November 2017 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout November, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of those daily alerts for November 1 to November 30, 2017.

Books:

Nancy Soonpaa, Rishi Batra, & Jamie Baker, Eight Tips for Effectively and Easily Incorporating Experiential Learning into the Law School Classroom, in Experiential Education in the Law School Curriculum 51-62 (Emily Grant, Sandra Simpson, & Kelly Terry ed., 2018).

Articles:

1. Gerry W. Beyer, The Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act: A Primer for Probate Judges, Nat’l College of Prob. Judges J., Fall 2017, at 1.

2. Gerry W. Beyer, Keeping Current—Probate, 31 Prob. & Prop. 14 (2017).

3. Richard W. Murphy, Abandon Chevron and Modernize Stare Decisis for the Administrative State, 69 Ala. L. Rev. 1 (2017).

4. Eric A. Chiappinelli, Just Like Pulling Teeth: How Dental Education’s Crisis Shows the Way Forward for Law Schools, 48 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1 (2017).

Op-Ed:

Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Are college football coaches overpaid?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Nov. 10, 2017 07:33 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-11-10/it-s-debatable-are-college-football-coaches-overpaid.

Cited:

1. Prof. Weninger’s article The Abolition of Plea Bargaining: A Case Study of El Paso County, Texas is cited in the following article: Richard A. Bierschbach and Stephanos Bibas, Rationing Criminal Justice, 116 Mich. L. Rev. 187 (2017).

2. Prof. Camp’s article The Play’s the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds is cited in the following article: Adam Chodorow, Rethinking basis in the age of virtual currencies, 36 Va. Tax Rev. 371 (2017).

3. Prof. Murphy’s article Pragmatic Administrative Law and Tax Exceptionalism is cited in the following article: Stephanie Hunter McMahon, Pre-Enforcement Litigation Needed for Taxing Procedures, 92 Wash. L. Rev. 1317 (2017).

4. Prof. Camp’s article A History of Tax Regulation Prior to the Administrative Procedure Act is cited in the following article: Stephanie Hunter McMahon, Pre-Enforcement Litigation Needed for Taxing Procedures, 92 Wash. L. Rev. 1317 (2017).

5. Prof. Beyer’s article Statutory Fill-in Will Forms—The First Decade: Theoretical Constructs and Empirical Findings is cited in the following article: Danaya C. Wright & Beth Sterner, Honoring Probable Intent in Intestacy: An Empirical Assessment of the Default Rules and the Modern Family, 42 ACTEC L.J. 341 (2017).

6. Prof Loewy’s article The Fourth Amendment as a Device for Protecting the Innocent is cited in the following article: Richard A. Bierschbach & Stephanos Bibas, Rationing Criminal Justice, 116 Mich. L. Rev. 187 (2017).

7. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s article Fast & Furious: The Misregulation of Driverless Cars is cited in the following article: Mark Fenwick et. al., Regulation Tomorrow: What Happens When Technology Is Faster Than the Law?, 6 Am. U. Bus. L. Rev. 561 (2017).

8. Prof. Baker’s research on artificial intelligence and her article 2017 A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor are recognized in The Internet Guide to AI and Legal Research, 22 No. 11 Internet L. Researcher NL 2 (2017).

9. Prof. Murphy’s article Politics and Policy Change in American Administrative Law is cited in the following article: John B. Meisel, How Might the Supreme Court, If It Reviews the Federal Communications Commission’s 2015 Open Internet Order, Utilize the Chevron and the Arbitrary and Capricious Tests?, 25 Cath. U.J.L. & Tech. 257 (2017).

10. Prof. Robert Sherwin’s article #HaveWeReallyThoughtThisThrough?: Why Granting Trademark Protection To Hashtags Is Unnecessary, Duplicative, and Downright Dangerous is cited in the following article: Debbie Chu, #cautionbusinesses: Using Competitors’ Hashtags Could Possibly Lead to Trademark Infringement, 25 Cath. U.J.L. & Tech. 387 (2017).

11. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s articles Crowd Crush: How the Law Leaves American Crowds Unprotected and Far from the Madding Crowd: A Statutory Solution to Crowd Crush are cited in Participant and spectator injuries, generally, Fundamentals of Sports Law § 6:1 (2017).

12. Prof. Christopher’s article Whack-A-Mole: Why Prosecuting Digital Currency Exchanges Won’t Stop Online Money Laundering is cited in the following article: Jessica Hoyer, Sex Trafficking in the Digital Age: The Role of Virtual Currency-Specific Legislation in Keeping Pace with Technology, 63 Wayne L. Rev. 83 (2017).

13. Prof. Murphy & Charles Koch’s work on 4 Admin. L. & Prac. § 12:20 (3d ed.) is cited in the following article: Stephen Hylas, Final Agency Action in the Administrative Procedure Act, 92 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 1644 (2017).

14. Prof. Brie Sherwin’s article Chocolate, Coca-Cola, and Fracturing Fluid is cited in Case study: Bisphenol-A, Rodgers Environmental Law, 2d. § 31:6.

15. Prof. Metze’s article Feed Me Seymour: The Never-Ending Hunger of the Criminal Process For Procedural Rights and Removing Children from its Shop of Horrors is cited in the following article: Viviana I. Vasiu, In Good We Trust: The Court’s Strategic Use of the Eighth Amendment to Revise the Criminal Landscape for Juveniles, 53 Crim. L. Bulletin 6 (2017).

News:

On Nov. 7, Elizabeth Sharp, interim vice president of the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Texas Tech, announced that the university’s recently acquired designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution is being met with the development of an HSI Committee. The committee will work closely with administrators to help oversee Tech’s transition to HSI status. The interdisciplinary consists of staff members from across Tech’s campus, including TechLaw’s own Professor Jorge Ramírez.

October 2017 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout October 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of daily alerts for October 1 to October 31, 2017.

Books:

  1. Gerry W. Beyer, BEYER’S TEXAS PROPERTY CODE ANNOTATED WITH RELATED TEXAS LAW (2017 ed.).
  2. Vaughn E. James, TEXAS ELDER LAW (2018 ed.).

Articles:

  1. M. Alexander Pearl & Kyle Velte, Indigenizing Equality, 35 Yale L. & Pol’y Rev. 461 (2017).
  2. William R. Casto, Advising Presidents: Private Advice vs. Public Advocacy, 43 Ohio N.U.L. Rev. 405 (2017).
  3. Gerry W. Beyer, Wills & Trusts, 3 SMU Ann. Tex. Surv. 465 (2017).
  4. Rishi Batra, Improving the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act, 24 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 743 (2017).
  5. Gerry W. Beyer, The Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act: A Primer for Estate Planners, Est. Plan. Dev. Tex. Prof., Oct. 2017, at 1, available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3038052.
  6. Stephen T. Black, The Copyright Box Model, 41 Seattle U. L. Rev. 179 (2017).

Op-Ed:

  1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Was it appropriate for Trump to criticize players?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Oct. 13, 2017 08:56 pm).
  2. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Commerce Clause: Worst court decision ever?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Oct. 27, 2017 08:57 pm).

Cited:

  1. Prof. Murphy’s work with Charles H. Koch, Jr. on ADMINISTRATIVE LAW & PRACTICE § 5:61 (3d ed. 2010) is cited in the following article: Rebecca Kunkel, Law Libraries and the Future of Public Access to Born-Digital Government Information, 109 Law Libr. J. 67 (2017).
  2. Prof. Camp’s article ‘Loving’ Return Preparation Regulation, 140 TXN 457 is cited in the following article: Dennis B. Drapkin, Some Recommendations for Revising Circular 230, 2017 TXN 41-39.
  3. Prof. Baker’s Ginger (Law) Librarian blog is cited in Best of the Legal Blogs, 22 No. 10 Internet L. Researcher NL 3 (October 2017).
  4. Prof. Murphy and Sidney A. Shapiro’s article Arbitrariness Review Made Reasonable: Structural and Conceptual Reform of the “Hard Look” is cited in the following article: Robert L. Glicksman & Emily Hammond, Agency Behavior and Discretion on Remand, 32 J. Land Use & Envtl. L. 483 (2017).
  5. Prof. Rosen’s article Funding “Non-Traditional” Military Operations: The Alluring Myth of a Presidential Power of the Purse is cited in the following article: William R. Casto, Advising Presidents: Private Advice vs. Public Advocacy, 43 Ohio N.U.L. Rev. 405 (2017).
  6. Prof. Murphy’s article Richard Pragmatic Administrative Law and Tax Exceptionalism is cited in the following article: Stephanie Hunter McMahon, Pre-enforcement Litigation Needed for Taxing Procedures, 92 Wash. L. Rev. 1317 (2017).
  7. Prof. Camp’s article A History of Tax Regulation Prior to the Administrative Procedure Act is cited in the following article: Stephanie Hunter McMahon, Pre-enforcement Litigation Needed for Taxing Procedures, 92 Wash. L. Rev. 1317 (2017).
  8. Prof. Sutton’s article Is There a Doctor (and a Lawyer) in the House? Why our Good Samaritan, Laws are Doing More Harm Than Good for a National Public Health Security Strategy: A Fifty-State Survey is cited in the following article: Corey S. Davis & Derek H. Carr, The Law and Policy of Opioids for Pain Management, Addiction Treatment, and Overdose Reversal, 14 Ind. Health L. Rev. 1 (2017).
  9. Prof. Camp’s article “Loving” Return Preparer Regulation (Doc 2013-14799) is cited in the following article: Dennis B. Drapkin, Some Recommendations for Revising Circular 230, 2017 TPR 42-1.
  10. Prof. Batra’s article Judicial Participation in Plea Bargaining: A Dispute Resolution Perspective is cited in the following article: Russell M. Gold, “Clientless” Prosecutors, 51 Ga. L. Rev. 693 (2017).
  11. Prof. Batra’s article Judicial Participation in Plea Bargaining: A Dispute Resolution Perspective is cited in the following article: Russell M. Gold, Carlissa Byrne Hessick, and F. Andrew Hessick, Civilizing Criminal Settlements, 97 B.U.L. Rev. 1607 (2017).
  12. Prof. Camp’s article The Retroactivity of Treasury Regulations: Paths to Finding Abuse of Discretion is cited in the following note: Leonard I. Greenberg, Phantom of the 50(d) Income, 97 B.U.L. Rev. 1843 (2017).

Quoted:

  1. Prof. Metze is quoted in the following newspaper article: Michael Cantu, Accused killer faces federal charges, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Oct. 12, 2017), http://www.dailytoreador.com/news/accused-killer-now-faces-federal-charges/article_c271c444-af16-11e7-9ee9-2b38e55ad2c0.html.
  2. Prof. Huffman is quoted in the following newspaper article: John Sowell, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl admits to desertion, doubted he could get a fair trial, Idaho Statesman (Oct. 16, 2017 08:37 am), http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/military/bowe-bergdahl/article179081226.html.
  3. Prof. Huffman is quoted in the following newspaper article: Jenny Jarvie, Sentencing to begin in Bowe Bergdahl’s court-martial, L.A. Times (Oct. 25, 2017 03:00 am), http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-bergdahl-sentencing-20171025-story.html.

News:

  1. On October 3, Professor Tracy Pearl participated in a public discussion on climate change and clean-energy solutions hosted by faculty members from the College of Media & Communication, the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources and the Honors College as part of a campus-wide dialogue series entitled “Civil Counterpoints.” Other participants included Katharine Hayhoe, professor in the Texas Tech Department of Political Science at and director of the Tech Climate Science Center; Michael Giberson, associate professor of practice in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration; and Tom Smith, director of special projects in the Texas Public Citizen’s office.
  2. On October 4, 2017, Professor Gerry W. Beyer spoke to a group non-attorneys in Honolulu about digital asset planning. His presentation, Have You Made Preparations to Protect Your Valuable “Digital Assets” in Case of Disability or Death was sponsored by 3D Wealth Advisors.
  3. On October 5, 2017, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was the speaker for the “Professional Advisor Continuing Education Series” presented by The University of Hawaii Foundation Office of Estate and Gift Planning in Honolulu, Hawaii.  His presentations and accompanying articles were entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration and Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices.
  4. Professor Gerry W. Beyer was recently notified by the Texas Bar College that for the thirty-second consecutive year he has qualified for membership in the Texas Bar College in recognition of his speaking and attendance at continuing legal education programs.
  5. On October 16, 2017, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was a guest speaker for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Fredericksburg, Texas. His presentation was entitled Do You Have Annoying Neighbors?, a lighthearted and informational look at property annoyances.
  6. On October 17, 2017, Professor Gerry W. Beyer was the featured speaker at a meeting of the San Antonio Estate Planners Council in San Antonio. To an audience of over 160 estate planning attorneys, CPAs, and financial planners, Prof. Beyer explained the Estate Planning Highlights of the 2017 Texas Legislature. Prof. Beyer authored a detailed article which accompanied his presentation.
  7. On October 19, 2017, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer served on a panel along with Ken Barczak (Fox, O’Neill & Shannon, S.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin) and Prof. Sally Brown Richardson (Tulane Law School) to discuss the interface between digital property and community property at the Fall meeting of the American College of Probate Counsel’s Digital Property Committee in Nashville, Tennessee.
  8. On October 26, 2017, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was a speaker at the Forty-Third Annual Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute in South Bend, Indiana. His presentation and accompanying paper were entitled Practical Planning for Digital Assets and Administration of Digital Assets by Fiduciaries.

September 2017 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout September 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is a compilation of daily alerts for September 1 to September 30, 2017.

Articles:
1. Arnold H. Loewy, The Wisdom of Universal DNA Collection: A Reply to Professor Meghan J. Ryan, 20 SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 21 (2017).

2. Bryan T. Camp, Equitable Principles and Jurisdictional Time Periods, Part 1, 2017 TXN Magazine 37-34.

3. Tracy Hresko Pearl, Fast & Furious: The Misregulation of Driverless Cars, 73 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 19 (2017).

4. Gerry W. Beyer, Keeping Current—Probate, 31 Prob. & Prop. 30 (September/October 2017).

5. Bryan T. Camp, Franklin Roosevelt and the Forgotten History of the Earned Income Tax Credit, 20 Green Bag 2d 337 (Summer 2017).

Op-Ed:
1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Should hate speech be protected?, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (Sept. 1, 2017 09:45 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-09-01/it-s-debatable-should-hate-speech-be-protected.

2. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Can government invade sanctuary cities?, Lubbock Avalanche-J. (Sept. 15, 2017 05:33 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-09-15/it-s-debatable-can-government-invade-sanctuary-cities.

3. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Should burning the flag be a legal right?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Sept. 29, 2017 09:33 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-09-29/it-s-debatable-should-burning-flag-be-legal-right.

Cited:
1. Prof. Loewy’s article A Proposal for the Universal Collection of DNA was cited in the following article: Meghan J. Ryan, The Privacy, Probability, and Political Pitfalls of Universal DNA Collection, 20 SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 3 (2017).

2. Prof. Humphrey’s article ‘‘But I’m Brain-Dead and Pregnant”: Advance Directive Pregnancy Exclusions and End-of-Life Wishes was cited in the following article: Dara E. Purvis, The Rules of Maternity, 84 Tenn. L. Rev. 367 (2017).

3. Prof. Black’s treatise FAMILY LAW IN UTAH was cited in several sections of 2 Utah Prac., Utah Family Law (2017 ed.).

4. Prof. Robert Sherwin’s article #havewereallythoughtthisthrough?: Why Granting Trademark Protection to Hashtags Is Unnecessary, Duplicative, and Downright Dangerous was cited in the following article: Delaram Yousefi, #protected: Hashtags, Trademarks, and the First Amendment, 33 Touro L. Rev. 1343 (2017).

5. Prof. Murphy’s work with Sidney A. Shapiro on the article Eight Things Americans Can’t Figure Out About Controlling Administrative Power was cited in the following article: Melissa Mortazavi, Rulemaking Ex Machina, 117 Colum. L. Rev. Online 202 (2017).

6. Two of Prof. Beyer’s articles, Statutory Fill-in Will Forms–The First Decade: Theoretical Constructs and Empirical Findings and Statutory Will Methodologies–Incorporated Forms vs. Fill-In Forms: Rivalry or Peaceful Coexistence?, are cited in the following article: Susan M. Chesler & Karen J. Sneddon, Tales from A Form Book: Stock Stories and Transactional Documents, 78 L. Rev. 237 (2017).

7. Two of Prof. Casto’s books, The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver Ellsworth and Foreign Affairs and the Constitution in the Age of Fighting Sail are cited in the following article: Scott Ingram, Representing the United States Government: Reconceiving the Federal Prosecutor’s Role Through A Historical Lens, 31 Notre Dame J.L. Ethics & Pub. Pol’y 293 (2017).

Quoted:
1. Prof. Loewy was quoted in the following article: Meghan J. Ryan, The Privacy, Probability, and Political Pitfalls of Universal DNA Collection, 20 SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 3 (2017).

2. Prof. Ramirez was quoted in the following newspaper article: Karen Michael, Texas Tech pleased with enrollment numbers, Hispanic undergrad increases, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Sept. 15, 2017 07:41 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/education/news/local-news/2017-09-15/texas-tech-pleased-enrollment-numbers-hispanic-undergrad.

3. Prof. Ramirez was quoted in the following newspaper article: Gabriel Monte, State judicial commission reprimands Lamesa judge, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Sept. 20, 2017 07:38 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/news/crime-and-courts/local-news/2017-09-20/state-judicial-commission-reprimands-lamesa-judge.

News:
1. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s paper on semi-autonomous cars has been selected for presentation at the Law-STEM junior faculty forum at the University of Pennsylvania in October.  The conference is part of a consortium being run by the law schools at Stanford, Northwestern, and Penn.

2. Prof. Tracy Pearl has been selected to co-chair the development committee of the Women’s Faculty Writing Program on the TTU main campus.

3. On September 9, 2017, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the lead-off speaker at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in Austin, Texas. His presentation was entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration and featured a detailed critique of the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

4. Prof. Baker was asked by the President Greg Lambert of the American Association of Law Libraries to sit on an advisory panel regarding the state of the profession during  AY2017-2018.

5. On September 19, 2017, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the featured speaker at a meeting of the Midland Odessa Business and Estate Council in Midland, Texas. His presentation and accompanying paper were entitled Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices.

6. Horn Professor Brian Shannon provided a Legislative and Case Law Update on Mediation and Arbitration as part of a CLE sponsored by the Lubbock County Dispute Resolution Center in Lubbock on September 9, 2017.

7. Horn Professor Brian Shannon will preside over the 1A FAR national conference in Washington, D.C., on September 24-24, 2017. Shannon is currently serving in his third term as President of 1A FAR, which is an organization of the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representatives at the 129 institutions and 10 conferences comprising NCAA Division I’s Football Bowl Subdivision. As part of the program, on September 25, Shannon will moderate a panel discussion entitled, “Enhancing the FAR/AD Relationship.” Panelists include Jack Swarbrick, the Athletic Director (AD) at Notre Dame, Sandy Barbour, the AD at Penn State, Allen Greene, the AD at Buffalo, Judy MacLeod, the Commissioner of Conference USA, and former Congressman Tom McMillan, who is President & CEO of LEAD1 (the national AD association).

8. Horn Professor Brian Shannon will preside at his first meeting as the new Chair of the NCAA Division I’s Legislative Committee in Indianapolis, Indiana, on October 2-3, 2017.

9. Professor Tracy Pearl has been selected as a 2017 recipient of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce’s “Twenty Under Forty Award.” The Lubbock Chamber will be honoring her and the other award recipients at a banquet on November 9 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.

10. On September 5, Professor Loewy participated in a Federalist Society debate at the University of Mississippi against Professor Ron Rychlak. The topic was the universal collection of DNA.

11. On September 11, Professor Loewy participated in a Federalist Society debate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill against Professor Bill Marshall. The topic was the abolition of the electoral college.

12. On September 25, Professor Loewy participated in a Federalist Society debate at the University of Houston against Professor David Crump. The topic was the Texas v. Johnson flag-burning decision.

August 2017 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout August 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation of daily alerts for August 1 to August 31, 2017.

Published:
1. Gerry W. Beyer, TEXAS ESTATE PLANNING STATUTES WITH COMMENTARY (2017-2019 ed.).

Articles:
1. Rishi Batra, Using the Terms Integrative and Distributive Bargaining in the Classroom: Time for Change?, 2017 J. DISP. RESOL. 29 (2017).

2. Gerry W. Beyer, Keeping Current-Probate, PROB. & PROP. 14 (2017).

3. Gerry W. Beyer, Estate Planning Highlights of the 2017 Texas Legislature, EST. PLAN. DEV. FOR TEX. PROF., July 2017, at 1.

4. Vaughn E. James, Planning for Incapacity: Helping Clients Prepare for Potential Future Health Crises, 9 EST. PLAN. & COMMUNITY PROP. L.J. 227 (2017).

Op-Ed:
1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Can a President pardon himself?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Aug. 18, 2017 08:56 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-08-18/it-s-debatable-can-president-pardon-himself/.

Cited:
1. Prof. Murphy’s work on ADMINISTRATIVE LAW: CASES AND MATERIALS was cited in the following article: Kourtney Lanea Kech, Supply and Demand, One and the Same Since When?: The EPA’s Failed Attempt to Find a Loophole in the Renewable Fuel Standard, 5 LSU J. ENERGY L. & RESOURCES 397 (2017).

2. Prof. Beyer’s article Anticipating Will Contests and How to Avoid Them was cited in ESTATE PLANNING FOR UNMARRIED COUPLES Course Materials, June 25 – 30, 2017, CY020 ALI-CLE 1461.

3. Prof. Loewy’s article Police Obtained Evidence and the Constitution: Distinguishing Unconstitutionally Obtained Evidence from Unconstitutionally Used Evidence was cited in the following article: Christopher Slobogin, Manipulation of Suspects and Unrecorded Questioning: After Fifty Years of Miranda Jurisprudence, Still Two (or Maybe Three) Burning Issues, 97 B.U.L. REV. 1157 (2017).

4. Prof. Batra’s article Using the Terms Integrative and Distributive Bargaining in the Classroom: Time for Change? was cited in the following article: John Lande, Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding, 2017 J. DISP. RESOL. 1 (2017).

5. Prof. Sutton’s article Is There a Doctor (And a Lawyer) In The House? Why Our Good Samaritan Laws Are Doing More Harm Than Good for a National Public Health Strategy: A Fifty-State Survey was cited extensively in the following article: Vincent C. Thomas, Good Samaritan Law: Impact on Physician Rescuers, 17 WYO. L. REV. 149 (2017).

6. Prof. Velte’s article All Fall Down: A Comprehensive Approach to Defeating the Religious Right’s Challenges to Antidiscrimination Statutes was cited in the following article: Terri R. Day and Danielle Weatherby, Contemplating Masterpiece Cakeshop, 74 WASH. & LEE REV. 86 (2017).

7. Prof. Cochran’s article It Takes Two to Tango!: Problems with Community Property Ownership of Copyrights and Patents in Texas was cited in the following article: Loren E. Mulraine, Collision Course: State Community Property Laws and Termination Rights Under the Federal Copryight Act-Who Should Have the Right of Way?, 100 MARQ. L. REV. 1193 (2017).

8. Prof. Cochran’s article It Takes Two to Tango!: Problems with Community Property Ownership of Copyrights and Patents in Texas was cited in Professional accounts receivables, 4 ARIZ. PRAC., Community Property Law § 6.8 (3d ed.).

9. Prof. Murphy’s article Punitive Damages, Explanatory Verdict, and the Hard Look was cited in General verdict with written interrogatories, 1 FED. JURY PRAC. & INSTR. § 8:8 (6th ed.).

10. Prof. Krahmer’s article Wire Transfers, Good Faith, and Phishing was cited in Vernon’s Okla. Forms 2d, COM. & CONSUMER FORMS § 4A.1 and § 4.16 (August 2017 Update).

11. Prof. Beyer’s work was cited extensively throughout 10-88 THOMPSON ON REAL PROPERTY, Thomas Editions § 88.04 (2017).

12. Several of Prof. Beyer’s articles relative to pet trusts are cited in §§ 5:1.50 & 5.55 of 1 EST. PLAN. FOR FARMERS AND RANCHERS (3d ed.).

13. Prof. Beyer’s articles Target Best Practices for Guns Included in an Estate and New Changes Coming This Summer for Gun Trusts are cited in the following article: Taylor Smith, Rule 41f: Targeting A Gun Trust Loophole, 9 EST. PLAN. & COMMUNITY PROP. L.J. 327 (2017).

14. Prof. Beyer’s forthcoming article Estate Planning Ramifications of Obergefell v. Hodges was cited in the following article: Kaitlin E.L. Gates, Catching the Gold at the End of the Rainbow: The Impacts of Retroactive Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage on Community Property Division, 9 EST. PLAN. & COMMUNITY PROP. L.J. 263 (2017).

15. Prof. Weninger’s article Electronic Discovery and Sanctions for Spoliation: Perspectives from the Classroom was cited in Law review articles and other commentary on discovery, 14 WASH. PRAC., Civil Procedure § 21:38 (2d ed.).

Quoted:
1. Prof. Shannon is quoted in the following news article: 952 With Undergraduate Degrees Receive Bonus Football Season, TARGETED NEWS SERV., Aug. 2, 2017, available at http://www.footballfoundation.org/News/Photos/PhotoDetails/tabid/646/Article/55889/958-with-undergraduate-degrees-receive-bonus-football-season.aspx.

2. Prof. Beyer was interviewed for and quoted extensively in the following article: Lisa Blanck, Pet Trusts: Planning for Your Pet’s Future, SHELTERME.TV (Aug. 21, 2017), available at https://shelterme.tv/news/pet-trusts-planning-for-your-pets-future/.

3. Prof. Tracy Pearl and Prof. Bubany were interviewed for and quoted extensively in the following article: Law prohibiting texting while driving affects students’ daily lives, DAILYTORREADOR.COM (Aug. 31, 2017), available at http://www.dailytoreador.com/news/law-prohibiting-texting-while-driving-affects-students-daily-lives/article_f35d0004-8e01-11e7-82c0-bf43ed873c25.html.

4. Prof. Humphrey was interviewed and quoted in the following article: Women’s & Gender Studies department discusses gender equity at Texas Tech, DAILYTORREADOR.COM (Aug. 31, 2017), available at http://www.dailytoreador.com/lavida/women-s-gender-studies-department-discusses-gender-equity-at-texas/article_e77a5456-8e03-11e7-8547-fb8bad0694e0.html.

News:
1. Associate Dean Humphrey was a panelist on the topic of “Character in the Classroom” during the 2017 Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) conference.

2. Prof. Beyer’s TEXAS ESTATE PLANNING STATUTES WITH COMMENTARY (2017-2019 ED.) is a compilation of Texas statutes that are significant to law school and paralegal courses related to estate planning, such as wills and estates, trusts, estate administration, probate, elder law, and guardianship. It is currently the “#1 New Release” on Amazon.com in the Estates & Trusts Law category. See https://www.amazon.com/Texas-Estate-Planning-Statutes-Commentary/dp/1546203265/.

3. Prof. Beyer will be the speaker for the University of Hawaii’s Foundation’s 2017 Professional Advisor Continuing Education Series on October 5, 2017. Topics of his presentations will include “Cyber Estate Planning: Obtaining Optimum Outcomes for Digital Assets and Ethical Practices: Discussing How to Avoid Negligent Estate Planning.” See http://uhflegacygift.org/?pageID=1008.

4. Prof. Beyer was both acknowledged and cited in Taylor Phillip Willingham & Carla Ann Alston, WHY SHOULD I CARE? I’LL BE DEAD 5, 73 (2017) (e.g., “Gerry Beyer for having a passion of estate planning that was contagious”; “My law professor, Gerry Beyer, who inspired me to become an estate planning attorney, said, ‘Being an executor is like doing drugs, just say no!’”). Taylor is a May 2009 graduate of Tech Law.

5. Prof. Tracy Pearl was in the top 10% of authors on SSRN in the month of August by total new downloads in the past 12 months.

6. Prof. Baker was a New Scholar presenter during the 2017 Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) conference.

7. On August 25, 2017, Prof. Beyer was in San Antonio to speak for the Texas College of Probate Judges at its 2017 Annual Meeting. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled “Recent Cases: Intestacy, Wills, Probate, and Trusts.”

8. Prof. Ross presented at the International Society of Family Law in Amsterdam in July. Her presentation was entitled “Empowering the Dead-Broke Parent: An International Perspective.”

July 2017 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout July 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation of daily alerts for July 1 to July 31, 2017.

Articles:
1. Alyson M. Drake, You Can’t Write Without Research: The Role of Research Instruction in the Upper-Level Writing Requirement, 18 FLA. COASTAL L. REV. 167 (2017).

2. Brian D. Shannon, Competency, Ethics, and Morality, 49 TEX. TECH L. REV. 861 (2017).

3. Gerry W. Beyer, Estate Planning Highlights of the 2017 Texas Legislature (July 19, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3005715.

Cited:
1. Prof. Gonzalez’s article At the Intersection of Religious Organization Missions and Employment Laws: The Case of Minister Employment Suits was cited in the following article: Jeremy D.F. Krahn, Constitutional Law: If These Walls Could Talk: Giving Undue Deference to Religious Actors by Expanding the Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine-Pfeil v. St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church of Unaltered Augsburg Confes, 43 MITCHELL HAMLINE L. REV. 304 (2017).

2. Prof. Casto’s article A Post of Great Legal Power and Even Greater Moral Influence was cited in the following article: Gregory G. Garre, On Lawyers and Leadership in Government: Lessons from “America’s Advocate,” Robert H. Jackson, 69 STAN. L. REV. 1795 (2017).

3. Prof. Casto’s textbook FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND THE CONSTITUTION IN THE AGE OF FIGHTING SAIL was cited in the following article: Matthew Steilen, The Josiah Philips Attainder and the Institutional Structure of the American Revolution, 60 HOW. L.J. 413 (2017).

4. Prof. Metze’s article Plugging the School to Prison Pipeline by Addressing Cultural Racism in Public Education Discipline was cited in the following article: Professor Scott Holmes, Resisting Arrest and Racism – the Crime of “Disrespect”, 85 UMKC L. REV. 625 (2017).

5. Prof. Loewy’s article Police Obtained Evidence and the Constitution: Distinguishing Unconstitutionally Obtained Evidence from Unconstitutionally Used Evidence was cited in the following article: Joëlle Anne Moreno, Flagrant Police Abuse: Why Black Lives (Also) Matter to the Fourth Amendment, 21 BERKELEY J. CRIM. L. 36 (2016).

6. Prof. Gossett’s article Take off the [Color] Blinders: How Ignoring the Hague Convention’s Subsidiarity Principle Furthers Structural Racism Against Black American Children was cited in the following article: Jasmine B. Gonzales Rose, Toward a Critical Race Theory of Evidence, 101 MINN. L. REV. 2243 (2017).

7. Dean Sutton’s article American Indian Law—Elucidating Constitutional Law was cited in the following article: Angela Melville, Educational Disadvantages and Indigenous Law Students: Barriers and Potential Solutions, 4(2) ASIAN J. OF LEGAL EDUC. 1 (2017).

8. Prof. Watts’s article Fairness and Utility in Products Liability: Balancing Individual Rights and Social Welfare was cited in the following comment: Zachary M. DuGan, 3-D Printing & Products Liability Law: Are Individuals Printing Themselves into Strict Products Liability?, 26 WIDENER L.J. 187 (2017).

9. Prof. Beyer’s work with the late Prof. Kenneth R. Redden on MODERN DICTIONARY FOR THE LEGAL PROFESSION was cited by Urban environment and cultural heritage, 2 COMPARATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & REGULATION § 35:20.

10. Prof. Krahmer’s work in 1 VERNON’S TEXAS CODE FORMS ANNOTATED is cited as the model for Clause creating purchase money security interest in nonconsumer transaction, 27B MASS. PRAC., UCC FORMS ANNOTATED § 9-103 Form 5 (3d ed.).

11. Prof. Velte’s essay Obergefell’s Expressive Promise was cited in the following article: Samuel D. Brunson & David J. Herzig, A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions After Obergefell, 92 IND. L.J. 1175 (2017).

12. Prof. Beyer’s work with John K. Hanft on WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES FOR LEGAL ASSISTANTS was cited in the following article: Hailey Burroughs, When Death Doesn’t Find You on the Battlefield: Protecting Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder During the Estate Planning Process, 9 EST. PLAN. & COMMUNITY PROP. L.J. 111 (2016).

13. Prof. Beyer’s work on West’s Legal Forms was cited throughout 5 IND. PRAC., Essential Forms.

14. Prof. Murphy’s article Eight Things Americans Can’t Figure Out About Controlling Administrative Power was cited in the following article: Ming H. Chen, Administrator-in-Chief: The President and Executive Action in Immigration Law, 69 Admin. L. Rev. 347 (2017).

15. Prof. Murphy’s article Eight Things Americans Can’t Figure Out About Controlling Administrative Power was cited in the following comment: Rachel E. Holland, Setting the Caged Bird Free: Restoring Judicial Power to Meaningfully Review Administrative Interpretations of the Law, 49 TEX. TECH L. REV. 927 (2017).

16. Prof. Chiappinelli’s article Stories from Camp Automotive: Communicating the Importance of Family Dynamics to Corporate Law Students was cited in the following article: Scott E. Friedman et. al., Advising Family Businesses in the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction to Stage 4 Planning Strategies, 65 BUFF. L. REV. 425 (2017).

17. Prof. Velte’s article Obergefell’s Expressive Promise was cited in the following article: Jeremiah A. Ho, Find Out What It Means to Me: The Politics of Respect and Dignity in Sexual Orientation Antidiscrimination, 2017 UTAH L. REV. 463 (2017).

18. Prof. Shannon’s article The Time Is Right to Revise the Texas Insanity Defense: An Essay was cited in the following article: George Parnham, Beyond the Andrea Yates Verdict: Mental Health and the Law, 49 TEX. TECH L. REV. 847 (2017).

19. Prof. Camp’s article The Play’s the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds was cited in the following article: Adam Chodorow, Rethinking Basis in the Age of Virtual Currencies, 36 VA. TAX REV. 371 (2017).

20. Prof. Loewy’s book CRIMINAL LAW IN A NUTSHELL was cited in the following article: Rachel Lamb, New Jersey Dogfighting Law Is Not All Bark: Rico Amendment Gives Tools to Reduce Crime in the Region, 14 RUTGERS J.L. & PUB. POL’Y 228 (2017).

21. Prof. Soonpaa’s article Stress in Law Students: A Comparative Study of First-Year, Second-Year and Third-Year Students was cited in the following study: Lynne Taylor, et al., The Making of Lawyers: Expectations and Experiences of Third Year New Zealand Law Students (2017), available at https://akoaotearoa.ac.nz/sites/default/files/ng/group-12551/expectations-and-experiences-of-third-year-new-zealand-law-students-final-report.pdf.

22. Prof. Soonpaa’s article Stress in Law Students: A Comparative Study of First-Year, Second-Year and Third-Year Students was cited in the following article: Teresa Kissane Brostoff, Meditation for Law Students: Mindfulness Practice as Experiential Learning, 41 LAW & PSYCHOL. REV. 159 (2017).

23. Prof. Casto’s article The Origins of Federal Admiralty Jurisdiction in an Age of Privateers, Smugglers, and Pirates was cited in the following article: Ann Woolhandler, Adverse Interests and Article III, 111 NW. U. L. REV. 1025 (2017).

Quoted:
1. Prof. Pawlowic’s article Entitlement to Interest Under the Bankruptcy Code was quoted in the following article: Jacob Dean, Finding A “Cure”: How Much Interest Is Enough for A Chapter 11 Cure?, 33 EMORY BANKR. DEV. J. 523 (2017).

2. Prof. Tracy Pearl’s article 50 Years Later: Miranda and the Police, was quoted on the following blog: Isaac Kennen, Scholarship Saturday: Miranda’s Unfulfilled Promise, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MILITARY JUSTICE’S BLOG (July 15, 2017), http://www.caaflog.com/2017/07/15/scholarship-saturday-mirandas-unfulfilled-promise.

3. Prof. Beyer & Naomi Cahn’s article, Digital Planning: The Future of Elder Law was quoted in the following article: Jan Zastrow, Heirlooms Then and Now—Online Legacies and Digital Estate Planning, 37 COMPUTERS IN LIBR. 12 (June 2017).

News:
1. On July 8, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal published an article It’s Debatable: Civility in Congress where Prof. Arnold Loewy and Charles Moster debated how the lack of civility is affecting Congress. The article can be found here.

2. In connection with his service as an appointee on the NCAA Division I Governing Council, Prof. Shannon has served on the NCAA Division I Legislative Committee for the last two years. He was recently appointed as Chair of the Legislative Committee, effective on July 1. This appointment is for two years, and will continue through June 2019.

3. On July 12, Prof. Shannon spoke on the topic, “Incompetency to Be Executed: Continuing Legal and Medical Ethical Challenges,” at the XXXVth International Congress on Law & Mental Health at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.

4. On July 11, Prof. Beyer was the invited speaker for a telephone seminar as part of the U.S. Trust Education Seminar Series. His presentation and accompanying paper were entitled Estate Planning for the “Weaponized” Client. Over 200 attorneys and other professionals from coast-to-coast listened to his presentation.

5. On July 13, Prof. Beyer was a speaker at the 51st Annual Fiduciary Law Institute sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education. To an audience of over 400 attorneys, Prof. Beyer presented his paper entitled Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices.

6. Prof. Beyer’s download ranking is now 393 out of 346,735 authors who have uploaded their papers to SSRN placing him in the top .001% of authors. Prof. Beyer’s downloads account for 48.7% of all downloads from authors affiliated with Tech Law.

7. On June 30, Texas Tech University issued the news release concerning recent Texas Supreme Court decision to reverse and remand a lower court ruling that said spouses of gay and lesbian public employees are entitled to government-subsidized same-sex marriage benefits. Prof. Velte criticized this decision for failure to comport with the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling.

8. On July 21, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal published an article It’s Debatable: The Case of the Same-Sex Wedding Cake where Prof. Arnold Loewy and Charles Moster debated the Supreme Court case involving a Colorado bakery refusing to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The article can be found here.

9. Associate Dean Humphrey was elected President of the Lubbock Area Bar Association. She will lead the local bar association from July 2017 through June 2018. Only two other full-time members of the Texas Tech Law faculty have served as president of this association.

10. Associate Dean Humphrey has been appointed as the Chair of the Texas Tech President’s Gender Equity Council. The university-wide Council advises President Schovanec on matters related to gender issues at Texas Tech University and makes recommendations for changes to ensure an equitable and inclusive environment.

11. Associate Dean Humphrey has been named a Co-Chair of the program committee for the 2018 Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, which will be held next March at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She also currently serves as a Co-Chair of the program committee for the 2018 Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, which is the largest legal writing conference in the nation.

 

June 2017 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout June 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation of daily alerts for June 1 to June 30, 2017.

Published:

Victoria Sutton, Bioengineering and biocrime in The Routledge Handbook of Technology, Crime and Justice, at 228 (Taylor & Francis, 2016).

Articles:
1. Robert T. Sherwin, 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, 40 COLUM. J.L. & ARTS 431 (2017).

2. Catherine Martin Christopher, et. al., Will I Pass the Bar Exam?: Predicting Student Success Using LSAT Scores and Law School Performance, 45 HOFSTRA L. REV. 753 (2017).

3. Wendy-Adele Humphrey, Two-Stepping Around A Minor’s Constitutional Right to Abortion, 38 CARDOZO L. REV. 1769 (2017).

Cited:
1. Prof. Chiappinelli’s textbook CASES AND MATERIALS ON BUSINESS ENTITIES was cited in the following article: Harwell Wells, The Life (and Death?) of Corporate Waste, 74 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 1239 (2017).

2. Prof. Soonpaa’s article Stress in Law Students: A Comparative Study of First-Year, Second-Year, and Third-Year Students was cited in the following article: Raymond H. Brescia, Law and Social Innovation: Lawyering in the Conceptual Age, 80 ALB. L. REV. 235 (2017).

3. Prof. A. Pearl’s article The Tragedy of the Vital Commons was cited in the following article: Samantha Hepburn, Public Resource Ownership and Community Engagement in a Modern Energy Landscape, 34 PACE ENVTL. L. REV. 379 (2017).

4. Prof. Watts’ article Tyranny by Proxy: State Action and the Private Use of Deadly Force was cited in the following article: Darrell A. H. Miller, Self-Defense, Defense of Others, and the State, 80 LAW & CONTEMP. PROBS. 85 (2017).

5. Prof. Casto’s academic works were cited in the following article: Kevin Arlyck, The Courts and Foreign Affairs at the Founding, 2017 B.Y.U. L. REV. 1 (2017).

6. Prof. Casto’s essay Attorney General Robert Jackson’s Brief Encounter with the Notion of Preclusive Presidential Power was cited in the following article Chase Harrington, Zivotofsky II and National Security Decisionmaking at the Lowest bb, 66 DUKE L.J. 1599 (2017).

7. Prof. Casto’s article The Tort Liability of Insane Persons for Negligence: A Critique was cited in multiple sections of the following treatise: RESTATEMENT (THIRD) OF TORTS (2017 Update).

8. Prof. Beyer’s Statutory Fill-In-the-Blank Will Forms, PROB. & PROP., Nov.-Dec. 1996, Statutory Fill-in Will Forms—the First Decade: Theoretical Constructs and Empirical Findings, 72 OR. L. REV. 769 (1993), Statutory Will Methodologies—Incorporated Forms vs. Fill-In Forms: Rivalry or Peaceful Coexistence?, 94 DICK. L. REV. 23 (1990) were all cited in RESTATEMENT (THIRD) OF PROPERTY (WILLS & DON. TRANS.) § 3.1 TD No 2 (2017 Update).

9. Prof. Velte’s article Egging on Lesbian Maternity: The Legal Implications of Tri-Gametic In Vitro Fertilization was cited in the following treatise: PRINCIPLES OF THE LAW OF FAMILY DISSOLUTION § 2.03 (2017 Update).

10. Prof. Benham’s article Dirty Secrets: The First Amendment in Protective-Order Litigation was cited in the following article Hon. Craig Smith & Tom Melsheimer, Open Courts the Role of Rule 76a in Our Civil Justice System, 80 TEX. B.J. 355 (2017).

11. Prof. Camp’s article, ‘Loving’ Return Preparer Regulation, was cited in the following article: James Alm, Jay A. Soled, W(h)ither the Tax Gap?, 92 WASH. L. REV. 521 (2017).

12. Prof. Casto’s article The New Federal Common Law of Tort Remedies for Violations of International Law was cited in the following article: Gwynne L. Skinner, Expanding General Personal Jurisdiction over Transnational Corporations for Federal Causes of Action, 121 PENN ST. L. REV. 617 (2017).

13. Prof. Krahmer’s work is extensively cited in 2 ILL. PRAC., UCC FORMS ANNOTATED (2017 Update).

14. Prof. Murphy’s article Can They Do That? The Due Process and Article III Problems of Proposed Findings of Criminal Contempt in Bankruptcy Courts was cited in § 2:23 Equitable jurisdiction—Contempt powers, 1 Bankruptcy Law Manual § 2:23 (5th ed.).

15. Prof. Murphy’s work in § 12:22 Exceptions to the exhaustion requirement, 4 ADMIN. L. & PRAC. § 12:22 (3d ed.) was cited in ¶ 205,195 THERSIA J. KNAPIK, PLAINTIFF, V. MARY HITCHCOCK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, DEFENDANT., LABOR & EMPL. L. P 205195.

16. Prof. Beyer’s article Pet Animals: What Happens When Their Humans Die? was cited in Trusts for the care of animals or inanimate objects, The Law Of Trusts And Trustees § 165 (2017 Update).

17. Prof. Beyer’s article Estate Planning for Digital Assets was cited in What may be the trust res?, THE LAW OF TRUSTS AND TRUSTEES § 112 (2017 Update) and The necessity for a trust subject matter, THE LAW OF TRUSTS AND TRUSTEES § 111 (2017 Update).

18. Prof. Loewy’s article The Cowboy and the Cop: The Saga of Dudley Hiibel, 9/11, and the Vanishing Fourth Amendment was cited in the following article: Jonathan Weinberg, Proving Identity, 44 PEPP. L. REV. 731 (2017).

19. Prof. Shannon’s article Debarment and Suspension Revisited: Fewer Eggs in the Basket? was cited in the following article: Robert F. Meunier, Trevor B. A. Nelson, Is It Time for A Single Federal Suspension and Debarment Rule?, 46 PUB. CONT. L.J. 553 (2017).

20. Prof. Camp’s article The Play’s the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds was cited in the following article: Linda Beale, Reining in Intellectual Property Tax Avoidance, 2017 TXN MAGAZINE 26-38.

21. Prof. Sutton’s textbook LAW AND BIOTERRORISM was cited in the following note: Nicole H. Kalupa, Black Biology: Genetic Engineering, the Future of Bioterrorism, and the Need for Greater International and Community Regulation of Synthetic Biology, 34 WIS. INT’L L.J. 952 (2017).

22. Prof. Camp’s article The Failure of Adversarial Process in the Administrative State was cited in the following article: Rhett Larson, Brian Payne, Unclouding Arizona’s Water Future, 49 ARIZ. ST. L.J. 465 (2017).

23. Prof. Krahmer’s article Foreign Currency Instruments Under the Uniform Commercial Code was cited in § 4-210 FORM 2. Clause Regarding Charge—Back of Foreign Currency Instruments, 7 WASH. PRAC., UCC Forms § 4-210 FORM 2 (2017 Update).

24. Prof. Loewy’s article The Use, Nonuse, and Misuse of Low Value Speech was cited in the following article: Dr. JoAnne Sweeny, Trapped in Public: The Regulation of Street Harassment and Cyber-Harassment Under the Captive Audience Doctrine, 17 NEV. L.J. 651 (2017).

Quoted:
1. Prof. Murphy’s article A “New” Counter-Marbury: Reconciling Skidmore Deference and Agency Interpretive Freedom was quoted in the following article: Kurt Eggert, Deference and Fiction: Reforming Chevron’s Legal Fictions After King v. Burwell, 95 NEB. L. REV. 702 (2017).

2. Prof. Robert Sherwin’s article #HaveWeReallyThoughtThisThrough?: Why Granting Trademark Protection to Hashtags Is Unnecessary, Duplicative, and Downright Dangerous was quoted in the following article: Alexandra J. Roberts, Tagmarks, 105 CAL. L. REV. 599 (2017).

News:
1. On June 7, Prof. Beyer was the lead-off speaker at the 41st Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, a three-day CLE program sponsored by the State Bar of Texas. His presentation to approximately 400 attorneys and accompanying article covered recent judicial developments in Texas relating to intestate succession, wills, estate administration, trusts, and related matters.

2. On June 9, Prof. Beyer was a featured speaker at the 44th Annual Midwest Estate, Tax & Business Planning Institute held in Indianapolis, Indiana. To a live audience of approximately 150 attorneys and other estate planning professionals with streaming to virtual attendees across the region, Prof. Beyer presented two papers: (1) What Estate Planners in Common Law Marital Property States Need to Know About Community Property and (2) Avoiding the Estate Planning “Blue Screen of Death” with Competent and Ethical Practices.

3. On June 15, Prof. Beyer was a speaker at the 2017 State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention in Tucson during a program entitled “Dealing With the Unusual and Unexpected: Challenging Assets in Estate Planning and Administration.” His presentations and accompanying papers were entitled Cyber Estate Planning & Administration and Aiming High and Getting High: Estate Planning for Guns and Marijuana.

4. For the twenty-fifth consecutive year, the American Bar Association has appointed Prof. Beyer as the editor of the Keeping Current—Probate column for Probate & Property magazine.

5. On June 24, Prof. Beyer was in Washington, DC where he was a speaker at a program entitled Teaching Techniques at a Workshop for New Law School Teachers sponsored by the Association of American Law Schools.

6. On June 30, Prof. Kyle Velte was interviewed by Double T 97.3FM for and quoted in the following article: Texas Supreme Court questions right of benefits for gay spouses. The article can be found here.

7. On June 9, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal published an article It’s Debatable: Fighting over Irish snubbing Pence where Prof. Arnold Loewy and Charles Moster debated Notre Dame graduates walking out on Vice President Mike Pence. The article can be found here.

8. On June 20, Prof. Loewy was interviewed by FOX34 News concerning recent decision where the Supreme Court found that law restricting registered sex offenders from using social media in North Carolina violated the legitimate exercise of First Amendment rights. The article can be found here.