November 2020 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of November, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for November 1st to November 30th, 2020.

Articles, Essays, and Reviews

1. Richard W. Murphy, Unfoxing Judicial Review Of Agency Policy Reversals Or “We Were Told To Like The New Policy Better” Is Not A Good Reason To Change, 54 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1045 (2020).

2. Gerry W. Beyer & James M. Kosakow, 1 & 2 Irrevocable Trusts (4th ed. 2020-2021).

3. Gerry W. Beyer & James Kosakow, 1-4, Revocable Trusts (5th ed. Oct. 2020 Supp.).

4. Gerry W. Beyer, 19 & 19A, West’s Legal Forms – Residential Real Estate (5th ed. 2020-21 Supp.).

Op-Eds

1. Prof Loewy, It’s Debatable: Why There’s Really No Debating What to Do On Tuesday, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (November 1, 2020; 5:41a) https://www.lubbockonline.com/story/opinion/2020/11/01/its-debatable-choice-voters-election-day-should-easy/3751862001/

2. Prof Loewy, It’s Debatable: With Election Fate Virtually Certain, Should Trump’s Powers Be Limited?, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (November 15, 2020; 6:19a) https://www.lubbockonline.com/story/opinion/2020/11/15/its-debatable-should-congress-move-limit-trumps-power/6256564002/

Citations

1. Prof. James’s article No Help for the Helpless: How the Law Has Failed to Serve and Protect Persons Suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease is cited in the following article: Gabrielle Lindquist, Science or Status Quo? Disregard for a Defendant’s Mental Illness in Tort Suits, 95 Wash. L. Rev. Online 115 (2020).

2. 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: Patrick J. Borchers, Kiobel’s “Touch and Concern” Test In The Eleventh Circuit (And Elsewhere) And A New Paradigm For The Extraterritorial Application Of U.S. Law, 50 Cumb. L. Rev. 259 (2020).

3. Prof. Huffman & Prof. Rosen’s book Military Law: Criminal Justice & Administrative Process is cited in the following article: Maybell Romero, Prosecutors and Police: An Unholy Union, 54 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1097 (2020).

4. Prof. Sutton’s article Environment and Public Health in a Time of Plague is cited in the following article: Jennifer R. Black, Matthew Penn, and Laurel Berman, Evolution of Federalism in Environmental Health: Federal, State, and Local Government Control, Jrnl Legal Medicine, 40: 195-228 (2020).

5. Prof. Loewy’s article Culpability, Dangerousness, And Harm: Balancing the Factors on Which Our Criminal Law Is Predicated is cited in the following article: Alice Ristroph, The Curriculum of the Carceral State, 120 Colum. L. Rev. 1631 (2020).

6. Prof. Humphrey’s work titled From The Chair is cited in the following article: Kevin Bennardo, Legal Writing’s Harmful Psyche, 105 Minn. L. Rev. Headnotes 111 (2020).

7. Prof. Beyer’s article Sign on the [Electronic] Dotted Line: The Rise of the Electronic Will is cited in the following article: Ronald J. Scalise, Jr.,Will Formalities in Louisiana: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, 80 La. L. Rev. 1331 (2020).

8. Prof. Beyer’s article Digital Wills: Has the Time Come for Wills to Join the Digital Revolution is cited in the following article: Ronald J. Scalise, Jr.,Will Formalities in Louisiana: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, 80 La. L. Rev. 1331 (2020).

9. Prof. Casto’s article The Origins of Federal Admiralty Jurisdiction in an Age of Privateers, Smugglers, And Pirates is cited in the following article: Ryan C. Williams, “Judicial Role” and Judicial Duty in Foreign Affairs, 43 Fordham Int’l L.J. 1235 (2020).

10. Prof. Brie Sherwin’s article The Upside Down: A New Reality for Science at the EPA and Its Impact on Environmental Justice is cited in the following book: William H. Rodgers, Jr., & Elizabeth Burleson, Rodgers Environmental Law, 2d. (November 2020 Update).

11. Prof. Brie Sherwin’s article Chocolate, Coca-Cola, and Fracturing Fluid is cited in the following book: William H. Rodgers, Jr., & Elizabeth Burleson, Rodgers Environmental Law, 2d. (November 2020 Update).

12. Prof. Christopher’s article with Darby Dickerson, Will I Pass the Bar Exam: Predicting Student Success Using LSAT Scores and Law School Performance is cited in the following article: Gillian Dutton, International Experiences: A Path to Critical Legal Skills, Values, And Innovation for American Law Students, 27 Clinical L. Rev. 1 (2020).

13. Prof. Murphy’s article Prudential Standing – Especially Third Party Standing is cited in the following article: Brandon L. Winchel, The Double Standard For Third-Party Standing: June Medical and the Continuation of Disparate Standing Doctrine,  96 Notre Dame L. Rev. 421 (2020).

14. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article The Myth of Director Consent: After Shaffer, Beyond Nicastro is cited in the following article: Charles W. (Rocky) Rhodes & Cassandra Burke Robertson, A New State Registration Act: Legislating a Longer Arm for Personal Jurisdiction, 57 Harv. J. on Legis. 337 (2020).

Quotes

1. Prof. Beyer is quoted in the following article: Mary Jacobs, Bequeathing digital assets: Here’s what you need to know for peace of mind, Dallas Morning News (Nov. 18, 2020) (to appear in print version on Dec. 8, 2020).

News

1. Prof. Sutton is mentioned in an article published by the Buffalo Chronicle titled Biden promised to appoint “at least one” Native American to the Cabinet considering the possibility of appointment to the position of Secretary of Transportation.

2. Prof. Shannon is mentioned in an article published by the University Wire titled Tech announces members of Committed to Change Committee considering the creation of the Black Student-Athlete Alliance at Texas Tech.

3. On November 12, 2020, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was an invited speaker at the 2020 Annual Estate Planning Institute sponsored by the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico. The topic of his presentation and accompanying article was Electronic Wills & Related Issues: The Changing Future of the Trusts and Estate Practice.

4. On Nov. 20, Prof. Shannon spoke on the topic of “Recent and Proposed Texas Mental Health Legislation” at the Third Texas Tech Mental Health Law Symposium to over eight hundred people.

5. At the At the Third Annual Texas Judicial Mental Health Summit Prof. Shannon spoke on the topic “Mental Health Law: What You Need to Know” to an audience of over 1500 attendees.

6. In October, Prof. Shannon addressed the Sports & Entertainment Law Society on the topic of Collegiate Athletics & the Law.

7. Prof. Beyer made two asynchronous presentations for The Tax & Estate Planning Forum, normally held in San Diego. His presentations and accompanying articles were entitled: Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices, and State Law Pitfalls: Don’t Step in It When Your Client Steps across State Lines.

8. On November 16, 2020, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the guest speaker for a virtual meeting of the Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island. His topic and accompanying article were entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration.

9. On November 17, 2020, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the guest speaker for a virtual meeting of San Antonio Estate Planners Council. His topic and accompanying article were entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration.

10. On November 18, 2020, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the guest speaker for a virtual meeting of Knoxville Estate Planning Council. His topic and accompanying article were entitled Anticipating Will Contests and How to Avoid Them.

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