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Publications Hon. Patrick E. Higginbotham

Publications:

  • Bureaucratizing the Courts? Finding MDL’s Place in the Traditional Legal Culture, JUDICATURE, Aug. 2015, at 44.
  • The Present Plight of the United States District Courts, 60 Duke L.J. 745 (2010).
  • Narratives Drawn From Rich Experience: Mayer Brown’s Federal Appellate Practice, 10 J. App. Prac. & Process 401 (Fall 2009).
  • A Few Thoughts on Judicial Supremacy: A Response to Professors Carrington and Cramton, 94 Cornell L. Rev. 637 (2009).
  • Commentary: Revisions to Rule 26: Expert Trial Witness Discovery, in MOORE’S FEDERAL PRACTICE, PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CIVIL RULES 26 AND 56, at § 1.01 (2008).
  • Mark Curriden & Hon. Patrick Higginbotham, Judges and Journalists: Defusing Tensions and Building Relationships, 46 Judges J., Issue 2 2007, at 10.
  • A Reflection on Furman, 34 Am. J. Crim. L. 199 (Spring 2007).
  • Mahon Lecture, Point-Counterpoint: Two Judges’ Perspectives on Trial by Jury, 12 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 501 (2006).
  • Judge Robert A. Ainsworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture, Loyola University School of Law: So Why Do We Call Them Trial Courts?, 55 SMU L. Rev. 1405 (2002).
  • Foreword, 54 SMU L. Rev. 1679 (2001).
  • Thoughts About Professor Resnik’s Paper, 148 U. Pa. L. Rev. 2197 (2000).
  • Dedication, A Note About A Colleague, 76 Tex. L. Rev. 905 (1998).
  • Foreword to Symposium: Evaluation of the Civil Justice Reform Act, 49 Ala. L. Rev. 1 (1997).
  • Class Action Litigation, Conference: Civil Justice and the Litigation Process: Do Merits and the Search for Truth Matter Anymore?, 41 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 343 (1997).
  • The Continuing Dialogue of Federalism, 45 U. Kan. L. Rev. 985 (1997).
  • Author, 6 Moore’s Federal Practice Third Edition, Chapters 26, 27, and 28.
  • The American Inns of Court, 25 Colo. Law. 41 (Nov. 1996).
  • Settlement Incentives and Joint Tortfeasors: A Comment on Kornhauser and Revesz, in Reforming the Civil Justice System 104 (Larry Kramer ed., 1996).
  • Book Review, David Shapiro’s Adversary Statement on Federalism, 94 Mich. L. Rev. 1471 (1996) (reviewing David L. Shapiro, Federalism: A Dialogue (1995)).
  • In Memoriam Phil Burleson, Sr.: A Remembrance, 37 S. Tex. L. Rev. 9 (1996).
  • In Memoriam Irving L. Goldberg Memorial, 73 Tex. L. Rev. 973 (1995).
  • Forward to ROBERT P. CHARROW & DAVID E. BERNSTEIN, WASH. LEGAL FOUND., SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE IN THE COURTROOM: ADMISSIBILITY AND STATISTICAL SIGNIFICANT AFTER DAUBERT (1994).
  • Notes on Teague, 66 S. Cal. L. Rev. 2433 (1993).
  • Book Review, History Lessons: Rehnquist Book Has Contemporary Message, 78 A.B.A. J. 106 (June 1992) (reviewing Chief Justice William Rehnquist, Grand Inquests: The Historic Impeachments of Justice Samuel Chase and President Andrew Jackson (1992)).
  • Book Review, Between the Forty-Yard Lines, Pub. Int. L. Rev. 103 (1992) (reviewing Harry Wellington, The Supreme Court in the Process of Adjudication (1992)).
  • Juries and the Death Penalty, 41 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 1047 (1991).
  • Reflections on Reform of § 2254 Habeas Petitions, 18 Hofstra L. Rev. 1005 (1990).
  • Lawrence Tribe’s Visionary Theories of the Equal Protection Clause, IV Benchmark, No. 2 Spring 1990.
  • Federalism in the Future, Federalism, The Shifting Balance, Urban, State and Local Government Law Section, American Bar Association (1989).
  • Luncheon Address, 57 Antitrust L.J. 627 (1988).
  • Text and Precedent in Constitutional Adjudication, 73 Cornell L. Rev. 411 (1988).
  • Book Review, 74 A.B.A. J. 151 (1988) (reviewing Laurence E. Tribe, American Constitutional Law (2d ed. 1988)).
  • Complexity’s Challenge to Federalism—A Bicentennial Look to the Future, Andrew R. Cecil Lectures on Moral Values in a Free Society, University of Texas at Dallas (1987).
  • Why the Numbers Don’t Add Up, 73 A.B.A. J. 82 (1987) (co-authored with Edward R. Becker and William K. Slate, II).
  • Judicial Attitudes: Pylons for the Advocate, 5 Rev. of Litig. 181 (1986).
  • Juries and the Complex Case: Observations About the Current Debate, 1986 Earl Warren Conference on Advocacy, The American Civil jury, The Roscoe Pound Foundation (1986).
  • Federal Trial Courts: The Changing Scene, 21 Int’l Soc. Barristers Q. 371 (1986).
  • Dedication—Fifth Circuit Survey, 17 Tex. Tech L. Rev. vi (1986).
  • A Brief Reflection on Judicial Use of Social Science Data, 46 Law & Contemp. Probs. 7 (1983).
  • Book Review, Conceptual Rigor: A Cabin for the Rhetoric of Heroism, 59 Tex. L. Rev. 1329 (1981) (reviewing Jack Bass, Unlikely Heroes (1981)).
  • Book Review, 68 A.B.A. J. 1128 (1982) (reviewing Griffin Bell, Taking Care of the Law (1982)).
  • Book Review, 67 A.B.A. J. 192 (1981) (reviewing Edwin P. Hoyt, William O. Douglas (1979)).
  • Book Review, 67 A.B.A. J. 192 (1981) (reviewing James F. Simon, Independent Journey: The Life of William O. Douglas (1980)).
  • Bureaucracy—The Carcinoma of the Federal Judiciary, 31 Ala. L. Rev. 261 (1980).
  • How to Try a Jury Case: A Judge’s View, 7 Litig. J. 8 (Fall 1980).
  • Book Review, 66 A.B.A. J. 82 (1980) (reviewing Frank T. Read & Lucy S. McGough, Let Them Be Judged: The Judicial Integration of the Deep South (1978)).
  • Helping the Jury Understand, 6 Litig. J. 5 (Summer 1980).
  • The Philosophy of Sentencing, 42 Tex. B.J. 497 (1979).
  • Does the System Cause Excessive Legal Fees?, XIV The Forum 681 (1979).
  • Scientists Are Not Prophets, 18 Judges J., Issue 4 1979, at 16.
  • Jurisdiction, Parties & Actions, Texas State Bar, Advanced Trial Course (1978).
  • Observations on the Philosophy of Sentencing, Dallas Bar Headnotes (Dec. 19, 1977).
  • The Noerr-Pennington Problem: A View From The Bench, 46 Antitrust L.J. 730 (1977).
  • Continuing the Dialogue: Civil Juries and the Allocation of Judicial Power, 56 Tex. L. Rev. 47 (1977).
  • Book Review, 62 A.B.A. J. 962 (1976) (reviewing Archibald Cox, The Role of the Supreme Court in American Government (1976)).
  • Book Review, 61 A.B.A. J. 1186 (1975) (reviewing Erwin N. Griswold, Search and Seizure: A Dillemma of the Supreme Court (1975)).
  • Some Judicial Adjustments to the Rights of Recovery Under the Federal Antitrust Laws, 26 Ala. L. Rev. 309 (1974).
  • Book Review, 60 A.B.A. J. 896 (1974) (reviewing William O. Douglas, Go East, Young Man: The Early Years, the Autobiography of William O. Douglas (1974)).
  • A Trial Lawyer’s Quick Index to Antitrust, 36 Tex. B.J. 39 (1973).
  • Case Note, Insurance—Scope of Doctrine of Friendly Fire, 13 Ala. L. Rev. 233 (1960).
  • Legislative Note, Proof of Foreign Law—Uniform Judicial Notice of Foreign Law Act, 12 Ala. L. Rev. 421 (1960).