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Professor Karen Hall has been invited to speak in San Salvador, El Salvador on October 2. The University of South Carolina and the State Department are flying her down to chair a plenary session on Practical Approaches for Intractable Problems at a Rule of Law Seminar.
Professor Jean-Marie Kamatali was invited in early October by ABA ROLI in Washington DC to speak in a symposium on "Global Perspectives on Criminal Law Reform." As part of the symposium, he shared his experience working on USAID projects on criminal law reforms in countries using civil law legal systems.
Professor Lauren Bartlett conducted a 2.5 hour CLE training for all the attorneys and paralegals of Legal Aid of Western Ohio (LAWO) and Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE) in mid-October. The training focused on integrating human rights into every day legal aid work, including making human rights arguments before courts and policymakers, and integrating human rights into office systems and the client-staff relationship.
Professor Scott Gerber's article Clarence Thomas, Fisher v. University of Texas, and the Future of Affirmative Action in Higher Education has been accepted for publication in the University of Richmond Law Review.
Professor Toni Clarke's article Say It Loud: Indirect Speech and Racial Equality in the Interrogation Room, 21 U.Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 813 (1999), has been incorporated into the Criminal Procedure course at Lewis & Clark Law School.
Professor Scott Gerber was interviewed on September 23rd on "Talk with Ron Williams," 940 WCIT-AM, about his Clarence Thomas book.
On August 21st, Professor Scott Gerber served on a panel at the University of Akron School of Law about affirmative action.
Professor Deidre Keller was in Milwaukee Nov. 15-16 for The First Annual Mosaic Conference: Diverse Voices in IP Scholarship. She was on the planning committee for the Conference and was the Moderator for a panel entitled Teaching Intellectual Property from a Progressive Perspective. The conference was a great success attracting IP scholars from as far afield as Australia and from American University, Georgetown, UMKC, and the University of Denver, among others.
Professor Bruce Frohnen's lecture The Constitution and Religion: Allies, Adversaries, or Something Else? has been posted on the website of the Hauenstein Center, Grand Valley State University.
Professor Lauren Newell's article Redefining Attention (and Revamping the Legal Profession?) for the Digital Generation has been published in the Nevada Law Journal, 15 Nev. L. J. 754 (2015).