August 2019 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of August, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for August 1st to August 31st, 2019.

Books & Treatises

1. Gerry W. Beyer, Beyer’s Texas Property Code Annotated With Related Texas Law (2019 ed).

2. Gerry W. Beyer, Texas Estate Planning Statutes With Commentary (2019-2021 ed.).

Articles

1. Catherine Martin Christopher, Nevertheless She Persisted: Comparing Roe v. Wade’s Two Oral Arguments, 49 Seton Hall L. Rev. 307 (2019).

Op-Ed

1. Arnold Loewy and Charles Moster, It’s debatable: Should House pass resolution condemning member for ‘concentration camps’ remark?, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (Aug. 10, 2019 at 8:05 P.M.), https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20190810/its-debatable-should-house-pass-resolution-condemning-member-for-concentration-camps-remark.

Quotes

1.  Prof. Metze is quoted in the following article: Neena Satija, How judicial conflicts of interest are denying poor Texans their right to an effective lawyer, Texas Tribune and Texas Monthly, (Aug. 19, 2019 at 12 A.M.), available at https://www.texastribune.org/2019/08/19/unchecked-power-texas-judges-indigent-defense/.

2. Prof. Beyer is quoted in the following article: David Voreacos & Neil Weinberg, Jeffrey Epstein Asset Forfeitures Wouldn’t Guarantee Payout for Accusers, Bloomberg Business (Aug. 13, 2019 at 1:36 P.M.), available at https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-13/epstein-asset-forfeitures-wouldn-t-guarantee-payday-for-accusers.

3. Prof. Beyer is quoted in the following article: Katie Reilly, What Jeffrey Epstein’s Last-Minute Will Means for Accusers Trying to Recover Money From His Estate, TIME (Aug. 20, 2019), available at https://time.com/5656776/jeffrey-epstein-will-estate/.

Citations

1. Prof. Beyer’s article Target Best Practices for Guns Included in an Estate is cited in the following article: William Tyler Gilbert, Calling a Spade, A Spade: Infirmities Facing Bump Stock Regulation under the National Firearms Act, 107 Ky. L.J. 705 (2019).

2. Prof. Humphrey’s article “Let’s Talk About Sex”: Legislating and Educating on the Affirmative Consent Standard is cited in the following article: C. Ashley Saferight, Clear as Mud: Constitutional Concerns with Clear Affirmative Consent¸67 Clev. St. L. Rev. 431 (2019).

3. 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: D.A. Jeremy Telman, Originalism and Second-Order IPSE Dixit Reasoning in Chisholm v. Georgia, 67 Clev. St. L. Rev. 559 (2019).

4. Prof. Baker’s article Beyond the Information Age: The Duty of Technology Competence in the Algorithmic Society is cited in the following article: Dyane L. O’Leary, Articles: License to Hack, 94 N.Y.U.L. Rev. Online 234 (2019).

5. Prof. Beyer’s article The Basics of Texas Intestate Succession Law is cited in the following article: John R. Berry, Financial Focus: Estate planning mistakes many make, Weatherford Democrat (Aug. 17, 2019).

6. Prof. Camp’s article Theory and Practice in Tax Administration is cited in the following article: Michelle Lyon Drumbl, Essay: Tax Attorneys as Defenders of Taxpayer Rights, 91 Temp. L. Rev. 813 (2019).

7. Prof. Camp’s article A History of Tax Regulation Prior to the Administrative Procedure Act is cited in the following article: Leslie Book, Essay: Giving Taxpayer Rights a Seat at the Table, 91 Temp. L. Rev. 759 (2019).

8. Prof. Camp’s article Franklin Roosevelt and the Forgotten History of the EITC is cited in the following book: Michelle Lyon Drubl, Tax Credits for the Working Poor: A Call for Reform (2019).

9. Prof. Benham’s article Proportionality, Pretrial Confidentiality, and Discovery Sharing is cited in the following article: William LaRosa, New Legal Problems, Old Legal Solutions: Bailment Theory as the Baseline Data Security Standard of Care Owed to an Opponent’s Data in E-Discovery, 167 U. Pa. L. Rev. 775 (2019).

10. Prof. Baker’s article 2018: A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor is cited in the following article: Anita Bernstein, Minding the Gaps in Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct, 721 Okla. L. Rev. 125 (2019).

11. Prof. Baker’s article 2018: A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor is cited in the following article: Emily S. Taylor Poppe, The Future is Bright Complicated: AI, Apps & Access to Justice, 72 Okla. L. Rev. 185 (2019).

12. Prof. Beyer’s article Statutory Will Methodolgies—Incorporated Forms vs. Fill-in Forms: Rivalry or Peaceful Coexistence? is cited in the following article: Emily S. Taylor Poppe, The Future is Bright Complicated: AI, Apps & Access to Justice, 72 Okla. L. Rev. 185 (2019).

13. Prof. Beyer’s book Examples & Explanations: Wills, Trusts, and Estates is cited in the following article: Cheyenne VanKirk, Notes: Domestic Asset Protection Trusts: Ushering in the Klabacka Era, 42 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1559 (2019).

14. Prof. Camp’s article Lesson from the Tax Court: The Misunderstood Trust Fund Recovery Penalty is cited in the following article: T. Keith Fogg, Can the Taxpayer Bill of Rights Assist Your Clients?, 91 Temp. L. Rev. 705 (2019).

15. Prof. Murphy’s work on Arbitrariness Review Made Reasonable: Structural and Conceptual Reform of the “Hard Look” is cited in the following article: Leslie Book, Giving Taxpayer Rights a Seat at the Table, 91 Temp. Rev. 759 (2019).

16. Prof. Henry’s article Chapter 11 Zombies is cited in the following article: Amir Shachmurove, Escape from Pandemonium: Reconciling §363(F) and §365(H) in Qualitech’s Shadow and Spanish Peaks’ Wake, 27 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 181 (2019).

17. Prof. Camp’s work on Disclosing President Trump’s Tax Returns—An Unconventional Idea is cited in the following article: Arthur Delaney, Democrats Just Got a Break in Their Trump Tax Return Case, The Huffington Post (Aug. 22, 2019 at 8:04 P.M.).

18. Prof. Humphrey’s article Let’s Talk About Sex’: Legislating and Educating on the Affirmative Consent Standard is cited in the following article: Anupriya Dhonchak, Standard of Consent in Rape Law in India: Towards an Affirmative Standard, 34 Berkeley J. Gender L. & Just. 29 (2019).

19. Prof. Camp’s article The Misguided Drive To Measure ‘Learning Outcomes’ is cited in the following article: Hilary G. Escajeda, Legal Education: A New Growth Vision Part II—The Groundwork: Building a Customer Satisfying Innovation Ecosystem, 97 Neb. L. Rev. 935 (2019).

News

1. On July 26, 2019, Horn Professor Brian Shannon spoke at the 36th Congress of the International Academy of Law & Mental Health in Rome, Italy, at the Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma. Shannon’s presentation was entitled, “Pursuing Outpatient & Jail-Based Competency Restoration as Alternatives to Overcrowded State Hospitals: A Texas Experience.”

2. On August 14th, Dr. Brie Sherwin was an invited panelist at the National Science Foundation Workshop: Networking for Environmental Sustainability in Arid Region Urban Communities at Texas Tech University. Her presentation titled, Community Environmental Health: A Novel Approach, discussed environmental health as a social justice issue and provided participants with methods for persuading decision-makers to enact change in their respective communities.

3. Professor Beyer’s new book Texas Estate Planning Statutes with Commentary, was the “#1 New Release” on Amazon.com in the Estates & Trust Law category.

4. On August 16, 2019 Horn Professor Shannon moderated a discussion of rulemaking authority that the legislature recently delegated to the Texas Supreme Court, at a meeting of the Texas Judicial Mental Health Commission in Austin, Shannon is an appointed Commissioner.

5. On August 21, 2019, Horn Professor Shannon addressed all of the Texas Tech coaches and athletics staff regarding NCAA rules compliance.

6. On August 21, 2019, Horn Professor Shannon addressed the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities on the subject of recent legislation relating to mental health and criminal justice.

7. On August 22, 2019, Horn Professor Shannon addressed over 100 new Texas Tech faculty members on responsibilities for faculty relating to NCAA rules compliance regarding student-athletes in their classes.

8. On August 22, 2019, Professor Beyer was an invited speaker at an Annual Meeting of the Texas College of Probate Judges held in San Antonio, Texas. Professor Beyer presented his paper entitled Recent Cases: Intestacy, Wills, Probate, and Trusts.

9. Assistant Dean for Career & Professional Development, Paula Smith, was named a 2019 Top Techsan honoree.

10. On August 28, 2019, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was an invited participant for a live webcast roundtable entitled Wills in the Cloud – The Pros, Cons, and Inevitability of Electronic Wills sponsored by InterActive Legal. Approximately 400 attorneys from around the nation registered to watch this event. Prof. Beyer’s discussion included the following topics: A discussion of the background of electronic wills and existing jurisprudence (that is, how we got here!); A debate over what the panelists see as the pros (yes, there are some!) and cons of electronic wills; Technical questions about how to authenticate electronic signatures and prove identity, and how electronic will statutes address these challenges; and Going paperless – electronic storage of the electronic will, and what that means for estate plan updates and the eventual probate. You can learn more about it here

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