Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series Archive

2016

16-01
Arrested Development: Rethinking the Contract Age of Majority for the 21-Century Adolescent
Wayne Barnes

16-02
Behavioral Public Choice and the Carbon Tax
Gary Lucas, Jr.

16-03
Lawyers & the Secret Welfare State
Milan Markovic

16-04
Legislative Exactions and Progressive Property
Timothy M. Mulvaney

16-05
The Anatomy of the Human Rights Framework for Intellectual Property
Peter K. Yu

16-0​6
Plea Bargain Negotiations: Defining Competence Beyond Lafler & Frye
Cynthia Alkon

16-0​7
Independence Without Accountability: The Judicial Paradox of Egypt's Failed Transition to Democracy
Sahar F. Aziz

16-0​8
Improving Predictability and Consistency in Class Action Tolling
Tanya Pierce

16-0​9
Charging the Poor: Criminal Justice Debt & Modern-Day Debtors' Prisons
Neil L. Sobol

16-​10
An Intentional Tort Theory of Patents
Saurabh Vishnubhakat

16-​1​1
Apple Pay, Bitcoin, and Consumers: The ABCs of Future Public Payments Law
Mark Edwin Burge

16-​1​2
NSFW: An Empirical Study of Scandalous Trademarks
Megan M. Carpenter and Mary Garner (student)

16-​13
Drugs on Tap: Managing Pharmaceuticals in Our Nation's Waters
Gabriel Eckstein

16-​14
Let Sleeping Regs Lie: A Diatribe on Regulation A's Futility Before and After the J.O.B.S. Act
Neal F. Newman

16-​1​5
A Whole Other Story: Applying Narrative Mediation to the Immigration Beat
Carol Pauli

16-​1​​6
Pregnancy Denied, Pregnancy Rejected in 'Stephanie Daley'
Susan Ayres ​and Prema Manjunath (UNT)

16-​1​​7
Lexisnexis® Guide to FATCA Compliance: Chapter 1
William Byrnes and Robert J. Munro

16-​1​​8
All Dried Out: How Responses to Drought Make Droughts Worse
Vanessa Casado-Pérez

16-​1​​9
Back to the Future: Designing and Improving a System of Proactive Management-Based Regulation to Help Lawyers and Protect the Public
Susan Saab Fortney

16-​​20
An Empirical Analysis of Judicial Transformation in Turkey
Nuno M. Garoupa, Ozan O. Varol (Lewis & Clark) and Lucia Dallapellegrina (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)

16-​​21
The NLRB as an Überagency for the Evolving Workplace
Michael Z. Green

16-​​22
Micro-Symposium: Top Ten Rankings of the U.S. Supreme Court
Meg Mary Margaret Penrose, Ross E. Davies (George Mason), Scott Dodson (Hastings), Ami A. Dodson​ (Hastings​), Brian L. Frye​ (Kentucky), Jack Metzler (independent), Brian M. Stewart (independent) and Patric M. Verrone (Calloo Callay, Inc.)

16-​2​3
High Court Pretense, Lower Court Candor: Judicial Impartiality after Caperton v. Massey Coal Co.
Lynne H. Rambo

16-​​2​4
Justice Deferred is Justice Denied: We Must End Our Failed Experiment in Deferring Corporate Criminal Prosecutions
Peter R. Reilly

16-​​2​5
Openness in International Adoption
Malinda L. Seymore

16-​​2​6
Occupying the Constitutional Right to Housing
Lisa T. Alexander

16-​​2​7
The Primary Effects of Secondary Rules: Institutions and Multilevel Governance
Charlotte Ku and Paul Diehl (Illinois)

16-​​2​​8
Unilateral Corporate Regulation
William J. Magnuson

16-​​29
Tax Compliance as a Wicked System
Jack Manhire

16-​30
Teaching Remedial Problem-Solving Skills to Underperforming Law Students
John F. Murphy

16-​31
Correcting a False Step: Rethinking Overhead for the 'Actual Expenses' Affirmative Defense to the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act
Wayne Barnes

16-​32
Behavioral Public Choice and the Law
Gary Lucas, Jr. and Slavisa Tasic (University of Mary)

16-​33
Incentivizing Corporate America to Eradicate Transnational Bribery Worldwide: Federal Transparency and Voluntary Disclosure Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Peter R. Reilly

16-​34
Strategic Decision Making in Dual PTAB and District Court Proceedings
Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Arti K. Rai (Duke) and Jay P. Kesan (Illinois)

16-​35
The Investment-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
Peter K. Yu

16-36
Too Clever by Half: Reflections on Perception, Legitimacy, and Choice of Law Under Revised Article 1 of the Uniform Commercial Code
Mark Edwin Burge

16-37
Missing Water Markets: A Cautionary Tale of Governmental Failure
Vanessa Casado-Pérez

16-38
How Cosmopolitan Are International Law Professors?
Milan Markovic and Ryan Scoville (Marquette)

16-39
Lessons Learned from Ferguson: Ending Abusive Collection of Criminal Justice Debt
Neil L. Sobol

16-40
Intellectual Property, Human Rights and Public-Private Partnerships
Peter K. Yu

16-41
Rethinking Counterterrorism in the Age of ISIS: Lessons from Sinai
Sahar Aziz

16-42
'Just Another Little Black Boy from the South Side of Chicago': Overcoming Obstacles and Breaking Down Barriers to Improve Diversity in the Law Professoriate
Michael Z. Green

16-43
On Bargaining for Development
Timothy Mulvaney

16-44
When Biopharma Meets Software: Bioinformatics at the Patent Office
Saurabh Vishnubhakat and Arti K. Rai (Duke)

16-45
The Quest for a User-Friendly Copyright Regime in Hong Kong
Peter K. Yu

16-46
An Overlooked Key to Reversing Mass Incarceration: Reforming the Law to Reduce Prosecutorial Power in Plea Bargaining
Cynthia Alkon

16-47
Identifying and Characterizing Transboundary Aquifers Along the Mexico-US Border: An Initial Assessment
Gabriel Eckstein, Rosario Sanchez (Texas A&M) and Victoria Lopez (Texas A&M)

16-48
Juking Access to Justice to Deregulate the Legal Market
Milan Markovic

16-49
Expired Patents
Saurabh Vishnubhakat

16-50
The RCEP and Trans-Pacific Intellectual Property Norms
Peter K. Yu

16-51
Paternity Un(Certainty): How the Law Surrounding Paternity Challenges Negatively Impacts Family Relationships and Women's Sexuality
Susan Ayres

16-52
Coercing Assimilation: The Case of Muslim Women of Color
Sahar F. Aziz

16-53
Do Specialized Courts Make a Difference? Evidence from Brazilian State Supreme Courts
Nuno M. Garoupa and Carolina Arlota (Oklahoma)

16-54
Out of Sight, Out of Mind: How Opportunity Cost Neglect Undermines Democracy
Gary Lucas, Jr.

16-55
The Comparative Economics of International Intellectual Property Agreements
Peter K. Yu

16-56
Theater or Transitional Justice: Reforming the Judiciary in Egypt
Sahar F. Aziz

16-57
Framework for U.S. Transfer Pricing Analysis Under Treasury Regulation Section 1.482 and the OECD Guidelines Compared
William Byrnes and Robert T. Cole

16-58
What Does Voluntary Tax Compliance Mean?: A Government Perspective
Jack Manhire

16-59
What's It Worth to Keep a Secret?
Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Gavin C. Reid (St. Andrews) and Nicola Searle (Univ. of London - Goldsmiths College)

16-60
Tales of the Unintended in Copyright Law
Peter K. Yu

16-61
What's Law Got to Do with it? Plea Bargaining Reform after Lafler and Frye
Cynthia Alkon

16-62
Legal Malpractice, a Tort in Search of a Remedy: Prying Open the Courthouse Doors for Legal Malpractice Victims
Susan Saab Fortney

16-63
Grasping Fatherhood in Abortion & Adoption
Malinda L. Seymore

16-64
The Field of Invention
Saurabh Vishnubhakat

16-65
The Confuzzling Rhetoric Against New Copyright Exceptions
Peter K. Yu

16-66
Teaching Empathy: Using Dramatic Narrative to Understand Domestic Violence
Susan Ayres

16-67
Beyond the U.S. News Index: A Better Measure of Law School Diversity
Jack Manhire

16-68
Of Monsters and Lawyers
Milan Markovic

16-69
Transforming News: How Mediation Principles Can Depolarize Public Talk
Carol Pauli

16-​70
Intellectual Property, Asian Philosophy and the Yin-Yang School
Peter K. Yu

16-71
The Blinding Color of Race: Elections and Democracy after Shelby
S​ahar Aziz

16-72
Unusual Unanimity and the Ongoing Debate on the Meaning of Words: The Labor and Employment Decisions from the Supreme Court's 2013-14 Term
Michael Z. Green

16-73
Deriving the Expected Value of the Tax Underreporting Rate
Jack Manhire

16-74
The USPTO Patent Pro Bono Program
Saurabh Vishnubhakat and Jennifer M. McDowell (USPTO)

16-​75
Intellectual Property Enforcement and Global Climate Change
Peter K. Yu