Spotlight on Faculty: Spring 2015

Cybercrimes expert Susan Brenner spoke on Security and Threat Morphing in Cyberspace at the 2d Annual Michigan State University Interdisciplinary Conference on Cybercrime. The international event brought together experts from Europe and the U.S. on cybercrime and cybersecurity from the business sector, law enforcement, criminology, computer science and researchers who study cybercriminals and other hostile actors in cyberspace.

Tracy Reilly presented "Copyright Developments: The Year of the Content Owner" at the University of Akron School of Law's 17th annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy on March 9. In April, Reilly and 3L Debbie Davis-Brutchen attended the UD Innovation Center’s Capstone Design Symposium at Kettering Labs. The two-day symposium provides a common venue for final presentations of all projects supported by the Innovation Center during the semester. The Program in Law and Technology and the Intellectual Property Law Society look forward to collaborating with the Innovation Center and the Engineering Department on patent-related projects in the upcoming academic year.

Lori Shaw was quoted in The Atlantic's article, "Mentally Ill in a High-Stakes Job," on her advice to law students getting ready for the bar.

Dennis Turner, contributing writer for The Dayton Daily News's River Recreation section, released his newest column on rowing, "Beginners turn out to ‘Row the Pool’." Turner also began a series on fishing in Dayton with his articles that feature professor emeritus Cooley Howarth,  "Fishing the rivers of the Miami Valley" and  "Tips for finding and catching fish in local river waters."


TracyReilly's article, "Copyright and the Tragedy of the Commons," was published in idea (The Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol 55 / 2014).

Media Appearances

Tom Hagel spoke to WHIO-TV (Dayton) on when the debate about red light cameras will end. Hagel also spoke to The Dayton Daily News to explain differences in reactions to the Beavercreek (Ohio) Walmart and the Ferguson (Missouri) shootings and if Ohio should re-examine insanity defenses. He also spoke to ABC22/FOX45 TV (Dayton) on what the law considers to be too young to leave children at home alone.

Paul McGreal spoke to The Dayton Daily News on Warren County’s (Ohio) Obamacare challenge raising constitutional issues. (Subscription required)

John Terzano spoke to ABC22/FOX45 TV (Dayton) about his trip to Vietnam to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Vietnam war's end, his work on reconciliation and his efforts to ban landmines as a weapon of war.

For more information, contact Denise Baker, assistant director of communications at the University of Dayton School of Law, at 937-229-3342 or dbaker3@udayton.edu.

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