Annual Law Center Gala: The University of Houston Law Center’s 26th Annual Auction-Gala, “Building on the Best” (March 23rd), at the George R. Brown Convention Center was covered in the Houston Chronicle on March 27th, noting the gala’s record $770,000 gross revenues (mistakenly reported as $634,000) and several principals, among them, UHLC Alumna Patricia J. Lasher (‘86), Alumnus Charles Parker (‘74), Alumnus Tommy Fibich (‘74), Alumnus Robert Sussman (‘74).
Professor Mary Anne Bobinski was named a John & Rebecca Moores Professor - a University of Houston Honor acknowledging her scholarly performance & contribution; and
Professor Lonny S. Hoffman has been approved for candidacy on the Fulbright Senior Specialists Roster, a list of approved candidates eligible to be matched with incoming program requests from overseas academic institutions for Fulbright Senior Specialists; and
Professor John Jay Douglass shall, this coming June, celebrate 50 years’ service as a licensed attorney. Congratulations indeed!
Judge Mary Bacon Scholarship awarded to Regan Armstrong
National Association of Women Lawyers (Annual Membership) awarded to Whitney Blair
Corrine Buchanan Scholarship awarded to Joey Maldonado
Irving J. Wiener Memorial Scholarship (Legal Aid) awarded to Mary Irvine
Carothers Prize (I/P) awarded to LaVar Oldham
Jim Witherell Award awarded to Shannon Kahl
Baker Botts Award (I/P) awarded to Desiree Blankfeld & Thomas Sherer
Joseph E. Henley Memorial Award (Legal Aid) awarded to Laura Maupin
Class of ‘89 Awarding (Outstanding Service to Law Center) awarded to Barbara Stalder
Tax Executives Institute Scholarship (Tax) awarded to Huong Nguyen, Kenneth Odom & Stewart Patton
Barksdale Stevens Award awarded to Lisa Woods
Caroline Hirsch (Vanik) Beers Award (Professional Commitment) awarded to Rebecca Renfro
James E. Crowther Scholarship (Public Interest) awarded to Eva Howe & Virginia Klaren
Professor Daniel Rotenberg Memorial Scholarship (Public Interest) awarded to D’Anna Harrison
American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, held February 28th through March 3rd (Regionals) and April 4th through April 6th (Finals):
Coached by Ms. Michelle Pector, Ms. Deanna Freeman, & Mr. John Ramsey ...
In the Regionals, two (2) first-place teams, Law Center Students:
Team: Lori Twomey, George May, & Melanie Francis; &
Team: Daniel Goldberg, Todd Harlow, & Danny Davis; &
In the Finals, two (2) Quarter-Finalist Teams; Individual Awards,
Daniel Goldberg - 4th Place Oralist
George May - 6th Place Oralist
Todd Harlow - 7th Place Oralist
John Marshall Law School International Moot Court Competition, on Information Technology & Privacy Law, held October 11th through 13th:
Coached by Blakeley Advocacy Institute Adjunct Professor Robert Dubose & Mr. Sean Cox
Finalist Team: Lori Twomey, Christy Martin, & Danny Davis
Lori Twomey - 2nd Place Speaker
Saint John’s University School of Law & American Bankruptcy Institute’s
Judge Conrad B. Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, held March 15th through March 18th;
Coached by Blakeley Advocacy Institute Adjunct Professor Jim Lawrence & Mr. John Smith
2nd Place Team: John Farrell, Summer Shelton, & Michael Gallagher
Maritime Law Association of the United States, in Association with the University of Texas - Austin, Competition, held March 21st through March 23rd:
Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition,
Coached by Adjunct Professor Gus Schill, The Honorable Judge Jeff Brown (55th Texas District Court), & Messrs. Colin Marks & Sean O’Neil ...
Best Brief Overall, Law Center Students
Chad Newton & Joshua Wolfshohl
Best Petitioner’s Brief, Runner-Up, Law Center Students
Simon Garfield, Barbara Stalder, & Bret Larson-Hendricks
Federal Bar Association Competition, held March 14th - 15th:
Thurgood Marshal Constitutional Law Competition
Coached by Blakeley Advocacy Institute Adjunct Professor Robert Dubose & Mr. Sean Cox
1st Place Competition Speaker - Cynthia (“Sandy”) Taleghany
2nd Place Team Carrie Fouse & Cynthia (“Sandy”) Taleghany
Pace Law School Competition, held February 21st through 23rd:
National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition,
Coached by Blakeley Advocacy Institute Adjunct Professor Ed Sullivan & Mr. Mark Cohen
Quarter Finals: Rebecca Kilgore, Todd Foss, & Lee McIntyre
Stetson University & American Bar Association Environment, Energy & Resources Section Competition held November 1st through 3rd:
International Environmental Moot Court Competition,
Coached by Mr. Geoff Casavante & Ms. Lauren Simpson
Quarter Finals: Chris Turney, Deanna White, & Tracey McCormick
On March 28th, the Honorable Professor David Crump was quoted in the Daily News (New York), commenting on accused-murderer David Durst’s (Galveston) self-defense claim. Also on March 28th, the Honorable Clinical Professor Joseph Vail was quoted in the Houston Chronicle regarding the Supreme Court’s recent Jose Castro (v. NLRB) decision. The Honorable Professor Douglas Moll was quoted in the March 29th Houston Chronicle about Walter Hewlett’s challenge to Hewlett Packard’s method of obtaining shareholder votes favoring acquisition of Houston’s Compaq Computer Corporation.
Reference was made in the April issue of International Enforcement Law Reporter to the Honorable Professor Jordan Paust’s casebook, International Criminal Law, Cases & Materials (2nd ed., 2000). On April 1st, the Honorable Professor David R. Dow and the Honorable Associate Dean Sandra Guerra Thompson were quoted in a Houston Chronicle article regarding defense claim in a recent drug case where drug-sniffing dogs were used outside, but on, private premises and whether that constitutes an unlawful warrantless search, and Dean Thompson was interviewed about a recent Supreme Court case concerning bus passenger searches.
The Honorable Professor Robert Schuwerk was quoted in the April 1st issue of the Texas Lawyer regarding referral fees for law firm associates’ referrals to firms other than their employers. The Honorable Health Law Research Professor Ronald L. Scott was interviewed April 1st by local Houston radio KTRH 740 about physician assisted suicide and euthanasia, including the new Dutch law.
The Honorable Professor Raymond T. Nimmer was quoted April 5th in Lou Dobb’s Moneyline regarding possible Congressional reaction to exemptions for Enron executives, should they file in bankruptcy, and interviewed by CNN, again concerning the Enron bankruptcy. The Honorable Professor Douglas Moll and the Honorable Professor Richard Alderman were both quoted in the Houston Chronicle on April 8th regarding suits against Enron officers' and protections of their considerable exempt property.
The Honorable Professor Joan Krause was interviewed April 10th on local ABC Channel 13's 6:00p.m. news about the likelihood of convicted child-murderer Andrea Yates’ physician being indicted. Prof. Krause was also quoted March 27th by Mental Health Weekly regarding efforts to change Texas’ insanity defense. The Honorable Dean Nancy B. Rapoport was quoted in the Dallas Observer regarding the Enron collapse and role of lower-level employees. The Honorable Clinical Professor Joseph Vail was interviewed on April 11th by the Legal Times on changes in immigration law and procedure after September 11, 2001. The Honorable Professor William Winslade was quoted April 11th regard the President’s position on cloning used for research. The Honorable Professor David R. Dow was quoted April 12th in the Houston Chronicle about the third Penry mental competency review.
The Honorable Professor Peter Hoffman was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article April 13th concerning hostilities between Enron and Dynergy. The Honorable Associate Dean Sandra Guerra Thompson was quoted April 14th in the Houston Chronicle concerning warrantless searches. The Honorable Professor Ira Shepard was interviewed April 15th on local station KTRH - 740 AM about paying federal income taxes by credit card. The Honorable Professor Ellen Marrus was quoted April 20th in the Dallas Morning News concerning siblings, ages 15 and 10 years, who allegedly killed their 6 year old sibling; specifically, whether the 15 year old should be tried as an adult.
The Honorable Professor David R. Dow was quoted in the Dallas Morning News on April 14th regarding the Victor Saldano matter, a dispute between Attorney General Cornyn and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, and on April 18th regarding the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals denial of Napoleon Beazley’s petition for stay of execution, and again on April 22nd in American Lawyer Media. Also on April 22nd in American Lawyer Media, the Honorable Professor Robert Schuwerk was quoted to the effect that an outright ban on sexual quid pro quo attorney-client arrangements would be beneficial. The Honorable Professor Michael Olivas’ Keynote address at an awards ceremony in San Antonio was noted April 17th in the San Antonio Star.
The Honorable Dean Nancy B. Rapoport was quoted April 22nd in the Houston Chronicle regarding the merger or dissolution of mid-sized law firms.
By keeping an eye on the TV when the Jack Roach Ford ads come on, one is bound to see and hear our own Jim Lawrence in a lead television role.
Noteworthy ... Professor Richard Alderman, renowned as “The People’s Lawyer,” also has regular columns in the Houston Chronicle - Thursdays in the “This Week” section - and three other newspapers, first appearing in 1980 and weekly since 1990. Prof. Alderman has also done local PBS (Channel 8) shows for the past 8 years, a Spring and a Fall show, each running for two weeks, where lawyer-volunteers answer call-in questions and Law Center faculty and local practitioners sometimes participate in the on-air telephone question answering. Finally, Prof. Alderman recently completed his 600th “It’s the Law” show, sponsored by the State Bar of Texas’ Young Lawyers Association and syndicated weekly - Monday mornings - on local ABC Channel 13 and thirteen other Texas television stations, “... enough to get you 50 to 100 emails a day,” Prof. Alderman noted.
Professor David R. Dow sponsors and coordinates local Innocence Network activities, in which many Law Center students participate. For instance, Mr. Kevin McAlpin was featured on local NBC Channel 2 for his work on the Bud Sawyer matter, who was convicted of a murder he did not commit, and Ms. Cathy Helenhouse appeared on Fox TV affiliates in Houston (Channel 26) & Dallas, and has been quoted in AP and other wire service reports in connection with the James Byrd matter, who was imprisoned for a robbery committed by his brother. Some 200 guests attended an Innocence Network Fundraiser hosted by and at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Mithoff.
Health Law Research Professor Ronald L. Scott publishes a quarterly column called “Health Law Report” in Internal Medicine World Report, a publication for internal medicine physicians. Recent topics include “HIPAA Compliance in a Small Practice,” “Patient Friendly Billing,” and other timely health law and policy topics. Prof. Scott also teaches a course for foreign LLMs on the American Legal System as an Adjunct Professor.
Professor Richard Alderman received the “Community Builder Award” from the Masons’ Grand Lodge of Texas in "recognition of his unselfish commitment to the community," the Masons’ highest award to non-Masons, and designed to recognize people who have “distinguished themselves through their service to the community, the local state or national government, to their church or synagogue, or to humanity.” Recent recipients include President George Bush, Mayor Bob Lanier, Jim “Mattress Mac” McIngvale, Dr. Joe Aegris & Randy Tabor. Prof. Alderman also gave talks recently to the Dickinson 55+ Club, Bellaire Presbyterian Seniors, S.C.O.R.E, & to Friends of the Deer Park Library.
Professor Mary Anne Bobinski will deliver a “Medical Liability” speech to the University of Houston Optometry Continuing Education Program May 5th, and on May 15th, a discussion of “Insurance & Viatical Settlements” Houston Bar Association Section on AIDS CLE May 15th, and a “Bioethics Update” at the 26th Annual Health Law Teachers Conference of the American Society of Law, Medicine, & Ethics in Indianapolis on June 8th. On March 6th, Prof. Bobinski spoke on “Ethical & Legal Issues in Gene Therapy” to the Methodist Grand Rounds/Clinical Pharmacology Seminar at the Texas Medical Center and, in April, on “Dealing with Your Doctor and HMO” at Professor Alderman’s People’s Law School.
Rod Borlase posted a new essay, “Writing vrs. The Writing Habit” (http://www.law.uh.edu/guides/WritingHabit.html) to his research and writing website, Law Library & Legal Research Guides (http://www.law.uh.edu/guides/).
Professor Johnny Rex Buckles' article, “The Case for the Taxpaying Good Samaritan: Deducting Earmarked Transfers to Charity under Federal Income Tax Law, Theory & Policy,” appeared in the Fordham Law Review (March 2002).
Professor David R. Dow’s article, “The End of Religion,” appeared at 16 Journal of Law & Religion 877 (2001), and his review of the anthology, Human Rights in Judaism, will appear in that journal’s next volume (2002).
Professor Meredith Duncan will moderate a panel on the use of genetic information in criminal law at the National Institute of Health Meeting in Washington this summer.
Professor Sanford Gaines moderated a panel on trade-environment issues at the 3rd Annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, held April 12-13th at the Vermont Law School and, the following weekend spoke on "NAFTA & Cross-Border Sales of Water" at the annual Canada-U.S. Law Institute at Case Western Reserve School of Law. Prof. Gaines’ contribution to the book, Linking Trade, Environment, and Social Cohesion, edited by University of Toronto Professors John Kirton and Virginia Maclaren, "The Masked Ball of Chapter 11," is now published, and he will be contributing another analysis of NAFTA Chapter 11, "Protecting Investors, Protecting the Environment: The Unexpected Story of NAFTA Chapter 11," for a book on NAFTA and the environment to be published in late 2002 or early 2003 by Stanford University Press. Finally, Prof. Gaines has been invited back to participate in the 2002 session of the Nordic Research Association's Annual Advanced Seminar on environmental law to be held near Stockholm in August.
Clinical Professor Janet Heppard spoke on “Family Law Enforcement: Habeas Corpus & Right to Possession” at the 2nd Annual University of Texas Family Law on the Front Lines Conference in Galveston on April 11-12th. In June, Prof. Heppard will be a panelist, along with Judge Philip Caroom (Annapolis, Maryland) and Ms. Ayn Crawley (Director of the Maryland Legal Assistance Network, Baltimore) at the 39th Annual Association of Family & Conciliation Courts Conference in Hawaii. The panelists’ topic is “Helping Pro Se Litigants Help Themselves.”
Adjunct Professor Kathy Hile spoke on April 11th to the Texas Motor Transportation Association's Annual Meeting in Austin about fraudulent insurance claims and how to reduce workers' compensation claims.
Professor Lonny Hoffman was retained by the State of Texas to write a amicus Brief to the United States Supreme Court in Syngenta Crop Protection v. Henson (No. 01-757), to be argued later this year - After filing, the brief will be available on Prof. Hoffman’s website.
Professor Peter Hoffman successfully negotiated the Law Center’s participation in the American Bar Association’s Central & East European Law Initiative (ABA/CEELI), supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs, whereby mutual two-week student exchanges between the Law Center and Serbian law schools will occur over the next two years. Prof. Hoffman recently visited Serbia as an ABA/CEELI participant. Also, Prof. Hoffman was on the faculty of a National Institute for Trial Advocacy-sponsored trial training program for Legal Services attorneys held at Drake University Law School on April 3rd -7th.
Professor Paul Janicke’s article on the history of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s creation, “To Be or Not To Be: The Long Gestation of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1867-1982),” was published as the lead piece in the March symposium
Professor Craig Joyce received the 2001-2002 Ethel M. Baker Award for Outstanding Service to the Law Center. Prof. Joyce is this award’s first two-time winner. In addition, adoptions of Prof. Joyce’s text, Copyright Law, increased from 48 to 68 during the past year.
Blakeley Advocacy Institute Adjunct Professor Jim Lawrence moderated a Plenary Session April 17-20th, entitled "The Art of Depositions: Law, Strategy, Techniques & Effective Use" at the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section's Spring Meeting. Prof. Lawrence also serves on the Section’s Litigation Skills Committee.
Professor Peter Linzer, American Association of Law Schools’ Contracts Section Chairman, is preparing the Section's 2003 Annual Meeting Program. Also, Prof. Linzer will be teaching Contracts transactionally and seeks suggestions for speakers.
Profesor Ellen Marrus, along with Frank Birchak and students from the Criminal Prosecution and Defense Clinics, helped Social Work graduate students learn how to testify as expert witnesses, how to handle depositions, and how social workers and attorneys can work together.
Professor Geraldine S. Moohr will present a paper, tentatively titled "The Relation Between Property and Theft" to the Law & Society Conference in Vancouver next June, and her article, “The Problematic Role of Criminal Law in Regulating Use of Information: The Case of the Economic Espionage Act,” has been published by the North Carolina Law Review. Also, Prof. Moohr was cited by the United State Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in U.S. v. Handakas (2002 WL 449536) for the proposition that the honest services provision of the mail fraud statute is void for vagueness as applied.
Adjunct Professor Kent Newsome spoke on “Due Diligence in Real Estate Transactions” at the University of Houston Law Foundation Seminar entitled Real Estate Documents, Workouts & Closings, in Dallas on March 28-29th and Houston on April 4-5th. Prof. Newsome also spoke April 12th at the Brazoria County Bar Association in Angelton on the topic, “Legal & Ethical Issues in the Acquisition & Development of Real Property.” Prof. Newsome will speak on “Artist Management Contracts” at South Texas College of Law's Sports & Entertainment Law Conference on April 26th.
Professor Raymond T. Nimmer’s article, “Licensing in the Contemporary Information Society,” was published in 2002 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 1 (2002). Prof. Nimmer also Chaired a Practising Law Institute program in New York April 18-19th on “Internet Law & Electronic Contracting,” and Co-Chaired a program on “Digital Commerce” March 4-5th in Frankfurt, Germany, sponsored by the publication Computer und Recht. Prof. Nimmer delivered the Keynote Luncheon Address March 8th at the Georgetown University School of Law program in Washington on Computer Law, and on March 15th, spoke on “Digital Property Rights” at the National Association of Information Science’s Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
Professor Michael A. Olivas delivered the Keynote Address at the University of Houston’s Research & Scholarship Day (“Why Do Faculty Do the Things They Do?”). Prof. Olivas also lectured at Cornell University's Higher Education Research Institute (“Faculty & the Law of the Classroom”), and presented the Keynote Address at the St. Mary's University Law Alumni dinner (“The Life of the Law”). Prof. Olivas was recently nominated for re-election as an At-Large Council Member of the American Bar Association’s Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar Section, and Dean Rapoport also named Prof. Olivas to serve as the Law Center's Associate Dean for Student Development, which begins in September.
Professor Laura Oren was a planner/organizer, along with Professor Thomas Oldham, History Professor Steven Mintz and Education Professor Augustina Reyes, and with planning assistance from Professor Ellen Marrus, of the April 19th 2002 Tenneco Lecture Series Community Symposium: Families in Crisis - Meeting Unmet Needs: Strategies for Helping Children, Families & Schools. This Symposium is also sponsored by various University of Houston Colleges, Departments & Programs, including the Law Center, Education Department, Urban Principals & American Cultures Programs.
Professor Jordan Paust’s article, “Antiterrorism Military Commissions: Courting Illegality,” was published in 23 Michigan Journal of International Law 1 (2002). A follow-up essay, “Antiterrorism Military Commissions: Commentary on Ad Hoc DOD Rules of Procedure,” will appear in 23 Michigan Journal of International Law, no. 3 (2002). Prof. Paust was a featured speaker at Penn State Dickinson School of Law on March 28th about the proposed military commissions, prisoner of war status, and problematic rules of evidence.
Dean Nancy B. Rapoport spoke in Kansas City on “Creating a Winning Team,” at the Annual N.A.L.P. Meeting and also on “Images of Lawyers in Film” in Atlanta for the Atlanta Bar Association. Dean Rapoport also has some talks on Enron scheduled. Media relations regarding Enron take a lot of the Dean’s time right now. Dean Rapoport’s belated article for the Hofstra Law Review, “The Intractable Problem of Bankruptcy Ethics: Square Peg, Round Hole,” just finished page proofs.
Dean Nancy B. Rapoport, Professor David R. Dow, & Energy, Law & Enterprise Institute Executive Director Michelle Michot Foss spoke on April 3rd to the University of Houston’s Honors College Annual Event, “The Great Conversation.”
Adjunct Professor Gus Schill will speak May 4th to the Trans-Pecos Bar Association in Fort Davis on “Contemporary Legal Ethics.”
Professor Jon S. Schultz and others made a sabbatical accreditation visit to the University of California - Los Angeles Law School on behalf of the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools, and completed a report to those organizations.
Professor Ira B. Shepard spoke on “Recent Tax Developments” to the Exxon Mobil Upstream Tax Attorneys on April 4th in Houston, and was asked to give a humorous after-dinner speech, but managed to get in a plug for the Law Center's LL.M. Program in Taxation. Prof. Shepard spoke on “Real Estate Tax Update” at the University of Houston Law Foundation Course on Real Estate Documents, Workouts and Closings on April 5th in Houston, and on April 8th, on “Current Developments in Federal Taxation” to the Wednesday Tax Forum. Prof. Shepard participated on Professor Richard Alderman's Channel 8 (PBS) program on April 15th, along with Law Center Professor Johnny Rex Buckles to answer federal income tax questions. Prof. Shepard will speak to the American Petroleum Tax Institute on “Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation” on April 23rd and, on the following day, Prof. Shepard and Adjunct Professor Dan Leightman (VP - Taxes of Cooper Industries) will speak at that Institute on “Ethics for the Tax Professional, with an Emphasis on the Enron Situation.” Finally, on April 25th, Prof. Shepard, along with Professor Martin J. McMahon (University of Florida Law School) will speak on “Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation” to the University of North Carolina Tax Institute in Chapel Hill.
Professor William P. Streng, this semester Visiting Professor at The University of Texas - Austin teaching Federal & International Income Taxation, published a tri-annual update 2002-1 to Bittker, Emory & Streng’s Federal Income Taxation of Corporations & Shareholders, (with Forms) (4th ed, Warren, Gorham & Lamont/RIAG, 2 vols), and has delivered 2002-2 for publication. Supplement Release 33 for Streng & Salacuse’s International Business Planning: Law & Taxation; United States (Matthew Bender, 6 vols) was published, and Supplement 34 has been delivered for publication. Prof. Streng’s 3rd edition of Retirement Planning - Tax & Financial Strategies, (Warren Gorham & Lamont (RIAG), prepared with Adjunct Professor Mickey Davis as co-author, will be published shortly and will replace the Second Edition (2001). In May, Prof. Streng will participate in meetings of The International Academy of Estate & Trust Law (Academie Internationale du Droit des Successions, des Trusts, et des Fiducies) in Rome and, in June, will participate in the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Tax Law Professors in Lausanne.
Associate Dean Sandra Guerra Thompson was a panelist/participant on local ABC Channel 13's ˇViva Houston! broadcast on April 14th, regarding alleged excessive force in a recent incident involving Baytown Police.
Professor Ronald Turner’s 2000 Emory Law Journal article on labor and employment arbitration was cited and quoted by Federal District Court Judge Sargus in Hess v. Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., 2002 WL 483564 (S.D. Ohio Mar. 27, 2002). The court's opinion, setting forth Prof. Turner's position on the enforceability of pre-dispute waivers of an employee's statutory rights, also notes that Prof. Turner teaches at the University of Houston Law Center.
Clinical Professor Joseph Vail presented a paper March 22nd to the American Immigration Lawyers Association in New Orleans on the impact of recent Supreme Court decisions in the immigration law area. In May, Prof. Vail will give a presentation to the Federal Bar Association on ethics in the practice of immigration law and, in June, on political asylum in the U.S. to the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s National Conference in San Francisco.
Professor Jacqueline Weaver was invited to a week-long judges’ and academics’ conference next August on "Energy, Terrorism, & Technology" in Bozeman, Montana, sponsored by the Foundation for Economics & the Environment. Other conference participants include Professors Philip Heymann & Thomas Schelling of Harvard, Cato Institute speakers, and chief economists and strategic planners from multi-national energy companies. On April 18th, Prof. Weaver, along with Energy, Law & Enterprise Institute Executive Director Michelle Michot Foss were featured participants at the annual Chapa-O’Quinn Lectures on “International Energy for the 21st Century.”
Professor Stephen Zamora will speak April 29th, comparing United States and Mexican judicial systems, at the Border Law Enforcement Conference in San Antonio, organized by and including Texas Attorney General John Cornyn, and also including the Attorney General of Mexico and other United States and Mexican law enforcement experts.
Rod Borlase, Editor