The newest edition of the Chicago-Kent Faculty Activities Report is online. Take a look here.
William Birdthistle has been invited to participate in the UCLA Junior Business Law Faculty Forum on November 9 and 10, 2012. His paper on the Supreme Court decision in Janus Capital Group, Inc. v. First Derivative Traders has beem accepted for presentation at the National Business Law Scholars Conference being held June 27 and 28, 2012 at University of Cincinnati College of Law.
Christopher Schmidt’s article, Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins, Legal Uncertainty, and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement, has been selected for presentation at the 2012 Junior Faculty Forum (successor to the Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum) at Harvard Law School in June.
David Schwartz presented his article The Rise of Contingent Fee Representation in Patent Litigation at Northwestern University Law School’s Law & Economics Colloquium in February 2012; at the Drake University Intellectual Property Law Center’s 5th Anniversary Gala, also in February; and at the Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association in April 2012.
Kimberly Bailey‘s article, It’s Complicated: Privacy and Domestic Violence, will be published in Georgetown’s American Criminal Law Review this fall.
Christopher Buccafusco‘s article, Making Sense of Intellectual Property, was recently published in Cornell Law Review. His forthcoming article, Well-Being Analysis vs. Cost-Benefit Analysis, written with John Bronsteen and Jonathan Masur, has been accepted for publication in Duke Law Journal. The article will be the basis for the journal’s annual Administrative Law Symposium next year.
Nancy Marder’s book chapter, entitled Instructing the Jury, was published in The Oxford Handbook of Language and Law (Peter M. Tiersma & Lawrence M. Solan, eds. 2012).
Joan Steinman's article Appellate Courts as First Responders: The Constitutionality and Propriety of Appellate Courts’ Resolving Issues in the First Instance is about to be published in Volume 87 of Notre Dame Law Review.