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Browsing Texas Tech University School of Law by Author "Dickerson, Darby"

Browsing Texas Tech University School of Law by Author "Dickerson, Darby"

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  • Dickerson, Darby; Lake, Peter F. (2006-10)
    This article addresses high-risk alcohol use on university campuses. The article gives an overview of the environmental management and facilitator models, specific initiatives campuses can take to help manage and change ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (Aspen Publishers, 2003)
    A professional manual of legal citation rules. Topics covered include: purposes for citations; citation basics; citing specific print sources; electronic sources; incorporating citations into documents; and quotations.
  • Dickerson, Darby (2008)
    A primary question post-Virginia Tech has been how to keep campuses safe. This article begins by examining recent incidences of student-on-student violence. It then discusses current college and university practices regarding ...
  • Dickerson, Darby; Lake, Peter F. (2006-04)
    Collaborative team efforts provide college campuses with needed tools to implement an effective risk-management strategy. This essay addresses how to form such a team, the team’s mission and risk-management process, and ...
  • Bickel, Robert D.; Dickerson, Darby (2005)
    Brown v. Board of Education has been described by lawyers, historians, educators, and journalists as perhaps the most important civil-rights decision of the twentieth century. Without dispute, the decision holds a prominent ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2007)
    Clinical and legal writing professors should be allies and work together for the common education of their law students. Both groups must share information and resources and work together to develop the skills and abilities ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2008)
    This article discusses ways in which campuses can proactively and positively be agents for change in improving campus risk-management. The author discusses creating a reasonably safe educational environment, accepting ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2000)
    This article explores the frustrations felt by law review staff members, including feelings that cite and source projects are grunt work, that the projects involve too many steps, and that citation rules are difficult to ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2005)
    This article introduces law schools to the problem of cyberbullying. The article describes common characteristics of bullies and cyberbullies, how bullying affects victims, and how bystanders fit into the equation. The ...
  • Dickerson, Darby; Lake, Peter F. (2005-12)
    Campus officials must be aware of the risks associated with inflatable games before deciding whether to bring rented inflatables to a campus event. This short article provides advice for university officials considering ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2006)
    Disasters are crises that often occur without notice and rarely with advance warning. This article provides ideas for university campuses and departments on how to prepare in advance for a disaster. Ideas include educating ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2007)
    This article explores facilitated plagiarism, which is the commission of plagiarism by students purchasing and submitting papers obtained from term-paper mills. The article covers term-paper mill history and operations and ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2015-11)
    This article is a brief overview of Texas Tech University School of Law. The article discusses programs offered by the school, the abundance of educational and extra-curricular opportunities available to students, SMART ...
  • Lake, Peter F.; Dickerson, Darby (2006)
    The explosion of online communities and the use of technology in communications has led to an increase in the number of students publicly sharing information about and photographs of hazing incidents. Campuses might find ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2000)
    This article explains why moot court programs are important, how moot court board members are selected, and discusses moot court competitions at the state, regional, and national levels.
  • Dickerson, Darby (The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, 2011-08-09)
    Legal writing routinely tops the list when practitioners and judges are surveyed about critical lawyering skills, but for decades legal writing courses, and those who taught them, have been marginalized. This article ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2007-10)
    After the Virginia Tech tragedy, many colleges have responded with a renewed focus on how to improve their risk-management procedures. This article discusses ways which colleges can more effectively manage their risk; ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2003)
    A tribute to the late Stetson University Law School dean Gary Vause. The article includes leadership lessons learned from his example.
  • Dickerson, Darby (2007)
    Colleges and universities use mandatory withdrawal and leave of absence polices to remove students that are a danger to themselves or others. This essay discusses these policies and how colleges should establish policy ...
  • Dickerson, Darby (2008)
    New studies on brain development reveal that full development of the brain does not occur until an individual’s mid-twenties; this often means that traditional-age college students are more sensitive to high-risk behavior. ...