Professor Forte Presents at Conference in Warsaw, Poland

David Forte delivered a paper entitled, “From Termination to Extermination,” at a conference commemorating the 70th anniversary of the promulgation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, sponsored by the Forum of Rights and Freedoms, in Warsaw, Poland.

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Professor Forte’s Commentary on Sveen v. Melin Published on Federalist Society Blog

David Forte’s commentary on the Supreme Court’s decision in Sveen v. Melin, dealing with the Impairment of Contracts Clause, has been published on  the Blog of the Federalist Society, available here.

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Sagers Appears on Wisconsin and OSU Public Radio Programs, Participates in Continued AT&T Media Blitz

As intense media scrutiny continues of the Justice Department’s historic loss in merger challenge to AT&T and Time Warner, Inc., Professor Chris Sagers spoke with outlets across the country and internationally. In general, he shared his view that Judge Richard Leon’s opinion contained certain serious mistakes and surprisingly extensive evidence of anti-government bias, and that it probably will be remembered among the more regrettable opinions in antitrust history.
He spoke about the decision on public affairs programs of both Wisconsin Public Radio  and WOSUthe public radio station of Ohio State University.
He was also quoted by the Wall Street JournalBloombergAgence-France PresseDealReporter (subscription), the BigThink blog, Business Standard, Newstage , and CBS Miami.
Some stories quoting him were carried internationally, including in France, Italy, and the Philippines.
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Sagers Essays on Slate and ProMarket Critical of AT&T Merger Ruling

Professor Chris Sagers posted essays concerning the Justice Department’s historic loss in United States v. AT&T, its antitrust challenge to AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner, Inc., and the opinion written in that case by Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. Disctict Court for the District of Columbia.
Sagers is sharply critical of the opinion for explicit, uncommonly sharp anti-government bias and for serious factual errors. His posts on Slate  and ProMarket , the blog of the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago.
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Professor Witmer-Rich Participates as Guest in The Sound of Ideas Radio Show on 90.3/WCPN

Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich was a guest on WCPN’s The Sound of Ideas, discussing the 50th anniversary of Terry v. Ohio and its impact on policing throughout the country.  He also discussed the recent controversial practice by the Trump administration of separating immigrant children from their parents–a result of the administration’s decision to pursue criminal charges against all suspected illegal entrants rather than continuing the long-standing practice of using civil immigration proceedings.

A link to the program is available here:

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Professor Ray’s Book Reviewed by Professor Sandra Leibenberg in International Journal of Constitutional Law (OUP)

Oxford University Press’ International Journal of Constitutional Law recently published a review of Professor Brian Ray’s manuscript Engaging with Social Rights: Procedure, Participation and Democracy in South Africa’s Second Wave written by Professor Sandra Liebenberg, HF Oppenheimer Chair in Human Rights Law at Stellenbosch University and Africa Member, UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.  International Journal of Constitutional Law, Volume 16, Issue 1, 12 May 2018, Pages 289–296,

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Professor Sterio Participates in ICC Scholars Forum at the Grotius Centre at The Hague

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Peace Palace, The Hague (site of the International Court of Justice)

Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio participated in the 2018 International Criminal Court (ICC) Scholars Forum, which was jointly organized and sponsored by the Whitney Harris World Law Institute, Washington University School of Law, and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, University of Leiden (Netherlands) on June 15-16 at the Grotius Centre at The Hague (Netherlands).  Professor Sterio served as moderator and discussant for two papers: “Representation and Competence on the International Criminal Bench: A Profile Sketch of the International Criminal Judiciary (Joe Powderly, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Leiden) and “The Gendered Jurisprudence of the ad hoc Tribunals’ Joint Criminal Enterprise Theory of Liability and Article 25(3) of the Rome Statute: Two Trains Running” (Leila Nadya Sadat, Washington University School of Law).

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ICC Scholars Forum, Grotius Centre, University of Leiden (Netherlands)


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