Michael J. Higdon

University of Tennessee College of Law

Professor of Law

1505 West Cumberland Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37996

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Fatherhood by Conscription: Nonconsensual Insemination and the Duty of Child Support

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 46, 2012, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 1,133 (11,519)

Abstract:

statutory rape, father's rights, child support, paternity, rape, sexual assault, consent, paternity fraud

2.

Oral Argument and Impression Management: Harnessing the Power of Nonverbal Persuasion for a Judicial Audience

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 3, 2008, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-01, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2009
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 697 (19,588)

Abstract:

nonverbal, persuasion, oral argument

3.

The Legal Reader: An Exposé

43 N.M. L. Rev. 77 (2013), University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 183
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 674 (25,655)

Abstract:

legal reader, legal writing, law and pop culture

4.

From Simon Cowell to Tim Gunn: What Reality Television Can Teach Us About How to Critique Our Students' Work Effectively

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 15, p. 169, 2007, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 638 (31,868)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal writing, legal education, student assessment, pedagogy, popular culture

5.

Something Judicious this Way Comes... The Use of Foreshadowing as a Persuasive Device in Judicial Narrative

University of Richmond Law Review, May 2010, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 74
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2011
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 518 (39,583)

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6.

To Lynch a Child: Bullying and Gender Non-Conformity in Our Nation's Schools

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 102
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 499 (41,880)

Abstract:

lgbt, bullying, lynching

7.

When Informal Adoption Meets Intestate Succession: The Cultural Myopia of the Equitable Adoption Doctrine

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 223, 2008
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2016
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 435 (54,131)

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Oral Advocacy and Vocal Fry: The Unseemly, Sexist Side of Nonverbal Persuasion

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 13, 2016, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2016
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 338 (72,781)

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Oral Advocacy and Vocal Fry: The Unseemly, Sexist Side of Nonverbal Persuasion

Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, Vol. 13, 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Dec 2016
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 63 (299,520)

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9.

Marginalized Fathers and Demonized Mothers: A Feminist Look at the Reproductive Freedom of Unmarried Men

Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 352 (59,053)

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10.

A Place in the Academy: Law Faculty Hiring and Socioeconomic Bias

St. John's Law Review , Vol. 87, 2013, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 176
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 280 (79,703)

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11.

Queer Teens and Legislative Bullies: The Cruel and Invidious Discrimination Behind Heterosexist Statutory Rape Laws

42 UC Davis Law Review 195 (2008), UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2016
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 215 (94,378)
Citation 1

Abstract:

gay, lesbian, statutory rape, adolescent

12.

Using DVD Covers to Teach Weight of Authority

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 15, No. 1, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 140 (161,824)

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13.

It's a Small World: Using the Classic Disney Ride to Teach Document Coherence

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 17, No. 2, p. 111, 2009, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 88 (230,653)

Abstract:

coherence transitions

14.

Constitutional Parenthood

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 330
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2017
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 0 (94,010)

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15.

Polygamous Marriage, Monogamous Divorce

Duke Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 293
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
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16.

Beyond the Metatheoretical: Implicit Bias in Law Review Article Selection

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2016
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
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17.

State Misdemeanant, Federal Felon: Adolescent Sexual Offenders and the INA

Forthcoming 2017 U. ILL. L. REV. ___ , University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 285
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2016
Michael J. Higdon
University of Tennessee College of Law
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