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Faculty Milestones

Our scholars in the world.


Legacies: Professor Emeritus Sanford Katz passed away in February at age ninety. The late professor Catharine Wells was honored with the launch of the Memorial Lecture in Jurisprudence series. Under the leadership of Hugh Ault, Ray Madoff, Beverly Moran, Jim Repetti, Diane Ring, and Steven Shay, BC Law advanced to #15 in the US News and World Report tax law rankings. Beverly Moran was named a BC Law Paulus Fellow. 

Big League: Thomas Mitchell participated in a panel moderated by NFL player Kelvin Beachum during a documentary streaming at the NFL Films Headquarters of Gaining Ground: The Fight for Black Land, in which Mitchell is extensively featured. Diane Ring was quoted in a Washington Post story on a firm causing controversy in the NIL market by paying baseball prospects for a cut of their future pay. 

Special Guests: Mary Bilder discussed her book Female Genius: How Women Influenced the Constitution during an appearance on the Sidebar Podcast with host Jackie Gardina ’99. Alfred Yen delivered the Distinguished Roger L. Shidler lecture at the University of Washington School of Law on “The Evidentiary Use and Misuse of Forensic Musicology in Copyright Litigation.” Judy McMorrow and David Olson created a workshop in Dublin, Ireland, on “Regulating Tech Platforms, Data, and Artificial Intelligence,” which featured prominent leaders in the AI space.

Expert Voices: Katharine Young’s latest work, The Oxford Handbook of Economic and Social Rights, was published by Oxford University Press. Frank Garcia’s scholarship on free trade agreements was mentioned in a Phnom Penh Post article about globalization. Stephanie Farne’s essay on the intergenerational workplace was featured in the American Association of Law Libraries newsletter, KNOWiTAALL. Michael Cassidy filed an amicus brief with nine other legal ethics scholars in Glossip v. Oklahoma, a capital case before the Supreme Court alleging prosecutorial misconduct. Cassidy has also used his legal expertise to create his first novel, the legal thriller When the Past Is All Deception, out this summer.