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Professor David Gottlieb on the Family Health Care Legal Services Clinic and will co-direct and teach the classroom component next year. On June 21, 2008, Leonard married Thom Leonard in Lawrence. Richard Levy published “The Tie That Binds: Some Thoughts about the Rule of Law, Law and Economics, Collective Action Theory, Reciprocity, and Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle,” 56 University of Kansas Law Review 901 (2008); “Access to Court and Preemption of State Remedies in Collective Action Perspective,” forthcoming 2009, Case Western Law Review, with Rob Glicksman (invited symposium contribution); and the introduction to “English-Only Laws,” forthcoming 2009, Kansas Law Review (invited). He also made the following presentations: n “Administrative Law Reforms Proposed by the Kansas Judicial Council, Part 1: KAPA,” CLE presentation for the Kansas Bar Association Government Lawyers and Administrative Law Sections, Jan. 16, 2009. n “The Rule of Law and Human Rights in the ‘War on Terrorism,’” University of Kansas School of Law Human Rights Symposium, Feb. 6, 2009. n “Constitutional Issues Surround ing Jury Trials in Juvenile Offender Cases,” testimony before the Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice, Kansas House of Representatives, Feb. 11, 2009.


n Co-authored paper presented by Rob Glicksman on “Access to Court and Preemption of State Remedies in Collective Action Perspective,” Case Western Law School, Jan. 30, 2009.

Stephen Mazza, along with his coauthor Leandra Lederman of the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, published the third edition of his casebook, “Tax Controversies: Practice and Procedure.” The book is the leading casebook in the field and is used at J.D. and LL.M. programs across the country, including New York University, Minnesota and San Diego. Steve McAllister served as chair of the American Bar Association Site Evaluation Team for the George Washington University School of Law, Washington, D.C. (Oct. 26 - 29, 2008). As Solicitor General of Kansas, he assisted Attorney General Steve Six with his oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2008, in the case of Kansas v. Colorado. Also in that role, McAllister presented the oral argument on behalf of Kansas at the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 21 in the case of Kansas v. Ventris. Sandra Craig McKenzie spoke Dec. 4, 2008, to Dr. David Ekerdt’s Gerontology Pro Seminar about elder law. Ekerdt is director of the Gerontology Center at the University of Kansas. Keith Meyer represented the KU School of Law this spring as a faculty

member in the London semester study abroad program, which is organized each spring term by a consortium of law schools. Joyce McCray Pearson gave a presentation at the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries annual meeting in Fayetteville, Ark., October 16-18, 2008. The presentation was titled, “ABA Questionnaire: New and Improved or…?” John Peck spoke Oct. 14, 2008, in Wichita at the annual meeting of the City Attorneys Association of Kansas on “Land Description Errors.” He presented “Background on Kansas Water Law, Water Districts, and Condemnation in Water and Water Rights” to the Kansas Legislature’s Special Committee on Eminent Domain in Water Rights on Nov. 18, 2008, in Topeka. On Jan. 12, he spoke in Topeka at the winter meeting of the Kansas Water Congress to provide an “Update on Eminent Domain.” Elinor Schroeder spoke on “Hot Topics in Employment Law” at a conference titled “Emerging Strategies for Managing Business and Workplace Conflict,” sponsored by Associates in Dispute Resolution, in Kansas City, Mo. In November, she presented a paper titled “Is Discrimination Law Helpful or Harmful to Older Americans at Work?” to a conference at the University of Nebraska. The conference

KU Law Magazine | Spring 2009  
KU Law Magazine | Spring 2009  

A magazine for alumni and friends of the University of Kansas School of Law. Story highlights include: Alumni spread legal roots in rural Ka...