Faculty Forum: March 2019

Faculty Forum is a monthly feature written by Teri Baxter highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments.

Professors Brad Areheart, Joan M. Heminway, and George Kuney were honored at the UT Office of Research and Engagement awards ceremony recognizing University of Tennessee students, staff, and faculty for their achievements in research, scholarship, and service.

Academic Success Director Renee Allen presented a thought-in-progress titled #putsomerespectonmyname: How Xennial Minority Faculty Can Navigate Student Bias, with DeShun Harris (Memphis) at the 4th National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference at American University Washington College of Law in Washington DC.

Associate Dean and Professor Teri Dobbins Baxter’s article Child Marriage as Constitutional Violation was published at 19 Nevada Law Journal 39 (2018).

Professor Judy M. Cornett’s article The Not-So-Stealthy Revolution in Personal Jurisdiction, A Response to Michael Hoffheimer, has been published at 70 Florida Law Review Forum 61 (2018).

Professor Michelle Cosby coordinated and moderated the panel Telling the Library’s Story with Data at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Law Libraries.

Professor Joan M. Heminway’s article, Tipper/Tipee Liability as Unlawful Deceptive Conduct: Insider Gifts of Material Nonpublic Information to Strangers, has been selected for republication in the 2019 volume of the peer-edited anthologySecurities Law Review. The article was originally published in the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit cited Professor Glenn H. Reynolds’s article, A Critical Guide to the Second Amendment, 62 Tenn. L. Rev. 461, 480 (1995), in its opinion in Kanter v. Barr.

Professor Greg Stein’s review article, Should Owner Motivation Limit the Exercise of Property Rights?, has been published in Jotwell. The article reviews Owning Bad: Leverage and Spite in Property Law, a chapter by University of Chicago Law Professor Lee Anne Fennell that appears in the forthcoming book, Civil Wrongs and Justice in Private Law (Oxford University Press). Professor Fennell’s chapter discusses the extent to which an owner’s property rights should be reduced when the owner is motivated by spite or by the desire to gain a negotiation advantage.

Earlier this month, Professor Maurice E. Stucke was on a panel titled “Global market power on the rise – Big, bad, beautiful?” at the 19th International Conference on Competition in Berlin. Other panelists included the Chair of the Korea Fair Trade Commission and the current head of South Africa’s and the U.K.’s competition authorities.

Professor Stucke was quoted in the Wired.com article “The EU Hits Google with a Third Billion-Dollar Fine. So What?”

Professor Penny White has been named a recipient of the 2019 SEC Faculty Achievement Award, which recognizes faculty with outstanding records in research and scholarship. There are approximately 14,000 full-time, tenured faculty members in the SEC, and to be eligible for an achievement award the individual must have achieved the rank of full professor, have a record of extraordinary teaching, and have a record of research that is recognized nationally and/or internationally. Professor White will be UT’s nominee for the SEC Professor of the Year Award.