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James Cleo Thompson, Sr., Trustee Professor of Law


Email: pwinship@mail.smu.edu

Phone: 214-768-2575

Education:

A.B., 1965, Harvard University
LL.B., 1968, Harvard University
LL.M., 1973, University of London (London School of Economics)
candidate for the J.S.D, Yale University

Professor Winship teaches primarily in the areas of domestic and international commercial law, although he has also taught corporate law and seminars on American legal history, comparative commercial law, admiralty law, and law and ethics.


Books

SECURED TRANSACTIONS (2002) (with Louis Del Duca, Egon Guttman, William Henning and Frederick Miller) [with Teachers Manual].

INTERNATIONAL SALES LAW: A PROBLEM-ORIENTED COURSEBOOK (2000) (with John A. Spanogle) [including Teachers Manual and Documents Supplement].


Speeches/Presentations

Lecture, “The UNCITRAL CISG Digest,” Clive M. Schmitthof International Commercial Law Seminar in cooperation with the CISG-Advisory Council, London, January 2004.

Lecture, “Modern Secured Financing and Revised UCC Article 9,” conference on Personal Property Security Reform in the U.K., University of Manchester School of Law, Manchester, England, October 2003.

Presentation, “An International Sales Law for the World: The United Nations Sales Convention and The UNCITRAL Draft Legislative Guide on Secured Transactions,” Seoul, Korea, September 2003.

Lecture, “Remedies under the UN Sales Convention,” Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea, September 2003.

Lecture, “Some Aspects of the UN Convention on International Sale of Goods, International Conference on Maintenance of International Peace and Security in New Conditions: the Role of International Law,” by the Russian Association of International Law and the Law Faculty of the St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 2003.

Lecture, “Impediment beyond the debtor’s control: [CISG] Art. 79,” annual meeting of Freunde des Hamburger Max-Planck-Instituts, Hamburg, June 2003.

Lectures, “[U.S.] Commercial and Consumer Law,” Academy of American and International Law of the Center for American and International Law, Dallas, June 2003.

Panel presentation, “Crossborder Secured Transactions Developments,” 36th annual Uniform Commercial Code Institute, San Francisco, March 2003.


Other

Contribution to Franco Ferrari, Harry Flechtner & Ronald A. Brand eds. THE DRAFT UNCITRAL DIGEST AND BEYOND (München: European Law Publishers, 2003).

CONTRACT PLANNING AND LITIGATION STRATEGIES UNDER THE U.N. SALES CONVENTION AND THE UNIDROIT PRINCIPLES in Guide to the International Sale of Good Convention (CINCINNATI, OHIO: BUSINESS LAWS, INC., 2003).

AN INTERNATIONAL SALES LAW FOR THE WORLD: THE UNITED NATIONS SALES CONVENTION (to be published in 2004 in Korean Forum on International Trade and Business Law - 2003).

SECURED TRANSACTIONS, in 3 Boris Kozolchyk & John F. Molloy eds., United States Law of Trade and Investment (2001).

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: 1998, 54 Business Lawyer 2001 (1999).

KARL LLEWELLYN IN ROME, 3 Unif. Law Review/Review Dr. Unif. 725 (1998).

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: 1997, 53 Business Lawyer 1521 (1998).

SELECTED SECURITY INTERESTS IN THE UNITED STATES, in Joseph J. Norton & Mads Andenas eds., Emerging Financial Markets and Secured Transactions 267 (1998). INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: 1996, 52 Business Lawyer 1643 (1997).

THE U. N. SALES CONVENTION AND THE EMERGING CASELAW, in Emptio-venditio Inter Nationes: in Anerkennung Für Recht Und Gesellschaft ag, 1997).