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Professor Barondes publishes in the Texas Review of Law & Politics

Professor Royce Barondes recently had an article accepted for publication in the Texas Review of Law & Politics. In the article, he examines contemporary jurisprudence holding a person who has a prior felony conviction is not “virtuous” and, thus, has forfeited his or her rights under the Second Amendment. The article surveys the circumstances in which contemporary courts have relied…

Professor Oliveri writes about new Title IX rules in Ms. Magazine

Professor Rigel Oliveri recently co-authored with Professor Carrie N. Baker a piece in Ms. Magazine, “How Some Universities are Bypassing Trump’s New Title IX Rules.” The article examines the Trump administration’s new Title IX regulations rolling back protections for survivors of sexual harassment and assault at schools and universities that went into effect Friday, August 14. The article looks at changes…

Professor Schmitz Writes About Making Smart Contracts “Smarter”

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published an article geared toward practitioners, “Making Smart Contracts ‘Smarter’ with Arbitration,” at Articles: ADR for Technology Disputes (American Arbitration Association 2020). In this article, Professor Schmitz explains smart contracts and the types of disputes that practitioners are likely to face with respect to these so-called “contracts” – which are often not even contracts in…

Professor Trachtenberg to publish article on “Hiring and Training Competent Title IX Hearing Officers”

Professor Ben Trachtenberg will publish an article on “Hiring and Training Competent Title IX Hearing Officers” in the Missouri Law Review. The current version is available online at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3663503 In the article, Professor Trachtenberg argues that “American colleges and universities are not ready to comply with new Title IX regulations concerning campus hearings” which go into effect in August 2020. He suggests…

Professor Schmitz publishes in the Journal of Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published a new article, Addressing the Class Claim Conundrum with Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), 2020 J. OF DISPUTE RESOL. 361 (2020). In this article, Professor Schmitz discusses how consumers throughout the world addressed similar claims in the wake of the VW “Dieselgate” scandal. With this case as a lens, the article provides a brief comparison…

Romanian Law Journal Publishes Professor Abrams’ Article

Professor Douglas E. Abrams’ article, “Generalist Judges and Advocates’ Jargon,” appears in the current issue of the Romanian Judges’ Forum Review. The review is a multilingual journal published in Bucharest by the nation’s judges. Professor Abrams’ article originally appeared in the Journal of the Missouri Bar in early…

Commentary and podcasts posted by Professor Schmitz on Arbitrate.com

Professor Amy J. Schmitz writes commentary on the hottest issues in arbitration law on Arbitrate.com. Recent online articles include: “New NAA Opinion on Requiring Video Hearings;” “‘Business Pays’ Rule in California Facing Challenges;” “Contract Exclusions Count; and Discovering Documents from Nonparties in Online Arbitration?” The site also includes a web series, “The Arbitration Conversation,” where she interviews top scholars and…

Professor Gotberg writes about small businesses, the pandemic and bankruptcy

Professor Brook Gotberg and Vanderbilt Law Professor Paige Marta Skiba recently wrote an article for The Conversation, “What do struggling small businesses need most? Time – and bankruptcy can provide it.” They address the challenges small businesses are facing during the pandemic and suggest one way that they can survive: “What these businesses need most right now is time –…