On April 4th, Professor Amy Kelley presented at the Washington State Appellate Judges’ Spring Conference in Seattle. The topic was “Developments in State and Federal Constitutional Criminal Procedure.”
Professor Jason Gillmer’s article, “Shades of Gray: The Life and Times of a Free Family of Color on the Texas Frontier,” was published in the University of Minnesota Journal of Law and Inequality: a Journal of Theory and Practice.
Professor Sepinuck recently attended a two-day meeting of the Drafting Committee for the Certificate of Title Act for Vessels during which he led a discussion about revising the current draft of the Act. Professor Sepinuck has also completed a re-draft of a proposed new commentary by the Permanent Editorial Board of the UCC. In addition, Professor Sepinuck has distributed the April edition of The Transactional Lawyer. That edition includes four articles, one of which was written by Professor Sepinuck and two of which he edited.
Professor Gerry Hess, along with co-authors Steve Friedland, Sophie Sparrow, and Michael Schwartz, completed the manuscript for a new book, Techniques for Teaching Law 2, which will be published by Carolina Academic Press in late spring of 2011. Professor Hess, along with Olympia Duhart, Sophie Sparrow, and Michael Schwartz also designed and delivered a day-long conference on “Course (Re)Design” on March 19. The conference was co-sponsored by the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning and the Salmon P. Chase School of Law. Professor Hess and Alison Anderson (UCLA) co-moderated the Presidential Program on Teaching Excellence at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in January. In addition, Professor Hess, along with Sophie Sparrow and Michael Schwartz, co-presented part of the Teaching Methods section program at the AALS annual Meeting in January.