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on Feb. 12 about the Kansas Supreme Court selection process. He also presented his research on judicial selection in Overland Park (Oct. 16, 2008), at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas (Dec. 5, 2008), in San Diego, Calif. (Jan. 9) and in Wichita (Jan. 10). Ware’s work on judicial selection was featured Feb. 6 on 27 News, KSNT, Topeka, and on several radio stations across the state and in Kansas City, Mo. Melanie Wilson entered into a contract with Matthew Bender to co-author the seventh edition of “Criminal Procedure” with Joseph G. Cook, distinguished professor of law at the University of Tennessee College of Law, and Paul Marcus, Haynes Professor of Law at the College of William and Mary. She presented a paper titled “Returning Reasonableness to the Fourth Amendment” at the 2008 Midwest Law and Society Retreat, held at the University of Wisconsin in September 2008, and presented the same paper at Central States Law Schools Association’s 2008 Conference, held at Southern Illinois University in October 2008. Wilson also presented a paper titled “Finding the Truth in Police Lies” on Dec. 5, 2008, at a Junior Faculty Workshop at Washington University School of Law.

Faculty at work Above: Jelani Exum, associate professor of law, visits with students after class. Left: Raj Bhala, Rice Distinguished Professor, teaches a session of Advanced International Trade Law in the Snell Courtroom. Below: Melanie Wilson, associate professor of law, instructs students in her Criminal Law course.


David McKinney

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...