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Volume 49 Number 2


In Memory of Roderick Glen Ayers, Jr. (1947–2017), Professor of Law, St. Mary’s University School of Law

The Honorable Craig A. Gargotta
William R. “Dick” Davis, Jr.




David Crump


Getting Local Governments Where They Need to Go Without Taking Taxpayers for a Ride: “CABs,” Why They Are Used, and What Can Be Done to Prevent Their Misuse

Heather G. White



Undocumented Citizens of the United States: The Repercussions of Denying Birth Certificates

Anna Laura Lichtenberger



Plata o Plomo: Effect of Mexican Transnational Criminal Organizations on the American Criminal Justice System

Mark M. McPherson


Finality of a Conviction: A Noncitizen’s Right to Procedural Due Process

Daniela Mondragón

Volume 49 Number 1


Reforming Military Justice: An Analysis of the Military Justice Act of 2016

David A. Schlueter



What if the International Criminal Court Could Prosecute President al-Assad for the Chemical Weapon Attacks in Ghouta?

Paul Cho



Network Investigation Techniques: Government Hacking and the Need for Adjustment in the Third-Party Doctrine

Eduardo R. Mendoza


First They Came for the Child Pornographers: The FBI’s International Search Warrant to Hack the Dark Web

Zoe Russell

Volumes 48:4 and 49

Sneak Peek! Volume 49 Number 1


Reforming Military Justice: An Analysis of the Military Justice Act of 2016

David A. Schlueter


Volume 48 Number 4


The “Post-Production Costs” Issue in Texas and Louisiana: Implications for the Fate of Implied Covenants and Pro-Lessor Clauses in the Shale Era Oil and Gas Lease

Laura H. Burney


The Executive Right to Lease After KCM Financial LLC v. Bradshaw and a Louisiana Solution to a Texas Problem

Christopher S. Kulander


Pipe(line) Dreams Post-Denbury Green

Nicholas Laurent
Christopher Oddo


Covenants Running with the Land

Michael P. Pearson


“TX Rice v. Denbury”

Thomas Alan Zabel



Force Majeure: How Lessees Can Save Their Leases While the War on Fracking Rages on

Allison R. Ebanks

Volumes 48:3 and 49

Sneak Peek! Volume 49 Number 1


Reforming Military Justice: An Analysis of the Military Justice Act of 2016

David A. Schlueter


Volume 48 Number 3


The “English” Rule—It Ain’t English, and Ought Not Be American

Timothy M. Mulligan


A New Remedy for Junk Science: Article 11.073 and Texas’s Response to the Changing Landscape in the Forensic Sciences

Trevor Rosson



No Appropriation Without Compensation: How Per Se Takings of Personal Property Check the Power to Regulate Commerce

William Sumner Macdaniel


The Demise of Anti-Panhandling Laws in America

Katie Pilgram Neidig



United States v. McIntosh: Ninth Circuit Limits Federal Prosecutors from Spending to Enforce Marijuana Laws in Medicinal States

Daniel Haley


The Exclusionary Rule and the Dueling Legacies of Utah v. Strieff: Which Will Be Suppressed?

Marcos Herrera

Volume 47 Number 4


A Law and Economics Analysis of the Duty of Utmost Good Faith (Uberrimae Fidei) in Marine Insurance Law for Protection and Indemnity Clubs

Elizabeth Germano


When Fantasy Becomes Reality: Attempts to Regulate the Highly Unregulated Daily Fantasy Sports Industry

Garrett Greene

The Admissibility of Aerial Photographs—Evidentiary Foundations

Kristopher R. Hufstetler


Texas’s Excessive Demand Doctrine Impacts Recoveries in Litigation

Stephanie M. Green

Use It or Lose It: Grappling with Classification of Post-petition Sale Proceeds Under Chapter Seven Bankruptcy for Consumer Debtors in the Lone Star State

Danielle Nicole Rushing

Volume 47 Number 3


Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Resolving the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo) Water Dispute

Ruben R. Barrera
Dan A. Naranjo

The Dilemma of Interpreting Rules of Civil Procedure: A Proposal for Elastic Formalism

L. Wayne Scott

The Ethics of Inter Partes Review Before the Uspto

Dorian Ojemen

Suppressing The Truth: States’ Purposeful Violation of The Right to No Cruel or Unusual Punishment in Lethal Injection Executions

Nadine G. Rodriguez

Ford V. State: Texas Forces a Resolution in the Cell Site Location Information Debate

Brandon J. Grable

Volume 47 Number 2


Compensation Forfeiture: Stacking Remedies Against Disloyal Agents and Employees

George P. Roach

Call to the Texas Legislature: The Franchise Tax Needs Substantive Changes, Not Just Rate Reductions

Alyson Outenreath

Texas Inventory Tax: Appraisal Districts’ Misunderstanding of the Law Causing Texas Retailers to Pay the Price

Timothy Johnson

Employee Recourses to Manager-Revealed Private Health Information

Molly Thomson

Volume 47 Number 1


Professor Aloysius A. Leopold: An Extraordinary Man

Gerry W. Beyer


The Ancient Magna Carta and the Modern Rule of Law: 1215 to 2015

Vincent R. Johnson

Lincoln v. The Proslavery Constitution: How a Railroad Lawyer’s Constitutional Theory Made Him the Great Emancipator

Paul Finkelman

The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 and the End of Reconstruction

Andrew Buttaro


A Constitutional Amendment Allowing Broader Campaign-Finance Reform Would Not Criminalize Political Satire

Christopher W. Bell

Resolving Drug Manufacturer Liability for Generic Drug Warning Label Defects

Frank Scaglione 

Volume 46 Number 4

Volume 46 Number 3