Publications – May 2015

Lori Andrews and the Institute for Science, Law and Technology will be releasing a study, “Monitoring Health on the Go: The Privacy Implications of Diabetes Apps,” which examines the data collection and data use practices of mobile health apps.  An excerpt from Professor Andrews’s book, Body Bazaar: The Market for Human Tissue in the Biotechnology Age, is being used by high school students in Japan to prepare them for their university entrance exams.


Professor Evelyn Brody’s article Time for an EO-EZ Status for Small Charities? was the cover piece in the May 18, 2015 issue of Tax Notes Magazine, published at 147 Tax Notes 815 (May 18, 2015).


Steven Heyman published a review of a recent book by Thomas Healy entitled The Great Dissent:  How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind – and Changed the History of Free Speech in America (2013).  Professor Heyman’s review appears in the spring 2015 issue of the Law and History Review.  His C. Edwin Baker Lecture, The Conservative-Libertarian Turn in First Amendment Jurisprudence, published at 117 W. Va. L. Rev. 231 (2014), is featured in the Spring issue of IIT Chicago-Kent Faculty Perspectives, and is also summarized in a blog post entitled “The Conservative Justices, the Constitution, and the First Amendment,” which is posted at


Nancy Marder‘s book chapter entitled Justice John Paul Stevens and His Clerks, has been published in Courtiers and Kings: More Stories on Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices (Todd Peppers and Clare Cushman eds., University of Virginia Press 2015).  Nancy Marder’s book chapter, entitled Jurors and Juries, has been published in The Law and Society Handbook (Austin Sarat and Patricia Ewick eds., Wiley Blackwell 2015).


The 4th edition of Sheldon Nahmod‘s (with co-editors Wells, Eaton and Smith) Constitutional Torts casebook (LexisNexis 2015) has been published.


Henry Perritt’s three law review articles, co-authored with Eliot O. Sprague, Drones (published by the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law), Law Abiding Drones (published by the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review), and Developing DROP Discipline (published by the Hastings Science and Technology Law Journal) all are in press and should be released within the next couple of weeks.  Professor Perritt and Eliot O. Sprague’s magazine articles Brace for Impact, Game of Drones, and Drones: Free at Last? were published in Vertical magazine, Rotorcraft Pro, and the Radio and Television Digital Association newsletter, respectively.


Christopher Schmidt published The Law and Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution, a review of Gavin Wright, Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South (2013) for Jotwell (March 2015).


Joan Steinman completed the pocket parts to Wright & Miller, and the Michigan State L. Rev. published Professor Steinman’s article, The Puzzling Appeal of Summary Judgment Denials: When Are Such Denials Reviewable?.


Dan Tarlock‘s chapter International Water Law and Climate Disruption Adaptation appears in The UNECE Convention on the Protection of Transboundary Watercourses and Lakes: Its Contribution to International Water Cooperation (Attila Tanzi et al. eds., 2015).  International Environmental Law and Policy, edited by Professor Tarlock along with Edith Brown Weiss, Stephen McCaffrey, Daniel Mcgraw,  and Stephanie Tai is currently in press by West Publishing.


Adrian Walters‘s article Statutory Erosion of Secured Creditors’ Rights: Some Insights from the United Kingdom, published at 2015 U. Ill. L. Rev. 543 was showcased in Harvard Law School’s Bankruptcy Roundtable. He has a casebook on Contracts, co-authored with Michael Hunter Schwartz, coming out in time for the Fall 2015 semester, entitled Contracts: A Context and Practice Casebook, 2nd edition (Carolina Press, 2015).


Richard Warner‘s article The Self, the Stasi, and the NSA: Privacy, Knowledge, and Complicity in the Surveillance State, with Robert Sloan, is forthcoming in the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, and Technology.

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