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Scott A. Shepard

Scott A. Shepard

Assistant Professor
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737
Email: sshepard@jmls.edu
Office: Room P-506
Office Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Weds. 2-4 p.m.; and by appointment

BA, University of Richmond
MA, Vanderbilt University
JD, University of Virginia School of Law

Scholarship | SSRN Publications | Presentations

Scott Shepard came to John Marshall from a visiting professorship at Wake Forest University School of Law. He was previously an Olin/Searle Fellow at Vanderbilt University Law School. Prior to his academic endeavors, he was a managing attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation in Sacramento, California, and an associate at two Washington, DC, firms. Professor Shepard researches in the area of property law, with a particular interest in natural resources. At John Marshall, he teaches natural resources, property, trusts & estates, and sales.

Full Curriculum Vitae

Scholarship

A Uniform Perpetuities Reform Act, ___ New York University Journal of Legislation & Public Policy ___ (forthcoming 2012)

Which The Deader Hand? A Counter to the American Law Institute's Proposed Revival of Dying Perpetuities Rules, 86 Tulane L. Rev. 559 (2012)

Adverse Possession, Private-Zoning Waiver & Desuetude:  Abandonment & Recapture of Property and Liberty Interests, 44 U. Mich. J. L. Reform 557 (2011)

"Property Rights & Eminent Domain" in Governing America: Major Policies and Decisions of Federal, State, and Local Government (2010)

The Unbearable Cost of Skipping the Check: Property Rights, Takings Compensation & Environmental Protection in the Western Water Law Context, 17 N.Y.U. Envtl. L.J. 1063 (2009)

Presentations

Presenter: Illinois Water Law and Regulations, "Illinois Water Law: Common-Law Foundations and Statutory Adjustments - Riparian, Surface and Groundwater," Chicago, Illinois (July 18, 2012)

Moderator: Braun Memorial Conference, "The Great Lakes Compact," The John Marshall Law School (March 28, 2012)

Presenter: Central States Law School Association Annual Conference, "Speaking Truth to Entitlement," University of Toledo School of Law (October 28-29, 2011)

Presenter: Association for Law Property & Society Annual Conference, "Which The Deader Hand? A Counter to the American Law Institute's Proposed Revival of Dying Perpetuities Rules," Georgetown Law Center (March 4-5, 2010)

Presenter: Central States Law School Association Annual Conference, "Which The Deader Hand? A Counter to the American Law Institute's Proposed Revival of Dying Perpetuities Rules," University of North Dakota (September 24-25, 2010)


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