April 2021 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of April, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for April 1st to April 30th, 2021.

Articles, Essays, Reviews, and Publications

1. Sally McDonald Henry, Ordin on Contesting Confirmation (2021-2 Supplement).

2. Gerry W. Beyer, Potpourri, 59-2 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 4 (2021).

3. Gerry W. Beyer, Intestacy, Wills, Estate Administration, and Trusts Update, 59-2 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 5 (2021).

Op-Eds

1. Prof. Loewy, It’s Debatable: Are Stricter Measures Needed for Assault Weapons?, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (April 4, 2021; 8:30a), available at: https://www.lubbockonline.com/story/opinion/2021/04/04/should-stricter-measures-implemented-assault-weapons/4840273001/

2. Prof. Loewy, It’s Debatable: Should Convicted Child Molesters Receive The Death Penalty?, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (April 18, 2021; 4:55a), available at: https://www.lubbockonline.com/story/opinion/columns/2021/04/18/its-debatable-should-convicted-child-molesters-receive-death-penalty/7211106002/

3. Prof. Hardberger, Will Water Woes Return this Summer?, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (April 25, 2021).

Citations

1. 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 article: Mollie Soloway, Measuring Environmental Justice: Analysis of Progress under Presidents Bush, Obama, and Trump, 51 Envtl. Rep. (ELI) 10038 (2021).

2. Prof. Camp’s article Franklin Roosevelt and the Forgotten History of the Earned Income Tax Credit is cited in the following article: Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Rodney P. Mock, The Robotic Revolution: A Tax Policy Collision Course, 93 Temp. L. Rev. 301 (2021).

3. Prof. Camp’s article The Play’s the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds is cited in the following article: Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Rodney P. Mock, The Robotic Revolution: A Tax Policy Collision Course, 93 Temp. L. Rev. 301 (2021).

4. Prof. Brie Sherwin’s article After the Storm: The Importance of Acknowledging Environmental Justice in Sustainable Development and Disaster Preparedness is cited in the following article: Madeline Marguerite Byers, Houston, We Have a Gentrification Problem: The Gentrification Effects of Local Environmental Improvement Plans in the City of Houston, 7 Tex. A&M J. Prop. L. 163 (2021).

5. Prof. Benham’s article Foundational and Contemporary Court Confidentiality is cited in the following article: Pamela K. Bookman, Arbitral Courts, 61 Va. H. Int’l L. 161 (2021).

6. Prof. Murphy’s book Administrative law and practice is cited in the following article: William A. Ballentine, Discussing Privacy in sec Subpoena Practice After Carpenter v. United States, 95 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 721 (2020).

7. Prof. Chiappinelli’s book Cases and Materials on Business Entities is cited in the following article: Sorin Borlodan, Conceptualizing Shareholder Limited Liability in Corporations: Breaches Derived from Broadly Construed Doctrinal Exceptions, 4 Wayne St. U. J. Bus. L. 1 (2021).

8. Prof. Watt’s article Tyranny by Proxy: State Action and the Private Use of Deadly Force is cited in the following article: Osagie K. Obasogie & Anna Zaret, Medical Professionals, Excessive Force, and the Fourth Amendment, 109 Calif. L. Rev. 1 (2021).

9. Prof. Rosen’s article Civilian Courts and the Military Justice System: Collateral Review of Courts-Martial is cited in the following article: Clara D. Crenshaw, Habeas Review of Courts-Martial: Revisiting the Burns Standard, 99 Tex. L. Rev. 787 (2021).

10. Prof. Casto’s article The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver Ellsworth is cited in the following article: Scott Ingram, “Constitutional Inquisitors:” The Pragmatic Roots of Federal Prosecutorial Power, 14 Tenn. J. L. & Pol’y 199 (2020).

11. Prof. Rosen’s article Disciplinary Sanctions Against Prosecutors for Discovery Violations: A Paper Tiger is cited in the following article: Scott Ingram, “Constitutional Inquisitors:” The Pragmatic Roots of Federal Prosecutorial Power, 14 Tenn. J. L. & Pol’y 199 (2020).

12. Prof. Beyer’s article Avoid Being a Defendant: Estate Planning Malpractice and Ethical Concerns is cited in § 2:4 of the Texas Practice Series (April 2021 Update).

13. Prof. Beyer’s article Digital Wills: Has the Time Come for Wills to Join the Digital Revolution? is cited in the following article: Caitlin Henderson, Heirs Property in Georgia: Common Issues, Current State of the Law, and Further Solutions, 55 Ga. L. Rev. 875 (2021).

14. Prof. Murphy’s book Administrative law and practice is cited in the following article: Emily Carden Snow, Judicial Review in Expedited Removal Proceedings: Applying Sims. Apfel to Assess the Role of Issue Exhaustion, 55 Ga. L. Rev. 847 (2021).

15. Prof. Camp’s article The Play’s the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds is cited in the following article: Rebecca N. Morrow, Taxing Employers for Imposing Mandatory Arbitration, Class Action Waiver, and Nondisclosure of Dispute Provisions, 74 SMU L. Rev. 59 (2021).

16. Prof. Casto’s article The Early Supreme Court Justices’ Most Significant Opinion is cited in the following article: Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Against Congressional Case Snatching, 62 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 791 (2021).

17. Prof. Camp’s article Is the Individual Mandate Really Mandatory? is cited in the following article: Jordan M. Barry, John William Hatfield, & Scott Duke Kominers, To Thine Own Self Be True? Incentive Problems in Personalized Law, 62 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 723 (2021).

18. Prof. Shannon’s article The Revised NCAA Division I Governance Structure After Three Years: A Scorecard is cited in the following article: Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Adam Epstein, Changing the Face of College Sports One Tax Return at a Time, 73 Okla. L. Rev. 457 (2021).

19. Prof. Watt’s article Tyranny by Proxy: State Action and the Private Use of Deadly Force is cited in the following article: Polatip Subanajouy, Deus Ex Regula: A Specific Theory of the Nondelegation Doctrine in Light of Gundy v. United States, 53 UIC J. Marshall L. Rev. 1047 (2021).

20. Prof. Murphy’s book Administrative law and practice is cited in the following article: Alana K. Bevan, The Fundamental Inadequacy of Tribe-Agency Consultation on Major Federal Infrastructure Projects, 6 U. Pa. J. L. & Pub. Aff. 561 (2021).

21. Prof. Gossett’s articles If Charity Begins At Home, Why Do We Go Searching Abroad? Why The Federal Adoption Tax Credit Should Not Subsidize International Adoptions and Take Off the [Color] Blinders: How Ignoring the Hague Convention’s Subsidiarity Principle Furthers Structural Racism Against Black American Children are cited in the following article: Marcia Zug, ICWA’s Irony, 45 Am. Indian L. Rev. 1 (2021).

22. Prof. Baker’s article Beyond the Information Age: The Duty of Technology Competence in the Algorithmic Society is cited in the following article: Dr. Sari Graben, Law and Technology in Legal Education: A Systemic Approach at Ryerson, 58 Osgoode Hall L. J. 139 (2021).

Quotes

1.  Prof. Sutton is quoted in the following article: Brooke Curley, Search is on For Three Apache Scouts Hung in 1882, Eastern Arizona Courier, (April 2, 2021) available at: https://www.eacourier.com/news/search-is-on-for-three-apache-scouts-hung-in-1882/article_df4d24ea-91c2-11eb-9235-e799d22797ee.html#:~:text=1%20of%203-,Ramon%20Riley%2C%20culture%20resource%20director%20for%20the%20Fort%20Apache%20Museum,the%20U.S.%20Army%20in%201882.&text=Eastern%20Arizona%20Courier-,Nichole%20Cosen%20is%20the%20great%20granddaughter%20of%20Dandy%20Jim%2C%20an,from%20the%20Fort%20Grant%20cemetery.

2. Prof. James is quoted in the following article: Jasper Sherer, Orthodox Jewish congregation sues city of Houston over enforcement of deed restriction¸ Houston Chronicle, (April 1, 2021; 9:16p) available at: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/religion/article/Orthodox-Jewish-congregation-sues-city-of-Houston-16070168.php

3. Prof. Beyer is quoted in the following article: Ryan Felton, How an Obscure Industry Makes Money Off the Dead, Consumer Reports, (April 15, 2021) available at: https://www.consumerreports.org/predatory-lending/how-an-obscure-industry-makes-money-off-the-dead/

4. Prof. Rosen is quoted in the following article: Shannon Najmabadi, Lubbock voters will decide Saturday if the West Texas city will become the largest “sanctuary city for the unborn”, The Texas Tribune, (April 28, 2021; 5:00a) available at: https://www.texastribune.org/2021/04/28/lubbock-texas-abortion-election/

News

1. On April 9, 2021, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the speaker at a virtual meeting of the Estate Planning & Probate Section of the Collin County Bar Association. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Morals from the Courthouse: A Study of Recent Texas Cases Impacting the Wills, Probate, and Trusts Practice.

2. On April 16th, Prof. Dustin Benham spoke at Elon University’s virtual event intended to begin a national conversation for first-generation law students.

3.On April 23, 2021, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was an invited speaker at the 40th Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium. To a virtual audience of over 550 attorneys and other estate planning professionals, Prof. Beyer presented his paper entitled Don’t Get Lost In Cyberspace: How to Plan for and Administer Digital Assets.

4. Professor Baker was invited to provide the “LAW Talk” at the Southwestern Association of Law Libraries Annual Conference on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Her talk focused on stewardship in the profession and provided examples related to statistics/benchmarking, vendor relations, legal research ethics, and diversity/equity/inclusion related to law librarian status in the legal academy. 

5. On April 27, 2021, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the speaker for a virtual meeting of the Probate, Trusts, & Estates Section of the Dallas Bar Association. To an audience of over 225 attorneys, Prof. Beyer presented his article entitled Morals from the Courthouse: A Study of Recent Texas Cases Impacting the Wills, Probate, and Trusts Practice.

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