Selected Refereed Papers Delivered at the 2011 ALSB Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana
The 86th annual meeting of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business was held in August 2011 in New Orleans, LA. The papers published in these Proceedings were double blind reviewed by members of the Academy. Papers were recommended for publication based on the quality of the research and the relevance of the topic to the substantive areas or pedagogy of business law or legal studies.
Several papers merit special mention:
Outstanding Proceedings Paper: Food Inglorious Food: Food Safety, Food Libel and Free Speech, by Rita Cain, University of Missouri, Kansas City.
Distinguished Proceedings Paper: The Law and Ethics of Restrictions on an Employee’s Post Employment Mobility, by Norman Bishara, University of Michigan.
Distinguished Proceedings Paper: The NCAA Letter of Intent: A Voidable Agreement for Minors? by Debra Burke, Western Carolina University.
Distinguished Proceedings Paper: Case Study of a Coffee War- Starbucks v. Charbucks- Dispute to teach Trademark Dilution, Business Ethics and the Value of Legal Acumen, by Sean Melvin, Elizabethtown College.
Distinguished Proceedings Paper: Sid Wainer & Son: A Growing Realization, Adam Sulkowski, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.
Outstanding Student Paper: A Proposal for the Enhancement of Canadian (Ontario) Insider Trading Regulation, by Jonathan Lau, University of Waterloo.
I would like to thank the reviewers for the 2011 ALSB Proceedings. Your time, your thoughtful comments and your good judgment make the Proceedings better every year. Your service to the Proceedings and to the authors is greatly appreciated by me and by all of your colleagues in the Academy.
Ronnie Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA
2011 ALSB Proceedings Editor
2011 Proceedings Reviewers
Patricia Sanchez Abril, University of Miami
Elliot Axelrod, Baruch College/City University of New York
Darren Bakst, John Locke Foundation
Martin Carrigan, The University of Findlay
Glenda Coleman, Webster University
Tammy Cowart, University of Texas at Tyler
Laura Davis, Bloomsburg University
Jean Didier, St. Johns University
David Forsyth, Arizona State University
Pam Gershuny, Southeast Missouri State University
Kenneth Goldsmith, Chattanooga State Community College
Susan W. Harrell, University of West Florida
James Holloway, East Carolina University
Richard Hunter, Seton Hall University
Jacqueline Innocent, New York University
Marilyn R. Kaplan, University of Texas at Dallas
Ernie King, University of Southern Mississippi
Lewis Laska, Tennessee State University
Timothy A. Lemper, Indiana University
Marvin Ludlum, University of Central Oklahoma
Terence Malloy, Kennesaw State University
William T. Mawer, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
MarySheila E. McDonald, LaSalle University
Elizabeth McVicker, Metropolitan State College of Denver
James Morgan, California State University, Chico
Dana Muir, University of Michigan
Benjamin Neil, Towson University
Paula O’Callaghan, University of Maryland University College
Susan A. O’Sullivan-Gavin, Rider University
Ann Morales Olazábal, University of Miami School
Carl Pacini, Penn State University-Abington
Suzanne Palmer, Albright College
Stephen Park, Loyola University Maryland
Susan Park, Boise State University
Aaron Pennington, York College of Pennsylvania
Nancy Graber Pigeon, Central Washington University
Evaluz Cotto Quijano, University of Puerto Rico
Supriya Sarnika, Westfield State University
David D. Schein, Virginia State University
Bernard Sharfman, Bethesda, MD
Cherie Sherman, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Charles Smith, California State University, Fullerton
John T. Wendt, University of St. Thomas
Brian Winrow, Winona State University
Guillian Yang, Beijing Foreign Studies University
Index of Papers
Administrative Patent Levers by David Orozco.
Bankrupts Need Not Apply: Sound Hiring Policy or Dangerous Proposition? by Robert J. Landry and Benjamin Hardy.
Ethics, Law, and the Business of Healthcare by Joshua E. Perry.
Federal Discovery Stays by Gideon Mark.
Immigration Policy Through the Lens of Optimal Federalism by Dale Thompson.
Instilling Credibility for Human Rights in Transnational Corporations by Robert Bird and Lucien Dhooge.
Interactive Regulation by Robert Bird and Elizabeth Brown.
Negative Product Placement: An Evolving Theory of Product Disparagement and Unfair Competition by Denise Smith, Michael Katz and Martin Nunlee.
Selling Wine: Should Corporations Have First Amendment Help? by Susan Lorde Martin.
Sid Wainer & Son: A Growing Realization by Adam Sulkowski and Nicholas Vardaro.
Sustainable Projections for Aircraft Emissions: What’s the Future for our Skies? by Kathryn Kisska-Schulz.
The Evolving Role of Opinions of Patent Counsel in Federal Circuit Cases by Lynda J. Oswald.
The Law and Ethics of Restrictions on an Employee’s Post-Employment Mobility by Norman Bishara and Michelle Westermann-Behaylo.
The Limits of Disclosure by Robert Prentice.
The NCAA Letter of Intent: A Voidable Agreement for Minors? by Debra Burke and Angela Grube.
The Supreme Court as Prometheus: Breathing Life into the Corporate Supercitizen by Robert Sprague and Mary Ellen Wells.
When a Common Interest Development Falls Apart, Who is Required to Pick up the Pieces? by Jennifer Cordon Thor.
When Size Matters: Implications for Public Policy from the Stock Options Backdating Scandal by Deniz Anginer, MP Narayanan, Cindy Schipani, and Nejat Seyhun.
[Cite as: 42 Acad. Legal Stud. In Bus. Nat’l Proc. ____ (2011)]