Scott Bassett

Adjunct Professor Scott Bassett recently argued and won a case in the Michigan Supreme Court dealing with appellate jurisdiction in the issue of whether a trial court order affecting legal custody of a child is a custody order for the purposes of an appeal by right rather than by leave only.   … » Read more


Ellen Podgor

Professor Ellen Podgor has received the ABA Criminal Justice Section Raeder-Taslitz Award, to be presented at the awards luncheon during the CJS Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 3. The Raeder-Taslitz Award, established in 2014, is given in memory of Myrna Raeder and Andrew Taslitz to a professor at an ABA-accredited law school who exemplifies ethical and professional conduct, demonstrates excellence in scholarship, teaching… » Read more


Luz Nagle

Professor Luz Nagle has recently accepted an invitation to be a trustee for the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute Charitable Trust for three years.  … » Read more


Tammy Briant

Tammy Briant recently presented at the AAUP National Conference meeting in Washington D.C. on “Exploration of past protest to inform current advocacy.”  She co-presented with University of Iowa Professor David McCartney.  … » Read more


Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

On March 4, 2017, Professor Torres-Spelliscy spoke at the Federalist Society’s 2017 National Student Symposium, on a panel called “Campaign Finance and Free Speech” at Columbia Law School.  The Moderator was Hon. Richard J. Sullivan, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York. The other member of the panel were: Prof. Brad Smith, Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Professor of Law, Capital… » Read more


Scott Bassett

Scott Bassett, virtual family law practitioner and Stetson University College of Law adjunct professor, was named as one of 50 invite-only members of the second TBD Law conference in St. Louis on Feb. 26-28.… » Read more


Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was elected chair of the AALS Election Law Section in January, for a term beginning next year.  … » Read more


Christopher Pietruszkiewicz

Dean Pietruszkiewicz’s article, Conflating Standards of Review in the Tax Court: A Lesson in Ambiguity, 44 Hous. L. Rev. 1337, 1360 (2008), was recently cited by the 10th Circuit majority, and dissenting opinion, in the important and controversial decision of Bandimere v. SEC.… » Read more


James Fox

Professor Fox has been invited to present his paper, Black Originalism: Constitutional Citizenship, Constitutional Rights, and the Second Founding, at the Eighth Annual Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Originalism Works-in-Progress Conference scheduled for February 17-18, 2017 at the University of San Diego Law School.… » Read more


Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy recently addressed the Columbia Law School Chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS) about her book Corporate Citizen? An Argument for the Separation of Corporation and State.  … » Read more