Faculty Forum: December 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 Ben Barton’s fourth book, Fixing Law Schools, was released by NYU Press.

Professor Barton presented in November to faculty and students at Fordham University School of Law and to attorneys at the New York Area Legal Ethics Roundtable. 

Professor Barton presented a “Rebooting Justice” CLE to corporate counsel at the Richland Country Club Ballroom in Brentwood, Tennessee.

On Dec. 5, Professor Zack Buck attended a day-long brainstorming meeting at the National Academy of State Health Policy in Washington, DC to help develop strategies for states to effectively bring down the costs of prescription drugs.

Professor Alex Long’s article, Abolishing the Suicide Rule, 113 Nw. U.L. Rev. 767 (2019), was recently cited by the Arizona Court of Appeals in Parton v. Jeans, 2019 WL 6608750:  https://law.justia.com/cases/arizona/court-of-appeals-division-one-unpublished/2019/1-ca-cv-18-0024.html   

West Academic has published Professors George Kuney and Bob Lloyd’s 5th edition of “Contracts:  Transactions and Litigation” and will soon be publishing Professor Kuney’s 5th edition of “The Elements of Contract Drafting” and “Legal Drafting in a Nutshell.”

Professor Greg Stein presented on sharing economy at the Korea University Law School in Seoul, South Korea at a conference titled “Can the Sharing Economy Help Reduce Economic Inequality?

Professor Maurice Stucke was quoted in the New York Times’ article, The Week in Tech: How is Antitrust Enforcement Changing.

Publishers Weekly has identified Professor Stucke’s book “Competition Overdose”among its top 10 forthcoming business and economics books.  You can read more here.