Catch up on recent University of Arizona Law faculty accomplishments.
Roisman’s Presidential Motive in Iowa Law Review
Associate Professor of Law Shalev Roisman’s article “Presidential Motive” was published in the Iowa Law Review’s latest print edition.
Sklar Speaks at Virtual Summits to Discuss Telemedicine
On Nov. 15, Director of Health Law and Policy Program Tara Sklar spoke at the annual Arizona Telemedicine Policy Summit about telemedicine policy and the telehealth climate in Arizona. You can watch recoded livestream here.
Sklar also spoke at Mass General Brigham Third Annual Virtual Care Symposium on Nov. 8 discussing virtual care and pay parity.
Milczarek-Desai Article Highlighted in Health Law Jotwell
Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Workers’ Rights Clinic and Co-Director of the Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program Shefali Milczarek-Desai's forthcoming article, “Opening the Pandemic Portal to Re-Imagine Paid Sick Leave for Immigrant Workers,” was identified in Jotwell as one of the best works of recent scholarship relating to Health Law in a review.
Tsosie to Join Virtual Talk on Climate Change
On. Dec. 8, Regents Professor of Law Rebecca Tsosie will take part in tenfourteen’s virtual talk, “Imagining Anew the Future of the Earth,.” Part of the “Humanities for Humans” series, the event will explore ancient and modern views of human relations to the earth from an interdisciplinary lens. Register here.
Orbach Discusses the Evolution of the Retail Industry with ITIF
In November, the Robert H. Mundheim Professor of Law and Business Barak Orbach took part in a panel discussion for Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) titled "Evolution of the Retail Industry: Protecting Consumers or Competitors." Orbach joined industry insiders and thought leaders to discuss how the evolution of the retail industry has benefitted consumers and the economy, and the impact current proposed legislations can have on these benefits.
Huskey Presents During Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts Trainings
In September, Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic and Director of Clinics Kristine Huskey presented, “Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts Veterans Symposium and Roundtable Pt., 1” during the Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts Enhancement Training—Innovations in Healing to Wellness Courts: Creating a Path Forward. The training took place from Sep. 26-28.
Hymel Presents Paper at Environmental Taxation Conference
In September, Professor Mona Hymel presented her paper, “U.S. Climate Change Policy in Peril: The Impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Striking Down EPA Climate Regulation,” at the 23rd Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, held from Sept. 22-25 in Parma, Italy.
Simon Writes for Arizona Attorney Magazine and Book Spotlight
Associate Professor of Legal Writing and Assistant Clinical Professor of Law Diana Simon recently wrote for Arizona Attorney Magazine. Her column, “More True Confessions of a Legal Writing Professor,” ran in the September and October issues of the Magazine. In September she wrote about the comma splice, and in October about Dictionaries.
Simon’s new book, "The (Not Too Serious) Grammar, Punctuation, and Style Guide to Legal Writing," was included in the Original Jurisdiction blog in Lat’s Legal Library, a bimonthly column in which the author, David Lat, spotlights noteworthy new books about or related to the law.
In the Media
The fate of the Salton Sea rests in the hands of the Imperial Irrigation District
Nov. 20, 2022
Regents Professor Emeritus Robert Glennon co-wrote on recommendations to save the Salton Sea by importing water from outside sources.
Amazon Rx: You Can Now Get Drugs for Weight Loss and Hair Loss Via Virtual Clinic
Nov. 17, 2022
Director of the Health Law & Policy Program Tara Sklar discusses data privacy and Amazon’s new healthcare service, the Amazon Clinic.
In Arizona, small tribe watches warily as Supreme Court takes up Native adoption law
The Washington Post
Nov. 7, 2022
The Supreme Court will hear arguments about the constitutionality of The Indian Child Welfare Act, which governs foster care and adoptions involving Native American children. University of Arizona Law Professor Emerita Barbara Atwood weighs in.
Professor Emerita Barbara Atwood discussed the current legal landscape of abortion laws in Arizona and how the election could change the game.