Professor Weaver has been awarded the 2014 Clyde O. Martz Teaching Award by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Details can be found on the News and Events page of the Law Center’s website.
The Weekly Standard quoted Professor Chandler on insurers benefitting from changes to risk corridor rules under the Affordable Care Act.
Professor Olivas was interviewed by KUHF regarding the Fifth Circuit’s recent decision in the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case.
Professor Bruhl appeared on KUHT’s Red, White and Blue to discuss recent Supreme Court decisions.
Professor Wells was quoted in an Associated Press article on the use of inversions by U.S. companies seeking to reduce their tax liability. The article appeared in the Houston Chronicle and several other publications.
Professor Linzer was interviewed by KUHF’s “Houston Matters” program, regarding the Texas “one party consent” law. An article mentioning the interview was also available on the station’s website.
Professor Wells was quoted in an article distributed by the Associated Press and available on ABCNews.com, commenting on why companies consider inversions.
Professor Zale was quoted in an article available on the San Antonio Express-News’ website. The article reports that the opponents of VIA Metropolitan Transit’s streetcar system in San Antonio have delivered what they claim to be 26,749 petitions to the city clerk’s office as part of an ongoing effort to put the rail project to a vote. Professor Zale comments on the validity of the petitions.
SCOTUSBlog.com discusses Professor Bruhl’s forthcoming article, Measuring Circuit Splits: A Cautionary Note, in a post reporting on articles that analyze the success rate of the courts of appeals in the Supreme Court in cases involving inter-circuit conflict.
Professor Kumar was quoted in an article available on the Daily Cougar’s website, regarding the benefits and use of the University of Houston’s intellectual property and royalties.
Professor Wells was quoted in an article available on the Los Angeles Times’ website, commenting on "inversions," the term used to describe corporate restructurings to make an American company appear to be a foreign firm for tax purposes.
Professor Bush was quoted in an article on the Money website regarding a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against American Express over the company’s merchant fees.
Professor Chandler was quoted in an article in the Houston Chronicle, commenting on whether the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA)’s cash and ability to sell bonds could cover claims from another major storm.
Professor Linzer also appeared on KPRC’s Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall and discussed the Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby decision and its potential ramifications.
Professor Olivas was quoted in an article available on the New York Times’ website, commenting on services like “In-State Angels” that help high school graduates establish residency in another state for a fee (roughly 10 to 15 percent of the ultimate savings).
Professor Bush was quoted in an article on the Bloomberg website regarding an upcoming antitrust trial involving American Express’ policy prohibiting businesses that accept their cards from offering incentives to customers who use cards from companies that charge less to process payments.
Professor Dow was one of the legal scholars asked to reflect on how the Supreme Court changed America this year in an article on the Politico Magazine website.
Professor Bush was interviewed for a story on Houston’s News 88.7 regarding an antitrust case that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in the fall. At issue in the case is whether energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws.
Professor Linzer was quoted in a story on the Houston Business Journal website concerning the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.
Professor Olivas was quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article regarding lawsuits filed by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education to challenge the constitutionality of university speech codes.
Professor Olivas was quoted in a Bloomberg Businessweek article regarding a proposed New York bill that would grant state citizenship to undocumented immigrants. The story, which originally appeared online, has now been published in the print edition of the magazine.
Professor Bray was quoted extensively in an online Houston Chronicle article on the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision on listing the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species.
Professor Linzer was one of the two guests on Houston Public Radio KUHF’s Houston Matters program at Friday (June 27) discussing the recent Supreme Court rulings, including cell phone privacy, buffer zones around abortion clinics, and the fiduciary duty of company officers imposed by ERISA. The talk can be heard at the first 22 minutes and 19 second of the program.
Professor Olivas was the theme of a Texas Lawyer article titled “U of H Law Prof: It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Law but I Like It”.
Professor Dow’s book, The Autobiography of an Execution, was included in the “Best of Summer Reading 2014, Part I” list compiled by EMedia Campaigns, according to a press release available on PR.com.
Professor Hester was interviewed by KUHF (News 88.7) and quoted in an article available on HoustonPublicMedia.org, regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to limit the EPA’s ability to regulate CO2 emissions.
Professor Rave was interviewed by radio station KUHF regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.
Professor Lipton was quoted in an article available on CBSNews.com, commenting on the recent Supreme Court ruling that Aereo, a service that lets users watch broadcast television on Internet-connected devices with dime-sized digital antennas, is effectively stealing content from the media companies. The University of Houston Law Center's Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law was also mentioned in the article.
Professor Hester was quoted in an article in the Houston Chronicle regarding the recent Supreme Court decision about the EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations and what it may mean for future challenges to those regulations.
Professor Bruhl’s research and recent article (Measuring Circuit Splits: A Cautionary Note) was cited in a SCOTUSblog article regarding the Supreme Court’s reversal of federal appeals court rulings in recent terms.
Law360 quoted Professor Chandler’s congressional testimony discussing the risk of insurers manipulating patient risk scores to increase their payments under the Affordable Care Act.
Professor Lipton was identified as an expert available to discuss the recent U.S. Patent Office ruling regarding the Washington Redskins in a press release from the University of Houston.
Professor Zale was quoted in an article from the Bryan-College Station Eagle regarding a proposed amendment to the Bryan city charter that would require all single-member district representatives of the city council to be elected by the entire city.
The Houston Chronicle quoted Professor Thompson discussing a criminal case in which an ISD superintendent who falsified her résumé was charged with government record-tampering.
Professor Chandler was quoted from his testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in an article available on DailyCaller.com. Professor Chandler commented on the Congressional Budget Office’s estimate of the costs of the Affordable Care Act’s risk aversion measures.
Professor Chandler was quoted from his testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in an article available on DailySignal.com, regarding the Affordable Care Act’s “risk corridors program.”
An article available on LifeHealthPro.com quoted from Professor Chandler’s testimony before the U.S. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the Affordable Care Act’s “risk corridors program.”
Professor Olivas was quoted in a Bloomberg Businessweek article regarding a proposed New York bill that would grant undocumented immigrants state citizenship. Professor Olivas’ comments were also reported in an article about the bill from the Daily Caller.
Professor Wells was quoted in an article available on the Wall Street Journal’s website. Professor Wells commented regarding the leeway that Lululemon Athletica, Inc. has with respect to designating its foreign cash as held abroad “for the foreseeable future,” according to a February securities filing, and then changing its mind in May, bringing $500 million back to the U.S. and paying the $30.9 million tax.
Professor Bush was cited in an article on the Al Jazeera America website regarding manipulation of U.S. energy markets.
Professor Nimmer was quoted in an Economic Times article about a lawsuit involving tech companies Arista and OptumSoft.
Professor Olivas was quoted in an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding a Georgia court’s dismissal of a lawsuit seeking in-state tuition for immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
The Daily Cougar quoted Professor Dow discussing the inequality, costs, and exoneration statistics of death penalty cases.
Dean Alderman was quoted by the Texas Lawyer in an article reporting on the comments made by the deans of Texas law schools on U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent proposal for law schools.
Dean Richard Alderman was quoted in an article from the Houston Chronicle regarding how law schools are competing for a shrinking pool of applicants. Dean Alderman comments on what the UHLC is doing to attract students and make law school more affordable.
Professor Tracy Hester was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article about the legal authority for the EPA’s proposed regulations for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
Professor Bush was quoted in an article available on AlJazeera America’s website, commenting on restrictions designed to deter price manipulation in the energy markets as well as the effect of weak punishment for such manipulation.
The New Republic published an article by Professor Dow regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Hall v. Florida.
Kera News quoted a Politico interview in which Professor Dow discussed Texas’ experience with the death penalty.
Yahoo News published a press release in which Professor Hawkins calls for legal protection for employees facing employer collection of accidental wage overpayments.
Professor Chandler’s ACA Death Spiral blog post regarding a Congressional Budget Office estimate of revenue generated by the Affordable Care Act’s risk corridor program was quoted in an article from The New American website.
Professor Olivas was interviewed by KUHF’s Houston Matters regarding the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.
Professor Dow’s quote in a New York Times article regarding the administration of lethal injections in Texas was included in an article on the Atlanta Blackstar website.
Politico Magazine published an article by Professor Dow discussing the frequency of executions in Texas and explaining the process of a death penalty case.
Digital Journal published a press release about yesterday’s UHLC juvenile justice symposium, identical to the UHLC website feature found here. Professor Marrus is quoted in the release, and Professors Marrus, Campbell, and Modi are identified as conference speakers. This item appeared in multiple sources.
Professor Bray was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article regarding a Harris County judge’s ruling that the Texas Department of Transportation improperly acquired land for a proposed transit project.
Professor Dow’s quote in a New York Times article about the administration of lethal injections in Texas was included in an article on ThinkProgress.org.
Professor Dow’s quote in a New York Times article regarding the administration of lethal injections in Texas was included in an article distributed by NPR and available on NorthCountryPublicRadio.org.
Professor Dow was quoted in a New York Times article about the administration of lethal injections in Texas.
In an NPR broadcast, Professor Olivas discussed instances of public schools improperly asking for immigration documentation.
The National Association of College and University Attorneys published notice that Professor Olivas will be speaking at its 2014 annual meeting about Supreme Court cases affecting higher education.
The Houston Chronicle quoted Professor Thompson on whether backdating of court orders by a judge would be in violation of statute.
Dean Alderman, Professor Schuwerk, and Professor Willis each gave a talk at the 2014 Annual Conference on ADR on Friday, May 2. The conference was held at the South Texas College of Law.
Dean Alderman announced on the Consumer Law and Policy Blog that UHLC’s Center for Consumer Law will present the Teaching Consumer Law Conference on May 30-31 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
An amicus brief authored by Professor Olivas and signed by a number of immigration law professors was noted on LexisNexis Legal Newsroom – Immigration Law.
Professor Olivas and his book Colored Men and Hombres Aquí: Hernández v. Texas and the Emergence of Mexican American Lawyering were mentioned in a blog post from the In Custodia Legis blog regarding the 60th anniversary of Hernández v. Texas.
Professor Thompson was quoted in an AP news article on the U.S. News & World Report website regarding a shooting simulator used by the Harris County district attorney's office to help grand jurors better understand what someone sees when confronted by a threat. The article also appeared on multiple news websites such as NPR and KHOU.
A National Law Journal article reporting on recent announcements regarding the deans at various law schools mentions the selection of Leonard Baynes as the new dean of the UHLC.
Professor Oldham was quoted in an article in the Houston Chronicle regarding a family court judge’s rule banning all contact between a divorcee's children and a new significant other.
The Weekly Standard quoted Professor Chandler regarding adjustments to two programs of the Affordable Care Act to funnel more money to insurers.
The Houston Chronicle published a story on the selection of Leonard Baynes as the next dean of the Law Center. The story focused on Baynes’ plans to expand the Law Center’s pool of applicants.
Professor Burke was quoted in a Texas Tribune story regarding the use of Texas nuisance law in claims against oil and gas companies.
Professor Bush was featured on the radio show Marketplace, in a story regarding the bankruptcy filing by Energy Future Holdings Corp.
Professor Chandler was quoted in a San Antonio Express-News story regarding Spurs Sports and Entertainment’s complaints about a San Antonio Spurs-related promotional offer at Taco Cabana restaurants
Professor Kwok was quoted in an El Paso Times story regarding allegations that Governor Rick Perry illegally used a line-item veto to pressure Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to resign
Professor Olivas was quoted in a New York Times story regarding a legal opinion issued by Attorney General Mark R. Herring of Virginia that would allow children brought to the United States illegally to qualify for in-state tuition at Virginia’s public colleges and universities.
Professor Thompson was quoted in a story on radio station KTRH regarding wrongful convictions of death row inmates
Professor Wells was quoted in an article published by Worldwide Tax Daily regarding the proposed merger of Pfizer Inc. and AstraZeneca PLC.
A press release on the Houston Chronicle website reports on the selection of Professor Leonard M. Baynes of St. John’s University School of Law as the new Dean of the University of Houston Law Center. Dean Alderman was also mentioned. The selection of Professor Baynes was also reported on other online news sources, including National Law Journal, Immigration Prof Blog, and the Faculty Lounge.
Professor Dow was quoted in an article from the Science website regarding a new study which found that more than 4% of death row inmates may be innocent
Professor Hawkins was quoted in an article in the New York Times regarding the accuracy of success rate data available on fertility clinic websites.
Professor Wells was quoted in an article from the Reuters website concerning New York advertising firm Omnicom Group Inc.'s proposed $35-billion merger with Paris rival Publicis Groupe SA and whether the transaction is a corporate inversion. The article appeared on multiple news websites.
An op-ed by Professor Olivas was published in New York’s Newsday. Professor Olivas comments on the Supreme Court’s Schuette decision and the dangers of leaving higher education policy decisions in the hands of voters.
Businessweek quoted Professor Janicke explaining the Supreme Court’s recent interest in patent cases.
Professor Kwok was quoted in an article available on NewsOk.com, commenting on the impact of the party affiliation of Grand Jury members on the investigation into whether Governor Perry abused his power when he carried out a threat to veto $7.5 million in state funding for public corruption prosecutors last summer.
Dean Alderman appeared on KTRK-TV to comment on the duty of a car dealership to disclose information about a car’s repair history.
Professor Olivas was quoted in an article on the New Republic website regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, which upheld Michigan’s ban on the use of race in university admissions.
Professor Olivas was quoted in an article on the Politico website regarding the Schuette decision.
Professor Olivas was quoted in an article on the Politico website regarding Jennifer Gratz, a petitioner in the 2003 case Gratz v. Bollinger, in which the Supreme Court ruled that the University of Michigan’s admissions policy was unconstitutional.
Professor Olivas was quoted in an article on the Inside Higher Ed website regarding the Schuette decision.
The Ecologist website republished an article by Professor Weaver regarding the state of offshore safety regulation since the Deepwater Horizon blowout. The article was originally published by The Conversation.
Professor Olivas authored a blog post on A Community of Higher Ed Scholars blog titled “A Reflection on Drafting Justice.” The blog post is an edited version of the remarks he made at the American Educational Research Association Awards Lecture upon receiving the AERA Social Justice in Education Award for 2014.
Professor Dow was quoted in a New York Times article discussing proposals by some to develop a centralized intake system for letters from inmates seeking to be represented by law schools clinics like the Law Center’s Texas Innocence Network.
Professor Kwok was quoted in an Associated Press article regarding the grand jury investigation into whether Governor Perry abused his power when he carried out a threat to veto $7.5 million in state funding for public corruption prosecutors last summer. The article appeared on multiple news websites such as the Houston Chronicle and Yahoo News.
Culture Map Houston reports that the University of Houston Law Center’s 38th annual gala raised close to $525,000. Dean Alderman was identified as an attendee.
The Conversation ran an article written by Professor Weaver on lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout.
Professor Paust was quoted in an article in the New York Times concerning the Obama administration’s refusal to grant a visa to Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations.
Adjunct Professor John W. Kelly Jr. will give a talk on mediation at a lunch meeting of the Katy Bar Association on April 22, according to an announcement in the Houston Chronicle.
Professor Bret Wells’ recent testimony at a hearing before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations regarding the tax practices of the Caterpillar corporation was discussed in an article in The Hill.
Professor Olivas spoke at the plenary session of the 2014 Smart Connections Conference in New York City on April 11. The plenary panel’s topic was “Undocumented & Undeterred: Empowering and Supporting DREAMers.”
Professor Thompson was quoted in an article available on Reuters.com regarding a life sentence given to Ana Trujillo for stabbing her boyfriend to death.
Professor Thompson was quoted in an article available on Mirror.co.uk regarding a life sentence given to Ana Trujillo for stabbing her boyfriend to death.
Professor Thompson was quoted in an article available on HNGN.com regarding a life sentence given to Ana Trujillo for stabbing her boyfriend to death.
Professor Weaver was interviewed by CBS This Morning regarding a dispute among landowners in Pennsylvania over pooled gas leases.
Professor Wells’ recent testimony at a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations regarding profit-shifting and the international tax practices of the Caterpillar corporation was discussed in an article from Tax Notes.
Professor Dow’s book, Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book About Life, was featured in an article on PopMatters.com. Professor Dow’s memoir, The Autobiography of an Execution, was also mentioned in this article.
Professor Dow and UHLC alumna Kelly Hickman were featured in a press release distributed by PR news and available on Emag.Co.UK, regarding her work on the Robert Lynn Pruett case, which is the focus of the new BBC Three documentary Life and Death Row. Clinical Professor Jeff Newberry was also mentioned in the press release.
Professor Vetter was quoted in an article on TechPageOneDell.com, commenting on the risk of patent infringement.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report entitled Health Standards for Long Duration and Exploration Spaceflight: Ethics Principles, Responsibilities, and Decision Framework. Professor Barbara Evans served on the IOM committee that wrote the report.
The Johns Hopkins University Press blog published a guest post by Professor Olivas. The post concerns the recent decision by National Labor Relations Board Chicago regional director Peter Ohr that would allow football players at Northwestern University to vote on unionization.
Professor Wells testified on Tuesday at a hearing of the Investigations Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. His statement, which addressed profit-shifting and the international tax practices of the Caterpillar corporation, was published in full by Congressional Quarterly.
The New York Times reported on Professor Wells’ testimony.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Professor Wells’ testimony.
Bloomberg Businessweek reported on Professor Wells’ testimony. The article was picked up by several news outlets, including Accounting Today and Canada’s National Post.
Bloomberg BNA’s Tax and Accounting Center reported on Professor Wells’ testimony.
Professor Chandler was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article regarding enrollment in the Affordable Care Act.
Professor Dow and UHLC alumna Kelly Hickman were quoted in an article from the Daily Express (UK) website regarding her work on the Robert Lynn Pruett case, which is the focus of the new BBC Three documentary Life and Death Row
Professor Weaver was quoted in an AP story about a Pennsylvania’s forced pooling law and drilling in the Utica Shale formation. The article was picked up by numerous news outlets, including the Washington Post.
The Washington Daybook reports that Professor Bret Wells will testify at a hearing for the Investigations Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday, April 1. The Subcommittee will continue its examination of the structures and methods employed by multinational corporations to allocate income outside of the United States and how such activities are affected by the Internal Revenue Code and related regulations.
The Washington Post quoted Dean Alderman discussing the right to a refund for travel package deals.
National Public Radio quoted Professor Chandler discussing enrollment in the Affordable Care Act.
The Federalist quoted Professor Chandler’s blog, ACA Death Spiral, on possible insurance premium increases under the Affordable Care Act.
Professor Burke was quoted in an article concerning the Galveston Bay oil spill in today’s Houston Chronicle, commenting that the barge company may face liability under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act because the spill was near routes used by migratory birds.
Professor Olivas was quoted in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article about a lawsuit challenging Georgia’s University System’s denial of in-state tuition benefits to undocumented students with deferred action status.
Professor Chandler was quoted by Texas Public Radio in an extensive interview on the readiness of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association for a major hurricane.
Professor Hester was quoted extensively by Houston Press on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency again allowing the British Petroleum back into bidding for federal offshore drilling rights.
Professor Thompson was quoted several times by Houston Press on two recent Houston cases involving the right to standing one’s ground.
Professor Wells was quoted in an article from Tax Notes International regarding changes to the foreign base company sales income rules in the draft international tax reform legislation released by the House Ways and Means Committee. The article begins on page 1057.
Professor Chandler spoke at the inaugural workshop of the University of San Diego Law School’s new Center for Computation, Mathematics, and the Law, according to an article from the Law 2050 website. Professor Chandler discussed software he has developed to extract and evaluate data from healthcare.gov.
Professor Paust was interviewed by the Daily Cougar regarding his current work and what inspired him to choose a career in law.
Professor Asofsky was featured in an article in the Daily Cougar. The article focused on Professor Asofsky’s work with the Law Center’s LL.M. program in tax.
Professor Hester was featured in an article in the Daily Cougar. The article focused on Professor Hester’s work in the areas of climate change and environmental law. Professor Jacqueline Weaver was also quoted in the article.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) announced that Professor Michael Olivas has received its Social Justice in Education Award for 2014. The announcement appeared on the AERA website.
Professor Olivas was quoted in an article available on InsideHigherEd.com commenting on the implications of a National Labor Relations Board (NRLB) regional office’s decision to allow Northwestern University football players to unionize.
Professor Olivas was quoted by the Christian Science Monitor in an article on the recent discovery of an immigrant “stash house” in Houston.
Professor Hawkins was quoted in an article on the Fox Business website regarding CreditCare’s use of paid endorsements for its medical credit cards.
Professor Chandler was mentioned in an article available on BloombergView.com regarding the Kaiser Family Foundation calculations of the impact of young adult healthcare enrollees on costs.
Professor Hawkins was quoted by CreditCards.com on a report on the CareCredit medical card been fined by regulators for deceptive marketing.
Professor Crump was quoted in a Houston Chronicle—Ultimate Houston report on 9th State District Court judge Kelly Case.
Professor Chandler’s op ed. Windstorm Insurance Has Texas in Tough Spot was published in the Houston Chronicle.
Professor Lipton was quoted in a Law360 article about Instagram's recent court victory that rejected a proposed class-action lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit claimed Instagram breached contracts with users after it changed terms with regard to how it handles user information.
A columnist's article in the Canton Citizen quoted an interview with Professor David Dow originally published in The Nation magazine.
Law360 quoted Professor Burke discussing potential environmental challenges to proposed seismic oil and gas exploration off the Atlantic Coast.
AERA announced that Professor Olivas will present the 2014 Social Justice in Education Award Lecture at its annual meeting on April 3.
Big Bend Now mentioned Professor’s Olivas’ discovery of the papers of Alonso Perales in a discussion of the history of Spanish-speaking Texans.
UTSA Today announced that Professor Olivas will deliver a lecture at the University of Texas at San Antonio on Monday, March 17. The lecture, “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Impact on Undocumented College Students,” is part of the UTSA College of Public Policy Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
Professor Dow was quoted in an article on capital punishment in the Brown Political Review
Professor Bruhl appeared on KPRC’s Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall on Sunday, where he discussed the future of Texas’ gay marriage ban after a federal district court judge in San Antonio struck down the law as unconstitutional.
Professor Chandler was interviewed by News 92 FM, discussing the tax penalties eligible individuals will face if they fail to obtain health insurance
Professor Crump was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article regarding a controversial Montgomery County judge who has been accused by some of not upholding Texas law after appellate courts have overturned his rulings on several occasions.
Professor Olivas was quoted in a Harvard Political Review article about the rights of undocumented students who have been granted deferred action through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
The recent UHLC Arrival Awards event was discussed in an article from the CultureMap Houston website. Professor Geoffrey Hoffman was quoted about the event. Dean Richard Alderman and UHLC alumna Sofia Adrogué, who was an award recipient, were mentioned as well.
Dean Alderman was interviewed by KTRK abc13 regarding the remedy that a vehicle owner is entitled to after a valet driver totaled his car.
Heartlander Magazine quoted Professor Chandler’s blog, ACA Death Spiral, discussing why insurers may have recently gained standing to sue over the latest modification of the Affordable Care Act.
Law360 quoted Professor Moll discussing popular misconceptions regarding the requirements of partnership formation.
Semana Informática interviewed Professor Nimmer regarding issues in intellectual property law affecting electronic media
Professor Bush was quoted in a Reuters article about the Tunney Act’s increasing irrelevance as merger settlements close in advance of final judicial approval. The article, which discusses the antitrust law in the context of the American Airlines and US Airways merger, was picked up by numerous news outlets.
Professor Chandler appeared in a news item on Fox 26 News on Monday evening. Professor Chandler commented on the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association’s financial condition and its potential inability to pay claims in the event of a hurricane.
The Texas Observer reviewed Professor Dow’s new book, Things I’ve Learned from Dying.
Professor Olivas was quoted in a Memphis Commercial Appeal article, commenting on bills in the Tennessee legislature that would make undocumented students who have spent at least five years in Tennessee schools eligible for in-state tuition.
Professor Bush was quoted in an article distributed by Reuters and available on Yahoo News, regarding the criminal antitrust charges against Chesapeake Energy and Encana Corp. in Michigan.
Professor Chandler’s recent blog post from his ACA Death Spiral blog regarding the Obama administration’s latest “fix” to the troubled roll out of the Affordable Care Act was featured on the Real Clear Policy website.
The Daily Cougar profiled Professor Dow in connection with the publication of his book, Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book About Life. Professor Duncan was also quoted recommending the book.
The New Republic quoted Professor Weaver discussing the likelihood of China purchasing surplus Venezuelan oil in the event of a US embargo.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quoted Professor Olivas explaining the legal status of persons in the US without authorization who have been granted “deferred action” for humanitarian reasons.
Professor Roberts’ blog post “Health as a Bottleneck” appeared on the Concurring Opinions blog as part of an online symposium regarding the book Bottlenecks: A New Theory of Equal Opportunity.
The Oil & Gas Financial Journal reports that Professor Chase has been elected as an independent director of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
Conservative Action Alerts quoted Professor Dow’s letter to the New York Times criticizing the targeted killings of US citizens overseas as illegal. This item appeared in several sources.
The Houston Chronicle quoted Professor Lipton questioning the validity of the City of Houston’s claim that ridesharing service Uber is harassing the city by forwarding petitions from Houston residents.
Professor Bruhl was also interviewed by radio station KTRH regarding the ruling.
Professor Bruhl was interviewed by radio station KUHF for a story on a U.S. District Court ruling that declared Texas’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.
Professor Olivas is scheduled to speak, on “Higher Education and the Courts: Legal Issues Involving Faculty, Students, and Immigrants,” at the general session of the 18th Annual Texas Higher Education Law Conference to be held March 24-25, 2014.
Professor Zamora participated in a briefing that was held at the law offices of Fulbright & Jaworski in February 2013, according to an article available on MetroCorpCounsel.com. The article included an excerpt of Professor Zamora’s comments and mentioned the Center for U.S. and Mexican Law as a co-sponsor of the briefing.
Professor Hawkins’ article, “The CARD Act on Campus,” 69 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 1471 (2012), was cited by the GAO Report, “Credit Cards: Marketing to College Students Appears to Have Declined” (February 2014), on page 21, footnote 24.
The Houston Chronicle referenced Dean Alderman as a consumer law expert in a discussion of a dispute over a car battery warranty. This item appeared in February 20 print edition of the paper.
The Houston Chronicle endorsed both UHLC Civil Clinic Staff Attorney Barbara Stalder and UHLC alumnus Steve Kirkland in their respective family court judicial campaigns.
Professor Paust was interviewed by Click 2 Houston regarding whether drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman will be extradited to the United States.
Dean Alderman was interviewed by Houston’s KTRK-TV for a story on a local furniture store that has failed to deliver furniture to some of its customers.
Professor Kwok was cited by the Beaumont Enterprise in an article on the downgrading of the Beaumont Independent School District’s bond rating.
Professor Bruhl was interviewed by KUHF Houston Public Radio, regarding challenges to Texas’ constitutional ban on gay marriage.
Professor Olivas will speak about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and its impact on undocumented students at the University of Texas at San Antonio’s College of Public Policy, as part of the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series. The event will take place on March 17 at 5:30 pm according to an announcement on the KTVU website.
Professor Chandler was quoted by an Modern Healthcare report on the January surge of the enrollment through the state and federal health insurance exchange.
IND Media quoted Professor Dow noting the Supreme Court’s disapproval of the 5th Circuit’s handling of capital cases. This item appeared in several sources.
The New York Times published a letter to the editor from Professor Dow concerning the Obama administration’s drone strike policy.
Professor Dow was quoted in an article on the death penalty published by The Week. The article highlighted Professor Dow’s latest book, Things I’ve Learned From Dying.
Professor Bruhl was interviewed by radio station KUT of Austin for a story on the recent extension of federal protections to same-sex married couples.
Professor Chase has been elected by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to serve as an independent director of the company, effective Feb. 12, 2014, according to an announcement available on Finance.Yahoo.com. Professor Chase was also appointed as a member of the Board's Governance and Risk Committee.
Professor Bruhl was interviewed by KTRH (AM 740) and was quoted in an article available on the station’s website regarding the future of pending lawsuits challenging bans on same-sex marriage
In an article about the “affluenza” case, the Christian Science Monitor quoted Professor Thompson discussing the relationship between the degree of harm and the public’s emotional response regarding punishment.
Professor Dow’s newest book, Things I’ve Learned from Dying, was reviewed by correspondent Terri Schlichenmeyer and is available on the website of the Pennisula Clarion.
Professor Chandler’s article “Small Businesses and Obamacare” was quoted at length in National Review Online’s domestic policy blog, “The Agenda.”
Professor Olivas is scheduled to speak on “God, Grades, and Sex: the Developing Law of the College Classroom,” as part of the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation’s colloquium series, on Tuesday, February 4th, at 4:00 P.M.
Professor Dow’s newest book, Things I’ve Learned from Dying, was reviewed by the New York Times. Professor Dow’s previous book, The Autobiography of an Execution, was also mentioned in the review.
Professor Wells was quoted in a Bloomberg.com article about the unintended consequences of a 2004 law that sought to penalize executives whose companies reincorporated in other nations to reduce tax obligations. The article was also published on the San Francisco Chronicle and Bloomberg Businessweek websites.
Professor Wells was quoted extensively by Tax Notes Today in an article on a U.S. Tax Court treaty-shopping case involving intercompany debt incurred by Ingersoll-Rand Co. in connection with its 2001 reincorporation in Bermuda.
Employee Benefits News featured Professor Chandler’s blog discussing prospects for health care enrollment.
Dean Alderman will be speaking as part of the Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs lecture series on February 6th regarding "The People's Court" according to an article from the Bay Area Citizen website.
Professor Chandler's ACA Death Spiral blog was quoted in an article from the Indianapolis Business Journal website regarding health care exchange enrollment in Indiana.
Professor Dow’s newest book, THINGS I’VE LEARNED FROM DYING: A BOOK ABOUT LIFE, was reviewed by Boston Globe.
Professor Dow’s newest book, THINGS I’VE LEARNED FROM DYING: A BOOK ABOUT LIFE, was reviewed by the Washington Post.
An obituary Professor Dow wrote in memory of Johnny Joe Martinez, an executed inmate Dow represented, was quoted in an article on the PolicyMic website.
Professor Dow is quoted in a Houston Chronicle article about his client, Jack Harry Smith, a 76 year-old Texas inmate who has been on death row since his sentencing in 1978.
Professor Olivas will be the speaker for the opening plenary session of the 2014 Southeast/Southwest People of Color Legal Scholarship conference in Houston on February 28, as announced on the conference website.
Professor Olivas’ new NPR show, “The Law of Rock and Roll” will debut on Friday, January 24 at 8:20 a.m. on KANW, 89.1 FM, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, according an article on the law center’s website.
Professor Buckles was quoted in an article on the Dallas Morning News’ website, commenting on the general expectation in state law that a will is a public document and the use of trusts by some wealthy families to keep financial details of their estates private.
An article available on BenefitsPro.com quotes from Professor Chandler’s commentary on his ACA Death Spiral Blog analyzing the latest Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act exchange enrollment activity statistics.
Professor Bruhl was interviewed by KTRH regarding a recent federal court decision striking down Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban and how it may impact Texas.
Professor Winslade’s comments to the Dallas Morning News regarding the rights of family members of legally dead persons were reprinted in articles from the International Business Times and the Amarillo Globe-News.
ABC 13 posted a video of Dean Alderman discussing legal issues relevant to consumer use of credit cards.
FierceHealthPayer quoted Professor Chandler discussing the demographics of new enrollees in federal health insurance exchanges.
The Dallas News quoted Professor Winslade discussing the rights of family members of legally dead persons.
Professor Chandler wrote an article published in the National Review online. The article discusses how the Affordable Care Act will affect small businesses’ health insurance purchasing decisions.
Professor Chandler was quoted in a Reuters article regarding the consequences for the Affordable Care Act if more young adults do not sign up for health insurance coverage. This article appeared on multiple news websites.
Professor Dow appeared on the Texas Matters radio show to discuss his new book, Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book About Life.
Professor Kwok was quoted in a Beaumont Enterprise article commenting on how the fraud indictments of two finance officers for the Beaumont Independent School District may affect bond ratings for the district.
Dean Alderman was interviewed by KTRK-TV (ABC-13) and quoted in an article on the station’s website commenting on a landlord’s responsibility to repair a heating system.
Professor Dow’s new book, Things I’ve Learned from Dying was reviewed by the Dallas Morning News.
Professor Bruhl was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article about the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals' review of a district court ruling that declared part of a new Texas abortion law unconstitutional. Professor Bruhl comments on the make-up of the three-judge panel who will review the case. The article also appeared in the San Antonio Express-News.
Dean Alderman’s book, Know Your Rights! Answers to Texans’ Everyday Legal Questions, and the law center’s Texas Consumer Complaint Center were both listed as top resources for consumers in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram article about tools for becoming a better consumer in 2014.
Dean Alderman answered legal questions about automobile purchase and personal injury on KTRK TV. The video can be viewed at http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/video?id=9378981.
Professor Olivas was quoted by The New York Times discussing the consequences of the California Supreme Court’s ruling that immigration status is irrelevant to fitness for bar membership.