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Associate Professor Anjum Gupta will present “Forced Migration: Contemporary Issues Faced by Refugees and Asylum Seekers” at the Hoboken Historical Museum. The lecture is a part of the museum’s new exhibit, “Hoboken, Ellis Island, and the Immigrant Experience.” (Sept. 14)

Assistant Professor Yuliya Guseva
will present “KGB’s Legacy: Transplanting Efficient Infrastructure without Efficiency” at the 30th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Law and Economics, to be held at Aix-Marseille Université. (Sept. 18-20)

Professor Carlos Ball will present his paper “The Search for Heightened Scrutiny in LGBT Rights Cases” at the National LGBT Bar Association 2014 Lavender Law Conference (Aug. 22) and at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association. (Aug. 28-31)

Professor Suzanne Kim has been selected as a sabbatical visitor at Columbia Law School’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Law. She will be in residence there for the Fall 2014 semester.

Faculty Activities

JULY 2014

Reference Librarian Dennis Kim-Prieto presented his article “Three Faces of Information Literacy in Legal Studies: Reserach Instruction in the American Common Law, British Common Law, and Turkish Civil Traditions” at the Sixth Annual Boulder Conference on Legal Information, held in San Antonio. (July 10-12)

Assistant Professor Jorge Contesse presented “The final word? Control of conventionality, constitutional dialogue and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights” at the Third Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law, held at the University of Melbourne School of Law. (July 8)

Professor Steve Gold is the author of “A Legal Beagle’s Voyage” in JOTWELL (The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)), reviewing Nicholas A. Robinson, “Evolved Norms: A Canon for the Anthropocene” in Rule of Law for Nature 46-71 (Christina Voigt ed., 2014)


JUNE 2014

Associate Professor Chrystin Ondersma presented her article “A Human Rights Framework for Debt Relief” at the National Business Law Scholars Conference, held at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. (June 19)

Assistant Professor Yuliya Guseva presented “KGB’s Legacy: Transplanting Efficient Infrastructure without Efficiency” at the National Business Law Scholars Conference at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. (June 19-20)

Two of Associate Professor Taja-Nia Henderson’s articles made SSRN “top 10” downloads in June: “The Ironic Promise of the Thirteenth Amendment for Offender Anti-Discrimination Law” (17 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 1141, 2013) and “Teaching the Carceral Crisis: An Ethical and Pedagogical Imperative” (12 MARGINS (Maryland L. J. of Race, Religion, Gender and Class 104, 2013)).


MAY 2014

Associate Dean John Joergensen spoke on a panel devoted to the transition of print resources to digital formats at the 2014 Legislative Data and Transparency Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference was hosted by the House Committee on Administration. (May 29)

The article “A Human Rights Framework for Debt Relief,” forthcoming in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, was presented by Associate Professor Chrystin Ondersma at the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association, held in Minneapolis. (May 29)

Assistant Professor Yuliya Guseva presented “KGB’s Legacy: Transplanting Efficient Financial Infrastructures without Efficiency” at the International Law Association’s British Branch Spring Conference titled “Foundations and Futures of International Law,” which took place at King’s College, London. (May 23-24)

Assistant Professor Matteo Gatti and co-author Luca Enriques presented their paper “Creeping Acquisitions in Europe” at the International Takeover Regulators’ Conference, organized by the UK Takeover Panel and held in London. (May 23)

Assistant Professor Jorge Contesse participated in “Ethnicity.gov: Extractive Capitalism, Indigenous Peoples, and the Right to Prior Consultation in Social Minefields” at the University of Chicago. (May 21) He presented his paper “The last word? Constitutional dialogue with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights” at the University of Palermo in Buenos Aires. (May 8)

Associate Professor Taja-Nia Henderson presented her work-in-progress, “The Lost History of the Fourteenth Amendment’s Disqualification Clause,” at a Duke University School of Law colloquium. (May 15)

“Russian Securities Law: In the State of Flux” was the title of the paper delivered by Assistant Professor Yuliya Guseva at the Murphy Conference on Corporate Law, held at Fordham Law School. (May 13)

Professor David Troutt delivered a keynote address at the State of Workforce Diversity 2014 symposium sponsored by the Bloustein School’s Heldrich Center and did a reading and book signing at Watchung Booksellers. (May 1)

Professor Vera Bergelson spent six weeks during April and May as a visiting scholar at Melbourne University Law School.


APRIL 2014

Professor Stuart Green presented “What Should Count as Property in Theft Law” at the Hofstra University School of Law Intellectual Property Colloquium Series. (April 29) Green was a commentator at “The Future of Criminal Law?” conference held by the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, University of Minnesota (April 26)

Professor Gary Francione participated in “Design and Violence Debate: Debate III” at the Museum of Modern Art. (April 17)

At the University of Pennsylvania Professor David Troutt gave a talk about his new book The Price of Paradise: The Costs of Inequality and a Vision for a More Equitable America in an event co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Urban Studies Program, and Penn Law. (April 15)

“Public Perceptions of White Collar Crime Culpability” was presented by Professor Stuart Green for the Legal Studies Speaker Series, Business Ethics Department, at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. (April 13)

Professor Paul Tractenberg discussed the U.S. education reform agenda as a keynote speaker at a conference on comparative education reform processes that was held at Haifa University. (April 8)

Associate Dean Jon Dubin was a panelist for “Present and Future Issues Impacting State Law School Clinical Programs” at the University of Maryland School of Law conference titled Building Bridges to Practice: Celebrating 40 Years of the Clinical Law Program. Dubin discussed his article “The Rutgers Cases and the State of the Law of State Law School Clinical Programs” (65 Rutgers L. Rev. 817, 2013). (April 4)

Associate Dean John Joergensen, invited to present at the LegalIED Conference at American University Washington College of Law, delivered a TED-style talk on applying educational theory to law teaching. (April 4)

Assistant Professor Jorge Contesse pent the first week of April in Bogotá, Colombia, where he presented a paper on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights at the Universidad de los Andes School of Law and the human rights NGO, Dejusticia.


MARCH 2014

Associate Professor Elise Boddie presented her work-in-progress, “Schools Without Borders,” at the St. John’s Law School faculty colloquium. (March 31)

Professor Gary Francione spoke at three Canadian universities this month: on “Animals: Our Moral Contradictions” at  McMaster University in Hamilton (March 26) and Western University in London, Ontario (March 27), and on “Should Animals Have Rights?” at Brock University in St. Catharines (March 28).

Professor Steve Gold presented “The Use of Genomic Research and Data in Toxic Tort Causation Claims” at HarrisMartin’s DNA and Molecular Evidence in Toxic Torts Conference, held in Charleston, SC. (March 26)

Associate Professor Taja-Nia Henderson has been awarded a Visiting Faculty Fellowship for six months at the DePaul Humanities Center, DePaul University. She also has received a Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society. Henderson presented her work-in-progress, “The Lost History of the Fourteenth Amendment’s disqualification Clause,” at the Temple University Beasley School of Law faculty colloquium. (March 26)

“KGB’s Legacy: Transplanting Efficient Financial Infrastructures without Efficiency” was the title of the paper presented by Assistant Professor Yuliya Guseva at the Arizona State University Legal Scholars Conference. (March 14-15)

Associate Dean John Joergensen gave a talk to the New Jersey Law Librarians Association on the “Developments in Online Research and the Ramifications for the Practice of Law.” (March 13)

Assistant Professor Jorge Contesse spoke at a panel on “Regional Perspectives on Human Rights” at Columbia Law School. (March 10)

Associate Professor Brandon Paradise participated on a panel titled “The Role of Legal Academia in the Pursuit of Justice” at Yale Law School’s annual Black Law Student Association alumni dinner. (March 8)

Clinical Professor Randi Mandelbaum presented “Re-Examining and Re-Defining Permanency from a Youth’s Perspective” at the 10th Annual Wells Conference on Adoption Law at Capital University Law School. The conference wa titled “We Are Not All the Same: Meeting Children’s Individual Needs Through Law, Policy, and Practice Reform.” (March 6)


FEBRUARY 2014

Professor Stuart Green presented “What Are the Sexual Offenses?” at the New York Criminal Law Theory Workshop, held at New York University School of Law. (Feb. 25)

Vice Dean Reid Weisbord commented on presentations by Professor Adam Hirsch of the University of San Diego Law School and Professor Ronald Mann of Columbia Law School at the Vanderbilt Law Review symposium “The Role of Federal Law in Private Wealth Transfer.” (Feb. 21)

Professor Paul Tractenberg was one of two keynote speakers at a day-long conference on School-Family Relations convened by the Initiative for Applied Education Research of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The conference was held at Tel Aviv University. The title of his presentation was “Parents, Schools and the Community: What Is the Parental Role in Education, What Are Its Legal Sources and What Affects Its Implementation?” (Feb. 16)

Associate Professor Brandon Paradise presented “An Eastern Orthodox View of Love, Law and Martin Luther King, Jr.” at the Pepperdine University Law School conference on “Love & Law.” (Feb. 7)


JANUARY 2014

Assistant Professor Fadi Shaheen presented “The GAAP Lock-Out Effect and the Investment Behavior of Multinational Firms” at the NYU Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance. (Jan. 28)

Associate Professor Elise Boddie participated in a symposium at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, “Educational Equality and the Constitution in the 21st Century,” sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania’s Journal of Constitutional Law. (Jan. 24)

“What Are the Sexual Offenses?” was presented by Professor Stuart Green at the University of South Carolina School of Law faculty seminar. (Jan. 24)

At the ABA Section of Taxation midyear meeting, held in Phoenix, Clinical Professor Sandy Freund spoke on a Diversity Section panel on Tax Issues and Immigration. (Jan. 24) Freund will repeat the presentation for an ABA webinar and was asked to do the presentation for a Las Vegas Legal Services conference, both to be held in March.

Professor David Troutt was the moderator for two panels on the latest Mount Laurel legal developments and housing numbers at the annual conference of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association. (Jan. 23)

Professor Stuart Green was a panelist for the AALS Section on Criminal Justice “Guns, Drugs and Child Pornography” session at the AALS annual meeting, held in New York. (Jan. 5)

“Wills for Everyone: Helping Individuals Out of Intestacy” (53 B.C.L. Rev. 877, 2012) by Vice Dean Reid Weisbord is featured in Jotwell’s (Journal of Things We Like (Lots)) Trusts & Estates Section.