Jeff Stempel

Professor Stempel is a 1981 graduate of Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal and co-founder of the Yale Law and Policy Review. He spent two years as a law clerk to a federal district court judge in Philadelphia and three years in private practice with a firm in Minneapolis before entering the teaching profession. Professor Stempel served on the faculty at Brooklyn Law School and the Florida State University College of Law. Professor Stempel has numerous publications to his credit, including books, treatise chapters and supplements, and law review articles. He is a member of the American Law Institute, the State Bar of Nevada, and the Minnesota Bar. Professor Stempel teaches Civil Procedure/Alternative Dispute Resolution, Evidence, Professional Responsibility, and Insurance Law.

Recent Posts

Nevada v. Hall – and California — Dodge Bullets: The Supreme Court Rules that the Full Faith and Credit Clause Requires a Regime of Sovereign Immunity Symmetry Between the States in Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt, by Jeffrey W. Stempel

The well-written Roberts dissent is almost enough to rehabilitate the Nevada Supreme Court’s disparate treatment of states – almost. Read More

Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt: Questions of Reciprocal Sovereign Immunity – and the Continued Force of Nevada v. Hall, by Jeffrey W. Stempel (Part II)

Yesterday I provided background to the Hyatt saga, which pits Gilbert Hyatt against the Franchise Tax Board of California and calls into question the Court’s ruling in Nevada v. Hall (1979). Today I

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Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt: Questions of Reciprocal Sovereign Immunity – and the Continued Force of Nevada v. Hall, by Jeffrey W. Stempel (Part I)

This is another episode in the continuing saga of inventor Gilbert Hyatt’s battle with California tax authorities. Read More