Friday, January 27, 2012

Field on Experiential Learning in a Lecture Class

Heather Field has posted an article to SSRN called, "Experiential Learning in a Lecture Class: Exposing Students to the Skill of Giving Useful Tax Advice." It will be published soon in the Pittsburgh Tax Review (a peer-reviewed journal). Here the SSRN link:

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Cohen and Sedghani on Pharmacy Law

Marsha Cohen (Sullivan Professor) and Sami Sedghani (Hastings '11) have published the 7th edition of Marsha's book, Pharmacy Law for California Pharmacists, which is used primarily in pharmacy schools for their required law and ethics class. I am particularly pleased to announce this one because Sami is a former Criminal Law student of mine who put himself through Hastings while working as a hospital pharmacist (he has a degree from UCSF).

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Feldman on Human Cells and the Strange Effects of Property Law

Robin Feldman has published an article titled, "Whose Body Is It Anyway? Human Cells and the Strange Effects of Property and Intellectual Property Law," 63 Stanford L. Rev. 1377 (2011). It was part of a symposium on the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 patent law decision in Bilski v. Kappos.

Feldman on Open Access at the Bedside

Robin Feldman and Dr. John C. Newman have published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine titled, "Copyright and Open Access at Bedside," 365(26) New England Journal of Medicine 2449 (Dec. 29, 2011). The article is here:

The article has already been picked up by more than a dozen blogs, including those of the Washington Post, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and FindLaw.