Acad. Med. Singapore 370 (2009).
  • Promoting, Prescribing, and Pushing Pills: Understanding the Lessons of Antipsychotic Drug Litigation, 13 Mich. St. U. J. Med. & L. 263 (2009) (with 3L Weaver fellow Jill L. Steinberg), in Lindsay Beth Willett, Forward, 13 Mich. St. U. J. Med. & L. I (2009).
  • Predicting Restorability of Incompetent Criminal Defendants, 35 J. Am. Acad. of Psychiatry & L. 34 (2007), in Douglas R. Morris & George F. Parker, Effects of Advanced Age and Dementia on Restoration of Competence to Stand Trial, 32 Int’l J. L. & Psychiatry 156 (2009).
  • Resampling Techniques in the Analysis at Non-binormal ROC Data, 15 Med. Decis. Making 358 (1995), in Jacqueline Cohen, Samuel Garman, & Wilpen Gorr, Empirical Calibration of Time Series Monitoring Methods Using Receiver Operating Characteristic Curves, 25 Int’l J. Forecasting 484 (2009).
  • ROC Curves, Test Accuracy, and the Description of Diagnostic-tests, 3 J. Neuropsychiatry & Clin. Neurosciences 330 (1991) (with E. Somoza), in Robert J. W. Clift, Gordana Rajlic, & Heather M. Gretton, Discriminative and Predictive Validity of the Penile Plethysmograph in Adolescent Sex Offenders, 21 Sexual Abuse - J. Res. & Treatment 335 (2009).
  • Topiramate as Treatment for Alcohol Dependence, 299 JAMA 405 (2008) (with Sarah Stringer & Marie Rueve), in George F. Koob, G. Kenneth Lloyd & Barbara J. Mason, Development of Pharmacotherapies for Drug Addiction: A Rosetta Stone Approach, 8 Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 500 (2009).

Profile of Professor Mossman

Nancy Oliver

Nancy Oliver
Associate Dean for Curriculum and Student Affairs
and Professor of Legal Research and Writing

Nancy was appointed to the Ohio Department of Health Director’s Advisory Committee on Emerging Infections. She spoke at a dinner meeting sponsored by the Milbank Memorial Fund and the Reforming States Group in New York City about the new rules in Ohio that will require hospitals to publically report performance measures to consumers, including measures related to hospital-acquired infections. While in New York, she also spoke at a lunch-time gathering at the Yonkers office of Consumer’s Union about the same topics.

Profile of Associate Dean Oliver

Ronna Schneider

Ronna Greff Schneider
Professor of Law

Two of Ronna’s publications were cited:

  • Education Law Stories, (Foundation Press, 2008) (with Michael A. Olivas), in Kristi L. Bowman, The Civil Rights Roots of Tinker's Disruption Tests, 58 Am. U. L. Rev. 1129 (2009).
  • Sexual Harassment and Higher Education, 65 Tex. L. Rev. 525 (1987), in Rozlyn Fulgoni-Britton, Drawing a Line on the Blackboard: Why High School Students Cannot Welcome Sexual Relationships with Their Teachers, 42 Ind. L. Rev. 257 (2009).

Ronna was quoted in Accused Adulterer Sues Anonymous Poster, Cincinnati Enquirer, July 4, 2009.

Profile of Professor Schneider

Michael E. Solimine

Michael E. Solimine
Donald P. Klekamp Professor of Law

Several of Michael’s books and articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Solimine

Gary Spring
Visiting Associate Professor of Law

Gary published:

 

Adam Steinman

Adam Steinman
Professor of Law

Adam presented his paper The Pleading Problem as part of the 13th Annual UC Faculty Summer Scholarship Series and blogged it on Concurring Opinions. Larry Solum recommended the article on his Legal Theory Blog, and the article was featured on Federal Civil Practice Bulletin, Drug and Device Law, How Appealing, and Mass Tort Litigation. Adam was also selected to present his paper, What Is Federal Common Law?, at the Junior Faculty Federal Courts Conference to be held at Michigan State University College of Law (Oct. 22-23, 2009).

Several of Adam’s articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Steinman

Joe Tomain

Joseph P. Tomain
Dean Emeritus and the Willbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law

Joe received the 2009 Harold C. Schott Scholarship Award, which recognizes outstanding research and scholarly achievement by a member of the UC Law faculty. His book, Energy Law in a Nutshell (West Group, 2004) (with Richard Cudahy), was cited in Trevor D. Stiles, Renewable Resources and the Dormant Commerce Clause, 4 Envt'l & Energy L. & Pol'y J. 33 (2009).

He has recently published:

  • An Introduction to the University of Cincinnati law Review Law and Literature Symposium entitled Narrating Justice, 77 University of Cincinnati Law Review 783 (2009)
  • A book chapter entitled Dirty Energy Policy, in Climate Change and the Neoliberal Model (David Driesen, ed.) (MIT University Press 2009);
  • A book chapter entitled The iUtility, in The New Environmentalism (Alyson Flournoy, ed.) (Cambridge University Press 2009);
  • A book chapter entitled Rethinking Energy Law and Policy in Climate Change Reader (William Rogers, ed.) (Carolina Academic Press 2009).

In addition, Dean Tomain participated in the Greening the Grid Conference at Lewis & Clark School of law and has  submitted a law review article to be published in the Lewis & Clark Law Review entitled Steel in the Ground: Building the iUtility.

During the summer, Dean Tomain Served as an ABA Site Inspector for the summer program hosted by the University of San Diego in Florence, Italy.  Dean Tomain, as part of the Justice Institute for the Legal Profession, also taught a great books seminar for the alumni and friends of the Widener School of Law entitled Law, Culture, & Society.

Dean Tomain also served as Reporter for the ABA Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Standards Review Committee as well as chairing the annual and regular meeting of the KnowledgeWorks Foundation.

Profile of Dean Tomain

Verna Williams
Professor of Law

Verna’s article, Reform or Retrenchment?: Single-Sex Education and the Construction of Race and Gender, 2004 Wis. L. Rev. 15, was cited in Christina M. Calce, Tenth Annual Review of Gender and Sexuality Law: Education Law Chapter: Single-sex Education, 10 Geo. J. Gender & L. 573 (2009).

Profile of Professor Williams

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