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Faculty Scholarship Update

The latest works from The University of Tulsa College of Law faculty

galoobStephen Galoob
Associate Professor of Law

Professor Galoob’s essay (with Ethan Leib), “Fiduciary Political Theory: A Critique,” was published in 125 Yale Law Journal 1820 (2016). Professor Galoob’s forthcoming publications include “Coercion, Fraud, and What’s Wrong With Blackmail” in Legal Theory; “The Core of Fiduciary Political Theory” (with Leib) in Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law; “Fiduciary Principles and Public Offices” (with Leib) in Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law; and “The Ethical Identity of Law Students” (with others) in International Journal of the Legal Profession. In November 2016, Professor Galoob will host an international conference on the philosophy of criminal procedure at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, Canada.

spooRobert Spoo
Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law

Professor Spoo has been awarded a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Humanities and will use it to complete his book, Modernism and the Law, which will be published by Bloomsbury Publishing (London and New York).  His article, “Courtesy Paratexts: Informal Publishing Norms and the Copyright Vacuum in Nineteenth-Century America,” will be published in volume 69 of the Stanford Law Review. Two of his essays–“The Novel and the Law” and “Ulysses as Deodand: Books, Automobiles, and the Law of Forfeiture”–have been invited for inclusion in essay collections to be published by Cambridge University Press and University Press of Florida, respectively.  In fall 2016, he will give invited presentations in the Book History and Print Culture Program at University of Toronto, and at the Modernist Studies Association Conference in Pasadena.

carpenterAnna Carpenter
Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Professor Carpenter recently published two articles, “Lawyers, Power, and Strategic Expertise,” 93 Denver Law Review 469 (2016) and “A Little Lawyering Can Be a Dangerous Thing,” 67Hastings Law Journal 101 (2016) (both with Colleen Shanahan and Alyx Mark).  Another article, “Trial and Error: Lawyers and Nonlawyer Advocates,” is forthcoming in the peer-reviewed journal, Law and Social Inquiry (with Colleen Shanahan and Alyx Mark). Her current work-in-progress, “Judges and Access to Justice,” examines active judging in a majority pro secourt.

halabiSam Halabi
Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Associate Professor of Law

Professor Halabi’s book, Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola (edited with Larry Gostin and Jeff Crowley), has been published by Oxford University Press. His next book,Intellectual Property and the New International Economic Order, is scheduled for publication by Cambridge University Press in 2017. In 2016, Professor Halabi published “Collective Corporate Knowledge and the False Claims Act” in the Baylor Law Reviewand “International Intellectual Property Shelters” in the Tulane Law Review.

pietyTamara Piety
Professor of Law

Professor Piety was a panelist, along with Linda Greenhouse, on a panel entitled “The Weaponized First Amendment” at the American Constitution Society Conference in June. Also in June, she was a speaker at a CLE on commercial speech, convened by Yale Law School and held at the New York City offices of Davis Wright Tremaine. She was an invited participant at the Yale Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference and at a workshop organized by Cornell Law School. In April, she was a participant in the Thomas C. Grey Fellows Forum at Stanford Law School and served as a panelist at a symposium on humor and political cartooning organized by the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities. In November of 2015, she was invited by the National Association of Attorneys General to address the nation’s attorneys general on issues of commercial speech and consumer protection. She has published “Why Personhood Matters,” in Constitutional Commentary. In Spring of 2015, Professor Piety was a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School and a Visiting Scholar in Residence at the Information Society Project at YLS.

lamkinMatt Lamkin
Associate Professor of Law

Professor Lamkin‘s article, “Medical Regulation as Social Control,” has been accepted for publication by the BYU Law Review. With Carl Elliott at the University of Minnesota, he has coauthored “Restrict the Recruitment of Involuntarily Committed Patients for Psychiatric Research,” 73 JAMA Psychiatry 317-318 (2016) and “Curing the Disobedient Patient: Medication Adherence Programs as Pharmaceutical Marketing Tools” in 42 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (2014).

luttrellMelissa Luttrell
Assistant Professor of Law

Professor Luttrell‘s article, “The Social Cost of Inertia: How Cost-Benefit Incoherence Threatens to Derail U.S. Climate Policy,” appeared in 25 Duke Envtl. L. & Pol’y Forum 131 (2015).

mccormickElizabeth McCormick
Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Professor McCormick’s most recent article, “Federal Anti-Sanctuary Law: A Failed Approach to Immigration Enforcement and a Poor Substitute for Real Reform,” has been published in 20 Lewis & Clark Law Review 165 (2016). She also contributed a chapter on Oklahoma to Contemporary Immigration in America: A State-by-State Encyclopedia, edited by Kathleen R. Arnold and published by ABC-CLIO, LLC, in January 2015.

christopherRussell Christopher
Professor of Law

Professor Christopher‘s article, “Inconsistent Rationales for Capital Punishment Plus,” is forthcoming in the University of Illinois Law Review.  His article, “Absurdity and Excessively Delayed Executions,” has been published in 49 U.C. Davis Law Review 843 in 2016. Professor Christopher has spoken about indigents’ Sixth Amendment right to appointed counsel at the Law and Society Association, the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy and the Constitutional Law Colloquium at Loyola University, Chicago, School of Law.

martonMimi Marton
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law

Professor Marton recently wrote a chapter for Adjudicating Refugee and Asylum Status, The Role of Witness, Expertise, and Testimony, published in 2015 by Cambridge University Press. Her chapter is entitled “Beyond Expert Witnessing: Interdisciplinary Practices in Representing Rape Survivors in Asylum Cases.”

roysterJudith Royster
Professor of Law

Professor Royster‘s article, “Revisiting Montana: Indian Treaty Rights and Tribal Authority over Nonmembers on Trust Lands,” has been published in 57 Ariz. L. Rev. 889 (2015).

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