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SIU School of Law has a team of faculty dedicated to student success, public service, and scholarly impact.  The recent activities below demonstrate the breadth of their interest and engagement from the local to the international.

 

PROFESSOR OF LAW CHERYL ANDERSON

Coordinated the National Health Law Moot Court Competition at SIU School of Law, which took place November 1-2, 2019, hosting over 30 law school teams from across the country

 

PROFESSOR OF LAW CHRISTOPHER BEHAN

Completed annual update for treatise Military Crimes and Defenses (Matthew Bender/LexisNexis, 3d ed. 2018)

Co-Presenter, My Favorite Drill: Using Advocacy Drills to Reinforce Advocacy Skills Teaching, Educating Advocates/Teaching Skills Conference, Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport FL (May 2019)

Teaching in the Justice Advocacy Africa/Mombasa Law Society Advocacy Training course at the University of Nairobi-Mombasa Campus, Mombasa, Kenya (training approximately 40 Kenyan attorneys in public and private practice, with a faculty cohort of Kenyan and American attorneys and professors) (August 2019)

 

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LAW JENNIFER BROBST

Completed annual update for attorney deskbook Admissibility of Evidence in North Carolina, State Practice Series (2019-2020 ed., Thomson Reuters) (print and digital) (in press)

Criminal Offenses and Defenses in Alabama, State Practice Series (2019 ed., Thomson Reuters) (print and digital) (2020 ed. in press)

(Solicited) Book Review, 41(2) Hum. Rts. Q. 508-515 (2019) (Bernice Yeung, In a Day’s Work:  The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers (The New Press 2018))

Co-coordinator and panelist for the 2019 Interdisciplinary Professionalism Day bringing together over 200 students and faculty from the SIU Schools of Law, Medicine, and the Department of Public Health and Recreation (Sept. 2019)

 

INTERIM DEAN AND PROFESSOR OF LAW CINDY BUYS

Co-authored legislation (PA 101-409), with Patrick Kinnally, a colleague from the ISBA Int’l and Immigration Law Section Council, which was signed into law by Gov. Pritzker (amending the Illinois Criminal Code to specify the consequences when a judge fails to inform a noncitizen criminal defendant of potential immigration consequences prior to accepting a guilty plea) (August 2019)

 

PROFESSOR OF LAW WILLIAM DRENNAN

Burying Contracts of the Dead, in Probate & Property, the magazine of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section (Summer 2019)

 

PROFESSOR OF LAW CYNTHIA FOUNTAINE

Lecturer at Udmurt State University Faculty of Law in Izhevsk, Russia (May 2019) 

 

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LAW MICHAEL KOEHLER

Has the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Been Successful in Achieving its Objectives?, 2019 Ill. L. Rev. 1267 (2019)

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Jurisprudence of Shira Scheindlin, 69 Syracuse L. Rev. 543 (2019)

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement and Related Developments, Miss. L.J. (forthcoming)

 

HIRAM H. LESAR DISTINGUISHED VISITING PROFESSOR Y.S. (STEVE) LEE

Organized a panel entitled “Theories of Law and Development,” at the 2019 Law and Development Research Network Conference in Berlin, September 25-27, 2019

Co-host of the 2019 Law and Development Conference with the University of Dubai, UAE, December 7-8, 2019

Invited by Kyung Hee University (Seoul, South Korea) to give a talk on Sustainable Development (Dec. 2019)

International Trade Law Post Neoliberalism, 68 Buff. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming April 2020)

Trade and Politics in Recent Trade Measures by the United States and Japan, 13 Rev. Inst. & Econ. ___ (Nov. 2019)

Nuclear Crisis, Tension, and Path to Peace in Northeast Asia (Anthem Press) (forthcoming)

State Capitalism and the Law, in Geoffrey Wood et al. (eds.), Oxford Handbook of State Capitalism (forthcoming 2020)

Legal Frameworks for Business Transactions and Economic Development, 44 S. Ill. U. L.J. ___ (forthcoming Winter 2019)

Are Retaliatory Trade Measures Justified under the WTO Agreement on Safeguards?, 22 J. Int’l Econ. L. ___ (Oct. 2019)

Political Governance, Law, and Economic Development, 12 L. & Dev. Rev. ___ (Sept. 2019)

Sustainable Development and the SDGs: A Note on Current Development, 9 KLRI J. L. & Legis. ___ (Nov. 2019)

South Korean Economy at the Crossroads: Structure Issues under External Pressure – An Essay from a Law and Development Perspective, 12 L. & Dev. Rev. ___ (Sept. 2019)

 

LAW LIBRARY DIRECTOR AND PROFESSOR OF LAW DOUGLAS LIND

Received the 2019 Outstanding Article Award from the AALL Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section for his article, A Bibliography of Littleton's Tenures as an Archetype for the Study of Early English Legal Printing

Douglas W. Lind, Bibliography of American Law School Casebooks, 1870-2018 (W.S. Hein) (in press)

 

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR  OF LAW MARTIN PARSONS

Presented a CLE seminar on “Discharge Upgrades” at the Illinois Office of the Attorney General in Springfield, IL (Nov. 13, 2019)

Presented two sessions (AFLAN and the VLAP; Military Cultural Competence) to Veterans and service providers at the kNOw More PTSD Conference at John A. Logan College, sponsored by This Able Veteran (Nov. 16, 2019)

 

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR  OF LAW HEIDI RAMOS-ZIMMERMAN

Presented on Active Learning for the Bar Exam at the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning conference entitled “Teaching Today’s Law Students” (Summer 2019)

Presenting a national webinar on December 13, 2019 for the AALS Balance in Legal Education Section, entitled “Legal Education in an Era of Increased Diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity and Autism Spectrum Disorders”

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAW SHEILA SIMON

Panelist on a program entitled “Teaching Law Students with the Universal Language of Music” at the 14th Annual Global Legal Skills Conference at Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law in Phoenix in December 2019

Presented a tribute to retiring director and former Congressman Mickey Edwards at the Aspen Rodel Leadership Fellows all class reunion/seminar in Washington, DC (Nov. 2019)

Co-organized and presented a CLE seminar on domestic violence and the law for the Federal Bar Association (livestreamed to the court in East St. Louis, IL) (Sept. 13, 2019) (with Prof. Gail Thomas)

 

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LAW GAIL THOMAS

Served as a member of the Illinois Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission completing a major six-year comprehensive project revising the Domestic Violence Order of Protection standardized forms for the State of Illinois (July 2019)

Co-organized and presented a CLE seminar on domestic violence and the law for the Federal Bar Association (livestreamed to the court in East St. Louis, IL) (Sept. 13, 2019) (with Prof. Sheila Simon)

 

PROFESSOR OF LAW ANGELA UPCHURCH

Spousal Rights to Inventions: A Latent Threat to Corporate Patent Portfolio (with Daniel H. Shulman), 50 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1 (2019)

Finding a “Home” for Unincorporated Entities Post-Daimler A.G. v. Bauman (with Susan G. Gilles), 20 Nev. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming)

Angela Upchurch, et al., Click and Learn: A Guide to Civil Procedure, Carolina Press (in print with a release date of January 2020)

Co-presented a session entitled “Optimizing Resources to Enhance Feedback and Assessment for Traditional, Hybrid, and Distance Courses” at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (Sept. 2019)