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. David Crump & Eugene Gressman, Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law (6th ed. 2014)..
  • Day, David. David Crump, Eugene Gressman, Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law (5th ed. 2009 & Supp. 2010, 2011, 2012)..
  • Day, David. Government Speech: An Introduction to a Constitutional Dialogue, 57 S.D. L. Rev. 389 (2012)..
  • Day, David. Some Reflections on Modern Free Exercise Doctrine: A Review Essay, 55 S.D. L. Rev. 498 (2010) (reviewing Martha C. Nussbaum, Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality (2008))..
  • Day, David. Some Problems of Free Exercise Doctrine - Social Good, Social Harm, and Undue Burdens: An Essay, 54 S.D. L. Rev. 253 (2009) (reviewing Marci A. Hamilton, God and The Gavel: Religion and The Rule of Law (2005))..
  • Day, David. David Crump, Eugene Gressman, Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law (4th ed. 2002 & Supp. 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)..
  • Day, David. The 'Mature' Rehnquist Court and the Dormant Commerce Clause Doctrine: The Expanded Discrimination Tier, 52 S.D. L. Rev. 1 (2007)..
  • Day, David. The Expanded Concept of Facial Discrimination in the Dormant Commerce Clause Doctrine, 40 Creighton L. Rev. 497 (2006)..
  • Day, David. Revisiting Pike: The Origins of the Nondiscrimination Tier of the Dormant Commerce Clause Doctrine, 27 Hamline L. Rev. 45 (2004)..
  • Day, David. New Dimensions of the Section 5 Enforcement Power, 47 S.D. L. Rev. 366 (2002)..
  • Day, David. The Public Forum Doctrine's 'Government Intent Standard': What Happened to Justice Kennedy?, 2000 L. Rev. Mich. St. U. Det. C. L. 173 (2000)..
  • Day, David. David Crump, Eugene Gressman, Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law (3rd ed. 1998)..
  • Day, David. David Crump, Eugene Gressman, Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law: Teacher's Guide (3rd ed. 1998)..
  • Day, David. Reflections on Judge Donald Porter and His Contributions to Free Speech Jurisprudence, 43 S.D. L. Rev. 9 (1998)..
  • Day, David. David Crump, Eugene Gressman, Steven Alan Reiss, Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law (2nd ed. 1993)..
  • Day, David. Margo R. Tschetter, The Local Rule Revision Project: The South Dakota Experience, 38 S.D. L. Rev. 500 (1993)..
  • Day, David. The End of the Public Forum Doctrine, 78 Iowa L. Rev. 143 (1992)..
  • Day, David. Waiting for the New Emerson: A Critique of the First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance, 37 S.D. L. Rev. 451 (1991-1992) (reviewing Steven F. Shiffrin, The First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance (1990))..
  • Day, David. William F. Day, Jr. et al., Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group Report for the District of South Dakota, 148 F.R.D. 393 (1992)..
  • Day, David. Judith A. McMorrow, Will There Be Life After Law School? The Impact of Uncapping the Mandatory Retirement Age, 41 J. Legal Educ. 395 (1991)..
  • Day, David. Red, White and Blue: An All-American Critique of Judicial Review, 36 S.D. L. Rev. 226 (1991) (reviewing Mark Tushnet, Red, White and Blue: A Critical Analysis of Constitutional Law (1988))..
  • Day, David. The Rehnquist Court and the Dormant Commerce Clause Doctrine: The Potential Unsettling of the Well-Settled Principles, 22 U. Tol. L. Rev. 675 (1991)..
  • Day, David. The "Assaultive Jurisprudence" - The Free Speech Critique of Robert Nagel's Constitutional Cultures, 39 Clev. St. L. Rev. 161 (1991) (reviewing Robert Nagel, Constitutional Cultures (1989))..
  • Day, David. Thomas C. Langham & Suzan F. Pearson, Senior Law Faculty Attitudes Toward Retirement, 41 J. Legal Educ. 397 (1991)..
  • Day, David. A New Perspective on the 'DePriest Tea' Historiographic Controversy: Mrs. Lou Henry Hoover's Papers, J. Negro Hist., Summer/Autumn 1990, at 120..
  • Day, David. Discovery Standards for the Testimonial Expert Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 16(b)(4)(A): A Twentieth Anniversary Assessment, 133 F.R.D. 209 (1990)..
  • Day, David. Justice Rehnquist and His Constitution, 35 S.D. L. Rev. 164 (1990) (reviewing Sue Davis, Justice Rehnquist and the Constitution (1989))..
  • Day, David. Opaque Covers and Judicial Obfuscation in the Eighth Circuit: An Essay, 34 S.D. L. Rev. 721 (1989)..
  • Day, David. Expert Discovery in the Eighth Circuit: An Empirical Study, 122 F.R.D. 35 (1988)..
  • Day, David. Some Reflections on the Golden Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 33 S.D. L. Rev. 195 (1988)..
  • Day, David. The Incidental Regulation of Free Speech, 42 U. Miami L. Rev. 491 (1988)..
  • Day, David. Charvin Dixon, A Judicial Perspective on Expert Discovery Under Federal Rule 26(b)(4): An Empirical Study of Trial Court Judges and a Proposed Amendment, 20 J. Marshall L. Rev. 377 (1987)..
  • Day, David. Robert E. Driscoll, Federal Sovereign Immunity: What are the Standards for Congressional Waiver (86-1431), 1987-1988 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 193 (1987-1988)..
  • Day, David. The Hybridization of the Content-Neutral Standards for the Free Speech Clause, 19 Ariz. St. L.J. 195 (1987)..
  • Day, David. Teaching Constitutional Law: Role-Playing the Supreme Court, 36 J. Legal Educ. 268 (1986)..
  • Day, David. Expert Discovery Under Federal Rule 26(b)(4): An Empirical Study in South Dakota, 31 S.D. L. Rev. 40 (1985)..
  • Day, David. The Ordinary Witness Doctrine: Discovery of the Pre-Retention Knowledge of a Nonwitness Expert Under Federal Rule 26(b)(4)(B), 38 Ark. L. Rev. 763 (1985)..
  • Day, David. Herbert Hoover and Racial Politics: The DePriest Incident, J. Negro Hist., Winter 1980, at 6..
  • Day, David. Termination of Parental Rights Statutes and the Void for Vagueness Doctrine: A Successful Attack on the Parens Patriae Rationale, 16 J. Fam. L. 213 (1977)..

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)