SUMMARY OF FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORTS

JULY 1, 2002 TO JUNE 30, 2003

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY

SCHOOL OF LAW

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

 

I.          Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Anderson, Carol B.

 

ANDERSON ON ADVOCACY to be published on May 12, 2003.

 

Chapter 1, “Voir Dire,” published in ART OF ADVOCACY, November 2002 by Lexis Nexis.  Book is a compilation of chapters by various authors on trial advocacy skills.

 

Will be with Lexis/Nexis exhibitors promoting my new book at both the NC Academy of Trial Lawyers and the NC Bar Association’s meetings in June.

 

Mewhinney, Katherine A.

 

Co-author, with John T. Griffin, a article in the NC Bar Association’s Elder Law Section newsletter, “Three Simple Steps Lawyers Can Take to Protect a Home:  Medicaid and the ‘Intent to Return Home’ Rule.”  March 2003.

 

Palmiter, Alan R.

 

Palmiter, Securities Regulation (2d ed 2002, Aspen Law & Business).

 

Palmiter, Corporations (4th ed 2003, Aspen Law & Business).

 

Bauman, Weiss & Palmiter, Corporations Law & Policy (5th ed 2003, West Group).

 

Palmiter, Law & Valuation, course book.

 

Solomon, Schwartz, Bauman & Weiss, Corporations Law & Policy (2002 Supplement, West Group).

 

Palmiter, Mutual Fund Voting of Portfolio Shares:  Why Not Disclose?—reprinted in 44 Corporate Practice Commentator 877 (2003).

 

Palmiter, SEC Comment Letter on Proposed Rule: Disclosure of Proxy Voting Policies and Proxy Voting Records by Registered Management Investment Companies, File No. S7-36-02.

 

Roberts, Thomas E.

 

Taking Sides on Taking Issues:  The Impact of Tahoe-Sierra, editor and co-author, ABA Press, 2003.

 

Land Use Control and Development Regulation Law (with Julian Juergensmeyer), Practitioner’s Series, Thomson, West Publishing, 2003.

 

Land Use Control and Development Regulation Law (with Julian Juergensmeyer), Student Hornbook Edition, Thomson-West Publishing, 2003.

 

Facial Takings Claims Under Agins-Nectow: A Procedural Loose End, 24 U. Hawaii Law Rev. 623-655 (2002) (published August 2002).

 

Steele, Thomas M.

 

The MacCrate Report and the Education of Law Students in Law Practice Management and the Une of Technology in Law Firms. (April 2003).

 

Walker, George K.

 

Reporter, North Carolina Bar Association International Law & Practice Section Revised Uniform Arbitration Act Legislative Focus Group, Proposal for Enacting the Uniform Arbitration Act 2000 (Revised Uniform Arbitration Act of RUAA) to Replace North Carolina’s Uniform Arbitration Act: Recommended Conforming Amendment for the North Carolina International Commercial Arbitration and Conciliation Act (ICACA) (N.C. Bar Foundation, 2 vols., Sept. 10, 2002).

 

Neutrality and Information Warfare, chapter 13 (pp. 233-64 in Michael N. Schmitt & Brian T. O’Donnell, eds., Computer Network and International Law (Naval War College International Law Studies, vol. 76, 2002).

 

Definitions for the 1982 LOS Convention, 32 California Western International Law Journal 343-86 (2002) (with John E. Noyes).

 

Principles for Collective Humanitarian Intervention to Succor Other Countries’ Imperiled Indigenous Nationals, 18 American University International Law Review 35-162 (2002).

 

Application of the Law of Armed Conflict During Operation Allied Force:  Maritime Interdiction and Prisoner of War Issues, in Andru E. Wall, ed., Legal and Ethical Lessons of NATO’s Kosovo Campaign 85-105 (Naval War College International Law Studies, vol. 2002).

 

Walsh, Robert K.

 

“American Bar Association’s Standards for the Accrediation of Law Schools,” South Texas Law Review, Spring 2002.

 

“Advice from the New Deans Boot Camp,” University of Toledo Law Review, Fall 2002.

 

Wright, Ronald F.

 

Criminal Procedures: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials (Aspen Publishers, Second Edition, 2003) (with Marc Miller).

 

Teachers’ Manual for Criminal Procedures (Aspen Publishers, Second Edition, 2003) (with Marc Miller).

 

How the Supreme Court Delivers Fire and Ice to State Criminal Justice, 59 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1429 (2002)

 

The Screening/Bargaining Tradeoff, 55 Stan. L. Rev. 29-118 (2002) (with Marc Miller).

 

The Sentencing Judge as Immigration Judge, 51 Emory L.J. 1131-1186 (2002) (with Margaret Taylor).

 

Are the Drug Wars De-Escalating?  Where to Look for Evidence, 14 Fed. Sentencing Reporter 141-146 (202).

 

Counting Cases About Milk, Our “Most Nearly Perfect Food,” 1860-1940, 36 Law & Society Rev. 51-112 (2002) (with Paul Huck).

 

Counting the Cost of Sentencing in North Carolina, 1980-2000, in 29 Crime & Justice, A Review of Research 39-112 (Michael Tonry, ed. 2002).

 

“The Tradeoff Between Screening and Plea Bargaining,” presentation during Alumni Weekend, October 2002.

 

“The Screening Policies of Harry Connick, Sr.,” news conference in New Orleans, January 2003.

 

II.         Papers and Presentations

 

Mewhinney, Katherine A.

 

Presenter at WFU Elder Law Continuing Leg Education (CLE), “Nursing Home Admissions Contracts: Traps for the Unwary.”  September 2002, Raleigh, NC.

 

Presenter on the topic of elder law, at the “Public Law for Public Lawyers” CLE program for 200 government attorneys, sponsored by the UNC School of Gov’t, the NC Dept. of Justice, and the Legislative Servicdes Office of the NC General Assembly.

 

Presented “Legal Issues in Palliative Care,” in Wilmington, NC.  The program, on the future of palliative care, was sponsored by the UNC School of Medicine, the Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life, the Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of LifeCare, Lower Care Fear Hospice, UNC-Wilmington, and the Coastal AHEC, March 2003.

 

Program planner and chair for the NC Bar Foundation’s Seventh Annual Elder Law Symposium, which had over 200 registrants.  February 2003.

 

Program planner and moderator:  “International Panel on Elder Law Issues,” a session at the 15th Annual Symposium of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Miami, FL, May 2003.

 

Palmiter, Alan R.

 

Presenter Annual Business Law Update, North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law Section Annual Meeting (February 21, 2003, Pinehurst, NC)

 

Roberts, Thomas E.

 

Panel Presenter, The Supreme Court’s Decision in Tahoe-Sierra: A Permanent Answer for Temporary Takaings?  Co-sponsored by Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and the Section of State and Local Government Law, American Bar Association, Washington, D.C., Aug. 10, 2002.

 

Presentation and Paper, Ripeness and Choice of Forum Issues in Takings Cases, LITIGATING REGULATORY TAKINGS CLAIMS Conference, U. of California at Berkeeley (Boalt Hall), October 10-11, 2002.

 

Presentation and Paper, Planning Moratoria, Conference: 30th Anniversary of Ramapo, Pace University Law School, White Plains, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2002.

 

Steele, Thomas M.

 

Paper on the Teaching of Law Practice Management Skills and Technology Skills at Pace University School of Law Symposium on the “MacCrate Report, 10 Years After,” November 15, 2002.

 

Walker, George K.

 

Chaired panel discussion, presented paper, Defining Terms in the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention, International Law Association (American Branch) annual meeting, New York City, Oct. 25, 2002.

 

Walsh, Robert K.

 

Presentations, “A Day in the Life of a Dean,” and “Relations with Central Administration,” ABA Seminar for New Law School Deans, ABA Conference on Law School Development for Deans and Administrators, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, May 27-June 2, 2003.

 

Panel Member, “Professionalism in Practice,” American Inns of Court Leadership Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 16, 2003.

 

Speaker, “Legal Education – A Tripartite Affair,” American Bar Association National Conference of Bar Presidents, Washington, D.C., August 9, 2002.

 

Wright, Ronald F.

 

“The Sentence Judge as Immigration Judge,” presented to the Public Policy Working Group at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 2002.

 

“The Screening-Bargaining Tradeoff,” presented to the faculty of Tulane Law School, April 2003.

 

“Resource Parity for Defense Counsel and the Struggle Between Public Choice and Public Ideals,” presented to the National Discussion Forum for Criminal Procedure scholars at Washington and Lee University, May 2003.

 

“Research on the Internal Dynamics of Prosecutor’s Offices,” presented to the American Prosecutors Research Institute, May 2003.

 

III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 


Anderson, Carol B.

 

Co-Chair, Academic Liaison Committee, Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

 

Board of Governors, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers.

 

Member, North Carolina Bar Association Law School/Professional Committee.

 

Member, Forsyth County Bar Executive Committee.

 

Consultant to Hada Haulsee at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice in a complex civil case.  Spent only 6 hours reading all pleadings, etc. before offering advice.

 

Also served as trial consultant to Kim Stevens in a first-degree murder case last summer.  I assisted her with witness preparation and trial strategy, then attended the 2-week trial in Wilkes County and advised her throughout the trial.  This was a purely pro bono activity, i.e., I received no pay.  I did, however, collect a rich reward in gratitude.  The young client, a 22 year old male, was acquitted, much to the delight of his family and friends.

 

Mewhinney, Katherine A.

 

Vice-Chair of Elder Law Section of the N.C. Bar Association, 2003-2003.  Chair of CLE Committee of the Section.

 

Board member and Chair of Recertification Committee of the National Elder Law Foundation, the only ABA-accredited certification in the field of elder law.

 

Health Care Special Interest Group, Steering Committee, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

 

Palmiter, Alan R.

 

Book reviewer, Aspen Law & Business.

 

Palmiter, SEC Comment Letter on Proposed Rule: Disclosure of Proxy Voting Policies and Proxy Voting Records by Registered Management Investment Companies, File No. S7-36-02.

Walker, George K.

 

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law Advisory Board.

Chair, International Law Association American Branch Law of the Sea Committee.

 

Executive Committee, American Branch, International Law Association.

 

Nonpay consultant, Naval War College, on revision of Annotated Supplement to the Naval Commander’s Handbook on the Law of Naval Operations, NWP 1-14, average of half hour a week.

 

Nonpay consultant, call-ins from lawyers, judges, Wake Forest law students while working as summer associates, average of an hour a week.

 

Walsh, Robert K.

 

Member, Nominating Committee, American Bar Association Section of Legal Education.

 

Member, Professionalism Committee, American Bar Association Section of Legal Education.

 

Member, New Deans Seminar Planning Committee, American Bar Association.

 

Member, Special Committee on Post JD Programs, American Bar Association.

 

Member, The American Bar Association Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative Advisory Council.

 

Member, The American Bar Association Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative Working Group for an Assessment Tool to Examine Legal Education in Emerging Democracies.

 

Member, The American Inns of Court Foundation Board of Trustees, American Inns of Court.

 

Member, Temple Bar Committee, American Inns of Court.

 

Member, Law School Project Advisory Committee, American Inns of Court.

 

Member, The National Association of Law Placement Foundation Board of Trustees, NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education.

 

Member, Citizens for Independent Courts Committee of Law Deans, A Project of the Century Founation/Twentieth Century Fund.

 

Member, Law School Liais

 

on Committee, North Carolina Bar Association.

 

Member, Public Service Advvisory Committee, North Carolina Bar Association.

 

Member, Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, State of North Carolina.

 

Member, Task Force on the Legal Education of Lawyers in North Carolina, North Carolina Bar Association.

 

Member, Legal Services of North Carolina’s 25th Anniversary Blue Ribbon Celebration Committee.

 

Master of the Bench, Chief Justice Joseph Branch Inn of Court.

 

Wright, Ronald F.

 

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Board of Advisors

 

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Board of Advisors.

 

Chair-Elect, Section on Criminal Justice, Association of American Law Schools, 2003-2004.

 

Webmaster for Section on Criminal Justice, AALS.

 

IV.  External Grants Received

 

Mewhinney, Katherine A.

 

$3,750             “Client Needs Fund”, NC Bar Association Endowment

 

$50,000           (Unrestricted), Food Lion Charitable Foundation.

 

$5,000             (Unrestricted), Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP