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A summary of writing, presentations, and media mentions from June-August 2018
Margo A. Bagley, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law, is the recipient of an Emory Global Health Institute 2018 Seed Grant Program. Awardees receive up to $50,000 to conduct preliminary research on a global health challenge, with the goal of securing additional funding from external sources to expand the research conducted during this initial pilot phase. Her project title is “Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Pilot Program-Mozambique,” and her co-investigator is Deborah McFarland, professor of global health at the Rollins School of Public Health. Read more.

Bagley also served as expert advisor to the Government of Mozambique, and friend of the chair during the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge, and Folklore, held in Geneva, Switzerland, in June 2018.
Laurie Blank, clinical professor of law and director of the International Humanitarian Law Clinic, has been tapped to lead Emory Law’s Center for International and Comparative Law. She replaces Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im, who has directed the center since its founding in 2008. Read more.
Rafael Domingo, Spruill Family Research Professor and Francisco de Vitoria Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, will serve as visiting professor at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya.
Martha Albertson Fineman was again named the most-cited US faculty member in the category of family law, in the annual survey compiled by Professor Gregory Sisk and colleagues. The survey was released in late September, and their data shows Fineman was cited 515 times between 2013 and 2017. Read more.
Jonathan R. Nash, Robert Howell Hall Chair in Law, has assumed the role of director of the Emory University Center for Law and Social Science. The center (originally the Center for the Study of Law, Politics & Economics) hosts interdisciplinary conferences and speakers, and fosters interdisciplinary initiatives between the School of Law and Emory College social science departments. Read more.
Polly J. Price has signed a book deal with Beacon Press to publish her upcoming book, Plagues in the Nation: How Epidemics Shaped America. The premise? “The history of epidemics in the US shows that disease control is a matter of effective law and governance, not just good science. By looking at the governmental response to epidemics in our past, we can learn how to place the US on a better footing for the future,” she says.
Emory University School of Law and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have partnered to launch Community Legal Clinic, an organization handling immigration issues at no cost. Rita Sheffey, assistant dean for public service and director of the Center for Public Service, says organizers hope to add family law soon and, eventually, other legal specialties. She’s leading the effort for the school. The monthly clinic currently offers free, brief, personalized advice about immigration, in a safe setting. Read more.

Books
Peter Hay
Hay, Borchers, Symeonides, Whytock: Conflict of Laws, Hornbook Series (6th ed., West Academic Publishing 2018)

Advanced Introduction to Private International Law and Procedure (Edward Elgar Publishing 2018)  
 
Book chapters
Laurie R. Blank
Muddying the Waters: Precision-Guided Terminology in the DoD Law of War Manual, in The United States Department of Defense Law of War Manual: Commentary & Critique (forthcoming 2018)

Rafael Domingo
A Global Law for a Global Community, in Globalization of Law. The Role of Human Dignity (Maciej Dybowski & Rafael Garcia Perez eds., 2018)
 
Johan D. van der Vyver
Religious Foundations of the Notion of Bellum Iustum, in Religion, Law and Security In Africa (M. Christian Green, T. Jeremy Gunn, & Francois Mark Hill eds., 2018)
 
The Protection and Promotion of a People’s Right to Mineral Resources in Africa: International and Municipal Perspectives, in Law and Development in Africa (Ada Ordos & Faizel Ismael eds., 2018)
 
Articles
Rafael Domingo
Book review: Transforming Religious Liberties by S.I. Strong (2017), in 60 Journal of Church and State 526 (2018)
 
Mindy Goldstein
Climate Research Priorities for Policy-Makers, Practitioners, and Scientists in Georgia, USA, 62 Environmental Management 190 (2018) (see co-authors)
 
Ani B. Satz
Exploring New Technologies in Biomedical Research, in Drug Discovery Today (forthcoming 2018-2019)
 
Johan D. van der Vyver
Deferrals of Investigations and Prosecutions in the International Criminal Court, in 15 Comparative and International Law Journal of South Africa 1 (2018)

Deborah Dinner
“Analysis: Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees,” Emory Law News Center (July 16, 2018)
 
Richard D. Freer
“Analysis | Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis,” Emory Law News Center (July 16, 2018)
 
Mark Goldfeder
“How the Supreme Court (respectfully) kicked the cake down the road,” CNN (June 6, 2018)
 
Mindy Goldstein
“Getting smart on solar is a plus for communities,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution  (July 30, 2018)
 
Timothy R. Holbrook
“WesternGeco’s implications for patent law and beyond,” Patently-O (June 24, 2018)

Analysis | Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission,” Emory Law News Center (June 20, 2018)
 
Jonathan R. Nash
“Chief Justice Roberts will be the new 'swing' vote,” The Hill (June 30, 2018)
 
Robert A. Schapiro
“Analysis: The First Amendment and the post-Kennedy court,” Emory Law News Center (July 19, 2018)
 
Sarah Shalf
“Analysis: Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute,” Emory Law News Center (July 18, 2018)

Dorothy A. Brown
“Republicans target Abrams’ debt In latest attack ad,” WABE 90.1 (August 10, 2018)
 
Deborah Dinner
“In #MeToo era, state employees wonder ‘what about me’,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution (August 23, 2018)
 
“Everyone cares about pregnancy discrimination,” The Atlantic (August 3, 2018)
 
Rafael Domingo
“The time has come for the great measure or the Church will lose a lot of credibility, expert says,” CNN (August 24, 2018)
 
“The sexual abuse of priests in the Catholic Church ‘is a metastasis’” CNNEspanol (August 17, 2018)
 
Mark Goldfeder
With cake-shop ruling, high court urges respect for both sides,” Christian Science Monitor (June 4, 2018)
 
Mindy Goldstein
“Accelerating the smart development of solar in Georgia,” Emory Law News Center (August 1, 2018)
 
Timothy R. Holbrook
“US Perspective: On questionable legal basis, US court expands range of patentable inventions,” Intellectual Property Watch (June 21, 2018)
 
Jonathan R. Nash
“How Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement affects the Supreme Court,” 11 Alive News (June 27, 2018)
 
Robert A. Schapiro
“Kavanaugh would join one of the most divided Supreme Courts ever, says Emory Law scholar,” Emory News Center (July 10, 2018)
 
Rita Sheffey
“Emory Law launches immigration clinic with Kuck firm and Mormon Church,” Daily Report (August 14, 2018)
 
Fred Smith Jr.
“Torpy at large: Welfare for sharks. Aquarium the latest on tax train,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution (September 5, 2018)

“Emory faculty participate in rule of law conference in Warsaw, Poland,” (June 22, 2018) (James B. Hughes Jr., Robert A. Schapiro)
 
Margo A. Bagley
Bagley taught Protection of Biotechnological Inventions and Pharmaceuticals and IP at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law in Munich, Germany, during June and July 2018.

Emory Advancing Healthcare Innovations in Africa (AHIA) workshop, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in July 2018 (participant)
 
Laurie R. Blank
“The Ethical Application of Military Force: Law, Legitimacy and Strategy,” (The Sonny and Martha Moore Lecture on Ethics), at the US Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on June 27, 2018

“Sieges and Urban Warfare: Starvation and Evacuations,” at the Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict held at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, on July 27, 2018

“The Extent of Self-Defense Against Terrorist Groups,” presented for the US Navy Office of the Judge Advocate General, in Washington, DC, on August 14, 2018
 
Michael J. Broyde
“Religious Arbitration,” part of “The Administrative State and Alternatives to Courts,” at the Emory-UGA Summer Workshop held at the University of Georgia, on August 2, 2018

Kathleen N. Cleaver
Keynote address, “1968 and Its Legacies” symposium held at King’s College, London, on June 16.  Cleaver also participated in the roundtable, “Politics of the Street and Institutions” on June 14, 2018 (with Mark Rudd, Phil Cohen & Anne Querrien, chaired by Patrick Ffrench)
 
Mary L. Dudziak
“Defining the Rooseveltian Century,” (panel) at the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations’ Annual Meeting, held in Washington, DC, on June 22, 2018
 
Martha Grace Duncan
Guest lecture on legal research in a foreign country, given to Wake Forest Law School students taking a civil law course, in Venice, Italy, on July 23, 2018 (via Skype)
 
“"Il Vero Danno: Why and How We Should Make Amends to the Wrongfully Convicted,” for an advanced comparative law class, at the University of Florence Department of Jurisprudence, in Florence, Italy, on May 23, 2018
 
A lecture and Q & A on the Amanda Knox case, at the Max Planck Institute For Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany, on May 22, 2018

Kay L. Levine
“Sharkfest Plea Negotiations,” at the Emory-UGA Summer Workshop, held at the University of Georgia, on  August 2, 2018. Levine gave the same presentation at the Law and Society Annual Meeting held in Toronto, Canada, in June 2018

Jonathan R. Nash
"Can and Should Courts Create Courts? Problems of Judicial Institutional Self-Design" at the Emory-UGA Summer Workshop held at the University of Georgia, on  August 2, 2018
 
"The Problem of Predictive Regulation," at the Society for Environmental Law and Economics’ Annual Meeting, held at Notre Dame Law School in Chicago, in June 2018 

"The Collegiality of Dissent," at the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics’ Annual Meeting, held at HEC Montreal Business School-University of Montreal, Canada, in June 2018  
 
Rafael I. Pardo
"Federally Funded Slaving" at the University of Florida Levin College of Law's Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Lecture and Workshop Series, on August 27, 2018
 
Ani B. Satz
Labor And Employment Law Workshop: “Emerging Issues in Workers' Compensation Law and Policy,” at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in August 2018 (speaker, moderator, organizer)
Satz’s other presentations at the annual meeting were:
  • Workshop on Labor and Employment Law Discussion Group: “Recent Developments in Disability and Health Law” (discussant)
  •  Works-in-Progress Workshop, Constitutional Law, “Animal Protection and the Myth of AWA Preemption” (speaker)
  • Health Law Workshop Discussion Group: “Health Law and Bioethics” (discussant)
  • Labor and Employment Law Workshop Discussion Group: “New and Established Voices in Labor and Employment Law” (discussant)
“Health Care as Eugenics,” at the Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference, “Beyond Disadvantage: Disability, Law, and Bioethics,” held at Harvard Law School, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on June 1, 2018 (selected participant)

“The Role of Professionalism in Creating Resilient Societies: Critical Reflections on Vulnerability Theory, Medicine, Law, Business and the Humanities,” at the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative Conference, “Vulnerability and the Social Reproduction of Resilient Societies,” held at Emory Law on May 30, 2018
 
Johan D. van der Vyver
“Regulation of Group-Related Rivalries in Plural Communities” for the Johannesburg, South Africa, MENSA chapter on August 16, 2018
 
“The Right to Self-Determination of Peoples,” for the Pretoria, South Africa, MENSA chapter on June 6, 2018
 
“Comparative Approaches: Africa and Europe,” at “Law, Religion and Human Flourishing,” the Sixth Annual African Law and Religion Conference of the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies, held at Baze University in Abuja, Nigeria, on May 20-22, 2018 (moderator). Van der Vyver also presented the paper, “Human Flourishing through the Right to Self-Determination of Religious Communities.”
 
Liza Vertinsky
"Rethinking the Role of the Prescriber," at the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics’ 41st Annual Health Law Professors Conference, held at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 7, 2018
 
John Witte Jr.
Scholars Council meeting, held at the Library of Congress, in Washington, DC, on June 7-8, 2018 (participant)

“From Gospel to Law: Luther’s Reformation of Law, Politics, and Society,” at the Law and the Augustinian Tradition Inaugural Lecture Series, held at Villanova Law School, Pennsylvania, on August 28, 2018 (inaugural lecturer)

“Sex, Marriage, and Family in John Calvin’s Geneva,” at the International Congress on Calvin Research, held at Westminster Theological Seminary in Glenside, Pennsylvania, on August 29, 2018

Paul J. Zwier
“Nondisclosure Agreements and Confidential Arbitration or Holmes and Common Law of Torts,” part of “The Administrative State and Alternatives to Courts,” at the Emory-UGA Summer Workshop held at the University of Georgia, on August 2, 2018
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