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Faculty Achievements

Faculty at  UB Law contribute to legal theory and practice through publications, presentations and participation at national and international conferences


John Bessler, Associate Professor: Cruel and Unusual: The American Death Penalty and the Founders' Eighth Amendment (Northeastern University Press)

Wendy Gerzog, Professor: Federal Taxes on Gratuitous Transfers: Law and Planning (with Joseph Dodge and Bridget Crawford) (Aspen Press)

Leigh Goodmark, Professor, Director of Clinical education, Director of the Family Law Clinic and co-director of the Center on Applied Feminism: A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System (New York University Press)

Michael Higginbotham, Interim Dean and Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Law: Ghosts of Jim Crow: Uncovering Racism in “Post-Racial" America (New York University Press; forthcoming early 2013)

Christopher J. Peters, Professor: A Matter of Dispute: Morality, Democracy, and Law (Oxford University Press)

Michael Meyerson , Professor, Piper & Marbury Faculty Fellow and director of the Baltimore Scholars Program: Endowed by Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in America (Yale University Press)

James Maxeiner, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law: Failures of American Civil Justice in International Perspective (with Gyooho Lee and Armin Weber) (Cambridge University Press)

Jane C. Murphy , Professor: Family Feuds: From Adversary Justice to Problem Solving Courts (with Jana Singer)  (New York University Press; forthcoming in 2013)

Arnold Rochvarg, Professor: Principles and Practice of Maryland Administrative Law (Carolina Academic Press)

Mortimer Sellers, University System of Maryland Regents Professor and Director of the Center for International & Comparative Law: Parochialism, Cosmopolitanism, and Foundations of International Law (editor) (Cambridge University Press)

Angela Vallario, Associate Professor: Fundamentals of Estate Planning  (Carolina Academic Press)




Fred Brown, Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Tax Program: "An Equity-Based Multilateral Approach to Sourcing Income Among Nations," Florida Tax Review

Wendy Gerzog, Professor: "The New Super-Charged PAT (Power of Appointment Trust)," Houston Law Review

David Jaros, Assistant Professor: "The Criminal Class Action" (with Adam S. Zimmerman), University of Pennsylvania Law Review

Audrey McFarlane, Professor: "The Properties of Instability: Markets, Predation, Racialized Geography, and Property Law," Wisconsin Law Review