Detroit Mercy Law Faculty Fall Publications

December 17, 2021

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law faculty members are well respected scholars in their areas of expertise. This fall semester, the faculty published and placed articles in law reviews across the nation in addition to publishing chapters in books. 


professor Richard Broughton J. Richard Broughton, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law, had one article published this fall. 

The Second Article, 59 Houston Law Review (2021)

Melissa EckhauseMelissa Eckhause, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, had one article accepted for publication for Spring 2022.

Fighting Image Theft: An Empirical Study of Photography Copyright Lawsuits, Albany Law Review, (forthcoming 2022)


Dean Jelani Jefferson ExumJelani Jefferson Exum, Dean and Philip J. McElroy Professor of Law, published three article this fall and had one accepted for publication for Spring 2022

Where Black Lives Matter Less: Understanding the Impact of Black Victims on Sentencing Outcomes in Texas Capital Murder Cases from 1973 to 2018 (co-authored with Prof. David Niven) (forthcoming Saint Louis University Law Journal)  

Addressing Racial Inequities in the Criminal Justice System Through A Reconstruction Sentencing Approach, 47 Ohio Northern Law Review 557 (2021) 

Presumed Punishable: Sentencing on the Streets and the Need to Protect Black Lives Through a Reinvigoration of the Presumption of Innocence, 64 Howard Law Journal 2 (2021)

Reconstruction Sentencing: Imagining Drug Sentencing in the Aftermath of the War on Drugs, Am. Crim L. Rev (Georgetown) 1685 (2021)

Cristina LockwoodCristina Lockwood, Assistant Professor of Law, had co-authored one book, co-authored one chapter, had one article published, and co-authored a book with forthcoming publication in 2022.

Michigan Legal Research, Fourth Edition (Carolina Academic Press 2021)

Christopher D. Soper & Cristina D. Lockwood, Successful Legal Analysis and Writing: The Fundamentals (5th ed., West forthcoming January 2022). 

"The Presence of Justice”: A Call to Expand the Humanitarian Exception in ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.8(e) (Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, forthcoming 2022). 

Lawrence Dubin & Cristina Lockwood, in ICLEMichigan Basic Practitioner Handbook, Chapter 22 (6th ed., 2021)


Daniel-Rosenbaum-PhotoDaniel Rosenbaum, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, had one article published and two articles accepted for publication in Spring 2022

Confronting the Local Land Checkerboard, 56 University of Richmond Law Review (2021)

Reforming Local Property for an Era of National Decline (forthcoming, 70 BUFF. L. REV  (2022))

A Legal Map of New Local Parkland, Marquette Law Review (forthcoming 2022)

Elizabeth SherowskiElizabeth Sherowski, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, had one article published this fall

Measuring Impact: A Supportive and Inclusive Definition of Legal Writing Scholarship, 2 Proceedings: The Online Journal of Legal Writing Conference Presentations 22 (2021)

Stephen WilksStephen Wilks, Associate Professor of Law, had one article accepted for publication in 2022.

Sheriffs, Schills, or Just Paying the Bills?: Rethinking the Merits of Compelling Merchant Co-Operation with Third-Party Policing in the Aftermath of George Floyd’s Death, Washington & Lee Law Review (Forthcoming 2022)