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California Supreme Court Cites Article by Professor Schmitz in Consumer Loan Ruling

The California Supreme Court cited Professor Amy J. Schmitz’s article, Embracing Unconscionability’s Safety Net Function, 58 ALA. L. REV. 73-117, in unanimously holding that interest rates may render a consumer loan unconscionable even in the absence of a statutory interest rate cap. The court and the amicus brief filed by the consumer advocacy organizations relied on Professor Schmitz’s analysis of…

Professor Schmitz Presents Paper on Commercial and Consumer Law Panel

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented a paper as part of the Commercial and Consumer Law Panel at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.  This paper furthers her work in consumer law and advancing access to justice in consumer cases. This presentation comes at the same time as a recent interview of Professor Schmitz regarding her…

Professor Trachtenberg Interviewed on KBIA-FM About Upcoming Journal Article

Darren Hellwege from KBIA-FM recently interviewed Professor Ben Trachtenberg  on his Thinking Out Loud program. They discussed Professor Trachtenberg’s op-ed in The Washington Post on July 25, “Much of what you know is probably wrong’: A Mizzou professor explain the racial protests that toppled a presidency,” and his upcoming article in the Kentucky Law Journal, “The 2015 University of Missouri…

Iowa Law Review Publishes Article by Professor Strong

The Iowa Law Review recently published an article written by Professor S.I. Strong when she was on research leave last spring at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, Germany.  The article, “The European Succession Regulation and the Arbitration of Trust Disputes,” 103 Iowa Law Review 2205 (2018), discusses the applicability of new legislation from the European…

Professor Schmitz Publishes Article in Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy

Professor Amy J. Schmitz published an article, “There’s an ‘App’ for That: Developing Online Dispute Resolution to Empower Economic Development,” 32 Notre Dame J. L. Ethics & Pub. Policy 1 (2018).  The article explores means for using programs that are accessible by mobile device to advance access to justice and economic development in developing markets throughout the world.  The statistics…

Professor Strong Publishes in the American Journal of Comparative Law

Professor S.I. Strong recently wrote the U.S. national report on anti-suit injunctions for the Twentieth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, which was held in Fukuoka, Japan.  The report was published in a special edition of the American Journal of Comparative Law under the title, “Anti-Suit Injunctions in Judicial and Arbitral Procedures in the United States,” 66 American Journal of Comparative Law…

Professor Trachtenberg to Publish Article About the 2015 Protests in Kentucky Law Journal

Professor Ben Trachtenberg will publish “The 2015 University of Missouri Protests and their Lessons for Higher Education Policy and Administration” in the Kentucky Law Journal. The article examines the Mizzou 2015 protests in depth, as well as the aftermath, and offers lessons that student activists and higher education leaders can use in the future. The Chronical of Higher Education reported…

Professor Bowman’s Latest Op-Ed in Slate Provides Historical Context for Impeachable Offenses

Professor Frank O. Bowman’s recent piece in Slate, “Trump’s Foreign Policy Carnage Is an Impeachable Offense,” summarizes the history of impeachment and concludes that Congress would be within its constitutional authority to impeach Donald Trump. From its origins in 1376, when first used by Parliament in Britain, he writes that “A persistent theme in British impeachments was the charge that…

Professor Strong Cited by Third Circuit Court of Appeals

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently cited Professor S.I. Strong’s article, Congress and Commercial Trusts:  Dealing With Diversity Jurisdiction Post-Americold, 69 Florida Law Review 1021 (2017), in its decision in GBForefront, L.P. v. Forefront Management Group, LLP, 888 F.3d 29 (3rd Circ. 2018).  The case (and Professor Strong’s article) considered the distinction between business trusts and traditional trusts and how that distinction…

Professor Jerry Publishes Piece in the Tampa Bay Times About the Need to Cover Pre-existing Conditions

Professor Robert Jerry recently wrote an opinion column, “Insurers must be required to continue covering pre-existing conditions” for the Tampa Bay Times. In the column, Professor Jerry references a lawsuit filed in Texas earlier this year by 20 Republican attorneys general seeking to repeal Obamacare. In a brief filed in the suit in early June by the Department of Justice,…