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Cambridge University Press has announced that it will publish "The Cambridge Handbook of U.S. Labor Law: Reviving American Labor for a 21st Century Economy." The book will be co-edited by Richard Bales, professor of law at Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, and Charlotte Garden, professor of law at Seattle University School of Law, with an expected publication date of fall 2018. More than 40 leading labor law scholars from throughout the United States will contribute. The book argues that American labor law should be reconsidered and reformed, in ways both incremental and radical, but in all cases with the overall goal of protecting workers even as the economy and the nature of work are changing rapidly.
Professor Lauren Newell's article, Up in Smoke? Unintended Consequences of Retail Marijuana Laws for Partnerships, has just been published in Volume 38 of the Cardozo Law Review.
Professor Rick Bales has co-authored Labor and Employment Arbitration in a Nutshell (3d ed. forthcoming 2017). The text focuses on the fundamentals of the labor and employment arbitration process and explores the major arbitration law issues, their importance, and the conflicting opinions on them. 
Professor Rick Bales was interviewed for an article in the Toledo Blade: "Libbey workers to vote on 3-year contract offer, Approval by 2 unions this weekend would end strike."  http://www.toledoblade.com/business/2016/10/22/Libbey-workers-to-vote-on...
Professor Dallan Flake presented a paper, "Employer Liability for Nonemployee Discrimination," at the Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law in Seattle in September 2016.
Professor Lauren Newell presented Reclaiming Attention in the Digital Generation Negotiator at the 10th Annual AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference at Marquette University  Law School on September 23, 2016.
Professor Dallan Flake's article "Religious Discrimination Based on Employer Misperception" was published in the Wisconsin Law Review.
Jean-Marie Kamatali was invited by the International Nuremberg Principles Academy to speak at the “Workshop on Improving Cooperation in the Prosecution of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence" in September 2016 in Germany.
Professor Scott Gerber was appointed by AALS President-Elect Paul Marcus to the Committee to Review Scholarly Papers for the 2018 Annual Meeting.
Brown University's Political Theory Project has named Professor Scott Gerber an associated scholar.