UNH Law Faculty News
Recent media appearances, publications, and presentations
Mike McCann, who will be joining us this summer to establish the Sports & Entertainment Law Institute, has made a number of national media appearances recently: he was interviewed on the Katie Couric show alongside Joe Paterno's widow and he appeared on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel to discuss NBA player Royce White. He was also on FoxNews to discuss Lance Armstrong. In his recent SI.com columns he has analyzed the NCAA's case against Penn State and Lance Armstrong.
He appeared in the Seattle Times discussing the legal issues around the Sacramento Kings possible move to Seattle. He also discussed this issue on CBS Sacramento and on NBC Seattle. On Southern California Public Radio, he discussed the Manti Te'O hoax.
The announcement of the Sports & Entertainment Law Institute was featured in the National Law Journal, the Concord Monitor, and in the blogs The Faculty Lounge, The Situationist, and the Sports Law Blog.
Professor Erin B. Corcoran, director of our Social Justice Institute, has just published Bypassing Civil Gideon: A Legislative Proposal to Address the Rising Costs and Unmet Legal Needs of Unrepresented Immigrants in the Winter 2012 edition of the West Virginia Law Review. A recent story on our website profiled her work.
John Greabe presented a faculty workshop on Constitutional Retroactivity Revisited at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Professor John Orcutt appeared on WTPL-FM to discuss "crowdfunding" on the Money Basics show.
Professor Emeritus Thomas G. Field, Jr. has published Appointment and Removal of Administrative PTO Judges, The Scope of Copyrights in Spontaneous Photographs, Five Decades Down and One to Go in the Pooh Saga, and Challenges to "Plain Meaning" in recent editions of IP Frontline.
Adjunct Professor Cory Smith was quoted in a Congressional Quarterly article on anti-human trafficking legislation.
Senior IP Teaching Fellows Peter J. McGovern and Dr. Catherine Bigley McGovern were panelists in a discussion of copyright law for museum directors at the annual New England Museum Association conference in Burlington, Vermont. They were joined on the panel by 3L Amanda Nelson who presented important background information on copyright law application in the museum environment.