December 2020 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, 2020.

Articles, Essays, and Reviews

1. Gerry W. Beyer, An Estate Planner’s Guide to Specific Testamentary Gifts, Est. Plan. Dev. Tex. Prof., Nov. 2020, at 1.

2. Richard Murphy, §§ 8337 & 8393 of Federal Practice & Procedure (Wright & Miller) (December 2020 Update).

Op-Eds

1. Prof. Loewy, It’s Debatable: Are City Officials Liable for Rising Virus Cases, Deaths?, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (December 1, 2020; 2:42a) https://www.lubbockonline.com/story/opinion/2020/11/29/its-debatable-lubbock-officials-liable-coronavirus-cases-deaths/6425930002/

2. Prof. Loewy, It’s Debatable: Should Care Be Deferred For People Who Get The Virus On Purpose?, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (December 13, 2020; 5:05a) https://www.lubbockonline.com/story/opinion/2020/12/13/its-debatable-defer-care-those-who-get-coronavirus-purpose/3879670001/

3. Prof. Loewy, It’s Debatable: Should High Court Have Heard Texas Election Suit?, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (December 27, 2020; 5:47a) https://www.lubbockonline.com/story/opinion/2020/12/27/its-debatable-supreme-court-hearing-lawsuit-texas-election/3997680001/

Citations

1. Prof. Murphy’s article Punitive Damages, Explanatory Verdicts, and the Hard Look is cited in the following book: Lawrence G. Cetrulo, Toxic Torts Litigation Guide (December 2020 Update).

2. Prof. Spain’s article Collaborative Law: A Critical Reflection on Whether a Collaborative Orientation Can Be Ethically Incorporated into the Practice of Law, is cited in the following book: Ann M. Haralambie, Handling Child Custody, Abuse and Adoption Cases 3d (December 2020 Update).

3. Prof. Murphy’s article Can They Do That? The Due Process and Article III Problems of Proposed Findings of Criminal Contempt in Bankruptcy Court is cited in the following manual: Hon. Joan N. Feeney, Hon. Michael G. Williamson, and Michael J. Stepan, Esq., Bankruptcy Law Manual (December 2020 Update).

4. Prof. Beyer’s article Pet Animals: What Happens When Their Humans Die? is cited in the following book: Mary F. Radford, Georgia Trusts and Trustees (December 2020 Update).

5. Prof. Beyer’s article Annual Survey of Texas Law: Wills & Trusts is cited in the following book: Mary F. Radford, Georgia Trusts and Trustees (December 2020 Update).

6. Prof. Beyer’s article Estate Planning in the Digital Age is cited in the following book: Mary F. Radford, Georgia Trusts and Trustees (December 2020 Update).

7. Prof. Murphy’s article The DIY Unitary Executive is cited in the following article: Kathryn E. Kovacs, The Supersecretary in Chief, 94 S. Cal. L. Rev. Postscript 61 (2020).

8. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article Jurisdiction over Directors and Officers in Delaware is cited in the following article: Jessie M. Fried & Ehud Kamar, China, and the Rise of Law-Proof Insiders, European Corporate Governance Institute – Law Working Paper 557/2020 (2020).

9. Prof. Casto’s article Foreign Affairs and the Constitution in the Age of Fighting Sail is cited in the following article: Michael D. Ramsey, Courts and Foreign Affairs: “Their Historic Role”: Restoring the Global Judiciary: Why the Supreme Court Should Rule in U.S. Foreign Affairs, 35 Const. Comment. 173 (2020).

10. Prof. Benham’s article Tangled Incentives: Proportionality and the Market for Reputation Harm is cited in the following article: Garth A. Molander, Do Elder Law Practitioners And The American Legal Profession Need An Ethical Confidentiality Rule Or Can Both Do Without Aba Model Rule 1.6?, 16 NAELA J. 59 (2020).

11. Prof. Nowlin’s article The Warren Court’s House Built on Sand: From Security in Persons, Houses, Papers, and Effects to Mere Reasonableness in Fourth Amendment Doctrine is cited in the following article: Andrew Guthrie Ferguson, Structural Sensor Surveillance , 106 Iowa L. Rev. 47 (2020).

12. Prof. Huffman’s & Prof. Rosen’s book Military Law: Criminal Justice and Administrative Process is cited in the following article: Eugene R. Fidell, Covid-19 and Military Law, 11 J. Nat’l Security L. & Pol’y 181 (2020).

13. Prof. Camp’s blog post Lesson from the Tax Court: The Turbo-Tax Defense is cited in the following article: Kenneth C. Weil, Recourse and Nonrecourse Debt: What Are the Federal Income Consequences When the Character of Debt Changes, 74 Tax Law. 141 (2020).

14. Prof. James’ article The African-American Church, Political Activity, and Tax Exemption is cited in the following article: Benjamin M. Leff, Fixing the Johnson Amendment Without Totally Destroying It, 6 U. Pa. J. L. & Pub. Aff. 115 (2020).

15. Prof. Benham’s article Dirty Secrets: The First Amendment in Protective-Order Litigation, is cited in the following article: Clay Calvert, Escaping Doctrinal Lockboxes in First Amendment Jurisprudence: Workarounds for Strict Scrutiny for Low-Value Speech in the Face of Stevens and Reed, 73 SMU L. Rev. 727 (2020).

16. Prof. Rosen’s article Katcoff V. Marsh At Twenty-Two: The Military Chaplaincy And The Separation Of Church And State is cited in §§ 36:3, 36:10, 36:13, & 36:14 of Religious Organizations and the Law (December 2020 Update).

17. Prof. James’ article The African-American Church, Political Activity, and Tax Exemption is cited in §32:14 of Religious Organizations and the Law (December 2020 Update).

18. 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, Forensic Evidence in Arizona: Reforms for Victims and Defendants, 52 Ariz. St. L.J. 709 (2020).

19. Prof. Beyer’s article with Claire G. Hargrove, Digital Wills: Has the Time Come for Wills to Join the Digital Revolution? is cited in the following article: Peter Wendel, Testamentary Transfers and the Intent Versus Formalities Debate: The Cose for a ‘Charitable’ Common Ground, 69 U. Kan. L. Rev. 249 (2020).

20. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article The Myth of Director Consent: After Shaffer, Beyond Nicastro is cited in §116:21 of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts 4th Edition (December 2020 Update).

21. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article ­­­­The Myth of Director Consent: After Shaffer, Beyond Nicastro is cited in §3:7 of Treatise on the Law of Corporations 3d (December 2020 Update).

22. Prof. Shannon’s article The 1995 Revisions to the DTPA: Altering the Landscape is cited in §6:19 of McDonald &Carlson Texas Civil Practice (December 2020 Update).

Quotes

1. Prof. Shannon is quoted in the following article: Trinady Joslin, Disabled Texans Worry Loss of Affordable Care Act Could Cost Them Programs That Help Them Live Independently, Texas Tribune, (December 30, 2020; 5:00am), available at https://www.texastribune.org/2020/12/30/disability-texas-affordable-care-act/

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