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UNLVLaw Road Scholars

UNLVLaw Road Scholars

MARCH 2012
March 1   Jeff Stempel will participate as a member of the Advisory Board at a meeting of the American Law Institute's "Principles of Liability Insurance Advisers Meeting." The Advisory Board will be discussing revisions to the current draft of this project.
March 1-4   Ngai Pindell will travel to Washington, D.C. to attend the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Law, Property and Society.
March 1-4  

Stacey Tovino will give a talk entitled, "U.S. Regulation of Human Subjects Research Involving Individuals with Impaired Decision-Making Capacity: 1947-2011," at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

March 1-4  

Jay Mootz will participate in the Roberta Kevelson Semiotics Roundtable at Penn State, Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He will give a talk on "Semiotics after Structuralism: From Dialectics to Rhetoric," and then will present a paper, "The 'Ethical' Surplus of the War on Illegal Immigration," with his co-author Leticia Saucedo (UC Davis Law).


March 3-5

  Mary LaFrance has been invited to travel to St. Louis, Missouri to present her paper, "Passing Off and Unfair Competition: Conflict and Convergence in Competition Law" to students and faculty at Washington University School of Law.

March 4-6

  Addie Rolnick will give a talk that explores how the discourses of sovereignty, self-determination and group rights borrowed from federal Indian Law can inform and transform anti-racist work by other groups of color. She is speaking as part of a junior faculty exchange program with Seattle University School of Law, in Seattle, Washington.
March 8-18   Marketa Trimble will attend the Meeting of the International Law Association Committee on Intellectual Property and Private International Law, which will convene at the Law School of the University of Lisbon in Portugal. Trimble is a member of the Committee.
March 15-18   Jay Mootz will attend the Annual Meeting of the Association of Law, Culture and the Humanities at Texas Wesleyan Law School in Fort Worth, Texas. He will present, with Leticia Saucedo (UC Davis Law), "The 'Ethical' Surplus of the War on Illegal Immigration." He will also participate in a roundtable discussing the implications of the growing use of visual media in law, drawing from his paper, "Law Among the Sight Lovers."
March 16-17  

Kate Kruse will serve as the representative of the Clinical Legal Education Association at the Meeting of the Council of the ABA Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar regarding proposed changes to the accreditation standards.


March 16-18

  Addie Rolnick will travel to Arizona State University College of Law in Tempe, Arizona to participate in the Legal Scholars Workshop. Rolnick will present her paper, "Group Rights and Antiracism: Lessons from Federal Indian Law."

March 22

  Mary LaFrance will present as part of a panel, "To Trademark or Not to Trademark, That is the Question," at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.
March 22-23   Nancy Rapoport will give a talk on ethics and will meet with a team of editors to work on a publication for corporate counsel at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. The following day, she will speak on the same topic at the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum.
March 23-24   Ruben Garcia (Board Member) and Ngai Pindell (co-President) will participate in a board meeting of the Society of American Law Teachers and will also attend the SALT-sponsored Trina Grillo public interest conference. The events will be in San Francisco, CA at Golden Gate University School of Law.
March 23-25   Linda Berger, Linda Edwards, Lori Johnson and Terry Pollman will participate in the 2012 Rocky Mountain Regional Legal Writing Conference, which will convene at the Arizona State University College of Law in Tempe, Arizona. Berger will deliver a plenary address on the topic, "Psychological Insights and Legal Persuasion." Edwards will serve as a scholarship mentor as part of the Scholar's Forum. Johnson will serve as Program Co-Chair, and will present her paper, "Using ‘Real' Cases to Teach Contract Drafting Principles and Skills." Pollman will present "Tangled up in Blue: A Conversation about Law School Rankings" with Professor Suzanne Rabe of the University of Arizona.
March 23-25   Marketa Trimble will travel to the Institute for Information Law and Policy at New York Law School in New York City to present a paper on enforcement of national and state gambling laws on the internet.
March 25   Sara Gordon will participate in the Association for Legal Writing Directors' Scholars' Forum in Tempe, Arizona at the Arizona State University College of Law.
March 27-28   Mary LaFrance will present at the symposium, "Examining and Overcoming Enforcement Issues in Copyright Law," hosted by the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal in New York City. She will discuss non-transparent copyright enforcement strategies and the public interest.
March 27-31   Ruben Garcia will attend the Midwinter Meeting of the ABA Section on Employment Rights and Responsibilities in Las Vegas, Nevada.
March 30   Nancy Rapoport will participate in the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees Spring Seminar in Las Vegas where she will talk on the ethics of social networking.