Recent Faculty Scholarship

The faculty at the University of Oregon School of Law lead and innovate their fields. Explore highlights of recent newsawards, books, articles, and research guides.

Awards and Appointments

Carl Bjerre was elected to the American Law Institute in January 2016.
Megan McAlpin was elected President-Elect of the Association of Legal Writing Directors in 2016.
Suzanne Rowe received the AALS Section Award from the Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research for excellence in legal education in January 2016.
Merle Weiner was elected to the Executive Committee of the Order of the Coif in 2015.

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Selected Books

Stuart Chinn
Recalibrating Reform: The Limits of Political Change
(Cambridge University Press, 2014).
Michael Fakhri
Sugar and the Making of International Trade Law
(Cambridge University Press, 2014).
Michelle McKinley
Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700
(Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2016).
Merle H. Weiner
A Parent-Partner Status for American Family Law
(Cambridge University Press, 2015).
Mary Christina Wood
Nature's Trust: Environmental Law for a New Ecological Age
(Cambridge University Press, 2013).

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Selected Articles and Book Chapters

Adell L. Amos, “Evaluating Instream Flow Programs: Innovative Approaches and Persistent Challenges in the Western United States,” with Christopher R. Swensen, 61 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute 22-1 (2015) (peer reviewed).
Stuart Chinn, “Universal Arguments and Particular Arguments on Abortion Rights,” 75 Maryland Law Review  247 (2015) (symposium).
Michael Fakhri, “Food as a Matter of Global Governance,” 11 Journal of International Law and International Relations 68 (2015) (peer reviewed).
Elizabeth Ruiz Frost, “Feedback Distortion: The Shortcomings of Model Answers as Formative Feedback,” 65 Journal of Legal Education 938 (2016).
Erik J. Girvan, “On Using the Psychological Science of Implicit Bias to Advance Anti-Discrimination Law,” 26 George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal 1 (2015).
Erik J. Girvan, “The Generalizability of Gender Bias: Testing the Effects of Contextual, Explicit, and Implicit Sexism on Labor Arbitration Decisions,” with Grace Deason & Eugene Borgida, 39 Law and Human Behavior 525 (2015) (peer reviewed).
Carrie Leonetti, “If a Tree Falls: Bulk Surveillance, the Exclusionary Rule, and the Firewall Loophole,” 13 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 211 (2015).
Tom Lininger, “An Ethical Duty to Charge Batterers Appropriately,” 22 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy 173 (2015) (symposium).
Tom Lininger, “Green Ethics for Lawyers,” 57 Boston College Law Review 61 (2016).
Mohsen Manesh, "Equity in LLC Law?" 44 Florida State University Law Review (forthcoming 2017).
Michael Musheno, “'Playing the Rules': Discretion in Social and Policy Context,” with Steven Maynard-Moody, in Understanding Street-Level Bureaucracy (Peter Hupe, Michael Hill and Aurelien Buffat eds., Policy Press, 2016).
Michael Musheno, “Coping During Public Service Delivery: A Conceptualization and Systematic Review of the Literature,” with Lars Tummers, Victor Bekkers, Evelien Vink, 25 Journal of Public Administration, Research and Theory 1 (2015) (peer reviewed).
Eric Priest, "Acupressure: The Emerging Role of Market Ordering in Global Copyright Enforcement, 68 SMU Law Review 169 (2015).
Eric Priest, “Copyright and Free Expression in China’s Film Industry,” 26 Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal 1 (2015).
Ofer Raban, “Is Textualism Required by Constitutional Separation of Powers?” 49 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review (forthcoming 2016).
Ofer Raban, “The Rationalization of Policy: On the Relation Between Democracy and the Rule of Law,” 18 New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy 45 (2015).
Jennifer W. Reynolds, "Breaking BATNAs: Negotiation Lessons from Walter White," 45 New Mexico Law Review 611 (2015) (symposium).
Nancy Shurtz, “Carbon Pricing Initiatives in Western North America: Blueprint for Global Climate Change Policy,” 7 San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law 61 (2016) (symposium).
Elizabeth C. Tippett, “Using Contract Terms to Detect Underlying Litigation Risk: An Initial Proof of Concept,” 20 Lewis & Clark Law Review 549 (2016) (symposium).

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Selected Casebooks and Research Guides

Adell L. Amos, Water Law in a Nutshell with David H. Getches & Sandra B. Zellmer, (West Academic Publishing, 5th ed. 2015).
Susan N. Gary, Contemporary Trusts and Estates (with Jerry Borison, Naomi Cahn & Paula Monopoli) (Wolters Kluwer, 3d ed. 2016).
Leslie Joan Harris, Family Law (with June Carbone and Lee E. Teitelbaum) (Aspen, 5th ed. 2014).
Richard G. HildrethCoastal and Ocean Management Law in a Nutshell (with Donna R. Christie) (West Academic Publishing, 4th ed. 2015).
Robert Illig, Business Associations: Law and Context  (Cognella Publishing, 2016).
Megan McAlpin, Beyond the First Draft: Editing Strategies for Powerful Legal Writing (Carolina Academic Press, 2014).
Michael L. Moffitt, Examples and Explanations: Dispute Resolution (with Andrea Kupfer Schneider) (Wolters Kluwer, 3d ed. 2014).
Joan M. Rocklin, An Advocate Persuades (with Robert B. Rocklin, Christine Coughlin & Sandy Patrick) (Carolina Academic Press, 2016).
Suzanne E. Rowe, Federal Legal Research (with Mary Garvey Algero, Spencer L. Simons, Scott Childs & Sarah E. Ricks) (Carolina Academic Press, 2d ed. 2015).
Elizabeth C. Tippett, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law: The Field as Practiced (with Samuel Estreicher & Michael C. Harper) (West Academic Publishing, 5th ed. 2016).
Dominick Vetri & Ibrahim J. GassamaTort Law and Practice (with Lawrence C. Levine & Joan E. Vogel) (Carolina Academic Press, 5th ed. 2016).
Mary Christina Wood, The Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental and Natural Resources Law (with Michael C. Blumm) (Carolina Academic Press, 2d ed. 2015).

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