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Kelly Dineen
October 17, 2007

Professor Dineen was quoted in the Missouri Lawyers Weekly, Oct. 15, 2007, about the high-tech features to debut this year with the publication of the Journal of Health Law & Policy. The Center for Health Law Studies' web site will feature a blog on health law issues, podcasts and videos of the Center's Distinguished Speakers Series and symposiums.

Joanne Vogel
October 16, 2007

As of November 1st, Joanne will be the Head of Access Services in the Law Library. Joanne's new position is a faculty position in the university library system. Joanne earned her B.A. from Saint Louis University in 1972 while working at Pius Library. She joined the Law Library July 1, 1975 and earned her Masters of Library Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Joanne will be responsible for managing our access services department, more popularly known as our circulation department.

Professor Stephen C. Thaman
October 16, 2007

Professor Thaman's recent publication and lecture activities include:
" A Comparative Approach to Teaching Criminal Procedure and its Application to the Post-Investigative Stage," 56 Journal of Legal Education 459 (2006)
Chapter: "Plea-Bargaining, Negotiating Confessions and Consensual Resolution of Criminal Cases, General Reports of the XVIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law "951-1011(Katharina Boele-Woelki & Sjef van Erp eds. 2007)
Chapter: "Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika, in Organisierte Kriminalität und kriminelle Organisationen. Pr äventive und repressive Maßnahmen vor dem Hintergrund des 11. September 2001" 433-75 (Walter Gropp & Arndt Sinn eds.2007) ( translation: USA Country Study in Organized Criminality and Criminal Organizations. Preventive and Repressive Measures Against the Background of September 11, 2001).
Lecture: "Plea Bargaining and Consensual Resolution of Criminal Cases: a Comparative Perspective" at Queen's University School of Law, Belfast, Northern Ireland. May 17, 2007
Lecture: "El jurado norteamericano" (The American Jury), at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Cuenca, Spain. June 7, 2007
Lecture: "Jury and Democracy: the Requiring Reasoned Jury Verdicts in Spain" at Law and Society Meeting, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. July 25, 2007
Lecture: "Twelve Angry Men and its Reception in the Soviet Union and Russia" at Law and Society Meeting, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. July 28, 2007

Professor Carol Needham
October 16, 2007

Professor Needham has published the following articles:
"Practicing Non-U.S. Law in the United States: Multijurisdictional Practice, Foreign Legal Consultants and Other Aspects of Cross-Border Legal Practice," 15 Michigan State Journal of International Law 605 (2007).
"The Professional Responsibilities of Law Professors: The Scope of the Duty of Confidentiality, Character and Fitness Questionnaires, and Engagement in Governance," Journal of Legal Education (March 2006).
"Enhancing a Law Department’s Flexibility to Respond to Unexpected Challenges: MultiJurisdictional Practice and the In-House Lawyer," Corporate Counsel Newsletter (February 2006).

Mary Pat McInnis
October 15, 2007

Assistant Dean for Career Services, Mary Pat McInnis was the source for insider information for the Oct. 12, 2007 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal's special section on Law Schools. Dean McInnis was quoted extensively in an article titled, "Outlook Good for Law Grads", and in the story on the Law School's Health Law Program.

Dean Jeffrey Lewis
October 15, 2007

Dean Lewis was quoted in the St. Louis Business Journal, Oct. 12, 2007 edition in an article profiling the school's Health Law program and its Number 1 ranking for the fourth year in a row in U.S. News & World Report.

Thomas L. Greaney
October 15, 2007

Professor Greaney was interviewed for feature article in the St. Louis Business Journal, Oct. 12, 2007, profiling the school's No.1 ranked Health Law Program.

Ann M. Scarlett
October 15, 2007

Professor Scarlett was quoted in an article in the St. Louis Business Journal, Oct. 12, 2007, on the increase in litigation involving electronic documents.

Christine Rollins
October 10, 2007

Director, Legal Research and Writing, Rollins' poster presentation, "Turning the Light Bulbs On: Effective Ways to Teach CREAC to All Types of Student Writer/Learners", has been accepted for the 13th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute. Faculty members had an opportunity to view the posters as part of a recent presentation by Ms. Rollins and Joyce Herleth, Director of Academic Support, on student learning styles.

Sandra H. Johnson
October 10, 2007

Prof. Johnson co-edited "Legal Perspectives in Bioethics (with Dr. Ana Iltis and Barbara Hinze), a book published simultaneously in September in the U.S. and the U.K. By Routledge as part of the Annals of Bioethics series. The volume contains chapters by Prof. Jesse Goldner, Prof. Nic Terry and Deirdre Madden. Prof. Johnson also has a chapter on "Risk, Responsibility and Litigation", co-authored by Dr. Iltis, which will be included in "Ethics, Profits, and Medical Innovation, edited by Tristham Engelhardt, which is in press.

Prof. Johnson served as a member of the Nominating Committee for the Fellows of the Hastings Center in New York. Next week she will be in Portland, OR as the Providence Health Care System's 2007 Curtis R. Holzang Visiting Scholar, where she will be doing Grand Rounds, a national videoconference, and other lectures and workshops. While in Portland, Prof. Johnson will give a lecture at Lewis and Clark Law School on the topic "Should the Law Define Futility".

David Sloss
October 8, 2007

Prof. Sloss published an essay addressing the case of Medellin v. Texas, which will be argued before the Supreme Court this week. Published in the Texas International Law Journal Forum, a web-based publication.

Thomas L. Greaney
October 2, 2007

Tim Greaney participated in a meeting of the advisory board of the American Antitrust Institute in Washington, D.C. on Sept 30-31. The AAI is preparing a Transition Report which will make recommendations to the next administration on the future course of antitrust enforcement and competition policy in the United States.

Professor Stephen C. Thaman
September 25, 2007

Steve Thaman's article, titled "A Comparative Approach to Teaching Criminal Procedure and its Application to the Post-Investigative Stage", was published in 56 Journal of Legal Education 459 (2006). His chapter, entitled "Plea-Bargaining, Negotiating Confessions and ConsensualResolution of Criminal Cases", was published in General Reports of the XVIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law 951-1011 (Katharina Boele-Woelki & Sjef van Erp eds. 2007). His chapter, entitled "USA Country Study", was published in Organized Criminality and Criminal Organizations Preventive and Repressive Measures Against the Background of September 11, 2001 (Walter Gropp & Arndt Sinn eds. 2007) (in German).

Steve gave a lecture entitled "Plea Bargaining and Consensual Resolution of Criminal Cases: A Comparative Perspective" at Queen's University School of Law, Belfast, Northern Ireland in May; a lecture entitled "El jurado norteamericano" (the American Jury), at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Cuenca, Spain in June; and two lectures entitled "Jury and Democracy: Requiring Reasoned Jury Verdicts in Spain", and "Twelve Angry Men and its Reception in the Soviet Union and Russia" at the Law and Society Meting, Humboldt University, Berlin in July.

Professor Mark P. McKenna
September 25, 2007

Mark McKenna has been invited to participate in the inaugural workshop series sponsored by the Center on Technology, Innovation and Competition Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He will present a paper on October 29.

Professor Thomas L. Greaney
September 25, 2007

Tim Greaney spoke at the annual American Bar Association/American Health Lawyers Association Conference on Antitrust in Health Care in Washington, D.C. on September 17. His topic was "The Year in Review", a critical survey of the year's most important developments in case law and legislation.

Professor Kelly Dineen
September 25, 2007

Kelly Dineen spoke at the monthly meeting of the St. Louis Health Lawyers Association on September 7 on the subject of conflicts of interest in the medical device industry. Kelly also was a commenter at the ASLME/SLU Health Center Young Scholars Program September 7-8.

Professor Sidney D. Watson
September 12, 2007

Professor Watson presented a paper, "Grafting Communitarian Values on to the Individual Autonomy Tree: A Discussion of Massachusetts Health Reform," at the Law and Society Annual Meeting in Berlin. She also served as a commentator for a session on Mental Health Law. Sidney's article, "The View from the Bottom: Medicaid Consumer-Directed Health Care and Cost Shifting to Patients," was published in this year's health symposium issue of the Saint Louis University Law Journal, volume 51, 403 (2007).

Professor Mark P. McKenna
September 12, 2007

Professor McKenna will present a paper at a colloquium on trademark law at the University of Minnesota Law School on September 14-15, and to a trademark scholars roundtable on April 11-12 at the University of Iowa College of Law. The Trademark Reporter will publish Mark's article, "The Normative Foundations of Trademark Law" (which first appeared in the Notre Dame Law Review) in its September-October issue.

Professor Anders Walker
September 12, 2007

Professor Walker published a chapter, "Taxing Prejudice: Non-Constitutional Approaches to the Problem of Minority Rights," in the anthology The Intersection of Rights and Regulation: New Directions in Sociolegal Scholarship (Hampshire, UK: Ashgate, 2007).

Visiting Professor Lynn Branham
September 4, 2007

Professor Branham was elected to serve on the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section Council.

Professor Jesse Goldner
September 4, 2007

Professor Goldner's article (co-authored with James G. Sheehan), "Beyond the Anti-Kickback Statute: New Entities, New Theories in Healthcare Fraud Prosecution," was published in the Journal of Health Law (2007).

Professor John J. Ammann
August 29, 2007

Professor Ammann was quoted in a Washington Post story that also ran in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Visiting Professor Howard Wasserman
August 28, 2007

Professor Wasserman was quoted in the August 27 issue of Sports Illustrated, commenting on various lawsuits filed by or against sports stars.

He was also a guest on “Lawyer 2 Lawyer,” a program on the Legal Talk Network.

Professor Henry M. Ordower
August 28, 2007

Professor Ordower's article, "Demystifying Hedge Funds: A Design Primer," appears in No. 9 of The Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University's Working Paper Series (2007).

Professor Henry M. Ordower
August 23, 2007

Professor Ordower delivered two papers at the Law and Society Conference at Humboldt University in Berlin last month-"The Culture of Tax Avoidance in Europe and the U.S." and "Methodology for Analysis of Cultural Origins of Taxation Rules."

Professor Mark P. McKenna
August 23, 2007

Professor McKenna's article, "The Normative Foundations of Trademark Law," was published in the June issue of the Notre Dame Law Review.

Professor Eric Miller
August 23, 2007

Professor Miller's article, "Judicial Preferences," will be published in the Houston Law Review in its March 2008 issue. He is also publishing a book review in the British law journal, Ethnic and Racial Studies, and an essay on drug courts and the Second Chance Act (HR 1593) in the Federal Sentencing Reporter. In June he presented a paper at the second annual Jurisgenesis Conference co-sponsored by Saint Louis University and Washington University Schools of Law.

Professor Sandra H. Johnson
August 22, 2007

Professor Johnson was interviewed by KMOX-AM 1120 about a new study that suggests oxycontin abuse is on the rise in St. Louis.

Professor John J. Ammann
August 22, 2007

Professor Ammann was featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about the work he and the Legal Clinics do in the community.

Professor Joel K. Goldstein
August 14, 2007

Professor Goldstein was quoted on crosswalk.com (Cybercast News Service).

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