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University of San Diego School of Law
Advocate Fall 2016 Issue

Faculty Footnotes

USD School of Law faculty are committed to advancing the study and practice of law. Below is a listing of scholarship and activities that occurred during the 2015-16 academic year.


Alexander, Lawrence A.

Alexander's publications include “Distributive Justice and Retributive Justice” in Oxford Handbook of Distributive Justice (Olsaretti, ed.) (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2016); “Duties to Act Triggered By Creation of the Peril: Easy Cases, Puzzling Cases, and Complex Culpability” in (D. Nelkin, and S. Rickless, eds.) (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2016); “Freedom of Religion and Expression” in A Companion to Applied Philosophy (Lippert-Rasmussen, Coady, and Brownlee, eds.) (Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming 2016); “Ignorance as a Legal Excuse” in Moral and Legal Ignorance (Peels, ed.) (Routledge, forthcoming 2016); “Recipe for a Theory of Self-Defense: The Ingredients, and Some Cooking Suggestions” in The Ethics of Self-Defense (Coons, and Weber, eds.) (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2016); and “The Means Principle” in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael Moore (Ferzan, and Morse, eds.) (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2016). “Is Wrongful Discrimination Really Wrong?” in San Diego Legal Studies Paper Series (2016); and “Legal Positivism and Originalist Interpretation” in (forthcoming 2016).

Alexander's presentations and conferences include "Jurisprudence" at AALS in New York, N.Y. (January 7, 2016); "Book Conference on Ignorance of Law: A Philosophical Inquiry by Douglas Husak" in New Haven (11-12); and "Panel on Law and Justice" at National Workshop for Bankruptcy Judges II in Washington D.C., D.C. (August 5, 2015).

Barry, Jordan M.

Barry's publications include “Takeover Defenses: The Lay of the Land and Disputed Signposts” in Research Handbook on Mergers and Acquisitions (Claire Hill, and Steven Davidoff-Solomon, eds.) (2016); and “The Lay of the Land and Disputed Signposts” (Research Handbook on Mergers and Acquisitions) in (Claire Hill, and Steve Davidoff-Solomon, eds.) (forthcoming 2016). “A Brief Review of Corporate Tax Articles 2014-2015” in 151 Tax Notes 207 (with Karen C. Burke) (2016).

Barry's presentations and conferences include "What is BEPS? Where Did It Come From? And What Is State Aid?" at Tax Law Society at University of San Diego in San Diego, Calif. (January 28, 2016); and "Regulatory Entrepreneurship" at Law and Entrepreneurship Association Retreat at University of San Diego (January 22, 2016).

Bell, Abraham

Bell's publications include “Economic Analysis of the Law of Territorial Sovereignty” (in Research Handbook on the Economics of Public International Law) in (Eugene Kontorovich, ed.) (2016). “Of Property and Information” in 116 Columbia Law Review (with Gideon Parchomovsky) (2016); “Palestine, Uti Possidetis Juris and the Borders of Israel” in 58 Arizona State Law Review 633 (with Eugene Kontorovich) (2016); and “The Dual Grant Theory of Fair Use” in 83 University of Chicago Law Review 1051 (with Gideon Parchomovsky) (2016).

Bell's presentations and conferences include "The Futureof the International Criminal Court and Impacts for Israel: A Roundtable Discussion" at Bar Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel (December 2016); "Reforming Infringment" at Israeli Academic IP Forum Annual Intellectual Property Workshop at Hebrew University of Jerusalem (October 2016); "Partial Takings" at Property Works in Progress Conference at Boston University School of Law in Boston, Mich. (September 2016); "Reforming Infringement" at University of San Diego in San Diego, Calif. (August 2016); "Reforming Infringement" at IP Scholars Conference 2015 at Standford University in Stanford, Calif. (August 2016); "Partial Takings" at The Fourth Private Law Consortium at Univeristy of Oslo in Oslo, Norway (June 2016); "IDF Military Operations and International Military Law" at Tikvah Overseas Students Seminars in Jerusalem, Israel (May 2016); "Legal Limits on the Struggle with Terror: The Proper Scope of Judicial Review" at Second Annual Conference of the International Public Law Association at Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law (May 2016); "Partial Takings" at American Law & Economics Association at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass. (May 2016); "Palestinian Terrorism and International Law" at Cardozo Law School in New York, N.Y. (April 2016); "Who's Sovereign? The Status of the Territories in International Law" at Military Court of Appeals of Judea and Samaria (April 2016); "the International law of Terrorism and the Arab-Israeli Conflict" at Cornell Univeristy School of Law in Ithaca, N.Y. (March 2016); "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" at Thirteenth Annual Works-in-Progress Colloquium, Intellecutal Property at Washington University in Seattle, Wash. (February 2016); "International Law and the Arab-Israeli Conflict" at Brandeis Center National Student Conference at University of California in Berkley , Calif. (January 2016); "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" at The Many Faces of Innovation at Bar Ilan University (January 2016); "Of Property and Information" at Eleventh Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Law and Economics at Universita di Napoli - Federico II (December 2015); "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" at The Fourth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest at National Law University in Delhi (December 2015); "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" at Oxford University Press IP Workshop at Tel Aviv University (December 2015); "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" at EMNet 2015, Seventh International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks at University of the Western Cape in Cape Town (December 2015); at International Christian Embassy Jerusalem Symposium: The Economic Wall of the EU Labeling Move at European Parliament (November 2015); at International Legitimacy for Zionism at Begin Center in Jerusalem, Israel (November 2015); "The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use" at Copyright Scholarship Roundtable at University of Pennsylvania School of Law (November 2015); and "Universal Jurisdiction" at Asymmetric War and Asymmetric Law: Israel's Conflicts and the International Legal System, at Human Rights Voices in New York, N.Y. (October 2015).

Brooks, Roy L.

Brooks' publications include Pacific Island Book Series 2: Jeju 4.3 Grand Tragedy During “Peacetime” Korea: The Asia Pacific Context, 1947-2016 (with Chang Hoon Ko, and Jeju, South Korea: C&P Press) (2016); and The Law of Discrimination-Supplements (with Gilbert Paul Carrasco, and Michael Selmi) (Lexis Nexis, 2016).

Brooks' presentations and conferences include "Racial Inequality Today" at San Diego Regional Alliance for Fair Housing 2016 Annual Meeting at San Diego Mission Trails Regional Park Interpretive Center Meeting Room in San Diego, Calif. (April 14, 2016); "Racial Inequality Today" at San Diego Regional Alliance for Fair Housing at San Diego Mission Trails Regional Park Interpretive Center Meeting Room in San Diego, Calif. (April 14, 2016); "International Redress Theory" at Diversity Banquet at University of San Diego in San Diego, Calif. (April 12, 2016); and "Disparate Impact Liability Under the Fiar Housing Act" at 23rd Annual Fair Housing Laws and Litigation Conference at San Diego Town and Country Resort and Conventions Center in San Diego, Calif. (February 2, 2016).

Claus, Laurence

Claus' presentations and conferences include "Power Enumeration and the Silences of Constitutional Federalism" at International Symposium on Constitutional Silence at Trinity College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland (September 1, 2016).

Cole, Kevin

Cole's publications include “Backpedalling in Place: The ALI's Move from "Affirmative" to "Contextual" Consent” in (2016); and “Better Sex Through Criminal Law: Proxy Crimes, Covert Negligence, and Other Difficulties of "Affirmative Consent" in the ALI's Draft Sexual Assault Provisions” in 53 San Diego Law Review 507 (2016).

Cole's presentations and conferences include "Sexual Assault Law" at Browning Symposium at University of Montana Law School in Missoula, Mont. (October 2016).

Dallas, Lynne L.

Dallas' publications include “Long-Term Shareholders and Time-Phased Voting” in 40 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 541 (with Jordan Barry) (2016).

Dallas' presentations and conferences include "Corporate Law, Governance and Purpose - Looking Back and Looking Forward" at Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Va. (October 22, 2016); "Going Beyond SRI as Presently Understood" at It's Time: The Temporal Dimensions of Responible Investing at University of British Columbia Law Faculty (June 20, 2016); and "CEO Pay Ratios: SEC Rules and Behavioral Implications" at Law and Society 2016 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, La. (June 4, 2016).

Dalton, Margaret A.

Dalton's publications include San Diego Graduation Requirements Miss the Mark San Diego Union-Tribune (November 19, 2015).

Dalton's presentations and conferences include "Critical Components and Pitfalls in Special Education Law" at SDSU Educational Leadership Program in San Diego, Calif. (April 19, 2016); and "Key Trends in Special Education Law" at Disability Rights California State-Wide Trainint in Sacramento, Calif. (October 11, 2015).

Dripps, Donald A.

Dripps' publications include “Understanding Due Process” (in the Cambridge Companion to the Constitution) in (Karren Orren, and John Compton, eds.) (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2016). “"Perspectives on the Fourth Amendment" Forty Years Later: Toward an Inclusive Regulatory Model” in 100 Minnesota Law Review 1885 (2016); “Guilt, Innocence, and Due Process of Plea Bargaining” in 57 William and Mary Law Review 1343 (2016); and “The Civil Sdie of Criminal Procedures” in 14 Ohio State Law Journal (2016).

Dripps' presentations and conferences include "Procedure for No Substance, OR, 229 Degrees of Theft" at Osgoode Hall Law School's Conference on the Philosophy of Criminal Procedure at Osgoode Hall in Toronto, Canada (November 6, 2016); "Miranda for the Next Fifty Years: Why the Fifth Amendment Should Go Fourth" at Boston University Law School's Symposium on the Fiftieth Anniversary of Miranda v. Arizona at Boston University School of Law in Boston, Mass. (October 1, 2016); and ""Perspectives on the Fourth Amendment" Forty Years Later: Toward an Inclusive Regulatory Model" at Minnesota Law Review's Centennial Symposium at University of Minnesota Law School in Minneapolis, Minn. (October 2, 2015).

Fellmeth, Robert C.

Fellmeth's publications include California Governor's Veto Leaves College Students Adrift San Jose Mercury News (November 30, 2015).

Fellmeth's presentations and conferences include "Regulation Excesses and Deficiencies - When to Regulate, How and by Whom?" at The California Little Hoover Commission in Sacramento, Calif. (February 4, 2016).

Fleischer, Miranda Perry

Fleischer's publications include “Divide and Conquer: Using an Accessions Tax to Combat Dynastic Wealth Transfers” in 57 Boston College Law Review 913 (2016).

Fleischer's presentations and conferences include "A Libertarian Case for a Universal Basic Income? " at Northwestern University School of Law Tax Policy Colloquium at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. (October 2016); "Not So Fast: The Hidden Difficulties of Taxing Wealth " at University of Minnesota Law School Tax Policy Workshop (October 2016); "Now or Later? Intergenerational Justice and Charitable Giving" at Boston College Law Forum on Philanthropy and the Public Good Academic Symposium on Perpetuities, Limited Life, and the Responsibility of Philanthropy to the Present and Future at Boston College School of Law (September 2016); "Comments on Charity Law and the Liberal State by Matthew Harding" at Australian Society of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference Book Symposium (July 2016); "How is Opera Like a Soup Kitchen? " at Australian Society of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference Book Symposium (July 2016); "The Philosophical Foundations of a Universal Basic Income" at Mid-Level Tax Scholars Conference at UC-Davis School of Law (May 2016); "Divide and Conquer: Using an Accessions Tax to Combat Dynastic Wealth Transfers" at UCLA Law School Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance at University California Los Angeles in Los Angeles, Calif. (March 2016); "Not So Fast: The Hidden Difficulties of Taxing Wealth" at Boston College Law School Tax Policy Colloquium at Boston College Law School (February 2016); "Not So Fast: The Hidden Difficulties of Taxing Wealth" at American Bar Association Section of Taxation Meeting (January 2016); "Divide and Conquer: Using an Accessions Tax to Combat Dynastic Wealth Transfers" at Boston College Law School/American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel Symposium on The Centennial of the Estate Tax: Perspectives and Recommendations at Boston College Law School in Boston, Mass. (October 2015); and "Divide and Conquer: Using an Accessions Tax to Combat Dynastic Wealth Transfers" at The Centennial of the Estate Tax: Perspectives and Recommendations at Boston College Law School/American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (October 2015).

Fleischer, Victor

Fleischer's publications include “Job Creationism: Entrepreneurship & Tax Policy” in Fordham Law Review (2016); and “Taxing Alpha: Labor is the New Capital” in Tax Law Review (2016). The Executive Paycheck Myth The New York Times (November 4, 2015); and Stop Universities From Hoarding Money The New York Times (August 19, 2015).

Fleischer's presentations and conferences include at Law and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference at Brigham Young University (2016).

Folsom, Ralph H.

Folsom's publications include Foreign Investment Law (West Academic Publishing, 2016); and International Business Transactions Practitioner's Treatise, 12th Ed. (West Academic Publishing, 2016).

Fox, Dov

Fox's publications include “Religion and the Unborn under the First Amendment” in Law, Religion, and Health in America (2016). “Constitutional Retroactivity in Criminal Procedure” in 91 Washington Law Review 463 (with Stein) (2016); “Genome Privacy” in Annals of N.Y. Academy of Sciences (with Shuang Wang et al) (2016); “Protecting Genomic Data Analytics in the Cloud” in BMC Med. Genomics (with Haixu Tang et al) (2016); and “Selective Procreation in Public and Private Law” in 64 UCLA Law Review 294 (2016). When Is A juror Too Biased? CNN (October 3, 2016); Reproduction Gone Awry Daily Journal (April 11, 2016); From Chance to Choice to Court Huffington Post (April 3, 2016); The GOP Case Against Over Stem Cell Research The Huffington Post (August 7, 2015); and Reproductive Malpractice and the U.S. Military The Huffington Post (July 2, 2015).

Fox's presentations and conferences include "Reproductive Negligence" at Technology and the Law in 2030 at UCLA Law School in Los Angeles, Calif. (April 15, 2016); "Reproductive Negligence" at Baby Markets Congress at UC Irvine School of Law in Irvine, Calif. (April 2, 2016); "Reproductive Negligence" at Reproductive Justice Conference at NYU School of Law in New York, N.Y. (October 30, 2015); "The Legal Regulation of Genome Privacy" at Biomedical Informatics Seminar at UCSD in San Diego, Calif. (October 9, 2015); "The Legal Regulation of Genome Privacy in the United States" at Current Trends in Biomedical Informatics Weekly Seminar at University of California, San Diego in San Diego, Calif. (October 9, 2015); "The Right to Procreation" at Angelos Law Center Faculty Workshop in Baltimore, Md. (September 18, 2015); and "Genetic Discrimination" at Data Sharing Symposium at University of California, San Diego in San Diego, Calif. (September 2015).

Heiser, Walter

Heiser's publications include California Civil Procedure Handbook (Carolina Academic Press, 2016). “General Jurisdiction in the Place of Incorporation: An Artificial Home for an Artificial Person” in 53 Houston Law Review 631 (2016).

Heriot, Gail

Heriot's publications include “Apprenticeship: Useful Alternative, Tough to Implement” in (2016); and “Perceptions of Newsworthiness are Contaminated by a Political Usefulness Bias” in (with Hal Pashler) (forthcoming 2016). Why Aren't There More Black Scientists? The Wall Street Journal (October 21, 2015).

Heriot's presentations and conferences include "Racial Preferences Return to the Supreme Court: Fisher v. University of Texas" at The Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C. (December 7, 2015); "Will the Supreme Court End Affirmative Action: A Preview of Fisher v. University of Texas on the Eve of Oral Argument" at The Cato Institute in Washington D.C. (December 7, 2015); "Plenary Session: Workplace Equality and Race: Roadblocks and Routes to a Better Outcome" at Ninth Annual Conference of the ABA Section on Labor and Employment Law in Philadelphia, Pa. (November 6, 2015); "A Supreme Court Review: What's in Store for the October 2015 Term?" at Federalist Society in Washington D.C. (September 30, 2015); and "Colloquium: Political Power and Individual Liberty in Richard Epstein's "The Classical Liberal Constitution"" at Liberty Fund in Indianapolis, Ind. (6-8).

Kelly, Michael B.

Kelly's publications include Remedies: A Contemporary Approach, 4 Ed. (with Weaver, Partlett, and Cardi) (West Academic Publishing, 2016).

Kelly's presentations and conferences include "Arbitration and the Battle for Freedom of Contract" at Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning at University of California in San Diego, Calif. (December 2016).

Legrand, Pierre

Legrand's publications include Negative Comparative Law (a critical conspectus on the theory of foreign and comparative research in law) (Routledge, forthcoming 2016).

Lobel, Orly

Lobel's publications include “Behavioral Approaches to the Study of Law” in Rethinking Legal Scholarship: A Transatlantic Interchange (Hans-Wolfgang Micklitz, Ed Rubin, and Rob van Gestel, eds.) (Oxford University Press, 2016). “Economic Espionage as Reality or Rhetoric: Prosperity as a Component of National Security” in Lewis and Clark Law Review (with Rochelle Dreyfuss) (2016); “Enforceability TBD: From Status to Contract in Intellectual Property Law, IP notice symposium ” in Boston University Law Review (2016); “The Gig Economy and the Future of Employment and Labor Law” in University of San Francisco Law Review (2016); and “The Law of the Platform” in Minnesota Law Review (2016). Why California Is Such a Talent Magnet Harvard Business Review (January 19, 2016); Why California is Such a Talent Magnet Harvard Business Review (January 2016); and High Tech Hubs & Post-Employment Restrictions: Hawaii Joins California in its Ban of Non-Competes (August 2015).

Lobel's presentations and conferences include at Annual Meeting of Labor Law Group at UCLA Faculty Center (December 2016); at Fischman Anniversary Conference at Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel (November 2016); "Faculty Workshop" at The Law of the Platform at Fordham University School of Law in New York, N.Y. (September 2016); at Gruter Institute Annual Conference in Squaw Valley, Calif. (May 2016); "BYOD to Work Implications for Human Capital Law" at Employment Law and Technology Conference at Hostra University in East Garden City, N.Y. (May 2016); "Talent Wants to Be Free" at EDC's Economic Development Committee (May 2016); "Faculty Workshop" at Georgetown in Washington D.C. (April 2016); at Annual Pemberton Lecture at 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse (February 2016); "Faculty Workshop" at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas (February 2016); "Faculty Workshop" at Brigham Young University (February 2016); "Faculty Scholarship" at UC Irvine School of Law in Irvine, Calif. (January 2016); "Faculty Workshop" at UC Davis in Davis, Calif. (2016); "Faculty Workshop" at University of Michigan Law School in Ann ARbor, Mich. (October 2015); "Talent Summit" in Monterey, Calif. (October 2015); "Business Law Forum" at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore. (September 2015); "Faculty Workshop" at University of Iowa College of Law in Iowa City, Iowa (September 2015); and "IP Notice" at Boston Law Review Symposium (September 2015).

Minan, John H.

Minan's presentations and conferences include "The Interplay between Water Conservation and Tiered Water Pricing" at Municipal Law Institute Symposium at McGeorge Law School (February 5, 2016); and "So You Have a Judgment — Now What? and Golf Law: A Litigator’s Dream" at Utah Bar CLE at Hobble Creek in Springville, Utah (with Bryan Cannon) (September 21, 2015).

Partnoy, Frank

Partnoy's publications include “Law and the Theory of Fields” in 39 Seattle University Law Review 579 (2016). Few Traders Are Likely to Be Deterred by Verdict on Tom Hayes Financial Times (August 4, 2015).

Partnoy's presentations and conferences include "What's (Still) Wrong with Credit Rating Agencies" at Standford University in Stanford, Calif. (December 2, 2016); "Information Bundling and Securites Litigation " at Graduate School of Business: Accounting, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif. (November 30, 2016); "Corporations and Human Life" at Standford Law School in Stanford, Calif. (November 28, 2016); "Hedge Fund Activism" at Sydney Law School in Sydney, Australia (September 26, 2016); "Emerging Issues in Governance and Investing" at Public Funds Forum in Park City, Utah (September 8, 2016); "Activist Investors" at Oxford University in Oxford, United Kindgom (September 1, 2016); "The Second Wave of Hedge Fund Activism" at Fordham Law School in New York, N.Y. (April 28, 2016); "Delaware and Financial Institutions" at University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley , Calif. (April 14, 2016); "The Second Wave of Hedge of Fund Activism" at Notre Dame Law School in Notre Dame, Ill. (April 8, 2016); "The Second Wave of Hedge Fund Activism" at USC Gould School of Law in Los Angeles , Calif. (January 28, 2016); "Top Hedge Funds: The Importance of Reputation in Shareholder Activism" at Brigham Young University School of Law in Provo, Utah (November 13, 2015); "The Effects of Hedge Fund Activism" at Conference on the Future of Research on Hedge Fund Activism at University of San Diego in San Diego, Calif. (October 23, 2015); "Top Hedge Funds: The Importance of Reputation in Shareholder Activism" at Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville, Tenn. (October 12, 2015); "Corporate Innovation and Regulation" at Sydney Law School in Sydney, NSW, Australia (September 16, 2015); "The New Credit Rating Regime" at University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China (September 11, 2015); "Bank Reputation" at Centre for Corporate Reputation, Said Business School, Oxford University in Oxford (September 3, 2015); and "Regulating Financial Innovation: OF Credit Ratings and Hedge Fund Activism" at Center for Advanced Studies, LMU in Munich, Germany (July 2, 2015).

Ramirez, Jean

Ramirez's publications include California Criminal Litigation In Action, Third Ed. (with Laura Berend) (Carolina Academic Press, 2016).

Ramsey, Lisa P.

Ramsey's publications include “A Free Speech Right to Trademark Protection” in 106 Trademark Reporter 797 (2016).

Ramsey's presentations and conferences include "A Free Speech Right to Trademark Protection? " at Intellectual Property Colloquium at Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington in Bloomington, Ind. (November 2016); at 4th Annual Trademark Works-in-Progress Colloquium at American University in Washington D.C. (November 13, 2015); and "Trademarking Everything? Why Brands Should Care About Limits on Trademark Rights" at Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable at Texas A&M School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas (October 10, 2015).

Rappaport, Michael B.

Rappaport's presentations and conferences include "Original Methods Originalism" at Originalist Bootcamp at Georgetown Center for the Constitution in Washington, D.C. (May 2016); "Defending Original Methods" at Pepperdine Law School Faculty (April 2016); and "Defending Original Methods" at Originalism Works in Progress Conference at San Diego (February 2016).

Saucet, Marcel

Saucet's publications include Street Marketing, guerrilla marketing actions in the Street (ABC CLIO Edition, forthcoming 2015); and La marque chez le psy (Les Éditions Diateino, 2015).

Schwarzschild, Maimon

Schwarzschild's publications include “Do Religious Exemptions Save?” in 53 San Diego Law Review 185 (2016); and “Free Trade Then and Now, or Still Manchester United” in 52 San Diego Law Review 1067 (2016).

Schwarzschild's presentations and conferences include "Bureaucratic Takeover of Criminal Sentencing " at Conference on Managing Judges - Technology, History, and Separation of Powers at University of Haifa in Haifa, Israel (December 2016).

Sichelman, Ted

Sichelman's publications include “Focus on Economically Important Patent Applications to Enhance Patent Quality” in 2 Berkeley Technology Law Journal (2016). Fifteenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2015) (2016); Why the (Previously) Improving Economy Likely (Also) Reduced Patent Litigation Rates Patently-O (September 13, 2015); Why the (Previously) Improving Economy Likely (Also) Reduced Patent Litigation Rates Patently-O (September 13, 2015); Reinvigorating the Public-Private Law Divide: A Hohfeldian Construction of the State New Private Law (September 10, 2015); Top 25 Most Cited Contract Law Articles Published in the Last 25 Years New Private Law (September 10, 2015); A Pluralistic Vision of Incentivizing Innovation Jotwell (July 20, 2015); and Are there Too Many Patents To Search? New Private Law (July 2, 2015).

Sichelman's presentations and conferences include "Very Tight ‘Bundles of Sticks’: Hohfeld’s Complex Jural Relations" at Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Centennial Workshop at Yale Law School in New Haven, Conn. (October 2016); "Patents as Hedges" at Annual Patent Law Conference at University of San Diego School of Law in San Diego, Calif. (January 2016); "Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets" at Law and Entrepreneurship Workshop at University of San Diego School of Law in San Diego, Calif. (January 2016); "Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets" at Harvard Law School Faculty Workshop (January 2016); "An Economic Model of Patent Exhaustion" at Edison Fellowship Meeting at Center for Protection of Intellecutal Property (with Olena Ivus, and Edwin Lai) (2016); "Modeling Legal Modularity" at University of San Diego School of Law Faculty Colloquium at University of San Diego in San Diego, Calif. (with Henry Smil) (2016); "Retracing the Origins of the Patent System" at 2016 IP Scholars Conference (with Stefania Fusco, and Toni Veneri) (2016); "Revisiting Labor Mobility in innovation Markets" at American Law & Economics Conference (with Jonathan Barnett) (2016); "Patents as Hedges" at IP Speaker Series at University of San Diego School of Law in San Diego, Calif. (November 2015); "Decade of Diversity" at University of San Diego School of Law in San Diego, Calif. (October 2015); "Patents as Hedges" at Law Faculty Colloquium at University of San Diego School of Law in San Diego, Calif. (October 2015); "The Role of Academics in Policymaking in Patent Law" at Microsoft IP Academic Roundtable (October 2015); "Patents as Hedges" at Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship Meeting at George Mason University School of Law Center for Protection of Intellectual Property in Arlington, Vt. (September 2015); "Patents as Hedges" at Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship Meeting at George Mason University School of Law Center for Protection of Intellectual Property in Arlington, Va. (September 2015); "Trademarks as Club Goods" at Intellectual Property Scholars Conference at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Ill. (with Bell) (August 2015); and "Trademarks as Club Goods" at Intellectual Property Scholars Conference at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Ill. (August 2015).

Smith, Steven D.

Smith's publications include “Die and Let Live? The Asymmetry of Accommodation” in Religious Freedom and Gay Rights (Oxford University Press, 2016); and “The Jurisdictional Conception of Church Autonomy” in Corporate Religious Liberty (Micah Schwartzman et al., ed.) (2016).

Smith, Thomas A.

Smith's publications include “From Law to Automation” in 1 Criterion Journal of Innovation 535 (2016); and “Robot Slaves, Robot Masters, and the Agency Costs of Artificial Government” in 1 Criterion Journal of Innovation 1 (2016).

Sohoni, Mila

Sohoni's publications include “The Administrative Constitution in Exile” in 57 William and Mary Law Review 923 (2016).

Sohoni's presentations and conferences include "Roundtable on "Courts as Agencies"" at Law & Society Conference in New Orleans, La. (June 2, 2016); "King v. Burwell and the Regulatory State" at UCSD Osher Institute in San Diego, Calif. (May 20, 2016); "Research Roundtable on Environmental Law in the Administrative State" at George Mason University School of Law in Washington D.C. (5-6); "Roundtable on Environmental Law in the Administrative State" at George Mason University School of Law (5-6); "Crackdowns" at Law Faculty Workshop at University of Arizona School of Law in Tucson, Ariz. (April 7, 2016); "Crackdowns" at Southern California Law and Social Sciences Forum (SOCLASS) at UCSD in San Diego, Calif. (March 18, 2016); "Crackdowns" at Cardozo-Yale Legislation Roundtable at Cardozo Law School in New York, N.Y. (March 11, 2016); "Symposium on Administrative Law" at University of Missouri School of Law in Columbia, Mo. (March 4, 2016); "Panel " at Seventh Annual High & Hazel Darling Foundation Originalism Conference at University of San Diego School of Law in San Diego, Calif. (February 2016); "Crackdowns" at New Voices in Administrative Law Event, at AALS Annual Meeting in New York, N.Y. (January 7, 2016); "Crackdowns" at Faculty Workshop at University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. (November 13, 2015); and "Crackdowns" at Faculty Workshop at Pepperdine Law School in Malibu, Calif. (November 9, 2015).

Spector, Horacio

Spector's publications include “Derechos Humanos” (In spanish) in Diccionario de Justicia (with Juan Carlos Pereda Failache et al.) (Sage Publications, 2016); “Modern Constitutionalism and Social Values” in Fundamental Rights: Justification and Interpretation p.75 (Kenneth Einar Himma, and Bojan Spaic, eds.) (2016); and “The Moral Asymmetry between Acts and Omissions” in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael Moore (Ferzan, and Morse, eds.) (Oxford University Press, 2016). “Decisional Nonconsequentialism and the Risk Sensitivity of Obligation” in 32 Social Philosophy & Policy (2016).

Wiggins, Mary Jo

Wiggins' presentations and conferences include "A Career in Law & Service to the Community: Finding the Balance" at Black Law Students Association Speaker Panel at University of San Diego in San Diego, Calif. (September 2016); and "Black in the Classroom" at 48th Annual Western Region Black Law Students Association Convention in San Diego, Calif. (January 2016).