David Day

David Day

Professor

LAW SCHOOL

School of Law 216

Phone: (605) 677-5362

Email: David.Day@usd.edu

Bio:

Professor David S. Day is a tenured full professor at The University of South Dakota Law School. Professor Day has an extensive record of scholarship and academic publications. He is also an award-winning classroom teacher. Professor Day regularly represents civil litigants, both at trial and on appeal, in the federal and South Dakota courts.


Teaching Interests:

My teaching interests include both public and private law. I am interested in the constitutional law, employment discrimination and civil procedure areas.


Research Interests:

My research interests include constitutional law, plenary powers doctrine, equal protection doctrine, dormant Commerce Clause doctrine and First Amendment law. I also am interested in the civil procedure and employment discrimination law.


Education:

  • JD, Law, University of Iowa, 1977
  • BA, History, University of Iowa, 1970

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit Bar License, Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court Bar Admission, United States Supreme Court
  • California Bar Admission, State Bar of California

Research:

  • Free Speech Doctrine, USD Law School Foundation, (2010 - 2010)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Day, David, Crump, David L., and Rhoades, Rocky W.. Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law, 1100. Iss. 5th Edition. New York, NY: Lexis/Nexis, 2010.
  • Day, David. Some Reflections on Modern Free Exercise Doctrine: A Review Essay, 20. Vol. 55, Iss. 3. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 2010.
  • Day, David. Some Problems of Free Exercise Doctrine-Social Good, Social Harm, and Undue Burdens: An Essay, 253. Vol. 54. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 2009.
  • Day, David. The 'Mature' Rehnquist Court and the Dormant Commerce Clause Doctrine: The Expanded Discrimination Tier, 1. Vol. 52. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 2006.
  • Day, David. The Expanded Concept of Facial Discrimination in the Dormant Commerce Clause Doctrine, 497. Vol. 40. Omaha, NE: Creighton Law Review, 2006.
  • Day, David. Revisiting 'Pike': The Origins of the Nondiscrimination Tier of the Dormant Commerce Clause Doctrine, 45. Vol. 27. Saint Paul, MN: Hamline Law Review, 2004.
  • Day, David. New Dimensions of the Section 5 Enforcement Power, 366. Vol. 47. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 2002.
  • Day, David. The Public Forum Doctrine's 'Government Intent Standard': What Happened to Justice Kennedy?, 173. Vol. 2000. Detroit, MI: Michigan State University-Detroit College of Law Law Review, 2000.
  • Day, David. Reflections on Judge Donald Porter and His Contributions to Free Speech Jurisprudence, 9. Vol. 43. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 1998.
  • Day, David. 'Annual Assessment Report' for the District of South Dakota. Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group, 1995.
  • Day, David. Civill Justice Reform Act Advisory Group Report for the District of South Dakota, 393. Vol. 148. Washington, D.C.: Federal Rules Decisions, 1993.
  • Day, David, and Tschetter, Margo. The Local Rule Revision Project: The South Dakota Experience, 500. Vol. 38. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 1993.
  • Day, David. The End of the Public Forum Doctrine, 143. Vol. 78. Iowa City, IA: Iowa Law Review, 1992.
  • Day, David. Waiting for the New Emerson: A Critique of the First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance, 451. Vol. 37. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 1992.
  • Day, David. Discovery Standards for the Testimonial Expert Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(4)(A): A Twentieth Anniversary Assessment, 209. Vol. 133. Federal Rules Decisions, 1991.
  • Day, David. Red, White and Blue: An All-American Critique of Judicial Review, 226. Vol. 36. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 1991.
  • Day, David, Langham, Thomas, and Pearson, Suzan. Senior Faculty Attitudes Toward Retirement, 397. Vol. 41. Los Angeles, CA: Journal of Legal Education, 1991.
  • Day, David. The 'Assaultive Jurisprudence' - The Free Speech Critique of Robert Nagel's Constitutional Cultures, 161. Vol. 39. Cleveland, OH: Cleveland State Law Review, 1991.
  • Day, David. The Rehnquist Court and the Dormant Commerce Clause Doctrine: The Potential Unsettling of the 'Well-Settled Principles', 675. Vol. 22. Toledo, OH: University of Toledo Law Review, 1991.
  • Day, David, Baldwin, Tony, and McMorrow, Judy. Will There Be Life After Law School? The Impact of Uncapping the Mandatory Retirement Age, 395. Vol. 41. Los Angeles, CA: Journal of Legal Education, 1991.
  • Day, David. A New Perspective on the 'DePriest Tea' Historiographic Controversy: Mrs. Lou Henry Hoover's Papers, 120. Vol. LXXV. Washington, D.C.: Journal of Negro History, 1990.
  • Day, David. Book Review Essay: Justice Rehnquist and 'His' Constitution, 164. Vol. 35. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 1990.
  • Day, David. Opaque Covers and Judicial Obfuscation in the Eight Circuit: An Essay, 721. Vol. 34. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 1989.
  • Day, David. Expert Discovery in the Eighth Circuit: An Empirical Study, 35. Vol. 122. Federal Rules Decisions, 1988.
  • Day, David. Federal Sovereign Immunity: What Are the Standards for Congressional Waiver?, 193. Vol. 1987-1988, Iss. 7. Preview, 1988.
  • Day, David. Some Reflections on the Golden Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 195. Vol. 33. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 1988.
  • Day, David. The Incidental Regulation of Free Speech, 491. Vol. 42. Miami, FL: University of Miami Law Review, 1988.
  • Day, David, and Dixon, Charvin. Expert Discovery Under Federal Rule 26(b)(4): An Empirical Study of Trial Court Judges and a Proposed Amendment, 377. Vol. 20. Chicago, IL: John Marshall Law Review, 1987.
  • Day, David. The Hybridization of the Content-Neutral Standards for the Free Speech Clause, 195. Vol. 19. Tempe, AZ: Arizona State Law Journal, 1987.
  • Day, David. Teaching Constitutional Law: Role-Playing the Supreme Court, 268. Vol. 36. Los Angeles, CA: Journal of Legal Education, 1986.
  • Day, David. Expert Discovery Under Federal Rule 26(b)(4): An Empirical Study in South Dakota, 801. Vol. 31. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 1985.
  • Day, David. The Ordinary Witness Doctrine: Discovery of the Pre-Retention Knowledge of a Non-witness Expert Under Federal Rule 26(b)(4)(B), 763. Vol. 38. Fayetteville, AR: Arkansas Law Review, 1985.
  • Day, David. Termination of Parental Rights Statutes and the Void for Vagueness Doctrine: A Successful Attack on the 'Parens Patriae' Rationale, 213. Vol. 16. Waltham, MA: Journal of Family Law, 1978.

Awards and Honors:

  • John Wesley Jackson Memorial Award, USD School of Law, 2003
  • Member, Federal Advisory Committee, Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1992
  • Reporter, SD Federal Practice Committee, 1985

Presentations:

  • Day, David. Symposium on Twentieth Anniversary of Smith Decision. Presented at the USD Law Review Symposium, Vermillion, SD. (January 2010)