Monthly Archives: August 2012

Majette Speaks and Publishes on Global Health Law Norms and the Affordable Care Act

C|M|LAW Professor Gwen Majette presented her article on Global Health Law Norms and the PPACA Framework to End Health Disparities at the 34th Annual Health Law Professors Conference in June and the Law and Global Health Conference at the University … Continue reading

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2012 Edition of Weinstein’s Federal Land Use Law and Litigation Treatise is Published

West-Thomson Reuters has just published the 2012 edition of Federal Land Use Law & Litigation, a one-volume treatise co-authored by C|M|LAW Professor Alan Weinstein and Mr. Brian Blaesser, an attorney in the Boston office of Robinson & Cole. The 2012 … Continue reading

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Witmer-Rich Comments on Sixth Circuit’s Upholding of Terrorism Sentences

This week the Sixth Circuit decided US v. Amawi, affirming the convictions and sentences in the “terrorism” case C|M|LAW Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich defended at trial.  The government had cross-appealed the sentences, arguing that the 20-year sentence imposed by Judge Carr … Continue reading

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Weinstein Publishes Two Land Use Articles

C|M|LAW Professor Alan C. Weinstein recently published:  “The Effect of RLUIPA’s Land Use Provisions on Local Governments,”in the Fordham Urban Law Journal. , vol. 39, no. 4 (May 2012):  1221-1248.  In the absence of perfect information about how RLUIPA has affected … Continue reading

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Mika Presents on the Use of Sight and Sound in the Legal Writing Classroom

Legal Writing Professor Karin Mika presented Sight and Sound in the Legal Writing Classroom at the Western Regional Legal Writing Conference held at the University of Oregon (Eugene) on August 9 and 10th.   The presentation focused on the current generation, which is … Continue reading

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Geier Clarifies Distinctions Between the Tax Reform Act of 1986 and Steve Forbes’s Flat Tax

In a Letter to the Editor in today’s Wall Street Journal, C|M|LAW Professor Deborah Geier commented on “The Weekend Interview with Dave Camp: Is Tax Reform Politically Possible?,” by Stephen Moore, August 11, 2012.  In her letter, she states that … Continue reading

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Hoke Comments on Ohio Redistricting Proposal on WCPN 90.3’s Sound of Ideas

C|M|LAW Professor Candice Hoke appeared this morning on WCPN’s Sound of Ideas radio show.  The show focused on a proposal by the non-profit group Voters’ First to change the system by which Ohio allocates its state legislative and U.S. House … Continue reading

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