University of Pittsburgh School of Law

University of Pittsburgh School of Law – The Mon River Tri-School Colloquium, a full-day event, brings together faculty  from Duquesne University School of Law, West Virginia University College of Law, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law to discuss their scholarship. This year’s colloquium, open exclusively to law faculty from the three schools, will kick off at 10:00 AM on Friday, March 29, 2019, at Pitt Law.

Speakers and paper topics include:

  • Ashley London, Associate Director of Bar Studies and Assistant Professor of Legal Skills (Duquesne): Personal Contact Concerns of Text-Based Marketing by Attorneys;
  • Kendra Fershee, Professor of Law (WVU): Family Values” and Family Law: Evaluating the Impact of Extremist Political Rhetoric on Families in America;
  • Lu-in Wang, Professor of Law (Pitt): Dignity Transacted: Emotional Labor and the Racialized Workplace;
  • Kate Norton, Director of Clinical and International Programs and Assistant Professor of Clinical Education (Duquesne): Electronic Civil Gideon;
  • Anne Lofaso, Arthur B. Hodges Professor of Law (WVU): Looking at the Teacher’s Strikes Through a Civil Disobedience Lens;
  • Mary Crossley, Professor of Law (Pitt): Reproducing Dignity: Race, Disability, and Reproductive Controls;
  • Phil Hackney (Pitt): Dark Democracy? Section 501(c)(4) Social Welfare Organizations and Tax Exemption;
  • James Van Nostrand, Director – Center for Energy and Sustainable Development, Professor of Law (WVU): Quantifying the Resilience Value of Distributed Energy Resources; and
  • Maryann Herman, Director of Academic Excellence and Assistant Professor of Legal Skills (Duquesne): Unfulfilled Promises: The Aftermath of Abandoning the Public Good Following a Private Taking.