August 2019 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of August, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for August 1st to August 31st, 2019.

Books & Treatises

1. Gerry W. Beyer, Beyer’s Texas Property Code Annotated With Related Texas Law (2019 ed).

2. Gerry W. Beyer, Texas Estate Planning Statutes With Commentary (2019-2021 ed.).

Articles

1. Catherine Martin Christopher, Nevertheless She Persisted: Comparing Roe v. Wade’s Two Oral Arguments, 49 Seton Hall L. Rev. 307 (2019).

Op-Ed

1. Arnold Loewy and Charles Moster, It’s debatable: Should House pass resolution condemning member for ‘concentration camps’ remark?, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (Aug. 10, 2019 at 8:05 P.M.), https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20190810/its-debatable-should-house-pass-resolution-condemning-member-for-concentration-camps-remark.

Quotes

1.  Prof. Metze is quoted in the following article: Neena Satija, How judicial conflicts of interest are denying poor Texans their right to an effective lawyer, Texas Tribune and Texas Monthly, (Aug. 19, 2019 at 12 A.M.), available at https://www.texastribune.org/2019/08/19/unchecked-power-texas-judges-indigent-defense/.

2. Prof. Beyer is quoted in the following article: David Voreacos & Neil Weinberg, Jeffrey Epstein Asset Forfeitures Wouldn’t Guarantee Payout for Accusers, Bloomberg Business (Aug. 13, 2019 at 1:36 P.M.), available at https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-13/epstein-asset-forfeitures-wouldn-t-guarantee-payday-for-accusers.

3. Prof. Beyer is quoted in the following article: Katie Reilly, What Jeffrey Epstein’s Last-Minute Will Means for Accusers Trying to Recover Money From His Estate, TIME (Aug. 20, 2019), available at https://time.com/5656776/jeffrey-epstein-will-estate/.

Citations

1. Prof. Beyer’s article Target Best Practices for Guns Included in an Estate is cited in the following article: William Tyler Gilbert, Calling a Spade, A Spade: Infirmities Facing Bump Stock Regulation under the National Firearms Act, 107 Ky. L.J. 705 (2019).

2. Prof. Humphrey’s article “Let’s Talk About Sex”: Legislating and Educating on the Affirmative Consent Standard is cited in the following article: C. Ashley Saferight, Clear as Mud: Constitutional Concerns with Clear Affirmative Consent¸67 Clev. St. L. Rev. 431 (2019).

3. Prof. Casto’s book The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver Ellsworth is cited in the following article: D.A. Jeremy Telman, Originalism and Second-Order IPSE Dixit Reasoning in Chisholm v. Georgia, 67 Clev. St. L. Rev. 559 (2019).

4. Prof. Baker’s article Beyond the Information Age: The Duty of Technology Competence in the Algorithmic Society is cited in the following article: Dyane L. O’Leary, Articles: License to Hack, 94 N.Y.U.L. Rev. Online 234 (2019).

5. Prof. Beyer’s article The Basics of Texas Intestate Succession Law is cited in the following article: John R. Berry, Financial Focus: Estate planning mistakes many make, Weatherford Democrat (Aug. 17, 2019).

6. Prof. Camp’s article Theory and Practice in Tax Administration is cited in the following article: Michelle Lyon Drumbl, Essay: Tax Attorneys as Defenders of Taxpayer Rights, 91 Temp. L. Rev. 813 (2019).

7. Prof. Camp’s article A History of Tax Regulation Prior to the Administrative Procedure Act is cited in the following article: Leslie Book, Essay: Giving Taxpayer Rights a Seat at the Table, 91 Temp. L. Rev. 759 (2019).

8. Prof. Camp’s article Franklin Roosevelt and the Forgotten History of the EITC is cited in the following book: Michelle Lyon Drubl, Tax Credits for the Working Poor: A Call for Reform (2019).

9. Prof. Benham’s article Proportionality, Pretrial Confidentiality, and Discovery Sharing is cited in the following article: William LaRosa, New Legal Problems, Old Legal Solutions: Bailment Theory as the Baseline Data Security Standard of Care Owed to an Opponent’s Data in E-Discovery, 167 U. Pa. L. Rev. 775 (2019).

10. Prof. Baker’s article 2018: A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor is cited in the following article: Anita Bernstein, Minding the Gaps in Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct, 721 Okla. L. Rev. 125 (2019).

11. Prof. Baker’s article 2018: A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor is cited in the following article: Emily S. Taylor Poppe, The Future is Bright Complicated: AI, Apps & Access to Justice, 72 Okla. L. Rev. 185 (2019).

12. Prof. Beyer’s article Statutory Will Methodolgies—Incorporated Forms vs. Fill-in Forms: Rivalry or Peaceful Coexistence? is cited in the following article: Emily S. Taylor Poppe, The Future is Bright Complicated: AI, Apps & Access to Justice, 72 Okla. L. Rev. 185 (2019).

13. Prof. Beyer’s book Examples & Explanations: Wills, Trusts, and Estates is cited in the following article: Cheyenne VanKirk, Notes: Domestic Asset Protection Trusts: Ushering in the Klabacka Era, 42 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1559 (2019).

14. Prof. Camp’s article Lesson from the Tax Court: The Misunderstood Trust Fund Recovery Penalty is cited in the following article: T. Keith Fogg, Can the Taxpayer Bill of Rights Assist Your Clients?, 91 Temp. L. Rev. 705 (2019).

15. Prof. Murphy’s work on Arbitrariness Review Made Reasonable: Structural and Conceptual Reform of the “Hard Look” is cited in the following article: Leslie Book, Giving Taxpayer Rights a Seat at the Table, 91 Temp. Rev. 759 (2019).

16. Prof. Henry’s article Chapter 11 Zombies is cited in the following article: Amir Shachmurove, Escape from Pandemonium: Reconciling §363(F) and §365(H) in Qualitech’s Shadow and Spanish Peaks’ Wake, 27 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 181 (2019).

17. Prof. Camp’s work on Disclosing President Trump’s Tax Returns—An Unconventional Idea is cited in the following article: Arthur Delaney, Democrats Just Got a Break in Their Trump Tax Return Case, The Huffington Post (Aug. 22, 2019 at 8:04 P.M.).

18. Prof. Humphrey’s article Let’s Talk About Sex’: Legislating and Educating on the Affirmative Consent Standard is cited in the following article: Anupriya Dhonchak, Standard of Consent in Rape Law in India: Towards an Affirmative Standard, 34 Berkeley J. Gender L. & Just. 29 (2019).

19. Prof. Camp’s article The Misguided Drive To Measure ‘Learning Outcomes’ is cited in the following article: Hilary G. Escajeda, Legal Education: A New Growth Vision Part II—The Groundwork: Building a Customer Satisfying Innovation Ecosystem, 97 Neb. L. Rev. 935 (2019).

News

1. On July 26, 2019, Horn Professor Brian Shannon spoke at the 36th Congress of the International Academy of Law & Mental Health in Rome, Italy, at the Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma. Shannon’s presentation was entitled, “Pursuing Outpatient & Jail-Based Competency Restoration as Alternatives to Overcrowded State Hospitals: A Texas Experience.”

2. On August 14th, Dr. Brie Sherwin was an invited panelist at the National Science Foundation Workshop: Networking for Environmental Sustainability in Arid Region Urban Communities at Texas Tech University. Her presentation titled, Community Environmental Health: A Novel Approach, discussed environmental health as a social justice issue and provided participants with methods for persuading decision-makers to enact change in their respective communities.

3. Professor Beyer’s new book Texas Estate Planning Statutes with Commentary, was the “#1 New Release” on Amazon.com in the Estates & Trust Law category.

4. On August 16, 2019 Horn Professor Shannon moderated a discussion of rulemaking authority that the legislature recently delegated to the Texas Supreme Court, at a meeting of the Texas Judicial Mental Health Commission in Austin, Shannon is an appointed Commissioner.

5. On August 21, 2019, Horn Professor Shannon addressed all of the Texas Tech coaches and athletics staff regarding NCAA rules compliance.

6. On August 21, 2019, Horn Professor Shannon addressed the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities on the subject of recent legislation relating to mental health and criminal justice.

7. On August 22, 2019, Horn Professor Shannon addressed over 100 new Texas Tech faculty members on responsibilities for faculty relating to NCAA rules compliance regarding student-athletes in their classes.

8. On August 22, 2019, Professor Beyer was an invited speaker at an Annual Meeting of the Texas College of Probate Judges held in San Antonio, Texas. Professor Beyer presented his paper entitled Recent Cases: Intestacy, Wills, Probate, and Trusts.

9. Assistant Dean for Career & Professional Development, Paula Smith, was named a 2019 Top Techsan honoree.

10. On August 28, 2019, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was an invited participant for a live webcast roundtable entitled Wills in the Cloud – The Pros, Cons, and Inevitability of Electronic Wills sponsored by InterActive Legal. Approximately 400 attorneys from around the nation registered to watch this event. Prof. Beyer’s discussion included the following topics: A discussion of the background of electronic wills and existing jurisprudence (that is, how we got here!); A debate over what the panelists see as the pros (yes, there are some!) and cons of electronic wills; Technical questions about how to authenticate electronic signatures and prove identity, and how electronic will statutes address these challenges; and Going paperless – electronic storage of the electronic will, and what that means for estate plan updates and the eventual probate. You can learn more about it here

July 2019 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of July, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for July 1st to July 31st, 2019.

Articles

1. Brandon E. Beck, The Orwell Court: How the Supreme Court Recast History and Minimized the Role of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines to Justify Limiting the Impact of Johnson v. United States,66 Buff. L. Rev. 1013 (2018).

2. Bryan Camp, Recent Tax Lessons About When a Business ‘Starts’, 2019 Law360 196-45 (July 15, 2019 at 3:49 p.m.).

3. Gerry W. Beyer, Potpourri, 57-3 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 3 (2019).

4. Gerry W. Beyer, Intestacy, Wills, Estate Administration, and Trusts Update, 57-3 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 4 (2019).

Op-Eds

1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s debatable: Should Supreme Court justices face reconfirmation hearings every 12 years?, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (July 14, 2019 at 1:01 a.m.), https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20190714/its-debatable-should-supreme-court-justices-face-reconfirmation-hearings-every-12-years.

Citations

1. Prof. Beyer’s article Will Contests—Prediction and Prevention is cited in the following article: Karen J. Sneddon, Voice, Strength, and No-Contest Clauses, 2019 Wis. L. Rev. 239 (2019).

2. Prof. Beyer’s work in When You Pass on, Don’t Leave the Passwords Behind: Planning for Digital Assets is cited in the following article: Shelly Kreiczer-Levy & Ronit Donyets-Kedar, Better Left Forgotten: An Argument Against Treating Some Social Media and Digital Assets as Inheritance in an Era of Platform Power, 84 Brook. L. Rev. 703 (2019).

3. Prof. Casto’s article Federal Courts’ Protective Jurisdiction over Torts Committed in Violation of the Law of Nations is cited in the following article: John Tyler Knoblett, Mind The Gap: Ensuring That Quasi-State Actors are Held Liable for Human Right Abuses, 87 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 740 (May 2019).

4. Prof. Murphy’s article Judicial Deference, Agency Commitment, and Force of Law is cited in the following article: Brooke Ferenczy, The Failure of the Tenth Circuit to Address the Due Process Concerns Raised by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Increasing Regulations, 13 Liberty U. L. Rev. 419 (2019).

5. Prof. Sutton’s article Is There a Doctor (and a Lawyer) in the House? Why Our Good Samaritans Laws Are Doing More Harm Than Good for a National Public Health Security Strategy: A Fifty-State Survey is cited in the following article: Kristen Underhill, Money That Costs Too Much: Regulating Financial Incentives, 94 Ind. L.J. 1109 (2019).

6. Prof. Murphy’s article Judicial Deference, Agency Commitment, and Force of Law is cited in the following article: John B. Meisel, Auer Deference Should Be Dead; Long Live Seminole Rock Deference, 27 Cath. U.J.L. & Tech 73 (2019).

7. Prof. Loewy’s article The Fourth Amendment as a Device for Protecting the Innocent is cited in the following article: Denae Kassotis, The Fourth Amendment and Technological Exceptionalism After “Carpenter”: A Case Study On Harsh-Value Matching, 29 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 1243 (2019).

8. Prof. Shannon’s work on Texas Criminal Procedure and the Offender with Mental Illness: an Analysis and Guide 7-11 is cited in the following article: Ashley Kunz, Skinning the Cat: How Mandatory Psychiatric Evaluations for Animal Cruelty Offenders Can Prevent Future Violence, 21 Scholar: St. Mary’s L. Rev. & Soc. Just. 167 (2019).

9. Prof. Casto’s work on Brief of Amici Curiae Professors of Legal History is cited in the following article: Erin Downey, Comment: Modern-Day Pirates: Why Domestic Parent Corporations Should Be Liable Under the Alien Tort Statute For Violations of Workers’ Rights Within Global Supply Chains, 66 Am. U.L. Rev. 1933 (2019).

10. Prof. James’ 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: Elizabeth Weeks, Healthism in Tort Law, 12 J. Tort L. 81 (2019).

11. Prof. Alex Pearl’s article Originalism and Indians is cited in the following article: Daniel W. Morton-Bentley, Rhode Island’s School Funding Challenges in Historical Context, 24 Roger Williams U. L. Rev. 272, (2019).

12. Prof. Camp’s article The Misguided Drive to Measure ‘Learning Outcomes’ is cited in the following article: Hilary G. Escajeda, Legal Education: A New Growth Vision Part II—The Groundwork: Building a Customer Satisfying Innovation Ecosystem, 97 Neb. L. Rev. 935 (2019).

News

1. Professor Beyer was recently notified, by the Chair-elect of the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Jo-Ann Marzullo, that he was appointed as the Probate and Property Magazine Keeping Current Probate Editor.

2. Professor Baker was invited to participate in the following 3 panels at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting in Washington, DC: Fostering the NextGen Library Professional: How the Changing Legal Market Shapes our Roles, Define Yourself, Just Write It: Embracing Your Inner Author. She also presented a poster called “Using the ALLStAR Official Survey to Tell Your Library’s Story.”

3. Professor Baker was an invited speaker: The Duty of Technology Competence in the Algorithmic Society, at the Chinese and American Forum on Legal Information and Law Libraries, Washington, DC, July 2019.

4. On July 19th, Professor Tracy Pearl was the featured guest on Good Law Bad Law, a law-related podcast.  The episode is entitled #144: Hands Off: A Conversation About Driverless Cars with Tracy Pearl, and is available here.   9

June 2019 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of June, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for June 1st to June 30th, 2019.

Articles

1. Gerry W. Beyer, What Estate Planners Need to Know About Cryptocurrency, 46 Est. Plan. 24 (June 2019).

2. M. Alexander Pearl, The (Next) Big Short and The End of the Anthropocene, 2019 Utah L. Rev. 383 (2019).

3. Marin Dell, Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Disinformation: The Importance of Teaching Media Literacy to Law Students, 35 Touro L. Rev. 619 (2019).

4. Gerry W. Beyer, Recent Developments From the Texas Courts, Est. Plan. Dev. For Tex. Prof., at 1, (June 2019).

5. Bryan Camp, The Sharp Corners of ACA Premium Tax Credit Provisions, 2019 TNT 6-24.

Quotes

1. Prof. Metze is quoted in the following article: Gabriel Monte, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals agrees to review Lubbock DA’s appeal on Dixon conviction reversal, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (June 5, 2019 at 3:49 P.M.), available at https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20190605/texas-court-of-crimal-appeals-agrees-to-review-lubbock-das-appeal-on-dixon-conviction-reversal.

Citations

1.  Prof. Murphy’s article Can They Do That? The Due Process and Article III Problems of Proposed Findings of Criminal Contempt in Bankruptcy Courts is cited in the following manual: § 2:23. Equitable Jurisdiction—Contempt Powers, 1 Bankruptcy Law Manual § 2:23 (5th ed.) (June 2019).

2. Prof. Beyer’s article Pay to the Order of Whom?-The Case of Ambiguous Multiple Payee Designation is cited in the following practice series: Daniel R. Murray & Carter H. Klein, § 5/3-110. Identification of Person to Whom Instrument is Payable, 2A Ill. Prac., UCC with Illinois Code Comments § 5/3-110 (June 2019).

3. Prof. Beyer’s article Digital Wills: Has the Time Come for Wills to Join the Digital Revolution?, is cited in the following article: Bridget J. Crawford, Wills Formalities in the Twenty-First Century, 2019 Wis. L. Rev. 269 (2019).

4. Prof. Beyer’s article Will Contests—Prediction and Prevention is cited in the following article: Karen J. Sneddon, Voice, Strength, and No-Contest Clause, 2019 Wis. L. Rev. 239 (2019).

5. Prof. Batra’s article Improving the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act is cited in the following article: Carla Spivack, Broken Links: A Critique of Formal Equality in Inheritance Law, 2019 Wis. L. Rev. 191 (2019).

6. Prof. Spain’s article The Opportunities and Challenges of Providing Equal Access to Justice in Rural Communities is cited in the following article: Maybell Romero, Viewing Access to Justice for Rural Mainers of Color Through a Prosecution Lens, 71 Me. L. Rev. 227 (2019).

7. Prof. Watts’ article Differences without Distinctions: Boyle’s Government Contractor Defense Fails to Recognize the Critical Differences Between Civilian and Military Plaintiffs and Between Military and Non-Military Procurement is cited in the following: Dan B. Dobbs, Paul T. Hayden, & Ellen M. Bublick, § 352.Liability and immunity of government contractors, Dobbs’ Law of Torts (June 2019).

8. Prof. Sutton’s article Asynchronous, E-Learning Education: A Comparative Study 6-12 is cited in the following article: Yvonne M. Dutton, Margaret Ryznar & Kayleigh Long, Assessing Online Learning in Law Schools: Students Say Online Classes Deliver, 96 Denv. L. Rev. 493 (2019).

9. Prof. Gonzalez’s article Employment Law Remedies for Illegal Immigrants is cited in the following article: Shaakirrah R. Sanders, Ag-Gag Free Nation, 54 Wake Forest L. Rev. 491 (2019).

10. Prof. Benham’s article Beyond Congress’s Reach: Constitutional Aspects of Inherent Power is cited in the following article: Francis J. Aul, Statutory Rules of Constitutional Interpretation and the Original Understanding of Judicial Power and Independence, 17 Geo. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 287 (2019).

11. Prof. Alex Pearl’s article How to Be an Authentic Indian is cited in the following article: Carl Tobias, President Donald Trump’s War on Federal Judicial Diversity, 54 Wake Forest L. Rev. 531 (2019).

12. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s article Fast and Furious: The Misregulation of Driverless Cars is cited in the following article: M. Alexander Pearl, The (Next) Big Short and The End of the Anthropocene, 2019 Utah L. Rev. 383 (2019).

13. 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: Kayla Wesier-Burton, Clean Drinking Water: A Stream of Success and Opportunity For Reform, 2019 Utah L. Rev. 503 (2019).

14. Prof. Murphy’s article Judicial Deference, Agency Commitment, and Force of Law is cited in the following article: John B. Meisel, Auer Deference Should Be Dead; Long Live Seminole Rock Deference, 27 Cath. U.J. L. & Tech. 73 (2019).

15. Prof. Beyer’s work on Texas Law of Wills is cited in the following article: J. Ellen Bennett, Mark R. Caldwell, Donovan Campbell, Jr., You Settled It, Right? Family Settlement Agreement in Probate, Trust, and Guardianship Disputes, 11 Est. Plan. & Community Prop. L.J. 213 (2019).

16. Prof. Shannon’s article The Revised NCAA Division I Governance Structure After Three Years: A Scorecard in the following article: Grant Newton, The NCAA on Notice: How Utilizing Principles of Federalism Could Relieve Antitrust Pressure, 21 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 1091 (2019).

17. Prof. Benham’s article Proportionality, Pretrial Confidentiality, and Discovery Sharing is cited in the following article: Jeffrey W. Sheehan, Confidences Worth Keeping: Rebalancing Legitimate Interests in Litigant’s Private Information in an Era of Open-Access Courts, 21 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 905 (2019).

18. Prof. Outenreath’s article Cheers! Ending Quill… What can be Learned from the Wine Industry is cited in the following article: Frederick N. Hanna, Annual Survey of South Carolina Law: Administrative & Regulatory Law: Don’t Feel Like Going to the Store? I’ll Drink to That! How to Govern the Direct Shipment of Alcohol in South Carolina, 70 S.C. L. Rev. 1087 (2019).

19. Prof. Beyer’s article Ante-Mortem Probate: A Viable Alternative is cited in the following article: Charles E. Cantú, An Oral History of St. Mary’s University School of Law (1961-2018), 50 St. Mary’s L.J. 209 (2019).

20. Prof. Beyer’s article Statutory Fill-in-Will Forms: The First Decade—Theoretical Constructs and Empirical Findings is cited in the following article: Andrew L. Lawson, Body Building: Expanding Arkansas’s Standards for Holographic Wills, 71 Ark. L. Rev. 917 (2019).

21. Prof. Beyer’s article When You Pass On: Don’t Leave the Passwords Behind: Planning for Digital Assets is cited in the following article: Nora Hood, Domestic Asset Protection Trusts: A Debtor’s Friend and Creditor’s Foe, 13 Brook. J. Corp. Fin. & Com. L. 443 (2019).

News

1. On June 7, Professor Beyer was honored to be one of the invited speakers at the 46th Annual Midwest Estate, Tax, and Business Planning Institute held in Indianapolis, Indiana. His presentation focused on the cutting edge issues addressing cyber estate planning and administration including discussions of the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act and planning for clients who own cryptocurrency.

2. Professor Beyer has been asked to serve on the Decedent’s Estates Committee of Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Prof. Beyer will work with other committee members to draft legislation for introduction into the 2021 Texas Legislature.

3. Professor Beyer will participate in the ACTEC/ALI-CLE Webinar on Electronic Wills.

4. On June 18, Professor Beyer was the lead off speaker at a three-day program, the 43rd Annual Advanced Estate Planning & Probate Course, sponsored by the State Bar of Texas. His presentation and accompanying paper were entitled Case Law Update and gave attendees insights into recent judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters.

5. On June 18, Professor Tracy Pearl presented her paper: Hands Off the Wheel: The Role of Law in the Coming Extinction of Human-Driven Vehicles, at the 30th Annual European Conference of the International Telecommunications Society in Helsinki, Finland.

6. Professor Tracy Pearl appeared on two episodes of the Human-Robot Interaction podcast. Episode 1: Autonomous Vehicles—The Future of Transportation, and Episode 2: Autonomous Vehicles—Legal Concerns. Listen to Episode 1 here: https://www.human-robot-interaction.org/2019/03/07/autonomous-vehicles-the-future-of-transportation/. Listen to Episode 2 here: https://www.human-robot-interaction.org/2019/03/12/autonomous-vehicles-legal-concerns/.

7. Professor Beck argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Davis on April 17, 2019. You can listen to the oral argument here, or read a written transcript here. On June 24th, the Court concurred with Professor Beck’s argument that 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(3)(B) was unconstitutionally vague and invalidated the statute. Justice Gorsuch penned the majority opinion, available here: https://casetext.com/case/united-states-v-davis-2053.

8. Professor Drake’s recent talk on cognitive science and legal research was highlighted in the latest RIPS-SIS blog. You can read it here.

May 2019 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout the month of May, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for May 1st to May 31st, 2019.

Articles

1. Gerry W. Beyer, Potpourri, 57-2 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 3 (2019).

2. Gerry W. Beyer, Intestacy, Wills, Estate Administration, and Trusts Update, 57 -2 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 4 (2019).

3. Gerry W. Beyer, Cryptocurrency—What Estate Planners Need to Know, 2 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 68 (2019).

4. Tracy Hresko Pearl, Compensation at the Crossroads: Autonomous Vehicles & Alternative Victim Compensation Schemes, 60 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1827 (2019).

Op-Eds

1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s debatable: Was Supreme Court correct in lifting Muslim man’s stay of execution?, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (May 5, 2019, 12:01 A.M.), https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20190505/its-debatable-was-supreme-court-correct-in-lifting-muslim-mans-stay-of-execution.

Quotes

1. Prof. Humphrey is quoted in the following article: Adán Rubio, Gender pay gap warrants in workforce, Daily Toreador, (May 5, 2019). http://www.dailytoreador.com/news/gender-pay-gap-warrants-changes-in-workforce/article_0608a084-6f81-11e9-b07d-1b277c6b7063.html.

2. Prof. Tracy Pearl is quoted in the following article: Matt Drange, Studies Don’t Support Elon Musk’s Autopilot Safety Claims, The Information, (May 29, 2019, 7:01 A.M.), https://www.theinformation.com/articles/studies-dont-support-elon-musks-autopilot-safety-claims.

Citations

1.  Prof. Casto’s article The Erie Doctrine and the Structure of Constitutional Revolutions is cited in the following article: Stephen E. Sachs, Finding Law, 1017 Calif. L. Rev. 529 (2019).

2. Prof. Murphy’s work on Admin. L. & Prac. § 11:32 (3d ed. 2018) is cited in the following article: Dina Ljekperic, Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. Aereokiller, LLC: How the Narrow Framework of the 1976 Copyright Act Cut the Cord on Internet Television Retransmissions, 33 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1037 (2018).

3. Prof. Casto’s book The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver Ellsworth is cited in the following article: Scott Ingram, George Washington’s Attorneys: The Political Selection of United States Attorneys at the Founding, 39 Pace L. Rev. 163 (2018).

4. Prof. Benham’s article Proportionality, Pretrial Confidentiality, and Discovering Sharing is cited in the following article: April Strahan, Karen Kennedy & Jacob Cukjati, Break Through Protective Orders, 54-OCT JTLATRIAL 20 (2018).

5. Prof. Beyer’s work on Lady Bird Deeds: A Primer for the Texas Practitioner is cited in the following article: Denise Cheney, Lady Bird Deeds- Revocable Life Estate Deed, 2019 Advanced Real Est. Drafting 16-II, 2019 WL 2075537.

6. Prof. Loewy’s article Morals Legislation and the Establishment Clause is cited in the following article: Jordan Blair Woods, Religious Exemptions and LGBTQ Child Welfare, 103 Minn. L. Rev. 2343 (2019).

7. Prof. Batra’s work on Standards of Legitimacy in Criminal Negotiations is cited in the following article: Jeffrey Bellin, The Power of Prosecutors, 84 N.Y.U. L. Rev 171 (2019).

8. Prof. Beyer’s articles Cyber Estate Planning and Administration and Web Meets the Will: Estate Planning for Digital Assets are cited in the following article: Michael T. Yu, Towards a New California Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, 39 Loy. L.A. Ent. L. Rev. 115 (2018-2019).

9. Prof. Loewy’s article A Proposal for the Universal Collection of DNA is cited in the following article: Andrea Roth, “Spit and Acquit”: Prosecutors as Surveillance Entrepreneurs, 107 Calif. L. Rev. 405 (2019).

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: Matthew D. Bunker & Emily Erickson, #AintturningtheOtherCheek: Using Anti-SLAPP Law as a Defense in Social Media, 87 UMKC L. Rev. 801 (2019).

11. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s article Fast and Furious: The Misregulation of Driverless Cars is cited in the following article: Bryan H. Choi, Crashworthy Code, 94 Wash. L. Rev. 39 (2019).

12. Prof. James’ article The African-American Church, Political Activity, and Tax Exemption is cited in the following article: Holcomb, Baptists and the Johnson Amendment, 3/22/19 Baptist Hist. and Heritage 25, 2019 WLNR 14080710 (2019).

13. Prof. Murphy’s work on Arbitrariness Review Made Reasonable: Structural and Conceptual Reform of the “Hard Look” is cited in the following article, Robert L. Glicksman & Emily Hammond, The Administrative Law of Regulatory Slop and Strategy, 68 Duke L.J. 1651 (2019).

14. Prof. Batra’s article Resolving Civil Forfeiture Disputes is cited in the following article: Derek Fincham, The Blood Antiquities Convention As A Paradigm For Cultural Property Crime Reduction, 37 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 299 (2019).

15. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article Just Like Pulling Teeth: How Dental Education’s Crisis Shows the Way Forward for Law School is cited in the following article: Hilary G. Escajeda, Legal Education: A New Growth Vision Part I- The Issue: Sustainable Growth or Dead Cat Bounce? A Strategic Inflection Point Analysis, 97 Neb. L. Rev. 628 (2019).

16. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article Stories from Camp Automotive: Communicating the Importance of Family Dynamics to Corporate Law Students is cited in the following article: Jacob Lebovics, The Role of Transformative Mediation in Family Business Disputes, 20 Cardozo J. Conflict Resol. 471 (2019).

17. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s article Fifty Years Later: Miranda & the Police is cited in the following article: Brian Gallini, The Interrogations of Brenda Dassey, 102 Marq. L. Rev. 777 (2019).

18. Prof. Murphy’s article Can They Do That? The Due Process and Article III Problems of Proposed Findings of Criminal Contempt in Bankruptcy Courts is cited in the following manual: Hon. Joan N. Feeney, Hn. Michael G. Williams & Hon. Michael G. Williamson, § 2:23 Equitable jurisdiction—Contempt powers, 1 Bankruptcy Law Manual § 2:23 (5th ed.) (2019).

19. Prof. Shannon’s article Prescribing a Balance: The Texas Legislative Responses to Sell v. United States is cited in the following article: Anna Roberts, Arrests as Guilt, 70 Ala. L. Rev. 987 (2019).

20. Prof. Casto’s article The Erie Doctrine and the Structure of Constiutional Revolutions is cited in the following article: Ryan M. Folio, Constitutional Avoidance, Severability, and a New Erie Moment, 42 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 649 (2019).

21. Prof. Casto’s article The Erie Doctrine and the Structure of Constitutional Revolutions is cited in the following article: J. Lyn Entrikin, The Death of Common Law, 42 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 351 (2019).

22. Prof. Loewy’s article Cops, Cars, and Citizens: Fixing the Broken Balance is cited in the following article: Anthony J. Ghiotto, Traffic Stop Federalism: Protecting North Carolina Black Drivers From the United States Supreme Court, 48 U. Balt. L. Rev. 323 (2019).

23. Prof. Watt’s article Tyranny by Proxy: State Action and the Private Use of Deadly Force is cited in the following article: Michael Patty, Social Media and Censorship: Rethinking State Action Once Again, 40 Mitchell Hamline L.J. Pub. Pol’y & Prac. 83 (2019).

24. Prof. Murphy’s work in Administrative Law & Practice § 5:87 is cited in the following article: Nathaniel F. Rubin, Missing the (Certification) Mark: How The Lanham Act Unnecessarily Restricts State and Local Governments as Certifiers, 71 Stan. L. Rev. 1023 (2019).

25. Prof. Loewy’s article Cops Cars, and Citizens: Fixing the Broken Balance is cited in the following article: Paige Davidson, Retaliatory Arrests: Seeking Compromise in a Constitutional Tug of War, 50 U. Pac. L. Rev. 685 (2019).

26. Prof. Gossett’s article “(Take from Us Our) Wretched Refuse”: The Deportation of America’s Adoptees is cited in the following article: Zachary Ford, Reefer Madness: The Constitutional Consequence of the Federal Government’s Inconsistent Marijuana Policy, 6 Tex. A&M L. Rev 671 (2019).  

News

1. On May 2, Professor Jamie Baker spoke at the Texas Tech Law School Roswell CLE on The Duty of Technology Competence in the Algorithmic Society.

2. On May 3, Professor Gerry W. Beyer travelled to Amarillo, Texas where he made three presentations at the Twenty-Eighth Annual Institute on Estate Planning sponsored by the Amarillo Area Estate Planning Council.

3. On May 4, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was a speaker at the Annual Educational Conference of the Texas Association of Legal Professionals held in Lubbock. His presentation and companion article were entitled Intestate Succession: What Every Texas Legal Professional Needs to Know.

4. On May 8 and May 10, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was the anchoring speaker for the 2019 Probate Academy sponsored by the Texas Association of Counties’ Judicial Academy. His presentations included: Probate Overview, Alternatives to Regular Probate, Basics of a Texas Will, Unusual Will Provisions and Enforcement Issues, Intestate Succession, Probate Case Law Update, and Probate Legislative Update.

5. On May 9, Professor Gerry W. Beyer traveled to Odessa, Texas to speak for the Midland Odessa Business and Estate Council. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Fundamentals of Texas Multiple-Part Accounts.

6. On May 15, Professor Beyer was an invited speaker at the 2019 Spring Conference of the National College of Probate Judges held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The topic of his presentation to judges from across the nation was Cyber Estate Planning and Administration. He also co-authored a comprehensive article to accompany his lecture.

7. On May 16, Professor Gerry W. Beyer addressed an audience of approximately 225 estate planning professionals at a program sponsored by the Chicago Estate Planning Council. His presentation and accompany article were entitled State Law Pitfalls: Don’t Step In It When Your Client Steps Across State Lines.

8. On May 18, Horn Professor Victoria Sutton, with her co-author, Summer Sutton (PhD student Architecture, Yale Univ), gave a presentation entitled Using Multidisciplinary Methods of Design and Law for Better Relationships Between Tribes and Museums at the Association for Law, Property & Society 10th Annual Meeting at Syracuse Univ. College of Law. Read here.

9. Professor Gerry W. Beyer was recently notified by the President of the American College of Trust and Estate Council, Jack Terrill, that he was appointed to the College’s Artificial Intelligence Task Force to study the interface of AI on the estate planning practice and how to influence its development.

10. Professor Beyer’s co-authored article Estate Planning for Mary Jane and Other Marijuana Users, has been republished in the American Bar Association’s General Practice Sole e-Report’s in the May 2019 issue. Read here.

11. Professor Camp presented the fourth presentation, Taxation of Electronic Gaming, at the Fifth Annual Texas Tax Faculty Workshop hosted by the University of Houston Law Center.

12. On May 22nd, Professor Tracy Pearl presented her paper, Hands Off the Wheel: The Role of Law in the Coming Extinction of Human-Driven Cars, at the 7th Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies at ASU’s Beus Center for Law and Society.

13. On May 23rd, Professor Tracy Pearl was invited to tour Exponent’s private autonomous vehicle testing track in Phoenix, Arizona and learn more about their ongoing efforts to establish safety design best practices for these vehicles.

14. Professor Tracy Pearl was in the top 10% of authors on SSRN as measured by downloads.

15. On May 30th, Professor Humphrey presented on wellness for law faculty and law students at the ALWD Conference.

16. On May 30th, Professor Drake presented on cognitive theory and legal instruction at the first annual Teaching the Teachers Conference.