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Joseph F. Rice School of Law

December 2023: Faculty Scholarship & Impact


Florida judge refuses to dismiss Tesla lawsuit on automated-driving technology
Florida Record (ft. Bryant Walker Smith)
December 5, 2023

Driverless car problems are outpacing liability laws
Reuters (ft. Bryant Walker Smith)
December 11, 2023

Former Aiken County deputy named in federal lawsuit in Edgefield County traffic stop
The Aiken Standard (ft. Seth Stoughton)
December 11, 2023

The Failed Promise of Police Body Cameras
NY Times Magazine (ft. Seth Stoughton)
December 13, 2023

Tesla recalls nearly all vehicles on US roads over lack of Autopilot safeguards
Reuters (ft. Bryant Walker Smith)
December 13, 2023

A Disappointing Policing Change
NY Times Magazone (ft. Seth Stoughton)
December 14, 2023

Backlog of Critical Hearings in Juvenile Cases
FOX Carolina (ft. Aleksandra Chauhan)
December 19, 2023

How a group of LMPD officers went from 'elite unit' to dousing pedestrians with drinks
Louisville Courier Journal (ft. Seth Stoughton)
December 20, 2023


Bryant Walker Smith
Tesla recall, Cruise reductions and more
Smart Driving Car Podcast


Bryant Walker Smith
Special Invited Expert
UN's Group of Experts on Drafting a New Legal Instrument on the Use of Automated Vehicles in Road Traffic

December 1, 2023

Bryant Walker Smith
Defining Accountability for the Safety of Vulnerable Road Users
Inaugural Conference for the Global Road Traffic Safety Initiative

December 4, 2023

Madalyn Wasilczuk
Death in Custody: A Public Health Approach
National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement Virtual Training
December 5, 2023

Bryant Walker Smith
Keynote Speaker
Fourth International Conference on the Future Rule of Law and Digital Law

December 16, 2023

Bryant Walker Smith
Keynote Speaker, What Can Automated Driving Teach Us About Generative AI? 
Tianjin University Law School

December 20, 2023

Bryant Walker Smith
Keynote Speaker, Colloquium on Artificial Intelligence
Renmin University Law School
December 21, 2023

Kevin Brown
The Rearticulation of the White Man’s Burden and the African-American Response

School of Transactional Law at Peking University
December 22, 2023


Jesse M. CrossRevisiting the Congressional Review Act, 11 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 1 (2023).

This Article attempts to shed light on the Congressional Review Act. Drawing on interviews with governmental and private actors, it provides an inside look into the real-world operation of CRA review. In so doing, it discovers implementation practices that would surprise even those with detailed knowledge of the letter of the law. 

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.