Washburn Law Faculty Scholarship and Activities, July 2009-June 2010

Aïda M. Alaka

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"The Grammar Wars Come to Law School" 59 Journal of Legal Education 343 (2010). [337 KB PDF]

"The Phenomenology of Error in Legal Writing," 28 Quinnipiac Law Review 1 (2009). [3.6 MB PDF]

Presentations

Poster Presentation, "No Law Student Left Behind: Reaching out to the New Legal Writer," 14th Biennial Conference, Legal Writing Institute, Marco Island, Florida, June 28, 2010.

Co-Presenter, "Building a Bridge to Everywhere: Improving Transfer of Learning from Legal Writing Programs to Other Contexts," Teaching Law Practice Across the Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 18, 2010 (with Tonya Kowalski).

Invited Speaker, "Phenomenology of Error in Legal Writing and The Grammar Wars Come to Law School," Virtual Legal Writing Conference: Annual Scholarship Highlights--New Voices and New Ideas in Legal Communication, Project for Excellence in Legal Communication, Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida, April 29, 2010.

Co-Presenter, "Building a Bridge to Everywhere: Improving Transfer of Learning from Legal Writing Programs to Other Contexts," Professionalization of Legal Writing Programs, Association of Legal Writing Directors Seventh Biennial Conference, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, July 17, 2009 (with Tonya Kowalski).

Professional Service

Site Committee Member, Professionalization of Legal Writing Programs, Association of Legal Writing Directors 7th Biennial Conference, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, July 16-18, 2009.

Kelly Lynn Anders

Presentations

"Ethical Use of Social Media," Ethics CLE, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Kansas City, Missouri, June 30, 2010.

Panelist, "Life as a Professional: Professionalism, Effectiveness, and Personal Balance," Associate Deans' Conference— Nudge: Leading, Motivating, and Team Building, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association, June 25, 2010.

Panelist, "Why Does a Diverse Judiciary Matter? How Can We Achieve It?," Quest for a More Diverse Judiciary, League of Women Voters of Kansas, Topeka, Kansas, October 17, 2009.

"Organization & Professionalism in the Law (Ethics CLE)," Fifth Annual Legal Diversity Summit, Nebraska Bar Association, Omaha, Nebraska, October 9, 2009.

Articles in Magazines

"The Diversity Corner" (monthly column), Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, September 2009-June 2010.

"Your Workspace is a First Impression," New York Law Journal "The Back Page," p. 24, 23, (January 23, 2009).

"The High Road to the High Court is the Best Route," The Kansas City Daily Record (July 22, 2009).

Media Interviews

"Order in the Office," Topeka Magazine (Winter 2009/2010).

Professional Service

Chair, Diversity Committee, Kansas Bar Association, 2009-2010

Other Activities

Guest Blogger, The Faculty Lounge: Conversations about Law, Culture, and Academia (March 2010).

Manuscript Reviewer, American Business Law Journal (2009-Present).

Manuscript Reviewer, The Journal of Diversity in Higher Education (2009-Present).

Guest Blogger, PrawfsBlawg (October 2009).

Guest Blogger, The Faculty Lounge: Conversations about Law, Culture, and Academia (September 2009)

Rory Bahadur

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Electronic Discovery, Informational Privacy, Facebook and Utopian Civil Justice" 79 Mississippi Law Journal 317 (2009).

Presentations

Presenter, "Admitting and Remedying the Nonsense of Negligence," University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, April 9, 2010.

Bradley T. Borden

Articles in Law Reviews

"Taxing Shared Economies of Scale," 61 Baylor Law Review 721 (2009).

"Profits-Only Partnership Interests," 74 Brooklyn Law Review 1283 (2009).

Articles in Other Journals

"PIP Factors: Examine with Low Expectations," 26 Tax Management Real Estate Journal 31 (February 3, 2010).

"Related Party Like-Kind Exchanges: Teruya Brothers and Beyond," 111 Journal of Taxation 324 (December 2009) (with Kelly E. Alton and Alan S. Lederman).

"Allocations Made in Accordance with Partners Interests in the Partnership," 11 Business Entities 4 (November/December, 2009).

"Section 1031 Qualified Intermediaries in the New Economy," 27 Journal of Taxation of Investment 86 (Fall 2009).

"Like-Kind Exchanges and Qualified Intermediaries," 124 Tax Notes 55 (July 6, 2009) (with Paul L. B. McKenney and David Shechtman).

Presentations

"Partners' Interests in a Partnership," Faculty Workshop Series, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, January 28, 2010.

"Considering Tax Expenditures in State Budget Deliberations," South-Central Kansas Legislative Policy Summit, Regional Economic Area Partnership of South Central Kansas, Wichita, Kansas, December 3, 2009.

"Considering Tax Expenditures in State Budget Deliberations," Panel Discussion on Where Has All the Money Gone?: Kansas Tax Exemptions and the Budget Hole, sponsored by Statewide Independent Living Council of Kansas, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, November 18, 2009.

"Tax Issues Affecting Real Estate Developers," 46th Annual Tax Conference, Topeka, Kansas, October 2009.

Panelist, "Section 1031 Topics," and Chair, "Sales, Exchanges & Basis" Committee Meeting, American Bar Association Section of Taxation and Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Joint Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, September 26, 2009.

Professional Service

Board of Advisors, Journal of Taxation of Investments, 2009-

James M. Concannon

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Civil Code and Time Computation Changes Effective July 1," 79 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 20 (June 2010).

Presentation

Speaker, "Public Forum - Law Day," League of Women Voters of Emporia Program, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, April 29th, 2010.

Professional Service

Style Committee Liaison, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Uniform Recordation of Custodial Interrogations Act and the Uniform Regulation of Charities Act drafting committees, 2009-.

Testified on behalf of the Kansas Judicial Council Civil Code Advisory Committee before the Kansas House Judiciary Committee about HB 2656, February 11, 2010 (which restyles and substantively updates the Kansas Code of Civil Procedure, K.S.A. 60-101-60-313. The bill is the product of 17 Civil Code Committee meetings over two years and four subcommittee meetings).

Linda Henry Elrod

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"A Review of the Year in Family Law: Looking at Interjurisdictional Recognition," 43 Family Law Quarterly 923 (2010) (co-authored with Robert G. Spector).

Cited in U.S. Supreme Court opinion Abbott v. Abbott (May 17, 2010, slip opinion p. 8-9): "Reforming the System to Protect Children in High Conflict Custody Cases," 28 William Mitchell Law Review 495 (2001).

Books and Monographs

2010 Supplements for 16 chapters in Kansas Family Law (Thomson West 1999).

2009 Supplements for 16 chapters in Kansas Family Law (Thomson West 1999).

Chapters in Books

"Visitation" (2000 word definition), The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion, (R. A. Shweder, editor-in-chief), (University of Chicago Press, 2009).

Presentations

"Globalization, Nationalization and the Kansas Family Lawyer" Recent Developments in the Law, Washburn University Law School, Topeka, Kansas, June 24, 2010.

Moderator, "Traversing the Trail of Alienation: Rocky Relationships, Mountains of Emotion, Mile High Conflict," First Plenary Session, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) 47th Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, June 2, 2010.

Panelist "Compassion and the Litigator," Phi Alpha Delta, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, April 21, 2010.

"History of Kansas Child Custody Laws: Finding the Best interests of Your Child" Horizons: Solutions for Change, High Conflict Parents' Program, Topeka, Kansas, May 26, 2010.

"Family Law Update," Kansas Bar Association 10th Annual CLE Slam-Dunk Program, Manhattan, Kansas, January 29, 2010.

"Kansas Custody Law and High Conflict Parents", Horizons: Solutions for Change, the Shawnee County Court Services Program for High Conflict Parents, Topeka, Kansas, January 14, 2010.

"Sextexts and Subtexts - Legal Rights for Children on the Internet, At Home, and in the Courtroom," 2009 Summit for Appellate Judges, Lawyers & Staff Attorneys, Appellate Judges Education Institute, Orlando, Florida, November 20, 2009.

Panelist, "Emerging Issues in International Family Law," Advisory Committee on Private International Law, U.S. Department of State, George Washington University Law School, Washington D.C., October 20, 2009.

"Hearing the Voice of the Child in Hague Abduction Cases," Plenary Session on The Hague Convention – A Parent's Salvation or a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?, American Bar Association Family Law Section Fall Meeting, Montreal, Canada, October 8, 2009.

"Horizons: You Hold the Solutions for Change," Shawnee County Horizons Program, Shawnee County Courthouse, Topeka, Kansas, September 10, 2009.

Keynote Address, "Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration is Key to Keeping Focus on Children in High Conflict Cases," 5th World Congress on Family Law and Children's Rights," Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 24, 2009.

"Hot Topics in Family Law: Nationalization, De Facto Parents, and Trends," Annual Conference of the National Association of Appellate Court Attorneys, Annapolis, Maryland, July 14, 2009.

Other Publications

"Using Geographical Restrictions in the Initial Custody Order" in 101 + Practical Solutions for the Family Lawyer: Sensible Answers to Common Problems, p.145 (3d ed. Gregg Herman) (2009).

"The Federalization of Family Law," 36:3 Human Rights 6 (2009) (special issue on The Evolution of the American Family).

Professional Service

Chaired, Plenary Session, International Child Abduction, Relocation and Forced Marriage Conference, The Centre for Family Law and Practice, London Metropolitan University, London, England, June 30, 2010.

Member, Secretary of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law (ACPIL), 2009- (Harold Koh, U.S. State Department Legal Adviser, Chair).

Co-Chair, Children's Rights Committee of the Individual Rights and Responsibility Section of the American Bar Association, 2009-2010.

John J. Francis

Presentations

Panelist, "Why Specialty Clinics? – What do Specialty Clinics Add to Legal Education, Clinical Education and the Global Community? Autonomous or Integrated - Is There a Best Practice?," Fourth Annual Indian Law Clinics & Externship Programs Symposium, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 21, 2010 (with Meetali Jain, Practitioner-in-Residence, American University, Washington College of Law).

Alex Glashausser

Other Publications

Panel of Academic Contributors, Black's Law Dictionary (Bryan A. Garner ed., abridged 9th ed. 2010) (editing work on roughly 1,000 entries).

Presentations

"A Return to Form for the Exceptions Clause," Central States Law Schools Association Conference, Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio, October 2009.

"No Suit for You: Teaching Ashcroft v. Iqbal" Workshop on Civil Procedure, 2010 Mid Year Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, New York, New York, June 11, 2010.

"Constitutional Conflict: Judicial Supremacy and Congressional Power," Washburn University Constitution Day Event, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, September 17, 2009.

"37 Views of Mount Fuji and 3 of Japanese Education," Washburn University Brown Bag International Lecture, Topeka, Kansas, August 26, 2009.

"Discovery of Electronically Stored Information in the United States," Doshisha Law School, Kyoto, Japan, July 10, 2009.

"Judicial Supremacy and Congressional Power Under the U.S. Constitution: Returning the Exceptions Clause to Form," University of Tokyo Faculty of Law, Tokyo, Japan, July 13, 2009.

J. Lyn Goering

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Tailoring Deference to Variety with a Wink and a Nod to Chevron: The Roberts Court and the Amorphous Doctrine of Judicial Review of Agency Interpretations of Law," 36 Journal of Legislation 18 (2010).

"Transactional Skills Training: Contract Drafting—Beyond the Basics" Special Report Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of business and Law 280 (Summer 2009) [228 KB PDF].

Presentations

Co-Presenter, "Teaching the Mystique of Rule-Drafting and the Underlying Structure of Legal Analysis: Music, Math, and Magic," Teaching Law Practice Across the Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 17, 2010 (with Richard K. Neumann, Jr., Hofstra University School of Law).

Presenter, "Law and Lexicography: The Dictionary as Legal Precedent," Rocky Mountain Regional Legal Writing Conference, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, March 20, 2010.

Presenter and Panelist, "Comparative Legislation and Global Statutory Drafting Skills," Global Legal Skills Conference V, Monterrey, Mexico, February 27, 2010 (with Craig Tiedke Smith, Richard K. Neumann, Jr., and Zecharias Fassil).

Panel Organizer and Presenter, "Legislative Lawyering," Tenth Circuit Spring Meeting, ABA Law Student Division, Kansas Association for Justice, Topeka, Kansas, February 13, 2010.

"Administrative Law for the Solo and Small Firm Practitioner," Focus on the Solo and Small Firm Practitioner, Kansas Bar Association CLE Presentation, Salina, Kansas, January 22, 2010.

Co-Presenter, "Using Jury Instructions to Teach Clarity and Analysis," 2009 Central States Regional LRW/Lawyering Skills Conference, Climate Change: Alternative Sources of Energy in Legal Writing, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 10, 2009 (with Mary Barnard Ray).

Presenter, "The Evolving ABA Accreditation Standards: How to Use Them to Best Advantage in Building (and Protecting) Legal Writing Programs," Association of Legal Writing Directors Seventh Biennial Conference, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18, 2009.

Co-Presenter, "Coming of Age: The Role of the Legal Writing Program in the ABA Accreditation Process," Professionalization of Legal Writing Programs, Association of Legal Writing Directors Seventh Biennial Conference, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18, 2009 (with Maria Perez Crist, Terry Jean Seligmann, Gail Stephenson, & Susan Thrower).

Professional Service

President, Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD), 2010-2013.

Ronald C. Griffin

Presentations

Panelist, "Midwest People of Color Retrospective," Paradigms Lost: Outsider Scholarship, Insider Scholarship, and the Economic Crisis, 20th Annual Midwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, John Marshall Law School, Chicago Illinois, April 17, 2010.

Randall L. Hodgkinson

Presentations

"Making the Record on Appeal" 2010 KBA Criminal Law Seminar, Wichita, Kansas, May 28, 2010.

Janet Thompson Jackson

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Capitalizing on Digital Entrepreneurship for Low-Income Residents and Communities," 112 West Virginia Law Review 187 (2009).

Presentations

"Governance Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards," Kids Voting USA, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, June 18, 2010

"Legal and Ethical Duties of Religious Organizations," Mainstream Voices of Faith, Topeka, Kansas, April 28, 2010.

"Governance Responsibilities and Strategic Planning," The Brown Foundation for Education, Equity, Excellence & Research, Lawrence, Kansas, April 24, 2010.

Jeffrey D. Jackson

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Blackstone's Ninth Amendment: A Historical Common Law Baseline for the Interpretation of Unenumerated Rights," 62 Oklahoma Law Review 167 (2010).

Michael Kaye

Presentations

Moderator, "Guns on Campus? The New Understanding of the Right to Bear Arms," A Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate sponsored by the Dorothy L. Thompson Civil Rights Lecture Series in celebration of Constitution Day, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, September 16, 2009.

L. Ali Khan

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Faith-Based Torture," 12 Global Dialogue 1 (Symposium: On Torture, Cyprus) (2010).

Legal Commentaries

"The Sovereignty of Muslim Nations," Middle East Online (December 18, 2009).

"Now Pakistan – Sequential Destruction of Muslim Nations," MWC News (October 19, 2009).

Media Interviews

"Muslim-American Men Sentenced on Terror Charges," NPR (June 24, 2010) (interviewed by Tony Cox) (Professor Khan with Nihad Awad discuss the charges and reaction in the United States of five Muslim-American men from the Northern Virginia area who were sentenced each to ten years in prison by a Pakistan court. The young men were arrested in Pakistan last December and were convicted for conspiring to carry out terrorist attacks) (length: 9 minutes, 17 seconds).

Quoted, "Act of Transition," 27:10 Frontline: India's National Magazine (May 8-21, 2010).

"Pakistan Issues," Interview on PressTV (broadcast from Tehran, Iran) (October 9, 2009) (interviewed by Waqar Rizvi) (Discussing U.S. aid to Pakistan and fighting Al-Qaeda.) (length: 6 minutes).

"Competing Narratives of the Taliban," Vancouver, British Columbia, Co-operative Radio, CFRO, 102.7 FM (July 1, 2009) (interviewed by Gail Davidson) (length: 50 minutes, 48 seconds).

Presentations

Plenary Speaker, "Islamic Law and Constitutional Liberty," Spring Law Journal Symposium, University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 12, 2010.

"A Legal Theory of Foreign Policy Portfolios: U.S. Relationship with the Muslim World under the Obama Administration," A Critical Juncture: Human Rights & US Standing in the World Under the Obama Administration, Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems Symposium, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, March 5, 2010.

Plenary Speaker, "The Quran and the Constitution," Religious Legal Theory: The State of the Field Conference, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, November 13, 2009.

Tonya Kowalski

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"The Forgotten Sovereigns," 36 Florida State University Law Review 765 (2009). [443 KB PDF]

"From Conflict to Cooperation: State and Tribal Court Relations in the Era of Self-Determination," 45 Court Review 48 (co-author with Aliza G. Organick) (2009) [105 KB PDF].

Presentations

"Teaching the Third Sovereign: How and Why to Include Tribal Nations and Courts in Legal Writing Courses," 14th Biennial Conference, Legal Writing Institute, Marco Island, Florida, June 30, 2010.

Co-Presenter, "Building a Bridge to Everywhere: Improving Transfer of Learning from Legal Writing Programs to Other Contexts," Teaching Law Practice Across the Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 18, 2010 (with Aïda M. Alaka).

"The Transfer of Learning in Legal Education: Using Schema Theory to Connect the Curriculum," Teaching Law Practice Across the Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 17, 2010.

Co-Presenter, "Building a Bridge to Everywhere: Improving Transfer of Learning from Legal Writing Programs to Other Contexts," Professionalization of Legal Writing Programs, Association of Legal Writing Directors Seventh Biennial Conference, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, July 17, 2009 (with Aïda M. Alaka).

Lori A. McMillan

Presentations

"Nonprofit Taxation and Tax Policy: Toward a Public Benefit Theory," Tax Law colloquium, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, April 23, 2010.

"The Concept of Income as Related to the Noncharitable Nonprofit Subsector in Canada," Faculty Workshop, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas, April 2010.

Presenter "Kansas State Tax Exemptions Related to Local School Funding," Kansas League of Women Voters, Topeka, Kansas, February 2, 2010.

Professional Service

Testimony, Kansas House Tax Committee on HR 2549 (regarding the elimination of certain sales tax exemptions), February 11, 2010. (75 KB PDF)

William G. Merkel

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Heller as Hubris, and How McDonald v. City of Chicago May Well Change the Constitutional World As We Know It," 50 Santa Clara Law Review 1221 (2010). [403 KB PDF]

Cited in Breyer U.S. Supreme Court dissenting opinion McDonald v. City of Chicago, Illinois (June 28, 2010, slip opinion p. 3): "The District of Columbia v. Heller and Antonin Scalia's Perverse Sense of Originalism," 13 Lewis and Clark Law Review 349 (2009).

Presentations

Speaker, "Bearing Arms: Policy, Policing, and Incorporation after Heller," Santa Clara Law Review Symposium, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, January 22, 2010.

"Guns on Campus? The New Understanding of the Right to Bear Arms," A Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate sponsored by the Dorothy L. Thompson Civil Rights Lecture Series in celebration of Constitution Day, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, September 16, 2009.

Book Review

The Founders' Second Amendment: Origin of the Right to Bear Arms, Stephen P. Halbrook, (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2008) 114 American Historical Review 1074 (2009).

Aliza Organick

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Tribal Law and Best Practices in Legal Education: Creating a New Path for the Study of Tribal Law," 19 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 63 (2009). [1.7 MB PDF]

"From Conflict to Cooperation: State and Tribal Court Relations in the Era of Self-Determination," 45 Court Review 48 (co-author with Tonya Kowalski) (2009) [105 KB PDF].

Chapters in Books

"Holding Back the Tide: The Existing Indian Family Doctrine and its Continued Denial of the Right to Culture for Indigenous Children," in Facing the Future: The Indian Child Welfare Act at 30 (Matthew L. M. Fletcher, Wenona T. Singel, Kathryn E. Fort, editors) (Michigan State University Press) (2009).
» See publisher's website for description and ordering information.

Other Publications

"Practicing Law In Tribal Courts: What Every Practitioner Should Know," YLS Forum, Winter 2009, p. 6. [113 KB PDF]

Presentations

Roundtable Discussant, "The Kansas Act and Recent Case Decisions Impacting Tribal Court Jurisdiction," 10th Annual Native Nations Law Symposium, Mayetta, Kansas, February 12, 2010.

Lynette Petty

Chapters in Books

"Paternity," (Chapter 17), Practitioner's Guide to Kansas Family Law, (Kansas Bar Association, 1997; supplemented 2009).

Professional Service

Received Certificate of Appreciation for Private Attorney Involvement with Kansas Legal Services, Legal Services Corporation, Topeka, Kansas, July 24, 2009.

David E. Pierce

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Understanding Royalty Calculation Disputes," NADOA (National Association of Division Order Analysts Quarterly Magazine), Part I, April/May/June (2009); Part II, July/August/September (2009). Reprint of: "Exploring the Origins of Royalty Disputes," 23:2 Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management Journal 72 (2004).

Books and Monographs

Contributor, Oil and Gas Reporter, Volumes 168-169 (LexisNexis 2009-2010) (with other editors).

Presentations

"Recent Developments in Kansas Business, Contract, and Property Law," Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 24, 2010.

"Professional Responsibility and the Transactional Lawyer," Neosho County Courthouse, Erie, Kansas, May 14, 2010.

"Energy Conservation and Energy Production," Energy Law Symposium, North Dakota Law Review, University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota, April 9, 2010 (with Bill Connors, Josh Fershee).

"Recent Developments in Oil and Gas Law." 34th Annual KBA/KIOGA Oil & Gas Conference, Kansas Bar Association, Wichita, Kansas, October 23, 2009.

"Technical Aspects of Oil & Gas Exploration, Production, and Marketing," "Common Interests Created in Oil and Gas," "The Oil and Gas Lease: Implied Covenants," "Environmental Regulation of the Oil and Gas Industry," Oil and Gas Law Short Course, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Institute for Energy Law, and Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, Westminster, Colorado, October 9, 2009.

"Royalty Jurisprudence: A Tale of Two States," The Future Course of Oil and Gas Jurisprudence II Symposium, Washburn University School of Law Business and Transactional Law Center, Topeka, Kansas, October 2, 2009.

Mary Kreiner Ramirez

Presentations

Panelist, "Street Law," Center for Excellence in Acovcacy, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, October 21, 2009.

William Rich

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"The Path of Mentally Ill Offenders," 36 Fordham Urban Law Journal 89 (2009). [2 MB PDF]

"Why 'Privileges or Immunities'?: An Explanation of the Framers' Intent," 42 Akron Law Review 1111 (2009). [1 MB PDF]

"Charting the Course to Same Sex Marriage," 4 Journal of Race, Gender & Ethnicity 31 (2009). [281 KB PDF]

Books and Monographs

Annual Supplements, Modern Constitutional Law. 2nd ed. (St. Paul, Minn. : Thomson West, 2009).

Book Chapters

"Betrayal of the Children with Dolls: The Broken Promise of Constitutional Protection for Victims of Race Discrimination," (Chapter 5) in Racial Discrimination: A Jurisprudential Study (edited by G. Chandana) (Icfai University Press, 2009).

Presentations

"The Aftermath of Brown," Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Topeka, Kansas, February 12, 2010.

Professional Service

Appointed to Board of Advisors, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, 2009-2010.

Michael Hunter Schwartz

Books

Contracts: A Context and Practice Casebook Teacher's Manual (Carolina Academic Press, 2009).

Contracts: A Context and Practice Casebook (co-authored with Denise Riebe) (Carolina Academic Press, 2009).
» See publisher's website for description and ordering information.

Teaching Law By Design: Engaging Students From the Syllabus to the Final Exam (co-authored with Sophie Sparrow and Gerry Hess) (Carolina Academic Press, 2009).

Presentations

"A is for Think-Alouds, B is for (Fill-in) the Blanks of Mindmap, and C is for Clickers," 14th Biennial Conference, Legal Writing Institute, Marco Island, Florida, June 28, 2010 (with Robin Boyle-Laisure & Danton Berube).

Conducted All-Day Workshop, "Ex-L in Law School Training," Council on Legal Education Opportunity, University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, June 26, 2010.

Conducted All-Day Workshop, "Ex-L in Law School Training," Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Florida International University School of Law, Miami, Florida, June 12, 2010.

"Teaching Contracts from a Transactional Perspective," Transactional Education: What's Next?, Center for Transactional Law and Practice, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, June 4, 2010. (Watch presentation on YouTube, 80 minutes)

Conducted Faculty Teaching Workshop, Earle Mack School of Law, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 19, 2010.

"What the Best Law Teachers Do," Howard University School of Law, Washington, D.C., February 29, 2010.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Workshop, Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 26, 2010.

Conducted Adjunct Faculty Development Workshop, "Classroom Assessment Techniques," Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, February 12, 2010.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, Nova Southeastern School of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 29, 2010.

Presenter, "What the Best Law Teachers Do," Presidential Program II - Transformative Teaching and Institution-Building, 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 8, 2010.

Presenter, "Who Am I? The Role of Legal Education in Shaping Professional Identities," 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 8, 2010.

Conducted Teaching, Learning and Assessment Workshop, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan, November 13, 2009.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 23, 2009.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, October 16, 2009.

"What the Best Law Teachers Do," University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, September 25, 2009.

Plenary Speaker, "Assessment of Students: A (Group) Test," Legal education at the Crossroads III: Assessment, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado, September 12, 2009.

Plenary Speaker, "'Righting' the Student Evaluation Form," Legal education at the Crossroads III: Assessment, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado, September 12, 2009.

Faculty Development Workshop, "What the Best Law Teachers Do," Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, September 1, 2009.

Presenter, "Legal Analysis Education: It’s Not What the Carnegie Report Cracked It Up to Be," Yes we Carnegie: Change in Legal Education After the Carnegie Report, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, July 29, 2009.

Conferences Planned

Conference Planner and Co-Host, Teaching Law Practice Across the Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning Conference, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 16-18, 2010.

Organized, designed and co-taught "Teaching Law for Engaged Learning," Conference workshop for law teachers addressing course and class design, teaching methods, assessment, and faculty professional development, Elon University School of Law, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 10, 2010.

Professional Service

Chair-Elect, American Association of Law Schools, Section on Academic Support, January, 2010 - January 2011.

Treasurer, American Association of Law Schools, Section on Teaching Methods, January, 2010 - January 2011.

Amy Westbrook

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"What's in Your Portfolio: U.S. Investors Are Unknowingly Financing State Sponsors of Terrorism" 59 Depaul Law Review 1151 (2010).

Presentations

"It Could Happen to You: The Unruly Expansion of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act," Faculty Development Presentation, Stetson Law School, Gulfport, Florida, March 8, 2010.

Panelist, "The Evolution of the Business Lawyer," 10th Circuit Spring Meeting, ABA Law Student Division, Kansas Association for Justice, Topeka, Kansas, February 13, 2010.

"What Happened?: 2009 Developments in Finance," Women Attorneys Association of Topeka and Women's Legal Forum, January 27, 2010.

"Enthusiastic Enforcement, Informal Legislation: The Unruly Expansion of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act," Faculty Development Series, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, January 21, 2010.

Book Reviews

"Warren Buffett's Corporation: Reconnecting Owners and Managers," review of The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America. Essays by Warren E. Buffett, Selected, Arranged and Introduced by Lawrence A. Cunningham (2nd ed., 2007), 34 Oklahoma City University Law Review 515 (2009).

Media Interviews

"The Antitrust Issue," Interview with a reporter from State of the State Kansas (October 22, 2009) (Talks about the antitrust implications of removing the exemption for health insurance companies).

Professional Service

Advisory Board Member, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), 2009-.

Other Activities

Contributor, United Against Nuclear Iran Network Blog, 2010-

David Westbrook

Articles in Other Scholarly Journals and Magazines

"Tragedy, Law, and Rethinking our Financial Markets," 52 Real-World Economics Review, 100 (March 10, 2010).

Books and Monographs

Out of Crisis: Rethinking Our Financial Markets (Paradigm Publishers) (forthcoming December 2009).
» See publisher's website for description and ordering information.

Presentations

"Solutions for Women at a Time of Recession," Jamaican Women Business Owners, April 14, 2010; "Moving Forward from a Strong Foundation: Options and Opportunities for the Jamaican Economy," with Jamaican economic commentator, author and columnist Dennis Chung at the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica, April 14, 2010; a talk to the Clarendon, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, April 15, 2010; "Rethinking Investment Strategies: A Paradigm Shift," to the Jamaican government's investment agency, Jamaica Trade & Invest, April 16, 2010; and "Get on the Right Track: Small Business Solutions in a Time of Recession," to the Small Business Association of Jamaica and the Young Entrepreneurs Association, April 16, 2010 (visit to Jamaica sponsored by U.S. State Department and organized by the U.S. Embassy's Public Affairs Section).

Roundtable "European Response to the Financial Crisis," Bureau of European Policy Advisers, Commission of the European Communities, Brussels, Belgium, September 18, 2009.