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Faculty News
March 2005 Issue

Marjorie Aaron Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Director, Center for Negotiation & Problem Solving

Photo of Professor AaronMarjorie presented a short workshop on Effective Negotiation Strategies at UC’s Women’s Leadership Conference.

Profile of Professor Aaron :: Center for Practice in Negotiation & Problem Solving


Marianna Brown Bettman Visiting Professor of Law
Photo of Professor BettmanMarianna published two op-eds in the Cincinnati Post:
Tort Reform
Right To Die Case Is About Power

Marianna published her monthly column in American Israelite on State v. Jordan, an Ohio Supreme Court case testing the validity of an investigative stop where the companion of the defendant fled from the police.

Profile of Professor Bettman


Kristin Kalsem Associate Professor of Law
Photo of Professor BrandserWith Emily Houh and Verna Williams, Kristin hosted Women Coming Together: Claiming the Law for Social Change at UC. The conference was funded by the Ford Foundation and brought together academics, activists, and lay people to discuss and strategize about necessary changes in feminist legal theory and advocacy. Over 100 persons attended the two-day event.

Profile of Professor Kalsem


A. Christopher Bryant Associate Professor of Law
Photo of Professor BryantChris participated in a Panel Discussion on the USA Patriot Act at his alma mater, Hanover College. The event was co-sponsored by the Hanover College Center for Free Inquiry.

Two of Chris’s articles were cited in prestigious law reviews:
Remanding to Congress: The Supreme Court's New "On the Record" Constitutional Review of Federal Statutes, 86 Cornell L. Rev. 328 (2001) (with Timothy J. Simeone), in Michael Herz, The Rehnquist Court and Administrative Law, 99 Northwestern Univ. L. Rev. 297 (2004).
Stopping Time: The Pro-Slavery and "Irrevocable" Thirteenth Amendment, 26 Harvard J.L. & Pubic Pol’y 501 (2003), in Michael Steven Green, Legal Revolutions: Six Mistakes about Discontinuity in the Legal Order, 83 North Carolina L. Rev. 331 (2005).

Profile of Professor Bryant


Paul L. Caron Charles Hartsock Professor of Law
Director, Faculty Projects

Photo of Professor CaronFoundation Press approved the 21st book in Paul’s Law Stories Series: International Law Stories (Laura Dickerson (Connecticut), Mark Janis (Iowa) & Paul Noyes (Cal-Western)).

As part of his “Law Professor Blog Tour,” über blogger Dennis Kennedy reviewed Paul’s TaxProf Blog, calling it “Unfailingly excellent -- Caron’s blog is the model I would point any law professor considering a blog to study. It’s informative, it’s interesting and it has a great mix of academic materials and popular materials, along with links to great resources. Highly recommended, even for people who are not tax lawyers.”

Paul published several issues of his Tax Law Abstracts www.ssrn.com e-journals:
• 3 issues of Tax Law & Policy (vol. 6, nos. 5-7).
• 3 issues of Practitioner Series (vol. 5, nos. 5-7).
• 1 issue of International & Comparative Tax (vol. 5, no.3 ) (co-edited with Robert A. Green (Cornell)).

Paul’s article, Tax Myopia, or Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow up to be Tax Lawyers, 13 Virginia Tax Rev. 517 (1994), was cited in Adam Winkler, Corporate Law or the Law of Business?: Stakeholders and Corporate Governance at the End of History, 67 Law & Contemp. Probs. 109 (2004)

Profile of Professor Caron


Thomas D. Eisele Professor of Law
Photo of Professor EiseleTom’s article, Bitter Knowledge: Socrates and Teaching by Disillusionment, 45 Mercer L. Rev. 587 (1994), was cited in Benjamin H. Barton, The ABA, the Rules, and Professionalism: the Mechanics of Self-defeat and a Call for a Return to the Ethical, Moral, and Practical Approach of the Canons, 83 North Carolina L. Rev. 411 (2005).

Profile of Professor Eisele


Rafael Gely Professor of Law
Photo of Professor GelyRafael’s article, Of Sinking and Escalating: A (Somewhat) New Look at Stare Decisis, 60 Univ. Pittsburgh L. Rev. 89 (1998), was cited in Thomas E. Baker, Constitutional Theory in a Nutshell, 13 William & Mary Bill of Rights J. 57 (2004).

Profile of Professor Gely


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

Photo of Professor GodseyMark's client with the Ohio Innocence Project, Gary Reece, was released on parole after serving 25 years of a maximum 75-year sentence that the Innocence Project helped establish that he did not commmit. Mark appeared on numerous television news programs across the state of Ohio in connection with the case, and was quoted in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Mark’s forthcoming article, Rethinking the Involuntary Confession Rule: Toward a Workable Test for Identifying Compelled Self-Incrimination, 94 California L. Rev (2005), was one of the three most-downloaded law papers downloaded on the Social Science Research Network.

Mark was appointed to the ABA’s Death Penalty Assessment Team for the state of Ohio.

Profile of Professor Godsey :: Lois and Richard Rosenthal Institute for Justice/Ohio Innocence Project


Emily Houh Associate Professor of Law
Photo of Professor HouhWith Kristin Kalsem and Verna Williams, Emily hosted Women Coming Together: Claiming the Law for Social Change at UC. The conference was funded by the Ford Foundation and brought together academics, activists, and lay people to discuss and strategize about necessary changes in feminist legal theory and advocacy. Over 100 persons attended the two-day event.

Profile of Professor Houh


Christo Lassiter Professor of Law
Photo of Professor LassiterChristo was quoted in several newspaper articles:
Mass. To Look at P&G Merger, Cincinnati Post, Feb. 3, 2005, at A1.
European Regulators could be Tough to Persuade, Cincinnati Enquirer, Jan. 29, 2005, at 3.
Analysts: Merger Not Likely to Meet Trouble, Cincinnati Post, Jan. 29, 2005, at A5.
P&G buys Gillette, Cincinnati Enquirer, Jan. 28, 2005, at 1.
P&G to buy Gillette for $57B, Cincinnati Enquirer, Jan. 28, 2005, at 1.

Profile of Professor Lassiter


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

Photo of Professor LockwoodWith Donna Nagy, Bert organized and moderated the 18th Annual Corporate Law Symposium on Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Context, featuring David Weissbrodt (Minnesota), Cynthia Williams (Illinois) and Chistiana Ochoa (Indiana-Bloomington).

Bert’s brief for the petitioner in the case of Willie L. Celestine, No. 10.031 (United States), Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States, July 1987, was cited in John Quigley, Exclusion of Death-scrupled Jurors and International Due Process, 2 Ohio St. J. Criminal L. 261 (2004).

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


S. Elizabeth Malloy Professor of Law
Director, Glen Weaver Institute for Law & Psychiatry

Photo of Professor MalloyTwo of Betsy’s articles were cited in prestigious law reviews:
Taming Terrorists but Not “Natural Born Killers,” 27 Northern Kentucky. L. Rev. 81 (2000), in Andrianna D. Kastanek, From Hit Man to a Military Takeover of New York City: The Evolving Effects of Rice v. Paladin Enterprises on Internet Censorship, 99 Northwestern. Univ. L. Rev. 383 (2004).
Recalibrating the Cost of Harm Advocacy: Getting Beyond Brandenburg, 41 William & Mary L. Rev. 1159 (2000) (with Ronald J. Krotoszynski), in Wilson Huhn, Scienter, Causation, and Harm in Freedom of Expression Analysis: The Right Hand Side of the Constitutional Calculus, 13 William. & Mary Bill Rights. J. 125 (2004).

Profile of Professor Malloy :: Glen Weaver Institute for Law and Psychiatry


Donna M. Nagy Interim Dean and Charles Hartsock Professor of Law
Photo of Professor NagyAt the ABA Mid-Year meeting in Salt Lake City, Donna attended a two day Deans’ Workshop on The Role of the Dean as an Agent for Change. With Bert Lockwood, she organized and moderated the 18th Annual Corporate Law Symposium on Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Context, featuring David Weissbrodt (Minnesota), Cynthia Williams (Illinois) and Chistiana Ochoa (Indiana-Bloomington). She presented welcoming remarks at the Admissions Office’s Program for Minority Law Day and at the Women Coming Together: Claiming the Law for Social Change Conference sponsored by the Ford Foundation.

Donna’s article, Playing Peekaboo with Constitutional Law: PCAOB and Its Public/Private Status, 80 Notre Dame L. Rev. (forthcoming 2005), was cited in Lawrence A. Cunningham, Choosing Gatekeepers: The Financial Statement Insurance Alternative to Auditor Liability, 52 UCLA L. Rev. 413 (2004).

Profile of Dean Nagy


Michael E. Solimine Donald P. Klekamp Professor of Law
Director, Extern Program

Photo of Professor SolimineMichael’s position paper for the Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Reform Attorney’s Fees in Ohio (1999), was reprinted in Toward a Free and Prosperous Ohio: A Decade of Public Policy Solutions (Joshua Hall, ed., The Buckeye Institute, 2004).

Several of Michael’s publications were cited in prestigious books and articles:
An Economic and Empirical Analysis of Choice of Law, 24 Georgia L. Rev. 49 (1989), and The Law and Economics of Conflict of Laws, 4 American L. & Econ. Rev. 208 (2001), in Christopher R. Drahozal, Contracting out of National Law: An Empirical Look at the New Law Merchant, 80 Notre Dame L. Rev. 523 (2005).
Deciding to Decide: Class Action Certification and Interlocutory Review by the United States Courts of Appeals under Rule 23(f), 41 William & Mary L. Rev. 1531 (2000) (with Christine Oliver Hines), in Michael Dore, Law of Toxic Torts (West Group, 2005 Supp.).
The Constitutionality of Congressional Legislation to Overturn Zurcher v. Stanford Daily, 71 J. of Criminal Law & Criminology 147 (1980), in 2 Wayne R. LaFave, Search and Seizure: A Treatise on the Fourth Amendment (West Group, 4th ed. 2004).

Profile of Professor Solimine


Joseph P. Tomain Dean Emeritus and Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law
Photo of Dean Tomain • Attended meeting as Member of the Governing Board of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation Strategic Initiatives Committee Meeting
• Presented paper Creon’s Ghost to the Literary Club of Cincinnati
• Submitted law review article Rethinking Reform of Electricity Markets (with Professor Sidney Shapiro). The article is the Introductory article to the Wake Forest Law Review Symposium on the Electricity Industry.
• Completed paper The Ancient Quarrel for the 8th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities
• Attended meeting as Vice-President and Co-Chair the Governance Committee of the Mercantile Library
• Chaired Board of Trustees and attended Committee meetings of the KnowledgeWorks Foundation
• Presented report as Chair of the Western State Law School Site Team to the Council of the ABA Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Joe’s article, Between Law and Virtue, 71 Univ. Cincinnati L. Rev. 585 (2002) (with Barbara G. Watts), was cited in Benjamin H. Barton, The ABA, the Rules, and Professionalism: The Mechanics of Self-defeat and a Call for a Return to the Ethical, Moral, and Practical Approach of the Canons, 83 North Carolina L. Rev. 411 (2005).

Profile of Professor Tomain


Verna L. Williams Associate Professor of Law
Photo of Professor WilliamsWith Kristin Kalsem and Emily Houh, Verna hosted Women Coming Together: Claiming the Law for Social Change at UC. The conference was funded by the Ford Foundation and brought together academics, activists, and lay people to discuss and strategize about necessary changes in feminist legal theory and advocacy. Over 100 persons attended the two-day event.

Profile of Professor Williams

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