Beginning Tuesday, March 17 and until further notice, STCL Houston will close to outside visitors and only essential personnel will be expected to report to work. Supervisors will reach out to staff with additional information on modified operations. Staff should contact their supervisors or HR with questions. The school will provide additional updates as they become available. Please visit www.stcl.edu/health for updated information.

John J. Worley

Vice President and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law

A.B., University of Georgia
J.D., University of Georgia, School of Law

Areas of Expertise

  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Contracts
  • Payments Law
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Secured Financing

jjworley@stcl.edu

713-646-1863

Office: 609T


ARTICLES

Deliberative Constitutionalism , 2009 B.Y.U. L. Rev. 431.

Bankruptcy Law: Pre-Petition Debts, Critical Vendors and Who Gets Paid First , Executive Legal Adviser, May/June 2006, at 24.

Cutting in Line: Pre-petition Debts, Critical Vendors and Who Gets Paid First , 20 Tex. Law., Jan. 24, 2005 at 24.

Foreword: Neutralism, Perfectionism, and the Lawyer’s Duty to Promote the Common Good , 40 S. Tex. L. Rev. 1 (1999).

The Declaration of Independence for Letters of Credit , 1989 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

His, Hers, or Theirs? Community Property and Credit Applications , 1989 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Paid-in-Full Checks and Creditor’s Dilemma , 1989 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Who Checks the Checks? 1989 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Paying With Plastic: the Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights , 1989 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Employee Embezzlement and Check Fraud , 1989 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

ATM Cards: Promptly Notify the Bank if Lost or Stolen , 1989 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Truth or Consequences: Lie Detectors in the Workplace , 1988 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Retirement Insecurity , 1988 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Down in the Dumps: Insuring Against Hazardous Waste , 1988 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

What’s in a Name: Stopping Payment on Cashier’s and Teller’s Checks , 1988 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Of Pac-Men and Presidents: Political Activity by Corporations , 1988 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Minor Errors With Major Consequence: the Secured Creditor’s Right to a Deficiency , 1988 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Death and Taxes , 1988 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Clearing the Air: Some Problems of Asbestos and the Law , 1988 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

When Banks and S&Ls Fail: Getting Sued By the FDIC and FSLIC , 1988 Focus Fall (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Post Employment Covenants Not to Compete: Texas-Style , 1988 Focus Fall (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

A Fresh Start or a False Start? Converting Non exempt to Exempt Property Before Bankruptcy , 1988 Focus Fall (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

CHAPTERS

Possessory Security Interests , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code §6A.06 (Peter F. Coogan et al. eds., 1998).

Equitable Subordination of Secured Claims Under the Bankruptcy Code , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1995).

The Secured Party and Default Proceedings Under Article 9 , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1995). (with William E. Hogan)

Possessory Security Interests , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1991).

Possessory Security Interests , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1988)

Article 4 Security Interests in Checks and Other Documents , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1986).

PRESENTATIONS & PROCEEDINGS

Proving Ownership Of The Claim: The Residential Mortgage Note , 27th Annual Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, 2011). (Chap. 2)

Transactional Centers And Certificate Programs , 12 Transactions: Tenn. J. Bus. L. 299 (2011).

Bankruptcy Courts: Jurisdiction, Venue, and Jury Trial , Bankruptcy Fundamentals for Lawyers & Legal Assistants (Houston: South Texas College of Law Houston, 1991).

Bankruptcy Courts: Jurisdiction, Venue, and Jury Trial , Advanced Bankruptcy Institute (Houston: South Texas College of Law Houston, 1989).


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