Jessica Shoemaker, J.D.

Faculty Fellow | Associate Professor | College of Law | University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 


Bio

Jessica graduated first in her class from the University of Wisconsin Law School and then served as a judicial clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She was awarded a prestigious Skadden Fellowship and spent two years at a national non-profit law firm devoted to advocacy around systemic legal issues affecting farmers and rural communities. She then spent five years at an international law firm in Denver, working in nearly every phase of dispute resolution in many different courts.

Expertise

Property law
Land use law
Federal Indian law
Energy law
Agricultural law

Credentials

Juris Doctorate, University of Wisconsin

Grants

Maximizing the Impact of Games as Effective Participative Tools: The Rufopoly Resource Kit, Economic Social Resource Council (United Kingdom), Knowledge Exchange Opportunities Grant No. ES/M006522/1 (2014 – 2016)

Publications

Complexity’s Shadow: American Indian Property, Sovereignty, and the Future, 114 MICH. L. REV. — (forthcoming 2017).
Emulsified Property, 43 PEPP. L. REV. 945 (2016).
No Sticks in My Bundle: Rethinking the Indian Land Tenure Problem, 63 U. KAN. L. REV. 383 (2015).

Awards

Governor and Fellow, Center for Great Plains Studies