Hosted and moderated a panel of the 2013 Villanova Environmental Law Journal Annual Blank Rome LLP Symposium on April 13.
Presented his work-in-progress, "Trans-Substantive Structural Environmental Law," at a faculty workshop at the University of Wisconsin Law School on April 24 and at Marquette University Law School on April 25
Joined the Environmental Law Prof Blog for a three-month stint.
Announced as a contributor to Peter King’s new football-centric website for Sports Illustrated.
In the Media: Quoted in NPR Marketplace story, “A former agent reflects on the NFL draft,” on April 25.
Participated in and helped organize a roundtable discussion of the encyclical Pacem in Terris on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary at the University of Chicago.
Among the law and religion specialists invited to Emory Law School to discuss a possible new series of law and religion studies to be commissioned by Cambridge University Press.
In the Media: Mentioned in The Legal Intelligencer’s May 6 article, “Replacement for Orie Melvin Not Likely to Emerge Anytime Soon.”
In the Media: Mentioned in Main Line Suburban Life’s May 1 article, “Delco Bar sizes up Common Pleas candidates."
Accepted an invitation to present her paper, "Authority and Justification," at UCLA's 2013-2014 Legal Theory Workshop series.
Accepted an invitation to present and publish a paper on the topic of “The Future of Criminal Law," in connection with the University of Minnesota's Robina Institute for Criminal Law & Criminal Justice annual conference in April 2014.
Published her review of Michael Zimmerman's book, The Immorality of Punishment, in the international, peer reviewed journal, Law & Philosophy.
Recognized at the 2013 Mission Awards at University of St. Thomas School of Law on April 15 for her role in caring for the injured Rome program student last summer.
Was a speaker in a May 7 Strafford Legal Webinar entitled, "Non-Cumulation Clauses and Long-Tail Claims in CGL Policies: Latest Developments. "
His article, "Considering the Mediation Privilege in Awarding Legal Fees," appeared in the Legal Intelligencer on April 16.
Gave a presentation on "Negotiation and Mediation in Light of the Fair Share Act" as part of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s "Joint and Several Liability: A Year Later” program on April 16.
His paper, “Schedule UTP - Why so few disclosures?,” made the the SSRN top ten list for Tax Law Practitioner Series.
In the Media: Quoted in the May 7 Philadelphia Inquirer article, “Clearing up the Constitution.”
Appointed Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil & Equal Rights Committee.
In the Media: His letter to the editor, “IRS-prepared tax returns: A theory that doesn’t work in practice,” was published by Tax Notes on May 6.
In the Media: Quoted in the May 11 Associated Press article, “Some Pa. colleges allow students to carry guns.” The story was picked up by 200+ publications nationally and internationally, including USA Today, The Huffington Post, ABCNews.com, The Miami Herald, The Boston Globe, and Yahoo! News.
In the Media: Quoted in the Christian Science Monitor's May 8 article, "In Los Angeles, 1 in 10 residents is an illegal immigrant, study says."
In the Media: Quoted in the Christian Science Monitor’s April 29 story, “Michael Jackson wrongful death trial opens: Were tour organizers to blame?” The article also appeared in Alaska Dispatch and Yahoo! News.
Participated in the dedication on April 25 of the George W. Bush Presidential Center at SMU in Dallas, Texas.
His article, “Preemption as Inverse Negligence Per Se,” was published in 88 Notre Dame Law Review 1249 (2013).
His article, “Who Exempted Baseball, Anyway?: The Curious Development of the Antitrust Exemption that Never Was,” was published in the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law. The article won the 2013 McFarland-SABR Award, which honors the best articles on baseball history or biography of the year.
His book review, “Conspiracy of Silence: Sportswriters and the Long Campaign to Desegregate Baseball,” was published in the March, 2013 edition of The International Journal of the History of Sport.
His book review, “Double No-Hit: Johnny Vander Meer’s Historic Night under the Lights,” was published in The Historian, Volume 75.
Signed a contract with the University of Pennsylvania Press for his next book, tentatively titled Destiny and Defiance: The Inevitable Tragedy of Dick Allen.
In the Media: Quoted in KYW Radio’s April 22 story, “Area Law Expert Says Boston Bombing Suspect Is Being Handled Correctly.”
Presented “Grutter, with Zombies: Why the Contemporary Use of Standardized testing by Public Law Schools and Universities Is Unconstitutional, and Why Private Law Schools and the LSAC Better Watch Out,” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture & the Humanities at Birkbeck College Law School, London University, in March.
Participated in a panel discussion, "Patent-Assertion Entities: Promoting of Stifling Innovation," hosted by Yale Law School’s Information Society Project, on April 16.
Spoke at Stanford Law School on April 5 as part of the Design Patents in the Modern World Conference.
His article, “The Securitization of Patents,” was the most downloaded securities law article on SSRN for the past two months.
Presented his paper on the resignation of Associate Justice Abe Fortas to the law faculty at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Commenced pro bono representation in an appeal to the D.C. Circuit. The appeal challenges on separation-of-powers grounds the President's power to remove the judges of the U.S. Tax Court. He will handle the oral argument in the appeal.
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