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

Faculty News Profesoor Kojo Yelpaala (center) received the Sprankling Faculty Scholarship Award at the 2013 Pacific McGeorge Faculty Dinner. Last year’s recipients, Professor Brian Slocum (left) and Professor Franklin Gevurtz (right) gave SYMPOSIA, EVENTS AND APPOINTMENTS In addition to extensive participation and leadership at the January 2014 annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools in New York City, faculty members have presented at scholarly symposia and conferences on a wide range of legal issues and been appointed to leadership posts. • Linda Carter edited the Brandeis Institute for International Judges (BIIJ) 2013 report. BIIJ 2013 was co-directed by Linda Carter and Richard Goldstone. • Omar Dajani presented “Minoritarian Regimes & Humanitarian Intervention” at the Law & Society annual meeting in Boston on June 2, 2013. • Julie Davies was elected chair-elect of the AALS Section on Part-Time Legal Education at the 2014 AALS annual meeting. • Courtney Lee was elected chair-elect of the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education at the 2014 AALS annual meeting. • Michael Malloy presented “Institutional Organization of Supervision: Reform in the U.S.” at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Faculty of Law, Queen Mary University of London, on Dec. 13, 2013. Malloy has also been appointed to the editorial board of the Athens Journal of Business & Economics. • Stephen McCaffrey is the series editor for the International Water Law Series of books to be published by Brill. • Francis J. Mootz III presented “The Integrity of Pseudo-arguments in Law” at the West Coast Rhetoric Scholarship Workshop on Nov. 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. • John Myers gave the keynote address, “A History of Child Protection in the United States: Areas of Success and Opportunities for Growth,” at the National Symposium on Child Abuse in Huntsville, AL, on March 25, 2014. • Paul Paton has been named dean, Faculty of Law, at University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, beginning July 1, 2014. • Rachael Salcido presented “Land Use and Climate Change” at the ABA Young Lawyers Division Meeting held in Minneapolis on May 17, 2013. • Joseph Taylor and Warren Jones’ casefile, Huntington v. Aster (2013), was selected for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Building Trial Skills Program, held April 12–19, 2014 at the NITA Education Center in Boulder, CO. • Jarrod Wong presented “The Subversion of State-to-State Arbitration Under Bilateral Investment Treaties,” at the 2013 Asian Society of International Law Biennial Meeting on Nov. 15, 2013, in New Delhi, India. 34 SUMMER 20 14 the award. R A N D A L L G E E


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