Selected Publications

Dissertation:

  1. The Great Depression and the Limits of Market-Based Policy (Spring 2003, University of California, Berkeley).

Selected Articles:

  1. Preserving Public Natural Resources: Value and Sustainability in a World of High Costs and Budget shortfalls, Texas J. Oil, Gas & Energy Law (forthcoming summer 2015).
  2. Clarifying Oklahoma's Marketable-Product Royalty Rule, Okla. Bar Jo. (forthcoming winter 2015).
  3. OIL AND GAS IMPLIED COVENANTS FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: THE NEXT STEP IN EVOLUTION (2014).
  4. Stewarding Public Oil, Gas, and Hard Minerals: The Express and Implied Development Rights that Protect Public Resources, 9 Texas J. Oil, Gas & Energy Law 215 (2014)
  5. Twenty-Five Years On: Arbitration Sails Onward Over The Supportive Sea of International Commerce, World Arbitration and Mediation Review (2013).
  6. International Environmental Law: Can It Overcome Its Weaknesses to Create an Effective Remedy for Global Warming?, 10 Santa Clara International Law Journal 253 (2013).
  7. With Barry Pulliam and Roger Ridlehoover, Litigation in the Oil and Gas Industry, available at http://www.oilandgasinvestor.com/Finance-Industry-News/Litigation-The-Oil-Gas-Industry_112654 (Feb. 8, 2013).
  8. Growing Pains: Building American Arbitration's Legitimacy Through Everyday Arbitral Decisions, 5 World Arbitration & Mediation Review 57 (2011).
  9. Do Arbitrators Know Something that Judges Don't?, 94 Judicature 107 (2010).
  10. Draft to Make Arbitrators Follow the Law, The Recorder (Dec. 18, 2009).
  11. Global Warming, the Regulations Ahead, and the Oil-and-Gas Industry, 48 Natural Resources Journal 745 ((2009).
  12. The Legacy of "City of Hope," The Recorder (June 3, 2008).
  13. Private Pensions and the Justification for Social Security, 48 South Texas Law Review 1 (2006)
  14. Good Intentions Gone Bad: The Special No-Deference Erie Rule for Louisiana State Court Decisions, 66 Louisiana Law Review 313 (2006).
  15. A Minority of One? The Reasons to Reject the Texas Supreme Court's Recent Abandonment of the Duty to Market in Market-Value Leases, 37 Texas Tech Law Review 271 (2005).
  16. The Restatement (First) of the Oilfield Operator's Fiduciary Duty, 45 Natural Resources Journal 587 (2005).
  17. The Emerging Mutual Benefit Implied Covenant for Royalty Owners, 17 Natural Resources & Energy Jo. 171 (Trends & Insights 2003).
  18. Judging Made Too Easy: The Judicial Exaggeration of Exculpatory and Liability-Limiting Clauses in the Oilfield's Operator Fiduciary Duty Cases, 56 Southern Methodist University Law Review 925 (2003).
  19. The Mutual Benefit Implied Covenant for Oil and Gas Royalty Owners, 41 Natural Resources Journal 795 (2001).
  20. Lessons for Judges from the Civil Justice Reform Act, 83 Judicature 222 (April 2000)
  21. Inter-Branch Politics and the Judicial Resistance to Federal Civil Justice Reform, 33 University of San Francisco Law Review 1 (1999).
  22. Cost Responsibility or Regulatory Indulgence for Electricity's Stranded Costs?, 47 American University Law Review 775 (1998).
  23. Avoiding the Mistakes of FERC and California's Full Stranded-Cost Recovery in Electricity, 11 Electricity Journal 57 (March 1998).
  24. Antitrust in the New [De]Regulated Natural Gas Industry, 18 Energy Law Journal 1 (1997).
  25. The Need for Uniform Discovery Time Limits, 80 Judicature 1 (Viewpoint May-June 1997).
  26. The Class Action Tool in Oilfield Litigation, 45 Kansas Law Review 1 (1996).
  27. The Strange Case of American Civil Procedure and Its Missing Discovery Time Limits, 24 Hofstra Law Review 865 (1996).
  28. A Twelve-Step Program for Copas to Strengthen Oil and Gas Accounting Protections, 49 Southern Methodist University Law Review 1447 (1996).
  29. With Thomas Paterson, The Effects of Monsanto, Matsushita, and Sharp on the Plaintiff's Incentive to Sue, 23 Connecticut Law Review 333 (1991).
  30. With Stephen Susman, The Business Tort and the Pattern of Racketeering, 4 BNA Civil Rico Report (Pt. 2) 1 (1988).
  31. With Stephen Susman, If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It, 55 Antitrust Law Journal 59 (1986).
  32. With William White, Civil RICO After Sedima: The New Weapon Against Business Fraud, 23 Houston Law Review 743 (1986).
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