Michael E. Solimine / Dec. 2011 & Jan. 2012

The 2012 edition of Michael’s book, Anderson’s Ohio Civil Practice with Forms (LexisNexis) (with John W. McCormac), is now in print.

Michael was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief of civil procedure professors filed in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., no. 10-1491.  The case involves the civil liability of corporations under the federal Alien Tort Statute. It will be argued and decided in the Court’s 2011-2012 Term.

Several of Michael’s articles were cited.

Sandra F. Sperino / Dec. 2011 & Jan. 2012

Sandra will serve as the President of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Employment Discrimination Law for the 2012-13 year.

Her article “Statutory Proximate Cause” was selected for the Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop to be held in February 2012.  Susan Bandes (Miami) will comment on Sandra’s article.

In December, Sandra presented “Personal Jurisdiction Update” at Graydon Head in downtown Cincinnati, and “The ADAAA & Mental Health” at the Psyche at Work CLE presented by the Glenn M. Weaver Institute for Law and Psychiatry and the Center for Practice.

Several of Sandra’s articles were cited:

Joseph P. Tomain / Dec. 2011 & Jan. 2012

Joe’s book, Ending Dirty Energy Policy: Prelude to Climate Change (Cambridge Univ. Press 2011), is the subject of Dean Emeritus Joseph Tomain’s Latest Book Examines the Relationship Between Energy Law, Policy, and Politics, Faculty News, (last visited Dec. 16, 2011).

Joe was quoted in:

Verna L. Williams / Dec. 2011 & Jan. 2012

On January 27, UC Law’s Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice, which Verna co-directs with Professors Emily Houh and Kristin Kalsem, hosted its first event of the spring semester, “A Conversation with David Lopez, General Counsel of the EEOC.”

Verna’s article, Social Justice Feminism, 18 UCLA Women’s L.J. 131 (2010) (with Kristin Kalsem), was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for Family Law (private).