Greetings from Asia. I have been in both China and Korea for the past week working through exchange agreements with partner schools and participating in a joint seminar between IU and Zhejiang University in Hangzhou.
During my visit to Shanghai, I was able to speak to Dong-Kuan Ju, a 1949 Indiana Law graduate. Mr. Ju's remarkable story illustrates IU's global reach. After graduating from the prestigious Soochow University, Mr. Ju came to Indiana to get a graduate degree. During the time he was away from China, the Communists took control of the government, and upon his return, Mr. Ju found himself unable to practice law. He worked for many years as a laborer and carpenter until, in 1980, he was re-called to the law to begin the process of opening China to joint ventures with Western companies. During the next 20 years, he worked on some of the largest joint-venture and private-direct investment activities in China. Now retired, Mr. Ju remembers Bloomington fondly, and recalls that he was one of 10 Soochow graduates who came to Indiana in the same year.
Students from China now account for more than 700 of the graduate students on the Bloomington campus and an increasing number of law students. It is important that our JD students have opportunities to connect with their professional counterparts around the world and that they are able to study in countries with such strong and growing economic relationships with the United States. While we can marvel at the extent of current globalization, Dong-Kuan Ju's story shows that Indiana's ties to the world — and to China — have deep and durable roots.
On a sad note, the Law School remembers and salutes Joseph B. Board Jr., JD'58, who passed away last month. Joe was a loyal alumnus and friend of the School, a member of the Academy of Law Alumni Fellows, and a wonderful scholar and teacher. We will miss him.
All my best,
Lauren Robel, JD'83
Dean and Val Nolan Professor of Law
In This Issue
- Robel, Hoffmann Travel to Finalize Korea and China Partnerships
- Director of Admissions Retires After 40 Years of Service
- Indiana Court of Appeals Visits for Oral Argument
- Laura J. Cooper, JD'75, Delivers 2007 Stewart Lecture
- Gregg, JD'73, Honored by Justice Department
- Alumnus Receives 2007 Indiana Trial Lawyer of Year Award
- Cate on List of Top Computer Privacy Experts
- Johnsen Testifies in Mukasey Attorney General Hearing
- Buxbaum Delivers 9th Snyder Lecture in UK
- Harvard, Virginia Publish Ochoa's Research
- In Memoriam: Joseph B. Board Jr., JD'58
- In Memoriam: Stanley Jablonski, JD'72
- In Memoriam: Richard D. McIntyre Sr., JD'81
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Robel, Hoffmann Travel to Finalize Korea and China Partnerships
Last month, Dean Lauren Robel, JD'83, traveled to China and Korea, and Acting Executive Associate Dean Joseph Hoffmann to Korea, to finalize new partnership agreements with top-ranked law schools in those two countries.
In China, Dean Robel — together with new IU President Michael McRobbie and IU Vice President for International Affairs Patrick O'Meara — signed an agreement with the School of Law at Zhejiang University, one of China's top three institutions of higher learning. The Zhejiang agreement will foster exchanges of students and visiting scholars, and will also promote joint research activities and possible cooperative degree programs.
In Korea, Robel and Hoffmann executed agreements with four law schools ranked among the top 10 in that country: Yonsei University, Sungkyunkwan University, Ewha Woman's University, and Chung-Ang University. Over the past several years, Korea has emerged as the country with the largest number of Indiana Law LLM and SJD students and alumni. In 2009, legal education in Korea will change from an undergraduate to a graduate-school model, and these new agreements will ensure a continued high level of cooperation and exchange between Indiana Law and four of the leading law schools in Korea.
Director of Admissions Retires After 40 Years of Service
Alumni, friends, and family recently gathered to honor Director of Admissions Pat Clark for her 40 years of service to Indiana University and the School of Law. She will retire at the end of 2007.
Hundreds of well-wishers attended the Nov. 30 ceremony, sent e-mails, or left voicemail messages congratulating Clark. Current and former students around the world reminisced about their experiences of being accepted into law school. All were touched by the grace and personal care Clark provided.
Said Maryann Mukete of Cameroon, West Africa, "...what a wonderful feeling you must have knowing that your service has contributed to the well-being of a great school and to the lives of so many young people who have gone on to make significant contributions to our world! Thank you for your service to my school, to me, and to so many other students who have passed through its doors."
Clark, who arrived to Indiana Law in 1967 as a "naive" 18-year-old, discovered her first assignment would be working for legendary professor Jerome Hall. "A rather intimidating experience, to say the least," she said.
Without a designated position for Dean of Admissions, the responsibility fell to a faculty chair. "I had the good fortune to be mentored by and to have learned from the best," she said. Professors Bill Popkin, Harry Pratter, and Douglass Boshkoff also filled the role during Clark's tenure.
"I'll always remember fondly the conversations Harry and I had about admissions, but also about other events, particularly a lot of basketball," Clark said.
Later, when Indiana Law officially created the position for Dean of Admissions, Clark was supervised by Karen Cutright, Frank Motley, Kevin Robling, and current dean, Dennis Long, JD'98. According to Long, those positions were merely "titular," as Clark was the real power behind the Office of Admissions.
Her duties and responsibilities quickly changed from performing clerical tasks to include counseling students, recruiting, reading and evaluating applications, and creating new programs and strategies for the Admissions Office. "I cannot say enough about those experiences and friendships and what they have meant to me and how they have allowed me to grow over the years," she said.
Clark said she has "literally grown up and grown with the Law School — through marriage, the birth of our son, the marriage of our son, and birth of our granddaughter." She is now looking forward to spending time with family and friends, vacationing in Florida, and "getting caught up on those things I have neglected over the last four decades."
Indiana Court of Appeals Visits for Oral Argument
A full audience heard arguments in the case of Shafer and Freeman Lakes Environmental Conservation Corp. v. Justin Stichnoth and Corraine Stichnoth, held Oct. 29 in the Moot Court Room. Judges Edward W. Najam Jr.; Paul D. Mathias, JD'79; and Cale J. Bradford heard the case on appeal from White Circuit Court.
A tort case, the two sides argued issues pertaining to a suit brought after an accident resulting in injuries to Justin Stichnoth when he dove off a dock into Lake Shafer and his his head on a dredge pipe. The Court was asked to determine whether the trial court erred in denying appellant's motion for summary judgment, and whether the trial court abused its discretion in denying appellant's motion to bifurcate the trial on issues of liability and damages, and in permitting certain expert testimony, among other issues. On Nov. 29, the Court handed down its decision in the case.
The Indiana Court of Appeals hears oral agument at venues across the state to enable Hoosiers to learn about the judicial branch. Students were able to ask questions about the judicial process following the submission of the case.
Laura J. Cooper, JD'75, Delivers 2007 Stewart Lecture
Laura J. Cooper, JD'75, presented Indiana Law's second annual William R. Stewart Lecture in Labor and Employment Law on Tuesday, Nov. 13. A distinguished scholar in the fields of labor law and workplace dispute resolution at University of Minnesota Law School, Cooper's lecture was titled "Privatizing Labor Law: The Role of Arbitrators in Implementing Neutrality/Card Check Agreement."
The first woman to receive tenure on the Minnesota law faculty, Cooper is known for innovations in technology- and simulation-based pedagogy. A member of Indiana Law's Academy of Law Alumni Fellows, Cooper has worked as an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board and currently serves as a labor mediator and arbitrator. She also spent four years as chair of the Labor Law Group, a term as chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools, and collaboration with the Minnesota Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on studies of gender fairness in the courts.
The Stewart Lecture memorializes William R. Stewart, JD'59, via the William R. Stewart Memorial Fund for Labor and Employment Law. Stewart, who passed away in February 2004, spent 34 years with the NLRB. President Bill Clinton termed Stewart's work with the agency "unparalleled" as he honored him with the President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service in 1997.
Gregg, JD'73, Honored by Justice Department
Larry Gregg, JD'73, was honored Oct. 2 at the Justice Department's 55th Annual Awards Ceremony at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. Gregg was presented with the Mary C. Lawton Lifetime Service Award. The award is given only in exceptional circumstances to those individuals who have significantly contributed to the success of the Department by a record of outstanding actions and career accomplishments.
As a civil chief in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia and as an attorney in the Department's Civil and Criminal Division, Gregg played a significant role in the development of immunities and defenses that protect federal officials charged with law enforcement and national security responsibilities. As an affirmative civil enforcement prosecutor, Gregg secured substantial recoveries for the U.S. where federal grants were obtained through fraud and misrepresentation.
"Larry Gregg is an extraordinary public servant who has dedicated his career to the service of our nation and the pursuit of justice," U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Chuck Rosenberg said. "He is a brilliant lawyer, a model of integrity, and richly deserves this recognition."
Alumnus Named 2007 Indiana Trial Lawyer of Year
Tony Patterson, JD'93, of Parr Richey Obremskey & Morton, was honored with the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association 2007 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award.
Patterson has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and has been named a Super Lawyer in Indianapolis Monthly in the area of personal injury law.
He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, Indianapolis Bar Association, Brain Injury Association of Indiana, and Boone County Bar Association.
Cate Listed as Top Computer Privacy Expert
Computerworld magazine has named Fred H. Cate, an Indiana Law professor and director of the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research at IU, one of the "best privacy advisers in 2007."
Cate is the only academic on the magazine's 25-person list of top individual privacy experts in the United States and Europe. He is No. 9 in a group dominated by private-practice attorneys and technology privacy consultants.
Jay Cline, president of Minnesota Privacy Consultants and the author of the article, contacted more than 400 corporate privacy leaders, asking whom they would call "if your company loses a laptop, rolls out a new Web site or globalizes its HR information system." The survey names New York-based Hunton & Williams as the top computer-security law firm and Ernst & Young as the best audit and consulting firm on the topic. Lisa Sotto of Hunton & Williams is No. 1 on the list of individual privacy experts.
The article quotes Cate on how the privacy market changed in 2007. "Disclosures of secret government surveillance and data-mining programs sharpened attention this year on the volume and types of personal information that businesses are collecting and sharing with the government," he told Cline.
Cate specializes in information privacy and security law issues, testifying frequently before Congress and regularly speaking to industry, professional and government groups. He is a member of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Academic Advisory Board, the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Technical and Privacy Dimensions of Information for Terrorism Prevention and Other National Goals, and the Research Steering Committee of the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection. He also serves as reporter for the American Law Institute's project on Principles of the Law on Government Access to and Use of Personal Digital Information.
Johnsen Testifies in Mukasey Attorney General Hearing
Recent confirmation hearings for Michael B. Mukasey, nominee for Attorney General of the United States, included testimony from Indiana Law's Professor Dawn Johnsen.
Johnsen, a well-known expert in constitutional law and former acting assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Counsel under President Bill Clinton, was among a panel of experts and former U.S. Department of Justice officials who testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Oct. 18.
Her testimony explored the ways in which the Department of Justice's legal advice to the president has been dangerously compromised, particularly on issues of national security and counterterrorism — as well as what must be done to correct this deviation from tradition and best practices.
Johnsen appended to her testimony a statement of "Principles to Guide the Office of Legal Counsel," which she co-authored with 19 former OLC lawyers, in an effort to avoid future errors along the lines of the infamous and now-discredited 2002 OLC Torture Memo, in which OLC advised President Bush that he had the constitutional authority to order torture in violation of federal statute.
Her testimony also drew upon an article in which in which she explored the appropriate role of presidential lawyers, published last month in the U.C.L.A. Law Review and entitled Faithfully Executing the Laws: Internal Legal Constraints on Executive Power.
Recently, the professor took part in a National Press Club event that featured former Department of Justice Officials addressing "Principles to Guide the Department of Justice under the Next Attorney General." The American Constitution Society, for which Johnsen is the Indiana Law chapter adviser and a national board member, released video of the event. View the video.
Buxbaum Delivers 9th Snyder Lecture in UK
Professor Hannah Buxbaum visited the University of Cambridge Lauterpacht Centre for International Law this month to deliver the ninth annual Snyder Lecture.
At Indiana Law, Buxbaum is the Associate Dean for Research and Louis F. Neizer Faculty Fellow. Her talk, "National Jurisdiction over Global Business Networks," highlights her expertise in private international law and international litigation and jurisdiction. The Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies will publish the lecture — as it does each year — in its forthcoming edition.
Held in memory of Dr. Earl Snyder, LLB'47, the Snyder Lectures are just one aspect of a unique partnership between the University of Cambridge and the Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington. In addition to these annual lectures, held alternately in England and the U.S., the Lauterpacht Centre hosts an Indiana Law student each year for a period of three months through the Snyder Visiting Scholarship.
These standout students perform international legal research while in residence. Past Snyder Scholars include many accomplished alumni. Kirk Tsai, JD'07, is now at the Center, conducting research on international organizations and the legal status of Taiwan.
Harvard, Virginia Publish Ochoa's Research
Forums such as the Harvard International Law Journal, the Virginia Journal of International Law, and the highly trafficked blog Opinio Juris are featuring Professor Christiana Ochoa's important investigations of customary international law and the Odious Debt Doctrine.
"From Odious Debt to Odious Finance: Avoiding the Externalities of a Functional Odious Debt Doctrine" argues that democratic successors to despotic governments should not be bound by the contractual and commercial obligations of prior despotic governments if the benefits of those obligations were not passed on to the people.
The Harvard Journal of International Law selected the article for an issue forthcoming in early 2008. "'Odious Finance' is a contribution to the broader developing literature and doctrines that connect economic activity to the human rights implications of that activity," Ochoa said.
Published this fall by the Virginia Journal of International Law, The Individual and Customary International Law Formation" argues that international law will be more internally coherent and outwardly legitimate if individuals are formally recognized in the process by which customary international law is formed.
"There are disjunctures imbedded in customary international law doctrine." she said. "For example, it is problematic that states, who are often human rights violators, are the only type of entity currently recognized as empowered to form customary international law."Further exploration of this work takes place at Indiana Law this spring in a conference, The Individual and Customary International Law Formation, to be held April 3–5, 2008 in Bloomington.
In Memoriam: Joseph B. Board Jr., JD'58
Joseph B. Board Jr., JD'58, a Rhodes Scholar, attorney, and retired professor at Union College, died in Arlington, Vt., on Oct. 12 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 76.
The Robert Porter Patterson Professor of Government Emeritus, Board taught in Union's political science department from 1965 to 2003. He was known not only for his high level of scholarship but for his warm and interactive teaching style. "Without question, I always learn a great deal from the students I teach," he once said.
Born in Princeton, Ind., Board received an AB with highest honors from Indiana University; a BA and MA from the Oxford University Honours School of Jurisprudence; a PhD from Indiana University; and a JD from the IU School of Law—Bloomington. Fellowships include a Fulbright to Sweden's Scientific Society of Lund University, where he earned his Ph.D. Honoris Causa, Umea University (Sweden). He held teaching positions at Indiana University, Elmira College, Cornell College, Albany Law School, London School of Economics, University of Umea, and University of Paris. He was a guest lecturer worldwide, including appointments with University of California (Berkeley), Oxford, London, Nottingham, Costa Rica, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Lund.
Board's committee and consulting work has included chair positions with the United States Selection Committee for NATO Fellowships; The Political Science Committee Council for the International Exchange of Scholars; as well as membership in the Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee for Iowa and Nebraska, the Indiana Bar, and the NAACP, among others.
He is survived by his wife, Dr. Mary C. Squire, and three children from his first marriage: Ian R. Board (Graziella) of Mission Viejo, Calif., daughters Amanda Avery (Jason) and Annika Board (Patrick Cunningham), both of Albany, N.Y., and four grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Joseph B. Board Scholarship Fund at Union College, and should be mailed to: Joseph B. Board Scholarship Fund, c/o Trustco Bank, New Scotland Avenue office, 301 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York 12208.
In Memoriam: Stanley Jablonski, JD'72
Merrillville lawyer Stanley Jablonski, JD'72, died Oct. 11. He was 59.
Jablonski served as a deputy Lake County prosecutor, a public defender, and a private attorney during a 35-year legal career.
"As an attorney, he was unyielding and could make my job difficult in court," said former judge Richard Maroc, who now is a private lawyer in Munster.
County Sheriff Rogelio "Roy" Dominguez said Jablonski could display a vinegar sarcasm against anyone the lawyer opposed.
Jablonski defended a number of police officers in disputes with administrators, including a 1992 case in which he released the testimony of top-ranking Merrillville police officers using racial slurs when referring to blacks, causing a shake-up in the department.
In another case, he successfully represented county police officers who former sheriff John Buncich wished to discipline. Years later, Buncich successfully employed Jablonski to reinstate the former sheriff on the corrections merit board against opposition by the current sheriff.
Other clients of Jablonski's private law practice form a "who's who" of Lake County, Ind., politics. They included Lake Station mayoral candidate Keith Soderquist; former East Chicago Republican Chairman Robert Cantrell; and Robert Velligan, a contractor caught up in the East Chicago sidewalks-for-votes scandal.
In Memoriam: Richard D. McIntyre Sr., JD'81
Lawrence County Circuit Court Judge Richard D. McIntyre Sr., JD'81, died Oct. 30. He was 51.
Born Oct. 5, 1956, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Dean and Gayle (Perkins) McIntyre. He served as a judge, attorney, U.S. Army officer, and a former state representative.
McIntyre was a State Judge Advocate and member of the Indiana State Bar Association; Indiana Judges Association; Indiana National Guard; American Legion Gillen Post No. 33; F.O.P. and St. John's Episcopal Church.
He is survived by his wife, Meredith McIntyre; his sons Richard D. McIntyre Jr., and wife, Marisa, of Vine Grove, Ky., and Robert David McIntyre of Richmond, Va.; his daughter, Emily Lynne Turner, and husband, William, of Indianapolis; his sister, Emily Hawkins, and husband, Randy, of Bedford, Ind.; and his nephew, Heath Hawkins, of Louisville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Richard D. McIntyre Sr. Scholarship Fund, Culver, Ind., in care of McIntyre & Smith Law Firm, 1522 I Street, Bedford.
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Jan. 3: New York Cocktail Reception
Join us Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, for an evening cocktail reception from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 7th Avenue at 53rd Street, Liberty 3 Room, Third Floor. Held in conjunction with the 2008 AALS Annual Meeting, this event is a great opportunity for New York area alumni to talk with Dean Lauren Robel, many of your favorite faculty members, as well as catch up with fellow alumni. R.S.V.P. by Dec. 27 to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 812-855-9700.
Professor Jim Barnes was appointed to a National Academy of Public Administration panel that will assess the executive staffing of the Department of Homeland Security, focusing on identifying remedies for management and administrative gaps that could arise during the forthcoming Presidential transition. The panel expects to conclude its work in February 2008. His work on another NAPA panel focused on a system of Environmental Indicators concluded in October with the submission of a report to the Department of Interior, acting on behalf of a consortium of federal agencies. Barnes has been reappointed by Secretary Samuel Bodman to the Department of Energy's Environmental Management Advisory Board.
Professor Craig Bradley delivered a paper at Rutgers (Newark) School of Law on Oct. 4 titled "Rehnquist's Legacy in Criminal Procedure." His draft Trial Magazine article, "The English Warning" was a Top 10 SSRN download for October and November in Comparative Law. His most recent article in Trial Magazine (October 2007) is titled "Resurrecting the Sentencing Guidelines." The second edition of Bradley's book, Criminal Procedure: A Worldwide Study, was published in 2007. It includes a revised introduction and a revised chapter on the United States. The first edition's version of his chapter on the United States was recently published in Chinese, as part of a book titled Selected Classic Readings and Cases on American Criminal Procedure Law.
Professor Hannah Buxbaum delivered a paper on the private enforcement of economic law at a seminar on "Economic Law as an Economic Good," sponsored by the Thyssen Foundation and held in Duesseldorf, Germany. She also attended the annual meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law, held in Ithaca, N.Y., and was elected to the Society's Executive Committee.
Professor Fred H. Cate gave the keynote address to open the Third Bilateral Talks between the United States and the European Union on Cross Border Data Flows & Privacy; participated in the Government Accountability Office's Expert Forum on "Coverage of Privacy Laws;" chaired a meeting of the working group on the American Law Institute's project on "Principles of the Law of Government Access to and Use of Digital Information;" and gave a CLE program for the Indiana Legislative Services Agency on "Identity Theft, Security Breaches, Social Security Numbers, and Financial Fraud." He also gave the keynote address on Privacy and Security in Higher Education: The Policy Challenge at a conference at Arizona State University, and he was a panelist at the 18th Annual Conference of the Economic Crime Institute in Tyson's Corner, Va.
Professor Ken Dau-Schmidt participated in the inaugural Legal Professions Working Group meeting at the ABA in Chicago. He recently presented his paper "Gender and the Legal Profession: The Michigan Alumni Data Set 1967-2000" to the University of Minnesota Law Faculty Colloquium. As chair of the Labor Law Group, Dau-Schmidt hosted a conference on "Low Wage Workers and the Law" at the University of Minnesota Law School. He also served as commenter and chair of a session on "The Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in Employment Law" at a conference on the Case of Lady Duff-Gordon at Pace Law School in New York.
Professor Rob Fischman spoke to the annual meeting of regional refuge biologists at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services. He presented on two panels. One dealt with how the refuges should adapt to climate change; the other concerned the use of the term "trust resources" to identify high priorities for management. The new (Sept./Oct. 2007) Refuge Update, published by the U.S. FWS service, contains an essay by Fischman titled "Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the Refuge Improvement Act: The Centrality of the Mission."
Professor Charles Geyh gave the keynote speech, "Judicial Independence Among the States," to the Nebraska Judicial Conference in Lincoln, where he also gave a talk on the new Model Code of Judicial Conduct. In Washington D.C., he presented a paper entitled "The Judicial Selection Debate and its Reslationship to Judicial Independence" and served as moderator of a panel on judicial ethics and selection at a conference on organized by the Sandra Day O'Connor Project on the State of the Judiciary at Georgetown University Law Center. He also served as a panelist at the annual meeting of the ABA's Appellate Judges Education Institute, Washington, D.C., where he spoke on judicial disqualification." He gave a talk entitled "Judicial Independence: Does the Public Really Care?" at an Indiana State Bar Association Conference on Relations Between Congress and the Federal Courts in Indianapolis. At the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, he gave a talk entitled, "What Do We Know About Recusal Practices Around the Country."
Professor Bill Henderson presented "The Elastic Tournament of Lawyers: A Second Transformation of the Big Law Firm," at the Georgetown Law & Economics Workshop as well as at the Indiana University Law & Society Workshop. He presented "A Thought Experiment on the Organizational Value of Associates and Partners," "Geographic Network Analysis of NLJ 250 & Am Law 200 Firms" (with Arthur Alderson), "Race and Gender Differences in U.S. Corporate Law Firms: A Preliminary Analysis," and "Statistics Primer [for Practicing Lawyers]" at the Law Firms Working Group Forum with Strategic Partners, American Bar Foundation in Chicago. He presented "Inputs versus Outputs in the Accreditation Process: A Look at U.S. Law Schools," at the American Enterprise Institute Forum, Higher Education Accreditation: Evaluating the System and Possible Alternatives in Washington D.C.
Visiting Professor Feisal Istrabadi wrote "The Constitutional Process as a De-stabilizing Factor in Iraq," 89 INT'L REV. RED CROSS (tentative title) (forthcoming). He also lectured on "Iraq From the Inside" at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City.
Professor Dawn Johnsen presented "The Roberts Court," at the ACLU of Indiana's annual meeting in Bloomington. She also presented "Faithfully Executing the Laws," at the Indiana University School of Law—Indianapolis. She served as a panelist at "The New Separation of Powers: Parties, Politics, and the Presidency," at Yale Law School and presented "The Presidency in the Twenty-First Century," as a panelist on Sources of Presidential Power at Boston University. She presented "Principles to Guide the Department of Justice under the Next Attorney General," on a panel sponsored by the American Constitution Society at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
Professor Leandra Lederman's latest article, "Tax Appeal: A Proposal to Make the U.S. Tax Court More Judicial," is scheduled to be published in Wash. U. Law Review in June 2008. On Oct. 10, she presented her article entitled "'Stranger Than Fiction': Taxing Virtual Worlds," at a faculty workshop at St. Louis University School of Law.
Professor Mark Need presented "Expansion of Skills Training to Newer Areas" at the Midwest Clinical Conference at Drake University.
Professor Christiana Ochoa published, "The Individual and Customary International Law Formation," 48 Va. J. Int'l L. 119 (2007).
Professor Bill Popkin, whose book Evolution of the Judicial Opinion: Institutional and Individual Styles has just been published by the NYU Press.
Professor Gene Shreve's chapter, titled "Reheating the 'Cauldron of Jurisprudence,'" was published in the book Justice in Particular: a Festschrift Honoring Phaedon John Koyzris, Grammatikaki-Alexiou ed.
Assistant Dean for Research and Special Projects Archana Sridhar presented "An Analysis of Civil and Criminal Tax Evasion Cases in Guatemala" in Guatemala City.
Professor Timothy Waters Professor Timothy Waters presented "Boxing Pandora: Defining Frontiers in a Democratizing World" at the Indiana Democracy Consortium in Bloomington. He was a discussant for Professor Ana Trbovich's "Kosovo as a (Non-)Precedent" as part of the Limited Sovereignty and Soft Borders Lecture Series held at Columbia University's Harriman Institute. He presented "The Blessing of Depature: Acceptable and Unacceptable State Support for Demographic Transformation — The Exchange of Populated Territories" at the Central States Law Schools Association Conference at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit.
Clinical Professor Carwina Weng presented a plenary session on Cross-Cultural Lawyering Competence with Hal Abramson, Sue Bryant, and Paul Tremblay at a conference titled Law as a Healing Profession, held at Touro Law Center. The conference was based on a book titled The Affective Assistance of Counsel: Practicing Law as a Healing Profession (Marjorie Silver, ed. Carolina Academic Press 2007), for which she co-wrote a chapter with Paul Tremblay.
Recent Faculty Media Hits
- Pat Baude was interviewed about Indiana's voter ID case on WTRC, and about the upcoming Supreme Court docket on Abdul in the Morning, WXNT. He was also quoted in "Loveless to appear in Indiana court," Louisville Courier-Journal.
- Fred H. Cate was recognized and quoted in "The best privacy advisers in 2007," Computerworld. He was also quoted in "IU professor named among top 10 privacy advisers in U.S.," Herald-Times; "Closed doors over closings: IPS makes big mistake," Indianapolis Star; "Experts: School Board's private meeting illegal," Indianapolis Star; "Transatlantische kontaktgruppe zum datenschutz," Heise Online; and in "Data protection rules 'increasingly outdated,' researcher warns," Washington Internet Daily.
- Dan Conkle was quoted in "Judge stops enforcement of silence law," USA Today. He was also interviewed about the federal appeals decision on Indiana Statehouse prayer, WFIU.
- David Fidler was quoted in "WHO hold meeting to try to break virus sharing logjam," The Canadian Press.
- Bill Henderson was quoted in "When $1,000 an hour is not enough," The New York Times; in How to cut debt, boost job prospects from law school," Wall Street Journal, which he elaborates on in the Empirical Legal Studies Blog; and in "Chicago firms boosted by globalization: prof," Chicago Bulletin.
- Feisal Istrabadi was interviewed on "NewsHour," PBS. He was featured in "Ex-top envoy calls Iraqi government a failure," MSNBC. He was also interviewed on CBS Radio about the diplomatic efforts underway to resolve the problems between Turkey and Iraq over the PKK, about the agreement between two of the Shiite parites in Iraq to stop hostilities between them, and about the Iraqi investigation into the Blackwater shootings. In addition, he was interviewed about a report by the UN High Commission for Refugees which estimates the number of internally displaced persons in Iraq to be 2 million, BBC World Service.
- Dawn Johnsen was quoted in "IU Law prof testifies at hearing," Indiana Lawyer.
- Mark Need was quoted in "Entrepreneurship law clinic to be dedicated at IU," Inside Indiana Business.
- Aviva Orenstein was quoted in "Students take part in case that could reach U.S. Supreme Court," Herald-Times.
- Lauren Robel was mentioned in "Seven to be honored as Women of Distinction at fundraiser," Herald-Times.
- Archana Sridhar was mentioned in "Advierten sobre consecuencias de evasion fiscal en Guatemala," Prensa Latina.
- David Williams was interviewed about the Burma situation on Dakota Midday.