Articles

Who Are the Top Contenders for Trump’s First SCOTUS Pick?”, Texas Lawbook (Jan. 9, 2017).

On Trump, the Electoral College, and 2016,” The Huffington Post (Nov. 25, 2016).

Supreme Court Points the Way Forward,” The Huffington Post (Nov. 4, 2016).

Why the GOP Should #GoWithGarland, Take 2,” The Huffington Post (Aug. 17, 2016).

The Death of the Party of Lincoln,” The Huffington Post (June 7, 2016).

Appealing Arbitration Awards and the Circuit Split Over ‘Manifest Disregard of the Law,’” ABA’s Appellate Practice (May 10, 2016).

The Impact of Scalia’s Vacancy on 5th Circuit Cases,” Law360 (Mar. 25, 2016).

Why the GOP Should #GoWithGarland,” The Huffington Post (Mar. 17, 2016).

Your Chances on Appeal—and How to Improve Them,” The Federal Lawyer, 63:1 (Jan/Feb 2016).

The Most Important Election Ever?The Huffington Post (Jan. 6, 2016).

Year in Review: Criminal Law—Criminal Justice Reform,” Texas Lawyer (Dec. 14, 2015).

Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo: Will the Supreme Court Continue to Chip Away at Class Actions?” ACSblog (Dec. 2, 2015).

Legally Yours: Establishing and Leveraging Your Role as a ‘Friend of the Court,’” PRSA Strategist (October 13, 2015). Also appeared at JDSupra.com (Oct. 28, 2015).

Your Chances On Appeal And How To Improve Them,” Today’s General Counsel 12:4 62–64 (Aug/Sept 2015).

Committers of Nothing” (short story), Lawyerist.com (July 2, 2015).

The Most Important Election Ever?The Federal Lawyer 61:9 (Dec. 2014).

3 Tips for Taking a Case to the Supreme Court,” Lawyerist.com (Nov. 19, 2014).

“Supreme Court Term Limits: Pursuing Apolitical Predictability” [3-part blog post], ACSblog (Oct. 2014), Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

5 Tips for Writing Briefs for Tablets,” Lawyerist.com (Sept. 22, 2014).

Various posts, Westlaw Legal Solutions Blog (Jan. 2013–Sept. 2014).

A Conservative Rewriting of the ‘Right to Work,’” Law360 (Sept. 2, 2014).

My Generation” (short story), Texas Bar Journal 77:6 (June 2014).

The Beaches Are Always Sunny in San Diego” (short story), Lawyerist.com (May 2014).

Supreme Court Roundup: 2012 To the Term Ahead,” Law360 (Nov 2013).

Supreme Court Trends in Federal Preemption,” Law360 (Nov 2013).

“The Future of Federal Class Actions,” SideBAR, Federal Bar Association (Spring 2013).

Have Marriage, Will Travel” (on same-sex marriage and constitutional right to travel), Bloomberg/BNA’s U.S. Law Week, Vol. 81 No. 34 (March 12, 2013).

“‘Please Bend Over’: Supreme Court Approves Strip Searches for Minor Offenders,” Westlaw Journal: Class Action (July 2012).

Strip-Searched for Failing to Pay a Speeding Ticket? Florence and the Fourth Amendment,” Westlaw Journal: Class Action (December 2011).

“‘Ascertainability’ as a Bar to Class Certification,” Appellate Advocate, State Bar of Texas, Vol. 23 No. 4 (Summer 2011).

Argument Recap: Determining Proper Remedies Under ERISA,” SCOTUSblog.com (December 1, 2010).

Editor (with Mark Girod), Using Technology in the College Classroom, Pedagogical Essays Vol. 2 (Humanities), New Forums Press, 2005.

Editor (with Mark Girod), Using Technology in the College Classroom, Pedagogical Essays Vol. 1 (Education), New Forums Press, 2005.

Three entries (“Nelson Algren,” “Rosellen Brown,” “Melvin Bukiet”), Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature, Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson, Greenwood Press, 2005.

“The Subversion of the Jews: Humor, Neuroses, and Self-Hatred in Woody Allen and Philip Roth,” Philip Roth Studies Vol. 1 No. 2 (Fall 2005).

“‘Through Our Laughter We Are Involved’: Bergsonian Humor in Flannery O’Connor’s Fiction,” The Midwest Quarterly Vol. 46 No. 3 (Spring 2005).

Review of Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America by James D. Bloom (Praeger, 2003), Philip Roth Studies Vol. 1 No. 1 (Spring 2005).

“Joke-Making Jews, Jokes Making Jews: Humor and Identity in Abraham Cahan’s Yekl,” Journal of the Short Story in English Vol. 43 (Autumn 2004).

“‘Can Death Be Funny?’: Humor, the Holocaust, and Saul Bellow’s The Bellarosa Connection,” Saul Bellow Journal Vol. 19 No. 1 (Winter 2004).

“Raymond Carver and the Poem as Transitional Object,” The Midwest Quarterly Vol. 44 No. 3 (Spring 2003).

Editor, The Catcher in the Rye: New Essays, Peter Lang Publishing, 2002.

“Wild Boar” (short story), Carve Magazine Vol. 3 No. 3 (May 1, 2002).

“Francine Prose,” Contemporary American Women Fiction Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, Eds. Rhonda Austin and Laurie Champion, Greenwood Press, 2002.

“When I was five in Centerville, Utah” (poem), Northwest Passage (Winter 2002).

“Malamud’s God’s Grace and the Theme of Reversal; or, Old Joke, Better Version,” Studies in American Jewish Literature Vol. 20 (2001).

“Salamanders” (poem), Irreantum Vol. 2 No. 3 (Autumn 2000).

“The River Gods” (short story), CityLife (April 20–26, 2000).

Review of Inventing Jerry Lewis by Frank Krutnik (Smithsonian, 2000), Studies in American Humor Vol. 3 No. 7 (2000).

“Rick Bass’s ‘Fires’ and ‘Elk,’” The Explicator Vol. 59 No. 1 (Fall 2000).

“The Spirit in All Things: The Search for Identity in Malamud’s ‘Angel Levine,’” Studies in American Jewish Literature Vol. 18 (1999).

“The Way to God” (short story), Fugue Vol. 18 (Summer 1999).

“Subsisting” (short story), Inscape (Summer 1996).