Joan W. Howarth

William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV

Distinguished Visiting Professor

4505 South Maryland Parkway

Box 451003

Las Vegas, NV 89154

United States

Michigan State University College of Law

Dean Emerita & Professor of Law

318 Law College Building

East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Bar Exam and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Need for Immediate Action

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 537 (2020), UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2021
New York University (NYU), Touro Law Center, CUNY School of Law, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, Georgia State University - College of Law, Washburn School of Law, Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and University of North Carolina School of Law
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licensing, bar exam, coronavirus

The Geronimo Bank Murders: A Gay Tragedy

Law & Sexuality, Vol. 17, 2008, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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death penalty, sexuality, queer theory, capital punishment, gay history

The Geronimo Bank Murders: A Gay Tragedy

Law & Sexuality, Vol. 17, 2008, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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homosexuality, LGBT, capital punishment, death penalty, Geronimo Bank Murders, gay identity, gender, gay rights, gay

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The Case for a Uniform Cut Score

The Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 42:1, (2017)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2018
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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Bar Exams, Attorney Licensing, Cut Scores, Standard Setting

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The Professional Responsibility Case for Valid and Nondiscriminatory Bar Exams

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 33, 2020
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2020 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2020
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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Bar Exams, Professional Responsibility, Title VII, Legal Profession

5.

Teaching Freedom: Exclusionary Rights of Student Groups

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2009, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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Student, public forum, expressive association, gay, student groups, non-discrimination, LBGT, sexual minorities, First Amendment, Christian Legal Society, university, law school

6.

Diploma Privilege and the Constitution

73 SMU Law Review Forum 168 (2020)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 May 2020
New York University (NYU), Touro Law Center, CUNY School of Law, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, Georgia State University - College of Law, Washburn School of Law, Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and University of North Carolina School of Law
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diploma privilege, constitution, bar exam, dormant commerce clause

7.

Ringing Changes: Systems Thinking About Legal Licensing

FIU Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 383, Spring 2019, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 06 May 2019
Joan W. Howarth, Joan W. Howarth and Judith W. Wegner
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV and University of North Carolina School of Law
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legal education, attorney licensing, legal licensure, bar exam, competence

8.

Toward the Restorative Constitution: A Restorative Justice Critique of Anti-Gang Public Nuisance Injunctions

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 27, 2000, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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restorative justice, gangs, constitution, nuisance, injunction, punishment

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The Rights of Gay Prisoners: A Challenge to Protective Custody

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 53, 1980
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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gay, lesbian, LGBT, rights, gay rights, protective custody, prisons, prisoners, segregation

10.

What Law Must Lawyers Know?

Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2019, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Apr 2020
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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bar exam, licensing, legal profession

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Teaching in the Shadow of the Bar

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 31, 1997, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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Bar Exam, NCBE, fairness, subordination, legal education, legal profession, licensing

12.

Executing White Masculinities: Learning from Karla Faye Tucker

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 81, 2002
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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race, gender, capital punishment, death penalty, racialized gender, masculinity, femininity, masculine, feminine, social constructions, Karla Faye Tucker

13.

Deciding to Kill: Revealing the Gender in the Task Handed to Capital Jurors

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 1994, 1994, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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gender, society, juror, jury, capital, death penalty, masculine, feminine, role

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Review Essay: Feminism, Lawyering, and Death Row

Review of Law and Women's Studies, Vol. 2, 1992
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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death row, death penalty, women, female, feminism, Karla Faye Tucker

15.

First and Last Chance: Looking for Lesbians in Fifties Bar Cases

Review of Law and Women's Studies, Vol. 5, 1995, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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gay, lesbian, LGBT, California, fifties, mid-century, generic identity, inclusiveness, class, race, gender

16.

Shame Agent

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 66, No. 4, Summer 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Aug 2017
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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Title IX, Campus Climate, Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Assault

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Recruiting Sexual Minorities and People with Disabilities to Be Dean

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 31, 2008, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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minorities, hiring, dean, legal education, faculty, diversity, LGBT, LGBTQ, disabilities, gay, lesbian

18.

Empirical Studies Contribute to Death Penalty Debate

Nevada Lawyer, July, 2002, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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empirical, scientific, death penalty, cost, reversal, utility

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Adventures in Heteronormativity: The Straight Line from Liberace to Lawrence

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 5, 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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heteronormativity, LGBT, targeting homosexuals, sexualized culture, sex, Las Vegas, gay, lesbian, Liberace

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Women Defenders on Television: Representing Suspects and the Racial Politics of Retribution

Journal of Gender, Race & Justice, Vol. 3, 2000
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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women defenders, television, retribution, Ellenor Frutt, Annie Dornell, Joyce Davenport, prime time, vengeance, cultural studies, gender

21.

Representing Black Male Innocence

Journal of Gender, Race & Justice, Vol. 1, 1997
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
Joan W. Howarth and Joan W. Howarth
Michigan State University College of LawWilliam S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
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Black, race, death penalty, death row, gender, social construction, gangs, gang members, profiling, harmless error, masculine, capital punishment