6.20.2014

Faculty Achievements: Week ending June 20, 2014

Professor Eric DeGroff was elected secretary of the Board of Governors for the Virginia State Bar’s Environmental Section. The position lasts for one year.

Professor James Duane's article, "The Proper Pronunciation of Certiorari: The Supreme Court's Surprising Six-Way Split," has earned tremendous popularity. It was the subject of the headline story in the National Law Journal, one of the top headline stories and most read items in the ABA Journal, discussed in Ed Whelan's blog in National Review Online, and mentioned by Adam Liptak of The New York Times on his Twitter account.

Professor Tessa Dysart's article, "Child, Victim, or Prostitute? Justice through Immunity for Prostituted Children," is available on SSRN. She argues that prostituted children should be immune to prosecution. The article is published in the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy.

Professor Lynne Marie Kohm's paper, "Roe's Effects on Family Law," which is published in the Washington and Lee Law Review, was recently listed on SSRN's top 10 download list for Family Law.