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.

Quotes

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.

May 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 May 1st to May 31st, 2022.

Articles, Essays, and Reviews

  1. Prof. Victoria Sutton, What Have We Learned about Federalism and Public Health Emergencies Since 2001?, 69-FEB Fed. Law. 50 (2022).

Citations

  1. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s article Videotape and the Probate Process is cited in the following publication: Eunice L. Ross & Thomas J. Reed, Will Contests sec. 14:14 2d ed. (2022).
  1. Prof. Bryan T. Camp’s article The Play’s the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Word’s is cited in the following article: Sheldon A. Evans, Pandora’s Loot Box, 90 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 376 (2022).
  1. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s article Ante-Mortem Probate: A Viable Alternative is cited in the following article: Reid K. Weisbord & David Horton, The Future of Testamentary Capacity, 79 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 609 (2022).
  1. Prof. Arnold H. Loewy’s article Why Roe v. Wade Should be Overruled is cited in the following article: Clarke D. Forsythe & Regina Maitlen, Stare Desis, Settled Precedent, and Roe v Wade: An Introduction, 34 Regent U. L. Rev. 385 (2021-22).
  1. Prof. William R. Casto’s article The Early Supreme Court Justices’ Most Significant Opinion is cited in the following article: Joshua J. Schroeder, Leviathan Goes to Washington: How to Assert the Separation of Powers in Defense of Future Generations, 15 Fla. A&M U. L. Rev. 1 (2021).
  1. Prof. Jarod S. Gonzalez’s article On the Edge: The ADA’s Direct Threat Defense and the Objective Reasonableness Standard is cited in the following article: Kimberly L. Jones & Emma M. Feeney, COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act: When Might the Disease be Considered a Disability for which Employees Have Legal Protections in the Workplace?, 99 Denv. L. Rev. 311 (2022).
  1. Prof. Jarod S. Gonzalez’s article At the Intersection of Religious Organization Mission and Employment Laws: The Case of Minister Employment Suits is cited in the following article: Patrick Hornbeck, A Nun, A Synagogue Janitor, and a Social Work Professor Walk Up to the Bar: The Expanding Ministerial Exception, 70 Buff. L. Rev. 695 (2022).
  1. Prof. Richard Murphy’s article Notice and Opportunity to be Heard Before the President Kills You is cited in the following article: Michael Herz & Kevin M. Stack, The False Allure of the Anti-Accumulation Principle, 102 B.U. L. Rev. 925 (2022).
  1. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s article When You Pass on, Don’t Leave the Passwords Behind: Planning for Digital Assets is cited in the following article: Andrew Gilden, Endorsing After Death, 63 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1531 (2022).
  1. Prof. Jaord S. Gonzalez’s article At the Intersection of Religious Organization Missions and Employment Laws: The Case of Minister Employment Suits is cited in the following article: Farhan I. Mohiuddin, Getting Paid to Discriminate: The Clash Between Religious Autonomy and Principles of Justice and Fairness, 59 Hous. L. Rev. 973 (2022).
  1. Prof. William R. Casto’s article The Early Supreme Court Justices’ Most Significant Opinion is cited in the following article: T. T. Arvind & Christian R. Burset, A New Report of Entick v. Carrington (1765), 110 Ky. L.J.265 (2021-22).
  1. Prof. Richard W. Murphy’s article Arbitrariness Review Made Reasonable: Structural and Conceptual Reform of the “Hard Look” is cited in the following article: Jonathan H. Adler, Super Deference and Heightened Scrutiny, 74 Fla. L. Rev. 267 (2022).
  1. Prof. John L. Watts’ article Tyranny by Proxy: State Action and the Private Use of Deadly Force is cited in the following article: Jacob D. Charles & Darrell A. H. Miller, Violence and Nondelegation, 135 Harv. L. Rev. F. 463 (2022).
  1. Prof. John L. Watts’ article Differences without Distinctions: Boyle’s Governmental Contractor Defense Fails to Recognize the Critical Difference Between Civilian and Military Plaintiffs and Between Military and Non-Military Procurement is cited in the following publication: Dan B. Dobbs, Paul T. Hayden, & Ellen M. Bublick, Dobbs’ Law of Torts, § 352 (2d ed. 2022).
  1. Prof. Dustin B. Benham’s article Twombly and Iqbal Should (Finally) Put the Distinction between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Fraud out of its Misery is cited in the following article: Amir Shachmurove, Entombed Writs’ Effective Renaissance: Surveying and Sealing Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(B)’s Interpretive Gaps, 70 Clev. St. L. Rev. 761 (2022).
  1. Prof. William R. Casto’s article Foreign Affairs and the Constitution in the Age of Fighting Sail is cited in the following article: Homer A. La Rue, Outsourcing the Cyber Kill Chain: Reinforcing the Cyber Mission Force and Allowing Increased Contractor Support of Cyber Operations, 12 J. Nat’l Security L. & Pol’y 583 (2022).
  1. Prof. Larry R. Spain’s article The Opportunities and Challenges of Providing Equal Access to Justice in Rural Communities is cited in the following article: Luz E. Herrera, Amber Baylor, et al., Evaluating Legal Needs, 36 Notre Dame J.L. Ethics & Pub. Pol’y 175 (2022).

Notes

  1. Prof. Richard Murphy’s Admin L. & Prac. §§ 4:22, 5:68 (3d ed. 2019) was mentioned in the Medicare and Medicaid Prac. Guide (2022).
  1. Prof. Gerry W. Beyer’s article Non-Fungible Tokens: What Every Estate Planner Need to Know was mentioned in the following article: Anna Sulkin, The Busy Practitioner’s Guide to Recent Journal Articles, Trusts & Estates (2022).
  1. On June 15, 2022, Prof. Gerry W. Beyer received the Distinguished Probate Attorney Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas at the State Bar’s Advanced Estate Planning & Probate Course in San Antonio. This award recognizes distinguished Texas probate attorneys who have made significant and sustained contributions to the Texas probate, estate, and trust law bar throughout their careers.
  1. Professor Gerry W. Beyer’s Barbri Wills & Trusts presentations are distributed nationally to recent law school graduates who are studying for the July 2022 bar examination. In total, students taking the bar exam in 44 states view his videos: all UBE states as well as California, Hawaii, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.  In addition, Prof. Beyer regularly answers questions from Bar/Bri students located in these states by e-mail or Zoom conferences.

December 2017 Law Faculty Publications & News

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

Books:

1. Gerry W. Beyer, PROBATE AND DECEDENT’S ESTATES (17 & 18 Tex. Prac. 2017-2018 Supp.).

2. Gerry W. Beyer, MARITAL PROPERTY AND HOMESTEADS (38 & 39 Tex. Prac. 2017-2018 Supp.).

Op-Ed:

1. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Are college football coaches overpaid?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Dec. 1, 2017 08:15 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-12-01/it-s-debatable-should-mueller-be-fired-special-counsel.

2. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Should death penalty be used more often?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Dec. 15, 2017 09:12 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-12-15/it-s-debatable-should-death-penalty-be-used-more-often.

3. Arnold Loewy & Charles Moster, It’s Debatable: Should there be a law against sexual preference discrimination?, LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-J. (Dec. 29, 2017 07:55 pm), http://lubbockonline.com/opinion/opinion-columnists/2017-12-29/it-s-debatable-should-there-be-law-against-sexual-preference.

Cited:

1. Prof. Robert Sherwin’s article Ambiguity in Anti-SLAPP Law and Frivolous Litigation is cited in the following article: James M. Redwine, Does It Hurt to Get Slapped? A Study of the Perils of Citizen Involvement, 32 NAT. RESOURCES & ENV’T 15 (2017).

2. 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: Toni M. Massaro and Ellen Elizabeth Brooks, Flint of Outrage, 93 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 155 (2017).

3. Prof. Humphrey’s article “But I’m Brain-Dead and Pregnant”: Advance Directive Pregnancy Exclusions and End-of-Life Wishes is cited in the following article: Carol Sanger, The Lopsided Harms of Reproductive Negligence, 118 COLUM. L. REV. ONLINE 29 (2017).

4. Prof. Batra and Wesley MacNeil Oliver’s article Standards of Legitimacy in Criminal Negotiations is cited in the following article: Anna Roberts, Dismissals as Justice, 69 ALA. L. REV. 327 (2017).

5. Prof. Casto’s article The Federal Courts’ Protective Jurisdiction over Torts Committed in Violation of the Law of Nations is cited in the following article: Chris Thomale, Sovereign Wealth and Social Responsibility, 52 WAKE FOREST L. REV. 981 (2017).

6. Prof. Huffman’s article Margin of Error: Potential Pitfalls of the Ruling in The Prosecutor v. Ante Gotovina is cited in the following article: Stephen Townley, Indiscriminate Attacks and the Past, Present, and Future of the Rules/Standards and Objective/Subjective Debates in International Humanitarian Law, 50 VAND. J. TRANSNAT’L L. 1223 (2017).

7. Prof. Camp’s article Initial Take on the Kuretski Language in the PATH Law is quoted in the following article: Michael D. Kummer and James G. Steele III, What Other Courts Can Learn from Tax Court Exceptionalism, 2017 TXN 48-26.

Quoted:

1. Prof. Bryan Camp is quoted in the following article: Kate Davidson, Tax Overhaul Leaves Little Time for Adapting to the Changes; Many provisions in the rewrite of the tax code take effect in days, leaving scant time for government agencies, businesses and individuals to adjust, WALL ST. J. ONLINE (Dec. 20, 2017 04:54 pm), https://www.wsj.com/articles/tax-overhaul-leaves-little-time-for-adapting-to-the-changes-1513806864.

News:

1. Associate Dean Humphrey has been selected as a recipient of the 2017 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching Award for Texas Tech University. This award is the highest honor given by the Texas Tech University System to faculty members.

2. Associate Dean Humphrey was appointed by President Schovanec to the search committee for the Texas Tech University Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

3. Associate Dean Humphrey presented “Uncovering the Mystery of the Texas Grievance System” at the November luncheon of the Amarillo Area Bar Association.

4. On Thursday December 14th, a point-counterpoint discussion was held at St. John’s United Methodist Church between Texas Tech Law Professor Arnold Loewy and attorney Charles Moster over the topic “Good or Bad Idea: Allowing Women to Determine to Carry a Pregnancy to Full Term or Abort Earlier?” as a part of the Lubbock Interfaith Dialogue meeting.

5. The President-Elect of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Skip Fox, appointed Professor Gerry W. Beyer to the following committees for the 2018-2019 academic year:
Chair:
• State Laws Committee
Member:
• Academic Membership Committee
• Digital Property Committee
• Legal Education Committee
• Program Committee

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a national organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence, and experience as trust and estate counselors.

November 2016 Law Faculty Publications & News

Throughout November 2016, the Law Library’s Faculty Services & Scholarly Communications Department received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation of daily alerts for November 1, 2016 to November 30, 2016.

Published:

  1. Vaughn James, Texas Elder Law 2017 (2017).
  2. Alexander Pearl, Redskins: The Property Right to Racism, 38 Cardozo L. Rev. 231 (2016).
  3. Bryan T. Camp Collecting Tax Liabilities From Third Parties, 152 TaxNotes 11, 1549 (2016)
  4. Gerry W. Beyer, Transfer of Death Deeds: A Texas Primer, Est. Plan. Dev. for Tex. Prof., (Oct. 2016), https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2853757

Cited:

  1. Professor Murphy’s book Administrative Law and Practice was cited in the following article: Aaron Saiger, Agencies’ Obligation to Interpret the Statute 69, Vand. L. Rev. 1231 (2016).
  1. Professor Murphy’s book Punitive Damages, Explanatory Verdicts, and the Hard Look, was cited in the following November 2016 updated Litigation Guide: Lawrence G. Cetrulo, 1 Toxic Torts Litigation Guide § 4:32 (Nov. 2016).
  1. Professor Weninger’s article Electronic Discovery and Sanctions for Spoliation: Perspectives from the Classroom, was cited in the following article: Clare Kealey, Discovering Flaws: An Analysis of the Amended Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e) and Its Impact on the Spoliation of Electronically Stored Evidence, 14 Rutgers J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 140 (2016)
  1. Professor Chiappinelli’s, Red October: Its Origins, Consequences, and the Need to Revive the National Market System, was cited in the following treatises: Thomas Lee Hazen, 4 Law Sec. Reg. § 14:18 (Nov. 2016); Thomas Lee \ Hazen, 1 Law Sec. Reg. § 1:76 (Nov. 2016).
  1. Dean Dickerson’s Contractual Jury Waiver Provisions: A Striking Idea, was cited in the following updated West’s Legal Forms: Frederick H. Miller, 12 West’s Legal Forms, Commercial Transactions 6:39 (2016). Frederick H. Miller, 12A West’s Legal Forms, Commercial Transactions 23:22 (2016)
  1. Professor Beyer’s articles, Avoid Being a Defendant: Estate Planning Malpractice and Ethical Concerns and Web Meets the Will: Estate Planning for Digital Assets were cited in the following treatise: Henry J. Lischer et al., 16 West’s Legal Forms, Estate Planning Pt. I Introduction (Nov. 2016).
  1. Professor Beyer and Kerri Griffen’s article, Lady Bird Deeds: A Primer for the Texas Practitioner, Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, was cited in the following updated treatise: Mary F. Radford, 1 Ga. Wills & Administration § 2:3 (Nov. 2016).
  1. Professor Beyer and Naomi Cahn’s article, When You Pass On Don’t Leave the Passwords Behind: Planning for Digital Assets, was cited in the following article: Suzanne Brown Walsh & Catherine Anne Seal, The Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act: Striking a Balance Between Privacy Expectations and the Need for Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets, 12 NAELA J. 101 (2016).
  1. Professor Krahmer’s article, Commercial Transactions, was cited in the following updated treatise: Mike Baggett, 15 Tex. Prac., Texas Foreclosure Law & Prac. § 6.11 (Nov. 2016).
  1. Professor Christopher’s article, “Whack-a-Mole: Why Prosecuting Digital Currency Exchanges Won’t Stop Online Money Laundering” was cited in the following: Timothy Bierer, Hashing It Out: Problems and Solutions Concerning Cryptocurrency Used As Article 9 Collateral, 7 Case W. Reserve J.L. Tech. & Internet 79 (2016).
  1. Professor Camp’s article How the IRS Can Regulate Return Preparers without New Law was cited in the following articles: 75 Tax Prac. 843 (Nov. 2016). 2016 TNT 223-31 (Nov. 2016)

Quoted:

  1. Professor Benham’s, Proportionality, Pretrial Confidentiality, and Discovery Sharing was quoted in: Michael Thomas Murphy, Occam’s Phaser: Making Proportional Discovery (Finally) Work in Litigation by Requiring Phased Discovery, 4 Stan. J. Complex Litig. 89 (2016).
  1. Professor Murphy and Sid Shapiro’s Eight Things Americans Can’t Figure out about Controlling Administrative Power was quoted in: Cary Coglianese & Kristin Firth Separation of Powers Legitimacy: An Empirical Inquiry into Norms about Executive Power 164 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1869 (2016).
  1. Dean Torres’s MacCrate Goes to Law School: An Annotated Bibliography of Methods for Teaching Lawyering Skills in the Classroom was quoted in: Jules Epstein, The “Ohlbaum Paper” and Advocacy Scholarship – Why Now?, 88 Temp. L. Rev. 507 (2016).

News:

  1. Professor T. Pearl was invited as a Guest Blogger on PrawfsBlawg for the month of November, she contributed 5 blog posts. Her blog post Two Roads to the Future on PrawfsBlawg was quoted in Scott H. Greenfield’s Simple Justice Criminal Defense Blog Post Baby You Can Drive my Car.
  1. On November 2, 2016, Professor Beyer presented a one hour webinar entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration which was sponsored by the CPA academy. The webinar was viewed by approximately 300 CPAs, attorneys, and other professionals across the nation and even internationally.
  1. On November 7, 2016 Professor Casto spoke at the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law about Advising Presidents: Private Advice and Public Advocacy.
  1. On November 8, 2016, Professor Beyer was the invited speaker at the monthly meeting of the Midland Odessa Business & Estate Council in Midland, Texas. His topic and accompanying article were entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration.
  1. On November 10, 2016, Professor Beyer was the featured speaker at a program hosted by the Communities Foundation of Texas in Dallas. The topic of his presentation and accompanying article was Cyber Estate Planning and Administration.
  1. On November 15, 2016, Professor. Beyer was the guest speaker at a meeting of the Houston Chapter of the Society of Financial Services Professionals, a more than 80-year old organization which provides lay individuals with expert assistance for estate, retirement and financial planning; employee benefits; business and compensation planning; and life, health, disability, and long-term care insurance. His presentation and accompanying paper were entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration.
  1. On November 17, 2016, Professor Beyer was the featured speaker for the Tarrant County Bar Association’s Fort Worth Business and Estate Section’s November meeting. His topic and accompanying article were entitled Cyber Estate Planning and Administration.
  1. On November 21, 2016, Professor Beyer presented a one hour synchronous webinar entitled Estate Planning Essentials: Avoiding Costly Mistakes which was sponsored by the CPA academy, the largest provider of free CPE webinars in the CPA profession. The webinar was viewed by over 825 CPAs and other professionals from coast to coast.
  1. On November 29, 2016 Professor Beyer taught a class titled Estate Planning– “I Didn’t Know That!” for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
  2. Professor Baker’s blog “The Ginger (Law) Librarian” was chosen as one of The ABA Journal’s Blawg 100. Editors of the ABA Journal announced they have selected The Ginger (Law) Librarian as one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience.“For 10 years, the Blawg 100 has helped shine a light on the stunning breadth of legal topics and voices to found in the legal blogosphere,” Acting Editor-Publisher Molly McDonough said.
  3. Professor Chiappinelli was listed as part of the Members Consultative Group for the following updated group: Principles of the Law, Election Administration: Non-Precinct Voting and Resolution of Ballot-Counting Disputes.
  4. Dean Huffman was selected to be a part of the U.S. Senator Ted Cruz’s Service Academy Nomination Board where he will review application and make recommendations of who Sen. Cruz should nominate to the U.S. Service Academies.
  5. Professor Shannon was quoted in Targeted News Service article The National Football Foundation, Fidelity Investments (R) Highlight 2016 Faculty Athletics Representative Honorees.
  6. Dean Dickerson was quoted in the Fort-Worth Star-Telegram newspaper article The Texas Law Hawk is flying high for the holidays. The article was on a Tech Law Grad, the Texas Law Hawk- Bryan E. Wilson.