Publications, Papers, DVDs and Presentations
Publications (Tim Jon Semmerling)
•“Effectively Humanizing Our Client,” Voice for the Defense, Vol. 40, no. 8 (2011).
•“The John Marshall Clemens Law Ledger: A Legal Vestige of the American Frontier,” Western Legal History: The Journal of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society, Vol. 28, no. 2 (2009).
•“Those ‘Evil’ Muslims!” Orientalist Fears in Narratives of the War on Terror,” Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Vol. 28, no. 2 (2008).
•“Evil” Arabs in American Popular Film: Orientalist Fear. 2006. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008.
Awarded Honorable Mention Adult Non-Fiction Book for 2006 by the Arab-American National Museum.
Awarded Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by Choice Magazine.
•Israeli and Palestinian Postcards: Presentations of National Self. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2004.
•The Presentations of the National-Self: Semiotics of National Identity and Politics in Israeli and Palestinian Postcards. Bloomington: Dissertation, 2000.
•Underground University: Palestinian Response to Israeli-Imposed Closures in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Austin: Thesis, 1994.
•A New Era: Mitigation Without the Death Penalty, Mount Prospect: ApexCLE, 2013.
Papers and Presentations (Tim Jon Semmerling)
•“Building a Better Attorney-Client Relationship,” paper presented with Kerry Max Cook as Faculty Member at Cook County Public Defender’s Training Conference, September 2011 and 2012.
•“A New Era: Mitigation Without the Death Penalty,” paper presented as Faculty Member at Cook County Public Defender’s Conference, September 2011 and 2012.
•“’Y-o-u-u Tom!’ Imagining and Imaging Tom Sawyer,” paper presented as Guest Speaker at Mark Twain’s Hannibal: The Clemens Conference, The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum, August 2011.
•“Telling Our Clients’ Stories: Mitigation and Investigation,” paper presented as Faculty Member at The State of Oklahoma Indigent Defense System Training Conference December 2010; Faculty Member at Clarence Darrow Death Penalty College, May 2011.
•“Arab and Muslim Americans: Defense Considerations,” paper presented as Faculty Member at National Legal Aid and Defense Association (NLADA) “Life in the Balance” Conference, March 2010 and March 2011; Faculty Member at Clarence Darrow Death Penalty College, May 2010; Participant at The Trial Lawyers Defense College Death Penalty Seminar, June 2010.
•“’Extraordinary ‘Renditions’: When Law and Pop Culture Co-Narrate Extraordinary Rendition,” paper presented as Guest Speaker at Framing Muslims Conference, University of London and University of East London, December, 2009; Embrey Human Rights Program and The Scott-Hawkins Lecture Series, Southern Methodist University, October 2010.
•“An Overview of Post-Conflict Justice,” co-authored with Eric Brahm, Ph.D., manuscript written for use at International Human Rights Law Institute and Iraq History Project, 2009.