The dynamic faculty of Texas Tech University School of Law continually writes books, articles, and other scholarly materials on a wide range of law-related issues. This collection showcases the scholarly publications written by Tech Law faculty members.

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  • Drilling for Damages: Common Law Relief in Oilfield Pollution Cases 

    Keffer, William R. (Southern Methodist University Law Review, 1994)
    Discusses various impacts that government regulation and environmental concerns have on the oil and gas industry throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, California, Kansas, and Colorado. Environmentalism has ...
  • Roe v. Wade Inverted: How the Supreme Court Might Have Privileged Fetal Rights over Reproductive Freedoms 

    Nowlin, Jack Wade (Mercer Law Review, 2012)
    In Roe v. Wade, the United States Supreme Court privileged reproductive freedoms over fetal rights, but what if the Court had done the reverse in resolving the question of abortion under the Constitution-elevating fetal ...
  • A Proposal to Make Courts-Martial Courts: The Removal of Commanders From Military Justice 

    Schiesser, Charles W.; Benson, Daniel H. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
    The authors submit what they believe to be a comprehensive revision of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) which goes to the heart of the problem, as they see it, rather than merely the symptoms. It should be ...
  • The 1970 Clean Air Amendments: Federalism In Action Or Inaction? 

    Kramer, Bruce M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
    Observes the monumental changes the 1970 amendments made to environmental law. The author praises the dual system of enforcement and variance approval. Moreover, the author believes that a federal presence limits leniency ...
  • Federal Rules of Evidence The Legislative and Drafting History 

    Larkin, Murl A. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
    Contains the Federal Rules of Evidence and the rules’ legislative and drafting history. Public Law 93-595 established a reasonably comprehensive set of rules of evidence for federal district courts and certain other federal ...
  • Environmental Legislation – An Alternative to Minimum Acreage Zoning 

    Skillern, Frank F. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
    Begins by discussing the police power test of reasonableness that is used to determine whether a particular ordinance is a proper exercise of the state’s power. Meeting this standard of review is determined on a case by ...
  • Environmental Law Introduction 

    Skillern, Frank F. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
    Introduces several of the issues addressed in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1975. The author describes the litigation before the 5th Circuit, which contained many unanswered questions concerning federal environmental ...
  • Fuentes v. Shevin: Due Process and the Consumer, A Legal and Empirical Study 

    Krahmer, John; Clifford, Karl; Lasley, Charles Lowell (Texas Tech Law Review, 1972)
    A discussion of the U.S. Supreme Court’s holding in Fuentes v. Shevin, which concerned due process in prejudgment replevin procedures. Part I, will examine the background and the decision in Fuentes, its place in the ...
  • The United States Court of Military Appeals 

    Benson, Daniel H. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1971)
    Studies the United States Court of Military Appeals, the court of last resort for any direct appeal in the military justice system. The author examines the court’s history, jurisdiction, the court’s performance, constitutional ...
  • Gratuitous Transfers of Community Property to Third Persons 

    Quilliam, W. Reed, Jr. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1970)
    The author explains recent changes to the Matrimonial Property Act of 1967, effective January 1, 1970, on the managerial powers of spouses affecting gratuitous transfers of community property. Traditionally, although each ...
  • Sovereign in Space? 

    Sutton, Victoria (Astrosociological Insights Newsletter of the Astrosociology Research Institute, 2017)
    There is some rumor of the wealthy Russian businessman who is funding Asgardia, a space station project that will orbit the Earth, in low orbit (LEO), that he intends to pursue (and get) UN membership for Asgardia. The ...
  • Fifty Years Later: Miranda & the Police 

    Pearl, Tracy Hresko (Texas Tech Law Review, 2017)
    In this Article, I examine the assumptions behind the question of whether Miranda (Miranda v. Arizona) has had a net positive or net negative impact on the police. After a brief overview of the Miranda decision in Part I, ...
  • Texas Elder Law 2018 

    James, Vaughn (Texas Lawyer, 2017)
    Texas Elder Law covers everything from dissolution of marriage to settling an estate. The book thoroughly covers the complex issues that plague estate planners and guardians. These include family and marital issues, paying ...
  • In Memoriam: A Tribute to Professors Conboy, Eissinger, Hunt, Krahmer & Weninger – Pillars of Tech Law 

    Huffman, Walter B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 2018)
    A law school's foundation is its faculty, and this is especially true of those faculty who have served a school for extended years. That being so, from January 2017 through April 2018, Tech Law's foundation suffered ...
  • A New in Camera Review Requirement for Summons Proceedings? 

    Camp, Bryan (Tax Notes, 2018)
    This paper looks at what appears to be an emerging trend in tax summons enforcement: that district courts actually review documents for which the summoned party claims a privilege. In December 2017 the Ninth Circuit seemingly ...
  • Tackling the Texas Essays 

    Christopher, Catherine Martin (Carolina Academic Press, 2018)
    The Texas bar exam is a unique animal. It's longer than most other bar exams in the nation, but it's more predictable than many other exams. And a predictable exam can be prepared for. This book will help you prepare for ...
  • Already Caught? The Truth Won't Lower Your IRS Penalties 

    Camp, Bryan (LAW360, 2018)
    Discusses the “one return rule” and tax fraud. Discusses how a taxpayer trying to commit fraud might try to amend the filing to avoid a charge of tax fraud and how the move most likely would not succeed.
  • Equitable Principles and Jurisdictional Time Periods, Part 2 

    Camp, Bryan (Tax Notes, 2018)
    This is the second of two articles looking at the relationship of equitable doctrines and time limits in the Tax Code. In the first article “Equitable Principles and Jurisdictional Time Periods” I showed how courts apply ...
  • Tangled Incentives: Proportionality and the Market for Reputation Harm 

    Benham, Dustin B. (Temple Law Review, 2018)
    Excessive litigation confidentiality and disproportionate discovery are symbiotic problems. Indeed, when a litigant uses discovery to obtain damaging information about an opposing party, the party will often pay money to ...
  • Integrative and Distributive Bargaining 

    Batra, Rishi (DRI Press, 2017)
    The distinction between integrative and distributive negotiation is one of the baseline innovations of our field’s modern development. Any number of other concepts simply cannot be understood until its lessons have been ...

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