In the News March 8

Posted: Fri, 03/08/2013 - 16:55

Dean John L. Carroll

During the week of March 11, Judge Carroll will be attending the annual meeting of the International Society of Barristers which is an international association dedicated to excellence and integrity in advocacy. Membership in the society is by invitation only. Judge Carroll is one of the academic fellows of the society.

Dean John Carroll was featured in several segments on Birmingham’s NBC affiliate speaking to the Shelby County voting rights lawsuit argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. "If the [justices] side with Shelby County, you will still be able to sue if there is a voting rights violation," Dean Carroll said.

Professor Wendy Greene

Professor Wendy Greene was featured on a segment on Birmingham’s ABC affiliate about arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on a voting rights lawsuit out of Shelby County, Ala. "There are some conservative justices who may make it a 5-4 vote," Green said, "with Justice Kennedy being a swing vote."

On Friday, March 1, Professor Wendy Greene presented an invited paper, "Gender Equality in the Workplace: Appearance Matters," at Florida International University’s Law Review Symposium on "Minding the Gap: Reflection on the Achievement Gap Between Men and Women in the Workplace in 2013."

On Friday, March 8th, Professor Wendy Greene will be presenting at the University of California-Berkeley during a symposium devoted to the recently published anthology, "Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia" hosted by the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice. To access more information go to http://www.usu.edu/usupress/books/index.cfm?isbn=8695.

Professor Woodrow N. Hartzog

This past Thursday, Feb. 28, Professor Hartzog gave a talk at the University of Washington School of Law on privacy at a symposium titled "The Disclosure Crisis." His article, titled "Obscurity by Design," which was co-authored with Fred Stutzman, is forthcoming in the Washington Law Review later this year. More information on the symposium can be found by going to http://www.law.washington.edu/WLR/Symposium/default.aspx.