ALJ’s Volume 18 Board Announcement

Congratulations to ALJ’s Volume 18 Executive Board and Board of Editors.
Executive Board
Editor-in-Chief – Emily Copeland
Executive Managing Editor – Madison Murray
Executive Lead Articles Editor – Miriam Aguayo
Executive Student Writing Editor – Kathryn Jones
Organizational Development Chair – Lauren Arredondo
Executive Business Manager – Joseph Higgins
Executive Technology Editor – Meagan Ghormley
Comment Editors
Emile Blake
Triana Gonzalez
Brandon King
Tiffany Pham
Article Editors
Andrew Ashton
Sam Ballard
Alyssa Bolin
Breann Hunter
Kendra Naranjo
Annie Ullrich
Erin Van Pelt
Ashley Yi

ALJ’s Volume 17 Publication Announcement!

Administrative Law Journal

Volume 17

Publication Announcement

On behalf of the Board of Editors for Volume 17 of the Administrative Law Journal, I am pleased to announce the selection of the following Comments for publication in our journal. Please join us in congratulating these Staff Editors for their outstanding accomplishment!

Selections for Print Publication

Rainwater Harvesting: Why The Future Of Water In Texas Depends Upon Permits
By Emilie Blake

It’s Time To Get An ‘A’, Texas: A Proposal To Statutorily Empower The Texas Department Of Aging And Disability Services With Greater Enforcement Capability To Address The Substandard Nursing Home Problem In Texas
By Triana Gonzalez

Everything Is Bigger In Texas: The Growing Problem Of Childhood Obesity In Texas And How To Combat It.
By Joseph Higgins

Fitness Determinations For Texas Bar Applicants As The Texas Board Of Law Examiners Continue To Tip-Toe Around The Americans With Disabilities Act
By Kathryn Jones

Strangling Chenery: The Spectre Haunting Texas Agencies’ Ability To Exercise Informed Discretion In Choosing A Policymaking Forum
By Brandon King

The Never Ending Fight: Medicaid Fraud
By Annie Northcutt

Stepping Out Of The Closet: Creating More Inclusive Sexual Education Instruction For Texas Public Schools
By Tiffany Pham

E-Cigarettes, The Controversial Buzz Across States That Puff For Stricter Regulation
By Ashley Yi

Congratulations to the new members of the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal!

The Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal is pleased to present the 2015-2016 Staff Editors:

Gonzalez, Triana
Pham, Tiffany
Van Pelt, Erin
Arredondo, Lauren
King, Brandon
Murray, Madison
Bolin, Alyssa
Ghormley, Meagan
Ashton, Andrew
Ballard, Sam
Blake, Emily
Hunter, Breann
Jones, Kathryn
Northcutt, Annie
Yi, Ashley
Copeland, Emily
Naranjo, Kendra
Aguayo, Miriam
Higgins, Joseph

 

The Administrative Law Journal is Pleased to Announce its Volume 17 Board of Editors!

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The Volume 16 Executive Board is excited to announce the Volume 17 Board of Editors! Please join us in congratulating all of our 2L members on their accomplishments as Staff Editors and their new positions for Volume 17!

Volume 17 Executive Board:

Brendan Reeder, Editor-in-Chief
Daniel Graves, Executive Managing Editor
Morgan McCorvey, Executive Lead Articles Editor
Macy Cotton, Executive Student Writing Editor
Amanda Schwertner, Organizational Development Chair
Trevor Brown, Executive Business Manager
Jimmy Goff, Executive Technology Editor

Volume 17 Articles Editors:

Melissa Arano
Michael Bates
Regina Bost
Miranda Grummons
Courtney Kenisky
Spencer Salmon
SaraNeil Stribling
Sonya Subash
Katlin Wilcox

Volume 17 Comment Editors:

Jamie Gonzales
Stephanie Ibarra
Paul Jennings
Shannon Spizman

 

ALJ’s Volume 16 Publication Announcement!

Administrative Law Journal

Volume 16

Publication Announcement

On behalf of the Board of Editors for Volume 16 of the Administrative Law Journal, I am pleased to announce the selection of the following Comments for publication in our journal. Please join us in congratulating these Staff Editors for their outstanding accomplishment!

 

Selections for Print Publication

Money Talks While Democracy Walks: The Constitutionality of the Texas Ethics Commission Enforcing the Judicial Campaign Fairness Act in the Face of McCutcheon v. FEC

Trevor Brown

Electric Avenue: How Texas Should Reform the Way Cars Are Sold and Allow Tesla to Sell Directly to Consumers

Macy Cotton

The War is Over: The Resolution for Attorney Discipline in Texas

Jim Goff

Treating Adults Like Children: Texas Juvenile Parole Hearings and The Texas Board of Paroles and Pardons

Jamie Gonzales

Welcome to the Age of Voir-Google: Harmonizing Attorney Ethical Obligations, the Internet, and the Voir Dire Process in Texas

Stephanie Ibarra

Why Disabled Texas Veterans are Fighting for the Military Retirement They Deserve

Paul Jennings

A Declaration of Independence: The Necessity for Establishing an Independent Tax Dispute Process Within Texas

Brendan Reeder

Booms and Busts: Preserving Mother Nature While Staring Into the Abyss of Bankruptcy

Spencer Salmon

Selections for Online Publication

The Insurance Industry’s Captivating Hold On Texas: Recent Captive Insurance Legislation And The Industry’s Future In Texas

Melissa Arano

Tap Into Liability: How Does Proximate Cause, Under The Aransas Project v. Shaw, Affect Texas Agency Liability Under The Endangered Species Act?

Morgan McCorvey

Please Join ALJ for its Second State of the Legislature Event!

StateofLegThe Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal will host its second State of the Legislature event on Friday, October 24, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. in the Hunt Courtroom at the Texas Tech School of Law. The event will feature a discussion of important issues facing the Texas legislature in the upcoming session. The panel will include State Representative Charles Perry (District 83) and State Representative John Frullo (District 84). Don Richards, Texas Tech alum and professor of Texas Administrative Practice, will moderate the panel.

Please come join us for an educational and informative discussion on the state of our Texas legislature!

Visit these links to learn more about ALJ’s inaugural State of the Legislature event which took place in 2012 for an idea of what to expect:

The ALJ’s Inaugural State of the Legislature Update

State of the Legislature Update: Photos From the Event

We look forward to seeing you there!

Congratulations to the new members of the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal!

The Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal is pleased to present the 2014-2015 Staff Editors:

Melissa Arano
Justin Barnhill
Michael Bates
Regina Bost
Trevor Brown
Macy Cotton
James Goff
Jamie Gonzales
Daniel Graves
Miranda Grummons
Stephanie Ibarra
Paul Jennings
Courtney Kenisky
Morgan McCorvey
Brenden Reeder
Spencer Salmon
Amanda Schwertner
Shannon Spizman
SaraNeil Stribling
Sonya Subash
Katlin Wilcox