Faculty Activities & Publications | September 2020

FACULTY

Dean Darby Dickerson
  • She was the lead-off speaker at the Baylor Law Conference on Leadership on September 14. Her presentation was titled “Law Schools and Leadership in a VUCA World.
Associate Dean Arthur Acevedo
  • He presented at the Fall 2020 Faculty Supreme Court Review/Preview.
Associate Dean Amy Campbell
  • She was appointed to the 2020-21 President’s Executive Leadership Program (PELP) Fellows.
Associate Dean Samuel Jones
  • He appeared in a public, live telecasted Town Hall with Sen. Lightford, Rep. Ford, and Rep. Welch discussing criminal-justice reform. He delivered a presentation and answered questions from Illinois legislators and the audience on criminal justice reform. 
  •  He was recently quoted in Week.Com’s Illinois Capitol Bureau, News, Political, Top Stories: Lawmakers Start Police Reform Discussion with Focus on Training, Use of Force. 

Professor Allison Bethel
  • She gave a presentation titled, “Overview of the FHA” to  pediatric residents at Stroger Hospital on September 10. 
  • She gave a presentation on September 25 titled, “Training in Fair Housing Law,” which was sponsored by Housing Action Illinois for Vista participants.
Professor Marc Ginsberg
  • His paper,  Informed Consent: No Longer Just What The Doctor Ordered? The “Contributions” Of Medical Associations and Courts To A More Patient Friendly Doctrine, has been listed as a reference in: Taylor, J. & Howard, J., “I Didn’t Sleep Last Night”: Implications Of Physician Disclosure Of Health In Informed Consent,  Duke Medical Ethics Journal 24 (2020).

Professor Daryl Lim
  • On September 11, he was a moderator and co-convenor at the conference,  IP, Technology, & Social Justice in the Time of Coronavirus.
  • On September 24, he was a speaker at the event, Saving Substantial Similarity, at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, He spoke about issues in international intellectual property.
Professor Ann Lousin 
  • She published the column, “Con Con Concludes and the campaign for ratification begins” in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on September 3. 
  • She published the column, “Fair Tax Amendment on Election Day ballot won’t do what it says” in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on September 21. 
Professor Teri McMurtry-Chubb
  • She was named the winner of the 2021 Thomas F. Blackwell Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Legal Writing.
  • She hosted a presentation and Q&A session on September 24 with The Legal Writing Program at Seattle University School of Law. The session discussed law students’ unexamined assumptions about race, class, gender, sexuality, and sexual orientation, and the need to identify and push back against flawed legal arguments arising from those assumptions in order to advance the cause of justice.
Professor Kim Ricardo
  • She presented at the Fall 2020 Faculty Supreme Court Review/Preview.
  • She was featured in a WBBM Newsradio segment about being selected as a 2020-2021 Fulbright scholar. 
Professor Steven Schwinn
  • He organized, planned and presented at the Fall 2020 Faculty Supreme Court Review/Preview.
  • He appeared on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight to discuss Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and the upcoming cases the Court is set to hear.
  • He provided comments to Sky News Australia about President Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court and forthcoming cases concerning abortion and the Affordable Care Act. 
  • He was interviewed during an ABC7 Chicago news segment covering the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
  • He was quoted in a VICE magazine story on the future of Obamacare following the death of Justice Ginsburg
Professor Mark Wojcik
  • He presented at the Fall 2020 Faculty Supreme Court Review/Preview.

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Judge Raymond McKoski
  •  He provided comments to the Chicago Sun-Times about two Cook County circuit judges who are on administrative duty, barred from performing nearly all judicial functions, because they’re facing disciplinary proceedings.

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