Faculty Activities and Publications | November 2016

faculty activities publications

Associate Dean Kathryn Kennedy

  • She published the column “Repeal of Obamacare? Not so fast! Popular items at risk in ax attack” in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
  • She published the article “The DOL Final Fiduciary Regulations and Related Prohibited Transaction Exemptions” in the New York University Review of Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation.

Professor Allison Bethel 

  • She provided comments to the Chicago Tribune regarding a federal housing discrimination case filed against the village of Tinley Park.

Professor Marc Ginsberg

  • He was reappointed as professor-reporter of the Supreme Court Committee on Illinois Evidence.
  • He was a faculty presenter at the 6th Annual Meeting of the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair in Chicago.

Professor Ann Lousin

  • She was a panelist on “The first amendment and the right to protest” at the Midwest Regional Convening Summary of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.
  • She was a panelist at an event for the American Association of University Women.
  • She presented on “Constitutional theory and its applications” at the Constitutional Law Colloquium.

Professor Timothy O’Neill

  • He published the column “Algorithms aim to downplay the human element, but statistics can blindfold justice” in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

Professor Steven Schwinn

  • He provided comments to The Philadelphia Inquirer regarding a controversial Puerto Rican drug treatment program.
  • He provided comments to Christian Science Monitor regarding the current state of the U.S. Supreme Court and why the battle to fill Justice Scalia’s seat has given the impression that politicians are willing to make the court political.
  • His blog “Constitutonal Law Prof Blog” was named to the ABA Journal magazine’s Blawg 100 list for 2016.
  • He published the following articles in:
    • Can Texas Use an Older Definition of Intellectual Disability to Determine if a Person Is Ineligible for the Death Penalty: Moore v. Texas (15-797), 44 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cases 80 (2016)
    • When and How Can a State Use a Set Percentage of Minority Voter Population to Draw Legislative Districts under the Voting Rights Act: Bethune-Hill et al v. Virginia State Bd. of Elections (15-680), 44 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cases 89 (2016)

Adjunct Faculty

Hon. William J. Haddad

  • He was honored as an Advocate for Diversity at the 2016 Unity Dinner.

Brian Clauss 

  • He was a panelist at the American Bar Association’s 10th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference on Employment Law Issues for Veterans in the Workforce.
  • He spoke to members of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Health Care Section Council about how the law school’s veterans’ clinic is helping veterans with disability claims.

Joe Kearney

  • His article “Taxes and Trust: Lessons for Leaders as Illinois’ Constitutional Home Rule Authority Approaches its Fiftieth Year” was published in the Illinois Municipal Policy Journal
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