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Oliveri to Publish New Casebook About Sexual Harassment Law

Professor Rigel Oliveri has co-authored a casebook coming out in November 2019. Sexual Harassment Law: History, Cases, and Practice (Carolina Academic Press) is a “comprehensive textbook covering the origins and development of U.S. sexual harassment law in employment, education, housing, prisons, and the military.” The co-authors are professors Jennifer Ann Drobac, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and Carrie…

Professor Abrams Publishes Family Law Casebook’s Fifth Edition

Professor Douglas E. Abrams has just published the fifth edition of Contemporary Family Law, the West Academic casebook that he co-authors with Professors Naomi R. Cahn and Catherine J. Ross of the George Washington University Law School and Linda C. McClain of the Boston University School of Law. The casebook has 179 adoptions in law schools throughout the United…

Professor Bowman: How Does the Mueller Report Fit into the Impeachment Puzzle?

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 new book forthcoming this summer, “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…

University of Chicago Law Review Publishes Lambert Response

The University of Chicago Law Review has published Professor Thom Lambert’s essay, Understanding How to Regulate.  The essay responds to a critical review of Prof. Lambert’s book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers.  The review, by Professor Lisa Heinzerling of Georgetown Law School, appeared in a recent issue of the University of Chicago Law Review. Professor Lambert’s book is the primary text for a current first-year…

Professor Conklin Publishes Book: “The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era”

Professor Carli Conklin has published a new book, The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era: An Intellectual History (University of Missouri Press, 2019). Professor Conklin considers the pursuit of happiness across a variety of intellectual traditions, and explores its usage in two key legal texts of the Founding Era, William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England and the…

Professors Whitman and Freyermuth Publish New Property Law Treatise

Professor Emeritus Dale Whitman and Professor Wilson Freyermuth have published a new edition of The Law of Property, a student treatise on property published by West Academic Publishing.  The new edition of the treatise is its fourth edition, and the first update to the treatise (part of West’s Hornbook Series) in nearly 20 years.  Their co-authors on the treatise include…

Professor Trachtenberg and Professor Alexander: Criminal Procedure Casebook Now Available Online

Professor Ben Trachtenberg and Professor Anne Alexander have written “Show Me Criminal Procedure,” a criminal procedure casebook available online. They received funding from the University of Missouri System’s Affordable & Open Educational Resources initiative to support the creation of this book, as well as funding from the UM System’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The book is available free, not only to…

Professor Schmitz Discusses ‘The New Handshake’ on Podcast

Professor Amy J. Schmitz discusses her recent book, “The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection” (co-authored with Colin Rule), in Episode 46 of Ipse Dixit, https://shows.pippa.io/ipse-dixit/amy-schmitz-on-online-dispute-resolution-the-new-handshake. Professor Schmitz observes that many people now conduct most transactions online, and argues that consumer protection requires new tools, designed for an online environment. Her research shows that consumers primarily…

Professor Trachtenberg and Professor Alexander Write Online Criminal Procedure Casebook

Professor Ben Trachtenberg and Professor Anne Alexander have written “Show Me Criminal Procedure,” a criminal procedure casebook available to students at no cost. Professors Trachtenberg and Alexander received funding from the University of Missouri System’s Affordable & Open Educational Resources initiative to support the creation of this book, as well as funding from the UM System’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. By…

New Supplement to Professor Myers’ Casebook Published

The new supplement to Professor Gary Myers’ casebook, Entertainment, Media, and the Law, is now in print.  The 260-page supplement, published by West Academic, is coauthored by Paul Weiler (Harvard) and Will Berry (Mississippi). This supplement highlights important changes in the law since the publication of the Fifth Edition of the casebook in…