Faculty Media & Scholarship
- Dean Darby Dickerson participated in a plenary panel discussion on legal writing and leadership at the 2015 Northwest Regional Legal Writing Conference hosted by the University of Oregon School of Law. Professor Nancy Soonpaa, director of Texas Tech Law’s Legal Practice Program, also presented “Knowing How and When to Lead—and When Not To.”
- Professor Wendy Adele Humphrey presented her article, “But I’m Brain-Dead and Pregnant”: Advance Directive Pregnancy Exclusions and End-of-Life Wishes, at the 31st Annual Conference on the Advancement of Women, which was held at Texas Tech University on April 17. The article was recently published by the William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law.
- Dr. Vickie Sutton was a keynote speaker at the Houston Global Health Collaborative conference, “Impact 2015,” held at Rice University on March 22.
- Dr. Vickie Sutton was a panelist alongside the Chair of the Ebola Task Force at the plenary session, “No Longer Science Fiction—Emerging Infectious and Tropical Diseases and the New Realities and Risks of World-Wide Pandemics” during the Medical World Americas Conference and Expo in Houston, Texas on April 28.
- Professor Gerry W. Beyer published the 6th edition of his book, Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Examples & Explanations.
- Professor Alyson Outenreath’s article, Asset Acquisitions: Things That Make You Go Hmmm…Are You Really Entitled to that Beloved Occasional Sale Exemption?, was published in 48 Ind. L. Rev. 551 (2015).
- A grant from the Texas Bar Foundation will support the 5th edition of Brian D. Shannon’s co-authored book, Texas Criminal Procedure & the Offender with Mental Illness.
- Professor Wendy Adele Humphrey was appointed to a three-year term on the Negotiation Competition Subcommittee of the ABA Law Student Division’s Competitions Committee. This national subcommittee is responsible for assisting with the administration of the annual ABA Negotiation competition.
- Professor Gerry W. Beyer received the Gardener DeMallie Award, a recognition of the highest-rated speaker at the Douglas W. Conner 36th Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Administration Seminar held in Williamsburg, Virginia on May 1–3.
- During the Texas Tech University Faculty Honors Convocation on April 28: Dr. Jennifer Bard received the Barnie E. Rushing, Jr. Outstanding Research Award; Professor Gerry W. Beyer received the President’s Academic Achievement Award; Professor Dustin Benham received the President’s Excellence in Teaching Award; and Professor Cassie Christopher received the Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Award.