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Barbara Bucholtz LL.M, JD

Professor of Legal Writing College of Law
College of Law 918-631-3193
barbara-bucholtz@utulsa.edu
Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
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Biography

Professor Bucholtz received her J.D. from Valparaiso University of Law and her LL.M. in environmental law from George Washington University (with highest honors). Prior to joining the TU law faculty, she practiced corporate law, business litigation, class action litigation, and estate planning in the Chicago area and in Tulsa. She is a former law clerk for the Northern District of Oklahoma. She serves on the boards of several organizations in the business and the nonprofit sectors. Her teaching interests include contracts, sales, international private law, comparative corporate law, corporate law, securities law, international trade, American legal history and jurisprudence, the law of nonprofit organizations, and legal analysis and writing. She writes and speaks on topics that include international trade agreements, environmental law, and nonprofit associations.


LL.M., George Washington University
J.D., Valparaiso University
B.A., Mount Holyoke College


The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Law Reviews


Doing Well By Doing Good: Self-Sustaining Nonprofit Associations, 17 J.L. & Pol'y 403 (2009).

What Goes Around, Comes Around: Legal Ironies in an Emergent Doctrine for Preserving Academic Freedom and the University Mission, 13 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 311 (2007).

Symposium Foreword, 41 Tulsa L. Rev. 405 (2006).

Disputed Concepts in Contemporary Business Association Law: Discussions on Fiducuary Duty and Capital Lock-in, 41 Tulsa L. Rev. 405 (2006).

Privatizing Human Rights Initiatives: How Asian Countries Can Avoid the Flaws in the U.S. Model, 17 Journal of Asian Economics 41 (2006).

Destabilized Doctrine at the End of the Rehnquist Era and the Business Related Cases in its Final Term, 41 Tulsa L. Rev. 219 (2005).

Rules, Principles, or Just Words? The Interpretive Project and the Problem of Legitimacy, 11 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 377 (2005).

On Canonical Transformations and the Coherence of Dichotomies: Jazz, Jurisprudence, and the University Mission, 37 U. Rich. L. Rev. 425 (2003).

Reflections on the Role of Nonprofit Associations in a Representative Democracy, Foundation Press (2003).

Father Knows Best: The Court's Result-Oriented Activism Continues Apace: Selected Business-Related Decisions in the 2002-2003 Term, 39 Tulsa L. Rev. 75 (2003).

Employment Rights and Wrongs: ADA Issues in the 2001-2002 Supreme Court Term, 38 Tulsa L. Rev. 363 (2002).

Gestalt Flips by an Acrobatic Supreme Court and The Business-Related Cases on its 2000-2001 Docket, 37 Tulsa L. Rev. 305 (2001).

Private Sector Issues in a Public Sector Retro-lution: The Supreme Court's Business-Related Decisions in the October 1999 Term, 36 Tulsa L. Rev. 153 (2000).

Business as Usual in a Dollar Democracy: A Review of Business-Related Decisions in the 1998-1999 Supreme Court Term, 35 Tulsa L.J. 485 (1999).

Sticking to Business: A Review of Business-Related Cases in the 1997-1998 Supreme Court Term, 34 Tulsa L.J. 207 (1999).

Reflections on the Role of Nonprofit Associations in a Representative Democracy, 7 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 555 (1998).

Lakshman D. Guruswamy and Brent R. Hendricks, International Environmental Law in a Nutshell (1997), (book review) 19 Colo. J. Int'l Envtl. L. & Pol'y 139 (1998).

Taking Care of Business: A Review of Business-Related Cases in the 1995-1996 Supreme Court Term, 32 Tulsa L.J. 449 (1997).

Sawing Off the Third Branch: Precluding Judicial Review of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Assessments Under Free trade Agreements, 19 Md. J. Int'l L. & Trade 175 (1995).

Coase and the Control of Transboundary Pollution: The Sale of Hydroelectricity Under The United States - Canada Free Trade Agreement of 1988, 18 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 279 (1991).

Books


Cognitive Theory and Legal Analysis (working title) (Carolina Academic Press, forthcoming).

Barbara Bucholtz & Irma Russell, Mastering Contract Law (Carolina Academic Press, 2011).

The Little Black Book -- A Do-It Yourself Guide for Law Student Competitions (with Martin A. Frey and Melissa L. Tatum) (Carolina Academic Press, 2001).

Book Chapters


Thinking Like a Lawyer, in A Life of Inquiry: 31 Invitations from Faculty Members at the University of Tulsa (John M. Henshaw ed., 2013).

Coase and the Control of Transboundary Pollution: The Sale of Hydroelectricity Under The United States - Canada Free Trade Agreement of 1988, in International Environmental Law Anthology (A. D'Amato and K. Engel eds., Anderson 1995). Reprint. Previously published in 18 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 279 (1991).

Other


Barbara Bucholtz, Toward a Theory of Associational Governance Law (unpublished paper, 2013), (2013)


Journal of Comparative Law
American Association of Comparative Law