Faculty & Research


The law faculty at the University of Arkansas flagship campus in Fayetteville have consistently placed in top law journals over the last three years, including Stanford, California, Michigan, Cornell, Virginia, Texas, UCLA, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, Minnesota, Iowa, Notre Dame, Emory, Boston University, Wisconsin, UC Davis, and OSU.

Recent Notable Faculty Publications

Stanford Law Review

Traffic Without the Police, 73 Stan. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2021)

by Jordan Blair Woods

Virginia Law Review

Settled Law, 107 Va. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2021)

by G. Alexander Nunn & Alan M. Trammell

Faculty Scholarship

Lonnie Beard

Lonnie Beard

Questioning the Practice of Executing Duplicate Original Wills, 2013 Ark. L. Notes 3 (2013)

Price Allocations with Respect to Sales of Farm Property: A Survey of Income Tax Considerations and Planning Possibilities, 43 Ark. L. Rev. 631 (1990).

Survey of the Law and Selected Issues Relating to the Deductibility of Soil and Water Conservation Expenditures Under Section 175 of the Internal Revenue Code, 73 Ky. L.J. 723 (1985)

Howard Brill

Howard W. Brill

Baseball Mascots and the Law, 65 U. Kan. L. Rev. 105 (2016) (with Christian H. Brill).

1 Arkansas Practice Series: Law of Damages (6th ed. 2014) (with Christian H. Brill).

Amanda Beth Hurst

Amanda Beth Hurst

Gonzaga’s Ghosts, 86 Tenn. L. Rev. 289 (2019).

Stacy Leeds

Stacy L. Leeds

Women and the Law Stories (Schneider & Wildman 2011)(Chapter 13: A Tribal Court Domestic Violence Case: The Story of an Unknown Victim, an Unreported Decision, and an All Too Common Injustice)(Foundation Press, Thompson Reuters).

Commentary on Johnson v. M’Intosh as advisory panel member and contributing author to Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Property Opinions (Eloisa C. Rodriguez-Dod and Elena Maria Marty-Nelson ed.)(Cambridge University Press forthcoming 2020)(project website).

Mastering American Indian Law (2nd ed., EagleWoman & Leeds 2019) (Carolina Academic Press).

Beyond an Emergency Declaration: Tribal Governments and the Opioid Crisis, 67 U. Kan. L. Rev. 1013 (2019).

Whose Sovereignty? Tribal Citizenship, Federal Indian Law, and Globalization, 2014 Arizona State L. Journal 89 (2014)(with Erin Shirl).

Jill Wieber Lens

Jill Wieber Lens

Miscarriage, Stillbirth, & Reproductive Justice, 98 Wash. U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2021)

Medical Paternalism, Stillbirth, & Blindsided Mothers, 106 Iowa L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020)

Children, Wrongful Death, & Punitive Damages, 100 B.U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020).

Mary Beth Matthews

Mary Beth Matthews

Black Letter Outline on Payments Law (2d ed. 2017) (with Steve H. Nickles) (& 1st ed. 2007).

Payments Law in a Nutshell (2d ed. 2015) (with Steve H. Nickles) (& 1st ed. 2007).

Current Developments in the Law Regarding Agricultural Cooperatives, 1 Drake J. Agric. L. 173 (1996).

Cynthia Nance

Cynthia Nance

The Value of a Law Degree, 96 Iowa L. Rev. 1629 (2011).

Alex Nunn

Alex Nunn

Law, Fact, and the Legal Process, 69 Emory L.J. __ (forthcoming 2021).

Settled Law, 107 Va. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2021) (with Alan Trammell).

Beyond the Witness: Bringing a Process Perspective to Modern Evidence Law, 97 Tex. L. Rev. 1077 (2019) (with Edward K. Cheng).

DNA, Blue Bus, and Phase Changes, 20 Int’l J. Evidence & Proof 112 (2016) (with Edward K. Cheng).

Uche Ewelukwa Ofodile

Uche Ewelukwa Ofodile

The Intersection of FinTech (Cryptocurrency) and Trademark Law, 53 U.C. Davis L. Rev. Online (forthcoming 2019-2020).

Emerging Market Economies and International Investment Law: Turkey-Africa Bilateral Investment Treaties, 52 Vand. J. Transnat’l L. (forthcoming 2019).

Africa-China Bilateral Investment Treaties: A Critique, 35 Mich. J. Int’l L. 131 (2013).

Trade, Empires, and Subjects - China-Africa Trade Relations: A New Fair Trade Arrangement or the Third Scramble for Africa? 41 Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 505 (2008).

Annie Smith

Annie Smith

Prosecuting Labor Trafficking, 71 S.C. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020).

Regulating Wage Theft, 94 Wash. L. Rev. 759 (2019) (with Jennifer J. Lee).

Imposing Injustice: The Prospect of Mandatory Arbitration for Guestworkers, 40 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 375 (2016).

Danielle Weatherby

Danielle Weatherby

Danielle Weatherby, Student Discipline and the Active Avoidance Doctrine, 54 U.C. Davis Law Rev. — (forthcoming).

Shackled Speech: How President Trump’s Treatment of the Press and the Citizen-Critic Undermines the Central Meaning of the First Amendment, 23 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 311 (2019) (with Terri R. Day).

Speech Narcissism, 70 Fla. L. Rev. 839 (2018) (with Terri R. Day).

Contemplating Masterpiece Cakeshop, 74 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. Online 86 (2017) (with Terri R. Day).

Jordan Blair Woods

Jordan Blair Woods

Traffic Without the Police, 73 Stan. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2021).

Policing, Danger Narratives, and Routine Traffic Stops, 117 Mich. L. Rev. 635 (2019).

Religious Exemptions and LGBTQ Child Welfare, 103 Minn. L. Rev. 2343 (2019).

LGBT Identity and Crime, 105 Calif. L. Rev. 667 (2017).