Faculty Scholarship and Activities Reported March 2014

Assistant Professor Jessica Feinberg wrote "The Survival of Non-Marital Relationship Statuses in the Same-Sex Marriage Era: A Proposal," which was accepted for publication in the Temple Law Review.

Professor of Law David Hricik gave presentations on legal ethics in patent practice to the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona in Phoenix for George Mason University School of Law at the United States Patent & Trademark Office, and also for the IP Inn of Court in Austin, Texas. He spoke at law review symposia at St. Mary's Law School in San Antonio, Texas, and also at the University of Akron School of Law. His column, "Writing Matters," which he co-authors with Karen Sneddon, associate professor of law, continued its regular publication in the Georgia Bar Journal. Finally, Professor Hricik was selected by Stetson University's School of Law to teach "Patents, Human Rights, and the WTO" in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this coming summer.

Professor of Law and Philosophy Dr. David Ritchie recently published an article, titled "Constitutionalism Ownership," translated into Portuguese, in Trarado de Direito Constitucional: Constituicao, Politica e Sociedade, Felipe Dutra Asensi and Daniel Giotti de Paula, eds., (Campus Juridico 2014). He also recently published a book review on the book Philosophy after Hiroshima, in Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 26:1, 149-153 (2014).

Griffin B. Bell Professor Emeritus Jack L. Sammons presented a paper, titled "The Missing Poetry of Legal Rhetoric: A Phenomenological Inquiry," at the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and Humanity Annual Conference at the University of Virginia Law School in March. Professor Sammons' book review "The Virtuous Circle of Justice: Richard Dawson's Justice as Attunement: Transforming Constitutions in Law, Literature, Economics, and the Rest of Life" will be published this summer in No Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Justice at the University of Helsinki. "The Common Good of Practices," Sammons' festschrift review of Professor Stanley Fish's most recent book on academic freedom, will be published this month by Florida International College Law Review.

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