Former Distinguished Research Professor and Rogers Chair Alan Watson received the American Society of Comparative Law's Lifetime Achievement Award. The award "honor[s] living senior comparatists whose writings have changed the shape or direction of American comparative or private international law" and was presented to him at ASCL's annual meeting.
Associate Professor Sonja R. West has published "Smile for the Camera: The long lost photos of the Supreme Court at work—and what they reveal" in Slate regarding the debate of allowing cameras into the Supreme Court courtroom. The article appeared on 10/1/12.
Associate Professor Usha Rodrigues has published "SPACs and the JOBS Act" in 3 Harvard Business Law Review Online 17 (2012).
Associate Professor Erica Hashimoto was quoted in the Daily Report regarding her research on the acquittal rates in pro se defendant cases. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 9/25/12.
Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen has published "Finding International Law, Part II: Our Fragmenting Legal Community" in 44 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 1049 (2012).