Professor Tom Bell was quoted in American Scientist online in an article entitled “A Market for Basic Science? Clever financial instruments might one day be used to fund fundamental research.” Read article…
On April 7-8, Professor Kochan participated as a discussant at a roundtable of 20 select and invited property scholars on the issue of “The Expansion of Liability Under Public Nuisance,” sponsored by the Searle Center at Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois. On April 4, Professor Kochan participated in a conference of international law
Professor Ernesto Hernandez’ article, “Law, Food, and Culture: Mexican Corn’s National Identity Cooked in ‘Tortilla Discourses’ Post-TLC/NAFTA,” was abstracted on the LSN Law & Society: International & Comparative Law online journal.
Professor Larry Rosenthal has published his paper, “The Emerging First Amendment Law of Managerial Prerogative,” in the Fordham Law Review.
Dean Timothy Canova was quoted in a column by Dean Calbreath in the San Diego Union Tribune entitled, “Land bank proposal deserves more funds.” Read story… Excerpts from the piece include: “I hate to say it, but this proposal seems more like public relations than an actual attempt at a solution,” said Timothy A. Canova,
Professor Kurt Eggert was invited to speak at the 7th Annual Alberta Conference on Gambling Research held at Banff, Canada, co-sponsored by the Alberta Gaming Research Institute and the University of Alberta. Profofessor Eggert gave a presentation entitled: Improving Consumer Protection in the Gambling Industry. Professor Kurt Eggert also had a sound-bite in a story
After winning the regional competition in Las Vegas last month, the moot court team of Katia Benthale, Rob Webster, and Matt Wechter competed in the national finals of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Chicago. This competition is the largest and most prestigious in the country and nearly 180 teams competed in regions throughout
Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in the Orange County Register in a piece entitled “Ameriquest founder was subprime ‘godfather.’” Professor Eggert stated, “The emphasis was on quantity rather than quality and that’s what brought us where we are now.” Read article… Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in MarketWatch from Dow Jones, in a piece entitled
Professor John Hall presented a conference paper, “The International/Domestic Divide: the Failure of Transitional Justice in Cambodia,” at the 49th Annual International Studies Association Convention, San Francisco. Also, Professor John Hall’s op-ed piece, “Out of the Sweatshop, ” was published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal. The piece addressed the Cambodia-US Bilateral Trade Agreement and
Professor Kochan spoke on the topic “Litigation and Human Rights: Universal Jurisdiction, Liability Risks, and the Effects on Investment and Entrepreneurship in Developing and Troubled Nations” at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio. On March 19, Professor Kochan presented a speech on “The Law and Economics of Judicial Behavior: Questioning Decisional Outcomes”