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1.

In Loco Parentis in the Public Schools: Abused, Confused and in Need of Change

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University School of Law
Downloads 1,525
2.

Thinking About Law and Creativity: On the 100 Most Creative Moments in American Law

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 16 May 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 1,001
3.

The Case for Banning Subprime Mortgages

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-06, University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 617, 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 751
4.

Why Context Matters: Defining Service Animals Under Federal Law

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 1163, 2010, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 726
5.

Islamic Law and Adoptions

Forthcoming in Robert L. Ballard et al., The Intercountry Adoption Debate: Dialogues Across Disciplines (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014), Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-5
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 667
6.

Who's Afraid of Polygamy? Exploring the Boundaries of Family, Equality and Custom in South Africa

Utah Law Review, 2009, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-10
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 518
7.

The Business Judgment Rule, Disclosure and Executive Compensation

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 81, 2007
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 417
8.

Behavior and Contract

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
CUNY School of Law

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Downloads 407
9.

Advanced Argumentation: Introductions, Facts, Arguments, and Conclusions

Advanced Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy: Trials, Appeals, and Moot Court (Foundation Press, 2d ed., Dec. 2013 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Massachusetts School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 370
10.

The New Uniform Power of Attorney Act: Balancing Protection of the Principal, the Agent, and Third Persons

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-09, 41st Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 20 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University School of Law
Downloads 337
11.

The Reception of Hans Kelsen's Legal Theory in the United States: A Sociological Model

L'Observateur des Nations Unis, Vol. 24, 2008, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-03
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 320
12.

The Implications of Psychological Research Related to Unconscious Discrimination and Implicit Bias in Proving Intentional Discrimination

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-02, Missouri Law Review, Vol. 73, 2008
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 291
13.

Financial Alchemy: How Tax Shelter Promoters Use Financial Products to Bedevil the IRS (and How the IRS Helps Them)

Arizona State Law Journal, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-3
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School

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14.

Selective Affinities: On the American Reception of Hans Kelsen's Legal Theory

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
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Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 280
15.

Welfare Economics and Regulation of Small-Loan Credit: Lessons from Microcredit in Developing Nations

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-12, Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 276
16.

The Kutty 'Islamic Law' Flowchart

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School

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17.

Ain't I a Victim? The Intersectionality of Race, Class, and Gender in Domestic Violence and the Courtroom

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-06
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 May 2012
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Valparaiso University Law School
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18.

Canines in the Classroom: Service Animals in Primary and Secondary Educational Institutions

4 Journal of Animal Law & Ethics 11 (2011)., Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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19.

The Kutty 'Islamic Law' Flowchart

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-9
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
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Valparaiso University Law School and Islamic Institute of Toronto (IIT)

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20.

Durable Powers as an Alternative to Guardianship: Lessons We Have Learned

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-09 , Stetson Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 7, 2007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University School of Law
Downloads 266
21.

Synthesis and Advanced Legal Writing

Advanced Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy: Trials, Appeals, and Moot Court (Foundation Press, 2d ed., Dec. 2013 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Massachusetts School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 262
22.

Persons Who Are Not the People: The Changing Rights of Immigrants in the United States

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2013, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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23.

Gender-Based Affirmative Action and Reverse Gender Bias: Beyond Gratz, Parents Involved, and Ricci

Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Vol. 34, 2010, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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24.

'Islamic Law' in U.S. Courts: Judicial Jihad or Constitutional Imperative?

Pepperdine Law Review, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-8
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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25.

Lessons Learned: Acting as Guardian/Special Master in the Bad Newz Kennels Case

Animal Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2008, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-06
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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26.

Fixing Distortions in Taxpayer Behavior: Optimal Tax Compliance Regarding Unknown Basis

Michigan State Law Review, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 215
27.

Putting Storytelling into Practice: Narrativity in Five Sections of a Brief

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Downloads 213
28.

International Legal Positivism and Legal Realism

International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-9
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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29.

A Monist Supremacy Clause and a Dualistic Supreme Court: The Status of Treaty Law as U.S. Law

Basic Concepts of Public International Law: Monism and Dualism (Marko Novakovic ed.), 2013, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-6
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2013 Last Revised: 17 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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30.

Intolerable Abuses: Rendition for Torture and the State Secrets Privilege

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 63, 2011, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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The Myth and Reality of 'Shari’a Courts' in Canada: A Delayed Opportunity for the Indigenization of Islamic Legal Rulings

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School

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32.

DOMA and Diffusion Theory: Ending Animus Legislation Through a Rational Basis Approach

Akron Law Review, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 23 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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33.

Apologies and Fitness to Practice Law: A Practical Framework for Evaluating Remorse in the Bar Admission Process

Journal of the Professional Lawyer, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-21
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of New Hampshire School of Law, University of New Hampshire and Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 191
34.

Our Very Privileged Executive: Why the Judiciary Can (and Should) Fix the State Secrets Privilege

Temple Law Review, Vol. 80, p. 499, 2007, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 May 2007 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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35.

Shattering the One-Way Mirror: Discovery in Immigration Court

79 Brook. L. Rev. 1569 (2014), Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-10
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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36.

Canines on Campus: Companion Animals at Postsecondary Educational Institutions

77 Missouri Law Review 417 (2012), Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-16
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
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Valparaiso University Law School
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37.

Defining 'Natural' Foods: The Search for a 'Natural' Law

Regent University Law Review, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-2
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 31 May 2014
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Valparaiso University Law School
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38.

What is Transformative? An Explanatory Synthesis of the Convergence of Transformation and Predominant Purpose in Copyright Fair Use Law

Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-09
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Massachusetts School of Law

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39.

A Conundrum for Animal Activists: Can or Should the Current Legal Classification of Certain Animals Be Utilized to Improve the Lives of All Animals? The Intersection of Federal Disability Laws and Breed-Discriminatory Legislation

2015 Mich. St. L. Rev. 1561 (2015), Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-1
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
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Valparaiso University Law School
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40.

Rhetoric and Advocacy

Advanced Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy: Trials, Appeals, and Moot Court (Foundation Press, December 2013) , Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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41.

The Section 67 Question: Are Fees for Investment Advice Fully or Partially Deductible by Trusts?

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-06, Drake Law Review, Vol. 56, 2008
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Oct 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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42.

A Theory of Expressive International Law

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming, Drexel College of Law Research Paper No. 2008-A-03
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 May 2006 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and Drexel University College of Law
Downloads 167
43.

Judicial Opinion Writing: An Annotated Bibliography

The Journal of Legal Writing, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-14
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University School of Law
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44.

The Foreign Affairs Power: Does the Constitution Matter?

Temple Law Review, Vol. 80
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 166
45.

Non-State Actors in the Middle East: A Challenge for Rationalist Legal Theory

46 Cornell International Law Journal 51 (2013), Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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46.

Judicial Decisionmaking, Empathy, and the Limits of Perception

Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-15
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 19 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2013
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Valparaiso University Law School
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47.

Immigration Law and the U.S.-Mexico Border

University of Arizona Press, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-13, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 260
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law

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48.

The Promise of Parentheticals: An Empirical Study of the Use of Parentheticals in Federal Appellate Briefs

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 10, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Massachusetts School of Law

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49.

Canines (and Cats!) in Correctional Institutions: Legal and Ethical Issues Relating to Companion Animal Programs

Nevada Law Journal, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-8
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
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50.

Langdellian Limericks

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 61, p. 110, 2011, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 152