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Nadia Banteka

Published “A Network Theory Approach to Global Legislative Action” in Seton Hall Law Review (Volume 50, Issue 2) on Dec. 3.

Published “Cities and International Law” for the Workshop on Cities, Geopolitics, and International Legal Order at the University of Pennsylvania Perry World House on Dec. 6.

Quoted in the report “Notes on a Perry World House Workshop: Cities, Geopolitics, and the International Legal Order” by Kristian Taketomo on Dec. 6.

 

Heather Baum

Presented “Is the Future of Legal Writing Bright or Bleak?: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Skills Education and the Practice of Law” with Amy Emerson and Jessica Webb at the Legal Writing Institute Workshop at Rutgers Law School on Dec. 13.

 

Leslie Book

Thomson Reuters published a revised 2019 cumulative update to the treatise IRS Practice and Procedure in November.

In the Media: Named one of Forbes’ “Top 100 Must-Follow Tax Twitter Accounts For 2020” on Dec. 31.

 

Richard Booth

Thomson Reuters published the 2020 edition of Financing the Corporation in December 2019.

 

Andrew Brandt

Participated in “Opening Fireside Chat with Andrew Brandt” at FanVest Philadelphia 2019 on Nov. 7.

Participated in “A Conversation with Andrew Brandt” at the Wharton Sports Business Summit at the University of Pennsylvania on Nov. 8.

 

Doris Brogan

Presented “Comparison of the Obligations of Lawyers and Journalists Who Come into Possession of Sensitive or Confidential Information” at the National Liberty Legal Department CLE on Nov. 11.

 

David Caudill

Presented “Contempt for Science and Lack of Expertise in the Trump Administration” at the Annual Meeting of the Law, Literature, and Humanities Association of Australasia in Queensland, Australia on Dec. 2.

Presented the keynote speech, “Climate Change and Expertise: Latour and the Third Wave in Science a Technology Studies” at the 2019 Workshop on Law, Technology, and Humans: What is Real about Law and Technology at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia on Dec. 9.

 

Candace Centeno

Presented “Incorporating Short Writing Exercises into Traditional Exam Courses: How to Do It & How to Encourage Others to Do It Too!” at Dismantling the Separate but Equal Paradigm: Integrating Legal Research and Writing into the Law School Curriculum at Penn State Dickinson Law on Dec. 6.

Elected to the executive board for the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research in January 2020.

Moderated the panel “Finding Their Voices: Student Participation in Live Law Making” at the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting – Pillars of Democracy: Law, Representation & Knowledge in Washington, DC on Jan. 4.

 

Steven Chanenson

Appointed to the Criminal Justice Working Group for the Delaware County Transition in the wake of the November 2019 election.

Elected the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Prison Society in January 2020.

 

Diane Edelman

Appointed Treasurer of the newly-formed Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Global Engagement in January 2020.

Co-moderated the panel “Teaching Abroad: For Visitorships, Sabbaticals, Retirement and Summer Programs” at the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting – Pillars of Democracy: Law, Representation & Knowledge in Washington, DC on Jan. 5.

Participated in a meeting with representatives from Iraqi cultural institutions on behalf of the Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program at the U.S. Department of State at the Institute for International Education in Washington, DC on Jan. 17.

 

Amy Emerson

Presented “Is the Future of Legal Writing Bright or Bleak?: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Skills Education and the Practice of Law” with Amy Emerson and Jessica Webb at the Legal Writing Institute Workshop at Rutgers Law School on Dec. 13.

 

Abraham Gafni

In the Media: Published “Employee Acceptance of Handbook Arbitration Provisions: Part 2” in The Legal Intelligencer on Nov. 18.

 

Jason Iuliano

In the Media: Interviewed for “Drowning in Student Debt: Ways for Americans to Deal with What Is Now More than $1.6 Trillion in Loans” on NBC 10 on Nov. 14.

 

Michael Moreland

Published “Comments on Steven Smith, Pagans and Christians in the City” in the Journal of Catholic Legal Studies (Volume 57, Issue 1) in 2019.

Participated in the panel “Religious Rights & Anti-Discrimination” at the 2019 National Association of Attorneys General Capital Forum in Washington, DC on Dec. 9.

In the Media: Quoted in “New Case Tests Big Question: Can Philly Kids Sue After Getting Sick in School Buildings?” on WHYY on Dec. 30.

 

Joy Mullane

Moderated the panel for Villanova University’s Graduate Tax Program “Women in Tax” at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law on Nov. 6.

 

Josephine Nelson

Published “A Path to Developing More Insightful Business School Graduates: A Systems-Based, Experiential Approach to Integrating Law, Strategy, and Sustainability” in the Academy of Management Learning & Education (Volume 18, Issue 4) on Nov. 7.

Achieved five years of being a top-ten most downloaded author across Social Science Research Network’s entire platform in January 2020.

Presented  “Cryptocommunity Currencies” as part of the Emerging Voices in Securities Regulation section at the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting – Pillars of Democracy: Law, Representation & Knowledge in Washington, DC on Jan. 4.

Presented “Management Culture & Surveillance” as part of the New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law section at the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting – Pillars of Democracy: Law, Representation & Knowledge in Washington, DC on Jan. 4.

Published “Management Culture and Surveillance” in Seattle University Law Review (Volume 43, Issue 2) on Jan. 6.

 

Michele Pistone

Awarded the 2019 J.M.K. Innovation Prize in New York City in November 2019.

Presented “Immigration Advocacy: Innovating the Provision of Legal Services” as a guest speaker at the President's Leaders Forum at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, CA on Dec. 10.

Presented “Technology and Legal Empowerment” at the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and Bernstein Center for Human Rights at NYU Law School Legal Empowerment Roundtable in San Diego, CA on Dec. 11-13.

 

Michael Risch

In the Media: Quoted in “A Seismic Cert – What to Watch Out for Following the Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear Google v Oracle” in IAM Media on Nov. 18.

In the Media: Quoted in “Skilled in the Art: Supreme Court Can CVSG but It Can't Hide from Section 101 + A PTAB Precedent, If You Can Keep It” published on Law.com on Dec. 10.

In the Media: Quoted in “SCOTUS Declines to Revisit Patent Eligibility Despite Fed Circuit's Pleas” in Westlaw Practitioners Insights on Jan. 13.

 

Chaim Saiman

Served as Shabbat Scholar in Residence at Penn Hillel in Philadelphia in November 2019.

Served as Shabbat Scholar in Residence at Kehilat Kesher in Englewood, NJ in November 2019.

Served as rabbinical court judge at Beth Din of America in New York City in December 2019.

Served as Shabbat Scholar in Residence at Congregation Beth Israel in Berkeley, CA in December 2019.

Participated in a seminar on Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law at Cardozo Law School at Yeshiva University in New York City in December 2019.

In the Media: A review of Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law, “Law, Lore, and Theory” was published in the Jewish Review of Books in December 2019.

Participated in “New Books in Jewish Law” at New York University School of Law in New York City on Dec. 4.

Participated in a seminar on Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law at Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles, CA on Dec. 16.

Participated in a seminar on Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law at Boca Raton Synagogue in Boca Raton, FL on Dec. 18.

 

Tuan Samahon

In the Media: Participated in the segment “‘I am asking our chairmen to proceed with articles of impeachment’: Pelosi’s Announcement, Yesterday’s Hearing and More” on NPR’s AirTalk with Larry Mantle on Dec. 5.

In the Media: Participated in a discussion about impeachment on The Jim Bohannon Show on the Westwood One Network on Dec. 13.

 

Christine Speidel

Participated in a panel on “Tax Compliance Strategies: Practitioner Tips” at a new officer training at the IRS Philadelphia Campus on Sept. 26.

Participated in a panel on “Recent Developments in Innocent Spouse Litigation” at the ABA Section of Taxation 2019 Fall Tax Meeting in San Francisco on Oct. 5.

Judged semifinal and final rounds of the Quaker Classic, a mock trial competition for college students hosted by the University of Pennsylvania in November 2019.

Participated in a panel on “Exploring CDP Rights and Procedures in Judicial Proceedings” at the 2019 Low-Income Taxpayers Representation Workshop in Washington, DC on Dec. 3.

Presented “What Public Interest Attorneys Need to Know About Income Taxes and Attorney’s Fees” at the 2019 Public Interest Law Day in Philadelphia on Dec. 11.