Faculty News

Professor Ariana Levinson on 'Local Right-to-Work Laws'

Professor Levinson was interviewed about local right-to-work laws by Katie Brandenburg of the Bowling Green Daily News on Tuesday, December 16. Professor Levinson is quoted in the resulting article "Simpson joins other counties with approval" published on December 17. Professor Levinson was also interviewed on Thursday, December 18 by Lisa Autrey of WKU Public Radio, and recording snippets will be used in an upcoming program.

 

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Professor Powell Continues Dialogue on Ferguson and Protesters

Professor Cedric Merlin Powell suggests the flawed justice system needs to be part of the discussion in understanding why people are protesting.

http://www.kentucky.com/2014/12/09/3583421/cedric-merlin-powell-dont-blame.html?sp=/99/349/

Professor Laura McNeal Leads Guest Segment on C-Span's Washington Journal

Professor McNeal was lead guest segment on C-Span's Washington Journal on Dec 7th to discuss police training techniques and the President's proposals on policing reform. Watch here.

Professor Lars Smith Gives Talk in Australia

Lars Smith, Stallings Professor of Law, gave a talk in November at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. The interdisciplinary conference that brings together scholars interested in Legal, Managerial, and Economic aspects of innovation was the forum for his presentation on "Legal Regulation of Bitcoins."

Boehl Professor Tony Arnold speaks on Sustainable Communities

Professor Tony Arnold gave the keynote address to the HUD/EPA/NADO Sustainable Communities Workshop on Water and Community Economic Development on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, in Wichita, KS. The workshop was attended by government officials and community planners from throughout the U.S. and is part of a major grant initiative by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assist local and regional communities build their sustainability. Professor Arnold directs the Center for Land Use and Environmental Responsibility, which is doing cutting-edge research on how to develop the resilience and adaptive capacity of local communities to threats to water resources. He spoke on "Investing in Resilient Communities."

All Day Fundraiser for the Harlan Scholars at Señor Iguanas!

Treat yourself and give a little! Join the Harlan Scholars and Señor Iguanas on Thursday, December 4, 2014

from 11 AM – 10 PM for a day of eating and giving. When you eat at Señor Iguanas and mention giving to the Harlan Scholars, 10% of the proceeds will benefit the Harlan Scholar Program @ UofL. 

 

The Harlan Scholars Program is designed for select undergraduates @ UofL interested in careers in the law. Members are regularly invited to our law school, where they have opportunities to interact and network with current law students, law faculty, and members of the Louisville legal community. Your participation will help continue to grow the program. The Harlan Scholars Program is a Guaranteed Entrance Program.

 

For more information about the Harlan Scholars, please visit: http://louisville.edu/admissions/aid/gep/harlan

 

For more information about the fundraiser, please contact Marianna Michael, President of the Harlan Scholars, at marianna.michael@louisville.edu

All Day Fundraiser for the Harlan Scholars at Señor Iguanas!

Treat yourself and give a little! Join the Harlan Scholars and Señor Iguanas on Thursday, December 4, 2014
from 11 AM – 10 PM for a day of eating and giving. When you eat at Señor Iguanas and mention giving to the Harlan Scholars, 10% of the proceeds will benefit the Harlan Scholar Program @ UofL. 

The Harlan Scholars Program is designed for select undergraduates @ UofL interested in careers in the law. Members are regularly invited to our law school, where they have opportunities to interact and network with current law students, law faculty, and members of the Louisville legal community. Your participation will help continue to grow the program. The Harlan Scholars Program is a Guaranteed Entrance Program.
 
For more information about the Harlan Scholars, please visit: http://louisville.edu/admissions/aid/gep/harlan
 
For more information about the fundraiser, please contact Marianna Michael, President of the Harlan Scholars, at marianna.michael@louisville.edu
 

Professor Russ Weaver Invited to Be Scholar-In-Residence for W&L Cybersurveillance Symposium in January

In an effort to  engage many different parts of the university in the discussion on cybersurveillance, cyber security, and national security, Professor Russ Weaver has been invited to spend an additional day at Washington & Lee to serve as a scholar-in-residence. Extended to only one of the symposium participants, as a scholar-in-residence at W & L, Professor Weaver will contribute to the academic life by participating in the symposium, a class in the Law School and a classes on the undergraduate side. Congratulations to Professor Weaver on this honor!

Professor Trucios-Haynes Weighs In on Constitutionality of Immigration Executive Order

Professor Trucios-Haynes joined 134 immigration professors and scholars who declared on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 that President Barack Obama's Executive Order providing temporary immigration relief from deportation to several million noncitizens in the United States is constitutional and within his administrative powers. 

 

This was reported by APThe Washington Post and New York Times 

 

Brandeis Professors Discuss Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Professors Cedric Merlin Powell and Laura McNeal spoke to media recently about the Ferguson grand jury decision. See their comments:

Professor Powell

Professor McNeal