Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard presented "New Deal Lessons for the Affordable Care Act: The General Welfare Clause" at the 15th Annual Journal of Constitutional Law Symposium. The conference took place at the University of Pennsylvania Law School during January and was titled FDR and Obama: Are there Constitutional Law Lessons from the New Deal for the Obama Administration?
Sibley Professor Larry D. Thompson will participate in a symposium titled "The FCPA at Thirty-five and its Impact on Global Business" at Ohio State University during March. The event will convene top government officials, leading academics from both the U.S. and the U.K., and experienced practitioners to discuss the many aspects of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Woodruff Chair Diane Marie Amann was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding the Alien Tort Statute, an 18th-century federal law that permits foreigners to sue in U.S. courts over violations of international law. The article was written by Jess Bravin and appeared on 3/5/12.
Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. presented "Civility and Collegiality: Unreasonable Judicial Expectations for Lawyers as Officers of the Court" as part of the St. Mary's Law Journal's 11th Annual Symposium on Legal Malpractice and Ethics in San Antonio, Tex., during February.
Assistant Professor Matthew I. Hall has published "Standing of Intervenor-Defendants in Public Law Litigation" in 80 Fordham Law Review 1539 (2012).