This digital collection is a compilation of the scholarship of the current Creighton University School of Law faculty while they have been affiliated with the School of Law. Full text is provided when available. Publications of former faculty, including A Century of Creighton University School of Law Faculty Publications, 1904-2004 and former faculty who have left the School of Law or retired since 2004 are also available in the Creighton Digital Repository.

Anderson, Terry M.
Birmingham, Edward J.
Borchers, Patrick J.
Brooks, Catherine M.
Coté, Kristy
Dallon, Craig W.
Dineen, Kelly K.
Fershee, Joshua P.
Fershee, Kendra Huard
Fox, Irina
Goedken, Rachel J.
Haneman, Victoria J.
Johnson, Troy C.
Kelly, Michael J.
Knoepfler, Carol C.
Mack, Raneta Lawson
Mangrum, Richard Collin
McGreal, Paul E.
Morse, Edward A.
Neumeister, Kent J.
Real, Daniel L.
Sieberson, Stephen C.
Teply, Larry L.
Uchimiya, Diane
Watts, Sean
Weber, David P.
White, Michaela M.

Recent Submissions

  • Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court: Lots of questions, some answers 

    Patrick J. Borchers, Richard D. Freer & Thomas C. Arthur, Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court: Lots of Questions, Some Answers, 71 EMORY L.J. ONLINE 1 (2021).
    In Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court, the Supreme Court handed down its seventh personal jurisdiction decision in the last ten years. Ford—involving two consolidated state-court products liability ...
  • Collective cyber countermeasures? 

    Michael N. Schmitt and Sean Watts, Collective Cyber Countermeasures?, 12 HARV. NAT’L SEC. J. 373 (2021).
    Countermeasures are established and instrumental aspects of the international legal system of self-help. Although they are of long lineage, countermeasures took center stage in international law discourse among States only ...
  • Tax incentives for green burial 

    Victoria J. Haneman, Tax Incentives for Green Burial, 21 NEV. L.J. 491 (2021).
    Every living being is doomed to decay and die and decay some more. Death is inevitable, and the disposal of our dead is a fundamental global activity with the potential to have significant environmental impact. In the ...
  • Meat processing workers and the COVID-19 pandemic: The subrogation of people, public health, and ethics to profits and a path forward 

    Kelly K. Dineen, Meat Processing Workers and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Subrogation of People, Public Health, and Ethics to Profits and a Path Forward, 14 ST. LOUIS U. J. HEALTH L. & POL’Y 7 (2020).
    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated existing health injustices. People who are Latino/Latinx, Black, Indigenous or members of other minority groups have disproportionately paid with their very lives. The ...
  • Separating treatment myths from reality 

    Kelly K. Dineen, Separating Treatment Myths from Reality, EXPERIENCE, Oct./Nov. 2019, at 10.
    Any discussion of law, ethics, and policy regarding substance-use disorders, or SUDs, is situated in cultural, historical, and legal contexts too often informed by deeply held but factually incorrect belief systems. ...
  • Cyber Due Diligence 

    Eric Talbot Jensen & Sean Watts, Cyber Due Diligence, 73 OKLAHOMA L. REV. 645 (2021).
    Due diligence—the notion that international law includes a duty to cease and remedy damage that emanates from a State’s territory—has been proposed as an international legal measure to temper destabilizing effects of harm ...
  • The Updated First Geneva Convention Commentary, DOD's Law of War Manual, and a more perfect law of war, part III 

    Sean Watts, The Updated First Geneva Convention Commentary, DOD’s Law of War Manual, and a More Perfect Law of War, Part III, JUST SECURITY (Sept. 16, 2016), https://www.justsecurity.org/32989/updated-geneva-convention-commentary-dods-law-war-manual-perfect-law-war-part-iii/.
  • The updated DoD Law of War Manual and the precaution of military objective selection 

    Sean Watts, The Updated DoD Law of war Manual and the Precaution of Military Objective Selection, JUST SECURITY (Dec. 14, 2016), https://www.justsecurity.org/35542/updated-dod-law-war-manual-precaution-military-objective-selection/.
  • The Updated First Geneva Convention Commentary, DOD's Law of War Manual, and a more perfect law of war, part II 

    Sean Watts, The Updated First Geneva Convention Commentary, DOD’s Law of War Manual, and a More Perfect Law of War, Part II, JUST SECURITY (July 29, 2016), https://www.justsecurity.org/32194/updated-geneva-convention-commentary-dods-law-war-manual-perfect-law-war-part-ii/.
  • Reviving Opinion Juris and law of armed conflict pluralism 

    Sean Watts, Reviving Opinio Juris and Law of Armed Conflict Pluralism, JUST SECURITY (Oct. 10, 2013), https://www.justsecurity.org/1870/reviving-opinio-juris-law-armed-conflict-pluralism-2/.
  • The Updated First Geneva Convention Commentary, DOD's Law of War Manual, and a more perfect law of war, part I 

    Sean Watts, The Updated First Geneva Convention Commentary, DOD’s Law of War Manual, and a More Perfect Law of War, Part I, JUST SECURITY (July 5, 2016), https://www.justsecurity.org/31749/updated-geneva-convention-commentary-dods-lowm-perfect-law-war/.
  • The DOD Law of War Manual's return to principles 

    Sean Watts, The DOD Law of War Manual’s Return to Principles, JUST SECURITY (June 30, 2015), https://www.justsecurity.org/24270/dod-law-war-manuals-return-principles/.
  • The international legal environment for nuclear deterrence 

    Ted Richard & Sean Watts, The International Legal Environment for Nuclear Deterrence, Just Security (Mar. 27, 2017), https://www.justsecurity.org/39281/international-legal-environment-nuclear-deterrence/.
  • International law and proposed U.S. response to the D.N.C. hack 

    Sean Watts, International Law and Proposed U.S. Responses to the D.N.C. Hack, JUST SECURITY (Oct. 14, 2016), https://www.justsecurity.org/33558/international-law-proposed-u-s-responses-d-n-c-hack/.
  • Conflict of laws: private international law cases and materials 

    Peter Hay, Patrick J. Borchers & Richard D. Freer, CONFLICT OF LAWS: PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW CASES AND MATERIALS (16th ed. 2021).
  • (Re)framing student loan debt as a commons 

    Victoria J. Haneman, (Re)Framing Student Loan Debt as a Commons, 84 LAW & CONTEMP. PROBS. 153 (2021).
    Outstanding student loan indebtedness in the United States exceeds $1.67 trillion and it is projected to exceed $2 trillion by 2021 or 2022 (varying by source). The United States has decided that broad access to higher ...
  • David Weber on athletes & immigration law 

    David Weber on Athletes & Immigration Law, IPSE DIXIT (Apr. 22, 2021), https://shows.acast.com/ipse-dixit/episodes/david-weber-on-athletes-immigration-law.
    In this episode, David P. Weber, Professor of Law at Creighton University School of Law, discusses his article "Athletes in Transit: Why the Game is Different in Sports and the Visas Should be Too," which will be published ...
  • Government wants to pay for every COVID funeral. Experts worry the process Is flawed 

    PBS News Hour, The Government Wants to Pay for Every COVID Funeral. Experts Worry the Process Is Flawed (May 5, 2021) (Victoria Haneman was one of the individuals providing commentary), https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/why-experts-think-the-covid-19-death-benefit-is-deeply-flawed-and-bungled-by-red-tape.
    "In the past few weeks, a new and large form of COVID-19 relief has opened in the U.S., with the federal government offering to pay for all or most of every funeral of those lost to the disease. Lisa Desjardins reports on ...
  • Benefits and burdens of limited liability 

    Joshua P. Fershée, The Benefits and Burdens of Limited Liability, 22 TRANSACTIONS: TENN. J. BUS. L. 313 (2021).
    Law students in business associations and people starting businesses often think the only choice for forming a business entity is a limited liability entity like a corporation or a limited liability company (LLC). Although ...
  • Brief of amici curiae professors of health law and policy in support of petitioner 

    Brief of Amici Curiae Professors of Health Law and Policy in Support of Petitioner, State v. Mata, No. 20-1410 (U.S. May 7, 2021) (co-authored by Jennifer D. Oliva & Kelly K. Dineen).

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