Cathleen Kaveny deepened her exploration into the connections between law, religion, and morality in Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought, published by Oxford University Press in November. The book came close on the heels of the her award-winning essay collection, A Culture of Engagement: Law, Religion, and Morality.
Michael Cassidy added to his accomplishments with “The Grand Jury: A Shield of a Different Sort,” written with Julian A. Cook and forthcoming in Georgia Law Review, and Wolters Kluwer’s 2017 Professional Responsibility in Focus, co-authored with two others. He was recently included in the top 10 percent of authors by downloads on the Social Science Research Network.
Robert Bloom ’71 and William T. Clark ’15 write in “Small Cells, Big Problems: The Increasing Precision of Cell Site Location Information and the Need for Fourth Amendment Protections” (Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology), that cell phone tracking, if placed under the Fourth Amendment, would render a section of the Stored Communication Act unconstitutional.
Judith McMorrow co-authored “Lawyer Discipline in an Authoritarian Regime: Empirical Insights from Zhejiang Province, China” in the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics. She observes an authoritarian political logic at work, with punishment most clearly serving to safeguard the Communist Party’s rule by keeping lawyers tightly tied to their law firms.