Professor Natapoff named 2016 Guggenheim Fellow
Associate Dean for Research Alexandra Natapoff has received a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship for her work on misdemeanors and the American criminal system. She will use the Fellowship to complete her new book on the significance of the petty offense process for the criminal system as a whole.
Our latest SSRN volume-Justin Hughes, Motion Pictures, Markets, and Copylocks, George Mason L. Rev.-Justin Hughes & Robert P. Merges, Copyright and Distributive Justice, Notre Dame L. Rev.-Samuel Pillsbury, Black Lives Matter: Reviewing Jill Leovy, Ghettoside, Ohio St. J. Crim. L.-Victor James Gold, Reducing the Cost of Legal Education: The Profession Hangs Together or Hangs Separately, Syracuse L. Rev.-Daniel P. Selmi, Federal Implementation Plans and the Path to Clean Power, Georgetown Int'l Env. L. Rev.
Dean Hayden joins the Prosser on Torts hornbook
In 1941, Dean William Prosser published his famous PROSSER ON TORTS. Dean Paul Hayden is co-author on the newest edition of that illustrious hornbook, DOBBS, HAYDEN & BUBLICK, HORNBOOK ON TORTS (West Academic 2d ed. 2016), which came out last week.
Constitutional Law for Corporations
Professor Elizabeth Pollman's new article, Constitutionalizing Corporate Law, is forthcoming in the Vanderbilt Law Review. She argues that the Supreme Court's newest rulings represent a dramatic "doctrinal shift," and "put unprecedented weight on state corporate law to act as a mechanism for resolving disputes among corporate participants regarding the expressive and religious activity of business corporations." This gives "a quasi-constitutional dimension to governance rules that were developed in a different era and with a different focus."
Oxford University Press celebrates Peter Tiersma's legacy
The late Peter Tiersma, who taught at Loyola for 25 years, was a prominent scholar of language and law. Oxford University Press has just released a collection of 12 of his most influential publications, Speaking of Law: Conversations on the Work of Peter Tiersma, with commentary from the nation's leading law and language scholars.
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