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Alice M. Noble-Allgire

Professor of Law





Property and Lawyering. 3d ed. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2010 (with R. Wilson Freyermuth and Jerome M. Organ).

Property and Lawyering. 2d ed. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2006 (with R. Wilson Freyermuth, Jerome M. Organ, and James L. Winokur).


"Poletown Overruled: Recent Michigan Case Tightens the Reins on the Public Use Requirement, Property Scholars Take Up Eminent Domain," in Eminent Domain Use and Abuse: Kelo in Context, edited by Dwight H. Merriam & Mary Massaron Ross, at 73-78 (Chicago: ABA Section of State and Local Government Law, 2006).

"New Federal Rules of Discovery: How They Will Work and What You Must Know," in Successful Practice Under the New Rules of Federal Procedure (Springfield, IL.: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1994).


"Reinvigorating the 1L Curriculum: Sequenced 'Writing Across the Curriculum' Assignments as the Foundation for Producing Practice-Ready Law Graduates." 36 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 287-315 (2012) (with Suzanne J. Schmitz).

"High Water in the Nation’s Breadbasket—A Takings Analysis of the Government’s Response to the Mississippi River’s Great Flood of 2011." 26 Probate and Property 28 (Jan./Feb. 2012) (with Brian Lee).

"Probate & Property Turns 25: A Look Back on a Quarter-Century of Death and Dirt." 26 Probate and Property 10-13 (Jan./Feb. 2012) (with Amy Oxley and William Drennan).

"Notice and Opportunity to Repair Construction Defects: An Imperfect Response to the Perfect Storm." 43 Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal 729-796 (2009).

"Kelo v. City of New London: Analysis of the Supreme Court’s Controversial Decision on the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic Development Purposes." 20 Probate & Property 9-11 (Jan.-Feb. 2006).

"Poletown Overruled: Property Scholars Examine the Recent Michigan Case Tightening the Reins on the Public Use Requirement in Eminent Domain Proceedings." 19 Probate & Property 11-13 (Mar.-Apr. 2005).

“In Pursuit of Justice Powell’s Vision: Diversity-Conscious Admissions is Just the First Step.” 14 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 161 (2003).

"Desegregating the Law School Curriculum: How to Integrate More of the Skills and Values Identified by the MacCrate Report Into a Doctrinal Course." 3 Nevada Law Journal 32-60 (2002).

"Attorney Approval Clauses in Residential Real Estate Contracts—Is Half a Loaf Better Than None?" 48 University of Kansas Law Review 339-389 (2000).

"Switched at the Fertility Clinic: Determining Maternal Rights When A Child is Born from Stolen or Misdelivered Genetic Material." 64 Missouri Law Review 517-594 (1999).

"Removal of Diversity Actions When the Amount in Controversy Cannot Be Determined From the Face of Plaintiff's Complaint: The Need for Judicial and Statutory Reform to Preserve Defendant's Equal Access to Federal Courts." 62 Missouri Law Review 681-754 (1997).

"Revised Supreme Court Rule 222 Will Benefit Federal Courts." 84 Illinois Bar Journal 317-318, 324 (1996).

"The Ozone Agreements: A Modern Approach to Building Cooperation and Resolving International Environmental Issues." 14 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 265-318 (1990) (student work).

"Depletion of the Ozone Layer: Global Dimensions." 25 Trial 92-100 (November 1989).

"Court-Ordered Cesarean Sections: A Judicial Standard for Resolving the Conflict Between Fetal Interests and Maternal Rights." 10 Journal of Legal Medicine 211-249 (1989) (student work).





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Lesar Law Building
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