Faculty Publications

September 2017 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout September 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of daily alerts for September 1 to September 30, 2017.

Articles:
1. Arnold H. Loewy, The Wisdom of Universal DNA Collection: A Reply to Professor Meghan J. Ryan, 20 SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 21 (2017).

2. Bryan T. Camp, Equitable Principles and Jurisdictional Time Periods, Part 1, 2017 TXN Magazine 37-34.

3. Tracy Hresko Pearl, Fast & Furious: The Misregulation of Driverless Cars, 73 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 19 (2017).

4. Gerry W. Beyer, Keeping Current—Probate, 31 Prob. & Prop. 30 (September/October 2017).

5. Bryan T. Camp, Franklin Roosevelt and the Forgotten History of the Earned Income Tax Credit, 20 Green Bag 2d 337 (Summer 2017).

Op-Ed:
1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Should hate speech be protected?, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (Sept. 1, 2017 09:45 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-09-01/it-s-debatable-should-hate-speech-be-protected.

2. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Can government invade sanctuary cities?, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (Sept. 15, 2017 05:33 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-09-15/it-s-debatable-can-government-invade-sanctuary-cities.

3. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Should burning the flag be a legal right?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Sept. 29, 2017 09:33 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-09-29/it-s-debatable-should-burning-flag-be-legal-right.

Cited:
1. Prof. Loewy’s article A Proposal for the Universal Collection of DNA was cited in the following article: Meghan J. Ryan, The Privacy, Probability, and Political Pitfalls of Universal DNA Collection, 20 SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 3 (2017).

2. Prof. Humphrey’s article ‘‘But I’m Brain-Dead and Pregnant”: Advance Directive Pregnancy Exclusions and End-of-Life Wishes was cited in the following article: Dara E. Purvis, The Rules of Maternity, 84 Tenn. L. Rev. 367 (2017).

3. Prof. Black’s treatise FAMILY LAW IN UTAH was cited in several sections of 2 Utah Prac., Utah Family Law (2017 ed.).

4. Prof. Robert Sherwin’s article #havewereallythoughtthisthrough?: Why Granting Trademark Protection to Hashtags Is Unnecessary, Duplicative, and Downright Dangerous was cited in the following article: Delaram Yousefi, #protected: Hashtags, Trademarks, and the First Amendment, 33 Touro L. Rev. 1343 (2017).

5. Prof. Murphy’s work with Sidney A. Shapiro on the article Eight Things Americans Can’t Figure Out About Controlling Administrative Power was cited in the following article: Melissa Mortazavi, Rulemaking Ex Machina, 117 Colum. L. Rev. Online 202 (2017).

6. Two of Prof. Beyer’s articles, Statutory Fill-in Will Forms–The First Decade: Theoretical Constructs and Empirical Findings and Statutory Will Methodologies–Incorporated Forms vs. Fill-In Forms: Rivalry or Peaceful Coexistence?, are cited in the following article: Susan M. Chesler & Karen J. Sneddon, Tales from A Form Book: Stock Stories and Transactional Documents, 78 L. Rev. 237 (2017).

7. Two of Prof. Casto’s books, The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver Ellsworth and Foreign Affairs and the Constitution in the Age of Fighting Sail are cited in the following article: Scott Ingram, Representing the United States Government: Reconceiving the Federal Prosecutor’s Role Through A Historical Lens, 31 Notre Dame J.L. Ethics & Pub. Pol’y 293 (2017).

Quoted:
1. Prof. Loewy was quoted in the following article: Meghan J. Ryan, The Privacy, Probability, and Political Pitfalls of Universal DNA Collection, 20 SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 3 (2017).

2. Prof. Ramirez was quoted in the following newspaper article: Karen Michael, Texas Tech pleased with enrollment numbers, Hispanic undergrad increases, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Sept. 15, 2017 07:41 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/education/news/local-news/2017-09-15/texas-tech-pleased-enrollment-numbers-hispanic-undergrad.

3. Prof. Ramirez was quoted in the following newspaper article: Gabriel Monte, State judicial commission reprimands Lamesa judge, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Sept. 20, 2017 07:38 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/news/crime-and-courts/local-news/2017-09-20/state-judicial-commission-reprimands-lamesa-judge.

News:
1. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s paper on semi-autonomous cars has been selected for presentation at the Law-STEM junior faculty forum at the University of Pennsylvania in October.  The conference is part of a consortium being run by the law schools at Stanford, Northwestern, and Penn.

2. Prof. Tracy Pearl has been selected to co-chair the development committee of the Women’s Faculty Writing Program on the TTU main campus.

3. On September 9, 2017, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the lead-off speaker at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in Austin, Texas. His presentation was entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration and featured a detailed critique of the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

4. Prof. Baker was asked by the President Greg Lambert of the American Association of Law Libraries to sit on an advisory panel regarding the state of the profession during  AY2017-2018.

5. On September 19, 2017, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the featured speaker at a meeting of the Midland Odessa Business and Estate Council in Midland, Texas. His presentation and accompanying paper were entitled Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices.

6. Horn Professor Brian Shannon provided a Legislative and Case Law Update on Mediation and Arbitration as part of a CLE sponsored by the Lubbock County Dispute Resolution Center in Lubbock on September 9, 2017.

7. Horn Professor Brian Shannon will preside over the 1A FAR national conference in Washington, D.C., on September 24-24, 2017. Shannon is currently serving in his third term as President of 1A FAR, which is an organization of the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representatives at the 129 institutions and 10 conferences comprising NCAA Division I’s Football Bowl Subdivision. As part of the program, on September 25, Shannon will moderate a panel discussion entitled, “Enhancing the FAR/AD Relationship.” Panelists include Jack Swarbrick, the Athletic Director (AD) at Notre Dame, Sandy Barbour, the AD at Penn State, Allen Greene, the AD at Buffalo, Judy MacLeod, the Commissioner of Conference USA, and former Congressman Tom McMillan, who is President & CEO of LEAD1 (the national AD association).

8. Horn Professor Brian Shannon will preside at his first meeting as the new Chair of the NCAA Division I’s Legislative Committee in Indianapolis, Indiana, on October 2-3, 2017.

9. Professor Tracy Pearl has been selected as a 2017 recipient of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce’s “Twenty Under Forty Award.” The Lubbock Chamber will be honoring her and the other award recipients at a banquet on November 9 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.

10. On September 5, Professor Loewy participated in a Federalist Society debate at the University of Mississippi against Professor Ron Rychlak. The topic was the universal collection of DNA.

11. On September 11, Professor Loewy participated in a Federalist Society debate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill against Professor Bill Marshall. The topic was the abolition of the electoral college.

12. On September 25, Professor Loewy participated in a Federalist Society debate at the University of Houston against Professor David Crump. The topic was the Texas v. Johnson flag-burning decision.

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