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Professor Strong Writes on International Commercial Courts

Prof. S.I. Strong recently wrote a post for the University of Oxford Business Law Blog, discussing her recent research into international commercial courts.  Numerous countries around the world have begun to develop specialized courts to deal with cross-border business disputes, and Professor Strong’s work considers whether and to what extent the United States can be considered competitive in the international litigation market.…

Professor Bowman’s Impeachment Expertise Shared by National & International Media

Professor Frank Bowman has been writing about the presidential impeachment process on his blog, “Impeachable Offenses,” in op-eds in the media, and in his book, “High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump” (Cambridge University Press). Various media outlets have reached out to him for his expertise on the process and the Mueller Report. Algernon…

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 Trachtenberg Blogs About Free Speech on Campuses

The Washington Post’s “Answer Sheet” blog published an opinion piece by Professor Ben Trachtenberg on campus speech, titled, “Why let the Klan march at a private historically black college? ‘This is not a First Amendment thing, man.'” The new piece raises arguments similar to those in Professor Trachtenberg’s article in the Journal of Dispute Resolution, “Private Universities and the First…

Professor Abrams Blogs About Sports For Children With Disabilities

Since 2011, Professor Doug Abrams has written more than 200 blog columns on www.askcoachwolff.com, one of the nation’s leading youth sports websites. He frequently discusses equal opportunity for youth athletes regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, family financial circumstances, religion, or disability. Links to his prior columns appear on pages 19-38 of his CV. Prof. Abrams’ latest column is “The U.S.…

Judge Cites Two Essays by Professor Crouch in Court Decision

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently cited two essays written by Professor Dennis Crouch on the patent law doctrine of subject matter eligibility. Dissenting from a rehearing denial in Berkheimer v. HP, Judge Jimmy Reyna relied upon Crouch’s explanation that the underlying decision represented a “precedential sea change.” See, Dennis Crouch, Patent Eligibility: Eligibility Analysis and Its Underlying Facts: A Roadmap…

Missouri Media Seek Professor Bowman’s Expertise on Impeachment

Professor Frank Bowman’s blog, Impeachable Offenses, focuses on federal impeachment procedures. However, as the Missouri General Assembly is set to convene in a special session on May 18 to consider whether or not to impeach Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, various Missouri media outlets recently contacted Bowman to help explain the process. On KY3 TV in Springfield, Mo., Bowman explains that,…

Professor Bowman Writes that Legal Issues Might Cause Trump to Cut Ties with Michael Cohen

On his blog, Impeachable Offenses, and in an op-ed in Slate, “The Vekselberg Case Increases the Odds of Michael Cohen Turning on Donald Trump,” Professor Frank Bowman spells out how the investigation into Michael Cohen exposes the Trump presidency to closer scrutiny by special counsel Robert Mueller. Cohen, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, created a company whose bank accounts were used…

Professor Lietzan Speaks at Food & Drug Law Institute’s Annual Conference

On May 4, Professor Erika Lietzan participated in the perennially popular closing session – on significant litigation in 2017 and cases to watch in 2018 – of the Food & Drug Law Institute’s annual conference.  FDLI is the primary professional association for specialists in food and drug law.  The annual meeting brought together more than 900 law professors, practicing lawyers,…

Professor Gotberg: Failure to Innovate Led to the Toys ‘R’ Us Bankruptcy

Professor Brook E. Gotberg is the co-author (with Professor Anthony J. Casey of the University of Chicago Law School) of a recent post in The CLS Blue Sky Blog, Columbia Law School’s blog on corporations and the capital markets.  The post, “Toys ‘R’ Us and Bankruptcy: Death by Disruption, Not Debt,” challenges conventional wisdom that the retailer failed primarily because…