|WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW|
|Course Directory 2004-2005|
SAMUEL R. BAGENSTOS [Spring 2005: Constitutional Law I and Disability Rights Law Seminar]
Sam Bagenstos earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard in 1993, receiving the Fay Diploma (awarded to the student who graduates with the highest combined average for three years of study). He was Articles Office Co‑Chair for the Harvard Law Review. He clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt on the Ninth Circuit for one year and then joined the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Following three years in that position, he served as Law Clerk for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court (1997-98). He was appointed Research Fellow and Lecturer in Law for one year at Harvard and became Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard in 2000. Sam has established himself as a leading authority in the field of disability law and The Americans with Disabilities Act. His current scholarship compares the antidiscrimination approach to disabilities law with social welfare law, as means of achieving the goals of the disability rights movement, including increased employment and greater social integration. For an illustrative article, see The Americans with Disabilities Act as Risk Regulation, 101 Colum. L. Rev. 1479 (2001). Next year Sam will teach Con Law I and a seminar on Disability Law. In subsequent years he is also expected to teach Civil Rights and Labor Law.
Glynn S. Lunney, Jr. is a Professor of Law at Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. Professor Lunney received his Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1984. Following graduation, he spent a year studying law and economics at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, and then returned to the States to work for Chevron U.S.A., Inc. as a production engineer in the Los Angeles basin. Professor Lunney received his J.D. degree, with distinction, from Stanford Law School in 1990, where he was an articles editor for the Stanford Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Following his graduation, he clerked for the Honorable John Minor Wisdom, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and then joined the Tulane faculty. While continuing to serve on the Law School faculty, Professor Lunney enrolled in the fall of 2000 in Tulane’s Graduate School and is currently in the final stages of earning his Ph.D. in Economics. Professor Lunney is a member of the California and Louisiana bars and is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His research and teaching interests focus primarily on intellectual property, but also include law and economics, contracts, antitrust, and the Just Compensation Clause of the United States Constitution. Prof. Lunney’s full bio, resume, & contact information can be found at http://www.law.tulane.edu - click on "The Tulane Experience" and then on "Faculty and Administration".
Judi McLean Parks is the Reuben & Anne Carpenter Taylor Professor of Organizational Behavior at the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University. Author of numerous book chapters and research papers, Professor McLean Parks’ work has appeared in Academy of Management Journal, Human Resources Management Review, International Journal of Conflict Management, International Negotiation Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Research in Organizational Behavior, and Wake Forest Law Review. She currently serves as the editor of the International Journal of Conflict Management, and has served on the editorial boards of Journal of Organizational Behavior and the Academy of Management Journal. She is past president of the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management, and has recently ended her term as the Executive Director of the International Association for Conflict Management. She also is a member of the Association of Missouri Mediators.
Peter Salsich is the McDonnell Professor of Justice in American Society at Saint Louis University School of Law. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Public Policy Studies and is a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He is a former editor of the ABA Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, a former chair of the ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty, and a former member of the Council of the ABA Section of Real Property, Probate & Trust Law. Prof. Salsich was the first chair of the Missouri Housing Development Commission and chaired the board of directors of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Inc. and the Ecumenical Housing Production Corp. (now Beyond Housing, Inc.). He has an A.B. from the University of Notre Dame, cum laude, and a J.D. from Saint Louis University. He teaches Property, Land Use Control, Local Government, Real Estate Transactions and Housing Law. Prof. Salsich’s full bio, resume, and contact information can be found at http://law.slu.edu/Community/Faculty/bios/salsich%20jr%20p.html .
Professor of Law and Co-Director, Center
for Health Law Studies. Educated at Kingston University and the
University of Cambridge, Professor Terry began his academic career as a
member of the law faculty of the University of Exeter in England. He
joined the Saint Louis University faculty in 1980. During the 1996-97
academic year Professor Terry was on leave from the law school and
served as Director of Legal Education for LEXIS-NEXIS. He is a Senior
Fellow at Melbourne Law School and holds the secondary appointment of
Professor of Health Management & Policy in the Saint Louis
University School of Public Health. Professor Terry is
Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Health Law and serves on the Board of
Directors of the non-profit Center for Computer-Assisted Legal
Instruction (CALI). He is a member of the Advisory Boards for the
Journal of Medical Internet Research and eLaw at Melbourne Law School.
Professor Terry is the co-author of Problems in Insurance Law, Cases,
Materials & Problems in the Law of Torts, and Products Liability,
Cases, Material, Problems. He has published extensively in the areas of
Torts, Products Liability and Health Law and is a past recipient of
Thompson & Coburn Awards for exceptional scholarship. Professor
Terry's research interests primarily lie at the intersection of
medicine, law and technology and much of his recent scholarship has
concentrated on technologically-mediated health care (including
telemedicine), privacy of medical information, and the use of technology
to reduce medical error. Prof. Terry’s full bio, resume, and contact
information can be found on the web at http://law.slu.edu/nicolasterry/Resume.htm
DOUGLAS R. WILLIAMS [Spring
2005: Administrative Law]
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L. FRANKS [Fall 2004: Pretrial Practice & Procedure]
[Spring 2005: Advanced
Practical Criminal Procedure]
L. KING [Fall 2004: Pretrial Practice & Procedure]
DANICA L. MATHES [Fall 2004: Entertainment Law Planning & Drafting]
Danica Mathes is an Entertainment and Intellectual Property attorney with Blumenfeld, Kaplan & Sandweiss, P.C. in St. Louis. She represents and counsels clients in various areas and genres of the arts and has worked with the likes of Nelly and the St. Lunatics, St. Louis jazz label MAXJAZZ, and Oscar-nominated Hollywood film producer Buzz Hirsch ("Silkwood"). A musician since the age of 4, Danica has also been a television reporter, radio disc jockey and has worked with several NBC affiliates as well as Walt Disney World Entertainment. Prof. Mathes received her B.A. in Communication and Music/Business from DePauw University in 1998 and her J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 2001. While at Washington University, she was an Editor for the Washington University School of Law Journal of Policy & Law, won the Delores K. Hanna National Best Brief in the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition and was inducted into the Order of Barristers. She was also President of the Intellectual Property Law Society, Vice President of Entertainment for the Sports & Entertainment Law Society, a finalist in the ABA Client Counseling Competition, participated in the Employment Law Clinic and was a law clerk for the Honorable E. Richard Webber in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Prof. Mathes was recently selected as one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s 30 Under 30, and is on the Board of Directors for St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts, the St. Louis Young Variety Board, and is active with the American Bar Association Entertainment & Sports Law Forum.
Peter Ruger is currently a member
of the law firm of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C.
He practices in the areas of higher education, nonprofit
organizations, health, alternative dispute resolution, and labor and
employment law. He is also
an adjunct professor at St. Louis University School of Law, Southern
Illinois University School of Law, and University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Previously, he was General Counsel of Southern Illinois
University at Edwardsville from 1997-2004 and General Counsel for
Washington University from 1974-1992.
Prof. Ruger also served as the president of the National
Association of College and University Attorneys in 1989-1990.
He is a member of the following professional organizations:
The Missouri Bar, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
(served on and chaired several committees), Illinois State Bar
Association, and the National Association of College and University
Attorneys. Prof. Ruger was a founder and was board chairman of the Board
of Southern Medical Insurance Company from 1988-1993 (chairman
1990-1992). Recently, he
was a founding member of the Association for Interdisciplinary
Initiatives in Higher Education Law and Policy and its first president.
He has served on the boards of several charitable organizations.
Prof. Ruger has spoken to numerous higher education and nonprofit groups
and has been extensively involved in community service activities in St.
Louis and southern Illinois. Prof.
Ruger received his B.A. from Denison University in 1963, his graduate
degree in history from Washington University in 1966, and his J.D.
degree from Washington University School of Law in 1969. Honors include
Phi Beta Kappa; Board of Editors, Washington University Law Quarterly;
and Omicron Delta Kappa.
GILBERT C. SISON [Fall 2004: International Courts and Tribunals – Practice and Procedure]
received his undergraduate degree with honors from Louisiana State
University in 1995, where he double-majored in Economics and Philosophy.
Prior to coming to law school, Prof. Sison served as National
President and on the Board of Directors of Future Business Leaders of
America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. He
received his J.D. in 2000 from Washington University School of Law,
where he was a member of the school’s Jessup International Moot Court
team. During his two years
as a competitor, Washington University won the regional championship and
advanced to compete in the international rounds of the tournament.
In 2000, Washington University finished as the third best U.S.
school in the tournament. In
addition to the Jessup competition, he was also a quarter-finalist in
the Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition.
Prof. Sison was also a staff editor on the Washington University
Law Quarterly, where he published a recent development entitled “A
King No More: The Impact of
the Pinochet Decision on the Doctrine of Head of State Immunity.”
For his accomplishments, the faculty selected him for membership
in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Upon graduation, Prof. Sison was asked to continue his involvement
with the Jessup team as its coach.
In his four years as coach, Washington University has won two
more regional championships and has twice advanced to the regional
semi-finals. The team has
also won a number of memorial and oralist awards during his tenure.
Since 2000, Prof. Sison has been an Associate at Bryan Cave LLP in
St. Louis, where he has practiced in the firm’s Class Action and
Commercial Litigation Client Service Groups.
Prof. Sison has obtained a number of favorable judgments in class
action product liability cases in Arizona, Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania
on behalf of a major automotive manufacturer.
He has also represented clients in bench trials and before the
Missouri Court of Appeals. He
is admitted to the Missouri and Illinois Bar, United States District
Court for the Southern District of Illinois and Eastern District of
Missouri and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
DANA WALKER TUCKER [Fall 2004: Pretrial Practice & Procedure]
Dana Tucker received her J.D. in 1994 from St. Louis University, where she received a Faculty Fellowship in American European Comparative Law in 1993-94, was the President of the Black Law Student Association in 1993-94, and was a semi-finalist in the Frederick Douglass Midwest Regional Moot Court competition in 1993. From 1994-1996, Prof. Tucker was an attorney with Husch & Eppenberger where she prepared and represented clients in bench trials, and represented police officers before the St. Louis Police Officers Pension Board. From 1996-2000, Prof. Tucker was a lead litigation attorney at Richard E. Banks & Associates, where she managed ongoing caseload of sixty personal injury files for firm specializing in personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and served as lead trial attorney in over 30 jury trials. From 2000-2002, Prof. Tucker was a staff attorney at Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney, Lewis, McManus, Watson, & Sperando, in Stuart, Florida, where she managed a large volume of multi-plaintiff employment discrimination cases, and worked directly with senior partner Willie E. Gary who is ranked among the top 50 trial lawyers in the United States. Since 2002, Prof. Tucker has worked as a senior associate at Fox Galvin, LLC, where she manages medical malpractice, commercial litigation and product liability claims. She is a member of the National Bar Association , the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and a mentor for the Mound City Bar Association of St. Louis.
Douglas Warren is an attorney at Polster
Lieder Woodruff and Lucchesi, P.C. Admitted to Missouri Bar 2000; admitted
to: United States District Court, Eastern and Western Missouri, United
States District Court for Eastern District of Wisconsin, Court of
Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and Court of Appeals for the Federal
Circuit. After graduating in 1992 from National Louis University with a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management, Prof. Warren attended
the Washington University School of Law and received his Juris Doctoris
degree in 1999. While at Washington University, he was a Staff Member
and Managing Editor of the Washington University Intellectual Property
Law newsletter and an active member in the school's Intellectual
Property Law Society. He was also very active in a number of national
moot court competitions, winning Best Oralist in the Giles Rich Patent
Law Moot Court competition for the Midwest region. His other activities
included a position as a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas A. Mummert,
Federal Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of Missouri during the
summer of 1996. Prior to attending law school, Prof. Warren garnered
extensive engineering and business experience in a variety of positions
such as: President/CEO Laclede Engineering, Inc., 1985 - 1997; Project
Manager, Emerson Electric, Government and Defense Group, 1981 - 1985;
and Design Engineer, Southwest Mobile Systems, 1978 - 1981. Prof. Warren
is currently a member of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
and the American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section. He
is currently involved in intellectual property law litigation at the
firm. Prof. Warren’s full bio, resume and contact information can be
found at http://www.polsterlieder.com/.
M. WHITBY [Fall 2004: Alternative Dispute Resolution]
Whitby is an of counsel attorney in the St. Louis office of Spencer Fane
Britt & Browne, LLP, where she concentrates her practice in
environmental law, dispute resolution and complex litigation. She has
sixteen years of practice experience focused primarily on
problem-solving for environmental contamination and cleanup projects,
and has worked as a third-party neutral as well as an attorney in
private practice. For
example, she is the former Director of Settlement Services for Clean
Sites, Inc., a national non-profit organization dedicated to improved
environmental cleanup, communication and stewardship, where she served
as a mediator, facilitator, arbitrator and trainer.
Prof. Whitby was approved as a neutral for the first National
Roster of Environmental Dispute Resolution and Consensus Building
Professionals, prepared by the U.S. Institute of Environmental Conflict
Resolution in Tucson, Arizona. She
also recently was invited to join the CPR Institute for Dispute
Resolution’s Panels of Distinguished Neutrals as an environmental
member. Prof. Whitby
serves as the Chair of the American Bar Association's Section of
Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER) ADR Committee.
She is admitted to practice in Missouri and Illinois.
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