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George Alexander, law, presented an invited paper, “Using the Mental Health Broom to Sweep Criminal Problems: Deportation and Post Sentence Detention,” in the panel on International Perspectives of the session on Mental Health at the Intersection of Health and Justice of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health in Sydney, Australia.


Margalynne Armstrong, law, presented a portion of her book on African American property ownership to the Public Interest and Social Justice faculty working group in October.

In February, she gave a presentation this week on a panel at the UNLV law school's conference on “Pursuing Equal Justice.”


June Carbone, law, published a book review in 101 Michigan Law Review  1906 (2003), titled “Toward a More Communitarian Future? Fukuyama as the Fundamentalist Securlar Humanist.”


Nam Ling, computer engineering, spoke on March 23 on “Rate Control in Video Streaming” at Stanford University in the Shannon Lecture Series, sponsored by the IEEE - Computer Society and Stanford student chapter of IEEE.

More information on the lecture series can be found at Three of previous speakers were: Steven Smale, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkekey; Jim Gray, Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft, and Don Haderle, CTO & VP of IBM.


Tyler Ochoa, law, gave a presentation in November 2003 entitled  “Recent Developments in Copyright” at the Annual Meeting of the Museum Computer Network.  He also gave a similar talk at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists in August 2003.


Patty Rauch and Natalie King, law, in LARAW, presented at the 2003 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Legal Research, Analysis and Writing, held at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri, on Sept. 13, 2003.  Rauch presented “Using Small Groups To Improve Students' Legal Writing.”  King presented two programs: “The Bluebook: An In-Class Exercise” and “Small Group Research.”


Margaret Russell, law, spoke in January on “The Patriot Acts--The New Assault on Liberty” at a program sponsored by the Independent Policy Forum in Oakland.


Alan Scheflin, law, presented a paper in August 2003 at the 2003  annual Meeting of the National Organization of Bar Counsel entitled “Discipline and Death: Ethical Responsibilities of Disciplinary Counsel with Suicidal Lawyers.” In September he presented a paper entitled “Mercy and Morals: The Ethics of Nullification” at a Conference on Jury Ethics sponsored by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice's Institute For Criminal Justice Ethics, and he spoke on “Hypnosis and Memory: The Disconnect Between Law and Science” to the Department of Psychology of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Also in  September, Scheflin delivered the Keynote Address on “Informed Consent and Risk Management in Neurotherapy” at the 11th Annual Conference of the International Society for Neuronal Regulation. In October he was a panelist at the  American Family Foundation Conference on Understanding Cults and New Religious Movements. The Panel was on “Conflicts Between Scholarship and Advocacy.” In that same month he presented a paper on “Hypnosis and Memory: Implications for Clinical and Forensic Practice” to the New Orleans Society for Clinical Hypnosis.


Gary Spitko, law, served as a panelist at a conference on law and sexuality co-sponsored by the American University Washington College of Law and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.  He spoke on the use of arbitration by same-sex couples to resolve custody disputes.


Stephanie Wildman, law, spoke in January at a symposium at Temple University Law School on “The Vision and Revision of the History, Evolution and Future of the 14th Amendment.”



Gary Spitko, law, published an article, "Arbitration and the Batson Principle" in the Georgia Law Review.

Gary Spitko, law, and Professor Lawrence W. Waggoner, Michigan Law School, have published “California and Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes:  Selected Provisions” (West Publishing Co. 2004-2005 edition).


Bob Peterson, law, wrote an article on the “moot tradition” by the Gray's Inn of the American Inns of Court.  The article describes the moot process used by the Gray's Inn and features SCU law students.  The article appeared in “The Bencher,” the magazine of the American Inns of Court.


Kandis Scott, law, in Canadian Slavonic Papers, a peer-reviewed journal, just accepted her piece:  "Field Note:  From Deportation to Democracy:  The Role of an Authentic NGO in Romania."

George Washington International Law Review accepted her article entitled “Decollectivization and Democracy:  Law Practice in Romania Today.”

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