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    • Divorce, Lies and Pensions: Employee Benefits in the Fifth Circuit 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1997)
      Professor Zanglein discusses the Fifth Circuit’s handling of employee benefits cases during the 1995-96 term. Topics include the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), breach of fiduciary duty, and ERISA's three ...
    • Employee Benefits for General Practitioners: Ten Rules that Every Attorney Should Know About ERISA 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1995)
      This article, written on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (' 'ERISA' '), is a primer for non-ERISA attorneys. Because ERISA is a complex statute that constantly changes, ...
    • Employee Benefits Law 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1994)
      The employee benefits cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period chronicle the effects of corporate downsizing and cost containment prevalent in the 1980s. Cases during the survey period include Wildbur ...
    • Employee Benefits Law 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1993)
      This term, the Fifth Circuit considered several cases of first impression. In Hicks v. Fleming Cos., the court formulated a standard to determine when a document qualifies as a summary plan description. In McClure v. Zoecon, ...
    • ERISA Preemption and Other Mysteries 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1996)
      The 1994-95 term brought many interesting and unusual employee benefit cases. In a bevy of cases, the court was a champion of participants' rights. Yet, the court was unsympathetic to participants who seemed to be taking ...
    • Fifth Circuit Guide to Redemption and Removal Jurisdiction 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 2000)
      The Fifth Circuit's 1999 term was action packed with significant employee benefit issues. The court abrogated Burks v. Amerada Hess Corp., limited Pierre v. Connecticut General Life Insurance Co., issued one en banc decision, ...
    • From Wall Street Walk to Wall Street Talk: The Changing Face of Corporate Governance 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (DePaul Business Law Journal, 1998)
      The first part of this article will focus on ERISA's fiduciary rules as they relate to the voting of proxies held by pension plans and the Department of Labor's position on proxy voting, as enunciated in advisory opinions ...
    • Getting Something for Nothing: Are Employee Benefits an Entitlement or a Gratuity? 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1999)
      During the 1997-98 term, the Fifth Circuit’s employment law cases focuses on the question of whether employee benefits are an entitlement that vests and not subject to divestment. Cases included fights over benefits such ...
    • High Performance Investing: Harnessing the Power of Pension Funds to Promote Economic Growth and Workplace Integrity 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (The Labor Lawyer, 1995)
      This article will explore the mechanisms through which private pension funds, in compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), can promote economic growth, primarily through economically targeted ...
    • Meyered in the Bogg of ERISA Preemption: Employee Benefits in the Fifth Circuit 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1998)
      During the 1996-1997 term, the Fifth Circuit’s employment law docket was dominated by preemption cases. The Court held that ERISA preempts a Texas statute which assigns, by operation of law, the right to sue for breach ...
    • Pensions, Proxies, and Power: Recent Developments in the Use of Proxy Voting to Influence Corporate Governance 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (The Labor Lawyer, 1991)
      Several government agencies regulate the conduct of pension funds that attempt to influence corporate behavior through the proxy process. This article focuses on only two aspects of the overall regulatory scheme: Regulation ...
    • Protecting Retirees While Encouraging Economically Targetted Investments 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 1996)
      The ongoing debate over economically targeted investments is primarily about power and politics and only secondarily about pensions. Critics of economically targeted investments argue that these investments are illegal ...
    • Securities Law 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1991)
      During the survey period, the Fifth Circuit addressed several issues of increasing importance in the area of securities law. First, the court limited the circumstances under which a federal court may exercise subject matter ...
    • Securities Law 

      Myhra, Alison; Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1992)
      During the survey period, the Fifth Circuit did not make any significant advances into previously uncharted areas of securities law. This article will not examine every securities case issued during the survey period. ...
    • Web-based Course in Legal Skills Courses 

      Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Journal of Legal Education, 1999)
      Law professors increasingly are using the Internet to supplement their course materials and enhance their teaching skills. They are using it to create interactive, educational computer software, to provide a forum for ...