Faculty Scholarly Publications

Date Faculty Type Publication Title

2019 Sept-Dec

Dru Stevenson Article(s) “Going Gunless,” published by Brooklyn Law Review (2020) (forthcoming) and “The Urgent Need for Legal Scholarship on Firearm Policy,” published by Buffalo Law Review (2020)(forthcoming), and “Ethical Issues with Lawyers Openly Carrying Firearms,” published by 10 St. Mary’s Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics (2020)(forthcoming).

2019 Sept-Dec

Bruce McGovern Article “Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation: The Year 2018,” 72 The Tax Lawyer 695 (2019) (with Professor Cass Brewer, Georgia State University College of Law),” made the Social Science Research Network’s Top Ten download list for recent articles in: Public Economics eJournals, and Public Economics: Taxation, Subsidies, & Revenue eJournal. The Tax Lawyer, an ABA publication, is a peer-reviewed journal housed at Northwestern University School of Law.

2019 Sept-Dec

Sharon Finegan Article “An Ounce of Prevention: Educating Jurors to Avoid Investigating the Verdict,” has been accepted for publication in the spring 2020 Northeastern University Law Review.

2019 Sept-Dec

Rocky Rhodes Article “A New State Registration Act: Legislating a Longer Arm for Personal Jurisdiction,” will be published in volume 57 of the Harvard Journal on Legislation.

2019 Sept-Dec

Josh Blackman Article “Originalism and Stare Decisis in the Lower Courts,” will be published in the NYU Journal of Law & Liberty.

2019 Sept-Dec

Joe Leahy Article “An LLC is the Key: The False Dichotomy Between Inadvertent Partnerships and the Freedom of Contract,” was accepted for publication by the Texas Tech University Law Review.

2019 Jan-Aug

Derek Fincham Article Assessing the Viability of Blockchain to Impact the Antiquities Trade,” Volume 37 published in the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal (2019).

2019 Jan-Aug

Katerina Lewinbuk Article The Voice of the Gods is Crippling: Law School for Helicoptered Millennials,” will be published in 2020 St. Mary’s Law Review Symposium on Legal Malpractice & Ethics and she will also present it at that Symposium in January 2020. Also, Katerina has been appointed “Chair of the Mindfulness Resource Group,” at SEALS.

2019 Jan-Aug

Josh Blackman Book Blackman’s new book will be published on September 13 with Randy Barnett, “An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Cases Everyone Should Know,”  and his article “#Heckled” will be published in the First Amendment Law Review.

2019 Jan-Aug

Amanda Cooley Article Justiciability and Judicial Fiat in Establishment Clause Cases Involving Religious Speech of Students,” has been accepted for publication in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law.

2019 Jan-Aug

Geoff Corn Article The Essential Link between Proportionality and Necessity in the Exercise of Self-Defense, Chapter in the Lieber Series on International Law,” published by Oxford University Press, Claus Kress

2019 Jan-Aug

Derek Fincham Article The Blood Antiquities Convention as a Paradigm for Cultural Property Crime Reduction,” published in the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2019.

2019 Jan-Aug

Geoff Corn Report Principal author of a report published by the Gemunder Center titled, “Defending the Fence: Legal and Operational Challenges in Hamas-Israel Clashes, 2018-19,” and gave a presentation on this report at the United Nations in Geneva on 18 April.

2019 Jan-Aug

Randy Kelso Article Clarifying Viewpoint Discrimination in Free Speech Doctrine,” has been accepted for publication in the Indiana Law Review.

2019 Jan-Aug

Mark Steiner Article Lawyer Lincoln, Case by Case,” was published in the Winter 2019 issue of the Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association.

2019 Jan-Aug

Richard Carlson Article “Why the Law Still Can’t Tell an Employee When It Sees One and How It Ought To Stop Trying, 22 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L.” was cited in a unanimous Supreme Court decision from p. 11, fn 7 of New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira.

2018 Sept-Dec

Jeffrey L. Rensberger Article “At the Intersection of Erie and Administrative Law: Front-Loading the Erie Question into the Adoption of a Federal Rule” was accepted by The Akron Law Review for publication. This was an invited submission for the conference on Erie at Eighty: Choice of Law Across Disciplines” at Akron’s Center for Constitutional Law.

2018 Sept-Dec

Richard R. Carlson Publication With his co-author Scott Moss, completed the fourth edition of their casebook, Employment Law.

2018 Sept-Dec

Kenneth Williams Article “The Ultimate Dilemma: Conceding A Client’s Guilt To Avoid a Death Sentence” will be published in volume 51 of the Connecticut Law Review.

2018 Jan-Aug

Helen Bishop Jenkins Book Administration of Estates and Guardianships in Texas”, published by Imprimatur Press, 2018-2019

2018 Jan-Aug

Amanda J. Peters Publication An Inconsistent Supreme Court’s Impact on Mass Arrest Civil Rights Litigation” has been accepted for publication by the Boston College Law Review.

2018 Jan-Aug

Jeffrey L. Rensberger Article “Of Hats and Robes: Judicial Review of Nonadjudicative Article III Functions”, has been accepted for publication by the University of Richmond Law Review.

2018 Jan-Aug

Elaine A. Carlson Publication New edition of “Texas Civil Procedure: Pretrial Litigation” by Dorsaneo, Thornburg, Carlson and Crump, as well as a new edition of “Texas Civil Procedure: Trial and Appellate Practice” published by Carolina Academic Press.

2018 Jan-Aug

Bruce A. McGovern Article Featured in the Social Science Research Network’s (SSRN) Top Ten download list for recent articles in: Public Economics eJournals, and Public Economics: Taxation, Subsidies, & Revenue eJournal; Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation: The Year 2017, 71 The Tax Lawyer 225 (2018); The Tax Lawyer, an ABA publication, is a peer-reviewed journal housed at Georgetown University Law Center.

2018 Jan-Aug

Josh Blackman Article(s) “Corpus Linguistics and the Second Amendment” with the Harvard Law Review Blog: and “The Travel Bans” with the Cato Supreme Court Review; and “Undone: The New Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare” with the Texas Review of Law & Politics.

2018 Jan-Aug

Katerina Lewinbuk Article “Kindling the Fire: The Call for Incorporating Mandatory Mentoring Programs for Junior Lawyers and Law Students Nationwide” was accepted for publication by The Saint Louis University Law Journal.

2018 Jan-Aug

Geoffrey S. Corn Article “The Invaluable Civilian Risk Mitigation Contribution of Recognizing the Value of Precautionary Measures, chapter in Multinational Military Operations” accepted by the Oxford University Press and the Humanitarian Regulation of Hostilities: The Decisive Element of Context” by the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law.

2018 Jan-Aug

Jeffrey L. Rensberger Article “The Metasplit: The Law Applied after Transfer in Federal Question Cases”, has been accepted for publication by the Wisconsin Law Review.

2018 Jan-Aug

Richard R. Carlson Publication 2018 edition of Carlson’s Federal Employment Laws Annotated.

2018 Jan-Aug

Andrew Solomon Article Preventing Recurrences of the Cover-Ups at Penn State & Baylor (and now Michigan State): Where Does It End?, published in the Marquette Sports Law Review.

2018 Jan-Aug

Josh Blackman Article Cited by The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, “Gridlock in the Harvard Law Review in Chamber of Commerce v. Department of Labor (3/15/18)”.

2018 Jan-Aug

Richard Carlson Publication “Carlson’s Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure Annotated, 2018 edition”, with Lu Carlson (graduate of STCL-Houston).

2018 Jan-Aug

Amanda Harmon-Cooley Article “Inculcating Suppression”, has been accepted for publication by The Georgetown Law Journal.

2018 Jan-Aug

Geoffrey Corn Book/Article Will be published as part of a special issue of the Vanderbilt Transnational Law Journal devoted the Israeli Defense Force International Law Conference from 2017: Humanitarian Regulation of Hostilities: The Decisive Element of Context.

2018 Jan-Aug

Richard R. Carlson Article “The Sincerely Religious Corporation” will be published in a symposium issue of the Marquette Benefits and Social Welfare Law Review.

2018 Jan – Aug

Bruce McGovern Procedure “Procedure 99-21 which establishes procedures for the administration of the “financial disability” standard to toll the period of limitations to request tax refunds under section 6511(h)”, by the ABA Tax Section

2018 Jan-Aug

Pamela George Article George on Texas Marital Property — Cases and Materials, and George on Texas Family Law — Precedent and Procedure accepted by Imprimatur Press

2018 Jan-Aug

Josh Blackman Article The Saving Construction at Five Years, 11 U. St. Thomas J. L. Pub. Pol’y 72 (2017)
2018 Jan-Aug Pamela E. George Article George on Texas Marital Property – Cases and Materials, Imprimatur Press
2018 Jan-Aug Pamela E. George Article George on Texas Family Law – Precedent and Procedure, Imprimatur Press
2018 Jan-Aug Josh Blackman Article The 9th Circuit’s Contrived Comedy of Errors in Washington v. Trump, 95 TEX. L. REV. SEE ALSO 18 (2017)
2018 Jan-Aug Josh Blackman Chapters 2017 Supplement, Constitutional Law: cases in context 2d Ed.(New York: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2017)
2018 Jan-Aug Vanessa Brown-Barbour Article “Why Can’t We Be ‘Friends’?” Ethical Concerns in the Use of Social Media, 57 S. Tex. L. Rev. 551 (2016)
2018 Jan-Aug Geoffrey S. Corn Chapters Drone Warfare and the Erosion of Traditional Limits on War Powers, in Research Handbook on Remote Warfare (Jens David Ohlin Ed.) (U.K.; Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017)
2018 Jan-Aug Ted L. Field Article Obviousness as Fact: The Issue of Obviousness in Patent Law Should be a Question of Fact Reviewed with Appropriate Deference, 27 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 555 (2017)
2018 Jan-Aug Derek Fincham Article Is Go Set a Watchman Authentic? 47 Cumb. L. Rev. 45 (2016-2017)
2018 Jan-Aug Sharon G. Finegan Article The Replacements: Conflicting Standards for Obtaining New Counsel Under the Sixth Amendment, 65 Clev. St. L. Rev. 129 (2017)
2018 Jan-Aug Pamela E. George Article Foreward, Symposium: Ethical Issues in Family Law, Practice, and Policy, 57 S. Tex. L. Rev. xiii (2016)

2017 Jan-Aug

Pamela E. George Book George on Texas Family Law – Precedent and Procedure (2017-2018 Ed.) (Dallas: Tx: Imprimatur Press, 2017).
2017 Jan-Aug Pamela E. George Book George on Texas Marital Property Rights – Cases & Materials. (2017-2018 Ed.) (Dallas, TX: Imprimatur Press, 2017)
2017 Jan-Aug Christopher S. Kulander Article Fixed vs. Floating Non-Participating Oil & Gas Royalty in Texas: And the Battles Rage On, 4 Tx. A&M L. Rev. 41 (2016)
2017 Jan-Aug Katerina Lewinbuk Article Law Student Heal Thy Self: Teaching Mindfulness as a Legal Skill, 41 J. Legal Prof. 37 (2016). (with Christy Gilbert)
2017 Jan-Aug Bruce A. McGovern Article Recent Developments In Federal Income Taxation: The Year 2016, 20 Fla. Tax. Re. 131 (2017). (with Martin J. McMahon, Jr.)
2017 Jan-Aug Fran Ortiz Article Looking for a God Home: Balancing Interests In The Disposition Of Impounded Animals To Owners And Rescues, 67 Syracuse L. Rev. 999 (2017)
2017 Jan-Aug Amanda J. Peters Book Texas Criminal Procedure and Evidence (New York: Wolters, Kluwer Law and Business, 2017)
2017 Jan-Aug Charles W. “Rocky” Rhodes Book Questions & Answers: Constitutional Law, 3d ed. (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press 2017) (with Paul E. McGreal and Linda S. Eads).
2017 Jan-Aug Mark R. Siegel Article The Need To Look Back For Sales Of A Principal Residence, 41 S. III. U. L.J. 67 (2016)
2017 Jan-Aug Tobin A. Sparling Article A Path Unfollowed: The Disregard Of Dignity Precendent In Justice Kennedy’s Gay Rights Decisions, 26 Tul. J. L. & Sexuality 53 (2017)

2017 Sept-Dec

Josh Blackman Article Foreword: SCOTUS after Scalia, 11 N.Y.U. J.L & LIBERTY 48 (2017)
2017 Sept-Dec Richard R. Carlson Book Carlson’s Texas Employment Laws Annotated (St. Paul, MN: Thomson Reuters, 2016).
2017 Sept-Dec Richard R. Carlson Book Carlson’s Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure Annotated. (Eagan , .MN: Thomson Reuters, 2017). (with Lu Carlson)
2017 Sept-Dec Richard R. Carlson Book Carlson’s Federal Employment Laws Annotated (Eagan, MN: Thomson Reuters, 2017).
2017 Sept-Dec Geoffrey S. Corn Chapters Viewing Treaties Through A Military Lens, in Supreme Law of the Land? Debating the Contemporary Effects of Treaties Within the United States Legal System (Gregory H. Fox, Paul R. Dubinsky & Brad R. Roth, Eds.) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) (With Dru Brenner-Beck).
2017 Sept-Dec Susan Waite Crump Book Federal Testimonial Privileges: Evidentiary Privileges Relating to Witnesses & Documents in Federal-Law Cases. 2017-18 Ed. (Eagan, MN: Thomson West, 2017). (With Paul Rothstein)
2017 Sept-Dec Ted L. Field Article Write Like a Patent Litigator: Avoid Common Mistakes made by Non-Patent Lawyers, 17 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 141 (2017).
2017 Sept-Dec R. Randall Kelso Article Contra Scalia, Thomas, and Gorsuch: Originalists Should Adopt a Living Constitution, 72 U. Miami L. Rev. 112 (2017).
2017 Sept-Dec Christopher S. Kulander Article The Executive Right to Lease after KCM Financial LLC v. Bradshaw and a Louisiana Solution to a Texas Problem, 48 ST. MARY’S L.J. 637 (2017).
2017 Sept-Dec Katerina Lewinbuk Article Keep Suing all the Lawyers: Recent Developments in Claims Against Lawyers for Aiding & Abetting a Client’s Breach of Fiduciary Duty, 8 St. Mary’s J. Legal Mal. & Ethics 158 (2017).
2017 Sept-Dec Bruce A. McGovern Chapters Recent Developments In Federal Income Taxation Affecting Low-Income Taxpayers, in ABA 2017 Joint Fall CLE Meeting (Chicago: American Bar Association, Section on Taxation, 2017).
2017 Sept-Dec Cherie O. Taylor Article Beyond Retaliation, 38 Nw. J. Int’l L. & Bus. 55 (2017).

2016 Jan-Aug

Josh Blackman Article The Process of Marriage Equality, 43 HASTINGS CONST. L.Q. 243 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Josh Blackman Chapters The Path of Big Data and the Law, in H. Kumar Jayasuriya & Kathryn A. Ritcheske, Big Data, Big Challenges in Evidence-Based Policy Making (West Academic Press 2015).
2016 Jan-Aug Josh Blackman Article Popular Constitutionalism After Kelo, 23 GEO. MASON L. REV. 255 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Josh Blackman Article Collective Liberty, 67 HASTINGS L.J. 623 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Josh Blackman Article Restoring the Lost Confirmation, 83 U. Chi. L. Rev. Online 18 (2106) (with Randy E. Barnett).
2016 Jan-Aug Vanessa Brown-Barbour Article Losing Their License to Libel: Revisiting Section 230 Immunity, 30 BERKELEY TECH L.J. 1505 (2015).
2016 Jan-Aug Elaine A. Carlson Book TEXAS CIVIL PROCEDURE: PRETRIAL LITIGATION. 2016-2017 ed. (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2016). (with William V. Dorsaneo, Elizabeth G. Thornburg & David Crump)
2016 Jan-Aug Elaine A. Carlson Book TEXAS CIVIL PROCEDURE: TRIAL AND APPELLATE PRACTICE. 2016-2017 ed. (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2016). (with William V. Dorsaneo, Elizabeth G. Thornburg & David Crump)
2016 Jan-Aug Richard R. Carlson Article A Child’s Right To A Family Versus a State’s Discretion To Institutionalize The Child, 47 GEO. J. INT’L L. 937 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Richard R. Carlson Book CARLSON’S FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT LAWS ANNOTATED (St. Paul, MN: Thomson Reuters, 2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Richard R. Carlson Book Carlson’s Texas Employment Laws Annotated (St. Paul, MN: Thomson Reuters, 2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Geoffrey S. Corn Article Two For One: The Ethical Pursuit Of Justice In The Military, And Battlefield Success, Through Joint Prosecution Decisions, 45 SW. L. REV. 495 (2016) (with Rachel VanLandingham).
2016 Jan-Aug Geoffrey S. Corn Article Targeting and Civil Risk Mitigation: The Essential Role of Precautionary Measures, 223 Mil. L. Rev. 785 (2015). (with James Schoettler, Jr.)
2016 Jan-Aug Geoffrey S. Corn Book National Security Law and the Constitution (NY: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2017) (lead author) (with Jimmy Gurulé & Jeffrey D. Kahn)
2016 Jan-Aug Geoffrey S. Corn Book U.S. MILITARY OPERATIONS AND THE LAW (GEOFFREY S. CORN, RACHAEL VANLANDINGHAM & SHANE R. REEVES EDS.) (NY: Oxford University Press, 2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Geoffrey S. Corn Chapters Autonomous Weapon Systems: Managing The Inevitability Of ‘Taking The Man Out Of The Loop.’ in Autonomous Weapon Systems: Law, Ethics, Policy (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016)
2016 Jan-Aug Derek Fincham Article The Syrian Conflict and the Proposed “Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act”, 2015 SANTANDER ART & CULTURE L. REV. 63.
2016 Jan-Aug Maxine D. Goodman Article The Obergefell Marriage Equality Decision, With Its Emphasis On Human Dignity, And A Fundamental Right To Food Security, 13 UC Hastings Race & Poverty L.J. 149 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug R. Randall Kelso Article The Structure of Modern Free Speech Doctrine: Strict Scrutiny, Intermediate Review, and “Reasonableness” Balancing, 8 ELON L. REV. 291 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Christopher S. Kulander Article Comparing Subsurface Trespass Jurisprudence — Geophysical Surveying And Hydraulic
2016 Jan-Aug Katerina Lewinbuk Article Lawyer Heal Thy Self: Incorporating Mindfulness Into Legal Education & Profession, 40 J. LEGAL PROF. 1 (2015).
2016 Jan-Aug Bruce A. McGovern Article Recent Developments In Federal Income Taxation: The Year 2015, 18 Fla. Tax Rev. 275 (2016). (with Martin J. McMahon, Jr.)
2016 Jan-Aug James L. Musselman Article Statutory Reimbursement In Texas; A New Set Of Rules Or A Reversion To The Old Regime? 56 S. Tex. L. Rev. 637 (2015).
2016 Jan-Aug James W. Paulsen Book Texas Account Documentation Guide 2015 ed. (Austin: Texas Bankers Association, 2016). (with Robin Russell)
2016 Jan-Aug Amanda J. Peters Article Improving Insanity Aftercare, 42 Mitchell Hamline L. Rev. 564 (2016) (with Indira Azizi Lex).
2016 Jan-Aug Amanda J. Peters Article Reconsidering Federal and State Obstacles to Human Trafficking Victim Status and Entitlements, 2016 UTAH L. REV. 535.
2016 Jan-Aug Amanda J. Peters Article New Frontiers for Conditional Release, 34 Behav. Sci. & L. 407 (2016) (co-authored) (peer edited).
2016 Jan-Aug Charles W. “Rocky” Rhodes Article A Shifting Equilibrium: Personal Jurisdiction, Transnational Litigation, and the Problem of Nonparties, 19 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 643 (2015).
2016 Jan-Aug Val D. Ricks Article Strategic Shareholder and Member Voting Agreements Under Texas Business Entity Law, 68 Baylor L.Rev. 334 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Val D. Ricks Book THE STORY OF CONTRACT LAW: FORMATION (CALI, ELANGDELL PRESS 2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Val D. Ricks Book TEACHER’S MANUAL FOR THE STORY OF CONTRACT LAW: FORMATION (CALI, ELANGDELL PRESS 2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Tobin A. Sparling Article The Odd Couple: How Justices Kennedy and Scalia, Together, Advanced Gay Rights in Romer v. Evans, 67 MERCER L. REV. 305 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Tobin A. Sparling Book STRATEGIC LEGAL RESESARCH: FINDING THE INFORMATION YOU NEED EFFICIENTLY AND COST-EFFECTIVELY. 2d ed. (New York: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, 2015).
2016 Jan-Aug Mark E. Steiner Article Will El Apple Today Keep Attorneys’ Fees Away?, 19 J. Consumer & Com. L. 114 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Mark E. Steiner Article Inclusion And Exclusion In American Legal History, 23 Asian Am. L.J. 69 (2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Dru Stevenson Chapters Kelsen’s View Of The Addressee Of The Law: Primary And Secondary Norms, in Hans Kelsen In America – Selective Affinitites And The Mysteries Of Academic Influence (EBSCO ebook, 2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Kevin M. Yamamoto Book Federal Wealth Transfer Taxes. 4th ed. (St. Paul, MN: West Academic, 2016). (with Samuel A. Donaldson)
2016 Jan-Aug Kevin M. Yamamoto Book SELECTED INCOME TAX SECTIONS: FEDERAL TRANSFER TAXES CODE AND REGULATIONS. (New York: Foundation Press, 2016).
2016 Jan-Aug Kevin M. Yamamoto Book Federal Income Taxation. 13th ed. (St. Paul, MN: West Academic, 2016). (with David M. Hudson & Stephen A. Lind)

2016 Sept-Dec

Josh Blackman Article Civil Rights? United States v. Texas (Scalia, J., Concurring), 2016 Cato Sup. Ct. Rev. 79
2016 Sept-Dec Josh Blackman Article Gridlock, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 241 (2016).
2016 Sept-Dec Josh Blackman Article State Judicial Sovereignty, 2016 Ill. L. Rev. 2033.
2016 Sept-Dec Josh Blackman Chapters 2016 SUPPLEMENT, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW : CASES IN CONTEXT 2D ED.(New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013).
2016 Sept-Dec Amanda Harmon Cooley Article The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Youth & The Need for State Legislation on Marijuana-Specific Instruction in K-12 Schools, 44 Pepp. L. Rev. 71 (2016).
2016 Sept-Dec Susan Waite Crump Book Federal Testimonial Privileges: Evidentiary Privileges Relating to Witnesses & Documents in Federal-Law Cases. 2016-17 Ed. (Egan, MN: Thomson West, 2016). (With Paul Rothstein)
2016 Sept-Dec W. David East Book Anderson, Bartlett & East’s Texas Uniform Commercial Code annotated: with related business statutes. 2016-2017 ed. (St. Paul, MN: Thomson Reuters, 2016). (with Roy Ryden Anderson & Roger A. Bartlett)
2016 Sept-Dec Christopher S. Kulander Article 2014-2015 Oil & Gas Case Law Update, 41 T. Marshall L. Rev. 151 (2016).