Faculty News Roundup

Thursday, November 30, 2006

A continuing effort to inform students, faculty, and the public the activities of faculty members of the University of Tulsa College of Law.

Professor Rex Zedalis' article entitled "Subcentral Governmental Investment Incentives: Assessing Their Lawfulness Under the GATT and the SCM Agreement," will appear in issue number one of the 2007 volume of the Journal of World Investment and Trade, the peer edited review published under the editorship of Jacques Werner in Geneva.

Professor Judith Royster gave a talk on Friday, November 17, at Cornell Law School on "Tribal Water Rights in Eastern States" as part of a symposium on Native Water Law and Public Policy.

Professor Marty Belsky, on November 17, 2006, gave two talks on panels at the 8th Annual 1st Amendment Congress at OSU in Stillwater. One talk was on “Church and State: Is There Really Separation?” The other was “Civil Rights in Times of National Crisis: Has 911 Affected Our First Amendment Rights?”

Professor William Rice, on November 9th, 2006, gave a lecture entitled "Reacquisition of Tribal Land -- Reversing Colonialism (with a little help from Developing Norms of International Indigenous Peoples Law)" as the inaugural International Indigenous Forum sponsored by Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. The talk was followed by a faculty colloquy and visits with students.

Professor Russell Christopher co-presented "Adult Impersonation: Rape by Fraud as a Defense to Statutory Rape," at the Legal Theory Workshop at William Mitchell College of Law, October 23, 2006. He also presented "On the Tripartite Structure of Criminal Law in Civil Law Countries," at a conference, The Grammar of Criminal Law: American, Comparative, International, at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, November 5-6, 2006.