Throughout October 2016, the Law Library’s Faculty Services & Scholarly Communications Department received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation of daily alerts for October 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016.

Articles:

  1. John E. Krahmer, 1 Vernon’s Tex. Code Forms Anno. UCC Forms 2.202 (4th Ed. Oct. 2016).

Op-Ed:

  1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Marbury v. Madison, a mistake, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (Oct. 15, 2016, 12:03 AM), http://lubbockonline.com/editorials/2016-10-15/its-debatable-marbury-v-madison-mistake?v=#.WAZgifkrLcs
  2. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Arnold: Trump Lacks Temperment, judgment. Lubbock Avalanche-J. (Oct. 30, 2016, 12:11 AM) AM)http://lubbockonline.com/editorials/2016-10-30/its-debatable

Cited:

  1. Professor Loewy’s book, Criminal Law In a Nutshell, was cited in the following updated treatise: Michael B. Mushlin, 1 Rights of Prisoners § 3:31 (4th ed. Oct. 2016).
  1. Professor Beyer’s book Estate Planning in the Digital Age was cited in the following updated treatise: Mary F. Radford, Ga. Guardianship and Conservatorship § 5:15 (Oct. 2016).
  1. Dean Dickerson’s Enforceability Checklist was cited in the following treatise: John S. Douglas, 5 Ariz. Legal Forms, Comm. Transactions § 2A.10.70 (2d ed. Oct. 2016).
  1. Professor Beyer’s treatises, Statutory Fill-In-the-Blank Will Forms; Statutory Fill-in Will Forms—the First Decade: Theoretical Constructs and Empirical Findings; Statutory Will Methodologies—Incorporated Forms vs. Fill-In Forms: Rivalry or Peaceful Coexistence?, were cited in the updated treatise: Restatement of Property (Wills and Donative Transfers) § 3.1 (Oct. 2016).
  1. Professor Velte’s article, Egging on Lesbian Maternity: The Legal Implications of Tri-Gametic in Vitro Fertilization, was cited in the updated treatise: Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution § 2.03 (Oct. 2016).
  1. Professor Loewy’s article, United States v. Jones: Return to Trespass-Good News or Bad, was cited in the following article: Elizabeth Kingston, Keeping Up with Jones: The Need to Abandon the Open Fields Doctrine, Criminal Law Bulletin, 52 Crim. Law Bulletin ART 5 (2016).
  1. Professor Pawlowic’s article, Framework for Analysis of Transfer, Assignment, Negotiation and Transfer by Operation of Law, was cited in the updated treatise: Uniform Laws Annotated, Uniform Commercial Code § 5-114 (2016).
  1. Professor Krahmer’s article, Commercial transactions, was cited in the following updated treatise: Uniform Laws Annotated, Uniform Commercial Code § 1-201 (2016).
  1. Professor Gossett’s article, If Charity Begins at Home, Why Do We Go Searching Abroad? Why the Federal Adoption Tax Credit Should Not Subsidize International Adoptions, was cited in the following updated treatise: Thomas A. Jacobs, 5 Ariz. Prac., Juv. Law & Practice § 7:16 (Oct. 2016).
  1. Professor Rosen and Lt. Col. Kathryn Sommerkamp’s article, Military Legal Practice Maxims: A Potpourri of Random Thoughts, was cited in the following article: Major Ian W. Baldwin, Advising Special Forces, 2016-MAY Army Law. 8 (2016).
  1. Professor Chiappinelli’s article, The Moral Basis of State Law Disclosure, was cited in the following updated treatise: Mark A. Sargent and Dennis R. Honabach, D&O Liab. Hdbk. § I:2 (Oct. 2016).
  1. Professor Rosen’s article, Funding “Non-Traditional” Military Operations: The Alluring Myth of A Presidential Power of the Purse, was cited in the following article: Seth Barrett Tillman, Ex Parte Merryman: Myth, History, and Scholarship, 224 Mil. L. Rev. 481 (2016)
  1. Professor Murphy’s and Sidney Shapiro’s article, Politicized Judicial Review in Administrative Law: Three Improbable Responses, was cited in the following article: Amy Semet, Political Decision-Making at the National Labor Relations Board: An Empirical Examination of the Board’s Unfair Labor Practice Decisions Through the Clinton and Bush II Years, 37 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 223 (2016).
  1. Professor Loewy’s article, Police-Obtained Evidence and the Constitution: Distinguishing Unconstitutionally Obtained Evidence from Unconstitutionally Used Evidence was cited in following article: M. Greabe, The Riddle of Harmless Error Revisited, 54 Hous. L. Rev. 59 (2016).
  1. Professor A. Pearl’s article, Of “Texans” and “Custers”: Maximizing Welfare and Efficiency Through Informal Norms, was cited in the following article: Jocelyn Simonson, Copwatching, 104 Cal. L. Rev. 391 (2016).
  1. Professor Murphy and Charles Koch’s article, Review of Interpretations, was cited in the following article: Reilly S. Steel, The Underground Rulification of the Ordinary Business Operations Exclusion, 116 Colum. L. Rev. 1547 (2016).

Quoted:

  1. Dean Dickerson was interviewed by the local TV station about her thoughts on the 7th Court of Appeals visit to Texas Tech. Article and interview can be found here.
  2. Dean Dickerson and Robert Sherwin were quoted about Dean Strang’s from “Making a Murderer” visit to Texas Tech School of Law campus. Article can be found here.
  3. Dean Dickerson was quoted about the newly created fellowship that partnered with Mountain States Legal Foundation. Article can be found here.
  4. Professor Camp was quoted about his thoughts on the Seventh Circuit’s decision regarding the timeliness of a debtor’s petition. 2016 TNT 205-3 (10-19-16)(Doc 2016-21078).
  5. Professor Beyer was quoted in the Washington post about his expertise in dealing with identity theft. Article can be found here.

News:

  1. On October 4, 2016, Professor Beyer presented a one hour synchronous webinar entitled Estate Planning Essentials: Avoiding Costly Mistakes which was sponsored by the CPAacademy, the largest provider of free CPE webinars in the CPA profession.  The webinar was viewed by over 500 CPAs and other professionals across the nation and internationally.
  2. On October 6, 2016, Professor Beyer was the guest speaker at a meeting of the Estate Planning Council of Birmingham.  His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration. After the meeting, he meet with members of the Alabama law Institute to discuss a proposal to enact the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act in Alabama.
  3. On October 12, 2016, Professor Beyer presented a continuing legal education program for the Planned Giving Round Table of Northern Nevada in Reno.  The topics of his presentations and accompanying articles were entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration and Dog Gone? (It) – Why Didn’t My Human Set Up a Pet Trust for Me?
  4. Professor Vaughn James is featured in this month’s Texas Bar Journal for being an Access To Justice Pro Bono Champion. The TBJ is distributed to more than 100,000 attorneys who are licensed to practice law in Texas. Click here to read.
  5. Professor Beyer served as an expert consultant regarding estate tax in article discussing Donald Trump’s proposed tax break.
  6. Professor Velte and Professor Tracy Pearl were mentioned in a press release regarding the visit of Matthew Shepard’s parents.
  7. On October 18, 2016, Professor Beyer spoke to the Lubbock chapter of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.  His well-attended presentation was entitled Planning Your Estate – “I Didn’t Know That!”
  8. Dean Sutton was mentioned in an article about bats and vampire deaths. Article can be read here.
  9. Dean Dickerson was listed as part of the Members Consultative Group for the following updated group:

Restatement (Third) of Torts: Liability for Economic Harm (2016).

  1. Professor Casto was listed as part of the Members Consultative Group for the following updated group:

Restatement (Third) of Torts: Liability for Economic Harm (2016).

Restatement (Third) of Torts: General Principles (2016).

Restatement (Third) of Torts: Physical & Emotional Harm (2016)

Principles of the Law of Software Contracts (2016)

Restatement (Third) of Agency.

  1. Professor Beyer was listed as part of the Members Consultative Group for the following updated group:

Restatement (Third) of Trusts (2016).

  1. Professor Chiappinelli was listed as part of the Members Consultative Group for the following updated group:

Restatement (Third) of Agency (2016).

Principles of the Law of Nonprofit Organizations (2016).

  1. Professor Beyer, an Academic Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), travelled to Charleston, South Carolina October 19-23, 2016 to participate in ACTEC’s national fall meeting which attracted over 500 of the top estate planners from across the nation. His major activities included: Chairing the State Laws Committee, participating in a panel discussion for the Digital Property Task Force on how to draft wills, trusts, and powers of attorney to authorize fiduciary access to digital assets, and attending the Legal Education Committee where he was recognized for his service as a judge of the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition.
  2. Victoria Sutton was a speaker at the Bush School, Scowcroft Institute, Global Pandemic Workshop, title, “Diseases don’t Recognize Jurisdictions
  3. On October 27, 2016, Professor Beyer made two presentations at the 24th Annual Estate Planning Institute sponsored by the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico in Las Cruces.  His presentations and accompanying articles were entitled Aiming High and Getting High: Estate Planning for Guns and Marijuana and Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices.
  4. On October 31, 2016, Professor Beyer was the luncheon speaker for the Houston Estate and Financial Forum. To a packed hall of well over 200 attendees, Prof. Beyer presented a Halloween-themed program entitled “What’ll You do [With Me] When I’m Gone: Controlling Body Dispositions: The Law and the Macabre.