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School of Law | May 2010 Faculty Briefs

May 2010 Faculty Briefs

Dean Lisa Kloppenberg spoke about arbitration law for an American Justice at the Crossroads symposium at Pepperdine Law School on April 15.

Kloppenberg and UDSL Advisory Council member Maxine Thomas have been invited to participate in a luncheon seminar on May 5 as part of the Ohio State Bar Association's Annual Meeting in Dayton. The Ohio Women's Bar Association is hosting the luncheon and corresponding seminar, "Women in the Profession: Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We Should Be."

Professor Susan Brenner spoke at the fifth International Conference on Information Warfare, hosted by the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on April 9. Brenner discussed Civilians in Information Warfare: Conscription of Telecom Networks and State Responsibility for International Cyber Defense, a paper she cowrote with Maeve Dion of George Mason School of Law¿s Center for Infrastructure Protection.

Professor Vernellia Randall¿s article "Built in Obsolescence: The Coming End to the Abortion Debate," cowritten with Professor Tshaka Randall, has been reprinted as a chapter in Reproductive Rights: Access to Safe Abortion, published by The Icfai University Press in India.

Randall also was quoted "The LSAT Link," which examined the connection between LSAT scores, bar passage rates and diversity rates of student bodies in law schools, in the March 2010 issue of The National Jurist. The feature accompanied a longer article, The Diversity Challenge.

Associate Professor Pamela Laufer-Ukeles has accepted an offer from the University of Cincinnati Law Review to publish her article "Reconstructing Fault: The Case for Spousal Torts."

Professor James Durham was quoted in Foreclosure crisis won't ease until unemployment goes down, says UD prof, in the Dayton Daily News April 16.

Professor Rich Saphire and Tom Whelley '77, president of the Dayton Bar Association, were quoted in a Dayton Daily News article reviewing opinions from the Dayton legal community of the retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

Adjunct Professor Ken Germain has joined the Cincinnati firm Wood, Herron & Evans, L.L.P. He also serves as the Distinguished Professorial Practitioner in the School of Law's Program in Law and Technology.

Rob Scott, a member of the UDSL Class of 2010, is running a campaign for Seth Morgan, a graduate of the UD MBA program, in the Ohio State Auditor race. In addition, Scott is president and founder of the Dayton Tea Party.


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