Faculty News

Compiled by: Julie Larsen

March 2005

Professor Bryan Adamson published his essay, “All Facts are Not Created Equal” in the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Spring 2004.

Professor Catherine O’Neill had an Op-Ed piece on the Congressional Clear Skies legislation run in the San Francisco Chronicle, March 9, 2005.
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Professor Ron Slye just published a short article entitled "The International Criminal Court," in Pieces of the Puzzle: Keywords on Reconciliation and Transitional Justice, edited by Charles Villa-Vicencio and Erik Doxtader of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in South Africa.

The second edition of Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer, by Anne Enquist and Laurel Currie Oates was published by Aspen Publishing.

Associate Dean Steve Burnett spoke at the Futures of Law Libraries Symposium at Amelia Island, Florida. Dean Burnett will be publishing a paper based on his talk “The Need for ABA/AALS Standards for Technology Infrastructure” later this summer.

Bryan Adamson presented at a King County Bar Association CLE on the subjects of cultural competence, and working with clients and cultural differences. He also presented a Difficult Discussions roundtable for law students on the topic of sexual orientation; and participated in a panel discussion on post-graduation careers for law students at the National Black Law Students Association Regional Convention.

Bryan Adamson and Betsy Hollingsworth conducted an Academic Salon on the topic of Poverty and Alternative Financial Service.

Ron Slye presented “Politics and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Contemporary Issues” at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Natasha Martin participated on a panel entitled “Employment Discrimination as a Corporate Governance Matter” at the conference People of Color, Women, and the Public Corporation held at St. John’s University School of Law.

February 2005

Former Dean Rudolph Hasl co-chaired the Annual Deans’ Workshop with Dean Claudio Grossman of American University the weekend of February 11, 2005. This year’s meeting focused on the Dean’s leadership role in the areas of curriculum reform and innovation, scholarship, and community involvement.

Dean Kellye Testy contributed the chapter “A Market Path to Liberation? Feminism, Economics, and Corporate Law” to the recently published book Law and Economics: Alternative Economic Approaches to Legal and Regulatory Issues, edited by Margaret Oppenheimer and Nicholas Mercuro.

Paul Holland testified before the Washington Senate Human Services and Corrections Committee. He spoke in support of a bill that would exclude from evidence any statements made by a youth during custodial interrogation if the youth was not given an opportunity to consult with a parent or other interested adult.

Professor Jack Kirkwood’s article, “Buyer Power and Exclusionary Contract: Should Brooke Group Set the Standards for Buyer-Induced Price Discrimination and Predatory Bidding?” was published in the Antitrust Law Journal.

January 2005

Jack Kirkwood presented his work “Buyer Power and Exclusionary Conduct” at the Berkeley Conference on Socio-Economics on January 4, 2005. His panel was entitled “The Socio-Economics of Cartels, Monopolies, and Monopsonies.”

David Skover and co-author Ron Collins spoke on a panel, “Free Speech in Wartime: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives” at the Rutgers Camden Law School “Free Speech in Wartime” conference January 16-17, 2005.

Ron Slye participated in the panel “Human Rights and Civil Order in Africa” at Pacific Lutheran University’s January 13 conference, “Pathways to Peace: Norway’s Approach to Democracy and Development.”

On January 16, Ron Slye presented his paper “Refugee Jurisprudence, Crimes Against Humanity, and Customary International Law” at the Conference on Human Rights and Refugees sponsored by Metropolitan College and Touro Law School in New York City.

ACLU of Washington television featured four School of Law professors. Ron Slye and Rick Lorenz discussed the American policy on torture, and Natasha Martin and Christian Halliburton spoke on the impact of Brown v. Board of Education after 50 years.

Tom Holdych’s article “A Seller’s Responsibilities to Remote Purchasers for Breach of Warranty in the Sale of Goods Under Washington Law” was published in the Seattle University Law Review.

The latest issue of the Seattle Journal for Social Justice features articles by several faculty members, including: “Brown, Triumph or Challenge?” by Henry McGee, “Neither Separate Nor Equal: How Race-Sensitive Enforcement of Criminal Laws Threatens to Undo Brown v. Board of Education” by Christian Halliburton, “Corporate Ethics and Governance in the Health Care Marketplace: An Introduction” by Annette Clark, and “Ethics2: The Ethics of Bioethics in the Biotechnology Industry” by Annette Clark.

Access to Justice Institute, and Law Clinic professors Bryan Adamson, Paul Holland, Betsy Hollingsworth, Raven Lidman, and George Yeannakis hosted legal presentations and seminars for the residents of Tent City during their stay at Seattle University.

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