Deborah Ahrens, Assistant Professor
- Her article, "Schools, Cyberbullies, and the Surveillance State," was accepted for publication by the American Criminal Law Review.
Janet Ainsworth, John D. Eshelman Professor
- She published "The Meaning of Silence in the Right to Remain Silent" in The Oxford Handbook of Language and the Law, Peter Tiersma and Lawrence Solan, eds. (Oxford University Press 2012).
- Her book chapter, "Lost in Translation: Linguistic Diversity and the Elusive Quest for Plain Meaning in the Law," was selected for publication in The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translation (Le Cheng and K.K. Sin, eds. Expected publication 2013).
Thomas Antkowiak, Assistant Professor and Director of the Latin America Program
- He published an op-ed column in the Seattle Times on April 20, which considered the International Criminal Court's first verdict and its upcoming judgment on reparations for victims.
Lorraine Bannai, Professor of Lawyering Skills and Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and Anne Enquist, Professor of Lawyering Skills and Associate Director of the Legal Writing Program
- Their article "Sailing Through Designing Memo Assignments" (5 Leg. Writing 193 (1999)), coauthored with Judith Maier and Susan McClellan, was selected to be reprinted in Volume Two of the Legal Writing Institute's Monograph Series, "The New Teacher's Deskbook." The monograph was recently published to provide an overview of Legal Research and Writing scholarship on a variety of topics helpful to new teachers.
Perry Bechky, Visiting Assistant Professor
- His article, "Microinvestment Disputes," was accepted for publication in the Vanderbilt Journal of International Law (October 2012).
- His article, "Lemkin's Situation: Toward a Rhetorical Understanding of Genocide," was published in the Brooklyn Law Review (March 2012).
Steven Bender, Professor
- His paper, "Faces of Immigration Reform," was listed on SSRN's top-ten download list for Politics of Immigration articles.
He submitted an introduction co-written with Ibrahim Gassama, titled "Unbound by Law: Keith Aoki as Our Avatar," for the memorial symposium for Professor Keith Aoki forthcoming in the Oregon Law Review that includes articles by Seattle law faculty Bob Chang and Maggie Chon.
Robert Boruchowitz, Professor from Practice
- He spoke at a Symposium on Public Defense in Indian Country at Gonzaga Law School on the topic "Public Defenders: What do they do and why must they do it?" He also facilitated a small group discussion and helped to organize the symposium, working with professors at the University of Washington and Gonzaga Law Schools as well as with the Colville Public Defender.
Deirdre Bowen, Associate Professor of Lawyering Skills
- Her article, "Calling Your Bluff: How Defense Attorneys Adapt to Increased Formalization in Plea Bargaining," was included in an anthology, titled "Voices from Criminal Justice." (Ed. By Copes & Pogrebin Routledge Press 2011).
Melinda Branscomb, Professor Emeritus
- She presented "Effective Negotiation for Collaborative Law Advocates" to the Cascadia Collaborative Law Group and other members of the King County Bar at the School of Law.
Patrick Brown, Visiting Assistant Professor
- His essay on the implications for social justice of the thought of the Jesuits Daniel Berrigan and Bernard Lonergan was published in "Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought," ed. James Marsh (New York: Fordham University Press, 2012).
- He delivered a paper, titled "The Longer Cycle of Decline and the Dialectic of Secularization," at a conference at the Jesuit university in Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount.
Robert Chang, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Executive Director of the Korematsu Center, and Professor
- Led by Professor Chang, the Research Working Group of the Task Force on Race and the Criminal Justice System published its "Preliminary Report on Race and Washington's Criminal Justice System," 87 Washington Law Review 1 (2012); 47 Gonzaga Law Review 251 (forthcoming 2012); and 35 Seattle University Law Review (forthcoming 2012).
- He completed two pieces, "Centering the Immigrant in the Inter/National Imagination (Part III): Aoki, Rawls, and Immigration," which will be published in the Oregon Law Review, and "Analyzing Stops, Citations, and Searches in Washington and Beyond," 35 Seattle University Law Review (forthcoming 2012) (with Mario Barnes).
- His presentation from a conference at Pace Law School last year was just published: "What Comes After Gender?" 31 Pace Law Review 818 (2011).
- He presented "Discrimination and the Formation of Asian American Identity" at a Symposium: Reigniting Community: Strengthening the APA Identity at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law. This summer, he will develop an article based on his remarks that will be published next year in the UC Irvine Law Review.
- He and Anjana Malhotra, Korematsu Clinical Teaching Fellow, traveled with two students (Kathryn Kuhlenberg and Christopher Bhang) from the Civil Rights Amicus and Advocacy Clinic to Tucson, Ariz., to work with plaintiffs' counsel on a challenge to an Arizona statute that led to the elimination of Mexican American Studies classes in the Tucson Unified School District. The team appeared briefly on two local Tucson newscasts.
Brooke Coleman, Assistant Professor
- She is the featured contributing editor this month on JOTWELL Courts Law. Read her review of an article by Professor David Marcus.
She was a panelist at the "Miller's Court Symposium: Media, Rules, Policy and the Future of Access to Justice," sponsored by the University of Oregon. Her essay "What If: A Study of Seminal Cases as if Decided under a Twombly/Iqbal Regime" was also included in the symposium issue.
Richard Delgado, University Professor
- He published "Critical Legal Theory" in Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History, which is scheduled to appear this month.
- He published "Centennial Reflections on California Law Review's Scholarship on Race: The Structure of Civil Rights Thought," 100 Calif. L. Rev. 431 (2012).
- He received the 2012 Derrick Bell Legacy award by the Critical Race Theory in Education Association.
- His article, "Authoritarianism: A Comment," was recently listed on SSRN's top-ten download list for Politics of Immigration articles.
Two of his articles made SSRN top-ten download lists: "Authoritarian: A Comment" made the list for Politics of Immigration articles, and "How to Write a Law Review Article" made the list for Legal Writing.
Richard Delgado, University Professor, and Jean Stefancic, Research Professor
- They were quoted in an article in Salon.com positing a link between book-banning in Arizona and the controversy over Barack Obama's relationship with Derrick Bell.
- They were appointed to the editorial board for "Handbook of Critical Race Theory in Education" (Routledge 2013) by Marvin Lynn & Adrienne Dixson.
- Their essay in "Academe" (AAUP) on the Tucson banned-books controversy was reprinted in the Latino Bar Association of Washington newsletter.
- The two will give three presentations at the April 2012 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Vancouver, Canada, all on critical race theory in education.
John Eason, Professor
- He was invited to participate as a commentator at the fall 2012 conference of the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law at NYU Law School. The topic of the conference is "reform and simplification of the charitable contribution deduction."
Eric Eberhard, Distinguished Indian Law Practitioner in Residence
- He spoke on the subject of Internet Gaming in Indian Country as the guest lecturer at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in March.
Anne Enquist, Professor of Lawyering Skills and Associate Director of the Legal Writing Program
- Her article "Unlocking the Secrets of Highly Successful Legal Writing Students" (82 St. John's L. Rev. 609 (2008)) was selected to be reprinted in Volume Two of the Legal Writing Institute's Monograph Series, "The New Teacher's Deskbook." The monograph was recently published to provide an overview of Legal Research and Writing scholarship on a variety of topics helpful to new teachers.
Kerry Fitz-Gerald, Reference Librarian
- She presented "On-Line Research-Legal Research and Beyond" at the 2012 Forensics Round UP CLE sponsored by the King County Public Defenders Association in Seattle.
Charlotte Garden, Assistant Professor
- She presented her work-in-progress, "Union Made: Labor's Litigation for Broad Social Change," at a symposium on Democracy and the Workplace, held at the UNLV Boyd School of Law.
Vinay Harpalani, Korematsu Teaching Fellow
- His article "Diversity Within Racial Groups and the Constitutionality of Race Conscious Admissions" will be published in the fall 2012 volume of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law.
- He co-authored three entries in the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Race and Racism: "Biracialism" with Angeline Thomas (SU Law '11) and Michele Munoz-Miller titled; "Reconstruction Amendments" with Ryan Mitchell (SU Law '12); and "Doll Studies" with Khalid Amhad Qadafi and Margaret Beale Spencer.
- He recently published the essay "Professor Derrick Bell: 'Radical Humanist'" in the Black Commentator and wrote a tribute for Professor Bell's official website.
- He accepted a position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, beginning in July 2012.
Lily Kahng, Professor
- Her article "Costly Mistakes: Undertaxed Business Owners and Overtaxed Workers" (co-authored with Mary Louise Fellows, Minnesota Law School) was accepted for publication in the George Washington Law Review.
Won Kidane, Assistant Professor, and Thomas Antkowiak, Assistant Professor and Director of the Latin America Program
- They gave presentations at the conference "Africa and International Law" held at Albany Law School and co-sponsored by the American Society of International Law. Professor Kidane presented "ICSID and Africa's New Economic Partners," and Professor Antkowiak presented "Pursuing Victim-Centered Remedies through African Human Rights Mechanisms and the ICC."
John Kirkwood, Associate Dean for Strategic Planning and Mission and Professor
- Fordham Law Review has agreed to publish the papers presented at a symposium on the goals of antitrust to be held in October at George Washington Law School. Professor Kirkwood is organizing the event with Barak Orbach (Arizona) and Bob Lande (Baltimore). The organizers will each present a paper, as will Einer Elhauge (Harvard), George Priest (Yale), Eleanor Fox (NYU), Herbert Hovenkamp (Iowa), and many others.
- His article "Powerful Buyers and Merger Enforcement" was accepted for publication by the Boston University Law Review. He will present the article at Oxford University in May and it will appear in the review's October issue.
Paula Lustbader, Professor and Director of the Academic Resource Center
- Her article "Teach in Context: Responding to Diverse Student Voices Helps All Students Learn" (48 J. Leg. Educ. 402 (1998)) was selected to be reprinted in Volume Two of the Legal Writing Institute's Monograph Series, "The New Teacher's Deskbook." The monograph was recently published to provide an overview of Legal Research and Writing scholarship on a variety of topics helpful to new teachers.
John McKay, Professor from Practice
- He delivered his paper, "Un-Apologizing for Context and Experience in Legal Education," at a symposium at Creighton Law School.
Laurel Oates, Professor and Director of the Legal Writing Program
- Her article "Beating the Odds: Reading Strategies of Law Students Admitted Through Alternative Admissions Programs" (83 Iowa L. Rev. 139 (1997)) was selected to be reprinted in Volume Two of the Legal Writing Institute's Monograph Series, "The New Teacher's Deskbook." The monograph was recently published to provide an overview of Legal Research and Writing scholarship on a variety of topics helpful to new teachers.
Catherine O'Neill, Professor
- She presented "Aspiration or Assimilation: How the Clean Water Act's Promise of 'Fishable' Waters Fails the Fishing Tribes" at George Washington University Law School. Her presentation was a part of a conference held in Washington, D.C. on March 22-23, marking the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act.
Andrew Siegel, Associate Professor
- He was interviewed live on KOMO radio about issues related to the United States Supreme Court hearings on challenges to the health care reform.
David Skover, Fredric C. Tausend Professor
- His article "The Guardians of Knowledge in the Modern State: Post's Republic & the First Amendment," coauthored with Ron Collins, was accepted for publication in the University of Washington Law Review and will appear as the lead piece in a symposium issue focusing on Yale Law School Dean Robert Post's recent book "Democracy, Expertise, Academic Freedom" (2012).
- His essay "The Digital Path of the Law," coauthored with Ron Collins, was published as the lead piece in "Legal Education in the Digital Age." The book, edited by Edward Rubin and published by Cambridge University Press, was just released. It is a collection of pieces that evolved from the discussions at the Workshop on the Future of the Legal Course Book, which Collins and Skover organized at Seattle University in 2008.
- He presented a public lecture, titled "The Huxleyan Internet and the Antiquated First Amendment," in early April as a featured speaker in the Orcas Crossroads Lecture Series.
Faith Stevelman, Visiting Professor
- She was interviewed live on Ken Schram's March 20 KOMO radio program on employers' rights to ask for facebook usernames and passwords as a condition to the candidate obtaining the position.
She was interviewed on the subject of "corporations & dissent" for an upcoming university press book being written by David Skover and Ron Collins. Her 2009 article on corporate law's internal affairs doctrine is extensively excerpted in the first chapter of J. Robert Brown's new casebook, "Corporate Governance."
Jane Stoever, Assistant Professor
- Her article, "Transforming Domestic Violence Representation," was accepted for publication by the Kentucky Law Journal.
She presented her article, "Transforming Domestic Violence Representation," at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law as part of a junior faculty exchange.