Faculty News

Compiled by: Moriah Blake

May 2007

Maggie Chon spoke on a plenary panel about the “Social Movement of A2K” at the second Access to Knowledge Conference (A2K2), sponsored by the Yale Information Society Project on April 27-29.

Thom Fischer was a discussant along with Alec Stone Sweet of Yale, Daniel Halberstaw of Michigan and Martin Shaprio of Boalt Hall, at a symposium sponsored by the European Union Center at the University of Washington, entitled “European Constitutionalism: National, Transnational and International Perspective.” Professor Fischer has also been asked by West-Thompson to update and reissue his Sum and Substance outline on Conflict of Law (with Cox), and his Sum and Substance Conflicts Lectures, to be reissued on compact disc.

Raven Lidman was the keynote speaker at an international conference at Catholic University Law School in Lima, Peru on May 3. The topic of the conference was Social Justice Outreach by Law School in the 21st Century. Raven spoke on Access to Justice at Seattle University School of Law. She spoke of the skills and values of excellent lawyering and the mission of social justice infused throughout the curriculum; and the continuum of activities available to students from the moment they begin their law school studies.

Susan Rozelle's most recent article, Fear and Loathing in Insanity Law: Explaining the Otherwise Inexplicable Clark v. Arizona, will appear in volume 58 of the Case Western Reserve Law Review. It is scheduled for publication in Fall 2007.

Joan Tierney has been elected Secretary/Trustee of the King County Bar Association. This is a three year term, one as Secretary and 2 as Trustee.

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