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 1 to April 30, 2018.
- Jamie J. Baker, Beyond the Information Age: The Duty of Technology Competence in the Algorithmic Society, 69 S.C.L. Rev. 557 (2018).
- Gerry W. Beyer, Uncaging the Donee’s Freedom [reviewing Mark Glover, Freedom of Inheritance, 2017 Utah L. Rev. 283 (2017)], 2018 Jotwell: J. Things We Like 1 (2018).
- Prof. Gonzalez’s article Employment Law Remedies for Illegal Immigrants is cited in the following article: Michael Z. Green, Developing Workplace Law Programming: A Labor of Love, 86 UMKC L. Rev. 521 (2018).
- Prof. Weninger’s article The VW Diesel Emissions Scandal and the Spanish Class Action is cited in the following article: Richard Marcus, Revolution v. Evolution in Class Action Reform, 96 N.C.L. Rev. 903 (2018).
- Prof. Loewy’s article A Proposal for the Universal Collection of DNA is cited in the following article: Mary Graw Leary, Touch DNA and Chemical Analysis of Skin Trace Evidence: Protecting Privacy While Advancing Investigations, 26 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 251 (2017).
- Prof. Batra’s article Judicial Participation in Plea Bargaining: A Dispute Resolution Perspective is cited in the following article: Christopher B. Mueller, “Make Him an Offer He Can’t Refuse” – Mezzanatto Waivers as Lynchpin of Prosecutorial Overreach, 82 Mo. L. Rev. 1023 (2017).
- Prof. Rosen’s article Funding “Non-Traditional” Military Operations: The Alluring Myth of a Presidential Power of the Purse is cited in the following article: Zachary S. Price, Funding Restrictions and Separation of Powers, 71 Vand. L. Rev. 357 (2018).
- Prof. Casto’s article The Federal Courts’ Protective Jurisdiction over Torts Committed in Violation of the Law of Nations is cited in the following article: Seth Davis & Christopher A. Whytock, State Remedies for Human Rights, 98 B.U.L. Rev. 397 (2018).
- Prof. Beyer’s article Wills and Trusts (2009) is cited in the following article: Kristine S. Knaplund, “Adoptions Shall Not Be Recognized”: The Unintended Consequences for Dynasty Trusts, 7 UC Irvine L. Rev. 545 (2017).
- Prof. Chiappinelli’s article The Myth of Director Consent: After Shaffer, Beyond Nicastro is cited in the following article: Helen Hershkoff & Marcel Kahan, Forum-Selection Provisions in Corporate “Contracts”, 93 Wash. L. Rev. 265 (2018).
- Prof. Weninger’s article Amended Federal Rule of Evidence 408: Trapping the Unwary was cited in the following article: Richard C. Reuben, Rethinking the Law of Legal Negotiation: Confidentiality Under Federal Rule of Evidence 408 and Related State Laws, 59 B.C.L. Rev. 523 (2018).
- Prof. Beyer & Claire G. Hargrove’s article Digital Wills: Has the Time Come for Wills to Join the Digital Revolution? is exhaustively cited in the following article: Harvard Law Review, What Is an “Electronic Will”?, 131 Harv. L. Rev. 1790 (2018).
- Prof. Robert Sherwin’s article #havewereallythoughtthisthrough?: Why Granting Trademark Protection to Hashtags is Unnecessary, Duplicative, and Downright Dangerous is cited extensively in the following article: Kendall Slater, The Trouble with Tags: Seeking Mark Protection for Corporate Branded Hashtags-More Trouble Than It’s Worth?, 43 J. Corp. L. 699 (2018).
- Prof. Krahmer’s article Commercial Transactions is cited in Preserving the commercial reasonableness standard, 15 Tex. Prac., Texas Foreclosure Law & Prac. § 6.11.
- Prof. Spain’s article Public Interest Law: Improving Access to Justice: The Opportunities and Challenges of Providing Equal Access to Justice in Rural Communities is cited in the following article: Lisa R. Pruitt & Rebecca H. Williams, Rural Justice, 41 L.A. Law. 26 (2018).
- Prof. Christopher’s article Mobile Banking: The Answer for the Unbanked in America? Is cited in the following article: Adrian A. Vivar, It’s (Almost) My Money and I Need It Now: Facilitating Information to Encourage Competition in Tennessee’s Payday Lending Markets, 48 U. Mem. L. Rev. 671 (2017).
- Prof. Sutton’s article Asking the Right Questions: Body Scanners, Is Salus Populi Supreme Lex the Answer? Is cited in the following article: Cole Antolak, Airport Security: Over-Reaching New Heights, 18 Pitt. J. Tech. L. & Pol’y 59 (2018).
- Prof. Chiappinelli”s article The Myth of Director Consent: After Shaffer, Beyond Nicastro is cited in the following article: Helen Hershkoff & Marcel Kahan, Forum-selection Provisions in Corporate “Contracts,” 93 Wash. L. Rev. 265 (2018).
- Prof. Beyer’s article Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death”—Common Non-Tax Errors and How to Prevent Them is cited in the following article: William E. Foster & Andrew L. Lawson, When to Praise the Machine: The Promise and Perils of Automated Transactional Drafting, 69 S.C.L. Rev. 597 (2018).
- Prof. Camp’s article Theory and Practice in Tax Administration is cited in the following article: Andrea Monroe, Hidden in Plain Sight: IRS Publications and A New Path to Tax Reform, 21 Fla. Tax Rev. 81 (2017).
- Prof. Murphy’s work with Charles H. Koch on various sections of Admin. L. & Prac. is extensively cited in multiple sections of the May 2018 update to 40 Mass. Prac., Administrative Law & Practice.
- Prof. Beyer is quoted in the following article: Patrick J. Kiger, A Will is Part of Every Soldier’s Battle Plan, HowStuffWorks (April 10, 2018) https://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/financial-planning/will-is-part-of-every-soldiers-battle-plan.htm.
- Prof. Tracy Pearl is quoted in the following article: Alex Swoyer, Mark Zuckerberg’s lawyers: No liability in Facebook’s mishandling of millions’ personal data, Wash. Times (April 10, 2018) https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/10/mark-zuckerberg-admits-to-mistakes-but-lawyers-ins/.
- Prof. Ramirez is quoted in the following article: Jayme Lozano, Experts explore DACA debate during Texas Tech panel, Lubbock Avalanche-J (April 21, 2018 07:29 pm), http://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20180421/experts-explore-daca-debate-during-texas-tech-panel.
- Prof. Camp is quoted in the following article: Andrew Velarde, Finnegan’s Wake Could Swamp Preparer Fraud Statute of Limitations, 2018 TNT 81-3 (April 26, 2018).
- Prof. Camp is quoted in the following article: Kristen Parillo, Will new Treasury-OMB agreement enhance tax rulemaking process?, 5 MLex US Tax Watch 4 (2018).
- Prof. Camp is quoted in the following article: Andrew Velarde, Finnegan Briefs Consider Preparer Fraud Statute of Limitations, 2018 Txn 18-29 (April 30, 2018).
- Professor Gerry W. Beyer’s article, Who Said Learning Trusts & Estates Can’t Be Fun?, 58 St. Louis L.J. 714 (2014), has been selected for inclusion in the EduRN launch as part of the EduRN: Legal Scholarship Education. This article is available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2417285.
- On April 3-5, Professor Rishi Batra co-chaired the ABA Representation in Mediation Competition in Washington, DC.
- On April 4, Professor Brie Sherwin gave a presentation entitled Climate Change and Our Environmental Health: Why We Need Transparency and Science Now More Than Ever to the TTU Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
- On April 6, Professor Rishi Batra spoke as part of a panel at the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Spring Conference entitled Toward Integrating ADR Teaching, Writing, Theory, and Practice.
- On April 6, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was the featured speaker at the April meeting of the Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association in Lubbock, Texas. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices.
- On April 6, Professor Brie Sherwin spoke as part of the Spring 2018 Seminar Series to the TTU Association of Natural Resource Scientists. Her presentation was entitled What We Can Learn from the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard: A Discussion of Science and Policy in the Context of the Endangered Species Act.
- On April 10, Professor Gerry W. Beyer spoke to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Lubbock. His presentation was entitled Don’t Let the Airlines Take You for a Ride! Know Your Flight Rights. A recording of the presentation is available by following this link: https://mediaservices.law.ttu.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=725f62fe-00ea-4c03-846f-0649561847bb.
- On April 13, Professor Gerry W. Beyer travelled to McKinney, Texas to speak at a meeting of the Estate Planning and 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 Trusts Practice.
- Professor Brian Shannon has been appointed to a two-year term on the State of Texas Judicial Commission on Mental Health, which was established in January to assist the Texas Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeals to better serve people struggling with mental health issues.
- On April 24, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was the guest speaker at a meeting of the Probate, Trusts, and Estates Section of the Dallas Bar Association. To an audience of approximately 200 Dallas probate attorneys, Prof. Beyer presented his paper entitled Morals from the Courthouse: A Study of Recent Texas Cases Impacting the Wills, Probate, and Trusts Practice.
- To an audience of approximately 500 attorneys and other estate planning professionals, Professor Gerry W. Beyer spoke on April 27 at the 37th Annual Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Trusts for Pets, Drugs, and Lock and Load.