Marsha Griggs Publications, Presentations, and Other Activity

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"An Epic Fail," 64 Howard Law Journal ___ (forthcoming 2020).

"Diploma Privilege and the Constitution," 73 SMU Law Review Forum 168 (2020) (co-authored).

"The Bar Exam and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Need for Immediate Action," Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 537 (2020) (co-authored). Discussed:

"Building a Better Bar Exam," 7 Texas A&M Law Review 1 (2019).

Books and Monographs

Texas Supplement to Accompany Family Law. 5th ed. (by William P. Statsky) (Delmar Cengage Learning).

Other Publications

"Clinical Education—A Safe and Sure Pathway to Law Licensure," Bloomberg Law (July 8, 2020) (co-authored).

"Bar Exam Repeaters Shouldn’t Be Pushed to Back of the Line," Bloomberg Law (June 1, 2020) (co-authored).

"Sorry, Not Sorry: Temporary Practice in A Pandemic," NULR Of Note (May 11, 2020).

"Courts Should Look To 3 Bar Exam Alternatives During Crisis," Law360 (April 23, 2020) (co-authored).

"Licensing Lawyers in a Pandemic: Proving Competence," Harvard Law Review Blog (April 7, 2020) (co-authored).

Law School Academic Support Blog (contributing editor, 2019-2020)

"Meeting Our Obligation to At-Risk Students," The Learning Curve 20 (Winter 2017).


"Impact of COVID-19 on Recent Law School Graduates and Rising 3Ls," sponsored by American Bar Association Council for Diversity in the Educational Pipeline, Law Student Division and Young Lawyers Division, webinar, July 16, 2020.

"Archetypes for Academic and Bar Success," Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting, Section of Academic Support, Washington, D.C., January 3, 2020 (work in progress).

"Building a Better Bar Exam," plenary session on The Changing Architecture of Legal Education: Building a Bridge to the Bar and Beyond, Central States Law Schools Association Annual Scholarship Conference, University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio, September 21, 2019.

"Should Michigan Adopt the UBE," Michigan Board of Law Examiners (BLE), Lansing, Michigan, September 12, 2019.

"Self-Regulated Learning Strategies for Doctrinal Professors and Academic Support Programs," Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Conference, Boca Raton, Florida, August 2, 2019.

Panelist, "Status Issues Across the Academy," Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Conference, Boca Raton, Florida, July 31, 2019.

"Building a Better Bar Exam," Study Commission on the Future of the Indiana Bar Examination, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 11, 2019.

"Tales from our Village: Guidance for Effective Academic Support Interventions," 7th Annual Southwest Consortium of Academic Support Professionals Conference, St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, March 8, 2019.

"Get Ready Texas: Preparing Faculty for the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE)," UBE Transition Boot Camp, St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, March 7, 2019.

"The Changing Compass of Professional Competency: Mentoring/Becoming New Lawyers in the Modern Age of Practice," 2018 Selected Topics and Miscellany CLE, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 21, 2018.

"Breaking Rank: Is Law School Curriculum a Better Predictor of Bar Passage than Rank, Race and LSAT score?," Thurgood Marshall School of Law Faculty Development Series, Houston, Texas, January 2015.

"Same Sex Marriage: Issues for the Practitioner," Dallas Family Law CLE, Dallas, Texas, October 2014.

Professional Service

Executive board member, Association of Academic Support Educators, 2017-2019.