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

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

The Administrative Law Journal is Pleased to Announce its Volume 16 Board of Editors!

Congratulations to the Volume 16 Board of Editors:

Kate Shearer, Editor-in-Chief
Cindy Johnson, Executive Managing Editor
Dee Wallander, Executive Lead Articles Editor
Shivani Rumalla, Executive Student Writing Editor
Elizabeth Darby, Organizational Development Chair
Matthew Rindt, Executive Business Manager
Emily Quast, Executive Technology Editor
Clarissa Acosta, Articles Editor
Emily Buchanan, Articles Editor
Brittney Ervin, Articles Editor
Nicolas Munro, Articles Editor
Clayton Parry, Articles Editor
Christi Schofield, Articles Editor
Christopher Sisk, Articles Editor
Charles Stermer, Articles Editor
Marissa Stewart, Articles Editor
Melissa Tran, Articles Editor
Amber Beard, Comment Editor
John Eisler, Comment Editor
Hunter Harvison, Comment Editor
Drew Thomas, Comment Editor

 

2014 Water Law Forum

The Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal is pleased to announce that on March 10, 2014, we will be hosting Illiquid State: The Legal State of Water Use, Regulation, and Administration in Texas.  The forum is free to attend and will be hosted at the Texas Tech School of Law. For more information click here. We will continuously update the site to keep you informed of any changes, should they arise.

 

 

2014 Publication Announcement!

Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal selected the following staff editors’ comments for publication in upcoming volumes of the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal:

Competency Restoration in Texas Prisons: A Look At Why Jail-based Restoration is a Temporary Fix to a Growing Problem, by Amber Beard

Keeping Humans Caged: An Examination of Potential Administrative Segregation Reform in Texas County Jails, by Emily Quast

The Texas Conservation Paradox: An Analysis of Texas Conservation Strategies and Their Accessibility to the General Population, by Matthew Rindt

Commodities Prices Gone Wild—The Volcker Rule’s Impact on Electricity Rates, the Implications for Texas Rate Payers, and the Next Steps for Texas, by Shivani Rumalla

Texas, Are We There Yet?  A Roadmap for Implementing and Enforcing a Future Texting-While-Driving Ban, by Christi Schofield

Mutual Misunderstanding: How Better Communication Will Improve the Administration of the Indian Child Welfare Act in Texas, by Kate Shearer

Big Buck Down or the Lack Thereof: Hunting for a Solution to the Urban White-Tailed Deer Problem, by Chuck Stermer

Salinas v. Texas: Why Silence is No Longer Golden, and What That Means for Texas Citizens and Police Agencies, by Drew Thomas

Additionally, the Administrative Law Journal selected the following staff ediors’ comments for online publication on our website:

The Conflict Between Ridesharing Companies and Municipal Governments: Are the Companies an Innovative Business Model or a Threat to Public Safety?, by Hunter Harvison

The Sport of Kings?  More Like the Plight of Paupers: Why the Horse Racing Industry in Texas Needs the Legislature to Get With the Times and Legalize Casino Gambling on Racetrack Property, by Nick Munro

 

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

The Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal is pleased to present the 2013-2014 Staff Editors:

Kate Shearer
Elizabeth Darby
Shivani Rumalla
Cindy Johnson
Amber Beard
John Eisler
Matthew Rindt
Melissa Tran
Clarissa Acosta
Drew Thomas
Nicolas Munro
Clayton Parry
Emily Buchanan
Marissa Stewart
Christi Schofield
Brittney Ervin
Charles Stermer
Dee Wallander
Emily Quast
Hunter Harvison
Christopher Sisk

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

The Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal is pleased to present the ALJ staff editors for 2012-2013:

  • Rachael Burrus
  • Rhys Carson
  • Neha Casturi
  • Martin Fergus
  • Colleen Ferrall
  • Alexandra Fiedler
  • Sierra Fisher
  • Elizabeth Hatch
  • Eva Hung
  • Reid Johnson
  • Megan Loder
  • John S. Merculief II
  • Holly Monaghan
  • Cris Mulcahy
  • Jessica Mullican
  • Craig Oglesby
  • Mario Olivarez
  • Luke Reeves
  • Molly Socha
  • Aaron Tatyrek
  • Taylor Tomanka

Congratulations!