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2014 -2015

Faculty Activities


John B. Attanasio    
Judge William Hawley Atwell Chair of Constitutional Law,
Professor of Law, and Former Dean

 
Books
Constitutional Law (LexisNexis, Fifth Edition 2008) (2013 & 2014 Annual Supplements) (with Norman Redlich
& Joel Goldstein)

Understanding Constitutional Law (LexisNexis, Fourth Edition, 2012) (2013 & 2014 Annual Supplements)
(with Joel Goldstein)
 
Articles
Cinco Temas del Derecho Estadounidense, BOLETIN ONBC, no. 50, 10-18 (October-December 2013)
 


Cheryl Nelson Butler  

Assistant Professor of Law
 
Articles
Kids For Sale: Does America Recognize Her Own Sexually Exploited Minors as Victims of Human Trafficking?
44 Seton Hall Law Review 833 (2014)

Blackness as Delinquency, 90 Washington University Law Review 1335 (2013) (Lead Article) (62 pgs) 
 


Anthony J. Colangelo
Gerald J. Ford Research Fellow and Associate Professor of Law 
 
Articles
Jurisdiction, Immunity, Legality, and Jus Cogens, 49 Chicago Journal of International Law 53-91 (2013) (invited contribution)

Spatial Legality, Due Process, and Choice of Law under U.S. State Law, 3 UC Irvine Law Review 63-79 (2013)
(with Kristina Kiik) (invited symposium contribution)

The Alien Tort Statute and the Law of Nations in Kiobel and Beyond, 44 Georgetown Journal of International Law 1329-1346 (2013) (invited contribution)

Kiobel: Muddling the Distinction between and Prescriptive versus Adjudicative Jurisdiction, 27 Maryland Journal of International Law 65-75 (2013) (invited symposium contribution)
 
Book Chapters
The Legal Limits of Universal Jurisdiction, in Globalization and Common Responsibilities of States in International Law 205-255 (K. De Feyter, ed.) (Ashgate)
 


Nathan Cortez

Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor of Law
 
Articles
FDA Regulation of Mobile Health Technologies, 371 The New England Journal of Medicine 372 (Mary Beth Hamel, M.D., M.P.H., Editor) (2014) (coauthored)
 


Gregory S. Crespi

Professor of Law
 
Articles
Will the Income-Based Repayment Program Enable Law Schools to Continue to Provide “Harvard-Style” Legal Education? 67 SMU Law Review 51 (2014)

Correcting for the Wealth Bias of Cost-Benefit Analysis Through Use of ‘Percentage of Wealth’-Based Valuations,
46 Creighton Law Review 149 (2013)
 


David E. DePianto

Assistant Professor of Law
 
Articles
Sticky Compliance: An Endowment Account of Expressive Law, 2014 Utah Law Review 1241 (2014)

Tort Damages and the (Misunderstood) Money-Happiness Connection, 44 Arizona State Law Journal 1385 (2013)


William V. Dorsaneo III

Chief Justice John and Lena Hickman Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Professor of Law
 
Books
Texas Civil Procedure:  Trial and Appellate Practice (LexisNexis, 2014-2015 Edition) (coauthored)
 
Texas Civil Procedure:  Pretrial Litigation (LexisNexis, 2014-2015 Edition) (coauthored) 
 


Jeffrey M. Gaba       
Professor of Law
 
Books
Gaba’s Texas Environmental Law Statutes Annotated (West, 2014 Edition)
 
The Law of Solid Waste, Pollution Prevention and Recycling (West 1992) (2014 Update) (with Donald W. Stever)
 
Articles
Flowback: Federal Regulation of Wastewater from Hydraulic Fracturing, 39 Columbia Journal of Environmental Law 102 (forthcoming September, 2014)


Christopher H. Hanna
Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor and Professor of Law
 
Books
Corporate Income Tax Accounting, 2014 edition (lead co-author) (Warren Gorham & Lamont)
 
 


M. Christopher Jenks
Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic and
Assistant Professor of Law


Articles
Strange Bedfellows: How Expanding the Public Safety Exception to Miranda Benefits Counterterrorism Suspects, 61 Fordham Urban Law Journal 1 (2014)

International Decisions: Prosecutor v. Perišić, 107 American Journal of International Law 622 (2013)

Law as Shield, Law as Sword: The ICC’s Lubanga Decision, Child Soldiers and the Perverse Mutualism of Participation in Hostilities, 3 University of Miami National Security National Security and Armed Conflict Review 106 (2013)


Jeffrey Kahn   
Associate Professor of Law
 
Books
Mrs. Shipley’s Ghost: The Right to Travel and Terrorist Watchlists (University of Michigan Press 2013,
paperback edition 2014)
 
Articles
Freedom of Expression in Post-Soviet Russia, 18 UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs 1-30 (2013)
 
Book Chapters
The Law is a Causeway: Metaphor & the Rule of Law in Russia, in The Legal Doctrines of the Rule of Law & the Legal State (Rechtsstaat) (Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law & Justice, Vol. 38) 229-250 (Silkenat, Hickey, & Barenboim, eds., Springer, 2014)
 
How Federal Is The Russian Federation?, reprinted in Federalism & Legal Unification: A Comparative Empirical Investigation of Twenty Systems (Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law & Justice, Vol. 28) 355-390 (Halberstam & Reimann, eds., 2014) (with Alexei Trochev & Nikolay Balayan)
 


John S. Lowe    
George W. Hutchison Professor of Energy Law
 
Books
Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell (West Publishing Company, 6th edition 2014) (1st through 5th editions published in 1983, 1988, 1995, 2003, 2008)
 
 


Joseph Norton
James L. Walsh Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Financial Institutions and
Professor of Law

 
Book Chapters
Architecture and Conceptual Issues- International Financial Standard-Setting Processes, Chapter 6 in International Law in Financial Regulation and Monetary Affairs (Oxford Univ.Press, Profs T. Cottier, J.H. Jackson and R. Lastra) (2013), pp. 114-132
 
Other Writing
“Forward” to China’s Banking Law and the National Treatment of Foreign-Funded Banks, by Wang Wei (Ashgate 2013)
 
“Forward” to Financial Crisis Containment and Government Guarantees (eds. Labrosse, Olivares-Carminal, and Singh, OECD 2012/Elgar 2013)
 


W. Keith Robinson
Assistant Professor of Law
 
Articles
A Case Study of Federal Circuit Policy Making, 66 SMU Law Review 579 (2013)
 
 


C. Paul Rogers, III   
Professor of Law and Former Dean
 
Articles
A Concise History of Corporate Mergers and the Antitrust Laws in the United States, 24 National Law School
of India Review
10-31 (2013)
 
 


Meghan J. Ryan
Assistant Professor of Law
 
Articles
Juries and the Criminal Constitution, 65 Alabama Law Review 849–902 (2014)
 
Finality and Rehabilitation, 3 Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy 121–49 (2014) (invited symposium contribution)
 
Other Writing
American Bar Association Proposed Resolution and Report on Remedying Wrongful Execution (2013)
 
Book Review, CRIMINAL LAW & CRIMINAL JUSTICE BOOKS (2013) (solicited book review of Michael L. Perlin, Mental Disability and the Death Penalty:  The Shame of the States (2013))


Mary Spector
Director of Consumer Law Project, Co-Director of Civil Clinic, and
Associate Professor of Law

 
Articles
Where the FCRA meets the FDCPA:  The Impact of Un-Fair Collection Practices on the Credit Report, 20 Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law & Policy 479 (2013)
 


Marc I. Steinberg 
Rupert and Lillian Radford Professor of Law
 
Books
Understanding Securities Law (LexisNexis, Sixth Edition 2014)
 
Global Issues in Securities Law (West 2013) (with Franklin A. Gevurtz and Eric Chaffee)
 
Articles
Pleading Securities Fraud Claims -- Only Part of the Story, 45 Loyola (Chicago) University Law Review 603 (2014)


Joshua C. Tate
Associate Professor of Law
 
Other Writing
The Selden Society in Texas, El Paso Bar Journal 8 (June 2014)

 


David O. Taylor
Assistant Professor of Law
 
Articles
Formalism and Antiformalism in Patent Law Adjudication:  Rules and Standards, 46 Connecticut Law Review 415 (2013) (lead article)
 
Formalism and Antiformalism in Patent Law Adjudication:  Precedent and Policy, 66 SMU Law Review 633 (2013)
(invited contribution)
 


Elizabeth G. Thornburg 
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Richard R. Lee Endowed Professor of Law
 
Books
Texas Civil Procedure:  Trial and Appellate Practice (LexisNexis, 2014-2015 Edition) (coauthored)
 
Texas Civil Procedure:  Pretrial Litigation (LexisNexis, 2014-2015 Edition) (coauthored)
 


Jenia Iontcheva Turner
Professor of Law 
 
Articles
The Constitutionality of Negotiated Criminal Judgments in Germany, 15 German Law Journal 81 (2014)
(with Thomas Weigend) (peer review)
 
Policing International Prosecutors, 45 NYU Journal of International Law & Policy 175 (2013) (featured in
Opinio Juris symposium)
 
Book Chapters
Article 65: Proceedings on an Admission of Guilt, in Klamberg Commentary on the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (2014)
 
Rule 139: Decision on Admission of Guilt, in Klamberg Commentary on the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Criminal Court (2014)
 
Plea Bargaining, in International Criminal Procedure (Fausto Pocar & Linda Carter eds.) (Edward Elgar Pub. 2013)
 
Negotiated Justice, in International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules (Göran Sluiter et al. eds., Oxford UP 2013) (with Thomas Weigend)


Jessica Dixon Weaver       
Assistant Professor of Law
 
Articles
Overstepping Ethical Boundaries? Limitations on State Efforts to Provide Access to Justice in Family Courts, 82 Fordham Law Review 2705 (2014)
 
Grandma in the White House:  Legal Support for Intergenerational Caregiving, 43 Seton Hall Law Review 1 (2013) (lead article, cited in D. Kelly Weisberg & Susan F. Appleton, Modern Family Law:  Cases and Materials 360 (5th ed., 2013) and excerpted in Nina A. Kohn, Elder Law:  Cases, Problems & Exercises 595-96, 597 (2013))


Peter Winship
James Cleo Thompson, Sr., Trustee Professor of Law

Presentations
On 4 June he participated in a meeting of the Leonard J. Theberge Award for Private International Law committee.  The award is made by the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law.
 
On 18 June he spoke in London on “Current Issues in Secured Transactions law in the United States” at a conference on “Secured Transaction Reform in Other Jurisdictions” sponsored by the [U.K.] Secured Transactions Law Reform Project.
 
On 20 June he delivered the same paper at the University of Durham, England, at a companion conference sponsored jointly by the Reform Project and the Durham University Law School.  On July 3 he was informed that his paper for the Durham and London conferences would be published by Hart Publishing (Oxford/Portland).  On July 30 he accepted an invitation to submit an additional chapter on the history of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code to the book.
 
From 16-19 July he attended the 17th biennial meeting of the International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law in Istanbul.  The meeting was held at the Istanbul Bilgi University.  At the meeting he delivered a paper entitled “The Hague Principles, the CISG, and the “Battle of Forms.”
 
From 20-26 July he attended the quadrennial meeting of the International Academy of Comparative Law in Vienna.
On July 22 he represented SMU at the business meeting of the board of directors of the American Society of International Law and the editors of the American Journal of Comparative Law.
 
In July he was informed by Michael Dennis, Director of the U.S. Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law, that he had been reappointed to the Advisory Committee.
 
By letter of 28 July from José Angelo Estrella-Faria, secretary-general of the International Institute for the Unification of Private International Law (UNIDROIT), he was informed that he had been reappointed as a “correspondent” (adviser).
 
From 5-7 August he attended a retreat for leaders of the American Bar Association Section of International Law in Boston.  For the 2014-2015 membership year he is co-liaison to the Uniform Law Commission and the Joint Editorial Board for International Law and a member of the Leonard J. Theberge Award for Private International Law.
 
From 8-10 August he attended the annual meeting of the American Bar Association annual meeting in Boston.