Rory Bahadur Publications, Presentations, and Other Activity

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"The Black Hole of Newsworthiness and the Implosion of the Privacy Galaxy in the Web 2.0 Era," (in progress).

"Nonsensical Babble about State Sovereignty and Federalism: The Doctrinal Incoherence of Federal Courts’ Discretionary Power to Avoid Actions for which Subject Matter Jurisdiction Exists," (in progress).

"Comparing the Emerging Jurisprudence of the Caribbean Court of Justice with the Supreme Court’s Tiered Scrutiny," (in progress).

"Maritime Removal: An Unlikely Heuristic for Anchoring Three Non-Textual Principles of Original Federal Jurisdiction," 43 The Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 195 (2012).

"The Scientific Impossibility of Plausibility," 90 Nebraska Law Review 435 (2011).

"Almost a Century and Three Restatements After Green it's Time to Admit and Remedy the Nonsense of Negligence," 38 Northern Kentucky Law Review 61 (2011).

"Electronic Discovery, Informational Privacy, Facebook and Utopian Civil Justice," 79 Mississippi Law Journal 317 (2009).

"Constitutional History, Federal Arbitration and Seamens' Rights Sinking in a Sea of Sweatshop Labor," 39 Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 157 (2008).

"Protecting Cruise Line Employees' Rights to Maintenance and Cure: The Need for Pre-Trial Adjudications," 18 University of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal 221 (2006).

"Tracking the Circularity of Confession Jurisprudence after Massiah & Miranda: Can a Superficial Application of Property Law Make Sense out of Nonsense?" 16 St. Thomas Law Review 287 (2003).

Note, "Big Boats, Big Crews, the Biggest Seas and Little Licenses: Exposing the Regulatory Paradox Allowing the Existence of the 'Uninspected Fish Processing Vessel'," 15 St. Thomas Law Review 219 (2002).

Other Publications

"Treyvon Martin and Comments on the Florida Self Defense Law," Arizona State Law Journal Blog, April 10, 2012.


Plenary Speaker, "Evaluation," Association of American Law Schools 2013 Workshop for New Law School Teachers, Washington, D.C., June 22, 2013 (discussed methods to evaluate students and provide feedback throughout the semester and addressed exam creation, grading, and post-exam review).

Presenter/Panelist, "Changing Our Approaches to Teaching to Enhance Feedback and Assessment," Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Meeting, Amelia-Island, Florida, July 29, 2012.

Presenter, "Evaluation," AALS Workshop for New Law School Teachers, Plenary Session, Washington, D.C., June 23 2012.

Presenter, "An Active Learning Approach to Introducing Skills and Problem Solving in Chilean Legal Education," Institute for Law School Teaching and Learning, Teaching Methods Training for Law Professors from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, January, 2012.

Presenter, "Principles of Academic Support Pedagogy: Creating Context," Workshop on Academic Support, American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 7, 2012.

Presenter, "Comparing Lecturing and Multimodal Instruction," Free State University of Tbilisi Teaching Workshop, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, August, 2011.

Presenter, "Everything we need to Know about Teaching we Learned in Pre-School: Active Learning and how to not Teach to Engage Students," Adjunct Teaching Workshop, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, February, 2011.

Speaker, "Assessment and Feedback with Active Learning," Presidential Program I - Teaching Excellence: Integrating Knowledge, Skills, Values and Assessment, 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools, San Francisco, California, January 7, 2011.

Presenter, "Admitting and Remedying the Nonsense of Negligence," University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, April 9, 2010.

Presenter, "Everything We Need to Know About Teaching We Learned in Pre-school: Active Learning and How to Not Teach to Engage Students," Implementing Best Practices and Educating Lawyers: Teaching Skills and Professionalism Across the Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, June 24, 2009.

Presenter, "Best Practices for Evaluating Academic Support Programs," LSAC Southwest Academic Assistance Training Workshop, Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas, November 10-11, 2006.

Panelist, "Around the World in 45 Minutes: Trends in Academic Assistance," LSAC Academic Assistance Training Workshop, June, 2005.

Professional Service

National Academic Curriculum Consultant, Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO), American Bar Association Division, 2013-.