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Jerry Anderson

Richard M. and Anita Calkins Distinguished Professor of Law

Property Law: Practice, Problems and Perspectives (Aspen:Wolters Kluwer 2014) (co-author)

"Protection for the Powerless: Political Economy History Lessons for the Animal Welfare Movement," 4 Stanford J. of Animal Law & Pol'y 1 (2011).

"Environmental Law Practice: Problems and Exercises for Skills Development," (3d ed. 2010) Carolina Academic Press

A Study of American Zoning Board Composition and Public Attitudes Toward Zoning Issues,” Urban Lawyer (2008).

Countryside Access and Environmental Protection: An American View of Britain’s Right to Roam,” Environmental Law Review (2007).

Britain’s Right to Roam: Redefining the Bundle of Sticks,” Georgetown Journal of International Environmental Law (2007).

Martin Begleiter

Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Law

“Serve the Cheerleader, Serve the World,” in 43 Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal 311 (2008).

Andrea Charlow

Associate Dean and Professor of Law

“Race, Poverty and Neglect,” excerpted and published in Structured Inequality in the United States, by A. Aquirre, Jr., and D. Baker (2d ed. Prentice Hall) (2007).

Hunter R. Clark

Professor of Law

Comparative Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials (co-author) (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, 2010).
“How the U.S. NEWS Rankings Affect American Legal Education,” 91 JUDICATURE 80 (Sept.-Oct. 2007).

“Divergence between the United States and European Union on Trade and Other Matters,” 10 ILSA J. INT'L & COMP. L. 459 (2004)

“Sustainable Economic Development: What the World Owes Africa, and What Africa Owes Itself,” 7 J. GENDER, RACE & JUST. 75 (2003)

“The WTO Banana Dispute Settlement and Its Implications for Trade Relations Between the United States and the European Union,” 35 CORNELL INT’L L.J. 291 (2002)

Laurie Doré

Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Law

IOWA PRACTICE – EVIDENCE, 2010-2011 Edition (West 2009, 2010).

"Public Courts v. Private Justice: It’s Time to Let Some Sun Shine in On Alternative Dispute Resolution," 81 CHI.-KENT L. REV. 463 (2006) Laurie Doré, Ronald J. Hedges & Kenneth J. Withers, “Best Practices Addressing Protective Orders, Confidentiality & Public Access in Civil Cases,” in The Sedona Guidelines on Confidentiality and Public Access, (March 2007).

“Public Courts versus Private Justice: It’s Time to Let Some Sun Shine in on Alternative Dispute Resolution,” 81 Chicago-Kent Law Review 463 (2006).

Matthew Doré

Richard M. and Anita Calkins Distinguished Professor of Law

Vols. 5-6, Iowa Practice-Business Organizations (Thomson/West 2009 edition).

Jerry R. Foxhoven

Executive Director of the Neal & Bea Smith Legal Clinic, Director of Middleton Children's Rights Center, and Professor of Law

“Beyond Grading: Assessing Student Readiness to Practice Law,” 16 Clinical Law Review 401 (2010).
“Effective Assistance of Counsel: Quality of Representation for Juveniles is Still Illusory”, 9 Barry Law Review 99 (2007).
"The Iowa Indian Child Welfare Act: Clarification and Enhancement of the Federal Act", 54 Drake Law Review 101 (2005).
“Real Collaboration Results in Better Outcomes for Kids”, Fostering Families Today, Volume 11, Issue 5, November/December 2011.
"Changing the Character of the Practice of Law", The Iowa Lawyer, Volume 69, Number 3, March 2009.

Sally Frank

Professor of Law

Briefs on Appeal to Iowa Supreme Court in State of Iowa v. Hutchison.

Anthony Gaughan

Associate Professor of Law

The Last Battle of the Civil War: United States versus Lee, 1861-1883 (Louisiana State University Press, 2011)

 “The Case for Limiting Federal Criminal Jurisdiction Over State and Local Campaign Contributions,” forthcoming from Arkansas Law Review (October 2012)

“The Futility of Contribution Limits in the Age of Super PACs,” 60 Drake Law Review 101 (Spring 2012)

“The Arlington Cemetery Case: A Court and a Nation Divided,” 37 The Journal of Supreme Court History 1 (March 2012)

“Watergate, Judge Sirica, and the Rule of Law,” 42 McGeorge Law Review 343 (2011)

“Woodrow Wilson and the Rise of Militant Interventionism in the New South,” LXV Journal of Southern History 771 (Nov. 1999)

“Woodrow Wilson and the Legacy of the Civil War,” 43 Civil War History 225 (Sept. 1997)

Neil D. Hamilton

Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Agricultural Law Center

“Feeding the World's Future: Agrarian Justice and the Rule of Law,” 13 Drake Journal of Agricultural Law 545 (2008).

“Feeding Our Green Future: Legal Responsibilities and Sustainable Agricultural Land Tenure,” 13 no.2 Drake Journal of Agricultural Law 377 (2008).

“Rural Land and Rural Livelihoods: Using Land and Natural Resources to Revitalize Rural America,” 13 no.1 Drake Journal of Agricultural Law 179 (2008).

“Emerging Issues of 21st Century Agricultural Law and Rural Practice,” 12 Drake Journal of Agricultural Law 79 (2007)

“Food Policy Councils: Access to Healthy Foods as an Element of Smart Growth,” 9 Getting Smart (Newsletter of the Smart Growth Network) (November 2006),

Mark Kende

James Madison Chair in Constitutional Law, Director of the Constitutional Law Center, and Professor of Law

“Jah Does Not Rule: Rastafarianism and the Freedom of Religion in the South African Constitutional Courtroom,” Book Chapter in Constitutional Rights in Two Worlds, South Africa and the United States (Cambridge University Press, 2009).

“Regulating Internet Pornography Aimed at Children: A Comparative Constitutional Perspective on Passing The Camel through the Needle’s Eye,” 2007 BYU Law Review 1623.

“Truth Commissions Versus Prosecutions—An African Perspective,” Book Chapter in Security, Reconstruction, and Reconciliation: When the Wars End (University College London Press 2007).

Russell E. Lovell, II

Professor of Law

The NAACP Report on Iowa State Government Employment, Sept. 17, 2007, published on Iowa Department of Administrative Services web site and the Des Moines NAACP web site.

“Trial Practicum Integral to First Year Law School Curriculum,” 90 Judicature 114 (Nov.-Dec. 2006).

Rebecca Lutkenhaus

Associate Professor of Law Librarianship

Cultural Property: A Legal Research Guide. (William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2012)

Cathy Mansfield

Professor of Law

A commentary on "Beyond Usury: A Study of Credit Card Use and Preference Among Low-Income Consumers" by Professor Angela Littwin, 86 TEXAS L. REV. 451 (2008).

David McCord

Professor of Law

Should Commission of a Contemporaneous Arson, Burglary, Kidnapping, Rape, or Robbery Be Sufficient to Make a Murderer Eligible for a Death Sentence?—An Empirical and Normative Analysis, 49 Santa Clara L. Rev. 1-50 (2009).

Editor of Judicature magazine symposium issue “The Effects of Capital Punishment on the Administration of Justice (March/April 2006); wrote the Introduction and the Afterword.

Lightning Still Strikes: Evidence from the Popular Press that Death Sentencing Continues to Be Unconstitutionally Arbitrary More than Three Decades after Furman, 71 Brooklyn L. Rev. 797-927 (2005).

Keith Miller

Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Law

"The Law of Gambling-Casebook," (2011--Carolina Academic Press; co-author Anthony Cabot)

Preface: 2008 Gaming Law Symposium, 57 Drake L. Rev. 319 (2009)

"Obesity Litigation: Curbing America’s Appetite Through Court Action," Rivista di Diritto Alimentare Anno II, numero 4-Ottobre-Dicembre 2008

"The Iowa Lottery’s TouchPlay Debacle," 11 Gaming L. Rev. 88 (2007)

Brent Pattison

Associate Clinical Professor

"When Children Object: Amplifying an Older Child’s Objection to Termination of Parental Rights," 49 U. MICH. J. L. REFORM (Forthcoming, 2016).

"Staying on Track: Protecting Youth in School Discipline Actions," in CHANGING LIVES: LAWYERS FIGHTING FOR CHILDREN, ABA Publishing (Lourdes Rosado, Ed. 2014).

"You Better Represent: Lessons about Lawyering from Adolescents (Real and Imagined)," 62 Drake L. Rev. Discourse 1 (2013).

Robert R. Rigg

Clinical Professor

Vol. 4, Iowa Practice—Criminal Law 2007 (Thomson/West 2009 Edition).

“The T-Rex Without Teeth: Evolving Strickland v. Washington and the Test for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel,” 35 Pepperdine Law Review Vol. 35 p. 77 (2007).

Danielle M. Shelton

Associate Professor of Law

“Rewriting Rule 68: Realizing the Benefits of the Federal Settlement Rule by Injecting Certainty into Offers of Judgment,” 91 Minnesota Law Review 865 (2007).

Maura I. Strassberg

Professor of Law

An Ethical Rabbit Hole: Model Rule 4.4, Intentional Interference with Former Employee Non-Disclosure Agreements and the Threat of Disqualification, Part I & Part II,” forthcoming in 89 & 90 Nebraska Law Review (Spring & Fall 2011)

"Foreword to Same-Sex Marriage Symposium," 58 Drake Law Review 101 (2010)

Privilege Can Be Abused: Exploring the Ethical Obligation to Avoid Frivolous Claims of Attorney-Client Privilege,” 37 Seton Hall Law Review 413 (2007).

Allan Vestal


“The Social-Welfare Based Limits on Private Ordering in Business Association Law,” in Joseph A. McCahery, Levinus Timmerman & Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PRIVATE COMPANY LAW REFORM: INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES (2010, T.M.C. Asser Press).

“Taming the Mandibles of Death: Secrecy, Disclosure, and Fiduciary Duties in the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act,” 59 CATHOLIC U. L. REV. 183 (2009)(with J. William Callison).

“Contractarianism and its Discontents: Reflections on Unincorporated Business Organization Law Reform” 42 SUFFOLK U. L. REV. 493 (2009) (with J. William Callison).

“The Uniform Limited Partnership Act (2001) Comes to Kentucky: An Owner’s Manual,” 34 N. KY. L. REV. 411 (2007) (with Thomas E. Rutledge).

“Modern Partnership Law Comes to Kentucky: Comparing the Kentucky Uniform Partnership Act and the Uniform Act from Which it was Derived,” 95 KY. L.J. 715 (2007) (with Thomas E. Rutledge).

“Not ‘Like Sailor or Idiots or Infants’: Social Welfare Based Limits on Private Ordering in Business Association Law", 8 EUR.BUS. ORG. L. 71 (2007).

“‘Wide Open:’ Nevada’s Innovative Market in Partnership Law,” 35 HOFSTRA L. REV. 275 (2006).

“Disappointing Diagnoses: The LLC Debate that Never Was,” 51 SAINT LOUIS U. L. REV. 53 (2006).

Karen Wallace

Professor of Law Librarianship

Does the Past Predict the Future?: An Empirical Analysis of Recent Iowa Supreme Court Use of Legislative History as a Window into Statutory Construction in Iowa,” 63 Drake L. Rev 239 (2015).

Legal Research Supplement: Exercises on Lexis Advance (3d. eBook ed., Lexis/Nexis 2014) (with Melissa Weresh)

Melissa H. Weresh

Professor of Law

"Uncommon Results: The Power of Team-Based Learning in the Legal Writing Classroom," Journal of the Legal Writing Institute (forthcoming 2014)

"The Chicken or the Egg? Public Service Orientation and Lawyer Well-Being," 36 UALR Law Review (forthcoming 2014)

"Stargate: Malleability as a Threshold Concept in Legal Education," 63 Journal of Legal Education 689 (2014)
"Service: A Prescription for the Lost Lawyer," The Journal of the Professional Lawyer 45 (2014)

"Transitioning to Team-Based Learning: A Primer for Pioneers," Oregon Law Review Online (2014)

Legal Research Supplement: Exercises on Lexis Advance (3d. eBook ed., Lexis/Nexis 2014) (with Karen Wallace)

"Morality, Trust, and Illusion: Ethos as Relationship," 9 Leg. Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD 229 (2012)

Iowa Legal Research (Carolina Academic Press, 2011) (with John Edwards, Sara Lowe and Karen Wallace)

"Forecast Cloudy, with a Chance of Ethics," THE IOWA LAWYER, February, 2012

"20% Off Pilates and Partnerships: Discount Coupons for Legal Services," THE IOWA LAWYER, April 2011

Association of American Law Schools Section on Professional Responsibility Fall 2011 Newsletter: "Cloudy, with a Chance of Ethics"

"Will Computers Take Over the Practice of Law?," THE IOWA LAWYER, December, 2011

"I’ll Start Walking Your Way, You Start Walking Mine: Sociological Perspectives on Professional Identity Development and Influence of Generational Differences," 61 South Carolina Law Review (2010)

"Small Leaks Sink Great Ships," THE IOWA LAWYER, January 2010

"Electronic Devices in the Courtroom," THE IOWA LAWYER, February 2010

"Contretemps in the Courthouse: New Recusal Standards Reveal Major Divisions on Bias and the Bench," THE IOWA LAWYER, April 2010

"Cyberprivacy: The Fourth Amendment and How It Applies to E-Mail and Text Messages," THE IOWA LAWYER, May 2010

"ABA Accreditation Standards Move to Outcomes-Based Assessment," THE IOWA LAWYER, September 2010
Legal Writing: Ethical and Professional Considerations, 2D. ED. (Lexis/Nexis, Matthew Bender, 2009)

"A Bold New Frontier: To Blog Where No Lawyer Has Blogged Before," THE IOWA LAWYER, January 2009

Legal Professionalism in the Real World (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2009) (with Lisa Penland)  

Ellen Yee

Professor of Law and Director of International Programs

Faint-Hearted Fidelity to the Common Law in Justice Scalia’s Confrontation Clause Trilogy, 100 J. CRIM. L. & CRIMINOLOGY ___ (2010).

Confronting the “Ongoing Emergency”: A Pragmatic Approach to Hearsay Evidence in the Context of the Sixth Amendment, 35 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 729 - 799 (2008).

Ohio v. Roberts, entry in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (David S. Tanenhaus, editor) (Macmillan Reference USA, 2008) 

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