April 2009 Faculty News

Monday, April 27, 2009

Gary Allison – Vice Dean and Professor of Law
Lectures and Addresses
• Gave the presentation, “Riparian Rights: The Vampires of Oklahoma Water Law” at the conference, Oklahoma Water Law: The Basics, Planning Process, Available Resources and Forces that Will Change the Law.

Tom Arnold – Professor of Law
Publications
• Published article, “Taking Note of the Investment Aspect of Purchasing a Franchise: A Proposal for Required Electronic Filing of Pre-Sale Disclosure Documents” in the TU Social Science Research Network online journal.

Russell Christopher – Professor of Law
Publications
• Published article, “A Political Theory of Blackmail: A Reply to Professor Dripps” in the TU Social Science Research Network online journal.

Tamara Piety – Associate Professor of Law
Publications
• Published article, “Onslaught: Commercial Speech and Gender Inequality” in the TU Social Science Research Network online journal.

Judith Royster – Professor of Law
Lectures and Addresses
• Participated in a panel on Indian water rights at the conference Oklahoma Water Law: The Basics, Planning Process, Available Resources and Forces that Will Change the Law
• Delivered a keynote address entitled “Soothing Waters: Tribal Protection and Stewardship” at the University of Idaho College of Law symposium.

Irma Russell – NELPI Professor of Law
Publications
• Published article, “The Evolving Regulation of the Legal Profession: The Costs of Indeterminancy and Certainty” in the TU Social Science Research Network online journal.

Dr. Robert Spoo – Associate Professor of Law
Lectures and Addresses
• Gave a speech entitled “Unclean Hands, Copyright Misuse, and the Estate of James Joyce” at the University of Pennsylvania’s Van Pelt Library.
• Gave a speech entitled “Ezra Pound’s Copyright Statute: Perpetual Rights and Unfair Competition with the Dead” at an event sponsored by the Penn Humanities Forum, the Department of English and the Cinema Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
• Gave a speech entitled “Literary Modernism Through the Lens of Intellectual Property” at Media in 19th and 20th Century Literature, the Fourth Annual English Graduate Student Conference at The University of Tulsa.

Contact:
Jimmy Hart
918-631-2568
jimmy-hart@utulsa.edu