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Eric A. Feldman, Assistant Professor of Law, presented “Dispute Resolution in Japan” at this year’s Law and Society Association Annual Meeting in Vancouver. At that same meeting, he chaired a panel entitled “Cause Lawyering Possibilities and Socio- Political Variation.” In 2002 he presented “Aibo in Tokyo: Globalization, Americanization, and Japanese Civil Justice” at the Clifford Symposium, held at DePaul University School of Law. In February he presented “Facing Danger: Bioterrorism and the Duty to Treat,” in a talk at the National Press Club in Washington DC. He presented a talk at Waseda University, Graduate School of Law, Tokyo, Japan, on “The Ritual of Rights in Japan” in November 2001. Also in 2001, he presented “The Legal Sociology of Smoking in Japan” to the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association in Budapest; “Smoke and Manners: Law, Politics, and Tobacco in Japan,” to a University of Michigan Law School conference on “Change, Continuity and Context: Japanese Law in the Twenty-First Century”; and “Comparing the Legal Conflicts over Contaminated Blood; Yakugai AIDS in Japan, France, and the US” to the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law. Feldman is presently Principal Investigator on “Tobacco Control and the Liberal State: The Legal, Ethical and Policy Debates,” a 27-month comparative international project examining the regulation of tobacco in seven countries in collaboration with 12 scholars.

  • “The Landscape of Japanese Tobacco Policy: Three Perspectives,” 4 American Journal of Comparative Law, XLIX, Fall 2001, 679-706, (2002)
  • “A Comparative Look at Tobacco Control: The Law, Politics, and Ethics of Smoking in the US and Japan,” 22 Review of Asian and Pacific Studies, 1-15, (October 2001)
  • The Ritual of Rights in Japan: Law, Society, and Health Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
  • “Blood Justice: Courts, Conflict, and Compensation in Japan, France, and the US,” 34 Law and Society Review 651-702, (2000)

Claire Oakes Finkelstein, Professor of Law

  • “Comment on Gerald Postema” in Proceedings of Sofia Conference on Philosophy of Law and of Politics (2001)
  • “Two Men on a Plank,” Legal Theory (2001)
  • “Rational Temptation” in Practical Reason and Preference: Essays for David Gauthier eds. Chris Morris & Arthur Ripstein (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
  • “The Inefficiency of Mens Rea” in “The Morality of Criminal Law: Symposium in Honor of Sanford Kadish” 88 California Law Review 895 (2000)
  • “Positivism and the Notion of an Offense,” 88 California Law Review 335 (2000)
  • “Lack of a Voluntary Act,” in Criminal Law Theory ed. Steve Shute (Oxford University Press, 2001)
  • “What is Crime?” in Encyclopedia of Crime and Criminal Justice (McMillan Press, 2001)

Douglas N. Frenkel, Practice Professor of Law and Clinical Director spoke on clinical supervision methods and on teaching legal ethics to conferences of Chinese academics at Columbia and at Yale Law Schools. In April 2002, Frenkel conducted a Ford Foundation-sponsored New York workshop on student practice authorization/rules for a Chinese Ministry of Justice delegation that is considering such an innovation in that country. Also in April, he gave a lecture entitled “Mediation: The User’s Perspective” at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Frenkel participated in the American Bar Association’s mediation training for judges in Wilmington, Delaware in February. He gave a workshop on Negotiation in March 2001 and consulted on professional responsibility teaching at the University of Sydney Faculty of Law in Australia. He also spoke on “Trends in U.S. Clinical Legal Education” at a faculty workshop at the Law School of the City University of Hong Kong.

  • “On Trying to Teach Judgment,” 12 Legal Education Review 190 (Australia) (2001)

Frank I. Goodman, Professor of Law, serves on several committees of the University of Pennsylvania including the Committee on Misconduct in Research, the Senate Executive Committee, and the Committee on Honorary Degrees. He represents the Law School to the Pennsylvania State Board of Bar Examiners.

  • “Federalism and Freedom,” 574 Annals of American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 66 (2001)
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