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The Scholars Corner


The Faculty at Seattle University School of Law is a talented group with diverse interests and expertise, and a passion for teaching the law. In this issue of the Amicus Brief, and going forward, we will be featuring members of the faculty whose recent scholarship directly pertains to our alumni and their practice of law.


Bob Boruchowitz, Professor from Practice, coauthored a report, “Minor Crimes, Massive Waste: The Terrible Toll of America's Broken Misdemeanor Courts,“ that exposed alarming problems with the criminal justice system that waste taxpayer money and compromise the reliability of the criminal justice system and public confidence in courts.


Lisa Brodoff, Clinical Professor, has had Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease with Mental Health Advance Directives accepted for publication in the Fall 2009 Elder Law Journal (University of Illinois School of Law).


Lily Kahng, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Associate Professor of Law, presented a paper entitled “One Is the Loneliest Number:  The Single Taxpayer in a Joint Return World,” at the Critical Tax Conference, held at Indiana-Bloomington Law School in April, 2009.


Jane Stoever, Assistant Professor of Law and a new member of the faculty this year, recently published Stories Absent from the Courtroom: Responding to Domestic Violence in the Context of HIV and AIDS in the North Carolina Law Review.




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