Marjorie spoke on the use of decision analysis in mediation on November 1 at the CLE event, Evaluative Mediation: Yes or No?, which was jointly sponsored by the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution and Frost Brown Todd. On November 7, Marjorie and Assistant Professor of Practice Sean Mangan presented the basics of negotiation and the lawyer’s role to McAuley High School students in their “Women In” program, designed to introduce young women to a range of professions. Marjorie hosted McAuley High School students in the “Women in Law” group on November 8 to observe final mediations in her mediation class. The programs were arranged in collaboration with Lori Landrum, Esq. of Frost Brown Todd, who is working with students at McAuley High School.
Marianna gave a CLE presentation on the most important cases of last term of the Ohio Supreme Court to the UC College of Law alumni.
Marianna and Barbara Black arranged for the visit of Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, as part of the Harris Distinguished Practitioner Series and arranged dinner for the judge, students, and colleagues.
Barbara and Marianna Bettman arranged for the visit of Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, as part of the Harris Distinguished Practitioner Series and arranged dinner for the judge, students, and colleagues.
Paul L. Caron
Charles Hartsock Professor of Law
The Law Stories Series of Foundation Press, for which Paul serves as Series Editor, published First Amendment Stories (2011), by Richard W Garnett (Notre Dame) & Andrew Koppelman (Northwestern).
The Graduate Tax Series of LexisNexis, for which Paul serves as Series Editor, published Estate and Gift Taxation (2011), by Robert Danforth (Washington & Lee) & Brant Hellwig (South Carolina).
For the fourth year in a row, Paul's TaxProf Blog has been named to the ABA Journal's list of "the 100 best Web sites by lawyers, for lawyers, as chosen by the editors of the ABA Journal." The ABA’s 2012 Blawg 100 selected Paul’s TaxProf Blog from more than 3,500 blawgs written by law professors and lawyers.
Paul spoke as part of a panel discussion at UC Law School on Occupy Wall Street and the Creation of the 1% (with Dean Emeritus, Joe Tomain, and Business School Professor, Benjamin Passty).
Paul published several issues of his SSRN Tax Law Abstracts e-journals:
Several of Paul’s publications were cited:
- 2009 Law Prof Blog Rankings, TaxProf Blog (Jan. 20, 2010), in John O. McGinnis, Technology in a Democratic Age: Laws for Learning in an Age of Acceleration, 53 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 305 (2011);
- Back to the Future: Teaching Law Through Stories, 71 U. Cin. L. Rev. 405 (2002), in Jo A. Tyler & Faith Mullen, Telling Tales in School: Storytelling for Self-Reflection and Pedagogical Improvement in Clinical Legal Education, 18 Clinical L. Rev. 283 (2011);
- The Estate Tax Non-Gap: Why Repeal a 'Voluntary' Tax?, 20 Stan. L. & Pol’y Rev. 153 (2009) (with James R. Repetti), in Matthew B. Gaudin, Note: The Federal Estate Tax and the National Debt: Why the Debt Forces a Defense of the Tax, 45 Ind. L. Rev. 159 (2011);
- Tax Myopia, or Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow up To Be Tax Lawyers, 13 Va. Tax Rev. 517 (1994), in Alice G. Abreu & Richard K. Greenstein, Defining Income, 11 Fla. Tax Rev. 295 (2011); and
- Tax Stories: An In-Depth Look at Ten Leading Federal Income Tax Cases (Paul Caron, ed., 2d ed., 2009), in Alice G. Abreu & Richard K. Greenstein, Defining Income, 11 Fla. Tax Rev. 295 (2011).
Paul was quoted in:
- David Lay, Is Law School Worth It?, Above the Law, (Nov. 22, 2011, 4:45 PM);
- Michael Cohn, Tax Court Rules in Favor of TurboTax Defense, Accounting Today, Nov. 29, 2011;
- Katherine Mangan, Law School Not Working Out? 2 Professors Propose Paying Students to Drop Out, Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov. 29, 2011; and
- John Merline, ObamaCare a Big Hurdle to Bipartisan Tax Reform, Investor's Business Daily, Nov. 10, 2011.
Profile of Professor Caron
Jacob Katz Cogan
Professor of Law
Jacob presented the paper, “The Laws of War in an Era of Asymmetric Conflict” as part of the University’s Life of the Mind Lecture Series.
Jacob’s article, The Look Within: Property, Capacity, and Suffrage in Nineteenth-Century America, 107 Yale L.J. 473 (1997), was cited in Mark C. Alexander, Money, Politics, and the Constitution: Beyond Citizens United: Citizens United and Equality Forgotten, 35 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 499 (2011).
Profile of Professor Cogan
Mark A. Godsey
Daniel P. and Judith L. Carmichael Professor of Law and Director, Lois and Richard Rosenthal Institute for Justice/Ohio Innocence Project
Mark submitted the essay, False Justice and the "True Prosecutor": A Memoir, Tribute and Commentary, to the peer-reviewed Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law.
Mark and Ohio Innocence Project (OIP) exoneree, Raymond Towler, made a presentation, DNA and the Innocence Movement, at a CLE for public defenders and judges in Southwest Ohio.
Mark’s symposium contribution, She Blinded Me with Science: Wrongful Convictions and the 'Reverse CSI-Effect', 17 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 481 (2011), is now in print.
The Ohio Innocence Project (OIP) hosted Dr. Greg Hampikian, famed DNA expert and the expert in the Amanda Knox case in Italy, who spoke at the College of Law on November 11.
Profile of Professor Godsey
Assistant Professor of Clinical Law and Director, Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic
Lew and students from the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic, which Lew directs, taught the Corporations II class at the UC College of Business on how to choose the proper legal structure for your business on November 10th. The class, which consisted primarily of accounting students, was a masters-level class taught by Professor Ilse Hawkins.
Profile of Professor Goldfarb
Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Director, Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights
The University of Pennsylvania Press published three more books in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights for which Bert serves as Series Editor:
Profile of Professor Lockwood
Assistant Professor of Practice
Sean and Marjorie Aaron presented the basics of negotiation and the lawyer’s role on November 7 to McAuley High School students in their “Women In” program, designed to introduce young women to a range of professions.
Profile of Sean Mangan
James B. Helmer, Jr. Professor of Law
Several of Brad’s articles were cited:
- 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), in Brian Calabrese, Note, Fear-Based Standing: Cognizing an Injury-in-Fact, 68 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1445 (2011);
- Should States Have Greater Standing Rights than Ordinary Citizens?: Massachusetts v. EPA’s New Standing Test for States, 49 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1701 (2008), in Benjamin Ewing & Douglas A. Kysar, Prods and Pleas: Limited Government in an Era of Unlimited Harm, 121 Yale L.J. 350 (2011);
- Standing and Statistical Persons: A Risk-Based Approach to Standing, 36 Ecology L.Q. 665 (2009), in Brian Calabrese, Note, Fear-Based Standing: Cognizing an Injury-in-Fact, 68 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1445 (2011); and
- Summers v. Earth Island Institute Rejects Probabilistic Standing, but Laidlaw Still Leaves an Opening for Threatened Injuries, 40 Envtl. L. 89 (2010), in Brian Calabrese, Note, Fear-Based Standing: Cognizing an Injury-in-Fact, 68 Wash & Lee L. Rev. 1445 (2011).
Profile of Professor Mank
Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Law
The Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic, which is directed by Kenyatta Mickles, Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Law, persuaded the Cincinnati City Council to pass a resolution that declared that protection from domestic violence is a human right. The Clinic’s students and staff worked many months creating, lobbying, and publicizing the resolution. Read more about it at Jennifer Cunningham-Minnick, Nick Maull, & Josh Lefevre, Letter to the Editor: City Council Takes Stand Against Domestic Violence, Cincinnati.com, Oct. 18, 2011.
Profile of Professor Mickel
Douglas Mossman, MD
Director, Glenn M. Weaver Institute of Law and Psychiatry
Doug attended the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law in Boston, Massachusetts, October 27-30, and was elected Treasurer of the organization. He made the following presentations at the meeting:
- “Selling Meds for Competence Restoration: The Details Emerge.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, (Oct. 28, 2011) (with S. C. Sanderson, 2011 UC College of Law grad and a former Weaver fellow);
- “How I Became a Researcher: Career Trajectories.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, (Oct. 29, 2011) (with S. Yang, P. Candilis, S. Hatters-Friedman, & R. Trestman); and
- “Wild Child? Assessing Risk of Pediatric Inpatient Aggression.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, (Oct. 30, 2011) (D. Barzman).
Several of Doug’s articles were cited:
- AAPL Practice Guideline for the Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial, 35 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. S3 (2007), in Reena Kapoor, et al., Ethics in Forensic Psychiatry Publishing, 39 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. 332 (2011);
- AAPL Practice Guideline for the Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial, 35 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. S3 (2007), in Alan R. Felthous, Commentary:Competence to Stand Trial in Juveniles and the Judgment Model, 39 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. 327 (2011);
- Assessing Predictions of Violence - Being Accurate About Accuracy, 62 J. Consulting & Clinical Psychol. 783 (1994), in Craig J. Bryan, The Clinical Utility of a Brief Measure of Perceived Burdensomeness and Thwarted Belongingness for the Detection of Suicidal Military Personnel, 67 J. Clinical Psychol. 981 (2011);
- Assessing Predictions of Violence - Being Accurate About Accuracy, 62 J. Consulting & Clinical Psychol. 783 (1994), in Yuan Y. Liu, et al., A Comparison of Logistic Regression, Classification and Regression Tree, and Neural Networks Models in Predicting Violent Re-Offending, 27 J. Quantitative Criminology 547 (2011);
- Assessing Predictions of Violence - Being Accurate about Accuracy, 62 J. Consulting & Clinical Psychol. 783 (1994), in Annie H. Nguyen, et al., Freedom in Paradise: Quality of Conditional Release Reports Submitted to the Hawaii Judiciary, 34 Int’l J. L. & Psychiatry 341 (2011);
- Atkins v. Virginia: A Psychiatric Can of Worms, 33 N.M. L. Rev. 255 (2003), in Peggy M. Tobolowsky, Different Path Taken: Texas Capital Offenders' Post-Atkins Claims of Mental Retardation, 39 Hastings Const. L.Q. 1 (2011);
- Critique of Pure Risk Assessment or, Kant Meets Tarasoff, 75 U. Cin. L. Rev. 523 (2006), in Bob Green, Andrew Carroll, & Adam Brett, Risk Assessment and Resource Allocation, 19 Australasian Psychiatry 448 (2011);
- "Hired Guns," "Whores, "Prostitutes": Case Law References to Clinicians of Ill Repute 27 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. 414 (1999), in Susan Hatters Friedman, Reel Forensic Experts: Forensic Psychiatrists as Portrayed on Screen, 39 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. 412 (2011);
- Intervals for Posttest Probabilities: A Comparison of 5 Methods, 21 Med. Decis. Making 498 (2001) (with James O. Berger), in Guofen Yan & Tom Greene, Statistical Analysis and Design for Estimating Accuracy in Clinical-Center Classification of Cause-Specific Clinical Events in Clinical Trials, 8 Clinical Trials 571 (2011);
- Maximizing Diagnostic Information from the Dexamethasone Suppression Test: An Approach to Criterion Selection Using Receiver Operating Characteristic Analysis, 46 Archives Gen. Psychiatry 653 (1989) (with Eugene Somoza), in Mark Zimmerman, et al., Are Screening Scales for Bipolar Disorder Good Enough to be Used in Clinical Practice? 52 Comprehensive Psychiatry 600 (2011);
- Predicting Restorability of Incompetent Criminal Defendants, 35 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. 34 (2007), in Lori H. Colwell & Julie Gianesini, Demographic, Criminogenic, and Psychiatric Factors that Predict Competency Restoration, 39 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. 297 (2011);
- Predicting Restorability of Incompetent Criminal Defendants, 35 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry & L. 34 (2007), in Patricia A. Zapf & Ronald Roesch, Future Directions in the Restoration of Competency to Stand Trial, 20 Current Directions Psychol. Sci. 43 (2011); and
- Quantifying the Accuracy of Forensic Examiners in the Absence of a “Gold Standard,” L. & Hum. Behavior (2009), (with Michael D. Bowen, David J. Vanness, David Bienenfeld, Terry Correll, Jerald Kay,William M. Klykylo, & Douglas S. Lehrer), in Annie H. Nguyen, et al., Freedom in Paradise: Quality of Conditional Release Reports Submitted to the Hawaii Judiciary, 34 Int’l J. L. & Psychiatry 341 (2011).
Profile of Professor Mossman
Michael E. Solimine
Donald P. Klekamp Professor of Law
Michael presented a paper, Congress, the Solicitor General, and the Path of Reapportionment Litigation, at the symposium, Baker v. Carr After 50 Years: Appraising the Reapportionment Revolution, at Case Western Reserve University School of Law on November 4. The symposium papers will be published in the Case Western Reserve Law Review.
Several of Michael’s articles were cited:
- Diluting Justice on Appeal?: An Examination of the Use of District Court Judges Sitting by Designation on the United States Courts of Appeals, 28 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 351 (1995) (with Richard B. Saphire ), in Noah M. Schubert, Replacement Justice on the United States Supreme Court: The Use of Temporary Justices to Resolve the Recusal Conundrum, 46 U.S.F. L. Rev. 215 (2011);
- Due Process and En Banc Decision Making, 48 Ariz. L. Rev. 325 (2005), in Igartúa v. United States, 654 F.3d 99 (1st Cir. 2011);
- Forum-Selection Clauses and the Privatization of Procedure, 25 Cornell Int'l L.J. 51 (1992), in Kevin E. Davis & Helen Hershkoff, Contracting for Procedure, 53 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 507 (2011);
- Ideology and En Banc Review, 67 N.C. L. Rev. 29 (1988), in Igartúa v. United States, 654 F.3d 99 (1st Cir. 2011);
- Institutional Process, Agenda Setting, and the Development of Election Law on the Supreme Court, 68 Ohio St. L.J. 767 (2007), in Joshua A. Douglas, The Procedure of Election Law in Federal Courts, 2011 Utah L. Rev. 433;
- Recovery of Economic Damages in Product Liability Actions and the Reemergence of Contractual Remedies, 51 Mo. L. Rev. 977 (1986), in J. Brandon Sieg, Tort, Not Contract: An Argument for Reevaluating the Economic Loss Rule and Classifying Building Damage as "Other Property" when It Is Caused by Defective Construction Materials, 53 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 275 (2011);
- Shoring up Article III: Legislative Court Doctrine in the Post CFTC v. Schor Era, 68 B.U. L. Rev. 85 (1988) (with Richard B. Saphire), in Kevin Koller, Note: Deciphering De Novo Determinations: Must District Courts Review Objections Not Raised Before a Magistrate Judge?, 111 Colum. L. Rev. 1557 (2011).
- State Court Regulation of Offers of Judgment and Its Lessons for Federal Practice, 13 Ohio St. J. Disp. Res. 51 (1997) (with Bryan Pacheco), in Edward F. Sherman & Christopher M. Fairman, Codifying Mediation 2.0: Interplay Between Mediation and Offer of Judgment Rule Sanctions, 26 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 327 (2011);
- The Supreme Court and the DIG: An Empirical and Institutional Analysis, 2005 Wis. L. Rev. 1421(with Rafael Gely), in David M. O’Brien, Storm Center: The Supreme Court in American Politics (W.W. Norton, 9th ed., 2011);
- Supreme Court Monitoring of the United States Courts of Appeals En Banc, 9 Sup. Ct. Econ. Rev. 171 (2001)(with Tracey George), in Joshua A. Douglas, The Procedure of Election Law in Federal Courts, 2011 Utah L. Rev. 433;
- The Three-Judge District Court in Voting Rights Litigation, 30 U. Mich. J. L. Reform 79 (1996), in Alexander Scott Jester, Note, Coleman v. Schwarzenegger: Liberal Activism Run Amok or Measured Response to a System in Crisis?, 20 S. Cal. Rev. L. & Soc. Just. 535 (2011); and
- The Three-Judge District Court in Voting Rights Litigation, 30 U. Mich. J. L. Reform 79 (1996), in Joshua A. Douglas, The Procedure of Election Law in Federal Courts, 2011 Utah L. Rev. 433.
Profile of Professor Solimine
Associate Professor of Law
Sandra published Framing Discrimination Law: Wal-Mart v. Dukes and Title VII, JURIST – Forum, Nov. 12, 2011.
Her article, Rethinking Discrimination Law, 110 Mich. L. Rev. 69 (2011), will be cited in David B. Oppenheimer, et al., Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law: Cases, Codes, Constitution and Commentary (Foundation Press, forthcoming 2012).
Sandra presented her paper, "Personal Jurisdiction Update," at the University of Cincinnati College of Law Fall Continuing Legal Education Seminar.
Profile of Professor Sperino
Joseph P. Tomain
Dean Emeritus and the Willbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law
Joe delivered a paper, “Smart Grid Innovation: Policy, Politics and Law,” at the Fourth Annual Conference, Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, November 25, 2011, in the Residence Palace, Brussels, Belgium.
Joe published, Op-Ed., Four Reasons Bipartisan Accountability Act Will Fail, Cincinnati Enquirer, November 1, 2011.
Joe’s book, Energy Law in a Nutshell (West Group, 2d ed., 2011) (with Richard Cudahy), was very positively reviewed in Jonathan P. Trotta, Book Review, 32 Energy L. J. 631 (2011).
Joe’s article,The Past and Future of Electricity Regulation, 32 Envtl. L. 435 (2002), was cited in Jeffrey Manns, Building Better Bailouts: The Case for a Long-Term Investment Approach, 63 Fla. L. Rev. 1349 (2011).
Profile of Dean Tomain
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 David S. Cohen, The Stubborn Persistence Of Sex Segregation, 20 Colum. J. Gender & L. 51 (2011).
Profile of Professor Williams