With a long tradition of rigorous legal scholarship, University of Denver Sturm College of Law faculty members publish articles in the nation’s top scholarly journals and in numerous peer-reviewed and specialty journals. The faculty’s extensive record of interdisciplinary scholarly publication includes academic books, treatises, and leading law school casebooks, in addition faculty members implement innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

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Submissions from 2022

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Off-Label Prescription of COVID-19 Vaccines in Children: Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Issues, Jennifer deSante-Bertkau; Timothy Knilans; Govind Persad; Patricia Zettler; Holly Fernandez Lynch JD, MBE; and Armand H. Matheny Antimmaria

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Time of Renewables, K.K. DuVivier and Haley Balentine

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Preventive Law in Corporate Practice, Robert M. Hardaway

Colorado Evidence: Courtroom Manual, Robert M. Hardaway and Glen Weissenberger

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Criminalization as a Solution to Abuse, Tamara L. Kuennen

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Reviving “Part Two” of the Power and Control Wheel, Tamara L. Kuennen and Jennifer Eyl

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COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal and Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources, Govind Persad and Emily A. Largent

Submissions from 2021

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Becoming Global Lawyers? A Comparative Study of Civic Professionalism, John Bliss

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Privacy Losses as Wrongful Gains, Bernard Chao

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Is Green Energy Truly Green?...The Growing Pains of Green Energy, K.K. DuVivier

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Preventing Wind Waste, K.K. DuVivier

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What are the Obligations of Pharmaceutical Companies in a Global Health Emergency?, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Allen Buchanan, Shuk Ying Chan, Cécile Fabre, Daniel Halliday, Joseph Heath, Lisa Herzog, R. J. Leland, Matthew S. McCoy, Ole F. Norheim, Carla Saenz, G. Owen Schaefer, Kok Chor Tan, Christopher Heath Wellman, Jonathan Wolff, and Govind Persad

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Determining the Number of Refugees to Be Resettled in the United States: An Ethical and Policy Analysis of Policy-Level Stakeholder Views, Rachel Fabi, Daniel Serwer, Namrita S. Singh, Govind Persad, Paul Spiegel, and Leonard Rubenstein

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Intimate Partner Violence Through the Eyes of the Military “Dependent” Spouse, Xander Franklin and Tamara Kuennen

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Rethinking Environmental Law: Why Environmental Laws Should Conform to the Laws of Nature, Jan G. Laitos

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Incorporating Health Equity Into COVID-19 Reopening Plans: Policy Experimentation in California, Emily A. Largent, Govind Persad, Michelle M. Mello, Danielle M. Wenner, Daniel B. Kramer, Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds, and Monica Peek

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Against Exclusive Survivalism: Preventing Lost Life and Protecting the Disadvantaged in Resource Allocation, Govind Persad

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Allocating Medicine Fairly in an Unfair Pandemic, Govind Persad

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Improving the Ethical Review of Health Policy and Systems Research: Some Suggestions, Govind Persad

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Prioritizing the Prevention of Early Deaths during Covid-19, Govind Persad

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Sustainability, Equal Treatment, and Temporal Neutrality, Govind Persad

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Tailoring Public Health Policies, Govind Persad

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Ethical Considerations of Offering Benefits to COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients, Govind Persad and Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Public Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization, Govind Persad, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Samantha Sangenito, Aaron Glickman, Steven Phillips, and Emily A. Largent

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Allocating Scarce Life-Saving Resources: The Proper Role of Age, Govind Persad and Steven Joffe

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Disrupting Frivolous Defenses, Thomas D. Russell

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Frivolous Defenses, Thomas D. Russell

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Questions of Citizenship and the Nature of "The Public", Sarah Schindler

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The Harms of Liminal Housing Tenure: Installment Land Contracts and Tenancies in Common, Sarah Schindler and Kellen Zale

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Categorized Priority Systems: A New Tool for Fairly Allocating Scarce Medical Resources in the Face of Profound Social Inequities, Tayfun Sönmez, Parag A. Pathak, M. Utku Ünver, Govind Persad, Robert D. Truog, and Douglas B. White

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What We Do: The Life and Work of the Legal Writing Professor, David I.C. Thomson

Submissions from 2020

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Should Pediatric Patients be Prioritized when Rationing Life-saving Treatments during COVID-19 Pandemic, Ryan M. Antiel, Farr A. Curlin, Govind Persad, Douglas B. White, Cathy Zhang, Aaron Glickman, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and John D. Lantos

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Eliminating Categorical Exclusion Criteria in Crisis Standards of Care Frameworks, Catherine L. Auriemma, Ashli M. Molinero, Amy J. Houtrow, Govind Persad, Douglas B. White, and Scott D. Halpern

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Can Political Headwinds Against U.S. Offshore Wind Power Help Policy Change Course?, K.K. DuVivier

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Siting Wind Turbines, K.K. DuVivier

The Law of Distributed Generation in the United States—Conclusions [including microgrids], K.K. DuVivier

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Moat Mentality: Onshore and Offshore Approaches to Wind Waking, K.K. DuVivier and Brendan Mooney

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An Ethical Framework for Global Vaccine Allocation, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Govind Persad, Adam Kern, Allen Buchanan, Cécile Fabre, Daniel Halliday, Joseph Heath, Lisa Herzog, R. J. Leland, Ephrem T. Lemango, Florencia Luna, Matthew S. McCoy, Ole F. Norheim, Trygve Ottersen, G. Owen Schaefer, Kok Chor Tan, Christopher Heath Wellman, Jonathan Wolff, and Henry S. Richardson

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Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in the Time of Covid-19, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Govind Persad, Ross Upshur, Beatriz Thome, Michael Parker, Aaron Glickman, Cathy Zhang, Connor Boyle, Maxwell Smith, and James P. Phillips

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Amici Curiae Brief of the International Municipal Lawyers Association and Legal Scholars in Support of Defendants-Appellees in Portland Pipe Line Corporation, et al. v. City of South Portland, et al., Sarah J. Fox, Sara C. Bronin, Nestor M. Davidson, Keith H. Hirokawa, Ashira Pelman Ostrow, Dave Owen, Laurie Reynolds, Jonathan D. Rosenbloom, and Sarah Schindler

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Not All Violence in Relationships is “Domestic Violence", Tamara L. Kuennen

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The Law of Toxic Substances and Hazardous Waste, Jan G. Laitos, John S. Applegate, Mary J. Angelo, and Jeffrey M. Gaba

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Pioneers of Environmental Law, Jan G. Laitos and John Copeland Nagle

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Principles of Natural Resources Law, 2d ed., Jan G. Laitos and Sandra B. Zellmer

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US Public Attitudes Toward COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates, Emily A. Largent, Govind Persad, Samantha Sangenito, Aaron Glickman, Connor Boyle, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Respecting Disability Rights — Toward Improved Crisis Standards of Care, Michelle M. Mello, Govind Persad, and Douglas B. White

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Choosing Affordable Health Insurance, Govind Persad

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Disability Law and the Case for Evidence-Based Triage in a Pandemic, Govind Persad

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Expensive Patients, Reinsurance, and the Future of Health Care Reform, Govind Persad

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A Conceptual Framework for Clearer Ethical Discussions About COVID-19 Response, Govind C. Persad

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Advance Directives and Transformative Experience: Resilience in the Face of Change, Govind C. Persad

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The Case for Valuing Non-Health and Indirect Benefits, Govind Persad and Jessica du Toit

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The Ethics of COVID-19 Immunity-Based Licenses ("Immunity Passports"), Govind Persad and Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Fairly Prioritizing Groups for Access to COVID-19 Vaccines, Govind Persad, Monica E. Peek, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Allocating Medical Resources in the Time of Covid-19. Reply, Govind Persad, James Phillips, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Pardoning Dogs, Sarah Schindler

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Tear It All Down: Highways as Racist Monuments, Sarah Schindler

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How the Law Fails Tenants (and Not Just During a Pandemic), Sarah Schindler and Kellen Zale

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Looking Back: A Case Study of Career Interest and Experiential Learning in Law School, David I.C. Thomson and Stephen Daniels

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Setting Priorities Fairly in Response to Covid-19: Identifying Overlapping Consensus and Reasonable Disagreement, David Wasserman, Govind Persad, and Joseph Millum

Submissions from 2019

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Focusing Patent Litigation, Bernard Chao

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Saliency, Anchors & Frames: A Multicomponent Damages Experiment, Bernard Chao

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How Evidence of Subsequent Remedial Measures Matters, Bernard Chao and Kylie Santos

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Distributed Renewable Energy, K.K. DuVivier

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Saving the Electoral College: Why the National Popular Vote Would Undermine Democracy, Robert M. Hardaway

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How Science Has Influenced, but Should Now Determine, Environmental Policy, Jan G. Laitos

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Natural Resources Law, 3d ed., Jan G. Laitos

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Authority Without Identity: Defending Advance Directives via Posthumous Rights Over One's Body, Govind Persad

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Considering Quality of Life while Repudiating Disability Injustice: A Pathways Approach to Setting Priorities, Govind Persad

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Cost-Effectiveness in Animal Health, Govind Persad

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Examining Pharmaceutical Exceptionalism: Intellectual Property, Practical Expediency, and Global Health, Govind Persad

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Justice and Public Health, Govind Persad

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Transparency Trade-offs Priority Setting, Scarcity, and Health Fairness, Govind Persad

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Will More Organs Save More Lives? Cost‐effectiveness and the Ethics of Expanding Organ Procurement, Govind Persad

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Differential Payment to Research Participants in the Same Study: An Ethical Analysis, Govind Persad, Holly Fernandez Lynch, and Emily Largent

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Are Medicaid Closed Formularies Unethical?, Leah Rand and Govind Persad

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Reconsidering the Strength of the Boundary Line, Sarah Schindler

Submissions from 2018

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Intimate Partner Violence & Men’s Professional Sports: Advancing the Ball, Chelsea Augelli and Tamara L. Kuennen

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Lost Profits in a Multicomponent World, Bernard Chao

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Why Courts Fail to Protect Privacy: Race, Age, Bias, and Technology, Bernard Chao, Catherine Durso, Ian Farrell, and Christopher Robertson

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The New Settlement Tools, Bernard Chao, Christopher Robertson, and David Yokum

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Distributed Renewable Energy: Summary and Key Recommendations, K.K. DuVivier

Marijuana Politics: Uncovering the Troublesome History and Social Costs of Criminalization, Robert M. Hardaway

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A Rosetta Stone for Causation, Martin J. Katz

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Making Sense of Causation in Mixed Movies Cases, Martin J. Katz

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The Paralysis Paradox and the Untapped Role of Science in Solving “Big” “Environmental Problems, Jan G. Laitos and Christopher Ainscough

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Regulation of Toxic Substances and Hazardous Waste, 3d ed., Jan G. Laitos, John S. Applegate, Jeffrey M. Gaba, and Noah M. Sachs

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Costs and Consequences of Wake Effects Arising from Uncoordinated Wind Energy Development, J.K. Lundquist, K.K. DuVivier, D. Kaffine, and J.M. Tomaszewski

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Distributive Justice and the Relief of Household Debt, Govind Persad

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Downward Mobility and Rawlsian Justice, Govind Persad

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Evaluating the Legality of Age-Based Criteria in Health Care: From Nondiscrimination and Discretion to Distributive Justice, Govind Persad

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Paying Patients: Legal and Ethical Dimensions, Govind Persad

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Food Federalism: States, Local Governments, and the Fight for Food Sovereignty, Sarah Schindler

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The "Publicization" of Private Space, Sarah Schindler

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President Trump, The New Chicago School, and the Future of Environmental Law and Scholarship, Sarah Schindler and Jason Czarnezki

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If You Build It, They Will Come: What Students Say About Experiential Learning, David I.C. Thomson and Stephen Daniels