Monthly Archives: February 2014

Plecnik Publishes in Tax Notes on the EITC Ban and the Definition of “Reckless”

C|M|LAW Professor John Plecnik has published Reckless Means Reckless: Understanding the EITC Ban in Tax Notes at Vol. 142, No. 8, Feb. 24, 2014, p. 847.  It was published electronically in Tax Notes Today. In this article, Plecnik argues that Congress intended to incorporate in the earned income … Continue reading

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Robertson Writes in Crain’s about the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Decision on Local Regulation of Shale Oil and Gas Development

On January 31, 2014, C|M|LAW Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment Heidi Gorovitz Robertson published a blog post, Pennsylvania’s Environmental Rights Might Snag Drillers, in Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Shale Report.  Robertson has written previously in Crain’s about the struggles Ohio and … Continue reading

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Ray Writes on South African Court’s Emphasis on Procedure in Policy Decisions

C|M|LAW’s Joseph C. Hostetler – Baker & Hostetler Professor of Law Brian E. Ray recently published a blog post entitled South African Informal Traders Forum and Others v The City of Johannesburg and Others: A Promising Start by the South African … Continue reading

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Sterio Quoted in Mauritias Press Article on Somali Piracy

C|M|LAW’s Calfee Halter and Griswold Professor of Law Milena Sterio was quoted recently in an article that appeared in LeMauricien.com, regarding the work being done by lawyers in that country in the area of Somali piracy.  Sterio has worked with … Continue reading

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Crocker Named Dean of University of Detroit Mercy College of Law

C|M|LAW Professor of Law Phyllis L. Crocker, who has served C|M as a Professor, as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and as Interim Dean, has been named the new Dean of the University of Detroit Mercy College of Law.  Congratulations, … Continue reading

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Sundahl Presents CLE Webinar on Legal Aspects of Space Tourism

On February 20th, C|M|LAW Associate Dean Mark Sundahl moderated a CLE webinar through the West LegalEdcenter entitled Space Tourism: What Lawyers Need to Know to Service this New Industry. Dean Sundahl spoke on the application of export controls to the operations … Continue reading

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Forte Completes Southern California Lecture Tour

C|M|LAW Professor David Forte has returned from a February lecture tour in Southern California.  He presented several lectures over a 4-day period.   On February 4, Professor Forte spoke at Chapman Law School on the topic, “Prospects for Islamic Democracy.” … Continue reading

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