Washburn Law Faculty Scholarship and Activities, July 2011-June 2012

Aïda M. Alaka

Presentations

Co-taught One-Week Seminar, "Legal Writing and Analysis for Law Professors and Practitioners," Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, June 11-15, 2012 (with Tonya Kowalski).

Conducted All-Day and Half Workshop "Legal Writing for Practitioners," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 22-23, 2012.

"Legal/professional Ethics: Lawyer and Media," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 20-21, 2012.

Moderator, "Immigration and Employment Panel," Breaching Borders: State Encroachment into the Federal Immigration Domain?, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, October 20, 2011.

Rory Bahadur

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Maritime Removal: An Unlikely Heuristic for Anchoring Three Non-Textual Principles of Original Federal Jurisdiction," 43 The Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 195 (2012).

"The Scientific Impossibility of Plausibility," 90 Nebraska Law Review 435 (2011).

"Almost a Century and Three Restatements After Green it's Time to Admit and Remedy the Nonsense of Negligence," 38 Northern Kentucky Law Review 61 (2011).

Other Publications

"Treyvon Martin and Comments on the Florida Self Defense Law," Arizona State Law Journal Blog, April 10, 2012.

Presentations

Presenter, "Evaluation," AALS Workshop for New Law School Teachers, Plenary Session, Washington, D.C., June 23 2012.

Presenter, "An Active Learning Approach to Introducing Skills and Problem Solving in Chilean Legal Education," Institute for Law School Teaching and Learning, Teaching Methods Training for Law Professors from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, January, 2012.

Presenter, "Principles of Academic Support Pedagogy: Creating Context," Workshop on Academic Support, American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 7, 2012.

Presenter, "Comparing Lecturing and Multimodal Instruction," Free State University of Tbilisi Teaching Workshop, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, August, 2011.

Ellen Byers

Other Publications

"Be Easy on the Court: Get Your Law In Order," 81:5 The Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 12 (May 2012).

James M. Concannon

Books and Monographs

The Ideal Place . . . for the Establishment of a Great Law School: History of Washburn Law School 1903-2003 (Washburn University School of Law Alumni Association, 2012).
» See publisher's website for description and ordering information.

Chapters in Books

"Evidence," (chapter 13), 2012 Kansas Annual Survey (Kansas Bar Association).

Professional Service

Chair, ABA/AALS Site Evaluation Team, St. Thomas University School of Law, March 14-17, 2012.

Testified on behalf of Kansas Judicial Council Civil Code Advisory Committee on HB 2472, adopting amendments to the Kansas Code of Civil Procedure, House Judiciary Committee, January 30, 2012 and Senate Judiciary Committee, February 23, 2012.

Appointed, Chair of the ABA/AALS Accreditation Site Evaluation Team, Spring, 2012 (inspection of St. Thomas University School of Law).

Myrl L. Duncan

Chapters in Books

"Global Warming and Non-Point Source Pollution on the Great Plains: What’s Good for Agriculture is also Good for Planet Earth" in Climate Change: A Reader (William H. Rodgers, Jr., et. al., eds.) (Carolina Academic Press, 2011).

Linda Henry Elrod

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"A Review of the Year in Family Law: Numbers of Disputes Increase," 45 Family Law Quarterly 443 (2012) (co-authored with Robert G. Spector).

"'Please Let Me Stay': Hearing the Voice of the Child in Hague Abduction Cases," 63 Oklahoma Law Review 663(2011).

Books and Monographs

Child Custody Practice and Procedure. 2012 ed. (West Publishing, 2012).
» See publisher's web site for further description and ordering information.

Chapters in Books

"Hearing the Voice of the Child in Hague Abduction Cases," No. 9, Book 1 Pravni život: casopis za pravnu teoriju i praksu, Special Issue Law and Responsibility, 24th Annual Conference. (Belgrade, Serbia: Bar Association of Serbia, 2011).

Presentations

"The ABA Family Law Section Model Relocation Act - Back to the Drawing Board?" Sustaining Families: Global and Local Perspectives, International Society of Family Law North American Regional Meeting and Fifth Annual Midwest Family Law Consortium Meeting, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, June 14-16, 2012.

Best Interests of the Child - Judicial and Parental Roles," Horizons, Solutions for Change Co-Parenting Program, Shawnee County Court Services, Topeka, Kansas, May 10, 2012.

History of Kansas Child Custody Laws and Ten Ways to be a Better Co-Parent," Horizons, Solutions for Change Co-Parenting Program, Shawnee County Court Services, Topeka, Kansas, January 12, 2012.

"Hearing Children's Voices in Hague Abduction Cases," Right to Freedom of Personality, Mt. Kopaonik School of Natural Law 24th Annual Conference, December 11-18, 2011 (Elrod was one of nine invited international guests).

Boot Camp Review of Family Law: Child Support Guidelines, New Cases and New Numbering, KBA Alternative Dispute Resolution CLE, Overland Park, Kansas, November 18, 2011.

"History of Kansas Child Custody Laws and Avoiding Conflict," Horizons, Solutions for Change Co-Parenting Program, Shawnee County Court Services, Topeka, Kansas, September 8, 2011.

"Ethics for Case Managers and for Attorneys Representing Children and Parents," 5th Annual Domestic Case Management Training Seminar, Children and Family Law Center and the Law Offices of Bud Dale, Washburn Law School, August 11, 2011.

Professional Service

Attended committee meeting of the Family Law Committee of International Law Section of American Bar Association and Family Law Conference, Washington D.C., May 24-26, 2012.

Attended ABA Family Law Section Spring Meeting, Miami, Florida, April 19-22, 2012.

Attended the drafting committee meeting for the revisions to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, Washington D.C., March 8-11, 2012.

Attended the Uniform Law Commission Joint Editorial Board for Uniform Family Law meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2-4, 2011.

Appointed, liaison for the Family Law Section to the ABA Rule of Law Initiative, 2011-2012.

Re-appointed, liaison to the Uniform Law Commission Family Law Joint Editorial Board, 2011-2012

Re-appointed as Editor of the Family Law Quarterly, August, 2011-2012.

Attended meetings of the Family Law Section Council and Publications Development Board, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, August 4-7, 2011.

Participated in Solidarities Between Generations conference, International Society of Family Law, Lyon, France, July 18-24, 2011.

William E. Foster

Presentations

"Piercing the Corporate Veil," Selected Topics and Miscellany 2012 CLE Program, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 21, 2012.

"Mergers & Acquisitions: Structuring and Tax Considerations," Wichita Bar Association Business Law CLE Seminar, Wichita Kansas, May 4, 2012.

"Due Diligence: Practical Aspects," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 20-21, 2012.

"Fiduciary Duties, Duty of Care, Business Judgment Rule," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 20-21, 2012.

"Responsibility of Directors Towards the Third Parties / Piercing of Corporate Veil," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 20-21, 2012.

John J. Francis

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Reassessing Concurrent Tribal-State-Federal Criminal Jurisdiction in Kansas," 59 The Kansas Law Review 949 (co-author with Stacy L. Leeds, Aliza Organick & Jelani Jefferson Exum) (2011). [189 KB PDF]

Media Interviews

"For wrongly convicted man, healing begins," Lawrence Journal-World (April 27, 2012) (Professor Francis comments on the statute of limitations in a 1985 rape case involving recent identification of a suspect via DNA).

Presentations

"Beyond Angkor Wat and the Killing Fields: Law, Education, and Life in Cambodia," Washburn University Brown Bag International Lecture, Topeka, Kansas, February 8, 2012.

Professional Service

Volunteer Teaching, Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Fall Semester 2011 (five weeks while on sabbatical teaching lawyering and advocacy skills to an English speaking section of Cambodian law students).

Alex Glashausser

Other Publications

"The Last Word on the Debt Ceiling," The Huffington Post (June 20, 2012).

"Taking Care of Our Constitution," The Huffington Post (April 3, 2012).

"'It' Is the Supreme Court's Jurisdiction — and Congress Can't Take Exception," The Huffington Post (February 22, 2012).

Presentations

"Signs of Distress: The First Amendment and Snyder v. Phelps," Fukuoka University Exchange Group, Fukuoka, Japan, March, 2012.

"The Extension Clause and the Independence of the Supreme Court's Jurisdiction," Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop, Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida, February, 2012.

Emily Grant

Presentations

"Legal Writing Concepts and Issues," Selected Topics and Miscellany 2012 CLE Program, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 21, 2012.

Panelist, "Views from the Tenure Track," The 15th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Palm Desert, California, May 31, 2012.

Jeremiah Ho

Other Publications

"A New Rhetorical Angle in Marriage Equality Cases," 125:036 The Daily Journal, February 23, 2012 (comments on the recent 9th Circuit decision, Perry v. Brown that overturned California’s Proposition 8, the 2008 voter initiative that attempted to take away marriage rights for same-sex couples in the state).

"Helping the Helpers: ASP Basics From Orientation to the Bar," Report from the LSAC Newcomers Conference, Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California, August 4-6, 2011 (Law School Academic Support Blog, August 29, 2011).

"Time Capsules," Idea of the Month, August 2011, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning.

Presentations

"Teaching Students to Become Better Learners," 2012 LSAC Academic Assistance Training Workshop, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, June 15, 2012.

"Because Otherwise They Will Be Disoriented: Developing a Student-Centered Orientation Process," Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) conference, Los Angeles, California, August 6, 2011.

Randall L. Hodgkinson

Other Publications

"Clear as Mud? 'Clearly Erroneous' as a Standard of Review for Instructional Claims," Kansas Bar Association Appellate Practice Newsletter (Spring 2012).

Professional Service

Submitted testimony before the Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee, February 2, 2012 (in opposition to 2012 SB 307, relating to amendments to statute governing lesser included offenses in felony murder cases in state court).

Janet Thompson Jackson

Media

Host, "The 2012 Kansas Legislature," I've Got Issues (produced by Washburn University's public broadcasting station KTWU), June 27, 2012.

Host, "Jobs in Kansas," I've Got Issues (produced by Washburn University's public broadcasting station KTWU), February 26, 2012.

Co-host, "Year in Review," I've Got Issues (produced by Washburn University's public broadcasting station KTWU), January 15, 2012.

Host, "When Terrorists Attack - Remembering 9/11," I've Got Issues (produced by Washburn University's public broadcasting station KTWU), September 11, 2011.

Presentations

"Recent Developments in United States Supreme Court Cases," Selected Topics and Miscellany 2012 CLE Program, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 21, 2012.

Panel Presenter, "Getting it Done," Transactional Law and Skills, American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 7, 2012.

Professional Service

Board of Directors, Clinical Legal Education Association, 2012-2014.

Chair, Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research, April 2012-2014.

Jeffrey D. Jackson

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Be Careful What You Wish For: Why McDonald v. City of Chicago's Rejection of the Privileges or Immunities Clause May Not Be Such a Bad Thing for Rights," 115 Penn State Law Review 561 (2011).

Presentations

"Recent Developments in United States Supreme Court Cases," Selected Topics and Miscellany 2012 CLE Program, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 21, 2012.

Panelist, "Views from the Tenure Track," The 15th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Palm Desert, California, May 31, 2012.

Patricia L. Judd

Articles in Law Reviews

"Toward a TRIPS Truce," 32 Michigan Journal of International Law 613 (2011).

Presentations

"Protecting Your Clients' IPR Overseas: Strategies for Engaging U.S. Government Agencies," 2012 Intellectual Property Law Institute, Kansas Bar Association CLE Seminar, Overland Park, Kansas, May 4, 2012.

"Online Infringement: Secondary Liability," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 22, 2012.

"Recognition and Enforcement of International Arbitral Awards in Georgia," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 20-21, 2012.

"From Cacophony to Chorus: A Call for Harmony, Not Harmonization, in International Intellectual Property Dispute Settlement," Panel on Intellectual Property Law in National Politics and International Relations, International Law Association annual meeting, New York, New York, October 22, 2011.

"Toward a TRIPS Truce," 2011 Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Intellectual Property Law Speaker Series, Southern Illinois University School of Law (presented to students and faculty at SIU via Skype), October 6, 2011.

L. Ali Khan

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"The Paradoxical Evolution of Law," 16 Lewis & Clark Law Review 337 (2012).

"Taking Ownership of Legal Outcomes: An Argument Against Dissociation Paradigm and Analytical Gaming," 55 Saint Louis University Law Journal 887 (2011).

"A Portfolio Theory of Foreign Affairs: U.S. Relations with the Muslim World," 20 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 377 (Symposium: A Critical Juncture: Human Rights and the U.S. Standing in the World under the Obama Administration, Iowa University School of Law) (2011).

Foreign Affairs Commentaries

Pakistan's Burgeoning Business of Nepotism," The Huffington Post, June 18, 2012.

"Attacking Iran Is Illegal," The Huffington Post, March 7, 2012.

Media Interviews

"US ignores Pakistanis’ feelings about drone attacks: Analyst," Press TV (June 7, 2012) (Professor Khan comments on US continued attacks to help defend itself against what it has called terrorist threats).

"US wants to reserve right to kill across border," Press TV (April 29, 2012) (Professor Khan comments on U.S. refusal to make an apology for a November airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers on the Afghanistan border).

"Obama makes 'great confession' on drone strikes," Press TV (January 31, 2012) (Professor Khan comments on President Barack Obama's confession on U.S. military drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas).

"US resumes drone strikes in Pakistan," Press TV (January 11, 2012) (Professor Khan shares his opinion on the resumption of US drone attacks).

"US-Pakistan ties cannot be reconstructed easily," Press TV (December 14, 2011) (Professor Khan says anti-American sentiments in Pakistan are so high that the mending of U.S.-Pakistan ties seems difficult).

"The Wrath of Khan," Christopher Hitchens Watch (December 6, 2011) (In an extensive interview lasting over an hour, Dr. Lubna Qureshi, a history scholar in Sweden, interviews Professor Khan who criticizes Conservative Writer Christopher Hitchens’ views on the right to self-defense, terrorism, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the legitimacy of drones, and a number of other international topics).

"US bullying Pakistan in drone row," Press TV (October 10, 2011) (Professor Khan comments on US drone attacks in Pakistan).

"US fighting a failed war in Afghanistan," Press TV (October 8, 2011) (Professor Khan comments about the pressure on the Pakistani government in its fight against US-made terrorism to support Obama's last ditch attempt to manifest a departure victory against the Taliban).

"President Obama 'has morally degenerated'," Press TV (August 13, 2011) (Professor Khan comments on U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan).

Legal Commentaries

"Kansas Legislature Does Harm in Barring Islamic Law," The Huffington Post, May 15, 2012.

"Murder as Instrument of Foreign Policy," MWC News (November 2, 2011).

"Pakistan’s Nuanced Duplicity," MWC News (October 6, 2011).

Tonya Kowalski

Essays and Other Shorter Works

"Mentoring New Legal Writers," 81 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 12 (January 2012).

"Demarginalizing Tribal Law in Legal Writing," 25:2 The Second Draft12 (Fall 2011).

Presentations

Opening Plenary, "Value of Variety in Action," 2012 Annual Conference of the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, June 25, 2012 (with Sandra Simpson, Gerry Hess and Michael Schwartz).

Co-taught One-Week Seminar, "Legal Writing and Analysis for Law Professors and Practitioners," Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, June 11-15, 2012 (with Aida Alaka).

Panelist, "Views from the Tenure Track," The 15th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Palm Desert, California, May 31, 2012.

Panelist, "Designing Legal Research Exercises in Context and WestlawNext Pros & Cons," Legal Research: Teaching Strategies and Current Issues Panel, Legal Writing Institute Teaching Workshop, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, December 2, 2011.

Moderator, "Curtailing Birthright Citizenship Panel," Breaching Borders: State Encroachment into the Federal Immigration Domain?, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, October 21, 2011.

Invited speaker, "Toward a Pedagogy for Clinical Legal Writing," The Clinical Theory Workshops at New York Law School, New York, New York, September 30, 2011.

Professional Service

Co-Editor, Kansas Bar Association Indian Law Section Newsletter, December 2011-present.

Shawn Leisinger

Presentations

Facilitator, Externship Programs Working Group, AALS Clinical Education Conference, Los Angeles, California, April 30 - May 3, 2012.

Presented a training session on non-profit board members duties and legal obligations, Washburn University Child Development Center Board, Topeka, Kansas, April 23, 2012.

Presented two and half hour section, "Legal Duties and Obligations of Non-Profit Board Members," United Way of Greater Topeka and Washburn Leadership Institute Introductory Non-Profit Board Member Training Program, Topeka, Kansas, March 8, 2012.

Craig Martin

Articles in Law Reviews

"The Japanese Constitution as Law and the Legitimacy of the Supreme Court's Constitutional Decisions: A Response to Matsui," 88 Washington University Law Review 657 (2011).

Book Chapters and Similar Publications

"A Constitutional Case for Amending Article 9," The Constitution of Japan at 65: Time for a Change? edited by Bryce Wakefield (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2012).

"Going Medieval: Targeted Killing, Self-Defence, and the Jus Ad Bellum Regime," in Targeted Killing: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World, (Claire Finkelstein et al., eds.) (Oxford University Press, 2012).
» See publisher's website for description and ordering information.

Opinions/Editorials and Blog Articles (Selected)

"LDP's dangerous proposals for amending anti-war article," The Japan Times, June 6, 2012.

"Targeted Killings Symposium: Craig Martin Comments on 'Targeting Co-Belligerents' by Jens David Ohlin," Opinio Juris, June 4, 2012.

"Obama Administration Fails to Address the Legality of Targeted Killing," Truman National Security Project, Doctrine Blog, May 3, 2012.

"Why We Should Not Support an Israeli Attack on Iran," The Huffington Post, March 2, 2012.

Presentations

"Denial of the Rights of Belligerency: The Forgotten and Misunderstood Clause in the Constitution of Japan," Law and Society Association Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 9, 2012.

Keynote Address, "Targeted Killing with Drones: At the Intersection of Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello," Public International Law and Foreign Affairs Conference, Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, March 30, 2012.

"Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech from a Comparative Perspective", Faculties of Law and Journalism, University of Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, January 23, 2012 (sponsored by University of Pennsylvania and the NPO Internews, under a USAID grant, to develop media law programs and strengthen freedom of expression in Bosnia).

Oral Advocacy Training, University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, January 20-22, 2012 (presented to students participating in the Munroe E. Price International Media Law Moot Court to be held in Oxford, England in March 2012) (sponsored by University of Pennsylvania and the NPO Internews, under a USAID grant, to develop media law programs and strengthen freedom of expression in Bosnia).

Panel Participant, "Japan's Peace Constitution at 65: Time for a Change?," Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, September 22, 2011.

Joseph P. Mastrosimone

Essays and Other Shorter Works

"Adding Punch to Your Arguments: The Thesis Sentence," 81:3 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 12 (March 2012).

Presentations

"Recent Developments in Labor and Employment Law," Selected Topics and Miscellany 2012 CLE Program, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 22, 2012.

Panelist, "Views from the Tenure Track," The 15th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Palm Desert, California, May 31, 2012.

"Writing it Right: Ethical and Professional Concerns in Legal Writing," Kansas Bar Association CLE Seminar, Topeka, Kansas, April 4, 2012.

"Creating Ethical and Professional Law Students and Lawyers: Introducing Professionalism and Legal Ethics Through the First-Year Writing Class," Legal Writing Institute Teaching Workshop, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, December 2, 2011.

Nancy G. Maxwell

Presentations

Plenary session, "Feminist Jurisprudence," Kansas Women Attorneys Association Annual Meeting, Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, July 14, 2011 (with Jennifer Zook and Shawn Jurgensen).

Joseph E. McKinney

Speaker, Use and Abuse of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Topeka Bar Association, Topeka, Kansas, April 27, 2012.

Lori A. McMillan

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Honest Services Update: Directors' Liability Concerns after Skilling and Black," 18 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 149 (2011). [127 KB PDF]

Other Publications

"Recent Developments in US Nonprofit Taxation: The Pension Protection Act Takes Effect," 81:6 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 20 (June 2012).

Presentations

"An Empirical Examination of the Noncharitable Nonprofit Subsector in Canada," Washburn University School of Law Tax Colloquium, Topeka, Kansas, April 20, 2012.

"The Business Judgment Rule as an Immunity Doctrine," Washburn University School of Law Faculty, Topeka, Kansas, April 11, 2012.

"Honest Services Update: Directors' Liability Concerns after Skilling and Black," Northern Kentucky University, Chase School of Law, October 14, 2011.

Aliza Organick

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

" Reassessing Concurrent Tribal-State-Federal Criminal Jurisdiction in Kansas," 59 The Kansas Law Review 949 (co-author with John J. Francis, Stacy L. Leeds, & Jelani Jefferson Exum) (2011). [189 KB PDF]

Presentations

Plenary Speaker, "Introducing Indigenous Legal Theory into Clinical Practice," Australian National Conference on Clinical and Experiential Learning, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, September 7-9, 2011.

David E. Pierce

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Kansas," 2012 Survey on Oil & Gas, 18 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 485 (2012).

"Void Enactments of the Kansas Legislature," 80 The Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 28 (July/August 2011).

"Professional Responsibility and the Transactional Lawyer: The Drafting Context," 57 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute 19-1 (2011).

"Carol Rose Comes to the Oilpatch: Modern Property Analysis Applied to Modern Reservoir Problems," 19 Penn State Environmental Law Review 241 (2011).

"Developing a Common Law of Hydraulic Fracturing," 72 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 685 (2011).

Books and Monographs

Co-editor, Oil and Gas Law Reporter, Volumes 173 (2012) (Annual reporting on case law developments).

Co-editor, Oil and Gas Law Reporter, Volumes 172 (2011) (Annual reporting on case law developments).

Presentations

"From Horse & Buggy to Horizontal Drilling: The Common Law, The Third Restatement of Property (Servitudes), and Easement Rights to Develop Oil & Gas," 33rd Annual Institute, Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, one-hour presentation, Charleston, South Carolina, June 26, 2012.

"Recent Developments in Property Law," Selected Topics and Miscellany 2012 CLE Program, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 21, 2012.

"Recent Developments in Contract Law," Selected Topics and Miscellany 2012 CLE Program, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 21, 2012.

"An Introduction to Kansas Law Impacting the Oil and Gas Industry," Shell Oil Company, four-hour presentation, Harper, Kansas, June 13, 2012.

"Midstream Bottlenecks – Problems with Pipelines and Other Modes of Transportation, 3rd Law of Shale Plays Conference, The Institute for Energy Law of The Center for American and International Law, one-hour presentation. Fort Worth, Texas, June 7, 2012.

"Oil & Gas Law: Kansas Style," 4th Annual Energy Law Symposium, Texas Wesleyan Law Review, one-hour presentation, Texas Wesleyan School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas, March 29, 2012.

"The Essence of Kansas Oil & Gas Law in 100 Minutes," KBA Oil & Gas Conference; Two-hour presentation, Kansas Bar Association, Dodge City, Kansas, March 2, 2012.

"Basic Conveyance Principles: Conveyance Requirements, Lifetime Transfers and Transfers at Death, Encumbrances," Special Institute on the Nuts and Bolts of Mineral Title Examination, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Westminster, Colorado, February 9, 2012.

"Oil and Gas Issues of Interest to the Agricultural Lawyer," 8th Annual Agricultural Law Update, Kansas Bar Association, Manhattan, Kansas, October 28, 2011.

"What the Courts Have Done to Oil & Gas Law--Recently," 36th Annual KBA/KIOGA Oil & Gas Conference, Wichita, Kansas, October 21, 2011.

"Common Interests Created in Oil & Gas," Oil & Gas Law Short Course, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Denver, Colorado, October 19, 2011.

"Environmental Regulation of the Oil & Gas Industry," Oil & Gas Law Short Course, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Denver, Colorado, October 19, 2011.

"The Oil & Gas Lease: Implied Covenants," Oil & Gas Law Short Course, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Denver, Colorado, October 18, 2011.

"A Short, Short Course on Oil & Gas Law for the Wyoming Practitioner," Wyoming State Bar Annual Meeting and Judicial Conference. Three-Hour CLE presentation, Cheyenne, Wyoming, September 15, 2011.

"Professional Responsibility, Ethics, and the Transactional Lawyer," 57th Annual Institute of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation CLE, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 22, 2011.

Mary Kreiner Ramirez

Media

Quoted, "Ticket case’s legal aspects unclear," Lawrence Journal-World (February 22, 2012).

Quoted, George Diepenbrock, "Suspended Police Officers' Names Not Released," Lawrence Journal-World (February 17, 2012).

Quoted, Andrew Ross Sorkin, "Revolving Door at S.E.C. is Hurdle to Crisis Cleanup," New York Times, (August 1, 2011, at B1).

Quoted, Gretchen Morgenson and Louise Story, "As Wall St. Polices Itself, Prosecutors Use Softer Approach," New York Times, (July 7, 2011, at A1).

"Criminal Affirmance: Going Beyond the Detterence Paradigm to Examine the Social Meaning of Declining Prosecution of Elite Crime," Citizen Warriors, WSBR Radio South Florida 740AM, February 19, 2011.

Presentations

Reader/Responder, "Police Efficiency and the Fourth Amendment," LatCrit XVI: The Sixteenth Annual LatCrit Conference, San Diego, California, October 8, 2011.

William Rich

Books and Monographs

Cumulative Supplement, Mondern Constitutional Law, 3rd ed., Volumes 1-3. (West, 2011-2012).

Chapters in Books

"Why 'Privileges or Immunities?': An Explanation of the Framers' Interpretation and the Supreme Court's Misinterpretation," in Infinite Hope Finite Disappointment: The Story of the First Interpreters of the Fourteenth Amendment, (Elizabeth Reilly, Editor) (Akron University Press, 2011).

Presentations

Workshop on Constitutional Law, Racial Profiling Advisory Board of the City of Wichita, Wichita, Kansas, June 30, 2012.

Panelist, Affirmative Action, Fisher v. Texas, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Kansas City, Missouri, May 24, 2012.

Winter School Course, Constitutional Interpretation, Free University of Tbilisi, Bazaleti Training Centrre, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, February 2012.

"Supreme Court Review," NAACP Annual Conference, Kansas City, Kansas, July 11, 2010.

Professional Service

Constitutional Law Project, Free University of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, 2011-2012 (coordinated Washburn student participation in consulting with Free University students who drafted amicus briefs for cases pending before the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Georgia).

Facilitation of law school retreats, Resource Corps, Association of American Law Schools, September 2011 and May 2012.

Chair, Association of American Law Schools, Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, 2009-2012.

Reginald L. Robinson

Presentations

"Our Work Here is Done?: Considering Changed Circumstances and the Continuing Need for Special Rules Under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965," Thurgood Marshall Program, University of South Dakota School of Law, March 14, 2012 (see Vermillion Plain Talk report).

Moderator, "State Policy Potpourri: Some Comparative Assessments Panel," Breaching Borders: State Encroachment into the Federal Immigration Domain?, Topeka, Kansas, Washburn University School of Law, October 20, 2011.

Conferences Planned

Symposium Planner and Host, Breaching Borders: State Encroachment into the Federal Immigration Domain?, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, October 20-21, 2011.

Professional Service

Board Member, Capitol Federal Financial Inc., 2012-.

Chair, Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, 2011-2013.

David S. Rubenstein

Presentations

"The Subfederal Immigration Revolution," Topeka Bar Association, Topeka, Kansas, February 3, 2012.

Conferences Planned

Symposium Planner and Host, Breaching Borders: State Encroachment into the Federal Immigration Domain?, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, October 20-21, 2011.

Michael Hunter Schwartz

Articles in Law Reviews

"All About the First Year of Law School," 12 Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law 77 (2011) (with Chaim Saiman and Jessica Rubin).

"Improving Legal Education by Improving Casebooks: Fourteen Things Casebooks Can Do to Produce Better and More Learning," 3 Elon Law Review 27 (2011). [2.6 MB PDF]

Presentations

Opening Plenary, "Value of Variety in Action," 2012 Annual Conference of the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, June 25, 2012 (with Sandra Simpson, Gerry Hess and Tonya Kowalski).

Conducted Week-Long Course Design Workshop for Iranian and Turkish Law Professors, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2012.

Conducted Week-Long Course Design Workshop for Georgian Law Professors, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, May, 2012 (part of year-long train-the-trainers curriculum).

Guest Speaker, "Maximizing Learning in a Multi-Generational Setting," 2012 PA CLE Providers Conference, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, June 8, 2012.

Presented, "Mid-Semester Student Evaluations," Capital University School of Law, Columbus, Ohio, May 2012.

Presented, "Non-Exam Assessments," Charlotte Law School, Charlotte, North Carolina, May 2012.

Presented, "Assessment," William Mitchell School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, April 2012.

Presented, "What the Best Law Teachers Do," University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, April, 2012.

Conducted Program Evaluation for Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, Califofrnia, March-April, 2012.

Plenary Presentation, "Choosing Wisely: Beyond Using Technology for its Own Sake," Technology in and Beyond the Classroom, North Carolina Central University College of Law, Raliegh, North Carolina, March, 2012 (with Gerry Hess).

Conducted Half-Day Workshop "Law Teaching Techniques," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 23, 2012.

"Insurance of Professional Liability of Lawyers," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 20-21, 2012.

Conducted Day-Long Teaching and Learning Workshop, University of Arkansas, Little Rock Bowen School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas, February, 2012 (with Tonya Kowalski).

"What the Best Higher Education Teachers Do," College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, January 13, 2012.

Conducted Two-Hour, 45-Minute Workshop, "Outcomes, Measures, and Reflections: Moving Student Services Towards the Continuous Improvement Ideal," American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 5, 2012.

"What the Best Law Teachers Do," University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, September, 2011.

Discussion Facilitator, "Innovations in Teaching," Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Grand Rapids Campus, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September, 2011.

"What the Best Law Teachers Do," Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing Campus, Lansing, Michigan, September, 2011.

"Leadership in Learning: Views from Georgia," Thomas M. Cooley Law School Leadership Group, Lansing, Michigan, September, 2011.

"Resources for Law Teachers," West Publishing’s Innovation Conference, St. Paul, Minneapolis, August 2011.

Professional Service

Academic Curriculum Coordinator, Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO), 2012.

Overhauled the design and teaching of CLEO’s two pre-law school programs and taught expert learning skills to more than 200 minority or economically disadvantaged students who are starting law school in fall, Atlanta, Georgia, Des Moines, Iowa, Los Angeles and San Diego, California, June-July, 2011.

Appointed, Panelist of Consultants for Incorporating Practical Problem Solving into Non-ADR Courses, ABA LEAPS Project, 2011-.

Honors and Awards

Fellow of Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers, Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (April 2012).

Contracts I and II courses selected by the University of Denver Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System as an innovative course that reflects exemplary innovative teaching (2011).

Amy Westbrook

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"The Inadequate Disclosure of Business Conducted in Countries Designated as State Sponsors of Terrorism," 39 Securities Regulation Law Journal 15 (2011).

Chapters in Books

"Banking, Commercial & Contract Law" (chapter 2), 2012 Kansas Annual Survey (Kansas Bar Association).

Presentations

"Double Trouble: Collateral Shareholder Litigation Following Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigations," The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, March 16, 2012.

Panelist, "U.S. Securities Law and Global Security," Panel on 'Cutting-Edge' issues in Public and Private International Law, ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, October 12, 2011.

Media Interviews

"War on Terror: Metro companies wary of work with 'rogue states'," Atlanta Journal-Constitution (January 5, 2012) (discusses U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of Global Security Risk inquiries to companies about their activities in countries designated as state sponsors of terror).

Professional Service

Developed and taught a Winter School program on International Business Transactions and Contract Drafting, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University of Tbilisi, Bazaleti Training Centre, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, January 23-29, 2012 (included 38 law students and recent graduates from multiple Georgian law faculties. Free University law faculty members co-taught the program, and offered their Georgian perspectives on the materials).