Faculty Forum: September 2019

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

Professor Wendy Bach’s article, Prosecuting Poverty, Criminalizing Care, 60 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 809 (2019), was reviewed on JOTWELL in a piece titled The Punishment and Treatment Process by Professor Eric J. Miller of Loyola Law School (L.A.).

Professor Sherley Cruz presented her work in progress, “#WhatAboutUs? The Lost Voices of Low-Wage Immigrant Women in Post #MeToo Solutions,” at the New York University Clinical Law Review Workshop.

Professor George Kuney and Adjunct Professor Donna Looper just finished updating their one volume CEB treatise California Law of Contracts.  The new edition and updates will be available in print early in 2020.

Professor Gary Pulsinelli joined a group of other law professors on a Supreme Court amicus brief in the case of Allen v. Cooper, which involves the issue of state sovereign immunity against copyright infringement suits. Professor Pulsinelli was invited to join because the group cited his article Freedom to Explore: Using the 11th Amendment to Liberate Researchers at State Universities from Liability for Intellectual Property Infringements.

Professor Glenn Reynolds spoke on social media and the attention economy at Princeton University, in a discussion organized by Princeton’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.

Professor Maurice Stucke’s chapter with his co-author Professor Ariel Ezrachi, Antitrust Enforcement and Market Power in the Digital Age: Is Your Digital Assistant Devious?, was recently published in Reconciling Efficiency and Equity: a Global Challenge for Competition Policy (Damien Gerard & Ioannis Lianos eds., Cambridge University Press, 2019).

Professor Maurice Stucke was quoted in a news article by the Canadian news agency, La Presse.

The College of Law hosted the “Business Transactions: Connecting the Threads III” conference. Professors Joan Heminway, Tom Plank, and Don Leatherman presented “What is a Merger Anyway?”  Professors Amy Hess, George Kuney, Greg Stein, Judy Cornett, Eric Franklin Amarante, and Gary Pulsinelli served as commentators during the one-day conference.