September 2017

Leslie Book

Presented and moderated a panel addressing private causes of action for false information returns at the Fall American Bar Association Tax Section meeting in Austin, Texas in September.

Invited to and participated in the second Earned Income Tax Credit Summit convened by the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.

In the Media: Published a forthcoming article in Virginia Tax Review on Tax Prof Blog.
 

Michael Campbell

In the Media: Quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's article, "Fifty shades of chaos—experts say most states not equipped to take over healthcare" on Sept. 22.
 

Ben Carlson

Participated in the webinar "The Human Equation: What Star Trek Teaches Us About Leadership" for the Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Librarians.

Presented a paper on the history of arson expertise in U.S. criminal courts to the Fire Safety Engineering Department of Edinburgh University in Scotland on Sept. 12.
 

David Caudill

Presented a paper on discredited forensic fire expertise offered by prosecutors in numerous arson trials at the annual meeting of the Society for the Sociological Study of Science in Boston on Sept. 1.

Presented a paper on the history of arson expertise in U.S. criminal courts to the Fire Safety Engineering Department of Edinburgh University in Scotland on Sept. 12.
 

Brett Frischmann

In the Media: Co-authored an article in The Guardian, "Robots have already taken over our work, but they're made of flesh and bones," on Sept. 25.
 

Catherine Lanctot

Participated in a panel sponsored by the American Constitution Society, "Supreme Court Preview," at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
 

Mark Momjian

In the Media: Interviewed on "Animals Today" to discuss how the law regards companion animals in cases of divorce on Sept. 17.
 

Christine Mooney

Presented her talk, "The Art of Negotiation," at the Women's International Network of Utility Professionals Conference in Philadelphia on Sept. 27.
 

Michael Moreland

Joined an amicus brief with other law professors in support of petitioners in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

In the Media: Quoted in Bloomberg BNA's Sept. 13 article, "Circuit-Split on Legislator-Led Prayer Could Entice Supreme Court."
 

Mitchell Nathanson

Appointed to the Editorial Board of NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture.
 

Josephine Sandler Nelson

Became a Network Fellow for the Institute on Corruption Studies.

Selected by AALS Securities Regulation Section to workshop her article, 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Corporate Crime as part of the "Emerging Voices in Securities Regulation" session at the 2018 AALS Conference.

Selected by AALS Criminal Justice Section to workshop her article, "'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Corporate Crime," as part of the Criminal Justice Roundtable at the 2017 ABA Meeting.
 

Michele Pistone

Awarded the Saint Elizabeth Seton Medal on Sept. 21 from St. John's University in recognition of her work on behalf of refugees and immigrants and for her scholarship in Catholic Social Thought.

In the Media: Interviewed by 6ABC on Sept. 6 on the immigration law issue of DACA and dreamers.

Delivered the keynote presentation, "Disrupting Law School," at the #FutureLaw 2.0 conference held at Duquesne Law School on Sept. 8.
 

Michael Risch

Acted as a Senior Commentator/Mentor at CPIP Edison Fellows Workshop.

Participated in the George Washington Law Review Post-Grant Review Workshop.

In the Media: Interviewed on KCBS about the Native American patent transfer on Sept. 9.

In the Media: Quoted in the Reuters article "Challenge of Allergan tribal patent deal in uncharted legal territory" on Sept. 14.