Recent Faculty Scholarship & Activities March 2009



Sonja R. West was quoted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press regarding the constitutional authority of schools to remove library books that some consider inappropriate.

Paul J. Heald, speaker, "Authorship and Originality in Cultural Works," the Society of Legal Scholars Centenary Conference at Kings College, London, March, 2008

Erica J. Hashimoto, Toward Ethical Plea Bargaining, 30 Cardozo Law Review 949 (2008)

Peter A. Appel, speaker, "Sustainable Commerce: Constructing Globally Competitve Green Economies", Environmental Law Virtual Guest Speakers Series, Mercer University School of Law, March, 2009 (with Dr. T. Rick Irvin, J.D.)

Visiting Professor Robert Steinbuch has recently had his article "Mere Thieves," chosen as one of the top ten securities articles of 2008. It will be republished with the other winning articles in West's 2009 Securities Law Review, edited by Donald Langevoort of Georgetown University Law School.

Walter Hellerstein, speaker, "Jurisdiction to Impose and Enforce Income and Consumption Taxes: Towards a Unified Conception of Tax Nexus?", a conference on Value Added Tax and Direct Taxation - Similarities and Differences, organized by the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, WU Vienna and the Institute for VAT Research at Stockholm University, March, 2009

Harlan Cohen was recently named co-chair of the Junior International Law Scholars Association.

Carol E. Morgan was quoted in The New York Times regarding cutting personal spending in response to today's economy.

Usha Rodrigues was recently appointed as Reporter of the American Bar Association's Special Joint Task Force on the Impact of the Troubled Asset Relief Program on Corporate Governance.

James F. Ponsoldt was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the constitutionality of a proposed ban on assault weapons.

Paul J. Heald, speaker, "Optimal Remedies for Patent Infringement: A Transactional Model", the London School of Economics and Political Science Faculty Colloquium, March, 2009

Ronald L. Carlson, speaker, "Interdisciplinary Impacts on Trial Practice," the spring meeting of Ohio State's Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies, March, 2009