Research in Progress – August 2014

William Birdthistle has signed contracts with Oxford University Press to publish a book tentatively entitled, The Money Management Empire, and with Edward Elgar to edit a volume with John Morley of Yale Law School tentatively entitled, The Research Handbook on Mutual Fund Regulation.

 

Nancy Marder has been working on a paper entitled, Juror Bias, Voir Dire, and the Judge-Jury Relationship, which she will present at a conference this coming fall.  She has also been working on a paper on jurors’ use of social media in Australia, which she will present at a conference in Melbourne, Australia this coming fall.

 

Sheldon Nahmod is working on an article that will deal with separation of powers, constitutional tort immunities, and the functional approach.

 

César Rosado Marzán edited a book with Meron Kebede (Chicago-Kent Class of 2015) entitled, The Regulation of Compensation: Proceedings of the NYU 66th Annual Conference On Labor, that will soon be published by Lexis.

 

Joan Steinman is working on the 2015 Pocket Parts to Volumes 14B & C of the Wright & Miller Federal Practice and Procedure treatise and the 2015 Beyond the Pocket Parts, and on articles on the constitutionality of the removal provisions of the Energy Policy Act and on conduct-based waivers of the rights to remove and to obtain remand of removed cases.  This summer she also prepared a 2014 update to the case-based chapters of the Appellate Courts casebook that she co-authors. Earlier in the summer, she authored multiple-choice questions, answers, and explanations on matters of federal civil procedure, to be used to prepare students for the bar exams in February 2015 and thereafter which, for the first time, will include multiple-choice questions on civil procedure in the multistate portion of the bar exam.

 

Richard Warner is currently working on a book, China Voice: What his Students Told an American Teaching in Beijing, with David Hull.  He is also working on two articles:  The Self, the Stasi, and the NSA: Privacy in Public in the Surveillance State, with Robert Sloan, and Excluding Reasons: Trade Disputes, Incommensurability, and Judicial Reasoning, with Sungjoon Cho.

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