Student Publications in the Mississippi Law Journal

Mississippi Law Journal, Volume 88

Andrew Cicero – Is It Well With Your Soul? The Surprising Divide Within the Baptist Community Concerning Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, 88 Miss. L. J. ___ (2019) Link

Sean Grady – Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude: What Happens When An Antiquated Phrase Is Used In Modern Immigration Law, 88 Miss. L. J. ___ (2019)

William Moorer – Who Decides Who Rides: Reconciling Modern Amusement Ride Access Policies with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 88 Miss. L. J. ___ (2019) Link

Hale Neilson – Combatting OPEC at the Intersection of the Prisoners’ Dilemma and Stag Hunt, 88 Miss. L. J. ___ (2019)

Meredith Pohl – Immigration’s Problem Child: Structural Problems Inherent in Removal of “Sexual Abuse of a Minor” Offenders, 88 Miss. L. J. ____ (2019) Link

Joseph Rychlak – “Good Time Had by All”: Regulating Police Use of Flash-Bang Grenades in the Execution of Search Warrants, 88 Miss. L. J. ___ (2019) Link

Nathan Simpson – The Transition Tax: Influencing Corporate Spending with One-Time Tax Breaks, 88 Miss. L. J. Supra ___ (2019)

Emily Warwick – Title IX, Tax-Exemption, and Transgender Students: Using Federal Guidelines to Determine the Tax-Exempt Status of Single-Sex Institutions, 88 Miss. L. J. Supra ____ (2019)

Mississippi Law Journal, Volume 87

Tyler Alcorn – American Business USA Corp: The Cloudy Lines of the Dormant Commerce Clause in Sales Taxation, 87 Miss. L. J. 679 (2018) Link

Jonathan Barnes – Tailored Jury Instructions: Writing Instructions that Match a Specific Jury’s Reading Level, 87 Miss. L. J. 193 (2018) Link

Alison Guider – Hearing the Unheard: Crafting a Hearsay Exception for Intellectually Disabled Individuals, 87 Miss. L. J. 469 (2018) Link

Victoria Jones – Developing a Speech Standard for Public University Faculty in the Academic Environment, 87 Miss. L. J. Supra 37 (2018)

Amber Kipfmiller – Examining Retaliation as a Use of Force: Why State Courts Should Return to the Pre-Nassar, Pro-Plaintiff Framework, 87 Miss. L. J. Supra 1 (2018)

Zachary B. Roberson – Oh the Insanity: After 124 Years, It’s Time to Amend Mississippi’s Slayer Statute to Account for the Insane Slayer, 87 Miss. L. J. 441 (2018) Link

Catherine Norton – Keeping Faith with the Fourth Amendment: Why States Should Require a Warrant for Breathalyzer Tests in the Wake of Birchfield v. North Dakota, 87 Miss. L. J. 237 (2018) Link

Jay Patterson – Aggressively and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Grantees Obligated to Litigate, 87 Miss. L. J. 859 (2018) Link

Daniel Tankersley – Beyond the Dictionary: Why Sua Sponte Judicial Use of Corpus Linguistics is Not Appropriate for Statutory Interpretation, 87 Miss. L. J. 641 (2018) Link

Addison Watson – Wrongful Convictions: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Compensation, 87 Miss. L. J. 887 (2018) Link

Mississippi Law Journal, Volume 86

Kaylee Beauchamp – The Failures of Federalizing Trade Secrets: Why the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 Should Preempt State Law, 86 Miss. L. J. 1031 (2017)

Allison Bruff – Ripe for Rejection: A Methodology for States’ Departure from Utah v. Strieff and Its Poisonous Fruit, 86 Miss. L. J. 833 (2017) Link

James Blake Kelly – A Basis for Governing: Legitimacy, Accountability, and the Value of Uniform Principles for Global Administrative Law, 86 Miss. L. J. 995 (2017) Link

Bethany Poppelreiter – When Words Are Weapons: Using Tinker and Premises Liability Doctrine to Keep Schools Safe in a Digital Age, 86 Miss. L. J. 643 (2017) Link


Mississippi Law Journal, Volume 85

Merry Johnson, Discovering Arrest Warrants During Illegal Traffic Stops: The Lower Courts’ Wrong Turn in the Exclusionary Rule Attenuation Analysis, 85 Miss. L.J. __ (2016).

Austin Emmons, I Need a License to Cut Your Hair but Not to Prepare Your Taxes: A Call for Paid Tax Return Preparer Regulations, 85 Miss. L.J. __ (2016).

Jess Waltman, Prosecuting ISIS, 85 Miss. L.J. __ (2016).

Lindsey Emerson, An Artifact or a Memorial: The Latin Cross and the Establishment Clause, 85 Miss. L.J. __ (2016).

Lacey Sipsey, Inducing Congress to Create Separate Patent Infringement Categories: A Solution to Multiple Actor Liability Evasion, 85 Miss. L.J. __ (2016).

Mississippi Law Journal Supra, Volume 85

Jordan Mathews, State RFRAs: Trust Judges to Strike the Proper Balance Between Religious Freedom and Anti-Discrimination Law, 85 Miss. L.J. Supra __ (2016).

Valerie Moss, The Community Caretaking Doctrine: The Necessary Expansion of the New Fourth Amendment Exception, 84 Miss. L.J. Supra __ (2016).

Taylor Yetter, Governing the Governor: How the States Should Indict a Sitting State Executive, 85 Miss. L.J. Supra __ (2016).

John Guice, Keeping Faith with Ferber: Why States May Criminalize Sexual Imaging of Minors Above the Age of Consent for Sexual Activity, 85 Miss. L.J. Supra __ (2016).

Sean Boers, The Shirt Hits the Fan: Addressing Viewpoint Discrimination in Student Organization Benefit Access Cases, 85 Miss. L.J. Supra __ (2016).

Scarlett Jones, Changing the Legacy of Horne v. Flores: Why Underfunding of Bilingual Education Is De Facto Segregation and a Threat to Language Minorities’ Civil Rights, 85 Miss. L.J. Supra __ (2016).

Jessica Dilmore, The Road to Diversity: A New, Precise Guideline for the Future of Student Assignment Plans, 85 Miss. L.J. Supra __ (2016).

Mississippi Law Journal, Volume 84

Kristine Simpson, Mississippi’s Guardians Ad Litem Need Clarification of Their Role and Responsibilities, 84 Miss. L.J. 1065 (2015).

R. Michael Shoptaw, M’Naghten Is a Fundamental Right: Why Abolishing the Traditional Insanity Defense Violates Due Process, 84 Miss. L.J. 1101 (2015).

Christian J. Robison, Not Up in the Air: A Federal Air Marshal’s Administrative Search Privileges in Flight, 84 Miss. L.J. 1375 (2015).

Jordan B. Redmon, Alien Torts in Foreign Courts: Responsible Restrictions on Extraterritorial Application of the Alien Tort Statute, 84 Miss. L.J. 1329 (2015).

Christian J. Robison, Constitutional Law – Criminal Forfeiture – Asset Restraints Supported by a Jury’s Probable Cause Determination Are Not Judicially Reviewable Regardless of the Defendant’s Inability to Retain Chosen Counsel, 84 Miss. L.J. 885 (2015).

Mississippi Law Journal Supra, Volume 84

Clayton Adams, Personal Foul, Roughing the Speaker: The Illusory War Between the Establishment Clause and College Football, 84 Miss. L.J. Supra 167 (2015).

Derek Cantrell, Improper Implementation: Mississippi House Bill 585’s Missed Opportunity for Fundamental Fairness and Open Door for Litigation, 84 Miss. L.J. Supra 205 (2015).

Jonathan Gosnell, Keeping the Internet Free: Why the DMCA’s Safe Harbor Provisions Should Be Expanded to Help Curb Overregulation of Content by Removing the Financial Benefit   with Right and Ability to Control Exclusion, 84 Miss. L.J. Supra 233 (2015).

Garrett Wilkerson, Rigging Rights of Passage: Analyzing Subsurface Easements in Horizontal Drilling, 84 Miss. L.J. Supra 135 (2015) (also publishing externally).