All posts by Art Hinshaw

U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim (N.D. Cal.) talks about settlement conferences

U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim was recently interviewed in the Recorder (the legal newspaper in the Bay Area) about various aspects of being a Magistrate Judge, including hosting judicial settlement conferences.  I’ve been spending some time thinking about the real differences between judicial settlement conferences and mediations (most in the Phoenix legal community call them … Continue reading U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim (N.D. Cal.) talks about settlement conferences

University of Houston Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Houston College of Law (fka South Texas)

Today the University of Houston filed a trademark infringement suit against the South Texas College of Law to keep the former from changing its name to the Houston College of Law.  Specifically the complaint states: South Texas College of Law (STCL) recently announced a name change to “Houston College of Law,” a name strikingly similar … Continue reading University of Houston Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Houston College of Law (fka South Texas)

University of Houston Law Center v. Houston College of Law (formerly known as the South Texas College of Law))

Yesterday the South Texas College of Law announced that it was renaming itself the Houston College of Law.  According to the Chronicle of Higher Education: Board Chairman J. Ken Johnson said in a statement the name was changed in part to create a stronger association with the 93-year-old law school and the nation’s fourth-largest city.  … Continue reading University of Houston Law Center v. Houston College of Law (formerly known as the South Texas College of Law))

Leiter: Most Cited Law and Social Science Scholars (Plus)

Every summer University of Chicago Law Prof Brian Leiter posts lists of the most cited scholars in various disciplines at his blog Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports.  Today he posted his  Most Cited Faculty in Law and Social Science Rankings which are based on the Gregory Sisk’s and colleagues’ scholarly productivity rankings of law school … Continue reading Leiter: Most Cited Law and Social Science Scholars (Plus)

Batra – Heard Not Seen: Internet Radio for the ADR Minded

FOI Rishi Batra (Texas Tech) is kind enough to give us the key take-away information from a panel at the ABA DR Section Spring Conference last week discussing various podcasts that intersect w/ our field.  Enjoy and thanks Rishi. ————————————————– Thank you to those of you who came to our panel Heard Not Seen: Internet … Continue reading Batra – Heard Not Seen: Internet Radio for the ADR Minded