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Professor Chang Presents Paper at Maurer School of Law


Professor Felix Chang presented his paper, “Vertical Integration in Derivatives Markets” at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University on October 29, 2015.  

Professor Mank Quoted in Bloomberg Article About Case that Could Affect Environmental Plaintiffs


Professor Brad Mank spoke with Bloomberg BNA about how Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins—a case that will be heard in the Supreme Court on Nov. 2—might not affect environmental cases. He discussed how and why the case impacted credit reporting and identity theft cases more than environmental cases.  Read the story here:  Standing Case/Bloomberg BNA

Professor Solimine Quoted in ABA Journal Article About Suing Internet Data Sites


Professor Michael Solimine was quoted in the November, 2015 issue of the ABA Journal by Mark Walsh in “Misinformation Age: Court Weighs the Right to Sue an Internet Data Site,” at pages 19-20. Mark Walsh interviewed Professor Solimine following Solimine’s joining an amicus curiae brief of law professors filed on behalf of the respondents in the Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins case, soon to be argued in the U.S. Supreme Court. The online version is available at available at www.abajournal.com/magazine.

William Howard Taft: A Life of Public Service


William Howard Taft National Historic Site will sponsor a Taft Symposium on Saturday, October 31 from 1-3 p.m.  The public is invited to attend this special free event.  As the only person to serve as President and Chief Justice of the United States, William Howard Taft’s career was unique. Two guest speakers will highlight the many accomplishments Taft’s public service life and his career in American history. 

Beginning at 1 p.m., Dr. A. Christopher Bryant, Rufus King Professor of Constitutional Law at University of Cincinnati College, will lecture on William Howard Taft and His Thoughts on Presidential Power and Jurisprudence.  Mr. Bryant has been a prolific scholar and is an exceptionally skilled and award-winning teacher of constitutional law.

Beginning at 2 p.m., retired Judge Mark Painter, a College of Law graduate,  will lecture on William Howard Taft’s Life as an Administrator.  Mr. Painter served as a judge on the Ohio Court of Appeals, United Nations Appeals Tribunal, and the Hamilton County Municipal Court for a combined 30 years of service.  Mr. Painter served as an adjunct professor of Law at University of Cincinnati for 20 years.

The symposium is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.  The Taft Education Center is located at 2048 Auburn Avenue. 

For more information and a current calendar of events at William Howard Taft National Historic Site, please visit our website.

Professor Marjorie Aaron Publishes


Professor Marjorie Aaron’s article, “Shaking Decision Trees for Risks and Rewards” (co-authored with Wayne Brazil) is now in print in the fall  issue of Dispute Resolution Magazine.  Here is  a link to the issue

Professor Aaron also has made available the first of a number of client counseling videos, which were recorded this summer. They are available for law school professors and instructors at the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution and Suffolk Law School’s webpage.

 

Associate Dean of Faculty Sandra Sperino to Speak at Alabama Bar Association


Associate Dean of Faculty Sandra Sperino will speak at the Alabama Bar Association Labor and Employment Annual Conference.  Her talk will explore the Supreme Court’s recent cases that connect discrimination law with tort law and what this means for the future of federal discrimination law.

Professor Jacob Cogan Publishes


Professor Jacob Cogan published an essay, Stabilization and the Expanding Scope of the Security Council’s Work, 109 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 324 (2015).   He also had an article accepted for publication: The Two Codes on the Use of Force, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (forthcoming) (co-authored with Monica Hakimi).  Professor Cogan is an active member of the American Society of International Law and an elected member of the American Law Institute. He edits the International Law Reporter, a widely read blog on scholarship, events, and ideas in international law, international relations, and associated disciplines.

Professors Vazquez and Moore Take Center Stage at LatCrit2015


Cincinnati Law Faculty take center stage at the LatCrit 2015: Twentieth Anniversary Conference, October 1-3 in Anaheim, California.  Professor Yolanda Vázquez presented "Nothing is Ever Black & White: Mass Incarceration and the Continued Denial of Recognition of Immigration Detention's Role in It" and Professor Janet Moore presented “Make Them Hear You: Participatory Defense and the Struggle for Criminal Justice Reform.   LatCrit marked its twentieth anniversary by convening critical thinkers pursuing the goal of creating a legal order where equal justice for all is reality, not aspiration.

Professor Janet Moore Serves as Guest at Symposium for Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law


Professor Janet Moore will serve as co-Guest Editor with Andrew Davies, Ph.D., for an upcoming symposium edition of the OHIO STATE JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW.  This symposium will include new empirical analyses of indigent defense by researchers who will present their work at a two-day conference during the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Washington, D.C. in November.  Professor Janet Moore also will serve as co-Guest Editor with Andrew Davies, Ph.D., for an upcoming symposium edition of the OHIO STATE JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW.  This symposium will include new empirical analyses of indigent defense by researchers who will present their work at a two-day conference during the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Washington, D.C. in November.

Professor Stephanie McMahon Publishes


Congratulations to Stephanie McMahon on two recent publications: