Washburn Law Faculty Scholarship and Activities, July 2008-June 2009

Aïda M. Alaka

Presentations

Presenter, "Phenomenological Practitioner Research: How to Study Your Students' Problems to Improve Your Teaching," Implementing Best Practices and Educating Lawyers: Teaching Skills and Professionalism Across the Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, June 24, 2009.

Co-Presenter, "Bridging Skills 'Back to the Future': Transfer of Learning within the Legal Writing Classroom," Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, March 14, 2009 (with Tonya Kowalski).

Moderator and Panel Member "Ask an Expert!," Employment Law Update Seminar sponsored by the City of Lawrence, Kansas, October 28, 2008.

Other Activities

Site Committee Member, Professionalization of Legal Writing Programs, Association of Legal Writing Directors 7th Biennial Conference, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, July 16-18, 2009.

Member, Scholarship Committee, Association of Legal Writing Directors/Legal Writing Institute, 2008-

Kelly Lynn Anders

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Journals

"'I' Before 'E,' Except in Mediation: Training Introverts to Use Extroverted Techniques to Become Stronger Mediators," 33 Oklahoma City University Law Review 573 (2008).

Books and Monographs

The Organized Lawyer (Carolina Academic Press, 2009; visit the website for this book and Amazon.com for Introduction).

Articles in Magazines

"Does Your Workspace Need an Amendment?," 23:1 The Legislative Lawyer (Summer 2009).

"Order in the Office: Why Organization is Essential to the Legal Profession," 69:6 Oregon State Bar Bulletin 44 (April 2009).

"Taming the Beast," 95 ABA Journal 10 (March 2009).

"Get Organized," 18:5 The National Jurist 6 (February 2009).

Book Reviews

Museum Philosophy for the Twenty-first Century, edited by Hugh H. Genoways. 43 Libraries & the Cultural Record 235 (2008).

Presentations

Moderator and Planner, "Photography, Fair Use, and Appropriation Art: A Snapshot of Current Issues," CLE Teleconference, Section on Intellectual Property Law and the Center for Continuing Legal Education, American Bar Association, June 18, 2009.

"The Organized Lawyer & Professionalism in the Law," Lawyers & Leaders Programs, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, March 26, 2009.

Media Interviews

Interview by Kansas Public Radio related to The Organized Lawyer, February 6, 2009

Interview by KSNT 27 News related to The Organized Lawyer, January 16, 2009

Interview by KTMJ Fox 43 Topeka News related to The Organized Lawyer, January 2, 2009

"WU Professor, Author Cleans Up: Anders Says Organization is Part of Business Etiquette," Topeka Capital-Journal, December 19, 2008, p. A-2.

Other Activities

Guest Blogger, PrawfsBlawg (May 2009)

Vice-Chair, ABA Committee 304: Visual and Dramatic Works, Intellectual Property Section, American Bar Association, 2008-2009.

Rory Bahadur

Presentations

Presenter, "Everything We Need to Know About Teaching We Learned in Pre-school: Active Learning and How to Not Teach to Engage Students," Implementing Best Practices and Educating Lawyers: Teaching Skills and Professionalism Across the Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, June 24, 2009.

Bradley T. Borden

Articles in Other Journals

"The Aggregate-Plus Theory of Partnership Taxation," 43 Georgia Law Review 717 (2009).

"Open Tenancies-in-Common," 39 Seton Hall Law Review 387 (2009).

"Workout-Driven Exchanges," 25 Tax Management Real Estate Journal 23 (February 4, 2009) (co-author with Todd D. Keator)

"A Win-Win Proposal for Analyzing Profits-Only Partnership Interests," 121 Tax Notes 75 (October 6, 2008).

"Financing Reverse Exchanges and Safeguarding Exchange Proceeds," 22 Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions 33 (September/October 2008).

Book Chapters and Similar Publications

"Title 6, Partnership Operations & Terminations," Tax Advisors Planning Series (RIA 2009).

Real Estate Transactions by Tax-Exempt Entities, Tax Management Portfolio 591-2nd T.M. (2008) [restricted].

Academic Presentations

"Inequity Function," 2009 Junior Tax Scholars Conference, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, June 6, 2009.

"Taxation of Shared Economies of Scale," 2009 Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association, Denver, Colorado, May 29, 2009.

Chair/Discussant, "Improving the Administration of the Tax System," 2009 Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association, Denver, Colorado, May 28, 2009.

"Taxation of Shared Economies of Scale," 2009 Washburn Tax Law Colloquium, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, March 27, 2009.

"Open Tenancies in Common," Faculty Development Workshop, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, February 9, 2009

"Open Tenancies in Common," Faculty Enrichment Series, University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, January 30, 2009.

"Open Tenancies in Common," 2009 J. Reuben Clark Law Society Faculty Chapter Conference, San Diego, California, January 6, 2009.

"Residual-Risk Model for Classifying Tax Entities," Midwest Law and Economics Association, 2008 Annual Meeting, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, October 4, 2008.

Other Presentations

"Recent Tax Developments," Washburn University School of Law, Recent Developments in the Law CLE, Topeka, Kansas, June 26, 2009.

Panelist, "Meltdowns in the Section 1031 Neighborhood," 25th Annual Texas Federal Tax Institute, San Antonio, Texas, June 12, 2009 (with Todd D. Keator and Kevin Thomason).

Panelist, "Sales and Exchanges in Workouts," American Bar Association Section of Taxation Meeting, Sales, Exchanges & Basis Committee, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 10, 2009.

"Workout-Driven Exchanges," BNA Tax Management Advisory Board Meeting, New York, New York, December 11, 2008 (with Todd D. Keator).

Panelist, "Conflicts Check: Who's Your Client? What's the Scope? Should you Take the Work?," University of Texas School of Law 56th Annual Taxation Conference, Austin, Texas, November 5, 2008.

Panelist, "Open Issues in Deferred Exchanges 15 Years Later (including newly issued regulations under §468B)," Jeremiah Long Memorial National Conference on Like-Kind Exchanges Under Section 1031 IRC, Scottsdale, Arizona, October 24, 2008.

Panelist, "Intangible Property under Section 1031," Jeremiah Long Memorial National Conference on Like-Kind Exchanges Under Section 1031 IRC, Scottsdale, Arizona, October 23, 2008.

Panelist, "Vacation Homes & Other Qualified Use Conundra," Jeremiah Long Memorial National Conference on Like-Kind Exchanges Under Section 1031 IRC, Scottsdale, Arizona, October 23 2008.

"Open Tenancies in Common," Canadian Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Toronto, Canada, September 27, 2008.

Moderator, "Section 1031 Like-Kind Real Property," American Bar Association Section of Taxation and Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Joint Meeting, Sales, Exchanges & Basis Committee Meeting, San Francisco, California, September 13, 2008.

Other Activities

Chair, American Bar Association Section on Taxation, Sales, Exchanges and Basis Committee, July 2008-June 2010.

Media Interviews

"Bankruptcy Sheds Light on Industry," Richmond Times-Dispatch (December 28, 2008).

Bruce Carolan

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Journals

"The Birth of the European Union: US and UK Roles in the Creation of a Unified European Community," 16 Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law 51 (2009). [646 KB PDF]

"Theoretical Models of Intercultural Competence," 26 Pennsylvania State International Law Review 875 (2008).

Presentations

"Anatomy of the Celtic Tiger: The Rise (and Fall?) of the Irish Economy," Brown Bag International Lecture, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, February 4, 2009.

"Anatomy of the Celtic Tiger: The Rise (and Fall?) of the Irish Economy," Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, January 14, 2009.

"US/UK Role in the 'Birth' of the European Union and Supranationalism," University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma, November 21, 2008.

James M. Concannon

Chapters in Books

"Evidence," (chapter 13), 2009 Kansas Annual Survey (Kansas Bar Association).

Other Activities

Testified opposing HCR 5005 and HB 2123, Kansas House Judiciary Committee, February 12, 2009. (That would change the composition and method of appointment of the Nominating Commission for appellate judges, give the Governor authority to reject all the Commission's nominees, and require Senate confirmation of the Governor's appointment).

Myrl L. Duncan

Other Activities

Member and Treasurer, 2009 Board of Directors, 23rd Annual Sunflower Music Festival, Topeka, Kansas, June 5-13, 2009.

Linda Henry Elrod

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Journals

"A Review of the Year in Family Law 2007-2008: Federalization and Naturalization Continue," 42 Family Law Quarterly 713 (2009) (co-author with Robert G. Spector).

"Paradigm Shifts and Pendulum Swings in Child Custody: The Interests of Children in the Balance," 42 Family Law Quarterly 381 (2008) (co-author with Milfred D. Dale).

Chapters in Books

"The Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act: A New Tool to Prevent Child Abduction," 2009 Family Law Update 187 (Ron Brown & Laura Morgan, eds. 2009).

Presentations

"What Parents Need to Know About Kansas Custody Law and Their Children" Shawnee County Horizons Program, Shawnee County Courthouse, Topeka, Kansas, May 21, 2009.

"High Conflict Custody: Educating Parents to Help Children," Topeka Bar Association, Topeka, Kansas, May 1, 2009 (also presented the Liberty Bell Award to Horizons, Shawnee County Court Services Program).

"Current Trends and Hot Topics in Family Law," Kansas Bar Association 9th Annual CLE Slam-Dunk Program, Manhattan, Kansas, February 13, 2009.

"Overview of the Child Custody System in Kansas," Shawnee County District Court Horizons Program, Topeka, Kansas, January 8, 2009 (also offered advice for reducing conflict between parents who want to co-parent).

"Why Are you There? You Should Be Here! – Jurisdiction Over Children Across State Lines," Appellate Judges Education Institute, 2008 Summit for Appellate Judges, Lawyers and Staff Attorneys, Scottsdale, Arizona, November 14, 2008.

"Child Support Goes International: How America's Experiments Helped Shape the Hague Convention on the International Enforcement of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance," 13th World Congress of the International Society of Family Law, Vienna, Austria, September 17, 2008.

"Historical Views of Child Custody: Who Determines What is in the Best Interest of the Child?" Shawnee County District Court Horizons Program, Topeka, Kansas, September 9, 2008.

Other Activities

Attended, American Bar Association Family Law Council Section Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, April 22-26, 2009. (Attended the Chair's Court Meeting for Past Chairs and continuing education programs).

Attended, Uniform Law Commission Joint Editorial Board, Uniform Family Laws Meeting, March 7, 2009, Chicago, Illinois (Board discussed the decision to terminate work on a Uniform Relocation Act, the second reading of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act, and formation of study committees on a couple of other family topics).

Participated as a member of the Joint Editorial Board for Uniform Family Laws at its meeting in Chicago, December 5-7, 2008. The meeting was to discuss the status of UIFSA (2008), the Hague Support Convention (2007), the Hague Children's Convention (1996), the Premarital Agreement Act, and a possible Uniform Relocation Act.

Chaired, Family Law Quarterly Editorial Board Meeting (to plan future Quarterly issues into 2010), October 4, 2008.

Attended, American Bar Association Family Law Section, Family Law Council Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, October 2, 2008.

John J. Francis

Presentations

"Substantive Criminal Law in Tribal Court" and "Tribal Court Practice," multi-session panels at Introduction to Tribal Court Practice, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Mayetta, Kansas, October 3, 2008 (with Tonya Kowalski and Aliza Organick).

Alex Glashausser

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Journals

"How 'Supreme' Can Treaties Be in a Federal System of Separated Powers?," 11 Waseda Proceedings of Comparative Law 361 (2008). Translated "Joyaku wa Kenryoku no Bunritsu Shita Renposei no Moto de Ikani Saikosei o Mochiuruka" by Shigeo Miyagawa and Yoshiaki Haraguchi, 43:2 Comparative Law Review (Waseda University) 209 (2009).

Presentations

"Judicial Supremacy Under the U.S. Constitution: A Historical Challenge to the Orthodox View of Congressional Power," Chuo Law School, Tokyo, Japan, June 20, 2009.

"How 'Supreme' Can Treaties Be in a Federal System of Separated Powers?" Waseda University Institute of Comparative Law, Waseda Law School, Tokyo, Japan, December 22, 2008.

"Electronic Discovery in the United States Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure," Doshisha Law School, Kyoto, Japan, December 19, 2008.

"Congressional Control of Federal Courts’ Jurisdiction," Doshisha Law School, Kyoto, Japan, December 18, 2008.

J. Lyn Goering

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Journals

"The Life and Times of the Kansas Judicial Council," 78:2 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 19 (February 2009).

Presentations

Co-Presenter, "Statute and Contract Drafting in the U.S. and Overseas," Ninth Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, March 13-14, 2009 (with Richard K. Neumann, Jr.).

Ronald C. Griffin

Articles in Other Journals

"A Prairie Perspective on Global Warming and Climate Change," 2 International Journal of Private Law 426 (2009). (Read article abstract at publisher's website)

"A Prairie Perspective on Global Warming and Climate Change: The Use of Law, Technology, and Economics to Establish Private Sector Markets to Compliment Kyoto," 17 Southeastern Environmental Law Journal 95 (2008). [1.8 MB PDF]

Chapters in Books

"A Prairie Perspective on Global Warming and Climate Change: The Use of Law, Technology and Economics To Establish Private Sector Markets to Complement Kyoto," The Dynamics of Trade: Law and Economics, p. 313-329. (Edited by Sylvia M. Kierkegaard) International Association of International Trade Lawyers, 2008. (ISBN-10: 87-9911385-6-5; ISBN-13: 978-87-991385-6-2)

Presentations

"A Prairie Perspective on Global Warming and Climate Change: The Use of Law, Technology and Economics to Establish Private Sector Markets to Complement Kyoto," The Third International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT, Prague, Czech Republic, September 4, 2008.

Randall L. Hodgkinson

Book Chapters

"Criminal Law" (Chapter 9), 2009 Kansas Annual Survey, (Kansas Bar Association), (co-author with Sarah Ellen Johnson).

Other Publications

Co-author, United States Supreme Court Respondent's Merits Brief, Kansas v. Ventris (Sixth Amendment case). Professor Hodgkinson is second-chairing the January 21, 2009 argument (first chair is Matthew Edge from the Kansas Appellate Defender Office).

Janet Thompson Jackson

Chapters in Books

"Not-for-Profit Corporations" (Chapter 23), 2009 Kansas Annual Survey, (Kansas Bar Association).

Presentations

Panelist, "Capitalizing on Digital Entrepreneurship in Low-Income Communities," Digital Entrepreneurship: The Incentives and Legal Risks, West Virginia University Law Center, Morgantown, West Virginia, March 27, 2009.

Presenter, "Risk Management for Nonprofit Board of Directors," Mainstream, Inc., Topeka, Kansas, January 22, 2009.

Presenter and Facilitator, "Governance Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards," Douglas County Dental Clinic Board of Directors Retreat, Lawrence, Kansas, August 9, 2008.

Jeffrey D. Jackson

Chapters in Books

"McReynolds, James Clark: 1862-1946," Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (David S. Tanenhaus, editor in chief) (Detroit : Macmillan Reference USA, 2008).

Other Activities

Associate Editor, Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, 2009-.

Testified in support of the Kansas Equal Rights Amendment (Senate Concurrent Resolution 1608) before the Kansas Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee, February 25, 2009.

Michael Kaye

Media Interviews

"Defendant Alleges Poor Counsel in Capital Trial," CJOnline / The Topeka Capital-Journal (December 22, 2008).

L. Ali Khan

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Journals

"Jurodynamics of Islamic Law," 61 Rutgers Law Review 231 (2009).

"Temporality of Law," 40 McGeorge Law Review 55 (2009).

"A Theoretical Analysis of Payment Systems," 60 South Carolina Law Review 425 (2008).

"The Immutability of Divine Texts," 2008 Brigham Young University Law Review 808 (2008).

"Advocacy under Islam and Common Law," 45 San Diego Law Review 547 (2008).

Legal Commentaries

"A Civil War: Obama’s Gift to Pakistan," MWC News (June 16, 2009).

"Drone Attacks on Pakistan's Indigenous Tribes," Counterpunch (April 21, 2009).

"Challenges for Chaudhry: The Way Ahead for Pakistan's Reinstated Chief Justice," Jurist: Legal News & Research (March 19, 2009).

"Establishing an International Tribunal for the Mumbai Terror Suspects," Jurist: Legal News & Research (December 29, 2008).

"Mumbai and the Kashmir Dispute," Jurist: Legal News & Research (December 4, 2008).

"Obama and the Second American Revolution," Jurist: Legal News & Research (November 5, 2008).

"Meltdown in American Markets: An Islamic Perspective," Counterpunch (September 27/28, 2008).

"Presidency and the Constitution in Post-Musharraf Pakistan," Jurist: Legal News & Research (August 26, 2008).

Presentations

Presented, "Basics of Islamic Finance," University of Missouri Kansas City Law School, Kansas City, Missouri, April 23, 2009.

Speaker, "Islamic Law of Resistance to Occupation," University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, March 16, 2009.

"Islamic Culture and Terrorism," U.S. Attorney's Citizens Academy, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, October 7, 2008.

Media Interviews

"Feds Convict Five of Fort Dix Conspiracy," Free Speech Radio News (December 23, 2008) (Federal Prosecutors have convicted five men on charges of conspiracy to attack the Fort Dix military base in New Jersey. Critics accuse the government of entrapment and persecuting the Muslim American community. Professor Khan comments on how the government collects evidence from a group through infiltration techniques.)

Khan's comments on political situation in Pakistan are published in the Lebanese paper As-safir (in Arabic) (August 26, 2008).

Tonya Kowalski

Articles in Magazines

"Using Classroom Technology to Teach Oral Argument," 23:2 Second Draft: Bulletin of the Legal Writing Institute 8 (Spring 2009).

Presentations

Co-Presenter, "Bridging Skills 'Back to the Future': Transfer of Learning within the Legal Writing Classroom," Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, March 14, 2009 (with Aïda M. Alaka).

"Toward a Pedagogy for Clinical Legal Writing," 23rd Annual Midwest Clinical Law Conference — Building Bridges: Creating Clinical Opportunities through Collaboration, Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, November 14, 2008.

"The Forgotten Sovereigns," Faculty Exchange Lecture, University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota, October 22, 2008.

"Substantive Criminal Law in Tribal Court" and "Tribal Court Practice," multi-session panels at Introduction to Tribal Court Practice, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Mayetta, Kansas, October 3, 2008 (with John Francis and Aliza Organick).

Other Activities

Co-chair, Website Committee, Association of Legal Writing Directors, 2008-.

Member, Committee on Cooperation Among Clinical, Pro Bono, and Legal Writing Faculty, Legal Writing Institute, 2008-.

Nancy G. Maxwell

Presentations

Panelist, "Family Law, International Law, and Immigration Law," Section on Orientation and Gender Identity Issues, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, San Diego, California, January 7, 2009.

William G. Merkel

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"The District of Columbia v. Heller and Antonin Scalia's Perverse Sense of Originalism," 13 Lewis and Clark Law Review 349 (2009).

Chapters in Books

"Second Amendment" and "Raise Armies," Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (David S. Tanenhaus, editor in chief) (Detroit : Macmillan Reference USA, 2008).

Presentations

"The District of Columbia v. Heller and Justice Scalia's Perverse Sense of Originalism," Midwestern Law Schools Junior Faculty Forum, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, October 3, 2008.

"Dubious Originalism and the Supreme Court's Second Amendment Decision," Faculty Symposium, University of Houston Law Center, September 8, 2008.

Aliza Organick

Presentations

Moderator and Presenter, "New Scholarship Panel," presenting "Listening to Indigenous Voices: The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People to Strengthen Tribal Sovereignty" and Panelist, "Criminalization of Poverty," Interconnections of Law and Poverty and Impacts on Indigenous Peoples and Other Communities of Color, Third Annual Indian Law Clinics and Externship Programs Symposium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 7-9, 2009 (also served as a symposium co-planner; Washburn Law Tribal Law Practice Clinic was a co-sponsor).

Presenter, "Hearing Indigenous Voices: Looking Toward the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People to Strengthen Tribal Sovereignty," Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, De Montfort University Law School, Leicester, United Kingdom, April 7, 2009.

"Teaching Culture in the Classroom: Tribal Law and Best Practices in Legal Education, Tulsa University School of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 23, 2009.

"Teaching Culture in the Classroom: Tribal Law and Best Practices in Legal Education," Innovations in Tribal Governance, 13th Annual Tribal Law & Government Conference, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, February 13, 2009.

"Substantive Criminal Law in Tribal Court" and "Tribal Court Practice," multi-session panels at Introduction to Tribal Court Practice, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Mayetta, Kansas, October 3, 2008 (with John Francis and Tonya Kowalski).

Lynette F. Petty

Presentations

"The ADA–How Law Schools Try to Level the Playing Field," National Network of Law School Officers Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 14, 2009.

"Kansas Rules of Ethics in Context and Practice–Challenges Representing Children and Families in Trauma," Kansas Association of Counsel for Children and Washburn School of Law Children and Family Law Center Conference, "Establishing Best Practices for Working With Children and Families in Trauma," 2009

"Navigating the Slippery Slope Representing the Client With Diminished Capacity," Topeka Bar Association Conference and Kansas Legal Services Conference, 2009.

"Advocating for the Best Interest of Children in Need of Care," Panel Coordinator and Moderator, Kansas Association of Counsel for Children and Washburn School of Law Children and Family Law Center Conference, "Advocating for the Child With Mental Disabilities," 2008

David E. Pierce

Books and Monographs

Kuntz A Treatise on the Law of Oil and Gas, 2009 Cumulative Supplements, (Anderson Publishing Co. and LexisNexis) (with Owen L. Anderson, Ernest E. Smith and John S. Lowe).

Contributor, Oil and Gas Reporter, Volumes 166-167 (LexisNexis 2008-2009) (with other editors).

Chapters in Books

"Banking, Commercial & Contract Law" (chapter 2), 2009 Kansas Annual Survey (Kansas Bar Association).

Presentations

Recent Developments in Business, Contract, and Property Law," Washburn University School of Law, Recent Developments in the Law CLE, Topeka, Kansas, June 25, 2009.

"Basic Contract Principles Impacting Exploration Projects," Special Institute on Oil and Gas Agreements: The Exploration Phase, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 30, 2009.

"Judicial Interpretations of Royalty Obligations and the Resulting Drafting Lessons," Special Institute on Private Oil and Gas Royalties, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Denver, Colorado, December 4, 2008.

"Maintaining the Oil & Gas Lease Beyond the Primary Term," The Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy, University of Oklahoma College of Law and the Oklahoma Bar Association Mineral Law Section, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, November 7, 2008.

"Recent Developments in Oil and Gas Law," KBA/KIOGA 33rd Annual Oil & Gas Conference, Kansas Bar Association, Wichita, Kansas, October 24, 2008.

"Technical Aspects of Oil & Gas Exploration, Production, and Marketing;" "Common Interests Created in Oil and Gas;" "The Oil and Gas Lease: Implied Covenants;" "Environmental Regulation of the Oil and Gas Industry," 26th Annual Oil and Gas Law Short Course, Co-sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the Institute for Energy Law, and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, Houston, Texas, October 21, 2008.

"Introduction to Legal Drafting," Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, October 14, 2008.

"Understanding Royalty Calculation Disputes," Training sessions for the Mid-America Association of Division Order Analysts, Wichita, Kansas, September 19, 2008.

Other Activities

President, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, 2008-2009.

Mary Kreiner Ramirez

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Into the Twilight Zone: Informing Judicial Discretion in Federal Sentencing," 57 Drake Law Review 591 (2009).

Presentations

"Combating Corporate Crime: From Task Force to Top Priority," Faculty Development Presentation, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, March 4, 2009.

"Prioritizing Justice: Combating Corporate Crime from Task Force to Top Priority," Faculty Scholarship Development Workshop, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, Dec. 1, 2008.

"Federal Sentencing," U.S. Attorney’s Citizen’s Academy, U.S. Federal Courthouse, Topeka, Kansas, November 12, 2008.

Sheila Reynolds

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Journals

"Initial Interviews with Prospective Clients: How to Prevent Conflicts of Interests," 76:7 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 26 (2008).

Chapters in Books

"Paternity" (Chapter 17), Practitioner's Guide to Kansas Family Law, (Kansas Bar Association, 1997, supplemented 2008).

Rewrote Chapter 8, "Ethical Considerations in Representing an Impaired Client," Kansas Long-term Care Handbook, 2d edition, November 2008.

Other Publications

The Ethical Duty of Honesty: Exploring its Breadth and Limits, Kansas Bar Association CLE, Topeka, Kansas, April 8, 2009.

William Rich

Presentations

"The Path of Mentally Ill Offenders," Colloquium on Conditions of Confinement, Fordham Law Prisoners' Rights Advocates, the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics, and the Fordham Urban Law Journal, Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, October 24, 2008.

"Why the 39th Congress Chose the Terms 'Privileges or Immunities,'" The Fourteenth Amendment: The 140th Anniversary Symposium, Co-sponsored by the University of Akron School of Law, Center for Constitutional Law, and the Akron Law Review, October 23, 2008.

Michael Hunter Schwartz

Presentations

Conducted All-Day Workshop, "Ex-L in Law School Training," Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois, June 9, 2009.

Conducted All-Day Workshop, "Ex-L in Law School Training," Council on Legal Education Opportunity, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 8, 2009.

Plenary speaker, "Raising the Curtain on Learning and Technology: Selecting the Right Technology to Accomplish Your Goals," 2009 LSAC Academic Assistance Training Workshop, St. Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, June 5, 2009.

Concurrent Presenter, "In-Class Instant Messaging: An Additional Tool for Engaging Your Students," 2009 LSAC Academic Assistance Training Workshop, St. Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, June 5, 2009.

Facilitated Half-Day Faculty Retreat on Curriculum Reform, University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, May 1, 2009.

Presenter, "Curriculum Reform: Impetuses and Models," Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, March 16, 2009.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, University of Miami College of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, March 6, 2009.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 9, 2009.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 6, 2009.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, Hoftsra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York, January 23, 2009.

Conducted All-Day Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Montgomery, Alabama, January 17, 2009.

Invited Presenter, "Educational Outcomes and Outcome Assessment," ABA Standards Review Committee, San Diego, California, January 9, 2009.

Moderator, "Unwrapping the Shroud of Secrecy: What Law Professors Can Learn from Bar Examiners," 2009 AALS Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, January 8, 2009.

Moderator and Presenter, "Educating Lawyers and Best Practices for Legal Education: A Mandate to Humanize the Law School Experience," 2009 AALS Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, January 8, 2009.

Presenter, "Teaching to the Entire Class: Innovative and Effective Instruction to Engage Every Student," 2009 AALS Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, January 7, 2009.

Conducted Teaching Development Workshop, University of North Carolina School of Law, December 8, 2008.

Invited Speaker, "What the Best Law Teachers Do," Boston College Law School, November 21, 2008.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Workshop, "Beyond Socratic Questioning and Cooperative Learning: Seven Additional Tools for Engaging Your Students," Gonzaga University School of Law, October 23, 2008.

Co-Presenter, "Improving Learning to Improve Bar Pass and Other Outcomes," American Bar Association Bar Exam Passage Conference, Chicago, Illinois, October 17, 2008.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Workshop, "Formative Assessment in Large, Doctrinal Courses," University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, October 14, 2008.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, Tulsa University School of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma, September 26, 2008.

Plenary Presentation, "Teaching Techniques for Bar Pass," LSAC Bar Preparation Workshop, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California, September 19, 2008.

Conducted Faculty Teaching Workshop, University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois, September 11, 2008.

Plenary Speaker and Moderator, "Institutional Process for Making It Happen," Legal Education at the Crossroads Conference: Ideas to Accomplishments: Sharing New Ideas for an Integrated Curriculum, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington, September 7, 2008.

Moderator, "Whole Curriculum Projects: Reforming the Curriculum at Small, Limited Resource State Law Schools," Legal Education at the Crossroads Conference: Ideas to Accomplishments: Sharing New Ideas for an Integrated Curriculum, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington, September 6, 2008.

Moderator, "First-Year Projects Integrating the Cognitive, Skills and Professional Formation Apprenticeships," Legal Education at the Crossroads Conference: Ideas to Accomplishments: Sharing New Ideas for an Integrated Curriculum, University of Washington School of Law Seattle, Washington, September 6, 2008.

Showcase Presenter, "Five Days, Three Apprenticeships, One Orientation: Towards a Model First Week Curriculum," Legal Education at the Crossroads Conference: Ideas to Accomplishments: Sharing New Ideas for an Integrated Curriculum, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington, September 6, 2008.

Conducted Half-Day Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, California, August 25, 2008.

Conducted Half-Day Faculty Teaching Development Workshop, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California, August 23, 2008.

Presenter, "The Faint Scent of Change: Legal Education at the Crossroads," Topeka Bar Association, Topeka, Kansas, August 8, 2008.

Panelist, "Law School Teaching Methods that Even Socrates Would Admire: How Law Schools Can Move Toward Meeting Best Practices in Legal Education," Southeastern Association of Law Schools, 61st Annual Meeting, Palm Beach, Florida, July 29, 2008.

Presented (as part of a panel), "Bar Exam Prep Course Seeking Long Term Relationship: Legal Writing, Academic Support, Both, or Something Else?" 13th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 15, 2008.

Conferences Planned

Conference Planner, Co-Host, and Presenter for Opening and Closing of Conference, Implementing Best Practices and Educating Lawyers: Teaching Skills and Professionalism Across the Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, June 23-24, 2009.

Conference Planner and Co-Host, Workshop on Innovative Teaching Methods & Materials: A Conference for Authors in Carolina Academic Press' "Context and Practice Series", Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, May 18-20, 2009.

Member, Conference Planning Committee, Legal Education at the Crossroads Conference: Ideas to Accomplishments: Sharing New Ideas for an Integrated Curriculum, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington, September 6-7, 2008.

Other Activities

Created Podcast and Supporting Materials, "Expert learning for Law Students," LSAC Academic Assistance Website (Spring 2009)

Invited Discussant, "The Future of the Coursebook," Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, Washington, September 27, 2008.
One of less than 20 invited law teachers from law schools ranging from Harvard, Vanderbilt, and Georgetown to Elon and Seattle University to collaborate with representatives from all the legal publishers, Microsoft, Adobe, and other private sector entities to explore how law school coursebooks can be improved.

Contributing Author, Center for Engaged Learning in the Law Blog (2008- ).

Contributing Author, Best Practices in Legal Education Blog (2008- ).

Professional Service

Co-Director, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, 2009-.