Faculty Highlights – December 2017

Professor Mercer Bullard testified before Congress Friday, November 3, in the Hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals to Improve Small Businesses’ and Communities’ Access to Capital.”

Professor Stacey Lantagne, writing under the pseudonym Ivy Pembroke, published the novel “Snowflakes on Christmas Street” in the UK. It will be published in the US at a later date.

On November 11, Professor Antonia Eliason is presenting a paper titled “Using the WTO to Facilitate the Paris Agreement: Building on the Trade Facilitation Agreement’s Special and Different Treatment Provisions” at the ClassCritX conference at Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Professor Mike Hoffheimer is cited and quoted as an authority on murder and manslaughter by the Court of Appeals in a decision published October 31, McCarty v. State.

On October 27, Professor Antonia Eliason presented a paper titled “Evident Partiality and the Judicial Review of International Arbitration Awards: When deference should give way to interference” at the ASIL midyear Research Forum at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri.

Professor Mike Hoffheimer was quoted again as an authority on the necessity defense. The issue has been raised by pipeline protesters.  The AP story of October 24 that was covered by a number of news sources including ABC news.

Professor Antonia Eliason was a panelist at a conference titled “The Next Generation of International Trade Agreements” at the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia, on a panel on pluralism/regionalism/fragmentation.