Stephen M. Sheppard

St. Mary's University School of Law

Dean

One Camino Santa Maria

San Antonio, TX 78228-8602

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

The Metamorphoses of Reasonable Doubt: How Changes in the Burden of Proof Have Weakened the Presumption of Innocence

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 78, May 2003
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 05 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2013
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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reasonable doubt, jury, juror, jury instruction, moral certainty, lawyer, attorney, judge, innocence, guilt, verdict, presumption of innocence, proof, certainty, criminal law, evidence, certainty, Locke, Wigmore, Paley, Greenleaf, Waite, Shaw, James Wilson, John Adams, Schlag, Winship, Brennan, Marshall, reason, reasonableness, thought, confidence, moral certainty, trial

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Passion and Nation: War, Crime, and Guilt in the Individual and the Collective

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 751 April 2003
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2013
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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War, romanticism, romantic, liberal, honor, law of war, guilt, collective guilt, crime and war, terrorist, terrorism, terror, counter terrorism, war crimes, war crimes tribunal, moral ecology, George Fletcher, Robert George, Pershing, Villa, Punitive Expedition, Mexico, police action, Barabary War, Barbary Pirate, state, nation

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The Ghost in the Law School: How Duncan Kennedy Caught the Hierarchy Zeitgeist but Missed the Point

55 J. Legal Educ. 94 (2005)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Duncan Kennedy, Legal Education and the Reproduction of Hierarchy: A Polemic Against the System, A Polemic Against the System, legal hierarchies, rank, justice, hierarchy, law school, legal profession, legal education, law students, faculty members

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The Common Law and the Constitution: John Locke and the Missing Link in Law

American Society of Legal History, November 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2013
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Lockean right, Locke, right, theory of rights, law, legal right, Shaftesbury, Framers, Constitutional right, Founders, Originalism

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Casebooks, Commentaries, and Curmudgeons: An Introductory History of Law in the Lecture Hall

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 82, 1997
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Case method, treatise, socratic method, problem book, legal education, commercial outline, canned brief, supplement, innovation, William Blackstone, James Kent, Joseph Story, Theodore Dwight, Christopher Langdell

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An Informal History of How Law Schools Evaluate Students, with a Predictable Emphasis on Law School Exams

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 26, p. 657, 1997
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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legal education, education, examination, evaluation, bar exam, Blackstone, Harvard School of Law, New York bar exam, Columbia School of Law, hypothetical, University of Michigan School of Law, pass-fail, multiple-choice, true-false, moot court, legal writing, seminar paper, student-edited law review

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The Laws of War in the Pre-Dawn Light: Institutions and Obligations in Thucydides’ Peloponnesian War

43 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 905 (2005)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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International Law, Jus in Bello, law in war, Jus ad Bellum, right to war, Peloponnesian War, Thucydides, law of war, Athens, Sparta, Greek, City-state.

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The Perfectionisms of John Rawls

11 Can. J.L. & Juris. 383 (1998)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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John Rawls, A Theory of Justice, Legal perfectionism, strict perfectionism, moderate perfectionism, political liberalism, the good, excellence, societal good, Rawlsian perfectionism

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The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Law School Crisis - A Book Review

H-Law - A Division of H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online, 2012, University of Arkansas Research Paper No. 14-04
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2014
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Law School, Legal Education, Student Debt, Accreditation, Law Student, ABA Section of Legal Education, Scholarship Model, Scamblog, Critical Law School Studies, Scholarly Negligence, Professional School, Unitary Bar, Third Year, Legal Profession

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What Oaths Meant to the Framers’ Generation: A Preliminary Sketch

2009 Cardozo L. Rev. de novo 273 (2009), University of Arkansas Research Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2014
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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oaths, morality, so help me God, Framers, obligation, commitment, office, legislative, executive, judicial, Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. 137 (1803)

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Another Such Victory? Term Limits, Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Right to the Representation

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 45, 1994
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Mark R. Killenbeck and Stephen M. Sheppard
University of Arkansas - School of Law and St. Mary's University School of Law
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Suffrage, right to vote, Section 2, disenfranchisement, Pyrrhic victory, Fourteenth Amendment, Qualifications clause, Article 1, Constitution, Constitutional, Term limits, States, Powell v. McCormack, 395 U.S. 486 (1969)

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Disciplinary Evolution and Scholarly Expansion: Legal History in the United States

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 54, p. 23, 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard and Michael Harlan Hoeflich
St. Mary's University School of Law and University of Kansas - School of Law
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Legal History, digital scholarship, digital resources, Avalon Project, Reprints, Journals, digitization, Classic Texts, History of the Book, legal historians, Dual-degree holders, Morton Horwitz

13.

Teach Justice

43 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 599 (2008)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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values, morality, legal ethics, Karl Llewellyn, justice, curriculum, law school, teach, professors

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Officials' Obligations to Children: The Perfectionist Response to Liberals and Libertarians, or Why Adult Rights are Not Trumps Over the State Duty to Ensure Each Child's Education

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2005, p. 809, 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2013
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Shapiro, Durkheim, Mills, Rawls, Finnis, Oakeshott, George Will, Meyer, Pierce, Yoder, perfectionist, perfectionism, moral ecology, First Amendment, free speech, free association, parental rights, , home-school, moral education, intellectual slavery, parent, child development, socialization

15.

Jury, Liberty, and Decay

Steve Sheppard, The Jury is Dismissed, Library of Law and Liberty (May 16, 2013, 3:42 PM)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 May 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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jury, role of jury, liberty, legal history, justice, American law

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The State Interest in the Good Citizen: Constitutional Balance between the Citizen and the Perfectionist State

45 Hastings L.J. 969 (1994)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Supreme Court, constitutional adjudication, constitutional interpretation, balancing, balancing opinion, balancing mode, categorical, categorical opinion, deontology, formalism, Dean Pound, Oliver Wendell Holmes, predictability, citizen, legal perfectionism, moral citizenry, morality, ethics

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Presidential Signing Statements: How to Find Them, How to Use Them, and What They Might Mean

2006 Ark. L. Notes 87 (2006)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Presidential signing statement, statutory construction, interpretation, unitary executive, constitutional limits, separation of powers, legislative, executive, compilation of presidential documents

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Caperton, Due Process, and Judicial Duty: Recusal Oversight in Patrons’ Cases

Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 113, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., 556 U.S. 868 (2009), fair trial, impartial, recuse, recusal request, Ronald Rotunda, Justice Brent Benjamin, federal court, state court, review, judge, justice, West Virginia Supreme Court, Constitutionalizing Judicial Ethics, Judge William H. Enfield

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First Priority? The Neglect of Rural Development by Federal Agencies, and How Arkansas Could Respond

2004 Ark. L. Notes 103 (2004)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Rural Development Act, RDA, Arkansas, relocation, federal facility, § 343(a), rural area, Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act Administrative Procedures Act, APA, Judicial review, National Environmental Policy Act

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Freedom to and Freedom from: A Response to Garvey and Armacost with a Tinge of Legal Perfectionism

47 Drake L. Rev. 65 (1998)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law
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John Garvey, Lloyd Weinreb, Randy Barnett, Barabara Armacost, Legal perfectionism, Freedoms to, Freedoms from, Control Freaks, natural law, moral authority, community notions of justice, freedom, governmental immunity

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A Hartman Hotz Symposium: Intelligence, Law, and Democracy

60 Ark. L. Rev. 809 (2008)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Lord Butler, William Taft, Alberto Mora and Stephen M. Sheppard
Independent, Independent, Independent and St. Mary's University School of Law
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torture, Geneva convention, cruelty, convention against torture, Lord Robin Butler, William Howard Taft IV, Alberto Mora, intelligence, information, terrorism, democracy, accountability, right to privacy, qualified right, morality, illegal, University of Arkansas School of Law, Arkansas, Don Bobbit

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A Case for the Electoral College and for its Faithless Elector

Posted: 01 Dec 2016
Stephen M. Sheppard
St. Mary's University School of Law

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Electoral College, Voters, Minority, Popular Vote, President, Delegates, Political Parties, Small States, Large States, Congress, Constitutional Check, Republican System, Democratic Process, Candidates, Constitution, Supreme Court