Professor Geier Publishes Op Ed on Taxprof Blog on Tax Reform

Professor Deborah Geier’s op ed on tax reform efforts, entitled “Principled Tax Reform,” has been published on the Taxprof Blog. You can read the piece here.

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Professors Oh and O’Neill Speak at CSU First Amendment Event; Dean Fisher Moderates

On November 9, 2017, Professors Reggie Oh and Kevin O’Neill spoke at a Cleveland State University event, Combating Hate within the Framework of the First Amendment, which was prompted by a recent instance of hate speech on campus. Dean Lee Fisher served as a moderator at this event.

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Professor Sterio Presents at Emory Law School

Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio presented at a conference at Emory University Law School on November 10, organized by the Emory Law School International Humanitarian Law Clinic and entitled “Law of War Lessons from the Past Decade/Challenges of the Next Decade: the Emory IHL Clinic at 10!”  Professor Sterio presented on a panel entitled “What’s Ahead: Law of Armed Conflict Challenges in the Next Decade and Beyond.”

 

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Professor Geier Participates as Guest in “Sound of Ideas” on WCPN/90.3

As a guest on WCPN’s “Sound of Ideas” on November 6, Professor Deborah Geier discussed “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” which was proposed by the House Ways & Means Committee on November 2. You can listen to or watch a video of the show here.

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Sagers Appears on San Francisco Radio to Discuss Amazon

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law, appeared Monday on KCBS Radio in San Francisco, to discuss a novel pricing strategy just unveiled by Amazon. Amazon has begun discounting prices charged for some products sold by third-party vendors on the Amazon website, paying its own money to make up the difference. An issue on the minds of many is whether the practice could be illegal, under the antitrust laws or otherwise.

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Professor Forte Publishes Article on Contracts Clause of the Constitution

The Federalist Society Review has just published Professor David Forte’s strongly revisionist view of the history of the Impairment of Contracts Clause of the Constitution.  The article can be found here.

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Professor Mika Presents at New England Regional Legal Writing Conference

Professor Karin Mika presented at the New England Regional Legal Writing Conference on October 27th.  Her presentation was “Connecting with our Students in the Age of Technology.”  The conference was held at the University of Connecticut Law School.

In addition, Professor Mika has also been appointed chair of the Nominations Committee for the AALS Section on Teaching.

Finally, Professor Mika is one of the organizers (as well as talent coodinator and photographer!) for the Blackwell Awards Reception, which will take place at the AALS.  The Award is named for Tom Blackwell who was shot to death by one of his students at Appalachian Law School about 15 years ago.

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