Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson

University of Houston Law Center

Professor of Law and Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics

4604 Calhoun Road

Houston, TX 77003

United States

http://www.law.uh.edu/faculty/main.asp?PID=5141

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Democratizing the Delivery of Legal Services

Ohio State Law Journal, 2012, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-08
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2023
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 833 (55,482)
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Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Corporations, Free Speech, Legal Profession, Professional Responsibility, Legal Ethics, Delivery of Legal Services, NAACP v. Button, Citizens United v. FEC

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A Taxonomy of Lawyer Regulation: How Contrasting Theories of Regulation Explain the Divergent Regulatory Regimes in Australia, England/Wales, and North America

16:2 Legal Ethics 258 (2013) (published 2014), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2396041, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Noel Semple, Russell G. Pearce and Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law, Fordham University School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
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regulation, legal profession, lawyers, professionalism, legal ethics, professional responsibility

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Beyond Atticus Finch: Lessons on Ethics and Morality from Lawyers and Judges in Postcolonial Literature

Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 32, 2008, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-18
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Sep 2009
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 365 (153,306)

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legal ethics, professional responsibility, law and literature, postcolonial fiction, professionalism, lawyers, judges

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Cultivating Learners Who Will Invent the Future of Law Practice: Some Thoughts on Educating Entrepreneurial and Innovative Lawyers

Ohio North University Law Review, Forthcoming, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 May 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2013
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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legal education, innovation, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, technology, learning

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Professional Responsibility: A Contemporary Approach (Table of Contents)

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH (Third Edition 2017) , UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2017
Fordham University School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, Fordham University School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, UCLA School of Law, Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson Law and Wake Forest University - School of Law
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From Research Conclusions to Real Change: Understanding the First Amendment’s (Non)Response to Negative Effects of Media on Children by Looking to the Example of Violent Video Game Regulations

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 63, 2010, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2010
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 323 (174,951)

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Schwarzenegger v. Video Software Dealers Association, Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants Association, First Amendment, Constitutional Law, Children, Juveniles, Mass Media, Video Game Violence, Social Science

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Democratizing Legal Education

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 4, May 2013, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2013
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 320 (176,658)

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legal education, Bates v. Arizona State Bar, innovation, entrepreneurship, two-year JD, public information campaign, access to justice, unmet need for legal services

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The Progress of Women in the Legal Profession

Pace Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2009, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-22
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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legal profession, women lawyers, professionalism, history, book review

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Prioritizing Professional Responsibility and the Legal Profession: A Preview of the United States Supreme Court's 2009-2010 Term

Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy Sidebar, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2009, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2010
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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professional responsibility, legal ethics, supreme court, constitutional law

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The Commercialization of Legal Ethics

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2016 , U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-14
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Sep 2016
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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Why Law Students Should Be Thinking About Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Legal Services

Bloomberg Law, November 30, 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 249 (228,406)

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entrepreneurship, innovation, law, legal education

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Rethinking Gender Equality in the Legal Profession's Pipeline to Power: A Study on Media Coverage of Supreme Court Nominees (Phase I, The Introduction Week)

Temple Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 325, Spring 2012, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2013
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson and Hannah Brenner Johnson
University of Houston Law Center and California Western School of Law
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Supreme Court, media, gender, legal profession, women, inequality

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Lawyer Ethics for Innovation

35 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy 1 (2021), U of Houston Law Center No. 2021-A-7
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Apr 2021
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 243 (233,834)
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Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, New Law, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Duty To Innovate, Access-to-Justice

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Attorney Advice and the First Amendment

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 68, p. 639, 2011, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-19
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 16 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 238 (238,699)

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Renee Knake, First Amendment, Legal Advice, Attorney Advice, Legal Ethics, Access to Justice, Legal Profession, Constitutional Law, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, Milavetz v. US

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The Legal Monopoly

Washington Law Review, 2018
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2018
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 212 (266,328)

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antitrust, legal profession, first amendment, legal ethics

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The Supreme Court’s Increased Attention to the Law of Lawyering: Mere Coincidence or Something More?

American University Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1499, 2010, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-10
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 13 May 2010 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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supreme court, law of lawyering, legal ethics, lawyer ethics, professional responsibility, constitutional law

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Shortlisted

UCLA Women's Law Journal, 2017, U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-20, California Western School of Law Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2017
Hannah Brenner Johnson and Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
California Western School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
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Introduction: What We Know and Need to Know About the State of 'Access to Justice' Research

South Carolina Law Review, Volume 67, 2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Elizabeth Chambliss, Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson and Robert L. Nelson
University of South Carolina - Joseph F. Rice School of Law, University of Houston Law Center and Northwestern University
Downloads 201 (279,618)

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Access to Justice, Legal Services, Legal Needs, Legal Profession, Lawyer

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The Behavioral Economics of Lawyer Advertising: An Empirical Assessment

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Houston Law Center No. 2018-A-5
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Jim Hawkins and Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center and University of Houston Law Center
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How Big Data Analytics is Changing Legal Ethics

Bloomberg Law, 2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Mar 2019
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 161 (340,096)

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ethics, big data, analytics, professional responsibility, legal ethics, lawyer regulation, professional conduct rules

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Why the Law Needs Music: Revisiting NAACP v. Button Through the Songs of Bob Dylan

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. XXXVIII, 2011, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-24
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2012
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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Legal Information, the Consumer Law Market, and the First Amendment

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 82, 2014, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 May 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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First Amendment, legal profession, legal ethics, consumer law market, constitutional law, legal information

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Legal Ethics for the Real World: Building Skills Through Case Study (Table of Contents, Introduction and Chapter 1)

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH (Third Edition 2017), U of Houston Law Center No. 2018-A8
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson and Ellen Murphy
University of Houston Law Center and Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Gender, Power, Law & Leadership (Table of Contents and Introduction)

Gender Power, Law & Leadership (West Academic 2019), U of Houston Law Center No. 2019-A-8
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Nov 2019
Hannah Brenner Johnson and Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
California Western School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
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gender, leadership, diversity, inequality, inclusion, power, courts, legal profession, women

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Judicial Ethics in the #MeToo World

89 Fordham Law Review 1197 (2021), U of Houston Law Center No. 2021-A-1
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Mar 2021
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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professional ethics, judicial ethics, judicial misconduct, #MeToo, legal ethics, Supreme Court, High Court of Australia, sexual misconduct, media, apologies

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Contemplating Free Speech and Congressional Efforts to Constrain Legal Advice

Rutgers Law Record, Forthcoming, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 May 2010
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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legal profession, First Amendment, legal advice, Supreme Court

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Lawyer Lies and Political Speech

31 Yale Law Journal Forum 114 (2021), U of Houston Law Center No. 2021-A-8
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Oct 2021
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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legal ethics, professional responsibility, courts, elections, free speech, political speech, first amendment, lies, deception

28.

Abolishing Death

Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2018, U of Houston Law Center No. 2018-A6
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 May 2018
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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constitutional law, eighth amendment, death penalty, state constitutional convention

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Lawyer Speech in the Regulatory State

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 5, 2016, U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-13
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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Legal and Ethical Impediments to Data Sharing and Integration Among Medical Legal Partnership Participants

27 Annals of Health Law 183 (2018), U of Houston Law Center No. A-13
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Oct 2018
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson and Jessica Mantel
University of Houston Law Center and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 70 (606,732)

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medical legal partnership, MLPs, social determinants of health, health privacy, HIPAA, ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, attorney-client privilege

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Hidden Women of History: Flos Greig, Australia’s First Female Lawyer and Early Innovator

The Conversation (July 23, 2019), U of Houston Law Center No. 2021--A-12
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Dec 2021
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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gender, leadership, diversity, inequality, inclusion, power, courts, legal profession, women, women’s history

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Shortlisted: A Conversation Between Judge Diane Wood, Renee Knake Jefferson, and Hannah Brenner Johnson

106(3) Judicature 8 (2023), U of Houston Law Center No. 2023-A-3
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Mar 2023
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson, Hannah Brenner Johnson and Diane P. Wood
University of Houston Law Center, California Western School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
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Shortlists, Supreme Court, legal history, women’s history, gender, leadership, diversity, inequality, inclusion, power, courts, legal profession, women

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Mentored: On Leaders, Legacies, and Legal Ethics

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 91, 2023, U of Houston Law Center No. 2023-A-2
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Mar 2023
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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mentoring, gender, leadership, diversity, inequality, inclusion, power, courts, legal profession, women, women’s history, ethics, rules of professional conduct, legal ethics

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Becoming Visible

50 Lessons for Women Lawyers – From Women Lawyers (Nora Bergman ed., 2019), U of Houston Law Center No. 2019-A-4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 May 2019
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center
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women and leadership, Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor, Soia Mentschikoff

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judges, recusal, conflicts of interest, courts, Congress

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Innovation in the Delivery of Legal Services: Cultivating Learners Who Will Invent the Future of Law Practice

Innovation & Economic Growth: Exploring the Origins & Effects of Innovative Behavior - Squaw Valley, CA - May 2012
Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Renee (Newman) Knake Jefferson
University of Houston Law Center

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