10.07.2013

Faculty Achievements: Week of September 30, 2013

Professor James Boland is publishing "Is Free Speech Compatible with Human Dignity, Equality and Democratic Government: America a Free Speech Island in a Sea of Censorship" with the Drexel Law Review (forthcoming 2013).

Professor Eleanor Brown presented "Tax Sweets or Eliminate 'Sweet' Subsidies from the American Diet? Can Taxation Make Us Healthier?" at the Regent University Law Review Symposium on Emerging Issues in Food Law. The symposium was held on September 28, 2013.

Professor Eric DeGroff is working on "An Assessment of the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act" to examine the effectiveness of the Uniform Code on Environmental Covenants, which was promulgated in 2003 and has been adopted by a few state jurisdictions.

On Friday, September 27, Professor Brad Jacob spoke at two university chapels at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind. Several thousand students, faculty members, and administrators attended. His message, "Making God’s Priorities Our Priorities," was based in Haggai 1.

On Saturday, September 28, Professor Jacob spoke at the breakfast meeting of the Virginia Beach Republican Party. His talk was titled, "Wanted, Dead or Alive: The United States Constitution."

Professor James J. Duane will lecture about constitutional law at the invitation of the student chapters of the Federalist Society at Liberty University School of Law in Lynchburg, Va., on October 17 at 2:30 p.m., and at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Mass., on October 22 at 4:00 p.m.

Professor Lynne Marie Kohm and coauthor Keila Molina received the final edits for their article, "Are We There Yet? Immigration Reform for the Best Interests of Children," forthcoming in the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal (2013). The article will be reprinted by the Regent Journal of International Law.

Professor Kohm will also present on "Child Participation in Justice as the Key to Love and Respect" at a workshop from October 7 to October 11 in Haifa, Israel, which is a part of a forthcoming Oxford University Press publication.

Professor Gloria Whittico’s proposal on a historical look at child welfare was accepted for presentation and publication by The Capital University Law Review’s Annual Wells Conference on March 14, 2014.