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.
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)
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).
Interpreting Stale Preferential Rights to Acquire Real Estate: Beyond the Restatement of Property, 62 Vill. L. Rev. 603 (2017).
Sorority Houses as Confederate Monuments 105 Ky. L. J. (forthcoming).
Does Commodification Corrupt: Lessons from Paintings and Prostitutes, 50 Seton Hall L. Rev. (forthcoming).
Should We Buy Selling Sovereignty?, 66 Duke L.J. Online 19 (2017).
Rule of Flesh and Bone: The Dark Side of Informal Property Rights, 2015 Ill. L. Rev. 59.
Antitrust Efficient Enforcer and the Financial Products Benchmark Manipulation Litigation, 13 Ohio St. Bus. L.J. 99 (2019).
Too Big to Prosecute: Collateral Consequences, Systematic Institutions and the Rule of Law, 34 Rev. Banking & Financial L. 655 (2015).
The Gallerist’s Gambit: Financial Innovation, Tax Law, and the Making of the Contemporary Art Market, 42 Colum. J.L. & Arts 479 (2019) (with Michael W. Maizels).
Enduring Design for Business Entities, 2015 Utah L. Rev. 955.
Partisan Politics and Income Tax Rates, 2013 Mich. St. L. Rev. 703.
Regulation of Cryptotransactions (forthcoming West Academic 2020).
The Lawyer’s Cryptionary: A Resource for Talking to Clients About Crypto-transactions, 41 Campbell L. Rev. 47 (2019).
Securities Treatment of Tokenized Offerings Under U.S. Law, 46 Pepp. L Rev. 405 (2019).
Planning for Failure: Pipelines, Risk, and the Energy Revolution, 81 Ohio St. L.J. 349 (2020)
Justifying Safety: The Paradox of Rationality, 90 Temp. L. Rev. 155 (2018).
Reflecting Risk: Chemical Disclosure and Hydraulic Fracturing, 48 Ga L. Rev. 83 (2013).
Internationalizing the U.S. Law School Classroom: Lessons Learned from Teaching Transnationally, 52 Int’l Law. 131 (2019) (with Natalia Borozdina).
Ferguson, Fisher, and the Future: Diversity and Inclusion as a Remedy for Implicit Racial Bias, 42 J.C. & U.L. 59 (2016).
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).
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).
Cooperation or Compromise: Understanding the Farm Bill as Omnibus Legislation, 14 J. Food L. & Pol’y 1 (2018).
Prosecuting the Executive, 56 San Diego L. Rev. 105 (2019).
Federal Habeas Corpus and Systemic Official Misconduct: Why Form Trumps Constitutional Rights, 66 U. Kan. L. Rev. 1 (2017).
When Numbers Lie: The Under-Reporting of Police Justifiable Homicides, 21 Berkeley J. Crim L. 42 (2016).
"But I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking for": The Supreme Court's Struggle Understanding Factual Investigations in Federal Habeas Corpus, 18 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 1129 (2016).
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).
The Intersection of FinTech (Cryptocurrency) and Trademark Law, 53 U.C. Davis L. Rev. Online (2020).
Bilateral Treaty Reform and Regional Development: A Review of International Investment Agreements in East Africa (2020)
African States, Investor-State Arbitration and the ICSID Dispute Resolution System: Continuities, Changes and Challenges, 34(2) The ICSID Review—Foreign Investment Law Journal (2019).
Emerging Market Economies and International Investment Law: Turkey-Africa Bilateral Investment Treaties, 53(3) Vand. J. Transnat’l L. (2019).
The Fourth Amendment Inventory, 105 Iowa L. Rev. 1643 (2020).
What Am I Really Saying When I Open My Smartphone: A Response to Orin S. Kerr, 97 Tex. L. Rev. Online 63 (2019).
Unlocking the Fifth Amendment: Passwords and Encrypted Devices, 87 Fordham L. Rev. 203 (2018).
Who Should Own Police Body Camera Videos?, 95 Wash. U. L. Rev. 269 (2017).
Food, Farming & Sustainability: Readings in Agricultural Law (2d ed. Carolina Press 2016).
Moving in Opposite Directions?: Exploring Trends in Consumer Demand and Agricultural Production, 43 Mitchell Hamline L. Rev. 400 (2017).
Beyond the Food We Eat: Animal Drugs in Livestock Production, Duke Envtl L. & Pol’y F. 227 (2015).
Examining Food Safety from a Food Systems Perspective: The Need for a Holistic Approach, 2014 Wis. L. Rev. 397 (2014).
The Underprosecution of Labor Trafficking, 72 S.C. L. Rev. 477 (2020).
Regulating Wage Theft, 94 Wash. L. Rev. 759 (2019) (with Jennifer J. Lee).
Joint Employment in the Agricultural Sector in Who Is An Employee And Who Is The Employer?: Proceedings Of The New York University 68Th Annual Conference On Labor (LexisNexis, 2016) (Series editor: Samuel Estreicher; Volume editor: Kati L. Griffith) (with Patricia Kakalec).
Imposing Injustice: The Prospect of Mandatory Arbitration for Guestworkers, 40 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 2 (2016).
Legal Responses to Human Trafficking in Arkansas, The Arkansas Lawyer, Vol. 50 No. 3 (August 2015).
The Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in Bankruptcy: Protecting Clients and Avoiding Professional Error, Advoc., Oct. 2019, at ___ (Forthcoming).
Combating Professional Error in Bankruptcy Analysis Through the Design and Use of Decision Trees in Clinical Pedagogy, 91 St. John’s L.R. 427 (2017).
The Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in Bankruptcy and the Plight of the Debtor, 44 Seton Hall L.R. 47 (2014).
Bankruptcy, Relocation and the Debtor’s Dilemma: Preserving Your Homestead Exemption Versus Accepting the New Job Out of State, 43 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 141 (2011).
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).
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).
The Non-Adversarial Fiction of Immigration Adjudication, 2020 Wis. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020)
The Myth of Second Chances: Noncitizen Youth and Confidentiality of Delinquency Records, 31 Geo. Immig. L.J. 561 (2017).