Spotlight: Summer Jobs

Jarvis Idowu We profile Jarvis Idowu, who interned as a law clerk with the Gang Crimes Unit in the Cook County State's Attorney's office.

Activities and Scholarship

Michele LaVigne's article, "He Got In My Face So I Shot Him: How Defendants' Language Impairments Impair Attorney-Client Relationships" (co-authored the article with Gregory VanRybroek), was published in the August 2014 edition of CUNY Law Review.

Keith Findley presented "Shaken Baby Cases: Syndrome or Pseudoscience?" in August. Findley's talk was part of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association series, "Freeing the Innocent in Texas: The Cutting Edge of Theory & Practice."

Susannah Camic Tahk's article "Public Choice Theory & Earmarked Taxes" (forthcoming in 2015 in the Tax Law Review), received a positive review from JOTWELL: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots). Loyola Law School Professor Theodore Seto writes, "Tahk's paper is profoundly innovative and deserves a read."

Thomas Mitchell presented a webinar, "Heirs' Property: Preventing Loss and Promoting Effective Utilization." The webinar was hosted by UW-Madison's Institute for Research on Poverty in August.