Faculty and Staff in the Spotlight
Professor Lars Noah has published “Rewarding Regulatory Compliance: The Pursuit of Symmetry in Products Liability,” 88 Geo. L.J. 2147 (2000); and (with co-authors) “Regulatory Improvement Legislation: Risk Assessment, Cost-Benefit Analysis, and Judicial Review,” 10 Duke Envtl. & Pol’y F. (2000). He also accepted offers of publication for “What’s Wrong with ‘Constitutionalizing Food and Drug Law’?” 75 Tulane L. Rev. (Dec. 2000); “Peer Review and Regulatory Reform,” 30 Envtl. L. Rep. (Aug. 2000); “Comments on the Restatement (Third) of Torts,” 9 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y(Dec. 2000); and “Snuffing Out the FDA’s Tobacco Restrictions,” Health L. News (Sept. 2000). Noah will be a visiting professor at the University of Texas School of Law this semester, teaching a small section of Torts (integrated with research and writing exercises) and Products Liability. He will present his latest paper, “Civil Jury Nullification,” to the Texas faculty in mid-September. He will continue assembling a casebook he is co-authoring with Barbara Noah, Medical Technology and the Law, and hopes to start working on a new manuscript tentatively entitled “Mapping the Haphazard Diffusion of Knowledge in the Biomedical Community.” He will begin serving as vice-chair of the Food & Drug Law Committee of the ABA Section on Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, and continue serving as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Food & Drug Law Journal.