Scott Shepard came to John Marshall from a visiting professorship at Wake Forest
University School of Law. He was previously an Olin/Searle Fellow at Vanderbilt
University Law School. Prior to his academic endeavors, he was a managing attorney with
the Pacific Legal Foundation in Sacramento, California, and an associate at two
Washington, DC, firms. Professor Shepard researches in the area of property law, with a
particular interest in natural resources. At John Marshall, he teaches natural resources,
property, trusts & estates, and sales. 



A Uniform Perpetuities Reform Act, 16 New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy 89 (2013)

Contributions to Books

Property Rights & Eminent Domain, Governing America: Major Policies and Decisions of Federal, State, and Local Government (2011)

Forthcoming and Prepublication Versions


Reforming Takings Doctrine, The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series (2014)
A Strong Takings Clause, a Necessity for Other Rights, The Louis L. Biro Law Library Scholars & Students Series (2014)
Speaker, Workshop on Environmental Economics for Law Professors (2013)
The Hidden Wisdom of the Common Law: Embedded Private Law Solutions to Modern-Water Distribution Problems, The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series (2013)