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The Tyler Court of Appeals cites my article

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Ever so often, you get a little validation. In the case of Lee v. Loftin, the Texas Twelfth Court of Appeals released an opinion which cited my article on the inherent risk doctrine (Tackling the Competitive Sports Doctrine, 9 TEX. REV. ENT. & SPORTS L. 85 (2007)). This was my first article and the one I used for my presentation during my job hunt. The citation for the case is Lee v. Loftin, 277 S.W.3d 519 (Tex.App.–Tyler 2009).

Don’t worry, I will spare you from actually having to read it. The case concerned the Texas Equine Activity Act. Since the publication of my original article, the Texas legislature statutorily adopted the inherent risk standard for injuries arising out of equine activities. (In my article, I proposed the adoption of the standard for all sports injuries). This case was the first that I have seen to confront the application of the inherent risk standard in Texas. The court cited my article fairly heavily (five times, but who’s counting? lol) to explain the correct application of the standard. (Link)

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July 18th, 2009 at 12:51 pm

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Go Cowboys

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I have accepted a full-time, tenure track position at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. I will be in the Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business at the Spears School of Business. I will be starting in the fall semester of 2009.

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July 18th, 2009 at 12:04 pm

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The remaining classes

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Remember that the rest of the semester will consist of our study of Negotiable Instruments. We should be able to get through chapter 27 in the textbook. Our next test is next week on April 20, 2009. The test will cover chapters 23 and 24.

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April 13th, 2009 at 7:56 am

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Splitting lecture 15

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I decided to split lecture 15 into two parts. The first half of the class we will cover Warranties and the second half we will go over Product Liability. The presentations are posted. (Link)

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April 6th, 2009 at 9:22 am

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All presentations are now online.

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The presentations in both Business Law and History are up to date as of last Friday’s lecture. You can find them on the presentations page. (Link)

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August 31st, 2008 at 2:04 pm

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