Michael Conklin

Angelo State University - Business Law

Assistant Professor, Powell Endowed Professor of Business Law

United States

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Scholarly Papers (120)

1.

Capitol Offense: Is Donald Trump Guilty of Inciting a Riot at the Capitol?

Capitol Offense: Is Donald Trump Guilty of Inciting a Riot at the Capitol?, ___ J.L. & PUB. POL’Y ___ (forthcoming 2021).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 1,989 (11,085)
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Incitement, Trump, Capitol, Riot, Insurrection, Mob, Free Speech, Political Speech, Brandenburg

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The Curious Case of Howard Law School’s Peer Ranking

___ Rutgers Race & Law Review ___ (forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 789 (43,421)

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Howard University, Howard Law School, Historically Black Colleges, Law School Rankings, Peer Ranking, U.S. News & World Report Law School Rankings

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Please Allow Myself to Pardon . . . Myself: The Constitutionality of a Presidential Self-Pardon

University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Vol. 97, 2020
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 May 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 586 (63,956)

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Pardon Power, Presidential Pardon, Self-Pardon, Presidential Self-Pardon, Can a President Pardon Himself, Trump

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Political Ideology and Law School Rankings: Measuring the Conservative Penalty and Liberal Bonus

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 512 (75,759)

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Gender Bias, Law Journal, Law Review, Blind Review, Gender Disparities, Gender Discrimination, Law School, Journal Discrimination

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The Overlooked Benefits of 'Hate Speech': Not Just the Lesser of Two Evils

The Overlooked Benefits of Hate Speech: Not Just the Lesser of Two Evils, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 441 (90,581)

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First Amendment, Free Speech, Hate Speech, Censorship, Viewpoint Discrimination, College Free Speech, Campus Free Speech, Speech Codes, Milo Yiannopoulos, Megan Phelps Roper, Westboro Baptist Church

6.

The Ethics of Investing in Cryptocurrencies

Michael Conklin & Reuben Ceballos, The Ethics of Investing in Cryptocurrencies, (with Dr. Ruben Ceballos) 21 FLA ST. BUS. REV. 69 (2022).
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 18 May 2022
Michael Conklin and Ruben Ceballos
Angelo State University - Business Law and Angelo State University
Downloads 422 (95,386)

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Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Ethics, Utilitarian, Ethical Investing, Finance, Illegal transactions, Black market, Environment

7.

Online Law Journals as Legal Scholarship: A Survey of Faculty Perceptions

Michael Conklin, Online Law Journals as Legal Scholarship: A Survey of Faculty Perceptions, 61 JURIMETRICS 171 (2020, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 May 2020 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 390 (104,479)

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Online law journals, Legal scholarship, Tenure and promotion, Durham statement, Law journal blogs, Academia, Legal academia, Value of legal scholarship, Law journal rankings, law journal publishing,

8.

The Big Problem with the Small Penis Rule: Why It Does Not Limit Defamation Liability

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Dec 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 373 (109,858)

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Wrestling with Employment Classifications: Are WWE Wrestlers Independent Contractors?

Wrestling with Employment Classifications: Are WWE Wrestlers Independent Contractors? 70 LABOR L.J. 165 (2019).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 349 (118,280)

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worker classification, independent contractor, employee, labor law, WWE, professional wrestling, UFC working conditions, employee benefits, employment law labor union,

10.

#MeToo Effects on Juror Decision Making

#MeToo Effects on Juror Decision Making, 11 CAL. L. REV. ONLINE 179, 2020
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 335 (123,771)

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#MeToo, MeToo Movement Effects, Sexual Assault, Harvey Weinstein, Conviction Rates, Duke Lacrosse Sexual Harassment, Unintended Consequences, Gender Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Public Support

11.

There’s No Lawsuits in Baseball: Houston Astros’ Liability for Sign Stealing

There’s No Lawsuits in Baseball: Houston Astros’ Liability for Sign Stealing, ___ MISS. SPORTS L. REV. ___ (2020, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 311 (133,727)

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Michael Bolsinger, Astros lawsuit, MLB, Boston Redsox, DraftKings, causation

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Is the Tax Code Racist? A Critique of Dorothy Brown’s The Whiteness of Wealth

Michael Conklin, Is the Tax Code Racist? A Critique of Dorothy Brown's The Whiteness of Wealth, ___ Appalachian Journal of Law ___ (2021, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 May 2021 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 303 (137,571)

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Taxes, IRS, equality, discrimination, social security, wealth tax, racism, marriage penalty, income

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Law School Rankings and Political Ideology: Measuring the Conservative Penalty and Liberal Bonus With Updated 2023 Rankings Data

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, 2022
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 May 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 300 (139,501)

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'The Most Demanding Test Known to Constitutional Law': Do Coronavirus Bans on Church Services Satisfy Religious Freedom Restoration Act Requirements?

Washburn Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 298 (139,979)

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Coronavirus, COVID-19, RFRA, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, First Amendment, Stay at Home Order, Freedom of Religion

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Coronavirus 'Cures' and the Courts

William & Mary Business Law Review, Volume 12, Issue 1, pgs. 1-22 (2020)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2021
Chad G. Marzen and Michael Conklin
Florida State University and Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 266 (157,199)

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Victim or Complaining Witness: The Difference Between Guilty and Not Guilty

San Diego Law Review, 2020
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 260 (160,877)

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Victim, Complaining witness, Trial advocacy, Juror decision making, Jury selection, Voir dire, Prejudicial, People v. Williams, Bradham v. State, Barger v. State, State v. Brightman, State v. Warholic, Talkington v. State,

17.

No Safe Spaces: A Distorted Image of a Clear Problem

No Safe Spaces: A Distorted Image of a Clear Problem, 2019 PEPP. L. REV. 80 (2020).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 254 (164,676)

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Adam Carolla, Dennis Prager, No Safe Spaces, Campus free speech, Censorship, Evergreen college, Viewpoint discrimination

18.

Effective Death Penalty Abolitionist Rhetoric: A Quantitative Analysis of What Works

Michael Conklin, Effective Death Penalty Abolitionist Rhetoric: A Quantitative Analysis of What Works, ___ LINCOLN MEMORIAL L. REV. ___ (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 238 (175,356)

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Capital punishment, Death penalty, Eighth Amendment, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Race, Innocence project, Cost,

19.

Running up Against the Civil Rights Act: Does Joe Biden’s Promise of a Female Running Mate Violate Title VII?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 230 (181,163)

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Title VII, Employment law, Employment discrimination, Darden, Labor Law, Gender discrimination, BFOQ, Worker classification,

20.

Factors Affecting Punitive Damage Awards

Michael Conklin, Factors Affecting Punitive Damage Awards, ___ FLA. COASTAL L. REV. ___ (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 229 (181,928)

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punitive damages, civil juries, out of state defendant, BMW v. Gore, 9:1 ratio, Exxon v. Baker, objective request, in-state defendant

21.

Rage Against the Voting Machine: Dominion’s Defamation Lawsuit Against Sidney Powell

Michael Conklin, Rage Against the Voting Machine: Dominion's Defamation Lawsuit Against Sidney Powell, 26 Ill. Bus. L.J. 1 (2021).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 227 (183,398)
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Voter Fraud, Dominion, Sidney Powell, Defamation, 2020 Election, Prospective Damages, Future Damages, Third Party Standing

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Racial Preferences in COVID-19 Vaccination: Legal and Practical Implications

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jan 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 227 (183,398)

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coronavirus, COVID-19, equal protection, disparate impact, racial classifications, affirmative action, inequality, health care

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The Inflation of Black Crime Statistics: Age-Adjusted Rates Paint a More Accurate Picture

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 226 (184,898)

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Race, discrimination, crime statistics, Police, Racial profiling, Defunding police, Murder rate, Police brutality, Crime rate, Media coverage,

24.

Two Classifications Enter, One Classification Leaves: Are UFC Fighters Employees or Independent Contractors?

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2020
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 223 (187,275)
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Employee classification, Employment law, Labor law, UFC, Ultimate Fighting Championship, NLRB, Employee, Independent contractor

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The Truth Can Be Deceiving: How Criminal Justice Headlines Are Misinterpreted

The Truth Can Be Deceiving: How Criminal Justice Headlines Are Misinterpreted, NE. U. EXTRA LEGAL (Mar. 21, 2020).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 May 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 199 (207,337)

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Media law, Journalism law, Newspaper headlines, Criminal justice media coverage, Freedom of the press, misleading headlines

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‘Victim’ or ‘The Deceased’: Why Kyle Rittenhouse’s Verdict Could Depend on the Distinction

Michael Conklin, ‘Victim’ or ‘The Deceased’: Why Kyle Rittenhouse’s Verdict Could Depend on the Distinction, HARV. L. REV. BLOG (November 9, 2021).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Dec 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 195 (211,185)

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Evidence, Admissibility, Fair trial, Due process, Probative value, Prejudicial effect

27.

Can You Truly Be Happy in Law School?

Can You Truly Be Happy in Law School? An Analysis of Law School Advice, 53 U. RICH. L. REV. ONLINE 63 (2019).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 177 (229,744)

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Socratic method, Legal education, Law school pedagogy, Legal pedagogy, How to be sort of happy in law school

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Coronavirus and Mass Incarceration

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 28 May 2020 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 177 (229,744)

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Coronavirus, COVID-19, Early release, Prison reform, Racial disparity, Criminal justice reform, Mass incarceration, Release from prison

29.

'Officer-Involved Shootings': How the Exonerative Tense of Media Accounts Distorts Reality

Michael Conklin, "Officer-Involved Shootings": How the Exonerative Tense of Media Accounts Distorts Reality, ___ U. Miami Race & Social Justice L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2021).
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 174 (233,098)

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Race, Crime reporting, Criminal Justice, Media reporting, Passive Tense, Black Lives Matter, Officer-Involved Shooting, Police Violence, Police Shooting

30.

Does Voter Fraud Pay? Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s $1 Million Voter Fraud Offer

Michael Conklin, Does Voter Fraud Pay? Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s $1 Million Voter Fraud Offer, ___ MITCHELL HAMLINE SUA SPONTE ___ (forthcoming 2021).
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 170 (237,719)

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Election Law, Contract Law, Rewards, Offer, Acceptance, Campaign Finance, Dan Patrick, Election Fraud, Substantial Performance

31.

Hate Speech: An Analysis of Free Speech Advocacy

Hate Speech: An Analysis of Free-Speech Advocacy, 8 ARK. J. SOC. CHANGE & PUB. SERV. 1 (Sept. 16, 2019).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 166 (242,505)

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Free Speech, Hate Speech, Rhetoric, Censorship, Nadine Strossen, Hate: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech Not Censorship, Free Speech on Campus, Speech Codes, Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces

32.

The Reasonable Robot Standard: Bringing Artificial Intelligence Law into the 21st Century

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Oct 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 162 (247,523)

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Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Law, Legislation, Criminal Law, Products Liability, Tort Law, AI Ryan Abbott, the Reasonable Robot

33.

When 'Literally' Literally Means 'Figuratively': One America News Network v. Rachel Maddow

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 160 (250,153)

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Rachel Maddow, OAN, Defamation, Literally, Anti-SLAPP, Milkovich, Kneivel v. ESPN, CACI Premier Technology,

34.

Botched Statistics on Botched Executions: Refuting Austin Sarat’s Claims

Michael Conklin, Botching Statistics on Botched Executions: Refuting Austin Sarat’s Claims, ___ MITCHELL HAMLINE SUA SPONTE ___ (forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 152 (260,899)

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Austin Sarat, Gruesome Spectacles, Death penalty, Capital punishment, Eighth amendment, Cruel and unusual punishment, Lethal injection, Firing squad

35.

Unnecessary, Counterproductive, and Unjust: The Case Against Hate Crime Legislation

Unnecessary, Counterproductive, and Unjust: The Case Against Hate Crime Legislation, ___ George Mason Law Review Forum ___ (2021, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 139 (280,105)

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Criminal Law, Hate Crime, Bias Crime, Prosecutorial Discretion, Atlanta Spa Shootings

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct? The NFL's Response to the Kneeling Controversy

Michael Conklin & Christine Noel, Unsportsmanlike Conduct? The NFL’s Response to the Kneeling Controversy, 12 J. ETHICAL & LEGAL ISSUES (2019).
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 133 (289,565)

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NFL, Kneeling, National Anthem, Business Ethics, Public relations, Labor Law, Employee rights, NBA, Colin Kaepernick,

37.

The Real Cost of Fake News: Smartmatic’s $2.7 Billion Defamation Lawsuit Against Fox News

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Mar 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 131 (292,885)

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actual malice, voter fraud, Media liability, Defamation, Dominion, Smartmatic, Sidney Powell, False statements

38.

Disappearing Act: Are Free Speech Rights Decreasing?

Michael Conklin, Disappearing Act: Are Free Speech Rights Decreasing?, ___ ST. MARY'S L.J. ___ (forthcoming 2020).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 129 (296,406)

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Free speech, First Amendment, Krotoszynski, Disappearing, Academic freedom, private censorship, Williams v. Wallace, Campus free speech, Public forum doctrine,

39.

How do You Plead, and Why? How Attorney Experience and Defendant Background Affect Plea Bargaining

How Do You Plead and Why? How Attorney Experience and Defendant Background Affect Plea Bargaining, ___ OHIO ST. J. CRIM. L. ___ (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 123 (307,003)

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Plea bargain, Alford plea, Criminal justice reform, Mass incarceration, Trial penalty, Race Innocence effect, False confessions,

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Flawed Logic for Death Penalty Abolition: An Analysis of Unrequited Innocence in U.S. Capital Cases

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 118 (316,383)

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Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Eighth Amendment, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Witherspoon v. Illinois, Race, Innocence Project, Death-Qualified Juries

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No, the Firing Squad is Not Better Than Lethal Injection: A Response to Stephanie Moran’s A Modest Proposal

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 118 (316,383)

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Lethal injection, Firing squad, A Modest Proposal, Eighth Amendment, Botched executions, Cruel and unusual punishment, Death penalty, Capital punishment, Abolition

42.

I Knew It All Along: The Promising Effectiveness of a Pre-Jury Instruction at Mitigating Hindsight Bias

Baylor Law Review, 2022 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Nov 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 117 (318,279)

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Jury deliberation, Hindsight bias, Cognitive bias, Juror decision making, Jury instruction

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Males Need Not Apply: Assessing the Legality of American University Business Law Review's All-Female Issue

Touro Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2021
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 May 2021 Last Revised: 25 May 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Learning from Law Professors: An Analysis of What the Best Law Teachers Do

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 115 (322,140)

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law school teaching, legal teaching pedagogy, Socratic method, What the Best Law Teachers Do, What the Best College Teachers Do

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Reducing Mass Incarceration Through Cost Salience: Why Juries Should Be Told the Cost of Incarceration

___ Criminal Justice Law Review ___ (2021 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Apr 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 112 (328,289)

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Imprisonment Cost, Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Mass Incarceration

46.

Did Your CEO Accidentally Offer to Sell a $30 Million Harrier Jet?

Michael Conklin, Did Your CEO Accidentally Offer to Sell a $30 Million Harrier Jet?, 21 J. BUS. CASES & APPLICATIONS (2018).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 111 (330,319)

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Pepsi commercial, Advertisements, Advertising liability, Marketing Law, Leonard v. Pepsico, Harrier Jet, Pepsi points, Contracts, Offer Acceptance

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An Uphill Battle for Free Speech Advocates: A Quantitative Analysis of the Effectiveness of Free Speech Rhetoric

Michael Conklin, An Uphill Battle for Free Speech Advocates: A Quantitative Analysis of the Effectiveness of Free Speech Rhetoric, 45 J. of Legal Profession ___ (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 109 (334,384)

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Free speech, First Amendment, Campus Free Speech, Hate Speech, Censhorship,

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Negligent Admissions: Was it Unethical to Recruit Marcus Johnson?

Michael Conklin, Negligent Admissions: Was It Unethical to Recruit Marcus Johnson?, 4 J. CASE RES. & INQUIRY 12 (2018).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 105 (342,937)

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Ross v. Creighton, College Athletics, Kevin Ross, NCAA violations, Ethics, Race, College Recruitment,

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Desperate Measures for Desperate Times: Can Physicians Refuse to Treat Unvaccinated Patients?

Michael Conklin, Desperate Measures for Desperate Times: Can Physicians Refuse to Treat Unvaccinated Patients?, ___ NEW ENG. L. REV FORUM ___ (forthcoming 2021).
Number of pages: 5
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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coronavirus, covid-19, physician, doctor, refusal to treat, right to medical care, abandonment, medical ethics

50.

The Alford Plea Turns Fifty: Why It Deserves Another Fifty Years

The Alford Plea Turns Fifty: Why It Deserves Another Fifty Years, ___ CREIGHTON L. REV. ___ (2020, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 100 (354,157)

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Plea bargaining, Alford plea, Nolo contendere plea, Guilty pleas, False please, North Carolina v. Alford, Criminal justice reform, Innocence, Benefits of Alford pleas, False confessions

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How Sensory Processing Sensitivity Affects Juror Decision Making

Michael Conklin, How Sensory Processing Sensitivity Affects Juror Decision-Making, 97:2 DETROIT MERCY L. REV. ONLINE 1 (2020).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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sensory processing sensitivity, jury selection, juror decision making, voir dire, trial psychology

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Supreme Court Coverage: Using Kelo and Citizens United to Measure Media Bias

Supreme Court Coverage: Using Kelo and Citizens United to Measure Media Bias (with Louis S. Nadelson), NEB. L. REV.: BULL. (June 27, 2018).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 99 (356,465)

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Media Bias, Media Salience, Supreme Court, New York Times Bias, Fox News Bias, Supreme Court Media Coverage, Public Opinion Affects Supreme Court Decisions

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Good for Thee, but Not for Me: How Bisexuals are Overlooked in Title VII Sexual Orientation Arguments

Good for Thee, but Not for Me: How Bisexuals Are Overlooked in Title VII Sexual Orientation Arguments, 11 U. MIAMI RACE & SOC. JUST. L. REV. 33 (2020)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 98 (358,745)

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Title VII, Bisexual, LGBTQ, Bisexual erasure, Bostock, Sexual orientation discrimination, bisexual double discrimination, Harris Funeral Homes, Zarda, Associational discrimination, Price Waterhouse gender stereotyping, Because of sex, Windsor

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Letterhead Bias and Blind Review: An Analysis of Prevalence and Mitigation Efforts

Michael Conklin, Letterhead Bias and Blind Review: An Analysis of Prevalence and Mitigation Efforts, ___ University of Illinois Law Review Online ___ (2022 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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law journals, law reviews, double blind review, letterhead bias, journal rankings

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'Be a Lot Cooler if You Didn’t': Why Judges Should Refrain from Pop Culture References in Judicial Opinions

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Aug 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 95 (365,778)

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Briseno v. Henderson, Model Code of Judicial Conduct, Pop culture references, Judicial opinions

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Andrew Koppelman's Proposal: A Lose-Lose Solution for Religious Liberty and Gay Rights

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Sep 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Masterpiece Cakeshop, Gay Rights v. Religious Liberty, RFRA, Gay Rights, Anti-Discrimination Laws, LGBTQ Rights, Same-Sex Weddings, Gay Marriage

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In Defense of Plea Bargaining: Answering Critics' Objections

In Defense of Plea Bargaining: Answering Critics’ Objections, ___ W. ST. U. L. REV. ___ (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 93 (370,876)

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Plea bargaining, Alford plea, Criminal justice reform, mass incarceration, False pleas, Bordenkircher v. Hayes Alaska, Trial penalty,

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Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free: A Critical Analysis of Judge Rakoff’s Book

Michael Conklin, Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free: A Critical Analysis of Judge Rakoff’s Book, ___ U. N. Tex Dall. L. Rev.: on cusp ___ (forthcoming 2021).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Plea bargain, Death penalty, capital punishment, exoneration, wrongful conviction, U.S. v. Quinones, Kansas v. Marsh

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The Extremes of Rap on Trial: An Analysis of the Movement to Ban Rap Lyrics as Evidence

The Extremes of Rap on Trial: An Analysis of the Movement to Ban Rap Lyrics as Evidence, 95 INDIANA L.J. THE SUPPLEMENT 1 (2020).
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 May 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 92 (373,413)

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Rap on Trial, Erik Nielson, Andrea L. Dennis, Rap lyrics, Song lyrics, Trial evidence, Evidence nullification, Jury nullification, Jamal Knox, Rap music discrimination, Ice-T Cop Killer, Who's Afraid of Rap, Elonis v. United States, rap shield, rap lyrics as evidence

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The Road Less Traveled: Abolishing the Death Penalty on Substantive Due Process, Fundamental Right to Life Grounds

The Road Less Traveled: Abolishing the Death Penalty on Substantive Due Process, Fundamental Right to Life Grounds, Loyola University of Chicago Law Journal Online, Jan. 16, 2020
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 May 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 89 (381,029)

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Death Penalty, Capital Punishment, Substantive Due Process, Fundamental Right to Life, Dignity, Abortion Rights

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Yes, Self-Pardons Are Constitutional, Even for Donald Trump

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Sep 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 86 (389,126)

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Pardon power, Pardon clause, self-pardon, presidential self-pardon, Mordacq, Donald Trump, Can a president pardon himself?

62.

Setting the Record Straight on the Death Penalty: A Critical Review of American Roulette

Setting the Record Straight on the Death Penalty: A Critical Review of American Roulette, ___ LA VERNE L. REV. ___ (forthcoming 2021).
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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death penalty, capital punishment, American Roulette, Death-qualified juries, race, victim impact testimony, future dangerousness

63.

Double-Blind Review as a Solution to Gender Inequality in Legal Scholarship

Michael Conklin, Double-Blind Review as a Solution to Gender Inequality in Legal Scholarship, ___ Rocky Mountain L.J. ___ (forthcoming 2021).
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Innocent or Inconclusive? Analyzing Abolitionists’ Claims About the Death Penalty

Innocent or Inconclusive: Analyzing Abolitionists’ Claims About the Death Penalty, NEB. L. REV.: BULL. (September 4, 2018).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Death penalty, False confessions, Falsely convicted, Actual innocence, Michael Radelet, Brandon L. Garrett, Lee Kovarsky, Ernest Dobbert, Cameron Todd Willingham, Factual innocence, Kansas v. Marsh, Criminal justice reform, Execute innocent person,

65.

The Longer They Are, the More Citations They Receive: How Impact Factor Punishes Concise Scholarship

Michael Conklin, The Longer They Are, the More Citations They Receive: How Impact Factor Punishes Concise, Legal Scholarship ___ U. N. Tex Dall. L. Rev.: on cusp ___ (forthcoming 2021).
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Impact Factor, Legal Scholarship, Law School Rankings, Law Journal Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, Washington & Lee Law Journal Rankings

Faculty Perceptions of Online Law Journals

Michael Conklin, Faculty Perceptions of Online Law Journals, ___ Midwest L. J. ___ (Forthcoming 2020).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Oct 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Legal scholarship, Online journals, Online law reviews, Ranking online law journals, Online publications

Faculty Perceptions of Online Law Journals

Michael Conklin, Faculty Perceptions of Online Law Journals, 30 MIDWEST L.J. 4 (2020).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Dec 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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legal scholarship, ALSB, publishing in law journals, online law journals, specialty journals, law journal supplements

67.

The Effectiveness of Bayesian Jury Instructions in Mitigating the Defense Attorney's Fallacy

Michael Conklin, The Effectiveness of Bayesian Jury Instructions in Mitigating the Defense Attorney’s Fallacy, 9 HOUS. L. REV.: OFF REC. 73 (2019).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Jury instructions, defense attorney's fallacy, prosecutor's fallacy, jury selection, voir dire, bayesian jury instruction

68.

Can a President Pardon Himself? Law School Faculty Consensus

Can a President Pardon Himself? Law School Faculty Consensus, NE. U. EXTRA LEGAL (2019).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Self-pardons, Presidential pardons, Presidential self-pardon, Presidential powers, Self-dealing, Donald Trump

69.

Walking on a Wire: The Delicate Balance of Free Speech on College Campuses

Walking on a Wire: The Delicate Balance of Free Speech on College Campuses, 9 HOUS. L. REV.: OFF REC. 35 (September 18, 2018).
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Free speech, First amendment, Speech codes, Safe spaces, Free Speech on College Campus, Erwin Chemerinsky, Howard Gillman, Censorship, Hate speech, Milo Yiannopoulos, University of Oklahoma racist chant, CLS v. Martinez, Christian Legal Society v. Martinez, Student organization free speech,

70.

The Amendability Paradox: Could an Unamendable Amendment Be Amended?

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 40, 2022
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Article V, unamendability, amendments, Corwin Amendment, informal unamendability

71.

Justice by Algorithm: Are Artificial Intelligence Risk Assessment Tools Biased Against Minorities?

Michael Conklin & Jun Wu, Justice by Algorithm: Are Artificial Intelligence Risk Assessment Tools Biased Against Minorities?, ___ S. J. OF POL’Y & JUST. ___ (2021 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2021
Michael Conklin and Jun Wu
Angelo State University - Business Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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artificial intelligence, AI, sentencing, bail, pre-trial release, criminal law, criminal justice, criminal procedure

72.

Was the 'Trump Bump' a One-Time Phenomenon for Charities?

Was the ‘Trump Bump’ a One-Time Phenomenon for Charities, 32 CHRON. PHILANTHROPY 50 (NOV. 5, 2019).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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fundraising, nonprofit planning, rage donating, emotional appeals, guilt appeals, How elections affect nonprofit giving, Trump bump in donating,

73.

We Must Raise Taxes on the Rich [Citations Needed]: A Critical Review of Tax the Rich! and the Patriotic Millionaires

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Mar 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Tax policy, Flat tax, Fair tax, Capital gains tax, Wealth tax, Loopholes

74.

Group Projects in Higher Education: How Demographic Factors Affect Student Perceptions of Grading, Leadership Roles, Assessment, and Applicability

Michael Conklin, Marty Ludlum, & Andrew Tiger, Group Projects in Higher Education: How Demographic Factors Affect Student Perceptions of Grading, Leadership Roles, Assessment, and Applicability, 21 J. of Higher Educ. Theory & Pract. (2021,Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Dec 2020
marty ludlum, Michael Conklin and Andrew Tiger
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Angelo State University - Business Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Groupwork, Group projects, Pedagogy, Higher Education, Student Perceptions, Assessments, Learning Outcomes, Gender differences, Racial differences

75.

An Uphill Battle for Reparationists: A Quantitative Analysis of the Effectiveness of Slavery Reparations Rhetoric

Columbia Journal of Race and Law, Vol. 10, 2020
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 May 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Reparations, Slavery, Rhetoric, Polling, Public opinion, Marcus Garvey, James Foreman, Legislation, Lawsuit

76.

Charged Advocacy: A Critical Review of Emily Bazelon’s Charged

Charged Advocacy: A Critical Review of Emily Bazelon’s Charged, 29 KAN. J.L. & PUB. POL’Y ONLINE 13 (2020).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 May 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Emily Bazelon, Criminal justice reform, Charged, innocent, wrongfully convicted, race criminal justice, Mass incarceration, Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration

77.

Do Varying State Tax Rates Affect Athletic Performance?

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 Apr 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Taxes, athletic performance

78.

Reasonable Doubt Ratcheting: How Jurors Adjust the Standard of Proof to Reach a Desired Result

Reasonable Doubt Ratcheting: How Jurors Adjust the Standard of Proof to Reach a Desired Result, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Burden of Proof, Reasonable Doubt, Juror Decision Making, Jury Selection, Voir Dire, Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Sympathetic Plaintiff, Juror Gender, Juror Political Affiliation

79.

Subsidizing the Unvaccinated: Considering the Legality and Practicality of Vaccine Mandates for Those on Public Assistance

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Dec 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Welfare, Government benefits, Vaccine mandate, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Compulsory, Jacobson, OSHA

80.

Rethinking Jury Diversity: A Response to Juan R. Sánchez’s A Plan of Our Own

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Juan Sanchez, Jury diversity, racism, jury selection, Batson challenge, voir dire, jury bias, verdicts

81.

The Enigma of Clarence Thomas: A Critical Analysis

Michael Conklin, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas: A Critical Analysis, ___ ELON L. REV. ___ (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Clarence Thomas, Corey Robin, Anita Hill, Affirmative action, Critical race theory, Racism, Originalism, Textualism

82.

Student Gender Bias in College Class Selection

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin and Andrew Tiger
Angelo State University - Business Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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gender bias, sexism, college instructors, professors, college enrollment, Same gender preference, Syllabus, Student evaluations,

83.

Litigation as U.S. History: A Review of Litigation Nation

Michael Conklin, Litigation as U.S. History: A Review of Litigation Nation, ___ ATLANTIC L.J. ___ (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Peter Charles Hoffer, Legal History, Legal Education, Defamation

84.

Brian Flores’s Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Against the NFL: A Game Changer or Business as Usual?

Michael Conklin, Marty Ludlum, & Jennifer Barger-Johnson, Brian Flores’s Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Against the NFL: A Game Changer or Business as Usual?, 29 Moorad Sports L.J. 299 (2022).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 18 May 2022
Michael Conklin and marty ludlum
Angelo State University - Business Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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race, coaching, NFL, employment law, evidence

85.

Stagflation in American Jurisprudence

Pace Law Review, Volume 42, Issue 1, pgs. 1-23
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
Chad G. Marzen and Michael Conklin
Florida State University and Angelo State University - Business Law
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A Felon Among Us: Should Felons Be Allowed on Juries?

Michael Conklin, A Felon Among Us: Should Felons Be Allowed on Juries?, 34 Regent U. L. Rev. 133 (2021).
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Disenfranchisement, Jury duty, Discrimination, Criminal justice, Felons, Ex-felons

87.

A Second Bite at the Apple: What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Dec 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Obergefell, Jack Balkin, LGBTQ, same sex marriage, gay rights, marriage equality, equal protection, gender discrimination

88.

John Roberts: Shedding Light on a Secretive Man

John Roberts: Shedding Light on a Secretive Man, Ne. U. L. Rev. F. (September 5, 2019).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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John Roberts, The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts, Biography, Joan Biskupic, Supreme Court history

89.

No Quick Fix: An Analysis of the Challenges Law Schools Face

Michael Conklin, No Quick Fix: An Analysis of the Challenges Law Schools Face, ___ J.L. BUS. & ETHICS ___ (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Legal Education, Law School, Fixing Law Schools, Benjamin Barton, Law School Rankings, Trump Bump, InfiLaw, American Bar Association,

90.

Abandon Hope of Objective Constitutional Interpretation All Ye Who Enter Here: Chemerinsky's Expansive New View of Constitutional Interpretation

Abandon Hope of Objective Constitutional Interpretation All Ye Who Enter Here: Chemerinsky's Expansive New View of Constitutional Interpretation, 10 Hous. L. Rev.: Off Rec. 1 (2019).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Erwin Chemerinsky, Original intent, Originalism, minimal entitlements, Strict construction, Living Constitution, Textualism, Constitutionality of electoral college, Preamble, We the People: A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century, Constitutional interpretation,

91.

Dershowitz Misses the Mark on Free Speech: A Review of The Case Against the New Censorship

Michael Conklin, ___ S. Ill. U. L.J. ___ (forthcoming 2022).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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First Amendment, Alan Dershowitz, private censorship, tech censorship, social media censorship, Facebook

92.

Combating Arbitrary Jurisprudence by Addressing Anchoring Bias

Combating Arbitrary Jurisprudence by Addressing Anchoring Bias, 97 WASH. U. L. REV. ONLINE 1 (2019).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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cognitive bias, anchoring bias, anchoring effect, jury decision making, irrelevant anchors, considering the opposite

93.

A Stretch Too Far: Flaws in Comparing Slavery and the Death Penalty

A Stretch Too Far: Flaws in Comparing Slavery and the Death Penalty, DENVER L. REV. FORUM, 2019
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Slavery, Abolition, Bharat Malkani, Eighth Amendment Slavery and the Death Penalty, Willie Horton, Life Without Parole, Cruel and Unusual Punishment

94.

Examining Death Penalty Ballot Measures: A Review of Austin Sarat’s The Death Penalty on the Ballot

Examining Death Penalty Ballot Measures: A Review of Austin Sarat’s The Death Penalty on the Ballot, ___ SEATTLE J. SOC. JUST. ___ (2020, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Capital punishment, Austin Sarat, Death Penalty, Abolition, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Botched execution, Ballot initiative, Race, Eighth Amendment, Executing innocent

95.

Lacking Evidence: A Response to Jeffrey Bellin’s The Evidence Rules That Convict the Innocent

Michael Conklin, Lacking Evidence: A Response to Jeffrey Bellin’s The Evidence Rules That Convict the Innocent, ___ MITCHELL HAMLINE SUA SPONTE ___ (forthcoming 2021).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 May 2021 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Rules of Evidence, False Confessions, Eyewitness Identifications, Wrongful Convictions, Exonerations, Innocence Project

96.

Putting it in Neutral: How the Sequence, Severity, and Sincerity of Information Presentation Affects Student Opinions

Putting It in Neutral: How the Sequence, Severity, and Sincerity of Information Presentation Affect Student Opinions, N. E. J. OF LEGAL STUD., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Dec 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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teaching pedagogy, cognitive bias, bias in higher education, anchoring, serial-position effect, political bias, class activity

97.

The Effects of Race and Gender on Attorney Selection

The Effects of Race and Gender on Attorney Selection, 20 RUTGERS RACE & L. REV. 1 (2018).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Racism, Sexism, Stereotypes, Gender Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Female Attorneys, Black Attorneys, African American Attorneys, Minority Attorneys

98.

Pepsi’s Harrier Jet Commercial: A Class Activity Covering Contract Formation and More

Michael Conklin, Pepsi’s Harrier Jet Commercial: A Class Activity Covering Contract Formation and More, ___ W. L. & Bus. Rev. ___ (Forthcoming 2022).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Apr 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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pedagogy, case study, legal environment, tort liability, advertisements

99.

The Long Shortlist: Women Considered for the Supreme Court

Michael Conklin, The Long Shortlist: Women Considered for the Supreme Court, 10 J. RACE, GENDER, AND ETHNICITY 38 (2021).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Shortlisted, RBG, Florence Allen, Gender discrimination, Supreme Court, Harriet Miers, Burnita Matthews, Pamela Rymer, Susie Sharp, Mildred Lillie

100.

What’s Bad for the Goose is Bad for the Gander: Censorship Is Harmful Whether Done by the Government or Private Industry

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Mar 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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The Icing on the Cake: How Background Factors Affect Law Faculties’ Predictions in Masterpiece Cakeshop

The Icing on the Cake: How Background Factors Affect Law Faculties’ Predications in Masterpiece Cakeshop, 9 CONLAWNOW 227, 2018
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Masterpiece Cakeshop, Faculty Diversity, Bias, Supreme Court Predictions, Predictive Markets

102.

Breaking the Stalemate on Supreme Court Term Limits with Delayed Implementation Legislation

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Dec 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Term Limits, Supreme Court, Bipartisan, Legislation, Constitutionality, Justices, Supreme Court term limits

103.

Viewing Sports as Legal Systems: A Review of The Jurisprudence of Sport

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Nov 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Sports law, Sports regulations, Entertainment law

104.

Good for the Goose but Not for the Gander: Biden's Promise to Appoint a Black Female to the Supreme Court and Title VII Principles

Michael Conklin, Good for the Goose but Not for the Gander: Biden's Promise to Appoint a Black Female to the Supreme Court and Title VII Principles, 9 Texas A & M Arguendo 1 (2022).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Supreme Court, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Title VII, employment discrimination, affirmative action

105.

Understanding the 'Underclass': Analyzing the Role of Adjuncts in Higher Education

Michael Conklin, Understanding the ‘Underclass’: Analyzing the Role of Adjuncts in Higher Education, 76 Higher Education Quarterly 1 (2022).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Adjunctification, Herb Childress, College Budgets, Faculty, Tenure, Education spending

106.

Dershowitz on Presidential Impeachment: An Analysis of The Case Against Impeaching Trump

Dershowitz on Presidential Impeachment: An Analysis of the Case Against Impeaching Trump, 10 CONLAWNOW 501 (2018).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Corrupt Motive, Alan Dershowitz, Impeachment, Donald Trump, President Trump

107.

It’s Not What It Looks Like: How Claims of Self-Publishing Bias in Legal Scholarship Are Exaggerated

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 May 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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legal scholarship, self-publishing bias, letterhead bias, law journal submissions

108.

How Transgender and Non-Binary People are Ignored in the Male-Only Military Draft Debate

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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trans rights, LGBTQ, military draft, gender discrimination, armed forces, transgender, gender assigned at birth

109.

Painting a Deceptive Portrait: A Critical Review of Deadly Justice

Painting a Deceptive Portrait: A Critical Review of Deadly Justice, 22 NEW CRIM. L. REV. 223 (2019).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
Downloads 30 (614,974)

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Death penalty, Capital punishment,Deadly Justice: A Statistical Portrait of the Death Penalty, Criminal justice reform, Witherspoon v. Illinois, Public opinion, Furman v. Georgia, Racial disparities, Cruel and unusual punishment, Death-qualified juries, Eighth Amendment, Jury selection, Voir dire

110.

Precise Punishment: Why Precise Punitive Damage Requests Result in Higher Awards than Round Requests

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Oct 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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punitive damages, precise request, precise offer, cognitive anchoring, tort reform, jury decision making, Tversky Kahneman, anchoring, negotiation

111.

Inclusivity in the Business Law Classroom

Michael Conklin, Inclusivity in the Business Law Classroom, 13 S. J. of Bus. & Ethics 132 (2021).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Diversity, Academia, Pedagogy, What Inclusive Instructors Do, Higher Education, Syllabus Design

112.

The Silent Justice Speaks: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words

Michael Conklin, The Silent Justice Speaks: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words, ___ GA. L. REV. ONLINE ___ (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Clarence Thomas, Created Equal, Anita Hill, Documentary, Supreme Court

113.

Grandstanding or Gotcha: Asking Ketanji Brown Jackson 'Can You Provide a Definition for the Word ‘Woman’?'

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 May 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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gender discrimination, employment discrimination, Supreme Court confirmation hearings, Supreme Court Justice, Title VII

114.

Censorship by Any Other Name: A Response to Nadine Strossen on Private Censorship Online

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 61, 2021
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Apr 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Free speech, ACLU, Tech companies, Online free speech, Censorship

115.

Life Hangs in the Balance: Weighing Coronavirus Church Closings Against the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act

Michael Conklin, Life Hangs in the Balance: Weighing Coronavirus Church Closings Against the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act, NW U. L. REV. ONLINE (2020).
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Nov 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Religious Freedom Restoration Act, RFRA, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Substantial burden, Wisconsin v. Yoder, Church closings

116.

How Coloradans View Attorneys

How Coloradans View Attorneys, 47 COLO. LAW. 14 (2018).
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Perceptions of attorneys, Public opinion of defense attorneys, Attorney win loss record, Trial success rate, CSI effect, Public opinion of prosecutors, Public opinion of public defenders, Choosing attorney

117.

Anti-Semitism and the Overlooked Benefits of Allowing 'Hate Speech'

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Jewish, Censorship, Free Speech, First Amendment, Hate Crime, Suppression

118.

Appellate Inequality Is Not a Virtue: A Response to Brett Parker’s Is Death Different to Federal Judges?

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Death Penalty, Capital Punishment, Appeal, Race, Life without parole, Racism, Cruel and Unusual Punishment

119.

Legality of Racial Discrimination in the Distribution of Lifesaving COVID-19 Treatments

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Feb 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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coronavirus, covid-19, equal protection, disparate impact, racial classifications, affirmative action, inequality, health care

120.

Buck v. Bell: Understanding Its Past, Present, and Future

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 May 2022
Michael Conklin
Angelo State University - Business Law
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Eugenics, Abortion, Dobbs, Roe, reproductive rights