Professor Forte’s Article Published by Case Western Reserve Law Review

Case Western Reserve Law Review has just published Professor David Forte’s article, “Righting a Wrong: Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, and the Espionage Act Prosecutions.”

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Professor Sterio Presents at SEALS Conference

Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on August 11th.  Professor Sterio spoke on a panel entitled “Faculty Development Deans: Meeting Challenges and Supporting Faculty Members.”

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Professor Witmer-Rich Participates in The Sound of Idea Show on 90.3/WCPN

Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich was a guest on WCPN’s the Sound of Ideas, discussing legal issues surrounding 3D printable firearms.  He explained the current legal posture of the federal case against Defense Distributed, which focused on potential violations of US export laws.  He also discussed the potential First Amendment and Second Amendment issues that might arise out of government attempts to regulate 3D printed firearms.
A link to the program is available here.
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Professor Robertson Participates in Natural Resources Law Teachers’ Workshop at Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Institute in Victoria, BC

Heidi Gorovitz Robertson, the Steven W. Percy Distinguished Professor of Law, and Professor of Environmental Studies, attended the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Annual Institute in Victoria, British Columbia, July 18-21, 2018.  At the Annual Institute, Professor Robertson participated in the Natural Resources Law Teachers’ Workshop.  She commented on the papers of her colleagues, and presented her own work-in-progress, Cities Seethe: A Case Study in Local Efforts to Influence Pipeline Routing Decisions.

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Professor Forte’s Article on Down Syndrome Children Published by Public Discourse

Public Discourse, the on-line journal of the Witherspoon Institute, has just published David Forte’s article on Down syndrome children: From Termination to Extermination.  It can be found here.

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Sagers Quoted in New York Times, Participates in Conference on AT&T Case

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, was quoted in James Stewart’s “Common Sense” column in the New York Times, concerning the European Commission’s landmark $5 billion fine against Google this week.
He also participated in a teleconference for investors hosted by the Council of Institutional Investors, concerning the Justice Department’s loss in its antitrust challenge to the merger of AT&T and Time Warner. Other participates were James Cox of Duke University law school, and Yelena Larkin of the Department of Finance at York University in Toronto, Ontario. A recording of the teleconference is available to CII members.
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Sagers Appears on Panels, Speaks With Media, on AMEX, AT&T/Time Warner, and Other Antitrust Matters

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, spoke with various media as events continue to swirl around antitrust developments of the past few weeks.

He participated in a “Washington Bytes Chat,” an online exchange hosted by Forbes, concerning the Supreme Court’s decision in Ohio v. American Express. Other participants were Randy Picker of the University of Chicago, Michael Kades of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, and Hal Singer of George Washington University. As Sagers told them, “Listening to Clarence Thomas talk about American Express is like listening to Donald Trump talk about Vladimir Putin.”

Sagers also spoke with several outlets about the latest surprising turn in the Justice Department’s challenge to the merger of AT&T and Time Warner. They included Bloomberg, a separate story for Bloomberg Law, and the subscription journals S&P Global Market Intelligence, CTFN and Communications Daily.

He spoke on certain other matters as well, including with BloombergBNA  about Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of the software collaboration platform GitHub, and the subscription service Law360 about the antitrust philosophy of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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