Professor Jason Gillmer has accepted an offer of publication for his article, “Lawyers and Slaves: A Remarkable Case of Representation from the Antebellum South,” in a special symposium issue of the University of Miami Race and Social Justice Law Review. Professor Gillmer was also was invited to present the article to a devoted group of legal historians at the Dallas Bar Association’s meeting in Dallas, Texas, on February 24. Finally, as a member of the Task Force on Race and the Criminal Justice System, Professor Gillmer presented to the Washington Supreme Court on March 2, on the history of associating race with crime.
Professor Buck Sterling’s book review of Launching the War on Poverty: An Oral History (by Michael L. Gillette (2010)) will be published in the April, 2011 Legal History & Rare Book Newsletter. Also, Professor Sterling’s review of An Election For the Ages: Rossi vs. Gregoire, 2004 (2010)) by Trova Heffernan will be published in the Spring, 2011, issue of the Magazine of Northwest History.
Professor Dan Morrissey’s latest article “Securities Litigation After the Meltdown” will be published in the upcoming issue of the West Virginia Law Review. Professor Morrissey also had an op-ed comment recently published in the February 28th National Law Journal titled “Wall Street Needs the Beast” describing the need for continuing a strong SEC role in regulation of the financial markets.
Professor Jay Kanassatega’s Law Review article “The Discovery Immunity Exception in Indian Country – Promoting American Indian Sovereignty By Fostering the Rule of Law” was recently cited with favor by the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota. The court’s order and Professor Kanassatega’s article were discussed at length in Turtle Talk – the blog for the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.
Professor Ann Murphy was the tax expert quoted at length in a Yahoo News article “From Prostitutes to Bikinis: U.S. Prepares Tax Expenses.”