Faculty Scholarship and Activities Reported in April 2012

Professor Jim Fleissner made a presentation on April 10 to federal prosecutors for the Middle District of Georgia titled “Supreme Court Update: Criminal Law and Procedure,” which provided a briefing on decisions and undecided cases on the court’s docket from the beginning of October Term 2010 to the present.

Associate Law Librarian Ismael Gullon co-presented “Federal Tax Materials Collections Essentials,” at the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting in Clearwater, Fla., on March 22. He is also serving as the SEAALL Nominations Committee chair.

Professor Mark L. Jones will have two articles published in the spring edition of Mercer Law Review: “Introducing a Surprising Conversation about Conversation,” and “Fundamental Dimensions of Law and Legal Education: Perspectives on Curriculum Reform, Mercer Law School’s Woodruff Curriculum, and… ‘Perspectives.’”

Associate Professor David Ritchie published an article, titled “Assessing the Moral Status of State Immigration Actions” in Volume 5, Issue 2 of the John Marshall Law Review (Spring 2012).

Associate Professor Jennifer Sheppard published “What if the Big Bad Wolf in All Those Fairy Tales Was Just Misunderstood?: Techniques for Maintaining Narrative Rationality While Altering Stock Stories that Are Harmful to Your Case,” in 34 Hastings Communication and Entertainment Law Journal 187 (2012).

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