Faculty Forum | Activities & Accolades


SEPTEMBER 2019

Lolita Buckner-Inniss’ book, The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson (Fordham University Press, 2019) has been published.  It was noted on the Legal History Blog as well (archived at https://perma.cc/8QCP-J797).

Martin Camp’s article “Pitfalls Involving Owner Financing of Residential Property in Texas” was published in the August Dallas Bar Headnotes Magazine on page 15.  (archived at https://scholar.smu.edu/law_faculty/559/)

Anthony Colangelo will be speaking at the Cato Institute on Sept. 17th as part of their Constitution Day. The event will be broadcast on C-SPAN and other media outlets. His presentation will be about an article he wrote for their Supreme Court Review which is being published the day of the conference. His paper (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3431288) has already been picked up by a couple of high traffic blogs. He also recently posted a blog on international double jeopardy on the leading international law blog, Opinio Juris: http://opiniojuris.org/2019/08/30/the-u-s-supreme-court-on-international-double-jeopardy/

John Lowe’s seventh edition of Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell which published in July was recognized by the Kansas Court of Appeals.  Judge Steve Leben expressed appreciation for the Nutshell, which he cited it in Escopeta Oil, LLC v. Orbit Energy, LLC, 2010.  His chapter “Legal Culture of United States’ Oil and Gas Leases” was also accepted by Edgar Elgar (UK) publishers for inclusion in a book on the legal culture of the contracts that govern oil and gas exploration and development around the world.

Eric Ruben’s article “From Theory to Doctrine: An Empirical Analysis of The Right to Keep and Bear Arms After Heller” was featured in an amicus brief filed on behalf of “Constitutional Law Professors” in a pending Supreme Court case,New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York.  The brief characterized his article as “[t]he most comprehensive quantitative study” of Second Amendment case law. He was also quoted in a Mother Jones article about whether requiring gun owners to acquire liability insurance runs afoul of the Second Amendment.

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