WFFT-TV Interviews Professor Nancy Marcus about Federal Court Ruling Striking Down Planned Parenthood Restrictions

Date posted: December 15, 2014

On December 3, 2014, a federal judge in Indiana struck down as unconstitutional an Indiana statute imposing limitations on medical abortion providers, which equated facilities such as the Lafayette Planned Parenthood clinics, differently from other physicians’ offices by prohibiting them from providing medical abortions (i.e., prescriptions for pregnancy termination induced through pills taken outside the Read More…

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Professor Owsley Publishes Article on Cell Site Simulators in the Hastings Law Journal

Date posted: December 11, 2014

Professor Brian Owsley has published his article “TriggerFish, StingRays, and Fourth Amendment Fishing Expeditions” in the Hastings Law Journal.  In the article, Owsley explains that cell site simulators are an electronic surveillance device that mimics a cell tower causing all nearby cell phones to register their data and information with the cell site simulator. Law Read More…

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Case Western Law Review Publishes Article by Professor Marcus on Minimalist and Federalist Tensions in Same-Sex Marriage Litigation

Date posted: December 9, 2014

As part of its symposium issue on the same-sex marriage, the Case Western Law Review has published Nancy C. Marcus, When Quacking Like a Duck is Really a Swan Song in Disguise: How Windsor’s State Powers Analysis Sets the Stage for the Demise of Federalism-Based Marriage Discrimination, 64 CASE W. L. REV. 1037 (2014).  The Read More…

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Lamparello Publishes Cutting Edge Textbook

Date posted: December 6, 2014

Show, Don’t Tell: Legal Writing for the Real World was written for law students, lawyers, law firms, law clerks, and judges who want to dramatically improve their legal writing skills in the “real world” of law practice. This book was written for law students throughout the country who want to know “how things work in the Read More…

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Charles Cercone named Dean of Indiana Tech Law School

Date posted: December 5, 2014

Fort Wayne, Ind. — Indiana Tech has chosen Charles P. Cercone as the dean of the university’s law school, which opened in August 2013 on Indiana Tech’s main campus in Fort Wayne. Cercone will officially begin his duties as dean on January 5, 2015. He currently serves as dean of faculty at Western Michigan University’s Thomas M. Read More…

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Professor Owsley Presents at Texas Tech University School of Law’s Ninth Annual Faculty Update for Legal Services Attorneys, Public Interest Practitioners & Pro Bono Attorneys

Date posted: December 3, 2014

Professor Brian Owsley gave a presentation on “Ethical Considerations Regarding Contacts with Unrepresented Persons,” at Texas Tech Law’s 9th annual CLE program on Thursday, October 23 and Friday, October 24. The CLE was free for legal services attorneys and public interest practitioners in an effort to recruit pro bono attorneys for the Equal Justice Volunteer programs.   http://techlawnews.law.ttu.edu/?p=2803 Read More…

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Professors MacLean and Lamparello Publish on the Admissibility of Cell Phone Searches

Date posted: December 2, 2014

Professors Chuck MacLean and Adam Lamparello just published Riley v. California: The New Katz or Chimel? in the Richmond Journal of Law and Technology.  In that article, MacLean and Lamparello note that Justice Brandeis forecasted that “[t]he progress of science in furnishing the Government with means of espionage is not likely to stop with wiretapping.” Read More…

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Professor Owsley Quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek Article on Police Use of Cell Phone Spying Technology

Date posted: November 24, 2014

Professor Brian Owsley was interviewed by Bloomberg Businessweek for the article, “Another Privacy Concern: Police Spying on Cell Phones”. The article follows the case of a protester at an NSA surveillance program protest who was being spied on through his cell phone from a nearby unmarked police car. In the article, Professor Owsley discusses how few guidelines exist for Read More…

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Professors Lamparello and MacLean Publish Article in University of Pennsylvania Constitutional Law’s “Heightened Scrutiny”

Date posted: November 22, 2014

Paroline, Restitution, and Transferred Scienter: Child Pornography Possessors and Restitution Based on a Commerce Clause-Derived, Aggregate Proximate Cause Theory, 16 Univ. Penn. J. of Constitutional Law – Heightened Scrutiny 37 (2014)   In this article, Professors Adam Lamparello and Charles MacLean argue that possessors of child pornography should pay restitution to victims because possessors perpetuate Read More…

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Dean cummings Speaks at UNLV Law School’s LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop

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Interim Dean andré douglas pond cummings spoke at UNLV Law School’s panel presentation, “On Scholarship: Writing Critical and Progressive Scholarship,” at the 12th Annual LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 9, 2014.  His session focused on identifying and developing a scholarly agenda, conducting/overseeing research, and completing a scholarly project. It included brief presentations on basic rules and norms of Read More…

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