ARCHIVED FACULTY HIGHLIGHTS

Leslie Book

Co-authored “Identifying and Supporting Financially Vulnerable Women Experiencing Economic Abuse: A Grounded Theory Approach” in the eJournal of Tax Research (Vol. 21, No. 2) on November 1.

Published “Tax Court Opinion Involving James Caan Extends Court’s Jurisdiction” for Tax Notes on November 2.

Published “Court OKs Sale of Personal Residence, No Payment to Non-Liable Spouse” for Tax Notes on November 15.

Published “Mann Construction: The Tax Procedure Giving Tree” for Tax Notes on December 4.

Published “IRS Gives a Hall Pass on Information Reporting Requirements” for Tax Notes on December 5.

Published “Court Affirms Conviction for Filing Lien Against IRS Employee’s Alias” for Tax Notes on December 11.

In The Media: Quoted in “How Congress Leaned on Crime Victims to Pay for Trump-era Tax Cuts” for The Washington Post on December 13.

Published “Taxpayer Can’t Recover Interest, Penalties on Restitution-Based Assessment” for Tax Notes on December 20.

Published “Appeals Win for IRS in Monetized Installment Sale Summons Dispute” for Tax Notes on December 27. 

 

Andrew Brandt

Posted “NFL in Germany, Craig Counsell's Historic Contract and More!” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on November 8.

Posted “Inside the Michigan Football Scandal with Gabe Feldman” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on November 13.

Published “The Future of the NFL Abroad Is Bright but Still a Work in Progress” for Sports Illustrated on November 9.

Published “How the Business of College Football Is Now Mirroring That of the NFL” for Sports Illustrated on November 22.

Posted “David Tepper Takes the Spotlight, the Latest with Aaron Rodgers and More” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on November 28.

In The Media: Quoted in “How Mark Cuban’s Sale of the Mavericks Could Impact Gambling in Texas” for The Dallas Morning News on November 29.

Published “One-and-Done Coaches Are Becoming a Trend” for Sports Illustrated on December 8.

Posted “Inside Shohei Ohtani’s Massive & Controversial Contract & More!” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on December 12.

Published “NFL 2023: Top 10 Business of Football Stories of the Year” for Sports Illustrated on December 21.

Posted “Russell Wilson Gets Benched & Top 10 Sports Business Moments of 2023” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on December 28. 

 

David Caudill

Presented “The Failure of Courts in the Crisis of Expertise” at the Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting in Honolulu on November 10.

Presented “Ambulance Chasing in Upstate New York: Ethical Issues in Russell Bank’s Novel The Sweet Hereafter” at the Virgin Islands Bar Association 2023 Annual Meeting in St. Thomas, VI on December 8. 

 

Amy Emerson

Co-organized the inaugural Law & Public Interest Technology Career Exploration Fair in Philadelphia on October 14.

Published “Leveraging Technology to Promote Access to Justice” for the AALL Spectrum on October 31. 

 

Brenner Fissell

Elected vice president of the National Institute of Military Justice on January 1.

Elected to the executive committee of the Association of American Law Schools Criminal Procedure section on January 1. 

 

Ann Juliano

In The Media: Interviewed for “Central Bucks School District Will Pay Ex-superintendent $712,000 Following Buyout Vote” for NBC Philadelphia on November 15.

 

Preston Jordan Lim 

Presented “The Xinjiang Forced Labor Crisis and the Future of International Labor Law” at the Northeast Corridor Exchange hosted by American University Washington College of Law on November 28.

Presented “The Xinjiang Forced Labor Crisis and the Future of International Labor Law” at the 2023 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum co-hosted by Research Center for International Legal Studies of National Chengchi University and the Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law in Taipei, Taiwan on December 3.

Posted “Episode 10 – The Trial of Kurt Meyer” on the Time Immemorial podcast on January 5.

Presented “The Xinjiang Forced Labor Crisis and the Future of International Labor Law” at the Junior International Law Scholars Association Conference hosted by Cornell Law School on January 9.

Published “The New Canadian Defence: The Impact of UNDRIP Article 30 on Canadian Domestic Defence Strategy” for Queen’s Law Journal (Volume 49, No. 1) on January 10. 

 

MarySheila McDonald

Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center on December 1.  

 

Michael Moreland

Participated in the panel “Common Good Constitutionalism” at the Christian Legal Scholars’ Symposium in Boston on October 6.

Authored the chapter “Christianity and Torts” in The Oxford Handbook of Christianity and Law (Oxford University Press) published on November 20.

In The Media: Quoted in “What to Know About the Congressional Investigation into Antisemitism at Penn and Other Universities” for The Philadelphia Inquirer on December 15. 

 

Itay Ravid

Co-published “140 Characters of Justice? The Promise and Perils of Using Social Media to Reveal Lay Punishment Perspectives” in University of Illinois Law Review on November 17.

Presented “Can Code Altar Law’s Code?” virtually at the annual ABA-AALS Criminal Justice Section Works-In-Progress Roundtable on November 17.

Co-published “Virtual Criminal Law Dualism” in University of Illinois Law Review on November 21.

Presented “The Effects of Marsy's Laws on Bail Decision Making” during the "Unraveling the Threads of Failure: The Anatomy of Unsuccessful Criminal Law Reforms" panel at the Association of American Law Schools 2024 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on January 4. 

 

Mary Ann Robinson

Published “Lessons from a Retiring Legal Writing Professor” for The Second Draft (Vol. 36, No. 2) on December 12.  

 

Ana Santos Rutschman

Presented “From Myriad to Moderna: The Role of Modern Biopharma Companies” at the Texas A&M Journal of Property Law Symposium: “Drawing the Line: Who Really Owns Intellectual Property?” on October 6.

Published “Technology Specificity and Equitable Access to Pharmaceuticals” in Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (Vol. 21, Issue 1) on November 1. 

Presented “The Intellectual Property of Vaccines” virtually at the Healthcare Business and Finance Speaker Series at Loyola University Chicago School of Law on November 6.

Created a model law on medical products for the African Union and African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization program on December 29. 

 

Tuan Samahon

Co-organized the “Continuing Legal Education & the Professional Education of Lawyers” symposium at Villanova Law on October 6.

Appointed vice chair of the Continuing Legal Education Board by The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania for a second term on October 31. 

 

Stephanie Sena

In The Media: Interviewed for “Episode 5: Unsheltered in Suburbia” for the Young, Unhoused and Unseen podcast on December 27.

In The Media: Quoted in “1 year later, Upper Darby’s Pet-Friendly Homeless Shelter Remains a Lifeline” for WHYY on December 28. 

Andrew Brandt

Posted “Reacting to Penn National’s Deal with Barstool Sports & More!” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on August 9.

Published “NFL Owners Are Succeeding in Taking More Power Back From the Players” for Sports Illustrated on August 15.

Published “Jonathan Taylor, Joe Burrow, Chris Jones Have Offseason Business Left to Resolve” for Sports Illustrated on August 31.

Posted “Breaking Down Joe Burrow & Nick Bosa’s Historic Contracts” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on September 7.

Presented “Leadership Lessons Learned from the Sports World” at the CVS Leadership Conference in Woonsocket, RI on September 12.

Posted “Aaron Rodgers Tears His Achilles, Grass vs. Turf Fields, & More” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on September 15.

Published “Comparing Every 2023 Offseason NFL Quarterback Contract” for Sports Illustrated on September 15.

Posted “NFL Files Grievance Against the NFLPA, Patrick Mahomes Restructures Contract, & More!” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on September 22.

Posted “Damian Lillard Traded to the Bucks, the Latest with Travis Kelce & Taylor Swift, & More!” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on September 27.

Published “Examining Patrick Mahomes’s Contract Restructure and a New NFL Ownership Committee” for Sports Illustrated on September 27. 

 

Doris Brogan

Presented “Teaching Leadership Using the Case Study Method” at The Association of American Law Schools Teaching Leadership webinar on September 26. 

 

Leslie Book

Presented “Public Engagement in Rulemaking” at the Center for Taxpayer Rights Transforming Tax Administration: Toward an Effective, Inclusive & Trusted IRS Conference in Washington, DC on September 13. 

 

John Cannan

Published “On the Trail of Francis Channing Barlow: Military Prodigy and Legal Warrior Against Corruption” on the In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress blog on September 15. 

 

David Caudill

Participated in the panel “Improving the Quality of CLE” at the Symposium on Continuing Legal Education and the Professional Education of Lawyers hosted by Villanova Law on October 6.

 

Steve Chanenson

Moderated the “Historical Review and Lessons for Today” and “Sentencing Information for Modern Judges” panels at Frankel at 50: A Half-Century’s Perspective on Criminal Sentences: Law Without Order hosted by the New York City Bar Association on April 24.

Co-published “Frankel at 50: A Half-Century’s Perspective on Criminal Sentences: Law Without Order” in Federal Sentencing Reporter on June 1.

Appointed to the Sentencing Standards Task Force by the American Bar Association on August 1.

Participated in the 2023 National Association of Sentencing Commissions Conference in Stateline, NV on August 8 and 9:

  • Presented “An Approach to Evidence-based Sentencing: Review and Policy Options.”
  • Participated in the panel “Guidelines Uniformity and Consistency: Are We Deceiving Ourselves?”
  • Moderated “Frankel at 50: A Half-Century’s Perspective on Criminal Sentences: Law Without Order.”

Designated as vice chair of the Pennsylvania Continuing Judicial Education Board of Judges by the Supreme Court on September 14. 

 

Lori Corso

Published a review of How to Be a Badass Lawyer: The Unexpected & Simple Guide to Less Stress and Greater Personal Development Through Mindfulness and Compassion by Claire E. Parsons in Law Library Journal (Vol. 115, No. 3) on August 11. 

 

Amy Emerson

Participated in the panel “Negotiation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” at the Life in the Big City XXIX: Law Department CLE in Philadelphia on July 28.

 

Abraham Gafni

Published “Equitable Tolling of the FAA’s Deadline for Vacating an Arbitration Award” in The Legal Intelligencer on August 14. 

 

Preston Lim

Presented “The Great Depression and Canada’s Originalist Decade” at the Osgoode Society Legal History Workshop at the University of Toronto on September 13.

In The Media: Quoted in “How China Might Affect Canada’s Dispute with India” for Toronto Star on September 20.

Published “The Originalism of F.R. Scott” in Supreme Court Law Review on September 21.

In The Media: Interviewed for “As Spat Builds, India Claims Students at Risk in Canada Despite Envoy Avowing Safety” on CTV News on September 22.

 

Michelle Madden Dempsey

Co-authored From Morality to Law and Back Again: A Liber Amicorum for John Gardner (Oxford University Press) published on August 17.

Appointed to the executive board of The Collective: Women in Legal Philosophy organization on September 21. 

 

MarySheila McDonald

In the Media: Interviewed for “Episode #25: MarySheila McDonald” on Slice of Mentorship podcast on October 3.

 

Michael Moreland

Published “Contingency and Contestation in Christianity and Liberalism” in the Notre Dame Law Review on June 16.

Published “Germaneness and Religious Liberty” in the Notre Dame Law Review on July 14.

Presented “First Amendment: Establishment and Free Exercise of Religion” at the National Constitution Center’s Summer Teacher Institute in Philadelphia on July 18.

In The Media: Interviewed for “The Issue Of Religious Public Charter Schools” on NPR on August 7.

Participated in the panel “Religious Liberty and the American Founding” at the University of Notre Dame on September 22. 

 

Luke Repici

Presented at the Legal Writing Institute New Teacher Training Bootcamp hosted by the Temple University Beasley School of Law on August 3. 

 

Michael Risch

Participated as a senior commentator at the second meeting of the Thomas Edison Innovation Law and Policy Fellowship at the Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University on September 7.

 

Ana Santos Rutschman

Presented “No Sue Pledges: Enforceable or Performative” at the American Bar Association Intellectual Property Section Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on April 6.

Presented “Vaccines, Misinformation and Equity” at the Annual Meeting on Law and Society in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 2.

Presented “Technology Specificity in Pandemic Preparedness” remotely at the Symposium on Biomedical Innovation Law hosted by Copenhagen University on June 15.

Presented “The Role of the FDA in Public Health Crises” remotely at the Japanese American Society for Legal Studies 2023 Symposium on June 18.

Presented “Reconsidering Patent Pledges: The Case of the Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Pledge” at the 23rd Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law on August 3.

Published “Increasing Equity in the Transnational Allocation of Vaccines Against Emerging Pathogens: A Multi-Modal Approach” in the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics on September 1.

Presented “Assessing COVID-19 Vaccine Emergency Use Authorizations” at the 2023 America Disease Prevention and Control Summit in Philadelphia on September 7.

Presented “Technology Specificity in Pandemic Preparedness” at the 2023 National Vaccine Law Conference: Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue at the George Washington University on September 14.

PublishedWhat the New York City Marathon Can Teach Us About Equitable Access to Vaccines” on the Bill of Health blog on September 20. 

 

Christine Speidel

In The Media: Quoted in “Fraud Risks Rises as IRS Fixes Low-Income Credits, Tax Pros Warn” for Bloomberg Tax on September 29.

 

Emily Stolzenberg

Received the 2023-24 Haub Law Emerging Scholar Award in Women, Gender and Law from the Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law on August 9.

Tribes, States, and Sovereigns Interest in Children” (North Carolina Law Review, forthcoming)

  • Selected for presentation at the 2023 Equity Law Scholars Forum at the Boston University School of Law on August 10.
  • Presented at the University of Virginia School of Law faculty workshop on September 8.
  • Presented at the AALS Sections on Education Law & Children and the Law mid-year works-in-progress session at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law on September 22.

Presented “Private Law and Intimates’ Obligations” (Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 48, Issue 2) at the Fifth Roundtable on Nonmarriage and Law at the Rutgers Law School on September 29. 

 

Les Book

Presented “Attorney Well-Being and the Tax Bar” at the NYU Tax Controversy Forum on June 8.

Presented “IRS Collection Policies and Procedures” at the Center for Taxpayer Rights in Washington, DC on July 17. 

 

Andrew Brandt

Posted “The NFL Schedule Release from an Executive’s Perspective with Ross Tucker” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on May 16. 

Published “Separating Fact From Fiction Over How the NFL Salary Cap Works” for Sports Illustrated on May 17.

In The Media: Interviewed for “#158 Goodell’s Contract Extension, Tom Brady’s Stake In The Las Vegas Raiders, And More NFL Inside Takes With Andrew Brandt” on The Joe Pomp Show on May 26.

Posted “Inside Jimmy Garoppolo’s Contract & an Interview with Joe Pompliano” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on June 1.

Published “New Kickoff Fair Catch Rule Makes Good Business Sense for the NFL” for Sports Illustrated on June 2.

Posted “PGA & LIV’s Historic Merger, Lionel Messi’s Groundbreaking Contract with Inter Miami” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on June 7.

In The Media: Interview for the Dan Patrick Show on June 9.

Published “How Running Backs Face Financial Disadvantages at Every Stage of Their Careers” for Sports Illustrated on June 21.

Posted “2023 NBA Free Agency Primer, NFLPA Names New Executive Director” on Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on June 28. 

 

David Caudill

Presented “The Role of Daubert in a Consensus Regime” at Vanderbilt University Law School on April 16.

Presented “Law as Religion: A Response to Orenstein’s ‘The Religion of Evidence’” at Vanderbilt University Law School on April 16.

In The Media: Interviewed about his new book, Expertise in Crisis (Bristol University Press), on June 12.

Published “Expertise in Crisis: How Can ‘Those People’ Not See the Truth?” for Transforming Society on June 13. 

 

Amy Emerson

Authored the chapter “Villanova Law Library – A Collaborative Library Model” in Academic Law Library Structures: Past, Present, and Future (William S. Hein & Co., Inc.) published on May 1.

Participated in the panel “ChatGPT in the Legal Profession: Uses, Limitations and Future Implications” at the Pennsylvania Bar CLE on May 19.

Co-authored the chapter “Attaining Academic Tenure” in Academic Law Librarianship (University of Arizona) published on June 1.

Participated in the panel “The Philly Social Justice Hackathon: Catalyzing Cross-Disciplinary Problem Solving and Creative Collaboration in Legal Education” at the 2023 CALI Conference for Law School Computing at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School on June 15.  

 

Brenner Fissell

Presented “Police-Made Law” at the 2023 Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum at Yale Law School on June 29.

Presented “Private Collections Agencies and Criminal Fines” at CrimFest 2023 at Brooklyn Law School on July 17. 

 

Abraham Gafni

Published “Review the Arbitration Providers’ Rules Carefully” in The Legal Intelligencer on June 21.

 

Michael Moreland

Participated in the panel “Abortion Drugs and Federalism Post-Dobbs” at the Notre Dame Vita Institute at the University of Notre Dame on June 13.

Presented “Germaneness and Religious Liberty” at the 13th Annual Law and Religion Roundtable symposium at the University Virginia School of Law on June 23.

Led a discussion for New York City high school teachers on the First Amendment’s religion clauses as part of the Justice for All: Courts and the Community Initiative on June 29.  

In The Media: Quoted in “Supreme Court Has Ruled to End Race-Based Admissions in College. This is What Philly-Area Schools are Saying” for The Philadelphia Inquirer on June 29.

In The Media: Quoted in “U.S. Supreme Court Sends Former Holtwood Mail Carrier Back to Appeals Court After Clarifying Rule” for Lancaster Online on June 29. 

 

Itay Ravid

Co-published “The Future of Roe and the Gender Pay Gap: An Empirical Assessment” in the Indiana Law Journal on May 1.

Participated as a panelist at the 2023 Richmond Junior Faculty Forum at the University of Richmond School of Law on May 23.

Participated in the Annual Meeting on Law and Society in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 1:

  • Presented “Renegotiating Theories of Punishment.”
  • Panelist for “Collateral Consequences and Blurring the Boundaries of Punishment.”
  • Panelist for “The Media and The Representation of Marginalized Communities.”  

 

Michael Risch

Participated as a commentator at the Lastowka Cyberlaw Colloquium at the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law on May 13.

In The Media: Interviewed for “What Regulations Are Being Considered as AI Becomes More Accessible” on KCBS Radio on May 14.

In The Media: Interviewed for “Twitter May Have to Pay Up Millions of Dollars Over Copywrite Infringements” on KCBS Radio on June 15. 

In The Media: Interviewed for “Twitter’s Attorney Alleged That Meta Is Stealing Intellectual Property Rights” on KCBS Radio on July 7.  

In The Media: Interviewed for “Comedian Sues Two AI Companies, What Precedent Does This Set?” on KCBS Radio on July 11.   

 

Christine Speidel

Presented “Are You on the Record? Don’t Fall Trap to the Record Rule” at the American Bar Association 2023 May Tax Meeting in Washington, DC on May 5.

Presented “Patching the Backstop: Equitable Remedies in Tax” at the 18th Annual Junior Tax Scholars Workshop at Northeastern University on June 17. 

 

Emily Stolzenberg

Presented “Perpetuating Political Communities: Tribes, States and Sovereigns’ Interest in Children” at the 2023 Family Law Scholars and Teachers Conference at the Boston College Law School on June 15.

Participated in the panel “Domestic Relations” at the Tenth Biennial Conference on the Law of Obligations hosted by Western Law on July 12.

Leslie Book

Presented “Developments Affecting Lower Income Taxpayers” at the Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update Conference in Washington, DC on January 26.

Presented “Thoughts on Building an Antiracist Tax Administration” at the Race and Tax Symposium at the American Tax Policy Institute in Washington, DC on February 24.

Published “Collection Due Process at Twenty-Five: A Still Important and Needed Check on IRS Collection Power” in Pittsburgh Tax Review (Vol. 20, No. 1) on March 16.

 

Andrew Brandt

In The Media: Interviewed for “Andrew Brandt Explains How Bears’ Salary Cap Flexibility Helps Them in Many Ways” on the Mully & Haugh Show on 670 The Score Chicago on February 1.

Interviewed Ross Tucker, former NFL Player and founder of RT Media, for “Ross Tucker: Tom Brady Announces Retirement, Sean Payton Traded and More!” on The Business of Sports on February 2.

Published “Eagles’ Howie Roseman Deserves to be Executive of the Year” for Sports Illustrated on February 8.

In The Media: Interviewed for “How Does This Eagles Team Stack Up to Philly’s Previous Championship Squads?” on The Mike Missanelli Podcast on February 8.

Co-presented “Race and the NFL” for a professional development class at Villanova Law on February 14.

In The Media: Interviewed for “NFL Predictions, AI Competitions” for the Motley Fool Monday podcast on February 19.

Published “Big Quarterback Contracts Are Not the Problem. Salary Cap Management Is” for Sports Illustrated on February 22.

Interviewed Don Van Natta Jr., journalist, author and broadcaster, for “Don Van Natta Jr. – Inside Dan Snyder’s Alleged ‘Secret Loan’” on The Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on February 23.

In The Media: Interviewed for “MMQB’s Andrew Brandt Talks Rodgers, Lamar, Daniel Jones, Bears & More” on The Rich Eisen Show on February 24.

Posted “Brandt’s Rants: Aaron Rodgers to New York? Lamar Jackson Gets Non-Exclusive Franchise Tag” on The Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on March 8.

Published “Why the Franchise Tag Still Exists and How It Impacts Free Agency” for Sports Illustrated on March 9.

In The Media: Interviewed for “MMQB’s Andrew Brandt: Why Aaron Rodgers’ & Packers’ Relationship Soured” on The Rich Eisen Show on March 19.

Published “The Aaron Rodgers Era Is Over in Green Bay and It’s Time for the Jets to Go Get Him” for Sports Illustrated on March 20.

In The Media: Interview for “Hour 3 – Andrew Brandt – Sports Business Insider + NFL News & Notes” on OutKick Hot Mic with Hutton and Withrow on March 20.

Presented “An Analysis of Name, Image and Likeness” at the 10th Annual Penn Carey Law Entertainment and Sports Law Society Symposium on March 23.

Presented “The Changing Landscape of Sports Law” at the New York University School of Law Sports Symposium on March 24.

Posted “Brandt’s Rants – NFL Draft Eligibility, Roger Goodell’s Contract Extension” on The Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast on April 11.

 

Patrick Brennan

Authored the chapter “The Forgiveness of Love in Charity: Getting Conversationally Opened Up” in Christianity, Ethics and the Law: The Concept of Love in Christian Legal Thought (Routledge) published on December 30.

 

John Cannan

Published “Schoolhouse Rock! Rules: Orthodoxies and Unorthodoxies in Congressional Procedure” published in University of Detroit Mercy Law Review (Vol. 100, Issue 1) on March 1.

Presented “Joel Bishop’s Reign as King of the Treatise Writers and What It Means for Persuasive Authority” at the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School Legal Information Symposium: “The Legal Treatise: Past, Present and Future” on March 24.

 

David Caudill

Presented “Legal Ethics in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at the 22nd Annual Symposium on Legal Malpractice and Ethics at the St. Mary’s School of Law on January 27.

Presented “The Role of Ideology in the Crisis of Expertise” for a sociology of science class at York University on March 3.

Presented “Expertise in Crisis: Post-Covid Examples” for a sociology of science class at James Madison University on April 14.

 

Amy Emerson

Named a finalist in Bloomberg Law’s inaugural Law School Innovation Program for the Leveraging Technology to Promote Access to Justice course in January.

Appointed to the Law Archive Advisory Board at Yale Law School on March 20.

 

Brenner Fissell

Published “Police-Made Law” in Minnesota Law Review (forthcoming) on March 17.

Co-authored an amicus brief in support of the appellant in United States v. Gilmet (No. 23-0010) on March 24.

 

Daniel Friedman

Presented “The Difficulty of Distinguishing: How Fear Gave Us Powerful Presidents, Passport Photos and 21st Century Biometrics” at the 2023 American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia on January 5.

 

Brett Frischmann

In The Media: Quoted in “Should You Really Let Your Browser Save Your Passwords?” for HuffPost on February 1.

Presented “Overcoming Techo-Social Engineering” at the Metropolitan State University of Denver on March 14.

Presented “Common Nonsense about Password Security and the Expert-Layperson Knowledge Gap” virtually at the CyberGreen Institute on March 23.

Presented “Governance Seams” at Harvard Law School on March 31.

 

Abraham Gafni

Published “Is Your Petition to Compel Arbitration Barred by the Statue of Limitations?” in The Legal Intelligencer on February 6.

Published “Four Joint Insurers – Does an Arbitration Clause Appearing in Only One Policy Control?” in The Legal Intelligencer on April 10.

 

Michael Moreland

Presented “Human Dignity and Religious Liberty” at the University of Pennsylvania Collegium Institute Legal Humanities Fellowship on February 6.

Presented “Free Speech and Critical Thinking for Today’s Students” at the Villanova in Hawaii alumni reception in Honolulu on February 17.

Presented “The Establishment Clause: Precedent and History” and participated in the panel “The Supreme Court and the Modern Republic" at St. Anselm’s College on February 22.

In The Media: Quoted in “Biden Loan Forgiveness Has Narrow Path to Victory Via Standing” for Bloomberg Law on March 1.

Presented “The Evolving Establishment Clause” at Augustana University on March 27.

Participated in the panel “Carson v. Makin, Parental Choice, and Religious Liberty” presented by Notre Dame Law School Religious Liberty Initiative on April 14.

 

Itay Ravid

Published “The Right to Social Expungement” in American Criminal Law Review (Vol. 60) on March 1.

 

Michael Risch

Named a senior fellow for the Thomas Edison Innovation Law and Policy Fellowship at the Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy at the Antonin Scalia Law School of George Mason University in January.

Participated as a senior commentator for the first meeting of the Thomas Edison Innovation Law and Policy Fellowship at the Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy at the Antonin Scalia Law School of George Mason University on March 10.

In The Media: Quoted in “Bucks County Sues Social Media Companies Over Harm to Kids” for the Delaware Valley Journal on March 16.

In The Media: Quoted in “Is the Manhattan DA’s Case Against Trump Well-Founded or a Political Sham?” for the Delaware Valley Journal on April 6.

Presented “Intellectual Property for Artificial Intelligence” at the Rutgers Law School on April 14.

 

Tuan Samahon

Appointed vice chair of the Continuing Legal Education Board by The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on March 13.

 

Ana Santos Rutschman

Participated in the panel “Power of Technology & the Governance and Sharing of Data” at the Eighth Annual VU Women in Tech conference at Villanova University on January 27.

Participated in the panel “Health Misinformation and Social Media” at the Annual Health Law Symposium: “Health Misinformation, Social Media and the Medical Profession” hosted by Seton Hall University School of Law on January 31.

Presented her book Vaccines as Technology: Innovation, Barriers and Public Health at DePaul College of Law on February 23. 

Presented “Advertising the Start-Up: Vaccine R&D and Intellectual Property” virtually at Syracuse University College of Law on March 1.

Presented “Technology Specificity and the Allocation of Medicines During Transnational Public Health Crisis” at the Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property Symposium at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law on March 10.

Presented “The Role of UN Institutions in Pandemic Preparedness” virtually at the University of Lisbon Center for Pharmaceutical Law on March 16.

Authored the chapter “The Case for A Liability Rule to Stimulate Investment in Sub-Patentable Innovation” in Improving Intellectual Property (Edward Elgar, 2023) published on March 17.

 

Amy Spare

Presented “Effective Tax Research” at the annual Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic Grantee Conference in Phoenix on December 6.

 

Christine Speidel

Co-authored “Comments on User Fees for Private Letter Ruling Requests,” formal comments to the IRS with members of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation on December 21.

Presented “Individual Taxation: The Future of Refundable Tax Credits” at the DC Bar Taxation Community’s Annual Tax Conference: “2023 Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update” on January 25.

Presented “Aligning Adjudication with Remedial Policy Goals” at the First Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Clinical Conference hosted by the George Washington University Law School on February 4.

Presented “Tax and Bankruptcy: The Usual and Unusual” at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation Mid-Year Meeting in San Diego on February 9.

In The Media: Quoted in “Posts Mislead on Legal Basis for Paying Federal Income Taxes” for FactCheck.org on March 7.

Co-authored “Comments on Form 8857” formal comments to the IRS with members of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation on March 17.

In The Media: Quoted in “Treasury Proposes Rules for Supervisory Approval of IRS Penalties (2)” for Bloomberg Tax on April 10.

Published “Protecting Taxpayer Rights at VITA: When to Put the Brakes on E-Filing” for Prosperity Now on April 11.