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Professor Henry M. Ordower
May 3, 2007

Professor Ordower's article, "Demystifying Hedge Funds: A Design Primer," will appear in volume 7 of the University of California Davis Journal of Business Law in May.

Professor Henry M. Ordower
May 1, 2007

Professor Ordower's commentary, "Notice 2007-17: The First Draft", has been accepted for publication by Tax Notes.

In addition, the current issue of the Michigan State Journal of International Law consists of the general tax report and national tax reports from the 17th Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, for which Professor Ordower was the general reporter. His report appears in volume 15 of the Journal (2007). The issue also includes a preface by Professor Ordower.

Professor Sandra H. Johnson
May 1, 2007

Professor Johnson has been named the Holzang Scholar for the Providence Health Care System in Oregon. She will deliver a public lecture and work with the system over the course of several days in the fall. She will also co-edit a book that examines the history of significant cases in health law and bioethics.

Professor Sandra H. Johnson
May 1, 2007

Professor Johnson's article, "Polluting Medical Judgment? - False Assumptions in the Pursuit of False Claims," has been accepted for publication in the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, jointly edited by faculty and students at the University of Minnesota.

Professor Roger L. Goldman
May 1, 2007

Professor Goldman spoke on the topic of Licensing of Police on a panel, "Police Practices and Accountability," at the ACLU staff conference for all national and affiliate staff held in St. Louis on April 22.

Professor Sidney D. Watson
April 25, 2007

Professor Watson discussed health care on "St. Louis On the Air" on KWMU 90.7 FM.

Professor Thomas L. Greaney
April 25, 2007

Professor Greaney spoke at the Health Law Institute at Hamline University on April 26. His talk was titled, "Concentration in Health Care Markets." On April 12, he commented on a paper on merger law at the annual Colloqium at Loyola University's Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies.

Professor Stephen C. Thaman
April 23, 2007

On April 20 Professor Thaman will lecture on the topic "The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Criminal Trial" at a seminar for the Indonesian Criminal Procedure Code Working Group organized by the law school and the U.S. Department of Justice, OPDAT Division.

Professor Stephen C. Thaman
April 23, 2007

Professor Thaman participated in the conference, "The ICTY and Human Rights: Towards a Fair Trial in International Criminal Procedure?" held March 29-30 at the University of Graz, Austria. He lectured on the topic "Plea-Bargaining in International Criminal Trials," participated in a panel discussion on the topic "Human Rights in International Criminal Procedure," and moderated a workshop.

Professor David Sloss
April 23, 2007

Professor Sloss recently presented, "Judicial Enforcement of the Geneva Conventions: A Historical and Theoretical Perspective," at a symposium on the Military Commissions Act at the University of Texas School of Law.

Dean Doug Rush
April 23, 2007

Dean Rush's program proposal (prepared with Prof. Suzanne Schmitz of Southern Illinois University School of Law), "Universal Instructional Design: Reaching More Students." has been accepted by the Law School Admission Council for presentation at the LSAC Academic Support Conference at the University of Miami School of Law in June.

Professors Carol Needham and John O'Brien
April 23, 2007

On June 14, Professors Needham and O'Brien will be members of the faculty at a one-day CLE seminar on legal ethics for attorneys practicing in Missouri. Professor O'Brien will discuss ethical issues in negotiation and Professor Needham will discuss current developments in professional responsibility.

Professor Kerry Ryan
April 23, 2007

Professor Ryan's article, "Access Assured: Restoring Progressivity in Student Aid", has been accepted for publication by the Seton Hall Law Review and will appear in the January 2008 issue.

Professor Frederic Bloom
April 23, 2007

Professor Bloom's article, "State Courts Unbound." has been accepted for publication by the Cornell Law Review.

Professor Ann Scarlett
April 23, 2007

Ann Scarlett's article, "Confusion and Unpredictability in Shareholder Derivative Litigation: The Delaware Courts' Response to Recent Corporate Scandals," has been accepted for publication by the Florida Law Review.

Professor Susan McGraugh
April 13, 2007

Professor McGraugh was interviewed by KTVI Ch. 2 about a taped confession being released to the public.

Professor Nicolas P. Terry
April 12, 2007

Professor Terry's article (co-authored with Prof. Leslie P. Francis), "Ensuring the Privacy and Confidentiality of Electronic Health Records," appeared in volume 2007 of the University of Illinois Law Review.

Professor Douglas K. Rush
April 12, 2007

Professor Rush's article (co-authored by Dr. Hisako Matsuo), "Does Law School Curriculum Affect Bar Examination Passage? - An Empirical Analysis of Factors Which Were Related to Bar Examination Passage in the Years 2001-2006 at a Midwestern Law School," has been accepted for publication in the August 2007 issue of the Journal of Legal Education. The article won the first place award in the humanities division at Saint Louis University's Annual Research Symposium.

Professor Henry M. Ordower
April 12, 2007

Henry Ordower's general report, "Restricting the Legislative Power to Tax: Intersections of Taxation and Constitutional Law to the 17th Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law," recently appeared in K. Boele Woelki & S. van Erp (eds.), General Reports of the XVIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law (Utrecht 2007).

Professor Mark P. McKenna
April 12, 2007

Professor McKenna's article, "The Normative Foundations of Trademark Law," has been selected by the International Trademark Association as the winner of the 2007 Ladas Memorial Award for writing excellence on the subject of trademarks and related matters. He will receive the award on April 28 at the INTA Gala at Chicago's Field Museum.

Professor Alan Howard
April 12, 2007

Professor Howard's article, "The Mode in the Middle: Recognizing a New Category of Speech Regulations for Modes of Expression," appeared in volume 14 of the UCLA Entertainment Law Review. His article, "Fundamental Rights versus Fundamental Wrongs: What Does the U.S. Constitution Say About State Regulation of Out of State Abortions?" appeared in volume 51 of the Saint Louis University Law Journal.

Professor Joel K. Goldstein
April 12, 2007

Professor Goldstein was invited to present his paper, "Elevating the Vice Presidency: The Leadership of Jimmy Carter," at the International Society of Political Psychology annual meeting in Portland, Oregon in July. He has also been invited to contribute essays on "Presidential Immunity" and "Admiralty Jurisdiction" in the Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, published by Thomson. Goldstein (and co-authors John Attanasio and Norman Redlich) are revising Constitutional Law for a fifth edition to be published in 2008 by LexisNexis.

Professor Susan McGraugh
April 9, 2007

Professor McGraugh was quoted on KTVI Channel 2 about illegal immigrant housing laws in Valley Park.

Professor John J. Ammann
April 9, 2007

Professor Ammann was quoted on KMOV Channel 4 about landlord laws for illegal immigrants in Valley Park.

Professors Sidney Watson and Susan McGraugh
April 4, 2007

Professors Watson and McGraugh were featured in a Suburban Journals story about School of Law faculty and students providing legal assistance in New Orleans agencies during spring break.

Professor Peter W. Salsich Jr.
April 3, 2007

Professor Salsich was interviewed by KWMU regarding constitutional and statutory law issues in connection with the appointment of a transitional school board for the St. Louis Public Schools. He submitted (with co-author Joel Mintz), the manuscript for State & Local Government in a Nutshell (3d. ed.) to be published by West/Thompson.

Dean Doug Rush and David Kullman
April 3, 2007

David Kullman and Dean Doug Rush have co-authored "Issuance and Service of Summons or Other Process" for Missouri Civil Procedure (3d. ed. 2007). Rush has also written the chapters, "Commencement of a Civil Action" and "Continuances" for the same publication.

Professor Mark Bernstein and Law Library Staff
April 3, 2007

A proposal for the program, "Legal Education and IT: Mirage or Oasis?" submitted by Mark Bernstein, Liz Glankler and Kathleen Casey has been accepted for this year's CALI meeting at UNLV in June. The theme of the conference is "Is Your IT Department an Oasis or Mirage?"

Professor Bradley E.S. Fogel
March 28, 2007

Professor Fogel was quoted in the St. Charles County Business Record about probate issues in the Anna Nicole Smith case.

Professor Sidney D. Watson
March 27, 2007

Professor Watson was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about medical debt.

Watson also was interviewed about medical debt by KMOX 1120 AM and KWMU 90.7 FM.

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