Faculty Activities | Spring 2018
Assistant Professor of Law
- Jennifer A. Brobst will present on a panel “Security and Disruptive Technology” at the California Western School of Law 2018 Symposium “Artificial intelligence, Real-World Ethics” Feb. 17, in San Diego. She will be publishing a full article in the California Western Law Review in fall 2018, analyzing the legal and public health justifications of the use of artificial intelligence and other technologies in 24/7 surveillance of confined prisoners, involuntary commitment patients, and nursing home patients.
Jennifer Brobst published Admissibility of Evidence in North Carolina, State Practice Series, Thomson Reuters (2017-2018).
The Metal Eye: Ethical Regulation of the Use of Technology to Observe Humans in Confinement, ___ Cal. W. L. Rev. ___ (Fall 2018), 2nd Annual Legal Ethics Symposium, California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA (upcoming presentation Feb. 17, 2018).
Introduction to the 2016 National Health Law Moot Court Competition, 38 J. Legal Med. ___ (2018) (forthcoming).
Admissibility of Evidence in North Carolina, State Practice Series, Thomson Reuters 2017-2018).
The Modern Penny Dreadful: Public Prosecution and the Need for Litigation Privacy in a Digital Age, 96 Neb. L. Rev. 281 (2017); Invited Faculty Work-in-Progress presentation discussing The Modern Penny Dreadful, St. Louis University School of Law (Sept. 2017).
Invited Grant-Funded Half-Day Training Presentation, Traumatic Stress and the Representation of Domestic Violence Clients, for Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation of Southern Illinois (27 attorneys and legal staff serving over 60 counties), Vidalia, IL (Oct. 2017).
Past-Chair, Executive Committee, Balance in Legal Education Section, Association of American Law Schools (2018).
Director of the Legal Clinic
- Co-authored an article with Rebecca O'Neill, “Assessment of Professional Values in Experiential Education in Law: Becoming Who We are Through Practice” will be published in an upcoming edition of the New York Law School Law Review.
Library Director and Professor of Law
Had an article accepted for publication: “Littleton’s Tenures as an Archetype for the Study of Historical Legal Bibliography” in 36 Legal Reference Services Quarterly __.
Assistant Professor of Law
- Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy, has been cited by the Illinois Supreme Court in People vs Chairez. Professor Mocsary's book, co-authored with Nicholas J. Johnson, David B. Kopel, and Michael P. O'Shea, is in its second edition and is the first law school casebook on its topic. Read the opinion here
- Insuring the Unthinkable accepted by Appleman’s Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law (forthcoming Q1 2018).
- States have a constitutional duty to recognize gun rights nationwide, The Hill(Dec. 27, 2017), http://thehill.com/opinion/international/366599-states-have-a-constitutional-duty-to-recognize-gun-rights-nationwide (with Rafael Mangual).
- Defying the Supreme Court in Kolbe v. Hogan, L. & Liberty (Dec. 20, 2017), http://www.libertylawsite.org/2017/12/20/defying-the-supreme-court-in-kolbe-v-hogan/.
- Moderator at the AALS 2018 Annual Meeting Works in Progress Panel he gave a presentation on Insider Trading, Demonization of the Financial Sector, and Judicial Complacency at the American Association of Law Schools 2018 Annual Meeting in January. (Jan. 5, 2018).
- Insider Trading, Demonization of the Financial Sector, and Judicial Complacency, Presentation at AALS 2018 Annual Meeting (Jan. 4, 2018).
- Freedom of Corporate Purpose, Presentation at Mercer University School of Law (Nov. 9, 2017) (invited to participate in speaker series).
- Insider Trading, Demonization of the Financial Sector, and Judicial Complacency, Presentation at the Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Annual Meeting (Oct. 7, 2017).
- Guns, Bird Feathers, and Overcriminalization: Why Courts Should Take the Second Amendment Seriously, Address to the University of Akron School of Law Federalist Society Chapter, with Commentary by Christopher Peters, Dean (Oct. 4, 2017).
- Guns, Bird Feathers, and Overcriminalization: Why Courts Should Take the Second Amendment Seriously, Address to the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 3, 2017).
- Guns, Bird Feathers, and Overcriminalization: Why Courts Should Take the Second Amendment Seriously, Constitution Day Address at John A. Logan College (Sept. 18, 2017).
- Co-authored an article with John Erbes, “Assessment of Professional Values in Experiential Education in Law: Becoming Who We are Through Practice” will be published in an upcoming edition of the New York Law School Law Review.
Professor of Law
In December 2017, Mark Schultz gave a talk on Comparative Global Trade Secret Protection at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Global IP Academy to an audience of IP office officials from around the world.
Also in December, Mark Schultz participated in the inaugural Sedona Conference on Trade Secret law and was appointed to the Sedona Conference's Trade Secret Working Group.
Prof. Schultz was recently appointed co-chair of the International IP Committee of the ABA's International Law Sections. He was also appointed to the ABA Intellectual Property Section's NAFTA Task Force, which is drafting recommendations to the US Trade Representative for re-negotiating the IP provision of the NAFTA.
Professor of Law
Radio interview with Texas Standard on the topic of frozen embryo disputes on January 16, 2018.