Faculty News - February 2011

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Faculty News – February 2011

Gary Allison, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, wrote a research paper with John Williams on "The Effects of State Regulation on the Development of Renewable Sources of Electric Energy" that was published by Resources for the Future in the December 2010 edition of Backgrounder.

Barbara Bucholtz, Professor of Law, was a panelist at the presentation of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Trusts and Estates in San Francisco on January 7. The topic of the debate was "Resolved: The Trust is Dead."

Tamara Piety, Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Professor of Law, co-moderated a panel at the Association of American Law Schools conference on January 7. The panel discussion was titled, "Corporate Political Speech and Dueling Conceptions of the Corporation in Supreme Court Jurisprudence" and was co-sponsored by the Section on Business Associations and the Section on Constitutional Law. Also, Piety has been asked to join the Marketing to Children learning community, an advisory board of The National Policy & Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity.

Judith Royster, Chapman Chair in Law, wrote a chapter, "Water, Legal Rights, and Actual Consequences: The Story of Winters v. United States," that has been published in Indian Law Stories, one of the series of Stories books by Foundation Press.

Samuel Wiseman, Assistant Professor of Law, wrote an article, "McDonald's Other Right," that will appear in the In Brief (online) section of the Virginia Law Review this spring.

Scott Been