July 28, 2015 – Volume 48 Announces Volume 48 Staff Members

On behalf of the Vol. 48 Board of Editors, we are pleased to announce the selected Staff Members for Volume 48 of the Texas Tech Law Review. A press release is available, here. Please join us in congratulating these remarkable students!

Mar. 25, 2015 – Volume 47 of the Online Edition Now Available

The Volume 47 student Comments selected for publication are now available! This current issue features topics such as healthcare liability claims under the Texas Medical Liability Act from Jamie L. Vaughan, lost privileges and exceptions throughout Texas codes from Ellen Desrochers, and the Texas Citizens Participation Act from Landon Wade. The Texas Tech Law Review is extremely proud to present these well-written Comments for your education and enjoyment.

Mar. 2, 2015 – Volume 47 Announces Volume 48 Board of Editors

On behalf of the Vol. 47 Board of Editors, we are pleased to announce the Board of Editors for Volume 48 of the Texas Tech Law Review:

Jake Rutherford

Executive Managing Editor
Nirav Patel

Managing Editor
Sara Thornton

Student Writing Editor
Jeri Leigh McDowell

Lead Articles Editor
Catharine Hansard

Business Manager
McKenzie Jordan

Online Edition Editor
Allison Grayson

Symposium Editor
Kimberly Grinnan

Comment Editors
Josue Galvan
Theresa Golde
Shelby Hall
Matt Kelley
Kevin Smith
Kristen Vander-Plas

Articles Editors
Carter Bowers
C.J. Baker
Linda Castillo
Brittany Dumas
Jessica Eaton
Sarah Ellison
Tyler Frankel
John Garza
Rebekah Jacobson
Samantha Kelly
Bryson Matthews
Julio Montiel
Justin Nail
Tara Parker
Reagan Pearson
Nicholas Pilcher
Austin Smith
Ross Smith
Ryan Wiscombe

I hope you will all join us in congratulating these outstanding students!

Feb. 22, 2015 – Texas Tech Law Review announces Staff Member comments selected for publication

A full press release is available here.

Congratulations to the Staff Members selected for publication!  Many thanks are in order for our dedicated Comment Editors (Ellen Desrochers, Megan Kateff, Scott McFadin, John Roddy Pace, John Phair, Nicole Sears, Landon Wade) and Cassidy Woodard, Student Writing Editor, for her excellent leadership in developing and encouraging the Comment-writing process throughout the year.

Congratulations to the 2L Staff Members selected for publication on this accomplishment!

Jan. 5, 2015 – Law Review Co-Hosts 2015 Energy Law Symposium

The Texas Tech Law Review and the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal will host an Energy Law Symposium on January 16, 2015 at Texas Tech School of Law. The State Bar of Texas has approved the symposium for six hours of CLE credit, including one hour of Ethics. Hosted in Tech Law’s Lanier Auditorium, the Symposium will feature several distinguished speakers, including Ileana Blanco from DLA Piper, Richard Casner from Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam, David Cooney from the Railroad Commission of Texas, Diane Goss from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Jeff King from Winstead P.C., John Holden from Jackson Walker, L.L.P., and Jeff Nichols from Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. For more information or to register, please visit the Symposium’s website,

Dec. 2, 2014 – Texas Tech Law Review Advisor Brian Shannon Appointed to NCAA Governing Council

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors approved the appointment of Brian Shannon, the Charles B. “Tex” Thornton Professor of Law at Texas Tech University School of Law, to serve on the new NCAA Division I Council. For more information on Professor Shannon’s appointment, please click here.

Sep. 3, 2014 – Texas Tech Law Review Hosts the 9th Annual Tech Law Golf Tournament

The Texas Tech Law Review will host the 9th Annual Tech Law Golf Tournament. We invite you to join us! Please click herefor dates, prizes, and registration.

Apr. 30, 2014 – Megan James, Vol. 46 Managing Editor, wins Burton Award for Legal Writing

Congratulations to Megan James, the Volume 46 Managing Editor, for receiving the 2014 Distinguished Legal Writing Award from the Burton Awards, in Association with the Library of Congress! This award is only given to 15 law students and selected from entries submitted from the nation’s top law schools. This award honors law school students for clear, concise, and comprehensive legal writing, and the awards are selected by law school professors and judges, including professors from Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, and Stanford Law School. Megan received the award for her student comment, Checking the Box Is Not Enough: The Impact of Texas Rice Land Partners, LTD. v. Denbury Green Pipeline-Texas, L.L.C. and Texas’s Eminent Domain Reforms on the Common Carrier Application Process, 45 TEX. TECH L. REV. 959 (2013). The award ceremony will be held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on June 9, 2014.

Apr. 4, 2014 – Professor Brian Shannon wins Outstanding Law Review Article Award

The Law Review would like to congratulate Texas Tech Professor Brian Shannon and Houston attorney Dr. Victor R. Scarano for winning the Texas Bar Foundation’s 2014 Outstanding Law Review Article Award. The winning article, Incompetency to be Executed: Continuing Ethical Challenges & Time for a Change in Texas, was published in volume 45 of the Texas Tech Law Review. A full press release is available here.

Mar. 3, 2014 – TTLR announces the Board of Editors for Volume 47

A press release is available, here. Please join us in congratulating these remarkable students!

Feb. 22, 2014 – TTLR announces the Staff Member comments selected for publication

A full press release is available, here.

Congratulations to these 2L students on this accomplishment! We would like to especially thank our Comment Editors (Jefferson Fisher, Brittany Jenkins, Alecia Mayberry, Lorna McMillion, and Katie Olson) and Angelica Rolong, Student Writing Editor, for her excellent leadership in facilitating the student-writing process throughout the year.