|Present||Assistant Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law|
|JD, University of Texas at Austin|
|AB, Duke University|
Office: 455 Sydney Lewis Hall
Getting Common with Professor Carliss Chatman (2021)
Getting Common with Professor Carliss Chatman provides a refreshing common sense approach to business, law, women's rights, racial justice, and entrepreneurship. Featuring experts in law, business and entrepreneurship, politics and government, and education, Getting Common ...
Justice Alito’s Eugenics Argument in Dobbs Decision Is a Nod to Clarence Thomas The Grio (2022)
In the leaked opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, Alito refers to a problematic argument Justice Thomas has dog-whistled for years: Abortion is a form of eugenics designed to stem the growth of the Black population.
If a Fetus Is a Person, It Should Get Child Support, Due Process and Citizenship Washington Post (2019)
Alabama has joined the growing number of states determined to overturn Roe v. Wade by banning abortion from conception forward. The Alabama Human Life Protection Act, as the new statute is called, subjects a doctor ...
Media Appearances (2)
Carliss Chatman & Anthony Kreis on Reproductive Rights Ipse Dixit (2020)
In this episode, Carliss N. Chatman, Assistant Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, and Anthony Michael Kreis, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, discuss Chatman's essay ...
If a Fetus Is a Person, It Should Get Child Support, Due Process, and Citizenship Washington and Lee Law Review Online (2020)
This Article was originally published in The Washington Post on May 17, 2019. It has been edited and updated prior to its publication in the Washington and Lee Law Review. Alabama has joined the growing ...
Myth of the Attorney Whistleblower SMU Law Review (2019)
Notwithstanding the political grandstanding and legal regimes put in place to prevent the next Enron, this article explores whether attorney whistleblower provisions provided in the Standards of Professional Conduct for Attorneys Appearing and Practicing Before ...
The Corporate Personhood Two-Step Nevada Law Journal (2018)
The corporation cannot exist without its founders complying explicitly with the requirements for incorporation provided by state statutes. The artificial entity theory acknowledges that the corporation cannot and will not exist until its founders comply ...
Judgment Without Notice: The Unconstitutionality of Constructive Notice Following Citizens United Kentucky Law Journal (2016)
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission positions a corporation as an entity entitled to constitutional rights equal to the rights of natural persons. In many situations, this holding may be the impetus for reform and ...
HOLA Preemption and the Original Intent of Congress: Are Federal Thrifts Necessary to Stabilize the Housing Market? Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law (2013)
This article studies legislation, regulations, and case law to analyze whether the Homeowners Loan Act, as well as other measures taken to stabilize federal thrifts in the last forty years, have served their original purpose. ...