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Professor English co-authors opinion piece about Netflix movie ‘I Care a Lot’

Professor David M. English and Professor Nina Kohn co-authored a recent op-ed in The Hill, Netflix’s ‘I Care a Lot’ should worry you. The piece shares how outdated state laws can enable elder abuse practices as depicted in the Netflix movie. Professor English is the former chair of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging. He served as…

Professor Schmitz publishes in Mediation Theory and Practice journal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published, Reviving the “New Handshake” in the Wake of a Pandemic in an internationally recognized journal, Mediation Theory and Practice, Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2021). Professor Schmitz was asked to join the journal with her submission, and it was published after peer-review. The article revives and builds on ideas Professor Schmitz developed in her earlier…

Podcast: Professor Jerry talks about his article on COVID-19 rationing

Professor Robert Jerry recently joined Dr. David Hyman of Georgetown Law to talk about his article COVID-19: Responsibility and Accountability in a World of Rationing, Journal of Law and the Biosciences. The podcast, COVID-19: Responsibility, Accountability, Liability, and Health Care Provider Duties of Care in a World of Rationing, is part of a podcast series, Marketplace of Ideas, hosted by…

Professor Schmitz Contributes to New Book on Arbitration

Professor Amy J. Schmitz contributed the preface, “Considering Technology in Arbitration’s Promise for Access to Justice,” in Leonardo V.P. de Oliveira and Sara Hourani (eds), Access to Justice in Arbitration: Concept, Context and Practice (Wolters Kluwer, 2020). Professor Schmitz was asked to provide the preface in light of her expertise and leadership in arbitration. She will also deliver the introduction…

Child Hunger: Professor Abrams Urges Donations to Food Banks During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased hunger for millions of parents and their children. In his latest essay on www.askcoachwolff.com, one of the nation’s leading youth sports websites, Professor Douglas E. Abrams describes leading causes of the increase, and he writes that “parents and coaches can make a difference this holiday season with a donation to a food bank or…

Boston College Law Review Publishes Article by Professor Lambert

Professor Thom Lambert’s article, Mere Common Ownership and the Antitrust Laws, appears in the latest edition of the Boston College Law Review. Professor Lambert criticizes claims by prominent antitrust scholars and the leading antitrust treatise that institutional investors’ ownership of minority stakes in competing firms may violate the U.S. antitrust laws. The article follows up on an earlier common ownership article…

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…