November 2022 New Books

In November 2022, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

1. Amy Klobuchar, Antitrust:  Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age (2022).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

2. Alan Mygatt-Tauber, Medellin v. Texas:  International Justice, Federalism, and the Execution of Jose Medellin (2022).

3. John M. Hagedorn, Gangs on Trial:  Challenging Stereotypes and Demonization in the Courts (2022).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

4. Michael A. Smith, ed., Much Sound and Fury, or the New Jim Crow?:  The Twenty-First Century’s Restrictive New Voting Laws and Their Impact (2022).

JUDGES

5. Philippa Strum, On Account of Sex:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Making of Gender Equality Law (2022).

6. Linda Greenhouse, Justice on the Brink:  The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rise of Amy Coney Barrett, and Twelve Months that Transformed the Supreme Court (2021).

LAW OF THE SEA

7. Ryan J. Rebe, The Partisan Court:  The Era of Political Partisanship on the U.S. Supreme Court (2021).

8. David Bosco, The Poseidon Project:  The Struggle to Govern the World’s Oceans (2022).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

9. Diana J. Simon, The (Not too Serious) Grammar, Punctuation, and Style Guide to Legal Writing (2022).

10. David Boelzner, Writing Sentences that Work:  Essentials for Law Students (2022).

LEGAL EDUCATION

11. Richard Grimes, Public Legal Education:  The Role of Law Schools in Building a More Legally Literate Society (2021).

LEGAL PROFESSION

12. Joan W. Howarth, Shaping the Bar:  The Future of Attorney Licensing (2023).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

13. Connie Brenton and Susan Raridon Lambreth, Running Legal Like a Business:  The Fundamental of Legal Operations for Law Departments (2021).

RELIGION

14. Karla L. Drenner, Faith-Based Influences on Legislative Decision-Making:  Emerging Research and Opportunities (2022).

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

15. Stephen Breyer, The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics (2021).

TORTS

16. Walter Champion and Carlos A. Velasquez, Blood in the Water:  Feeding Frenzies and the Mass Tort Phenomenon (2021).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.  Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items.

November 2022 New Books

In November 2022, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

COMMERCIAL LAW

1. Arthur B. Laby and Jacob Hale Russell, eds., Fiduciary Obligations in Business (2021).

2. Gregory C. Cook and Jocelyn D. Larkin, eds., The Class Action Fairness Act:  Law and Strategy (2022).

3. Elizabeth Cabraser, Fabrice N. Vincent and Class Actions & Derivative Suits Committee, eds., The Law of Class Action:  Fifty-State Survey, 2022 (2022).

4. Roy Shapira, Law and Reputation:  How the Legal System Shapes Behavior by Producing Information (2020).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

5. Steven F. Pittz and Joseph Postell, eds., American Citizenship and Constitutionalism in Principle and Practice (2022).

6. Jeff Kosseff, The United States of Anonymous:  How the First Amendment Shaped Online Speech (2022).

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

7. Sanford N. Katz, Family Law in America (2021).

8. Sara B. Block, Together Unbroken:  Stories, Law, Practice, and Healing at the Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Welfare (2022).

9. Samuel E. Thomas and Kumudha N. Kumarachandran, Cost-Effective Child Custody Litigation (2022).

10. Timothy Barouch, The Child Before the Court:  Judgment, Citizenship, and the Constitution (2021).

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE

11. Eric A. Posner, How Antitrust Failed Workers (2021).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

12. Snjolaug Arnadottir, Climate Change and Maritime Boundaries:  Legal Consequences of Sea Level Rise (2022).

INDIAN AND ABORIGINAL LAW

13. Jonathan Lurie, The Unusual Story of the Pocket Veto Case, 1926-1929 (2022).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

14. Stephen E. Gillen, What is a Copyright? (2022).

JUDGES

15. Scott Dodson, ed., The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (2022).

LEGAL EDUCATION

16. Jane Bloom Grise, Critical Reading for Success in Law School and Beyond (2022).

LEGAL PROFESSION

17. Neil W. Hamilton and  Louis D. Bilionis, Law Student Professional Development and Formation:  Bridging Law School, Student, and Employer Goals (2022).

18. Dena Lefkowitz, Winning in Your Own Court:  10 Laws for a Successful Career Without Burning Out or Selling Out (2022).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

19. Jordan A. Parsons and Elizabeth Chloe Romanis, Early Medical Abortion, Equality of Access, and the Telemedical Imperative (2021).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

20. John D. Bessler, Private Prosecution in America:  Its Origins, History, and Unconstitutionality in the Twenty-First Century (2022).

PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY

21. Tiffany Jana and Matthew Freeman, Overcoming Bias:  Building Authentic Relationships Across Differences (2016).

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

22. Erik J. Larson, The Myth of Artificial Intelligence:  Why Computers Can’t Think the Way We Do (2021).

SEXUAL ORIENTATION

23. Florence Ashley, Banning Transgender Conversion Practices:  A Legal and Policy Analysis (2022).

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW

24. Mark Dunn, Texas People’s Court:  The Fascinating World of the Texas Justice of the Peace (2022).

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

25. Lucas A. Powe, Jr., The Supreme Court and the American Elite, 1789-2020 (2021).

TORTS

26. Joseph A. Ranney, The Burdens of All:  A Social History of American Tort Law (2022).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.  Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items.

September 2022 New Books

In September 2022, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

1. Katherine B. Forrest, When Machines Can be Judge, Jury, and Executioner:  Justice in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (2021).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

2. Michael Chiorazzi, ed., The Role of Citation in the Law:  A Yale Law School Symposium (2022).

3. Michael D. Murray and Christy H. DeSanctis, Advanced Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy:  Trials, Appeals, and Moot Court (2022).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

4. Art Hinshaw, et. al., Negotiation and Lawyers (2021).

PROPERTY–PERSONAL AND REAL

5. Gary S. DeWeese, Land Valuation:  Real Solutions to Complex Issues (2022).

RACE AND ETHNICITY

6. Clint Smith, How the Word is Passed:  A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America (2021).

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

7. Simon Chesterman, We, the Robots?:  Regulating Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of the Law (2021).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.  Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items.

June 2022 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 June 1st to June 30th, 2022.

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Citations

  1. Prof. Bryan T. Camp’s article The Play’s The Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds, was cited in the following article: Seldon A. Evans, Pandora’s Box, 90 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 376 (2022).
  2. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s article Leona Helmsley’s Will-A Detailed Analysis, was cited in the following article: William A. Drennan, Restricting Funeral Expense Deductions, 126 Dick. L. Rev. 429 (2022).
  3. Prof. Jarod S. Gonzalez’s review The New Batson: Opening the Door of the Jury Deliberation Room after Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado was cited in the following article: Daniel S. Harawa, The False Promise of Pena-Rodriguez, 109 Calif. L. Rev. 2121 (2021).
  4. Prof. Richard W. Murphy’s review Due Process and Judicial Review of Government Kill Lists was cited in the following article: The “Bedrock Principle” That Wasn’t: Alliance for Open Society II and the Future of the Noncitizens’ Extraterritorial Constitution, 53 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 345 (2021).
  5. Prof. Richard W. Murphy’s review Abandon Chevron and Modernize Stare Decisis for the Administrative State, was cited in the following article: Amy Semet, Statutory Interpretation and Chevron Deference in the Appellate Courts: An Empirical Analysis, 12 UC Irvine L. Rev. 621 (2022).
  6. Prof. Brie D. Sherwin’s article Chocolate, Coca-Cola, and Fracturing Fluid: A Story of Unfettered Secrecy, Toxicology, and the Resulting Public Health Implications of Natural Gas Development is cited in the following article: Trevor Gruwell, Promoting Industry Transparency in the Field of Hydraulic Fracturing to Facilitate Equitable Balancing of Economic Interests and Public Health, 10 LSU J. of Energy L. & Resources 119 (2022).
  7. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s article Rule Against Perpetuities, is cited in the following article: Nancy Shurtz, Estate Planning Articles of Interest, 49 Est. Plan. 30 (2022).
  8. Prof. Richard D. Rosen’s article Funding Non-Traditional Military Operations: The Alluring Myth of a Presidential Power of the Purse, is quoted in the following article: Edward A. Fitzgerald, Sierra Club v. Trump, California v. Trump: Border Wall Funding Knocked Down, 12 Ariz. J. Envtl. L. & Pol’y 179 (2022).
  9. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s review Avoid Being a Defendant: Estate Planning Malpractice and Ethical Concerns was cited in Robert P. Schuwerk & Lillian B. Hardwick’s section of 48 Tex. Prac., Tex. Lawyer & Jud. Ethics sec. 2:4 (2022 ed.).
  10. Prof. Eric W. Chiappinelli’s article The Myth of Director Consent: After Shaffer, Beyond Nicastro was cited in the following article: Megan M. La Belle, Personal Jurisdiction and the Fairness Factor(s), Emory L. J. 72 (2022).
  11. Prof. Eric. W. Chiappinelli’s article How Delaware’s Corporate Law Monopoly Was Nearly Destroyed, was cited in the following article: Kiran Nasir Gore, Delaware as a Next Generation Hub for International Arbitration Practice: Building the Case for the First State, Beaumontm Flouchard & Brodlija, International Commercial Arbitration: Quo Vadis? (Kluwer 2022).
  12. Prof. William R. Castro’s commentary An Orthodox View of the Two-Tier Analysis of Congressional Control over Federal Jurisdiction was cited in the following article: Charles M. Yablon, Inherent Judicial Authority: A Study in Creative Ambiguity, Cardozo L. Rev. 1035 (2022).
  13. Prof. Robert T. Sherwin’s article Evidence? We Don’t Need No Stickin’ Evidence!: How Ambiguity in Some States’ Anti-SLAPP Laws Threatens TO De-Fang a Popular Weapon Against Frivolous Litigation was cited in the following publication: Barker & Kent, New Appleman Insurance Bad Faith Litigation, Second Edition §  8.20 (Matthew Bender, Rev. Ed.)
  14. Prof. Richard Murphy’s publication Administrative Law and Practice sec. 12:21 was cited in the following publication: Medicare & Medicaid Guide P. (2022).
  15. Prof. Nancy J. Soonpaa’s article Stress in Law Students was cited in the following article: Christopher L Mathis, An Access and Equity Ranking of Public Law Schools, Rutgers U. L. Rev. 667 (2022).
  16. Prof. Dustin B. Benham’s article Proportionality, Pretrial Confidentiality, and Discovery Sharing was cited in the following article: David M. Wilson & Stephanie W. Schmidt, Keeping Secrets: The Practical, Legal, and Ethical Implications of Maintaining Confidentiality in Discovery, 16 No. 4 In-House Def. Q. 26 (2021).
  17. Prof. Richard W. Murphy’s article Abandon Chevron and Modernize Stare Decisis for the Administrative State was cited in the following article: Ronald M. Levin, The APA and the Assault on Deference, 106 Minn. L. Rev. 125 (2021).
  18. Prof. William R. Castro’s article The Tort Liability of Insane Persons for Negligence: A Critique was cited in the following publication: Restatement (3d) of Torts: Liability for Physical Harm sec. 11 (2022).
  19. Prof. Brian Shannon was cited in the Texas AOT Practitioner’s Guide (2022).
  20. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer & Claire G. Hargrove’s article Digital Wills: Has the Time Come for Wills to Join the Digital Revolution? Was cited in the following article: David Horton, Revoking Wills, Notre Dame L. Rev. 563 (2022).
  21. Prof. Catherine M. Christopher’s article The Bridging Model: Exploring the Roles of Trust and Enforcement in Banking Bitcoin, and the Blockchain was cited in the following article: Casey W. Baker, Thomas Norton, & Ralph E. McKinney, U.S. State Taxation of Cryptocurrency-Involved Transactions: Trends and Considerations for Policy Makers, 75 Tax Law. 601 (2022).
  22. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s articles Statutory Fill-in-the Blank Will Forms—the First Decade: Theoretical Constructs and Empirical Findings & Statutory Will Methodologies—Incorporated Forms vs. Fill-In Forms: Rivalry or Peaceful Coexisentence? Were cited in the following publication: Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers sec. 3.1 Attested Wills (2022).
  23. Prof. Victoria Sutton’s article Wind and Wisdom was cited in the following article: Angelique Eaglewoman, Wambdi A. Was’teWinyan, Trailblazing and Living a Purposeful Life in the Law: A Dakota Woman’s Reflections as a Law Professor, 51 Sw. L. Rev. 227 (2022).
  24. Prof. Bryan T. Camp’s article The Play’s the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds was cited in the following article: David Elkins, A Scalar Conception of Tax Residence, 41 Va. Tax. Rev. 149 (2022).
  1. Prof. Richard W. Murphy’s 3 Admin. L. & Prac. § 9:24 (3d ed 2019). was quoted in the following article: Jayanth K. Krishnan, Overstepping: U.S. Immigration Judges and the Power to Develop the Record, Wis. L. Rev. 57 (2022).
  2. Prof. Richard W. Murphy’s 3 Admin. L. & Prac. § 9:24 (3d ed 2019) was quoted in the following article: Stephan E. Smith, Asking Too Much: The Ninth Circuit’s Erroneous Review of Social Security Disability Determinations, 26 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 229 (2022).
  3. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s article Leona Helmsley’s Will—A Detailed Analysis was quoted in the following article: William A. Drennan, Restricting Funeral Expense Deductions, 126 Dick. L. Rev. 429 (2022).

News

  1. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s review The Double-Edged Sword of Hunting Heirs, was posted on JOTWELL, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots), on June 14, 2022. In this review, he critiques David Horton & Reid Kress Weisbord, Heir Hunting, 169 U. Pa. L. Rev. 383 (2021).
  2. Sally M. Henry spoke at a Federal Bar Association webinar “Ripped From the Headlines: Hot Topics in Bankruptcy” on May 4, 2022.
  3. On May 4 and 5, 2022, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was in Galveston, Texas to serve as the featured presenter at the Texas Association of Counties’ Probate Academy. To an audience of Constitutional County Court judges and their clerks, Prof. Beyer made the following presentations:
    • Judicial Update: Appellate Court Decisions
    • Will Interpretation & Construction Issues
    • Handling Requests for Digital Assets, Cryptocurrency, and NFTs
    • Requirements of a Valid Texas Will
    • Intestate Succession: Who Gets What and Why?
    • Alternatives to Traditional Probates
    • Q&A with Professor Beyer
  1. On May 10, 2022, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was the guest speaker at two events in Las Vegas. First, at the breakfast meeting of the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council, he presented his paper entitled Anticipating Will Contests and How to Avoid Them. At lunchtime, he presented his paper entitled Estate Planning in a Cyber World: Cryptocurrency, Non-Fungible Tokens, and E-mail as part of the Northern Trust Master Series.
  2. On April 29, 2022, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer was an invited speaker at the 41st Annual Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium held in Overland Park, Kansas. Prof. Beyer presented two of his papers, What Estate Planners in Common Law Marital Property States Need to Know About Community Property and Avoiding the Estate Planning Blue Screen of Death With Competent and Ethical Practices, to an audience of over 500 estate planning attorneys and other professionals with over 200 attending in-person and 300 virtually.
  3. On May 12, 2022, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer traveled to Odessa, Texas to serve as the luncheon speaker for the Midland-Odessa Business and Estate Council. His presentation and accompanying article were entitled Recent Developments from the Texas Courts.
  4. On May 13, 2022, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer traveled to Amarillo, Texas where he was a featured speaker at the 30th Annual Institute on Estate Planning sponsored by the Amarillo Area Estate Planning Council. His presentations and accompanying articles were entitled Estate Planning for Cyber Property and Recent Developments.
  5. Prof. Brian Shannon was acknowledged in Executive Board Notes, 54 Tex. Tech L. Rev. I (2022).
  6. Associate Dean Alyson Outenreath was acknowledged in Executive Board Notes, 54 Tex. Tech L. Rev. I (2022).
  7. On May 17, 2022, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer spoke virtually for the Eugene (Oregon) Estate Planning Council. His topic and accompanying article were entitled Estate Planning in a Cyber World: Cryptocurrency, Non-Fungible Tokens, and E-mail.
  8. Prof. William R. Castro was named as one of the Members Consultative Group of the Restatement (Third) of Unfair Competition Members (1993) updated in 2022.

June 2022 New Books

In June 2022, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

1. Sterling L. Miller, Showing the Value of the Legal Department:  More Than Just a Cost Center (2022).

COMMERCIAL LAW

2. C. Scott Maravilla and Damien Specht, eds., Litigating Small Business Size Appeals and Protests (2021).

3. Samuel J. Arena, Jr., Kathryn M. Truman, Julie S. Alleyne, and Justin D. Wear, eds., The Law of Commercial Surety and Miscellaneous Bonds (2022).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

4. Jeffrey S. Sutton, Who Decides:  States as Laboratories of Constitutional Experimentation (2022).

DISASTER LAW

5. David Hoa Khoa Nguyen, ed., Meeting the Legal Needs of Disaster Survivors:  Third Responders (2021).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

6. Gregg Coodley and David Sarasohn, The Green Years, 1964-1976:  When Democrats and Republicans United to Repair the Earth (2021).

FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT

7. Randy E. Barnett and Evan D. Bernick, The Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment:  Its Letter and Spirit (2021).

INFORMATION PRIVACY

8. Jody R. Westby, D&O Guide to Cyber Governance:  Fiduciary Duties in the Digital Age (2021).

9. Jill D. Rhodes, Robert S. Litt, and Paul Rosenzweig, eds., The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook:  A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Business Professionals (2022).

LAW AND SOCIETY

10. Joshua Prager, The Family Roe:  An American Story (2021).

LEGAL EDUCATION

11. Jeffrey Hill, The Practical Guide to Mooting (2021).

LEGAL PROFESSION

12. Daniel J. Siegel and Pamela A. Myers, The Ultimate Guide to Adobe Acrobat DC (2021).

13. Patrick Emery Longan, Daisy Hurst Floyd, and Timothy W. Floyd, The Formation of Professional Identity:  The Path from Student to Lawyer (2020).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

14. Andrew J. McClurg, 1L of a Ride:  A Well-Traveled Professor’s Roadmap to Success in the First Year of Law School (2021).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

15. Wes Cleveland, ed., Physician Law:  Evolving Trends & Hot Topics 2021 (2021).

16. Carlos M. Correa and Reto M. Hilty, eds., Access to Medicines and Vaccines:  Implementing Flexibilities Under Intellectual Property Law (2022).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

17. Richard Zitrin, Trial Lawyer:  A Life Representing People Against Power (2022).

18. Richard Gabriel and Ken Broda-Bahm, eds., The Online Courtroom:  Leveraging Remote Technology in Litigation (2022).

19. Heidi K. Brown, The Flourishing Lawyer:  A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Performance and Well-Being (2022).

RELIGION

20. Joshua C. Tate, Power and Justice in Medieval England:  The Law of Patronage and the Royal Courts (2022).

REMEDIES

21. Jason J. Kilborn, Eyes on the Prize:  Procedures and Strategies for Collecting Money Judgments and Shielding Assets (2019).

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW

22. Martha H. Chumbler and Aaron C. Dunlap, eds., Ensuring an Informed Public:  State Open Records and Meetings Laws (2021).

TAXATION—FEDERAL

23. Sean M. Akins, Kandyce Korotky, and David Sams, Litigating a Case in Tax Court (2021).

24. Jasper L. Cummings, Jr., The Supreme Court, Federal and State Taxation, and the Constitution (2022).

25. Christine S. Speidel and Audrey Patten, A Practitioner’s Guide to Innocent Spouse Relief:  Proven Strategies for Winning Section 6015 Tax Cases (2022).

WATER LAW

26. Christian S. Harrison, All the Water the Law Allows:  Las Vegas and Colorado River Politics (2021).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.  Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items.