March 2022 Law Faculty Publications & News

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

Articles, Essays, and Reviews

1. Catherine Christopher, How to Lead from Anyplace in the Faculty Ranks, The Chronicle of Higher Education (2022).

2. Gerry W. Beyer, ed., Keeping Current—Probate, Prob. & Prop., (March & April 2022).

3. Gerry W. Beyer, Recent Developments From the Texas Courts, Est. Plan. Dev. for Tex. Prof., (March 2022).

4. Gerry W. Beyer, Nonfungible Tokens: What Every Estate Planner Needs to Know, WealthCounsel Quarterly, (2022).

5. Stephen T. Black, Who Owns Your Data?, 54 Ind. L. Rev. 305 (2022).

6. Dajiang Nie, An Underestimated Showcase of Student Scholarship: Law School Institutional Repositories, 60 Duq. L. Rev. 34 (2022).

7. Victoria Sutton, What Have We Learned About Federalism and Public Health Emergencies Since 2001?, The Federal Lawyer (2022).


1. Prof. Camp is quoted in the following article: Ella Lee, Fact Check: Post About Taxes and Paycheck Protection Programs Loans is Missing Context, USA Today (March 10, 2022; 5:41pm), available at:

2. Prof. Camp is quoted in the following article: Theresa Shliep, 6th Circ. Easement Ruling Instructive for Tax Reg Litigants, LAW 360 Tax Authority (March 23, 2022; 5:57pm), available at:

3. Prof. Hardberger is quoted in the following article: Eric Killelea, Innovation or rabbit hole? Experts weigh in on Musk-backed firm’s San Antonio tunnel plans, San Antonio Express-News (March 25, 2022; 2:00pm), available at:


1. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article The Underappreciated Importance of Personal Jurisdiction in Delaware’s Success is cited in the following article: Joel Edan Friedlander, Performances of Equity: Why Court of Chancery Transcript Rulings Are Law, 77 Bus. Law. 51 (2022).

2. Prof. Sutton’s article Law Student Attitudes about their Experience in the COVID-19 Transition to Online Learning is cited in the following article: Steven Foster et al., Closing the Law School Gap: A Collaborative Effort to Address Educational Inequities Through Free, Asynchronous Tools, 14 J. Marshall L.J. 116 (2021).

3. Prof. Murphy’s article Separation of Powers and the Horizontal Force of Precedent is cited in the following article: Kiel Brennan-Marquez, Aggregate Stare Decisis, 97 Ind. L.J. 571 (2022).

4. Prof. Beyer’s articles Digital Planning: The Future of Elder Law, and Web Meets the Will: Estate Planning for Digital Assets are cited in the following article: Isabelle N. Sehati, Beyond the Grave: A Fiduciary’s Access to a Decedent’s Digital Assets, 43 Cardozo L. Rev. 745 (2021).

5. Prof. Brie Sherwin’s article Pride and Prejudice and Administrative Zombies: How Economic Woes, Outdated Environmental Regulations, and State Exceptionalism Failed Flint, Michigan is cited in the following article: Marissa Jackson Sow, Whiteness as Contract, 78 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1803 (2022).

6. Prof. Casto’s article The Tort Liability of Insane Persons for Negligence: A Critique is cited in §11 of the following restatement: Restatement of the Law – Torts (March 2022 Update).

7. Prof. Murphy’s article Public Participation Without a Public: The Challenge for Administrative Policymaking is cited in the following article: Benjamin M. Barczewski, Politicizing Regulation: Administrative law, Technocratic Government, and Republican Political Theory, 100 Neb. L. Rev. 424 (2021).

8. Prof. Gonzalez’s article The New Batson: Opening the Door of the Jury Deliberation Room after Peña-Rodriguez v. Colorado is cited in the following article: Daniel S Harawa, The False Promise of Peña-Rodriguez, 109 Calif. L. Rev. 2121 (2021).

9. Prof. Benham’s article Dirty Secrets: The First Amendment in Protective-Order Litigation is cited in the following article: Richard L. Heppner Jr., Appealing Compelled Disclosures in Discovery that Threaten First Amendment Rights, 70 Kan. L. Rev. 395 (2022).

10. Prof. Christopher’s article Will I Pass the Bar Exam? Predicting Student Success Using LSAT Scores and Law School Performance is cited in the following article: Rory Bahadur, Kevin Ruth, & Katie Tolliver Jones, Reexamining Relative Bar Performance as a Function of Non-Linearity, Heteroscedasticity, and a New Independent Variable, 52 N.M.L. Rev. 119 (2022).

11. Prof. Humphrey’s article Two-Stepping Around a Minor’s Constitutional Right to Abortion is cited in the following article: Sarah Steadman, “That Name is Dead To Me”: Reforming Name Change Laws to Protect Transgender and Nonbinary Youth, 55 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 1 (2021).

12. Prof. Camp’s article Supreme Court Reverses the Sixth Circuit in CIC Services is cited in the following article: Joshua D. Blank & Ari Glogower, The Trouble with Targeting Tax Shelters, 74 Admin. L. Rev. 69 (2022).

13. Prof. Shannon’s article Debarment and Suspension Revisited: Fewer Eggs in the Basket? is cited in the following article: Rinat Kitai-Sangero, The Israeli Case for the Applicability of the Presumption of Innocence to Indicted Public Officeholders, 52 Cal. W. Int’l L.J. 175 (2021).

14. Prof. Beyer’s articles Statutory Fill-In Will Forms – The First Decade: Theoretical Constructs and Empirical Findings and Statutory Fill-In-The-Blank Will Forms are cited in §3.1 of the following restatement: Restatement of the Law – Property (March 2022 Update).


1. At the Criminal Law Association’s Murder Mystery Dinner on March 4, 2022, the Criminal Law Association presented Prof. Beyer with its Professor of the Year award “in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the academic achievement of all students at the Texas Tech University School of Law.”

2. On March 10, 2022, Prof. Beyer made a presentation entitled The Basics of Non-Fungible Tokens for the Digital Property Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Council at its Annual Meeting in San Diego.

3. On March 13, 2022, Prof. Beyer was in San Diego where he, along with Chang Chae, presented a seminar entitled The Twin “N’s” – NIL (name-image-likness) and NFTs (non-fungible tokens) – How to Manage Them In Your Estate Planning Practice at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

4. On March 22, 2022, Prof. Beyer presented a virtual seminar for Leimberg Webinar Services entitled What Estate Planners in Common Law Marital Property States Need to Know About Community Property.

5. On March 31, 2022, Prof. Beyer presented a program entitled Estate Planning in a Cyber World: Cryptocurrency, Non-Fungible Tokens, and E-mail for the American Law Institute’s Continuing Legal Education program. His comprehensive article accompanied the presentation.

6. On March 22, 2022, Prof. Hardberger participated as a moderator for a webinar titled Future Gazing: Groundwater Action as Climate Action hosted by the International Water Resources Association for World Water Day.

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