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Professor Oliveri Presents Research on Landlord Sexual Harassment at Fair Housing Conference

Professor Rigel C. Oliveri recently participated in the San Diego Fair Housing Center’s Fair Housing Laws & Litigation Conference. She presented the results of her empirical research on sexual harassment in housing to a group of academics and advocates. The research appears in the article “Sexual Harassment of Low-Income Women in Housing: Pilot Study Results” published in the Missouri Law…

Professor Strong Assists United Nations With Project on Treaty Interpretation

Professor S.I. Strong recently had two case notes published by the United Nations the as part of the Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT) project. Professor Strong is a National Reporter for CLOUT, which helps develop international consensus on the interpretation and application of international treaties and model laws promulgated by United Nations Commission on International Law (UNCITRAL).  Professor Strong…

Prof. Oliveri Studies Sexual Harassment of Low-Income Women in Housing

Professor Rigel Oliveri recently published “Sexual Harassment of Low-Income Women in Housing: Pilot Study Results” in the Missouri Law Review. The research included interviews with 100 randomly selected, low-income women. Of those participants, 10 percent reported being sexually harassed by their landlords. “While the sample was limited, I think the results of this study should be a wake-up call to…

Professor Trachtenberg Publishes Book Chapter About Shared Governance and Freedom of Speech

Professor Ben Trachtenberg has a chapter published in “Leading Colleges and Universities: Lessons from Higher Education Leaders,” a new book from Johns Hopkins University Press. Other contributors include former Yale President Richard Levin and Lawrence S. Bacow, newly chosen as president of Harvard University. Trachtenberg’s chapter is called “The Complexities of Shared Governance and Freedom of Speech,” and it discusses…

Professor Strong Assists United Nations

Professor S.I. Strong acts as a National Representative for the United States to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT) project.  Among other things, she drafts case notes for the UNCITRAL Secretariat on recent U.S. judicial decisions involving the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (commonly known as the…

Professor Schmitz Publishes Book Chapter Discussing Online Arbitration

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently published a chapter discussing online arbitration, “Building on OArb Attributes in Pursuit of Justice,” in Arbitration in the Digital Age (Cambridge University Press 2018).  The book takes a cutting-edge look at how technology is changing arbitration practice and possibilities throughout the world.  In her chapter, Professor Schmitz explores variances in arbitration law on an international…

Professor Mitchell Presented Paper on the New Urban Agenda

Professor David Mitchell presented his paper entitled “The Criminalized Citizen – A Forgotten Population in the New Urban Agenda” at a Faculty Seminar Series at the University of Cape Town School of Law in South Africa. The paper discusses the failure of the New Urban Agenda to account for the unique challenges that citizens who have had negative interactions with…

Professor Schmitz Contributes Chapter to New Book: Arbitration in the Digital Age

Professor Amy J. Schmitz contributed a chapter, “Arbitrating Online,” in the new book Arbitration in the Digital Age, published by Cambridge University Press.  Arbitration in the Digital Age analyses how technology can be efficiently and legitimately used to further sound arbitration proceedings. The contributions, from a variety of arbitration scholars, report on current developments, predict future trends, and assesses their…

Professor Oliveri Contributes Chapter for New Book on Fair Housing

Professor Rigel Oliveri wrote a chapter in the new book The Fight for Fair Housing, edited by Gregory D. Squires. Professor Oliveri’s chapter is titled “The Legislative Battle for the Fair Housing Act (1966-1968).” The Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed at a time of turmoil, conflict, and conflagration in cities across the nation. It was passed with…

Cambridge University Press Publishes Professor Lambert’s Book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers

Cambridge University Press recently published Professor Thom Lambert’s book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers. The book sets forth a plan for addressing two unfortunate facts: that markets sometimes fail, and so do government efforts to correct market failures. In light of that unhappy situation, Professor Lambert encourages policymakers to think like physicians. In addressing adverse symptoms, they should…