Category Archives: Scholarship & Service
Professor Keith Hall will teach International Petroleum Transactions at Baku State University Law School in Azerbaijan in May 2013. His students will be Azeri lawyers who are seeking graduate degrees in law that are equivalent to an LLM.
Professor Ed Dawson’s article Adjusting the Presumption of Constitutionality Based on Margin of Statutory Passage has been accepted for publication in volume 16 of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law.
Professor Christina Sautter’s article Promises Made to be Broken? Standstill Agreements in Change of Control Transactions was published in the most recent issue of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law.
Professors William Corbett and John Church spoke at the second annual University of Louisiana-Monroe School Law Conference on April 30. Professor Church discussed Louisiana Legislative Act 1 (tenure reform and charter schools). Professor Corbett spoke on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 and tort liability of schools.
On April 19, Professor Blake Hudson spoke on the topic of “Subnational Forest Policy, Regional Governance Culture, and Global Climate Change” on the “New Governance Structures in Urban Forestry Panel” at the Urban Forests and Political Ecologies Conference held at the University of Toronto in Canada.
Vice Chancellor N. Gregory Smith’s article Judicial Disqualification in America was recently published in volume 2 of the International Journal of Procedural Law.
Professor Bill Corbett’s article, Unmasking a Pretext for Res Ipsa Loquitur: A Proposal to Let Employment Discrimination Speak for Itself, will be published in volume 62:3 of the American University Law Review in early 2013.
Professor Melissa Lonegrass’ article, Finding Room for Fairness in Formalism—The Sliding Scale Approach to Unconscionability, will appear in the upcoming volume of the Loyola University Chicago Law Review.
The Center of Civil Law Studies recently published Volume 5, No. 1 of the Journal of Civil Law Studies: “200 Years of Statehood, 300 Years of Civil Law: New Perspectives on Louisiana’s Multilingual Legal Experience.”
Professor Kevin Bennardo’s article, A Quantity-Driven Solution to Aggregate Grouping Under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines Manual, will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Florida State University Law Review.
Professor Mark Glover’s article, A Therapeutic Jurisprudential Framework of Estate Planning, which is published in the Seattle University Law Review, was featured in the Journal of Things We Like (Lots). The feature can be accessed here.
Professor Ed Richards presented Public Health Policy and Legislation as Tools to Drive Population Health at the 2012 Childhood Obesity and Public Health Conference at Pennington Biomedical Center on October 24.
Professor Christina Sautter presented “Auction Theory and Standstills: Dealing with Friends and Foes in a Sale of Corporate Control” during a Current Issues in Mergers & Acquisitions panel at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2012 Annual Conference.
Professor Keith Hall presented a paper “Fraud, Misrepresentation and Related Ethical Issues in Obtaining Leases” at the 58th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute in Newport Beach, California on July 21, 2012.
Professor Blake Hudson presented Policy Formulation in the South, Enforcement in the North: Linking Institutional and Political Governance Strengths for More Effective Forest and Climate Policy, at the 2012 International Symposium on Society and Resource Management at the University of Alberta in June.
Also in June, Professor Blake Hudson presented Dynamic Resources, Undynamic Federalism as part of the AALS Workshop on Torts, Environment and Disaster panel that addressed “Disaster Federalism.”
The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation featured Professor Christina Sautter’s article, Promises Made to be Broken? Standstill Agreements in Change of Control Transactions, forthcoming in the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. The feature can be accessed here.
FACULTY HIGHLIGHTS Chancellor Jack Weiss joined the deans and chancellors from Southern University Law Center, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, and Tulane University Law School at the Baton Rouge Bar Association luncheon on October 6 for a panel discussion of the “State of Legal Education.” The panel addressed the proposed changes to the [...]
August 14, 2011 – Professor Robert Lancaster, Director of Clinical Legal Education and the Singletary Professor of Professional Practice at the Law Center, has been named a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation. The Foundation works to improve the justice system and promotes equal justice under the law. Professor Lancaster also serves as Secretary on the [...]
Assistant Professor Ken Levy and co-author Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Philosophy Professor at Duke University) recently published “Insanity Defenses” in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Criminal Law 299-334 (eds. John Deigh and David Dolinko, 2011). The article offers a legal and philosophical analysis of both the insanity defense and the different versions of the insanity defense [...]
Professor Ray Diamond delivered a lecture, jointly sponsored by the University of Notre Dame Law School chapters of the Federalist Society and the Black Law Students Association, entitled “The Inner City, the Democracy of Arms, and the Revival of the Militia at Large,” on April 19, 2011.
Chancellor Jack M. Weiss joined other first amendment scholars November 11-12, 2010 in New York for a panel discussion titled Developments in First Amendment Jurisprudence. The conference, sponsored by the Practising Law Institute (PLI), featured six nationally prominent lawyers and scholars, including the Law Center’s own Chancellor Weiss. The conference is recognized as one of the most comprehensive in [...]
Professor Ray Diamond presented Exsanguinating Blackness: The Implications of the Latin American Example for Biracialism in America as a panel discussant of The Long Lingering Shadow: Law, Liberalism and Cultures of Racial Hierarchy and Identity in the Americas, at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting. Professor Bob Lancaster participated in a Louisiana Lagniappe segment [...]