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January 2011 Issue

Timothy K. Armstrong
Associate Professor of Law

Tim’s article, Digital Rights Management and the Process of Fair Use, 20 Harv. J.L. & Tech. 49 (2006), was cited in Wendy Seltzer, The Imperfect Is The Enemy Of The Good: Anticircumvention Versus Open User Innovation, 25 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 909 (2010).

Profile of Professor Armstrong

Lin (Lynn) Bai
Associate Professor of Law

Lynn’s article, On Regulating Conflict of Interest in the Credit Rating Industry, 13 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol'y 253 (2010), was cited in Thomas Lee Hazen, Law of Securities Regulation (Thomson West, 6th ed. 2011 Supp.).

Profile of Professor Bai

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

Several of Barbara’s articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Black

A. Christopher Bryant
Professor of Law

Chris’s article, Stopping Time: The Pro-Slavery and "Irrevocable" Thirteenth Amendment, 26 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 501 (2003), was cited in Daryl J. Levinson, Parchment And Politics: The Positive Puzzle Of Constitutional Commitment, 124 Harv. L. Rev. 657 (2011).

Profile of Professor Bryant

Paul L. Caron
Charles Hartsock Professor of Law

Paul is spending the Spring 2011 semester teaching at Pepperdine University School of Law as the D & L Straus Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law.

Paul's three 2010 articles were named to the list of the Top 10 Estate and Gift Tax Articles of 2010 published by Bridget Crawford (Pace Law School) in 130 Tax Notes 469 (Jan. 24, 2011):

Paul was one of 50 tax professionals invited to contribute to a book commemorating the 40th anniversary of Tax Analysts, Forty Years of Change, One Constant: Tax Analysts (2011). Tax Analysts is a “nonprofit publisher that provides the latest and most in-depth tax information worldwide.” All contributors responded to this question: What is one of the most significant changes to tax administration, practice, or policy that you have seen in your professional career?

Paul was quoted in Taxes Not So Certain After All; Constant Legal Changes Make Planning Difficult, Cincinnati Enquirer, Jan. 24, 2011.

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

Two of Paul’s publications were cited:

Profile of Professor Caron

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

Margaret attended the Association of American Law Schools annual meeting in San Francisco.

 

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

Mark attended Association of American Law Schools annual meeting in San Francisco.

Mark gave a lecture with Ohio Innocence Project (OIP) exonerees Robert McClendon and Raymond Towler in conjunction with the Dayton Opera's staging of the Beethoven opera Fidelio, a 200-year old opera about wrongful conviction.

Mark spoke at an OIP fundraiser in Columbus, centered around former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro's new book False Justice, which Jim co-authored with his wife Nancy. False Justice is a memoir about Petro's career as a law-and-order Republican Attorney General and his "enlightenment" to the problem of wrongful conviction. Mark is featured heavily in the book, along with several OIP cases. False Justice is available at Amazon.com.

Mark ‘s article, Rethinking the Involuntary Confession Rule: Toward a Workable Test for Identifying Compelled Self-Incrimination, 93 Cal. L. Rev. 465 (2005), was cited in Kathleen Kim, The Coercion Of Trafficked Workers, 96 Iowa L. Rev. 409 (2010).

Mark was quoted in Wagner Wrong To Try To Veto Gov. Strickland, Dayton Daily News, Jan. 5, 2011.

Profile of Professor Godsey

Lewis Goldfarb
Assistant Professor of Clinical Law and Director, Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic

Lew’s Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (ECDC) officially opened on January 18, with six third-year law students staffing it and ten clients ready to receive legal assistance.

The opening of the clinic was featured in The Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic Opens Its Doors to Students and Clients, Updates @ UC Law, the alumni newsletter.

Profile of Professor Goldfarb

Emily Houh
Associate Dean of Faculty and Gustavus Henry Wald Professor of Law and Contracts

The College of Law’s Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice—which Emily co-directs with Kristin Kalsem and Verna Williams—hosted the first in a series of new “Coffee Corner” discussion sessions, to which a diverse range of local and national activists, leaders, and authors have been invited to meet and talk informally with College of Law students about their social justice work. At the first Coffee Corner in January, Barb Rinto and Kim Fulbright, Director and Program Coordinator, respectively, of the University of Cincinnati’s Women’s Center, spoke to students and community members about the work they’ve been doing since 1978 to “meet the needs and interests of UC’s women and LGBTQ students, staff and faculty.” Several more Coffee Corner sessions have been planned and are in the works for the remainder of the Spring 2011 term.

Profile of Professor Houh

Kristin Kalsem
Professor of Law

The College of Law’s Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice—which Kristin co-directs with Emily Houh and Verna Williams—hosted the first in a series of new “Coffee Corner” discussion sessions, to which a diverse range of local and national activists, leaders, and authors have been invited to meet and talk informally with College of Law students about their social justice work. At the first Coffee Corner in January, Barb Rinto and Kim Fulbright, Director and Program Coordinator, respectively, of the University of Cincinnati’s Women’s Center, spoke to students and community members about the work they’ve been doing since 1978 to “meet the needs and interests of UC’s women and LGBTQ students, staff and faculty.” Several more Coffee Corner sessions have been planned and are in the works for the remainder of the Spring 2011 term.

Profile of Professor Kalsem

Christo Lassiter
Professor of Law and Criminal Justice

Christo was quoted several times:

Profile of Professor Lassiter

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

Brad’s article, Revisiting the Lyons Den: Summers v. Earth Island Institute’s Misuse of Lyons’ “Realistic Threat” of Harm Standing Test, 42 Ariz. St. L.J. 837 (2010), is now in print.

Brad’s article, The Supreme Court’s New Public-Private Distinction Under the Dormant Commerce Clause: Avoiding the Traditional Versus Nontraditional Classification Trap, 37 Hastings Const. L.Q. 1 (2009), was cited in Lawrence Fogel, Serving A "Public Function": Why Regional Cap-And-Trade Programs Should Survive A Dormant Commerce Clause Challenge, 2010 Wis. L. Rev. 1313.

Profile of Professor Mank

Stephanie McMahon
Assistant Professor of Law

Stephanie’s article, To Save State Residents: States' Use of Community Property for Federal Tax Reduction, 1939-1947, 27 Law & Hist. Rev. 585 (2009), was cited in William H. Byrnes, IV & Jason A. Fiske, Mertens Law of Federal Income Taxation (Clark Boardman Callaghan, 2011 Supp.).

Profile of Professor McMahon

Darrell Miller
Associate Professor of Law

Darrell’s article, The Stain of Slavery: Notes Toward an Attainder Theory of the Thirteenth Amendment, 38 U. Tol. L. Rev. 1011 (2007), was cited in Aaron H. Caplan, Nonattainder As A Liberty Interest, 2010 Wis. L. Rev. 1203.

 

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

Several of Doug’s articles were cited:

  • Intervals for Posttest Probabilities: a Comparison of 5 Methods. 21 Med. Decis. Making 498 (2001) (with James O. Berger), in Pei Liu, et al., Evaluation Of 30 Commercial Assays For The Detection Of Antibodies To HIV In China Using Classical And Bayesian Statistics, 170 J. of Virological Methods 73 (2010);
  • Resampling Techniques in the Analysis at Non-binormal ROC Data, 15 Med Decis Making 358 (1995), in Jin Chu Wu, et al. Significance Test in Operational ROC Analysis, Biometric Technology For Human Identification VII 7667: Art. No. 7667-33 (2010).
  • Three-way ROCs, 19 Med. Decis. Making 78 (1999), in Mark E. Oxley, Christine M. Schubert, & Steven N. Thorsen, Confidence of a ROC Manifold, Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, And Target Recognition XIX, 7697 (2010); and
  • Three-way ROCs, 19 Med. Decis. Making 78 (1999), in Xin He & Eric C. Frey, Binary ROC Curve and Three-class 2-D ROC Surface, Medical Imaging 2010: Image Perception, Observer Performance, And Technology Assessment 7627 (2010).

Profile of Professor Mossman

Michael E. Solimine
Donald P. Klekamp Professor of Law

The 2011 edition of Michael’s book, Anderson’s Ohio Civil Rules Practice with Forms (LexisNexis) (with John W. McCormac) has been published by LexisNexis.

Several of Michael’s articles were cited:

Profile of Professor Solimine

Margaret Tarkington
Visiting Professor of Law

Margaret’s research article proposing a First Amendment theory for protecting attorney speech was the first in the Legal Ethics Forum's Top Ten Legal Ethics Stories of 2010(Jan. 10, 2011).

Margaret was elected to a three-year term on the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Professional Responsibility Section Executive Committee and will also continue to serve as the AALS Professional Responsibility Section's Newsletter Editor for 2011.

Margaret completed a manuscript exploring judicial disqualification and attorney speech restrictions, which is entitled, Attorney Speech and the Right to an Impartial Adjudicator.

Margaret attended the AALS annual meeting in San Francisco, where she also presented her paper, Attorney Speech and the Right to an Impartial Adjudicato, at the AALS Litigation Section Program, Current Issues in Judicial Disqualification.

Profile of Professor Tarkington

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

Joe’s article, ‘Steel in the Ground’: Greening the Grid with the iUtility, 39 Envtl. L. 931 (2009), was cited in Lawrence Fogel, Serving A "Public Function": Why Regional Cap-And-Trade Programs Should Survive A Dormant Commerce Clause Challenge, 2010 Wis. L. Rev. 1313.

Profile of Dean Tomain

Verna Williams
Professor of Law

The College of Law’s Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice—which Verna co-directs with Kristin Kalsem and Emily Houh—hosted the first in a series of new “Coffee Corner” discussion sessions, to which a diverse range of local and national activists, leaders, and authors have been invited to meet and talk informally with College of Law students about their social justice work. At the first Coffee Corner in January, Barb Rinto and Kim Fulbright, Director and Program Coordinator, respectively, of the University of Cincinnati’s Women’s Center, spoke to students and community members about the work they’ve been doing since 1978 to “meet the needs and interests of UC’s women and LGBTQ students, staff and faculty.” Several more Coffee Corner sessions have been planned and are in the works for the remainder of the Spring 2011 term.

Profile of Professor Williams

 

Law Library Faculty

Shannon Kemen

Two of Shannon’s articles have been accepted for publication:

  • Using Those Facebook Privacy Settings: A How-To Guide, CBA Report 10-11 (Feb. 2011); and
  • Review of an Unsettled Account: The Evolution of Banking in the Industrialized World Since 1800 by Richard S. Grossman, 103 Law Libr. J.__ (forthcoming 2011).