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February 2017 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout February 2017, 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 February 1, 2017 to February 28, 2017.

Published:

  1. Richard Murphy, Administrative Law and Practice – 3 Admin. L. & Prac. (3d ed 2017).
  1. Sally McDonald Henry, Paying-to-Play in Chapter 11, 17 J. Bus. & Sec. L. 113 (2016).
  1. Gerry W. Beyer & Brooke Dacus, Estate Planning for Mary Jane and Other Marijuana Users, 55-2 REPTL Reporter 50 (2017).
  1. Brie D. Sherwin, Joseph F. Mudge, Jaclyn E. Cañas-Carrell, Heather A. Lanza, Thomas R. Rainwater, Steven G. Platt, Scott T. McMurry, and Todd A. Anderson, Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in Caudal Scutes of Belize Morelet’s Crocodiles (Crocodylus moreletii), 50 (4) Journal of Herpetology 552–558 (2016).
  1. John Krahmer, Commercial Transactions, 2 SMU L. Rev. 103 (2016).

Cited:

  1. Prof. Murphy’s Punitive Damages, Explanatory Verdicts, and the Hard Look, was cited in the February 2017 update of: 1 Fed. Jury Prac. & Instr. § 8:8 (6th ed.)
  1. Prof. Camp’s article, The Failure of Adversarial Process in the Administrative State, was cited in the February 2017 update of: 2:13 Deriving procedural norms, 1 Admin. L. & Prac. (3d ed.)
  1. Prof. Murphy’s & Afsheen John Radsan’s article Measure Twice, Shoot Once: Higher Care for Cia-Targeted Killing, was cited in the following research article: Jennifer Varriale Carson, Assessing the Effectiveness of High-Profile Targeted Killings in the “War on Terror”. Criminology & Pub. Pol’y J. doi:10.1111/1745-9133.12274 (2017).
  1. Prof. Camp’s articles Tax Administration as Inquisitorial Process and the Partial Paradigm Shift in the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998, and Theory and Practice in Tax Administration were cited in the following article: Joshua D. Blank & Leigh Osofsky, Simplexity: Plain Language and The Tax Law, 66 Emory L.J. 189 (2017).
  1. Prof. Loewy’s article Rethinking Search and Seizure in a Post-9/11 World, was cited in the following article: Ric Simmons, Quantifying Criminal Procedure: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data in Our Criminal Justice System, 2016 Mich. St. L. Rev. 947 (2016).
  1. Prof. Loewy’s essay Morals Legislation and the Establishment Clause was quoted in the following note: Charles B. Straut, Due Process Disestablishment: Why Lawrence v. Texas Is a First Amendment Case, 91 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1794 (2016).
  1. Prof. Beyer’s article Ante-Mortem Probate: A Viable Alternative was cited in the following article: Mark Glover, Probate-Error Costs, 49 Conn. L. Rev. 613 (2016).
  1. Prof. Beyer’s article Ante-Mortem Probate: A Viable Alternative was cited in the following article: Kyle Frizzelle, Better to Play Dead? Examining North Carolina’s Living Probate Law and Its Potential Effect on Testamentary Disposition, 39 Campbell L. Rev. 187 (2017).
  1. Prof. Camp’s article The Play’s the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds was cited in the following article: Adam Chodorow, Bitcoin and the Definition of Foreign Currency, 19 Fla. Tax Rev. 365, 398 (2016).
  1. Prof. Camp’s was cited in the following article: Michelle Lyon Drumbl, Joint Winners, Separate Losers: Proposals to Ease the Sting for Married Taxpayers Filing Separately, 19 Fla. Tax Rev. 399 (2016).
  1. Prof. Camp’s article The Early Supreme Court Justices’ Most Significant Opinion was cited in the following article: Adam Dec, Controversy and Oversight: Recent Developments in 702 Surveillance and Article III Jurisprudence, 35 Rev. Litig. 293 (2016).
  1. Prof. Murphy’s article Chenery Unmasked: Reasonable Limits on the Duty to Give Reasons, was quoted in: 33 Fed. Prac. & Proc. Judicial Review § 8301 (1st ed.).
  1. Prof. Humphrey’s article ‘‘Let’s Talk About Sex”: Legislating and Educating on the Affirmative Consent Standard was cited in the following article review: Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Learning, 46 J.L. & Educ. 141 (2017).
  1. Prof. Velte’s essay Obergefell’s Expressive Promise was cited in the following colloquium: Marc Spindelman, Obergefell’s Dreams, 77 Ohio St. L.J. 1039 (2016).
  1. Prof. Velte’s essay Obergefell’s Expressive Promise was cited in the following article: Mark P. Strasser, Obergefell’s Legacy, 24 Duke J. Gender L. & Pol’y 61 (2016).
  1. Prof. Beyer’s article The Fine Art of Intimidating Disgruntled Beneficiaries with In Terrorem Clauses, was cited in the following blog post from February 16, 2017: Jonnette Watson Hamilton, Residential Tenancy Agreements, Options to Purchase, In Terrorem Clauses, and Relief from Forfeiture, WLNR 5079390 (2017).
  1. Prof. Loewy’s article, Rethinking Free Exercise of Religion After Smith and Boerne: Charting a Middle Course, was cited in: Teneille Ruth Brown, Medical Futility and Religious Free Exercise, 15 First Amend. L. Rev. 43 (2016).
  1. Prof. Camp’s article, The Retroactivity of Treasury Regulations: Paths to Finding Abuse of Discretion, was cited in the following article: Andy S. Grewal, Why Lenity Has No Place in the Income Tax Laws, 81 Mo. L. Rev. 1045 (2016).
  1. Prof. A. Pearl’s article Redskins: The Property Right to Racism was cited in the following law review: Katelynn Hill, Sports Law in Law Reviews and Journals, 27 Marq. Sports L. Rev. 259 (2016).

Quoted:

  1. Prof. Camp’s articles, The Failure of Adversarial Process in the Administrative State, & Tax Administration as Inquisitorial Process and the Partial Paradigm Shift in the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 were cited in: Bret N. Bogenschneider, The Taxing Power After Sebelius, 51 Wake Forest L. Rev. 941 (2016).
  1. Prof. Black’s article A National Tax Bar: An End to the Attorney-Accountant Tax Turf War was quoted in: Victoria Shannon Sahani, Reshaping Third-Party Funding, 91 Tul. L. Rev. 405 (2017).
  1. Prof. Batra’s article Judicial Participation in Plea Bargaining: A Dispute Resolution Perspective was quoted in: Darryl K. Brown, What’s the Matter with Kansas-and Utah?: Explaining Judicial Interventions in Plea Bargaining, 95 Tex. L. Rev. (2017).
  1. Prof. Velte’s article Obergefell’s Expressive Promise was quoted in: Matthew W. Green Jr., Same-Sex Sex and Immutable Traits: Why Obergefell v. Hodges Clears a Path to Protecting Gay and Lesbian Employees from Workplace Discrimination Under Title VII, 20 J. Gender Race & Just. 1 (2017).
  1. Prof. Sutton’s article Whistleblower and Liability Protections for Scientific Laboratory Employees and Insider Adversary Study for the Office of Safeguards and Security: US Department of `Energy. Final Report were quoted in the book: Matthew Bunn and Scott D. Sagan, Insider Treats, 2016.

News:

  1. On January 19, 2017, Prof. Shannon participated in a panel presentation at the 2017 NCAA Convention in Nashville. The panel was entitled, “Division I Issues Forum.”
  1. Prof. Beyer was quoted in the January 30, 2017 Tech Romance Ends in Fake Will Scheme, from the Arkansas Business Volume 34; Issue 5.
  1. On January 20, 2017, Prof. Shannon served as Parliamentarian for the third consecutive year at the NCAA Autonomy Business Session, which involves the five NCAA Division I Autonomy conferences (the Big 12, Big 10, Pac 12, ACC, and SEC). Professor Shannon and University of Minnesota President, Eric Kaler, were presiding over the proceedings.
  1. On February 2, 2017, Prof. Shannon addressed the Amarillo Criminal Defense Bar on the topic of Competency to Stand Trial.
  1. On February 2, 2017, Prof. Beyer was the guest speaker at a meeting of the Tarrant County Probate Bar Association. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration.
  1. On February 8, 2017, Prof. Beyer was a speaker for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Lubbock, Texas. His presentation was entitled “Do You Have Annoying Neighbors?” during which he discussed different types of annoyances and the remedies that are available.
  1. On February 10, 2017, Prof. Loewy was interviewed by FOX34 News concerning President Trump’s options on travel ban policy the article can be found here.
  1. Prof. Baker’s blog, The Ginger Law Librarian, was cited in Best of the Legal Blogs in 22 No. 2 Internet L. Researcher NL 3.
  1. On February 15, Prof. Baker’s blog, The Ginger Law Librarian, was listed as one of the Top Ten Blogs for Info Pros.
  1. Prof. Tracy Pearl presented a new film series called Lights, Camera, Law at the local Alamo Drafthouse. This semester, four films relating to law will be shown followed with a discussion about the topics of law discussed in the film.
  1. On February 14, the Daily Toreador published an article about the new film series Lights, Camera, Law and quoted Prof. Tracy Pearl.
  1. On February 16, 2017, Prof. Beyer was the guest speaker at the February meeting of the South Plains Trust & Estate Council in Lubbock, Texas. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Intestate Succession: What Every Texas Estate Planner Needs to Know.
  1. On February 21, 2017, Prof. Camp and Victor Thuronyi, wrote an article for Forbes titled Disclosing President Trump’s Tax Returns – An Unconventional Idea, Forbes, the article can be found here.
  1. On February 24, 2017, Prof. Beyer presented a two-hour session entitled Digital Assets, Guns, and Pets: Estate Planning Does Not Include Just Grandma’s Cameo Brooch Anymore, as part of a CFP Continuing Education Program held in conjunction with “Opportunity Days” sponsored by the Texas Tech University Department of Personal Financial Planning.
  1. Prof. Velte was among over 200 law professors and law school clinicians that signed a motion in support of the State of Washington who filed suit against Donald Trump in the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. The motion moves the court for permission to file a brief amici curiae opposing the motion to stay the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) issued by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Jamie Baker is the Associate Director of the Law Library at Texas Tech University School of Law. She also teaches Civil Trial Research. She blogs at www.gingerlawlibrarian.com.

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