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 2017

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Our Turn: Police Shouldn't Access Your Phone's Data Without a Court Order, Ian Farrell, Bernard H. Chao, and Christopher Robertson

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ACA and AHCA Both Ignore the Same Problem, Robert M. Hardaway

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Federal Lawsuit Highlights the Environmental Consequences of Immigration, Robert M. Hardaway

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The Forgotten Letter of Coretta Scott King, Robert M. Hardaway

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The French Election Shows the Risk of Abolishing the Electoral College, Robert M. Hardaway

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Think Your Income Tax Rate Will Get Cut Through Tax Reform? Think Again, Robert M. Hardaway

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Ahead for Marijuana: California Goes Legit and Canada May Be Next, Sam Kamin

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The Trump Administration’s Nonsensical Stance on Marijuana, Sam Kamin

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Fred Cheever - The Denver Law Ideal, Martin J. Katz

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Shrinking and Altering National Monuments: Experts Assess Interior Secretary Zinke’s Proposals, Robert B. Keiter, Anthony Moffa, Sarah Schindler, and Syma A. Ebbin

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Why Environmental Policies Fail, Jan G. Laitos and Juliana Okulski

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Arkansas’s Reckless Rush to the Execution Chamber, Justin F. Marceau and Alan K. Chen

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Bankruptcy Beyond Status Maintenance, Govind Persad

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Beyond Administrative Tunnel Vision: Widening the Lens of Costs and Benefits, Govind Persad

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Public Preferences about Fairness and the Ethics of Allocating Scarce Medical Interventions, Govind Persad

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What is the Relevance of Procedural Fairness to Making Determinations about Medical Evidence?, Govind Persad

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The Case for Resource Sensitivity: Why It Is Ethical to Provide Cheaper, Less Effective Treatments in Global Health, Govind C. Persad and Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Who Should Own Police Body Camera Videos?, Laurent Sacharoff and Sarah Lustbader

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Equalizing Exactions, Sarah Schindler

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Equalizing Exactions, Sarah Schindler

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Great Walls of America, Sarah Schindler

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Zinke Has Only One Legal Option for Katahdin Woods and Waters: Retain Its Monument Status, Sarah Schindler and Anthony Moffa

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Skills & Values: Discovery Practice, David I.C. Thomson

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Skills & Values: Lawyering Process, David I.C. Thomson

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Architectural Exclusion: Race and Class in the City, Julia Toynbee Lagoutte

Submissions from 2016

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The Professional Identity – Formation of Lawyers: How Does Becoming a Lawyer Change You?, John Bliss

Corporate Governance: Cases and Materials, J. Robert Brown Jr. and Lisa L. Casey

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Countering the Plaintiff’s Anchor: Jury Simulations to Evaluate Damages Arguments, John Campbell, Bernard Chao, Christopher Robertson, and David Yokum

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Horizontal Innovation and Interface Patents, Bernard Chao

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Enhancing Conservation Options: An Argument for Statutory Recognition of Options to Purchase Conservation Easements (OPCEs), Federico Cheever and Jessica Owley

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Senate Should Not Delay Obama's Supreme Court Nomination, Alan K. Chen

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Transmission and Transport of Energy in the Western U.S. and Canada: A Law and Policy Road Map, K. K. DuVivier, Nate Larsen, Nick Lawton, Sam Kalen, Stephen R. Miller, Melissa Powers, Tara Kathleen Righetti, Troy A. Rule, and Amelia Schlusser

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NIMBY To NOPE—Or YESS?, K.K. DuVivier and Thomas Witt

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Women Who Kill Women, Rashmi Goel

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Make No Mistake, Brauchler Is Choosing the Death Penalty, Sam Kamin

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Marijuana Legalization in Colorado: Lessons for Colombia, Sam Kamin

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The Supreme Court Strikes Down Florida’s Blatantly Unconstitutional Capital Scheme, Sam Kamin

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Time for Federal Government to Follow States on Marijuana Reform, Sam Kamin

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The Experiential Course Book I Have Been Waiting For, Martin J. Katz

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Encouraging this Particular Form of (Very Fun) Madness – Roles for Deans and Faculty Members, Martin J. Katz and Phoenix X. F. Cai

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Background Checks for Firearms Sales and Loans: Law, History, and Policy, David B. Kopel

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The Strange Career of Private Takings of Private Property for Private Use, Jan G. Laitos

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Regulation of Fracking Is Not a Taking of Private Property, Kevin Lynch

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Health Theater, Govind Persad

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Law, Science, and the Injured Mind, Govind Persad

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Should Research Ethics Encourage the Production of Cost-effective Interventions?, Govind Persad

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Expanding Deliberation in Critical-care Policy Design, Govind C. Persad

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The Ethics of Expanding Access to Cheaper, Less Effective Treatments, Govind C. Persad and Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Sufficiency, Comprehensiveness of Healthcare Coverage and Cost-sharing Arrangements in the Realpolitik of Health Policy, Govind Persad and Harald Schmidt

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Conspiracy as Contract, Laurent Sacharoff

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Access, Exclusion, and Value, Sarah Schindler

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Access, Exclusion, and Value, Sarah Schindler

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Comments on When God isn't Green, Sarah Schindler

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Exploring Options for Urban Sustainability in an Era of Scarce Water Resources: A Possible Ban on Lawns, Sarah Schindler

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How Online Learning Can Transform Legal Education, David I.C. Thomson

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Chapter 23. Transactional Lawyering, in Learning from Practice, Leah Wortham, Alexander Scherr, Nancy M. Maurer, and Susan L. Brooks

Submissions from 2015

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Got Stress? You May Be Harming Your Brain, Debra S. Austin

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Drink Like a Lawyer: The Neuroscience of Substance Use and its Impact on Cognitive Wellness, Debra S. Austin

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Disquieting Discretion: Race, Geography & the Colorado Death Penalty in the First Decade of the Twenty-first Century, Meg Beardsley, Sam Kamin, Justin F. Marceau, and Scott Phillips

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An Overview of the Proposed Crowdfunding Rules, Stacey L. Bowers

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Corporate Drafting: A Practical Approach, Stacey L. Bowers

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Crowdfunding: The SEC Finally Acts on the Proposed Rules, Stacey L. Bowers

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The Proposed Crowdfunding Rules for Non-Accredited Investors and the Potential Associated Costs for Small Issuers, Stacey L. Bowers

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House Meddling with SEC to Block Disclosure of Political Contributions, J Robert Brown Jr

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It’s Time to Increase Shareholder Voices Inside the Boardroom, J Robert Brown Jr

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The Future Direction of Delaware Law (Including a Brief Exegesis on Fee Shifting Bylaws), J. Robert Brown Jr.

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Comment Letter on Rule 14a-8(I)(10), Securities & Exchange Commission, June 18, 2015, J. Robert Brown Jr.

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Comment Letter: The NYSE and the End of the Structural Separation Between Regulatory and Commercial Interests of the Exchange, J. Robert Brown Jr.

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Comment on Rule 14a-8(i)(9), Securities and Exchange Commission, June 30, 2015, J. Robert Brown Jr.

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Legislative Proposals to Modernize Business Development Companies and Expand Investment Opportunities, Testimony Before the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, J. Robert Brown Jr.

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Secularism, Sharia, and the Turkish Financial Markets, J. Robert Brown Jr.

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Staying in the Delaware Corporate Governance Lane: Fee Shifting Bylaws and a Legislative Reaffirmation of the Rules of the Road, J. Robert Brown Jr.

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Brief for Amici Curiae Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children in Support of Respondent Edith Windsor Addressing the Merits and Supporting Affirmance, J. Robert Brown Jr., Catherine E. Smith, Kyle C. Velte, Susannah William Pollvogt, and Tanya Washington

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Causation and Harm in a Multicomponent World, Bernard Chao

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Sustainable Development and Its Discontents, Federico Cheever and John C. Dernbach

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An Introduction to Conservation Easements in the United States: A Simple Concept and a Complicated Mosaic of Law, Federico Cheever and Nancy A. McLaughlin

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High Value Lies, Ugly Truths, and the First Amendment, Alan K. Chen and Justin F. Marceau

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The Superagency Solution, K.K. DuVivier

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Wind Power Growing Pains, K.K. DuVivier

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Clinical Research: Should Patients Pay to Play?, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Steven Jofe, Christine Grady, David Wendler, and Govind Persad

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Immigration Law by Proxy: The Case of Colorado’s Human Smuggling Crime, César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

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The Life of Crimmigration Law, César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

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Coaxing Culture: India’s Legislative Response to Dowry Deaths, Rashmi Goel

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Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence: Lessons From Efforts Worldwide, Rashmi Goel and Leigh Goodmark

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Panel on Problematizing Assumptions about Gender Violence (transcript), Rashmi Goel, Tamara Love, Elizabeth MacDowell, and Adele Morrison

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Domestic Violence and the Confrontation Clause: The Case for a Prompt Post-arrest Confrontation Hearing, Robert M. Hardaway

Extrajudicial Executions and Assaults in American Prisons and the Looming Human Rights Crisis, Robert M. Hardaway and Brandi Joffrion

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Can You Fight Marijuana Laws with RICO Suits?, Sam Kamin

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Is California’s System of Capital Punishment Unconstitutional?, Sam Kamin

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The Battle of the Bulge: The Surprising Last Stand Against State Marijuana Legalization, Sam Kamin

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The Constitutional Catch-22 of Florida’s Capital Sentencing Scheme, Sam Kamin

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The Limits of Marijuana Legalization in the States, Sam kamin

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The Work of the Task Force to Implement Amendment 64: A Case Study, Sam kamin

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Remember Not to Forget Furman: A Response to Professor Smith, Sam Kamin and Justin F. Marceau

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Trademark Laundering, Useless Patents, and Other IP Challenges for the Marijuana Industry, Sam Kamin and Viva Moffat

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Public Lawyers and Marijuana Regulation, Sam Kamin and Eli Wald

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Understanding the Costs of Experiential Legal Education, Martin J. Katz

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Rethinking the Curriculum: A Balanced Curriculum, Martin J. Katz and Kenneth R. Margolis

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Transforming Legal Education as an Imperative in Today's World: Leadership and Curricular Change, Martin J. Katz and Kenneth R. Margolis

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Distance Education and the Evolution of Online Learning in the United States, Hope Kentnor