Mark Brodin: In “Discriminatory Job Knowledge Tests, Police Promotions, and What Title VII Can Learn from Tort Law,” the Michael and Helen Lee Distinguished Scholar argues that, in test validation, courts should apply a common-sense definition of intentional discrimination similar to that used in tort litigation. His article was published in Boston College Law Review in 2018.
Shu-Yi Oei: The tax policy expert, who has recently focused on the taxation and regulation of new industries such as the gig economy, has published “The Offshore Tax Enforcement Dragnet” (Emory Law Journal) about adverse effects of policy failures, and “The Trouble with Gig Talk: Choice of Narrative and the Worker Classification Fights” (Law & Contemporary Problems).
Scott FitzGibbon: The first English translation of the work of Saint Alberto Hurtado, SJ, Social Morality (Convivium Press, 2018), was co-edited by FitzGibbon and visiting scholar Fernanda Soza. One review expressed hope that the book “can be the starting point for new research on [Hurtado’s] social thinking and the influences of a whole stream of Christian social thought.”
Natalya Shnitser: The Arizona Law Review published “Healthcare Promises for Public Employees,” in which Shnitser contends that the legal framework regulating retiree healthcare benefits impedes funding efforts and that significant resolution requires a deeper rethinking of employer promises for the healthcare benefits and the institutions that manage such promises.