Research in Progress – April 2012

Lori Andrews, working under a Greenwall Foundation grant, is analyzing the legal issues surrounding the collection of health information by social networks and related data aggregators.


Christopher Buccafusco is working on an article titled Valuing Publication and Attribution in Intellectual Property with Chris Sprigman and Zachary Burns.


Nancy Marder is editing her article The Conundrum of Cameras in the Courtroom for publication in the Arizona State Law Journal. She is also working on an article, Iconic Jury Trials, which will use the first criminal trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich as a vehicle for exploring the role of the hold-out juror and the role of post-verdict interviews of jurors in this high-profile case that attracted extensive media coverage both in Illinois and the U.S.


Joan Steinman currently is working on the 2013 Pocket Parts to volumes 14B and C of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice and Procedure treatise. This summer she plans to work on articles concerning waiver-by-conduct of removal and remand rights; statutes that confer subject-matter jurisdiction beyond that apparently permissible under Article III; and the Supreme Court’s modification of mootness and other procedural doctrines in an effort to protect government officials from liability.

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