Faculty in the News



Adjunct Professor Rodney K. Adams

February - The Journal of Health & Life Sciences Law's February edition featured an article by Professor Rodney K. Adams and third-year law student Leslie Crudele.  Read the article.

Professor Elizabeth Andrews

January 23 - Professor Elizabeth Andrews joined Skip Stiles of Wetlands Watch and other on Hearsay with Cathy Lewis for a program devoted to discussion (and citizens' calls) about the effects of sea level rise and storm surge on owning and renting property in Hampton Roads.  Listen to the discussion.

Professor Jeffrey Bellin

April 7 - Law360 quoted Professor Jeffrey Bellin in the story titled "The Rise of the Progressive Prosecutor." Read the story.

March 31 - Professor Jeffrey Bellin published an essay in Law360 titled "How Do We Know If Prosecutors Are Doing a Good Job?" Read the essay.

March 22 - Professor Jeffrey Bellin's article was featured on the Legal Theory Blog.

February 18 - Professor Jeffrey Bellin received a Commonwealth's Outstanding Faculty Award.  Read the story.

January 12 - Professor Jeffrey Bellin was quoted in a Bloomberg article titled "Unpaid Jurors, Bare Evidence: The Cost of Courts Without Money."  Read the article.

Aaron-Andrew Bruhl

January 28 - Warren Communications News quoted Professor Andrew-Aaron Bruhl in an article titled "Shutdown Mightn't Slow Court Action in AT&T/TW, Disney/Fox."

Professor David E. Boelzner

March - Professor David Boelzner discussed the Puller Veterans Clinic on the Office Hours podcast.  Listen to the interview.

Professor Nancy L. Combs

January 30 - The Hill published an op-ed by Professor Nancy L. Combs titled "International Criminal Court Comes of Age."  Read the op-ed.

Professor Neal Devins

April 22 - Neal Devins and Larry Baum were guests on the "Weekly Appellate Report" podcast and talked about their new book, "The Company They Keep." Listen.

April 12- John O. McGinnis blogged about Professor Neal Devins's latest book, "The Company They Keep."  Read the post titled "How the Academy and Mainstream Media Contributed to Polarization."

Week of April 2 - The Balkinization symposium on the latest book by Professor Neal Devins and Professor Larry Baum included posts by leading scholars and Supreme Court commentators including Jack Balkin, Linda Greenhouse, Rick Hasen, John O. McGinnis and more.The book is titled "The Company They Keep: How Partisan Divisions Came to the Supreme Court." Visit the symposium page.

March 29 - The Washington Post quoted Professor Neal Devins in its story: "Trump won't defend an act of Congress in court.  He's following Obama's lead."

March 13 - Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle took note of the latest book by Professors Lawrence Baum and Neal Devins, "The Company They Keep: How Partisan Divisions Came to the Supreme Court," in the roundup "Supreme Court Books We're Reading."  Read the roundup.

March 2 - Professor Neal Devins was a guest on Flashpoint.  Listen to the show.

January 23 - In SCOTUSblog's "Ask the Authors" Q&A column, Ronald Collins talked to Professor Neal Devins and OSU Professor Lawrence Baum about their new book titled "The Company They Keep." According to the authors, the book "builds on our past work. It explains the nexus between Supreme Court decision-making and increasingly polarized elite social networks. It elatedly debunks claims that the justices follow public opinion." Read the Q&A.

January – Mark A. Graber reviewed a new book in “Washington Monthly” by Professor Neal Devins and OSU Professor Lawrence Baum titled “The Company They Keep”: "[The book] reminds us that today’s Supreme Court justices, far from calling balls and strikes, are very much in the game. And they’re playing to win.”  Read the review.

January 9 - The New York Daily News published an op-ed by Professor Neal Devins titled "What Trump Must Learn from Truman." Read the op-ed. Professor Devins is director of the Institute of Bill of Rights Law.

January 9 - Hearsay with Cathy Lewis (WHRV 89.5) hosted Professor Neal Devins and other guests for a show devoted to the political struggle behind the partial government shutdown and the shutdown's effect on Hampton Roads.  Listen.

Professor James Dwyer

March 14 - Professor James Dwyer spent his sabbatical engaging in research and working on several major publishing projects.  Read the story.

January 8 - The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently cited Professor James Dwyer's article "Taxonomy of Children's Existing Rights" in In re Jonathan M.

Professor Adam Gershowitz

February 4 - "The State (Never) Rests," an article by Professors Adam Gershowitz and Laura Killinger was cited by a Houston Chronicle article about a request to increase the number of prosecutors in Harris County, Texas.  Read the full story.

Visiting Professor Iria Giuffrida

April 22 - In an article titled "Top Law Schools Add AI Courses," reporter Jared Council quoted Visiting Professor Iria Giuffrida and took note of a course debuted by the Center for Legal and Court Technology at the Law School last year titled “Artificial Intelligence, Emerging Technologies, and Their Effects on the Legal Landscape.” Read the story.

Professor Rebecca Green 

April 25 - A New York Times op-ed by Mary Madden cited research by Professor Rebecca Green and U. Baltimore Law Professor Michele Gilman. Read the op-ed: "The Devastating Consequences of Being Poor in the Digital Age." Read the research by Professors Green and Gilman: "The Surveillance Gap: The Harms of Extreme Privacy and Data Marginalization."

March 17 - Professor Rebecca Green was quoted in a story by the Virginian-Pilot, "U.S. Supreme Court ruling could help tip balance of power in Richmond next year."  Read the story.

March 1 - Co-Director of the Election Law Program Professor Rebecca Green was quoted in a story titled "Virginia' New Gerrymandering Reform Triggers Old Fears Among Black Officials."  Read the full story.

Professor Tara Leigh Grove

May 15 - Bart Jansen of USA Today quoted Professor Tara Leigh Grove in a story titled "President Donald Trump tees up the strangest test yet of executive privilege." Read the story.

February 20 - The Inquirer quoted Professor Tara Leigh Grove in the story "Should Pa. Sue Trump Over National Emergency Declaration? Democratic States are Split."  Read the full story.

January 8 - Bloomberg Environment quoted Professor Tara Leigh Grove a story titled "Blue Wave Roils Environmental Lawsuits as States Turn to Courts." Read the story.

January 1 - Professor Tara Leigh Grove and University of Pennsylvania Law Professor Stephen Burbank discussed the history of judicial independence and the federal courts on the "Live at America's Town Hall" podcast with host Jeffrey Rosen.  Listen.

Professor Darian M. Ibrahim

March 5 - The New York Times quoted Professor Darian Ibrahim in a story, "Company Behind Florida Migrant Children Camp Drops IPO Plans."  Read the story.

Professor Eric A. Kades

February 24 - Professor Eric Kades joined the hosts of "Oral Argument" to talk about Piketty, dynastic wealth, and the concrete threats of inequality and what to do about it.  Listen to the podcast.

Professor Fredric I. Lederer

April 22 - The Virginian-Pilot quoted Professor Fredric L. Lederer about the Navy's collaboration with our Center for Legal and Court Technology on a recent mock trial showcasing the latest technology. Read the story.

January - The ABA Journal quoted Professor Fredric I. Lederer, director of the Center for Legal and Court Technology, in a story titled "How Are Law Schools Using Virtual Reality Tools in the Classroom?" Read the story.

Professor Linda Malone

April 12 - A reporter from Pravda (Slovakia) interviewed Professor Linda Malone about the United States' indictment of Julian Assange and treaties affecting his extradiction.

Professor Paul Marcus

April 23 - The Iowa Court of Appeals cited and quoted an article by Professor Paul Marcus titled “Does Atkins Make a Difference in Non-Capital Cases?”  See State v. Ortiz, No. 17-1567, at *13 (Iowa Ct. App. April 17, 2019).

Professor Alan J. Meese

February 23 - Office Hours featured Professors Alan J. Meese and Nathan B. Oman discussing Market Forces.  Listen to the show.

Honorable David J. Novak

March 15 - Judge David Novak, a member of our adjunct faculty, was among the nominees for Virginia and Texas court slots announced by the President.  Read the announcement.

Professor Nathan B. Oman

March 22 - Professor Oman's article was featured on the Legal Theory Blog.

February 23 - Office Hours featured Professors Alan J. Meese and Nathan B. Oman discussing Market Forces.  Listen to the show.

Professor Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec

January 25 & 26 - Professor Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec organized a Junior Intellectual Property Scholars Association travling workshop.  Junior scholars from around the U.S. travelled to the Law School for the workshop.  Read more about the workshop.

Vice Dean Patricia Roberts

March - National Jurist featured information about our Wellness Wednesdays Program and an interview with Vice Dean Patty Roberts.  Read the story.

Professor James Y. Stern

March 21 - Professor James Stern discussed his article "Intellectual Property & the Myth of Nonrivalry" on the Ipse Dixit Podcast.  Listen to the podcast.

Professor Timothy Zick

May 8 -  "First Amendment News" featured an excerpt of Professor Timothy Zick's forthcoming book titled "The First Amendment in the Trump Era." Read more.

Spring - Professor Timothy Zick discussed "Practical Equality: Forgoing Justice in a Divided Nation," with its author, Robert L. Tsai of American University Washington College of Law.  Listen to the discussion.