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    Faculty Perspectives: Spotlight on Up-and-Coming Scholars

    Faculty Perspectives is published regularly to highlight recent scholarship by Chicago-Kent faculty. In our newest issue, we spotlight recent works of Patrick Goold, Myrisha Lewis, Seth Oranburg and Joy Xiang — several up-and-coming legal scholars to watch. Visit our recent scholarship page for past issues of Faculty Perspectives and more information on new articles and books.

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    Prof. Birdthistle on Mutual Funds

    Professor William Birdthistle introduces his engaging new book, Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now, about how mutual funds work, their problems, and how to reform the industry. He's also prepared an alternate video trailer in verse. Learn more on the book's website.
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Faculty News & Updates

Distinguished Professor Sheldon Nahmod

Prof. Nahmod files amicus brief in SCOTUS case

Professor Sheldon Nahmod recently filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Respondents in the case Manuel v. City of Joliet, arguing that "the common law elements of malicious prosecution should play no independent role in determining the scope of claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983."

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Professor Nancy S. Marder

Prof. Marder named a Pound Institute Academic Fellow

Professor Nancy Marder has been selected as an Academic Fellow of the Pound Civil Justice Institute — a national legal think tank dedicated to ensuring access to justice for ordinary citizens — based on her expertise on juries, judges, courts and trials.

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Professor Bernadette Atuahene receives NSF research grant

Prof. Atuahene receives NSF grant to study squatters in Detroit

With grant support from the National Science Foundation, Professor Bernadette Atuahene is extending her research on the relationship between property rights and dignity in a new project sponsored by the American Bar Foundation.

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Professor Daniel Martin Katz

Prof. Katz named to IAALS board of advisors

Professor Daniel Martin Katz has been named to the board of advisors of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, a national, independent research center focused on developing solutions for the toughest problems facing American courts and the legal profession.

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Professor Felice Batlan

Prof. Batlan wins Law and Society Association book award

Professor Felice Batlan has won the Law and Society Association's 2016 J. Willard Hurst Award for her book Women and Justice for the Poor: A History of Legal Aid, 1863-1945. The judges who selected the book call it "a remarkable feat of historical excavation and reinterpretation."

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Professor David Gerber

Prof. Gerber wins Antitrust Writing Award

Professor David Gerber's paper "Global competition law convergence: Potential roles for economics" was recognized as one of the best antitrust academic articles published in peer-reviewed journals in 2015.

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