Road Scholars - October 2010

UNLVLaw Road Scholars

UNLVLaw Road Scholars

  October 2010
 
Oct. 1-2
 
Kate Kruse will make two presentations at the 25th Anniversary Conference of the Clinical Theory Workshop in New York. She will be part of an Opening Plenary panel with her textbook co-authors, and also will present her paper, "The New Legal Realist Voice of Clinician-Scholars," on a panel.
 
Oct. 1-2
 
Ann Cammett has been invited to speak at a national conference designed to assist visiting assistant professors, fellows and judicial clerks who plan to seek a job in the academy. The Aspiring Law Professors Conference will be held at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law of Arizona State University.
 
Oct. 2-3
 
Kate Kruse will co-facilitate a workshop as part of the Clinical Law Review Workshop in New York, and will also present a final plenary session to the participants on strategies and logistics of writing and publishing legal scholarship.
 
Oct. 1-3
 
Nancy Rapoport will be speaking at the Annual Houston Intellectual Property Law Association Meeting in Galveston, Texas. She is participating on a panel entitled "Images of Lawyers in Popular Culture (Ethics)." Professor Rapoport regularly makes presentations to lawyers on the subject of legal ethics.
 
Oct. 6
 
Kate Kruse has been invited to deliver the Lichtenstein Distinguished Professorship in Legal Ethics Lecture at Hofstra Law School. During the day she will deliver a public lecture, conduct a faculty workshop and teach a class to students.
 
Oct. 6-8
 
Jeff Stempel has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Liberty Mutual Prize for the best scholarly article on insurance law, and in connection with this honor he has been invited to deliver the inaugural Liberty Mutual lecture at Boston College. He received the award for his article, "The Insurance Policy as Social Instrument and Social Institution," published in the William & Mary Law Review.
 
Oct. 6-9
 
Ann Cammett is a member of the Organizing Committee of the Eighth Annual LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop, and will speak on "Progressive Law Teaching" and also the different models of faculty status and how these status issues affect progressive scholars oriented toward social justice. The meeting will be held at the University of Denver School of Law.
 
Oct. 6-9
 
Rachel Anderson will co-chair the Eighth Annual LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop as part of the 15th Annual LatCrit Meeting at Denver University. She also will moderate several panels during the conference.
 
Oct. 7-9
 
Mary LaFrance will attend the Annual Meeting of the ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries in Las Vegas as part of her preparation to co-author a book for Thompson/West entitled, Entertainment Law on a Global Stage.
 
Oct. 7-10
 
Ngai Pindell will present his paper, "Housing Crisis, Mortgage Reform, and Community Responses" at the 15th Annual LatCrit conference in Denver. The theme of the annual meeting is "The Color of the Economic Crisis: Exploring the Downturn from the Bottom Up."
 
Oct. 8-11
 
Jeff Stempel will be meeting with his co-authors in South Dakota to complete work on the Eighth Edition of his Fundamentals of Pretrial Litigation, and to complete work on the first edition of Fundamentals of Litigation Practice.
 
Oct. 10-11
 
Nancy Rapoport will be presenting at the State Bar of Texas' Fall Health Law Conference where she will again speak about "Images of Lawyers in Popular Culture" in connection with legal ethics.
 
Oct. 14-16
 
Linda Edwards has been invited to deliver the keynote address at a conference on "How Legal Rhetoric Shapes the Law: Pedagogy, Theory and Practice" at American University, Washington College of Law. The title of her address is "Law and the Myth of Redemptive Violence."
 
Oct. 14-16
 
Jennifer Gross will attend the Annual Meeting of the Western Pacific Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries in her capacity as a member of the Program Committee and the Membership Committee. The meeting is held in San Francisco, CA.
 
Oct. 14-16
 
Jean Sternlight will attend the 2010 Alternative Dispute Resolution Works in Progress conference sponsored by the American Association of Law Schools at the University of Oregon. She will be describing the work of the Saltman Center to fellow ADR professionals.
 
Oct. 15-17
 
Tom McAffee will participate in a discussion as part of The Federalist Society Colloquium on Natural Law and Property Rights in American Private Law, convened in Atlanta.
 
Oct. 20-23
 
Marketa Trimble will be attending the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Intellectual Property Association in Washington, D.C.
 
Oct. 21-23
 
David McClure will attend "Implementing the Durham Statement: Best Practices for Open Access Law Journals," held at Duke University School of Law. The workshop will examine issues and best practices for law journals to consider as they move toward electronic journal publishing.
 
Oct. 22
 
Jay Mootz has been invited to deliver a talk as part of the annual Joseph T. McCullen Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and Law at Villanova University School of Law. He will present a paper entitled, "The Hermeneutical and Rhetorical Nature of Law."
 
Oct. 22-23
 
Ann McGinley has been invited to serve as a "senior scholar" at the Fifth Annual Employment & Labor Law Scholars' Forum at Seton Hall Law School. The program is competitive and four or five junior scholars are selected to present a paper and to undergo critique. The announcement says that "leading senior scholars from the academy will provide commentary on each of the featured papers in an intimate and collegial setting." Professor McGinley, along with approximately seven other senior faculty members from across the country, have been selected to do the critique.
 
Oct. 23-27
 
Mary Berkheiser will serve as a member of the ABA Site Visit Team conducting an accreditation visit to the Earle Mack College of Law at Drexel University in Februrary.
 
Oct. 28-31
 
Members of the Appointments Committee [Jeff Stempel (Chair), Linda Edwards, Steve Johnson, Mary LaFrance, Fatma Marouf, and Stacey Tovino] will travel to the American Association of Law School's Recruitment event in Washington, D.C. to interview prospective faculty candidates.
 
Oct. 28-31
 
Rachel Anderson will present her paper, "Reimagining Human Rights Law: Transnational Corporations and Global Corporate Citizenship" at the "Vulnerability and the 'Corporation'" conference at Emory University. The event is sponsored by the Feminism and Legal Theory Project at Emory University School of Law.
 
Oct. 29-30
 
Ngai Pindell was invited to participate in a panel session titled, "Before the Visit" at the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Site Evaluation Workshop for Law School Representatives and New Site Evaluators. The workshop will be held in Rosemont, Illinois.