Sarah M. Shalf Publications


Writing Consultant (Ch. 3 author), Institute of Medicine Board on Health Sciences Policy, Ethical Considerations for Research Involving Prisoners, National Academies Press (2006).

 With Richard Redding, The Legal Context of School Violence: Effectiveness of Federal, State & Local Law Enforcement Measures to Reduce Gun Violence in Schools, Law & Policy, 23(3), 297-343 (2001).

With Richard Redding, Legal Liability Issues Concerning Pre-Adjudicatory Drug Testing of Detained Individuals, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, NCJ 183500 (1999).

Published Cases

Atlanta Oculoplastic Surgery, P.C. v. Nestlehutt, 286 Ga. 731 (2010) (constitutional challenge to medical malpractice noneconomic damages cap)

Fraser v. Smith, 594 F.3d 842 (11th Cir. 2010) (personal jurisdiction over foreign defendant)

Common Cause/Georgia v. Billups, 554 F.3d 1340 (11th Cir. 2009) (challenge to state photo ID requirement for voting)

CNL Hotels & Resorts, Inc. v. Twin City Fire Ins. Co. et al., 291 Fed. Appx. 220 (11th Cir. 2008) (insurance coverage for restitutionary payments in settlement of securities class action)

Cypress Communications, Inc. v. Zacharias, 291 Ga. App. 790 (Ga. App. 2008) (class action arbitration procedure)

Valley Drug Co. v. Geneva Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 262 Fed. Appx. 215 (11th Cir. 2008) (class action opt-out procedure)

Miller v. King, 449 F.3d 1149 (11th Cir. 2006); Miller v. Donald, 541 F.3d 1091 (11th Cir. 2009) (prisoner civil/ADA rights and Prison Litigation Reform Act)

Common Cause/Georgia v. City of Atlanta, 279 Ga. 480 (Ga. 2005) (taxpayer standing to sue for executive malfeasance)

Sims v. the State, 279 Ga. 389 (Ga. 2005) (competence to stand trial)

Kelo v. City of New London, 545 U.S. 469 (2005) (for amici NAACP, AARP, SCLC, Hispanic Alliance of Atlantic County, Inc., Citizens in Action, Cramer Hill Resident Association, Inc.) (eminent domain for economic development purposes)

Caldwell v. U.S., 57 Fed. Cl. 193 (Fed. Cl. 2003), 391 F.3d 1226 (Fed. Cir. 2004), cert. denied 126 S. Ct 366 (2005) (Fifth Amendment taking under National Trail Systems Act)

Cooke v. Cooke, 277 Ga. 731 (Ga. 2004) (personal jurisdiction and venue)

Burk v. Augusta-Richmond County, 365 F.3d 1247 (11th Cir.  2004) (First Amendment protest rights)