September 2021 Law Faculty Publications & News

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

Articles, Essays, and Reviews

1. Brie Sherwin, et. al., Service Learning in the First-Year Research and Writing Classroom in Integrating Doctrine and Diversity: Inclusion And Equity in the Law School Classroom (2021).

2. Amy Hardberger, et. al., Groundwater Governance for Conflict-Affected Countries, UNESCO International Centre for Water Security and Sustainable Management, Global Water Security Issues Series 3 (2021).


1. Prof. Brie Sherwin’s article Chocolate, Coca-Cola, and Fracturing Fluid: A Story of Unfettered Secrecy, Toxicology, and the Resulting Public Health Implications of Natural Gas Development is cited in the following article: Lisa A. Cumming, The Feud is Getting Old: Why The Oil And Gas Industry Should Lobby For the Federal Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, 125 Penn St. L. Rev. 905 (2021).

2. Prof. Gonzalez’ article A Tale of Two Waivers: Waiver of the Jury Waiver Defense under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure is cited in § 2321 of Federal Practice and Procedure (April 2021 Update).

3. Prof. Beyer’s article Estate Planning in the Digital Age is cited in § 5.16 of the Georgia Guardianship and Conservatorship (September 2021 Update).

4. Prof. Rosen’s article Funding “Non-Traditional” Military Operations: The Alluring Myth of a Presidential Power of the Purse is cited in the following case comment: Brianna Savard, Administrative Law—Byrne Jag Funds and Immigration: How Statutory Interpretation Helped Protect the Separation of Powers—City of Providene v. Barr. 954 F.3d 23 (1st Cir. 2020), 44 Suffolk Transnat’l L. Rev. 245 (2021).

5. Prof. Watt’s article Tyranny by Proxy: State Action and the Private Use of Deadly Force is cited in the following article: Darrell A.H. Miller, Second Amendment Equilibria, 116 Nw. U. L. Rev. 239 (2021).

6. Prof. Benham’s article Dirty Secrets: The First Amendment in Protective-Order Litigation is cited in the following article: Chelsea Hanlock, Settling for Silence: How Police Exploit Protective Orders, 109 Calif. L. Rev. 1507 (2021).

7. Prof. Rosen’s book Military Law: Criminal Justice & Administrative Process is cited in the following article: Max Jesse Goldberg, Congressional Influence on Military Justice, 130 Yale L.J. 2110 (2021).

8. Prof. Shannon’s article Debarment and Suspension Revisited: Fewer Eggs? is cited in the following article: Alix K. Town, Ours is to Reason Why: Exploring Motivating Principles for Debarment Systems, 50 Pub. Cont. L.J. 523 (2021).

9. Prof. Metze’s article The Right to Counsel at Trial: Speaking Truth To Power: The Obligation of the Courts to Enforce the Right to Counsel at Trial is cited in the following article: Mary Vukovich, Deprivation of the Right to Counsel for Federal Pretrial Detainees During the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic, 54 UIC J. Marshall L. Rev. 695 (2021).

10. Prof. Robert Sherwin’s article Evidence? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Evidence!: How Ambiguity in Some States’ Anti-SLAPP Laws Threatens to De-Fang a Popular and Powerful Weapon Against Frivolous Litigation is cited in the following article: Caitlin E. Daday, (Anti)-SLAPP Happy In Federal Court?: The Applicability of State Anti-SLAPP Statutes in Federal Court and the Need for Federal Protection Against SLAPPs, 70 Cath. U.L. Rev. 441 (2021).

11. Prof. Humphrey’s article “Let’s Talk About Sex”: Legislating and Educating on the Affirmative Consent Standard is cited in the following article: Ruthy Lowenstein Lazar, Epistemic Twilight Zone of Consent, 30 S. Cal. Interdisc. L.J. 461 (2021).


1. Prof. Shannon was a speaker at the Lubbock Area Bar Association on April 14, 2021 and gave a presentation entitled, “The NCAA Goes to the Supreme Court, the Congress, State Legislatures and More! Hot Topics in College Sports Law.” Prof. Shannon also spoke at the Texas Tech Law School Roswell Webinar on May 27, 2021 with an updated version of the presentation.

2. Prof. Shannon was a speaker at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law conference in San Antonio TX on July 21, 2021, and gave a presentation entitled, “Sanity, Competency, & ‘Civil’ Commitments.”

3. Prof. Shannon was a speaker at the “Mental Health and Mediation – Promoting the Well-Being of Involved Parties” webinar developed by the Texas Dispute Resolution System in Lubbock on July 27-29, 2021, and gave two presentations entitled, “Impact of Mental Health on Mediation – And Vice Versa”, and “Tying it All Together – Takeaways for Mediators.”

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