Friday, September 19, 2014
Thinkers & Doers
Thinkers & Doers: Sept 19, 2014
UC Hastings community news September 11-19, 2014.
Professor Robin Feldman, Professor of Law & Director of the Institute for Innovation Law, recognized on The Recorder's 2014 list of Women Leaders in Tech Law. Photo by Jason Doiy.
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- Barbara Banke ’78 was interviewed in Fortune about her leadership at Jackson Family Wines and preparing for a global wine shortage. Barbara Banke: Queen of the Vine.
- Chancellor & Dean Frank H. Wu talked about his passion for Honda Hawks, a rare motorcycle, on JDSupra.com. Frank Wu, Chancellor and Dean of UC Hastings Law School, Talks Honda Motorcycles with @HsuUntied
- Professor Rory Little gave a comment in a San Jose Mercury News article about the Barry Bonds appeal: Court to rehear home-run king's appeal
- Professor Robin Feldman’s forthcoming article for the online legal journal, Green Bag, was discussed in an article on CorpCounsel.com: In Patent Law, SCOTUS Wants Federal Circuit to Grow Up.
- Professor Feldman was also recognized on The Recorder's list of 2014 Women Leaders in Tech Law.
- Carol Leslie Hamilton ’76 was named Alternative Representative of the United States to the 69th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations by President Obama.
- William G. Palmini, chief of the Department of Public Safety will sign copies of his book, Rookie Cop Vs. the West Coast Mafia: Breaking Up the ‘Best in the West’ Gang, on October 4th at the National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement in Las Vegas, NV.
- Professor Ahmed Ghappour was quoted in an article in the British publication, The Register, about the FBI’s ability to hack overseas computers. TOR users become FBI's No.1 hacking target after legal power grab.
- Professor Christian E. Mammen, a partner in the San Francisco office of Hogan Lovells who litigates patent disputes, was quoted in Forbes: A Small Rules Change May Make Life Much Harder For Patent Trolls
- Jo Kreiter’s dance company, Flyaway Productions, premiered its astonishing outdoor aerial dance, mounted on an 80-foot wall on the UC Hastings campus. Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane artfully interpreted the lives of homeless women and was reviewed by San Francisco Chronicle. 'Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane' review: social message in air. And also on the Huffington Post: The Changing Faces of Homelessness: Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane Descend on San Francisco.
- Claudia Toussaint ’91 joins Xylem, the New York based global water technology company, as General Counsel.
- Professor Jo Carrillo wrote a column for The Recorder on September 12 about a case before the California Supreme Court that addressed whether two spouses can live separate and apart for purposes of a family code section that provides that the earnings and accumulations of a spouse who is living separate and apart from the other spouse is that spouse’s separate property. "Breaking up is Hardin to do." Not available online.
- Hudson Cook, LLP, a nationwide provider of legal compliance services for the financial services industry, announced the addition of Lucy Morris ‘86 as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office.
- Associate Dean for Research Reuel Schiller appeared on ThinkProgress.org, discussing the difference between a uniform and a dress code. How Walmart Is Getting Away With Making Employees Buy New Work Outfits.
- Sue Swan ’05 was featured in the 2014 40 Under 40 Awards list for the San Diego Metropolitan Magazine.
- UC Hastings congratulates California Attorney General Kamala Harris ’89 on her wedding last week.
- Professor Karen Musalo was quoted in an article about the recent federal immigration board ruling. US Court Sets Precedent by Ruling Guatemalan Domestic Violence Victim Can Seek Asylum. The case was also mentioned in an article on Slate.com by legal correspondent Emily Bazelon.
- Professor Dorit Rubinstein Reiss wrote a blog post on the Daily Kos website about the Success and Failure of Anti-Vaccine Legislative Efforts, 1998-2012.
- Joel Espino ’14 was named a Fellow for the 2014-2015 Greenlining Leadership Academy.
- 3L Sonya Laddon Rahders received the Emerging Leader Award from Mortar Board, the premier national honor society for college seniors.
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