March 2020 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of March, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for March 1st to March 31st, 2020.


1. Gerry W. Beyer, ed., Keeping Current— Probate, Prob. & Prop. At 30 (2020).


1. Professor Camp was quoted in the following article: Joshua Rosenberg, Dems’ Attempt to Get Trump’s Tax Returns Likely to Time Out, Law360 Tax Authority (March 4, 2020), available at:


1. Prof. Murphy’s work in Eight Things American Can’t Figure Out About Controlling Administrative Power is cited in the following article: Jeffrey M. Surprenant, Pulling the Reins On Chevron, 65 Loy. L. Rev. 399 (2019).

2. Prof. Chiappinelli’s book Cases and Materials on Business Entities is cited in the following article: Michael Held and Thomas M. Noone, Bank Culture and the Official Sector: A Spectrum of Options, 43 Seattle U. L. Rev. 683 (2020).

3. Prof. Ross’s article Protecting the Unsophisticated Tenant: A Call for Cap on Late Fees in the Housing Choice Voucher Program is cited in the Ericka Petersen, Building A House for Gideon: The Right to Counsel in Evictions, 16 Stan. J. Civ. Rts. & Civ. Liberties 63 (2020).

4. Prof. Loewy’s article Religious Neutrality and the Death Penalty is cited in the following article: April J. Anderson, Peremptory Challenges at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century: Development of Modern Jury Selection Strategies as Seen in Practitioners’ Trial Manuals, 16 Stan. J. Civ. Rts. & Civ. Liberties 1 (2020).

5. 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, All That is Liquidated Melts Into Air: Five Meta-Interpretive Issues, 24 Barry L. Rev. 1 (2019).

6. Prof. Metze’s article Dissecting the ABA Texas Capital Punishment Assessment Report of 2013: Death and Texas, A Surprising Improvement is cited in the following article: Valena E. Beety, Changed Science Writs and State Habeas Relief, 57 Hous. L. Rev. 483 (2020).

7. Prof. Robert Sherwin’s work in The Changing Landscape of the Texas Citizens Participation Act is cited in the following article: Joseph F. Cleveland Jr., J. Heath Coffman, & Kevin C. Smith, TUTSA and the Texas Citizens Participation Act, 20202A Advanced Intell. Prop. L. 3-11 (2020).

8. Prof. Loewy’s article Culpability, Dangerousness, and Harm: Balancing the Factors on Which Our Criminal Law is Predicated is cited in the following article: Jordan Blair Woods, U. Rich. L. Rev. 833 (2020).

9. Prof. Camp’s article The Play’s the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds is cited in the following article: Blake E. Reid, Internet Architecture and Disability, 95 Ind. L.J. 591 (2020).


1. On March 3, 2020, Professor Beyer presented a webinar for the American Law Institute entitled Anticipating Will Contests and How to Avoid Them.

2. On March 7, 2020, Professor Beyer presented a seminar at the 2020 Annual Professional Program held during the Annual Meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in Boca Raton, Florida. The presented was entitled Just Because You Are Still Alive Doesn’t Mean You Cannot Probate Your Will: Ante-Mortem Probate as the Ultimate Will Contest Prevention Technique.

3. Professor Baker has been invited by Atomium – European Institute for Science, Media and Democracy to participate in “The AI4People’s Ethical Framework for a Good AI Society” as the only United States member of the “Legal Services Committee.” Professor Baker will lend her expertise in creating a practical, industry-specific framework for the use of ethical artificial intelligence in law.

4. Professor Beyer served as a panelist on a webinar addressing COVID-19 issues as they arise in the estate planning contest. The webinar was sponsored by InterActive Legal entitled “Practical Options for Estate Planners in Unexpected Times.” The webinar can be viewed at:


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