Allen Rostron

University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law

5100 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2017
Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 39,497 (22)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Law Reviews, Law Journals, Articles, Submissions, Law Schools, Law

2.

Submission of Law Student Articles for Publication

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 2,869 (1,846)

Abstract:

Law Review, Law Journal, Student Publication, Scholarly Publication, Scholarly Writing, Academic Paper, Law Student, Submission Policy, Notes, Comments

3.

Training Independent Learners: Student Self-Editing Checklist for Law School Papers, Notes and Comments

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 May 2008
Wanda Temm, Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 1,886 (4,799)

Abstract:

Law school paper, Notes, Comments, Editing, Self-editing, Checklist, Legal writing, Scholarly writing, Student papers, Grammar, Plagiarism, Law students, Students

4.

Incrementalism, Comprehensive Rationality, and the Future of Gun Control

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jun 2008
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 358 (45,963)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Gun control, Guns, Weapons, Gun laws, Firearms, Shootings, Incrementalism, Comprehensive rationality, Policymaking, Second Amendment, Virginia Tech, Columbine, Gun free zone, Background check, National Rifle Association, NRA, Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Hurricane Katrina

5.

No Gun Left Behind - The Gun Lobby's Campaign to Push Guns into Colleges and Schools

Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, May 2007
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Allen Rostron and Brian Siebel
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Downloads 347 (55,892)

Abstract:

Virginia Tech, gunman, pistols, gun lobby, guns, college, campuses, handguns, universities, Brady Center, gun violence, gun control, National Rifle Association, NRA, firearms, right to bear arms, Second Amendment, schools

6.

Beyond Market Share Liability: A Theory of Proportional Share Liability for Nonfungible Products

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 52, 2004
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 201 (105,104)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Market share liability, Product liability, Proportional basis, Fungible, Nonfungible, Proportional share liability, Manufacturer, Liability, Harm, Injury, Market share, Manufacturing defects, DES, Guns, Tobacco, Asbestos, Lead paint, Orbital debris, Vaccines

7.

Cease Fire: A 'Win-Win' Strategy on Gun Policy for the Obama Administration

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 3, p. 347, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2009
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 199 (91,860)

Abstract:

Firearms, Gun industry, Gun control, Gun policy, President Obama, 2008 election, National Rifle Association, NRA, Compromise, Gun rights, Second Amendment

8.

Protecting Gun Rights and Improving Gun Control after District of Columbia v. Heller

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 383-418, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 192 (32,590)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Guns, Gun control, Gun rights, Heller, Second Amendment, Gun laws

9.

Demythologizing the Legal History of the Jehovah's Witnesses and the First Amendment

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 22, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Aug 2007
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 141 (155,491)
Citation 1

Abstract:

First Amendment, Jehovah's Witnesses, Supreme Court, Legal history, Religious groups, Religious persecution, Watchtower, Persecution, God's chosen

10.

Prescription for Fairness: A New Approach to Tort Liability of Brand-Name and Generic Drug Manufacturers

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 60, 2011
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2011
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 137 (164,438)

Abstract:

prescription drug, generic, brand-name, drug manufacturer, pharmaceutical, liability, negligence, FDA, information, warnings

11.

Calling for Stories

University of Missouri at Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1127, 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Nancy Levit and Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 136 (163,463)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Stories, Storytelling, Legal Education, Legal Scholarship, Narrative, Analysis, Criticism, Critical theorists, Cognitive psychology, Cognition, Literature, Understanding, Empathy

12.

Lawyers, Law, & the Movies: The Hitchcock Cases

California Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 211, 1998
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 112 (191,712)

Abstract:

Culture, Society, Legal theory, Legal texts, Movies, Myths, Interpretation, Intent, Authority, Justice, Critical Legal Studies, Law and economics, Hitchcock

13.

Return to Hot Wheels: The FCC, Program-Length Commercials, and the Children's Television Act of 1990

Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 19, p. 57, 1996
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jul 2007
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 109 (200,361)

Abstract:

Program-length commercials, FCC, Children's Television Act, National Association for Better Broadcasting, Children's Television Workshop, Donald McGannon Communication Research Center, Communications Act, Censorship, Commercial speech, First Amendment

14.

Justice Breyer's Triumph in the Third Battle Over the Second Amendment

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 3, p. 704, 2012
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 May 2012
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 105 (180,272)

Abstract:

Second Amendment, guns, gun control, Supreme Court, Stephen Breyer, Heller, McDonald, keep and bear arms, gun rights

15.

Shooting Stories: The Creation of Narrative and Melodrama in Real and Fictional Litigation against the Gun Industry

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 4, 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Aug 2007
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 102 (209,736)

Abstract:

guns, gun manufacturers, gun industry, gun companies, firearms, tort litigation, gun litigation, popular culture, entertainment, televisions, movies, film, Hollywood, courtroom drama, NRA, National Rifle Association, gun control, Law & Order, The Practice, Runaway Jury, narrative, melodrama

16.

The Past and Future Role of the Second Amendment and Gun Control in Fights Over Confirmation of Supreme Court Nominees

Northeastern University Law Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 123, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jul 2011
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 93 (225,945)

Abstract:

gun control, firearms, Second Amendment, Supreme Court, nomination, confirmation

17.

Lawyers, Guns & Money: The Rise and Fall of Tort Litigation against the Firearms Industry

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 46, 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 89 (184,713)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Firearms, Guns, Gun Industry, Firearms Industry, Tort, Litigation, Gun control, Liability, Immunity, Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms, Suing the Gun Industry

18.

High-Powered Controversy: Gun Control, Terrorism and the Fight Over .50 Caliber Rifles

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 73, 2005
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 87 (208,324)

Abstract:

Guns, Rifles, Firearms, Gun Control, Terrorism, Extremist, .50 Caliber, Fifty Caliber, .50 BMG, Caliber, Muzzle velocity, National Firearms Act, Assault weapons, Sniper weapons

19.

The Supreme Court, the Gun Industry, and the Misguided Revival of Strict Territorial Limits on the Reach of State Law

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 1, p. 115, 2003
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Oct 2007
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 64 (265,230)

Abstract:

Torts, Gun manufacturers, Gun companies, Gun control, Commerce Clause, Manufacture, Strict territorial limits, Product liability, Strict territorialism, Gun industry, Extraterritorial

20.

Justice Scalia's Truthiness and the Virtues of Judicial Candor

89 Indiana Law Journal Supplement 12 (2013)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Jan 2014
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 51 (298,819)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, justices, judges, courts, Scalia, judicial candor

21.

The Mugshot Industry: Freedom of Speech, Rights of Publicity, and the Controversy Sparked by an Unusual New Type of Business

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Oct 2013
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 41 (259,102)

Abstract:

mugshot, mug shot, criminal, arrest, photos, freedom of speech, constitutional

22.

'No War, No Hate, No Propaganda' - Promoting Films About European War and Fascism During the Period of American Isolationism

Journal of Popular Film & Television, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 85-96, Summer 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2012
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 39 (343,761)

Abstract:

World War II, isolationism, Nazis, Hitler, Hollywood, films, movies, studios, interventionism, fascism, The Three Comrades, Confessions of a Nazi Spy, Beasts of Berlin, Blockade, The Mortal Storm, Four Sons, The Man I Married, Escape, Pastor Hall, The Great Dictator, A Yank in the R.A.F.

23.

The Intersection of Originalism and Jot-for-Jot Incorporation

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 May 2012
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 38 (359,951)

Abstract:

constitution, Second Amendment, guns, gun control, originalism, incorporation

24.

A Bitter Pill for Brand Names?

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 38 (340,548)

Abstract:

prescription drugs, medicine, generic, brand name, products liability, federal preemption, torts, FDA

25.

The Law and Order Theme in Political and Popular Culture

Oklahoma City University Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 29 Jul 2013
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 36 (293,908)

Abstract:

law and order, crime movies, films, Richard Nixon, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, True Grit, Dirty Harry, Walking Tall, Death Wish, Billy Jack, Star Chamber, Quincy, Bullitt, Madigan, Detective, Miranda, Coogan's Bluff, French Connection, Cobra, McQ, 10 to Midnight, Straw Dogs, Hardcastle & McCormick

26.

Pragmatism, Paternalism, and the Constitutional Protection of Commercial Speech

37 Vermont Law Review 527 (2013)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 Jul 2013
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 34 (322,819)

Abstract:

first amendment, freedom of speech, commercial speech, supreme court, paternalism, pragmatism, prescription drugs, FDA, off-label, tobacco, advertising, cigarettes, graphics, cell phones, radiation, menus, calories, calorie counts, Bloomberg, soda

27.

Smoking Guns: Exposing the Gun Industry's Complicity in the Illegal Gun Market

Legal Action Project, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, 2003
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 33 (337,592)

Abstract:

guns, firearms, gun control, manufacturers, products liability, tort

28.

Affirmative Action, Justice Kennedy, and the Virtues of the Middle Ground

107 Northwestern University Law Review 1044 (2013)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 May 2015
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 27 (377,776)

Abstract:

affirmative action, Supreme Court, Anthony Kennedy, Fisher v. University of Texas, equal protection

29.

Factoids

16 Green Bag 2d 43 (2012)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Jul 2013
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 17 (461,897)

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30.

Intellectual Seriousness and the First Amendment's Protection of Free Speech for Students

81 UMKC Law Review 635 (2013)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Dec 2013
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 15 (441,054)

Abstract:

constitution, first amendment, freedom of speech, students, schools, Tinker

31.

Gunning for Justice

Trial, Nov. 2001, pp. 26-32
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 14 (472,190)

Abstract:

guns, firearms, manufacturers, torts, products liability, negligence, litigation, lawsuits

32.

Hollywood's Tax Lawyers

Tax Notes, June 16, 1997, pp. 1551-1553
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 14 (441,054)

Abstract:

taxes, tax law, tax lawyers, movies, television, "The Firm", "L.A. Law", "Can't Stop the Music"

33.

Mr. Carter Goes to Washington

Journal of Popular Film & Television, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 57-67, Summer 1997
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2012
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 8 (466,956)

Abstract:

President, Jimmy Carter, Watergate, Frank Capra, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, 1970s, And Justice for All, The Seduction of Joe Tynan, Brubaker, Politics, Government, Idealism, Corruption, Robert Redford, Al Pacino, Alan Alda

34.

Constitutional Forbearance - In the Eye of the Beholder?

University of Richmond Law Review, Unjust EnRICHment, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Jan 2014
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 5 (512,469)

Abstract:

Constitution, Supreme Court, forbearance, political

35.

A Sense of Duty: Retiring the 'Special Relationship' Rule and Holding Gun Manfacturers Liable for Negligently Distributing Guns

Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, Vol. 4, Pp. 42-87, 2000
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2013
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5 (512,469)

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36.

How the Board of Tax Appeals Changed Hollywood History

Tax Lawyer, Vol. 55, No. 4, 2002
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2012
Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 4 (507,752)

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