January 2022 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of January, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for January 1st to January 31st, 2022.

Articles, Essays, and Reviews

1. Gerry W. Beyer, Estate Planning and Probate Law, 85 Tex. B.J. 35 (2022).

2. Gerry W. Beyer, Non-Fungible Tokens: What Every Estate Planner Needs to Know, Wealth Strategies Journal (Nov. 19, 2021) available at: https://wealthstrategiesjournal.com/2021/11/19/non-fungible-tokens-what-every-estate-planner-needs-to-know/.

3. Gerry W. Beyer, Probate and Decedents’ Estates (17 & 18 Tex. Prac.) (2021-2022 Supp.).

4. Richard D. Rosen, Deterring Pre-Viability Abortions in Texas Through Private Lawsuits, 54 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 115 (2021).

5. Gerry W. Beyer, Potpourri, 60-1 Real Est., Prob. & Tr. L. Rep., at  4 (2022).

6. Gerry W. Beyer, Intestacy, Wills, Estate Administration, and Trusts Update, 60-1 Real Est., Prob. & Tr. L. Rep., at  5 (2022).

Op-Eds

1. Richard D. Rosen, It’s Debatable: Should Federal Government Mandate Vaccines for Private Employers?, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, (Jan 23, 2022; 8:31am), available at: https://www.lubbockonline.com/story/opinion/2022/01/23/its-debatable-feds-vaccine-mandates-and-private-employers/6600423001/

Quotes

1. Prof. Beyer is quoted in the following article: Grace Ferguson, Grace Ferguson, How A Cryptocurrency Fortune Crippled a Deceased Billionaire’s Estate, Daily Dot, (December 23, 2021; 10:42am), available at: https://www.dailydot.com/debug/death-internet-cryptocurrency-matthew-mellon/.

2. Prof. Beyer is quoted, and his article Will Contests—Prediction and Prevention is cited in the following case: Matter of Last Will and Testament of Beard v. Christmas, No. 2019-CA-01821-COA, 2021 WL 1975961 (Ct. App. Miss. May 18, 2021).

Citations

1. Prof. Gonzalez’ article At the Intersection of Religious Organization Missions and Employment Laws: The Case of Minister Employment Suits is cited in the following article: Phil Lord, Religious Legitimacy, 90 UMKC L. Rev. 347 (2021).

2. 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: Justin W. Aimonetti & Jackson A. Myers, The Founders’ Multi-Purpose Chief Justice: The English Origins of the American Chief Justiceship, 124 W. Va. L. Rev. 203 (2021).

3. Prof. Casto’s article The First Congress’s Understanding of Its Authority over the Federal Courts’ Jurisdiction is cited in the following article: Patrick Woolley, Diversity Jurisdiction and the Common-Law Scope of the Civil Action, 99 Wash. U. L. Rev. 573 (2021).

4. Prof. Murphy’s article Arbitrariness Review Made Reasonable: Structural and Conceptual Reform of the “Hard Look” is cited in the following article: Gary M. Bridgens, Demystifying Reliance Interests in Judicial Review of Regulatory Change, 29 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 411 (2021).

5. Prof. Murphy’s article Eight Things Americans Can’t Figure Out About Controlling Administrative Power is cited in the following article: Emily S. Bremer, The Rediscovered Stages of Agency Adjudication, 99 Wash. U. L. Rev. 377 (2021).

6. Prof. Christopher’s article Normalizing Struggle is cited in the following article: Steven K. Homer, From Langdell to Lab: The Opportunities and Challenges of Experiential Learning in the First Semester, 48 Mitchell Hamline L. Rev. 265 (2022).

7. Prof. Murphy’s book Administrative Law and Practice is cited in the following article: Carissa Wilson, The Agencies of Copyright Law: Constitutional and Administrative Law on the Case Act of 2020, 29 Tex. Intell. Prop. L.J. 415 (2021).

8. Prof. Sutton’s article Native Americans and Discriminatory Administration with Facially Neutral Rules is cited in the following article: Cristina Isabel Ceballos, David Freeman Engstrom, & Daniel E. Ho, Disparate Limbo: How Administrative Law Erased Antidiscrimination, 131 Yale L.J. 370 (2021).

9. Prof. Benham’s article Tangled Incentives: Proportionality and the Market for Reputation Harm is cited in the following article: Miriam H. Baer, The Information Shortfalls of Prosecuting Irresponsible Executives, 70 DePaul L. Rev. 191 (2021).

10. Prof. Murphy’s article Abandon Chevron and Modernize Stare Decisis for the Administrative State is cited in the following article: Ronald M. Levin, The APA and the Assault on Deference, 106 Minn. L. Rev. 125 (2021).

11. Prof. Murphy’s article Due Process and Targeted Killing of Terrorists is cited in the following article: Patrick J. Keenan, Drones and Civilians: Emerging Evidence of the Terrorizing Effects of the U.S. Drone Programs, 20 Santa Clara J. Int’l L. 1 (2021).

12. Prof. Camp’s article New Thinking About Jurisdictional Time Periods in the Tax Code is cited in the following article: Saul Mezei & Terrell Ussing, How Justices May Interpret Statutory Time Bar in Tax Context, 2022 Law360 21-129 (2022).

13. Prof. Murphy’s article Punitive Damages, Explanatory Verdict, and the Hard Look is cited in § 8.8 of the Federal Jury Practice and Instruction—Jury Trial (January 2022 Update).

14. Prof. Murphy’s book Tax Havens: How Globalization Really Works is cited in the following article: William J. Moon, Delaware’s Global Competitiveness, 106 Iowa L. Rev. 1683 (2021).

15. Prof. Camp’s article A Brief Analysis of Governor Palin’s Tax Returns for 2006 and 2007 is cited in the following article: Joshua D. Blank, Presidential Tax Transparency, 40 Yale L. & Pol’y Rev. 1 (2021).

16. Prof. Christopher’s article Normalizing Struggle is cited in the following article: Sarah J. Schendel, Listen!: Amplifying the Experiences of Black Law School Graduates in 2020, 100 Neb. L. Rev. 73 (2021).

17. Prof. Sutton’s article Wetlands Protection—A Goal Without A Statute is cited in the following article: Lawrence A. Kogan, Harmonizing ‘Converted Wetland’ Under the Clean Water Act and Food Security Act Would Reaffirm Congress’s Intent to Limit EPA and Army Corps 404 Jurisdiction, 12 Ky. J. Equine, Agric. & Nat. Resources L. 489 (2021).

18. Prof. Casto’s article The Federal Courts Protective Jurisdiction Over Torts Committed in Violation of the Law of Nations is cited in the following CRS Report: Stephen P. Mulligan, The Alien Tort Statute: A Primer (January 2022 Update), available at: https://crsreports.congress.gov (R44947).

News

1. Prof. Beyer traveled to Bar/Bri’s headquarters in Dallas where on December 19 and 20, he video-recorded the bar review lectures that Bar/Bri students across the nation studying for the Uniform Bar Exam will view as part of their bar exam preparation.

2. On December 21, 2021, Prof. Beyer was the luncheon speaker for the monthly meeting of the San Antonio Estate Planning Council. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices.

3. In the latest issue of the Texas Tech Law Review, Dean Nowlin wrote a short dedication in honor of esteemed colleague and Texas Tech Law School faculty Arnold H. Loewy, who passed away suddenly in 2021.

4. On January 21, 2022, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer made a virtual CLE presentation to a national audience entitled Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” With Competent and Ethical Practices for Celesq/Thomson Reuters/West LegalEdCenter.

5. At its January 21, 2022 meeting, the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Council of the State Bar of Texas unanimously reappointed Prof. Gerry W. Beyer as the Editor-in-Chief of the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Reporter, the official journal of the REPTL section.

6. On January 28, 2022, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer presented a virtual seminar for Leimberg Webinar Services entitled Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices.

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