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Recent Faculty Scholarship

  • “When It Comes to Electoral Disputes, State Justices are Less Reliable GOP Allies than U.S. Supreme Court Justices — and That's the "Problem" (even a Modified Version of) the Independent State Legislature Claim Hopes to Solve” (with Lee Epstein and Michael Nelson), Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (accepted August 2023, forthcoming 2024).
    October 18, 2023
  • "Remembering the Ocean in Water Law," Chapter 10 in Vanessa Casado Perez & Rhett Larson, eds., A Research Agenda for Water Law 205-236, Edward Elgar (2023).

    September 11, 2023
  • "The Curiouser and Curiouser Case of Carried Interest" (with Darryll K. Jones), Arizona Law Review (Spring 2024).

    September 11, 2023

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