KU Law Magazine | Fall 2006
A magazine for alumni and friends of the University of Kansas School of Law.
Dear KU Law Alum, On July 17, after more than five months, I finally relinquished my title as “Dean Designate” and became dean at KU Law. The University archivists tell us I am the fourteenth and first woman dean of the Law School. Certainly I am among the most fortunate, having joined the Law School at such an exciting time in its history. I was pleased to attend the spring hooding ceremony as the members of the Class of 2006 said good-bye to their student days. They were quite an impressive group. Their student achievements included top performances in interschool moot court competitions, a wide array of pro bono activities, and national recognition as student leaders. Thirteen of them had accepted judicial clerkships prior to graduation. Others had accepted jobs with top quality public and private employers in cities such as Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Omaha, Phoenix, Seattle, Tulsa and Washington, D.C., as well as closer to home in Kansas and Missouri. The first few weeks of my deanship were busy ones. We were fortunate to persuade Professor David Gottlieb to take on a newly created role as Associate Dean for Clinical Programs. His responsibilities will include the first-year Lawyering program as well as our externship and clinical programs. We look forward to his leadership to make these already strong programs even better. We are joined by Professor Radha Pathak who visits us from Whittier Law School. She is teaching courses in civil procedure and evidence. We welcomed a new assistant director of admissions, Jacqlene Nance, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina Law School, where she served as president of the Student Bar Association. Her task is to expand the number of schools and geographic reach of our student recruitment activities. Kevin Kelly, class of 1989, joins us in a newly created role as director of outreach activities. Shortly before my arrival, the law school bid a fond farewell to Karla Williams, our budget director. We were delighted to welcome Cheryl Saladin as she takes on that role. I hope you will soon have an opportunity to meet Barbara (Barb) Menke, my new administrative assistant, who works hard to keep me organized and on task. On August 14, I officially welcomed my first class at KU Law, the 160 members of the Class of 2009. They hail from sixteen states and three foreign countries; seventy-two percent of them are Kansas residents. Twenty have other graduate degrees. Their personal essays reveal that they have ridden camels in Timbuktu, slept in huts on the Botswana plains, and battled storms with Mozambican fisherman in the Indian Ocean. They have run marathons here and abroad, competed in Olympic team trials, and performed at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. They have written two copyrighted full length works of original music and three feature length original screenplays. In their number are students fluent in Bosnian, French, German, Spanish, Hindi, Gujarati, Swahili, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Korean, and Farsi. And, they have already exemplified the highest ideals of our shared profession – service, courage, and integrity – as Peace Corps volunteers, national and international relief workers, and in military service. We expect great things from them. The academic year was off to a great start when, on the first day of classes, Professor Bill Westerbeke received a Kemper Award for excellence in teaching and student advising. Professor John Head has received this year’s Provost’s Award for Excellence in International Education. Former dean Steve McAllister was selected as one of four faculty liaisons to the Dole Institute and coordinated a series of jointly sponsored events to commemorate Constitution Day. Professors Chris Drahozal and Steve Ware hosted the Midwestern Law and Economics Association on October 20 and 21. The annual Tribal Law and Government Conference, led by Professor Stacy Leeds, was held on October 27 and 28. And, on November 10, the law school welcomed scholars and policymakers from across the state and the country to the Kansas Law Review symposium, The Massachusetts Plan and the Future of Universal Coverage. In the fall semester, we hosted seventy-eight employers during the on-campus interview program. We would be happy to add your firm to that number in the spring or next year. I am excited and honored to be the dean and a member of the faculty at KU Law. I look forward to meeting many of you during my travels around the country. If you are in Lawrence, I invite you to come visit me at Green Hall. Your teachers and I will be delighted to welcome you home. CONTENTS Women in Law 1 Meet the Dean A Conversation with Dean Agrawal KU Alum Named to Top FDIC Post Working for Equal Justice A Model for Professionalism Balancing Profession, Service and Family Green Hall News 1 Defender Project Earns Convicted Woman New Trial KU Law and the United Arab Emirates Regentsâ€™ CEO Highlights Diversity in Law Banquet International Law Corner Austrian General Consul is Inaugural Speaker at First Diplomatâ€™s Forum CREDITS Symposium Addresses Groundwater Management Issues Confessions of a Death Penalty Agnostic Gail B. Agrawal, Dean News from the Tribal Law and Government Center Email: firstname.lastname@example.org David Gottlieb Named Associate Dean for Clinical Programs Drahozal Named Rounds Distinguished Professor of Law Contributors: Raj Bhala Jane Cigard Michael Davis Sandy Patti 2005-2006 Law School Student Awards & Prizes Faculty Notes A Look at Commencement 2006 1 Graphic Design: Jaclyn Berra email@example.com Alumni News 1 Photography: Chappelle Graduation Images Steve Puppe University Relations Mike Yoder/Lawrence Journal-World Honoring Distinguished Alumni In Memoriam Alumni Notes Annual Donor Report 1 Faculty Kudos 1 WOMEN IN L AW Women In Law 2 One of the many things that attracted Gail Agrawal to the KU School of Law was a high level of commitment shown by law alumni as well as by administrators, something she believes “will be essential if KU Law is to have a strong future.” Gail B. Agrawal, formerly a law professor and interim dean at the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, is the 14th dean in the school’s history and its first female dean. Agrawal succeeds Michael J. Davis, interim dean in 2005-2006. “KU is a public law school that takes its public mission seriously – to provide a first-rate legal education that is accessible and affordable to its students. This is a mission I embrace,” Agrawal says. “KU Law has a great faculty committed to excellence in classroom teaching with an ambitious scholarly agenda as well. It values its role in the larger academy, as well as its role as a professional school with a deep and continuing obligation to the practicing bar and bench. I share those values and that vision.” Agrawal says she plans to spend much of the first part of this academic year asking questions and learning from the faculty, the current students, and the alumni about their views on what KU Law is doing The University of Kansas 3 WOMEN IN L AW well and what it should do better. “I view my job as law dean as creating with the faculty and students a vibrant intellectual community for the creation and exchange of ideas and knowledge about the law.” KU’s newest dean is a native of New Orleans who earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology at the University of New Orleans, and a master’s degree in health administration and a law degree from Tulane University. Dean Gail Agrawal shared some of her thoughts abo of KU Women in Law, Sarah Phillips, 2L from Overl and secretary. Following law school, she served as a law clerk to Senior Judge John Minor Wisdom on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and as a law clerk to former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Agrawal practiced health law as a member of the New Orleans law firm of Monroe and Lemann, and later spent three years in the law department of Aetna Inc., where she provided counsel to Aetna’s health businesses. She has taught as an adjunct professor at Tulane Law School and Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and served as the W. M. Keck Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. WOMEN IN LAW: What motivated you to enter the legal profession? Dean Agrawal: When I was a freshman in high school, I joined the debate team. I had been taking a speech course for the whole year – oratory, poetry reading, dramatic reading, and I thought it was the most boring thing imaginable. In the spring, we A member of the American Law Institute, Agrawal has served on the started the debate unit, and I loved it. That was the boards of the American Health Lawyers Association and the American first time I ever thought about being a lawyer. Liver Foundation. She is currently a member of the federal advisory committee on Organ Transplantation, and her research interests are health care delivery and financing, and medical ethics. I was derailed, or at least delayed, in my attempts to go to college by family and funding. I went to work pretty young, all the time plugging along U.S. Rep Jerry Moran, R-Kan., a KU law school graduate who served on on my undergraduate studies. While I was going the search committee, said, “The law school has an important mission to school and working in a hospital, I became within the walls of Green Hall as well as the borders of Kansas. The Dean interested in health care delivery. I soon decided Search Committee was presented with the task of narrowing many high- I would like to run a health care institution. Some caliber candidates, and the Provost has chosen the best of the best. I am years later, I was working on a Masters in Public excited about the future of the school under Dean Agrawal’s leadership, Health, taking a required course in health law and I join my fellow alumni in welcoming her.” when my teacher called me in said, ‘it’s time to talk about your legal career.’ I explained that as “She emerged as the clear first choice from the strongest field of a teenager, I used to want to be a lawyer, but I’d candidates in my 35 years at the school,” said interim dean Michael J. given up on that goal. The following semester, Davis. “That field was itself a tribute to KU Law, as first-rate administrators as I continued my plans to become a hospital from fine places expressed interest in being our dean. In the end, though, administrator, the chancellor of the medical school it was a nice marriage of mutual admiration that induced KU to offer her called me with the news that Tulane had received the job, and Dean Agrawal to accept it. I hope you have the chance to approval for a dual degree program between the meet her soon. I am confident you will like what you see.” Law School and the School of Public Health. He said, ‘We’ve decided you would be a good first student. The LSAT will be offered on Saturday (it was Tuesday). It would be a good idea if you went to take it.’ I told the chancellor I didn’t think 4 out legal education with Sara Zafar, 2L from Wichita and president land Park and vice president, and Kelcie Longaker, 1L from Wichita I wanted to go to law school or be a lawyer. He seemed not to hear me, ‘Well, it’s settled then, I’m expecting you’ll be taking the LSAT on Saturday. Goodbye.’ On that Saturday, I took the LSAT, and in August I started law school. My teacher was right about law being right for me – I will forever be grateful to him. The chancellor sent me a note after I graduated from law school that basically said ‘I told you so.’ time try. I thought about it for a few days and asked for and received a leave of absence from my job to teach at Michigan law school for an academic year. I was WOMEN IN LAW: What prompted your there about six weeks when I decided to seek a full-time teaching position. decision to change roles to that of an educator as opposed to staying in the legal profession? WOMEN IN LAW: You served as associate dean and then interim dean at North Carolina and Dean Agrawal: By the time I graduated from law school, I decided now as dean at KU Law School. Between North I wanted to be a law professor. But, I thought I would be a better Carolina and Kansas, what similarities and teacher if I practiced for 3 or 4 years. As soon as I completed my differences have you observed? judicial clerkships, I began practicing law and teaching on an adjunct basis — one course a year at Tulane Law School and one course a Dean Agrawal: The schools are similar in many ways, and it’s not because year at Tulane School of Public Health. I discovered a real joy in law of our shared basketball linage. Both are public schools in the best sense. From practice. Almost a decade later, I was living in Connecticut, practicing my own experience, I know that public education has the power to change lives. full-time, not teaching, and missing that aspect of my professional life. Both law schools provide an important service to the state and the state bar and In a conversation with the then dean at Yale Law School about the value their ties with the practicing Bar and Bench. Both admit a substantial number possibility of teaching an adjunct course at Yale, I told him how much of students who are the first in their families to become lawyers, and in some I had enjoyed teaching as an adjunct faculty member and how much I cases, the first generation to attend college, as I was. That is a special mission and missed the classroom. He said, ‘one of these days you’re going to have one this is special to me. Both schools work hard to keep the tuition reasonable to figure out if teaching is your calling or your hobby.’ and a legal education accessible and affordable to all the qualified students in the state. KU’s tuition is even lower than UNC’s, although both have had to increase Not long after that, I was invited by a former co-clerk, who was then significantly over the last decade. Public law schools have to do more with less, associate dean at the University of Michigan, to spend a year as the and KU and UNC provide a great legal education to their students. While both Keck Foundation visiting professor of legal ethics at Michigan Law schools have strong researchers and scholars on their faculties, they share a very School. He told me, ‘When we were law clerks, many of us thought strong commitment to classroom teaching. you were ‘most likely to teach,’ and here you are, more than a decade later, practicing law.’ He encouraged me to give the academic life a full The University of Kansas 5 WOMEN IN L AW WOMEN IN LAW: What were some of the reasons good experience when they were here, but they don’t always you decided to come to KU Law? feel a strong continuing tie to us, and they would like to be Dean Agrawal: A deanship is a more than full-time commitment. When I was associate dean at Carolina Law, the dean there compared it to a marriage, more connected. I’ll be spending some time figuring out how we’re going to go about doing that. waking up in the morning and going to bed at night thinking about the well being of the law school. It’s always on your mind – it’s a commitment that you don’t turn off. When I was looking at deanships, I needed a place like that, one with a mission I shared, one where I felt I could make a positive difference. When I looked at different schools, walked around the campuses, and met with WOMEN IN LAW: What challenges do you face as KU Law School’s first female dean? students and faculty, I tried to get a sense of whether I could feel that level of Dean Agrawal: None, I hope, that I wouldn’t face if I commitment and caring about that institution. I was sitting on an airplane flying were KU Law School’s male dean. Justice O’Connor is fond back to Chapel Hill (from another school) when I realized that KU Law was that of saying that at the end of the day, a wise woman and a place for me. wise man would likely reach the same decision. I think she’s probably right about that. WOMEN IN LAW: What are some of your principal goals and priorities as the new dean of KU law WOMEN IN LAW: What is your school? personal philosophy and approach Dean Agrawal: This year, the focus inside the building will be to look at our curriculum with the notion of doing some innovation. We want to be at Dean Agrawal: The professional schools generally have the cutting edge of legal education. We want to make sure that when students a mission that is different in that we are both an academic graduate from KU Law, they are prepared to take on the responsibilities of discipline and a profession out there in the world. If you’re lawyers. And, I want to make sure that no student leaves here feeling as though teaching graduate students in history, for example, you are her education wasn’t first-rate and top quality. One faculty committee will be principally teaching the students who will replace you in the looking principally at the classroom side of what we do – what’s our first year classroom. Law is different. We are charged to prepare our curriculum look like? Is it the best it can be? Do we have a logical progression students to be lawyers for the most part, although some do us from first year to third year, and how are we building on that? Are we requiring the great honor of following their teachers’ paths to become the right courses – too few or too many – should we have more structure or law teachers. In the professional schools, we have to balance less – a whole range of issues. Another committee, led by Associate Dean David these two missions – our mission as an academic discipline to Gottlieb, will look at the skills training part of our curriculum – the lawyering contribute to the conversation in the larger academy, and our program, the clinics, externships and all the skills-based courses to make sure that mission to the practicing Bar and Bench to educate and train they, too, are cutting-edge, and well-integrated into the rest of our curriculum. the next generation of great lawyers. Outside the building, I am focused on a couple of things. On the student side, I am interested in increasing diversity in our student body. I’m also very interested in building bridges with our alumni – between the alumni and the school and between the alumni and the current students. We have a very strong alumni base. I have been traveling around already, talking to our alumni. What I’m hearing is that many of our alumni have a great love for the school. They had a 6 to legal education? WOMEN IN LAW: In keeping I have an education to be a lawyer or doctor or archeologist with our theme – women in or whatever, but I choose to stay home. Or, I choose to work law – what are greatest part-time, or I choose to do something else – be a volunteer, be challenges that women engaged with my family.’ And that’s a great gift and an important face in obtaining a legal accomplishment for women, too. education today? Dean Agrawal: I think there are no longer any special impediments to women being admitted to law schools. One thing that we’ve noticed here, and one that other law schools are also experiencing, WOMEN IN LAW: What are your expectations and hopes for our Women in Law organization? is a decline in the number of women applying to Dean Agrawal: I would like the group to be an active force law school. Nobody knows for sure why. What at the law school and in the community. We might consider I’m really interested in is not what impediments do an annual program for women in the legal profession open to women face coming in to law school, but what is law students, practicing lawyers, and members of the judiciary, happening to discourage women from applying to to discuss issues of interest to women professionals at various law school or to cause them to leave the practice stages of their careers. Topics might include work-family of law after only a few years. Why are there fewer balance, “rain making” for women, and making the transition women in the pool? Will this continue, or is it just from student to professional, among others. Women law a fluke? students could sponsor a program for women undergraduates I have been teaching full-time for 10 years. Including my years as an adjunct, I have been teaching for nearly 20 years. Many of my female students are leaving the profession quickly. Many are going parttime if they aren’t leaving. And, it worries me a lot. Now, I am of that generation that benefited from or high school students who might be considering law school and a legal career. Of course, getting together over breakfast as I did recently with women in law or over a potluck supper are things we should do just because they are fun and a good way to build community within the law school. the hard work of a relatively small number of very aggressive, strong and determined women, who were breaking down doors in every walk of life – law, politics, business – everywhere. Women of my generation are concerned that a lot of people went through a lot, sacrificed a lot, for women to walk away from it or reject it. But, I think there is also another way to look at it. What the work of all those courageous women did, women who are now in their mid-60s to mid-70s, what they got for us, perhaps, is the ability to choose. The ability to say, ‘I want to be a lawyer or doctor. Or, The University of Kansas 7 WOMEN IN L AW In a statement following her appointment, Bair said, “I am pleased to be joining the FDIC at such an important time. I am looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead, and working closely with our highly experienced board and staff.” Bair has more than 20 years experience working in the nation’s capital in senior positions in government and financial services. The National Journal has described her as “an experienced Washington hand that has forged a career at the intersection of politics and policy.” Bair is a native of Independence, Kansas, who earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy in 1975 and her law degree from KU in 1978. When Sheila Bair was sworn in as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in June 2006, she assumed the top spot with a daunting array of challenges before her. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. In 1982, she joined the staff of Sen. Robert Dole, working for him on both his senate leadership staff and his 1988 presidential campaign. In 1990, she was a candidate Bair, who arrived at the FDIC at a time when it is involved in a number for Congress in the Kansas 5th District. From 1991 to 1995, Bair served of major policy issues, acknowledges that the agency will have to as a commissioner on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, implement a number of important improvements to the deposit followed by five years as Senior Vice President of Government insurance system that Congress passed earlier this year. Two of the Relations for the New York Stock Exchange. nation’s largest retailers, Wal-Mart and Home Depot, have each applied, separately, to the FDIC for permission to open a special kind of bank known as an industrial loan company. “These applications touch on a number of important issues, such as the appropriate relationship between banking and commerce in this country. In addition, the FDIC is playing a leading role in issues of identity theft, international capital standards, anti-money laundering, financial education and regulatory burden reduction.” With these and other challenges facing the FDIC, Bair has her work cut out for her. But, KU law professor Fred Lovitch, who has been teaching at KU since 1972, says the 1978 Law School alum is more than equal to the task. Bair was President George W. Bush’s first pick to serve as the Treasury Department’s Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions in his new administration. During her tenure at Treasury, she was responsible for a range of policies affecting financial institutions related to safety and soundness, consumer protection and national security. Before her appointment to the FDIC, Bair was the Dean’s Professor of Financial Regulatory Policy for the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst since 2002. Bair, who is also a mother of two, has a special interest in educating young people about money and has received several honors for her published work on financial issues. Her first children’s book, Rock, Brock and the Savings Shock, was published in 2006. “I absolutely intend to “Anyone who achieves this position – as well as all the other positions keep focusing on financial education for children,” Bair says. “The FDIC she has – has remarkable ability and intelligence,” Lovitch says. “It’s no already is very active in financial education efforts, and I hope to place surprise that she’s been this successful. This is a person of enormous a particular emphasis on school-based education and the integration of energy and capacity.” math and financial curricula. I believe this kind of education can improve Sheila Bair is now the top policy maker for a government agency with 86 offices, 4, 500 employees and the responsibility for insuring $2.8 trillion in deposits in more than 8,000 banks and savings associations 8 She began her career in the General Counsel’s office of the former U.S. nationwide. both financial literacy and math scores.” Marilyn M. Harp has devoted her career to providing legal assistance to low-income people and to promoting equal access to justice. In October she was appointed executive director of Kansas Legal Services, only the second in the 29 year history of the organization. Harp previously served as the interim executive director of Kansas Legal Services since Sept. 1, 2006, and the regional director of the Wichita and Southwest Kansas offices since 1996. She has practiced with Kansas Legal Services since her legal career began following her graduation from KU Law School in 1979. She says she always planned to pursue some combination of law and social welfare, but admits that she “never expected to be here 26 years.” Kansas Legal Services is a statewide non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping low-income Kansans meet their basic needs through the provision of essential legal, mediation and employment training services. served on the KBA board of governors and its executive committee. “I have enjoyed every single day of coming to work here. Part of it is the She currently supervises the KBA’s Lawyer Referral Service and the Elder variety – the different clients and situations I’ve been involved with. I get Law Hotline. She was the co-founder and director responsible for the to help people in ways that really matter – because I do a lot of family development and implementation of the Elder Hotline. She was a key law, in ways that matter to them and their kids. Working with other staff, figure in the development of innovative procedures used in Sedgwick I am involved in encouraging and inspiring them to work for equal justice County for the fair and prompt disposition of protection from domestic for low-income Kansans. That suits me very well.” abuse cases. As an adjunct faculty member at Wichita State University, Kansas Legal Services employs more than 150 lawyers, paralegals and she teaches a course related to women’s issues in law. support staff statewide across 15 offices. In the Wichita office, Harp Also active in numerous community organizations, Harp serves as the supervised a staff of six lawyers and other staff and paralegals who serve board president for Alternative Gifts, International, a fund-raising agency about 8,000 clients a year. In addition, the call center, where people can that raises about $1.3 million annually for worldwide relief efforts. She apply for legal services, takes about 36,000 calls a year. KLS handles cases also serves on the Step Stone board of directors, an organization that in the areas of consumer, employment, family, juvenile, health, housing, provides transitional housing for domestic violence victims. In recognition income maintenance and individual rights law. of her service to the legal profession, the Kansas Bar Association honored Harp has been active in professional legal organizations, including the her with a 2006 Award for Distinguished Service. Kansas Bar Association, where she currently serves on the LegalAid and Referral committee and Diversity Committee and is a past member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee. From 1994 to 2000, she The University of Kansas 9 WOMEN IN L AW Mary Kathleen Babcock is the personification of professionalism in the law. With 30 years of successful law practice and the admiration of colleagues, Babcock was honored in 2006 with the Kansas Bar Association Professionalism Award. The award recognizes “an individual who has practiced law for 10 or more years and who – by his or her conduct, honesty, integrity and courtesy – best exemplifies, represents and encourages other lawyers to follow the highest standards of the legal profession as identified by the KBA Hallmarks of Professionalism.” Babcock graduated from KU Law School in 1976 and joined Foulston Siefkin LLP in Wichita, where she was the She believes that young women lawyers will continue the struggle to learn first female attorney in the firm and would later become how to balance family with a legal career. Balancing the needs of children a senior partner. Before her retirement last spring, she and family with the responsibilities of depositions and court appearances advised public and private employers on a wide range of can be challenging. “It is difficult to get firms to adapt to the needs of young legal issues related to employment; she defended federal mothers, Babcock says. These are difficult issues for both the firms and the discrimination cases and represented employers in first young women working for them.” Amendment, 14th Amendment, and other Section 1983 litigation; served as general counsel to school districts and represented both the schools and parents in special education litigation. Babcock received the KBA Outstanding Service Award in 2001 and was selected, in 2005, by both the “Best Lawyers in America” and “Chambers USA” as a leading employment lawyer in the United States. She has served on many boards and committees, including 16 years on the Kansas State When asked about the advice she would give to young Board of Discipline of Attorneys, serving as chair since 1995. She served on women just entering the legal profession, Babcock said it is the KBA’s board of governors from 1991 to 1995, treasurer from 93-94, important to learn how to balance the needs of asserting and two terms as secretary, in addition to service on the board of trustees yourself with confidence and maintaining the respect of for the Kansas Bar Foundation. She is a past member of the board of your colleagues. governors of the University of Kansas Law Society, Merit Selection Panel for Federal Judges, Selection Committee for Federal Magistrates, and the U.S. “One thing that is difficult for young women lawyers,” District Committee on Conduct of Attorneys. Babcock says, “is knowing when to be assertive, and knowing when to back off. You have to learn that courtesy Apart from the law, Babcock is active in many organizations, including the is an appropriate element of the profession. Sometimes, board of trustees of the Wichita Symphony and as a member of the Music you can do much more using humor than by advancing Theater of Wichita. In retirement, Babcock says she is looking forward to with your claws out.” remaining active in community organizations and in the Episcopal Church, including the possibility of a ministry in a church in southeast Kansas. 10 The American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section presented Michelle a tribute to Kirsten and the remarkable person that she Worrall Tilton, L’88 with the Kirsten Christophe Memorial Award for Excellence in Trial and was and a reminder of how we must embrace each Insurance Law at its annual meeting in Hawaii in August 2006. day and those who are important to us. This is how Kirsten lived her life. This is how last year’s recipient, The award is named in honor of Kirsten Christophe, a former member of the TIPS Council Fran Semaya, lives her life. This is how our great who lost her life in the World Trade Center on September 11th. Christophe was vice chair, Sandy McCandless, lives her life. This is how I president and director of risk management services for Aon Corporation and a nationally endeavor to live my life.” recognized expert in risk management, the author of several papers and books, an active member of the New York Junior League, and an active TIPS member for more than 15 years. As president and claims counsel for First Media, a The award was created to honor her dedication to the legal professional and pay tribute to division of OneBeacon Professional Partners, Tilton her ability to balance career, philanthropy and family life. supervises the defense of defamation, invasion of privacy and intellectual property litigation on a national “No one in our section better personifies the exemplary attributes of Kirsten Christophe in balancing career, profession and family than Michelle Worrall Tilton,” said section chair Sandra McCandless. “Michelle’s obvious dedication to her family, demonstrated by the frequent and international basis on behalf of policyholders, as well as assisting underwriters on risk selection and containment. attendance of her children and her mother with her at professional meetings, makes it all the more admirable that she is the President of First Media. Michelle’s outstanding personal Active in TIPS for several years, Tilton has served as qualities – enthusiasm, energy and compassion – make her a role model for all of us.” TIPS Revenue Officer, on the TIPS Council, and chaired In her acceptance speech, Tilton said, “The tragic and senseless loss of a vibrant and talented woman, attorney, daughter, wife and mother makes one feel impotent and helpless. I was on Council when we created this award for Kirsten because it was all we could do. This award is the Task Force on Outreach to Young Lawyers, the General Committee Board, and the Media, Privacy and Defamation Law Committee. She is also a Fellow of the ABA young Lawyers Division and was a founding co-chair of the ABA Forum on Communications’ Women in Communications Law Committee. In addition, she has been active in the Missouri Bar Association and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and served as a Missouri Bar Foundation Trustee. She has received President’s Awards from both the Missouri Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Section of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association for her significant contributions to the organization and leadership. Michelle Worral TiltoN The University of Kansas 11 GREEN HALL NEWS Green Hall News 12 Alice White, Staff Attorney, L’95, Erika Rasmussen, L’06, and Jean Phillips, Director, L’90 Alma Monreal was 18 years old in 2001 when she was convicted of the death of her asked only eleven questions and gave a closing statement of less than newborn daughter. Because of the efforts of law students and attorneys who work a minute. Phillips says there were important psychological issues to with the Paul E. Wilson Defender Project at KU, the young woman from Dodge City, consider, but no complete psychological evaluation was conducted at Kan., will get a second chance at justice. the time of the first trial. There were also concerns about the autopsy, The Defender Project was started in 1965 by Paul E. Wilson as a way to help prisoners who might otherwise not have legal representation. Students earn course police interrogation and other areas in which they believe the defense attorney was negligent. credit for their work and get valuable real-life legal experience that isn’t possible in a The Defender Project, which receives more than 200 letters from the classroom state’s inmates asking for assistance every year, cannot take on every Monreal was serving a 13-year sentence at the Topeka Correctional Facility when she contacted the Defender Project. Erika Rasmussen, a student intern, reviewed case. Sometimes, there are glaring legal errors. Other times, the legal work is solid, but in either case, students learn from the experience. Monreal’s case file, and alerted supervising attorney Elizabeth Cateforis, who also “The unique thing about the project is it gives students a chance to go identified problems with Monreal’s case. When the Defender Project team took back and look at the record, to see good and bad work. It just gives the matter back to the courts, they were successful in helping to reverse Monreal’s them an opportunity to put what they learn in motion,” Phillips says. second-degree murder conviction. She was granted a new trial, but remained in Ford County Jail awaiting a new trial date. “This is, without a doubt, the worst case we have ever seen,” says Defender Project Director Jean Phillips. Monreal’s attorney gave no opening statement at the trial, The University of Kansas 13 GREEN HALL NEWS KU law’s relationship with the United Arab Emirates University (UAE) College of Law began in March 2005 when the KU Law faculty hosted a delegation of deans and distinguished faculty from three Arab countries – Qatar, Oman and the UAE. The delegates spent three days at KU visiting classes, listening to special lectures, and attending social events. Among the most animated of the eleven Arab delegates was Dr. Jassim Al-Shamsi, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Shari’a and Law at the UAE University. Al-Shamsi was about to become Dean of the College, and was intent on lifting its visibility and prestige. He arrived already impressed by Professor Bhala’s encyclopedic knowledge of world trade generally and the World Trade Organization (WTO) specifically. The UAE had been admitted to the WTO the previous year, and there were no academic programs on the Arabian Peninsula that prepared Arab students for legal trade worked on the international stage. He was also intrigued by Professor Mike Davis’s special lecture on American legal education and the ABA’s accreditation standards and processes. That fall, now-Dean Shamsi invited Bhala and Davis to the UAE to help the College create a seminal Masters degree program in International Trade. Both invitees were eager to help, but both had commitments that delayed the visit until April 28-May3, 2006. It was also agreed that Bhala would give lectures on International Trade to the Dubai and Abu Dhabi Chambers of Commerce, and that Davis would speak to Law College faculty and students on “American Regulation of Lawyers and Law School in the Global Economy.” 14 Professor Bhala speaks to the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) on a possible free trade agreement. On April 27 Bhala, Davis and Davis’s and grateful approval. Ultimately, the wife, Faye, left Kansas City for the UAE. recommendations were formally made in They landed the following day in Dubai, a 49-page report co-authored by Bhala from where their greeters drove them and Davis after their return to KU. Four to Al Ain, a former desert oasis town months later, Bhala returned to the UAE that is now the home of UAE University. to help the College present the program Work began the following morning as to top Emarati educational and political the KU representatives attended a series figures. Chances for adoption in the fall of meetings with UAE officials, including of 2006 seemed quite high. the (American) Dean of the Graduate The stay in the Emirates was not all School, the University Vice Chancellor, work. Indeed, the three guests were and the (American) Associate Provost for overwhelmed by legendary Arab Academic Affairs. Later that afternoon hospitality. They enjoyed a seemingly they met with the (American) Dean of unending series of buffets featuring the School of Business. That evening Davis some of the region and world’s greatest gave his lecture at the College. delicacies. There was a Bedouin-led The heaviest lifting came the following camel ride in the desert; tours of Dubai, day, when Bhala and Davis spent all day Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah; and receptions with UAE faculty members drafting the following Bhala’s presentations to the requirements and curriculum for the Chambers of Commerce. In the end, the Masters degree program. The product three left the UAE (for a three-day visit was a program created to be both “world to Saudi Arabia) with good work behind class and self-sustaining.” The draft them, full stomachs, a great admiration addressed admission requirements, class for their hosts, and a uniform desire sizes, required and elective courses, and to remain in contact with the College a timetable for completion. The drafters that had brought them to one of the also agreed that to be world class the world’s most interesting – and strategic- program would be taught in English, countries. and – contrary to the UAE tradition – women and men would be integrated into the same classrooms. Bhala and Davis reported the outline of their work to Dean Shamsi, who gave his immediate Professor Bhala and Davis on a Bedouin-led camel ride. Dr. Jassim Al-Shamsi and Professor Davis The University of Kansas 15 Marcus McLaughlin, L’05 and Tiffany Cornejo, L’05 Reginald Robinson, L’87 GREEN HALL NEWS In each issue of the KU Law magazine, The International Law Corner profiles a topic in, or relating to, International or Comparative Law on which a faculty member is working. The International Law Corner adduces three simple points about everyday life in Green Hall. First, On March 4, 2006, students, faculty and alumni gathered at the Adams Alumni KU Law faculty actively engages in substantive Center for the 11th Annual Diversity in Law Banquet. The evening highlights a research on prominent legal issues. Second, weekend that recognizes the KU School of Law’s proud tradition of admitting many issues on which faculty work have cross- and graduating students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Reginald border dimensions. Third, the faculty strives to L. Robinson, president and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents, was the guest prepare students to think about, and practice, speaker. law at a world-class level in an ineluctably global The Minorities in Law Banquet began in 1996 as one of the most important fund raising events for the Minority Scholarship Fund. The Banquet has become a meaningful way for faculty, students, alumni and friends to celebrate the many contributions made to the law profession by persons of color. The members of the Black Law Students Association, the Hispanic American Law Students Association, Asian Law Students Association and the Native American Law Students Association take turns organizing the event each year. The Black Law Students Association hosted this year’s festivities. The banquet has featured inspirational speakers from many different practice areas who share a commitment to mentoring students and contributing to their communities. environment. Pieces in The International Law Corner may be excerpts from faculty publications, specially tailored articles, commentary, or essays, interviews, or other appropriate forms. The Indian Commerce Minister, Kamal Nath, is right when he says, with reference to American farm subsidies, that Indian farmers are willing to compete with American farmers on a level playing field, but they cannot compete with the United States Treasury Department. That The Diversity in Law Banquet gathers several generations of graduates, from said, it is reasonable to argue the United States all backgrounds, so that they might reflect on their experiences and share has been more willing to engage in meaningful the lessons they have learned. The evening is important, not only because of agricultural reform than the EU. Unfortunately, the commitment by alumni to the Law School, but also for the tremendous commitment by the Law School to quality legal education for all students. in an odd act of trans-Atlantic loyalty or solidarity, the United States has chained its negotiating position and stature in the WTO to reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). That reform has not happened. The ballyhooed July 2004 decoupling by the EU of “Blue Box” farm subsidies from output is not serious progress. A product-by-product review suggests linkage lingers. Reform is inevitable, because the EU budget cannot withstand extension of full CAP benefits to the 10 new member countries. In the meantime, the Americans should have, and still should, 16 Back Row, L -R: Michelle Rushing, L’07, Jeff Garrett, L’08, Marshon Robinson, L’06 and Joshua Monteiro, L’08. Front Row, L-R: Sara Zafar, L’08, Kristin Conwell, L’06, Ambereen Shaffie, L’08 and Madhumeet Singh, L’08 came from the Group of 10 (G-10), Group of 20 (G-20) countries, and the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) region. Trade negotiators have held many meetings since the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference, and their teams have run computer simulations of various hypothetical Doha Round trade barrier cuts. But, they have not reached a breakthrough. To the contrary, the July 2006 meetings led to collapse, or at least suspension. It is time for a major, even radical, shift in American trade negotiating strategy if the United States cares to regain the mantle of leadership in multilateral trade liberalization. That will mean cutting out the EU â€“ for now. Imagine, then, the following strategy. The United States deals directly with Brazil, China, and India, plus the Cairns Group, and eschews the EU. The talks produce an agreement on each of five pillars on which agricultural trade liberalization must rest: Market Access: The negotiating partners agree to cut their applied tariff rates, Professor Bhala in Muscat, Oman, with a colleague from the College of Shariâ€™a and Law. and bind these rates, at an average of 10 percent, with a limit on tariff peaks of 15 percent. The United States meets this target already, and Brazil nearly does exploit European irresoluteness and reconnect with their trade (with an average applied agricultural tariff of 10 percent, and a maximum applied liberalizing, pro-development tradition. tariff of 20 percent). Potential gains would come from tariff cuts in major markets like China and India. Most developing and least developed countries see American trade policy as at least as recalcitrant and uncharitable toward them as Domestic Support: The United States agrees not to amend the Blue Box that of the EU. Why the United States made the choice it did in (now containing production set-asides) to include counter-cyclical payments to CancĂşn is a matter for speculation. One possibility is agricultural trade farmers, leaving them in the Amber Box (the default category) but capping them liberalization was relegated to pursuing EU support in the United at an acceptable limit. The negotiating partners agree the U.S. can maintain its Nations Security Council on Iraq. The timing of events may be more marketing loan and crop insurance programs. Both sides agree to limit domestic than coincidental. Whatever the truth, it is past time for the United support in such a way that their producer support estimates (PSEs), as measured States to decouple itself from the EU in the WTO. Eighty percent of by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the WTO Membership consists of developing and least developing does not exceed 10 percent. (Currently, Australia is at 4 percent, Brazil at 3 countries, and their population is over 5 billion to about 400 million percent, New Zealand at 2 percent, and the United States at 17 percent. The Europeans. For American farmers, these countries are a far larger and EU stands at 34 percent.) To be sure, careful calculations would be needed to growing market than the EU. For all Americans, they are of greater guarantee the United States could not significantly increase domestic support moral concern, if only because they are monstrously poorer than the spending beyond its current $19 billion annually, but at the same time could EU. have the flexibility it needs to cover bona fide concerns of farmers, possibly through unconstrained Green Box (i.e., non-trade distorting) subsidies. The United States offered a reasonably generous proposal n liberalizing trade in farm products in October 2005, just before the Export Subsidies: The United States and its negotiating partners agree to failed WTO Ministerial Conference in December 2005. The EU the elimination of all export subsidies in five years. The United States agrees could not match the American terms. Other interesting proposals to include export credits, but all in-kind food aid are exempt, and China, in particular, is held to the obligation. The University of Kansas 17 GREEN HALL NEWS Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards: The United States and its ultimately would have to be rectified in some commercially negotiating partners agree not to impose any import restrictions based meaningful way. But, with the EU at the table since the Doha on a precautionary but unproven fear of genetically modified organisms Round was launched in November 2001, poor countries (GMOs), to adhere to a rigorous definition of “scientific” evidence hardly can claim victory – and world opinion of American needed under WTO rules to bar food imports, including beef, and trade policy has gone from bad to worse. to recognize each others inspection procedures within a prescribed period. opposed colonial preferences at the drafting of the GATT Special Safeguards: The United States and its negotiating partners Preparatory Conferences in 1946 and 1947, and behaved agree to limit to a specific number (say, five per country) the number magnanimously toward the Third World thereafter through of sensitive products on which a safeguard restriction can be imposed. foreign assistance, now hurt its own farmers and their The trigger events – that is, the threshold price and threshold import counterparts in poor countries by a euro-centric approach in volume – used to determine whether a safeguard can be imposed world trade talks. The future for American agriculture, and are reasonable, and adjusted over time in a trade-liberalizing manner, for American values toward the poor, is not on the European safeguard relief is limited to no more than 3 years, and a sunset date continent. (say 10 years) is put on the remedy. Raj Bhala is the Rice Distinguished Professor at the University of When the United States, Brazil, China, India, and the Cairns Group Kansas School of Law and author of Modern GATT Law (Sweet & reach agreement on these pillars, they present the deal fait accompli to Maxwell 2005). The above piece draws on his current work on a the EU. At that point, the EU must join the terms and fully decouple new (3rd) edition of his textbook, International Trade Law: Theory its domestic support, or walk away from the deal. To walk away would and Practice (Lexis Publishing). He may be reached at 785-864- be to ensure a Doha Round collapse. It will be the EU, not the United 9224 or firstname.lastname@example.org. States, cast in the role of “bad guy.” Suppose the EU accepts this role of spoiler? The United States and its partners must be resolute in their willingness to make the agricultural trade liberalization deal a plurilateral one – for the benefit of only the WTO members that accept its terms, just like the Government Procurement Agreement from the 1986-94 Uruguay Round. While sub-optimal, this outcome at least would liberalize trade among the agreeing members, and preclude EU exports from entering those members’ markets boosted by unreformed CAP benefits. Admittedly, the suggested strategy is not flawless – no trade negotiation strategy ever is. One concern is some developing and least developed countries (especially in the ACP) rely heavily on EU consumers to buy their agricultural output. For them, a negotiation without one of their largest export markets represented at the table 18 It is painful to watch the great liberalizing trade nation that Robert Zischg, the Chicago Consul General for Austria and a leading diplomat from a country that has strongly opposed the admission of Turkey into the European Union, was the inaugural speaker at the KU School of Law’s first Diplomat’s Forum in March 2006. The KU Law School — the only American law school with formal cooperation and exchange programs with schools in Vienna, Austria and Istanbul, Turkey — established the Diplomat’s Forum to give students more global perspectives, said Raj Bhala, Raymond F. Rice Distinguished Professor Law. “Inviting diplomats who are posted in the U.S. will give us a view of ourselves through foreign eyes. It will help students understand how we are perceived overseas,” Bhala said. “It also gives us the opportunity to share our views with the diplomats to relay back to their country.” Zischg, 42, was named to head Austria’s Chicago Consulate General in April 2005 and has worked in his country’s foreign affairs ministry since 1990. Zischg’s speech, “Friends or Barbarians at the Gate?” gave his country’s perspective on whether Turkey should be admitted into the European Union. Zischg’s speech took place around the same time that negotiations were authorized to consider the admission of Turkey as the first Muslim-majority nation in the 25-member European Union. Turkey has faced mounting public opposition in EU countries, which was exacerbated by violent reaction in the Muslim countries to published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in Danish newspapers. Zischg ably traced the history of Turkey’s application for EU membership, and laid out clearly the reasons why Austria – at present – is reluctant to see Turkey admitted. Austria held the revolving position of the presidency of the European Union for the first six months of this year. Bhala says the Diplomat’s Forum is being planned as an annual event, with the focus on attracting an engaging speaker to cover a provocative topic. The University of Kansas 19 GREEN HALL NEWS The Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy Department of Agriculture, presented “Comparing and hosted an annual luncheon and symposium Contrasting the Roles of the Division of Water Resources, that addressed the question: “Does Institutional Kansas Department of Agriculture, and the Groundwater Groundwater Management Work?” at the Management Districts in the Regulation, Management and Burge Union on Tuesday, March 14, 2006. A Conservation of Groundwater in Kansas.” In addition, a diverse lineup of speakers addressed the policy panel discussion included three members of groundwater challenges presented by the various legal entities management districts in Kansas: Wayne Bossert, manager, of groundwater management, both in the United Northwest Kansas Groundwater Management District States and internationally. No. 4; Mike Dealy, Manager, Equus Beds Groundwater Professor John Peck, Connell Teaching Professor of Law, opened the symposium with a Bend Groundwater Management District No. 5. presentation entitled “A History and Assessment The papers presented at the symposium were published in of Kansas Groundwater Management Districts”, the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, Volume XV, No. 3 and Tushaar Shah, senior researcher with the (May/June 2006), and may be ordered by contacting the journal International Water Management Institute, spoke office at 785-864-3333 or by email at email@example.com. on “Groundwater Regulation: International Experience and its Relevance to India.” Ronald A. Kaiser, chair of the Interdisciplinary Water Program, Institute of Renewable Natural Resources in the Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Studies at Texas A&M University, spoke on “Texas Groundwater Law and District Management”; Judith V. Royster, professor of law and co-director, Native American Law Center at the University of Tulsa College of Law, discussed “Native American Tribal Rights to Groundwater”; Michael Ramsey, partner with Hope, Mills, Bolin, Collins, Ramsey & Heydman in Garden City, Kan., spoke on “Kansas Groundwater Management Districts: A Lawyer’s Perspective”; and Leland E. Rolfs, special assistant attorney general and attorney with the Kansas 20 Management District No. 2; and Sharon Falk, manager, Big In February, in a forum with law school capital punishment system. Turow said the participants in the legal process – police, faculty and students, lawyer and author governor gave the commission only one prosecutors, judges and juries.” Scott Turow shared his thoughts on capital instruction: to determine what reforms, if punishment. Known for his popular, best- any, would make application of the death selling legal thrillers, Turow is also the penalty in Illinois fair, just and accurate. author of Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer’s Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty. Turow acknowledged that he has struggled with his own philosophy about capital punishment. As a former prosecutor and a criminal defense lawyer, Turow has wrestled with the legal and moral questions challenged the audience to review firstdegree murder cases, and “see if you can to construct a legal system that reaches the find the guiding sense of reason to see who right cases without also reaching the wrong was sentenced to death and who was not.” cases?’” Turow asked. “My conclusion was no. We’re never going to construct that system.” In an article published in The New Yorker, he has approached the subject in fiction Turow wrote, “Capital punishment is and non-fiction and has never found easy supposed to be applied only to the most answers to any of the difficult questions heinous crimes, but it is precisely those surrounding the death penalty. cases, which, because of the strong feelings Ryan instituted the nation’s first moratorium against the innocent,” Turow said, and he “The real question is, ‘Are we ever going surrounding the death penalty. As a writer, In January 2000, Illinois Governor George “A horrible crime turns the burden of proof of repugnance they evoke, most thoroughly challenge the detached judgment of all on state executions and later appointed Turow to a commission to study the state’s The University of Kansas 21 GREEN HALL NEWS The spring of 2006 was full of achievements for students and faculty in the Tribal Law and Government Center. Stacy Leeds, associate professor and director of the Tribal Law and Government Center, received a promotion with tenure to full professor. In addition to teaching and directing the work of the center, Leeds is currently serving as interim director of the KU Center for Indigenous Nations Studies. In 2005, the university began a joint Professor Stacy Leeds degree program in law and indigenous nations studies, American Student Association’s which allows students to earn both a law degree and local chapter, and was a recipient a master of arts in indigenous nations studies. of the National Collegiate Minority Leadership Award. In addition to In other news, a new publication, Indigenous Nations her activities with NALSA, she Journal, being produced by the law school in also works in KU’s Tribal Judicial partnership with the indigenous nations program, will Support Clinic, and volunteers her publish its debut issue in December 2006. time at a local kitchen providing Leeds joined the KU law faculty in 2003 after serving meals for the homeless. as assistant professor and director of the Northern NALSA is a nationwide Plains Indian Law Center at the University of North organization of both native Dakota School of Law. Her law teaching career began and non-native law students, at the University of Wisconsin School of Law where she received her LL.M. as a William H. Hastie Fellow. She received her bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and her law degree from the University of Tulsa. committed to promoting the study Elizabeth Cook, L’06 of law by Native Americans. They also promote the overall study and Elizabeth Cook is a graduate of development of Indian Law and Davenport University in Traverse the success of Indian law students. In April, the School of Law learned that the National City, Michigan. She served as the Native American Law Students Association named treasurer for the KU chapter of The KU NALSA students were Elizabeth Cook, 3L, its Third Year Law Student of NALSA. In addition, she has worked for selected in May as “Organization the Year, and Sarah Craker, 2L, its Second Year Law Michigan Legal Services as a research of the Year” for the 2005- Student of the Year. assistant and for her own tribe, the 2006 Student Involvement and Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Leadership Center Student These prestigious awards were given at the annual Chippewa Indians, as a law clerk. She Organization Awards. The award Federal Bar Association’s Indian Law Conference graduated in May with a certificate in was presented at a ceremony in in Albuquerque, New Mexico in April. Each award Indian Law. the Kansas Union. is voted on by the National NALSA executive committee. Sarah Craker is a graduate of Missouri Southern State College in Joplin, Missouri, where she founded the Native 22 Sarah Craker, L’07 David Gottlieb, professor and former director of the to suggest ways in which we might Paul E. Wilson Defender Project, has been named improve. He looks forward to by Dean Gail Agrawal to fill the new position of working with the directors of all associate dean for clinical programs. the clinical programs and helping to The law school’s clinical legal education programs are comprised of ten different clinics and externships that provide law students with opportunities to develop legal skills and learn professional values in actual practice settings. The clinics are: Legal Aid Clinic, Paul E. Wilson Defender Project, Criminal Prosecution Clinic, Elderlaw Externship, Externship Clinic, Judicial coordinate and improve the school’s efforts to give students “real world experiences with faculty supervision,” Gottlieb says. “These experiences give students the chance to think about the real world and the way they interact with it.” Clerkship Clinic, Legislative Clinic, Media Law Clinic, Gottlieb joined the KU law faculty Public Policy Clinic and Tribal Judicial Support Clinic. in 1979, and he was director of the The school’s skills training curriculum also includes Paul E. Wilson Defender Project from a wide array of simulation courses in litigation and 1979–1999. He teaches courses in counseling skills. criminal law and criminal procedure, “In terms of our diversity of offerings and the accessibility of programs to students, we are one of the best law schools in the country,” Gottlieb says. “We have a wonderful array of programs. One of my tasks will be in letting the world know that.” professional responsibility and international human rights. This fall, he created and is teaching a course in Legal Responses to Terrorism. He has served in the past in several capacities as a consultant on clinical Gottlieb describes his new role as associate dean legal education in the United States as one of a coordinator or resource for legal clinical and, more recently, he has helped education. “My job is to know what’s going on design clinical programs in Ukraine with all the various clinical programs, including the and Bulgaria. professional skills courses and first-year lawyering program, so we’ll have a greater ability to speak to and learn from the rest of the academic world,” Gottlieb says. As the school’s ambassador for the clinical programs, Gottlieb’s charge from the dean is to work with the ad hoc committees evaluating the law school’s curriculum, to examine our current program, and The University of Kansas 23 GREEN HALL NEWS Christopher R. Drahozal has been articles on commercial arbitration, and has made named the John M. Rounds Distinguished presentations on arbitration law and practice Professor of Law at the University of throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Kansas. Interim Dean Mike Davis called the decision “a great one for the University and for the School of Law.” He added that “Chris Drahozal could be on virtually any law faculty in America. Fortunately, he is at KU, and this honor will no doubt help us keep him here for a long time.” “It’s a great honor to be named the Rounds Professor,” Drahozal says. “I appreciate the support I’ve gotten from my colleagues here at KU, and look forward to continuing to help KU Law School to be the best place it can be.” Drahozal joined the law school faculty in 1994 and is an internationally known expert on the law and economics of dispute resolution, particularly arbitration. He has published numerous books and 24 Drahozal also is an outstanding teacher, and received the school’s Immel teaching award in 2004. Prior to teaching, Drahozal was in private law practice in Washington, D.C., and served as a law clerk for the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague, the United States Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The Rounds professorship was established by John M. Rounds, a 1939 graduate of KU Law School, in 1986. In 1998, Rounds gave a $500,000 gift to the KU School of Law to establish the Paul E. Wilson Distinguished Professorship. Rounds was also named a Distinguished Alumna and a James Woods Green Medallion Honoree. Order of the Coif Matthew Christensen Jacob Hecker Holly Hydeman Katie Many Stephen Moore Sean Oâ€™Hara Christopher Reed Ambriel Renn-Scanlon David Roby Thomas Ruane Theresa Schreffler Rachel Stephens Derek Teeter Kristen Van Saun Shannon Vestal Mary Andreleita Walker Kelli Wikoff Jason Zager Walter Hiersteiner Outstanding Service Award Marshon Robinson Arturo Thompson Justice Lloyd Kagey Leadership Award Katie Many Samuel Mellinger Scholarship, Leadership, and Service Award Mary Andreleita Walker C.C. Stewart Award in Law Holly Hydeman Mary Andreleita Walker American College of Trial Lawyers Award Robert F. Bennett Student Award Derek Teeter William L. Burdick Prize Adam Davis Zachary Lerner Mary Anne Chambers Service Award Richard J. Raimond Steven R. Dickey Memorial Prize in Intellectual Property Katie Lula Andy Newton George Gary Duncan Scholastic Improvement Prize Maria Fogliasso Robert E. Edmonds Prize in Corporation and Securities Law Eric Steinle Faculty Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement Burke Griggs Holly Hydeman David Roby Teresa Schreffler Robert C. Foulston and George Siefkin Prizes for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy First Place Oralist: Elizabeth Rogers Second Place Oralist: Saraliene Smith Finalists: Thomas Diehl Jared Hiatt First Place Brief: Elizabeth Rogers and Saraliene Smith Second Place Brief: Angela Armenta and Richard Cook Hershberger, Patterson, Jones & Roth Energy Law Award Burke Griggs Hinkle Elkouri Law Firm, L.L.C. Tax Procedure Award Jessup International Law Moot Court InHouse Competition Awards Best Oral Argument: Kate Zigtema Runner-Up Best Oral Argument: Ambereen Shaffie Best Brief Writer (tie): Rachel Dean Ambereen Shaffie Natalie Stoker Payne & Jones Lawyering Program Awards Fall 2005: Joe Bant Adam Davis Catherine Foulston Maren Ludwig Kate Oâ€™Hara Stephanie Sowers Ben Zimmerman Spring 2006: Erika Rasmussen Joe Bant Adam Gasper Zach Lerner Sarah Lynn John McWilliams Holly Perkins Nichol Proulx Adam Davis and Stephanie Sowers (co-recipients) Law Class of 1949 Award for Leadership Shapiro Award for Best Paper on Law & Public Policy Matthew Hubbard Katie Lula Janean Meigs Memorial Award in Law Sonnenschein Scholars Award Kansas Trial Lawyers Association Paul E. Wilson Advocacy Award Carly Farrell Anthony Balden James P. Mize Trial Advocacy Award W. Ross Hutton Legal Aid Award Matthew R. Hubbard Katie Many Kara S. Bemboom Ambriel Renn-Scanlan Mark A. Covey Ellen Ganz Susman Godfrey Trial Advocacy Award Allen R. Jones UMB Bank Excellence in Trust Planning Award Family Fund Award Katie Many David Roby Thomas M. Ruane Saraliene S. Smith Jessica J. Radke The University of Kansas 25 GREEN HALL NEWS FACULTY NOTES FACULTY NOTES Gail Agrawal was named Bhala gave a presentation was passed by both houses Claims Tribunal 25 Years chair of the Federal Advisory on “Free Trade Agreements and was signed into law by On,” held at the University Committee on Organ with the U.S.: What Can the Governor Sebelius in May. of California–Berkeley in Transplantation. She has UAE Expect” to the Dubai Thomson/West published January. In March, he served served on the committee Chamber of Commerce and the 23 edition of Taxation on a panel that discussed since its initiation by then- Industry, and a presentation on of Estates, Gifts and Trusts, a constitutional interpretation as secretary of Health & Human “Mission Not Accomplished: Law School casebook, which part of a program at the Hall Services, Donna Shalala, and What Else Does the Kingdom Dickinson co-authored with Center for the Humanities she is the first chair who is not Need to Do to be a Campbell and Turnier. In June, at KU. He was a co- a transplant surgeon. Respected WTO Member” to he and Nancy Roush (L’79) organizer of the 2006 Spring the Abu Dhabi Chamber of delivered a paper on “The Conference of the Institute Commerce. New Kansas Estate Tax” to a for Transnational Arbitration CLE session at the Kansas Bar on “The Iran-United States Association Annual Meeting in Claims Tribunal at 25: The Overland Park. Cases Everyone Needs to Raj Bhala published a law review article, “The Limits of American Generosity,” about Robert Casad presented U.S. trade law toward Sub- “Current Developments in Saharan Africa in 29 Fordham Civil Procedure” at the Recent International Law Journal 299- Developments in the Law Christopher Drahozal 385. He gave a presentation program in June. published the following on “The GATT-WTO System and the Doha Round” to senior military officers from approximately 70 countries as part of a training program conducted by the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth. He also assisted Professor Mike Davis and Professor John Head in securing the final approval by the Kansas Board of Regents for the school’s proposal for a doctoral (S.J.D.) program. The Regents approved the 26 rd Michael J. Davis spent ten days in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia consulting with the Law Department at the University of the UAE on developing a master’s degree in international trade. He spoke on the regulation of lawyers and law practice in the U.S. Closer to home, Davis was re-elected chair of the board of the Douglas County Community Foundation. books and articles: Economic Analysis for Lawyers (Second edition with Henry Butler, Carolina Academic Press); “New Experiences of International Arbitration in the United States,” 54 American Journal of Comparative Law 233; “Arbitration by the Numbers: The State of Empirical Research on International Commercial Arbitration,” 22 Arbitration International 291; and “FAA Preemption, Separability, and proposal in May and the S.J.D. Martin Dickinson Buckeye Check Cashing,” program is underway. Bhala participated in drafting Senate World Arbitration and also traveled with Professor Bill 365, which creates a new Mediation Report, January Mike Davis to Saudi Arabia on estate tax for Kansas. He also 2006. In addition, Drahozal the invitation of the United testified before the Senate moderated a panel on Arab Emirates University to Assessment and Taxation the jurisprudence of the help that university develop Committee and the House Iran-United States Claims a master’s degree (LL.M.) Taxation Committee of the Tribunal at a conference program in international Kansas Legislature in support on “The Algiers Accords trade law. While in the UAE, of Senate Bill 365. The bill and the Iran-United States Know for International and Investor-State Arbitration” held in Washington, D.C. At the conference, he presented “The Iran-United States Iran Claims Tribunal and Investment Arbitration: A Citation Analysis,” which will be published in the Journal of International Arbitration. Drahozal presented a workshop at Villanova University School of Law in April on “Private Ordering, the Lex Mercatoria, and International Commercial Arbitration.” In June, he gave CLE presentations entitled “2006 Review of Arbitration Law: Recent Developments in Kansas” as part of the Kansas 8+4 Review of the Law in Overland Park, Kansas. FACULTY NOTES Robert Glicksman, along comment on an important program in Lawrence and June Richard Levy is the author of with George Coggins, environmental law case, Rapanos 2 at the Wichita Bar Association The Federal Power to Legislate: published the third edition of v. United States, is included in 75 Business Law Seminar in Wichita. A Reference Guide to the United Modern Public Land Law in a USLW 3053. He also served on a Kansas Bar States Constitution published by Association committee that Praeger/Greenwood Press in July, studied and recommended and a chapter, “Constitutional for adoption the Model Entity Law,” in 2006 Kansas Transaction Act. Annual Survey 101-118. His Nutshell by Thomson/West. Glicksman and Coggins also had Release #15 and 16 to Public Natural Resources Law published by Thomson/West. Glicksman also published (with D. Earnhart, D. Haider-Markel & T. Ebihara) “Shaping Corporate David Gottlieb spoke about the NSA Surveillance program on February 2 at a forum at KU hosted by the American Constitution Society, and on Laura J. Hines gave a February 4 at a forum hosted by presentation in January at representative Emanuel Cleaver. the Association of American Law Schools annual meeting presentations include: testimony on behalf of the Kansas Judicial Council before the Senate Judiciary Committee of the Environmental Behavior and John Head published an Performance: The Impact article, “Responding to 9/11: of Enforcement and Non- Lurching Toward a Rule of Enforcement Tools,” a final Scofflaw,” in 15 Kansas Journal report to the U.S. Environmental of Law and Public Policy 1 Two articles that were at the K-12 Corral: Legislative Protection Agency. He presented (2006). In February, Head gave completed by the late Philip vs. Judicial Power in the Kansas “The Perversion of Cooperative a presentation at the University C. Kissam are being published. School Finance Litigation” at a Environmental Federalism” at of Missouri (Columbia) School “Constitutional Theory and faculty colloquium at the law the Wake Forest University of Law on the international Ideological Factors: Three school; panelist for “How Should School of Law Symposium on legal regime affecting indigenous Nineteenth-Century Justices” the Constitution be Interpreted?” Modern Federalism Issues and peoples and the record of was published in 54 Kansas Law for the New Generation Society American Business in Winston- the World Bank and Inter- Review 751 (2006). Another of Lawrence; panel moderator, Salem, North Carolina. He also American Developmental Bank article will be published in the Current Issues in Veterans presented “Bridging Data Gaps in protecting their interests. In Maine Law Review in Fall 2006. Benefit Law, Court of Appeals through Modeling and Evaluation March, he brought into operation of Surrogates: Use of the Best Available Science to Protect Biological Diversity under the National Forest Management Act” at the University of Indiana School of Law, for a conference on Missing Information: Environmental Data Gaps in Conservation and Chemical the cooperative agreement that KU Law School has with Anahuac University in Xalapa (Mexico) by visiting there for a two-week course for graduate law students. In April, Head participated in a workshop on international trade and customs procedure in Kansas City. in Washington, D.C. entitled “Fostering Collaboration in the Academy: The Role of Sections.” Kansas Legislature concerning HB 2352 (comprehensive revision of the Child in Need of Care Code, which was enacted); “Gunfight for Veterans Claims Breakout Stacy L. Leeds was awarded Session, Federal Circuit Judicial tenure and promoted to full Conference in Washington, professor. In January 2006, at D.C.; CLE presentation on the AALS annual meeting in Constitutional Law for the CLE Washington, D.C., she was Recent Developments in the Law awarded the Clyde Ferguson program, and a panelist on The Jr. Award for Excellence in Revised Juvenile Justice Code at Teaching, Scholarship and the 2006 Governor’s Conference Service. on Juvenile Justice. Levy also Regulation, in Bloomington, taught in the Cambridge Pre-Law Indiana. Glicksman was quoted Webb Hecker gave back-to- Institute through the KU Study extensively in an article in US back presentations on “Fiduciary Abroad Program in June and July Law Week that analyzes the Duties of Corporate Directors” 2006. top civil cases in the 2005-06 on June 1 at the KU Recent U.S. Supreme Court term. His Developments in the Law The University of Kansas 27 GREEN HALL NEWS FACULTY NOTES FACULTY NOTES Stephen Mazza published to explore the role that tax a CLE program on the topic Law Primer and Update” several articles: “Restricting the attorneys and accountants “Oral Argument” at the at the KSU Slam Dunk CLE Legislative Power to Tax in the play in helping their clients Kansas City Metropolitan Bar program in Manhattan. Peck United States” 56 American comply with their reporting Association’s annual David also presented “The Law of Journal of Comparative Law obligations. Prager Institute on Appellate Water Allocation: The Tri- Advocacy. In the Kansas State Region & the nation” in school finance case (State Galena, Kansas, for the Kansas v. Montoy), McAllister filed Field Conference on “The an amicus brief on behalf of Tri-State Region: Boundaries the Legislative Coordinating and natural Resources,” Counsel in June, and was a program sponsored by appointed Special Assistant Kansas Geological Survey for Attorney General in the case legislators and others. 641 (2006) (co-authored with Tracy A. Kaye, Seton Hall Law School); “When Does the Taxpayer Have a Right to an IRS Appeal?,” 25 ABA Sec. Tax’n News Quarterly 16 (2006) (co-authored with Leandra Lederman, Indiana (Bloomington) School of Law). He and Lederman also published the third edition of their documents volume, Tax Controversies: Statutes, Regulations and Other Materials, that accompanies 28 Keith Meyer will have several of his recent articles republished on the website of the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The works include at least four articles dealing with agricultural credit and Article 9, as well as 10 of his 30-50 page updates presented at the American for purposes of presenting oral argument on behalf of the State of Kansas. Andrew W. Torrance published a chapter, “Spinning the Green Agricultural Law Association Suzanne Carey McAllister Web: Transnational annual meetings over the last served on the ABA Site Environmentalism,” in ten years. Inspection Team at Widener Transnational Civil Society Law School in February and (Kumarian Press), coauthored presented “An update on with Dr. Wendy E.F. Grandparent Visitation Rights Torrance, and published an in Kansas” at the KU Law article entitled “Consistency Recent Development CLE is the Hobgoblin of Small program in June. Countries - Comparative their casebook. Professor Stephen McAllister Mazza also spoke at a number testified before the Federal of conferences. In May, he was and State Affairs Committee one of five academics invited of the Kansas Senate and to speak at the Tax Court before a joint House-Senate Judicial Conference at the Conference Committee of Tides Inn Resort in Irvington, the Kansas Legislature on Sandra Craig McKenzie Virginia. He spoke about new the constitutional aspects of completed six years of trends in taxpayer compliance. “funeral picketing acts.” He service on the City Of Mazza also participated in a presented a CLE program Lawrence Historic Resources panel discussion on “Damage on the topic “Funeral Commission in February 2006, Claims Against the IRS” at the Picketing Acts and the First ABA Tax Section meeting in Amendment” at the annual Washington, D.C. in May. In Recent Developments in the addition, he presented a paper Law program at KU in June. at the Critical Tax Conference McAllister was selected and in April, an invitation-only hired as Legislative Counsel event for academics from to the Kansas Legislature by across the country. His paper, the Leadership Coordinating Tax Practitioners and Tax Council of the Kansas Compliance, incorporates Legislature in May 2006. economic and behavioral Along with two state appellate theories of tax compliance judges, McAllister presented Legal Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms at the Domestic and International Levels by Canada and the United States” in Proceedings of the 100th Annual Meeting John Peck published a of the American Society of chapter on water law in the International Law (April 2006). KBA Annual Survey of the He spoke on “Enabling Law. He helped sponsor the Biodiversity Conservation” Symposium on Groundwater at Green College, University Management at KU hosted by of Oxford in October; the Kansas Journal of Law & on “Bioprospecting and Policy and participated in the Biodiversity Conservation Fourth World Water Forum at UMKC School of Law in in Mexico City in March. February; on “Patents to the He also spoke on “Water Rescue – Roles of Patent Law FACULTY NOTES in Anticipating and Mitigating Elizabeth Weeks presented a and Competition in Health Disasters” at the DePaul Law paper, “Beyond Compensation: Care Markets” at the Health School Health Law conference Using Torts to Promote Public Law Teachers Conference at (under contract to be published Health,” as part of a panel on the University of Maryland, and in the DePaul Health Law Journal “Teaching Public Health in Law presented a talk on “Disaster in spring of 2007); and on Schools” at the Association of Management: Preparing for a “Consistency is the Hobgoblin of American Law Schools annual New Reality” at the American Small Countries – Comparative meeting in Washington, D.C. Medical Association – Organized Legal Regulation of Genetically She also presented the Public Medical Staff Section 2006 Modified Organisms at the Interest session on “After the Annual Assembly in Chicago. Domestic and International Catastrophe: Disaster Relief Weeks also filed an amicus brief Levels by Canada and the for Hospitals” at the American in the United States Supreme United States” at the 100 Health Lawyers Association Court in support of the States of annual meeting of the American annual Institute on Medicare Texas, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Society of International Law, and Medicaid Payment Issues, in and New Jersey v. Michael Leavitt, both in March; and on “An Baltimore, Md. She presented petitioning the Court to review Extinction Bar to Patentability” a similar talk in the DePaul the state “clawback” provision of at the Jurisgenesis conference at University College of Law the Medicare Part D prescription Washington University School Symposium on “Shaping a New drug law. Weeks also taught in of Law in June. In addition, he Direction for Law and Medicine: the Cambridge Pre-Law Institute taught a CLE class to the Kansas An International Debate on through the KU Study Abroad Bar Association entitled “United Culture, Disaster, Biotechnology Program in July 2006. States Patent Reform” in May. & Public Health.” She spoke th Stephen J. Ware published a book, Arbitration Law in America: A Critical Assessment with Cambridge University Press, and an article “The Case for Enforcing Adhesive Arbitration Agreements – with Particular Consideration of Class Actions and Arbitration Fees” in 5 Journal of American Arbitration 251 (2006). He also gave a presentation to the Federalist Society at Washburn University School of Law in March. on “Reimbursement After Emergency: The Stafford Act, Medicare, Medicaid and Private Insurance” at a conference in St. Louis, Mo., entitled Are You Ready? Public Health Emergencies and the Law: Legal Response in Epidemics, Terrorist Attacks and Natural Catastrophes, organized William E. Westerbeke was visited by the “Surprise Patrol” led by Chancellor Robert Hemenway and Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Richard Lariviere, who presented him with a $5,000 W.T. Kemper Fellowship in recognition of his teaching and advising excellence. by the MidAmerica Public Health Law Emergency Response Committee. She also presented a poster session on “Temptation in the Garden: Norms, Ethics, The University of Kansas 29 GREEN HALL NEWS Jamie Porterfied Jason Zager and family. 30 Kristin Conwell and guest. Holly Hydeman and Derek Teeter. Professor Dennis Prater and David Vermooten. Professor Webb Hecker and Jacob Hecker. The University of Kansas 31 ALUMNI NEWS Alumni News 32 Christopher Smith, L’72, James W. Paddock, L’56, N. William Hines, Jr., L’61 KU Law’s Distinguished Alumni are recognized as alumni whose lives have “benefited the Iowa, Hines directed the school’s Agricultural community and whose noteworthy contributions through the years have brought honor to the Law Center. In 1976, he was named Dean School of Law.” For their exceptional achievements, dedication to excellence and commitment of the College of Law, a position he held to public service, the University of Kansas School of Law honored Bill Hines, James Paddock and continuously until 2004 — his 28 years remain a Christopher Smith with its 2006 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The citations were presented at record tenure for a law dean at Iowa. the May 21, 2006, law school hooding ceremony at the Lied Center. While dean, he nearly doubled the size of the N. William (Bill) Hines grew up in Olathe, Kansas, and attended Baker University in Baldwin Iowa law faculty, while keeping the student City, Kansas, on a basketball scholarship. A four-year letterman in both basketball and tennis, enrollment level; oversaw the planning and Hines was also active in student government and was a member of the college’s scholastic construction of a new $25 million law building honor society, Alpha Delta Sigma, before receiving his A.B. degree with honors in 1958. Coming opened in 1986; helped boost the school’s to KU on an academic scholarship to study law, Hines graduated first in his class in 1961. endowment by $60 million; supported law library growth that made Iowa the largest public After he earned his J.D., Hines continued his law study as a graduate student at Harvard Law School, where he also worked as a Teaching Fellow. Early in his first year at Harvard, he received an unexpected offer to join the law faculty at the University of Iowa, which he did law school library in the nation; and guided the school to a consistent Top 25 ranking. — and where he recently celebrated his 44th anniversary at the school. For his first 10 years at The University of Kansas 33 ALUMNI NEWS Upon stepping down from the deanship, In addition to his service to his profession, Smith’s career took him to Washington, a new endowed professorship, the Hines Judge Paddock has actively served his D.C. following graduation and he has Chair, was named in his honor. community and the state of Kansas. He practiced there ever since. A recognized is a past member of the governing board expert in Federal Trade Commission and of the Kansas State High School Activities Consumer Product Safety Commission Association, and he served as a member proceedings, Smith spent 30 years at Arent of the board of education of USD 497 in Fox handling regulatory, public policy and Lawrence for six years and its president commercial law matters. He is the co- for two years. Judge Paddock has been author (with Barkley Clark) of The Law of honored for his efforts in promoting Product Warranties, a leading treatise on mental health within the community and the subject. Smith was managing partner for his work with the Bert Nash Mental at Arent Fox during his last five years with Health Association. He is a past president the firm. He joined Sonnenschein Nath of the Douglas County Historical Society. and Rosenthal three years ago, where Hines has received two coveted alluniversity awards at Iowa: the HancherFinkbine Medallion for outstanding academic leadership and the M.L. Huit Award for stellar administrative effectiveness in serving students. Throughout his career, Hines has been actively involved in the work of the Association of American Law Schools, a national organization of 168 member schools that promote the improvement of legal education in the United States. An active alumnus of the Law School, In 2005, he was elected president of the Judge Paddock shared his extensive legal AALS. experience with future generations of James W. Paddock received his undergraduate degree in 1951 and his law degree in 1956 from the University of Kansas. Following graduation, he was in private practice in Lawrence until 1972, when he was appointed District Judge of the Seventh Judicial District of Kansas. He served on the bench until his retirement in 1994, although his retirement was short-lived. The Kansas Supreme Court appointed Judge Paddock as a Senior Judge international clients in many areas of the law. KU lawyers by teaching a seminar in trial Smith has been very active in the life of practice for several years. He is a past KU Law for more than 25 years. As one member of the KU Law Society Board of of the first graduates of the “modern” law Governors and a James Woods Green school to work in a large Washington, Medallion honoree. As president of the D.C. firm, Smith has helped many KU law Ethel and Raymond F. Rice Foundation, graduates secure their first jobs, including he has played an instrumental role in Kansas Supreme Court Justice Carol Beier building the School of Law through funding and former Dean Steve McAllister. He for the Rice Scholarship Program, the has been deeply involved in fund raising Rice Professorship, and a variety of other for the law school since the 1980s, when programs. he assisted Dean Davis with Campaign and he was assigned to hear cases with Christopher “Kit” Smith grew up the Kansas Court of Appeals. He has been in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, attended an active member of the bench and bar, Wabash College in Indiana, and earned having served as president of the Kansas a bachelor of arts degree in history and District Judges Association, president of Spanish in 1969. He entered KU Law the Douglas County Bar Association and as School the same year. An outstanding a member of the Kansas Commission on student, he served as Articles Editor of the Judicial Qualification from 1988-1995. Law Review, and graduated in 1972 as a member of the Order of the Coif. 34 he continues to represent national and Kansas. He is a past president of the KU Law Society Board of Governors and has regularly attended board meetings over the years. Smith has hosted numerous events for the law school in Washington and is a James Woods Green Medallion honoree. Col. Roy D. Adcock, L’48, Dixon, Calif., July 23, 2005. Kris Arnold, L’76, Prairie Village, Kan., July 21, 2006. John H. Atchison, L’48, Sun City West, Ariz., March 10, 2006. J. O. Biggs, L’50, Overland Park, Kan., February 26, 2006. John J. Blake, L’56, Overland Park, Kan., May 1, 2006. Thomas W. Boone, L’52, Leavenworth, Kan., December 13, 2005. Michael “Mike” Coash, L’75, El Dorado, Kan., July 28, 2006. Robert L. Davis Jr., Woodbridge, Va., March 4, 2006. Philip H. Dawson Sr., L’42, Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., June 26, 2006. Richard M. “Dick” Erickson, L’57, Overland Park, Kan., March 4, 2006. Lela S. Gilbert, L’42, Denver, Colo., May 8, 2006. William P. Haas, L’63, Bella Vista, Ark., May 11, 2006. Jordan L. Haines, L’57, Wichita, Kan., January 20, 2006. Carla Eddy Hinrichsen, L’47, United Kingdom, December 2, 2005. Jeffrey S. Henry, L’76, Overland Park, Kan., February 20, 2006. Dalton T. Holland, L’49, Harper, Kan., May 8, 2006. H. E. “Gene” Jones, L’49, Wichita, Kan., February 19, 2006. Jerome E. “Jerry” Jones, L’52, Wichita, Kan., June 28, 2006. Morris H. Kaufman, L’32, Silver Spring, Md., December 24, 2005. Prof. Emeritus William A. Kelly, L’49, Lawrence, Kan., July 12, 2006. Wilbur G. Leonard, L’41, Topeka, Kan., June 14, 2006. J. Donald Lysaught, L’49, Overland Park, Kan., February 9, 2006. The Hon. Cordell D. Meeks Jr., L67, Kansas City, Kan., June 28, 2006. Mickey C. Moorman III, L’74, Hutchinson, Kan., June 23, 2006. Charles P. Schleicher, L’55, Kansas City, Mo., March 13, 2006. J. Richard Smith, L’62, Albuquerque, N.M., June 22, 2006. Marvin E. Thompson, L’46, Russell, Kan., April 11, 2006. John R. Toland, L’69, Iola, Kan., June 2, 2006. The University of Kansas 35 ALUMNI NEWS ALUMNI NOTES ALUMNI NOTES Items were received or Society in Iola on August 1, to the State Banking Board by Kansas, received the Women’s collected before July 31, 2006. 2006. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. Pioneer Award from the Mary Kathleen Babcock, Marilyn Harp, L ’79, L ’76, received the 2006 received an Outstanding Professionalism Award from Service Award from the Karen Arnold-Burger, the Kansas Bar Association in Kansas Bar Association in L’82, received the 2006 recognition of an individual recognition of her legal career, Justinian Award at the April “who has practiced law for 10 which has been dedicated to 2006 Johnson County Bench- or more years and who – by providing legal assistance to Bar Conference. The Justinian his or her conduct, honesty, low-income people and to Award is the Johnson County integrity and courtesy – best promoting equal access to Bar’s highest award for its exemplifies, represents and justice. Harp joined Kansas members. No more than encourages other lawyers to Legal Services in 1984, where one award is made each follow the highest standards she is director of the Wichita year, and it goes to someone 1960s of the legal profession office and a regional director. who has demonstrated as identified by the KBA exemplary commitment to Karen I. Johnson, L’65, Hallmarks of Professionalism. the profession. Karen was became the mayor of After 30 years of law practice, Westwood, Kan., in April 2006 Babcock retired in June. Information received after that date will appear in the next issue of the KU Magazine. Alumni news items may be sent by the return postcard attached to the back of this issue or by e-mail to patti@ ku.edu or by visiting the law school’s Web site at www.law. ku.edu - click on Alumni and look for Keeping in Touch. after being on the City Council for four years. She retired as Of Counsel from Shook, Hardy & Bacon in 2000. 1970s Jack E. Salyer, L’75, retired from the position of Law Student Association. chosen based upon her years of service as the chief Scott W. Mach, L’81, Sheila C. Bair, L’78, was judge of the Overland Park recently celebrated his 25th sworn in as the 19th chairman Municipal Court, her extensive anniversary at Popham Law of the Federal Deposit community service, and the Firm in Kansas City, Mo., Insurance Corporation fact that she served a year as with 19 years as a partner (FDIC) in June 2006. She was the president of the Johnson doing asbestos litigation and appointed chairman for a five- County Bar Association, representing injured workers. among other things. She is year term, and as a member of the FDIC Board of Directors Anne Burke Miller, L’81, through July 2013. relocated her practice to only the second woman to receive this prestigious award. Administrative Judge, U.S. Overland Park, Kan., after Michael R. Meacham, William H. Colby, L’82, Merit Systems Protection 25 years in Manhattan. She L’78, is the Executive author and Senior Fellow of Board, Denver, Colo., in joined Manson & Karbank Director of the Master the National Hospice and March 2006, but is still in Corporate Woods. of Health Administration Palliative Care Organization, practicing law as a solo Anne continues to practice program at The Pennsylvania has written a new book, practitioner. exclusively in the area of State University. Unplugged: Reclaiming Our complex matrimonial net Right to Die in America worth litigation. (Amacon Books, 2006), which Clyde Toland, L’75, Winton A. Winter Jr., became the new Executive L ’78, with Peoples Bank in Director and Curator of The Hon. Julie A. Lawrence, has been appointed Robinson, L’81, U.S. District the Allen County Historical 36 1980s Washburn University Black Court for the District of was released in May 2006. Bill has been traveling across the country as the official spokesperson for the Caring ALUMNI NOTES Connections’ “It’s About How You partner in insurance coverage/ represents the top five percent of Doug Lamborn, L ’86, won Live” campaign. litigation. Her practice focuses on attorneys in the state practicing in the Republican nomination in the representation of insurance more than 60 practice areas, and the August primary election companies in complex claims. is a consumer’s guide to the best for Congressman from the attorneys in the state. Fifth Congressional District in Rev. J. Oliver Lee, L’82, became the new associate rector of Lawrence’s Trinity Episcopal Jim Borelli, L’84, Kansas City, Church on March 1, 2006. Mo., was recently named vice Dr. Matthew D. Bunker, L’85, Following graduation from law president and special counsel of Reese Phifer Professor of Journalism school, Lee worked as a federal Media/Professional Insurance in in the College of Communication criminal investigator, was a federal Kansas City, Mo. In Spring 2005, and Information Sciences at The prosecutor and practiced law Jim was named co-chair of the University of Alabama, was one of in Dallas, Texas. Lee graduated company’s newly formed diversity six University of Florida College from Harvard Divinity School committee. In September 2005, of Journalism and Communication in 2002 and was ordained as an he co-moderated a panel on graduates to receive recognition Scott Gyllenborg, L’88, and Episcopal priest in February 2005. international media liability and as an “Alumni of Distinction” in Christina Dunn, L’94, are Following his ordination, he served risk management issues at the May 2006. In 2003, Matt received pleased to announce the birth of as an assistant priest at St. Luke’s International Bar Association’s the Franklyn S. Haiman Award their fourth child, Catherine, in Episcopal Church in Dallas. Annual Conference in Prague. Jim for Distinguished Scholarship February 2006. Catherine joins is an immediate past chair of the in Freedom of Expression for siblings Grace, Caroline and John Media Law Resource Center’s his book, Critiquing Free Speech: Michael. Scott and Christina are International Law Committee, First Amendment Theory and the law partners at Gyllenborg & Dunn, having held that position from 2001 Challenge of Interdisciplinarity. He PA in Olathe, practicing criminal to 2004. has written many academic articles defense in federal and state court. on communication law and the Scott is president of the 1,400- First Amendment, and he is widely member Johnson County Bar regarded as one of the pre-eminent Association for 2006-2007. Holly Nielsen, L’82, has joined Baring Vostok Capital Partners in Moscow, Russia, a private equity investment management firm. Clyde J. “Butch” Tate, L’82, was recently promoted to brigadier general in the Army JAG Corps. He is the commandant of the army’s legal center and school. Tate and his wife, Lynn Klotz Tate, reside in Charlottesville, Va. Marc L. Kuemmerlein, L’83, graduated from the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School in Cambridge, Mass., in May 2006. He currently serves as vice president and general counsel to Farmland Foods Inc., in Kansas City, Mo. Diane Worth, L’84, received an Outstanding Service Award from the Kansas Bar Association in recognition of her efforts as a member of the board of editors. Kyle B. Mansfield, L’84, was selected as a 2006 Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine. He is a managing partner and practices First Amendment scholars among mass communication academics. David Adkins, L’86, serves as Vice Chancellor for External Affairs at The University of Kansas Medical Center. Colorado. Lamborn defeated fellow Republican Jeff Crank by two points in a six-way primary to fill the seat being vacated by Rep. Joel Hefley, which is centered on the strongly conservative city of Colorado Springs, Colo. Stephen R. McAllister, L’88 has become general counsel of the Kansas Legislature. Shala Mills (formerly Bannister), L’88, was named Chair of the Department of in the Minneapolis office of the Michael E. Hegarty, L’86, Political Science at Fort Hays State national litigation firm of Foley & Denver, became a U.S. Magistrate University, in June 2006. She also Mansfield. Kyle’s practice focuses in Judge in Colorado in February won first place in Adult Prose in the firm’s Torts and Mass Litigation, 2006. the 2006 Kansas Voices Writing Product Liability, Environmental Competition for her short story Law, Insurance Coverage and “Private Funerals.” LouCinda Laughlin, L’83, Litigation, Construction Law and Los Angeles, Calif., has joined General Liability and Civil Litigation Musick Peeler & Garrett as a groups. The Super Lawyers list The University of Kansas 37 ALUMNI NEWS ALUMNI NOTES ALUMNI NOTES 1990s profession in the Kansas City Access to Justice and Awards area. Leah is with the American Committees, is a past president Bar Association Tort Trial & Steve Ariagno, L’90, Family Insurance Co. of the Creek County Bar Insurance Practice Section’s is a partner in the criminal Kirsten Christophe Memorial defense law firm of Ariagno, Brian Keasling, L’91, Award during the ABA Annual Kerns, Mank & White. He was married Lorraine Mugler in Meeting in Hawaii in August recently elected president of March 2006. They make their 2006. The award is presented the Wichita Bar Association. home in Lawrence. annually to a section member Steve lives in Wichita with his or members who demonstrate daughter, Meghan. Michelle Worrall Tilton, L’88, received the American expertise in an area of trial practice or insurance law, and who personify Christophe’s exemplary attributes in balancing career, profession, and family. Christophe was a former member of the ABA’s TIPS Council who lost her life in the World Trade Center on County Delegate in 2004 and 2005. He is a past president of the Bristow Rotary Club and serves on the Rotary Eric Kuwana, L’91, International, District 6110, has joined Katten Muchin Heifer International Committee. Mark Andersen, L’90, has Rosenman LLP in Washington, Alan is Of Counsel with the law been elected to the American D.C. as a partner. He will firm of Herrold Herrold & Co. College of Real Estate Lawyers. also serve as Deputy Chair PC, where he practices general He practices with the Lawrence of Katten’s National Litigation commercial and civil litigation firm of Barber Emerson, LC, Department. and heads up the firm’s office in in the areas of real estate law and real estate financing transactions. Bristow, Okla. Brooks Pierce, L’92, was one of 27 participants who Trent Besse, L’94, and Karen completed the 2005-2006 Lee announce the birth of a September 11, 2001. Michelle Brian M. Johnston, L’90, Greater Kansas City Bar daughter, Caitlin Lee Besse, is president and claims counsel has joined Lathrop & Gage in Leadership Academy in May in October 2005. Trent is in for First Media, a division Kansas City, Mo. as a partner. 2006. This program is designed solo practice in Overland Park, of OneBeacon Professional His practice focuses on to facilitate the development Kan., emphasizing worker’s Partners in Kansas City, Mo. employee benefits, taxation and of emerging leaders of the legal compensation, personal injury estate planning law. profession in the Kansas City and small business law. Bob L. Corkins, L’89, was area. Brooks is with NovaStar Melissa Wangemann appointed the commissioner J. Curtis Linscott, L’90, of education for the state of has been appointed Executive Kansas in October 2005 by the Vice President of the executive Harry Herington, L’93, was Jared Maag, Topeka, welcomed state school board. For the past management team at Cash promoted to president of NIC son, James Maag, born in four years, he was the executive America International, Inc. in Inc., in Olathe. December 2005. James joins director of Kansas Legislative Fort Worth, Texas. Education and Research Inc. and the Freestate Center for Liberty Studies, nonprofit organizations that promote reduced taxes, limited government, and more efficient school spending. 38 Association, and was the Creek Financial Inc. Maag, L’94, and her husband, sister, Emma. Alan Souter, L’93, was Leah Mason, L’90, was nominated to a three-year Dara Katherine (Basom) one of 27 participants who term on the Oklahoma McClendon, L’94, and completed the 2005-2006 Bar Association Board of husband, Greg, joyfully Greater Kansas City Bar Governors for Supreme announce the birth of their Leadership Academy in May Court Judicial District Seven, first child, Drake Alan, born 2006. This program is designed commencing January 1, 2006. in February 2006. The to facilitate the development He currently serves on the McClendons make their home of emerging leaders of the legal Oklahoma Bar Association in Plano, Texas. ALUMNI NOTES Eric Mikkelson, L’94, Mark Brown, L’97, has David Reintjes, L’97, was Rachel Smith, L’99, was has become a partner in relocated his practice to 4700 one of 27 participants who one of 27 participants who Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal Belleview, Suite 210, in Kansas completed the 2005-2006 completed the 2005-2006 LLP in Kansas City, where he City, Missouri, where he will Greater Kansas City Bar Greater Kansas City Bar practices corporate and tax law. continue to specialize in patents, Leadership Academy in May Leadership Academy in May Eric and his wife, Margo, have trademarks, copyrights and 2006. This program is designed 2006. This program is designed twin sons, Jack and Chase (5), related IP matters. to facilitate the development to facilitate the development of emerging leaders of the legal of emerging leaders of the profession in the Kansas City legal profession in the Kansas area. David is with Sonnenschein City area. Rachel is with Smith/ Nath & Rosenthal LLP. Coonrod LLC. and a daughter, Elizabeth (3). Bradley G. Korell, L’97, is Kelly Collins Circle, L’95, a founding partner of Korell & is the Associate Dean of Frohlin, LLP, based in Austin Accelerated Studies for DeVry and Dallas, Texas. He specializes University and Keller Graduate in estate planning and asset Carmen SanMartin, L’97, School of Management. She protection law. Brad was also has joined IMG & Associates lives with her husband, Russ, and recently elected to the board of Chtd. in Salina, Kansas, as an mother-in-law, Louise, in Spring directors for the Kansas Alumni associate. Hill, Kan. Association and serves as the Kirt D. DeHaan, L’95, was promoted to Senior Vice chapter leader for KUAA for Austin and Dallas/Fort Worth. President of Bank of America, David C. Kresin, L’97, NA, Kansas City, Mo., in February opened The Law Offices 2006. of David C. Kresin PC in Andrew Hodges and Dawn Puderbaugh Hodges (both L’96), Greenwood, S.C., are pleased to announce the birth of son, Drew, in May 2005. Andrew and Dawn are both employed with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office. Lauren E. Reinhold, L’96, has started Reinhold Law Office LLC, 1046 New Hampshire St., Suite 51, in Lawrence. James C. Spencer, L’96, is Phoenix, Ariz., focusing on the employment law needs of 2000s Amy Fellows Cline, Brent Coverdale, L’98, has joined Seyferth Knittig LLC in Kansas City, Missouri. L’2000, received the 2006 Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the Kansas Bar Association in recognition Amy M. Decker, L’98, has of a Young Lawyers Section joined Hinkle Elkouri Law Firm member who has “rendered LLC in Wichita, Kansas, as an meritorious service to the legal associate. profession, the community of individuals and small businesses. Brian A. Jackson, L’98, has Dave and his wife, Molly, have become a partner with Shook, lived in the Valley of the Sun Hardy & Bacon in Kansas City, since 1999, and have two Mo. He focuses on national children, Zachary (4) and Carissa products liability defense (2). litigation. the KBA.” Cline has practiced with the Wichita firm of Triplett, Woolf & Garretson LLC since 2004 in the areas of civil and business litigation, including consumer protection and insurance defense. She is an Rob Salyer, L ‘98, has become active member of the Kansas, a shareholder in the firm of American, and Wichita bar Wilson, Barrows & Salyer in Elko, associations, Kansas and Wichita Nev. He is a general practitioner, women attorneys associations, is concentrating on business/ president of the KBA Litigation corporate and immigration law. Section and president-elect of an associate at the Hinkle Elkouri the young Lawyers Section. Law Firm in Wichita. She is also active a numerous The University of Kansas 39 ALUMNI NEWS ALUMNI NOTES ALUMNI NOTES other professional, civic Melissa and Chris Jennifer Knapp Riggs, Norman L. Davidson and charitable activities and Sherman (both L’2001), L’2002, and Peter Riggs, Jr., L’2003, has started his provides pro bono work Leawood, welcomed a L’2004, were married in June own practice, located at 719 through the Wichita Lawyers daughter, Audrey Ann 2006. Jennifer is an associate Massachusetts St., Suite 114, in Care Program. Sherman, in December 2005. at Jennings, Strouss & Salmons, Lawrence. Gerhard Shipley, L’2000, Elizabeth (Lach) Srp, a registered patent and L’2001, is an assistant county trademark attorney, has attorney in Clinton County, joined Spencer Fane Britt & Iowa. She married Dan Srp in Maj. David E. Vercellone, Browne’s Intellectual Property August 2004. L’2003, is the 2006 recipient & Technology Group in an Of Counsel position. He practices primarily in patent prosecution, with a focus on mechanical, electrical, software and business method technologies. Maradeth North Frederick, L’2002, and her husband, Paul, welcomed their second child, Ruth Hazel, who was born in March 2006. Ruth joins brother, Abe (2). Maradeth practices with Geron J. Bird, L’2001, has Menghini & Mazurek LLC in joined Hinkle Elkouri Law Firm Pittsburg, Kan. LLC in Wichita, Kansas, as an and Peter is an associate at Quarles & Brady Streich Lang, both in Phoenix, Ariz. of the Courageous Attorney Award from the Kansas Bar Association. He is the deputy staff judge advocate for the 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan. After completing Carey Goetz, L’2003, has recently joined the firm of Farhart Wolff, PC in Minot, N.D. Benjamin A. Halpert, L’2003, joined the St. Louis office of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP as an associate attorney in its litigation practice group. his juris doctorate, he returned Sidney J. Palmer, L’2003, to active duty and served has joined Render Kamas LC as a judge advocate general in Wichita, Kan. at Offutt Air Force Base, Jason H. Klein, L’2002, and Neb. In the wake of the Abu Seanna L. Higley, L’2004, Laura V. Klein (formerly Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal, has joined Ward North Dawn (Cook) Blunda, Laura Gomez), L’2000, Vercellone was deployed America in Fairway, Kan. L’2001, and Chris Blunda, St. have relocated to Florida. to Iraq with only a 36-hour Louis, Mo., were married in Jason joined the international notice to provide legal June 2005. Dawn is working law firm of Greenberg Traurig support to the first-ever Air at the Missouri Department LLP, as an associate in the Force detention operations of Social Services, Division of firm’s litigation department mission at the largest military Legal Services, representing in Orlando. Laura works for detention center in the world. the Children’s Division in First American Title Insurance In Iraq, he ensured Geneva child abuse and neglect Company in Winter Park, Fla. Convention compliance for associate. proceedings. 9,000 detainees, was the John E. Rapp, L’2002, and command spokesman to the Aaron Breitenbach, his wife, Stacy, welcomed the Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights, L’2001, Wichita, was re- birth of their daughter, Kylie authored tailored rules of elected chair of the board Marie Rapp, in April 2006. engagement, and conducted Jack McInnes, L’2004, was one of 27 participants who completed the 20052006 Greater Kansas City Bar Leadership Academy in May 2006. This program is designed to facilitate the development of emerging leaders of the legal profession in the Kansas City area. Jack is with Slagle, Bernard & Gorman, PC. of directors of the Kansas training on the laws of armed Jason J. Montgomery, Chapter of the Arthritis conflict. L’2004, received a pro bono Foundation for 2006. Certificate of Appreciation from the Kansas Bar 40 ALUMNI NOTES Association in recognition of Angela-Marie P. Agustin, Michael D. Smith, L’2005, his assistance to the Servants L’2005, is a deputy prosecuting is practicing with Sanders of Mary, Ministers to the Sick, attorney in Indianapolis, Ind. Conkright & Warren, LLP, in whose convent in New Orleans was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Montgomery helped the order in its application for disaster relief from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and continues to pursue appeals of its denial of claim, negotiated a settlement with the Leslie C. Byram, L’2005, has joined the Jones Law Firm P.A. in Overland Park, Kan. Her primary areas of practice will be corporate formation, business law, business and commercial litigation, civil litigation, tax law, and estate planning. order’s insurance provider, and Jarrod C. Kieffer, L’2005, obtained media coverage of the has joined the Wichita office of disaster, which helped the nuns Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP, in their efforts to raise money where he is an associate in the to rebuild their damaged New Business Litigation Division. Orleans facilities. Montgomery Prior to joining Stinson Morrison practices in the areas of worker’s Hecker, Jarrod was a law compensation defense and civil clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge litigation with McAnany, Van Bostwick. Overland Park. His practice areas include medical and nursing home malpractice defense, insurance defense, trucking and transportation litigation, and commercial and construction litigation. Curtis R. Summers, L’2005, has joined the Kansas City, Mo., office of Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin, where he is in the firm’s Labor and Employment Department. Cleave & Phillips PA in Kansas City, Kan. Anne C. Murray and Mark Kyle R. Skillman, L’2004, has were married in June 2006 joined Bond, Schoeneck & King in Lawrence. Anne is clerking PLLC, in Overland Park, Kan. for Judge Julie A. Robinson in T. Emert (both L’2005) Meredyth A. Vick (formerly Thomas) L’2004, has joined Topeka. Mark is an associate with Skepnek Law Firm in Lawrence. the law firm of Sader & Garvin LLC, with offices in Kansas City, Mo. and Overland Park, Kan., as an associate. The University of Kansas 41 ANNUAL DONOR REPO RT Donor Report 42 JAMES WOODS GREEN MEDALLION HONOREES The James Woods Green Medallion honors donors whose cumulative giving to the University of Kansas School of Law is $25,000 and above. (Honorees whose names are italicized are deceased.) Individuals Constance M. Achterberg, L’53 Frank A. Ackerman, L’80 J. Eugene Balloun, L’54 Richard A. Barber, L’34 Mrs. Richard A. Barber Blake A. Biles, L’75 Richard L. Bond, L’60, and Suzanne Sedgwick Bond John K. Bremyer, L’46, and Jayne Williamson Bremyer The Honorable Clayton Brenner, L’28 Daisy E. and Paul H. Brown Max and Mary Brown Professor Emeritus Robert C. Casad Barkley Clark Gertrude Clark Peggy A. Clark Teresa Blatchley Conkey Mary K. Connell O. J. Connell Jr., L’38 Donald L.Cordes, L’59 Suzanne M. Decker Glen W. Dickinson Carolyn A. Dillon and Richard W. Dillon William R. Docking, L’77, and Judy O. Docking Robert L. Driscoll, L’64 G. Gary Duncan, L’74, and Adrianna D. Gonzales Duncan Ruth Adair Dyer, L’21 Mildred A. Early Clem Fairchild Bruce A. Finzen, L’73 David H. Fisher, L’38, and Mary Frances Fisher Loren M. Gensman Roland D. Gidney Jr., L’47 Donald W. Giffin, L’53, and Esther Brown Giffin Ernest J. Goppert, L’17 Brian G. Grace, L’67 Jordan L. Haines, L’57, and Shirley Cundiff Haines Kenneth M. 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Spikes and Kay Spikes Byron E. Springer and Marion Peltier Springer Chris S. Stachowiak David M. Staker Keith L. Stanley John T. Stewart III and Linda Bliss Stewart Marie Parker Strahan and Dennis W. Strahan Walter F. Stueckemann Gordon B. Stull John W. Sumi Linda L. Sybrant Samuel J. Talarico III Lawrence L. Tenopir Beverly J. Thomas Patrick H. Thompson Kathryn Marie Timm Earl D. and Shirley A. Tjaden William P. Turner Tyco International Kenneth R. Van Blaricum Thomas M. Van Cleave III The Hon. John L. Vratil and Teresa C. Vratil Richard Y. Wada Jamie Hubbard Wagle and Jason E. Wagle John R. Walter Professor Stephen J. Ware Perry D. Warren Stacey N. Warren David E. Waters Daniel L. Watkins Charles E. and Barbara A. Wetzler Cheryl Bailey Wetzler Richard S. Wetzler W. Bernard Whitney Jr. and Renate Baltmanis Whitney Lanette M. Wickham and Frank J. Rebori John R. Wiebke Susan Krehbiel William Robert E. Williams Charlene J. Wilson and Mark Philip Wilson Gary A. Winfrey David L. Wing Douglass T. Wingo Tiffany Torgler Wingo Winton A. Winter Jr. and Mary Boyd Winter David S. Wooding William S. Woolley Diane H. Worth Brian C. Wright Shari L. Wright Wendel W. Wurst Ernest N. Yarnevich Jr. and Anne Beeson Yarnevich Bradley J. Yeretsky Emily M. Yeretsky Katherine A. Zogleman NEW FUNDS The Louise Ahlstedt Beebe and Jack E. Beebe Law Library Fund was established by a gift from the children of Louise and Jacke Beebe, Bion J. Beebe (L’76), Janet Beebe Warren, and Lydia I. Beebe (L’77), through the Beebe Family Trust. The fund will be used to provide unrestricted funding for priorities within the Wheat Law Library at the University of Kansas. The Thomas H. Harkness KU Law School Scholarship was established by a gift from Roberta B. Harkness, wife of the late Thomas H. Harkness (L’47). The fund will provide scholarship support to students in good standing with a preference for students who are Military Service Veterans. The Hinkle Elkouri Conference Room fund was established by a gift from the Hinkle Elkouri Law Firm L.L.C. of Wichita to support the School of Law, with first priority for furniture and furnishings for the Hinkle Elkouri Student Meeting Room in Green Hall. The KU Law Library Unrestricted Fund was established through a pledge and estate provision from Daniel B. Bentley and Katherine Greene. Katherine is an Information and Acquisitions Librarian in the Wheat Law Library. The fund will be used to provide unrestricted support for the Wheat Law Library at the University of Kansas. The Glenn E. and Helene Zimmerman McCann Law Scholarship Fund was established by a gift from Glenn E. (L’40) and Helene Zimmerman McCann. The fund will provide zero interest loan support for deserving students in the School of Law, and may be renewable for three years. The Larry O’Neal/Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Law School Award Fund was established through ongoing gifts from Larry R. O’Neal (L’72). The Fund will provide an annual award to assist a student who: is a 3-L; has served as a summer associate at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP; has served or is serving on the Kansas Law Review; and has accepted an offer as a full time associate at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP or its successor. The Fred N. and Lilian Six Unrestricted Law School Fund was established through a gift of property from Fred N. (L’56) and Lilian Six. The gift was used to establish a deferred gift annuity, which will provide an income for the Sixes for the rest of their lives. Upon their deaths, the remaining principal will be used to establish the fund. The fund will provide support for top priorities as identified by the dean. who are working in a public service organization in the summer following their first year of law school. LIBRARY SUPPORT FUNDS Hazel A. Anderson Law Library Fund Louise Ahlstedt Beebe and Jack E. Beebe Law Library Fund Ruth Adair Dyer Law Library Fund Friends of the University of Kansas Law Library Arthur W. Hershberger Memorial Law Book Fund Frank S. Hodge Memorial Library Fund KU Law Library Unrestricted Fund Kate McKay Memorial Book Fund Evart Mills Memorial Book Fund Douglas D. and Laura L. Wheat School of Law Opportunity Fund LOAN FUNDS S. S. Alexander Loan Fund Kenneth K. Branson & Ezra R. Whitla Memorial Fund Judge Clarence A. Burney Loan Fund John F. Hassig Memorial Loan Fund Law School Loan Fund Glenn E. and Helene Zimmerman McCann Law Scholarship Fund Fred R. Nuzman Loan Fund James B. Smith Student Loan Fund Elaine D. and Arthur L. Sparks Loan Fund James E. & Edna J. Sullivan Law School Loan Fund The Sonnenschein Scholars Program was established by the law firm of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP and will provide annual awards to two Sonnenschein Scholars, recipients to be chosen by the Sonnenschein law firm. The awards will be given to students The University of Kansas 47 ANNUAL DONOR REPO RT MATCHING GIFTS The School of Law wishes to express its gratitude to the following firms, corporations, foundations, and companies whose matching gift programs have enhanced the contributions of individual donors: American Express Foundation American Multi Cinema Inc. Aquila Inc. Arnold & Porter Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc. Bank of America Foundation Boeing Company Cessna Foundation Incorporated Chase Foundation ChevronTexaco ConocoPhillips DaimlerChrysler Deloitte Foundation Ernst & Young Foundation ExxonMobil Foundation Faegre & Benson Foundation Farmers Insurance Group Incorporated Goodrich Foundation Illinois Tool Works Foundation Kansas University Endowment Association May Department Stores Company Foundation Maytag Corporation Foundation Mobil Retirees Matching Gift Program ONEOK Foundation Inc. Security Benefit Group of Companies Seigfreid, Bingham, Levy, Selzer & Gee PC Shook, Hardy & Bacon Snell & Wilmer LLP Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP Sprint Foundation Tyco International Williams Companies Foundation Inc. GIFTS RECEIVED IN HONOR OF: Robert C. Casad and Sarah McKeighan Casad Interim Dean Michael J. Davis 48 GIFTS RECEIVED IN MEMORY OF: Jack E. Beebe, L’47 Louise Ahlstedt Beebe Robert F. Bennett, L’52 Peggy A. Clark Steven R. Dickey, L’86 Mary Ann Mize Dickinson E. S. Hampton, L’29 Tom Hampton, L’59 Thomas H. Harkness, L’47 W. Ross Hutton, L’83 C. Frederick Ice, L’24 Mildred Branine Ice Elmer C., Jackson Jr., L’35 Professor Phillip C. Kissam Kenton J. Mai, L’89 Janean Meigs, L’76 Bernard E. Nordling, L’49 Judge John E. Rees John E. Rees II, L’93 Judge M. Kay Royse, L’78 Carolyn Henry Shinkle J. Frank Shinkle, L’41 Judge Nelson Timothy Stephens Judge G. Thomas Van Bebber, L’55 Frederick L. Ward, L’87 Paul R. Wunsch, L’25 OTHER FUNDS Constance M. Achterberg Faculty Assistance Fund Richard L. and Suzanne Sedgwick Bond Fund Daisy E. and Paul H. Brown Elder Law Fund Robert C. Casad Comparative Law Lectureship Class of 1971 Fund Donald L. Cordes School of Law Opportunity Fund Charles L. Decker Fund Mary Ann Mize Dickinson Memorial Garden Fund G. Gary Duncan Fund Elder Law Program Fund David H. Fisher Law Fund Loren M. Gensman Fund GUF/Law School Unrestricted Ed and Helen Healy Law School Opportunity Fund Hinkle Elkouri Conference Room Fund Humphrey School of Law Discretionary Fund Ice Family Fund Kansas Defender Project Kansas Law Review Law Class of 1953 Fund Law School Building Fund Law School Dean’s Discretionary Account Law School Media, Law and Policy Program Legal Aid Clinic Fund Linda S. Legg and Lawrence G. Crahan Professionalism Fund James K. Logan Fund Fred B. Lovitch and Michael J. Davis Law Fund Robert B. McKay Memorial Fund Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock & Kennedy Client Counseling Competition Fund Richard F. Mullins Moot Court Competition Fund Judge Edmund L. Page Jurist-in-Residence Program Polsinelli Shalton Welte Suelthaus Fund Don and Ruth Lawless Postlethwaite Fund Robert A. Schroeder Family Teaching Fellowship Shughart, Thomson & Kilroy Fund Fred N. and Lilian Six Unrestricted Law School Fund James Barclay Smith Fund Snell & Wilmer Courtroom Renovation Fund Judge Nelson Timothy Stephens Lecture Stephenson Lectures in Law and Government Fund Stinson Morrison Hecker Fund Tax Certificate Program Fund Tribal Law & Government Center Fund Gary A. Waldron and Carol A. Foster Law School Dean Discretionary Fund Gary A. Waldron and Carol A. Foster Law School Fund Douglas D. and Laura L. Wheat School of Law Opportunity Fund Houston Whiteside Fund Dennis P. Wilbert and Joan R. Ruff Fund Paul L. and Florine T. Wilbert Fund Wolfe Family Moot Court Assistance Fund G. Gary Duncan Scholastic Improvement Prize Robert E. Edmonds Prize for Corporation and Securities Law Family Fund Robert C. Foulston and George Siefkin Prizes for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Hershberger, Patterson, Jones & Roth Energy Law Award Walter Hiersteiner Outstanding Service Award Hinkle Elkouri Law Firm, LLC Tax Procedure Award W. Ross Hutton Prize Howard A. and Sue Immel Annual Teaching Award Lloyd M. Kagey Leadership Award Law Class of 1949 Leadership Award Janean Meigs Memorial Award in Law Fund Samuel Mellinger Scholarship, Leadership, and Service Award James P. Mize Trial Advocacy Award Dean Frederick J. Moreau Faculty Award Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock & Kennedy Client Counseling Competition Award Larry O’Neal/Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Law School Award Fund Payne & Jones Lawyering Program Award Carl T. Smith Memorial Scholarship Award Shapiro Award for Best Paper on Law & Public Policy Sonnenschein Scholars Program C. C. Stewart Award Susman Godfrey Trial Advocacy Fund UMB Bank Excellence in Trust Planning Award PRIZES AND AWARDS American Board of Trial Advocates - Kansas Chapter Award American College of Trial Lawyers Award Barber Emerson, LC Blue Book Relays Robert F. Bennett Student Award Fund William L. Burdick Prize Mary Anne Chambers Service Award Steven R. Dickey Memorial Prize in Intellectual Property Law PROFESSORSHIPS The Centennial Teaching Professorship The Centennial Teaching Professorship was originally established as the Centennial Teaching Fellowship in 1993 to commemorate the University of Kansas School of Law’s 100th year. It was created to honor faculty who are outstanding teachers. From that Fellowship, the first Centennial Teaching Professorship was presented at Homecoming 1996 to Michael Davis, Professor and former Dean of the School. The Centennial Teaching Professorship has now been permanently endowed with gifts from alumni and friends of the School of Law. Michael J. Davis continues to hold the Centennial Teaching Professorship. The Connell Teaching Professorships in Kansas Law In 1998, O. J. Connell Jr., L’38, and Mary Kathleen Connell established the Connell Teaching Professorships in Kansas Law to support two University Teaching Professorships in specific areas of law with particular application to Kansas in order to increase the knowledge and training of law students and practitioners. John C. Peck, L’74, and Dennis D. Prater, L’73, are the holders of the Connell Teaching Professorships in Kansas Law. The E.S. and Tom Hampton Distinguished Professorship In 1985, the family, law firm, and friends of E.S., L’29, and Tom, L’59, Hampton established a distinguished professorship in their memories. Keith G. Meyer is holder of the Hampton Professorship. The John H. and John M. Kane Distinguished Professorship Through the generosity of Corrine G. Kane, Louise Miller Kane, Richard Kane, John F. Kane, and Henry F. Kane, all of Bartlesville, Okla., the Kane Professorship was created in 1966, honoring John H. Kane, L’1900, and John M. Kane, an alumnus of the School of Engineering. Michael H. Hoeflich is holder of the Kane Professorship. distinguished professorship at the School of Law. Chris Drahozal is holder of the Rounds Professorship. The Robert A. Schroeder Distinguished Professorship In 1984, Robert A. Schroeder, L’37, created a distinguished professorship unrestricted in subject matter. The professorship is one of a number of funds provided by the Schroeder family to the school. Martin B. Dickinson is holder of the Schroeder Professorship The J. B. Smith Constitutional Law Professorship Art Piculell, L’65, and Dee Piculell established the J. B. Smith Professorship in Constitutional Law to honor Dr. Smith’s many years of teaching at the School. A search has begun to fill the professorship. The Frank E. Tyler Distinguished Professorship in Law In 1983, the Frank Edwards Tyler Distinguished Professorship in Law was established through gifts to the KU Endowment Association. Tyler was a distinguished Kansas City, Mo., attorney for more than 40 years. The professorship was established in his memory through the generosity of his widow, whose legacy was supplemented by funds from his son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Dorothy Bowman Tyler; his former law firm, Dietrich, Davis, Dicus, Rowlands & Schmitt; and the Law School Professorship Fund. George C. Coggins is holder of the Tyler Professorship. The Raymond F. Rice Distinguished Professorship in Law This professorship was established in 2003 in honor of Raymond F. Rice who, through the Ethel and Raymond F. Rice Foundation, has significantly benefited the School of Law over a period of years. Raj Bhala is holder of the Rice Professorship. The Robert W. Wagstaff Distinguished Professorship in Law In 1989, Robert W. and Katherine Hall Wagstaff of Mission Hills established the Robert W. Wagstaff Distinguished Professorship in Law. The Wagstaffs’ sons, Robert Hall Wagstaff and Thomas Walton Wagstaff, received their law degrees from the KU School of Law in 1966 and 1972, respectively. Robert L. Glicksman is holder of the Wagstaff Professorship. The John M. Rounds Distinguished Professorship in Law In 1986, John M. Rounds, L’39, of Arroyo Grande, Calif., established an endowed fund to support a The Paul E. Wilson Distinguished Professorship in Law The Paul E. Wilson Distinguished Professorship in Law is the second distinguished professorship endowed by the late John M. Rounds, L’39. The Wilson Professorship honors Rounds’ friend and undergraduate classmate, the late Professor Emeritus Paul E. Wilson. Elinor P. Schroeder is holder of the Wilson Professorship. SCHOLARSHIPS Mark H. Adams Sr. Memorial Scholarship Warren D. Andreas Scholarship in Law Richard A. Barber Scholarship Judge Willard M. and Lucile H. Benton Memorial Scholarship Book Exchange Scholarships Bremyer Summer Intern Scholarship Fund Judge Clayton and Cecile Goforth Brenner Scholarship in Law Claude E. Chalfant Memorial Scholarship John W. and Gertrude Clark Scholarship Claude O. Conkey Memorial Scholarship Glen W. Dickinson Scholarship in Law William and Judy Docking Law School Scholarship Port and Mildred Early Scholarship Judge A. M. Ebright Memorial Scholarship Robert E. Edmonds Law School Scholarship Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch Scholarship Foulston & Siefkin Law Review Scholarship Jordan and Shirley Haines Scholarship Thomas H. Harkness KU Law School Scholarship Darrell L. Havener Scholarship Aldie Haver Memorial Scholarship in Law The Help of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Scholarship Al J. and Sylvia M. Herrod Law Scholarship Hite, Fanning & Honeyman LLP Scholarship Michael H. Hoeflich and Karen J. Nordheden Scholarship in Law Enos A. Hook Memorial Scholarship Oliver H. Hughes Memorial Scholarship The University of Kansas A. Bryce Huguenin School of Law Scholarship Judge Walter A. Huxman Scholarship Arthur M. Jackson Memorial Scholarship Elmer C. Jackson Jr. Scholarship in Law for Black Americans Margaret S. Jeffrey Scholarship Grant in Law Calvin and Janice Karlin Annual Scholarship Jennie Mitchell Kellogg Scholarship Law School Class of 1925 Scholarship Law School Scholarship Fund John R. Light and Gary Olson Scholarship Robert W. Loyd Scholarship in Law Frank A. Lutz Memorial Scholarship Robert F. Lytle Scholarship Kenton Mai Memorial Scholarship Glenn E. and Helene Zimmerman McCann Law Scholarship Fund Minorities in Law Scholarships Hariett and Mancel Mitchell Scholarship in Law John R. Morse Law School Scholarship Ronald C. Newman Scholarship Bernard E. Nordling Scholarship Norton, Hubbard, Ruzicka & Kreamer L.C. Scholarship Judge Earl E. and Jean Ann O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Charles H. Oldfather Scholarship Joseph O. and Mary Louise Parker Scholarship Olin K. and Mary Ruth Petefish School of Law Scholarship Post Baccalaureate Scholarships in Law Charles B. Randall Memorial Scholarship Ethel and Raymond F. Rice Scholarships Ross Foundation Law School Scholarship Judge M. Kay Royse Scholarship in Law Judge J. C. Ruppenthal Memorial Scholarship Vivian McAtee Schmidt Law Scholarship Robert A. and Janet Manning Schroeder Scholarships in Law Elisha Scott Memorial Scholarship Professor William R. Scott Scholarship Seigfreid, Bingham, Levy, Selzer & Gee Law Scholarship J. Frank Shinkle Student Aid Fund 49 ANNUAL DONOR REPO RT Shook, Hardy & Bacon Foundation Diversity in Law Scholarship Shook, Hardy & Bacon Scholarships Prof. Earl B. and Mary Maurine Shurtz Tribal Lawyer Scholarship Glee and Geraldine Smith Law Scholarship William C. Spangler Memorial Scholarship Judge Robert F. Stadler Memorial Scholarship Evelyn, Richard and Blanche Thompson Scholarship Leslie T. Tupy Scholarship Voss Kansas Law Scholarship Frederick L. Ward Memorial Scholarship Willard G. Widder Scholarship Karl T. Wiedemann Scholarship in Law Paul R. Wunsch Scholarship CLASSES 1937 Laurence R. Smith 1939 James M. Haughey Omer G. Voss and Annabelle K. Voss 1940 Glenn E. McCann and Helene Zimmerman McCann John D. Stewart 1945 John Scurlock 1947 Keith U. and Hulda Martin Judge Richard D. Rogers Glee S. Smith Jr. and Geraldine B. Smith 1949 Dean C. and Bettie L. Batt Robert B. Castor and Gloria Nelson Castor Dalton T. Holland and Mary Paschal Holland Robert P. and Dorothy B. Keenan Ernest McRae COL Edward A. Metcalf III, Retired Warren C. Neal Harvey J. and Marguerite C. Snapp 50 1950 Laird S. Campbell and Nancy Cornforth Campbell Kenneth and Sue Harmon George A. Lowe Robert and Nina Pennington Walter F. Stueckemann 1959 John W. Brand Jr. and Barbara Sample Brand Donald L. Cordes Thomas H. Krueger and Jean Krueger 1951 Richard C. Harris and Jean Waddell Harris Joe L. Levy and Pat Pote Levy 1960 Terry N. Fiske Edward H. and Julie N. Graham Justice Edward Larson and Mary L. Larson Gary L. Rohrer and Lee Ann Rohrer Byron E. Springer and Marion Peltier Springer 1952 William J. Conroy Eugene E. Mitchell Dr. Betty van der Smissen 1953 Constance M. Achterberg Donald W. Giffin and Esther Brown Giffin Roy E. and Merritta J. Williams J. Robert and Marguerite J. Wilson 1954 J. Eugene Balloun Donald P. Blinn Larry E. Keenan Charles S. Lindberg and Dolores Goad Lindberg Robert V. Talkington and Donna Schmaus Talkington D. Spencer Yohe and Betty Foster Yohe 1955 Donald N. Dirks Bob and Bev Londerholm Robert F. Lytle Judge Merrill M. Steeb 1956 James W. Paddock and Ruth Davenport Paddock Justice Fred N. Six and Lilian Six 1957 R. Stanley Ditus and Doris R. Ditus Alvin D. Herrington Duane R. and Shirley Hirsch John G. and Elaine R. Kite William B. Pendleton Frank C. and Judith Sabatini 1958 Heywood H. Davis and Louise Swigart Davis Sally Cross Herrington Willard B. Thompson and Barbara Lemert Thompson Robert S. Wunsch and Barbara Bateman Wunsch 1961 Alfred S. Farha N. William Hines Jr. and Jean S. Hines Judge Theodore B. Ice and Sue Harper Ice Mikel L. Stout and LeAnn R. Stout 1962 John E. Hurley Jr. and Jo Sicking Hurley Robert W. Loyd and Mary Jo Loyd Joel A. Sterrett and Dr. Joye Sterrett 1963 Lawrence W. Blickhan Charles H. Hostetler and Julie A. Hostetler Michael T. and Leonor D. Mills Roger D. Stanton and Judith Duncan Stanton Charles E. and Barbara A. Wetzler 1964 Donald D. Adams and Ann Wees Adams Lynn L. Anderson and La Faun McMurry Anderson Robert L. Driscoll and Marilyn Rockwell Driscoll William D. Haught Bobby E. and Vicki L. Potts Robert E. Williams 1965 Ernest and Barbara Adelman David C. and Priscilla A. All Tom Bennett Walter C. Brauer III Bradley L. and Judith Lyn Brehm Marshall L. Crowther and Sandra Garvey Crowther, EdD David and Valerie Hederstedt Karen I. and Burton W. Johnson Topper and Linda Johntz Ronald L. and Joleen M. Leslie W. Bernard Whitney Jr. and Renate Baltmanis Whitney 1966 Mark A. Berkley Stephen C. Chambers Max E. Eberhart and Nina Gillig Eberhart Donald A. Johnston and Alice Dowell Johnston Douglas Lancaster William A. McAdoo Anne Marie Morgan William L. Schroeder Stephen M. and Carlene Todd Thomas M. Van Cleave III 1967 Judge Barry A. Bennington and Lynette S. Bennington Robert W. and Joyce M. Green Robert I. and Susan S. Guenthner Harold L. Haun Dean B. Hill Edward F. Horne Judge J. C. Irvin and Mary Lewis Irvin Roger D. Johnson John R. Light and Sharon Koch Light Donald F. Martin Floyd R. McHenry Duane K. Ross Ralph L. L. Schmidt CPA Robert E. Schulman, PhD and Anne Fink Schulman 1968 Larry D. Armel and Joanne Armel Norman E. Beal and Sally Jenkins Beal Peter F. Davidson Gary L. Olson and Vicki A. Olson Thad and Ellie Sims Frederick K. Slicker and Claudia Fincham Slicker David A. Sorenson Wesley H. Sowers Jr. William K. Waugh III and Judith Watson Waugh E. Larry Winn III 1969 Gavin W. Armstrong Terry Arthur Jerry M. Brasel and Sharon Zahora Brasel John D. Conderman and Patricia R. Conderman Timothy J. and Mary S. Evans Ronald S. Reuter Jay B. Strayer A. R. Thomas R. Dean Wolfe and Cheryl L. Wolfe James B. Wright Ernest N. Yarnevich Jr. and Anne Beeson Yarnevich 1970 Frank S. Bangs Jr. Rick J. Eichor Robert E. Lastelic Christopher L. Morgan Michael G. and Kory Norris James A. Oppy Terry R. Post Keith L. Stanley Kenneth R. Van Blaricum John H. White Gary A. Winfrey 1971 Margaret M. Breinholt William L. Bruning Ronald R. Kimzey and Emily Cooper Kimzey Christopher J. Redmond and Rosalynn Finney Redmond John B. Roesler Bill Sampson Judge Dale L. Somers R. Kent Sullivan The Hon. John L. Vratil and Teresa C. Vratil Richard S. Wetzler 1972 R. Dan Boulware and Dale P. Boulware George A. Burns Le Roy Lewis De Nooyer Ronald F. Gann Jerry L. Harrison Alan Joseph and Diane Oliver Joseph Judge Paul E. Miller Roland B. Miller III and Holly R. Miller N. Royce Nelson and Linda L. Nelson Larry R. O’Neal Jerry M. Peterson John A. Price David F. and Linda F. Richards Thomas E. and Nancy H. Ruzicka Christopher Smith and Diana P. Smith Richard Y. Wada Edward L. Winthrop George W. Yarnevich 1973 Terry D. Bertholf and Linda Beebe Bertholf Brian J. and Rebecca A. Farney Pamela Hooper Feinstein Jill S. Ferrel Bruce A. Finzen Richard M. Gordon Jack P. and Linda Grimaldi Barry D. Halpern Joe A. Harter Bruce R. Jeide Gordon A. Jones Edward M. Kaplan Linda L. Lee Robert C. Littrell William F. Lyle Jr. Randal J. McDowell Paul T. Moxley Robert C. Perry John O. Sanderson Michael V. Schaefer Emily Cameron Shattil Rex N. Shewmake Jr. and Mary Jane Shewmake Judge Allen R. Slater Kenneth W. Spain Melvin L. Stapleton Eric D. Stinson Judge Marcia K. Walsh Perry D. Warren 1974 Thomas L. Bright and Dian Seetin Bright Richard E. Dietz Darrell D. Dreiling Leo P. Dreyer Melvin L. Ehrlich C. Peter Goplerud III Thomas G. Hineman Joseph J. Hoagland and Norma Decker Hoagland Blake Hudson James C. Klein and Mary Ross Klein Philip C. Lacey and Sharylyn Gelvin Lacey Larry D. Leonard Ronald F. Loewen Stephen R. and Paula M. Morgan Professor John C. Peck and Pamela C. Peck Paul D. Post and Kay Kelly, LSCSW Hal C. Reed Kenneth W. Reeves III George J. Schlagel Kelley D. Sears and Jane A. Sears Eldon J. Shields Michael L. Sullivan Larry S. Vernon Roger K. Viola and Karen S. Viola Douglas D. Wheat and Laura L. Wheat Gaylen R. Williams Elaine Oser Zingg and Otto M. Zingg 1975 Martin W. Bauer Judge John P. Bennett Blake A. Biles and Laura L. Sessums, MD Steve A. J. Bukaty Barbara A. Lundin Pamela Meador Mattson and Lynn P. Mattson S. Richard Mellinger Michael C. Moffet John R. Morse and Kay Stine Morse M. W. Perry III and Kathleen M. Rhoades Allen R. Purvis Ross W. and Margaret M. Schimmels Cathleen Chandler Stevenson Gordon B. Stull Earl D. and Shirley A. Tjaden Daniel L. Watkins Mark L. Yates 1976 Donald F. Bayer Bion J. Beebe Terry A. Blaser Edward E. Bouker Jill A. Casado Philip E. Crowther Michael F. Delaney and Kathleen Gibbons Delaney Charles P. Efflandt Elaine M. Esparza Cathy Havener Greer Judge Joseph D. Johnson and Cynthia G. Johnson Gina Kaiser Justice B. King Jr. and Debra King John A. Koepke Edward G. Lanning Randall H. McEwen Tyrone C. Means David P. Mudrick and Mary Walker Mudrick Bernard V. O’Neill Jr. and Marion W. O’Neill Eva Powers and Ramon S. Powers, PhD Leslie Granger Prentice Leland E. Rolfs Floy Lambertson Shaeffer Neil R. Shortlidge and Renee Sproul Shortlidge Beverly J. Thomas Monica Schmidt Thompson Judge Linda S. Trigg 1977 Lydia I. Beebe Robin C. and Deborah M. Blair Alice Boler Bolin Karen L. Borell Michael B. and Holly L. Buser David L. Davenport and Sally Nelson Davenport Ed W. Dosh Jane A. Finn, PhD Nathan C. Harbur Calvin J. Karlin Daniel J. Lyons and Maryanne Lyons Dwight A. Moore Evan J. Olson and Susan Woodin Olson The University of Kansas Kathryn Pruessner Peters and Stephen D. Peters Brenda Petrie Register and Benton Register James A. Riedy Judge Janice D. Russell William H. Sanders Jr. James O. Selzer J. Stanley and Tommye C. Sexton Jan Bowen Sheldon, PhD, JD and Dr. James A. Sherman John A. Vetter Jeffrey D. Zimmerman 1978 Jeffrey J. Baker Tim Connell Michael C. Doering Deborah S. Doud Charles E. Doyle Georgann H. Eglinski and Ronald W. Schorr David S. Elkouri and Debbi C. Elkouri Lynne A. Friedewald Janet Bass Garlow Jackie R. McClain and Thomas J. McClain William M. Modrcin Jr. Virginia Nye Jeanne Gorman Rau and Donald A. Rau George E. Rider and Jeannene Keaton Rider John W. Sumi Nancy Plunket Tennis Thomas E. Vaughn Martha Braun Wallisch Cheryl Bailey Wetzler David L. Wing Winton A. Winter Jr. and Mary Boyd Winter Stanley N. Woodworth and Nancy G. Woodworth 1979 Dale W. and Linda L. Bell Greg A. and Roberta K. Bengtson Robert W. Coykendall and Dorothy A. Hirsch Gene H. Gaede Marilyn M. Harp and Marc A. Quillen, PhD Edward J. Healy and Helen Healy John C. Hickey Kathleen Clubb Kauffman and Charles M. Kauffman, PhD James L. Prentice Eric C. Rajala and Mitzie Milliken Nancy Schmidt Roush Barry M. Shalinsky Maryann Slattery Peter E. Strand and Sheila Strand 51 ANNUAL DONOR REPO RT Gary A. Waldron and Carol A. Foster, PhD Marie S. Woodbury and Daniel C. Claiborn, PhD 1980 Frank A. Ackerman David W. Andreas Judge Martin J. Asher Orval F. Baldwin II Carol Y. Berns Carolyn McMinn Blakemore David L. Blakemore Bruce E. Cavitt Stuart R. Collier Kathleen A. Dillon W. Patrick Haley and Paula McGuire Haley Bernard J. Hickert Ralph R. Inman Judge Janice Miller Karlin Jodde Olsen Lanning Bruce C. Mallonee and LeeAnne Plumb Mallonee Jeffrey S. Nelson and Lisa K. Nelson Judge Robert E. Nugent III and Linda D. Nugent Richard E. Putnam David J. Rebein Irma Stephens Russell and Thomas L. Russell Jr., PhD Linda L. Sybrant Mark R. Thompson Patrick H. Thompson Michael R. Wallace and Mary E. Bartlett Judge Mike Ward and Lissa Leonard Ward David S. Wooding Wendel W. Wurst 1981 Craig Anderson Steven R. Anderson G. Gordon Atcheson J. Rod Betts Jeffery L. Carmichael Daniel D. Crabtree John P. DeCoursey Ralph J. DeZago Mark A. and Debra L. Hannah Kent D. Hatesohl Jeffrey D. Hewett Stephen M. Kerwick Clara L. Krentzel Scott W. Mach Jack C. Marvin David R. Maslen Cindy Brunker McClannahan Nan Muchnic Martha L. Ridgway Judge Julie A. Robinson and William K. Thurman Christine K. Solso Monte A. Vines 52 1982 Craig J. Altenhofen Karen M. Arnold Burger John P. Connor and Cynthia A. Connor Roy G. Crooks Judge Kathryn E. Davis Tony L. Gehres Kirk J. Goza Shirley Edmonds Goza Robert S. Halas Gary H. and Jeanne M. Hanson Mark D. and Mary Ann Hinderks Craig W. Huntley Teresa Roll Kerwick Mark W. Knackendoffel Karen S. Kressin Judge Steve A. 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Schmidt RUSSIA Holly Nielsen SWITZERLAND Alfred S. Farha Donor names are listed as of June 30, 2006. If omissions or errors have occurred, we express our sincere regret and ask that you bring them to the attention of Sandy Patti (785) 864-4550 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Corrections will be printed in the next issue of the KU LAW magazine. Contributions received after June 30, 2006 will appear in the 20062007 Annual Donor Report. 60 Westerbeke Honored for Teaching Excellence A â€œSurprise Patrolâ€? led by Chancellor Robert Hemenway visited William Westerbeke during his Torts II class at the start of the fall semester to present a $5000 Kemper Award recognizing his excellence in teaching and advising. The W. T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence recognizes outstanding teachers and advisers at KU as determined by a seven-member selection committee. Now in their 11th year, the awards have been supported by a $650,000 in gifts from the William T. Kemper Foundation and matching funds from the KU Endowment Association. Westerbeke has taught at KU Law for over 32 years. His teaching and research emphasis has been on tort law, including the law of product liability. A dedicated teacher, known for his accessibility to students, his teaching methods include the use of a smile and a sense of humor rather than intimidation. Head Wins Provost’s Award for Commitment to International Education John Head received the 2006 Provost’s Award for Leadership in International Education at KU’s annual facultystaff convocation September 7. The award recognizes faculty on the Lawrence campus who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in strengthening KU’s international dimension in such areas as curriculum development, study abroad programs, relationships with international partner institutions and collaboration with international colleagues in significant research and publications. Professor Head joined the KU Law faculty in 1990. He has been closely involved with student exchange programs in Turkey, Ireland and England. Head was the first law faculty member to mentor a Junior Faculty development Program fellow. Head has helped with several legal education projects in Indonesia, resulting in publication of two books used by law schools throughout the country. Glicksman Receives 2006 Moreau Award Students and faculty gathered in the commons on the last day of classes, May 4th for the annual presentation of the Moreau award to be followed by the traditional Walk to Old Green. The Moreau Award honors Dean Frederick J. Moreau who served as dean from 1937 through 1957. It is presented to a faculty member “who, in the eyes of the students, has been particularly helpful in advising and counseling with students.” SBA President, Sam MacRoberts presented the award to Rob Glicksman. Professor Glicksman said he was both surprised and highly gratified and hoped the award was a sign that he was having the same kind of positive influence on students that his own college and law school professors had on him. “My decision to embark upon a teaching career was based largely on my desire to provide a solid educational experience for students and to spark their creativity” The University of Kansas 61 now offers KU Law merchandise for sale online at http://groups.ku.edu/~stubar. For more information you can also call the SBA office at (785) 864-5584. The University of Kansas School of Law Green Hall 1535 W. 15th St. Lawrence, KS 66045-7577