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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2014

MOYLAN TAKES HELM OF LEGAL WRITING DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION Professor Mary-Beth Moylan was announced as the president-elect of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) at the organization’s biennial conference last year. Moylan, the director of Pacific McGeorge’s Global Lawyering Skills (GLS) program, was one of the conference’s planning committee co-chairs. She will become president in August. “I am excited to be joining the leadership of ALWD at a time when skills professors have an important role to play in the changes being made to law school curriculum across the country, and when a new edition of the ALWD manual is coming out,” Moylan says. “It should be an interesting and busy three years.” Moylan co-authored a textbook, Global Lawyering Skills, published by West Publishing, with Professor of Lawyering Skills Stephanie Thompson and contributing authors from the GLS faculty, including Hether Macfarlane, Ed Telfeyan, Adrienne Brungess, Gretchen Franz, Jeff Proske and Maureen Moran. Myers Propels Child Sex Abuse Prosecution Professor John Myers gave the keynote address about the prosecution of child sex abuse at the IV International Seminary about Child Sexual Assault, Victim Child Human Rights in the Criminal Process. Fundación Amparo y Justicia (Foundation for Care and Justice) sponsored the event in Santiago, Chile, in September 2013. Myers also held a workshop during the seminary on the same topic. S T E V E Y E AT E R 32 SUMMER 20 14 As New Director of ATINER Research Unit, Malloy Plans International Conference Distinguished Professor Michael P. Malloy has been appointed director of the Business and Law Research Division of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER). Malloy’s first agenda item was the planning and hosting of an international, interdisciplinary event— Business, Law and Economics: An International Conference—held May 5 and 6, 2014 in Athens, Greece. On July 8, 2013, Malloy delivered the opening paper of the 10th Annual International Conference on Law sponsored by ATINER. Malloy’s talk, “Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision: New Concepts and Challenges,” explores new approaches to international bank supervision and examines certain fundamental issues raised by the formulation and application of the Core Principles, newly revised by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2014
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