December 2018 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of December, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for December 1 to December 31, 2018.

Books & Treatises

  1. GERRY W. BEYER, PROBATE AND DECEDENTS’ ESTATES (17 & 18 Tex. Prac.) (2018-2019 Supplement).
  1. GERRY W. BEYER, MARITAL PROPERTY AND HOMESTEADS (38 & 39 Tex. Prac.) (2018-2019 Supp.).
  1. GERRY W. BEYER, WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES: EXAMPLES & EXPLANATIONS (7th ed. 2019).

Articles

  1. Tracy Hresko Pearl, Hands on the Wheel: A Call for Greater Regulation of Semi-Autonomous Cars, 93 Ind. L.J. 713 (2018).
  1. M. Alexander Pearl, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, and the Global Climate Crisis, 53 Wake Forest L. Rev. 713 (2018).

Op-Eds

  1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Was Trump right to fire AG Jeff Sessions?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Dec. 1, 2018 at 10:08 p.m.), https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20181201/its-debatable-was-trump-right-to-fire-ag-jeff-sessions.

Citations

  1. Prof. Christopher’s article The Bridging Model: Exploring the Roles of Trust and Enforcement in Banking, Bitcoin, and the Blockchain is cited in the following article: Huang-Chih Sung, When Open Source Software Encounters Patents: Blockchain as an Example to Explore the Dilemma and Solutions, 18 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 55 (2018).
  1. Prof. Beyer is cited in the following case: Weed v. Frost Bank, No. 04-17-00811-CV, 2018 WL 5927987 (Tex. App.—San Antonio Nov. 14, 2018, no pet. h.), citing 38 Aloysius A. Leopold & Gerry W. Beyer, Texas Practice: Marital Property & Homesteads § 14.12 (1993 & Supp. 2017-18) at *9 and *11 dealing with the determination of whether property should be classified as separate or community.
  1. Prof. Casto’s article The Origins of Federal Admiralty Jurisdiction in an Age of Privateers, Smugglers, and Pirates is cited in the following article: Andrew Kent, Piracy and Due Process, 39 Mich. J. Int’l L. 385 (2018).
  1. Prof. Rosen’s article Disciplinary Sanctions Against Prosecutors for Brady Violations: A Paper Tiger is cited extensively throughout the following article: Timothy C. Harker, Faithful Execution: The Persistent Myth of Widespread Prosecutorial Misconduct, 85 Tenn. L. Rev. 847 (2018).
  1. Prof. Christopher’s article Putting Legal Writing on the Tenure Track: One School’s Experience is cited in the following article: David Thomson, A Wound, A Chasm, or Both? The Doctrine-Skills Divide: Legal Education’s Self-Inflicted Wound, 15 Legal Comm. & Rhetoric: JALWD 305 (2018).
  1. Prof. Rob Sherwin’s article Evidence: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Evidence: How Ambiguity in Some States’ Anti-SLAPP Laws Threaten to De-Fang a Popular and Powerful Weapon Against Frivolous Litigation is cited in the following article: Robert Sprague, Slapped by Rico: Corporations Punishing Social Activism, 55 Am. Bus. L.J. 763 (2018).
  1. Prof. Spain’s article Alternative Dispute Resolution for the Poor: Is it an Alternative? Is cited in the following article: Jacqueline Nolan-Haley, Does Adr’s “Access to Justice” Come at the Expense of Meaningful Consent?, 33 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 373 (2018).
  1. Prof. Christopher’s article The Bridging Model: Exploring the Roles of Trust and Enforcement in Banking, Bitcoin, and the Blockchain is cited in the following article: Jean Bacon et. al., Blockchain Demystified: A Technical and Legal Introduction to Distributed and Centralised Ledgers, 25 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 2 (2018).
  1. Prof. Alex Pearl’s article Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, and the Global Climate Crisis is cited in the following article: John H. Knox, The Past, Present, and Future of Human Rights and the Environment, 53 Wake Forest L. Rev. 649 (2018).
  1. Prof. Spain’s article The Opportunities and Challenges of Providing Equal Access to Justice in Rural Communities is cited in the following article: Rebecca Nieman, A Fraction of A Percent: A Call to Legal Service Providers to Increase Assistance to Community Nonprofits Using Biglaw Pro Bono, 40 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 355 (2018).
  1. Prof. Murphy’s article The Limits of Legislative Control over the “Hard-Look” is cited in the following article: Maria Ponomarenko, Administrative Rationality Review, 104 Va. L. Rev. 1399 (2018).
  1. Prof. Murphy’s article Chenery Unmasked: Reasonable Limits on the Duty to Give Reasons is cited in the following article: Maria Ponomarenko, Administrative Rationality Review, 104 Va. L. Rev. 1399 (2018).
  1. Prof. Casto’s book Foreign Affairs and the Constitution in the Age of the Fighting Sail is cited in the following article: Scott Ingram, “(Perhaps) the Principle Is Established”: The Senate, George Washington, and the Ambiguous Origins of Executive Privilege, Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 1 (2018).
  1. Prof. Henry’s article Chapter 11 Zombies is cited in the following article: Melissa B. Jacoby, Corporate Bankruptcy Hybridity, 166 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1715 (2018).
  1. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article How Delaware’s Corporate Law Monopoly Was Nearly Destroyed is cited in the following article: Brandon Mordue, The Revlon Divergence: Evolution of Judicial Review of Merger Litigation, 12 Va. L. & Bus. Rev. 531 (2018).
  1. Prof. Christopher’s article The Bridging Model: Exploring the Roles of Trust and Enforcement in Banking, Bitcoin, and the Blockchain is cited in the following article: Nathan Fulmer, Exploring the Legal Issues of Blockchain Applications, 52 Akron L. Rev. 161 (2018).
  1. 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: James Étienne Viator, A.N. Yiannopoulos: Louisiana’s Great Overlooked Legal Historian, 64 Loy. L. Rev. 441 (2018).

Quotes

  1. Prof. Tracy Pearl is quoted extensively throughout the following article: David H. Freeman, How Autonomous Vehicles Will Transform Cities and Suburbs by Ending Traffic Jams, Parking Problems and Road Rage, NEWSWEEK (Dec. 6, 2018 at 2:39 p.m.), https://www.newsweek.com/2018/12/14/how-autonomous-vehicles-will-transform-cities-and-suburbs-ending-traffic-jams-1247728.html.
  1. Prof. Pat Metze is quoted in the following article: How Lubbock became the model for indigent defense in Texas, SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS (Dec. 18, 2018 at 10:38 a.m.), https://www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/editorials/article/How-Lubbock-became-the-model-for-indigent-defense-13467686.php.

News

  1. Professors Gerry Beyer, Brian Shannon, and Richard Rosen were each awarded an Assessment Innovation Grant award from Texas Tech University’s Office of Planning & Assessment. This award is available to faculty and staff who are actively engaged in assessment activities within their department.
  1. On December 15, San Angelo native and Angelo State University alum Dean Jack Nowlin served as ASU’s fall commencement speaker.
  1. The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a national organization of approximately 2,500 lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence, and experience as trust and estate counselors. In addition to his service as one of the elite members (Regent) of ACTEC’s governing board, Professor Gerry Beyer was notified by the president of ACTEC that he has been appointed to the following committees for the upcoming year:
  • Academic Membership Committee
  • Digital Property Committee
  • Legal Education Committee
  • Program Committee
  • State Laws Committee
  1. Professor Brie Sherwin was interviewed by Prof. Tracy McGaugh Norton for the Legal Writing Institute’s LWI Lives December newsletter. Learn about what drives her scholarship, and what her least favorite noise on Earth is, here.

 

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