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Arguendo

Established in 2018, Arguendo serves as the online extension of ​Texas A&M Law Review print publication. Arguendo features intriguing content on all areas of law, and provides a platform to publish content within weeks of a legal development. 

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Arguendo features short, lightly footnoted pieces on timely and relevant legal issues. While the shorter length and light footnoting policy allows authors to publish responses expeditiously, our rigorous editorial process ensures we maintain the quality of scholarship expected of a print law review.

Arguendo articles, written by scholars, practitioners, and law students alike, feature
  • short expositions of new ideas,
  • analysis of emerging legal topics,
  • dialogues on ongoing legal debates,
  • analysis of upcoming or recently decided high-profile cases, and
  • short responses to already-published scholarship.
If you have questions about Arguendo, or wish to submit a piece to be considered for publication in Arguendo, please contact the Online Managing Editor or use the online submission form.

Recent Articles

8 Tex. A&M L. Rev. Arguendo 1 (2020)

United States v. Lozoya: The Turbulence of Establishing Venue for In-Flight Offenses 

Daeja Pemberton

The U.S. Constitution protects one’s right to a fair trial in a proper venue. Typically, venue is proper in whatever territorial jurisdiction a defendant commits an offense. But this rule is not as clear-cut when the offense takes place in a special jurisdiction, such as American airspace. A court must then determine whether the offense continued into the venue of arrival, making it proper under the Constitution. This issue was reexamined when Monique Lozoya assaulted another passenger on an airplane during a domestic flight. In United States v. Lozoya, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals failed to correctly identify the assault as a “continuing offense” and in doing so risked harming the criminal procedure process for prosecutors and offenders alike.

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Arguendo Volume 6, Issue 1 (2019)

Murphy v. NCAA: The Constitutionality of State-Authorized Sports Gambling
Shane Landers

Data Exclusivities in the Age of Big Data, Biologics, and Plurilaterals
Peter K. Yu

Whose Land Is It Anyway? Navigating Ghana's Complex Land System
Aimee Kline, Élan Moore, Elizabeth Ramey, Kevin Hernandez, Lauren Ehrhardt, Megan Reed, Morgan Parker, Samantha Henson, Taylor Winn, and Taylor Wood

Honoring Innocent Until Proven Guilty: Switching the Default Rule from Pretrial Detention to Pretrial Release in Texas's Bail System 
Stephen Rispoli​
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