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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 | Full-Text Publications | 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 Negative Externality by Any Other Name: Using Emissions Caps as Models for Constraining Dead-Weight Costs of Regulation, 66 Admin. L. Rev. 345 (2014)

A Uniform Perpetuities Reform Act, 16 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol'y 89 (2013)

Which The Deader Hand? A Counter to the American Law Institute's Proposed Revival of Dying Perpetuities Rules, 86 Tul. 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 (Facts on File, Inc. 2011)

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

Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series, "Reforming Takings Doctrine," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (April 2014)

Speaker: The Louis L. Biro Law Library Scholars & Students Series, "A Strong Takings Clause, a Necessity for Other Rights," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (February 2014)

Speaker: Central States Law School Association Annual Conference, "A Negative Externality by Any Other Name: Using Emissions Caps as Models for Constraining Dead-Weight Costs of Regulation," Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, OH (October 2013)

Speaker: Workshop on Environmental Economics for Law Professors, Big Sky, MT (October 2013)

Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series, "The Hidden Wisdom of the Common Law: Embedded Private Law Solutions to Modern-Water Distribution Problems," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (April 2013)

Speaker: Association of American Law Schools Annual Conference, "A Negative Externality by Any Other Name: Using Emissions Caps as Models for Constraining Dead-Weight Costs of Regulation," New Orleans, LA (January 2013)

Speaker: Valparaiso University Law School Regional Faculty Workshop, "A Negative Externality by Any Other Name: Using Emissions Caps as Models for Constraining Dead-Weight Costs of Regulation," Valparaiso, IN (October 2012)

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

Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series, "From Cap-and-Trade to Cap-on-Regs: Using Emissions-Cap Programs as a Model for Curbing Regulatory-Compliance Costs," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (2012)

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

Speaker: Central States Law School Association Annual Conference, "Speaking Truth to Entitlement: Backing Away from the Edge of National Bankruptcy," University of Toledo School of Law (October 2011)


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