The School of Law Welcomes Visiting Faculty Members for Spring 2006

Lexington, VA • Thursday, January 12, 2006The School of Law is pleased to welcome five visiting faculty members this semester. Jeffrey Lubbers, Bruce Boyden, and Chistopher Whelan are all returning for another semester, having served previously as visiting faculty, adjunct faculty, and scholar-in-residence, respectively.

New to the School of Law are Jeremy Sarkin, who will serve as Lewis Law Center Scholar-in-Residence, and Jose Marcos Domingues-de-Oliviera, who will serve as visiting professor of law.

Lubbers is a Fellow in Law and Government at the Washington College of Law at American University and will teach American Public Law Process, Legal Writing and a seminar on Endangered Species and Biodiversity Protection. Boyden is an attorney with Proskauer Rose in Washington, D.C. and will teach Internet Law. Whelan is Associate Director of International Law Programmes at the University of Oxford and will teach Introduction to European Community Law and Professional Responsibility. Domingues is on the law faculty at Rio de Janiero State University and will teach Introduction to Latin American Law. Sarkin is Senior Professor of Law at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa and will teach Transitional Justice in the African Context.

Visiting Faculty Biographies

Visiting Professor of Law

A.B. 1971, Cornell University; J.D. 1974, University of Chicago; admitted to practice in Maryland and District of Columbia; Instructor, University of Miami Law School, 1974-75; Attorney, Administrative Conference of the United States, 1975-78; Senior Staff Attorney, 1978-82; Research Director, 1982-95; Legal Studies Tour - USSR, 1985; Faculty, U.S.-Asia Law Institute (Chinese Judges, University of Hawaii), 1988; Visitor, Center for Comparative Constitutional Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia, 1989; Faculty, ABA Central and Eastern European Law Institute, Administrative Law Workshop for Hungarian Lawyers Association, Budapest, 1991; Fellow in Law and Government, Washington College of Law, American University, 1995–; Visiting Professor of Law, spring, summer, fall 1996; Visiting Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University; Visiting Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University, fall 1996, spring 1999, spring 2003, spring 2006.

Visiting Professor of Law

B.A. 1991, University of Arkansas, summa cum laude; M.A. 1993, Northwestern University; J.D. 1997, Yale Law School; Phi Beta Kappa; Editor and Notes Editor, Yale Law Journal; EditorJournal; Editor, Yale Journal of Law and Feminism; admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York; attorney, Proskauer Rose, Washington, D.C., 1997—; Adjunct Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University, 2002-05; Visiting Professor of Law, spring 2006.

Visiting Professor of Law

LL.B., London School of Economics; M.A., University of Oxford; Ph.D., London School of Economics; Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California at Berkeley, 1975-76; Senior Research Officer in Law, University of Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies and Member of the University of Oxford Faculty of Law, 1977-86; Visiting Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law, 1982-83; Senator Strom Thurmond Distinguished Visitor Chair, University of South Carolina School of Law, spring, summer 1985); Lecturer in Law, University of Warwick, 1986-90; Senior Lecturer in Law, 1990-2000; Visiting Professor of Law, Ohio State University, spring 2000; Associate Director, International Law Programmes, University of Oxford, 2000–; Frances Lewis Scholar-in-Residence, Washington and Lee University, spring 2005; Visiting Professor of Law, spring 2006.

Visiting Professor of Law

LL.B. 1977, Rio de Janeiro State University; Research Student, Osaka University Faculty of Law, 1978-80; Assistant Professor, Public Financial Law, Faculty of Law, Rio de Janeiro State University, 1981; Associate Professor, 1989; Professor, present; Lawyer; State Attorney (1985); Counsel, Rio de Janeiro State Secretary for Science, Technology and Innovation (1999-2001; 2006); Scientific Director, Brazilian Association of Financial Law; President of Honor, Association of Ex-Fellows, Japan’s Education Ministry; Professor, Tax Law, Graduate Studies Program, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro; Fulbright Fellow (Environmental Law Comparative Seminar, in the United States, 1990; Professor, Tax Law Master Course, Cândido Mendes University, Rio de Janeiro, 1996-2001; Professor, Tax Law Master Course, Estácio de Sá University, Rio de Janeiro, 2002; Visiting Professor, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, 2003; Visiting Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University, spring 2006 (Latinamerican Public Law and Brazilian Business Law). Books: Tax Law - Taxable Abilities (Book of the Year Award, 1989, Brazilian Tax Law Academy); Tax Law and the Environment.

Frances Lewis Scholar-in-Residence

B.A. 1984, LL.B. 1986, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa; LL.M. 1988, Harvard Law School; LL.D. 1995, University of the Western Cape, South Africa; Fulbright Scholarship; admitted as Advocate, Natal, 1987; admitted to practice in New York, 1989; associate, Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood, New York, 1988-89; Visiting Attorney, International Commission of Jurists, Geneva, Switzerland, 1989; Adjudicator, Independent Electoral Commission Tribunals 1994 South African Elections, 1994; Assessor, Supreme Court of South Africa, 1996; Attorney, South Africa, 1997; Advisor, Inter-Congolese Dialogue, 2002; Legal Advisor, Paramount Chief of Herero community, Nambia, 2002; Acting Judge, Cape High Court, 2002-03; Visiting Professor, University Aix-Marseille, France, April-June 1997; Visiting Professor, University of Oregon, summer 1998; Visiting Professor, University of Cincinnati, 1998-99; Visiting Professor, University of Maryland, 1998-99; Senior Professor of Law, University of the Western Cape, 1990–; Deputy Dean, 2000-02; Frances Lewis Scholar-in-Residence, spring 2006.

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