Faculty News

Winter/Spring 2015

Diane Lourdes Dick, Assistant Professor of Law

  • She presented her forthcoming article, "Grassroots Shareholder Activism in Large Commercial Bankruptcies" at the Emerging Scholars in Commercial and Consumer Law panel at the AALS Annual Meeting.

Margaret Fisher, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence

  • She presents a session on mock trials at the Washington State Council of the Social Studies Conference at the Gates Foundation.

Carmen G. Gonzalez, Professor of Law

  • Her book, "Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia," was favorably reviewed in the Winter 2015 issue of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, one of the leading feminist scholarly journals in the United States.

Lily Kahng, Professor of Law

  • Her article, "The Taxation of Intellectual Capital," was published by the Florida Law Review.
  • She spoke on "Taxation, Inequality and Social Mobility" at the plenary session of the Tax Section at the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting.

Madeline Kass, Visiting Associate Professor of Law

  • She was appointed to the position of chair-elect of the AALS Natural Resources and Energy Section for 2015.

Jack Kirkwood, Professor of Law

  • His article, "Collusion to Control a Powerful Customer: Amazon, E-Books, and Antitrust Policy," was published as the lead article in the University of Miami Law Review.

Natasha Martin, Associate Professor of Law

  • She served as moderator of the AALS Section on Professional Responsibility’s program, "The 21st Century Lawyer's Evolving Ethical Duty of Competence," which explored new competencies that lawyers should have in order to comply with their ethical obligations in the rapidly changing legal marketplace including technological advances and other innovations.
  • She is a member of the Executive Committee and the new Chair of the AALS Section on Employment Discrimination Law.

Anna Roberts, Assistant Professor of Law

  • Two of her articles were cited in an amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court case, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project by Students from the New York University School of Law Seminar on Critical Narratives in Civil Rights. The amicus brief used Roberts's articles to argue that in the jury context, as in interpretations of the Fair Housing Act, disparate impact analysis is a necessary part of efforts to combat racial discrimination.

Lisa Young, Director, Bar Studies Program

  • She presented "Critical Crossroads: Road-Mapping the Intersection of Academic Support and Doctrinal Courses" at the 2015 AALS Conference.
  • She was elected chair of the AALS Section on Academic Support.

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