Research updates December 2010

Law Professor Rock Pring presented “Challenges in Creating and Improving Environmental Courts and Tribunals” at the University of Chile in Santiago, Chile, Oct. 27.

Andrew Welch, a third year law student, wrote an article about full-body screenings and TSA procedures that will be published in the Transportation Law Journal. He was recently interviewed by 9News about his research.

Law Professor K.K. DuVivier was included in Denver Magazine’s “Top Lawyers: The Best Peer Review Rated Attorneys in the City.”

Professor Edward Ziegler’s article “Megapolitan Growth Management for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century,” which was published last year in the International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, received a 2010 Emerald Literati Award for Scholarly Excellence by Emerald Group Publishing Limited in the United Kingdom.

Annecoos Wiersema, associate professor at the law school, presented her work in progress, “Trade and Environment Redux” at the first Vermont Law School Environmental Law Scholarship Colloquium.

Assistant Law Professor Bernard Chao’s forthcoming paper, “The Case for Contribution in Patent Law,” was selected as one of the winners of a competition on the topic of patent remedies co-sponsored by Samsung Electronics and Stanford Law School. In addition to receiving $10,000, Chao will participate in a conference on the subject of patent remedies to be held at Stanford Law School on Feb. 18.

Toshiya Ueta, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, and his research was featured on the Japanese Popular Science TV Series “Science Zero” on NHK.

Assistant Law Professor Christopher Lasch presented “The New ICE Age: A Panel Discussion on the Expanding use of Immigration Detainers by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement” at the Colorado Bar Association Nov. 2.

Nader Hashemi, assistant professor of Middle East and Islamic Politics, co-edited the book, The People Reloaded. The book will be released in January.

Assistant Law Professor Robin Walker Sterling presented “The Intersection of Fundamental Fairness and Fundamental Rights in Juvenile Delinquency Court” in New York at the Clinical Law Reviews Writers’ Workshop at NYU School of Law. She also presented on how to interpret and challenge DNA evidence in Washington D.C.

Assistant Law Professor Viva Moffat moderated a panel called “Unmasking Online” at the “Privacy and the Press: Snoops, Secrets and Ethics in the New Media Landscape” conference at the University of Colorado Law School.

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