Faculty in the News


Professor Peter A. Alces

January 31 - Professor Peter Alces's book The Law of Fraudulent Transactions was cited by the Court of Chancery of Delaware in its opinion to the case Richard F. Burkhart v. Genworth Financial, Inc. Read the opinion.

Professor Elizabeth Armistead Andrews 

February 13 - Professor Elizabeth Andrews was quoted in the NBC Washington article "Counties in Maryland and Virginia Vary on Building Restrictions in Flood Zones." Read the article.

Professor Jeffrey Bellin

January 5 - Professor Jeffrey Bellin was quoted in the article "Why Preventing Jury Selection Bias May Need A Fresh Look" in Law360 on the potential discriminatory application of peremptory challenges by attorneys selecting jurors. Read the article.

Adjunct Professor Jeffrey A. Breit

February 29 - Adjunct Professor of Law and Trial Team Coach Jeffrey Breit is the subject of the story "$4.5 Million. 16 Victims. How the Virginia Beach Mass Shooting Donations Were Divided" published in the Daily Press. Read the article.

Professor Aaron-Andrew Bruhl

February 13 - The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals cited Professor Aaron-Andrew Bruhl's article "Deciding when to Decide: How Appellate Procedure Distributes the Costs of Legal Change" in its decision for Johnson v. Spencer. Read the opinion.

Professor Eric D. Chason

January 24 - Professor Eric Chason's article "Cryptocurrency Hard Forks and Revenue Ruling 2019-24" was reviewed by Professor Young Ran (Christine) Kim of the University of Utah for TaxProf BlogRead the review.

January 9 - "Cryptocurrency Hard Forks and Revenue Ruling 2019-24," by Professor Eric D. Chason, was a featured article on the TaxProf Blog. Read the article.

Professor Neal E. Devins

February 28 - "Congressional-Executive Information Access Disputes: A Modest Proposal - Do Nothing" by Professor Neal E. Devins, was cited in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in its opinion in Committee on the Judiciary of the United States House of Representatives v. McGahn. Read the opinion.

Professor Rebecca Green

January 15 - "Redistricting Amendment is Progress for Virginia," an essay by Professor Rebecca Green, was published in the Virginian-Pilot. Read the essay.

Professor Kevin S. Haeberle

February 13 - Professor Kevin S. Haeberle has had an article selected for republication in the Securities Law Review. Published by Thompson Reuters, the Securities Law Review typically selects the top eight to ten articles of the year in the securities area, as determined by its editors. Professor Haeberle’s article, “Information Asymmetry and the Protection of Ordinary Investors” was also selected for presentation at the Yale/Harvard/Stanford Junior Faculty Workshop in 2019. Read more. The article was originally published in the UC Davis Law Review, vol. 53. Read his article.

Professor Vivian Hamilton

February 10 - Professor Vivian Hamilton was quoted in the article "Will the Equal Rights Amendment cross the finish line? Three questions." Read the article.

Professor Darian Ibrahim

February 13 - Professor Darian M. Ibrahim has had an article selected for republication in the Securities Law Review. Published by Thompson Reuters, the Securities Law Review typically selects the top eight to ten articles of the year in the securities area, as determined by its editors. Professor Ibrahim’s article, “Public or Private Venture Capital?" appeared in the Washington Law Review, vol. 94. Read his article.

Professor Christina Marie Jones

February 19 - Professor Christina Marie Jones was quoted in the article "Series Explores Lived Experiences Around Ability and Disability," by Erin Zagursky. Professor Jones, who directs the PELE Special Education Advocacy Law Clinic, spoke about the fundamentality of disability rights and her participation in the Daily Works of Justice series of small group conversations. Read the article.

Professor Allison Orr Larsen

January 1 - An article by Professor Jeffrey Fisher (Stanford) and Professor Allison Orr Larsen titled "Virtual Briefing at the Supreme Court" (read it on SSRN) was among Legal Theory Blog's "downloads of the year 2019." Go to the list.

Professor Frederic Lederer

February - The ABA Judges' Journal featured an article by Professor Frederic Lederer in their February 2020 issue devoted to artificial intelligence. The article is titled "Here There Be Dragons: The Likely Interaction of Judges with the Artificial Intelligence Ecosystem" and was featured on the ABA website. Read the article.

Professor Paul Marcus

March 6 - The Sixth Circuit cited and quoted Professor Paul Marcus's 1992 article "Criminal Conspiracy Law: Time to Turn Back from an Ever Expanding, Even More Troubling Area" from Volume 1 of the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal in its opinion in United States v. Hamm. Read the opinion.

Professor James Y. Stern

January - Boston University Law Review's online symposium features a series of responses to the article "Right on Time: First Possession in Property and Intellectual Property," by Professor James Y. Stern and co-author Dotan Oliar. Read the responses.

Professor Timothy Zick

February 5 - The Virginia Mercury article "Would Virginia's red flag law withstand constitutional scrutiny? In other states, similar laws already have" quoted Professor Timothy Zick on the potential legal challenges to red flag laws and the procedural protections that would help such laws hold up in court. Read the article.

January 17 - Professor Timothy Zick appeared on an episode of the podcast Good Law Bad Law to discuss his recent book, The First Amendment in the Trump Era, with host Aaron Freiwald, as well as the state of facts and truth in modern democracy. Listen to the episode.