Fri Jul 25 2014   
 

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S. James Anaya

S. James Anaya, James J. Lenoir Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy


James Anaya is the James J. Lenoir Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy.  Since 2008, he has served as the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples for the United Nations.  Professor Anaya teaches and writes in the areas of international human rights, constitutional law, and issues concerning indigenous peoples.  Among his numerous publications is his acclaimed book, Indigenous Peoples in International Law (Oxford Univ. Press, 1996, 2d. ed. 2004).  Professor Anaya has been a consultant for numerous organizations and government agencies in several countries on matters of human rights and indigenous peoples, and he has represented indigenous groups from many parts of North and Central America in land mark cases before courts and international organizations. 
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David Gantz

David A. Gantz, Samuel M. Fegtly Professor of Law

 

David A. Gantz is the Samuel M. Fegtly Professor of Law and Director of the  International Trade and Business Law Program. He serves as Associate Director of the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade.  Professor Gantz served with the USAID law reform project in Costa Rica and as a law clerk with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  At the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, he was the chief lawyer responsible for Inter-American affairs.  Professor Gantz teaches international trade law, international environmental law and regional trade agreements, and has written extensively on international trade, investment and environmental law issues.  His book “Regional Trade Agreements: Law, Policy and Practice” was published by Carolina Academic Press in 2009.

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James Hopkins

James Hopkins, Associate Clinical Professor, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program
Professor Hopkins is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program.  An Algonquin/Metis from Quebec, he is a former law clerk to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and is a member of the Ontario Bar.  Professor Hopkins' area of interest is the intersection between trade, tax and aboriginal law. He is a recipient of the Harvard University International Tax Program's Award for Excellence in Research and Writing for his graduate thesis titled, “Democratization by Taxation: Democratic Experimentalism in Aboriginal Canada.”
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Mona Hymel

Mona L. Hymel, Arthur W. Andrews Professor of Law


Professor Hymel’s primary areas of expertise are environmental tax policy, federal tax policy, and professional responsibility.  She served as the Chair of the Standards of Tax Practice Committee and the Chair of the Individual Income Tax Committee of the American Bar Association Tax Section. At Arizona Law, Professor Hymel teaches Federal Income Tax; LLC, LLP and Partnership Taxation, Corporate Taxation, Estates and Trusts, Accounting for Lawyers, Professional Responsibility, and Tax Policy.   Before entering legal academia, Professor Hymel practiced law with King & Spalding in Washington, D.C., where her work focused on corporate and partnership transactions. Professor Hymel is also a Certified Public Accountant. 

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Dean Lueck

Dean Lueck

Dean Lueck is the Bartley P. Cardon Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Co-Director of the Economics, Law and Environment Program.  He has been a John M. Olin Faculty Fellow in Law and Economics at Yale Law School,  visiting professor of economics at Universitat Pampeu Fabra, visiting professor of law at the University of Virginia School of Law, and distinguished visiting professor in law and economics at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on the economics of law, property rights, and organization and includes projects on agricultural land contracts, conservation easements, systems of property rights in land, right-to-farm laws, and the behavior of state wildlife agencies. He has a B.A. (biology) from Gonzaga University and a Ph.D. (economics) from the University of Washington.

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Sharon Megdal

Sharon Megdal

Sharon B. Megdal is director of the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center. She is a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and a professor and specialist in the Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science. Dr. Megdal also serves as director of the University of Arizona Water Sustainability Program, funded by the Technology Research Initiative Fund (TRIF). Her work focuses on state and regional water resources management and policy, on which she writes and frequently speaks. She authors a water policy column for the WRRC’s bi-monthly newsletter. Current projects include study of artificial recharge and municipal water use in growing, arid regions. Dr. Megdal teaches the multi-disciplinary graduate course Arizona Water Policy. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University. 

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Barak Orbach

Barak Orbach, Associate Professor of Law


Professor Orbach’s primary areas of expertise are antitrust, regulation, intellectual property, and economic analysis of law.  His scholarship focuses on antitrust law, social and economic regulation, the legal history and economics of the motion picture industry, the legal wars against prizefighting until 1940.  In addition to his articles in these areas,
At Arizona Law, Professor Orbach teaches a wide-range of courses. He developed the first-year course, The Regulatory State. At the upper-level division, Professor Orbach is teaching courses in antitrust, intellectual property, and economic analysis of law.

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