Professor Jason Gillmer’s paper, “Lawyers and Slaves: A Remarkable Case of Representation from the Antebellum South,” has been downloaded 58 times in the two weeks since it was posted. That number put the post in the Top 10 list of recently downloaded papers for 10 separate e-journals.
Professor Jim McCurdy received a 2011 Spirit Award from Prime Magazine as one of six Spokane community individuals who are 60 years and older who continue to make a difference through their acts of kindness and contribution.
Professor Ann Murphy has completed her annual update to her book on Tax Procedure for Lexis. This is a co-authored 18-chapter Federal Tax Practice and Procedure treatise that Professor Murphy updates every year. Click here.
Professor Upendra Acharya recently presented at a CLE program sponsored by the World Peace Through Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association. His presentation was entitled: “From Needs to Rights: Implementation of the Conventions of the Rights of the Child in South Asia.”
Professor Jim McCurdy has submitted manuscripts for 7th edition of SPORTS LAW: CASES & MATERIALS to Lexis-Nexis for publication in 2011. Professor McCurdy also submitted a chapter for publication in the book LEGAL ISSUES IN PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL (Academica Press). The chapter is titled: Thunder on the Road from Seattle to Oklahoma City: Moving from NOPA to ZOPA in the NBA. Professor McCurdy also recently presented a work in progress, Specific Performance in Sports Venue Leases, Equity and Economic Efficiency, at the 6th Annual International Contracts Conference, Stetson University College of Law, in Feb. 18, 2011.
Professor Stephen Sepinuck has completed the latest edition of his Spotlight column, which appears in the joint newsletter of the UCC Committee and Commercial Finance Committee of the ABA. The article discussed three recent judicial opinions and how the court erred in each. Professor Sepinuck also recently completed an article entitled Maine Supreme Judicial Court Rules That Control Is a Condition of Foreclosing on a Deposit Account. The article will appear in the upcoming edition of Clark’s Secured Transactions Monthly. He recently completed another article entitled Drafting for a Commercially Reasonable Disposition of Collateral for publication in the inaugural edition of the Commercial Law Center’s new electronic newsletter, The Transactional Lawyer (Feb. 2011). Along with Professor Rusch, Professor Sepinuck edited and published the first edition of The Transactional Lawyer. Finally, Professor Sepinuck recently testified at a hearing of the Judiciary Committee of the Washington House of Representatives. The hearing concerned a bill to enact the recently proposed changes to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.