May 2019 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of May, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for May 1st to May 31st, 2019.

Articles

1. Gerry W. Beyer, Potpourri, 57-2 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 3 (2019).

2. Gerry W. Beyer, Intestacy, Wills, Estate Administration, and Trusts Update, 57 -2 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 4 (2019).

3. Gerry W. Beyer, Cryptocurrency—What Estate Planners Need to Know, 2 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 68 (2019).

4. Tracy Hresko Pearl, Compensation at the Crossroads: Autonomous Vehicles & Alternative Victim Compensation Schemes, 60 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1827 (2019).

Op-Eds

1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s debatable: Was Supreme Court correct in lifting Muslim man’s stay of execution?, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (May 5, 2019, 12:01 A.M.), https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20190505/its-debatable-was-supreme-court-correct-in-lifting-muslim-mans-stay-of-execution.

Quotes

1. Prof. Humphrey is quoted in the following article: Adán Rubio, Gender pay gap warrants in workforce, Daily Toreador, (May 5, 2019). http://www.dailytoreador.com/news/gender-pay-gap-warrants-changes-in-workforce/article_0608a084-6f81-11e9-b07d-1b277c6b7063.html.

2. Prof. Tracy Pearl is quoted in the following article: Matt Drange, Studies Don’t Support Elon Musk’s Autopilot Safety Claims, The Information, (May 29, 2019, 7:01 A.M.), https://www.theinformation.com/articles/studies-dont-support-elon-musks-autopilot-safety-claims.

Citations

1.  Prof. Casto’s article The Erie Doctrine and the Structure of Constitutional Revolutions is cited in the following article: Stephen E. Sachs, Finding Law, 1017 Calif. L. Rev. 529 (2019).

2. Prof. Murphy’s work on Admin. L. & Prac. § 11:32 (3d ed. 2018) is cited in the following article: Dina Ljekperic, Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. Aereokiller, LLC: How the Narrow Framework of the 1976 Copyright Act Cut the Cord on Internet Television Retransmissions, 33 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1037 (2018).

3. Prof. Casto’s book The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver Ellsworth is cited in the following article: Scott Ingram, George Washington’s Attorneys: The Political Selection of United States Attorneys at the Founding, 39 Pace L. Rev. 163 (2018).

4. Prof. Benham’s article Proportionality, Pretrial Confidentiality, and Discovering Sharing is cited in the following article: April Strahan, Karen Kennedy & Jacob Cukjati, Break Through Protective Orders, 54-OCT JTLATRIAL 20 (2018).

5. Prof. Beyer’s work on Lady Bird Deeds: A Primer for the Texas Practitioner is cited in the following article: Denise Cheney, Lady Bird Deeds- Revocable Life Estate Deed, 2019 Advanced Real Est. Drafting 16-II, 2019 WL 2075537.

6. Prof. Loewy’s article Morals Legislation and the Establishment Clause is cited in the following article: Jordan Blair Woods, Religious Exemptions and LGBTQ Child Welfare, 103 Minn. L. Rev. 2343 (2019).

7. Prof. Batra’s work on Standards of Legitimacy in Criminal Negotiations is cited in the following article: Jeffrey Bellin, The Power of Prosecutors, 84 N.Y.U. L. Rev 171 (2019).

8. Prof. Beyer’s articles Cyber Estate Planning and Administration and Web Meets the Will: Estate Planning for Digital Assets are cited in the following article: Michael T. Yu, Towards a New California Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, 39 Loy. L.A. Ent. L. Rev. 115 (2018-2019).

9. Prof. Loewy’s article A Proposal for the Universal Collection of DNA is cited in the following article: Andrea Roth, “Spit and Acquit”: Prosecutors as Surveillance Entrepreneurs, 107 Calif. L. Rev. 405 (2019).

10. Prof. Robert Sherwin’s article Evidence? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Evidence!: How Ambiguity in Some States’ Anti-SLAPP Laws Threatens to De-Fang a Popular and Powerful Weapon Against Frivolous Litigation is cited in the following article: Matthew D. Bunker & Emily Erickson, #AintturningtheOtherCheek: Using Anti-SLAPP Law as a Defense in Social Media, 87 UMKC L. Rev. 801 (2019).

11. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s article Fast and Furious: The Misregulation of Driverless Cars is cited in the following article: Bryan H. Choi, Crashworthy Code, 94 Wash. L. Rev. 39 (2019).

12. Prof. James’ article The African-American Church, Political Activity, and Tax Exemption is cited in the following article: Holcomb, Baptists and the Johnson Amendment, 3/22/19 Baptist Hist. and Heritage 25, 2019 WLNR 14080710 (2019).

13. Prof. Murphy’s work on Arbitrariness Review Made Reasonable: Structural and Conceptual Reform of the “Hard Look” is cited in the following article, Robert L. Glicksman & Emily Hammond, The Administrative Law of Regulatory Slop and Strategy, 68 Duke L.J. 1651 (2019).

14. Prof. Batra’s article Resolving Civil Forfeiture Disputes is cited in the following article: Derek Fincham, The Blood Antiquities Convention As A Paradigm For Cultural Property Crime Reduction, 37 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 299 (2019).

15. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article Just Like Pulling Teeth: How Dental Education’s Crisis Shows the Way Forward for Law School is cited in the following article: Hilary G. Escajeda, Legal Education: A New Growth Vision Part I- The Issue: Sustainable Growth or Dead Cat Bounce? A Strategic Inflection Point Analysis, 97 Neb. L. Rev. 628 (2019).

16. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article Stories from Camp Automotive: Communicating the Importance of Family Dynamics to Corporate Law Students is cited in the following article: Jacob Lebovics, The Role of Transformative Mediation in Family Business Disputes, 20 Cardozo J. Conflict Resol. 471 (2019).

17. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s article Fifty Years Later: Miranda & the Police is cited in the following article: Brian Gallini, The Interrogations of Brenda Dassey, 102 Marq. L. Rev. 777 (2019).

18. Prof. Murphy’s article Can They Do That? The Due Process and Article III Problems of Proposed Findings of Criminal Contempt in Bankruptcy Courts is cited in the following manual: Hon. Joan N. Feeney, Hn. Michael G. Williams & Hon. Michael G. Williamson, § 2:23 Equitable jurisdiction—Contempt powers, 1 Bankruptcy Law Manual § 2:23 (5th ed.) (2019).

19. Prof. Shannon’s article Prescribing a Balance: The Texas Legislative Responses to Sell v. United States is cited in the following article: Anna Roberts, Arrests as Guilt, 70 Ala. L. Rev. 987 (2019).

20. Prof. Casto’s article The Erie Doctrine and the Structure of Constiutional Revolutions is cited in the following article: Ryan M. Folio, Constitutional Avoidance, Severability, and a New Erie Moment, 42 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 649 (2019).

21. Prof. Casto’s article The Erie Doctrine and the Structure of Constitutional Revolutions is cited in the following article: J. Lyn Entrikin, The Death of Common Law, 42 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 351 (2019).

22. Prof. Loewy’s article Cops, Cars, and Citizens: Fixing the Broken Balance is cited in the following article: Anthony J. Ghiotto, Traffic Stop Federalism: Protecting North Carolina Black Drivers From the United States Supreme Court, 48 U. Balt. L. Rev. 323 (2019).

23. Prof. Watt’s article Tyranny by Proxy: State Action and the Private Use of Deadly Force is cited in the following article: Michael Patty, Social Media and Censorship: Rethinking State Action Once Again, 40 Mitchell Hamline L.J. Pub. Pol’y & Prac. 83 (2019).

24. Prof. Murphy’s work in Administrative Law & Practice § 5:87 is cited in the following article: Nathaniel F. Rubin, Missing the (Certification) Mark: How The Lanham Act Unnecessarily Restricts State and Local Governments as Certifiers, 71 Stan. L. Rev. 1023 (2019).

25. Prof. Loewy’s article Cops Cars, and Citizens: Fixing the Broken Balance is cited in the following article: Paige Davidson, Retaliatory Arrests: Seeking Compromise in a Constitutional Tug of War, 50 U. Pac. L. Rev. 685 (2019).

26. Prof. Gossett’s article “(Take from Us Our) Wretched Refuse”: The Deportation of America’s Adoptees is cited in the following article: Zachary Ford, Reefer Madness: The Constitutional Consequence of the Federal Government’s Inconsistent Marijuana Policy, 6 Tex. A&M L. Rev 671 (2019).  

News

1. On May 2, Professor Jamie Baker spoke at the Texas Tech Law School Roswell CLE on The Duty of Technology Competence in the Algorithmic Society.

2. On May 3, Professor Gerry W. Beyer travelled to Amarillo, Texas where he made three presentations at the Twenty-Eighth Annual Institute on Estate Planning sponsored by the Amarillo Area Estate Planning Council.

3. On May 4, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was a speaker at the Annual Educational Conference of the Texas Association of Legal Professionals held in Lubbock. His presentation and companion article were entitled Intestate Succession: What Every Texas Legal Professional Needs to Know.

4. On May 8 and May 10, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was the anchoring speaker for the 2019 Probate Academy sponsored by the Texas Association of Counties’ Judicial Academy. His presentations included: Probate Overview, Alternatives to Regular Probate, Basics of a Texas Will, Unusual Will Provisions and Enforcement Issues, Intestate Succession, Probate Case Law Update, and Probate Legislative Update.

5. On May 9, Professor Gerry W. Beyer traveled to Odessa, Texas to speak for the Midland Odessa Business and Estate Council. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Fundamentals of Texas Multiple-Part Accounts.

6. On May 15, Professor Beyer was an invited speaker at the 2019 Spring Conference of the National College of Probate Judges held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The topic of his presentation to judges from across the nation was Cyber Estate Planning and Administration. He also co-authored a comprehensive article to accompany his lecture.

7. On May 16, Professor Gerry W. Beyer addressed an audience of approximately 225 estate planning professionals at a program sponsored by the Chicago Estate Planning Council. His presentation and accompany article were entitled State Law Pitfalls: Don’t Step In It When Your Client Steps Across State Lines.

8. On May 18, Horn Professor Victoria Sutton, with her co-author, Summer Sutton (PhD student Architecture, Yale Univ), gave a presentation entitled Using Multidisciplinary Methods of Design and Law for Better Relationships Between Tribes and Museums at the Association for Law, Property & Society 10th Annual Meeting at Syracuse Univ. College of Law. Read here.

9. Professor Gerry W. Beyer was recently notified by the President of the American College of Trust and Estate Council, Jack Terrill, that he was appointed to the College’s Artificial Intelligence Task Force to study the interface of AI on the estate planning practice and how to influence its development.

10. Professor Beyer’s co-authored article Estate Planning for Mary Jane and Other Marijuana Users, has been republished in the American Bar Association’s General Practice Sole e-Report’s in the May 2019 issue. Read here.

11. Professor Camp presented the fourth presentation, Taxation of Electronic Gaming, at the Fifth Annual Texas Tax Faculty Workshop hosted by the University of Houston Law Center.

12. On May 22nd, Professor Tracy Pearl presented her paper, Hands Off the Wheel: The Role of Law in the Coming Extinction of Human-Driven Cars, at the 7th Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies at ASU’s Beus Center for Law and Society.

13. On May 23rd, Professor Tracy Pearl was invited to tour Exponent’s private autonomous vehicle testing track in Phoenix, Arizona and learn more about their ongoing efforts to establish safety design best practices for these vehicles.

14. Professor Tracy Pearl was in the top 10% of authors on SSRN as measured by downloads.

15. On May 30th, Professor Humphrey presented on wellness for law faculty and law students at the ALWD Conference.

16. On May 30th, Professor Drake presented on cognitive theory and legal instruction at the first annual Teaching the Teachers Conference.

Bloomberg BNA’s Corporate Law Report: Exploring an Article

This is the third in a four part series spotlighting Bloomberg BNA’s Corporate Law Report.

Today, we will explore an article from the homepage of the Corporate Law Report.

Scrolling down the home page, the most recent news articles are shown, an article shown below, allows a reader to utilize many different features.

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By using the links at the top of the page readers can quickly switch between different articles on the site.

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The article also has links to a couple of related articles on the site as well.

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Access to the Corporate Law Report database is available through the Texas Tech Law Library website under the Electronic Databases tab.

May 2019 New Books

2019 May new books

In May 2019, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

AUTOMOBILES AND SOCIETY

  1. Clay McShane, Down the Asphalt Path: The Automobile and the American City (1994).

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

  1. Susan Grueneberg, Ann Hurwitz, and Alexander Tuneski, eds., The FTC Franchise Rule (2019).

COMPARATIVE AND FOREIGN LAW

  1. Barbara Wade Rose, The Priest, the Witch and the Poltergeist (2010).

CONTRACTS

  1. Lenne Eidson Espenschied, Contract Drafting: Powerful Prose in Transactional Practice (2019).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Elizabeth Kelley, ed., Representing People with Mental Disabilities (2018).

ELECTRONIC COMMERCE LAW

  1. Cynthia H. Cwik, Christopher A. Suarez, and Lucy L. Thomson, eds., The Internet of Things: Legal Issues, Policy, and Practical Strategies (2019).

FAMILY LAW

  1. Patricia Shewmaker and James R. Lewis, The Complete QDRO Handbook: Dividing ERISA, Military, and Civil Service Pensions and Collecting Child Support from Employee Benefit Plans (2019).
  2. Matthew P. Barach, The Family Law Guide to Appellate Practice (2019).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

  1. Sharon K. Sandeen and Marilyn C. Maloney, eds., Intellectual Property Deskbook for the Business Lawyer: A Transactions-Based Guide to Intellectual Property Law (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Kris Franklin, Legal Reasoning Case Files (2019).
  2. Theresa McDevitt and Caleb P. Finegan, eds., Library Service and Learning: Empowering Students, Inspiring Social Responsibility, and Building Community Connections (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Dr. Artika R. Tyner, The Leader’s Journey: A Guide to Discovering the Leader Within (2019).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

  1. Monica Fawzy Bryant and Joanna Fawzy Morales, Cancer Rights Law: An Interdisciplinary Approach (2018).

SENTENCING AND PUNISHMENT

  1. Honorable Harold Baer, Jr., Rehabilitation and Incarceration: In Search of Fairer and More Productive Sentencing (2019).

TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAW

  1. American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Telecom Antitrust Handbook (2019).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.  Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items.

Bloomberg BNA’s Corporate Law Report: Insights

This is the second in a four part series spotlighting Bloomberg BNA’s Corporate Law Report.

On the the home page, you can click on the Insights tab. You can explore various practitioner’s insights on hot topics within corporate law.

Below is a view of the home page. The green box indicates where the insights tab can be located.

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After clicking on the Insights tab, the website will direct you to a page with all of the posted insights. You can then filter those posts by topics including corporate counsel, legislation, and more. The topic filter is highlighted in green.

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Below is a view of the topic list.

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Access to the Corporate Law Report database is available through the Texas Tech Law Library website under the Electronic Databases tab.

 

Bloomberg BNA’s Corporate Law Report: What is it?

This is the first in a four part series spotlighting Bloomberg BNA’s Corporate Law Report.

The Corporate Law Report is Bloomberg/BNA’s current awareness newsletter featuring articles and insights on Corporate Law.  This hub connects you with current and past articles, current and past issues, global and national from some of the most well-known corporations in the world.

The Corporate Law Report home page provides different sections, beginning with the News page as seen below, followed by a tab for there INSIGHTS page.

Below is a view of the home page.

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To stay updated on a specific topic of interest, check out the recent news which can be accessed from the home page and is indicated by the green box below.

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For quick searches of the entire database, locate the search box at the top right corner of the page. For advanced searches, select “advanced search” to the bottom left of the search box. The advanced search tool allows you to search by title, author, keywords, topic, agency, location or tribunal. In addition, it allows you to narrow your search by type, and publication date. Note the collapsible search options in green.

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Access to the Corporate Law Report database is available through the Texas Tech Law Library website under the Electronic Databases tab.

 

April 2019 New Books

2019 April New Books

In April 2019, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

ENERGY AND UTILITIES LAW

  1. Jordi Jaria i Manzano, Nathalie Chalifour, and Louis J. Kotze, eds., Energy, Governance and Sustainability (2017).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

  1. William deBuys, A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest (2011).

JUDGES

  1. G. Alan Tarr, Without Fear or Favor: Judicial Independence and Judicial Accountability in the States (2012).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Scott Berinato, Good Charts: The HBR Guide to Making Smarter, More Persuasive Data Visualizations (2016).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Heidi K. Brown, Untangling Fear in Lawyering: A Four-Step Journey Toward Powerful Advocacy (2019).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Richard A. Leiter, ed., National Survey of State Laws (2019).
  2. Glen E. Holt and Leslie Edmonds Holt, Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance (2016).
  3. Ashley Krenelka Chase, ed., Millennial Leadership in Libraries (2018).
  4. Steven W. Sowards and Juneal Chenoweth, eds., The Reference Librarian’s Bible: Print and Digital Reference Resources Every Library Should Own (2018).

MOTOR VEHICLES

  1. Samuel I. Schwartz with Karen Kelly, No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future (2018).

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

  1. Mark Osiel, The Right to do Wrong: Morality and the Limits of Law (2019).

SOCIAL MEDIA LAW

  1. Ursula Furi-Perry, Social Media Law: A Handbook of Cases & Use (2019).

WATER LAW

  1. Idaho State Bar Water Law Section and Randy Stapilus, eds., Through the Waters: An Oral History of the Snake River Basin Adjudication (2014).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.  Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items.

April 2019 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of April, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for April 1st to April 30th, 2019.

Books & Treatises

1. GERRY W.BEYER, 13-15 WEST’S TEXAS FORMS – REAL PROPERTY (2019 Supps.).

Articles

1. Brie Sherwin, After the Storm: The Importance of Acknowledging Environmental Justice in Sustainable Development and Disaster Preparedness, 29-2 DUKE ENV. L. & POL’Y F. 273 (2019).

Op-Ed

1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s debatable: How should Supreme Court rule on large cross in public traffic circle?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (April 14, 2019 at 1:01 a.m.), https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20190414/its-debatable-how-should-supreme-court-rule-on-large-cross-in-public-traffic-circle.

Quotes

1. Prof. Camp is quoted in the following article: Vidya Kauri, Row Over Trump’s Tax Returns May Hinge On Dems’ Intent, 2019 LAW360 115-174 (2019).

Citations

1. Prof. Beyer’s work on WEST’S TEXAS FORMS, REAL PROPERTY § 16.17 is cited in the following article: Luke Meier, Drafting A Texas Oil and Gas Lease to Ensure Enforceability of A Consent-to-Assign Clause: How to Make an Oil and Gas “Lease” A Lease, 51 TEX. TECH L. REV. 169 (2019).

2. Prof. Shannon’s article The Time is Right to Revise the Texas Insanity Defense: An Essay is cited in the following article: Federica Coppola, Motus Animi in Mente Insana: An Emotion-Oriented Paradigm of Legal Insanity Informed by the Neuroscience of Moral Judgments and Decision-Making, 109 J. CRIM. L. & CRIMINOLOGY 1 (2019).

3. Prof. Gonzalez’s article The New Batson: Opening the Door of the Jury Deliberation Room After Peña-Rodriguez v. Colorado is cited in the following article: Kyle B. Grigel, Credibility Interrogatories in Criminal Trials, 71 STAN. L. REV. 461 (2019).

4. Prof. Murphy’s article Enhancing the Role of Public Interest Organizations in Rulemaking Via Pre-Notice Transparency is cited in the following article: Daniel E. Walters, Capturing the Regulatory Agenda: An Empirical Study of Agency Responsiveness to Rulemaking Petitions, 43 HARV. ENVTL. L. REV. 175 (2019).

5. Prof. Humphrey’s article ‘‘But I’m Brain-Dead and Pregnant”: Advance Directive Pregnancy Exclusions and End-of-Life Wishes is cited in the following article: Elizabeth Villarreal, Pregnancy and Living Wills: A Behavioral Economic Analysis, 128 YALE L.J. FORUM 1052 (2019).

6. Prof. Baker’s article Beyond the Information Age: The Duty of Technology Competence in the Algorithmic Society is cited in the following article: Stuart Teicher, Tech Tock, Tech Tock: The Countdown to Your Ethical Demise, 31 J. AM. ACAD. MATRIM. LAW. 481 (2019).

7. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s article Fast and Furious: The Misregulation of Driverless Cars is cited in the following article: Bryan H. Choi, Crashworthy Code, 94 WASH. L. REV. 39 (2019).

8. Prof. Baker’s article Teaching Legal Research in the Books: Necessary or Not? is cited in the following article: Genevieve B. Tung, Collaboration Between Legal Writing Faculty and Law Librarians: Two Surveys, 23 LEGAL WRITING: J. LEGAL WRITING INST. 215 (2019).

9. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article The Moral Basis of State Corporate Law Disclosure is cited in the following article: Reza Dibadj, Disclosure as Delaware’s New Frontier, 70 HASTINGS L.J. 690 (2019).

10. Prof. Beyer’s article Ante-Mortem Probate: A Viable Alternative is cited in the following article: Charles E. Cantú, An Oral History of St. Mary’s University School of Law (1961–2018), 50 ST. MARY’S L.J. 309 (2019).

11. Prof. Rob Sherwin’s article #Have We Really Thought This Through?: Why Granting Trademark Protection to Hashtags is Unnecessary, Duplicative, and Downright Dangerous is cited in the following article: Dr. Vicki T. Huang, Empirical Analysis of Australian Trademark Infringement Decisions: Implications for the U.S. Trademark Use Debate, 35 SANTA CLARA HIGH TECH. L.J. 1 (2019).

12. Prof. Murphy’s article Abandon Chevron and Modernize Stare Decisis for the Administrative State is cited in the following article: Kit Johnson, Pereira v. Sessions: A Jurisdictional Surprise for Immigration Courts, 50 COLUM. HUM. RTS. L. REV. 1 (2019).

13. Prof. Metze’s article Death and Texas: The Unevolved Model of Decency is cited in the following article: Andrew Ingram, Pinkerton Short-Circuits the Model Penal Code, 64 VILL. L. REV. 71 (2019).

14. Prof. Christopher’s article Whack-A-Mole: Why Prosecuting Digital Currency Exchanges Won’t Stop Online Money Laundering is cited in the following article: Jason Clark & Margaret Ryznar, Improving Bitcoin Tax Compliance, 2019 U. ILL. L. REV. ONLINE 70 (2019).

15. Prof. Beyer’s unpublished manuscript entitled Controlling Body Disposition: The Law and the Macabre is cited in the following article: Meredith M. Havekost, The Waiting Game: How States Can Solve the Organ-Donation Crisis, 72 VAND. L. REV. 691 (2019).

16. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article The Moral Basis of State Corporate Law Disclosure is cited in the following article: Reza Dibadj, Disclosure as Delaware’s New Frontier, 70 HASTINGS L.J. 689 (2019).

17. Prof. Murphy’s article Abandon Chevron and Modernize Stare Decisis for the Administrative State is cited in the following article: Heather Elliott, Gorsuch v. the Administrative State, 70 ALA. L. REV. 703 (2019).

18. Prof. Murphy’s article Abandon Chevron and Modernize Stare Decisis for the Administrative State is cited in the following article: Kristin E. Hickman, To Repudiate or Merely Curtail? Justice Gorsuch and Chevron Deference, 70 ALA. L. REV. 733 (2019).

19. Prof. Rosen’s article Targeting Enemy Forces in the War on Terror: Preserving Civilian Immunity is cited in the following article; Raphael Bitton, Rethinking The Law and Ethics of Undercover Warfare, 2 CARDOZO J. INT’L & COMP. L. 593 (2019).

News

1. On April 1st, at the request of state Rep. Dustin Burrows (Tech Law Class of ’04), Professor Rob Sherwin testified before the Texas House Judiciary Committee about changes to the controversial Texas Citizens Participation Act—Texas’s “anti-SLAPP” law.

2. On April 12th, Professor Gerry W. Beyer traveled to McKinney, Texas and the Collin County Courthouse where he was invited to speak for the Estate Planning/Probate Section of the Collin County Bar Association. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Morals from the Courthouse: A Study of Recent Texas Cases Impacting the Wills, Probate, and Trust Practice.

3. Professor Brie Sherwin was named “Outstanding Teacher of the Year” for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. In addition to teaching Legal Practice at Tech Law, Prof. Sherwin is an Adjunct Professor of Public Health teaching Environmental Health Sciences every spring at the medical school.

4. On April 15th, Professor Tracy Pearl was the featured guest on the podcast Robotics Through Science Fiction, hosted by Professor Robin Murphy. Listen here.

5. On April 17th, Professor Alex Pearl presented his paper Redsk*ns: The Property Right to Racism to the 2019 meeting of the Pop Culture Association in Washington, DC.

6. On April 17th, Professor Eric Chiappinelli was honored for his outstanding achievements and contributions with a President’s Excellence in Teaching Award at the Texas Tech University Faculty Honors Convocation.

7. On April 17th, Professor Brie Sherwin was presented with TTU’s Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Award for professors who exemplify teaching or research excellence throughout the year.

8. On April 17th, Professor Brian Shannon was honored for excellence in research and scholarship with the Texas Tech Parents Association’s Barnie E. Rushing, Jr. Faculty Distinguished Research Award at the Texas Tech University Faculty Honors Convocation.

9. On April 19th, Professor Tracy Pearl presented her paper Hands on the Wheel: A Call for Greater Regulation of Semi-Autonomous Cars to the 2019 meeting of the Pop Culture Association in Washington, DC.

10. Professor Tracy Pearl was awarded a 2019 President’s Excellence in Research Professorship. This professorship lasts for a term of three years.

11. Professor Tracy Pearl was also elected to Texas Tech’s Faculty Grievance Panel. Her inaugural term begins in September.

12. Professor Brie Sherwin was asked to serve as a co-PI for an EPA funded-project titled: Addressing Environmental Concerns in Vieques, Puerto Rico through Community Participatory Research. The project will examine contaminant exposure for the Vieques community in Puerto Rico. Vieques is an island used by the US Navy for target practice for decades and is being returned to the original owners.

13. On April 23rd, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was the guest speaker at the April meeting of the Probate, Trusts, and Estates Section of the Dallas Bar Association. He discussed recent judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters. Prof. Beyer’s article, Morals from the Courthouse: A Study of Recent Texas Cases Impacting the Wills, Probate, and Trusts Practice, accompanied his presentation.

14. On April 26th, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was an invited speaker at the 38th Annual Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium. To a gathering of over 500 attorneys, CPAs, and other estate planning professionals, Prof. Beyer presented his paper entitled State Law Pitfalls: Don’t Step in It When Your Clients Step Across State Lines.

15. On April 26th, Dean Victoria Sutton gave a presentation entitled Asynchronous and Hybrid E-learning in Legal Education: A Comparative Study to the Online Learning Conference at the Syracuse University College of Law.

16. On April 26th, Professor Wendy Ross addressed Texas Tech’s 35th Annual Conference on the Advancement of Women in Academia